The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 34 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 18 29 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 4.11% 8.06% 10.75%
As % of the System Software category 52.94% 70.73% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Average daily rate £205 £340 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.70% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £325 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £362 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 8
Average hourly rate £11.15 £15.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.06% +12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.90 £11.15 £9.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £16.50 £16.51
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
Active Directory
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottingham region.

System Software Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
34 41 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 7.76% 11.39% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 12
Average daily rate £250 £370 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.43% -1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £325 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £550 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 8
Average hourly rate £12.58 £15.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.87% +14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £11.32 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £18.10 £16.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 49 (76.56%) Windows
2 33 (51.56%) Microsoft
3 28 (43.75%) VMware
4 22 (34.38%) Windows Server
5 21 (32.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (29.69%) Windows XP
7 18 (28.13%) Cisco
7 18 (28.13%) Citrix
8 15 (23.44%) MS Exchange
9 13 (20.31%) MS Office
10 12 (18.75%) SQL
10 12 (18.75%) TCP/IP
10 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
10 12 (18.75%) SAN
11 11 (17.19%) vSphere
11 11 (17.19%) Office 365
11 11 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (15.63%) Windows 7
12 10 (15.63%) Data Centre
12 10 (15.63%) DHCP
12 10 (15.63%) ITIL
13 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (14.06%) Firewall
13 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
15 7 (10.94%) Cisco Certification
15 7 (10.94%) CCNA
15 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
15 7 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2010
16 6 (9.38%) Hyper-V

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 15 (23.44%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (4.69%) IIS
4 3 (4.69%) JBoss
4 3 (4.69%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.13%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (20.31%) MS Office
2 12 (18.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Advent Geneva
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.19%) Office 365
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.75%) SAN
1 12 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 10 (15.63%) DHCP
3 9 (14.06%) Firewall
4 6 (9.38%) DNS
5 5 (7.81%) VoIP
6 4 (6.25%) Converged Networks
6 4 (6.25%) LAN
6 4 (6.25%) Network Security
6 4 (6.25%) VPN
6 4 (6.25%) WAN
6 4 (6.25%) Wireless
7 3 (4.69%) LDAP
8 2 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (3.13%) iSCSI
8 2 (3.13%) SMTP
9 1 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.56%) NAS
9 1 (1.56%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) DB2
2 3 (4.69%) MySQL
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.56%) DTS
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (7.81%) Retail
2 1 (1.56%) Legal
2 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (23.44%) 2nd Line Support
2 14 (21.88%) Support Engineer
3 13 (20.31%) IT Support
4 8 (12.50%) Analyst
5 7 (10.94%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (10.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 5 (7.81%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (7.81%) Desktop Support
7 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 4 (6.25%) Architect
8 4 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) SAN Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) SAN Support
8 4 (6.25%) Service Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Support Technician
8 4 (6.25%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) Middleware
2 1 (1.56%) .NET
2 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.56%) CSS
2 1 (1.56%) REST
2 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.81%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.69%) Public Cloud
3 3 (4.69%) Web 2.0
4 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.13%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) Replication
5 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.56%) User Experience
5 1 (1.56%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 49 (76.56%) Windows
2 22 (34.38%) Windows Server
3 21 (32.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (29.69%) Windows XP
5 10 (15.63%) Windows 7
6 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (7.81%) Unix
8 3 (4.69%) AIX
8 3 (4.69%) Linux
8 3 (4.69%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (3.13%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.56%) Solaris
10 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.63%) ITIL
2 8 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (7.81%) Migration
4 4 (6.25%) ERP
5 3 (4.69%) Converged Infrastructure
5 3 (4.69%) DevOps
5 3 (4.69%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (4.69%) TOGAF
6 2 (3.13%) Identity Management
6 2 (3.13%) People Management
7 1 (1.56%) Application Packaging
7 1 (1.56%) Business Analysis
7 1 (1.56%) MVC
7 1 (1.56%) Network Design
7 1 (1.56%) Presales
7 1 (1.56%) SDLC
7 1 (1.56%) Server Building
7 1 (1.56%) Software Licensing
7 1 (1.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.75%) SQL
2 3 (4.69%) Java
3 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.56%) C#
4 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) CCNA
1 7 (10.94%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (3.13%) CCNP
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) Degree
4 1 (1.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) COBIT
1 3 (4.69%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (17.19%) vSphere
2 6 (9.38%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.69%) XenApp
4 2 (3.13%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) SCCM
2 2 (3.13%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.56%) SCOM
3 1 (1.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 33 (51.56%) Microsoft
2 28 (43.75%) VMware
3 18 (28.13%) Cisco
3 18 (28.13%) Citrix
4 6 (9.38%) NetApp
5 5 (7.81%) Dell
5 5 (7.81%) EMC
5 5 (7.81%) HP
6 4 (6.25%) Remedy
6 4 (6.25%) Symantec
7 3 (4.69%) IBM
7 3 (4.69%) Juniper
7 3 (4.69%) Oracle
7 3 (4.69%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.13%) Apple
8 2 (3.13%) F5
8 2 (3.13%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.56%) Becrypt
9 1 (1.56%) Facebook
9 1 (1.56%) Twitter