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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 15 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 43 73 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.76% 15.80% 18.22%
As % of the System Software category 59.72% 80.22% 60.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 19 46
Average daily rate
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£325 £165 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+96.96% -29.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £90 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £370 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £280 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 22
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £25.00 £19.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £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
72 91 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 14.66% 19.70% 29.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 28 80
Average daily rate £345 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £114 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £424 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 26
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £27.80 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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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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 +1 23 £263 +59.09% 2
Brentwood -5 4 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 3 £255 -
Chelmsford +4 2 - - 1
Harlow +3 1 £350 -39.13%
Saffron Walden - 1 - -
Waltham Abbey - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 64 (63.37%) Windows
2 43 (42.57%) MS Office
3 40 (39.60%) Windows 7
4 37 (36.63%) Citrix
5 34 (33.66%) Microsoft
6 33 (32.67%) ITIL
7 28 (27.72%) MS Excel
8 27 (26.73%) Finance
8 27 (26.73%) Blackberry
9 20 (19.80%) MS Exchange
9 20 (19.80%) Incident Management
10 19 (18.81%) Windows XP
10 19 (18.81%) VMware
11 17 (16.83%) Law
11 17 (16.83%) HP
12 15 (14.85%) SLA
13 13 (12.87%) DNS
13 13 (12.87%) TCP/IP
13 13 (12.87%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (12.87%) Document Management
14 12 (11.88%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (11.88%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (10.89%) Firewall
16 10 (9.90%) Cisco
16 10 (9.90%) DHCP
17 9 (8.91%) VPN
17 9 (8.91%) Exchange Server 2007
18 8 (7.92%) PowerShell
18 8 (7.92%) Migration
18 8 (7.92%) SAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 20 (19.80%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.91%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (3.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.97%) IIS
6 2 (1.98%) Lync
6 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 43 (42.57%) MS Office
2 28 (27.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) Office 365
2 2 (1.98%) SaaS
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.87%) DNS
1 13 (12.87%) TCP/IP
2 11 (10.89%) Firewall
3 10 (9.90%) DHCP
4 9 (8.91%) VPN
5 8 (7.92%) SAN
6 6 (5.94%) VoIP
7 5 (4.95%) iSCSI
8 3 (2.97%) Internet
8 3 (2.97%) Wireless
8 3 (2.97%) SSL
8 3 (2.97%) Broadband
8 3 (2.97%) LAN
8 3 (2.97%) SNMP
8 3 (2.97%) NAS
8 3 (2.97%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (2.97%) SSH
9 2 (1.98%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.98%) FirePass
9 2 (1.98%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (1.98%) WebFOCUS
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.99%) DB2
3 1 (0.99%) MySQL
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.98%) MSTest
1 2 (1.98%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (0.99%) MSI
General
1 27 (26.73%) Finance
2 17 (16.83%) Law
3 4 (3.96%) Legal
4 3 (2.97%) Banking
5 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.99%) Publishing
6 1 (0.99%) French Language
6 1 (0.99%) Local Government
6 1 (0.99%) Billing
Job Titles
1 59 (58.42%) Analyst
2 40 (39.60%) Service Analyst
2 40 (39.60%) Service Desk Analyst
3 22 (21.78%) Help Desk Analyst
4 20 (19.80%) Support Analyst
5 8 (7.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (7.92%) Help Desk Support
6 7 (6.93%) IT Support
7 6 (5.94%) Desktop Support
7 6 (5.94%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (5.94%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (4.95%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 5 (4.95%) Desktop Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) Server Engineer
9 4 (3.96%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) Architect
9 4 (3.96%) Developer
10 3 (2.97%) Operations Manager
10 3 (2.97%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (2.97%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.96%) .NET
2 3 (2.97%) HTML
2 3 (2.97%) CSS
3 2 (1.98%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.98%) jBPM
3 2 (1.98%) WCF
3 2 (1.98%) WPF
3 2 (1.98%) Silverlight
3 2 (1.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (1.98%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (1.98%) Web Services
4 1 (0.99%) Middleware
4 1 (0.99%) HTML5
4 1 (0.99%) jQuery
4 1 (0.99%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 27 (26.73%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.96%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.97%) EqualLogic
3 3 (2.97%) Open Source
3 3 (2.97%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (2.97%) iPhone
4 2 (1.98%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.99%) NHS
5 1 (0.99%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.99%) Clustering
5 1 (0.99%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 64 (63.37%) Windows
2 40 (39.60%) Windows 7
3 19 (18.81%) Windows XP
4 12 (11.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (7.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.95%) Linux
6 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.96%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.97%) UNIX
8 3 (2.97%) Android
9 2 (1.98%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.98%) Solaris
10 1 (0.99%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.99%) AIX
10 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (32.67%) ITIL
2 20 (19.80%) Incident Management
3 13 (12.87%) Document Management
4 8 (7.92%) Migration
5 6 (5.94%) Service Delivery
6 5 (4.95%) Problem Management
7 4 (3.96%) Data Protection
7 4 (3.96%) Time Management
8 3 (2.97%) Service Management
8 3 (2.97%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (2.97%) Change Control
9 2 (1.98%) TDD
9 2 (1.98%) Web Development
9 2 (1.98%) Unit Testing
9 2 (1.98%) Dependency Injection
9 2 (1.98%) Waterfall
9 2 (1.98%) Capacity Management
9 2 (1.98%) Software Deployment
9 2 (1.98%) RUP
9 2 (1.98%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.92%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.94%) SQL
3 4 (3.96%) VB
4 3 (2.97%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.97%) C#
4 3 (2.97%) Java
4 3 (2.97%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.98%) C
5 2 (1.98%) XAML
6 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.99%) PHP
6 1 (0.99%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (12.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.94%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.94%) MCSA
3 5 (4.95%) MCP
4 4 (3.96%) MCDST
4 4 (3.96%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.96%) CCNA
4 4 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.97%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.97%) MCSE
6 2 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.98%) GNVQ
7 1 (0.99%) CCNP
7 1 (0.99%) CISSP
7 1 (0.99%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.85%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (11.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.97%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (2.97%) NFS
2 3 (2.97%) vSphere
3 2 (1.98%) XenApp
3 2 (1.98%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 2 (1.98%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.99%) MetaFrame
4 1 (0.99%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (6.93%) OpenView
1 7 (6.93%) SCCM
2 4 (3.96%) OVSD
2 4 (3.96%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.97%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.98%) WSUS
4 2 (1.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.98%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.99%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.99%) Nagios
5 1 (0.99%) Opsview
5 1 (0.99%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.99%) Cacti
Vendors
1 37 (36.63%) Citrix
2 34 (33.66%) Microsoft
3 19 (18.81%) VMware
4 17 (16.83%) HP
5 10 (9.90%) Cisco
6 7 (6.93%) McAfee
7 6 (5.94%) Dell
7 6 (5.94%) EMC
7 6 (5.94%) Apple
8 3 (2.97%) Remedy
8 3 (2.97%) Symantec
9 2 (1.98%) Altiris
9 2 (1.98%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.98%) F5
9 2 (1.98%) Zeacom
9 2 (1.98%) JBoss
9 2 (1.98%) Oracle
9 2 (1.98%) Avaya
9 2 (1.98%) Teradata
9 2 (1.98%) Wyse
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
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Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Rate: £15 - 18 per hour
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