The first table below looks at the demand for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Docklands, London region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 22 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 7 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 4.22% 1.37% 4.92%
As % of the System Software category 43.75% 22.22% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Average daily rate £480 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £360 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £440 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £265 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.88% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
System Software Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
16 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 9.64% 6.16% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 15
Average daily rate £550 £395 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.24% -34.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £350 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £26.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Active Directory
London

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Docklands, London region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Docklands, London region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (41.67%) Banking
3 5 (41.67%) Lync
4 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 3 (25.00%) DHCP
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) HP
5 3 (25.00%) CISSP
5 3 (25.00%) SAN
5 3 (25.00%) DNS
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) Tivoli
5 3 (25.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (25.00%) CISA
5 3 (25.00%) Identity Management
5 3 (25.00%) GIAC
5 3 (25.00%) Information Security
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 2 (16.67%) HP SIM
6 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (16.67%) NAS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 5 (41.67%) Lync
2 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DHCP
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) NAS
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) LDAP
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Banking
3 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Legal
4 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 3 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) UML
4 1 (8.33%) E-Discovery
4 1 (8.33%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CISSP
1 3 (25.00%) CISA
1 3 (25.00%) GIAC
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Basel III
1 1 (8.33%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 3 (25.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (16.67%) HP SIM
2 2 (16.67%) BladeLogic
3 1 (8.33%) WSUS
3 1 (8.33%) ARCserve
3 1 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) HP
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) IBM
2 2 (16.67%) CA
2 2 (16.67%) Dell
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Kaspersky
3 1 (8.33%) EMC
3 1 (8.33%) CommVault
3 1 (8.33%) Symantec