Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lincolnshire 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 22 February 2018 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 > Lincolnshire
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 15 4
Rank change year-on-year +8 -11 +1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 16 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 13.91% 6.90% 17.78%
As % of the System Software category 45.71% 53.33% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 7
Lincolnshire median daily rate £180 £155 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% -31.11% -52.38%
10th Percentile £161 £140 £181
90th Percentile £273 £389 £325
East Midlands median daily rate £300 £325 £275
% change year-on-year -7.69% +18.18% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Lincolnshire median hourly rate £12.13 £18.25 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.56% +73.81% -22.22%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.50 £9.50
90th Percentile £19.30 £23.25 £21.25
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.24 £13.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -5.87% +8.33% -11.11%

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 Lincolnshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Lincolnshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 35 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 30.43% 12.93% 24.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 12
Lincolnshire median daily rate £255 £155 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +64.52% -39.51% -45.77%
10th Percentile £165 £140 £181
90th Percentile £485 £389 £350
East Midlands median daily rate £360 £375 £313
% change year-on-year -3.93% +20.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Lincolnshire median hourly rate £12.13 £18.25 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.56% +73.81% -22.22%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.50 £9.50
90th Percentile £19.30 £23.25 £21.25
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.75 £13.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -1.92% +4.00% -7.41%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Lincolnshire

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Lincolnshire

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lincolnshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Lincolnshire over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Lincolnshire

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Lincolnshire

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Lincolnshire

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 Lincolnshire region over the 6 months to 22 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lincoln 0 4 £265 +89.29% 2
Spalding - 2 - - 1
Grimsby - 2 £169 -
Brigg - 1 - -
Active Directory
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Lincolnshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 9 (56.25%) Windows 7
4 7 (43.75%) Windows 10
5 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
6 4 (25.00%) Time Management
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (25.00%) ITIL
6 4 (25.00%) SAN
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (18.75%) Migration
7 3 (18.75%) VMware
7 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco
7 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
8 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
8 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 2 (12.50%) CCNA
8 2 (12.50%) HP
8 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (12.50%) SLA
8 2 (12.50%) Mercator
8 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (12.50%) Office 365
8 2 (12.50%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
9 1 (6.25%) Storage Virtualisation

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lincolnshire 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 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support
2 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
3 2 (12.50%) Server Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Server Support
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 9 (56.25%) Windows 7
4 7 (43.75%) Windows 10
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
1 4 (25.00%) Time Management
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (6.25%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) CCNA
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) MCSA
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco
1 3 (18.75%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) Mercator
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Dell