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 27 July 2016 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 7 7 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 10 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 10.75% 13.53% 6.15%
As % of the System Software category 62.50% 78.26% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 0
Median daily rate £160 £303 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.10% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.72 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.77% +4.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
16 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 17.20% 17.29% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 2
Median daily rate £280 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £276 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £388 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.72 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.77% +4.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%

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
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 27 July 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 27 July 2016, 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 26 (89.66%) Windows
2 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
3 14 (48.28%) Citrix
4 13 (44.83%) XenApp
5 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (34.48%) VMware
5 10 (34.48%) ITIL
6 9 (31.03%) DNS
6 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
7 7 (24.14%) DHCP
7 7 (24.14%) Linux
7 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
7 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (24.14%) XenDesktop
7 7 (24.14%) SCCM
8 6 (20.69%) Firewall
8 6 (20.69%) Unix
8 6 (20.69%) Apple iOS
9 5 (17.24%) SCVMM
9 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
10 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
10 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
10 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (13.79%) Change Management
10 4 (13.79%) VMware ESX
10 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
10 4 (13.79%) Project Management
10 4 (13.79%) NHS
10 4 (13.79%) SAN
10 4 (13.79%) Terminal Server

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 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
1 4 (13.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) DNS
2 7 (24.14%) DHCP
2 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
3 6 (20.69%) Firewall
4 4 (13.79%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (13.79%) SAN
5 2 (6.90%) Ethernet
5 2 (6.90%) Intranet
5 2 (6.90%) iSCSI
5 2 (6.90%) LAN
6 1 (3.45%) DMZ
6 1 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (3.45%) IPsec
6 1 (3.45%) MPLS
6 1 (3.45%) Network Security
6 1 (3.45%) Skype
6 1 (3.45%) VLAN
6 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MSI
General
1 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Games
3 1 (3.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Architect
2 5 (17.24%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (13.79%) Citrix Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.34%) OSS Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Service Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (6.90%) 1st Line Support Technician
5 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Support Technician
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Telecoms Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.79%) NHS
3 3 (10.34%) Replication
4 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.90%) EMC VNX
4 2 (6.90%) HP StoreVirtual
4 2 (6.90%) Virtual Team
5 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.45%) BYOD
5 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.45%) PKI
5 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
5 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
5 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (89.66%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Linux
2 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (20.69%) Apple iOS
3 6 (20.69%) Unix
4 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) Change Management
2 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (13.79%) High Availability
2 4 (13.79%) Network Management
2 4 (13.79%) Project Management
2 4 (13.79%) SOA
3 3 (10.34%) Matrix Organization
3 3 (10.34%) Service Management
4 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
4 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.90%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) Application Discovery
5 1 (3.45%) Change Control
5 1 (3.45%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.45%) Project Governance
5 1 (3.45%) Security Patching
5 1 (3.45%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.90%) VBScript
2 1 (3.45%) C
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.90%) A+ Certification
3 2 (6.90%) MCITP
3 2 (6.90%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.90%) PMP
4 1 (3.45%) CISSP
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.45%) MCDST
4 1 (3.45%) MCSA
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) QA
3 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) XenApp
2 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (24.14%) XenDesktop
4 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
5 4 (13.79%) Terminal Server
5 4 (13.79%) VMware ESX
6 3 (10.34%) DFS Replication
6 3 (10.34%) vSphere
7 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) SCCM
2 5 (17.24%) SCVMM
3 2 (6.90%) HP SIM
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (6.90%) SCOM
3 2 (6.90%) ZENworks
4 1 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
2 14 (48.28%) Citrix
3 10 (34.48%) VMware
4 4 (13.79%) HP
5 3 (10.34%) Apple
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco
5 3 (10.34%) Palo Alto
6 2 (6.90%) arcserve
6 2 (6.90%) Dell
6 2 (6.90%) EMC
6 2 (6.90%) NetApp
6 2 (6.90%) Veeam
7 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.45%) Ericsson
7 1 (3.45%) Oracle