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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 18 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 109 114 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.07% 7.30% 8.49%
As % of the System Software category 67.70% 76.00% 71.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 49 37
Median daily rate £400 £305 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% +10.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £186 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £424 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £300 £266
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +12.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 48
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.24 £10.00 £10.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £19.89 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+9.16% +3.44%
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
161 150 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.44% 9.60% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 68 66
Median daily rate £400 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £212 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £424 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 53
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.75 £13.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -6.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.30 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £47.50 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 28 June 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
Nottinghamshire +18 44 £575 +76.92% 13
Lincolnshire +7 17 £400 +91.61% 3
Derbyshire -8 17 £408 +0.61% 7
Leicestershire -8 17 £375 +57.89% 6
Northamptonshire -9 12 £325 +17.32% 5
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 174 (77.68%) Windows
2 90 (40.18%) Microsoft
3 78 (34.82%) Windows Server
4 69 (30.80%) VMware
5 57 (25.45%) Windows XP
6 49 (21.88%) ITIL
7 43 (19.20%) Cisco
7 43 (19.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 41 (18.30%) Analytical Skills
8 41 (18.30%) Office 365
9 39 (17.41%) DNS
10 38 (16.96%) MS Office
10 38 (16.96%) Security Cleared
10 38 (16.96%) Windows Server 2008
11 37 (16.52%) MS Exchange
12 36 (16.07%) LAN
12 36 (16.07%) Windows 7
13 35 (15.63%) MS Excel
13 35 (15.63%) SCCM
14 34 (15.18%) WAN
14 34 (15.18%) DHCP
15 30 (13.39%) Microsoft Azure
15 30 (13.39%) Windows Server 2012
16 29 (12.95%) VMware Infrastructure
16 29 (12.95%) HP
17 28 (12.50%) Linux
18 27 (12.05%) Wireless
18 27 (12.05%) SC Cleared
19 26 (11.61%) Firewall
19 26 (11.61%) VPN

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 37 (16.52%) MS Exchange
2 25 (11.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (8.48%) SharePoint
4 17 (7.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 15 (6.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (6.25%) Mule
7 10 (4.46%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (2.68%) IBM Notes
9 5 (2.23%) Skype for Business
10 3 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.34%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.89%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.45%) IIS
12 1 (0.45%) JBoss
12 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.45%) WinCC
Applications
1 38 (16.96%) MS Office
2 35 (15.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (18.30%) Office 365
2 30 (13.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.13%) IaaS
5 6 (2.68%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.89%) SaaS
7 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.45%) IBM PureFlex
7 1 (0.45%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (17.41%) DNS
2 36 (16.07%) LAN
3 34 (15.18%) DHCP
3 34 (15.18%) WAN
4 27 (12.05%) Wireless
5 26 (11.61%) Firewall
5 26 (11.61%) VPN
6 20 (8.93%) TCP/IP
7 19 (8.48%) SAN
7 19 (8.48%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (2.68%) Network Security
9 5 (2.23%) Internet
10 3 (1.34%) NAS
10 3 (1.34%) Skype
10 3 (1.34%) SSL
10 3 (1.34%) VoIP
11 2 (0.89%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.45%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.45%) NetScaler
12 1 (0.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.02%) Relational Database
3 8 (3.57%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.34%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.34%) Power BI
6 3 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.89%) QlikView
7 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (0.45%) MySQL
8 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.45%) Maven
1 1 (0.45%) MSBuild
General
1 22 (9.82%) Manufacturing
2 20 (8.93%) Finance
3 12 (5.36%) Banking
4 7 (3.13%) Back Office
5 3 (1.34%) Retail
6 2 (0.89%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.45%) Advertising
7 1 (0.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 56 (25.00%) Analyst
2 51 (22.77%) Architect
3 27 (12.05%) Service Analyst
4 22 (9.82%) 3rd Line Support
5 20 (8.93%) Service Desk Analyst
5 20 (8.93%) Support Engineer
6 19 (8.48%) Solutions Architect
7 16 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 16 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
8 14 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 14 (6.25%) IT Support
9 13 (5.80%) Support Analyst
9 13 (5.80%) Wintel Engineer
10 12 (5.36%) Desktop Support
10 12 (5.36%) Windows Engineer
11 10 (4.46%) Cloud Architect
11 10 (4.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (4.02%) IT Analyst
12 9 (4.02%) Technical Leader
13 8 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.34%) CSS
1 3 (1.34%) CSS3
1 3 (1.34%) HTML
1 3 (1.34%) HTML5
2 1 (0.45%) .NET
2 1 (0.45%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (0.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 41 (18.30%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (10.27%) Blackberry
3 13 (5.80%) Clustering
4 9 (4.02%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.23%) iPad
6 3 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.34%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.34%) PKI
6 3 (1.34%) Replication
6 3 (1.34%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.34%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.89%) CMDB
7 2 (0.89%) EMC VNX
7 2 (0.89%) FMCG
7 2 (0.89%) iPhone
7 2 (0.89%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.45%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.45%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 174 (77.68%) Windows
2 78 (34.82%) Windows Server
3 57 (25.45%) Windows XP
4 43 (19.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 38 (16.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (16.07%) Windows 7
7 30 (13.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (12.50%) Linux
9 23 (10.27%) Unix
10 18 (8.04%) Windows 8
11 17 (7.59%) Mac OS X
12 11 (4.91%) Windows 10
13 8 (3.57%) Apple iOS
14 7 (3.13%) Android
15 3 (1.34%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.45%) CentOS
16 1 (0.45%) Data ONTAP
16 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.45%) Solaris
16 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (21.88%) ITIL
2 21 (9.38%) Configuration Management
3 20 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
4 18 (8.04%) DevOps
4 18 (8.04%) TOGAF
5 17 (7.59%) Migration
6 14 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
7 11 (4.91%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (4.91%) Service Delivery
8 9 (4.02%) Time Management
9 8 (3.57%) Information Assurance
9 8 (3.57%) Mentoring
9 8 (3.57%) Process Improvement
10 7 (3.13%) High Availability
11 6 (2.68%) Server Building
11 6 (2.68%) Service Management
12 5 (2.23%) Application Packaging
12 5 (2.23%) ERP
12 5 (2.23%) ITIL V3
13 4 (1.79%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.70%) PowerShell
2 13 (5.80%) SQL
3 7 (3.13%) VBScript
4 3 (1.34%) Java
4 3 (1.34%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (16.96%) Security Cleared
2 27 (12.05%) SC Cleared
3 23 (10.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (7.59%) CISSP
5 13 (5.80%) MCSE
6 11 (4.91%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (4.02%) Degree
8 6 (2.68%) DV Cleared
9 5 (2.23%) CCNA
9 5 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (2.23%) MCSA
10 4 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (1.34%) DBS Check
11 3 (1.34%) MCP
12 2 (0.89%) CISMP
12 2 (0.89%) ISSAP
12 2 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (0.45%) CCA
13 1 (0.45%) HND
13 1 (0.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.34%) SLA
2 2 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 29 (12.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (8.93%) Virtual Machines
2 20 (8.93%) VMware ESX
3 13 (5.80%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.13%) Terminal Services
4 7 (3.13%) vSphere
4 7 (3.13%) XenApp
4 7 (3.13%) XenDesktop
5 5 (2.23%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (1.34%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.89%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.89%) Samba
7 2 (0.89%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.45%) NFS
8 1 (0.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 35 (15.63%) SCCM
2 18 (8.04%) Microsoft Intune
3 17 (7.59%) Puppet
4 16 (7.14%) Ansible
5 13 (5.80%) Microsoft Clustering
6 8 (3.57%) Backup Exec
7 6 (2.68%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.79%) SCOM
9 3 (1.34%) EdgeSight
10 2 (0.89%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.89%) Graphite
10 2 (0.89%) logstash
11 1 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.45%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 90 (40.18%) Microsoft
2 69 (30.80%) VMware
3 43 (19.20%) Cisco
4 29 (12.95%) HP
5 25 (11.16%) Citrix
6 18 (8.04%) Red Hat
7 17 (7.59%) Palo Alto
8 16 (7.14%) Remedy
9 15 (6.70%) Google
10 13 (5.80%) Oracle
11 7 (3.13%) NetApp
11 7 (3.13%) Symantec
11 7 (3.13%) Veritas
12 6 (2.68%) arcserve
12 6 (2.68%) Dell
12 6 (2.68%) IBM
12 6 (2.68%) Lotus
13 3 (1.34%) Kronos
13 3 (1.34%) Sun
14 2 (0.89%) EMC
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