The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 35 29 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -22
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 7 16 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.86% 4.34% 13.01%
As % of the System Software category 31.82% 94.12% 86.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 13
Average daily rate
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£253 £298 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.12% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £221 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £350 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 10
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £14.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -12.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.61 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -2.60%
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 Warwickshire region.

System Software Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
22 17 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 5.84% 4.61% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 16
Average daily rate £414 £298 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.99% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £210 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £372 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 10
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £19.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -32.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.60 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.92 £16.20 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

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 Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Warwick -4 1 £115 -45.23% 1
Leamington Spa - 1 - -
Active Directory
West Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 25 (89.29%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (46.43%) Citrix
4 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (39.29%) MS Excel
6 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 7 (25.00%) DNS
7 7 (25.00%) SQL
7 7 (25.00%) Lync
7 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
8 6 (21.43%) ITIL
8 6 (21.43%) DHCP
9 5 (17.86%) LAN
9 5 (17.86%) WAN
9 5 (17.86%) VPN
9 5 (17.86%) HP
9 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
9 5 (17.86%) Firewall
10 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
11 3 (10.71%) Cisco
11 3 (10.71%) McAfee
11 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
11 3 (10.71%) Automotive
11 3 (10.71%) VMware
11 3 (10.71%) Google
11 3 (10.71%) SCCM
11 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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%) Lync
2 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.14%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (39.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) DNS
2 6 (21.43%) DHCP
3 5 (17.86%) LAN
3 5 (17.86%) WAN
3 5 (17.86%) Firewall
3 5 (17.86%) VPN
4 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.14%) ADSL
5 2 (7.14%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (7.14%) VLAN
6 1 (3.57%) NAS
6 1 (3.57%) Junos
6 1 (3.57%) Wireless
6 1 (3.57%) SAN
6 1 (3.57%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (10.71%) Automotive
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Analyst
1 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
2 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
2 2 (7.14%) Contracts Manager
2 2 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (7.14%) IT Support
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix Systems Engineer
3 1 (3.57%) ICT Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (3.57%) Server Analyst
3 1 (3.57%) Senior Server Analyst
3 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (3.57%) Coordinator
3 1 (3.57%) Architect
3 1 (3.57%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Clustering
1 2 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) PKI
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (89.29%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (17.86%) Windows XP
6 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (10.71%) Android
7 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.57%) AIX
8 1 (3.57%) HPUX
8 1 (3.57%) Solaris
8 1 (3.57%) Linux
8 1 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) ITIL
2 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (7.14%) ITSM
2 2 (7.14%) Identity Management
2 2 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (7.14%) Information Security
2 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (7.14%) ITIL V3
3 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.57%) SDLC
3 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.57%) Network Design
3 1 (3.57%) Open Source
3 1 (3.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) JNCIA
2 1 (3.57%) JNCIS
2 1 (3.57%) JNCIE
2 1 (3.57%) MCITP
2 1 (3.57%) MCP
2 1 (3.57%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.14%) XenApp
3 1 (3.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (3.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (3.57%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.57%) SCOM
3 1 (3.57%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Citrix
2 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.86%) HP
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco
4 3 (10.71%) McAfee
4 3 (10.71%) VMware
4 3 (10.71%) Google
5 2 (7.14%) Panasonic
5 2 (7.14%) Veritas
5 2 (7.14%) Lotus
5 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
5 2 (7.14%) Symantec
5 2 (7.14%) EMC
6 1 (3.57%) Sun
6 1 (3.57%) IBM
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle
6 1 (3.57%) SAP
6 1 (3.57%) Sophos
6 1 (3.57%) Juniper
6 1 (3.57%) CA