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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 8 2 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 17 28 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 14.29% 31.11% 10.61%
As % of the System Software category 58.62% 73.68% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 4
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£400 £430 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +32.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £263
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +65.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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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
29 38 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 24.37% 42.22% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 8
Average daily rate £425 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £268 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +65.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.00%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (48.15%) VMware
4 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (40.74%) Windows 7
4 11 (40.74%) vSphere
5 10 (37.04%) Finance
6 9 (33.33%) Windows XP
7 8 (29.63%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (25.93%) Citrix
9 6 (22.22%) IIS
9 6 (22.22%) XenApp
9 6 (22.22%) XenDesktop
9 6 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (22.22%) NetScaler
9 6 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (18.52%) iPad
10 5 (18.52%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (18.52%) Banking
10 5 (18.52%) Backup Exec
10 5 (18.52%) Investment Banking
10 5 (18.52%) SUSE
10 5 (18.52%) Blackberry
10 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (18.52%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
10 5 (18.52%) iPhone

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (22.22%) IIS
2 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
3 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) NetScaler
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
2 5 (18.52%) VPN
2 5 (18.52%) SAN
3 4 (14.81%) LAN
3 4 (14.81%) WAN
4 1 (3.70%) POP3
4 1 (3.70%) SMTP
4 1 (3.70%) HTTP
4 1 (3.70%) SSH
4 1 (3.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Banking
2 5 (18.52%) Investment Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Citrix Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Wintel Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (18.52%) Service Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) IT Support
5 3 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Messaging Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Design Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Messaging Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Blackberry
1 5 (18.52%) iPhone
1 5 (18.52%) iPad
2 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (40.74%) Windows 7
3 9 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (18.52%) SUSE
4 5 (18.52%) Linux
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.41%) Resource Management
4 2 (7.41%) Workflow
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) Change Management
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL V3
4 2 (7.41%) Security Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) vSphere
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (22.22%) XenApp
2 6 (22.22%) XenDesktop
3 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (18.52%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Backup Exec
2 3 (11.11%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (48.15%) VMware
3 7 (25.93%) Citrix
4 5 (18.52%) NetApp
4 5 (18.52%) Red Hat
4 5 (18.52%) Dell
4 5 (18.52%) EMC
4 5 (18.52%) Cisco
5 4 (14.81%) AppSense
6 1 (3.70%) Remedy
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