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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 33 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 81 123 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.06% 8.57% 9.43%
As % of the System Software category 68.64% 66.85% 71.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 42 44
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £168 £68
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 42 32
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.25 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% +6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £9.26 £10.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.96 £62.00 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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
118 184 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.38% 12.81% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 85 84
Average daily rate £350 £325 £266
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +22.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £208 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £416 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 46 34
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £13.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.85 £10.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £20.00 £25.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -11.72%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire -4 29 £418 +28.74% 5
Leicestershire -6 20 £225 -25.00% 12
Nottinghamshire -32 14 £350 +34.61% 8
Northamptonshire 0 11 £407 -1.33% 3
Lincolnshire -6 2 £205 +115.78% 2
Rutland - 1 - -
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

1 175 (79.55%) Windows
2 96 (43.64%) Microsoft
3 78 (35.45%) Windows XP
4 68 (30.91%) MS Office
5 63 (28.64%) VMware
6 58 (26.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 56 (25.45%) MS Excel
8 45 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 43 (19.55%) Windows 7
10 40 (18.18%) Security Cleared
11 38 (17.27%) MS Exchange
12 37 (16.82%) Manufacturing
13 35 (15.91%) SQL Server
14 34 (15.45%) ITIL
14 34 (15.45%) SC Cleared
14 34 (15.45%) VMware Infrastructure
14 34 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
15 33 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
16 32 (14.55%) UNIX
16 32 (14.55%) Citrix
17 28 (12.73%) DNS
18 27 (12.27%) SLA
18 27 (12.27%) Firewall
19 26 (11.82%) HP
20 25 (11.36%) DHCP
20 25 (11.36%) Configuration Management
20 25 (11.36%) VMware ESX
21 23 (10.45%) Cisco
21 23 (10.45%) Continuous Improvement
22 22 (10.00%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 38 (17.27%) MS Exchange
2 15 (6.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 15 (6.82%) Lync
2 15 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (6.36%) IIS
4 13 (5.91%) SharePoint
5 10 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (2.73%) Office Communications Server
6 6 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.82%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.45%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 68 (30.91%) MS Office
2 56 (25.45%) MS Excel
3 14 (6.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.45%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.45%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.45%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.64%) Office 365
2 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.91%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 28 (12.73%) DNS
2 27 (12.27%) Firewall
3 25 (11.36%) DHCP
4 19 (8.64%) WAN
5 18 (8.18%) Internet
6 16 (7.27%) LAN
7 13 (5.91%) SAN
8 9 (4.09%) Intranet
8 9 (4.09%) TCP/IP
9 8 (3.64%) Wireless
9 8 (3.64%) VLAN
10 6 (2.73%) BIG-IP
10 6 (2.73%) iSCSI
11 5 (2.27%) VoIP
12 4 (1.82%) PBX
12 4 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (0.91%) NAS
13 2 (0.91%) IP Telephony
13 2 (0.91%) Unified Communications
13 2 (0.91%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.91%) Relational Database
3 10 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 9 (4.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (3.18%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.45%) MS Access
9 1 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.45%) ProC
General
1 37 (16.82%) Manufacturing
2 17 (7.73%) Banking
3 16 (7.27%) Finance
4 11 (5.00%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.91%) Retail
6 2 (0.91%) International Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 71 (32.27%) Analyst
2 42 (19.09%) Service Analyst
2 42 (19.09%) Service Desk Analyst
3 24 (10.91%) Architect
4 23 (10.45%) Support Engineer
5 19 (8.64%) 2nd Line Support
6 18 (8.18%) IT Support
7 17 (7.73%) Technical Leader
8 16 (7.27%) Support Analyst
9 15 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
10 14 (6.36%) 1st Line Support
10 14 (6.36%) Server Engineer
11 11 (5.00%) Administrator
11 11 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 10 (4.55%) Consultant
13 9 (4.09%) Solutions Architect
14 6 (2.73%) Desktop Support
14 6 (2.73%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 6 (2.73%) Server Administrator
14 6 (2.73%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.45%) .NET
1 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
1 1 (0.45%) WebCenter
1 1 (0.45%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 34 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.18%) Blackberry
3 11 (5.00%) Hedge funds
4 7 (3.18%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.73%) CESG
6 5 (2.27%) HP Storage
6 5 (2.27%) Replication
6 5 (2.27%) Clustering
6 5 (2.27%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.82%) Statistics
7 4 (1.82%) HP StoreVirtual
8 3 (1.36%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.36%) NHS
9 2 (0.91%) Chip and PIN
9 2 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.45%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.45%) FMCG
10 1 (0.45%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 175 (79.55%) Windows
2 78 (35.45%) Windows XP
3 58 (26.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 45 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (19.55%) Windows 7
6 33 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (14.55%) UNIX
8 17 (7.73%) Windows 8
9 13 (5.91%) Linux
10 7 (3.18%) Windows Vista
11 6 (2.73%) Ubuntu
11 6 (2.73%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (2.73%) CentOS
12 5 (2.27%) Solaris
13 4 (1.82%) AIX
14 2 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.45%) VMS
15 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (15.45%) ITIL
2 25 (11.36%) Configuration Management
3 23 (10.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 22 (10.00%) Migration
5 21 (9.55%) Requirements Analysis
6 19 (8.64%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (7.27%) Coaching
8 11 (5.00%) Mentoring
8 11 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
9 10 (4.55%) Incident Management
10 8 (3.64%) Change Control
11 7 (3.18%) SIEM
11 7 (3.18%) TOGAF
11 7 (3.18%) Service Management
11 7 (3.18%) ITSM
12 6 (2.73%) Capacity Management
13 5 (2.27%) Service Delivery
13 5 (2.27%) Project Management
13 5 (2.27%) Information Assurance
14 4 (1.82%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 21 (9.55%) SQL
2 6 (2.73%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.36%) VB
3 3 (1.36%) VBA
4 2 (0.91%) Shell Script
4 2 (0.91%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.45%) Perl
5 1 (0.45%) Korn
5 1 (0.45%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 40 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 34 (15.45%) SC Cleared
3 15 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (4.09%) MCITP
4 9 (4.09%) Degree
5 7 (3.18%) MCSE
5 7 (3.18%) MCSA
6 6 (2.73%) DV Cleared
7 5 (2.27%) MCP
8 4 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.82%) MCDST
8 4 (1.82%) MCTS
9 2 (0.91%) CCNP
9 2 (0.91%) CCNA
9 2 (0.91%) CISSP
10 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.45%) CISA
10 1 (0.45%) CISM
10 1 (0.45%) CEH
10 1 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (12.27%) SLA
2 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (15.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (11.36%) VMware ESX
3 18 (8.18%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.18%) Terminal Services
5 6 (2.73%) NFS
6 5 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (1.82%) XenApp
8 3 (1.36%) vSphere
8 3 (1.36%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.91%) RACF
10 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.45%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.45%) XenServer
10 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.45%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 18 (8.18%) SCCM
2 6 (2.73%) OVSD
3 3 (1.36%) WSUS
3 3 (1.36%) SCOM
3 3 (1.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (1.36%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.45%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.45%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (0.45%) DameWare
Vendors
1 96 (43.64%) Microsoft
2 63 (28.64%) VMware
3 32 (14.55%) Citrix
4 26 (11.82%) HP
5 23 (10.45%) Cisco
6 21 (9.55%) Red Hat
7 18 (8.18%) Oracle
8 17 (7.73%) Remedy
9 8 (3.64%) F5
10 6 (2.73%) Altiris
10 6 (2.73%) NetApp
11 5 (2.27%) Siemens
11 5 (2.27%) Lotus
11 5 (2.27%) Sun
11 5 (2.27%) LANDesk
12 4 (1.82%) McAfee
12 4 (1.82%) Exinda
12 4 (1.82%) Riverbed
12 4 (1.82%) Juniper
13 3 (1.36%) Dell
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