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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 14 25 40
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +15
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 26 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 9.74% 2.92% 1.77%
As % of the System Software category 92.86% 62.50% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 1
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£158 £300 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.50% +71.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £275 £287
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.73 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.90
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.04%
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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 Brighton region.

System Software Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
28 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 10.49% 4.68% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 3
Average daily rate £238 £251 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% -34.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.88 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.80 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +6.45%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014, 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 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (72.97%) Windows 7
3 20 (54.05%) ITIL
3 20 (54.05%) Windows XP
4 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
6 13 (35.14%) MS Excel
7 11 (29.73%) VMware
7 11 (29.73%) Software Packaging
8 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (21.62%) DHCP
8 8 (21.62%) MS Office
8 8 (21.62%) DNS
9 7 (18.92%) Citrix
10 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
11 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (13.51%) Cisco
11 5 (13.51%) SAN
11 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
12 4 (10.81%) MCP
12 4 (10.81%) CCA
12 4 (10.81%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (10.81%) XenApp
12 4 (10.81%) XenDesktop
13 3 (8.11%) NetScaler
13 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (8.11%) SCCM
13 3 (8.11%) Document Management
13 3 (8.11%) Firewall

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.41%) SAS
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (35.14%) MS Excel
2 8 (21.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) DHCP
1 8 (21.62%) DNS
2 5 (13.51%) SAN
3 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.11%) Firewall
3 3 (8.11%) NetScaler
4 2 (5.41%) VoIP
4 2 (5.41%) NAS
4 2 (5.41%) VLAN
4 2 (5.41%) iSCSI
4 2 (5.41%) Extranet
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Analyst
2 16 (43.24%) Service Analyst
2 16 (43.24%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Help Desk Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) IT Support
7 2 (5.41%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Technician
8 1 (2.70%) Support Technician
8 1 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.70%) COM+
2 1 (2.70%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Clustering
2 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (72.97%) Windows 7
3 20 (54.05%) Windows XP
4 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) ITIL
2 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
3 3 (8.11%) Document Management
4 2 (5.41%) Validation
4 2 (5.41%) CRM
4 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.41%) Coaching
4 2 (5.41%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.70%) Migration
5 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.81%) MCP
2 4 (10.81%) CCA
2 4 (10.81%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.11%) MCSE
3 3 (8.11%) CCNA
3 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.70%) MCTS
5 1 (2.70%) MCITP
5 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.81%) XenApp
2 4 (10.81%) XenDesktop
3 2 (5.41%) vCloud
4 1 (2.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) SCCM
2 2 (5.41%) Nagios
3 1 (2.70%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.70%) NetCrunch
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 11 (29.73%) VMware
3 7 (18.92%) Citrix
4 5 (13.51%) Cisco
5 3 (8.11%) HP
6 2 (5.41%) EMC
6 2 (5.41%) Avaya
6 2 (5.41%) Juniper
6 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.70%) Splunk