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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 26 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 20 28 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 4.74% 8.92% 10.14%
As % of the System Software category 58.82% 65.12% 65.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
Average daily rate
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£305 £135 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.92% -50.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £110 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £306 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 12
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.50 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +14.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.00 £11.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £14.50 £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £14.50
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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 43 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 8.06% 13.69% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 10
Average daily rate £325 £256 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.82% -38.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £110 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £415 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 19
Average hourly rate £19.25 £13.50 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.59% -39.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £14.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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
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 22 May 2015.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Nottingham

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 22 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 42 (85.71%) Windows
2 25 (51.02%) Windows 7
3 18 (36.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
5 13 (26.53%) Office 365
6 11 (22.45%) VMware
6 11 (22.45%) MS Exchange
7 10 (20.41%) Windows XP
8 9 (18.37%) ITIL
8 9 (18.37%) SCCM
8 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (16.33%) WAN
9 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (14.29%) Citrix
10 7 (14.29%) MS Office
10 7 (14.29%) Migration
10 7 (14.29%) Windows 8
11 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (10.20%) DNS
12 5 (10.20%) SQL
12 5 (10.20%) LAN
12 5 (10.20%) Firewall
12 5 (10.20%) Lync
13 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
13 4 (8.16%) ITIL V3
13 4 (8.16%) VLAN
13 4 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (8.16%) VoIP
13 4 (8.16%) MCSE

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 11 (22.45%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.20%) Lync
3 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (6.12%) IIS
4 3 (6.12%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) MS Office
2 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (26.53%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) SaaS
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) WAN
2 5 (10.20%) DNS
2 5 (10.20%) LAN
2 5 (10.20%) Firewall
3 4 (8.16%) VLAN
3 4 (8.16%) VoIP
3 4 (8.16%) Internet
3 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.12%) DHCP
4 3 (6.12%) PBX
5 2 (4.08%) Wireless
5 2 (4.08%) SAN
5 2 (4.08%) HTTP
6 1 (2.04%) MPLS
6 1 (2.04%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.04%) LDAP
6 1 (2.04%) ADSL
6 1 (2.04%) Broadband
6 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.04%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) SoapUI
1 2 (4.08%) Fiddler
General
1 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Support Engineer
2 12 (24.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 12 (24.49%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (16.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 7 (14.29%) Server Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 6 (12.24%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Server Support Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Server Support
5 6 (12.24%) Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Service Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Administrator
6 5 (10.20%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Server Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (6.12%) Deployment Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) REST
1 2 (4.08%) WCF
1 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
1 2 (4.08%) XHTML
1 2 (4.08%) .NET
1 2 (4.08%) HTML
1 2 (4.08%) Web Services
1 2 (4.08%) XML
2 1 (2.04%) X-Windows
2 1 (2.04%) SOAP
2 1 (2.04%) ADSI
2 1 (2.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.08%) Clustering
3 1 (2.04%) NHS
3 1 (2.04%) Replication
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) PKI
3 1 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 42 (85.71%) Windows
2 25 (51.02%) Windows 7
3 18 (36.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (20.41%) Windows XP
5 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (14.29%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.08%) UNIX
9 1 (2.04%) AIX
9 1 (2.04%) Solaris
9 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) ITIL
2 7 (14.29%) Migration
3 4 (8.16%) ITIL V3
3 4 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (8.16%) Project Management
4 3 (6.12%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.08%) Software Delivery
5 2 (4.08%) Line Management
5 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.04%) SOA
6 1 (2.04%) Validation
6 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.04%) Service Management
6 1 (2.04%) PDM
6 1 (2.04%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (2.04%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.04%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.04%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) C#
3 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.16%) MCSE
3 3 (6.12%) MCITP
4 2 (4.08%) MCSA
4 2 (4.08%) CCNP
4 2 (4.08%) CCNA
4 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.04%) CISSP
5 1 (2.04%) MCP
5 1 (2.04%) Degree
5 1 (2.04%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.08%) vSphere
3 1 (2.04%) XenApp
3 1 (2.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (18.37%) SCCM
2 2 (4.08%) WMI
3 1 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.45%) VMware
3 7 (14.29%) Citrix
4 4 (8.16%) Cisco
5 3 (6.12%) HP
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle
6 2 (4.08%) Juniper
7 1 (2.04%) McAfee
7 1 (2.04%) IBM
7 1 (2.04%) Dell
7 1 (2.04%) EMC
7 1 (2.04%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.04%) Veeam
7 1 (2.04%) F5
7 1 (2.04%) Lumension
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