The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 11 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 67 50 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.20% 6.61% 5.95%
As % of the System Software category 50.76% 65.79% 68.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 19 10
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£350 £190 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -43.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £148 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £360 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £270
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.55 £12.50 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 £12.50 £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
Active Directory
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

System Software Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
132 76 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.13% 10.04% 8.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 32 19
Average daily rate £375 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £410 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.34% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 10
Average hourly rate £14.93 £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £12.50 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £12.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Hertfordshire region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Hertfordshire region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City +6 17 £350 +3.70% 1
Watford +16 15 £313 -7.40% 3
Stevenage +7 7 £258 +106.00% 1
Hemel Hempstead +1 5 £350 +84.21% 3
St Albans 0 2 - -
Hertford - 1 - -
Royston - 1 - - 1
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 93 (86.11%) Windows
2 47 (43.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (42.59%) Microsoft
4 40 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 32 (29.63%) VMware
6 30 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (26.85%) Citrix
8 28 (25.93%) DNS
9 23 (21.30%) ITIL
9 23 (21.30%) VMware Infrastructure
10 20 (18.52%) DHCP
11 19 (17.59%) HP
12 17 (15.74%) MS Office
12 17 (15.74%) Hyper-V
13 16 (14.81%) Windows XP
13 16 (14.81%) MS Exchange
14 15 (13.89%) Cisco
14 15 (13.89%) SCCM
15 14 (12.96%) Windows 7
15 14 (12.96%) SQL Server
16 13 (12.04%) Symantec
16 13 (12.04%) SharePoint
16 13 (12.04%) PowerShell
17 12 (11.11%) vSphere
17 12 (11.11%) SCOM
17 12 (11.11%) IIS
17 12 (11.11%) LAN
17 12 (11.11%) WAN
17 12 (11.11%) SAN
17 12 (11.11%) Change Management

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 16 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 13 (12.04%) SharePoint
3 12 (11.11%) IIS
4 4 (3.70%) WorkSite
4 4 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (3.70%) Lync
5 3 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.78%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.93%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 17 (15.74%) MS Office
2 11 (10.19%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.70%) Office 365
2 3 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.85%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.93%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 28 (25.93%) DNS
2 20 (18.52%) DHCP
3 12 (11.11%) LAN
3 12 (11.11%) WAN
3 12 (11.11%) SAN
4 11 (10.19%) Firewall
4 11 (10.19%) TCP/IP
5 7 (6.48%) LDAP
6 5 (4.63%) VPN
7 4 (3.70%) MPLS
7 4 (3.70%) Internet
8 3 (2.78%) VoIP
9 2 (1.85%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.85%) Telnet
9 2 (1.85%) OSPF
9 2 (1.85%) BGP
9 2 (1.85%) SSH
9 2 (1.85%) NAS
9 2 (1.85%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.93%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.85%) Toad
General
1 2 (1.85%) Finance
2 1 (0.93%) Retail
2 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (15.74%) Analyst
2 14 (12.96%) Administrator
3 11 (10.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (9.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (9.26%) Support Engineer
5 9 (8.33%) Desktop Support
6 8 (7.41%) Consultant
6 8 (7.41%) Support Analyst
7 7 (6.48%) Windows Administrator
8 6 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.63%) IT Support
9 5 (4.63%) Desktop Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (4.63%) Architect
9 5 (4.63%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.63%) Service Analyst
9 5 (4.63%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (3.70%) Network Support Analyst
10 4 (3.70%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.26%) Web Services
2 8 (7.41%) .NET
3 3 (2.78%) OAuth
3 3 (2.78%) XACML
3 3 (2.78%) SPML
3 3 (2.78%) OpenID
3 3 (2.78%) WCF
3 3 (2.78%) SAML
4 2 (1.85%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.93%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.93%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.56%) Clustering
2 5 (4.63%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.78%) PKI
5 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.85%) Replication
6 1 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.93%) iPad
6 1 (0.93%) Kindle
6 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.93%) CMDB
6 1 (0.93%) FMCG
6 1 (0.93%) NHS
6 1 (0.93%) AS400
6 1 (0.93%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 93 (86.11%) Windows
2 47 (43.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (37.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (14.81%) Windows XP
6 14 (12.96%) Windows 7
7 10 (9.26%) Windows 2000 Server
8 9 (8.33%) Android
9 6 (5.56%) Linux
10 5 (4.63%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.78%) UNIX
11 3 (2.78%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.30%) ITIL
2 12 (11.11%) Change Management
3 10 (9.26%) Migration
3 10 (9.26%) Project Management
4 8 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 7 (6.48%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 5 (4.63%) Change Control
8 4 (3.70%) Mentoring
8 4 (3.70%) Coaching
8 4 (3.70%) PRINCE2
8 4 (3.70%) Quality Management
8 4 (3.70%) Process Management
8 4 (3.70%) Data Analytics
8 4 (3.70%) Analytics
9 3 (2.78%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (2.78%) Workflow
10 2 (1.85%) E-Commerce
10 2 (1.85%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.04%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.56%) SQL
3 3 (2.78%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.78%) C#
3 3 (2.78%) VB.NET
4 2 (1.85%) Java
5 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (8.33%) Degree
3 7 (6.48%) MCSE
3 7 (6.48%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (6.48%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.63%) CCNA
5 4 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.70%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.70%) MCITP
5 4 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.78%) CISSP
6 3 (2.78%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.93%) GxP
System Software
1 23 (21.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (15.74%) Hyper-V
3 12 (11.11%) vSphere
4 8 (7.41%) Terminal Services
5 6 (5.56%) XenApp
6 4 (3.70%) XenServer
7 2 (1.85%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.85%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (0.93%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.93%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.93%) Samba
8 1 (0.93%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 15 (13.89%) SCCM
2 12 (11.11%) SCOM
3 8 (7.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (4.63%) WSUS
5 2 (1.85%) Nagios
5 2 (1.85%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.93%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.93%) DatAdvantage
6 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.93%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.93%) Novell Identity Manager
6 1 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.93%) OpenView
Vendors
1 46 (42.59%) Microsoft
2 32 (29.63%) VMware
3 29 (26.85%) Citrix
4 19 (17.59%) HP
5 15 (13.89%) Cisco
6 13 (12.04%) Symantec
7 8 (7.41%) Dell
8 5 (4.63%) NetApp
8 5 (4.63%) IBM
9 4 (3.70%) Avaya
9 4 (3.70%) Apple
10 3 (2.78%) Altiris
10 3 (2.78%) Lotus
10 3 (2.78%) Oracle
10 3 (2.78%) CA
10 3 (2.78%) EMC
11 2 (1.85%) Novell
11 2 (1.85%) Sun
11 2 (1.85%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (1.85%) Red Hat
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Rate: £16.00 per hour
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