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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 6 10 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +14
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 20 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 16.13% 11.76% 3.21%
As % of the System Software category 68.97% 40.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 2
Median daily rate £210 £313 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.80% -14.96%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £10.95 £12.43 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%

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
29 35 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 23.39% 29.41% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 5
Median daily rate £210 £375 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% -12.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £185 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £10.95 £12.43 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -62.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Guildford region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Guildford region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 15 (53.57%) MS Office
4 13 (46.43%) Windows 7
5 10 (35.71%) SCCM
6 9 (32.14%) LAN
7 8 (28.57%) WAN
8 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
9 6 (21.43%) Office 365
9 6 (21.43%) DNS
9 6 (21.43%) DHCP
10 5 (17.86%) Back Office
10 5 (17.86%) Finance
10 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (17.86%) Mobile Device Management
10 5 (17.86%) Windows 10
11 4 (14.29%) XenApp
11 4 (14.29%) Windows 8
11 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (14.29%) VMware
11 4 (14.29%) Windows XP
11 4 (14.29%) Citrix
12 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (10.71%) Intranet
12 3 (10.71%) HP
12 3 (10.71%) ITIL
12 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
12 3 (10.71%) Service Management
12 3 (10.71%) Blackberry

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.57%) IBM Domino
4 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.57%) QuickPlace
Applications
1 15 (53.57%) MS Office
2 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Office 365
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) LAN
2 8 (28.57%) WAN
3 6 (21.43%) DHCP
3 6 (21.43%) DNS
4 3 (10.71%) Intranet
4 3 (10.71%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (7.14%) iSCSI
5 2 (7.14%) SAN
5 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.57%) FTP
6 1 (3.57%) SMTP
6 1 (3.57%) Telnet
6 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.57%) DB2
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.57%) NetBeans
General
1 5 (17.86%) Back Office
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 7 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (17.86%) IT Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (14.29%) Active Directory Support
5 4 (14.29%) Exchange Support
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Active Directory Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) ITIL Service Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) X-Windows
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) ODBC
2 1 (3.57%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (3.57%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 13 (46.43%) Windows 7
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (17.86%) Windows 10
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 4 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (7.14%) Mac OS X
7 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL
2 3 (10.71%) Service Management
2 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.14%) IT Audit
3 2 (7.14%) Patch Management
3 2 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (7.14%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C
1 1 (3.57%) Java
1 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.57%) LotusScript
1 1 (3.57%) Python
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) MCITP
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (14.29%) XenApp
2 2 (7.14%) vSphere
2 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
2 2 (7.14%) SCOM
2 2 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.57%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (3.57%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (3.57%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Citrix
2 4 (14.29%) VMware
3 3 (10.71%) HP
3 3 (10.71%) ServiceNow
4 2 (7.14%) Apple
4 2 (7.14%) arcserve
4 2 (7.14%) EMC
5 1 (3.57%) Lotus
5 1 (3.57%) Sophos
5 1 (3.57%) Veeam