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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 15 28 32
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 40 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 9.71% 3.33% 4.92%
As % of the System Software category 86.96% 64.29% 79.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 1
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£120 £300 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +71.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 12
Average hourly rate £15.80 £14.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.89% -16.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
46 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 11.17% 5.19% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 3
Average daily rate £238 £300 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% -21.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 12
Average hourly rate £15.88 £14.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.40% -16.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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
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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 +7 26 £158 -47.50% 6
Lewes -5 8 £90 -
Hove - 5 £120 -
Uckfield - - - -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 50 (78.13%) Windows
2 38 (59.38%) Windows 7
3 25 (39.06%) ITIL
4 23 (35.94%) Windows XP
4 23 (35.94%) Citrix
5 21 (32.81%) MS Office
6 18 (28.13%) Microsoft
7 17 (26.56%) MS Exchange
8 15 (23.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (21.88%) MS Excel
10 12 (18.75%) DNS
11 11 (17.19%) DHCP
11 11 (17.19%) VMware
11 11 (17.19%) Software Packaging
12 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (10.94%) TCP/IP
14 7 (10.94%) Cisco
15 6 (9.38%) SLA
15 6 (9.38%) Mentoring
16 5 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
16 5 (7.81%) SAN
16 5 (7.81%) Blackberry
16 5 (7.81%) HP
17 4 (6.25%) CCA
17 4 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
17 4 (6.25%) MCP
17 4 (6.25%) Local Government
17 4 (6.25%) XenApp
17 4 (6.25%) XenDesktop

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 17 (26.56%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.13%) SAS
3 2 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.56%) IIS
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (32.81%) MS Office
2 14 (21.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.75%) DNS
2 11 (17.19%) DHCP
3 7 (10.94%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.81%) SAN
5 3 (4.69%) Firewall
5 3 (4.69%) NetScaler
6 2 (3.13%) VLAN
6 2 (3.13%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.13%) VoIP
6 2 (3.13%) NAS
6 2 (3.13%) Extranet
6 2 (3.13%) VPN
7 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.56%) Wireless
7 1 (1.56%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (6.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 36 (56.25%) Analyst
2 22 (34.38%) Service Analyst
2 22 (34.38%) Service Desk Analyst
3 15 (23.44%) Support Analyst
4 11 (17.19%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (17.19%) IT Support
5 10 (15.63%) IT Support Analyst
6 9 (14.06%) Support Technician
6 9 (14.06%) Desktop Support
7 8 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 8 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 7 (10.94%) Desktop Analyst
8 7 (10.94%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 6 (9.38%) Help Desk Analyst
9 6 (9.38%) 1st Line Support
10 4 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
10 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (6.25%) Citrix Engineer
10 4 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.19%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.56%) COM+
2 1 (1.56%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.13%) Thin Client
2 2 (3.13%) Clustering
2 2 (3.13%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.56%) PDA
3 1 (1.56%) NHS
3 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 50 (78.13%) Windows
2 38 (59.38%) Windows 7
3 23 (35.94%) Windows XP
4 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (39.06%) ITIL
2 6 (9.38%) Mentoring
3 3 (4.69%) Document Management
3 3 (4.69%) Network Management
4 2 (3.13%) Change Control
4 2 (3.13%) Information Security
4 2 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (3.13%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (3.13%) ISMS
4 2 (3.13%) CRM
4 2 (3.13%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.13%) Information Security Management
4 2 (3.13%) Security Management
4 2 (3.13%) Validation
4 2 (3.13%) Coaching
5 1 (1.56%) Migration
5 1 (1.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.56%) Service Management
5 1 (1.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.56%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (23.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.25%) MCP
2 4 (6.25%) CCA
2 4 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.69%) MCSE
3 3 (4.69%) CCNA
3 3 (4.69%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.56%) MCTS
5 1 (1.56%) MCITP
5 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) SLA
2 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.25%) XenApp
2 4 (6.25%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.13%) vCloud
4 1 (1.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) SCCM
2 2 (3.13%) Nagios
3 1 (1.56%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.56%) NetCrunch
Vendors
1 23 (35.94%) Citrix
2 18 (28.13%) Microsoft
3 11 (17.19%) VMware
4 7 (10.94%) Cisco
5 5 (7.81%) HP
6 2 (3.13%) EMC
6 2 (3.13%) Avaya
6 2 (3.13%) Juniper
6 2 (3.13%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.56%) Splunk
7 1 (1.56%) Mitel
7 1 (1.56%) Dell