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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 18 27 13
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 14 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.69% 6.05% 7.64%
As % of the System Software category 48.28% 65.38% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 9
Median daily rate £198 £114 £81
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.24% +40.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £98 £73
10% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £219 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 7
Median hourly rate £13.75 £13.50 £10.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +29.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £12.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £15.00 £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%

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
29 26 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 11.79% 9.25% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 19
Median daily rate £245 £185 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.43% -38.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £114 £81
10% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 8
Median hourly rate £13.75 £13.50 £10.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +29.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £12.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £15.00 £18.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire 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 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 21 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 21 February 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
Leicester +3 6 - - 2
Hinckley +1 2 £265 +41.33%
Kegworth -3 1 £130 +14.03%
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 27 (87.10%) Windows
2 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
3 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
4 10 (32.26%) Incident Management
4 10 (32.26%) Windows 7
5 9 (29.03%) Wireless
5 9 (29.03%) Finance
6 8 (25.81%) Financial Institution
6 8 (25.81%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (25.81%) Windows Server
6 8 (25.81%) Chat Support
7 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
8 4 (12.90%) VPN
9 3 (9.68%) Firewall
9 3 (9.68%) VMware
9 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
9 3 (9.68%) Citrix
9 3 (9.68%) HP
9 3 (9.68%) Intel Security
9 3 (9.68%) LAN
9 3 (9.68%) WAN
9 3 (9.68%) ITIL
9 3 (9.68%) Windows 8
9 3 (9.68%) Windows 10
10 2 (6.45%) Mobile Device Management
10 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (6.45%) AirWatch
10 2 (6.45%) Email Filtering

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
2 8 (25.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (6.45%) MS Office
4 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) Wireless
2 4 (12.90%) VPN
3 3 (9.68%) Firewall
3 3 (9.68%) LAN
3 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.68%) WAN
4 2 (6.45%) 3G
4 2 (6.45%) DHCP
4 2 (6.45%) DNS
5 1 (3.23%) ADSL
5 1 (3.23%) BGP
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.23%) EIGRP
5 1 (3.23%) Internet
5 1 (3.23%) MPLS
5 1 (3.23%) OSPF
5 1 (3.23%) SAN
5 1 (3.23%) SNMP
5 1 (3.23%) TACACS
5 1 (3.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) IT Analyst
2 8 (25.81%) Support Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) IT Support
3 7 (22.58%) Service Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) IT Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
7 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) IT Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) IT Security Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Lead Security Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Security Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (87.10%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) Windows 7
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server
4 3 (9.68%) Windows 10
4 3 (9.68%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.45%) Android
5 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Incident Management
2 8 (25.81%) Chat Support
3 3 (9.68%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (6.45%) Data Security
4 2 (6.45%) Email Filtering
4 2 (6.45%) Information Security
4 2 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (6.45%) Migration
4 2 (6.45%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (6.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.23%) ITSM
5 1 (3.23%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (3.23%) Network Management
5 1 (3.23%) Patch Management
5 1 (3.23%) Six Sigma
5 1 (3.23%) Software Audit
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) MCSE
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) MCITP
2 1 (3.23%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.23%) vSphere
2 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) AirWatch
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
1 2 (6.45%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Citrix
2 3 (9.68%) HP
2 3 (9.68%) Intel Security
2 3 (9.68%) VMware
3 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco
3 2 (6.45%) Dell
3 2 (6.45%) Forcepoint
3 2 (6.45%) Sophos
4 1 (3.23%) EMC
4 1 (3.23%) Google
4 1 (3.23%) Kaseya
4 1 (3.23%) Remedy
4 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds