Period
to 8 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 8 December 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
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 14 15
Rank change year-on-year +10 +1 -6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 18 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 19.15% 8.85% 4.60%
As % of the System Software category 66.67% 50.00% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 2
Worcestershire median daily rate £425 £125 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +240.00% -13.79% -45.02%
10th Percentile £131 £113 £138
90th Percentile £475 £368 £153
West Midlands median daily rate £320 £350 £340
% change year-on-year -8.57% +2.94% +3.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Worcestershire median hourly rate - £13.50 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £14.00 £14.20
% change year-on-year +13.21% -1.41% +2.34%

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Worcestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 27 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 28.72% 17.70% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 4
Worcestershire median daily rate £425 £438 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +143.06% -31.75%
10th Percentile £131 £133 £138
90th Percentile £475 £538 £242
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Worcestershire median hourly rate - £13.50 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.10
% change year-on-year +6.67% +6.38% -1.05%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Worcestershire

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Worcestershire

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 8 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Worcestershire

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Worcestershire

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

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 Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 8 December 2019. 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
Malvern +12 9 £450 +12.50% 1
Redditch +6 5 £144 +15.00% 1
Evesham - 1 - - 1
Active Directory
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) SharePoint
3 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 10 (55.56%) DNS
4 10 (55.56%) Management Information System
4 10 (55.56%) VMware
4 10 (55.56%) WSUS
4 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
4 10 (55.56%) Veeam
4 10 (55.56%) vSphere
4 10 (55.56%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (50.00%) DV Cleared
6 7 (38.89%) Office 365
7 5 (27.78%) Apple
8 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
9 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
10 2 (11.11%) Break/Fix
10 2 (11.11%) Migration
11 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
11 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
11 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
11 1 (5.56%) Remedy
11 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
11 1 (5.56%) ITIL
11 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
11 1 (5.56%) VoIP
11 1 (5.56%) Data Centre

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 14 (77.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) VoIP
General
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Administrator
1 6 (33.33%) IT Administrator
1 6 (33.33%) IT Systems Administrator
1 6 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (27.78%) IT Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Server Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Server Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Break/Fix
1 2 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL
2 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 9 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) VMware ESXi
1 10 (55.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) Veeam
2 10 (55.56%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) Apple
4 1 (5.56%) Remedy