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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 19 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 41 61 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.48% 10.17% 9.70%
As % of the System Software category 69.49% 58.65% 61.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 19
Average daily rate
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£269 £238 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.05% +48.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £90 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £420 £309
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £18.70 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
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
59 104 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 10.77% 17.33% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 57 36
Average daily rate £325 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £139 £93
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 9
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £18.70 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.85%

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 May 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
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 27 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 May 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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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 13 £416 +75.26% 2
Harlow - 6 £257 -
Southend-on-Sea +8 3 £208 -32.79%
Chelmsford -16 3 £90 -
Witham -1 2 £325 +261.11%
Basildon -14 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Epping - 1 £185 -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 66 (79.52%) Windows
2 39 (46.99%) Citrix
3 38 (45.78%) Finance
4 37 (44.58%) Microsoft
5 36 (43.37%) MS Office
6 32 (38.55%) Windows 7
7 29 (34.94%) MS Excel
8 24 (28.92%) VMware
9 22 (26.51%) Incident Management
10 20 (24.10%) Blackberry
11 18 (21.69%) ITIL
12 17 (20.48%) MS Exchange
13 16 (19.28%) Document Management
14 14 (16.87%) Law
15 11 (13.25%) HP
16 10 (12.05%) Windows Vista
16 10 (12.05%) DHCP
16 10 (12.05%) DNS
16 10 (12.05%) Cisco
16 10 (12.05%) VMware Infrastructure
17 9 (10.84%) SQL
18 8 (9.64%) Windows XP
18 8 (9.64%) NetApp
18 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2008
19 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2012
19 7 (8.43%) SAN
19 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Certification
19 7 (8.43%) Service Management
19 7 (8.43%) Firewall
20 6 (7.23%) Wireless

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 17 (20.48%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.23%) IIS
2 6 (7.23%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.82%) Lync
5 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 36 (43.37%) MS Office
2 29 (34.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.05%) DHCP
1 10 (12.05%) DNS
2 7 (8.43%) SAN
2 7 (8.43%) Firewall
3 6 (7.23%) Wireless
3 6 (7.23%) NetScaler
4 5 (6.02%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.61%) WAN
5 3 (3.61%) LDAP
5 3 (3.61%) LAN
5 3 (3.61%) IP Telephony
5 3 (3.61%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (2.41%) VLAN
6 2 (2.41%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (2.41%) SMTP
6 2 (2.41%) VPN
6 2 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.20%) BGP
7 1 (1.20%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.20%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.20%) MySQL
General
1 38 (45.78%) Finance
2 14 (16.87%) Law
3 4 (4.82%) Legal
3 4 (4.82%) French Language
4 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.20%) Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (54.22%) Analyst
2 33 (39.76%) Service Analyst
2 33 (39.76%) Service Desk Analyst
3 22 (26.51%) Help Desk Analyst
4 12 (14.46%) Support Analyst
5 11 (13.25%) 1st Line Support
6 7 (8.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (7.23%) Support Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) Consultant
10 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 3 (3.61%) Architect
10 3 (3.61%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.61%) Desktop Support
10 3 (3.61%) Applications Support
10 3 (3.61%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 3 (3.61%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (3.61%) Senior Consultant
10 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.10%) Blackberry
2 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.82%) Clustering
4 3 (3.61%) PKI
4 3 (3.61%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.41%) NHS
5 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.41%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.20%) User Experience
6 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.20%) PMI
6 1 (1.20%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 66 (79.52%) Windows
2 32 (38.55%) Windows 7
3 10 (12.05%) Windows Vista
4 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (9.64%) Windows XP
5 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (7.23%) Windows 8
7 5 (6.02%) Linux
8 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.41%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.51%) Incident Management
2 18 (21.69%) ITIL
3 16 (19.28%) Document Management
4 7 (8.43%) Service Management
5 6 (7.23%) Migration
6 4 (4.82%) Project Management
7 3 (3.61%) Server Hardening
8 2 (2.41%) Data Management
8 2 (2.41%) Change Management
8 2 (2.41%) ITSM
9 1 (1.20%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.20%) CRM
9 1 (1.20%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.20%) Performance Management
9 1 (1.20%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.20%) Software Deployment
9 1 (1.20%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (1.20%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.84%) SQL
2 2 (2.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.82%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (2.41%) Degree
3 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.41%) MCP
3 2 (2.41%) MCSD
3 2 (2.41%) MCSE
3 2 (2.41%) MCSA
4 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.20%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (12.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.23%) XenApp
3 4 (4.82%) VMware ESX
4 3 (3.61%) vCloud
5 2 (2.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.20%) XenServer
6 1 (1.20%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.20%) vSphere
6 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) SCCM
2 2 (2.41%) SCOM
2 2 (2.41%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.41%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.20%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 39 (46.99%) Citrix
2 37 (44.58%) Microsoft
3 24 (28.92%) VMware
4 11 (13.25%) HP
5 10 (12.05%) Cisco
6 8 (9.64%) NetApp
7 5 (6.02%) 3PAR
8 3 (3.61%) Oracle
8 3 (3.61%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (3.61%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.61%) Apple
8 3 (3.61%) McAfee
8 3 (3.61%) Websense
9 2 (2.41%) Clearswift
9 2 (2.41%) Kerio
10 1 (1.20%) Altiris
10 1 (1.20%) Juniper
10 1 (1.20%) IBM
Essex
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 18 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Rate: £15 - 18 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago