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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 16 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 138 148 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.85% 9.48% 9.88%
As % of the System Software category 73.40% 80.43% 81.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 48 20
Average daily rate
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£225 £161 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.53% -33.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £70 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £385 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £270
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 51 43
Average hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £72.50 £17.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
188 184 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.69% 11.78% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 64 28
Average daily rate £334 £243 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.62% -11.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £70 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.34% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 51 52
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.06 £10.50 £10.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £72.50 £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -6 39 £349 +398.20% 12
Nottinghamshire -6 33 £163 +30.00% 7
Leicestershire -1 32 £81 -61.88% 4
Northamptonshire -9 19 £225 -25.00% 3
Lincolnshire +5 11 £209 +0.60% 3
Rutland - 2 - -
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 193 (82.48%) Windows
2 91 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 72 (30.77%) Windows XP
4 67 (28.63%) MS Office
5 65 (27.78%) Windows 7
6 55 (23.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 54 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 51 (21.79%) VMware
9 47 (20.09%) MS Excel
10 42 (17.95%) MS Exchange
10 42 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 33 (14.10%) DNS
12 30 (12.82%) SQL Server
13 29 (12.39%) Citrix
14 27 (11.54%) Security Cleared
15 26 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
15 26 (11.11%) ITIL
16 25 (10.68%) SQL
17 24 (10.26%) WAN
17 24 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
18 23 (9.83%) DHCP
18 23 (9.83%) Cisco
18 23 (9.83%) Manufacturing
18 23 (9.83%) Migration
19 21 (8.97%) SCCM
19 21 (8.97%) SLA
19 21 (8.97%) SC Cleared
19 21 (8.97%) Windows 8
20 20 (8.55%) Office 365
20 20 (8.55%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 42 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 19 (8.12%) IIS
3 18 (7.69%) Lync
4 16 (6.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 9 (3.85%) SharePoint
7 8 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (3.42%) Office Communications Server
8 7 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.28%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.43%) Apache
10 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 67 (28.63%) MS Office
2 47 (20.09%) MS Excel
3 16 (6.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.43%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.55%) Office 365
2 4 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.85%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.43%) SaaS
4 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (14.10%) DNS
2 24 (10.26%) WAN
3 23 (9.83%) DHCP
4 20 (8.55%) TCP/IP
5 19 (8.12%) LAN
6 18 (7.69%) Firewall
7 11 (4.70%) Internet
8 8 (3.42%) SAN
9 7 (2.99%) Intranet
9 7 (2.99%) VoIP
9 7 (2.99%) Wireless
10 5 (2.14%) VLAN
11 4 (1.71%) Broadband
11 4 (1.71%) HTTP
12 3 (1.28%) VPN
12 3 (1.28%) PBX
12 3 (1.28%) ADSL
12 3 (1.28%) SSL
12 3 (1.28%) HTTPS
12 3 (1.28%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.42%) Relational Database
2 8 (3.42%) RDBMS
3 5 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.43%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (1.71%) Fiddler
1 4 (1.71%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
General
1 23 (9.83%) Manufacturing
2 11 (4.70%) Banking
3 8 (3.42%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.42%) Finance
3 8 (3.42%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.56%) Retail
5 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 69 (29.49%) Analyst
2 42 (17.95%) Service Desk Analyst
2 42 (17.95%) Service Analyst
3 36 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 24 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 23 (9.83%) IT Support
5 23 (9.83%) 1st Line Support
6 22 (9.40%) 2nd Line Support
7 17 (7.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 14 (5.98%) Support Analyst
8 14 (5.98%) Server Engineer
9 11 (4.70%) Architect
9 11 (4.70%) Desktop Support
9 11 (4.70%) Administrator
10 10 (4.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (3.85%) Technical Leader
12 7 (2.99%) Server Support
12 7 (2.99%) IT Support Engineer
12 7 (2.99%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
13 6 (2.56%) 3rd Line Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.56%) .NET
2 4 (1.71%) REST
2 4 (1.71%) WCF
2 4 (1.71%) HTML
2 4 (1.71%) Web Services
2 4 (1.71%) XML
2 4 (1.71%) XHTML
3 3 (1.28%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.85%) WPF
4 2 (0.85%) SOAP
5 1 (0.43%) ADSI
5 1 (0.43%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.43%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.26%) Blackberry
3 8 (3.42%) Hedge funds
3 8 (3.42%) Clustering
4 5 (2.14%) NHS
5 4 (1.71%) Statistics
5 4 (1.71%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.28%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.85%) CESG
7 2 (0.85%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.43%) EPoS
8 1 (0.43%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.43%) AS400
8 1 (0.43%) PKI
8 1 (0.43%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.43%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.43%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 193 (82.48%) Windows
2 72 (30.77%) Windows XP
3 65 (27.78%) Windows 7
4 55 (23.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 54 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 42 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (8.97%) Windows 8
8 13 (5.56%) UNIX
9 9 (3.85%) Linux
10 7 (2.99%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (1.71%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.28%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.85%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.85%) Solaris
14 1 (0.43%) AIX
14 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (11.11%) ITIL
2 23 (9.83%) Migration
3 15 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
3 15 (6.41%) Incident Management
3 15 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (6.41%) Configuration Management
4 12 (5.13%) Mentoring
5 11 (4.70%) Project Management
5 11 (4.70%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (3.85%) Coaching
7 6 (2.56%) Service Delivery
8 5 (2.14%) Load Balancing
8 5 (2.14%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (1.71%) ITIL V3
9 4 (1.71%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (1.71%) Validation
9 4 (1.71%) Service Management
9 4 (1.71%) PRINCE2
10 3 (1.28%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (1.28%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (10.68%) SQL
2 6 (2.56%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.71%) C#
4 3 (1.28%) VBA
4 3 (1.28%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.85%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 21 (8.97%) SC Cleared
3 18 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (4.70%) Degree
5 10 (4.27%) MCSE
6 8 (3.42%) MCITP
7 4 (1.71%) MCP
7 4 (1.71%) MCSA
8 2 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.85%) CCNP
8 2 (0.85%) CCNA
9 1 (0.43%) CISSP
9 1 (0.43%) CISA
9 1 (0.43%) CISM
9 1 (0.43%) MCTS
9 1 (0.43%) CEH
9 1 (0.43%) CCENT
9 1 (0.43%) NVQ Level 3
9 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.97%) SLA
2 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (10.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (6.84%) Hyper-V
3 13 (5.56%) VMware ESX
4 7 (2.99%) Terminal Services
5 6 (2.56%) vSphere
6 5 (2.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (2.14%) XenApp
7 4 (1.71%) ISA Server
8 3 (1.28%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.43%) NFS
10 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.43%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (8.97%) SCCM
2 8 (3.42%) SCOM
3 4 (1.71%) WSUS
3 4 (1.71%) WMI
4 3 (1.28%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.43%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.43%) DameWare
6 1 (0.43%) OVSD
6 1 (0.43%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 91 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 51 (21.79%) VMware
3 29 (12.39%) Citrix
4 23 (9.83%) Cisco
5 20 (8.55%) Remedy
6 17 (7.26%) HP
7 15 (6.41%) Oracle
8 11 (4.70%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.56%) Dell
10 5 (2.14%) Siemens
10 5 (2.14%) Altiris
10 5 (2.14%) LANDesk
11 4 (1.71%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.71%) Lotus
11 4 (1.71%) NetApp
11 4 (1.71%) Juniper
11 4 (1.71%) McAfee
12 3 (1.28%) EMC
12 3 (1.28%) Adobe
12 3 (1.28%) Symantec
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