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 24 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 6 25 18
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 36 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 10.78% 4.01% 5.62%
As % of the System Software category 75.00% 68.75% 65.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£363 - £263
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 - £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 - £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 10 8
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -40.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.15 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £22.69 £29.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.87 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.51% -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
48 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 14.37% 5.84% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 6
Average daily rate £375 £210 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -48.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £173 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £354 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 10 12
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -48.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £14.15 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.80 £22.69 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 24 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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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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 9 £450 - 2
Stratford-upon-Avon +1 2 - -
Nuneaton - 2 - -
Rugby - - - - 1
Active Directory
West Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 41 (77.36%) Windows
2 23 (43.40%) Windows XP
3 22 (41.51%) Microsoft
4 20 (37.74%) Windows 7
5 14 (26.42%) ITIL
6 13 (24.53%) MS Office
6 13 (24.53%) MS Excel
7 11 (20.75%) LAN
8 10 (18.87%) Hyper-V
9 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (16.98%) WAN
10 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (15.09%) MS Exchange
11 7 (13.21%) Lotus
12 6 (11.32%) IBM Notes
12 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (9.43%) Windows 2000
13 5 (9.43%) DNS
14 4 (7.55%) Citrix
14 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (7.55%) DHCP
14 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
14 4 (7.55%) Linux
14 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
14 4 (7.55%) UNIX
14 4 (7.55%) Google
15 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
15 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (5.66%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (5.66%) PDA

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (15.09%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.32%) IBM Notes
3 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.89%) Lync
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.89%) IIS
5 1 (1.89%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 13 (24.53%) MS Office
1 13 (24.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.77%) Google Apps
2 2 (3.77%) Office 365
2 2 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) LAN
2 9 (16.98%) WAN
3 5 (9.43%) DNS
4 4 (7.55%) DHCP
4 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.66%) VPN
6 1 (1.89%) Firewall
6 1 (1.89%) Wireless
6 1 (1.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.89%) MS Access
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.77%) Automotive
3 1 (1.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (39.62%) Analyst
2 14 (26.42%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (16.98%) Support Analyst
4 8 (15.09%) Service Analyst
4 8 (15.09%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (13.21%) Support Engineer
6 6 (11.32%) Help Desk Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) Desktop Support
7 5 (9.43%) Server Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) Server Support
7 5 (9.43%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) Server Support Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) Help Desk Support
9 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 2 (3.77%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) PDA
2 2 (3.77%) PKI
3 1 (1.89%) iPad
3 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.89%) GIS
3 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 41 (77.36%) Windows
2 23 (43.40%) Windows XP
3 20 (37.74%) Windows 7
4 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (9.43%) Windows 2000
7 4 (7.55%) UNIX
7 4 (7.55%) Linux
8 3 (5.66%) HPUX
8 3 (5.66%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) ITIL
2 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
3 2 (3.77%) Project Management
3 2 (3.77%) ITSM
3 2 (3.77%) Risk Management
3 2 (3.77%) Migration
3 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (3.77%) TOGAF
3 2 (3.77%) Logistics
3 2 (3.77%) Supplier Management
3 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (1.89%) Incident Management
4 1 (1.89%) Asset Management
4 1 (1.89%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) MCP
3 2 (3.77%) MCSE
3 2 (3.77%) CNE
3 2 (3.77%) Novell Certification
3 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (18.87%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) SCCM
2 2 (3.77%) SCOM
2 2 (3.77%) SCOrch
2 2 (3.77%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.89%) WSUS
3 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 22 (41.51%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.21%) Lotus
3 4 (7.55%) Citrix
3 4 (7.55%) Google
4 3 (5.66%) McAfee
4 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.66%) IBM
5 2 (3.77%) HP
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco
6 1 (1.89%) Symantec