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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
London / Croydon
Rank 31 17 7
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 9 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 3.90% 5.66% 13.00%
As % of the System Software category 11.11% 57.14% 81.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 8
Median daily rate £350 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £134 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £517 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.44%

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
81 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 35.06% 9.91% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 9
Median daily rate £470 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.58% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £325 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017, 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 24 (58.54%) Microsoft
2 23 (56.10%) Windows
3 18 (43.90%) Security Cleared
3 18 (43.90%) SC Cleared
4 16 (39.02%) Cisco
5 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (36.59%) Windows Server
6 14 (34.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
8 12 (29.27%) VMware
9 11 (26.83%) Firewall
10 10 (24.39%) PowerShell
11 9 (21.95%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (21.95%) Scrum
11 9 (21.95%) JIRA
11 9 (21.95%) Linux
12 8 (19.51%) LDAP
12 8 (19.51%) MCSE
12 8 (19.51%) CCIE
12 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (19.51%) Ubuntu
12 8 (19.51%) Atlassian
12 8 (19.51%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (19.51%) Workflow
12 8 (19.51%) Migration
12 8 (19.51%) Process Management
12 8 (19.51%) Change Management

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 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
2 8 (19.51%) Confluence
3 6 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (14.63%) IIS
4 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.44%) Apache
5 1 (2.44%) JBoss
5 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) Firewall
2 8 (19.51%) LDAP
3 6 (14.63%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (14.63%) Network Security
4 5 (12.20%) MPLS
4 5 (12.20%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (12.20%) SSL
4 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
4 5 (12.20%) VLAN
4 5 (12.20%) VPN
4 5 (12.20%) WAN
5 1 (2.44%) DHCP
5 1 (2.44%) DNS
5 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.44%) HTTP
5 1 (2.44%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (12.20%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.44%) DB2
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) JIRA
2 8 (19.51%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (2.44%) Ant
3 1 (2.44%) Gerrit
3 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.44%) JMeter
3 1 (2.44%) JUnit
3 1 (2.44%) Maven
3 1 (2.44%) Selenium
3 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.44%) SonarQube
3 1 (2.44%) Subversion
3 1 (2.44%) Toad
General
1 5 (12.20%) Retail
2 4 (9.76%) Law
2 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Architect
2 8 (19.51%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (17.07%) Active Directory Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Wintel Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Active Directory Architect
4 5 (12.20%) Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Technical Architect
5 4 (9.76%) Help Desk Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Wintel Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.88%) Mac Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) PC Support Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Desktop Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) COM
1 1 (2.44%) CSS
1 1 (2.44%) HTML
1 1 (2.44%) LAMP
1 1 (2.44%) REST
1 1 (2.44%) SailPoint
1 1 (2.44%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Clustering
1 5 (12.20%) Replication
2 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) iPad
3 1 (2.44%) iPhone
3 1 (2.44%) RIA
3 1 (2.44%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (56.10%) Windows
2 15 (36.59%) Windows Server
3 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (21.95%) Linux
6 8 (19.51%) CentOS
6 8 (19.51%) Ubuntu
7 5 (12.20%) Unix
8 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
9 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.44%) Android
10 1 (2.44%) Solaris
10 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.95%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (21.95%) Scrum
3 8 (19.51%) Change Management
3 8 (19.51%) DevOps
3 8 (19.51%) Migration
3 8 (19.51%) Process Management
3 8 (19.51%) Workflow
4 6 (14.63%) Identity Access Management
4 6 (14.63%) Network Management
4 6 (14.63%) Network Security Management
4 6 (14.63%) Security Management
5 5 (12.20%) Content Management
5 5 (12.20%) High Availability
5 5 (12.20%) Load Balancing
5 5 (12.20%) Resource Management
5 5 (12.20%) Server Building
5 5 (12.20%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (9.76%) Network Design
6 4 (9.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) PowerShell
2 8 (19.51%) Groovy
3 6 (14.63%) SQL
4 5 (12.20%) VBScript
5 2 (4.88%) VB
6 1 (2.44%) Java
6 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.44%) Perl
6 1 (2.44%) Python
6 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (43.90%) SC Cleared
1 18 (43.90%) Security Cleared
2 14 (34.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (19.51%) CCIE
3 8 (19.51%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (19.51%) MCSE
4 6 (14.63%) MCSA
5 4 (9.76%) BC Cleared
5 4 (9.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (9.76%) CCNA
5 4 (9.76%) CCNP
5 4 (9.76%) DV Cleared
5 4 (9.76%) MCITP
5 4 (9.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) Government Security Classifications
2 4 (9.76%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Terminal Services
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (4.88%) VMware ESX
2 2 (4.88%) XenApp
2 2 (4.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) PowerCLI
1 3 (7.32%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) BladeLogic
2 1 (2.44%) Casper Suite
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 24 (58.54%) Microsoft
2 16 (39.02%) Cisco
3 12 (29.27%) VMware
4 8 (19.51%) Atlassian
5 6 (14.63%) CheckPoint
5 6 (14.63%) Dell
6 4 (9.76%) Citrix
6 4 (9.76%) Remedy
7 2 (4.88%) AppSense
8 1 (2.44%) Apple
8 1 (2.44%) ForgeRock
8 1 (2.44%) HP
8 1 (2.44%) IBM
8 1 (2.44%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.44%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.44%) Oracle
8 1 (2.44%) Retalix
8 1 (2.44%) Retek
8 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow