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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 13 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 19 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 12.67% 10.00% 8.14%
As % of the System Software category 61.29% 72.73% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £233 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.78% -28.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £18.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
Active Directory
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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
31 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 20.67% 13.75% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 6
Average daily rate £463 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.05% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £125 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £18.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -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 4 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 4 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 32 (91.43%) VMware
2 27 (77.14%) Windows
3 21 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (48.57%) Linux
4 17 (48.57%) Red Hat
5 16 (45.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (45.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (45.71%) Root Cause Analysis
6 14 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (40.00%) vSphere
7 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
7 13 (37.14%) IIS
7 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (34.29%) TCP/IP
8 12 (34.29%) Finance
9 11 (31.43%) PowerShell
9 11 (31.43%) Dell
9 11 (31.43%) SAN
10 10 (28.57%) Citrix
10 10 (28.57%) VMware ESX
10 10 (28.57%) SUSE
10 10 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (22.86%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (22.86%) JIRA
11 8 (22.86%) EMC
11 8 (22.86%) Oracle
11 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (20.00%) Microservices
12 7 (20.00%) WildFly
12 7 (20.00%) React

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 13 (37.14%) IIS
2 7 (20.00%) JBoss
2 7 (20.00%) Apache
2 7 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 7 (20.00%) iPlanet
2 7 (20.00%) GlassFish
2 7 (20.00%) Jetty
2 7 (20.00%) Alfresco
2 7 (20.00%) Mule
2 7 (20.00%) nginx
2 7 (20.00%) Confluence
2 7 (20.00%) Apache Qpid
2 7 (20.00%) Node.js
2 7 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (20.00%) Tornado
2 7 (20.00%) WildFly
2 7 (20.00%) Mule ESB
2 7 (20.00%) Apache TomEE
3 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) TCP/IP
2 11 (31.43%) SAN
3 7 (20.00%) OpenLDAP
3 7 (20.00%) HTTP
4 4 (11.43%) NetScaler
5 3 (8.57%) LAN
5 3 (8.57%) WAN
6 2 (5.71%) OSPF
6 2 (5.71%) SSH
6 2 (5.71%) VLAN
7 1 (2.86%) Network Security
7 1 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.86%) Firewall
7 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.86%) DHCP
7 1 (2.86%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (20.00%) InterSystems Cache
1 7 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 7 (20.00%) Redis
1 7 (20.00%) Riak
1 7 (20.00%) Infinispan
1 7 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) JIRA
2 7 (20.00%) Selenium
2 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (20.00%) Mocha
2 7 (20.00%) Gerrit
2 7 (20.00%) Gradle
2 7 (20.00%) Artifactory
2 7 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (20.00%) SonarQube
2 7 (20.00%) JUnit
2 7 (20.00%) JMeter
2 7 (20.00%) Maven
3 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (34.29%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Wintel Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Architect
3 5 (14.29%) Java Architect
4 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Design Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Wintel Support
6 2 (5.71%) Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) CSS
1 7 (20.00%) JDBC
1 7 (20.00%) Struts
1 7 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 7 (20.00%) Spring
1 7 (20.00%) Ajax
1 7 (20.00%) OpenLaszlo
1 7 (20.00%) JSON
1 7 (20.00%) Dojo
1 7 (20.00%) Spring MVC
1 7 (20.00%) Apache Flex
1 7 (20.00%) jQuery
1 7 (20.00%) Drools
1 7 (20.00%) YAML
1 7 (20.00%) Apache CXF
1 7 (20.00%) HTML5
1 7 (20.00%) Memcached
1 7 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
1 7 (20.00%) REST
1 7 (20.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (20.00%) W3C
3 2 (5.71%) AS400
3 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 27 (77.14%) Windows
2 21 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (48.57%) Linux
4 16 (45.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (28.57%) SUSE
7 7 (20.00%) Ubuntu
7 7 (20.00%) CentOS
8 6 (17.14%) Windows 7
9 5 (14.29%) UNIX
10 3 (8.57%) AIX
11 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
11 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Disaster Recovery
1 16 (45.71%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) Data Virtualisation
2 7 (20.00%) Microservices
2 7 (20.00%) MVC
2 7 (20.00%) SOA
2 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 7 (20.00%) Validation
2 7 (20.00%) Document Management
2 7 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (20.00%) Open Source
3 6 (17.14%) Software Deployment
4 5 (14.29%) Security Hardening
5 4 (11.43%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (11.43%) Scrum
6 3 (8.57%) ITIL
7 2 (5.71%) TOGAF
7 2 (5.71%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) PowerShell
2 7 (20.00%) Java
2 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (20.00%) SQL
3 5 (14.29%) VBScript
3 5 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) CCNP
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 14 (40.00%) vSphere
2 10 (28.57%) VMware ESX
3 8 (22.86%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (20.00%) vCloud
4 7 (20.00%) Varnish
4 7 (20.00%) Squid
5 4 (11.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (11.43%) XenApp
5 4 (11.43%) XenDesktop
6 2 (5.71%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) ZABBIX
1 7 (20.00%) Puppet
1 7 (20.00%) HAProxy
1 7 (20.00%) Ansible
1 7 (20.00%) logstash
1 7 (20.00%) Salt
1 7 (20.00%) Kibana
1 7 (20.00%) Rundeck
2 6 (17.14%) BladeLogic
3 3 (8.57%) EdgeSight
4 2 (5.71%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (91.43%) VMware
2 17 (48.57%) Red Hat
3 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
4 11 (31.43%) Dell
5 10 (28.57%) Citrix
6 8 (22.86%) EMC
6 8 (22.86%) Oracle
7 7 (20.00%) Pega
7 7 (20.00%) Splunk
7 7 (20.00%) Twitter
7 7 (20.00%) NetApp
8 4 (11.43%) BMC
9 2 (5.71%) AppSense
10 1 (2.86%) LANDesk
10 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
10 1 (2.86%) Remedy
10 1 (2.86%) IBM
10 1 (2.86%) HP