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 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 10 15 29
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +14
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 19 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 14.39% 4.20% 6.60%
As % of the System Software category 86.36% 62.50% 86.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £253 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £290
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 7
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £12.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £15.77 £17.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.90
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.04%
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 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 16.67% 6.72% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
Average daily rate £319 £325 £312
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% +4.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 8
Average hourly rate £14.25 £12.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £12.00 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £15.77 £21.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -2.36%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram 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 October 2014.

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 October 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
Stoke-on-Trent -1 4 £230 - 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 3 - -
Stafford +3 2 - - 1
Lichfield - 1 - - 1
Cannock - - - -
Tamworth - - - -
Uttoxeter - - - -
Active Directory
West Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 28 (82.35%) Windows
2 15 (44.12%) Windows XP
3 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 13 (38.24%) Windows 7
5 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (23.53%) Citrix
6 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
6 8 (23.53%) MS Office
7 7 (20.59%) Cisco
7 7 (20.59%) SCCM
8 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (17.65%) Migration
8 6 (17.65%) VMware
9 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
9 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
9 5 (14.71%) Windows 8
10 4 (11.76%) HP
10 4 (11.76%) ITIL
10 4 (11.76%) 3G
10 4 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (8.82%) Project Management
11 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
11 3 (8.82%) Windows 2000
11 3 (8.82%) NHS
11 3 (8.82%) DHCP
11 3 (8.82%) VPN
11 3 (8.82%) DNS
11 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (8.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (8.82%) Windows 2000 Server

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.94%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (2.94%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Office
2 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.76%) 3G
2 4 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (8.82%) DHCP
3 3 (8.82%) VPN
3 3 (8.82%) DNS
4 2 (5.88%) LAN
5 1 (2.94%) VoIP
5 1 (2.94%) WAN
5 1 (2.94%) Firewall
5 1 (2.94%) SAN
5 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Support Engineer
2 10 (29.41%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Desktop Support
5 4 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) IT Support
6 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Service Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) 1st Line Support
8 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) NHS
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 28 (82.35%) Windows
2 15 (44.12%) Windows XP
3 13 (38.24%) Windows 7
4 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (14.71%) Windows 8
7 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (8.82%) Windows 2000
7 3 (8.82%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (5.88%) UNIX
8 2 (5.88%) Linux
9 1 (2.94%) HPUX
9 1 (2.94%) Solaris
9 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Migration
2 4 (11.76%) ITIL
3 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
3 3 (8.82%) Project Management
4 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.94%) XenApp
2 1 (2.94%) vSphere
2 1 (2.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) DameWare
2 2 (5.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) Citrix
3 7 (20.59%) Cisco
4 6 (17.65%) VMware
5 4 (11.76%) HP
6 2 (5.88%) Dell
6 2 (5.88%) Sun
7 1 (2.94%) NetApp
7 1 (2.94%) Novell
7 1 (2.94%) Lotus
7 1 (2.94%) Symantec
7 1 (2.94%) 3PAR
Stafford, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £18.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago