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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 18 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 25 30 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 6.79% 10.91% 7.94%
As % of the System Software category 71.43% 68.18% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 8
Average daily rate
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£340 £203 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.90% -16.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £141 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £265 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £263
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 7
Average hourly rate £15.25 £11.25 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.55% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £9.35 £8.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.85 £14.00 £19.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £15.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-9.00% +1.69%
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
35 44 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 9.51% 16.00% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 12
Average daily rate £360 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £125 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £378 £281
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
+14.51% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.25 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £9.35 £8.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.55 £14.00 £19.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.13 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.87% -5.14%

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 3 March 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 44 (75.86%) Windows
2 23 (39.66%) Microsoft
3 21 (36.21%) Windows 7
4 13 (22.41%) Windows XP
5 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (20.69%) MS Office
5 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (15.52%) Internet
6 9 (15.52%) MS Exchange
7 8 (13.79%) Linux
7 8 (13.79%) Windows 8
7 8 (13.79%) Lync
8 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (12.07%) Office 365
8 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (12.07%) SQL
8 7 (12.07%) IIS
8 7 (12.07%) Citrix
8 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
9 6 (10.34%) Cisco
9 6 (10.34%) Oracle
9 6 (10.34%) VMware
9 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
10 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
10 5 (8.62%) ADSL
10 5 (8.62%) Broadband
10 5 (8.62%) EMC
10 5 (8.62%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (6.90%) vSphere
11 4 (6.90%) DNS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 9 (15.52%) MS Exchange
2 8 (13.79%) Lync
3 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (12.07%) IIS
4 3 (5.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.72%) Apache
5 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (20.69%) MS Office
2 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.07%) Office 365
2 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.52%) Internet
2 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.62%) ADSL
3 5 (8.62%) Broadband
4 4 (6.90%) DNS
4 4 (6.90%) Firewall
5 3 (5.17%) LAN
5 3 (5.17%) PBX
5 3 (5.17%) WAN
5 3 (5.17%) DHCP
5 3 (5.17%) HTTP
6 1 (1.72%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.72%) VoIP
6 1 (1.72%) VLAN
6 1 (1.72%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (1.72%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Fiddler
1 3 (5.17%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.72%) Marketing
2 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.72%) Electronics
2 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.72%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (22.41%) Support Engineer
2 10 (17.24%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (17.24%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (15.52%) Analyst
4 8 (13.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Desktop Support
5 7 (12.07%) Administrator
6 4 (6.90%) Server Support
6 4 (6.90%) Service Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Server Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) IT Administrator
7 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Server Support Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) Web Services
1 3 (5.17%) XML
1 3 (5.17%) XHTML
1 3 (5.17%) HTML
1 3 (5.17%) .NET
1 3 (5.17%) .NET Framework
1 3 (5.17%) WCF
1 3 (5.17%) REST
2 1 (1.72%) WPF
2 1 (1.72%) SOAP
2 1 (1.72%) ADSI
2 1 (1.72%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Blackberry
1 3 (5.17%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.72%) NHS
2 1 (1.72%) DTV
2 1 (1.72%) Clustering
2 1 (1.72%) PKI
2 1 (1.72%) FMCG
2 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 44 (75.86%) Windows
2 21 (36.21%) Windows 7
3 13 (22.41%) Windows XP
4 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (13.79%) Linux
5 8 (13.79%) Windows 8
6 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.90%) UNIX
7 4 (6.90%) AIX
8 3 (5.17%) Solaris
8 3 (5.17%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (8.62%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (6.90%) ITIL
2 4 (6.90%) Service Management
2 4 (6.90%) Migration
3 3 (5.17%) Project Management
3 3 (5.17%) Mentoring
3 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (3.45%) Supplier Management
4 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2
4 2 (3.45%) SOA
5 1 (1.72%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.72%) Programme Management
5 1 (1.72%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (1.72%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (1.72%) Network Management
5 1 (1.72%) ITIL V3
5 1 (1.72%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.72%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) SQL
2 3 (5.17%) Shell Script
2 3 (5.17%) C#
3 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.72%) Degree
3 1 (1.72%) CCENT
3 1 (1.72%) MCSE
3 1 (1.72%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (6.90%) vSphere
2 2 (3.45%) XenApp
2 2 (3.45%) XenServer
3 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.72%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Tivoli
1 4 (6.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (6.90%) SCCM
2 3 (5.17%) SCOM
2 3 (5.17%) WMI
3 1 (1.72%) WSUS
3 1 (1.72%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 23 (39.66%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.07%) Citrix
3 6 (10.34%) Oracle
3 6 (10.34%) Cisco
3 6 (10.34%) VMware
4 5 (8.62%) EMC
5 3 (5.17%) HP
5 3 (5.17%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.45%) Remedy
7 1 (1.72%) McAfee
7 1 (1.72%) Dell
7 1 (1.72%) SAP
7 1 (1.72%) Veeam
7 1 (1.72%) Lumension