The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 13 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 16 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 11.19% 26.47% 17.46%
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 71.05% 84.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 6
Average daily rate
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£344 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £164 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £550 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £270
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £22.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +91.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £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 Croydon region.

System Software Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
32 38 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 22.38% 37.25% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 6
Average daily rate £350 £438 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £22.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +91.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 28 (93.33%) Windows
2 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (60.00%) VMware
3 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (43.33%) Windows 7
4 13 (43.33%) vSphere
5 10 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 10 (33.33%) Finance
6 9 (30.00%) Red Hat
6 9 (30.00%) Linux
6 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (26.67%) IIS
7 8 (26.67%) SAN
8 7 (23.33%) Dell
8 7 (23.33%) Citrix
8 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
8 7 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (23.33%) SUSE
8 7 (23.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (20.00%) NetScaler
9 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (20.00%) XenApp
9 6 (20.00%) XenDesktop
9 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
9 6 (20.00%) EMC

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 8 (26.67%) IIS
2 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.67%) iPlanet
3 2 (6.67%) GlassFish
3 2 (6.67%) Jetty
3 2 (6.67%) Alfresco
3 2 (6.67%) Mule
3 2 (6.67%) nginx
3 2 (6.67%) Confluence
3 2 (6.67%) Apache Qpid
3 2 (6.67%) Node.js
3 2 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (6.67%) Tornado
3 2 (6.67%) WildFly
3 2 (6.67%) Mule ESB
3 2 (6.67%) Apache TomEE
3 2 (6.67%) JBoss
3 2 (6.67%) Apache
3 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Office
2 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) SAN
2 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
3 6 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 5 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (16.67%) VPN
4 5 (16.67%) LAN
4 5 (16.67%) WAN
5 2 (6.67%) HTTP
5 2 (6.67%) SSH
5 2 (6.67%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (3.33%) Firewall
6 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.33%) DHCP
6 1 (3.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (6.67%) InterSystems Cache
1 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.67%) Redis
1 2 (6.67%) Riak
1 2 (6.67%) Infinispan
1 2 (6.67%) MySQL
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) JIRA
2 2 (6.67%) Selenium
2 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) Mocha
2 2 (6.67%) Gerrit
2 2 (6.67%) Gradle
2 2 (6.67%) Artifactory
2 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.67%) SonarQube
2 2 (6.67%) JUnit
2 2 (6.67%) JMeter
2 2 (6.67%) Maven
3 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Banking
2 5 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (13.33%) Service Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) IT Support
4 4 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Design Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Java Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) HTML
1 2 (6.67%) J2EE
1 2 (6.67%) CSS
1 2 (6.67%) JDBC
1 2 (6.67%) Struts
1 2 (6.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (6.67%) Spring
1 2 (6.67%) Ajax
1 2 (6.67%) OpenLaszlo
1 2 (6.67%) JSON
1 2 (6.67%) Dojo
1 2 (6.67%) Spring MVC
1 2 (6.67%) Apache Flex
1 2 (6.67%) jQuery
1 2 (6.67%) Drools
1 2 (6.67%) YAML
1 2 (6.67%) Apache CXF
1 2 (6.67%) HTML5
1 2 (6.67%) Memcached
1 2 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) iPad
2 5 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 5 (16.67%) iPhone
3 2 (6.67%) Open Source
3 2 (6.67%) W3C
4 1 (3.33%) AS400
4 1 (3.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 28 (93.33%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (43.33%) Windows 7
4 10 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 9 (30.00%) Linux
6 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (23.33%) SUSE
6 7 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (6.67%) CentOS
8 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu
8 2 (6.67%) UNIX
9 1 (3.33%) AIX
9 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (23.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.67%) Scrum
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL
4 2 (6.67%) SOA
4 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.67%) MVC
4 2 (6.67%) Workflow
4 2 (6.67%) Validation
4 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.67%) Document Management
4 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.67%) Resource Management
4 2 (6.67%) Data Virtualisation
4 2 (6.67%) Microservices
5 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.67%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (43.33%) vSphere
2 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (20.00%) XenApp
3 6 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 6 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (10.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.67%) Terminal Services
5 2 (6.67%) Squid
5 2 (6.67%) vCloud
5 2 (6.67%) Varnish
6 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 3 (10.00%) EdgeSight
3 2 (6.67%) BladeLogic
3 2 (6.67%) ZABBIX
3 2 (6.67%) Puppet
3 2 (6.67%) HAProxy
3 2 (6.67%) Ansible
3 2 (6.67%) logstash
3 2 (6.67%) Salt
3 2 (6.67%) Kibana
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 18 (60.00%) VMware
2 9 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (23.33%) Dell
3 7 (23.33%) Citrix
4 6 (20.00%) EMC
5 5 (16.67%) Cisco
5 5 (16.67%) NetApp
6 4 (13.33%) AppSense
7 3 (10.00%) Oracle
8 2 (6.67%) BMC
8 2 (6.67%) Pega
8 2 (6.67%) Splunk
8 2 (6.67%) Twitter
9 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
9 1 (3.33%) Remedy
9 1 (3.33%) HP