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 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 8 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 13 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 12.50% 7.78% 7.32%
As % of the System Software category 76.47% 46.67% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 5
Average daily rate
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£250 £450 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +74.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £380 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.46% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 Croydon region.

System Software Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
17 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 16.35% 16.67% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 9
Average daily rate £450 £450 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £325 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 (85.19%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Windows XP
2 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
3 10 (37.04%) Windows 7
4 9 (33.33%) IIS
5 8 (29.63%) VMware
5 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (25.93%) vSphere
6 7 (25.93%) ITIL
6 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
6 7 (25.93%) Cisco
6 7 (25.93%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (22.22%) Finance
7 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (22.22%) Dell
8 5 (18.52%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (18.52%) iPhone
8 5 (18.52%) iPad
8 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (18.52%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (18.52%) SAN
8 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
8 5 (18.52%) VPN
8 5 (18.52%) WAN
8 5 (18.52%) Linux
8 5 (18.52%) MS Office
8 5 (18.52%) Blackberry
8 5 (18.52%) Backup Exec
9 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (14.81%) SUSE

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 9 (33.33%) IIS
2 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
3 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) Apache
6 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) WAN
1 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
1 5 (18.52%) VPN
1 5 (18.52%) SAN
1 5 (18.52%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (14.81%) DNS
2 4 (14.81%) LAN
3 3 (11.11%) DHCP
3 3 (11.11%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.70%) MPLS
4 1 (3.70%) BGP
4 1 (3.70%) DSL
4 1 (3.70%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) FTP
4 1 (3.70%) HTTP
4 1 (3.70%) LDAP
4 1 (3.70%) POP3
4 1 (3.70%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Investment Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Service Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (14.81%) IT Support
5 3 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Messaging Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Account Manager
7 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.70%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Blackberry
1 5 (18.52%) iPhone
1 5 (18.52%) iPad
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) AS400
3 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Windows XP
3 10 (37.04%) Windows 7
4 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (18.52%) Linux
6 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (14.81%) SUSE
8 3 (11.11%) UNIX
9 1 (3.70%) AIX
9 1 (3.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) ITIL
1 7 (25.93%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (18.52%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL V3
5 2 (7.41%) Change Management
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Security Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Workflow
6 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) vSphere
2 3 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (11.11%) XenApp
3 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (3.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Backup Exec
2 4 (14.81%) SCCM
3 2 (7.41%) SCOM
3 2 (7.41%) BladeLogic
4 1 (3.70%) WSUS
4 1 (3.70%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) VMware
3 7 (25.93%) Cisco
4 6 (22.22%) Dell
5 4 (14.81%) Citrix
5 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
6 3 (11.11%) EMC
6 3 (11.11%) HP
6 3 (11.11%) NetApp
7 2 (7.41%) Remedy
7 2 (7.41%) BMC
7 2 (7.41%) AppSense
8 1 (3.70%) Altiris
8 1 (3.70%) 3PAR
8 1 (3.70%) F5
8 1 (3.70%) Oracle
8 1 (3.70%) IBM
8 1 (3.70%) Juniper
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