Period
to 12 November 2018

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 12 November 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
Staffordshire > Stoke-on-Trent
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 17 20
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3 +1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 5 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 5.81% 4.21% 3.80%
As % of the System Software category 23.81% 80.00% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £325 £388 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.13% +252.27% -
10th Percentile £303 £344 £105
90th Percentile £338 £406 £433
Staffordshire median daily rate £360 £388 £284
% change year-on-year -7.10% +36.56% +23.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate - £18.50 -
Staffordshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year -27.03% +54.17% -

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 21 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 24.42% 5.26% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 2
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £375 £388 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +27.05% +52.50%
10th Percentile £313 £344 £143
90th Percentile £388 £406 £473
Staffordshire median daily rate £365 £370 £290
% change year-on-year -1.35% +27.59% +16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate - £18.50 -
Staffordshire median hourly rate £13.50 £16.35 £12.00
% change year-on-year -17.43% +36.25% -9.09%

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 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 12 November 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) RAD
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) DSDM
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) RTP
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 2 (40.00%) Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) Drools
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Office 365

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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) RTP
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) SNMP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Support
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) Drools
1 2 (40.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (40.00%) DSDM
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (40.00%) RAD
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) MCITP
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (20.00%) VMware