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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 21 22 30
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 20 32 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 4.91% 6.46% 3.32%
As % of the System Software category 45.45% 55.17% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £228 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -37.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £115 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £320 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £285
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 4
Average hourly rate £12.08 £13.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.11% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
44 58 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 10.81% 11.72% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 8
Average daily rate £425 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £143 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £388 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 5
Average hourly rate £12.08 £13.00 £13.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.11% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £10.45 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £13.95 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.92 £15.38 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+10.04% -0.80%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 43 (75.44%) Windows
2 30 (52.63%) Microsoft
3 20 (35.09%) Windows XP
4 19 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (28.07%) MS Exchange
6 16 (28.07%) MS Office
6 16 (28.07%) VMware
7 11 (19.30%) Cisco
7 11 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (17.54%) Citrix
8 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
9 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (15.79%) Hyper-V
10 8 (14.04%) ITIL
10 8 (14.04%) SQL
10 8 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
11 6 (10.53%) SCCM
11 6 (10.53%) SCOM
11 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
11 6 (10.53%) HP
12 5 (8.77%) Internet
12 5 (8.77%) SAN
12 5 (8.77%) Blackberry
12 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
12 5 (8.77%) Lync
12 5 (8.77%) Windows 8

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 16 (28.07%) MS Exchange
2 11 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.77%) Lync
4 3 (5.26%) IIS
4 3 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 16 (28.07%) MS Office
2 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.75%) CATIA
3 1 (1.75%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) SAN
1 5 (8.77%) Internet
2 4 (7.02%) Firewall
2 4 (7.02%) VoIP
3 3 (5.26%) PBX
3 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.51%) DNS
4 2 (3.51%) Wireless
4 2 (3.51%) ADSL
4 2 (3.51%) Broadband
4 2 (3.51%) LAN
4 2 (3.51%) WAN
4 2 (3.51%) DHCP
5 1 (1.75%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.75%) LDAP
5 1 (1.75%) VPN
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 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.51%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.75%) Marketing
3 1 (1.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (24.56%) 2nd Line Support
2 13 (22.81%) Support Engineer
3 12 (21.05%) Analyst
4 10 (17.54%) IT Support
5 8 (14.04%) IT Support Engineer
6 7 (12.28%) Service Analyst
6 7 (12.28%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Desktop Support
7 4 (7.02%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Administrator
7 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.26%) Architect
8 3 (5.26%) Server Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) IT Administrator
9 2 (3.51%) IT Support Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Support Technician
9 2 (3.51%) Rollout Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.51%) NHS
4 1 (1.75%) FMCG
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) DTV
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Clustering
4 1 (1.75%) PKI
4 1 (1.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 43 (75.44%) Windows
2 20 (35.09%) Windows XP
3 19 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (8.77%) Windows 8
8 4 (7.02%) UNIX
9 3 (5.26%) Linux
10 2 (3.51%) Windows 2000
10 2 (3.51%) Solaris
10 2 (3.51%) Ubuntu
10 2 (3.51%) Windows Vista
10 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.04%) ITIL
2 2 (3.51%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (3.51%) TOGAF
3 1 (1.75%) Incident Management
3 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (1.75%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (1.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (1.75%) Time Management
3 1 (1.75%) ISMS
3 1 (1.75%) Network Management
3 1 (1.75%) Software Licensing
3 1 (1.75%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.75%) Project Management
3 1 (1.75%) Service Management
3 1 (1.75%) Information Security Management
3 1 (1.75%) Security Management
3 1 (1.75%) Migration
3 1 (1.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (1.75%) Information Security
3 1 (1.75%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) SQL
2 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
2 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.26%) MCP
4 2 (3.51%) MCSE
4 2 (3.51%) MCSA
4 2 (3.51%) MCDST
4 2 (3.51%) MCTS
4 2 (3.51%) MCITP
5 1 (1.75%) Degree
5 1 (1.75%) CCNP
5 1 (1.75%) CCNA
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (15.79%) Hyper-V
2 8 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.51%) XenServer
3 2 (3.51%) vSphere
4 1 (1.75%) XenApp
4 1 (1.75%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) SCCM
1 6 (10.53%) SCOM
2 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 16 (28.07%) VMware
3 11 (19.30%) Cisco
4 10 (17.54%) Citrix
5 6 (10.53%) HP
6 3 (5.26%) EMC
7 2 (3.51%) MobileIron
7 2 (3.51%) Dell
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle
7 2 (3.51%) NetApp
7 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.51%) Symantec
8 1 (1.75%) Remedy
8 1 (1.75%) Websense
8 1 (1.75%) SAP
8 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds