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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
England / East Midlands
Rank 24 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 91 102 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.19% 6.49% 7.04%
As % of the System Software category 52.91% 64.97% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 47 29
Median daily rate £318 £263 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.95% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £114 £81
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £402 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 37
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £13.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.68 £10.00 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £15.00 £18.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%

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
172 157 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.69% 9.99% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 70 88
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £114 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 39
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.68 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £25.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Derbyshire -5 31 £330 -7.04% 9
Northamptonshire +8 24 £315 +55.55% 9
Leicestershire +9 14 £198 +73.24% 3
Nottinghamshire -7 11 £333 +84.72% 3
Lincolnshire -6 6 £155 -40.95% 3
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 150 (77.32%) Windows
2 109 (56.19%) Microsoft
3 55 (28.35%) Windows Server
4 45 (23.20%) VMware
5 41 (21.13%) Windows 7
6 38 (19.59%) DNS
7 37 (19.07%) ITIL
8 35 (18.04%) SCCM
9 33 (17.01%) Security Cleared
10 31 (15.98%) MS Excel
11 30 (15.46%) Windows 10
12 28 (14.43%) MS Exchange
12 28 (14.43%) SC Cleared
12 28 (14.43%) Windows Server 2008
13 27 (13.92%) SQL Server
13 27 (13.92%) Windows Server 2012
14 25 (12.89%) Windows Server 2003
15 24 (12.37%) MS Office
15 24 (12.37%) DHCP
16 23 (11.86%) Intel Security
16 23 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
17 22 (11.34%) Office 365
17 22 (11.34%) VMware Infrastructure
17 22 (11.34%) Manufacturing
18 20 (10.31%) Migration
18 20 (10.31%) Continuous Improvement
19 18 (9.28%) Asset Management
19 18 (9.28%) SharePoint
19 18 (9.28%) Windows XP
20 17 (8.76%) Citrix

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 28 (14.43%) MS Exchange
2 18 (9.28%) SharePoint
3 10 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (5.15%) Skype for Business
4 7 (3.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.55%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.03%) IIS
Applications
1 31 (15.98%) MS Excel
2 24 (12.37%) MS Office
3 10 (5.15%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (4.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.34%) Office 365
2 10 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.64%) OneDrive
4 5 (2.58%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.03%) IaaS
5 2 (1.03%) PaaS
6 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.52%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 38 (19.59%) DNS
2 24 (12.37%) DHCP
3 13 (6.70%) Firewall
4 12 (6.19%) LAN
4 12 (6.19%) TCP/IP
4 12 (6.19%) VPN
5 11 (5.67%) WAN
6 10 (5.15%) Wireless
7 9 (4.64%) Unified Communications
8 8 (4.12%) Skype
9 6 (3.09%) Kerberos
9 6 (3.09%) LDAP
9 6 (3.09%) SAN
9 6 (3.09%) VoIP
10 5 (2.58%) ADSL
10 5 (2.58%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (2.06%) MPLS
11 4 (2.06%) NAS
12 3 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (1.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.25%) RDBMS
2 16 (8.25%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Rational DOORS
General
1 22 (11.34%) Manufacturing
2 15 (7.73%) Finance
3 8 (4.12%) Financial Institution
3 8 (4.12%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.06%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.55%) Advertising
5 3 (1.55%) Banking
6 2 (1.03%) Publishing
6 2 (1.03%) Retail
7 1 (0.52%) Legal
7 1 (0.52%) Local Government
7 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (20.10%) Analyst
2 24 (12.37%) Architect
3 22 (11.34%) IT Support
4 21 (10.82%) Support Engineer
5 20 (10.31%) Service Analyst
6 19 (9.79%) Service Desk Analyst
7 16 (8.25%) Windows Engineer
8 15 (7.73%) 2nd Line Support
8 15 (7.73%) Desktop Engineer
8 15 (7.73%) IT Analyst
9 12 (6.19%) IT Engineer
10 11 (5.67%) Administrator
11 10 (5.15%) Active Directory Engineer
11 10 (5.15%) Consultant
11 10 (5.15%) IT Support Engineer
11 10 (5.15%) Service Desk Engineer
12 9 (4.64%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (4.12%) Server Engineer
13 8 (4.12%) Support Analyst
13 8 (4.12%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.58%) .NET
1 5 (2.58%) ADSI
2 1 (0.52%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.12%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.09%) Blackberry
3 6 (3.09%) Clustering
4 5 (2.58%) PKI
5 2 (1.03%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.03%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.52%) BYOD
6 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.52%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.52%) NHS
6 1 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 150 (77.32%) Windows
2 55 (28.35%) Windows Server
3 41 (21.13%) Windows 7
4 30 (15.46%) Windows 10
5 28 (14.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (13.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 25 (12.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (9.28%) Windows XP
9 13 (6.70%) Windows 8
10 10 (5.15%) Unix
11 9 (4.64%) Linux
12 8 (4.12%) Apple iOS
13 6 (3.09%) Android
14 2 (1.03%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.03%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.52%) Solaris
15 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.52%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (19.07%) ITIL
2 20 (10.31%) Continuous Improvement
2 20 (10.31%) Migration
3 18 (9.28%) Asset Management
4 13 (6.70%) Incident Management
5 11 (5.67%) Configuration Management
5 11 (5.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (5.67%) TOGAF
6 10 (5.15%) Application Packaging
6 10 (5.15%) Server Building
7 9 (4.64%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 8 (4.12%) Chat Support
8 8 (4.12%) Data Loss Prevention
8 8 (4.12%) Data Protection
8 8 (4.12%) Identity Management
8 8 (4.12%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (2.58%) Data Migration
9 5 (2.58%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (2.06%) Integration Testing
10 4 (2.06%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.25%) SQL
2 12 (6.19%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.58%) VB.NET
4 4 (2.06%) VBScript
5 2 (1.03%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (17.01%) Security Cleared
2 28 (14.43%) SC Cleared
3 16 (8.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (5.67%) MCSE
5 8 (4.12%) Degree
6 7 (3.61%) MCITP
7 6 (3.09%) MCP
8 5 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.03%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.03%) MCSA
10 1 (0.52%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.52%) CCNA
10 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.52%) CISM
10 1 (0.52%) CISSP
10 1 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.52%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 1 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.06%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (11.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (7.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 14 (7.22%) Virtual Servers
3 8 (4.12%) BitLocker
3 8 (4.12%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.58%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.06%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (2.06%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.03%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.03%) vSphere
7 1 (0.52%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.52%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 35 (18.04%) SCCM
2 9 (4.64%) AirWatch
2 9 (4.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 6 (3.09%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (2.58%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (2.06%) SCOM
5 4 (2.06%) XenMobile
6 2 (1.03%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.52%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.52%) MIIS
7 1 (0.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 109 (56.19%) Microsoft
2 45 (23.20%) VMware
3 23 (11.86%) Intel Security
4 17 (8.76%) Citrix
5 16 (8.25%) HP
6 14 (7.22%) Oracle
6 14 (7.22%) Siemens
7 13 (6.70%) Cisco
8 11 (5.67%) Dell
8 11 (5.67%) NetApp
9 6 (3.09%) BMC
9 6 (3.09%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.58%) CheckPoint
10 5 (2.58%) Symantec
11 3 (1.55%) EMC
11 3 (1.55%) Intel
11 3 (1.55%) LANDesk
11 3 (1.55%) Lotus
11 3 (1.55%) PTC
12 2 (1.03%) Webroot
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