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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
Rank 29 28 15
Rank change year-on-year -1 -13  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 19 24 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 4.77% 4.29% 8.41%
As % of the System Software category 37.25% 57.14% 68.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 7
Median daily rate £275 £240 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% +45.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £180 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £331
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -3.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 14
Median hourly rate £10.75 £11.73 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.31% -21.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.10 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £14.50 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.66% +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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Nottinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 51 42 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 12.81% 7.51% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 11 15
Median daily rate £363 £550 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.09% +65.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £180 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 14
Median hourly rate £10.75 £13.15 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.25% -12.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.30 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £14.50 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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 +3 16 £263 +45.97% 10
Worksop - 1 £413 -
Active Directory
East Midlands

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 27 (72.97%) Windows
2 22 (59.46%) Microsoft
3 13 (35.14%) ITIL
3 13 (35.14%) SCCM
4 10 (27.03%) MS Office
4 10 (27.03%) VMware
5 9 (24.32%) SQL
5 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (24.32%) Windows Server
6 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
7 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
7 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
8 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
8 6 (16.22%) MCP
8 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (13.51%) Windows 10
9 5 (13.51%) NetApp
9 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
10 4 (10.81%) Migration
10 4 (10.81%) Office 365
11 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
11 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (8.11%) Android
11 3 (8.11%) Skype for Business
11 3 (8.11%) Windows XP
12 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
12 2 (5.41%) Change Management
12 2 (5.41%) Advertising
12 2 (5.41%) Firewall

Active Directory
Top Related 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 7 (18.92%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (27.03%) MS Office
2 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Office 365
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.41%) IaaS
3 2 (5.41%) PaaS
4 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.41%) DNS
2 2 (5.41%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) LAN
2 2 (5.41%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (5.41%) WAN
2 2 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.70%) ADSL
3 1 (2.70%) Broadband
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.70%) DHCP
3 1 (2.70%) Skype
3 1 (2.70%) VoIP
3 1 (2.70%) VPN
3 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) MS Access
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (5.41%) Advertising
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Local Government
2 1 (2.70%) Publishing
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (10.81%) Help Desk Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (8.11%) Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) IT Support
4 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.41%) IT Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Security Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Server Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (72.97%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Windows Server
2 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
4 5 (13.51%) Windows 10
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.11%) Android
5 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
5 3 (8.11%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.70%) Linux
6 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) ITIL
2 4 (10.81%) Migration
3 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (5.41%) Change Management
3 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
3 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.70%) Data Management
4 1 (2.70%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.70%) Database Security
4 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.70%) ERP
4 1 (2.70%) Functional Testing
4 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.70%) ITIL V2
4 1 (2.70%) Logistics
4 1 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.70%) Patch Management
4 1 (2.70%) SDLC
4 1 (2.70%) Statistics
4 1 (2.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) MCP
2 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.41%) MCSA
2 2 (5.41%) MCSE
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.70%) CCNA
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (35.14%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.03%) VMware
3 5 (13.51%) NetApp
4 2 (5.41%) Citrix
4 2 (5.41%) EMC
4 2 (5.41%) Sun
5 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle
5 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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