The first table below looks at the demand for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Basildon region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 10 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 7 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 8.86% 18.18% -
As % of the System Software category 70.00% 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Average daily rate £120 £85 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £265 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.88% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
System Software Category
Basildon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
10 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basildon 12.66% 18.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Average daily rate £120 £85 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Active Directory
Essex

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

Active Directory
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 8 (72.73%) ITIL
1 8 (72.73%) MCP
1 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
1 8 (72.73%) MS Exchange
1 8 (72.73%) OpenView
1 8 (72.73%) HP
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (72.73%) McAfee
1 8 (72.73%) SLA
1 8 (72.73%) OVSD
1 8 (72.73%) SCCM
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
1 8 (72.73%) MCDST
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) NAS
2 3 (27.27%) Open Source
2 3 (27.27%) SSH
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Internet
2 3 (27.27%) NFS
2 3 (27.27%) SNMP
2 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) UNIX
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basildon region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (72.73%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) NAS
1 3 (27.27%) SSH
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
1 3 (27.27%) SNMP
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
1 8 (72.73%) Service Analyst
1 8 (72.73%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) IT Operations Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) MCP
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
1 8 (72.73%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (27.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) OpenView
1 8 (72.73%) OVSD
1 8 (72.73%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) HP
1 8 (72.73%) McAfee
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) VMware