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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 12 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 5.49% 6.15% 4.08%
As % of the System Software category 83.33% 100.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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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
6 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 6.59% 6.15% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Average daily rate £340 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% -26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 1 September 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) MS Office
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) Service Management
3 4 (44.44%) Network Security
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 8
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (33.33%) DHCP
4 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) HTTPS
5 2 (22.22%) Terminal Server
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) MSI
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (22.22%) XenApp
5 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Application Packaging
5 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (11.11%) Change Control
6 1 (11.11%) SCCM

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Network Security
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) HTTPS
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MSI
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Desktop Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Desktop Support
2 3 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Build Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Applications Packager
4 1 (11.11%) ICT Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) ICT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 8
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) Service Management
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) XenApp
2 2 (22.22%) Terminal Server
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) HP