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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
England / East Midlands
Rank 19 20 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 112 101 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.57% 6.84% 8.57%
As % of the System Software category 64.37% 61.59% 61.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 47 49
Median daily rate £325 £208 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.62% -36.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £113 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £399 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 35
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £18.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.48 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.46% +3.44%

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
174 164 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.76% 11.10% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 77 108
Median daily rate £345 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £114 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £456 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 32 37
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £25.00 £23.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +6 39 £338 -0.73% 9
Northamptonshire +10 35 £294 +46.87% 6
Nottinghamshire -11 15 £463 +92.70% 5
Leicestershire -2 12 £290 +152.17% 3
Lincolnshire -6 7 £155 -31.11% 3
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 147 (76.56%) Windows
2 107 (55.73%) Microsoft
3 50 (26.04%) Windows Server
4 44 (22.92%) VMware
5 43 (22.40%) Windows 7
6 38 (19.79%) ITIL
7 37 (19.27%) MS Excel
7 37 (19.27%) SCCM
8 35 (18.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 34 (17.71%) DNS
10 30 (15.63%) Security Cleared
11 28 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 27 (14.06%) Windows 10
12 27 (14.06%) MS Office
12 27 (14.06%) SQL Server
12 27 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
13 26 (13.54%) SC Cleared
13 26 (13.54%) Office 365
14 25 (13.02%) MS Exchange
15 24 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
16 23 (11.98%) DHCP
17 21 (10.94%) Intel Security
17 21 (10.94%) Manufacturing
18 20 (10.42%) Windows XP
19 19 (9.90%) VMware Infrastructure
19 19 (9.90%) Migration
19 19 (9.90%) Continuous Improvement
20 18 (9.38%) Asset Management
21 17 (8.85%) SharePoint
21 17 (8.85%) SQL

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 25 (13.02%) MS Exchange
2 17 (8.85%) SharePoint
3 10 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (4.69%) Skype for Business
5 7 (3.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.08%) IIS
7 1 (0.52%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 37 (19.27%) MS Excel
2 27 (14.06%) MS Office
3 10 (5.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (5.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 26 (13.54%) Office 365
2 9 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.69%) OneDrive
3 6 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (2.08%) PaaS
5 3 (1.56%) IaaS
6 2 (1.04%) G Suite
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (17.71%) DNS
2 23 (11.98%) DHCP
3 15 (7.81%) Firewall
4 12 (6.25%) LAN
4 12 (6.25%) WAN
4 12 (6.25%) Wireless
5 9 (4.69%) Unified Communications
5 9 (4.69%) VPN
6 8 (4.17%) TCP/IP
6 8 (4.17%) VoIP
7 7 (3.65%) Skype
8 6 (3.13%) Kerberos
8 6 (3.13%) LDAP
8 6 (3.13%) SAN
9 4 (2.08%) ADSL
9 4 (2.08%) NAS
9 4 (2.08%) Network Security
10 3 (1.56%) Internet
10 3 (1.56%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (1.04%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 16 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.52%) Power BI
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (1.56%) Rational DOORS
General
1 21 (10.94%) Manufacturing
2 15 (7.81%) Finance
3 10 (5.21%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.08%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.08%) Banking
6 3 (1.56%) Advertising
7 2 (1.04%) Publishing
7 2 (1.04%) Retail
8 1 (0.52%) Back Office
8 1 (0.52%) Legal
8 1 (0.52%) Local Government
8 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (22.92%) Analyst
2 26 (13.54%) Service Analyst
3 25 (13.02%) Service Desk Analyst
4 23 (11.98%) Architect
5 22 (11.46%) IT Support
6 19 (9.90%) Support Engineer
7 18 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
7 18 (9.38%) IT Analyst
8 16 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
9 13 (6.77%) Desktop Engineer
10 10 (5.21%) Administrator
10 10 (5.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (5.21%) IT Engineer
10 10 (5.21%) Service Desk Engineer
11 9 (4.69%) Active Directory Engineer
11 9 (4.69%) Consultant
11 9 (4.69%) IT Support Engineer
11 9 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (4.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 8 (4.17%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.13%) .NET
2 5 (2.60%) ADSI
3 1 (0.52%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.13%) Blackberry
3 6 (3.13%) Clustering
4 5 (2.60%) PKI
5 3 (1.56%) NHS
6 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.04%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.52%) BYOD
7 1 (0.52%) CMDB
7 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.52%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (0.52%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.52%) FMCG
7 1 (0.52%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.52%) Replication
7 1 (0.52%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 147 (76.56%) Windows
2 50 (26.04%) Windows Server
3 43 (22.40%) Windows 7
4 35 (18.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (14.06%) Windows 10
6 27 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (10.42%) Windows XP
8 10 (5.21%) Windows 8
9 9 (4.69%) Linux
9 9 (4.69%) Unix
10 6 (3.13%) Apple iOS
11 5 (2.60%) Android
12 2 (1.04%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.04%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.52%) CentOS
13 1 (0.52%) Solaris
13 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (19.79%) ITIL
2 19 (9.90%) Continuous Improvement
2 19 (9.90%) Migration
3 18 (9.38%) Asset Management
4 16 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 12 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 12 (6.25%) TOGAF
6 11 (5.73%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (5.21%) Chat Support
7 10 (5.21%) Server Building
8 9 (4.69%) Application Packaging
8 9 (4.69%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 8 (4.17%) Data Loss Prevention
9 8 (4.17%) Data Protection
10 5 (2.60%) Data Migration
10 5 (2.60%) Patch Management
10 5 (2.60%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (2.08%) Integration Testing
11 4 (2.08%) Server Monitoring
11 4 (2.08%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.85%) SQL
2 11 (5.73%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.60%) VB.NET
4 2 (1.04%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.04%) VBScript
5 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.52%) Java
5 1 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (15.63%) Security Cleared
2 26 (13.54%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (4.17%) Degree
5 7 (3.65%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (3.13%) MCP
6 6 (3.13%) MCSE
7 3 (1.56%) MCSA
8 2 (1.04%) CCNA
8 2 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.04%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.52%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.52%) CCNP
9 1 (0.52%) CISM
9 1 (0.52%) CISSP
9 1 (0.52%) MCITP
9 1 (0.52%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.56%) SLA
2 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (9.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (7.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 14 (7.29%) Virtual Servers
3 11 (5.73%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.17%) BitLocker
5 4 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (2.08%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.56%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.04%) ISA Server
7 2 (1.04%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.04%) vSphere
8 1 (0.52%) pfSense
8 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.52%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 37 (19.27%) SCCM
2 8 (4.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (2.60%) AirWatch
3 5 (2.60%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (2.60%) SCOM
4 4 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.04%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.04%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.52%) EnCase
6 1 (0.52%) FTK
6 1 (0.52%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.52%) MIIS
6 1 (0.52%) Puppet
6 1 (0.52%) QRadar
6 1 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 107 (55.73%) Microsoft
2 44 (22.92%) VMware
3 21 (10.94%) Intel Security
4 15 (7.81%) Oracle
5 14 (7.29%) Citrix
5 14 (7.29%) HP
5 14 (7.29%) Siemens
6 13 (6.77%) Cisco
7 11 (5.73%) NetApp
8 8 (4.17%) Dell
9 7 (3.65%) CheckPoint
10 6 (3.13%) Red Hat
10 6 (3.13%) Symantec
11 4 (2.08%) BMC
11 4 (2.08%) Remedy
12 3 (1.56%) Apple
12 3 (1.56%) EMC
12 3 (1.56%) Google
12 3 (1.56%) Intel
12 3 (1.56%) Sun
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