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 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 11 15 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 36 41 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 9.42% 7.65% 4.24%
As % of the System Software category 66.67% 56.94% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 4
Average daily rate
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£275 £275 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £358 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £280 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 5
Average hourly rate £13.25 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.60 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £21.00 £17.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
54 72 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 14.14% 13.43% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 39 9
Average daily rate £350 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 6
Average hourly rate £13.25 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.65 £12.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £21.00 £16.76
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 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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 30 £275 -4.34% 5
Worksop - - - -
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 66 (90.41%) Windows
2 36 (49.32%) Windows XP
3 35 (47.95%) Microsoft
4 28 (38.36%) Windows 7
5 23 (31.51%) MS Office
5 23 (31.51%) VMware
5 23 (31.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (28.77%) MS Exchange
7 16 (21.92%) Citrix
7 16 (21.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (19.18%) Cisco
8 14 (19.18%) MS Excel
9 13 (17.81%) ITIL
9 13 (17.81%) Blackberry
9 13 (17.81%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (15.07%) Firewall
10 11 (15.07%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (13.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 10 (13.70%) SQL
12 9 (12.33%) HP
12 9 (12.33%) Windows Vista
12 9 (12.33%) Hyper-V
13 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (10.96%) SCCM
13 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
13 8 (10.96%) TCP/IP
14 7 (9.59%) WAN
15 6 (8.22%) LAN
15 6 (8.22%) SAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 21 (28.77%) MS Exchange
2 11 (15.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (13.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.74%) Lync
5 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.37%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 23 (31.51%) MS Office
2 14 (19.18%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.37%) CATIA
3 1 (1.37%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) Office 365
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.07%) Firewall
2 8 (10.96%) TCP/IP
3 7 (9.59%) WAN
4 6 (8.22%) LAN
4 6 (8.22%) SAN
5 5 (6.85%) VoIP
6 3 (4.11%) DHCP
6 3 (4.11%) DNS
6 3 (4.11%) Wireless
7 2 (2.74%) VPN
8 1 (1.37%) LDAP
8 1 (1.37%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.37%) Broadband
8 1 (1.37%) ISDN
8 1 (1.37%) Network Security
8 1 (1.37%) VLAN
8 1 (1.37%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (4.11%) Retail
2 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (32.88%) Support Engineer
2 21 (28.77%) 2nd Line Support
3 16 (21.92%) Analyst
4 15 (20.55%) IT Support
5 13 (17.81%) IT Support Engineer
6 10 (13.70%) Service Analyst
6 10 (13.70%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (10.96%) Desktop Support
7 8 (10.96%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (8.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (8.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (6.85%) Support Analyst
9 5 (6.85%) Server Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) Server Support
10 3 (4.11%) Support Technician
10 3 (4.11%) 1st Line Support
10 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) Rollout Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) Server Support Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) X-Windows
1 1 (1.37%) EDI
1 1 (1.37%) XML
1 1 (1.37%) ADSI
1 1 (1.37%) EDIFACT
1 1 (1.37%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.11%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.74%) FMCG
3 2 (2.74%) NHS
4 1 (1.37%) PKI
4 1 (1.37%) Statistics
4 1 (1.37%) Clustering
4 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.37%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 66 (90.41%) Windows
2 36 (49.32%) Windows XP
3 28 (38.36%) Windows 7
4 23 (31.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (21.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (12.33%) Windows Vista
7 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (6.85%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (5.48%) Windows 2000
10 3 (4.11%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.37%) UNIX
11 1 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.81%) ITIL
2 5 (6.85%) Migration
3 2 (2.74%) TOGAF
3 2 (2.74%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (1.37%) Project Management
4 1 (1.37%) ERP
4 1 (1.37%) Time Management
4 1 (1.37%) ISMS
4 1 (1.37%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (1.37%) Asset Management
4 1 (1.37%) Incident Management
4 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (1.37%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (1.37%) Service Management
4 1 (1.37%) Information Security Management
4 1 (1.37%) Security Management
4 1 (1.37%) Online Security
4 1 (1.37%) Information Security
4 1 (1.37%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (1.37%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.85%) MCP
2 5 (6.85%) MCITP
3 4 (5.48%) MCDST
3 4 (5.48%) MCTS
3 4 (5.48%) MCSE
3 4 (5.48%) MCSA
4 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.37%) CCNP
5 1 (1.37%) CCNA
5 1 (1.37%) Degree
5 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (17.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (12.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.11%) vSphere
4 2 (2.74%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.37%) XenApp
5 1 (1.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) SCCM
2 4 (5.48%) SCOM
3 2 (2.74%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 35 (47.95%) Microsoft
2 23 (31.51%) VMware
3 16 (21.92%) Citrix
4 14 (19.18%) Cisco
5 9 (12.33%) HP
6 4 (5.48%) Dell
7 2 (2.74%) MobileIron
7 2 (2.74%) NetApp
7 2 (2.74%) Symantec
8 1 (1.37%) Sophos
8 1 (1.37%) Websense
8 1 (1.37%) EMC
8 1 (1.37%) SAP
8 1 (1.37%) SolarWinds