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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 9 13 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 55 51 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 12.85% 9.44% 20.82%
As % of the System Software category 76.39% 60.00% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 29
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£261 £280 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.78% +133.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £120 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £425 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £296 £252 £275
% change year-on-year
+17.46% -8.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 25
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £11.30 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £21.00 £100.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £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
72 85 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 16.82% 15.74% 22.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 41 33
Average daily rate £275 £400 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +63.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £120 £97
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 25
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.45 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £44.00 £100.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -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 27 January 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
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 27 January 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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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 £223 -40.66% 2
Chelmsford +3 10 £140 -20.00% 1
Brentwood -5 4 £288 -32.35% 2
Basildon +3 3 £375 +212.50% 1
Harlow -1 1 £257 -
Hockley - - - -
Leigh-on-Sea - - - - 1
Saffron Walden - - - -
Billericay - - - - 1
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 87 (80.56%) Windows
2 73 (67.59%) MS Office
3 61 (56.48%) Citrix
4 58 (53.70%) MS Excel
5 57 (52.78%) Windows 7
6 47 (43.52%) Finance
7 45 (41.67%) Microsoft
8 42 (38.89%) Blackberry
9 41 (37.96%) Incident Management
10 35 (32.41%) Document Management
11 33 (30.56%) MS Exchange
12 30 (27.78%) ITIL
13 29 (26.85%) Law
14 18 (16.67%) VMware
15 15 (13.89%) Lync
16 14 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (12.96%) Windows XP
16 14 (12.96%) HP
17 13 (12.04%) Linux
17 13 (12.04%) VMware Infrastructure
18 12 (11.11%) XenApp
18 12 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
18 12 (11.11%) Windows 8
19 11 (10.19%) SQL
19 11 (10.19%) Service Management
20 10 (9.26%) SLA
20 10 (9.26%) SAN
20 10 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
20 10 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2007
21 9 (8.33%) Analytical Skills

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 33 (30.56%) MS Exchange
2 15 (13.89%) Lync
3 12 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (8.33%) SharePoint
6 8 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 73 (67.59%) MS Office
2 58 (53.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.78%) SaaS
2 2 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.26%) SAN
2 9 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 7 (6.48%) Firewall
3 7 (6.48%) DHCP
3 7 (6.48%) DNS
4 6 (5.56%) VoIP
4 6 (5.56%) Wireless
5 5 (4.63%) Broadband
6 4 (3.70%) VPN
7 3 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (2.78%) WAN
7 3 (2.78%) LAN
8 2 (1.85%) LDAP
8 2 (1.85%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (1.85%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.93%) VLAN
9 1 (0.93%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (0.93%) NAS
9 1 (0.93%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.93%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.85%) DB2
3 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.93%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
General
1 47 (43.52%) Finance
2 29 (26.85%) Law
3 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.78%) Legal
4 2 (1.85%) Banking
5 1 (0.93%) French Language
5 1 (0.93%) Billing
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 66 (61.11%) Analyst
2 48 (44.44%) Service Analyst
2 48 (44.44%) Service Desk Analyst
3 33 (30.56%) Help Desk Analyst
4 24 (22.22%) Support Analyst
5 10 (9.26%) IT Support
6 9 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (6.48%) IT Support Analyst
7 7 (6.48%) Team Leader
8 6 (5.56%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 5 (4.63%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (4.63%) Desktop Support
10 4 (3.70%) Consultant
10 4 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (3.70%) Administrator
10 4 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (3.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 4 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
11 3 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.93%) jQuery
1 1 (0.93%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 1 (0.93%) CSS
1 1 (0.93%) Web Services
1 1 (0.93%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (38.89%) Blackberry
2 9 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.33%) Clustering
3 3 (2.78%) iPhone
4 2 (1.85%) NHS
4 2 (1.85%) Handset
5 1 (0.93%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.93%) User Experience
5 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 87 (80.56%) Windows
2 57 (52.78%) Windows 7
3 14 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (12.96%) Windows XP
4 13 (12.04%) Linux
5 12 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 10 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (6.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (5.56%) Windows Vista
9 4 (3.70%) VMS
9 4 (3.70%) CentOS
10 3 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.85%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.85%) AIX
11 2 (1.85%) Solaris
11 2 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (37.96%) Incident Management
2 35 (32.41%) Document Management
3 30 (27.78%) ITIL
4 11 (10.19%) Service Management
5 7 (6.48%) Migration
6 5 (4.63%) ITSM
7 3 (2.78%) Time Management
7 3 (2.78%) Service Delivery
7 3 (2.78%) Change Management
8 2 (1.85%) Capacity Management
8 2 (1.85%) Problem Management
9 1 (0.93%) Data Protection
9 1 (0.93%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (0.93%) Business Transformation
9 1 (0.93%) People Management
9 1 (0.93%) TOGAF
9 1 (0.93%) Supplier Management
9 1 (0.93%) Information Security
9 1 (0.93%) Workflow
9 1 (0.93%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.19%) SQL
2 3 (2.78%) VBA
3 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (3.70%) MCSA
2 4 (3.70%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (1.85%) MCSE
4 2 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.85%) MCITP
4 2 (1.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.93%) Degree
5 1 (0.93%) CISM
5 1 (0.93%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.26%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (12.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (11.11%) XenApp
3 7 (6.48%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.78%) vCloud
5 2 (1.85%) MetaFrame
5 2 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.93%) XenServer
6 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.93%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (3.70%) Backup Exec
2 4 (3.70%) SCCM
3 3 (2.78%) WSUS
3 3 (2.78%) SCDPM
4 2 (1.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 61 (56.48%) Citrix
2 45 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 18 (16.67%) VMware
4 14 (12.96%) HP
5 8 (7.41%) 3PAR
6 7 (6.48%) Symantec
6 7 (6.48%) Cisco
7 6 (5.56%) McAfee
8 5 (4.63%) Brocade
8 5 (4.63%) Sophos
8 5 (4.63%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.70%) Oracle
10 3 (2.78%) Proofpoint
10 3 (2.78%) Clearswift
10 3 (2.78%) Avaya
10 3 (2.78%) IBM
11 2 (1.85%) EMC
11 2 (1.85%) Apple
11 2 (1.85%) Kerio
12 1 (0.93%) SolarWinds
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland
Rate: Excellent Hourly Rates
Posted: 6 days ago