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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 10 16 24
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 30 38 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 9.38% 8.03% 4.17%
As % of the System Software category 63.83% 56.72% 64.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 3
Average daily rate
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£275 £288 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -6.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £225 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £362 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £280 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 3
Average hourly rate £13.25 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
47 67 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 14.69% 14.16% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 38 7
Average daily rate £350 £300 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -24.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £228 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 4
Average hourly rate £13.25 £13.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.55 £12.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £20.90 £14.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

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 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014, 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 50 (87.72%) Windows
2 28 (49.12%) Microsoft
3 25 (43.86%) Windows XP
4 23 (40.35%) Windows 7
5 21 (36.84%) VMware
6 20 (35.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (29.82%) MS Exchange
8 16 (28.07%) MS Office
9 13 (22.81%) Citrix
9 13 (22.81%) ITIL
10 12 (21.05%) Cisco
11 11 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (19.30%) MS Excel
11 11 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (17.54%) SQL
13 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (15.79%) Hyper-V
14 8 (14.04%) HP
14 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (12.28%) Blackberry
15 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (12.28%) SCCM
16 6 (10.53%) SAN
16 6 (10.53%) Firewall
16 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
17 5 (8.77%) VoIP
18 4 (7.02%) SCOM
18 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2003
18 4 (7.02%) MCITP
18 4 (7.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 17 (29.82%) MS Exchange
2 11 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (7.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.51%) Lync
5 1 (1.75%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 16 (28.07%) MS Office
2 11 (19.30%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.75%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (1.75%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Office 365
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) SAN
1 6 (10.53%) Firewall
2 5 (8.77%) VoIP
3 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.26%) DNS
4 3 (5.26%) WAN
4 3 (5.26%) DHCP
4 3 (5.26%) Wireless
5 2 (3.51%) LAN
5 2 (3.51%) VPN
6 1 (1.75%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.75%) Broadband
6 1 (1.75%) ISDN
6 1 (1.75%) LDAP
6 1 (1.75%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.75%) VLAN
6 1 (1.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Support Engineer
2 15 (26.32%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (21.05%) IT Support
4 11 (19.30%) Analyst
5 10 (17.54%) IT Support Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) Service Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (8.77%) Desktop Support
7 5 (8.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Support Analyst
9 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Technician
9 3 (5.26%) Support Technician
9 3 (5.26%) Rollout Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Server Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 2 (3.51%) Deployment Engineer
10 2 (3.51%) IT Support Analyst
10 2 (3.51%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) EDI
1 1 (1.75%) XML
1 1 (1.75%) ADSI
1 1 (1.75%) X-Windows
1 1 (1.75%) EDIFACT
1 1 (1.75%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.51%) NHS
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) PKI
4 1 (1.75%) Statistics
4 1 (1.75%) Clustering
4 1 (1.75%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 50 (87.72%) Windows
2 25 (43.86%) Windows XP
3 23 (40.35%) Windows 7
4 20 (35.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.26%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.26%) Windows Vista
8 2 (3.51%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.75%) UNIX
9 1 (1.75%) Linux
9 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) ITIL
2 3 (5.26%) Migration
3 2 (3.51%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (3.51%) TOGAF
4 1 (1.75%) Network Management
4 1 (1.75%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (1.75%) ERP
4 1 (1.75%) Project Management
4 1 (1.75%) Service Management
4 1 (1.75%) Information Security Management
4 1 (1.75%) Security Management
4 1 (1.75%) Online Security
4 1 (1.75%) Incident Management
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (1.75%) Asset Management
4 1 (1.75%) Information Security
4 1 (1.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (1.75%) Time Management
4 1 (1.75%) ISMS
4 1 (1.75%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.02%) MCITP
2 4 (7.02%) MCSE
2 4 (7.02%) MCP
3 3 (5.26%) MCSA
3 3 (5.26%) MCDST
3 3 (5.26%) MCTS
4 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) CCNP
5 1 (1.75%) CCNA
5 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (19.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (15.79%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.75%) vSphere
3 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (1.75%) XenApp
3 1 (1.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) SCCM
2 4 (7.02%) SCOM
3 2 (3.51%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (49.12%) Microsoft
2 21 (36.84%) VMware
3 13 (22.81%) Citrix
4 12 (21.05%) Cisco
5 8 (14.04%) HP
6 3 (5.26%) Dell
7 2 (3.51%) Symantec
7 2 (3.51%) NetApp
7 2 (3.51%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.75%) SAP
8 1 (1.75%) EMC
8 1 (1.75%) Sophos
8 1 (1.75%) Websense
8 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds