The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 26 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
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 20 14
Rank change year-on-year -3 -6  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 23 17 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 8.52% 6.56% 9.72%
As % of the System Software category 67.65% 89.47% 93.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 11
Median daily rate £300 £375 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +57.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £77 £81
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £465 £263
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 9
Median hourly rate £25.00 £11.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +112.76% -6.00%  
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 Leicestershire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 34 19 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 12.59% 7.34% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 13
Median daily rate £280 £375 £244
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.33% +53.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £275 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £263
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 9
Median hourly rate £25.00 £11.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +112.76% -6.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £21.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.60% +24.28%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Leicestershire

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Leicestershire

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Leicestershire

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Leicester -1 13 £300 -17.24% 2
Active Directory
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 41 (89.13%) Windows
2 18 (39.13%) Windows Server
3 17 (36.96%) Windows 7
4 16 (34.78%) Office 365
5 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (28.26%) ITIL
5 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
6 12 (26.09%) SCCM
7 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (23.91%) VMware
8 10 (21.74%) Migration
9 9 (19.57%) WAN
9 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (17.39%) Project Management
10 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (15.22%) Citrix
11 7 (15.22%) IIS
11 7 (15.22%) SQL
11 7 (15.22%) Windows 8
11 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (13.04%) .NET
12 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
12 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
12 6 (13.04%) HP
12 6 (13.04%) LAN
12 6 (13.04%) Firewall
13 5 (10.87%) Service Management
13 5 (10.87%) Dell
13 5 (10.87%) Linux
13 5 (10.87%) Cisco

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 7 (15.22%) IIS
2 4 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.35%) GroupWise
3 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (34.78%) Office 365
2 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.17%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.57%) WAN
2 6 (13.04%) Firewall
2 6 (13.04%) LAN
3 4 (8.70%) DHCP
3 4 (8.70%) DNS
3 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.70%) VPN
4 3 (6.52%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (6.52%) SAN
5 2 (4.35%) ADSL
5 2 (4.35%) BGP
5 2 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.35%) EIGRP
5 2 (4.35%) MPLS
5 2 (4.35%) OSPF
5 2 (4.35%) SNMP
5 2 (4.35%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (4.35%) TACACS
5 2 (4.35%) VLAN
5 2 (4.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Support Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Consultant
3 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Office 365 Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.52%) Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) IT Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) IT Support
6 3 (6.52%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) IT Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) IT Security Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Network Support
7 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) .NET
2 2 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Replication
3 1 (2.17%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (2.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 41 (89.13%) Windows
2 18 (39.13%) Windows Server
3 17 (36.96%) Windows 7
4 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (15.22%) Windows 8
7 5 (10.87%) Linux
8 4 (8.70%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.17%) Android
9 1 (2.17%) VMS
9 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) ITIL
2 10 (21.74%) Migration
3 8 (17.39%) Project Management
4 5 (10.87%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (10.87%) Patch Management
4 5 (10.87%) Service Management
5 4 (8.70%) Line Management
5 4 (8.70%) Presales
6 3 (6.52%) Data Security
6 3 (6.52%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.52%) Network Management
7 2 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.35%) DevOps
7 2 (4.35%) Information Security
7 2 (4.35%) ITIL V3
7 2 (4.35%) Network Design
7 2 (4.35%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.35%) Scrum
7 2 (4.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) SQL
2 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.17%) VB
3 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) MCSE
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.17%) MCITP
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (2.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.35%) Docker
2 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Server
3 1 (2.17%) BitLocker
3 1 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (26.09%) SCCM
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (4.35%) Ansible
3 2 (4.35%) Kubernetes
3 2 (4.35%) Puppet
3 2 (4.35%) Terraform
4 1 (2.17%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.17%) SCOM
4 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.91%) VMware
3 7 (15.22%) Citrix
4 6 (13.04%) HP
5 5 (10.87%) Cisco
5 5 (10.87%) Dell
6 3 (6.52%) NetApp
6 3 (6.52%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.35%) Forcepoint
7 2 (4.35%) Sophos
8 1 (2.17%) Altiris
8 1 (2.17%) Aruba
8 1 (2.17%) Avaya
8 1 (2.17%) Google
8 1 (2.17%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.17%) McAfee
8 1 (2.17%) Meraki
8 1 (2.17%) Northgate
8 1 (2.17%) SAP
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