The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 9 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 11.11% 2.78% -
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £360 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -5.08%
Active Directory
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the St Albans region.

System Software Category
St Albans
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in St Albans 11.11% 8.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate £360 £1,000 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-64.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the St Albans region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the St Albans region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in St Albans

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in St Albans

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the St Albans region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in St Albans

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the St Albans region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in St Albans

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the St Albans 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 5 (71.43%) Citrix
1 5 (71.43%) Advertising
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) MCP
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) MCSA
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) ZABBIX
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (28.57%) Office 365
4 2 (28.57%) Bacula
5 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (14.29%) Web Filtering
5 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
5 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
5 1 (14.29%) VLAN
5 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
5 1 (14.29%) iSCSI

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the St Albans 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 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
2 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (71.43%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCP
1 2 (28.57%) MCSA
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Bacula
1 2 (28.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (14.29%) Forcepoint
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Nortel
5 1 (14.29%) Siemens