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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 11 14 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 4 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 6.06% 8.97% 29.17%
As % of the System Software category 44.44% 87.50% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Median daily rate £270 £205 £291
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.70% -29.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £129 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £281 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Active Directory
West Sussex

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
9 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 13.64% 10.26% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 4
Median daily rate £365 £205 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.04% -6.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +172.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.82% +8.64%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gatwick 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 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 1 June 2016.

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 1 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) WSUS
2 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) PKI
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) SSCP
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (20.00%) Mimecast
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Server Support
3 1 (20.00%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Wintel Support
3 1 (20.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Change Control
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (20.00%) Email Filtering
1 1 (20.00%) Information Security
1 1 (20.00%) ISMS
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (20.00%) Security Auditing
1 1 (20.00%) SIEM
1 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) SANS
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) BitLocker
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) WSUS
2 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Qualys
2 1 (20.00%) Splunk