Period
to 18 July 2018

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 6 months to 18 July 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
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 36 29
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7 +1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 44 31 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 5.65% 4.13% 5.42%
As % of the System Software category 35.20% 35.63% 56.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 17 31
Nottingham median daily rate £325 £275 £560
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -50.89% +148.89%
10th Percentile £195 £165 £180
90th Percentile £425 £459 £675
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £305 £300 £438
% change year-on-year +1.67% -31.43% +169.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 12
Nottingham median hourly rate £12.26 £10.75 £12.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.07% -14.51% -17.54%
10th Percentile £9.90 £9.88 £8.50
90th Percentile £16.69 £13.02 £16.20
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £12.26 £10.75 £14.25
% change year-on-year +14.07% -24.56% -5.00%

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 Nottingham with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Nottingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 125 87 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 16.05% 11.58% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 56 52
Nottingham median daily rate £400 £388 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -26.19% +56.14%
10th Percentile £250 £210 £182
90th Percentile £595 £538 £650
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £388 £490
% change year-on-year +3.23% -20.92% +50.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 12
Nottingham median hourly rate £12.26 £10.75 £12.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.07% -14.51% -24.93%
10th Percentile £9.90 £9.88 £8.50
90th Percentile £16.69 £13.02 £16.20
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £12.26 £10.75 £14.25
% change year-on-year +14.07% -24.56% -5.00%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

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

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 6 months to 18 July 2018.

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 18 July 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 26 (59.09%) Windows
2 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 17 (38.64%) Windows Server
4 15 (34.09%) SCCM
5 14 (31.82%) ITIL
6 12 (27.27%) Migration
6 12 (27.27%) VMware
6 12 (27.27%) Hyper-V
6 12 (27.27%) Office 365
7 8 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 8 (18.18%) Data Centre
7 8 (18.18%) PowerShell
7 8 (18.18%) MS Exchange
8 7 (15.91%) SAN
8 7 (15.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (15.91%) Finance
8 7 (15.91%) Windows 10
8 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (15.91%) vSphere
9 6 (13.64%) Veeam
9 6 (13.64%) Firewall
9 6 (13.64%) Cisco
9 6 (13.64%) Citrix
10 5 (11.36%) VPN
10 5 (11.36%) SQL
10 5 (11.36%) Information Security
10 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012

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 8 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.36%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (27.27%) Office 365
2 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.27%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) SAN
2 6 (13.64%) Firewall
3 5 (11.36%) VPN
4 3 (6.82%) VLAN
5 2 (4.55%) DNS
5 2 (4.55%) IP Telephony
5 2 (4.55%) iSCSI
5 2 (4.55%) LAN
5 2 (4.55%) Skype
5 2 (4.55%) SMS
5 2 (4.55%) VoIP
5 2 (4.55%) WAN
6 1 (2.27%) ADSL
6 1 (2.27%) Broadband
6 1 (2.27%) DHCP
6 1 (2.27%) PBX
6 1 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) Qlik Sense
2 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 8 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (13.64%) Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Administrator
4 4 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 4 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.82%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco Support
6 2 (4.55%) Head of Security
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) LDAP
1 2 (4.55%) SAML
2 1 (2.27%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) Clustering
3 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.27%) iPad
4 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.27%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 26 (59.09%) Windows
2 17 (38.64%) Windows Server
3 8 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 7 (15.91%) Windows 10
5 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.27%) Android
7 1 (2.27%) Unix
7 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) ITIL
2 12 (27.27%) Migration
3 5 (11.36%) Information Security
4 4 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 3 (6.82%) ITIL V2
5 3 (6.82%) Network Virtualisation
5 3 (6.82%) Service Management
5 3 (6.82%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (4.55%) Change Management
6 2 (4.55%) Computer Security
6 2 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.55%) Network Design
6 2 (4.55%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (4.55%) Project Management
6 2 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (2.27%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.27%) Server Patching
7 1 (2.27%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.55%) CISA
3 2 (4.55%) CISM
3 2 (4.55%) CISSP
4 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.27%) CCNA
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.27%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.27%) MCP
4 1 (2.27%) MCSE
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.55%) COBIT
3 2 (4.55%) GDPR
3 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (15.91%) vSphere
3 5 (11.36%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (34.09%) SCCM
2 7 (15.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (6.82%) Nessus
3 3 (6.82%) vCenter Server
4 2 (4.55%) Backup Exec
4 2 (4.55%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.27%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.27%) VMware
3 6 (13.64%) Cisco
3 6 (13.64%) Citrix
3 6 (13.64%) Veeam
4 4 (9.09%) CommVault
4 4 (9.09%) HP
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle
6 2 (4.55%) Dell
6 2 (4.55%) EqualLogic
6 2 (4.55%) Mitel
6 2 (4.55%) Red Box
7 1 (2.27%) Apple
7 1 (2.27%) Remedy
7 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.27%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.27%) WatchGuard