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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 19 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 41 81 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.53% 9.95% 10.38%
As % of the System Software category 63.08% 55.86% 71.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 35 28
Median daily rate £215 £335 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.82% +76.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £200 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £438 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £267
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 20 10
Median hourly rate £14.25 £28.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +83.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £9.00 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.35 £37.50 £26.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
65 145 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.35% 17.81% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 73 42
Median daily rate £325 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £204 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £438 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 23 10
Median hourly rate £14.25 £32.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.15% +106.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £9.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.35 £40.75 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +5 15 £210 -32.53% 2
Welwyn Garden City -9 7 £323 -3.73% 2
Stevenage +1 4 £360 +39.80% 1
Hemel Hempstead -1 2 - - 4
Royston +2 1 - - 2
Rickmansworth - 1 £153 -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 51 (68.92%) Windows
2 33 (44.59%) Microsoft
3 23 (31.08%) Office 365
4 22 (29.73%) VMware
5 19 (25.68%) Windows Server
6 17 (22.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (21.62%) MS Office
8 15 (20.27%) Citrix
9 13 (17.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (16.22%) Windows 7
10 12 (16.22%) ITIL
11 11 (14.86%) MS Excel
11 11 (14.86%) MS Exchange
12 9 (12.16%) Cisco
12 9 (12.16%) SCCM
13 8 (10.81%) PowerShell
13 8 (10.81%) Windows 8
13 8 (10.81%) Data Centre
13 8 (10.81%) DNS
13 8 (10.81%) NetApp
13 8 (10.81%) Project Management
14 7 (9.46%) Windows XP
14 7 (9.46%) SQL
14 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Azure
15 6 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
15 6 (8.11%) vSphere
15 6 (8.11%) Windows 10
15 6 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
15 6 (8.11%) Firewall
15 6 (8.11%) Advertising

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 11 (14.86%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.70%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.35%) IIS
5 1 (1.35%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (21.62%) MS Office
2 11 (14.86%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.35%) PTC Creo
3 1 (1.35%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 23 (31.08%) Office 365
2 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.76%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.70%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.35%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.35%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.35%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.81%) DNS
2 6 (8.11%) Firewall
2 6 (8.11%) SAN
3 5 (6.76%) NetScaler
4 4 (5.41%) LAN
4 4 (5.41%) VLAN
4 4 (5.41%) WAN
4 4 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (4.05%) DHCP
5 3 (4.05%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (4.05%) Internet
5 3 (4.05%) IP Telephony
5 3 (4.05%) NAS
5 3 (4.05%) SSL
6 2 (2.70%) Kerberos
6 2 (2.70%) VPN
7 1 (1.35%) Intranet
7 1 (1.35%) LDAP
7 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.35%) MySQL
2 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Ant
1 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.35%) Hudson
1 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.35%) JIRA
1 1 (1.35%) Maven
1 1 (1.35%) Subversion
1 1 (1.35%) Xcode
General
1 6 (8.11%) Advertising
2 3 (4.05%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Retail
2 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.70%) Back Office
3 2 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.35%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.35%) Local Government
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (24.32%) Analyst
2 15 (20.27%) Support Engineer
3 13 (17.57%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (14.86%) Consultant
5 10 (13.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 9 (12.16%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (12.16%) Support Analyst
7 7 (9.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Desktop Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 6 (8.11%) Desktop Support
9 5 (6.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Windows Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 4 (5.41%) Active Directory Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) IT Analyst
10 4 (5.41%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.35%) HTML
1 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.41%) Fat Client
2 4 (5.41%) Thin Client
3 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.05%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.70%) Clustering
4 2 (2.70%) CMDB
4 2 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.70%) Replication
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.35%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.35%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 51 (68.92%) Windows
2 19 (25.68%) Windows Server
3 17 (22.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (17.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (16.22%) Windows 7
6 8 (10.81%) Windows 8
7 7 (9.46%) Windows XP
8 6 (8.11%) Windows 10
9 4 (5.41%) Android
9 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (4.05%) Linux
10 3 (4.05%) Unix
11 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.35%) VMS
11 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.22%) ITIL
2 8 (10.81%) Project Management
3 5 (6.76%) Migration
4 4 (5.41%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.05%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (4.05%) Server Building
6 2 (2.70%) Application Discovery
6 2 (2.70%) Change Control
6 2 (2.70%) Data Privacy
6 2 (2.70%) Data Protection
6 2 (2.70%) Database Mirroring
6 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.70%) Programme Governance
6 2 (2.70%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (2.70%) Service Management
6 2 (2.70%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (1.35%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.35%) CRM
7 1 (1.35%) ERP
7 1 (1.35%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.81%) PowerShell
2 7 (9.46%) SQL
3 2 (2.70%) Java
3 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.35%) C
4 1 (1.35%) C++
4 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.35%) PHP
4 1 (1.35%) Python
4 1 (1.35%) Ruby
4 1 (1.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) DBS Check
2 4 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.41%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.05%) Degree
4 1 (1.35%) CCNA
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.35%) MCITP
4 1 (1.35%) MCP
4 1 (1.35%) MCSE
4 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) SLA
2 2 (2.70%) QA
3 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (8.11%) vSphere
2 3 (4.05%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (4.05%) XenApp
2 3 (4.05%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.70%) DFS Replication
3 2 (2.70%) Xen
3 2 (2.70%) XenServer
4 1 (1.35%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.35%) Docker
4 1 (1.35%) NFS
4 1 (1.35%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (12.16%) SCCM
2 5 (6.76%) SCOM
3 4 (5.41%) Bacula
3 4 (5.41%) ZABBIX
4 2 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.35%) Ansible
5 1 (1.35%) Casper Suite
5 1 (1.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.35%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (44.59%) Microsoft
2 22 (29.73%) VMware
3 15 (20.27%) Citrix
4 9 (12.16%) Cisco
5 8 (10.81%) NetApp
6 5 (6.76%) HP
7 3 (4.05%) 3PAR
7 3 (4.05%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.05%) CommVault
7 3 (4.05%) EMC
7 3 (4.05%) Intel Security
7 3 (4.05%) Nortel
7 3 (4.05%) Siemens
8 2 (2.70%) Apple
8 2 (2.70%) Avaya
8 2 (2.70%) Remedy
8 2 (2.70%) Symantec
9 1 (1.35%) Adobe
9 1 (1.35%) Dell
9 1 (1.35%) IBM
Hertfordshire
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £12 - £16 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago