The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brentwood region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 7 2 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 6 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentwood 15.38% 28.57% 15.38%
As % of the System Software category 42.86% 100.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
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£288 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.42 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.85%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Brentwood region.

System Software Category
Brentwood
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
14 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentwood 35.90% 28.57% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Average daily rate £288 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Brentwood

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Brentwood

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Brentwood

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Brentwood

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brentwood 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 10 (83.33%) ITIL
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (66.67%) Citrix
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) HP
4 6 (50.00%) MS Office
4 6 (50.00%) Linux
4 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 6 (50.00%) Clustering
4 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (50.00%) XenApp
5 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
6 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 4 (33.33%) SAN
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (33.33%) Finance
6 4 (33.33%) 3PAR
6 4 (33.33%) XenDesktop
6 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (33.33%) Lync
7 3 (25.00%) Migration
7 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (25.00%) Firewall
7 3 (25.00%) IBM
7 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brentwood 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 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (33.33%) Lync
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) Broadband
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) DB2
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Support Team Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) AIX
5 2 (16.67%) Solaris
5 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (8.33%) CentOS
6 1 (8.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 2 (16.67%) Time Management
3 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (16.67%) MCSE
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (50.00%) XenApp
2 4 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (16.67%) MetaFrame
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Citrix
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) HP
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) 3PAR
4 3 (25.00%) IBM
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) EMC
5 2 (16.67%) Brocade
6 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco