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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 9 16 28
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 38 27 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 14.07% 10.31% 2.75%
As % of the System Software category 76.00% 93.10% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 11 3
Average daily rate
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£328 £110 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+197.72% -63.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £100 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £250 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 0
Average hourly rate £20.07 £15.73 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.60% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.61 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -2.60%
Active Directory
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
50 29 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 18.52% 11.07% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 13 6
Average daily rate £330 £238 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.94% -20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £100 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £263 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 1
Average hourly rate £21.15 £15.88 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.19% -57.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 49 (87.50%) Windows
2 45 (80.36%) VMware
3 34 (60.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (57.14%) SAN
5 26 (46.43%) MS Exchange
6 22 (39.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 21 (37.50%) SharePoint
8 20 (35.71%) SQL Server
8 20 (35.71%) Windows 7
9 19 (33.93%) IIS
9 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
10 17 (30.36%) Finance
11 16 (28.57%) DNS
11 16 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
12 15 (26.79%) DHCP
13 14 (25.00%) TCP/IP
13 14 (25.00%) SQL
13 14 (25.00%) VLAN
14 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Azure
14 13 (23.21%) LAN
14 13 (23.21%) IaaS
15 12 (21.43%) vMotion
15 12 (21.43%) Fibre Channel
15 12 (21.43%) vCloud
15 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (21.43%) SaaS
15 12 (21.43%) PaaS
15 12 (21.43%) NAS
16 11 (19.64%) EMC

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 26 (46.43%) MS Exchange
2 22 (39.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (37.50%) SharePoint
4 19 (33.93%) IIS
5 16 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.79%) Lync
6 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.14%) MS Project
3 3 (5.36%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (23.21%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (23.21%) IaaS
2 12 (21.43%) SaaS
2 12 (21.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (57.14%) SAN
2 16 (28.57%) DNS
3 15 (26.79%) DHCP
4 14 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 14 (25.00%) VLAN
5 13 (23.21%) LAN
6 12 (21.43%) NAS
6 12 (21.43%) Fibre Channel
7 10 (17.86%) WLAN
8 8 (14.29%) Firewall
9 4 (7.14%) VPN
9 4 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (5.36%) WAN
10 3 (5.36%) iSCSI
11 2 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (1.79%) Network Security
12 1 (1.79%) VoIP
12 1 (1.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (30.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Analyst
2 16 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Administrator
5 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
6 4 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Support Technician
7 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Technician
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.57%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Server Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Network Specialist
8 2 (3.57%) Storage Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) Senior Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) COM+
2 1 (1.79%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Visualisation
2 2 (3.57%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.57%) Replication
3 1 (1.79%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.79%) PKI
3 1 (1.79%) PDA
3 1 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.79%) CMDB
3 1 (1.79%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 49 (87.50%) Windows
2 32 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (35.71%) Windows 7
4 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.14%) UNIX
7 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.57%) Solaris
8 1 (1.79%) Linux
8 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.86%) Service Delivery
2 8 (14.29%) ITIL
2 8 (14.29%) Change Control
3 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (7.14%) Migration
4 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.57%) Business Continuity
5 2 (3.57%) Information Security
5 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.79%) Project Management
6 1 (1.79%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.79%) Information Security Management
6 1 (1.79%) Security Management
6 1 (1.79%) Change Management
6 1 (1.79%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.79%) Information Management
6 1 (1.79%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (1.79%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.79%) Security Testing
6 1 (1.79%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.57%) MCP
3 2 (3.57%) MCSE
4 1 (1.79%) MCSA
4 1 (1.79%) CCNA
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.79%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
1 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.79%) Solvency II
System Software
1 34 (60.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (21.43%) vCloud
3 4 (7.14%) vSphere
4 3 (5.36%) XenApp
5 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (21.43%) vMotion
2 9 (16.07%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (7.14%) SCCM
4 2 (3.57%) NetCrunch
5 1 (1.79%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 45 (80.36%) VMware
2 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
3 11 (19.64%) EMC
4 9 (16.07%) Cisco
5 5 (8.93%) Citrix
5 5 (8.93%) HP
6 3 (5.36%) Veeam
7 2 (3.57%) Splunk
7 2 (3.57%) LANDesk
7 2 (3.57%) Dell
7 2 (3.57%) CommVault
7 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.79%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.79%) Juniper
8 1 (1.79%) ProCurve