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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 25 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 19 19 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 6.44% 7.14% 10.64%
As % of the System Software category 70.37% 61.29% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 6
Average daily rate £115 £86 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.91% -68.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £75 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £325 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 14
Average hourly rate £13.50 £10.44 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -19.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
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
27 31 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 9.15% 11.65% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 8
Average daily rate £115 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £80 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £360 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 15
Average hourly rate £13.50 £11.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -25.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £20.00 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 7 £300 -7.69%
Kegworth +3 6 £114 +52.00%
Hinckley +2 2 £188 -
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 36 (87.80%) Windows
2 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
3 18 (43.90%) MS Exchange
4 16 (39.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (34.15%) VMware
6 13 (31.71%) HP
6 13 (31.71%) PowerShell
7 12 (29.27%) SAN
7 12 (29.27%) Windows XP
8 11 (26.83%) MS Excel
8 11 (26.83%) TCP/IP
8 11 (26.83%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (24.39%) SharePoint
9 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
9 10 (24.39%) Blackberry
9 10 (24.39%) EMC
9 10 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (21.95%) Windows 8
10 9 (21.95%) IBM
10 9 (21.95%) IIS
10 9 (21.95%) MS Office
10 9 (21.95%) SCCM
11 8 (19.51%) Change Management
11 8 (19.51%) Clustering
11 8 (19.51%) Dell
11 8 (19.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (19.51%) Hyper-V
12 7 (17.07%) Mentoring

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 18 (43.90%) MS Exchange
2 10 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (24.39%) SharePoint
3 9 (21.95%) IIS
4 8 (19.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (17.07%) IBM Notes
6 5 (12.20%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (7.32%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (26.83%) MS Excel
2 9 (21.95%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) IBM PureFlex
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) SAN
2 11 (26.83%) TCP/IP
3 6 (14.63%) Firewall
4 5 (12.20%) DNS
4 5 (12.20%) VPN
5 3 (7.32%) LAN
5 3 (7.32%) WAN
6 2 (4.88%) DHCP
6 2 (4.88%) IPv4
6 2 (4.88%) PBX
6 2 (4.88%) VLAN
6 2 (4.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Capybara
1 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
1 7 (17.07%) Retail
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.44%) Back Office
4 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Analyst
2 10 (24.39%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Security Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) IT Support
4 7 (17.07%) Senior Security Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (14.63%) Support Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Support Analyst
7 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (9.76%) Desktop Support
7 4 (9.76%) IT Analyst
7 4 (9.76%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Migration Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Service Analyst
8 3 (7.32%) Systems Support
9 2 (4.88%) Field Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
1 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.44%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Blackberry
2 8 (19.51%) Clustering
3 2 (4.88%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.88%) Replication
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.44%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.44%) Fintech
4 1 (2.44%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 36 (87.80%) Windows
2 16 (39.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (29.27%) Windows XP
5 9 (21.95%) Windows 8
6 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (12.20%) Apple iOS
7 5 (12.20%) Windows 10
7 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
8 4 (9.76%) Windows 7
9 3 (7.32%) Linux
10 2 (4.88%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (2.44%) Unix
11 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (19.51%) Change Management
3 7 (17.07%) Data Protection
3 7 (17.07%) Incident Management
3 7 (17.07%) Mentoring
3 7 (17.07%) Problem Management
4 5 (12.20%) ITIL
4 5 (12.20%) Migration
5 3 (7.32%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.88%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.88%) Logistics
6 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.88%) Software Licensing
6 2 (4.88%) Time Management
6 2 (4.88%) Web Filtering
7 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.44%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.44%) CRM
7 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.44%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.20%) VBScript
3 2 (4.88%) Ruby
4 1 (2.44%) C#
4 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.44%) PHP
4 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) CCNA
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.44%) MCSA
3 1 (2.44%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (17.07%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (19.51%) Hyper-V
3 5 (12.20%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.44%) RACF
5 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) SCCM
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.44%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.44%) SCOM
3 1 (2.44%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
2 14 (34.15%) VMware
3 13 (31.71%) HP
4 10 (24.39%) EMC
5 9 (21.95%) IBM
6 8 (19.51%) Dell
7 7 (17.07%) Altiris
7 7 (17.07%) Lotus
8 6 (14.63%) Citrix
9 2 (4.88%) Cisco
10 1 (2.44%) Nuix
10 1 (2.44%) Oracle
10 1 (2.44%) Remedy
Leicestershire
Lorien Resourcing
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