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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 8 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 13 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 10.24% 6.60% 8.16%
As % of the System Software category 92.86% 58.33% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
Average daily rate
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£388 £379 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.31% +99.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £270
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
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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
14 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 11.02% 11.32% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 10
Average daily rate £388 £388 £176
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +119.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £16.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 - £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 - £17.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -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
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 30 January 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 (80.00%) Windows
2 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 19 (63.33%) MS Office
4 17 (56.67%) MS Exchange
4 17 (56.67%) Windows 7
5 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (26.67%) MCSE
7 8 (26.67%) Blackberry
7 8 (26.67%) iPhone
7 8 (26.67%) iPad
8 7 (23.33%) ITIL
8 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
8 7 (23.33%) Mac OS X
9 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (20.00%) Citrix
9 6 (20.00%) Office 365
9 6 (20.00%) SCCM
10 5 (16.67%) Office Communications Server
10 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (16.67%) Lync
10 5 (16.67%) Sonus
10 5 (16.67%) VMware
10 5 (16.67%) MCTS
10 5 (16.67%) MCITP
10 5 (16.67%) Avaya
10 5 (16.67%) B2B
10 5 (16.67%) LAN
10 5 (16.67%) VoIP
10 5 (16.67%) MCSA

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 17 (56.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.67%) Office Communications Server
2 5 (16.67%) Lync
3 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (63.33%) MS Office
2 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) LAN
1 5 (16.67%) VoIP
2 3 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (10.00%) SNMP
2 3 (10.00%) VPN
3 2 (6.67%) WAN
4 1 (3.33%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.33%) DHCP
4 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.33%) DNS
4 1 (3.33%) SAN
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Back Office
2 2 (6.67%) Online Betting
3 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Analyst
1 7 (23.33%) Support Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Architect
2 5 (16.67%) Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (13.33%) Desktop Support
4 3 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Deskside Support
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Wintel Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Blackberry
1 8 (26.67%) iPhone
1 8 (26.67%) iPad
2 3 (10.00%) CMDB
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (80.00%) Windows
2 17 (56.67%) Windows 7
3 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (23.33%) Mac OS X
5 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
6 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (10.00%) Linux
8 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) B2B
3 4 (13.33%) Project Management
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (10.00%) Release Management
5 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.33%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (3.33%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (26.67%) MCSE
3 5 (16.67%) MCTS
3 5 (16.67%) MCITP
3 5 (16.67%) MCSA
4 1 (3.33%) MCDST
4 1 (3.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (6.67%) SLA
3 1 (3.33%) P3O
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
3 2 (6.67%) XenApp
3 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.33%) vSphere
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (3.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) SCCM
2 3 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Citrix
3 5 (16.67%) Sonus
3 5 (16.67%) VMware
3 5 (16.67%) Avaya
4 3 (10.00%) Symantec
4 3 (10.00%) IBM
5 2 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) Remedy
6 1 (3.33%) McAfee
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco
6 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.33%) Apple