The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 25 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
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 12 30
Rank change year-on-year -25 +18  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 14 43 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 3.47% 9.01% 4.00%
As % of the System Software category 29.17% 81.13% 63.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 30 5
Median daily rate £310 £575 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.08% +76.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 5
Median hourly rate £11.09 £14.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.53% -69.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.88 £11.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £21.25 £53.90
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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 48 53 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 11.91% 11.11% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 37 8
Median daily rate £463 £525 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.90% +61.53%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 5
Median hourly rate £11.09 £14.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.53% -71.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.88 £11.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £21.25 £56.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.27% +25.71%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 Nottinghamshire

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Nottinghamshire

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Nottinghamshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Nottinghamshire

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Nottinghamshire

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

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 Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -16 13 £310 -48.33% 3
Active Directory
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 20 (60.61%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (30.30%) SCCM
5 8 (24.24%) ITIL
6 7 (21.21%) Windows 10
6 7 (21.21%) Windows Server
7 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
8 5 (15.15%) Windows 8
8 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
9 4 (12.12%) Skype for Business
9 4 (12.12%) Office 365
9 4 (12.12%) SLA
9 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
9 4 (12.12%) SQL
9 4 (12.12%) Citrix
9 4 (12.12%) Change Management
10 3 (9.09%) Migration
10 3 (9.09%) Sun
10 3 (9.09%) DHCP
10 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
10 3 (9.09%) DNS
10 3 (9.09%) LAN
10 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
10 3 (9.09%) WSUS
10 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
10 3 (9.09%) Android
10 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.12%) Skype for Business
3 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.03%) Apache
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.03%) IIS
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) DHCP
1 3 (9.09%) DNS
1 3 (9.09%) LAN
1 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.06%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (6.06%) Skype
2 2 (6.06%) WAN
2 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.03%) NAS
3 1 (3.03%) SAN
3 1 (3.03%) SMS
3 1 (3.03%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.03%) VoIP
3 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) MS Access
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.06%) Back Office
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) Help Desk Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (9.09%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) IT Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) IT Support
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Active Directory Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Active Directory Support
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Support
4 2 (6.06%) Migration Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
1 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (3.03%) Aurelia
1 1 (3.03%) CSS
1 1 (3.03%) CSS3
1 1 (3.03%) HTML
1 1 (3.03%) HTML5
1 1 (3.03%) jQuery
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (60.61%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Windows 10
2 7 (21.21%) Windows Server
3 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 5 (15.15%) Windows 8
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.09%) Android
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.03%) Linux
7 1 (3.03%) Solaris
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) ITIL
2 4 (12.12%) Change Management
3 3 (9.09%) Migration
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL V2
4 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.06%) Service Management
5 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.03%) Data Management
5 1 (3.03%) Database Security
5 1 (3.03%) DevOps
5 1 (3.03%) ERP
5 1 (3.03%) Functional Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Logistics
5 1 (3.03%) MVC
5 1 (3.03%) SDLC
5 1 (3.03%) Statistics
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (6.06%) MCP
2 1 (3.03%) MCITP
2 1 (3.03%) MCSE
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) SCCM
2 3 (9.09%) WSUS
3 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Citrix
3 3 (9.09%) Sun
4 2 (6.06%) Polycom
4 2 (6.06%) VMware
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle
5 1 (3.03%) Remedy
5 1 (3.03%) SAP
5 1 (3.03%) StorageTek