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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 8 31 23
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -8
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 37 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 10.88% 2.55% 3.17%
As % of the System Software category 84.09% 50.00% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate
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£268 £413 £530
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.15% -22.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £263
% change year-on-year
+15.60% -1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 3 5
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 £15.68 £18.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £14.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.45% -1.66%
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
44 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 12.94% 5.11% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 8
Average daily rate £375 £406 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £226 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £475 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £315
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 3 5
Average hourly rate £24.50 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.95 £15.68 £18.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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 +5 7 - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 3 - - 1
Leamington Spa - 1 - -
Kenilworth - - - - 1
Active Directory
West Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 55 (83.33%) Windows
2 33 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 26 (39.39%) Windows XP
4 21 (31.82%) ITIL
4 21 (31.82%) Windows 7
5 20 (30.30%) LAN
6 19 (28.79%) MS Excel
7 18 (27.27%) WAN
7 18 (27.27%) Hyper-V
7 18 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (22.73%) MS Office
9 14 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (18.18%) DHCP
10 12 (18.18%) DNS
10 12 (18.18%) MS Exchange
11 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (10.61%) SCOM
12 7 (10.61%) SCOrch
13 6 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (9.09%) PDA
13 6 (9.09%) Lotus
13 6 (9.09%) SharePoint
13 6 (9.09%) IBM Notes
13 6 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (9.09%) Citrix
14 5 (7.58%) HP
14 5 (7.58%) Windows 2000
14 5 (7.58%) PKI
14 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 12 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.09%) IBM Notes
2 6 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.03%) Lync
5 1 (1.52%) IIS
5 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 19 (28.79%) MS Excel
2 15 (22.73%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.55%) Office 365
3 2 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.03%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 20 (30.30%) LAN
2 18 (27.27%) WAN
3 12 (18.18%) DHCP
3 12 (18.18%) DNS
4 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.03%) VPN
5 2 (3.03%) Wireless
6 1 (1.52%) Firewall
6 1 (1.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.52%) MS Access
1 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (4.55%) Automotive
1 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (39.39%) Analyst
2 16 (24.24%) 2nd Line Support
3 11 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 10 (15.15%) Service Analyst
4 10 (15.15%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (13.64%) Server Support Analyst
5 9 (13.64%) Server Analyst
5 9 (13.64%) Server Support
6 8 (12.12%) Desktop Support
6 8 (12.12%) Help Desk Analyst
6 8 (12.12%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) Help Desk Support
8 5 (7.58%) Support Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) Desktop Engineer
10 3 (4.55%) Administrator
10 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 3 (4.55%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) PDA
2 5 (7.58%) PKI
3 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.52%) GIS
3 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 55 (83.33%) Windows
2 26 (39.39%) Windows XP
3 21 (31.82%) Windows 7
4 18 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (7.58%) Windows 2000
9 2 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.82%) ITIL
2 3 (4.55%) Migration
3 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2
3 2 (3.03%) TOGAF
3 2 (3.03%) Supplier Management
3 2 (3.03%) Incident Management
3 2 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (3.03%) ITSM
4 1 (1.52%) Service Delivery
4 1 (1.52%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) CNE
3 2 (3.03%) Novell Certification
3 2 (3.03%) MCP
3 2 (3.03%) MCSE
4 1 (1.52%) MCDST
4 1 (1.52%) MCITP
4 1 (1.52%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) SCOM
1 7 (10.61%) SCOrch
2 4 (6.06%) SCCM
3 3 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.03%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.52%) WSUS
5 1 (1.52%) DameWare
Vendors
1 33 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.09%) Citrix
2 6 (9.09%) Lotus
3 5 (7.58%) HP
4 4 (6.06%) Google
5 3 (4.55%) Symantec
5 3 (4.55%) McAfee
6 2 (3.03%) Cisco
6 2 (3.03%) IBM
7 1 (1.52%) Intel
7 1 (1.52%) CA