The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 7 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 1 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 4.17% 11.11% 18.18%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 63.64% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
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£250 £355 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.58% +51.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Wolverhampton region.

System Software Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 4.17% 17.46% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Average daily rate £250 £350 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +48.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Wolverhampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Wolverhampton region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Wolverhampton region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (40.00%) Migration
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) MCSE
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (30.00%) SAN
5 3 (30.00%) MCITP
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (20.00%) Citrix
6 2 (20.00%) Office 365
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (20.00%) DameWare
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
6 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (20.00%) HP
6 2 (20.00%) Dell
6 2 (20.00%) LAN
6 2 (20.00%) WAN
6 2 (20.00%) SLA

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 (70.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Exchange Specialist
2 3 (30.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Server Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Wintel Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) Windows CE
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) MCITP
1 3 (30.00%) MCSE
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Terminal Server
1 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) DameWare
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Dell
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Remedy
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Brocade
4 1 (10.00%) Motorola
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec
4 1 (10.00%) EMC