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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 4 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 7 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 15.22% 7.23% 10.00%
As % of the System Software category 87.50% 37.50% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
Average daily rate £325 £125 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+160.00% -60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £118 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £200 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 £142.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-85.26% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
Active Directory
London

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
8 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 17.39% 19.28% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 4
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 £142.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-85.26% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 9 February 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) VMware
3 11 (73.33%) Hyper-V
4 10 (66.67%) Citrix
5 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
6 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (46.67%) Migration
6 7 (46.67%) SAN
7 6 (40.00%) Cisco
7 6 (40.00%) ITIL
7 6 (40.00%) Release Management
7 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
7 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
8 5 (33.33%) QMS
9 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
9 4 (26.67%) DHCP
9 4 (26.67%) DNS
10 3 (20.00%) SQL
10 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
11 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 2 (13.33%) vCloud
11 2 (13.33%) Office 365
11 2 (13.33%) SCCM
11 2 (13.33%) HP
11 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (6.67%) Tivoli

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) SAN
2 4 (26.67%) DHCP
2 4 (26.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) HTTPS
3 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (6.67%) LDAP
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MSI
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Migration Engineer
1 7 (46.67%) Server Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Server Migration Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Build Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Wintel Team Leader
6 1 (6.67%) Administrator
6 1 (6.67%) Applications Packager
6 1 (6.67%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Migration
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) Release Management
3 5 (33.33%) QMS
4 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
4 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
4 1 (6.67%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Hyper-V
2 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (13.33%) vCloud
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (6.67%) Samba
4 1 (6.67%) Terminal Server
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
4 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 10 (66.67%) Citrix
3 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco
5 2 (13.33%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) Google
6 1 (6.67%) IBM
6 1 (6.67%) NetApp
6 1 (6.67%) Symantec