The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wolverhampton 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 27 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 / Wolverhampton
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 9 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 -7  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 3 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wolverhampton 8.82% 4.35% 25.00%
As % of the System Software category 75.00% 66.67% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 9
Median daily rate £113 £95 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% -62.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Wolverhampton with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Wolverhampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4 3 12
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wolverhampton 11.76% 6.52% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 11
Median daily rate £113 £95 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% -57.77%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.64% +28.57%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Wolverhampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wolverhampton 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 Wolverhampton

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Wolverhampton

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 27 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 Wolverhampton region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) SafeCom
3 2 (50.00%) Change Control
3 2 (50.00%) Software Deployment
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (50.00%) Line Management
3 2 (50.00%) Coaching
3 2 (50.00%) WSUS
3 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) McAfee
3 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wolverhampton 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 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) DBA
1 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Support
1 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Line Management
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Database Security
2 1 (25.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Facilities Management
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (50.00%) SafeCom
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Wyse
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle