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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 8 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 79 58 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 16.70% 9.19% 12.63%
As % of the System Software category 79.80% 69.88% 61.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 26
Median daily rate £350 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £200 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 20 25
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.18 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.60 £18.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
99 83 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 20.93% 13.15% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 35 56
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £208 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.13% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 25 27
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +15.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 24 June 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 53 £175 -57.57% 1
Chelmsford +15 8 £350 +75.00% 1
Southend-on-Sea +4 2 - -
Brentwood +3 2 £104 -
Basildon +8 1 - -
Harlow -2 1 £350 +33.58%
Hockley - 1 £120 -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 119 (86.86%) Windows
2 91 (66.42%) Citrix
3 84 (61.31%) MS Excel
4 82 (59.85%) MS Office
4 82 (59.85%) Windows 7
5 71 (51.82%) Incident Management
6 59 (43.07%) Finance
7 47 (34.31%) Document Management
8 46 (33.58%) Blackberry
9 45 (32.85%) Microsoft
9 45 (32.85%) Law
10 30 (21.90%) Windows Server
11 28 (20.44%) Windows 8
12 21 (15.33%) VMware
13 16 (11.68%) ITIL
14 15 (10.95%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (8.76%) MS Exchange
16 11 (8.03%) DNS
16 11 (8.03%) SCCM
16 11 (8.03%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (8.03%) Windows Server 2012
17 10 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
18 9 (6.57%) Windows Server 2003
18 9 (6.57%) Identity Access Management
19 8 (5.84%) XenApp
19 8 (5.84%) SAN
19 8 (5.84%) DHCP
20 7 (5.11%) HP
20 7 (5.11%) SQL
20 7 (5.11%) SQL Server

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 12 (8.76%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.92%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.19%) IBM Domino
3 3 (2.19%) IBM Notes
3 3 (2.19%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.46%) IIS
4 2 (1.46%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 84 (61.31%) MS Excel
2 82 (59.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.65%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.38%) Office 365
2 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.03%) DNS
2 8 (5.84%) DHCP
2 8 (5.84%) SAN
3 7 (5.11%) Internet
4 4 (2.92%) Firewall
4 4 (2.92%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.19%) iSCSI
5 3 (2.19%) NetScaler
5 3 (2.19%) VLAN
5 3 (2.19%) VPN
6 2 (1.46%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.73%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.73%) LAN
7 1 (0.73%) NAS
7 1 (0.73%) Skype
7 1 (0.73%) WAN
7 1 (0.73%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.92%) GIS
3 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.73%) MSI
General
1 59 (43.07%) Finance
2 45 (32.85%) Law
3 3 (2.19%) Back Office
3 3 (2.19%) Marketing
4 2 (1.46%) Banking
5 1 (0.73%) Advertising
5 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 95 (69.34%) Analyst
2 69 (50.36%) Help Desk Analyst
3 54 (39.42%) Service Analyst
3 54 (39.42%) Service Desk Analyst
4 28 (20.44%) Support Analyst
5 24 (17.52%) Help Desk Support
5 24 (17.52%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 23 (16.79%) Active Directory Analyst
7 22 (16.06%) Active Directory Support
7 22 (16.06%) Active Directory Support Analyst
7 22 (16.06%) Citrix Analyst
7 22 (16.06%) Citrix Support
7 22 (16.06%) Citrix Support Analyst
7 22 (16.06%) Windows Support Analyst
8 20 (14.60%) IT Analyst
9 10 (7.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (6.57%) Business Analyst
10 9 (6.57%) Support Engineer
11 7 (5.11%) Wintel Engineer
12 6 (4.38%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.73%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 46 (33.58%) Blackberry
2 10 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.92%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.19%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.19%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.46%) iPhone
6 1 (0.73%) BYOD
6 1 (0.73%) Clustering
6 1 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.73%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.73%) Fintech
6 1 (0.73%) iPad
6 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.73%) NHS
6 1 (0.73%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 119 (86.86%) Windows
2 82 (59.85%) Windows 7
3 30 (21.90%) Windows Server
4 28 (20.44%) Windows 8
5 15 (10.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (8.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (6.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (4.38%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.92%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.46%) Solaris
11 1 (0.73%) Android
11 1 (0.73%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.73%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.73%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (51.82%) Incident Management
2 47 (34.31%) Document Management
3 16 (11.68%) ITIL
4 9 (6.57%) Identity Access Management
5 7 (5.11%) High Availability
6 5 (3.65%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (2.92%) Information Security
7 4 (2.92%) Project Management
8 3 (2.19%) Email Filtering
8 3 (2.19%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (2.19%) Web Filtering
9 2 (1.46%) Change Control
9 2 (1.46%) Data Centre Operations
9 2 (1.46%) Load Balancing
9 2 (1.46%) Migration
9 2 (1.46%) Workflow
10 1 (0.73%) Automated Testing
10 1 (0.73%) Change Management
10 1 (0.73%) Service Delivery
10 1 (0.73%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.11%) SQL
2 4 (2.92%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.46%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.46%) VB
4 1 (0.73%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (2.92%) CISSP
1 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (2.92%) MOS
2 2 (1.46%) CCNA
2 2 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.46%) Degree
2 2 (1.46%) MCSE
2 2 (1.46%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.46%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.73%) CCA
3 1 (0.73%) CCNP
3 1 (0.73%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (0.73%) ECDL
3 1 (0.73%) HND
3 1 (0.73%) MCP
3 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.38%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (8.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.84%) XenApp
3 6 (4.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (2.92%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.46%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.46%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.46%) vSphere
6 1 (0.73%) Firmware
6 1 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.73%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (8.03%) SCCM
2 7 (5.11%) SCOM
3 2 (1.46%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.73%) WSUS
Vendors
1 91 (66.42%) Citrix
2 45 (32.85%) Microsoft
3 21 (15.33%) VMware
4 7 (5.11%) HP
5 6 (4.38%) NetApp
6 4 (2.92%) IBM
6 4 (2.92%) ServiceNow
7 3 (2.19%) Adobe
7 3 (2.19%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.19%) Cisco
7 3 (2.19%) Kaspersky
7 3 (2.19%) Lotus
7 3 (2.19%) Oracle
8 2 (1.46%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.46%) Apple
8 2 (1.46%) Dell
8 2 (1.46%) Thunderhead
9 1 (0.73%) AppSense
9 1 (0.73%) Proofpoint
9 1 (0.73%) Wyse
Essex
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 7 hours ago
Essex
Streamline Connections
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Red10
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Rate: £15 - 18 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago