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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 21 22 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 113 106 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.08% 6.73% 9.38%
As % of the System Software category 66.47% 73.10% 68.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 42 43
Median daily rate £425 £329 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.27% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £225 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £424 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 47
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.75 £13.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.97 £10.00 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £16.83 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
170 145 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.66% 9.21% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 63 84
Median daily rate £400 £343 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £225 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £424 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 52
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.97 £10.00 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £47.50 £22.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +9.67%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +23 45 £585 +80.00% 9
Lincolnshire +7 19 £400 +113.33% 2
Derbyshire -6 17 £450 +9.75% 4
Leicestershire -3 15 £388 +63.15% 2
Northamptonshire -6 14 £160 -53.21% 5
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 172 (77.13%) Windows
2 85 (38.12%) Microsoft
3 70 (31.39%) Windows Server
4 61 (27.35%) VMware
5 58 (26.01%) ITIL
6 53 (23.77%) Windows XP
7 44 (19.73%) Cisco
7 44 (19.73%) Office 365
8 42 (18.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 42 (18.83%) DNS
9 41 (18.39%) MS Excel
9 41 (18.39%) Windows 7
10 40 (17.94%) Analytical Skills
10 40 (17.94%) MS Office
11 38 (17.04%) WAN
12 37 (16.59%) LAN
12 37 (16.59%) Windows Server 2003
12 37 (16.59%) SCCM
13 35 (15.70%) MS Exchange
14 33 (14.80%) DHCP
14 33 (14.80%) Security Cleared
15 32 (14.35%) Windows Server 2012
16 31 (13.90%) Microsoft Azure
17 29 (13.00%) Firewall
17 29 (13.00%) Linux
18 28 (12.56%) HP
18 28 (12.56%) Citrix
19 27 (12.11%) VPN
19 27 (12.11%) Wireless
19 27 (12.11%) VMware Infrastructure

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 35 (15.70%) MS Exchange
2 21 (9.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (8.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 20 (8.97%) SharePoint
4 14 (6.28%) Mule
5 11 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (4.48%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (2.69%) IBM Notes
7 6 (2.69%) Skype for Business
8 5 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.90%) IIS
10 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.45%) JBoss
11 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.45%) WinCC
Applications
1 41 (18.39%) MS Excel
2 40 (17.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (19.73%) Office 365
2 31 (13.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (9.42%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.59%) IaaS
5 7 (3.14%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.90%) PaaS
6 2 (0.90%) SaaS
7 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.45%) IBM PureFlex
7 1 (0.45%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 42 (18.83%) DNS
2 38 (17.04%) WAN
3 37 (16.59%) LAN
4 33 (14.80%) DHCP
5 29 (13.00%) Firewall
6 27 (12.11%) VPN
6 27 (12.11%) Wireless
7 19 (8.52%) SAN
7 19 (8.52%) Wi-Fi
8 17 (7.62%) TCP/IP
9 7 (3.14%) Network Security
10 5 (2.24%) Internet
10 5 (2.24%) NAS
10 5 (2.24%) Skype
11 3 (1.35%) SSL
11 3 (1.35%) VoIP
12 2 (0.90%) IPsec
12 2 (0.90%) iSCSI
12 2 (0.90%) Unified Communications
13 1 (0.45%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.42%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.48%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.04%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.35%) Power BI
5 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.90%) QlikView
6 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (0.45%) MySQL
7 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
7 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 19 (8.52%) Finance
1 19 (8.52%) Manufacturing
2 13 (5.83%) Banking
3 8 (3.59%) Back Office
4 3 (1.35%) Retail
4 3 (1.35%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.90%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 61 (27.35%) Analyst
2 46 (20.63%) Architect
3 30 (13.45%) Service Analyst
4 23 (10.31%) Service Desk Analyst
5 21 (9.42%) 3rd Line Support
5 21 (9.42%) Support Engineer
6 17 (7.62%) Support Analyst
7 16 (7.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 16 (7.17%) Infrastructure Architect
8 15 (6.73%) Desktop Support
8 15 (6.73%) IT Support
9 14 (6.28%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 14 (6.28%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (5.38%) Windows Engineer
11 11 (4.93%) Cloud Architect
11 11 (4.93%) Consultant
11 11 (4.93%) IT Analyst
12 10 (4.48%) Technical Leader
12 10 (4.48%) Wintel Engineer
13 9 (4.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.35%) CSS
1 3 (1.35%) CSS3
1 3 (1.35%) HTML
1 3 (1.35%) HTML5
2 2 (0.90%) .NET
3 1 (0.45%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (0.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (17.94%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (10.76%) Blackberry
3 10 (4.48%) Clustering
3 10 (4.48%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.24%) iPad
4 5 (2.24%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.35%) PKI
5 3 (1.35%) Replication
5 3 (1.35%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.90%) CMDB
6 2 (0.90%) EMC VNX
6 2 (0.90%) FMCG
6 2 (0.90%) iPhone
6 2 (0.90%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.45%) CESG
7 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.45%) NHS
7 1 (0.45%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 172 (77.13%) Windows
2 70 (31.39%) Windows Server
3 53 (23.77%) Windows XP
4 42 (18.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 41 (18.39%) Windows 7
6 37 (16.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (14.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (13.00%) Linux
9 22 (9.87%) Windows 8
10 17 (7.62%) Mac OS X
10 17 (7.62%) Unix
11 13 (5.83%) Windows 10
12 8 (3.59%) Apple iOS
13 5 (2.24%) Android
14 4 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.90%) CentOS
16 1 (0.45%) Data ONTAP
16 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.45%) Solaris
16 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (26.01%) ITIL
2 21 (9.42%) Continuous Improvement
3 19 (8.52%) DevOps
3 19 (8.52%) Migration
4 18 (8.07%) TOGAF
5 13 (5.83%) Configuration Management
6 12 (5.38%) Service Delivery
7 9 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (4.04%) Information Assurance
8 8 (3.59%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (3.59%) Time Management
9 7 (3.14%) Application Packaging
9 7 (3.14%) High Availability
10 6 (2.69%) Process Improvement
10 6 (2.69%) Service Management
11 5 (2.24%) ERP
11 5 (2.24%) ITIL V3
11 5 (2.24%) Mentoring
11 5 (2.24%) Server Building
12 4 (1.79%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (6.73%) PowerShell
2 12 (5.38%) SQL
3 7 (3.14%) VBScript
4 3 (1.35%) Java
4 3 (1.35%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.90%) Python
6 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 33 (14.80%) Security Cleared
2 23 (10.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (10.31%) SC Cleared
3 17 (7.62%) CISSP
4 13 (5.83%) MCSE
5 12 (5.38%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (4.04%) Degree
7 6 (2.69%) DV Cleared
8 5 (2.24%) CCNA
8 5 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.24%) MCSA
9 4 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (1.35%) DBS Check
10 3 (1.35%) MCP
11 2 (0.90%) CISMP
11 2 (0.90%) ISSAP
11 2 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.45%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.45%) HND
12 1 (0.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.24%) SLA
2 2 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 27 (12.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (6.73%) VMware ESX
3 14 (6.28%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (4.04%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.04%) vSphere
5 7 (3.14%) Terminal Services
5 7 (3.14%) XenApp
5 7 (3.14%) XenDesktop
6 6 (2.69%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.90%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.90%) Samba
9 1 (0.45%) NFS
9 1 (0.45%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 37 (16.59%) SCCM
2 19 (8.52%) Microsoft Intune
3 18 (8.07%) Puppet
4 16 (7.17%) Ansible
5 10 (4.48%) Microsoft Clustering
6 7 (3.14%) Backup Exec
7 6 (2.69%) NetBackup
7 6 (2.69%) SCOM
8 3 (1.35%) EdgeSight
9 2 (0.90%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.90%) Graphite
9 2 (0.90%) logstash
10 1 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.45%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 85 (38.12%) Microsoft
2 61 (27.35%) VMware
3 44 (19.73%) Cisco
4 28 (12.56%) Citrix
4 28 (12.56%) HP
5 17 (7.62%) Palo Alto
6 16 (7.17%) Remedy
7 15 (6.73%) Google
8 14 (6.28%) Oracle
9 12 (5.38%) Red Hat
10 10 (4.48%) NetApp
11 7 (3.14%) Symantec
12 6 (2.69%) arcserve
12 6 (2.69%) Dell
12 6 (2.69%) IBM
12 6 (2.69%) Lotus
13 4 (1.79%) Sun
13 4 (1.79%) Veritas
14 3 (1.35%) Kronos
15 2 (0.90%) CheckPoint
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