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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 36 15 21
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 8 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 3.05% 9.76% 6.21%
As % of the System Software category 8.16% 48.48% 90.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 5
Median daily rate £290 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £137 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £509 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Active Directory
London

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
98 33 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 37.40% 20.12% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 22 5
Median daily rate £490 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.61
% change year-on-year
- -3.67%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Croydon region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Croydon region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 23 (54.76%) Windows
2 21 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (33.33%) JIRA
4 14 (33.33%) Scrum
4 14 (33.33%) Linux
5 13 (30.95%) Security Cleared
5 13 (30.95%) SC Cleared
6 11 (26.19%) VMware
6 11 (26.19%) Cisco
6 11 (26.19%) SQL
7 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (21.43%) IIS
9 8 (19.05%) LDAP
9 8 (19.05%) Process Management
9 8 (19.05%) Change Management
9 8 (19.05%) Workflow
9 8 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (19.05%) Ubuntu
9 8 (19.05%) Groovy
9 8 (19.05%) Atlassian
9 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (19.05%) CentOS
9 8 (19.05%) Confluence
9 8 (19.05%) DevOps
9 8 (19.05%) JIRA Agile
10 7 (16.67%) Windows Server
10 7 (16.67%) Telecoms
11 6 (14.29%) LAMP
11 6 (14.29%) WebSphere

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (21.43%) IIS
2 8 (19.05%) Confluence
3 6 (14.29%) Apache
3 6 (14.29%) JBoss
3 6 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 6 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 6 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 6 (14.29%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.05%) LDAP
2 6 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (14.29%) Firewall
2 6 (14.29%) HTTP
2 6 (14.29%) Network Security
3 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.76%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.38%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.38%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (14.29%) DB2
2 6 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) JIRA
2 8 (19.05%) JIRA Agile
3 6 (14.29%) Ant
3 6 (14.29%) Gerrit
3 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 6 (14.29%) JMeter
3 6 (14.29%) JUnit
3 6 (14.29%) Maven
3 6 (14.29%) Selenium
3 6 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 6 (14.29%) SonarQube
3 6 (14.29%) Subversion
3 6 (14.29%) Toad
4 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.90%) Retail
3 4 (9.52%) Law
4 2 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Architect
2 8 (19.05%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (14.29%) Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Active Directory Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Help Desk Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Tester
4 5 (11.90%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Automation Tester
5 3 (7.14%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.38%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 1 (2.38%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) CSS
1 6 (14.29%) HTML
1 6 (14.29%) LAMP
1 6 (14.29%) REST
1 6 (14.29%) SailPoint
1 6 (14.29%) XHTML
2 3 (7.14%) RESTful
3 2 (4.76%) OAuth
3 2 (4.76%) SAML
4 1 (2.38%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) iPad
2 1 (2.38%) iPhone
2 1 (2.38%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 23 (54.76%) Windows
2 14 (33.33%) Linux
3 8 (19.05%) CentOS
3 8 (19.05%) Ubuntu
3 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 6 (14.29%) Solaris
5 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (11.90%) Windows 10
6 5 (11.90%) Windows 7
6 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (33.33%) Scrum
3 8 (19.05%) Change Management
3 8 (19.05%) DevOps
3 8 (19.05%) Process Management
3 8 (19.05%) Workflow
4 6 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
4 6 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
4 6 (14.29%) Network Management
4 6 (14.29%) Network Security Management
4 6 (14.29%) Security Management
5 5 (11.90%) Content Management
5 5 (11.90%) Functional Testing
5 5 (11.90%) Integration Testing
5 5 (11.90%) Performance Testing
5 5 (11.90%) Regression Testing
5 5 (11.90%) Resource Management
5 5 (11.90%) System Testing
5 5 (11.90%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) SQL
2 8 (19.05%) Groovy
3 6 (14.29%) Java
3 6 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (14.29%) Perl
3 6 (14.29%) Python
3 6 (14.29%) Ruby
4 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 3 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) SC Cleared
1 13 (30.95%) Security Cleared
2 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (14.29%) MCSA
4 4 (9.52%) BC Cleared
4 4 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (9.52%) CCIE
4 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (9.52%) DV Cleared
4 4 (9.52%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) Government Security Classifications
2 4 (9.52%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (11.90%) XenApp
1 5 (11.90%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) Oracle Identity Management
2 3 (7.14%) PowerCLI
3 1 (2.38%) Casper Suite
3 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.19%) Cisco
2 11 (26.19%) VMware
3 8 (19.05%) Atlassian
4 6 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 6 (14.29%) ForgeRock
4 6 (14.29%) IBM
4 6 (14.29%) Oracle
5 5 (11.90%) AppSense
5 5 (11.90%) Citrix
5 5 (11.90%) Remedy
6 4 (9.52%) Dell
7 1 (2.38%) Apple
7 1 (2.38%) HP
7 1 (2.38%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.38%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.38%) Retalix
7 1 (2.38%) Retek
7 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow