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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 15 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 18 21 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 7.50% 7.05% 10.31%
As % of the System Software category 90.00% 84.00% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 3
Median daily rate £320 £238 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.73% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £79 £113 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £300 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 9
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £10.60 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £14.55 £23.00
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
20 25 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 8.33% 8.39% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 3
Median daily rate £375 £250 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £82 £180 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 11
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -36.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £10.60 £10.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £14.55 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -2 8 £388 +55.00% 2
Kegworth - 6 £82 -
Hinckley - 2 £320 -
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 45 (90.00%) Windows
2 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 19 (38.00%) Windows Server
4 13 (26.00%) MS Excel
4 13 (26.00%) VMware
4 13 (26.00%) Office 365
5 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (22.00%) MS Office
6 11 (22.00%) MS Exchange
6 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (20.00%) Cisco
7 10 (20.00%) ITIL
8 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (18.00%) Finance
8 9 (18.00%) Banking
9 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (16.00%) Windows XP
9 8 (16.00%) WAN
10 7 (14.00%) LAN
10 7 (14.00%) Citrix
10 7 (14.00%) Firewall
10 7 (14.00%) Incident Management
11 6 (12.00%) Wireless
11 6 (12.00%) Windows 7
11 6 (12.00%) PowerShell
11 6 (12.00%) DNS
11 6 (12.00%) MCSE
12 5 (10.00%) DHCP
12 5 (10.00%) SQL Server

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 11 (22.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (6.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (26.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (22.00%) MS Office
3 4 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.00%) Office 365
2 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.00%) IaaS
5 1 (2.00%) Google Apps
5 1 (2.00%) Mimecast
5 1 (2.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.00%) WAN
2 7 (14.00%) Firewall
2 7 (14.00%) LAN
3 6 (12.00%) DNS
3 6 (12.00%) Wireless
4 5 (10.00%) DHCP
5 3 (6.00%) SAN
5 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.00%) VPN
6 2 (4.00%) VoIP
7 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.00%) Network Security
7 1 (2.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (18.00%) Banking
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Back Office
2 4 (8.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Analyst
2 11 (22.00%) Service Analyst
3 9 (18.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (16.00%) IT Analyst
5 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
7 5 (10.00%) Support Specialist
8 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 4 (8.00%) Technical Specialist
8 4 (8.00%) Technical Support
8 4 (8.00%) Technical Support Specialist
8 4 (8.00%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (6.00%) Access Control Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) Desktop Support
9 3 (6.00%) IT Support
9 3 (6.00%) Wintel Engineer
10 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 2 (4.00%) Storage Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (6.00%) CMDB
1 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (6.00%) Replication
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 45 (90.00%) Windows
2 19 (38.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (16.00%) Windows XP
6 6 (12.00%) Windows 7
7 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
8 2 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.00%) Android
9 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.00%) ITIL
2 7 (14.00%) Incident Management
3 5 (10.00%) High Availability
3 5 (10.00%) Migration
4 4 (8.00%) Time Management
4 4 (8.00%) Validation
5 3 (6.00%) Capacity Management
5 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.00%) Security Patching
5 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.00%) IT Governance
6 2 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.00%) Server Building
6 2 (4.00%) Software Audit
7 1 (2.00%) Information Security
7 1 (2.00%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (12.00%) MCSE
3 2 (4.00%) CCNA
3 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.00%) Degree
3 2 (4.00%) MCP
4 1 (2.00%) CCNP
4 1 (2.00%) CISM
4 1 (2.00%) CISSP
4 1 (2.00%) MCITP
4 1 (2.00%) MCSA
4 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.00%) vSphere
3 4 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (4.00%) XenApp
5 1 (2.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.00%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (26.00%) VMware
3 10 (20.00%) Cisco
4 7 (14.00%) Citrix
5 5 (10.00%) HP
5 5 (10.00%) NetApp
5 5 (10.00%) Remedy
6 4 (8.00%) IBM
6 4 (8.00%) Sun
7 2 (4.00%) Dell
7 2 (4.00%) Sophos
8 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.00%) Google
8 1 (2.00%) Lotus
8 1 (2.00%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.00%) ScanSafe
8 1 (2.00%) Symantec