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 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 20 24 7
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -17
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 116 113 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.98% 7.25% 9.00%
As % of the System Software category 60.10% 64.94% 67.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 41 63
Median daily rate £331 £189 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.49% -45.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £99 £111 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £419 £511
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 40 35
Median hourly rate £12.28 £11.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.46% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.15 £15.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.58 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-0.51% -2.83%
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
193 174 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.61% 11.17% 13.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 76 109
Median daily rate £378 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £115 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 44 38
Median hourly rate £12.28 £12.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.29% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.85 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £17.65 £22.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.93
% change year-on-year
- -5.46%

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 4 December 2016.

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 December 2016.

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 4 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +7 37 £413 +7.84% 2
Northamptonshire +8 34 £320 -5.88% 10
Nottinghamshire -14 25 £425 +77.08% 3
Leicestershire -10 14 £83 -37.94% 5
Lincolnshire -7 4 £140 -26.31%
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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.

1 159 (74.65%) Windows
2 106 (49.77%) Microsoft
3 53 (24.88%) Windows 7
4 52 (24.41%) SCCM
5 49 (23.00%) VMware
5 49 (23.00%) ITIL
6 46 (21.60%) Windows Server
7 45 (21.13%) MS Excel
8 38 (17.84%) Office 365
9 37 (17.37%) DNS
10 36 (16.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 34 (15.96%) MS Office
12 32 (15.02%) Analytical Skills
13 30 (14.08%) SQL Server
14 28 (13.15%) Windows XP
15 27 (12.68%) Security Cleared
15 27 (12.68%) Windows 10
15 27 (12.68%) Windows Server 2012
16 25 (11.74%) Migration
16 25 (11.74%) DHCP
17 23 (10.80%) MS Exchange
17 23 (10.80%) WAN
18 22 (10.33%) LAN
18 22 (10.33%) VMware Infrastructure
18 22 (10.33%) Continuous Improvement
18 22 (10.33%) Microsoft Azure
19 21 (9.86%) SC Cleared
19 21 (9.86%) Manufacturing
19 21 (9.86%) Windows Server 2003
20 20 (9.39%) Oracle

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 23 (10.80%) MS Exchange
2 16 (7.51%) SharePoint
3 14 (6.57%) Skype for Business
4 12 (5.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (3.29%) Mule
7 5 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.94%) IIS
10 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.47%) JBoss
10 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.47%) WinCC
Applications
1 45 (21.13%) MS Excel
2 34 (15.96%) MS Office
3 9 (4.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (4.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 38 (17.84%) Office 365
2 22 (10.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.23%) OneDrive
4 7 (3.29%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.88%) IaaS
5 4 (1.88%) PaaS
6 2 (0.94%) G Suite
7 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 37 (17.37%) DNS
2 25 (11.74%) DHCP
3 23 (10.80%) WAN
4 22 (10.33%) LAN
5 19 (8.92%) Wireless
6 18 (8.45%) Firewall
7 15 (7.04%) VPN
8 13 (6.10%) SAN
8 13 (6.10%) TCP/IP
9 11 (5.16%) Skype
10 9 (4.23%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (3.76%) NAS
11 8 (3.76%) VoIP
12 6 (2.82%) Unified Communications
13 5 (2.35%) Network Security
14 4 (1.88%) ADSL
14 4 (1.88%) Remote Desktop
15 2 (0.94%) Broadband
15 2 (0.94%) Internet
15 2 (0.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (14.08%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.39%) Relational Database
3 19 (8.92%) RDBMS
4 9 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.41%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.47%) Power BI
7 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Rational DOORS
General
1 21 (9.86%) Manufacturing
2 15 (7.04%) Finance
3 9 (4.23%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.35%) Banking
4 5 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.88%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.41%) Advertising
6 3 (1.41%) Back Office
6 3 (1.41%) Local Government
7 2 (0.94%) Publishing
7 2 (0.94%) Retail
8 1 (0.47%) Legal
8 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (21.13%) Analyst
2 35 (16.43%) Architect
3 28 (13.15%) Service Analyst
4 27 (12.68%) Service Desk Analyst
5 25 (11.74%) Support Engineer
6 21 (9.86%) IT Support
7 17 (7.98%) IT Analyst
8 16 (7.51%) 2nd Line Support
9 14 (6.57%) Windows Engineer
10 13 (6.10%) Consultant
10 13 (6.10%) Infrastructure Architect
11 12 (5.63%) Desktop Engineer
11 12 (5.63%) IT Engineer
12 11 (5.16%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (5.16%) Support Analyst
13 10 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
13 10 (4.69%) Administrator
13 10 (4.69%) IT Support Engineer
14 9 (4.23%) Desktop Support
14 9 (4.23%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.94%) .NET
2 1 (0.47%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (0.47%) SAML
2 1 (0.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (15.02%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.63%) Blackberry
3 7 (3.29%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.88%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.41%) Clustering
5 3 (1.41%) NHS
6 2 (0.94%) Smartphone
6 2 (0.94%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.47%) BYOD
7 1 (0.47%) CMDB
7 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.47%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (0.47%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.47%) FMCG
7 1 (0.47%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.47%) Minimum Viable Product
7 1 (0.47%) Replication
7 1 (0.47%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 159 (74.65%) Windows
2 53 (24.88%) Windows 7
3 46 (21.60%) Windows Server
4 36 (16.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (13.15%) Windows XP
6 27 (12.68%) Windows 10
6 27 (12.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (9.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (9.39%) Linux
9 11 (5.16%) Windows 8
10 10 (4.69%) Mac OS X
11 8 (3.76%) Unix
12 5 (2.35%) Android
13 3 (1.41%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.94%) CentOS
14 2 (0.94%) Solaris
15 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (23.00%) ITIL
2 25 (11.74%) Migration
3 22 (10.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 17 (7.98%) TOGAF
5 16 (7.51%) Incident Management
6 13 (6.10%) Application Packaging
6 13 (6.10%) Asset Management
7 11 (5.16%) Configuration Management
8 10 (4.69%) DevOps
8 10 (4.69%) Server Building
9 9 (4.23%) Chat Support
10 5 (2.35%) Data Migration
10 5 (2.35%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (2.35%) Information Security
11 4 (1.88%) Desktop Virtualisation
11 4 (1.88%) Integration Testing
11 4 (1.88%) Patch Management
11 4 (1.88%) Project Management
11 4 (1.88%) Server Monitoring
11 4 (1.88%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (7.98%) SQL
2 9 (4.23%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.94%) Bash Shell
3 2 (0.94%) Java
3 2 (0.94%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.47%) VB
4 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (12.68%) Security Cleared
2 21 (9.86%) SC Cleared
3 13 (6.10%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (5.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (4.23%) Degree
6 8 (3.76%) CISSP
7 7 (3.29%) MCP
8 6 (2.82%) MCSE
9 3 (1.41%) MCSA
10 2 (0.94%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.94%) CCNA
10 2 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.94%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.47%) CCNP
11 1 (0.47%) CISM
11 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.47%) MCITP
11 1 (0.47%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.35%) SLA
2 2 (0.94%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (10.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (7.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 15 (7.04%) Virtual Servers
3 11 (5.16%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.76%) BitLocker
5 5 (2.35%) vSphere
6 4 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.88%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.94%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.94%) XenApp
7 2 (0.94%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.47%) pfSense
8 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 52 (24.41%) SCCM
2 10 (4.69%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (4.23%) Puppet
4 8 (3.76%) SCOM
5 7 (3.29%) Ansible
6 4 (1.88%) AirWatch
6 4 (1.88%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.41%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.47%) EnCase
8 1 (0.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.47%) FTK
8 1 (0.47%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.47%) QRadar
8 1 (0.47%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 106 (49.77%) Microsoft
2 49 (23.00%) VMware
3 20 (9.39%) Cisco
3 20 (9.39%) Oracle
4 14 (6.57%) Citrix
4 14 (6.57%) Intel Security
4 14 (6.57%) NetApp
4 14 (6.57%) Siemens
5 13 (6.10%) HP
6 11 (5.16%) Google
7 8 (3.76%) Palo Alto
8 7 (3.29%) Dell
9 6 (2.82%) CheckPoint
9 6 (2.82%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.82%) Remedy
10 4 (1.88%) BMC
10 4 (1.88%) Sun
11 3 (1.41%) EMC
11 3 (1.41%) Webroot
12 2 (0.94%) LANDesk
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