The first table below looks at the demand for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 11 July 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 Crawley 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 3 15 26
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +11
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 25 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 20.83% 8.98% 3.45%
As % of the System Software category 96.15% 51.72% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 1
Average daily rate
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£225 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +17.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
-2.72% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Average hourly rate £16.13 £21.50 £12.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +74.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £21.50 £10.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £21.50 £13.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -7.69%
System Software Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
26 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 21.67% 17.37% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 7
Average daily rate £225 £425 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £323 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £438 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Average hourly rate £16.13 £21.50 £12.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +74.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £21.50 £10.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £21.50 £13.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
Active Directory
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Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Crawley region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
3 13 (44.83%) MS Office
3 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (34.48%) MCSE
6 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
6 9 (31.03%) ITIL
7 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
7 8 (27.59%) Cisco
7 8 (27.59%) Firewall
7 8 (27.59%) VMware
7 8 (27.59%) Windows 7
8 7 (24.14%) SCCM
8 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
9 6 (20.69%) DNS
9 6 (20.69%) DHCP
9 6 (20.69%) CCNA
9 6 (20.69%) MCP
9 6 (20.69%) Linux
9 6 (20.69%) Wireless
10 5 (17.24%) SQL
10 5 (17.24%) SAN
10 5 (17.24%) VoIP
10 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (13.79%) Vulnerability Management
11 4 (13.79%) Qualys

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 (31.03%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (13.79%) IIS
4 3 (10.34%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (44.83%) MS Office
2 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
3 4 (13.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) Firewall
2 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
3 6 (20.69%) DNS
3 6 (20.69%) Wireless
3 6 (20.69%) DHCP
4 5 (17.24%) VoIP
4 5 (17.24%) SAN
5 4 (13.79%) MPLS
5 4 (13.79%) VPN
5 4 (13.79%) LAN
5 4 (13.79%) Network Security
6 3 (10.34%) WAN
6 3 (10.34%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (6.90%) PBX
7 2 (6.90%) LDAP
7 2 (6.90%) SNMP
7 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.45%) DMVPN
8 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
8 1 (3.45%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Support Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (13.79%) Security Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Help Desk Support
3 4 (13.79%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Network Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) IT Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (27.59%) Windows 7
4 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (20.69%) Linux
6 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
7 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
8 2 (6.90%) Windows Vista
9 1 (3.45%) Android
9 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
9 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
2 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
2 4 (13.79%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (10.34%) Network Management
4 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.90%) Project Management
4 2 (6.90%) Change Management
4 2 (6.90%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.45%) Logistics
5 1 (3.45%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.45%) Release Management
5 1 (3.45%) Time Management
5 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (34.48%) MCSE
3 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (20.69%) MCP
4 6 (20.69%) CCNA
5 4 (13.79%) CISSP
5 4 (13.79%) MCSA
5 4 (13.79%) CEH
5 4 (13.79%) MCTS
5 4 (13.79%) MCITP
6 3 (10.34%) CCNP
7 2 (6.90%) MCDST
8 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) ISA Server
1 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) SCCM
2 4 (13.79%) Nessus
3 1 (3.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) Cisco
2 8 (27.59%) VMware
3 4 (13.79%) Qualys
3 4 (13.79%) McAfee
4 2 (6.90%) Citrix
4 2 (6.90%) Kaseya
5 1 (3.45%) SOTI
5 1 (3.45%) Symantec