The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 7 13 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 62 50 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 14.49% 9.80% 10.57%
As % of the System Software category 64.58% 56.82% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 9
Median daily rate £300 £350 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +105.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £97 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 10 24
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
Active Directory
East of England

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

System Software Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
96 88 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 22.43% 17.25% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 23 20
Median daily rate £300 £350 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +47.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £134 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £378 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 24
Median hourly rate £16.50 £37.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.00% +127.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +4 24 £300 - 1
Chelmsford +8 10 £338 -10.00%
Basildon +13 7 £325 - 2
Southend-on-Sea -6 2 - -
Brentwood +1 1 - - 2
Hockley - 1 £120 -
Rayleigh - 1 £413 -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 121 (84.62%) Windows
2 91 (63.64%) Citrix
3 86 (60.14%) MS Office
4 83 (58.04%) MS Excel
5 82 (57.34%) Windows 7
6 69 (48.25%) Incident Management
7 66 (46.15%) Microsoft
8 46 (32.17%) Finance
9 37 (25.87%) Blackberry
10 34 (23.78%) Windows 8
11 33 (23.08%) Windows Server
12 32 (22.38%) Document Management
12 32 (22.38%) Law
13 21 (14.69%) Windows Server 2008
13 21 (14.69%) VMware
14 20 (13.99%) ITIL
15 17 (11.89%) Windows Server 2003
16 15 (10.49%) Windows Server 2012
17 11 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
18 10 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
18 10 (6.99%) Office 365
18 10 (6.99%) Management Information System
19 9 (6.29%) MS Exchange
19 9 (6.29%) Microsoft Azure
19 9 (6.29%) Marketing
20 8 (5.59%) SCCM
20 8 (5.59%) Hyper-V
20 8 (5.59%) DNS
20 8 (5.59%) Cisco
20 8 (5.59%) Microsoft Certification

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (6.29%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (2.80%) Skype for Business
3 4 (2.80%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.10%) IIS
5 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.40%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.70%) GroupWise
6 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 86 (60.14%) MS Office
2 83 (58.04%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.10%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.10%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (4.90%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.99%) Office 365
2 9 (6.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.40%) iTunes
5 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.70%) IaaS
5 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.59%) DNS
2 7 (4.90%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.20%) Internet
3 6 (4.20%) iSCSI
3 6 (4.20%) LAN
3 6 (4.20%) SAN
3 6 (4.20%) VLAN
3 6 (4.20%) WAN
3 6 (4.20%) WLAN
4 5 (3.50%) DHCP
4 5 (3.50%) Firewall
4 5 (3.50%) VPN
5 1 (0.70%) NAS
5 1 (0.70%) Network Security
5 1 (0.70%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.70%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.90%) GIS
2 5 (3.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.70%) MSI
General
1 46 (32.17%) Finance
2 32 (22.38%) Law
3 9 (6.29%) Marketing
4 6 (4.20%) Advertising
5 3 (2.10%) Legal
6 2 (1.40%) Automotive
7 1 (0.70%) Back Office
7 1 (0.70%) French Language
7 1 (0.70%) Front Office
7 1 (0.70%) Local Government
7 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 94 (65.73%) Analyst
2 64 (44.76%) Help Desk Analyst
3 43 (30.07%) Service Analyst
3 43 (30.07%) Service Desk Analyst
4 36 (25.17%) Support Analyst
5 32 (22.38%) Help Desk Support
5 32 (22.38%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 31 (21.68%) Active Directory Analyst
6 31 (21.68%) Windows Support Analyst
7 30 (20.98%) Active Directory Support
7 30 (20.98%) Active Directory Support Analyst
7 30 (20.98%) Citrix Analyst
7 30 (20.98%) Citrix Support
7 30 (20.98%) Citrix Support Analyst
8 22 (15.38%) IT Analyst
9 14 (9.79%) Systems Engineer
10 12 (8.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (5.59%) Architect
12 7 (4.90%) Security Analyst
12 7 (4.90%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.40%) Web Services
2 1 (0.70%) .NET
2 1 (0.70%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 37 (25.87%) Blackberry
2 10 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.99%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.50%) Fat Client
3 5 (3.50%) Smartphone
3 5 (3.50%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.10%) iPhone
5 2 (1.40%) BYOD
5 2 (1.40%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.40%) iPad
5 2 (1.40%) NHS
5 2 (1.40%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.70%) Clustering
6 1 (0.70%) CMDB
6 1 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.70%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.70%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 121 (84.62%) Windows
2 82 (57.34%) Windows 7
3 34 (23.78%) Windows 8
4 33 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 21 (14.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (11.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (10.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.50%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.80%) Solaris
10 3 (2.10%) Android
10 3 (2.10%) Windows 10
10 3 (2.10%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.40%) Linux
11 2 (1.40%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.40%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (48.25%) Incident Management
2 32 (22.38%) Document Management
3 20 (13.99%) ITIL
4 8 (5.59%) Information Security
5 7 (4.90%) Migration
6 6 (4.20%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (4.20%) Display Advertising
6 6 (4.20%) Service Management
7 5 (3.50%) Strategic Planning
8 4 (2.80%) Benchmarking
8 4 (2.80%) Business Analysis
8 4 (2.80%) Change Control
8 4 (2.80%) Portfolio Management
8 4 (2.80%) Problem Management
8 4 (2.80%) Project Management
8 4 (2.80%) Translating Business Requirements
9 3 (2.10%) Configuration Management
9 3 (2.10%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.10%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (2.10%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.90%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.80%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.40%) VB
3 2 (1.40%) VBA
4 1 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (5.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (4.90%) CISSP
3 5 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.50%) Degree
3 5 (3.50%) MCSE
3 5 (3.50%) MOS
3 5 (3.50%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.80%) CCA
4 4 (2.80%) CCNA
4 4 (2.80%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (2.80%) MCP
4 4 (2.80%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.70%) CCNP
5 1 (0.70%) ECDL
5 1 (0.70%) HND
5 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.80%) SLA
2 1 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.59%) Hyper-V
3 7 (4.90%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (4.90%) XenApp
4 3 (2.10%) NDS
4 3 (2.10%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (2.10%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.40%) vSphere
6 1 (0.70%) Firmware
6 1 (0.70%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (5.59%) SCCM
2 5 (3.50%) SCOM
3 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.70%) NetApp OnCommand
4 1 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.70%) vMotion
4 1 (0.70%) WSUS
4 1 (0.70%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 91 (63.64%) Citrix
2 66 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 21 (14.69%) VMware
4 8 (5.59%) Cisco
5 7 (4.90%) HP
5 7 (4.90%) Novell
6 6 (4.20%) ServiceNow
7 5 (3.50%) Dell
8 4 (2.80%) Apple
8 4 (2.80%) CheckPoint
8 4 (2.80%) Clearswift
8 4 (2.80%) Oracle
9 3 (2.10%) Adobe
9 3 (2.10%) Kaspersky
9 3 (2.10%) NetApp
10 2 (1.40%) Nokia
10 2 (1.40%) Proofpoint
11 1 (0.70%) EMC
11 1 (0.70%) Juniper
11 1 (0.70%) Symantec
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