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 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 20 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 15 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 6.20% 9.75% 9.56%
As % of the System Software category 88.24% 93.10% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 9
Median daily rate £388 £238 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.15% -20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £77 £191 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £253 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 8
Median hourly rate £11.50 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.27 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.50 £15.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
17 29 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 7.02% 10.47% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 12
Median daily rate £375 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £275 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 11
Median hourly rate £11.50 £12.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% -34.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.27 £11.00 £11.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.50 £20.00
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 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 24 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Leicester -7 10 £400 +68.42% 1
Kegworth - 2 £77 -
Hinckley - 1 £375 -
Loughborough - 1 £425 -
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 47 (90.38%) Windows
2 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
2 19 (36.54%) Windows Server
3 14 (26.92%) VMware
3 14 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (25.00%) MS Office
4 13 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (23.08%) Windows XP
5 12 (23.08%) MS Exchange
6 11 (21.15%) Office 365
7 10 (19.23%) ITIL
7 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (19.23%) Banking
8 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (17.31%) WAN
8 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
8 9 (17.31%) Firewall
9 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (15.38%) LAN
9 8 (15.38%) Cisco
9 8 (15.38%) Windows 7
9 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (13.46%) MCSE
10 7 (13.46%) Citrix
11 6 (11.54%) Remedy
11 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
11 6 (11.54%) SharePoint
11 6 (11.54%) DNS
11 6 (11.54%) Finance
12 5 (9.62%) Back Office

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 12 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.54%) SharePoint
3 5 (9.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.77%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (5.77%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.92%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (25.00%) MS Office
2 9 (17.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.15%) Office 365
2 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.85%) IaaS
5 1 (1.92%) IBM PureFlex
5 1 (1.92%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.31%) Firewall
1 9 (17.31%) WAN
2 8 (15.38%) LAN
3 6 (11.54%) DNS
4 5 (9.62%) DHCP
5 4 (7.69%) SAN
6 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.77%) VPN
7 2 (3.85%) Wireless
8 1 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.92%) IPv4
8 1 (1.92%) Network Security
8 1 (1.92%) PBX
8 1 (1.92%) VLAN
8 1 (1.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 10 (19.23%) Banking
2 6 (11.54%) Finance
3 5 (9.62%) Back Office
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Analyst
2 8 (15.38%) Service Analyst
3 7 (13.46%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Support Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Desktop Support
5 5 (9.62%) IT Support
6 4 (7.69%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 4 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
6 4 (7.69%) Support Specialist
6 4 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 3 (5.77%) Access Control Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) IT Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Technical Support Specialist
7 3 (5.77%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.77%) Replication
4 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.85%) CMDB
4 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.92%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 47 (90.38%) Windows
2 19 (36.54%) Windows Server
3 14 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (23.08%) Windows XP
6 8 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 8 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (9.62%) Windows 8
8 4 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (3.85%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.92%) Android
10 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.23%) ITIL
2 5 (9.62%) Time Management
3 4 (7.69%) High Availability
3 4 (7.69%) Migration
3 4 (7.69%) Validation
4 3 (5.77%) Capacity Management
4 3 (5.77%) Incident Management
4 3 (5.77%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.85%) CRM
5 2 (3.85%) IT Governance
5 2 (3.85%) Security Patching
5 2 (3.85%) Server Building
5 2 (3.85%) Software Audit
6 1 (1.92%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (1.92%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 1 (1.92%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.85%) SQL
3 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (13.46%) MCSE
3 2 (3.85%) CCNA
3 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.85%) Degree
3 2 (3.85%) MCP
3 2 (3.85%) MCSA
3 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) CISM
4 1 (1.92%) CISSP
4 1 (1.92%) MCITP
4 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.69%) vSphere
3 3 (5.77%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.85%) XenApp
5 1 (1.92%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) SCCM
1 1 (1.92%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
2 14 (26.92%) VMware
3 8 (15.38%) Cisco
4 7 (13.46%) Citrix
5 6 (11.54%) Remedy
6 5 (9.62%) HP
6 5 (9.62%) IBM
7 4 (7.69%) NetApp
7 4 (7.69%) Sun
8 2 (3.85%) Dell
8 2 (3.85%) Sophos
9 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.92%) Lotus
9 1 (1.92%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.92%) ScanSafe
9 1 (1.92%) Symantec