The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derby 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Derbyshire / Derby
Rank 13 5 8
Rank change year-on-year -8 +3  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 26 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derby 12.87% 17.12% 15.71%
As % of the System Software category 38.24% 86.21% 84.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 6
Median daily rate £400 £363 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.07% -6.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £111 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £410 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £323 £300
% change year-on-year -3.87% +7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £10.75 £11.41 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.76% -12.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.66% +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 Derby with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Derby
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 68 29 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derby 33.66% 19.86% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 19 9
Median daily rate £385 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £111 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £420 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £10.75 £11.41 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.76% -12.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Derby

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derby 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 Derby

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derby

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Derby

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Derby

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Derby over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Derby

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Derby

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Derby

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 25 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 Derby region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 38 (65.52%) Windows
2 31 (53.45%) Microsoft
3 27 (46.55%) Security Cleared
4 24 (41.38%) DNS
5 23 (39.66%) Manufacturing
6 22 (37.93%) SC Cleared
7 21 (36.21%) DHCP
8 20 (34.48%) RDBMS
8 20 (34.48%) SQL Server
8 20 (34.48%) Relational Database
8 20 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (34.48%) Windows Server
9 18 (31.03%) Continuous Improvement
9 18 (31.03%) VMware
10 15 (25.86%) Oracle
11 14 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (22.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 13 (22.41%) TOGAF
12 13 (22.41%) Siemens
12 13 (22.41%) Virtual Servers
13 12 (20.69%) HP
14 11 (18.97%) MS Exchange
15 10 (17.24%) Migration
15 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
16 9 (15.52%) Degree
16 9 (15.52%) Configuration Management
16 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2012
17 8 (13.79%) Office 365
17 8 (13.79%) Windows 10
17 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Derby 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 11 (18.97%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (8.62%) Skype for Business
4 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.17%) IBM Notes
5 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) Office 365
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (41.38%) DNS
2 21 (36.21%) DHCP
3 5 (8.62%) Kerberos
3 5 (8.62%) LDAP
3 5 (8.62%) VPN
4 4 (6.90%) Skype
4 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.17%) Firewall
5 3 (5.17%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (3.45%) SAN
7 1 (1.72%) Internet
7 1 (1.72%) NAS
7 1 (1.72%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.72%) VLAN
7 1 (1.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (34.48%) RDBMS
1 20 (34.48%) Relational Database
1 20 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Rational DOORS
General
1 23 (39.66%) Manufacturing
2 5 (8.62%) Finance
3 4 (6.90%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (25.86%) Architect
2 10 (17.24%) Analyst
3 9 (15.52%) Technical Leader
4 8 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (12.07%) IT Support
6 6 (10.34%) Project Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Support Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) IT Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) Support Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Active Directory Consultant
8 4 (6.90%) Technical Support
9 3 (5.17%) Active Directory Architect
9 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (5.17%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Technical Support Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.45%) IT Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) .NET
1 5 (8.62%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.34%) Clustering
3 5 (8.62%) PKI
4 4 (6.90%) Blackberry
4 4 (6.90%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (65.52%) Windows
2 20 (34.48%) Windows Server
3 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (15.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (13.79%) Windows 10
5 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (12.07%) Windows 7
6 7 (12.07%) Windows 8
7 6 (10.34%) Windows XP
8 5 (8.62%) Unix
9 4 (6.90%) Apple iOS
10 2 (3.45%) Linux
11 1 (1.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) Continuous Improvement
2 13 (22.41%) TOGAF
3 10 (17.24%) Migration
4 9 (15.52%) Configuration Management
5 7 (12.07%) ITIL
5 7 (12.07%) Server Building
6 5 (8.62%) Data Migration
6 5 (8.62%) Information Assurance
6 5 (8.62%) Integration Testing
6 5 (8.62%) Service Delivery
6 5 (8.62%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (6.90%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (5.17%) Identity Management
8 3 (5.17%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (3.45%) Project Management
10 1 (1.72%) Dependency Management
10 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (1.72%) Network Architecture
10 1 (1.72%) Server Monitoring
10 1 (1.72%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) VB.NET
2 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.17%) VBScript
4 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (46.55%) Security Cleared
2 22 (37.93%) SC Cleared
3 9 (15.52%) Degree
4 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (6.90%) MCSE
6 3 (5.17%) MCITP
7 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 14 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (22.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 13 (22.41%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (5.17%) ISA Server
4 3 (5.17%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.17%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (12.07%) SCCM
2 5 (8.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (8.62%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (5.17%) AirWatch
3 3 (5.17%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.72%) MIIS
4 1 (1.72%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (53.45%) Microsoft
2 18 (31.03%) VMware
3 15 (25.86%) Oracle
4 13 (22.41%) Siemens
5 12 (20.69%) HP
6 8 (13.79%) Citrix
7 7 (12.07%) Cisco
8 5 (8.62%) Intel Security
8 5 (8.62%) Symantec
9 4 (6.90%) Dell
9 4 (6.90%) Red Hat
10 3 (5.17%) Lotus
10 3 (5.17%) PTC
11 2 (3.45%) NetApp
12 1 (1.72%) Barracuda Networks
12 1 (1.72%) Rackspace