The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 21 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 20 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 7.52% 9.30% 8.33%
As % of the System Software category 90.91% 80.00% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 4
Average daily rate
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£225 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £257 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £378 £287
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 7
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.33 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.80 £12.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
Active Directory
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

System Software Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
22 35 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 8.27% 11.63% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 5
Average daily rate £255 £300 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +22.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £275 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £372 £269
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 7
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +63.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.28 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £20.00 £12.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -11.72%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Leicestershire region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Leicestershire region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
Leicester 0 10 £225 -25.00% 7
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 43 (82.69%) Windows
2 33 (63.46%) Windows XP
3 26 (50.00%) MS Office
4 23 (44.23%) MS Excel
5 16 (30.77%) Remedy
6 14 (26.92%) SLA
7 12 (23.08%) Coaching
8 11 (21.15%) Banking
8 11 (21.15%) MS PowerPoint
9 10 (19.23%) Incident Management
9 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
10 8 (15.38%) Windows 7
10 8 (15.38%) Finance
11 7 (13.46%) Financial Institution
11 7 (13.46%) Hedge funds
12 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
13 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
13 5 (9.62%) SCCM
14 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
14 4 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
14 4 (7.69%) Firewall
14 4 (7.69%) WAN
14 4 (7.69%) SQL
14 4 (7.69%) MS Exchange
14 4 (7.69%) LAN
14 4 (7.69%) Mainframe
14 4 (7.69%) Office 365
14 4 (7.69%) Windows 8
14 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 4 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.77%) Lync
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.92%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 26 (50.00%) MS Office
2 23 (44.23%) MS Excel
3 11 (21.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.92%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) LAN
1 4 (7.69%) WAN
1 4 (7.69%) Firewall
2 3 (5.77%) DHCP
2 3 (5.77%) DNS
3 2 (3.85%) SAN
4 1 (1.92%) IPv4
4 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.92%) PBX
4 1 (1.92%) VoIP
4 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.92%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.92%) VLAN
4 1 (1.92%) IMAP
4 1 (1.92%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 11 (21.15%) Banking
2 8 (15.38%) Finance
3 7 (13.46%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (53.85%) Analyst
2 22 (42.31%) Service Analyst
2 22 (42.31%) Service Desk Analyst
3 11 (21.15%) 1st Line Support
4 10 (19.23%) IT Support
5 7 (13.46%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.69%) Administrator
7 3 (5.77%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) DBA
7 3 (5.77%) IT Administrator
8 2 (3.85%) SQL DBA
8 2 (3.85%) Deployment Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Systems Support
8 2 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.85%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Desktop Support
9 1 (1.92%) EPoS Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Service Desk Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Help Desk Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Hedge funds
2 4 (7.69%) Mainframe
3 3 (5.77%) Statistics
4 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.85%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.85%) Clustering
5 1 (1.92%) EPoS
5 1 (1.92%) Replication
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 43 (82.69%) Windows
2 33 (63.46%) Windows XP
3 8 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) Coaching
2 10 (19.23%) Incident Management
3 4 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.85%) Migration
4 2 (3.85%) ITIL
4 2 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (3.85%) High Availability
5 1 (1.92%) Change Control
5 1 (1.92%) Data Migration
5 1 (1.92%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.92%) Software Licensing
5 1 (1.92%) Patch Management
5 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.92%) Project Management
5 1 (1.92%) Service Management
5 1 (1.92%) Information Security
5 1 (1.92%) Logistics
5 1 (1.92%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) SQL
1 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) NVQ Level 3
3 1 (1.92%) MCP
3 1 (1.92%) MCSE
3 1 (1.92%) MCSA
3 1 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (26.92%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.92%) XenApp
1 1 (1.92%) DFS Replication
1 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) SCOM
2 1 (1.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.92%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (1.92%) DameWare
2 1 (1.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (30.77%) Remedy
2 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.77%) Citrix
4 2 (3.85%) Lotus
4 2 (3.85%) Adobe
4 2 (3.85%) Sun
4 2 (3.85%) HP
4 2 (3.85%) LANDesk
5 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.92%) McAfee
5 1 (1.92%) VMware
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco
5 1 (1.92%) Dell
5 1 (1.92%) Apple
5 1 (1.92%) Symantec
5 1 (1.92%) BMC
5 1 (1.92%) Novell
Leicester, Leicestershire
Latcom Ltd
Rate: £15 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Thebes IT
Rate: £60 - £80 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Rate: £120 - £140 per day
Posted: 6 days ago