The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 29 30 19
Rank change year-on-year +1 -11  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 15 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 4.25% 3.91% 7.58%
As % of the System Software category 37.50% 54.29% 65.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 5
Median daily rate £275 £180 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.77% -36.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £180 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £264 £334
UK excluding London median daily rate £308 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -3.90% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 10
Median hourly rate £10.75 £12.58 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.51% -18.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.23 £8.95 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £14.60 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -8.33% +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 Nottingham with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 40 35 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 11.33% 7.20% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 13
Median daily rate £375 £550 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.81% +60.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 10
Median hourly rate £10.75 £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.21% -9.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.23 £9.10 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £14.50 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.93% +6.45%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham 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 Nottingham

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Nottingham

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Nottingham over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Nottingham

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Nottingham

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 23 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 12 (42.86%) SCCM
4 11 (39.29%) ITIL
5 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (28.57%) SQL
6 8 (28.57%) VMware
7 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
8 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (21.43%) MS Office
9 5 (17.86%) NetApp
9 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (17.86%) Windows 10
10 4 (14.29%) Office 365
10 4 (14.29%) MCP
10 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
11 3 (10.71%) Skype for Business
11 3 (10.71%) Android
12 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
12 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
12 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
12 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
12 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
12 2 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (7.14%) Firewall
12 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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 (10.71%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.71%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Office
2 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Office 365
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.57%) IaaS
3 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) DNS
1 2 (7.14%) Firewall
1 2 (7.14%) LAN
1 2 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.14%) WAN
1 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.57%) ADSL
2 1 (3.57%) Broadband
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.57%) DHCP
2 1 (3.57%) Skype
2 1 (3.57%) VoIP
2 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) MS Access
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (3.57%) Advertising
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Local Government
1 1 (3.57%) Publishing
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Security Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (7.14%) IT Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) IT Support
4 2 (7.14%) Security Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (17.86%) Windows 10
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.71%) Android
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.57%) Linux
7 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) ITIL
2 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (7.14%) Change Management
2 2 (7.14%) Migration
2 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 1 (3.57%) Data Management
3 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
3 1 (3.57%) Database Security
3 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.57%) Functional Testing
3 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL V2
3 1 (3.57%) Logistics
3 1 (3.57%) Patch Management
3 1 (3.57%) SDLC
3 1 (3.57%) Service Management
3 1 (3.57%) Software Audit
3 1 (3.57%) Statistics
3 1 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) MCP
2 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.57%) CCNA
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (42.86%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) VMware
3 5 (17.86%) NetApp
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix
4 2 (7.14%) Sun
5 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) Intel Security
5 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow