The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 18 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 18 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 8.33% 8.27% 7.14%
As % of the System Software category 81.82% 91.67% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Average daily rate
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£372 £250 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.80% +92.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £250 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £258 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £265
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 2
Average hourly rate £11.50 £12.00 £13.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -8.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.00 £11.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £13.60 £14.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Active Directory
West 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 Staffordshire region.

System Software Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
22 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 10.19% 9.02% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 5
Average daily rate £325 £250 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +85.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £260 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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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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
Burton-upon-Trent - 4 - - 1
Stoke-on-Trent +3 2 £319 -
Tamworth - 2 - -
Stafford -3 1 - -
Leek - 1 - -
Active Directory
West Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 26 (92.86%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
5 8 (28.57%) Citrix
6 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 7 (25.00%) MS Office
6 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
8 5 (17.86%) Windows Vista
9 4 (14.29%) Cisco
9 4 (14.29%) Internet
9 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
9 4 (14.29%) Wireless
9 4 (14.29%) Linux
9 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
9 4 (14.29%) Apple iOS
9 4 (14.29%) Software Distribution
10 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
10 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (10.71%) RESTful
10 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (10.71%) Windows 2000
10 3 (10.71%) OO
10 3 (10.71%) SOA
10 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
10 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
10 3 (10.71%) Web Services
10 3 (10.71%) C#

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.14%) IBM Notes
3 2 (7.14%) Apache
3 2 (7.14%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Office
2 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.14%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Internet
1 4 (14.29%) Wireless
2 2 (7.14%) VLAN
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) WAN
2 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (3.57%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
1 3 (10.71%) Subversion
2 2 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Support Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (10.71%) .NET Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Technician
6 1 (3.57%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.57%) Developer
6 1 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.57%) Server Support
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) RESTful
1 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
1 3 (10.71%) Web Services
1 3 (10.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.14%) NHS
2 2 (7.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (92.86%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
4 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (17.86%) Windows Vista
6 4 (14.29%) Linux
6 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 4 (14.29%) Apple iOS
7 3 (10.71%) Windows 2000
8 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (7.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) Software Distribution
2 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (10.71%) OO
2 3 (10.71%) SOA
2 3 (10.71%) Scrum
2 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (10.71%) TDD
3 2 (7.14%) Supplier Management
3 2 (7.14%) Project Management
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL
3 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 2 (7.14%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) C#
1 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (7.14%) XenServer
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) XenApp
2 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.57%) DameWare
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) Citrix
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle
4 3 (10.71%) TIBCO
5 2 (7.14%) Symantec
5 2 (7.14%) Lotus
6 1 (3.57%) Avaya
6 1 (3.57%) LANDesk
6 1 (3.57%) AppSense
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