The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 15 21 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 8 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 6.30% 4.48% 3.03%
As % of the System Software category 80.00% 28.57% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £225 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £10.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.13% -38.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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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 Guildford region.

System Software Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
10 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 7.87% 15.67% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 2
Average daily rate £350 £300 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £10.75 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.13% -80.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Guildford region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows 7
3 10 (66.67%) Citrix
4 9 (60.00%) Windows XP
5 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (46.67%) Law
5 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (40.00%) WorkSite
7 4 (26.67%) ITIL
8 3 (20.00%) MS Office
8 3 (20.00%) VPN
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 2 (13.33%) VMware
9 2 (13.33%) SCCM
9 2 (13.33%) HP
9 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
9 2 (13.33%) Project Management
9 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
9 2 (13.33%) LAN
9 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
9 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
10 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (6.67%) Fault Management
10 1 (6.67%) WAN
10 1 (6.67%) SMTP
10 1 (6.67%) DHCP
10 1 (6.67%) FTP
10 1 (6.67%) HTTP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 6 (40.00%) WorkSite
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) VPN
2 2 (13.33%) LAN
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) SMTP
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) FTP
3 1 (6.67%) HTTP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) SSL
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) SSH
General
1 7 (46.67%) Law
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
1 7 (46.67%) Help Desk Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
2 5 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Service Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows 7
3 9 (60.00%) Windows XP
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Fault Management
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) Budget Control
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) VBScript
1 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.67%) XenApp
1 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Citrix
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) Lotus
4 1 (6.67%) Toshiba