The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 5 4 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 9 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 16.67% 25.45% 5.26%
As % of the System Software category 75.00% 100.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 1
Average daily rate
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£120 £210 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.61 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -2.60%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Gatwick region.

System Software Category
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 22.22% 25.45% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 3
Average daily rate £290 £210 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.09% -38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £127 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £363 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+212.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Gatwick region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Gatwick region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Gatwick region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 9 (75.00%) ITIL
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (50.00%) Mathematics
6 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
7 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 4 (33.33%) Back Office
7 4 (33.33%) VMware
7 4 (33.33%) Citrix
8 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (16.67%) XenApp
9 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
9 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (16.67%) SAN
9 2 (16.67%) NetApp
9 2 (16.67%) HP
9 2 (16.67%) MS Office
9 2 (16.67%) Cisco
9 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
9 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 2 (16.67%) Firewall
9 2 (16.67%) Project Management
10 1 (8.33%) Change Management
10 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
10 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
10 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
10 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
10 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick 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 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) SNMP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) NetApp
3 2 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec
4 1 (8.33%) LANDesk
4 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds