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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 7 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 7.32% - 16.67%
As % of the System Software category 60.00% - 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate - - £178
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -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
5 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 12.20% - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Average daily rate £366 - £210
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.68
% change year-on-year
- +2.07%

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 13 February 2016, 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 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) NetApp
4 3 (37.50%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) Sophos
5 2 (25.00%) VPN
5 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (25.00%) MIMEsweeper
5 2 (25.00%) Service Management
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) ITSM
5 2 (25.00%) LANDesk
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (12.50%) vSphere
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (12.50%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) F5
6 1 (12.50%) REST
6 1 (12.50%) Office 365
6 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
6 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) ADSL
3 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) FTP
3 1 (12.50%) HTTP
3 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
3 1 (12.50%) ICMP
3 1 (12.50%) IPsec
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) LDAP
3 1 (12.50%) PBX
3 1 (12.50%) SSL
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Service Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) IT Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Support
4 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IP Expert
4 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) REST
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) ITSM
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (12.50%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) NetApp
4 2 (25.00%) LANDesk
4 2 (25.00%) Sophos
5 1 (12.50%) Apple
5 1 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (12.50%) F5
5 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Lotus
5 1 (12.50%) Panasonic