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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 10 10 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 8.45% 4.35% 7.50%
As % of the System Software category 75.00% 100.00% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.91% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £269 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.52% -2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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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
8 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 11.27% 4.35% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Average daily rate £329 £275 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.81% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Kingston Upon Thames

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Kingston Upon Thames region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) MS Office
3 8 (72.73%) ITIL
3 8 (72.73%) Network Security
3 8 (72.73%) Windows 8
4 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
4 7 (63.64%) Service Management
5 3 (27.27%) Change Management
5 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
6 2 (18.18%) HTTPS
6 2 (18.18%) Citrix
6 2 (18.18%) Terminal Server
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (18.18%) MSI
6 2 (18.18%) Firewall
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (18.18%) Application Packaging
6 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (18.18%) XenApp
6 2 (18.18%) Change Control
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
7 1 (9.09%) SCCM
7 1 (9.09%) SCOM
7 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
7 1 (9.09%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Network Security
2 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) HTTPS
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MSI
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Desktop Support
1 7 (63.64%) Desktop Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Support Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Packager
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) ICT Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) ICT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows 8
3 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
4 3 (27.27%) Windows XP
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) ITIL
2 7 (63.64%) Service Management
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) Data Protection
4 2 (18.18%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Terminal Server
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (18.18%) XenApp
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) HP