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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 22 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 9 13 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 2.71% 4.36% 14.16%
As % of the System Software category 56.25% 81.25% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 15
Average daily rate
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£238 £228 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.39% -13.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £203 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £16.00 £14.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
16 16 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 4.82% 5.37% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 23
Average daily rate £310 £275 £254
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% +8.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £308 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £16.00 £14.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

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
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 1 July 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
Gaydon - 3 £275 -
Nuneaton +1 1 - -
Rugby -1 1 - -
Leamington Spa - 1 - - 1
Active Directory
West Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 41 (87.23%) Windows
2 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
2 21 (44.68%) Windows Server 2008
2 21 (44.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (36.17%) MS Excel
4 16 (34.04%) ITIL
5 14 (29.79%) DHCP
5 14 (29.79%) DNS
6 13 (27.66%) LAN
6 13 (27.66%) Citrix
7 12 (25.53%) WAN
7 12 (25.53%) Windows XP
8 10 (21.28%) MS Exchange
8 10 (21.28%) Hyper-V
9 9 (19.15%) Lync
9 9 (19.15%) Windows 7
9 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (19.15%) SQL
10 8 (17.02%) HP
10 8 (17.02%) Patch Management
11 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (14.89%) MS Office
12 6 (12.77%) SCOrch
12 6 (12.77%) SCOM
12 6 (12.77%) Automotive
13 5 (10.64%) SCCM
13 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (10.64%) Firewall
14 4 (8.51%) Cisco

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 10 (21.28%) MS Exchange
2 9 (19.15%) Lync
3 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.38%) IBM Notes
4 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (36.17%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.79%) DHCP
1 14 (29.79%) DNS
2 13 (27.66%) LAN
3 12 (25.53%) WAN
4 5 (10.64%) Firewall
5 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.38%) VPN
6 2 (4.26%) Wireless
6 2 (4.26%) VLAN
6 2 (4.26%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (2.13%) SAN
7 1 (2.13%) NAS
7 1 (2.13%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (12.77%) Automotive
2 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.26%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Analyst
2 8 (17.02%) Support Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (10.64%) Server Support Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (10.64%) Server Support
4 5 (10.64%) Server Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.38%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Contracts Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (4.26%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) PKI
2 3 (6.38%) PDA
3 2 (4.26%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 41 (87.23%) Windows
2 21 (44.68%) Windows Server 2008
2 21 (44.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (25.53%) Windows XP
4 9 (19.15%) Windows 7
5 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.38%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.13%) Android
7 1 (2.13%) AIX
7 1 (2.13%) HPUX
7 1 (2.13%) Solaris
7 1 (2.13%) Linux
7 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) ITIL
2 8 (17.02%) Patch Management
3 2 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (4.26%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (4.26%) Information Security
4 1 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.13%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.13%) Open Source
4 1 (2.13%) ITSM
4 1 (2.13%) Validation
4 1 (2.13%) Migration
4 1 (2.13%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.13%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.15%) SQL
2 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.38%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.26%) MCITP
4 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) JNCIA
4 1 (2.13%) JNCIS
4 1 (2.13%) JNCIE
4 1 (2.13%) MCDST
4 1 (2.13%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.13%) MCP
4 1 (2.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 10 (21.28%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.38%) XenApp
2 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (2.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) SCOM
1 6 (12.77%) SCOrch
2 5 (10.64%) SCCM
3 2 (4.26%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.13%) DameWare
Vendors
1 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
2 13 (27.66%) Citrix
3 8 (17.02%) HP
4 4 (8.51%) Cisco
5 3 (6.38%) Lotus
5 3 (6.38%) Symantec
5 3 (6.38%) VMware
6 2 (4.26%) Panasonic
6 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.26%) CA
6 2 (4.26%) EMC
7 1 (2.13%) Intel
7 1 (2.13%) Sun
7 1 (2.13%) IBM
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle
7 1 (2.13%) SAP
7 1 (2.13%) Veritas
7 1 (2.13%) Juniper
7 1 (2.13%) McAfee
7 1 (2.13%) Google