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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 11 17 28
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 74 59 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 9.96% 8.49% 5.84%
As % of the System Software category 52.48% 75.64% 59.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 26 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 £183 £160 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 4 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.40 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £28.70 £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £14.50
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
141 78 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.98% 11.22% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 35 25
Average daily rate £350 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £155 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 4 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.24
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.40 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £28.70 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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 22 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 22 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 22 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
Watford +10 17 £313 +18.48% 3
Welwyn Garden City +7 17 £350 +3.70% 3
Stevenage - 7 £258 - 2
Hemel Hempstead -4 6 £325 +71.05% 4
Royston - 3 - - 2
St Albans -1 2 - - 1
Hertford - 1 - -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 88 (80.73%) Windows
2 46 (42.20%) Microsoft
3 44 (40.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (33.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 37 (33.94%) VMware
5 30 (27.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (26.61%) Citrix
7 28 (25.69%) DNS
8 26 (23.85%) VMware Infrastructure
9 23 (21.10%) ITIL
10 20 (18.35%) DHCP
10 20 (18.35%) HP
11 18 (16.51%) Windows XP
12 17 (15.60%) MS Office
12 17 (15.60%) Cisco
12 17 (15.60%) SCCM
13 16 (14.68%) SAN
14 15 (13.76%) SQL Server
14 15 (13.76%) Windows 7
15 14 (12.84%) Hyper-V
15 14 (12.84%) SharePoint
15 14 (12.84%) Change Management
16 13 (11.93%) Firewall
16 13 (11.93%) MS Exchange
16 13 (11.93%) IIS
16 13 (11.93%) TCP/IP
17 12 (11.01%) WAN
17 12 (11.01%) .NET
17 12 (11.01%) Web Services
17 12 (11.01%) LAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 14 (12.84%) SharePoint
2 13 (11.93%) MS Exchange
2 13 (11.93%) IIS
3 4 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (3.67%) Lync
3 4 (3.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.75%) WorkSite
4 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.75%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.92%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 17 (15.60%) MS Office
2 12 (11.01%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.67%) Office 365
2 3 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.83%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (25.69%) DNS
2 20 (18.35%) DHCP
3 16 (14.68%) SAN
4 13 (11.93%) Firewall
4 13 (11.93%) TCP/IP
5 12 (11.01%) WAN
5 12 (11.01%) LAN
5 12 (11.01%) LDAP
6 7 (6.42%) Internet
7 5 (4.59%) SSH
7 5 (4.59%) Telnet
8 4 (3.67%) VPN
8 4 (3.67%) PuTTY
9 3 (2.75%) VoIP
9 3 (2.75%) MPLS
10 2 (1.83%) BGP
10 2 (1.83%) OSPF
10 2 (1.83%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.83%) NAS
11 1 (0.92%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (4.59%) Visual Studio
1 5 (4.59%) Toad
General
1 4 (3.67%) Finance
2 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.83%) Retail
3 1 (0.92%) Marketing
3 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (15.60%) Analyst
2 12 (11.01%) 2nd Line Support
2 12 (11.01%) Administrator
3 10 (9.17%) Desktop Support
4 9 (8.26%) Consultant
4 9 (8.26%) Support Analyst
4 9 (8.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (8.26%) Support Engineer
5 7 (6.42%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (4.59%) IT Support
6 5 (4.59%) Windows Administrator
6 5 (4.59%) Help Desk Support
6 5 (4.59%) Architect
7 4 (3.67%) Project Manager
7 4 (3.67%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (3.67%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (3.67%) Network Analyst
7 4 (3.67%) Network Support Analyst
7 4 (3.67%) Service Analyst
7 4 (3.67%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.01%) .NET
1 12 (11.01%) Web Services
2 5 (4.59%) WCF
3 4 (3.67%) SAML
3 4 (3.67%) OAuth
3 4 (3.67%) XACML
3 4 (3.67%) SPML
3 4 (3.67%) OpenID
4 2 (1.83%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.92%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.92%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.50%) Clustering
2 5 (4.59%) PKI
2 5 (4.59%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.75%) Kindle
4 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.83%) Replication
6 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.92%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.92%) CMDB
6 1 (0.92%) FMCG
6 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.92%) AS400
6 1 (0.92%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 88 (80.73%) Windows
2 44 (40.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (33.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (27.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (16.51%) Windows XP
6 15 (13.76%) Windows 7
7 12 (11.01%) Windows 2000 Server
8 10 (9.17%) Android
9 6 (5.50%) Linux
10 5 (4.59%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.75%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.10%) ITIL
2 14 (12.84%) Change Management
3 12 (11.01%) Migration
4 11 (10.09%) Project Management
5 8 (7.34%) Service Delivery
6 7 (6.42%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (6.42%) Mentoring
7 6 (5.50%) Identity Management
8 5 (4.59%) Change Control
8 5 (4.59%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.67%) Workflow
9 4 (3.67%) Process Management
9 4 (3.67%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (3.67%) Coaching
10 3 (2.75%) Analytics
10 3 (2.75%) Data Analytics
10 3 (2.75%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (2.75%) PRINCE2
10 3 (2.75%) Quality Management
10 3 (2.75%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.01%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.50%) SQL
3 5 (4.59%) C#
3 5 (4.59%) VB.NET
4 4 (3.67%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.67%) Java
5 1 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (9.17%) Degree
2 9 (8.26%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (7.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (6.42%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (6.42%) CCNA
4 7 (6.42%) MCSE
5 5 (4.59%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.59%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.59%) CISSP
6 4 (3.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (2.75%) CCNP
8 2 (1.83%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.26%) SLA
2 3 (2.75%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.92%) GxP
System Software
1 26 (23.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (12.84%) Hyper-V
3 9 (8.26%) vSphere
4 8 (7.34%) XenApp
5 6 (5.50%) Terminal Services
6 4 (3.67%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.67%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 3 (2.75%) XenServer
8 2 (1.83%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.92%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.92%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.92%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.92%) Samba
9 1 (0.92%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 17 (15.60%) SCCM
2 10 (9.17%) SCOM
3 6 (5.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (4.59%) Tivoli
5 4 (3.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 4 (3.67%) WSUS
5 4 (3.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 4 (3.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (2.75%) CA Single Sign-On
6 3 (2.75%) Novell Identity Manager
7 1 (0.92%) DatAdvantage
7 1 (0.92%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.92%) OpenView
7 1 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 46 (42.20%) Microsoft
2 37 (33.94%) VMware
3 29 (26.61%) Citrix
4 20 (18.35%) HP
5 17 (15.60%) Cisco
6 11 (10.09%) Symantec
7 10 (9.17%) Dell
8 7 (6.42%) IBM
9 6 (5.50%) Apple
9 6 (5.50%) Oracle
10 5 (4.59%) Cyber-Ark
10 5 (4.59%) Sun
10 5 (4.59%) CA
10 5 (4.59%) NetApp
11 4 (3.67%) Novell
11 4 (3.67%) Avaya
12 3 (2.75%) Veeam
12 3 (2.75%) Altiris
12 3 (2.75%) EMC
12 3 (2.75%) Lotus
Royston, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Royston
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 17 days ago