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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 37 19 12
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 75 114 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 4.66% 7.60% 8.72%
As % of the System Software category 69.44% 63.69% 75.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 38 52
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£275 £333 £181
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.29% +83.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £114 £68
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £450 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 26 28
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.68 £9.25 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £19.00 £21.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
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
108 179 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.71% 11.93% 11.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 86 86
Average daily rate £325 £335 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +34.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £71
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 29 29
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £9.31 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £23.00 £21.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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
Nottinghamshire -14 25 £263 -8.69% 12
Derbyshire -2 19 £500 +53.84% 2
Leicestershire -7 19 £225 +12.50% 14
Northamptonshire -9 8 £405 -1.81% 3
Lincolnshire -3 2 £235 -30.37% 1
Rutland - 1 - -
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 153 (77.27%) Windows
2 92 (46.46%) Microsoft
3 63 (31.82%) Windows XP
4 60 (30.30%) VMware
5 53 (26.77%) MS Excel
6 51 (25.76%) MS Office
7 49 (24.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 43 (21.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 35 (17.68%) Windows 7
10 33 (16.67%) Security Cleared
10 33 (16.67%) Citrix
11 32 (16.16%) MS Exchange
11 32 (16.16%) VMware Infrastructure
12 31 (15.66%) SQL Server
12 31 (15.66%) ITIL
13 30 (15.15%) Firewall
14 29 (14.65%) Manufacturing
14 29 (14.65%) UNIX
14 29 (14.65%) Windows Server 2012
15 28 (14.14%) HP
16 27 (13.64%) SC Cleared
17 26 (13.13%) Cisco
18 25 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
19 24 (12.12%) SLA
19 24 (12.12%) DNS
20 20 (10.10%) DHCP
21 19 (9.60%) Disaster Recovery
21 19 (9.60%) Hyper-V
22 18 (9.09%) VMware ESX
22 18 (9.09%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 32 (16.16%) MS Exchange
2 14 (7.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 13 (6.57%) IIS
4 11 (5.56%) Lync
4 11 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 9 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.02%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.52%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.01%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.51%) JBoss
Applications
1 53 (26.77%) MS Excel
2 51 (25.76%) MS Office
3 8 (4.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.51%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) Retail-J
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.07%) Office 365
2 2 (1.01%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 30 (15.15%) Firewall
2 24 (12.12%) DNS
3 20 (10.10%) DHCP
4 18 (9.09%) WAN
5 17 (8.59%) SAN
6 16 (8.08%) LAN
7 14 (7.07%) Internet
8 10 (5.05%) Wireless
9 9 (4.55%) TCP/IP
10 7 (3.54%) Intranet
10 7 (3.54%) iSCSI
11 6 (3.03%) BIG-IP
11 6 (3.03%) VLAN
12 4 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (2.02%) PBX
13 3 (1.52%) VoIP
13 3 (1.52%) IPv4
14 2 (1.01%) VPN
14 2 (1.01%) LDAP
14 2 (1.01%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (4.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (4.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (3.54%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.51%) MySQL
8 1 (0.51%) DB2
8 1 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (0.51%) ProC
1 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (14.65%) Manufacturing
2 17 (8.59%) Banking
2 17 (8.59%) Finance
3 11 (5.56%) Financial Institution
4 8 (4.04%) Retail
5 6 (3.03%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.52%) International Banking
7 1 (0.51%) Advertising
7 1 (0.51%) Legal
Job Titles
1 62 (31.31%) Analyst
2 29 (14.65%) Service Analyst
2 29 (14.65%) Service Desk Analyst
3 23 (11.62%) Architect
4 19 (9.60%) Support Analyst
4 19 (9.60%) Support Engineer
5 18 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
6 14 (7.07%) Technical Leader
7 11 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
7 11 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (5.05%) Consultant
8 10 (5.05%) 1st Line Support
8 10 (5.05%) Administrator
9 9 (4.55%) Server Engineer
9 9 (4.55%) IT Support
10 8 (4.04%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (3.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 6 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (3.03%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 6 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.01%) .NET
1 2 (1.01%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.51%) CSS
2 1 (0.51%) Middleware
2 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.51%) WebCenter
2 1 (0.51%) REST
2 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (0.51%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.63%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.59%) Blackberry
3 10 (5.05%) Hedge funds
4 9 (4.55%) CESG
5 8 (4.04%) Data Centre
6 7 (3.54%) Replication
6 7 (3.54%) Clustering
7 6 (3.03%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.03%) HP Storage
8 5 (2.53%) Mainframe
9 4 (2.02%) HP StoreVirtual
10 2 (1.01%) Chip and PIN
11 1 (0.51%) NHS
11 1 (0.51%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.51%) EPoS
11 1 (0.51%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.51%) Web 2.0
11 1 (0.51%) Statistics
11 1 (0.51%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 153 (77.27%) Windows
2 63 (31.82%) Windows XP
3 49 (24.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 43 (21.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (17.68%) Windows 7
6 29 (14.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (14.65%) UNIX
7 15 (7.58%) Linux
8 14 (7.07%) Windows 8
9 7 (3.54%) Windows Vista
10 6 (3.03%) Ubuntu
10 6 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (3.03%) CentOS
11 5 (2.53%) AIX
11 5 (2.53%) Solaris
12 3 (1.52%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.01%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.01%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.51%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (15.66%) ITIL
2 19 (9.60%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 16 (8.08%) Migration
4 16 (8.08%) Requirements Analysis
4 16 (8.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (7.58%) Coaching
6 10 (5.05%) Mentoring
7 9 (4.55%) Change Control
7 9 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (4.55%) Incident Management
8 8 (4.04%) SIEM
8 8 (4.04%) Change Management
8 8 (4.04%) TOGAF
9 7 (3.54%) ITSM
9 7 (3.54%) Service Management
10 6 (3.03%) Service Delivery
10 6 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (3.03%) Capacity Management
11 5 (2.53%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.58%) SQL
2 7 (3.54%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.01%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.51%) Korn
4 1 (0.51%) VB
4 1 (0.51%) C#
4 1 (0.51%) Java
4 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.51%) Perl
4 1 (0.51%) PHP
4 1 (0.51%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 33 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 27 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 16 (8.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (5.05%) MCITP
5 7 (3.54%) Degree
5 7 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (3.54%) MCSA
6 6 (3.03%) MCP
6 6 (3.03%) MCSE
6 6 (3.03%) DV Cleared
7 5 (2.53%) MCDST
7 5 (2.53%) MCTS
7 5 (2.53%) CCNA
8 3 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.01%) CCNP
10 1 (0.51%) CISSP
10 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.51%) NVQ Level 3
10 1 (0.51%) MCSM
10 1 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (12.12%) SLA
2 3 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.52%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.51%) COBIT
System Software
1 32 (16.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (9.60%) Hyper-V
3 18 (9.09%) VMware ESX
4 7 (3.54%) NFS
5 5 (2.53%) Terminal Services
6 4 (2.02%) XenApp
7 3 (1.52%) ISA Server
7 3 (1.52%) RACF
7 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (1.52%) vSphere
8 2 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.51%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.51%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 17 (8.59%) SCCM
2 6 (3.03%) OVSD
3 4 (2.02%) WSUS
4 3 (1.52%) SCOM
4 3 (1.52%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.01%) ARCserve
5 2 (1.01%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.51%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.51%) DameWare
6 1 (0.51%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 92 (46.46%) Microsoft
2 60 (30.30%) VMware
3 33 (16.67%) Citrix
4 28 (14.14%) HP
5 26 (13.13%) Cisco
6 17 (8.59%) Oracle
6 17 (8.59%) Red Hat
7 14 (7.07%) Remedy
8 10 (5.05%) F5
9 9 (4.55%) Altiris
9 9 (4.55%) NetApp
10 6 (3.03%) IBM
11 5 (2.53%) Sun
11 5 (2.53%) Dell
11 5 (2.53%) EMC
11 5 (2.53%) LANDesk
12 4 (2.02%) Riverbed
12 4 (2.02%) McAfee
12 4 (2.02%) Exinda
12 4 (2.02%) Symantec
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