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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank - 12 21
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 0 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - 6.84% 3.90%
As % of the System Software category - 59.09% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Median daily rate - £255 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £13.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
6 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.23% 11.58% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 7
Median daily rate £350 £185 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+89.18% -45.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £121 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £350 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £13.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

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 25 June 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) SCCM
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) MCSE
4 2 (25.00%) VMS
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Dell
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Ant
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (25.00%) Advertising
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Ansible
4 2 (25.00%) Docker
4 2 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (25.00%) Software Deployment
4 2 (25.00%) Jenkins

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 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) iPlanet
2 1 (12.50%) MQSeries
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessWare
1 1 (12.50%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) SSL
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (12.50%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Ant
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Hudson
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
2 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Azure DevOps
1 2 (25.00%) Azure Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) IT Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) IT Support
1 2 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) DBA
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 1 (12.50%) Information Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) AS400
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (25.00%) VMS
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) AIX
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (25.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) DoDAF
3 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance
3 1 (12.50%) Information Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) MODAF
3 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (12.50%) CCSP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CISM
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (12.50%) ClearTrust
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) Ansible
2 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (12.50%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix
1 2 (25.00%) Dell
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Splunk
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) BEA
2 1 (12.50%) CA
2 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 1 (12.50%) EMC
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas
2 1 (12.50%) Vitria