Period
to 13 November 2018

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 13 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
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 7 11
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4 -1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 9 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 9.89% 12.64% 12.32%
As % of the System Software category 64.29% 84.62% 85.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 13
Worcestershire median daily rate £125 £180 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.56% -40.00% +39.53%
10th Percentile £113 £138 £220
90th Percentile £138 £250 £375
West Midlands median daily rate £345 £350 £330
% change year-on-year -1.43% +6.06% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Worcestershire median hourly rate £13.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £14.22 £13.00
% change year-on-year -1.51% +9.35% -7.14%

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 14 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 15.38% 14.94% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 13
Worcestershire median daily rate £406 £198 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +105.70% -34.17% +36.36%
10th Percentile £113 £138 £220
90th Percentile £492 £260 £375
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Worcestershire median hourly rate £13.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.22 £13.00
% change year-on-year +5.52% +9.35% -13.33%

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 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 13 November 2018. 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
Worcester +3 4 - - 4
Redditch -5 2 £125 -50.00% 1
Bromsgrove - 2 £125 - 3
Malvern - 1 - -
Active Directory
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Office 365
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Apple
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (22.22%) SCCM
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) NHS
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
5 1 (11.11%) SLA
5 1 (11.11%) Time Management
5 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
5 1 (11.11%) CMDB
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) Break/Fix
5 1 (11.11%) Software Asset Management

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 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Support Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Desktop Support
3 3 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Support
5 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) ICT Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) ICT Support
5 1 (11.11%) ICT Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Support
5 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Services Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) CMDB
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) NHS
1 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 1 (11.11%) Break/Fix
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Software Asset Management
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Apple
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft