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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 9 15 8
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 71 47 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 15.43% 8.80% 11.50%
As % of the System Software category 72.45% 70.15% 61.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 26
Median daily rate £350 £275 £259
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +6.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £187 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £420 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 14 20
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.04% +18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £12.65 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £23.50 £17.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +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
98 67 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 21.30% 12.55% 18.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 29 61
Median daily rate £400 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £188 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 17 20
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.51% +36.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+9.95% +8.54%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 31 May 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 -2 48 £425 +2.10% 4
Chelmsford +9 5 £350 +79.48% 2
Brentwood +7 4 £105 -
Basildon +7 1 - -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 108 (88.52%) Windows
2 81 (66.39%) Citrix
3 77 (63.11%) MS Office
4 73 (59.84%) Windows 7
5 72 (59.02%) MS Excel
6 58 (47.54%) Incident Management
7 53 (43.44%) Finance
8 44 (36.07%) Blackberry
9 43 (35.25%) Microsoft
10 41 (33.61%) Document Management
11 39 (31.97%) Law
12 25 (20.49%) Windows 8
12 25 (20.49%) Windows Server
13 19 (15.57%) VMware
14 15 (12.30%) ITIL
15 14 (11.48%) MS Exchange
16 13 (10.66%) DNS
17 12 (9.84%) SCCM
18 10 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
18 10 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
19 9 (7.38%) Identity Access Management
19 9 (7.38%) Windows Server 2012
19 9 (7.38%) DHCP
20 8 (6.56%) Windows XP
20 8 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
20 8 (6.56%) XenApp
21 7 (5.74%) SCOM
21 7 (5.74%) High Availability
21 7 (5.74%) SQL
21 7 (5.74%) Internet

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 14 (11.48%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.46%) IBM Domino
3 3 (2.46%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.64%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.82%) IIS
5 1 (0.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 77 (63.11%) MS Office
2 72 (59.02%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) assyst
2 1 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.10%) Office 365
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.66%) DNS
2 9 (7.38%) DHCP
3 7 (5.74%) Internet
3 7 (5.74%) SAN
4 4 (3.28%) Firewall
4 4 (3.28%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.46%) NetScaler
5 3 (2.46%) Wireless
6 2 (1.64%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.64%) LAN
6 2 (1.64%) VLAN
6 2 (1.64%) WAN
7 1 (0.82%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.82%) NAS
7 1 (0.82%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.82%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.64%) MSI
General
1 53 (43.44%) Finance
2 39 (31.97%) Law
3 4 (3.28%) Marketing
4 3 (2.46%) Back Office
5 2 (1.64%) Banking
5 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.82%) Advertising
6 1 (0.82%) Electronics
6 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 82 (67.21%) Analyst
2 60 (49.18%) Help Desk Analyst
3 47 (38.52%) Service Analyst
3 47 (38.52%) Service Desk Analyst
4 26 (21.31%) Support Analyst
5 22 (18.03%) Help Desk Support
6 21 (17.21%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 20 (16.39%) Active Directory Analyst
7 20 (16.39%) Active Directory Support
7 20 (16.39%) Active Directory Support Analyst
7 20 (16.39%) Citrix Analyst
7 20 (16.39%) Citrix Support
7 20 (16.39%) Citrix Support Analyst
7 20 (16.39%) Windows Support Analyst
8 18 (14.75%) IT Analyst
9 9 (7.38%) Business Analyst
9 9 (7.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (7.38%) Support Engineer
10 7 (5.74%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (5.74%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 44 (36.07%) Blackberry
2 10 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.28%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.46%) iPhone
4 3 (2.46%) NHS
5 2 (1.64%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.82%) BYOD
6 1 (0.82%) Clustering
6 1 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.82%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.82%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.82%) Fintech
6 1 (0.82%) iPad
6 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 108 (88.52%) Windows
2 73 (59.84%) Windows 7
3 25 (20.49%) Windows 8
3 25 (20.49%) Windows Server
4 9 (7.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (6.56%) Windows XP
6 5 (4.10%) Windows 10
7 4 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.64%) Android
9 1 (0.82%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.82%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.82%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (47.54%) Incident Management
2 41 (33.61%) Document Management
3 15 (12.30%) ITIL
4 9 (7.38%) Identity Access Management
5 7 (5.74%) High Availability
6 5 (4.10%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (2.46%) Email Filtering
7 3 (2.46%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (2.46%) Web Filtering
8 2 (1.64%) Change Control
8 2 (1.64%) Data Centre Operations
8 2 (1.64%) Load Balancing
8 2 (1.64%) Migration
8 2 (1.64%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (1.64%) Workflow
9 1 (0.82%) Automated Testing
9 1 (0.82%) Change Management
9 1 (0.82%) Programme Management
9 1 (0.82%) Project Management
9 1 (0.82%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.74%) SQL
2 4 (3.28%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.46%) VB
4 1 (0.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (3.28%) MOS
2 2 (1.64%) CCNA
2 2 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.64%) Degree
2 2 (1.64%) MCSE
3 1 (0.82%) CCA
3 1 (0.82%) CCNP
3 1 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (0.82%) ECDL
3 1 (0.82%) HND
3 1 (0.82%) MCP
3 1 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.46%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.56%) XenApp
3 7 (5.74%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (3.28%) vSphere
5 3 (2.46%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.64%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.64%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.82%) Firmware
7 1 (0.82%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 12 (9.84%) SCCM
2 7 (5.74%) SCOM
3 1 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 81 (66.39%) Citrix
2 43 (35.25%) Microsoft
3 19 (15.57%) VMware
4 4 (3.28%) HP
4 4 (3.28%) IBM
4 4 (3.28%) NetApp
4 4 (3.28%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.46%) Adobe
5 3 (2.46%) Lotus
6 2 (1.64%) 3PAR
6 2 (1.64%) Apple
6 2 (1.64%) AppSense
6 2 (1.64%) Cisco
6 2 (1.64%) Thunderhead
6 2 (1.64%) Wyse
7 1 (0.82%) Altiris
7 1 (0.82%) Clearswift
7 1 (0.82%) EMC
7 1 (0.82%) Nokia
7 1 (0.82%) Proofpoint
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