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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 21 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 26 35 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 6.05% 10.61% 8.47%
As % of the System Software category 66.67% 68.63% 65.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 4
Average daily rate
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£165 £125 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -48.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £110 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £278 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £270
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 9
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.25 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.84% +15.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £10.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.40 £14.50 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
39 51 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 9.07% 15.45% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 9
Average daily rate £336 £163 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+106.91% -42.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £110 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £394 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.34% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.13 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -52.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £10.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £14.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Nottingham

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 47 (83.93%) Windows
2 26 (46.43%) Windows 7
3 20 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
5 13 (23.21%) Office 365
6 12 (21.43%) Windows XP
6 12 (21.43%) MS Exchange
7 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (19.64%) VMware
7 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (17.86%) MS Office
9 9 (16.07%) ITIL
9 9 (16.07%) SCCM
10 8 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (14.29%) Windows 8
10 8 (14.29%) Citrix
10 8 (14.29%) WAN
11 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (12.50%) SQL
11 7 (12.50%) Migration
12 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
12 6 (10.71%) DNS
12 6 (10.71%) Lync
13 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (8.93%) Cisco
13 5 (8.93%) Project Management
13 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
13 5 (8.93%) LAN
13 5 (8.93%) Firewall
14 4 (7.14%) VLAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 12 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.71%) Lync
3 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (7.14%) IIS
5 3 (5.36%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (5.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.79%) Apache
6 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (17.86%) MS Office
2 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (23.21%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.79%) SaaS
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) WAN
2 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
2 6 (10.71%) DNS
3 5 (8.93%) LAN
3 5 (8.93%) Firewall
4 4 (7.14%) VLAN
4 4 (7.14%) DHCP
4 4 (7.14%) VoIP
5 3 (5.36%) HTTP
5 3 (5.36%) Internet
5 3 (5.36%) PBX
6 2 (3.57%) Wireless
6 2 (3.57%) ADSL
6 2 (3.57%) Broadband
7 1 (1.79%) NAS
7 1 (1.79%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (1.79%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.79%) SAN
7 1 (1.79%) MPLS
7 1 (1.79%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) SoapUI
1 3 (5.36%) Fiddler
General
1 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (1.79%) Retail
1 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Support Engineer
2 14 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 13 (23.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 10 (17.86%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (12.50%) Desktop Support
5 7 (12.50%) Analyst
5 7 (12.50%) Server Support
5 7 (12.50%) Server Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Server Support Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Administrator
6 6 (10.71%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 6 (10.71%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Service Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) Server Administrator
8 3 (5.36%) Deployment Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) REST
1 3 (5.36%) .NET
1 3 (5.36%) HTML
1 3 (5.36%) Web Services
1 3 (5.36%) XML
1 3 (5.36%) XHTML
1 3 (5.36%) .NET Framework
1 3 (5.36%) WCF
2 1 (1.79%) ADSI
2 1 (1.79%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.79%) SOAP
2 1 (1.79%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) NHS
3 1 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 47 (83.93%) Windows
2 26 (46.43%) Windows 7
3 20 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (21.43%) Windows XP
5 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.57%) Linux
8 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.79%) UNIX
8 1 (1.79%) AIX
8 1 (1.79%) Solaris
8 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.07%) ITIL
2 7 (12.50%) Migration
3 5 (8.93%) Project Management
4 4 (7.14%) ITIL V3
4 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 3 (5.36%) Software Delivery
5 3 (5.36%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.57%) Service Management
6 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.57%) Supplier Management
6 2 (3.57%) SOA
6 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.57%) Line Management
7 1 (1.79%) SIEM
7 1 (1.79%) Change Control
7 1 (1.79%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.79%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) C#
3 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.14%) MCSE
3 3 (5.36%) MCITP
4 2 (3.57%) Degree
4 2 (3.57%) MCSA
4 2 (3.57%) CCNP
4 2 (3.57%) CCNA
4 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.79%) MCP
5 1 (1.79%) CCENT
5 1 (1.79%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.36%) vSphere
3 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.57%) XenApp
4 1 (1.79%) XenServer
4 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) SCCM
2 3 (5.36%) WMI
3 1 (1.79%) SCOM
3 1 (1.79%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
2 11 (19.64%) VMware
3 8 (14.29%) Citrix
4 5 (8.93%) Cisco
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle
5 4 (7.14%) HP
6 2 (3.57%) Juniper
6 2 (3.57%) EMC
7 1 (1.79%) Veeam
7 1 (1.79%) F5
7 1 (1.79%) Lumension
7 1 (1.79%) Dell
7 1 (1.79%) IBM
7 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.79%) Remedy
7 1 (1.79%) McAfee
7 1 (1.79%) LANDesk