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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
South East / Middlesex
Rank 14 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 10 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 7.58% 7.91% 3.85%
As % of the System Software category 76.92% 73.33% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Median daily rate £333 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +3.44%

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
13 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 9.85% 10.79% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 4
Median daily rate £410 £424 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.24% +2.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-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
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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017, 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 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (61.11%) Windows 7
4 10 (55.56%) Cisco
4 10 (55.56%) VMware
5 9 (50.00%) Citrix
5 9 (50.00%) Sophos
6 7 (38.89%) Dell
6 7 (38.89%) Finance
6 7 (38.89%) Legal
6 7 (38.89%) WSUS
6 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
7 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (16.67%) MCSE
8 3 (16.67%) ITIL
9 2 (11.11%) MCP
9 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
9 2 (11.11%) MCSA
9 2 (11.11%) LAN
9 2 (11.11%) Internet
9 2 (11.11%) Forcepoint
9 2 (11.11%) Firewall
9 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS

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 1 (5.56%) Drupal
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
1 2 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) Skype
2 1 (5.56%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
1 7 (38.89%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Analyst
1 9 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Desktop Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Desktop Support
2 7 (38.89%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.56%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows 7
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
7 1 (5.56%) Linux
7 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL
1 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
2 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
2 1 (5.56%) ERP
2 1 (5.56%) Information Security
2 1 (5.56%) Migration
2 1 (5.56%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
2 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
2 1 (5.56%) Project Management
2 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
2 1 (5.56%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
2 1 (5.56%) SDLC
2 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
2 1 (5.56%) System Testing
2 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
2 1 (5.56%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) MCSE
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) MCP
2 2 (11.11%) MCSA
3 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
3 1 (5.56%) DBS Check
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) WSUS
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco
2 10 (55.56%) VMware
3 9 (50.00%) Citrix
3 9 (50.00%) Sophos
4 7 (38.89%) Dell
5 2 (11.11%) Forcepoint
6 1 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.56%) Splunk