Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 13 4
Rank change year-on-year +10 -9 +5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 23 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 24.21% 10.42% 17.74%
As % of the System Software category 88.46% 55.56% 81.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 13
Lincolnshire median daily rate £250 £225 £1,000
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -77.50% +379.04%
East Midlands median daily rate £239 £300 £376
% change year-on-year -20.42% -20.11% +25.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Lincolnshire median hourly rate £15.43 £12.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.44% -10.71% +12.00%
10th Percentile £10.21 £11.00 £12.15
90th Percentile £16.68 £19.45 £20.55
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.88 £13.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +14.46% -3.70% +8.00%

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 26 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lincolnshire 27.37% 18.75% 21.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 6
Lincolnshire median daily rate £225 £230 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% -42.50% +73.91%
10th Percentile £114 £175 £375
90th Percentile £325 £345 £713
East Midlands median daily rate £370 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +13.85% -18.75% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Lincolnshire median hourly rate £15.43 £12.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.44% -10.71% +12.00%
10th Percentile £10.21 £11.00 £12.15
90th Percentile £16.68 £19.45 £20.55
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.88 £13.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +14.46% -3.70% +8.00%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
Spalding 0 11 £300 -2.04%
Lincoln +3 2 £114 -67.29% 1
Louth - 2 - -
Sleaford - 1 - -
Stamford - 1 £300 -
Grantham - 1 £115 - 3
Active Directory
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) Windows 7
3 13 (56.52%) ITIL
4 10 (43.48%) Symantec
5 8 (34.78%) Windows XP
6 7 (30.43%) Migration
6 7 (30.43%) SLA
6 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
7 6 (26.09%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (26.09%) Windows 10
7 6 (26.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 6 (26.09%) Application Packaging
7 6 (26.09%) Altiris
8 4 (17.39%) Time Management
8 4 (17.39%) Break/Fix
9 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
9 3 (13.04%) VMware
9 3 (13.04%) SAN
9 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
9 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
10 2 (8.70%) Cisco
10 2 (8.70%) LAN
10 2 (8.70%) NetApp
10 2 (8.70%) HP
10 2 (8.70%) Citrix
10 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
10 2 (8.70%) Wireless
10 2 (8.70%) Degree
10 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
10 2 (8.70%) XenApp

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:

Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) IaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) SAN
2 2 (8.70%) LAN
2 2 (8.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Desktop Support
2 8 (34.78%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 8 (34.78%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (26.09%) Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Support Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Desktop Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Deskside Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) First Line Help Desk Support
8 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Administrator
8 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Support
8 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) Windows 7
3 8 (34.78%) Windows XP
4 6 (26.09%) Windows 10
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.35%) Android
7 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Phone
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) Migration
3 6 (26.09%) Application Packaging
4 4 (17.39%) Break/Fix
4 4 (17.39%) Time Management
5 2 (8.70%) Change Control
6 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.35%) ITSM
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) XenApp
1 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (26.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Symantec
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) Altiris
4 3 (13.04%) VMware
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco
5 2 (8.70%) Citrix
5 2 (8.70%) HP
5 2 (8.70%) Meraki
5 2 (8.70%) NetApp
5 2 (8.70%) Synology
6 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow