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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 23 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 2 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.18% 3.68% 3.15%
As % of the System Software category 25.00% 60.00% 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £450 £286 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.20% -26.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £205 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £367 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £268
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median 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
8 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.73% 6.13% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 8
Median daily rate £400 £263 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.38% -20.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £150 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £366 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.13
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.32%

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 1 May 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 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) SCCM
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) DevOps
4 4 (28.57%) Ansible
4 4 (28.57%) Docker
4 4 (28.57%) Software Deployment
4 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (28.57%) Subversion
4 4 (28.57%) Ruby
4 4 (28.57%) Maven
4 4 (28.57%) JIRA
4 4 (28.57%) SCOM
4 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (28.57%) Hudson
4 4 (28.57%) Splunk
4 4 (28.57%) Puppet
4 4 (28.57%) OpenStack
4 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) VMS
4 4 (28.57%) Ant

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 4 (28.57%) OpenStack
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
3 1 (7.14%) iPlanet
3 1 (7.14%) MQSeries
3 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) BusinessWare
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (7.14%) Northgate Housing
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (7.14%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) DB2
3 1 (7.14%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Ant
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 4 (28.57%) Hudson
1 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 4 (28.57%) JIRA
1 4 (28.57%) Maven
1 4 (28.57%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) Toad
General
1 3 (21.43%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Azure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) IT Support
2 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) IT Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Junior IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) Junior IT Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) AS400
4 1 (7.14%) Clustering
4 1 (7.14%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) VMS
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.14%) AIX
5 1 (7.14%) Solaris
5 1 (7.14%) Unix
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) DevOps
2 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (28.57%) Service Management
2 4 (28.57%) Software Deployment
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) Use Case
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
4 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Network Management
4 1 (7.14%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 4 (28.57%) Python
2 4 (28.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) MCSE
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (7.14%) CCSP
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CISM
2 1 (7.14%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) DBS Check
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) ClearTrust
2 1 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) SCCM
2 4 (28.57%) Ansible
2 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (28.57%) Puppet
2 4 (28.57%) SCOM
3 1 (7.14%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Splunk
3 3 (21.43%) Dell
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) BEA
5 1 (7.14%) CA
5 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.14%) EMC
5 1 (7.14%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) Northgate
5 1 (7.14%) Orchard
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.14%) SAP
5 1 (7.14%) Symantec
5 1 (7.14%) Veritas
5 1 (7.14%) Vitria