The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kingston Upon Thames region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 14 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 6.85% 4.08% 4.35%
As % of the System Software category 41.67% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate
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£141 £265 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.79% -36.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £142.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.42 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.85%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Kingston Upon Thames region.

System Software Category
Kingston Upon Thames
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 16.44% 8.16% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 1
Average daily rate £365 £350 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -15.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £142.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) PHP
3 3 (37.50%) SSL
3 3 (37.50%) SSH
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) SLA
5 1 (12.50%) Apache
5 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) NetApp
5 1 (12.50%) Apple
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec
5 1 (12.50%) IIS
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) Computacenter
5 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
5 1 (12.50%) Process Management
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (12.50%) Change Control

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SSL
1 3 (37.50%) SSH
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Desktop Support
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Team Leader
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Process Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec
3 1 (12.50%) Computacenter
3 1 (12.50%) MobileIron