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 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 10 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 3.23% 3.85% 9.38%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 33.33% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
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£338 - £135
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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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
1 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 3.23% 11.54% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Average daily rate £338 £408 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.17% +56.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.63 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+7.77% -5.30%

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
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 November 2014, 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 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (66.67%) ITIL
4 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
5 7 (46.67%) MS Office
6 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
7 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 5 (33.33%) VMware
8 4 (26.67%) MCSE
8 4 (26.67%) MCP
8 4 (26.67%) Linux
8 4 (26.67%) Citrix
8 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (26.67%) SCCM
9 3 (20.00%) Migration
9 3 (20.00%) SAN
9 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (20.00%) IIS
9 3 (20.00%) SQL
9 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
9 3 (20.00%) Project Management
10 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
10 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
10 2 (13.33%) Nessus
10 2 (13.33%) CEH
10 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (13.33%) Lotus Domino

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (20.00%) IIS
4 2 (13.33%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (46.67%) MS Office
3 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) Wireless
2 2 (13.33%) VoIP
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) DMZ
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (20.00%) Migration Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Security Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) IT Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) DBA
5 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Phone
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (13.33%) Coaching
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) MCSE
1 4 (26.67%) MCP
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CEH
2 2 (13.33%) MCSA
2 2 (13.33%) CISSP
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) UAG
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) Nessus
3 1 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) McAfee
4 2 (13.33%) Lotus
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (13.33%) Qualys
5 1 (6.67%) Veeam
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) EMC