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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 18 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 16 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 7.58% 5.50% 5.36%
As % of the System Software category 55.17% 50.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Average daily rate
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£388 £200 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.75% -17.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £161 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £222 £259
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.36 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.58% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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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
29 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 13.74% 11.01% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 5
Average daily rate £450 £290 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.17% -27.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.73 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.63 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+7.77% -5.30%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (58.33%) Windows 7
4 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (41.67%) Citrix
5 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 9 (37.50%) Windows XP
7 8 (33.33%) MS Office
8 7 (29.17%) Finance
8 7 (29.17%) Law
9 6 (25.00%) WorkSite
10 5 (20.83%) SCCM
11 4 (16.67%) MVC
11 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
11 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (16.67%) Ajax
11 4 (16.67%) Subversion
11 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
11 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
11 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
11 4 (16.67%) CSS
11 4 (16.67%) C#
11 4 (16.67%) HTML
11 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
11 4 (16.67%) SQL
11 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
11 4 (16.67%) .NET
11 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 4 (16.67%) IIS
11 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (25.00%) WorkSite
2 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) IIS
3 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.33%) Lync
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) VoIP
1 1 (4.17%) DHCP
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Subversion
1 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
1 7 (29.17%) Law
2 2 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
1 7 (29.17%) Support Analyst
1 7 (29.17%) Help Desk Support
2 6 (25.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Support Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Developer
4 4 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 4 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 4 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
6 2 (8.33%) Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) IT Support
7 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 1 (4.17%) Active Directory Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 4 (16.67%) Ajax
1 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (16.67%) CSS
1 4 (16.67%) HTML
1 4 (16.67%) .NET
1 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (16.67%) jQuery
1 4 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.17%) iPad
2 1 (4.17%) PDA
2 1 (4.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (58.33%) Windows 7
4 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (37.50%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) MVC
2 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
3 1 (4.17%) CAD
3 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) C#
1 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
1 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.17%) MCSE
1 1 (4.17%) MCTS
1 1 (4.17%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Citrix
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Altiris
3 2 (8.33%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Dell
4 1 (4.17%) EMC
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco