The first table below looks at the demand for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Midlands region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 19 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 4 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.41% 3.17% 2.87%
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 25.93% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
System Software Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
8 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.82% 12.22% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 1
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
Active Directory
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Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Midlands region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Midlands region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Active Directory
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
3 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
4 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (18.18%) DHCP
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (18.18%) SCCM
5 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 2 (18.18%) Network Design
6 1 (9.09%) Change Management
6 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
6 1 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) SLA
6 1 (9.09%) Citrix
6 1 (9.09%) NHS
6 1 (9.09%) MS Office

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Field Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Windows Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
3 5 (45.45%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Network Design
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
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