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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 12 7 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 16 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 11.03% 14.04% 8.00%
As % of the System Software category 88.89% 84.21% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 8
Average daily rate
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£413 £253 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.36% -40.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £16.13 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
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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
18 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 12.41% 16.67% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 16
Average daily rate £413 £335 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.13% -21.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £120 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £464 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £16.13 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.64% -3.12%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015, 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 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 20 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (43.75%) HP
5 13 (40.63%) MS Exchange
5 13 (40.63%) VMware
5 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (37.50%) SCCM
7 11 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (34.38%) SAN
8 10 (31.25%) ITIL
9 9 (28.13%) Windows 7
9 9 (28.13%) Office 365
10 8 (25.00%) Lync
10 8 (25.00%) IIS
10 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (21.88%) Dell
11 7 (21.88%) Clustering
11 7 (21.88%) WSUS
12 6 (18.75%) DNS
12 6 (18.75%) MS Office
13 5 (15.63%) MCSE
13 5 (15.63%) MCSA
13 5 (15.63%) B2B
13 5 (15.63%) VoIP
13 5 (15.63%) DHCP
13 5 (15.63%) Avaya
13 5 (15.63%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (15.63%) Back Office
13 5 (15.63%) Finance

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 13 (40.63%) MS Exchange
2 8 (25.00%) Lync
2 8 (25.00%) IIS
3 5 (15.63%) Office Communications Server
3 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Office
2 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.13%) MS Project
3 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (28.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) SAN
2 6 (18.75%) DNS
3 5 (15.63%) VoIP
3 5 (15.63%) DHCP
3 5 (15.63%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (12.50%) WAN
4 4 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (3.13%) DMZ
5 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MSI
1 1 (3.13%) InstallShield
1 1 (3.13%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (15.63%) Back Office
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Analyst
2 11 (34.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) Support Analyst
4 8 (25.00%) Architect
5 7 (21.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (21.88%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 5 (15.63%) Desktop Support
6 5 (15.63%) Consultant
7 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (9.38%) Technical Architect
7 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 3 (9.38%) Wintel Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
9 1 (3.13%) Server Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) ActiveX
1 1 (3.13%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.13%) iPad
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) iPhone
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 20 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (40.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (28.13%) Windows 7
5 4 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) B2B
3 4 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (12.50%) Server Building
3 4 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.13%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.13%) Project Management
4 1 (3.13%) Change Control
4 1 (3.13%) Resource Management
4 1 (3.13%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
1 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (15.63%) MCSE
2 5 (15.63%) MCSA
2 5 (15.63%) MCTS
2 5 (15.63%) MCITP
3 1 (3.13%) MCP
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) P3O
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
3 4 (12.50%) vSphere
4 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.13%) UAG
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) SCCM
2 7 (21.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (43.75%) HP
3 13 (40.63%) VMware
4 7 (21.88%) Dell
5 5 (15.63%) Avaya
5 5 (15.63%) Sonus
6 4 (12.50%) IBM
7 3 (9.38%) Cisco
8 1 (3.13%) Apple
8 1 (3.13%) McAfee