The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Guildford region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 22 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 12 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 5.48% 5.85% 8.62%
As % of the System Software category 80.00% 85.71% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
Average daily rate £190 £294 £105
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.31% +181.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £270 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £13.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £30.60 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
System Software Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
15 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 6.85% 6.83% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 5
Average daily rate £344 £288 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% -36.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £13.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £30.60 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Active Directory
Surrey

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows 7
3 9 (52.94%) MS Office
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 8 (47.06%) Windows XP
5 6 (35.29%) VPN
5 6 (35.29%) Citrix
6 5 (29.41%) ITIL
7 4 (23.53%) IBM Notes
7 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
7 4 (23.53%) LAN
7 4 (23.53%) Lotus
7 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
8 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
8 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
8 3 (17.65%) FTP
8 3 (17.65%) HTTP
8 3 (17.65%) WAN
8 3 (17.65%) SMTP
8 3 (17.65%) SSH
8 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
8 3 (17.65%) Workflow
8 3 (17.65%) Blackberry
8 3 (17.65%) Internet
9 2 (11.76%) SAN
9 2 (11.76%) Ericsson
9 2 (11.76%) Project Management
9 2 (11.76%) Finance
9 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
9 2 (11.76%) Service Management

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (23.53%) IBM Notes
2 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.88%) Apache
4 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (52.94%) MS Office
2 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) VPN
2 4 (23.53%) LAN
2 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
3 3 (17.65%) FTP
3 3 (17.65%) HTTP
3 3 (17.65%) WAN
3 3 (17.65%) SMTP
3 3 (17.65%) SSH
3 3 (17.65%) Internet
4 2 (11.76%) SAN
5 1 (5.88%) DNS
5 1 (5.88%) SSL
5 1 (5.88%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (23.53%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Software Packaging
1 1 (5.88%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
1 3 (17.65%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows 7
3 8 (47.06%) Windows XP
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX
5 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
2 3 (17.65%) Workflow
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Service Management
3 2 (11.76%) Fault Management
4 1 (5.88%) Budget Control
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Release Management
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.88%) VBScript
1 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (5.88%) BC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) XenApp
2 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Citrix
3 4 (23.53%) Lotus
4 2 (11.76%) Ericsson
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.88%) Dell
5 1 (5.88%) Avaya
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) Toshiba
5 1 (5.88%) Novell
5 1 (5.88%) Remedy
Guildford, Surrey
Information Technology Services
Rate: £15 - 20 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago