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 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 7 20
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +13
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 16 32 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 4.34% 13.01% 4.67%
As % of the System Software category 94.12% 86.49% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 3
Average daily rate
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£298 £280 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -13.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 7
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.93 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% +2.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.35 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £24.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.61 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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
17 37 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 4.61% 15.04% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 4
Average daily rate £298 £280 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +75.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £194 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £375 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 7
Average hourly rate £13.00 £19.18 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.20% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.70 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £24.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 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 28 August 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 -8 1 £210 -
Leamington Spa - - - -
Rugby - - - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - - - -
Active Directory
West Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 28 (82.35%) Windows
2 18 (52.94%) Windows XP
3 17 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 12 (35.29%) MS Office
5 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
6 8 (23.53%) ITIL
6 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (23.53%) VMware
7 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
7 7 (20.59%) Citrix
7 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
8 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (14.71%) DNS
8 5 (14.71%) SCCM
9 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
9 4 (11.76%) HP
9 4 (11.76%) UNIX
9 4 (11.76%) MCSE
9 4 (11.76%) Linux
9 4 (11.76%) Lotus
10 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
10 3 (8.82%) Blackberry
10 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (8.82%) Project Management
10 3 (8.82%) IBM Notes
10 3 (8.82%) MCP
10 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
10 3 (8.82%) HPUX
10 3 (8.82%) DHCP
10 3 (8.82%) SLA

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (20.59%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (8.82%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.94%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (35.29%) MS Office
2 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) DNS
2 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.82%) LAN
3 3 (8.82%) DHCP
4 2 (5.88%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (5.88%) SAN
4 2 (5.88%) VPN
5 1 (2.94%) WAN
5 1 (2.94%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (5.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Support Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (14.71%) Support Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Help Desk Technician
5 2 (5.88%) Deskside Support
5 2 (5.88%) Security Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Desktop Support
5 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Middleware
2 1 (2.94%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 28 (82.35%) Windows
2 18 (52.94%) Windows XP
3 17 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (11.76%) UNIX
5 4 (11.76%) Linux
6 3 (8.82%) HPUX
6 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.88%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) ITIL
2 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
2 3 (8.82%) Project Management
2 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (5.88%) Logistics
3 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
3 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (2.94%) Analytics
4 1 (2.94%) Migration
4 1 (2.94%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.76%) MCSE
3 3 (8.82%) MCP
4 2 (5.88%) CNE
4 2 (5.88%) Novell Certification
4 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.94%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) XenApp
2 1 (2.94%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.94%) Xen
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) VMware
3 7 (20.59%) Citrix
4 4 (11.76%) Lotus
4 4 (11.76%) HP
5 3 (8.82%) Red Hat
5 3 (8.82%) Google
6 2 (5.88%) Panasonic
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco
6 2 (5.88%) Dell
6 2 (5.88%) EMC
7 1 (2.94%) BT
7 1 (2.94%) IBM
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle