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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 12 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 60 61 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 9.19% 11.60% 14.29%
As % of the System Software category 70.59% 53.98% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 19
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 £313 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +92.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £90 £89
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £268 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 16
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £19.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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
85 113 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 13.02% 21.48% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 55 37
Average daily rate £381 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £153 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £475 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 16
Average hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.57% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £12.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £19.95 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Essex region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
Colchester +2 22 £413 +65.00% 2
Harlow +4 9 £262 -25.14%
Chelmsford -18 4 £195 +116.66% 2
Southend-on-Sea -8 3 £208 -18.62%
Brentwood - 3 - - 1
Witham -1 2 £325 +261.11%
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 72 (75.00%) Windows
2 51 (53.13%) Finance
3 46 (47.92%) Citrix
4 40 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 39 (40.63%) MS Office
6 38 (39.58%) Windows 7
7 33 (34.38%) MS Excel
8 31 (32.29%) VMware
9 24 (25.00%) Blackberry
10 23 (23.96%) Incident Management
11 21 (21.88%) MS Exchange
12 18 (18.75%) ITIL
12 18 (18.75%) Document Management
13 16 (16.67%) Law
14 13 (13.54%) HP
15 12 (12.50%) DHCP
15 12 (12.50%) DNS
15 12 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (11.46%) Cisco
17 9 (9.38%) SAN
17 9 (9.38%) Windows XP
17 9 (9.38%) SQL
17 9 (9.38%) SQL Server
17 9 (9.38%) XenApp
17 9 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
17 9 (9.38%) Windows Vista
17 9 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
18 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
18 8 (8.33%) IIS
18 8 (8.33%) NetApp

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 21 (21.88%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (8.33%) IIS
4 5 (5.21%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.08%) Lync
7 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 39 (40.63%) MS Office
2 33 (34.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.50%) DHCP
1 12 (12.50%) DNS
2 9 (9.38%) SAN
3 7 (7.29%) Firewall
3 7 (7.29%) NetScaler
4 5 (5.21%) LDAP
5 4 (4.17%) LAN
5 4 (4.17%) WAN
5 4 (4.17%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.13%) SMTP
6 3 (3.13%) Wireless
7 2 (2.08%) IP Telephony
7 2 (2.08%) VLAN
7 2 (2.08%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (2.08%) VPN
8 1 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.04%) BGP
8 1 (1.04%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.04%) MGCP
8 1 (1.04%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) MSI
General
1 51 (53.13%) Finance
2 16 (16.67%) Law
3 4 (4.17%) Legal
3 4 (4.17%) French Language
4 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (53.13%) Analyst
2 36 (37.50%) Service Analyst
2 36 (37.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 25 (26.04%) Help Desk Analyst
4 13 (13.54%) Support Analyst
5 8 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
5 8 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 8 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.29%) Desktop Support
7 6 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 4 (4.17%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Active Directory Specialist
9 4 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (4.17%) Messaging Specialist
10 3 (3.13%) Implementation Manager
10 3 (3.13%) Implementation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.04%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 9 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.25%) HP Storage
3 6 (6.25%) Clustering
4 5 (5.21%) PKI
5 4 (4.17%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.04%) PMI
7 1 (1.04%) NHS
7 1 (1.04%) Life Science
7 1 (1.04%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 72 (75.00%) Windows
2 38 (39.58%) Windows 7
3 9 (9.38%) Windows XP
3 9 (9.38%) Windows Vista
4 8 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.21%) Windows 8
6 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.13%) Linux
8 2 (2.08%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.04%) UNIX
9 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.96%) Incident Management
2 18 (18.75%) ITIL
2 18 (18.75%) Document Management
3 7 (7.29%) Project Management
4 6 (6.25%) Migration
5 4 (4.17%) Data Management
6 3 (3.13%) Service Management
6 3 (3.13%) Change Management
7 2 (2.08%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.08%) Service Desk Management
8 1 (1.04%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.04%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (1.04%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.04%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.04%) Integration Testing
8 1 (1.04%) Time Management
8 1 (1.04%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.04%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.04%) Open Source
8 1 (1.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.38%) SQL
2 1 (1.04%) Python
2 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.04%) Java
2 1 (1.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.13%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (2.08%) Degree
3 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.08%) MCP
3 2 (2.08%) MCSD
3 2 (2.08%) MCSE
4 1 (1.04%) MCSA
4 1 (1.04%) CCIE
4 1 (1.04%) CCA
4 1 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.04%) CCEA
4 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.04%) MOS
4 1 (1.04%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (9.38%) XenApp
3 5 (5.21%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.04%) XenServer
5 1 (1.04%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.04%) vSphere
5 1 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.04%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (6.25%) SCCM
2 4 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.08%) AirWatch
3 2 (2.08%) SCOM
3 2 (2.08%) ZENworks
4 1 (1.04%) WSUS
4 1 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 46 (47.92%) Citrix
2 40 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 31 (32.29%) VMware
4 13 (13.54%) HP
5 11 (11.46%) Cisco
6 8 (8.33%) NetApp
7 7 (7.29%) 3PAR
8 5 (5.21%) McAfee
9 4 (4.17%) Oracle
10 3 (3.13%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.13%) Barracuda Networks
10 3 (3.13%) Websense
10 3 (3.13%) Clearswift
11 2 (2.08%) ServiceNow
12 1 (1.04%) Becrypt
12 1 (1.04%) Nimble Storage
12 1 (1.04%) Altiris
12 1 (1.04%) Veeam
12 1 (1.04%) Apple
12 1 (1.04%) Juniper
Chelmsford, Essex
Forman Computer Staff
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £9.50 - £17 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago