The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 15 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 23 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 9.54% 7.69% 7.64%
As % of the System Software category 58.97% 70.27% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 8
Average daily rate £315 £120 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+162.50% -61.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £118 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £431 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 12
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Active Directory
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the East Sussex region.

System Software Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
39 37 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 16.18% 10.95% 10.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 16
Average daily rate £315 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 12
Average hourly rate £26.60 £39.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.79% +160.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +19 14 £320 -24.70% 3
Lewes +3 3 £313 -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 39 (97.50%) Windows
2 22 (55.00%) VMware
2 22 (55.00%) Windows Server
3 21 (52.50%) Windows 7
4 18 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (40.00%) Finance
5 16 (40.00%) SAN
6 14 (35.00%) Cisco
7 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
7 13 (32.50%) MS Exchange
7 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (32.50%) High Availability
8 12 (30.00%) EMC NetWorker
8 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
8 12 (30.00%) EMC
9 11 (27.50%) HP
9 11 (27.50%) Firewall
9 11 (27.50%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (27.50%) Palo Alto
10 10 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (25.00%) Windows XP
10 10 (25.00%) MS Office
10 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 9 (22.50%) Wireless
12 8 (20.00%) AS400
12 8 (20.00%) Blackberry
12 8 (20.00%) IIS
12 8 (20.00%) LAN
12 8 (20.00%) WAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 (32.50%) MS Exchange
2 8 (20.00%) IIS
3 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Mimecast
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) Google Apps
3 1 (2.50%) IaaS
3 1 (2.50%) Office 365
3 1 (2.50%) PaaS
3 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (40.00%) SAN
2 12 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 11 (27.50%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (27.50%) Firewall
4 9 (22.50%) Wireless
5 8 (20.00%) LAN
5 8 (20.00%) WAN
6 7 (17.50%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (12.50%) DHCP
7 5 (12.50%) DNS
8 3 (7.50%) NAS
8 3 (7.50%) VLAN
8 3 (7.50%) VoIP
8 3 (7.50%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.50%) MSI
General
1 16 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Legal
2 1 (2.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) Service Analyst
2 11 (27.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Support Technician
3 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Technician
3 7 (17.50%) Support Technician
4 4 (10.00%) Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) IT Support
6 2 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.00%) IT Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 1 (2.50%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) AS400
1 8 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.50%) Fat Client
2 3 (7.50%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.50%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 39 (97.50%) Windows
2 22 (55.00%) Windows Server
3 21 (52.50%) Windows 7
4 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (25.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.00%) Linux
7 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) High Availability
2 8 (20.00%) Coaching
2 8 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (10.00%) Change Control
5 3 (7.50%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.00%) CRM
6 2 (5.00%) Document Management
6 2 (5.00%) Migration
6 2 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.50%) Application Discovery
7 1 (2.50%) ITIL
7 1 (2.50%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (7.50%) CCNA
2 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.00%) CCNP
3 2 (5.00%) MCP
3 2 (5.00%) MCSE
4 1 (2.50%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.50%) MCTS
4 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 18 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (5.00%) Terminal Server
3 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.50%) vCloud
3 1 (2.50%) vSphere
3 1 (2.50%) XenApp
3 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (30.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (7.50%) NetCrunch
2 3 (7.50%) vMotion
3 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.00%) BMC Marimba
3 2 (5.00%) HP SIM
3 2 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) VMware
2 14 (35.00%) Cisco
3 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
4 12 (30.00%) EMC
5 11 (27.50%) HP
5 11 (27.50%) Palo Alto
6 5 (12.50%) Citrix
7 4 (10.00%) Avaya
8 3 (7.50%) Dell
8 3 (7.50%) Google
8 3 (7.50%) LANDesk
8 3 (7.50%) Splunk
9 2 (5.00%) Acronis
9 2 (5.00%) Becrypt
9 2 (5.00%) IBM
9 2 (5.00%) MuleSoft
9 2 (5.00%) Symantec