The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 17 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 12 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 7.95% 3.80% 3.08%
As % of the System Software category 70.59% 70.00% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Average daily rate £375 £413 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £383 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £443 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Active Directory
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

System Software Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
17 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 11.26% 5.43% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 9
Average daily rate £425 £394 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% -28.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £351 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £439 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) SCCM
3 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (26.67%) SCOM
4 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
4 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (26.67%) Puppet
4 4 (26.67%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (26.67%) Hudson
4 4 (26.67%) Splunk
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Subversion
4 4 (26.67%) Ruby
4 4 (26.67%) Maven
4 4 (26.67%) JIRA
4 4 (26.67%) Service Management
4 4 (26.67%) Ant
4 4 (26.67%) Linux
4 4 (26.67%) Python
4 4 (26.67%) VMS
4 4 (26.67%) Software Deployment
4 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
4 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (26.67%) OpenStack
4 4 (26.67%) Ansible
4 4 (26.67%) Docker

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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%) OpenStack
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) iPlanet
3 1 (6.67%) JBoss
3 1 (6.67%) MQSeries
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) BusinessWare
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.67%) Northgate Housing
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (6.67%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (26.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (6.67%) Office 365
4 1 (6.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DHCP
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) DB2
3 1 (6.67%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Ant
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (26.67%) Hudson
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (26.67%) JIRA
1 4 (26.67%) Maven
1 4 (26.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) Toad
General
1 3 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Azure Engineer
1 4 (26.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) IT Support
2 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) IT Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) MSMQ
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) AS400
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) VMS
3 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (13.33%) Mac OS X
4 2 (13.33%) Unix
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.67%) AIX
5 1 (6.67%) Solaris
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (26.67%) DevOps
1 4 (26.67%) Service Management
1 4 (26.67%) Software Deployment
2 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (20.00%) Use Case
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
4 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
4 1 (6.67%) Information Assurance
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) Network Management
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 4 (26.67%) Python
3 4 (26.67%) Ruby
4 1 (6.67%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) MCSE
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (6.67%) CCSP
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CISM
2 1 (6.67%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) DBS Check
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Docker
2 1 (6.67%) ClearTrust
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) SCCM
2 4 (26.67%) Ansible
2 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (26.67%) Puppet
2 4 (26.67%) SCOM
3 1 (6.67%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Splunk
3 3 (20.00%) Dell
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) BEA
5 1 (6.67%) CA
5 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) F5
5 1 (6.67%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) Northgate
5 1 (6.67%) Orchard
5 1 (6.67%) SAP
5 1 (6.67%) Vitria
5 1 (6.67%) VMware