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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 27 22 10
Rank change year-on-year -5 -12  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 15 21 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 4.17% 5.97% 9.87%
As % of the System Software category 75.00% 52.50% 86.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 12
Median daily rate £300 £310 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +1.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £205 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £495 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £308 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -3.90% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -21.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -8.33% +7.14%  

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 20 40 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 5.56% 11.36% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 15
Median daily rate £325 £310 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.83% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £221 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -21.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.93% +6.45%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory in Coventry.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Coventry

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 10 (33.33%) ITIL
4 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
7 7 (23.33%) MS Office
7 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
7 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (23.33%) DevOps
8 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (20.00%) Advertising
9 5 (16.67%) SQL
9 5 (16.67%) T-SQL
9 5 (16.67%) Linux
9 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (13.33%) WSUS
10 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (13.33%) LAN
10 4 (13.33%) C#
10 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (13.33%) WAN
10 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
11 3 (10.00%) VMware
11 3 (10.00%) Citrix
11 3 (10.00%) C
11 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
11 3 (10.00%) Docker
12 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning

Active Directory
Top Related 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 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (23.33%) MS Office
3 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Mimecast
2 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) LAN
1 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
1 4 (13.33%) WAN
2 2 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.33%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.33%) Network Security
3 1 (3.33%) Skype
3 1 (3.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Help Desk Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Service Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Database Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 2 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (6.67%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) IT Support
5 1 (3.33%) Build Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) IT Technician
5 1 (3.33%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) NHS
2 1 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 12 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (16.67%) Linux
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
7 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.33%) Unix
8 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (23.33%) DevOps
3 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.67%) Migration
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.33%) Change Management
5 1 (3.33%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (3.33%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.33%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (3.33%) Identity Management
5 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.33%) Information Security
5 1 (3.33%) Network Management
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (3.33%) Release Management
5 1 (3.33%) Security Operations
5 1 (3.33%) Server Building
5 1 (3.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (13.33%) C#
4 3 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.33%) CCA
3 1 (3.33%) CCNP
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.33%) GCIH
3 1 (3.33%) GIAC
3 1 (3.33%) MCSE
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Docker
2 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) WSUS
2 1 (3.33%) Ansible
2 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.33%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Citrix
2 3 (10.00%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) LANDesk
4 1 (3.33%) NetApp
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
4 1 (3.33%) Veritas
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Rate: From £130 to £140 per day
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