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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 29 23 23
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 3 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.23% 1.18% 2.95%
As % of the System Software category 33.33% 14.29% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate
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£264 £563 £284
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.11% +98.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £473 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £653 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £290
% change year-on-year
- -5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £30.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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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
9 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.70% 8.27% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 7
Average daily rate £500 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £330 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £430 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £30.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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
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 27 August 2014, 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 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) MS Office
4 3 (23.08%) NetApp
4 3 (23.08%) Symantec
4 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (15.38%) Network Security
5 2 (15.38%) Time Management
5 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
5 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) vSphere
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 2 (15.38%) CISA
5 2 (15.38%) CISM
5 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
5 2 (15.38%) Information Security
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) Internet
5 2 (15.38%) CISSP
5 2 (15.38%) EMC
5 2 (15.38%) VoIP
5 2 (15.38%) NAS
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 2 (15.38%) IIS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
3 1 (7.69%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) Network Security
2 2 (15.38%) NAS
2 2 (15.38%) VoIP
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) Extranet
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (7.69%) Messaging Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX
4 1 (7.69%) Solaris
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
1 2 (15.38%) Information Security
1 2 (15.38%) Time Management
1 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
2 1 (7.69%) Database Security
2 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) LotusScript
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CISSP
1 2 (15.38%) CISA
1 2 (15.38%) CISM
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) vSphere
3 1 (7.69%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 3 (23.08%) Symantec
1 3 (23.08%) VMware
1 3 (23.08%) NetApp
2 2 (15.38%) EMC
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) 3PAR
3 1 (7.69%) Aveksa
3 1 (7.69%) Varonis
3 1 (7.69%) Lotus
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle