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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 7 9 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 15.09% 10.00% 2.08%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 100.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
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£125 £200 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +73.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -
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
8 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 15.09% 10.00% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate £238 £200 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +73.91%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
3 12 (57.14%) ITIL
4 11 (52.38%) MS Exchange
4 11 (52.38%) VMware
4 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
6 8 (38.10%) MS Office
6 8 (38.10%) SCCM
7 7 (33.33%) Linux
8 6 (28.57%) IIS
8 6 (28.57%) MCSE
8 6 (28.57%) Citrix
8 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
9 5 (23.81%) MCP
9 5 (23.81%) Migration
10 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
10 4 (19.05%) Project Management
10 4 (19.05%) SAN
10 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (14.29%) IaaS
11 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
11 3 (14.29%) Office 365
11 3 (14.29%) Qualys
11 3 (14.29%) PKI

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (52.38%) MS Exchange
2 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (28.57%) IIS
4 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 2 (9.52%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
2 8 (38.10%) MS Office
3 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (14.29%) IaaS
2 3 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) SAN
2 3 (14.29%) Internet
2 3 (14.29%) DHCP
2 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (14.29%) Wireless
3 2 (9.52%) VoIP
4 1 (4.76%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Data Centre Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (23.81%) Migration Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
4 2 (9.52%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) PKI
2 2 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (33.33%) Linux
4 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 2 (9.52%) Windows Vista
7 2 (9.52%) Windows Phone
8 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Migration
3 4 (19.05%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 3 (14.29%) Coaching
4 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 3 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) MCSE
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (23.81%) MCP
3 3 (14.29%) CISSP
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (14.29%) CCNA
3 3 (14.29%) MCSA
3 3 (14.29%) CEH
4 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) MCTS
5 1 (4.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) UAG
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) SCCM
2 3 (14.29%) Nessus
3 1 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 11 (52.38%) VMware
3 6 (28.57%) Citrix
4 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
5 3 (14.29%) Qualys
5 3 (14.29%) McAfee
6 2 (9.52%) Lotus
7 1 (4.76%) Veeam
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco
7 1 (4.76%) HP
7 1 (4.76%) EMC