Period
to 24 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 24 January 2019 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
Staffordshire > Stoke-on-Trent
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 22 25
Rank change year-on-year +9 +3 -6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 8 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 11.59% 2.15% 1.95%
As % of the System Software category 44.44% 66.67% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £295 - £463
10th Percentile £186 - £420
90th Percentile £338 - £505
Staffordshire median daily rate £363 £250 £320
% change year-on-year +45.00% -21.88% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate - £16.50 -
Staffordshire median hourly rate £13.50 £24.75 £13.00
% change year-on-year -45.45% +90.38% +22.53%

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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 18 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 26.09% 3.23% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 2
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £375 - £463
10th Percentile £258 - £420
90th Percentile £388 - £505
Staffordshire median daily rate £368 £325 £260
% change year-on-year +13.08% +25.00% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate - £16.50 -
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.38 £18.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -22.30% +42.31% +22.53%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Stoke-on-Trent

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Stoke-on-Trent

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Stoke-on-Trent over the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Stoke-on-Trent

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) MCSE
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) DHCP
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Office 365
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 2 (25.00%) EMC VNX
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (25.00%) vCenter Server

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) RTP
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) Drools
1 2 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (12.50%) CentOS
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (25.00%) DSDM
1 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) RAD
1 2 (25.00%) Scrum
1 2 (25.00%) SDLC
1 2 (25.00%) Server Management
1 2 (25.00%) Service Design
1 2 (25.00%) Service Management
1 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (12.50%) Break/Fix
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) MCSE
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCSA
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) vCenter Server
1 2 (25.00%) WSUS
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) EMC
4 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (25.00%) Sophos
5 1 (12.50%) Altiris
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Ivanti
5 1 (12.50%) Shavlik
5 1 (12.50%) Snow
5 1 (12.50%) SonicWALL