The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 31 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 10 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 4.08% 6.97% 1.46%
As % of the System Software category 62.50% 53.85% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £110 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+286.36% -63.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £263
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-9.00% +3.44%
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East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

System Software Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
16 26 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 6.53% 12.94% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 2
Average daily rate £425 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £175 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £375 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.44% -1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+160.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -1.51%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
4 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
4 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
4 5 (29.41%) ITIL
5 4 (23.53%) Firewall
5 4 (23.53%) SAN
5 4 (23.53%) MS Office
5 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
5 4 (23.53%) DNS
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (17.65%) NAS
6 3 (17.65%) iSCSI
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (17.65%) DHCP
6 3 (17.65%) HP
6 3 (17.65%) SAS
6 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 3 (17.65%) MCSE
7 2 (11.76%) Document Management
7 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (11.76%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (11.76%) Clustering
7 2 (11.76%) Finance

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (17.65%) SAS
4 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 2 (11.76%) Lync
5 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
2 4 (23.53%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) SAN
2 4 (23.53%) DNS
3 3 (17.65%) NAS
3 3 (17.65%) iSCSI
3 3 (17.65%) DHCP
4 2 (11.76%) VoIP
4 2 (11.76%) Extranet
4 2 (11.76%) VLAN
5 1 (5.88%) VPN
5 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) IT Support
2 5 (29.41%) Support Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) IT Support Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Service Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (17.65%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Specialist
6 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Network Support
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Clustering
1 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) iPhone
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (11.76%) Linux
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Document Management
2 2 (11.76%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (11.76%) Validation
2 2 (11.76%) CRM
2 2 (11.76%) Coaching
2 2 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Security Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (17.65%) MCSE
3 2 (11.76%) CCNA
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.88%) MCP
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Nagios
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) VMware
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco
4 3 (17.65%) HP
5 2 (11.76%) Avaya
5 2 (11.76%) Juniper
5 2 (11.76%) Citrix
5 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.88%) Dell
6 1 (5.88%) EMC
6 1 (5.88%) Apple
6 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint