The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 19 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 86 83 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 6.60% 6.42% 5.66%
As % of the System Software category 64.66% 43.46% 58.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 49 40
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£268 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.93% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £175 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £280 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 15
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £17.50 £35.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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 Surrey region.

System Software Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
133 191 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 10.21% 14.78% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 119 60
Average daily rate £325 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 25
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -46.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £124.65 £40.00 £35.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Woking +2 11 £205 -37.87% 4
Guildford +12 8 - - 3
Dorking - 5 £121 - 4
Reigate +8 4 £150 - 2
Redhill +5 2 - - 2
Leatherhead -5 2 - - 1
Egham - 2 - -
Weybridge +3 1 £275 -50.00% 1
Staines -1 1 £450 - 2
Epsom -2 1 £140 -53.33% 1
Esher - - - -
Farnham - - - - 1
Godalming - - - -
Oxted - - - -
Camberley - - - - 1
Cobham - - - -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

1 157 (82.63%) Windows
2 110 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 78 (41.05%) Windows 7
4 66 (34.74%) Citrix
5 65 (34.21%) MS Office
6 59 (31.05%) MS Exchange
7 54 (28.42%) VMware
8 48 (25.26%) ITIL
9 47 (24.74%) MS Excel
10 46 (24.21%) Windows XP
11 38 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 35 (18.42%) Firewall
13 30 (15.79%) DNS
13 30 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
14 27 (14.21%) Blackberry
14 27 (14.21%) Cisco
14 27 (14.21%) VMware Infrastructure
15 24 (12.63%) VPN
15 24 (12.63%) XenApp
16 23 (12.11%) SCCM
17 22 (11.58%) SAN
18 21 (11.05%) Microsoft Certification
18 21 (11.05%) Windows 8
19 20 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
20 19 (10.00%) SQL
20 19 (10.00%) SQL Server
21 18 (9.47%) MCSE
22 17 (8.95%) HP
22 17 (8.95%) LAN
22 17 (8.95%) Terminal Services

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 59 (31.05%) MS Exchange
2 20 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (5.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (5.79%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (3.68%) Lync
6 6 (3.16%) WorkSite
6 6 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.11%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.58%) CloudStack
8 3 (1.58%) MS Project Server
8 3 (1.58%) CMS
9 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.53%) Moodle
10 1 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.53%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.53%) IIS
Applications
1 65 (34.21%) MS Office
2 47 (24.74%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.58%) MS Project
4 2 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (18.42%) Firewall
2 30 (15.79%) DNS
3 24 (12.63%) VPN
4 22 (11.58%) SAN
5 17 (8.95%) LAN
6 16 (8.42%) WAN
6 16 (8.42%) DHCP
7 15 (7.89%) TCP/IP
8 10 (5.26%) Wireless
9 9 (4.74%) VoIP
10 6 (3.16%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (2.63%) Broadband
11 5 (2.63%) FTP
11 5 (2.63%) MPLS
12 4 (2.11%) SNMP
12 4 (2.11%) ADSL
13 3 (1.58%) NetScaler
13 3 (1.58%) Cisco ICM
13 3 (1.58%) Internet
14 2 (1.05%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.53%) MSI
General
1 11 (5.79%) Dutch Language
2 10 (5.26%) Finance
3 7 (3.68%) Law
4 4 (2.11%) Retail
5 3 (1.58%) Marketing
5 3 (1.58%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.53%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 52 (27.37%) Analyst
2 27 (14.21%) Support Analyst
3 26 (13.68%) 2nd Line Support
4 25 (13.16%) Support Engineer
5 20 (10.53%) Desktop Support
6 17 (8.95%) 1st Line Support
7 16 (8.42%) Service Analyst
8 15 (7.89%) Service Desk Analyst
9 13 (6.84%) Help Desk Analyst
9 13 (6.84%) Consultant
10 11 (5.79%) Help Desk Support
10 11 (5.79%) Architect
11 8 (4.21%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 8 (4.21%) Desktop Engineer
11 8 (4.21%) Service Desk Engineer
12 7 (3.68%) Help Desk Support Analyst
13 6 (3.16%) Project Manager
13 6 (3.16%) 3rd Line Support
13 6 (3.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 6 (3.16%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.58%) WAP
2 2 (1.05%) WinForms
3 1 (0.53%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.53%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.53%) ODBC
3 1 (0.53%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.21%) Blackberry
2 9 (4.74%) Fat Client
2 9 (4.74%) Thin Client
3 7 (3.68%) iPad
3 7 (3.68%) iPhone
4 4 (2.11%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.11%) Clustering
4 4 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.05%) EPoS
5 2 (1.05%) EFT
5 2 (1.05%) NHS
5 2 (1.05%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.05%) PKI
6 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.53%) Wiki
6 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.53%) Replication
6 1 (0.53%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 157 (82.63%) Windows
2 78 (41.05%) Windows 7
3 46 (24.21%) Windows XP
4 38 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (11.05%) Windows 8
7 17 (8.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (4.21%) Apple iOS
9 5 (2.63%) Windows Vista
10 4 (2.11%) Linux
11 3 (1.58%) UNIX
12 2 (1.05%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (25.26%) ITIL
2 12 (6.32%) Migration
2 12 (6.32%) Incident Management
3 10 (5.26%) Project Management
4 8 (4.21%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (3.68%) Service Management
6 6 (3.16%) PRINCE2
6 6 (3.16%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (2.63%) Change Control
7 5 (2.63%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.11%) Change Management
8 4 (2.11%) Load Balancing
8 4 (2.11%) Problem Management
8 4 (2.11%) ITIL V2
8 4 (2.11%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (1.58%) TOGAF
10 2 (1.05%) E-Commerce
10 2 (1.05%) Workflow
10 2 (1.05%) ITSM
10 2 (1.05%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.00%) SQL
2 5 (2.63%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.11%) VB
4 3 (1.58%) VB6
4 3 (1.58%) C#
5 2 (1.05%) VBScript
6 1 (0.53%) PHP
6 1 (0.53%) C
6 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (11.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (9.47%) MCSE
3 9 (4.74%) MCP
4 7 (3.68%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.63%) MCITP
6 5 (2.63%) MCDST
6 5 (2.63%) MCSA
7 4 (2.11%) CCNA
7 4 (2.11%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.58%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.58%) Degree
8 3 (1.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.58%) CCA
8 3 (1.58%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.58%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.05%) VCP5
10 1 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.53%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.42%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (14.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (12.63%) XenApp
3 17 (8.95%) Terminal Services
4 13 (6.84%) Hyper-V
5 12 (6.32%) XenDesktop
6 7 (3.68%) ISA Server
7 6 (3.16%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (3.16%) vSphere
8 5 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.63%) XenServer
9 4 (2.11%) VMware ESX
9 4 (2.11%) DFS Replication
9 4 (2.11%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (2.11%) UAG
10 2 (1.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.53%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 23 (12.11%) SCCM
2 9 (4.74%) NetBackup
2 9 (4.74%) SCOM
3 8 (4.21%) WSUS
4 6 (3.16%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (3.16%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.58%) Sysprep
5 3 (1.58%) Nessus
6 2 (1.05%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.05%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.53%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.53%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.53%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.53%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 110 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 66 (34.74%) Citrix
3 54 (28.42%) VMware
4 27 (14.21%) Cisco
5 17 (8.95%) HP
6 15 (7.89%) Symantec
7 12 (6.32%) Apple
8 11 (5.79%) McAfee
8 11 (5.79%) Avaya
9 7 (3.68%) Dell
10 6 (3.16%) Altiris
10 6 (3.16%) Veeam
10 6 (3.16%) SolarWinds
10 6 (3.16%) F5
11 5 (2.63%) AppSense
11 5 (2.63%) Oracle
11 5 (2.63%) NetApp
12 4 (2.11%) Lotus
12 4 (2.11%) CommVault
12 4 (2.11%) Wyse
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