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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 16 27 14
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 18 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 7.14% 5.92% 10.49%
As % of the System Software category 75.00% 78.26% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
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£190 £146 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.13% -51.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 12
Average hourly rate £10.00 £13.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.93 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.98% -3.33%
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
24 23 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 9.52% 7.57% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 2
Average daily rate £215 £438 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.85% +45.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 14
Average hourly rate £10.44 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £145.30 £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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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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 -1 6 £450 +571.64% 5
Hinckley -2 1 - - 1
Coalville - - - -
Lutterworth - - - -
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 47 (88.68%) Windows
2 31 (58.49%) Microsoft
3 25 (47.17%) Windows 7
4 19 (35.85%) Migration
5 18 (33.96%) MS Office
5 18 (33.96%) MS Excel
6 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (26.42%) PowerShell
8 13 (24.53%) TCP/IP
8 13 (24.53%) Incident Management
9 11 (20.75%) Windows XP
9 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (20.75%) Remedy
10 10 (18.87%) ITIL
11 9 (16.98%) MS Exchange
11 9 (16.98%) WAN
12 8 (15.09%) VBScript
12 8 (15.09%) DNS
12 8 (15.09%) Cisco
12 8 (15.09%) PKI
13 7 (13.21%) Citrix
13 7 (13.21%) Firewall
13 7 (13.21%) Finance
13 7 (13.21%) VMware
13 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (11.32%) LDAP
14 6 (11.32%) LAN
14 6 (11.32%) VoIP
14 6 (11.32%) Kerberos

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 9 (16.98%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.77%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (33.96%) MS Office
1 18 (33.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.53%) TCP/IP
2 9 (16.98%) WAN
3 8 (15.09%) DNS
4 7 (13.21%) Firewall
5 6 (11.32%) IPsec
5 6 (11.32%) Kerberos
5 6 (11.32%) LDAP
5 6 (11.32%) LAN
5 6 (11.32%) VoIP
6 4 (7.55%) Internet
7 2 (3.77%) Network Security
7 2 (3.77%) DHCP
8 1 (1.89%) SAN
8 1 (1.89%) ADSL
8 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.89%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (13.21%) Finance
2 4 (7.55%) Retail
3 3 (5.66%) Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Analyst
2 8 (15.09%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (13.21%) Active Directory Specialist
4 5 (9.43%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (9.43%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Support Technician
5 4 (7.55%) Support Specialist
5 4 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (7.55%) IT Support
6 3 (5.66%) Technical Leader
6 3 (5.66%) Administrator
6 3 (5.66%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.77%) Customer Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Systems Support
7 2 (3.77%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.77%) Network Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Service Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) PKI
2 3 (5.66%) Client/Server
2 3 (5.66%) EPoS
3 2 (3.77%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.89%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 47 (88.68%) Windows
2 25 (47.17%) Windows 7
3 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (20.75%) Windows XP
5 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.66%) Linux
7 2 (3.77%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) Migration
2 13 (24.53%) Incident Management
3 10 (18.87%) ITIL
4 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
5 4 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.66%) Validation
7 2 (3.77%) ITSM
7 2 (3.77%) ERP
8 1 (1.89%) Time Management
8 1 (1.89%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.42%) PowerShell
2 8 (15.09%) VBScript
3 2 (3.77%) VB
4 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.55%) MCSE
3 2 (3.77%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) XenApp
2 3 (5.66%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.89%) XenServer
4 1 (1.89%) vSphere
4 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) SCCM
2 2 (3.77%) Control-M
3 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (58.49%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.75%) Remedy
3 8 (15.09%) Cisco
4 7 (13.21%) VMware
4 7 (13.21%) Citrix
5 5 (9.43%) HP
6 2 (3.77%) Lotus
6 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.89%) Symantec
7 1 (1.89%) Dell
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle
7 1 (1.89%) SAP
7 1 (1.89%) Sophos
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