The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 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 23 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
West Midlands / Warwickshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 18 20
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 11 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 3.86% 4.74% 3.74%
As % of the System Software category 68.75% 74.19% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 3
Median daily rate £381 £115 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +231.52% -58.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £115 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £490 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.53% +8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.20 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £14.46 £12.80
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 Warwickshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Warwickshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 16 31 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 5.61% 6.39% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 6
Median daily rate £388 £336 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.24% +8.46%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Median hourly rate £16.25 £13.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £11.20 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £14.46 £12.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.16% +22.85%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warwickshire 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 Warwickshire

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Warwickshire

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Warwickshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Warwickshire

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Warwickshire

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

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 Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Warwick -4 3 £308 -27.64% 1
Stratford-upon-Avon - 3 £388 - 1
Rugby - 1 - - 2
Active Directory
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 5 (19.23%) Google
5 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (15.38%) Firewall
5 4 (15.38%) Migration
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (15.38%) Unix
5 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
5 4 (15.38%) SIEM
6 3 (11.54%) SCCM
6 3 (11.54%) XenApp
6 3 (11.54%) XenDesktop
6 3 (11.54%) Office 365
6 3 (11.54%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
6 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
6 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
6 3 (11.54%) LAN
6 3 (11.54%) WAN
6 3 (11.54%) Citrix
6 3 (11.54%) McAfee
6 3 (11.54%) MSI
6 3 (11.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (11.54%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (11.54%) Identity Management
6 3 (11.54%) Application Packaging
7 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
7 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) G Suite
2 1 (3.85%) IaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) LAN
2 3 (11.54%) WAN
3 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.85%) DHCP
4 1 (3.85%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) SAN
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MSI
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (15.38%) Service Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Service Desk Support
4 3 (11.54%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (11.54%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Operational Security Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Operations Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Security Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Security Operations Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
5 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
1 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.85%) PKI
1 1 (3.85%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 4 (15.38%) Unix
4 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
4 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
5 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.85%) AIX
6 1 (3.85%) Android
6 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.85%) Linux
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Migration
1 4 (15.38%) SIEM
2 3 (11.54%) Application Packaging
2 3 (11.54%) Identity Management
2 3 (11.54%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (3.85%) Break/Fix
4 1 (3.85%) Information Security
4 1 (3.85%) Information Security Management
4 1 (3.85%) ITSM
4 1 (3.85%) Security Management
4 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.85%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) DBS Check
1 1 (3.85%) MCP
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (11.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.85%) COBIT
3 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (3.85%) QA
3 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (11.54%) XenApp
1 3 (11.54%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Google
3 3 (11.54%) Citrix
3 3 (11.54%) McAfee
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco
4 1 (3.85%) Dell
4 1 (3.85%) LANDesk
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) Symantec
4 1 (3.85%) VMware