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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 14 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 128 175 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.80% 10.98% 8.32%
As % of the System Software category 66.32% 72.92% 69.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 87 31
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£273 £110 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+147.72% -63.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £70 £60
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £288 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 41 43
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £16.50 £19.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.42 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.85%
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
193 240 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.75% 15.06% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 113 47
Average daily rate £350 £115 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+204.34% -61.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £70 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £400 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 43 47
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.35 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +7 44 £313 +38.88% 8
Derbyshire +2 34 £355 +222.72% 4
Leicestershire +12 18 £190 -7.31% 12
Northamptonshire -17 17 £120 -42.85% 7
Lincolnshire +17 8 £470 - 2
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 197 (78.49%) Windows
2 118 (47.01%) Microsoft
3 73 (29.08%) Windows 7
4 66 (26.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 64 (25.50%) Windows XP
6 62 (24.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 58 (23.11%) MS Office
8 53 (21.12%) VMware
9 51 (20.32%) MS Exchange
10 43 (17.13%) MS Excel
10 43 (17.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 40 (15.94%) Migration
12 38 (15.14%) Security Cleared
13 37 (14.74%) Cisco
14 34 (13.55%) DNS
15 33 (13.15%) TCP/IP
15 33 (13.15%) ITIL
16 31 (12.35%) Citrix
17 29 (11.55%) Microsoft Certification
18 28 (11.16%) SQL
18 28 (11.16%) SC Cleared
19 27 (10.76%) WAN
20 26 (10.36%) SCCM
21 24 (9.56%) Exchange Server 2010
22 23 (9.16%) HP
23 20 (7.97%) Firewall
24 19 (7.57%) UNIX
24 19 (7.57%) PowerShell
25 18 (7.17%) VMware Infrastructure
25 18 (7.17%) Remedy

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 51 (20.32%) MS Exchange
2 24 (9.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (5.58%) Lync
4 11 (4.38%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (3.19%) IIS
7 5 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.59%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (1.59%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.59%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.80%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.40%) Apache
10 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.40%) Quickr
Applications
1 58 (23.11%) MS Office
2 43 (17.13%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.40%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.99%) Office 365
2 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (13.55%) DNS
2 33 (13.15%) TCP/IP
3 27 (10.76%) WAN
4 20 (7.97%) Firewall
5 18 (7.17%) DHCP
5 18 (7.17%) LAN
6 14 (5.58%) Internet
7 12 (4.78%) LDAP
7 12 (4.78%) VoIP
8 11 (4.38%) Kerberos
9 10 (3.98%) IPsec
10 8 (3.19%) SAN
11 6 (2.39%) ADSL
11 6 (2.39%) Broadband
11 6 (2.39%) VPN
12 4 (1.59%) DMVPN
12 4 (1.59%) NAS
12 4 (1.59%) SSL
12 4 (1.59%) HTTPS
13 3 (1.20%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.80%) SoapUI
1 2 (0.80%) Fiddler
2 1 (0.40%) Toad
2 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (6.77%) Manufacturing
2 14 (5.58%) Finance
3 10 (3.98%) Retail
4 9 (3.59%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.79%) Banking
6 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.40%) Electronics
6 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 65 (25.90%) Analyst
2 27 (10.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 24 (9.56%) Support Analyst
4 23 (9.16%) Service Analyst
4 23 (9.16%) Service Desk Analyst
5 19 (7.57%) 3rd Line Support
6 16 (6.37%) Desktop Support
7 15 (5.98%) Architect
7 15 (5.98%) 1st Line Support
7 15 (5.98%) Support Engineer
7 15 (5.98%) Technical Leader
8 13 (5.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (4.78%) Administrator
10 11 (4.38%) IT Support
11 10 (3.98%) Consultant
12 9 (3.59%) Deployment Engineer
13 8 (3.19%) Active Directory Specialist
13 8 (3.19%) Systems Administrator
14 7 (2.79%) Server Engineer
14 7 (2.79%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.99%) ADSI
2 4 (1.59%) .NET
3 2 (0.80%) REST
3 2 (0.80%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.80%) Application Packaging
3 2 (0.80%) WCF
3 2 (0.80%) Middleware
3 2 (0.80%) Web Services
3 2 (0.80%) XML
3 2 (0.80%) HTML
3 2 (0.80%) XHTML
4 1 (0.40%) SOAP
4 1 (0.40%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.40%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.58%) Blackberry
2 13 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.18%) PKI
3 12 (4.78%) NHS
4 7 (2.79%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.39%) Clustering
6 5 (1.99%) FMCG
7 3 (1.20%) EPoS
7 3 (1.20%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.80%) PDA
8 2 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.80%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.40%) DTV
9 1 (0.40%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.40%) AS400
9 1 (0.40%) Replication
9 1 (0.40%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.40%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.40%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 197 (78.49%) Windows
2 73 (29.08%) Windows 7
3 66 (26.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 64 (25.50%) Windows XP
5 62 (24.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 43 (17.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (7.57%) UNIX
8 17 (6.77%) Linux
9 12 (4.78%) Windows 8
10 9 (3.59%) Windows Vista
11 7 (2.79%) Solaris
11 7 (2.79%) Windows 2000 Server
11 7 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (2.39%) Windows 2000
13 4 (1.59%) AIX
14 3 (1.20%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.80%) Mac OS X Server
15 2 (0.80%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.40%) zOS
16 1 (0.40%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (15.94%) Migration
2 33 (13.15%) ITIL
3 15 (5.98%) Incident Management
4 13 (5.18%) Requirements Analysis
5 12 (4.78%) Configuration Management
6 11 (4.38%) Project Management
7 9 (3.59%) Service Delivery
8 8 (3.19%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (2.79%) TOGAF
10 6 (2.39%) Service Management
11 4 (1.59%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (1.59%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (1.20%) PRINCE2
12 3 (1.20%) Validation
12 3 (1.20%) Technical Architecture
12 3 (1.20%) Time Management
12 3 (1.20%) Agile Software Development
13 2 (0.80%) Network Monitoring
13 2 (0.80%) Mentoring
13 2 (0.80%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (11.16%) SQL
2 19 (7.57%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.19%) VBScript
4 3 (1.20%) C
4 3 (1.20%) VB
4 3 (1.20%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.80%) C#
6 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (15.14%) Security Cleared
2 29 (11.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (11.16%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.38%) MCSE
4 11 (4.38%) Degree
5 8 (3.19%) MCITP
6 6 (2.39%) MCP
7 4 (1.59%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.80%) MOS
8 2 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.80%) MCSA
9 1 (0.40%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.40%) CCENT
9 1 (0.40%) MCDST
9 1 (0.40%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.39%) SLA
2 2 (0.80%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (7.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (4.78%) VMware ESX
2 12 (4.78%) Hyper-V
3 9 (3.59%) XenApp
4 6 (2.39%) vSphere
5 5 (1.99%) Terminal Server
6 4 (1.59%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (1.59%) ISA Server
7 3 (1.20%) XenServer
7 3 (1.20%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.80%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 26 (10.36%) SCCM
2 16 (6.37%) SCOM
3 7 (2.79%) WSUS
4 5 (1.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (1.59%) Tivoli
5 4 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.80%) HP SIM
6 2 (0.80%) WMI
6 2 (0.80%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.80%) Control-M
7 1 (0.40%) Nagios
7 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.40%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.40%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.40%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 118 (47.01%) Microsoft
2 53 (21.12%) VMware
3 37 (14.74%) Cisco
4 31 (12.35%) Citrix
5 23 (9.16%) HP
6 18 (7.17%) Remedy
7 14 (5.58%) Red Hat
8 13 (5.18%) Oracle
9 9 (3.59%) NetApp
10 8 (3.19%) Dell
11 7 (2.79%) EMC
11 7 (2.79%) Apple
12 6 (2.39%) IBM
13 4 (1.59%) LANDesk
13 4 (1.59%) Lotus
13 4 (1.59%) CheckPoint
14 3 (1.20%) SolarWinds
14 3 (1.20%) Dell KACE
15 2 (0.80%) ServiceNow
15 2 (0.80%) McAfee
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