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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 7 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 86 64 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 17.73% 10.22% 10.88%
As % of the System Software category 76.79% 65.98% 50.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 24 18
Median daily rate £350 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £120 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.38% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 24 18
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £16.15 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.20 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
112 97 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 23.09% 15.50% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 38 51
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 32 20
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.50 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £48.25 £29.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +7.08%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -1 48 £175 -57.57%
Chelmsford +10 9 £350 +40.00%
Southend-on-Sea +8 3 - - 2
Basildon +3 2 £113 - 1
Brentwood +3 2 £104 - 2
Harlow 0 2 £325 +22.64% 1
Hockley - 1 £120 -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 124 (84.93%) Windows
2 91 (62.33%) Citrix
3 86 (58.90%) Windows 7
4 83 (56.85%) MS Office
4 83 (56.85%) MS Excel
5 75 (51.37%) Incident Management
6 58 (39.73%) Finance
7 55 (37.67%) Microsoft
8 47 (32.19%) Blackberry
9 44 (30.14%) Document Management
10 42 (28.77%) Law
11 34 (23.29%) Windows Server
12 33 (22.60%) Windows 8
13 19 (13.01%) VMware
14 17 (11.64%) Windows Server 2008
15 15 (10.27%) ITIL
16 11 (7.53%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (7.53%) Windows Server 2012
17 10 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
17 10 (6.85%) SCCM
17 10 (6.85%) SAN
17 10 (6.85%) MS Exchange
18 9 (6.16%) DNS
19 8 (5.48%) Identity Access Management
20 7 (4.79%) SCOM
20 7 (4.79%) Disaster Recovery
20 7 (4.79%) Firewall
20 7 (4.79%) assyst
20 7 (4.79%) HP

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 10 (6.85%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (2.74%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.05%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.37%) IIS
6 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 83 (56.85%) MS Excel
1 83 (56.85%) MS Office
2 3 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.79%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.42%) Office 365
3 4 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.37%) iTunes
5 1 (0.68%) IaaS
5 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.85%) SAN
2 9 (6.16%) DNS
3 7 (4.79%) Firewall
4 6 (4.11%) Internet
5 4 (2.74%) DHCP
5 4 (2.74%) iSCSI
5 4 (2.74%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.74%) VLAN
5 4 (2.74%) VPN
6 1 (0.68%) LAN
6 1 (0.68%) NAS
6 1 (0.68%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.68%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.68%) WAN
6 1 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.42%) GIS
1 5 (3.42%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) MSI
General
1 58 (39.73%) Finance
2 42 (28.77%) Law
3 6 (4.11%) Marketing
4 4 (2.74%) Advertising
5 3 (2.05%) Back Office
6 1 (0.68%) Automotive
6 1 (0.68%) French Language
6 1 (0.68%) Legal
6 1 (0.68%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 102 (69.86%) Analyst
2 71 (48.63%) Help Desk Analyst
3 53 (36.30%) Service Analyst
3 53 (36.30%) Service Desk Analyst
4 34 (23.29%) Support Analyst
5 29 (19.86%) Help Desk Support
5 29 (19.86%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 28 (19.18%) Active Directory Analyst
7 27 (18.49%) Active Directory Support
7 27 (18.49%) Active Directory Support Analyst
7 27 (18.49%) Citrix Analyst
7 27 (18.49%) Citrix Support
7 27 (18.49%) Citrix Support Analyst
7 27 (18.49%) Windows Support Analyst
8 21 (14.38%) IT Analyst
9 14 (9.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (6.16%) Business Analyst
10 9 (6.16%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (5.48%) Support Engineer
11 8 (5.48%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 47 (32.19%) Blackberry
2 11 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.74%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.74%) Fat Client
3 4 (2.74%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.74%) Smartphone
3 4 (2.74%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.05%) iPhone
5 2 (1.37%) BYOD
5 2 (1.37%) iPad
6 1 (0.68%) Clustering
6 1 (0.68%) CMDB
6 1 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.68%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.68%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 124 (84.93%) Windows
2 86 (58.90%) Windows 7
3 34 (23.29%) Windows Server
4 33 (22.60%) Windows 8
5 17 (11.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (7.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (7.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.42%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.74%) Windows 10
9 3 (2.05%) Solaris
10 2 (1.37%) Android
10 2 (1.37%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (51.37%) Incident Management
2 44 (30.14%) Document Management
3 15 (10.27%) ITIL
4 8 (5.48%) Identity Access Management
5 7 (4.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (3.42%) Change Control
6 5 (3.42%) Email Filtering
6 5 (3.42%) High Availability
6 5 (3.42%) Information Security
6 5 (3.42%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (3.42%) Web Filtering
7 4 (2.74%) Project Management
8 3 (2.05%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (2.05%) Display Advertising
9 2 (1.37%) Data Centre Operations
9 2 (1.37%) Load Balancing
9 2 (1.37%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (1.37%) Problem Management
9 2 (1.37%) Service Delivery
9 2 (1.37%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.42%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.74%) SQL
3 3 (2.05%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.37%) VB
5 1 (0.68%) VBA
5 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.42%) CISSP
3 4 (2.74%) Degree
3 4 (2.74%) MOS
4 3 (2.05%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.05%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.37%) CCNA
5 2 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.37%) MCSE
6 1 (0.68%) CCA
6 1 (0.68%) CCNP
6 1 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.68%) ECDL
6 1 (0.68%) HND
6 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.68%) MCP
6 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.11%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (4.11%) XenApp
3 5 (3.42%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.37%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (1.37%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.37%) vSphere
5 1 (0.68%) Firmware
5 1 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (6.85%) SCCM
2 7 (4.79%) SCOM
3 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.37%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.68%) WSUS
Vendors
1 91 (62.33%) Citrix
2 55 (37.67%) Microsoft
3 19 (13.01%) VMware
4 7 (4.79%) HP
5 6 (4.11%) NetApp
6 5 (3.42%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.74%) Apple
7 4 (2.74%) Cisco
7 4 (2.74%) Clearswift
7 4 (2.74%) Oracle
8 3 (2.05%) Adobe
8 3 (2.05%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.05%) Dell
8 3 (2.05%) Kaspersky
9 2 (1.37%) Nokia
9 2 (1.37%) Proofpoint
9 2 (1.37%) Thunderhead
10 1 (0.68%) Altiris
10 1 (0.68%) AppSense
10 1 (0.68%) Wyse
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