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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 25 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 6 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.68% 3.43% 2.01%
As % of the System Software category 40.00% 46.67% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Median daily rate £325 £425 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +65.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £300 £282
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
15 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 6.70% 7.35% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 9
Median daily rate £350 £355 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -29.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £328 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £41.00 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+182.75% +11.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Middlesex region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Office 365
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Sophos
3 2 (28.57%) Forcepoint
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) SSL
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) MCP
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Veritas

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Drupal
2 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon S3
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) Skype
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SAML
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) EMC VNX
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Android
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (14.29%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Forcepoint
2 2 (28.57%) Sophos
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas
3 1 (14.29%) VMware