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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 15 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 17 27 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 6.61% 10.11% 13.62%
As % of the System Software category 68.00% 79.41% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
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£203 £270 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.81% -30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £270
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 17
Average hourly rate £10.44 £13.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.69% -31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.15 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -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
25 34 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 9.73% 12.73% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 5
Average daily rate £306 £419 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.86% +7.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £78 £189 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £475 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 23
Average hourly rate £10.44 £14.75 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.22% -51.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.45 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £42.10 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -9 7 £325 +20.37% 9
Loughborough - 4 - - 1
Hinckley -3 1 - -
Coalville - - - -
Lutterworth - - - -
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 43 (93.48%) Windows
2 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 18 (39.13%) Windows 7
4 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (30.43%) TCP/IP
5 14 (30.43%) MS Office
5 14 (30.43%) Migration
6 13 (28.26%) MS Excel
7 12 (26.09%) Incident Management
8 11 (23.91%) WAN
8 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (21.74%) LAN
9 10 (21.74%) PowerShell
10 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (19.57%) MS Exchange
10 9 (19.57%) Cisco
10 9 (19.57%) DNS
10 9 (19.57%) Firewall
11 8 (17.39%) VMware
11 8 (17.39%) Remedy
12 7 (15.22%) Windows XP
12 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
13 6 (13.04%) VoIP
13 6 (13.04%) Citrix
13 6 (13.04%) PKI
14 5 (10.87%) Windows 2000 Server
14 5 (10.87%) XenApp
14 5 (10.87%) Kerberos
14 5 (10.87%) LDAP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (19.57%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.35%) IBM Notes
4 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (30.43%) MS Office
2 13 (28.26%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (30.43%) TCP/IP
2 11 (23.91%) WAN
3 10 (21.74%) LAN
4 9 (19.57%) DNS
4 9 (19.57%) Firewall
5 6 (13.04%) VoIP
6 5 (10.87%) Kerberos
6 5 (10.87%) LDAP
6 5 (10.87%) IPsec
7 3 (6.52%) Internet
8 2 (4.35%) DHCP
8 2 (4.35%) Network Security
9 1 (2.17%) iSCSI
9 1 (2.17%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (2.17%) ADSL
9 1 (2.17%) SAN
9 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
1 4 (8.70%) Retail
2 3 (6.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Analyst
2 9 (19.57%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (10.87%) Active Directory Specialist
3 5 (10.87%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (10.87%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (8.70%) Support Specialist
5 3 (6.52%) IT Support
5 3 (6.52%) Technical Leader
5 3 (6.52%) Service Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Network Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Support Technician
6 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Technician
7 1 (2.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (2.17%) Active Directory Consultant
7 1 (2.17%) Citrix Specialist
7 1 (2.17%) Senior Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) PKI
2 3 (6.52%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.52%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.52%) EPoS
2 3 (6.52%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 43 (93.48%) Windows
2 18 (39.13%) Windows 7
3 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (15.22%) Windows XP
6 5 (10.87%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (6.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Migration
2 12 (26.09%) Incident Management
3 5 (10.87%) ITIL
4 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.52%) Validation
6 2 (4.35%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (2.17%) Time Management
7 1 (2.17%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.17%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.87%) VBScript
3 2 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.70%) MCSE
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) MCTS
3 1 (2.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) XenApp
2 4 (8.70%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.52%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.17%) vSphere
4 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) SCCM
2 2 (4.35%) Control-M
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.57%) Cisco
3 8 (17.39%) VMware
3 8 (17.39%) Remedy
4 6 (13.04%) Citrix
5 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.35%) HP
5 2 (4.35%) Lotus
6 1 (2.17%) Dell
6 1 (2.17%) Symantec
Leicester, Leicestershire
networx
Rate: £27,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago