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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 29 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 25 32 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 4.84% 7.90% 11.38%
As % of the System Software category 60.98% 76.19% 71.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
Average daily rate £215 £333 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.33% +14.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £250 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £360 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 11
Average hourly rate £11.15 £14.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.40% +13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £11.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £17.43 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
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
41 42 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 7.93% 10.37% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 13
Average daily rate £250 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £321 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £550 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 11
Average hourly rate £11.15 £14.75 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.40% +11.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £11.55 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £18.15 £15.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.68
% change year-on-year
- +2.07%

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 13 February 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram 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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -20 18 £215 -36.76% 4
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 58 (79.45%) Windows
2 37 (50.68%) Microsoft
3 28 (38.36%) VMware
4 26 (35.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (32.88%) Windows XP
6 23 (31.51%) Windows Server
7 18 (24.66%) Cisco
7 18 (24.66%) Citrix
8 15 (20.55%) MS Exchange
9 13 (17.81%) Firewall
9 13 (17.81%) MS Office
9 13 (17.81%) SQL
9 13 (17.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (16.44%) SAN
10 12 (16.44%) TCP/IP
10 12 (16.44%) MS Excel
10 12 (16.44%) Office 365
10 12 (16.44%) SCCM
11 11 (15.07%) Windows 7
11 11 (15.07%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (15.07%) vSphere
12 10 (13.70%) Data Centre
12 10 (13.70%) DHCP
12 10 (13.70%) ITIL
13 9 (12.33%) Blackberry
13 9 (12.33%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (10.96%) WAN
14 8 (10.96%) LAN
14 8 (10.96%) Disaster Recovery
15 7 (9.59%) SQL Server

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 15 (20.55%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.11%) IIS
4 3 (4.11%) JBoss
4 3 (4.11%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.74%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (17.81%) MS Office
2 12 (16.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Advent Geneva
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.44%) Office 365
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.81%) Firewall
2 12 (16.44%) SAN
2 12 (16.44%) TCP/IP
3 10 (13.70%) DHCP
4 8 (10.96%) LAN
4 8 (10.96%) WAN
5 7 (9.59%) DNS
6 5 (6.85%) VoIP
6 5 (6.85%) Wireless
7 4 (5.48%) Converged Networks
7 4 (5.48%) Network Security
7 4 (5.48%) VPN
8 3 (4.11%) LDAP
9 2 (2.74%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (2.74%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.74%) SMTP
10 1 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.37%) NAS
10 1 (1.37%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (1.37%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) DB2
2 3 (4.11%) MySQL
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.37%) DTS
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (6.85%) Retail
2 1 (1.37%) Legal
2 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (26.03%) Support Engineer
2 17 (23.29%) IT Support
3 15 (20.55%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (16.44%) 3rd Line Support
4 12 (16.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (10.96%) Analyst
6 7 (9.59%) IT Engineer
6 7 (9.59%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 6 (8.22%) Desktop Support
8 5 (6.85%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (6.85%) Help Desk Support
8 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) VMware Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 4 (5.48%) Active Directory Support
9 4 (5.48%) Deployment Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) SAN Support
9 4 (5.48%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.11%) Middleware
2 1 (1.37%) .NET
2 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.37%) CSS
2 1 (1.37%) REST
2 1 (1.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.33%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.11%) Public Cloud
3 3 (4.11%) Web 2.0
4 2 (2.74%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.37%) Replication
5 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.37%) User Experience
5 1 (1.37%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 58 (79.45%) Windows
2 26 (35.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (32.88%) Windows XP
4 23 (31.51%) Windows Server
5 13 (17.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (15.07%) Windows 7
7 9 (12.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (6.85%) Unix
9 3 (4.11%) AIX
9 3 (4.11%) Linux
9 3 (4.11%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (2.74%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.74%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.70%) ITIL
2 8 (10.96%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (8.22%) Migration
4 4 (5.48%) ERP
5 3 (4.11%) Converged Infrastructure
5 3 (4.11%) DevOps
5 3 (4.11%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (4.11%) TOGAF
6 2 (2.74%) Identity Management
6 2 (2.74%) People Management
6 2 (2.74%) Server Building
7 1 (1.37%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.37%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.37%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.37%) Change Management
7 1 (1.37%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.37%) MVC
7 1 (1.37%) Network Design
7 1 (1.37%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.81%) SQL
2 3 (4.11%) Java
3 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.37%) C#
4 1 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) CCNA
1 7 (9.59%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.74%) CCNP
4 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.37%) Degree
5 1 (1.37%) HND
5 1 (1.37%) MCP
5 1 (1.37%) MCSA
5 1 (1.37%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) COBIT
1 3 (4.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (15.07%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (15.07%) vSphere
2 6 (8.22%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.11%) XenApp
4 2 (2.74%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.37%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (16.44%) SCCM
2 5 (6.85%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.37%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.37%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.37%) SCOM
3 1 (1.37%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 37 (50.68%) Microsoft
2 28 (38.36%) VMware
3 18 (24.66%) Cisco
3 18 (24.66%) Citrix
4 6 (8.22%) NetApp
5 5 (6.85%) Dell
5 5 (6.85%) EMC
5 5 (6.85%) HP
6 4 (5.48%) Remedy
6 4 (5.48%) Symantec
7 3 (4.11%) IBM
7 3 (4.11%) Juniper
7 3 (4.11%) Oracle
7 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.74%) Apple
8 2 (2.74%) F5
8 2 (2.74%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.37%) Becrypt
9 1 (1.37%) Facebook
9 1 (1.37%) Twitter