The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leatherhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 18 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 5 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 5.26% 8.33% 15.15%
As % of the System Software category 83.33% 60.00% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Average daily rate
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£600 £345 £264
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% +30.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £290
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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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 Leatherhead region.

System Software Category
Leatherhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
6 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 6.32% 13.89% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Average daily rate £600 £345 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% +28.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.78 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Leatherhead

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Leatherhead

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Leatherhead

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Leatherhead

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Leatherhead

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Leatherhead

Active Directory
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Leatherhead

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leatherhead 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) PKI
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Security Architecture
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (28.57%) F5
5 2 (28.57%) Change Control
5 2 (28.57%) DataPower
5 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (28.57%) Smart Meter
5 2 (28.57%) IBM
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
5 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
5 2 (28.57%) BIG-IP
6 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leatherhead by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leatherhead 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) PKI
2 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
3 2 (28.57%) DataPower
3 2 (28.57%) Smart Meter
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Security Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat