The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Active Directory
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 25 18
Rank change year-on-year +11 -7  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 18 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 7.32% 5.43% 6.98%
As % of the System Software category 78.26% 66.67% 57.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 11
Median daily rate £425 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.88% +2.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £187 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £426 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Median hourly rate £14.50 £11.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.81% -26.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £13.10 £18.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 23 33 38
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 9.35% 8.15% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 17
Median daily rate £425 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £325 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Median hourly rate £14.50 £11.00 £18.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.81% -41.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £12.90 £21.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry citing Active Directory as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Coventry

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Coventry

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Coventry over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Coventry

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Coventry region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 23 (69.70%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 9 (27.27%) ITIL
2 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
2 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
3 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (21.21%) WAN
3 7 (21.21%) LAN
4 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 5 (15.15%) Citrix
5 5 (15.15%) Project Management
5 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
5 5 (15.15%) Windows 10
6 4 (12.12%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 4 (12.12%) Linux
6 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
6 4 (12.12%) Advertising
6 4 (12.12%) Migration
6 4 (12.12%) VMware
7 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (9.09%) C#
7 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (6.06%) Docker
8 2 (6.06%) DevOps
8 2 (6.06%) Data Centre

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (6.06%) IaaS
3 2 (6.06%) PaaS
4 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) LAN
1 7 (21.21%) WAN
2 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.06%) DHCP
3 2 (6.06%) DNS
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (3.03%) Firewall
4 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.03%) Network Security
4 1 (3.03%) VLAN
4 1 (3.03%) VoIP
4 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.03%) Wireless
4 1 (3.03%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (12.12%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Help Desk Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) IT Support
3 5 (15.15%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (15.15%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) IT Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (9.09%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.06%) Head of Infrastructure
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
1 1 (3.03%) 802.1X
1 1 (3.03%) OAuth
1 1 (3.03%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) PKI
2 1 (3.03%) PMI
2 1 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (69.70%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
2 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
3 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (15.15%) Windows 10
5 4 (12.12%) Linux
6 1 (3.03%) Android
6 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.03%) Unix
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) Project Management
3 4 (12.12%) Migration
3 4 (12.12%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
4 2 (6.06%) DevOps
4 2 (6.06%) IT Strategy
4 2 (6.06%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (6.06%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.03%) ERP
5 1 (3.03%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (3.03%) Information Security
5 1 (3.03%) Kanban
5 1 (3.03%) Logistics
5 1 (3.03%) Matrix Management
5 1 (3.03%) Release Management
5 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.09%) C#
3 2 (6.06%) C
3 2 (6.06%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (6.06%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (6.06%) MCSE
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.06%) PMP
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) APMP
3 1 (3.03%) CCA
3 1 (3.03%) CCNP
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.03%) CWAP
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) GCIH
3 1 (3.03%) GIAC
3 1 (3.03%) MCSA
3 1 (3.03%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (3.03%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Docker
1 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Ansible
1 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
1 1 (3.03%) SCOM
1 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Citrix
3 4 (12.12%) VMware
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) Google
5 1 (3.03%) LANDesk
5 1 (3.03%) McAfee
5 1 (3.03%) NetApp
5 1 (3.03%) Polycom
5 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.03%) Sophos
5 1 (3.03%) Veritas
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
FRG Technology Consulting
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago