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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 19 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 19 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 10.38% 9.52% 6.45%
As % of the System Software category 45.24% 66.67% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 3
Average daily rate
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£469 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.04% +9.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.61 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -2.60%
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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
42 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 22.95% 14.29% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 8 7
Average daily rate £463 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £335 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 34 (94.44%) VMware
2 26 (72.22%) Windows
3 21 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (55.56%) Linux
4 20 (55.56%) Red Hat
5 17 (47.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (47.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (47.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 15 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (38.89%) IIS
7 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (36.11%) vSphere
8 13 (36.11%) TCP/IP
9 12 (33.33%) SAN
9 12 (33.33%) Dell
9 12 (33.33%) PowerShell
10 11 (30.56%) SUSE
10 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
10 11 (30.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (27.78%) Oracle
11 10 (27.78%) VMware ESX
11 10 (27.78%) Finance
11 10 (27.78%) Validation
11 10 (27.78%) JIRA
12 9 (25.00%) Dojo
12 9 (25.00%) Spring MVC
12 9 (25.00%) Apache Flex
12 9 (25.00%) Selenium
12 9 (25.00%) Ajax
12 9 (25.00%) OpenLaszlo

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (38.89%) IIS
2 9 (25.00%) JBoss
2 9 (25.00%) Apache
2 9 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 9 (25.00%) Node.js
2 9 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (25.00%) Tornado
2 9 (25.00%) WildFly
2 9 (25.00%) Mule ESB
2 9 (25.00%) Apache TomEE
2 9 (25.00%) iPlanet
2 9 (25.00%) GlassFish
2 9 (25.00%) Jetty
2 9 (25.00%) Alfresco
2 9 (25.00%) Mule
2 9 (25.00%) nginx
2 9 (25.00%) Confluence
2 9 (25.00%) Apache Qpid
2 9 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) TCP/IP
2 12 (33.33%) SAN
3 9 (25.00%) OpenLDAP
3 9 (25.00%) HTTP
4 3 (8.33%) LAN
4 3 (8.33%) WAN
5 2 (5.56%) NetScaler
5 2 (5.56%) VLAN
5 2 (5.56%) OSPF
5 2 (5.56%) SSH
6 1 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.78%) Firewall
6 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.78%) Network Security
6 1 (2.78%) DHCP
6 1 (2.78%) VoIP
6 1 (2.78%) Internet
6 1 (2.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (25.00%) InterSystems Cache
1 9 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 9 (25.00%) Redis
1 9 (25.00%) Riak
1 9 (25.00%) Infinispan
1 9 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) JIRA
2 9 (25.00%) Selenium
2 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (25.00%) Mocha
2 9 (25.00%) Gerrit
2 9 (25.00%) Gradle
2 9 (25.00%) Artifactory
2 9 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (25.00%) SonarQube
2 9 (25.00%) JUnit
2 9 (25.00%) JMeter
2 9 (25.00%) Maven
3 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Architect
3 6 (16.67%) Java Architect
4 5 (13.89%) Java Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Design Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Wintel Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Lead Architect
7 2 (5.56%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Wintel Support
7 2 (5.56%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Lead Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.78%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) CSS
1 9 (25.00%) JDBC
1 9 (25.00%) Struts
1 9 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 9 (25.00%) Spring
1 9 (25.00%) Ajax
1 9 (25.00%) OpenLaszlo
1 9 (25.00%) JSON
1 9 (25.00%) Dojo
1 9 (25.00%) Spring MVC
1 9 (25.00%) Apache Flex
1 9 (25.00%) jQuery
1 9 (25.00%) Drools
1 9 (25.00%) YAML
1 9 (25.00%) Apache CXF
1 9 (25.00%) HTML5
1 9 (25.00%) Memcached
1 9 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
1 9 (25.00%) REST
1 9 (25.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) W3C
1 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) AS400
3 1 (2.78%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 26 (72.22%) Windows
2 21 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (55.56%) Linux
4 17 (47.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (30.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (30.56%) SUSE
7 9 (25.00%) Ubuntu
7 9 (25.00%) CentOS
8 5 (13.89%) UNIX
9 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
10 3 (8.33%) AIX
11 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
11 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Disaster Recovery
1 17 (47.22%) Root Cause Analysis
2 10 (27.78%) Validation
3 9 (25.00%) MVC
3 9 (25.00%) SOA
3 9 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.00%) Document Management
3 9 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (25.00%) Open Source
3 9 (25.00%) Data Virtualisation
3 9 (25.00%) Microservices
4 6 (16.67%) Security Hardening
4 6 (16.67%) Software Deployment
5 4 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (11.11%) Scrum
6 3 (8.33%) Resource Management
6 3 (8.33%) Server Building
6 3 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 9 (25.00%) Java
2 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (13.89%) VBScript
3 5 (13.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) CCNP
2 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (36.11%) vSphere
3 10 (27.78%) VMware ESX
4 9 (25.00%) Squid
4 9 (25.00%) Varnish
4 9 (25.00%) vCloud
5 8 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.56%) Terminal Services
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (5.56%) XenApp
6 2 (5.56%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) ZABBIX
1 9 (25.00%) Puppet
1 9 (25.00%) HAProxy
1 9 (25.00%) Ansible
1 9 (25.00%) logstash
1 9 (25.00%) Salt
1 9 (25.00%) Kibana
1 9 (25.00%) Rundeck
2 6 (16.67%) BladeLogic
3 2 (5.56%) SCCM
3 2 (5.56%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 34 (94.44%) VMware
2 20 (55.56%) Red Hat
3 12 (33.33%) Dell
4 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
5 10 (27.78%) Oracle
6 9 (25.00%) EMC
6 9 (25.00%) Pega
6 9 (25.00%) Splunk
6 9 (25.00%) Twitter
7 8 (22.22%) NetApp
7 8 (22.22%) Citrix
8 4 (11.11%) BMC
9 1 (2.78%) Cisco
9 1 (2.78%) IBM
9 1 (2.78%) HP
9 1 (2.78%) AppSense
9 1 (2.78%) LANDesk
9 1 (2.78%) Atlassian