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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 50 75 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 9.51% 13.64% 18.89%
As % of the System Software category 74.63% 75.76% 84.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 43
Average daily rate
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£150 £225 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +73.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £100 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £475 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 32 21
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.63 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% -11.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £10.05 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £17.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
67 99 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 12.74% 18.00% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 31 53
Average daily rate £175 £344 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.09% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £101 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £448 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 34 21
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.19% -7.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £17.50 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+8.19% -1.61%

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 17 October 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
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 17 October 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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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 +1 36 £135 -65.16%
Brentwood -1 8 £175 -58.82%
Southend-on-Sea -23 3 - -
Stanford-le-Hope - - - -
Waltham Abbey - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Chelmsford - - - - 3
Harlow - - - -
Loughton - - - -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 79 (79.80%) Windows
2 59 (59.60%) MS Office
3 58 (58.59%) Windows 7
4 49 (49.49%) Citrix
5 46 (46.46%) MS Excel
6 39 (39.39%) Blackberry
6 39 (39.39%) Finance
7 34 (34.34%) Incident Management
8 33 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 28 (28.28%) Law
9 28 (28.28%) Document Management
10 20 (20.20%) MS Exchange
10 20 (20.20%) ITIL
11 17 (17.17%) Windows XP
12 15 (15.15%) VMware
13 13 (13.13%) HP
14 11 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (10.10%) Firewall
16 9 (9.09%) SLA
16 9 (9.09%) TCP/IP
16 9 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
17 8 (8.08%) Windows 8
17 8 (8.08%) PowerShell
17 8 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2007
18 7 (7.07%) Migration
18 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Certification
18 7 (7.07%) Windows Server 2003
18 7 (7.07%) DNS
18 7 (7.07%) DHCP
18 7 (7.07%) SQL

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 (20.20%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (5.05%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.03%) IIS
6 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 59 (59.60%) MS Office
2 46 (46.46%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.04%) Office 365
2 3 (3.03%) SaaS
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.10%) Firewall
2 9 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 7 (7.07%) DHCP
3 7 (7.07%) DNS
4 6 (6.06%) VoIP
5 5 (5.05%) Broadband
5 5 (5.05%) VPN
5 5 (5.05%) SAN
6 3 (3.03%) Wireless
6 3 (3.03%) LAN
6 3 (3.03%) WAN
7 2 (2.02%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.01%) LDAP
8 1 (1.01%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.01%) FirePass
8 1 (1.01%) Intranet
8 1 (1.01%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.07%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.02%) DB2
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.02%) WebFOCUS
2 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.01%) MySQL
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.01%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (2.02%) MSTest
1 2 (2.02%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (1.01%) Eclipse
General
1 39 (39.39%) Finance
2 28 (28.28%) Law
3 4 (4.04%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.02%) Legal
5 1 (1.01%) Advertising
5 1 (1.01%) Publishing
5 1 (1.01%) Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Billing
Job Titles
1 66 (66.67%) Analyst
2 42 (42.42%) Service Analyst
2 42 (42.42%) Service Desk Analyst
3 33 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
4 22 (22.22%) Support Analyst
5 10 (10.10%) IT Support
6 8 (8.08%) IT Support Analyst
6 8 (8.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.05%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (5.05%) Desktop Support
8 5 (5.05%) Help Desk Support
9 4 (4.04%) Architect
9 4 (4.04%) Support Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (4.04%) Server Engineer
10 3 (3.03%) Help Desk Engineer
10 3 (3.03%) Help Desk Support Analyst
11 2 (2.02%) Desktop Engineer
11 2 (2.02%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.04%) .NET
2 3 (3.03%) Web Services
3 2 (2.02%) CSS
3 2 (2.02%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.02%) WCF
3 2 (2.02%) WPF
3 2 (2.02%) Silverlight
3 2 (2.02%) jQuery
3 2 (2.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (2.02%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (2.02%) HTML
4 1 (1.01%) HTML5
4 1 (1.01%) Middleware
4 1 (1.01%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (39.39%) Blackberry
2 6 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.04%) iPhone
3 4 (4.04%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.02%) EqualLogic
5 2 (2.02%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.02%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.02%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.02%) Handset
5 2 (2.02%) Clustering
6 1 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 79 (79.80%) Windows
2 58 (58.59%) Windows 7
3 17 (17.17%) Windows XP
4 9 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (8.08%) Windows 8
6 7 (7.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.04%) Linux
9 3 (3.03%) Solaris
10 2 (2.02%) AIX
10 2 (2.02%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (34.34%) Incident Management
2 28 (28.28%) Document Management
3 20 (20.20%) ITIL
4 7 (7.07%) Migration
5 4 (4.04%) Data Protection
6 3 (3.03%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.03%) Time Management
6 3 (3.03%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.02%) Change Management
7 2 (2.02%) TDD
7 2 (2.02%) OOP
7 2 (2.02%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.02%) Project Management
7 2 (2.02%) Service Management
7 2 (2.02%) Unit Testing
7 2 (2.02%) Capacity Management
7 2 (2.02%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (1.01%) SIEM
8 1 (1.01%) Change Control
8 1 (1.01%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.08%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.07%) SQL
3 3 (3.03%) T-SQL
3 3 (3.03%) VB
3 3 (3.03%) VBA
3 3 (3.03%) C#
4 2 (2.02%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.02%) XAML
5 1 (1.01%) PHP
5 1 (1.01%) Java
5 1 (1.01%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.04%) MCSE
3 3 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.03%) MCITP
4 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.02%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.02%) MCP
4 2 (2.02%) MCSA
4 2 (2.02%) CCNA
4 2 (2.02%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (2.02%) CISSP
4 2 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.01%) CISM
5 1 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.01%) MCDST
5 1 (1.01%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.05%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (3.03%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.03%) XenApp
4 2 (2.02%) MetaFrame
4 2 (2.02%) vSphere
5 1 (1.01%) XenServer
5 1 (1.01%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 7 (7.07%) SCCM
2 5 (5.05%) Backup Exec
3 4 (4.04%) OpenView
4 3 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (3.03%) WSUS
5 2 (2.02%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.01%) Opsview
6 1 (1.01%) SCOM
6 1 (1.01%) Cacti
6 1 (1.01%) OVSD
6 1 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.01%) Nagios
6 1 (1.01%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 49 (49.49%) Citrix
2 33 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 15 (15.15%) VMware
4 13 (13.13%) HP
5 6 (6.06%) Cisco
6 5 (5.05%) McAfee
7 4 (4.04%) Symantec
7 4 (4.04%) Oracle
7 4 (4.04%) Dell
7 4 (4.04%) EMC
8 3 (3.03%) IBM
8 3 (3.03%) Remedy
8 3 (3.03%) Sophos
8 3 (3.03%) Avaya
9 2 (2.02%) Teradata
9 2 (2.02%) Wyse
9 2 (2.02%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.01%) F5
10 1 (1.01%) Nimsoft
10 1 (1.01%) Spiceworks
Essex
Hyphen
Salary: Pension, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Red10
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago