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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 18 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 38 33 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.35% 5.65% 5.91%
As % of the System Software category 53.52% 55.93% 50.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 16
Median daily rate £200 £360 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +63.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £158 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £490 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.14% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 11
Median hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -42.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%

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
71 59 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.87% 10.10% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 28 32
Median daily rate £200 £368 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.57% -18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £264 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 11
Median hourly rate £11.00 £12.75 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.72% -57.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.00 £16.46
% change year-on-year
-0.43% -2.76%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +11 11 £130 -68.48% 4
St Albans +7 4 - - 1
Stevenage -3 4 £225 - 3
Welwyn Garden City -7 4 £150 -53.84% 1
Hemel Hempstead +3 2 £450 -8.86% 1
Hertford -1 2 £300 +71.42%
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 56 (75.68%) Windows
2 31 (41.89%) Microsoft
3 20 (27.03%) Windows 7
4 18 (24.32%) VMware
5 16 (21.62%) SCCM
6 14 (18.92%) MS Exchange
6 14 (18.92%) MS Office
7 12 (16.22%) PRINCE2
7 12 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (14.86%) Office 365
8 11 (14.86%) ITIL
8 11 (14.86%) Windows Server
9 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
9 10 (13.51%) Citrix
9 10 (13.51%) Finance
9 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (13.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 9 (12.16%) PowerShell
10 9 (12.16%) Degree
10 9 (12.16%) Firewall
10 9 (12.16%) Internet
10 9 (12.16%) SQL
11 8 (10.81%) Unix
11 8 (10.81%) Linux
11 8 (10.81%) DNS
12 7 (9.46%) Fat Client
12 7 (9.46%) Thin Client
12 7 (9.46%) Apple
13 6 (8.11%) DHCP

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 14 (18.92%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.05%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.35%) Apache
3 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.35%) IIS
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.35%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (18.92%) MS Office
2 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.35%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.35%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.86%) Office 365
2 6 (8.11%) Azure Active Directory
2 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.76%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.16%) Firewall
1 9 (12.16%) Internet
2 8 (10.81%) DNS
3 6 (8.11%) DHCP
3 6 (8.11%) LAN
4 5 (6.76%) Network Security
4 5 (6.76%) SAN
4 5 (6.76%) WAN
5 3 (4.05%) Unified Communications
6 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.35%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.35%) FCoE
7 1 (1.35%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.35%) FTP
7 1 (1.35%) Intranet
7 1 (1.35%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.35%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.35%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.35%) MySQL
2 1 (1.35%) OLTP
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) MSI
1 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (13.51%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Legal
3 2 (2.70%) Advertising
3 2 (2.70%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (32.43%) Analyst
2 12 (16.22%) Support Analyst
3 9 (12.16%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (12.16%) IT Analyst
4 8 (10.81%) Consultant
4 8 (10.81%) IT Support
5 7 (9.46%) Service Analyst
5 7 (9.46%) Support Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 6 (8.11%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Architect
7 5 (6.76%) Desktop Support
7 5 (6.76%) IT Support Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Active Directory Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (5.41%) Windows Consultant
9 3 (4.05%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (4.05%) IT Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.05%) Java SE
2 2 (2.70%) Middleware
3 1 (1.35%) .NET
3 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.35%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Fat Client
1 7 (9.46%) Thin Client
2 5 (6.76%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.05%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.05%) EFT
5 2 (2.70%) NHS
5 2 (2.70%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.35%) CCTV
6 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.35%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.35%) PKI
6 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 56 (75.68%) Windows
2 20 (27.03%) Windows 7
3 11 (14.86%) Windows Server
4 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (10.81%) Linux
5 8 (10.81%) Unix
6 6 (8.11%) Windows 10
7 4 (5.41%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.70%) Solaris
9 1 (1.35%) Android
9 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (1.35%) VMS
9 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.22%) PRINCE2
2 11 (14.86%) ITIL
3 6 (8.11%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (8.11%) Project Management
3 6 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (6.76%) Release Management
5 4 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.41%) Identity Management
6 3 (4.05%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (4.05%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (4.05%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (4.05%) Migration
6 3 (4.05%) Service Management
6 3 (4.05%) Software Deployment
6 3 (4.05%) Test Scripting
7 2 (2.70%) Email Filtering
7 2 (2.70%) Server Building
7 2 (2.70%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (2.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.16%) PowerShell
1 9 (12.16%) SQL
2 2 (2.70%) Java
2 2 (2.70%) VBScript
3 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (13.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 9 (12.16%) Degree
3 5 (6.76%) PMI Certification
3 5 (6.76%) PMP
3 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.05%) DBS Check
4 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.70%) MCP
5 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.35%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) QA
1 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.11%) vSphere
3 5 (6.76%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.41%) BitLocker
4 4 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (5.41%) VMware ESX
5 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (4.05%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.70%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.35%) NFS
7 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (21.62%) SCCM
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.70%) SCDPM
3 2 (2.70%) SCOM
3 2 (2.70%) SCSM
3 2 (2.70%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.35%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.35%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.35%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.35%) OpenView
4 1 (1.35%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 31 (41.89%) Microsoft
2 18 (24.32%) VMware
3 10 (13.51%) Citrix
4 7 (9.46%) Apple
5 3 (4.05%) Intel Security
5 3 (4.05%) Lotus
5 3 (4.05%) Symantec
6 2 (2.70%) AppSense
6 2 (2.70%) Cisco
6 2 (2.70%) HP
6 2 (2.70%) IBM
6 2 (2.70%) NetApp
6 2 (2.70%) Oracle
6 2 (2.70%) Palo Alto
6 2 (2.70%) Sun
6 2 (2.70%) Veeam
7 1 (1.35%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.35%) ForgeRock
7 1 (1.35%) PayPal
7 1 (1.35%) Spiceworks
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