The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Greenwich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 1 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 4 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Greenwich 50.00% 14.29% 10.53%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 45.45% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate
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£105 £360 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-70.83% -22.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.87 £14.30 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.96% -4.68%
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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 Greenwich region.

System Software Category
Greenwich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Greenwich 50.00% 31.43% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 6
Average daily rate £105 £368 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-71.42% -3.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Greenwich

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Greenwich

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Greenwich

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Greenwich

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Greenwich

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Greenwich 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 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (16.67%) F5
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Clustering
5 1 (16.67%) Altiris
5 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (16.67%) SCCM
5 1 (16.67%) SCOM
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) BMC
5 1 (16.67%) Remedy
5 1 (16.67%) Sophos
5 1 (16.67%) Websense

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Greenwich by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Greenwich 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DHCP
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (50.00%) Support Technician
2 3 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) F5
1 1 (16.67%) VMware
1 1 (16.67%) Altiris
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) BMC
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy
1 1 (16.67%) Sophos
1 1 (16.67%) Websense