Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 21 39
Rank change year-on-year -2 +18 -22
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 40 44 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 6.51% 5.13% 2.49%
As % of the System Software category 66.67% 74.58% 31.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 11
Warwickshire median daily rate £245 £135 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +81.48% -60.29% +13.33%
10th Percentile £115 £114 £115
90th Percentile £431 £500 £523
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £330 £310
% change year-on-year +6.06% +6.45% +8.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 6
Warwickshire median hourly rate £14.00 £11.31 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.78% -28.64% +21.92%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £15.00 £15.64 £17.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.22 £13.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +9.35% - -

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 Warwickshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Warwickshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 60 59 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 9.77% 6.88% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 26 17
Warwickshire median daily rate £325 £343 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.11% -12.18% +24.80%
10th Percentile £124 £115 £196
90th Percentile £488 £506 £499
West Midlands median daily rate £385 £362 £325
% change year-on-year +6.28% +11.46% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 10
Warwickshire median hourly rate £14.00 £11.31 £16.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.78% -30.08% +24.42%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.00 £11.90
90th Percentile £15.00 £15.64 £33.55
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.22 £13.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year +9.35% -11.86% +13.46%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Atherstone - 9 £215 -
Warwick -1 4 £115 -14.81% 3
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 £400 - 1
Active Directory
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 30 (75.00%) Windows
2 17 (42.50%) PowerShell
3 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (27.50%) Windows Server
6 9 (22.50%) Office 365
6 9 (22.50%) DNS
6 9 (22.50%) DHCP
7 7 (17.50%) Migration
7 7 (17.50%) Replication
7 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (15.00%) IaaS
8 6 (15.00%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (15.00%) PaaS
8 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (15.00%) Linux
8 6 (15.00%) SQL
8 6 (15.00%) McAfee
9 5 (12.50%) SLA
9 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
9 5 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (10.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
10 4 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (10.00%) Android
10 4 (10.00%) WebSphere
10 4 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (10.00%) Google
10 4 (10.00%) Oracle

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 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.50%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) Office 365
2 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (15.00%) IaaS
3 6 (15.00%) PaaS
4 2 (5.00%) G Suite
5 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) DHCP
1 9 (22.50%) DNS
2 4 (10.00%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.50%) Firewall
3 1 (2.50%) Internet
3 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.50%) VoIP
3 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Consultant
2 6 (15.00%) Active Directory Consultant
3 5 (12.50%) Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) IT Support
5 3 (7.50%) Applications Support
5 3 (7.50%) Cloud Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) IT Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.00%) Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Service Desk Support
6 2 (5.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Replication
2 2 (5.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 30 (75.00%) Windows
2 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (27.50%) Windows Server
4 6 (15.00%) Linux
5 5 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 4 (10.00%) Android
6 4 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (7.50%) Apple iOS
8 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) Migration
2 4 (10.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 3 (7.50%) ITIL
4 2 (5.00%) DevOps
4 2 (5.00%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (5.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (5.00%) IT Strategy
4 2 (5.00%) ITSM
4 2 (5.00%) Line Management
4 2 (5.00%) Logistics
4 2 (5.00%) Security Hardening
4 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.00%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (2.50%) Active Listening
5 1 (2.50%) Conceptual Models
5 1 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.50%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.50%) Network Management
5 1 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.50%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) PowerShell
2 6 (15.00%) SQL
3 4 (10.00%) C#
3 4 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.50%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 15 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) McAfee
3 4 (10.00%) Google
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (5.00%) Apple
4 2 (5.00%) VMware
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco
5 1 (2.50%) Citrix
5 1 (2.50%) Mitel
5 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds