The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 13 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 34 32 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 8.10% 10.32% 9.78%
As % of the System Software category 75.56% 71.11% 83.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 12
Average daily rate
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£333 £203 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.19% -21.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £141 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £265 £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £263
% change year-on-year
+15.60% -1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 10
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £11.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +17.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £9.40 £8.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £14.00 £19.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £14.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.45% -1.66%
Active Directory
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottinghamshire region.

System Software Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
45 45 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 10.71% 14.52% 11.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 17
Average daily rate £350 £350 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +32.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £125 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £378 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £315
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 10
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £11.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +17.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £9.40 £8.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £14.00 £19.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Nottinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Nottinghamshire region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Nottinghamshire region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -13 27 £340 +67.90% 4
Mansfield - 1 - - 1
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 56 (80.00%) Windows
2 26 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 26 (37.14%) Windows 7
3 18 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (24.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (24.29%) MS Office
4 17 (24.29%) Windows XP
5 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (17.14%) MS Exchange
7 11 (15.71%) TCP/IP
8 10 (14.29%) Internet
9 9 (12.86%) DNS
9 9 (12.86%) Lync
9 9 (12.86%) Windows 8
10 8 (11.43%) VMware
10 8 (11.43%) DHCP
10 8 (11.43%) Linux
11 7 (10.00%) SQL
11 7 (10.00%) IIS
11 7 (10.00%) Citrix
11 7 (10.00%) Office 365
11 7 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 6 (8.57%) Migration
12 6 (8.57%) SCCM
12 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
12 6 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (8.57%) Cisco
12 6 (8.57%) EMC
12 6 (8.57%) Oracle
12 6 (8.57%) MS Excel

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 (17.14%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.86%) Lync
3 7 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (10.00%) IIS
4 5 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.43%) Apache
5 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (24.29%) MS Office
2 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.71%) TCP/IP
2 10 (14.29%) Internet
3 9 (12.86%) DNS
4 8 (11.43%) DHCP
5 6 (8.57%) ADSL
5 6 (8.57%) Broadband
6 5 (7.14%) Firewall
7 4 (5.71%) LAN
7 4 (5.71%) WAN
8 3 (4.29%) HTTP
8 3 (4.29%) PBX
8 3 (4.29%) SAN
9 1 (1.43%) VLAN
9 1 (1.43%) Asterisk PBX
9 1 (1.43%) VoIP
9 1 (1.43%) Kerberos
9 1 (1.43%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Fiddler
1 3 (4.29%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.43%) Marketing
2 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.43%) Electronics
2 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (22.86%) Support Engineer
2 11 (15.71%) 3rd Line Support
2 11 (15.71%) 2nd Line Support
2 11 (15.71%) Analyst
3 9 (12.86%) Server Engineer
3 9 (12.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 7 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 7 (10.00%) Administrator
5 6 (8.57%) Service Analyst
5 6 (8.57%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) Server Support
7 4 (5.71%) Deployment Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 4 (5.71%) Server Support Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) IT Support
8 3 (4.29%) IT Administrator
8 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (4.29%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) Web Services
1 3 (4.29%) XML
1 3 (4.29%) XHTML
1 3 (4.29%) HTML
1 3 (4.29%) .NET
1 3 (4.29%) .NET Framework
1 3 (4.29%) WCF
1 3 (4.29%) REST
2 1 (1.43%) WPF
2 1 (1.43%) SOAP
2 1 (1.43%) ADSI
2 1 (1.43%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.29%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.43%) NHS
3 1 (1.43%) DTV
3 1 (1.43%) Clustering
3 1 (1.43%) PKI
3 1 (1.43%) FMCG
3 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 56 (80.00%) Windows
2 26 (37.14%) Windows 7
3 18 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (24.29%) Windows XP
4 17 (24.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (12.86%) Windows 8
7 8 (11.43%) Linux
8 4 (5.71%) AIX
8 4 (5.71%) UNIX
9 3 (4.29%) Solaris
9 3 (4.29%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.86%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (8.57%) Migration
2 5 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (5.71%) Service Management
3 4 (5.71%) ITIL
4 3 (4.29%) Project Management
4 3 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (4.29%) Mentoring
5 2 (2.86%) Supplier Management
5 2 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2
5 2 (2.86%) SOA
6 1 (1.43%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.43%) Programme Management
6 1 (1.43%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (1.43%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (1.43%) Network Management
6 1 (1.43%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.43%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.43%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.43%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.00%) SQL
2 3 (4.29%) Shell Script
2 3 (4.29%) C#
3 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.43%) Degree
3 1 (1.43%) CCENT
3 1 (1.43%) MCSE
3 1 (1.43%) MCSA
3 1 (1.43%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.71%) vSphere
3 3 (4.29%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.86%) XenApp
4 2 (2.86%) XenServer
4 2 (2.86%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.43%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.43%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) SCCM
2 4 (5.71%) Tivoli
2 4 (5.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (4.29%) WMI
3 3 (4.29%) SCOM
4 1 (1.43%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.43%) VMware
3 7 (10.00%) Citrix
4 6 (8.57%) Oracle
4 6 (8.57%) Cisco
4 6 (8.57%) EMC
5 4 (5.71%) HP
6 3 (4.29%) Dell
6 3 (4.29%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.86%) Remedy
8 1 (1.43%) McAfee
8 1 (1.43%) SAP
8 1 (1.43%) Veeam
8 1 (1.43%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.43%) Lumension
8 1 (1.43%) Dell KACE