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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 15 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 54 44 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.96% 8.96% 14.83%
As % of the System Software category 54.55% 57.89% 75.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 17
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +112.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £175 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £400 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 28
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 £15.75 £13.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.05 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
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
99 76 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 16.42% 15.48% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 29 27
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £170 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 20 28
Average hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.75% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.50 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £29.85 £27.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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
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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 0 14 £416 +137.85% 2
Brentwood -2 6 - -
Chelmsford - 5 £288 -
Harlow 0 4 £326 -6.78%
Southend-on-Sea +2 1 £565 +121.56%
Billericay - 1 £250 -
Ongar - 1 £120 - 1
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 74 (74.75%) Windows
2 50 (50.51%) Finance
3 48 (48.48%) Citrix
4 39 (39.39%) Microsoft
5 38 (38.38%) VMware
6 37 (37.37%) Windows 7
7 35 (35.35%) MS Office
7 35 (35.35%) MS Excel
8 24 (24.24%) MS Exchange
9 23 (23.23%) Incident Management
10 21 (21.21%) Blackberry
11 18 (18.18%) DNS
12 17 (17.17%) ITIL
13 16 (16.16%) HP
13 16 (16.16%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (15.15%) Document Management
14 15 (15.15%) DHCP
15 14 (14.14%) Law
15 14 (14.14%) Windows Server 2008
16 13 (13.13%) SQL Server
17 12 (12.12%) SQL
17 12 (12.12%) Cisco
18 11 (11.11%) Firewall
18 11 (11.11%) Windows XP
18 11 (11.11%) Windows 8
19 10 (10.10%) XenApp
19 10 (10.10%) SCCM
19 10 (10.10%) SAN
19 10 (10.10%) NetApp
20 8 (8.08%) Windows Server 2003

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 24 (24.24%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.08%) IIS
2 8 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.03%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.01%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 35 (35.35%) MS Office
1 35 (35.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.18%) DNS
2 15 (15.15%) DHCP
3 11 (11.11%) Firewall
4 10 (10.10%) SAN
5 7 (7.07%) LDAP
5 7 (7.07%) NetScaler
6 6 (6.06%) TCP/IP
7 4 (4.04%) LAN
7 4 (4.04%) WAN
8 3 (3.03%) SMTP
8 3 (3.03%) NAS
8 3 (3.03%) Wireless
9 2 (2.02%) IP Telephony
9 2 (2.02%) Cisco IPT
10 1 (1.01%) Network Security
10 1 (1.01%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.01%) VLAN
10 1 (1.01%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.01%) Spanning Tree
10 1 (1.01%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.01%) MySQL
4 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.05%) MSI
2 1 (1.01%) JIRA
2 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.01%) IntelliJ
General
1 50 (50.51%) Finance
2 14 (14.14%) Law
3 6 (6.06%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.02%) Publishing
4 2 (2.02%) Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (42.42%) Analyst
2 25 (25.25%) Service Analyst
2 25 (25.25%) Service Desk Analyst
3 20 (20.20%) Help Desk Analyst
4 12 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 8 (8.08%) Desktop Support
6 8 (8.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (6.06%) Project Manager
7 6 (6.06%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (5.05%) Architect
8 5 (5.05%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 5 (5.05%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Help Desk Support
9 4 (4.04%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 4 (4.04%) IT Support Analyst
9 4 (4.04%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (4.04%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.01%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.21%) Blackberry
2 8 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.08%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.07%) Clustering
4 6 (6.06%) HP Storage
5 5 (5.05%) PKI
6 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.02%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.02%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.01%) PMI
7 1 (1.01%) NHS
7 1 (1.01%) Life Science
7 1 (1.01%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 74 (74.75%) Windows
2 37 (37.37%) Windows 7
3 14 (14.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 11 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 8 (8.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.02%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (2.02%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.02%) Linux
8 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (1.01%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.23%) Incident Management
2 17 (17.17%) ITIL
3 15 (15.15%) Document Management
4 8 (8.08%) Migration
5 7 (7.07%) Project Management
6 4 (4.04%) Data Management
7 3 (3.03%) Change Management
8 2 (2.02%) Service Management
8 2 (2.02%) TOGAF
8 2 (2.02%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.02%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.02%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (2.02%) Data Protection
8 2 (2.02%) Time Management
8 2 (2.02%) Service Desk Management
9 1 (1.01%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.01%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (1.01%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (1.01%) DevOps
9 1 (1.01%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.12%) SQL
2 6 (6.06%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.02%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.01%) VBScript
4 1 (1.01%) VB
4 1 (1.01%) Python
4 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.01%) Java
4 1 (1.01%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (8.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.04%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (4.04%) MCSE
2 4 (4.04%) MCITP
2 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.01%) MCP
4 1 (1.01%) Degree
4 1 (1.01%) CCEE
4 1 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.01%) MCSA
4 1 (1.01%) CCIE
4 1 (1.01%) CCA
4 1 (1.01%) CCEA
4 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.01%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.01%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (16.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (10.10%) XenApp
3 8 (8.08%) VMware ESX
3 8 (8.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (3.03%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.02%) XenServer
5 2 (2.02%) vSphere
6 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.01%) Docker
6 1 (1.01%) Samba
6 1 (1.01%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.01%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 10 (10.10%) SCCM
2 4 (4.04%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (3.03%) SCOM
4 2 (2.02%) ZENworks
4 2 (2.02%) WSUS
5 1 (1.01%) Mesos
5 1 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 48 (48.48%) Citrix
2 39 (39.39%) Microsoft
3 38 (38.38%) VMware
4 16 (16.16%) HP
5 12 (12.12%) Cisco
6 10 (10.10%) NetApp
7 7 (7.07%) 3PAR
8 6 (6.06%) IBM
9 5 (5.05%) McAfee
9 5 (5.05%) Oracle
10 3 (3.03%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.03%) Websense
10 3 (3.03%) Clearswift
10 3 (3.03%) Barracuda Networks
11 2 (2.02%) EMC
11 2 (2.02%) F5
11 2 (2.02%) ServiceNow
12 1 (1.01%) Becrypt
12 1 (1.01%) Apple
12 1 (1.01%) Juniper
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