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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 12 23 15
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 9 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 7.89% 3.54% 5.71%
As % of the System Software category 40.91% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 5
Average daily rate £233 £368 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.73% +93.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £302 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £434 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Active Directory
Surrey

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
22 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 19.30% 7.07% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 5
Average daily rate £325 £430 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.41% +14.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £33.50 £13.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +144.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016, 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 (75.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (40.00%) VMware
4 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (35.00%) SCCM
5 6 (30.00%) Citrix
6 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (20.00%) arcserve
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (15.00%) EMC
8 3 (15.00%) Linux
8 3 (15.00%) Java
8 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
8 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
8 3 (15.00%) LAN
8 3 (15.00%) WAN
8 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (15.00%) DNS
8 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (15.00%) Firewall
8 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (15.00%) EMC VNX

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
1 3 (15.00%) LAN
1 3 (15.00%) WAN
1 3 (15.00%) WebEx
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) VLAN
3 1 (5.00%) Intranet
3 1 (5.00%) NAS
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MSI
General
1 2 (10.00%) Back Office
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Server Engineer
1 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix Support
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) OSS Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) OSS Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Technician
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Java Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Testing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) EMC VNX
3 2 (10.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (10.00%) NHS
3 2 (10.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (5.00%) Clustering
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (5.00%) EPoS
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.00%) New Media
4 1 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (15.00%) Linux
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
7 1 (5.00%) Debian
7 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.00%) Application Discovery
2 2 (10.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.00%) Change Management
3 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.00%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (5.00%) Security Hardening
3 1 (5.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) Service Management
3 1 (5.00%) SIEM
3 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (5.00%) HND
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (10.00%) vSphere
2 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) ZENworks
3 1 (5.00%) AirWatch
3 1 (5.00%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.00%) Puppet
3 1 (5.00%) SCVMM
3 1 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) VMware
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) Citrix
4 4 (20.00%) arcserve
5 3 (15.00%) EMC
6 2 (10.00%) Apple
6 2 (10.00%) HP
6 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.00%) ArcSight
7 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco
7 1 (5.00%) Dell
7 1 (5.00%) Hortonworks
7 1 (5.00%) Juniper
7 1 (5.00%) Palo Alto
7 1 (5.00%) Sophos
7 1 (5.00%) Symantec
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