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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 5 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 5 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 11.11% 6.25% 17.24%
As % of the System Software category 55.56% 57.14% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
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£188 £260 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.88% +160.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £263 £270
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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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
9 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 20.00% 10.94% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Average daily rate £225 £260 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% +160.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Average hourly rate £22.00 £10.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.45%

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 28 April 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) MCSE
2 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) MCITP
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Resource Management
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (37.50%) Terminal Server
3 3 (37.50%) Dell
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (25.00%) DameWare
4 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Remedy
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) SLA
4 2 (25.00%) Structured Cabling

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Server Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (12.50%) Windows CE
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Change Management
1 3 (37.50%) Resource Management
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) MCSE
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (50.00%) MCITP
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Terminal Server
1 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) DameWare
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Dell
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Remedy
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Motorola
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) Symantec
4 1 (12.50%) Brocade