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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
London / Croydon
Rank 22 29 6
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -23
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 10 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 4.81% 2.56% 17.59%
As % of the System Software category 16.67% 33.33% 70.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 14
Median daily rate £400 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £500 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £520 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.89% +3.57%

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
60 21 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 28.85% 7.69% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 18
Median daily rate £469 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £418 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 16 (57.14%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 14 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
4 11 (39.29%) Windows Server
5 10 (35.71%) Cisco
6 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (28.57%) JIRA
7 8 (28.57%) Ubuntu
7 8 (28.57%) Atlassian
7 8 (28.57%) Groovy
7 8 (28.57%) Confluence
7 8 (28.57%) CentOS
7 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (28.57%) Linux
7 8 (28.57%) LDAP
7 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (28.57%) Process Management
7 8 (28.57%) Change Management
7 8 (28.57%) Workflow
7 8 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (28.57%) Scrum
7 8 (28.57%) VMware
7 8 (28.57%) JIRA Agile
7 8 (28.57%) DevOps
8 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 7 (25.00%) MCSE

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 8 (28.57%) Confluence
2 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (7.14%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) LDAP
2 6 (21.43%) Firewall
3 5 (17.86%) MPLS
3 5 (17.86%) Remote Desktop
3 5 (17.86%) SSL
3 5 (17.86%) VLAN
3 5 (17.86%) VPN
3 5 (17.86%) WAN
4 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.57%) DHCP
5 1 (3.57%) DNS
5 1 (3.57%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.57%) Network Security
5 1 (3.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (17.86%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) JIRA
1 8 (28.57%) JIRA Agile
General
1 4 (14.29%) Retail
2 3 (10.71%) Law
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Architect
2 5 (17.86%) Active Directory Architect
2 5 (17.86%) Technical Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Active Directory Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 2 (7.14%) Mac Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Server Support
6 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (17.86%) Clustering
2 5 (17.86%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) iPad
3 1 (3.57%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Windows
2 11 (39.29%) Windows Server
3 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (28.57%) CentOS
4 8 (28.57%) Linux
4 8 (28.57%) Ubuntu
4 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (17.86%) Unix
6 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.57%) Android
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) Change Management
2 8 (28.57%) DevOps
2 8 (28.57%) Process Management
2 8 (28.57%) Scrum
2 8 (28.57%) Workflow
3 6 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (17.86%) High Availability
4 5 (17.86%) Identity Access Management
4 5 (17.86%) Load Balancing
4 5 (17.86%) Migration
4 5 (17.86%) Server Building
5 3 (10.71%) Multichannel Retail
5 3 (10.71%) Network Design
6 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.57%) Content Management
6 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.57%) Statistics
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) Groovy
2 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) VB
4 2 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (25.00%) CCIE
3 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (25.00%) MCSE
4 4 (14.29%) BC Cleared
4 4 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (14.29%) CCNA
4 4 (14.29%) CCNP
4 4 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 4 (14.29%) MCITP
4 4 (14.29%) MCP
5 1 (3.57%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.57%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Terminal Services
2 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) vSphere
3 1 (3.57%) XenApp
3 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) BladeLogic
2 1 (3.57%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) Cisco
3 8 (28.57%) Atlassian
3 8 (28.57%) VMware
4 3 (10.71%) Citrix
4 3 (10.71%) Dell
4 3 (10.71%) Remedy
5 1 (3.57%) Apple
5 1 (3.57%) AppSense
5 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) LANDesk
5 1 (3.57%) MobileIron
5 1 (3.57%) Retalix
5 1 (3.57%) Retek
5 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow