The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Warwickshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 25 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 13 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 3.92% 12.50% 6.32%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 80.56% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 3
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£228 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.27% -15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £275 £280
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £11.30 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £24.50 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
System Software Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
13 36 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 3.92% 15.52% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 20 4
Average daily rate £210 £275 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% +71.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £194 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £388 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £11.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £24.50 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
Active Directory
West Midlands

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 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
Warwick -4 1 £210 -
Leamington Spa - - - -
Rugby - - - - 1
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - - 1
Active Directory
West Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 29 (93.55%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) Windows 7
3 17 (54.84%) Windows XP
4 14 (45.16%) MS Office
5 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
6 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (29.03%) VMware
7 8 (25.81%) Citrix
7 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
8 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
9 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (16.13%) MCSE
10 5 (16.13%) ITIL
10 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
10 5 (16.13%) DNS
10 5 (16.13%) SCCM
11 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (12.90%) XenApp
11 4 (12.90%) HP
11 4 (12.90%) MCP
11 4 (12.90%) LAN
12 3 (9.68%) DHCP
12 3 (9.68%) Lotus
12 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
12 3 (9.68%) IBM Notes
12 3 (9.68%) CNE
12 3 (9.68%) Novell Certification
12 3 (9.68%) SLA
12 3 (9.68%) Google
12 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 (22.58%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (9.68%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (45.16%) MS Office
2 8 (25.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
1 5 (16.13%) DNS
2 4 (12.90%) LAN
3 3 (9.68%) DHCP
4 2 (6.45%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (6.45%) SAN
4 2 (6.45%) WAN
4 2 (6.45%) VPN
5 1 (3.23%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Support Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (12.90%) Desktop Support
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Desktop Support
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Help Desk Technician
5 2 (6.45%) Deskside Support
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.23%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.23%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.45%) iPad
3 1 (3.23%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 29 (93.55%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) Windows 7
3 17 (54.84%) Windows XP
4 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Vista
6 2 (6.45%) UNIX
6 2 (6.45%) Linux
7 1 (3.23%) HPUX
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) ITIL
2 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
2 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
2 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.23%) Project Management
2 1 (3.23%) Migration
2 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (3.23%) Logistics
2 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
2 1 (3.23%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (16.13%) MCSE
3 4 (12.90%) MCP
4 3 (9.68%) CNE
4 3 (9.68%) Novell Certification
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) XenApp
2 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 9 (29.03%) VMware
3 8 (25.81%) Citrix
4 4 (12.90%) HP
5 3 (9.68%) Lotus
5 3 (9.68%) Google
6 2 (6.45%) Panasonic
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco
6 2 (6.45%) Dell
6 2 (6.45%) EMC
7 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.23%) BT
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle