The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 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
East Midlands / Derbyshire
Rank 13 6 9
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 35 37 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 13.46% 15.04% 15.00%
As % of the System Software category 41.67% 77.08% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 8
Median daily rate £358 £361 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.90% +3.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £111 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £414 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £323 £300
% change year-on-year -3.87% +7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
Median hourly rate £11.13 £11.41 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.47% -31.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £10.13 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.68 £19.00
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 Derbyshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Derbyshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 84 48 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 32.31% 19.51% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 35 14
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 £260 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £414 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Median hourly rate £11.13 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.57% -13.15%  
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 Derbyshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derbyshire 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 Derbyshire

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Derbyshire

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Derbyshire

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Derbyshire

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby -8 26 £400 +10.07% 1
Chesterfield +2 6 £300 -18.91% 1
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 43 (61.43%) Windows
2 37 (52.86%) Microsoft
3 31 (44.29%) DNS
4 28 (40.00%) Manufacturing
4 28 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 26 (37.14%) VMware
6 25 (35.71%) DHCP
7 23 (32.86%) SC Cleared
7 23 (32.86%) Windows Server
8 21 (30.00%) Relational Database
8 21 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (30.00%) RDBMS
8 21 (30.00%) SQL Server
9 19 (27.14%) Continuous Improvement
10 18 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (22.86%) Oracle
12 13 (18.57%) HP
12 13 (18.57%) Siemens
12 13 (18.57%) TOGAF
12 13 (18.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 13 (18.57%) Virtual Servers
13 12 (17.14%) Cisco
14 11 (15.71%) Citrix
14 11 (15.71%) MS Exchange
14 11 (15.71%) Migration
14 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (15.71%) Office 365
15 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Certification

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire 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 (15.71%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.14%) Skype for Business
4 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.29%) IBM Notes
5 3 (4.29%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.71%) Office 365
2 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 31 (44.29%) DNS
2 25 (35.71%) DHCP
3 8 (11.43%) Firewall
4 5 (7.14%) Kerberos
4 5 (7.14%) LAN
4 5 (7.14%) LDAP
4 5 (7.14%) MPLS
4 5 (7.14%) VPN
5 4 (5.71%) SAN
5 4 (5.71%) Skype
5 4 (5.71%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.71%) VLAN
6 3 (4.29%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (4.29%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (4.29%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (4.29%) Cisco Wireless
6 3 (4.29%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (4.29%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (4.29%) Wireless
6 3 (4.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.00%) RDBMS
1 21 (30.00%) Relational Database
1 21 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Rational DOORS
General
1 28 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 5 (7.14%) Finance
3 4 (5.71%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (24.29%) Architect
2 11 (15.71%) Analyst
2 11 (15.71%) Technical Leader
3 8 (11.43%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (10.00%) IT Support
5 6 (8.57%) Project Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Support Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) Consultant
6 5 (7.14%) IT Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Active Directory Architect
7 4 (5.71%) Active Directory Consultant
7 4 (5.71%) Network Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Technical Support
8 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (4.29%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.14%) .NET
1 5 (7.14%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.57%) Clustering
3 5 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.14%) PKI
4 4 (5.71%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 43 (61.43%) Windows
2 23 (32.86%) Windows Server
3 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (11.43%) Windows 10
6 7 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 7 (10.00%) Windows 8
7 6 (8.57%) Windows XP
8 5 (7.14%) Unix
9 4 (5.71%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.86%) Linux
11 1 (1.43%) Solaris
11 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 13 (18.57%) TOGAF
3 11 (15.71%) Migration
4 9 (12.86%) Configuration Management
4 9 (12.86%) ITIL
5 7 (10.00%) Server Building
6 5 (7.14%) Data Migration
6 5 (7.14%) Identity Management
6 5 (7.14%) Information Assurance
6 5 (7.14%) Integration Testing
6 5 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 5 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (4.29%) Application Packaging
7 3 (4.29%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.86%) Project Management
9 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (1.43%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.43%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.14%) VB.NET
3 3 (4.29%) VBScript
4 2 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (32.86%) SC Cleared
3 9 (12.86%) Degree
3 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (7.14%) MCITP
4 5 (7.14%) MCSE
5 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (18.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 13 (18.57%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (5.71%) XenDesktop
4 3 (4.29%) ISA Server
4 3 (4.29%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.86%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.86%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.43%) vSphere
6 1 (1.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (10.00%) SCCM
2 6 (8.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (5.71%) AirWatch
4 4 (5.71%) XenMobile
5 2 (2.86%) SCOM
6 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.43%) MIIS
6 1 (1.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 37 (52.86%) Microsoft
2 26 (37.14%) VMware
3 16 (22.86%) Oracle
4 13 (18.57%) HP
4 13 (18.57%) Siemens
5 12 (17.14%) Cisco
6 11 (15.71%) Citrix
7 7 (10.00%) Dell
8 5 (7.14%) Intel
8 5 (7.14%) Intel Security
8 5 (7.14%) NetApp
8 5 (7.14%) Symantec
9 4 (5.71%) Red Hat
10 3 (4.29%) LANDesk
10 3 (4.29%) Lotus
10 3 (4.29%) PTC
11 2 (2.86%) CheckPoint
12 1 (1.43%) Barracuda Networks
12 1 (1.43%) Rackspace