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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 9 10 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 70 66 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 15.98% 10.33% 8.84%
As % of the System Software category 72.92% 57.89% 56.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 10
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £120 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £413 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £300 £282
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 18 14
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
96 114 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 21.92% 17.84% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 38 29
Median daily rate £300 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 30 16
Median hourly rate £16.50 £29.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.10% +75.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 30 August 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 -1 35 £175 -57.57% 1
Chelmsford +11 10 £350 +21.73% 2
Southend-on-Sea +4 4 - -
Harlow 0 2 £325 -0.38%
Brentwood +3 1 - - 1
Basildon +2 1 £113 -
Hockley - 1 £120 -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 117 (84.78%) Windows
2 89 (64.49%) Citrix
3 85 (61.59%) MS Excel
4 84 (60.87%) MS Office
4 84 (60.87%) Windows 7
5 75 (54.35%) Incident Management
6 55 (39.86%) Microsoft
7 51 (36.96%) Finance
8 43 (31.16%) Blackberry
9 39 (28.26%) Document Management
10 38 (27.54%) Law
11 34 (24.64%) Windows 8
12 31 (22.46%) Windows Server
13 16 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (11.59%) ITIL
14 13 (9.42%) VMware
15 12 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (7.97%) Windows Server 2012
17 8 (5.80%) Marketing
18 7 (5.07%) assyst
18 7 (5.07%) SCCM
18 7 (5.07%) XenApp
18 7 (5.07%) Identity Access Management
18 7 (5.07%) HP
18 7 (5.07%) Management Information System
19 6 (4.35%) GIS
19 6 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
19 6 (4.35%) Information Security
19 6 (4.35%) CISSP

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 5 (3.62%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (2.90%) Skype for Business
2 4 (2.90%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.45%) IIS
4 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 85 (61.59%) MS Excel
2 84 (60.87%) MS Office
3 3 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.45%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (5.07%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.62%) Office 365
3 4 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.45%) iTunes
5 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.72%) IaaS
5 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.35%) DNS
2 5 (3.62%) iSCSI
2 5 (3.62%) SAN
2 5 (3.62%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.62%) VLAN
3 4 (2.90%) Firewall
3 4 (2.90%) Internet
3 4 (2.90%) VPN
4 2 (1.45%) DHCP
5 1 (0.72%) NAS
5 1 (0.72%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.72%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.35%) GIS
2 4 (2.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.72%) MSI
General
1 51 (36.96%) Finance
2 38 (27.54%) Law
3 8 (5.80%) Marketing
4 5 (3.62%) Advertising
5 2 (1.45%) Automotive
6 1 (0.72%) Back Office
6 1 (0.72%) French Language
6 1 (0.72%) Front Office
6 1 (0.72%) Legal
6 1 (0.72%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 101 (73.19%) Analyst
2 70 (50.72%) Help Desk Analyst
3 49 (35.51%) Service Analyst
3 49 (35.51%) Service Desk Analyst
4 34 (24.64%) Support Analyst
5 32 (23.19%) Help Desk Support
5 32 (23.19%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 31 (22.46%) Active Directory Analyst
7 30 (21.74%) Active Directory Support
7 30 (21.74%) Active Directory Support Analyst
7 30 (21.74%) Citrix Analyst
7 30 (21.74%) Citrix Support
7 30 (21.74%) Citrix Support Analyst
7 30 (21.74%) Windows Support Analyst
8 19 (13.77%) IT Analyst
9 10 (7.25%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (6.52%) Business Analyst
10 9 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (4.35%) Architect
11 6 (4.35%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.45%) Web Services
2 1 (0.72%) .NET
2 1 (0.72%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 43 (31.16%) Blackberry
2 11 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.07%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.90%) Fat Client
4 4 (2.90%) Smartphone
4 4 (2.90%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.17%) iPhone
6 2 (1.45%) BYOD
6 2 (1.45%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.45%) iPad
7 1 (0.72%) Clustering
7 1 (0.72%) CMDB
7 1 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.72%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 117 (84.78%) Windows
2 84 (60.87%) Windows 7
3 34 (24.64%) Windows 8
4 31 (22.46%) Windows Server
5 16 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (7.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.62%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.90%) Solaris
10 3 (2.17%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.45%) Android
11 2 (1.45%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (54.35%) Incident Management
2 39 (28.26%) Document Management
3 16 (11.59%) ITIL
4 7 (5.07%) Identity Access Management
5 6 (4.35%) Information Security
6 5 (3.62%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (3.62%) Display Advertising
7 4 (2.90%) Change Control
7 4 (2.90%) Project Management
8 3 (2.17%) Benchmarking
8 3 (2.17%) Business Analysis
8 3 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.17%) Email Filtering
8 3 (2.17%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (2.17%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (2.17%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.17%) Translating Business Requirements
8 3 (2.17%) Web Filtering
9 2 (1.45%) Configuration Management
9 2 (1.45%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.35%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.90%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.45%) VB
3 2 (1.45%) VBA
4 1 (0.72%) SQL
4 1 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (4.35%) CISSP
2 5 (3.62%) MOS
3 4 (2.90%) Degree
3 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.90%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.72%) CCA
4 1 (0.72%) CCNA
4 1 (0.72%) CCNP
4 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.72%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.72%) ECDL
4 1 (0.72%) HND
4 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.72%) MCP
4 1 (0.72%) MCSE
4 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.62%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.07%) XenApp
2 6 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 6 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (1.45%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.72%) Firmware
5 1 (0.72%) vSphere
5 1 (0.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (5.07%) SCCM
2 5 (3.62%) SCOM
3 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 89 (64.49%) Citrix
2 55 (39.86%) Microsoft
3 13 (9.42%) VMware
4 7 (5.07%) HP
5 6 (4.35%) ServiceNow
6 4 (2.90%) Apple
6 4 (2.90%) Clearswift
6 4 (2.90%) Dell
6 4 (2.90%) Oracle
7 3 (2.17%) Adobe
7 3 (2.17%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.17%) Cisco
7 3 (2.17%) Kaspersky
7 3 (2.17%) NetApp
8 2 (1.45%) Nokia
8 2 (1.45%) Proofpoint
9 1 (0.72%) AppSense
9 1 (0.72%) F5
9 1 (0.72%) Thunderhead
9 1 (0.72%) Wyse
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