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 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
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 14 28
Rank change year-on-year -18 +14  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 13 36 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 3.59% 8.20% 3.78%
As % of the System Software category 29.55% 78.26% 59.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 24 5
Median daily rate £310 £600 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.33% +84.61%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Median hourly rate £11.09 £14.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.53% +45.00%  
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 Nottingham with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 44 46 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 12.15% 10.48% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 31 8
Median daily rate £450 £555 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.91% +70.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Median hourly rate £11.09 £14.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.53% -71.00%  
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 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 26 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory in Nottingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Nottingham

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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 19 (65.52%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
3 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (34.48%) SCCM
5 8 (27.59%) ITIL
6 7 (24.14%) Windows 10
6 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
7 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
8 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
8 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (13.79%) Windows 8
9 4 (13.79%) Office 365
9 4 (13.79%) Skype for Business
9 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
9 4 (13.79%) Citrix
9 4 (13.79%) SLA
9 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
9 4 (13.79%) Change Management
10 3 (10.34%) SQL
10 3 (10.34%) DNS
10 3 (10.34%) Sun
10 3 (10.34%) LAN
10 3 (10.34%) DHCP
10 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
10 3 (10.34%) Android
10 3 (10.34%) WSUS
10 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
11 2 (6.90%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills

Active Directory
Co-occurring 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 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.79%) Skype for Business
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.45%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Office 365
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) DHCP
1 3 (10.34%) DNS
1 3 (10.34%) LAN
2 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (6.90%) Skype
2 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.90%) WAN
2 2 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.45%) NAS
3 1 (3.45%) SAN
3 1 (3.45%) SMS
3 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) MS Access
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.90%) Back Office
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Analyst
2 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (10.34%) Help Desk Analyst
2 3 (10.34%) Help Desk Support
2 3 (10.34%) IT Analyst
2 3 (10.34%) IT Support
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Architect
3 2 (6.90%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Support Technician
3 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (3.45%) Aurelia
1 1 (3.45%) CSS
1 1 (3.45%) CSS3
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
1 1 (3.45%) HTML5
1 1 (3.45%) jQuery
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (65.52%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Windows 10
2 7 (24.14%) Windows Server
3 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (13.79%) Windows 8
6 3 (10.34%) Android
7 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.45%) Linux
8 1 (3.45%) Solaris
8 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) Change Management
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL V2
3 2 (6.90%) Migration
3 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
3 2 (6.90%) Service Management
4 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.45%) Data Management
4 1 (3.45%) Database Security
4 1 (3.45%) DevOps
4 1 (3.45%) Functional Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Logistics
4 1 (3.45%) MVC
4 1 (3.45%) SDLC
4 1 (3.45%) Statistics
4 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (3.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (6.90%) MCP
2 1 (3.45%) MCITP
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) SCCM
2 3 (10.34%) WSUS
3 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Citrix
3 3 (10.34%) Sun
4 2 (6.90%) Polycom
4 2 (6.90%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco
5 1 (3.45%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) Remedy
5 1 (3.45%) SAP
5 1 (3.45%) StorageTek