The first table below looks at the demand for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the East Midlands region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 14 11 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 147 126 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 9.11% 9.76% 5.71%
As % of the System Software category 82.58% 83.44% 66.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 26 37
Average daily rate £154 £264 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.70% +7.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £70 £140 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £383 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £270 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 40 22
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.75 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.72% +15.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £27.00 £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
System Software Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
178 151 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.04% 11.70% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 34 58
Average daily rate £245 £265 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.54% -18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £70 £221 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £406 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 46 28
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.58 £8.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £30.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire +11 47 £70 -77.23% 2
Leicestershire -9 38 £233 -38.00% 4
Nottinghamshire 0 35 £163 -34.34% 7
Northamptonshire -4 19 £300 +215.78% 5
Lincolnshire -4 7 £208 -20.95% 5
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 298 (88.69%) Windows
2 205 (61.01%) Windows XP
3 162 (48.21%) MS Office
4 136 (40.48%) Microsoft
5 101 (30.06%) Windows 7
6 88 (26.19%) Citrix
7 72 (21.43%) MS Exchange
8 65 (19.35%) MS Excel
9 61 (18.15%) Remedy
10 59 (17.56%) Blackberry
10 59 (17.56%) Finance
11 53 (15.77%) Novell
12 51 (15.18%) HP
13 49 (14.58%) VMware
14 46 (13.69%) Back Office
15 45 (13.39%) Microsoft Certification
16 43 (12.80%) Windows Server 2003
17 40 (11.90%) VPN
17 40 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
18 39 (11.61%) PowerShell
18 39 (11.61%) Windows 2000
19 37 (11.01%) IBM Notes
19 37 (11.01%) Lotus
20 36 (10.71%) VBScript
21 35 (10.42%) ITIL
21 35 (10.42%) NetWare
21 35 (10.42%) Banking
22 33 (9.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
22 33 (9.82%) XenDesktop
23 32 (9.52%) ServiceCenter

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 72 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 37 (11.01%) IBM Notes
3 33 (9.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 20 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (2.98%) IIS
6 10 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (1.79%) Lync
8 4 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.19%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.30%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.30%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 162 (48.21%) MS Office
2 65 (19.35%) MS Excel
3 13 (3.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.49%) Office 365
2 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (11.90%) VPN
2 24 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 23 (6.85%) WAN
4 20 (5.95%) LAN
4 20 (5.95%) DNS
5 15 (4.46%) Firewall
6 14 (4.17%) DHCP
7 12 (3.57%) Wireless
8 11 (3.27%) SAN
9 8 (2.38%) Internet
10 6 (1.79%) Ethernet
11 5 (1.49%) VLAN
11 5 (1.49%) VoIP
11 5 (1.49%) Unified Communications
12 3 (0.89%) NetScaler
13 2 (0.60%) FTP
13 2 (0.60%) PBX
13 2 (0.60%) SMTP
13 2 (0.60%) Network Security
14 1 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.08%) RDBMS
2 7 (2.08%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.60%) MySQL
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 59 (17.56%) Finance
2 46 (13.69%) Back Office
3 35 (10.42%) Banking
4 30 (8.93%) International Banking
5 17 (5.06%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.08%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.79%) Retail
8 2 (0.60%) Local Government
9 1 (0.30%) Legal
9 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 112 (33.33%) Analyst
2 83 (24.70%) Support Engineer
3 81 (24.11%) Service Analyst
3 81 (24.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 64 (19.05%) 1st Line Support
5 30 (8.93%) IT Support
6 24 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
7 21 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
7 21 (6.25%) Desktop Support
8 17 (5.06%) Support Analyst
9 16 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 15 (4.46%) Desktop Engineer
11 14 (4.17%) Consultant
11 14 (4.17%) Support Manager
11 14 (4.17%) Environment Manager
11 14 (4.17%) Service Manager
11 14 (4.17%) Service Support Manager
12 10 (2.98%) Support Technician
12 10 (2.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 9 (2.68%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.19%) .NET
2 3 (0.89%) Application Packaging
3 2 (0.60%) HTML
3 2 (0.60%) LAMP
3 2 (0.60%) jQuery
4 1 (0.30%) SAP PI
4 1 (0.30%) EDIFACT
4 1 (0.30%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.30%) EDI
4 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.30%) CSS
4 1 (0.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (17.56%) Blackberry
2 6 (1.79%) AS400
3 4 (1.19%) Clustering
4 3 (0.89%) Fat Client
4 3 (0.89%) GIS
4 3 (0.89%) Management Information System
4 3 (0.89%) Chip and PIN
4 3 (0.89%) Thin Client
5 2 (0.60%) iPad
5 2 (0.60%) NHS
6 1 (0.30%) FMCG
6 1 (0.30%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.30%) Online Gambling
6 1 (0.30%) Statistics
6 1 (0.30%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.30%) Firmware
6 1 (0.30%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 298 (88.69%) Windows
2 205 (61.01%) Windows XP
3 101 (30.06%) Windows 7
4 43 (12.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 40 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (11.61%) Windows 2000
7 35 (10.42%) NetWare
8 31 (9.23%) Windows Vista
9 18 (5.36%) Apple iOS
9 18 (5.36%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.79%) Linux
11 4 (1.19%) UNIX
11 4 (1.19%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.60%) Android
13 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (10.42%) ITIL
2 27 (8.04%) Migration
3 19 (5.65%) Incident Management
4 18 (5.36%) ITSM
5 7 (2.08%) Problem Management
5 7 (2.08%) Change Management
5 7 (2.08%) ERP
6 6 (1.79%) E-Commerce
6 6 (1.79%) Service Delivery
6 6 (1.79%) Configuration Management
7 5 (1.49%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (1.19%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (1.19%) Data Security
8 4 (1.19%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (1.19%) TOGAF
8 4 (1.19%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (0.89%) Scrum
9 3 (0.89%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (0.60%) Capacity Management
10 2 (0.60%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 39 (11.61%) PowerShell
2 36 (10.71%) VBScript
3 10 (2.98%) SQL
4 3 (0.89%) VB
5 2 (0.60%) C#
5 2 (0.60%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.30%) Korn
6 1 (0.30%) C
6 1 (0.30%) Perl
6 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 45 (13.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (6.55%) MCSE
3 18 (5.36%) Security Cleared
4 17 (5.06%) SC Cleared
5 13 (3.87%) MCP
6 7 (2.08%) Degree
6 7 (2.08%) MCITP
7 5 (1.49%) MCDST
7 5 (1.49%) MCTS
7 5 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (1.49%) MCSA
8 1 (0.30%) ECDL
8 1 (0.30%) CCNP
8 1 (0.30%) CCNA
8 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.30%) CNE
8 1 (0.30%) Novell Certification
8 1 (0.30%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.30%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.57%) SLA
2 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.30%) QA
2 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (9.82%) XenDesktop
2 21 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.68%) XenApp
4 7 (2.08%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.79%) vSphere
5 6 (1.79%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.30%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.30%) Postfix
7 1 (0.30%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 32 (9.52%) ServiceCenter
2 22 (6.55%) SCCM
3 9 (2.68%) Backup Exec
4 8 (2.38%) SCOM
5 2 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.60%) ARCserve
5 2 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.30%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 136 (40.48%) Microsoft
2 88 (26.19%) Citrix
3 61 (18.15%) Remedy
4 53 (15.77%) Novell
5 51 (15.18%) HP
6 49 (14.58%) VMware
7 37 (11.01%) Lotus
8 19 (5.65%) Cisco
9 9 (2.68%) Dell
10 7 (2.08%) Mercator
10 7 (2.08%) Oracle
11 6 (1.79%) Siemens
12 5 (1.49%) Altiris
12 5 (1.49%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.19%) Sun
14 3 (0.89%) Symantec
14 3 (0.89%) SAP
15 2 (0.60%) IBM
15 2 (0.60%) Sophos
15 2 (0.60%) LANDesk
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