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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 27 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 21 11 20
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 45 71 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.55% 8.70% 7.37%
As % of the System Software category 50.56% 62.28% 67.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 30 22
Median daily rate £250 £425 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.17% +165.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £198 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 17
Median hourly rate £10.75 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.76% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £9.50 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £37.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
89 114 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.95% 13.97% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 56 41
Median daily rate £325 £425 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +46.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £229 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 18
Median hourly rate £10.00 £22.50 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +1.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £47.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 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 27 August 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -4 17 £230 -45.88% 3
Stevenage +10 5 £460 - 3
Letchworth - 2 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead +2 1 - - 1
Royston 0 1 - -
St Albans -2 1 - - 3
Welwyn Garden City -13 1 £440 +46.66% 2
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 72 (75.00%) Windows
2 50 (52.08%) Microsoft
3 33 (34.38%) VMware
4 26 (27.08%) Windows Server
5 25 (26.04%) Office 365
6 21 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (21.88%) SCCM
7 20 (20.83%) Windows 7
8 19 (19.79%) ITIL
9 18 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (17.71%) MS Office
11 16 (16.67%) MS Excel
11 16 (16.67%) Citrix
12 15 (15.63%) MS Exchange
13 14 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (14.58%) SQL
14 13 (13.54%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (11.46%) DNS
16 10 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (10.42%) vSphere
17 9 (9.38%) Degree
17 9 (9.38%) SQL Server
17 9 (9.38%) SharePoint
17 9 (9.38%) Windows 8
18 8 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
18 8 (8.33%) Windows XP
18 8 (8.33%) Service Delivery
18 8 (8.33%) Finance
18 8 (8.33%) SAN
18 8 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 15 (15.63%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.38%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (5.21%) IIS
5 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.13%) Apache
6 3 (3.13%) Skype for Business
7 2 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.08%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.04%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.04%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (17.71%) MS Office
2 16 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.04%) PTC Creo
3 1 (1.04%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 25 (26.04%) Office 365
2 8 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (5.21%) OneDrive
5 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.08%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (1.04%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.04%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.46%) DNS
2 8 (8.33%) SAN
3 7 (7.29%) DHCP
4 5 (5.21%) Firewall
4 5 (5.21%) Internet
4 5 (5.21%) NetScaler
5 4 (4.17%) SSL
6 3 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (3.13%) Intranet
6 3 (3.13%) Kerberos
6 3 (3.13%) LAN
6 3 (3.13%) NAS
6 3 (3.13%) VPN
6 3 (3.13%) WAN
6 3 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.08%) IP Telephony
7 2 (2.08%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.08%) VLAN
7 2 (2.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.17%) MySQL
3 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.08%) OLTP
4 2 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Ant
1 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.04%) Hudson
1 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.04%) JIRA
1 1 (1.04%) Maven
1 1 (1.04%) Subversion
1 1 (1.04%) Xcode
General
1 8 (8.33%) Finance
2 7 (7.29%) Local Government
3 6 (6.25%) Retail
4 4 (4.17%) Advertising
5 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.08%) Back Office
6 2 (2.08%) Legal
6 2 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (27.08%) Analyst
2 20 (20.83%) Support Engineer
3 14 (14.58%) 2nd Line Support
4 13 (13.54%) Support Analyst
5 11 (11.46%) Consultant
5 11 (11.46%) Desktop Support
6 10 (10.42%) Desktop Engineer
7 9 (9.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 9 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (7.29%) Architect
9 7 (7.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 6 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 6 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (6.25%) Service Analyst
10 6 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
11 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 5 (5.21%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (5.21%) Technical Support
11 5 (5.21%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.17%) SAML
2 2 (2.08%) HTML
2 2 (2.08%) Middleware
2 2 (2.08%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.04%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.21%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.21%) PKI
3 4 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.13%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.13%) Replication
5 2 (2.08%) Clustering
5 2 (2.08%) CMDB
5 2 (2.08%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.08%) iPad
5 2 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.08%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (2.08%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.04%) CCTV
6 1 (1.04%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.04%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.04%) FMCG
6 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 72 (75.00%) Windows
2 26 (27.08%) Windows Server
3 21 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (20.83%) Windows 7
5 18 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (9.38%) Windows 8
8 8 (8.33%) Windows XP
9 7 (7.29%) Windows 10
10 6 (6.25%) Android
10 6 (6.25%) Linux
11 3 (3.13%) Unix
12 2 (2.08%) Solaris
13 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (1.04%) VMS
13 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.79%) ITIL
2 8 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 5 (5.21%) Change Control
3 5 (5.21%) Migration
3 5 (5.21%) PRINCE2
3 5 (5.21%) Project Management
4 4 (4.17%) Data Protection
5 3 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (3.13%) Network Architecture
5 3 (3.13%) Problem Management
5 3 (3.13%) Server Building
6 2 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.08%) Data Analysis
6 2 (2.08%) Information Security
6 2 (2.08%) Network Design
6 2 (2.08%) RAD
6 2 (2.08%) Service Management
6 2 (2.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.58%) SQL
2 8 (8.33%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.21%) Java
4 2 (2.08%) C
4 2 (2.08%) C++
4 2 (2.08%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.04%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.04%) PHP
5 1 (1.04%) Python
5 1 (1.04%) Ruby
5 1 (1.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (9.38%) Degree
3 7 (7.29%) MCP
3 7 (7.29%) Security Cleared
4 6 (6.25%) MCSE
4 6 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.21%) MCITP
6 3 (3.13%) DBS Check
6 3 (3.13%) MCSA
7 2 (2.08%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.08%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.04%) CCNA
8 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.04%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) FISMA
2 1 (1.04%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.04%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (13.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (10.42%) vSphere
3 8 (8.33%) XenApp
4 7 (7.29%) Hyper-V
5 6 (6.25%) XenDesktop
6 4 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (4.17%) XenServer
7 2 (2.08%) BitLocker
7 2 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.04%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.04%) Docker
8 1 (1.04%) NFS
8 1 (1.04%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.04%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.04%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (21.88%) SCCM
2 7 (7.29%) SCOM
3 3 (3.13%) WhatsUp Gold
3 3 (3.13%) ZABBIX
4 2 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.08%) OpenView
4 2 (2.08%) Puppet
4 2 (2.08%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.04%) Ansible
5 1 (1.04%) Bacula
5 1 (1.04%) Casper Suite
5 1 (1.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (52.08%) Microsoft
2 33 (34.38%) VMware
3 16 (16.67%) Citrix
4 7 (7.29%) HP
4 7 (7.29%) NetApp
5 6 (6.25%) Apple
5 6 (6.25%) Cisco
6 5 (5.21%) Oracle
7 4 (4.17%) CommVault
7 4 (4.17%) IBM
8 3 (3.13%) Intel Security
8 3 (3.13%) SAP
9 2 (2.08%) 3PAR
9 2 (2.08%) Avaya
9 2 (2.08%) BMC
9 2 (2.08%) Cognos
9 2 (2.08%) Dell
9 2 (2.08%) Remedy
9 2 (2.08%) Sun
9 2 (2.08%) TIBCO
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
JM
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