Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 41 33
Rank change year-on-year +6 -8 -3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 31 46 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 4.12% 4.33% 4.79%
As % of the System Software category 60.78% 80.70% 61.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 23
Coventry median daily rate £173 £344 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -49.85% -8.87% +25.83%
10th Percentile £115 £186 £237
90th Percentile £519 £432 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £330 £305
% change year-on-year +6.06% +8.20% +7.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 14
Coventry median hourly rate £14.00 £13.72 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.08% -8.57% -14.29%
10th Percentile £11.38 £10.08 £10.33
90th Percentile £20.63 £15.50 £17.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.22 £13.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +9.35% - -

Active Directory is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 51 57 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 6.78% 5.37% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 26 24
Coventry median daily rate £425 £344 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.55% -8.87% +16.15%
10th Percentile £127 £186 £237
90th Percentile £544 £478 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £385 £370 £325
% change year-on-year +4.05% +13.85% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 14
Coventry median hourly rate £14.00 £13.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.82% -11.29% -11.43%
10th Percentile £11.38 £10.10 £10.33
90th Percentile £20.63 £15.50 £19.28
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.22 £13.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year +9.35% -11.86% +13.46%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 23 November 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 21 (67.74%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
3 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
4 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (19.35%) McAfee
5 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
5 6 (19.35%) LAN
5 6 (19.35%) WAN
5 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (19.35%) VMware
5 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
5 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
6 4 (12.90%) PaaS
6 4 (12.90%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (12.90%) Demand Management
6 4 (12.90%) IaaS
6 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
6 4 (12.90%) Problem Management
6 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
6 4 (12.90%) SQL
6 4 (12.90%) Linux
6 4 (12.90%) ITIL
6 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
6 4 (12.90%) DNS
7 3 (9.68%) Cisco
7 3 (9.68%) Identity Management
7 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
7 3 (9.68%) DHCP
7 3 (9.68%) .NET

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 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.23%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) IIS
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (12.90%) IaaS
2 4 (12.90%) PaaS
3 3 (9.68%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (9.68%) Office 365
4 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (3.23%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (3.23%) SaaS
5 1 (3.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) LAN
1 6 (19.35%) WAN
2 4 (12.90%) DNS
3 3 (9.68%) DHCP
4 2 (6.45%) Internet
4 2 (6.45%) SAN
4 2 (6.45%) SSL
4 2 (6.45%) TACACS
4 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.23%) LDAP
5 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) MS Access
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Service Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) IT Support
4 4 (12.90%) Help Desk Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) IT Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Active Directory Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (6.45%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Support
6 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.23%) JSON
2 1 (3.23%) Node.js
2 1 (3.23%) OpenID
2 1 (3.23%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) PKI
2 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.90%) Linux
5 3 (9.68%) Windows 10
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.45%) Android
6 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.90%) Demand Management
1 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
1 4 (12.90%) ITIL
1 4 (12.90%) Problem Management
2 3 (9.68%) Identity Management
2 3 (9.68%) ITIL V3
3 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.45%) Coaching
3 2 (6.45%) DevOps
3 2 (6.45%) IT Strategy
3 2 (6.45%) ITSM
3 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.23%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.23%) Kanban
4 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.23%) Release Management
4 1 (3.23%) SFIA
4 1 (3.23%) Ticket Management
4 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.90%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) C#
4 1 (3.23%) ES6
4 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (3.23%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.23%) MCSA
3 1 (3.23%) MCSE
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.23%) Docker
2 1 (3.23%) ISA Server
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (9.68%) SCOM
2 3 (9.68%) WSUS
3 2 (6.45%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco LMS
4 1 (3.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) McAfee
2 6 (19.35%) VMware
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco
4 2 (6.45%) ArcSight
4 2 (6.45%) Citrix
4 2 (6.45%) Google
4 2 (6.45%) HP
4 2 (6.45%) NetApp
4 2 (6.45%) Veeam
5 1 (3.23%) Veritas