The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 7 17 10
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 17 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 14.29% 6.08% 9.74%
As % of the System Software category 73.91% 60.00% 78.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 11
Average daily rate
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£388 £379 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.31% -5.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £346 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £412 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -27.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.87 £14.30 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.96% -4.68%
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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 Crawley region.

System Software Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
23 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 19.33% 10.14% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 15
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £338 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £431 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -27.77%
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 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 18 December 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 18 December 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 30 (81.08%) Windows
2 23 (62.16%) Microsoft
3 20 (54.05%) MS Office
4 19 (51.35%) Windows 7
5 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (40.54%) MS Exchange
7 13 (35.14%) MS Excel
8 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (24.32%) ITIL
9 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (21.62%) Blackberry
10 8 (21.62%) MCSE
10 8 (21.62%) VoIP
10 8 (21.62%) iPad
10 8 (21.62%) SCCM
10 8 (21.62%) iPhone
11 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (18.92%) Cisco
11 7 (18.92%) Citrix
11 7 (18.92%) VMware
11 7 (18.92%) Mac OS X
12 6 (16.22%) Project Management
12 6 (16.22%) DHCP
12 6 (16.22%) DNS
12 6 (16.22%) LAN
12 6 (16.22%) Office 365
12 6 (16.22%) Lync
12 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (13.51%) SharePoint

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 15 (40.54%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.22%) Lync
3 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.41%) IBM Notes
5 2 (5.41%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (5.41%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (54.05%) MS Office
2 13 (35.14%) MS Excel
3 3 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) VoIP
2 6 (16.22%) DHCP
2 6 (16.22%) DNS
2 6 (16.22%) LAN
3 5 (13.51%) SNMP
3 5 (13.51%) VPN
4 4 (10.81%) Cisco IPT
5 3 (8.11%) WAN
6 2 (5.41%) Firewall
6 2 (5.41%) Wireless
6 2 (5.41%) MPLS
6 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.41%) LDAP
6 2 (5.41%) PBX
6 2 (5.41%) Network Security
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.70%) DMVPN
7 1 (2.70%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.70%) SAN
7 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Back Office
3 2 (5.41%) Online Betting
4 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Analyst
1 8 (21.62%) Support Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Desktop Support
2 5 (13.51%) Support Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (10.81%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Voice Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Deskside Support
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Architect
5 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Network Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) PMO Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Blackberry
1 8 (21.62%) iPad
1 8 (21.62%) iPhone
2 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.81%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (8.11%) CMDB
5 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 30 (81.08%) Windows
2 19 (51.35%) Windows 7
3 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (18.92%) Mac OS X
6 4 (10.81%) Windows XP
7 3 (8.11%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (8.11%) Linux
8 2 (5.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) ITIL
2 6 (16.22%) Project Management
3 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
4 3 (8.11%) Release Management
4 3 (8.11%) ITIL V3
4 3 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.41%) Service Management
5 2 (5.41%) B2B
5 2 (5.41%) Network Management
5 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.70%) Integration Testing
6 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.70%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (2.70%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.70%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.70%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.70%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (21.62%) MCSE
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.41%) CCNP
3 2 (5.41%) CCNA
3 2 (5.41%) MCSA
3 2 (5.41%) MCTS
3 2 (5.41%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) P3O
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.11%) XenDesktop
2 3 (8.11%) Terminal Services
3 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
3 2 (5.41%) XenApp
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (2.70%) XenServer
4 1 (2.70%) vSphere
4 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) SCCM
2 3 (8.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (5.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) Cisco
2 7 (18.92%) Citrix
2 7 (18.92%) VMware
3 4 (10.81%) Symantec
4 3 (8.11%) IBM
5 2 (5.41%) Lotus
5 2 (5.41%) Avaya
5 2 (5.41%) HP
5 2 (5.41%) Dell
5 2 (5.41%) Sonus
6 1 (2.70%) Remedy
6 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.70%) Apple