The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 18 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 115 140 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.34% 8.50% 10.07%
As % of the System Software category 67.25% 75.27% 81.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 57 47
Median daily rate £344 £285 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.61% +16.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £81 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £429 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 56
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £11.00 £10.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £23.01 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -
Active Directory
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

System Software Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
171 186 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.92% 11.29% 12.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 80 61
Median daily rate £350 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £188 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £445 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 58
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £13.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.83 £11.09 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £50.00 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +4.76%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the East Midlands region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the East Midlands region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +4 33 £158 +12.09% 5
Nottinghamshire +4 33 £525 +61.53% 9
Derbyshire -2 28 £359 -10.80% 6
Lincolnshire +5 12 £400 +91.61% 2
Northamptonshire -9 8 £338 +50.00% 13
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 171 (79.17%) Windows
2 90 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 79 (36.57%) Windows Server
4 71 (32.87%) VMware
5 64 (29.63%) Windows XP
6 50 (23.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 41 (18.98%) ITIL
7 41 (18.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 40 (18.52%) MS Exchange
9 38 (17.59%) MS Office
10 36 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 34 (15.74%) MS Excel
11 34 (15.74%) Cisco
12 33 (15.28%) Windows 7
13 32 (14.81%) Security Cleared
13 32 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
13 32 (14.81%) HP
14 31 (14.35%) Office 365
15 30 (13.89%) DNS
16 29 (13.43%) Microsoft Certification
16 29 (13.43%) SCCM
16 29 (13.43%) Exchange Server 2010
17 28 (12.96%) Citrix
18 27 (12.50%) LAN
18 27 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
19 26 (12.04%) DHCP
19 26 (12.04%) Firewall
20 25 (11.57%) Configuration Management
20 25 (11.57%) Blackberry
20 25 (11.57%) Unix

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 40 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 29 (13.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (8.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 18 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 18 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 12 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (4.17%) IBM Notes
7 7 (3.24%) Mule
8 6 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.39%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.93%) IIS
10 2 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.93%) Tomcat
Applications
1 38 (17.59%) MS Office
2 34 (15.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (14.35%) Office 365
2 19 (8.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (2.78%) IaaS
5 2 (0.93%) SaaS
6 1 (0.46%) IBM PureFlex
6 1 (0.46%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.46%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (13.89%) DNS
2 27 (12.50%) LAN
3 26 (12.04%) DHCP
3 26 (12.04%) Firewall
4 24 (11.11%) WAN
5 21 (9.72%) VPN
5 21 (9.72%) Wireless
6 19 (8.80%) SAN
7 15 (6.94%) TCP/IP
8 11 (5.09%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (3.24%) Internet
10 5 (2.31%) Network Security
11 4 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (1.39%) SSL
13 2 (0.93%) iSCSI
13 2 (0.93%) Skype
13 2 (0.93%) VoIP
14 1 (0.46%) Intranet
14 1 (0.46%) NAS
14 1 (0.46%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.80%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.78%) RDBMS
2 6 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.46%) MySQL
7 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.46%) Power BI
7 1 (0.46%) QlikView
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.46%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.46%) Maven
1 1 (0.46%) MSBuild
1 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (10.65%) Finance
2 22 (10.19%) Manufacturing
3 12 (5.56%) Banking
4 6 (2.78%) Back Office
5 2 (0.93%) Advertising
5 2 (0.93%) Retail
5 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.46%) Legal
Job Titles
1 59 (27.31%) Analyst
2 43 (19.91%) Architect
3 26 (12.04%) Service Analyst
4 21 (9.72%) 3rd Line Support
4 21 (9.72%) Solutions Architect
4 21 (9.72%) Support Engineer
5 19 (8.80%) IT Support
5 19 (8.80%) Service Desk Analyst
6 16 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 14 (6.48%) Desktop Support
7 14 (6.48%) Support Analyst
8 13 (6.02%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 12 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (5.56%) IT Analyst
10 10 (4.63%) Wintel Engineer
11 9 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
12 8 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
12 8 (3.70%) IT Support Analyst
12 8 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (3.70%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.46%) CSS
1 1 (0.46%) CSS3
1 1 (0.46%) HTML
1 1 (0.46%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 36 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (11.57%) Blackberry
3 11 (5.09%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.17%) Clustering
5 4 (1.85%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.39%) iPad
6 3 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.39%) PKI
6 3 (1.39%) Replication
7 2 (0.93%) CMDB
7 2 (0.93%) EMC VNX
7 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.93%) FMCG
7 2 (0.93%) NHS
8 1 (0.46%) CESG
8 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.46%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (0.46%) iPhone
8 1 (0.46%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.46%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 171 (79.17%) Windows
2 79 (36.57%) Windows Server
3 64 (29.63%) Windows XP
4 50 (23.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 41 (18.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (15.28%) Windows 7
7 32 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (11.57%) Unix
9 22 (10.19%) Windows 8
10 20 (9.26%) Linux
11 12 (5.56%) Windows 10
12 11 (5.09%) Apple iOS
13 9 (4.17%) Mac OS X
14 7 (3.24%) Android
15 3 (1.39%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.46%) CentOS
16 1 (0.46%) Data ONTAP
16 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.46%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (18.98%) ITIL
2 25 (11.57%) Configuration Management
3 20 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 18 (8.33%) Migration
4 18 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 13 (6.02%) TOGAF
6 10 (4.63%) DevOps
6 10 (4.63%) Mentoring
6 10 (4.63%) Process Improvement
6 10 (4.63%) Service Delivery
7 9 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (4.17%) Time Management
8 7 (3.24%) Information Assurance
8 7 (3.24%) Server Building
9 5 (2.31%) High Availability
9 5 (2.31%) ITIL V3
9 5 (2.31%) Service Management
10 4 (1.85%) ERP
10 4 (1.85%) Information Security
10 4 (1.85%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.26%) PowerShell
2 11 (5.09%) SQL
3 10 (4.63%) VBScript
4 2 (0.93%) Java
4 2 (0.93%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.93%) Python
5 1 (0.46%) R
5 1 (0.46%) Ruby
5 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 29 (13.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 14 (6.48%) MCSE
5 10 (4.63%) CISSP
6 8 (3.70%) Degree
7 7 (3.24%) MCSA
8 6 (2.78%) CCNA
8 6 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.39%) DBS Check
9 3 (1.39%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.39%) MCP
9 3 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.93%) CISMP
10 2 (0.93%) ISSAP
11 1 (0.46%) HND
11 1 (0.46%) MCITP
11 1 (0.46%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.39%) SLA
2 2 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 27 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (9.72%) VMware ESX
3 16 (7.41%) Hyper-V
4 10 (4.63%) XenDesktop
5 8 (3.70%) vSphere
6 6 (2.78%) XenApp
7 5 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.85%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.93%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.93%) Samba
9 2 (0.93%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.46%) NFS
10 1 (0.46%) Shibboleth
10 1 (0.46%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (13.43%) SCCM
2 10 (4.63%) Puppet
3 9 (4.17%) Ansible
3 9 (4.17%) Windows Intune
4 7 (3.24%) Backup Exec
5 5 (2.31%) SCOM
6 3 (1.39%) EdgeSight
6 3 (1.39%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.93%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.93%) Graphite
7 2 (0.93%) logstash
7 2 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.46%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 90 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 71 (32.87%) VMware
3 34 (15.74%) Cisco
4 32 (14.81%) HP
5 28 (12.96%) Citrix
6 20 (9.26%) Red Hat
7 13 (6.02%) Remedy
8 10 (4.63%) Oracle
8 10 (4.63%) Palo Alto
9 9 (4.17%) Lotus
10 8 (3.70%) NetApp
11 7 (3.24%) Google
11 7 (3.24%) Veritas
12 6 (2.78%) Dell
12 6 (2.78%) IBM
13 5 (2.31%) Symantec
14 4 (1.85%) Kronos
15 3 (1.39%) Altiris
15 3 (1.39%) Exinda
15 3 (1.39%) Riverbed
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