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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 24 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 73 98 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 6.18% 6.97% 7.72%
As % of the System Software category 43.45% 60.49% 68.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 53 47
Median daily rate £325 £350 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £180 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 21
Median hourly rate £20.00 £14.40 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 Surrey region.

System Software Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
168 162 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 14.23% 11.52% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 95 75
Median daily rate £400 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £203 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £440 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 21
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +34.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey 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 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 28 August 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford +9 10 £203 -37.69% 6
Leatherhead +10 8 £350 -26.31% 2
Staines +2 6 £475 +22.58%
Woking +2 5 £500 +108.33% 4
Epsom +6 4 £200 - 2
Egham +9 3 £145 -
Redhill - 3 £613 - 1
Addlestone - 2 - -
Caterham - 2 £244 -
Tadworth - 2 - -
Banstead -1 1 £180 -63.07%
Reigate -1 1 £563 +60.71%
Camberley -12 1 £550 - 1
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £140 -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 155 (79.49%) Windows
2 99 (50.77%) Microsoft
3 57 (29.23%) Citrix
4 55 (28.21%) Windows 7
5 54 (27.69%) MS Exchange
5 54 (27.69%) VMware
5 54 (27.69%) Windows Server
6 50 (25.64%) MS Office
7 42 (21.54%) Linux
8 41 (21.03%) ITIL
8 41 (21.03%) SCCM
9 40 (20.51%) Office 365
10 39 (20.00%) WAN
11 37 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
12 35 (17.95%) XenApp
13 34 (17.44%) LAN
14 33 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012
15 30 (15.38%) Data Centre
15 30 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
15 30 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
16 29 (14.87%) Microsoft Certification
17 27 (13.85%) Cisco
18 26 (13.33%) Finance
19 25 (12.82%) DNS
19 25 (12.82%) MS Excel
20 24 (12.31%) MCSE
20 24 (12.31%) TCP/IP
21 22 (11.28%) HP
21 22 (11.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 21 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2010

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 54 (27.69%) MS Exchange
2 21 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 13 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 13 (6.67%) Skype for Business
5 11 (5.64%) Apache
5 11 (5.64%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (3.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (2.56%) IBM Notes
7 5 (2.56%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.54%) IIS
8 3 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.03%) CMS
9 2 (1.03%) JBoss
9 2 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.03%) Umbraco
9 2 (1.03%) WordPress
10 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 50 (25.64%) MS Office
2 25 (12.82%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.03%) InDesign
3 2 (1.03%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.54%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 40 (20.51%) Office 365
2 11 (5.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (1.03%) IaaS
5 2 (1.03%) PaaS
6 1 (0.51%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 39 (20.00%) WAN
2 34 (17.44%) LAN
3 25 (12.82%) DNS
4 24 (12.31%) TCP/IP
5 21 (10.77%) Firewall
6 20 (10.26%) DHCP
7 19 (9.74%) SAN
8 15 (7.69%) SSL
9 14 (7.18%) LDAP
10 12 (6.15%) Network Security
11 11 (5.64%) Reverse Proxy
12 10 (5.13%) VPN
13 8 (4.10%) Internet
14 7 (3.59%) NAS
14 7 (3.59%) Remote Desktop
14 7 (3.59%) Wireless
15 6 (3.08%) IPsec
16 5 (2.56%) Intranet
16 5 (2.56%) Skype
17 4 (2.05%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
2 5 (2.56%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.05%) Oracle Exadata
3 4 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.03%) MySQL
5 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.51%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.51%) DB2
6 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (4.62%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.56%) Ant
2 5 (2.56%) Hudson
2 5 (2.56%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.56%) JIRA
2 5 (2.56%) Maven
2 5 (2.56%) Subversion
3 3 (1.54%) MSI
3 3 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.54%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.03%) SoapUI
General
1 26 (13.33%) Finance
2 7 (3.59%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.56%) Advertising
4 4 (2.05%) Legal
4 4 (2.05%) Retail
5 3 (1.54%) Games
5 3 (1.54%) Marketing
6 1 (0.51%) Back Office
6 1 (0.51%) Banking
6 1 (0.51%) Front Office
6 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.51%) Local Government
6 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 46 (23.59%) Analyst
2 37 (18.97%) Support Engineer
3 26 (13.33%) Desktop Support
4 21 (10.77%) 2nd Line Support
5 19 (9.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 19 (9.74%) Service Analyst
5 19 (9.74%) Service Desk Analyst
5 19 (9.74%) Support Analyst
6 17 (8.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 17 (8.72%) Architect
7 15 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
8 14 (7.18%) IT Support
9 13 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
10 12 (6.15%) Service Desk Support
11 11 (5.64%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
11 11 (5.64%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 11 (5.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 11 (5.64%) Help Desk Support
11 11 (5.64%) Security Engineer
12 10 (5.13%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.64%) SAML
2 7 (3.59%) XML
3 4 (2.05%) Middleware
4 3 (1.54%) .NET
4 3 (1.54%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (1.54%) CSS
4 3 (1.54%) REST
4 3 (1.54%) Web Services
4 3 (1.54%) X-Windows
5 2 (1.03%) EJB
5 2 (1.03%) J2EE
5 2 (1.03%) JMS
5 2 (1.03%) JSP
5 2 (1.03%) ODBC
5 2 (1.03%) Servlets
5 2 (1.03%) SOAP
5 2 (1.03%) Spring
5 2 (1.03%) Struts
5 2 (1.03%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 18 (9.23%) Blackberry
3 13 (6.67%) PKI
4 10 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (4.10%) Algorithms
5 8 (4.10%) Cryptography
5 8 (4.10%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (3.59%) RSA SecurID
7 6 (3.08%) Clustering
7 6 (3.08%) Driving Licence
7 6 (3.08%) Smartphone
8 4 (2.05%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.54%) BYOD
9 3 (1.54%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.54%) HP StoreVirtual
9 3 (1.54%) NHS
9 3 (1.54%) Replication
9 3 (1.54%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.54%) Social Media
10 2 (1.03%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 155 (79.49%) Windows
2 55 (28.21%) Windows 7
3 54 (27.69%) Windows Server
4 42 (21.54%) Linux
5 33 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (11.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (8.72%) Windows 8
9 16 (8.21%) Unix
9 16 (8.21%) Windows 10
10 15 (7.69%) Windows XP
11 8 (4.10%) Apple iOS
12 7 (3.59%) Android
13 5 (2.56%) VMS
14 3 (1.54%) Solaris
15 2 (1.03%) AIX
15 2 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.51%) Debian
16 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (21.03%) ITIL
2 18 (9.23%) Migration
3 15 (7.69%) Service Management
4 13 (6.67%) Identity Management
5 11 (5.64%) Project Management
6 10 (5.13%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 10 (5.13%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 9 (4.62%) Security Architecture
7 9 (4.62%) Service Delivery
7 9 (4.62%) Software Deployment
7 9 (4.62%) Use Case
8 8 (4.10%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (4.10%) High Availability
8 8 (4.10%) PRINCE2
9 7 (3.59%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (3.08%) Business Continuity
10 6 (3.08%) Configuration Management
10 6 (3.08%) DevOps
10 6 (3.08%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (3.08%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.23%) SQL
2 17 (8.72%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.59%) Java
3 7 (3.59%) Python
4 6 (3.08%) Ruby
5 4 (2.05%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.05%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.54%) C#
6 3 (1.54%) VB
7 2 (1.03%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.03%) VBScript
8 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.51%) C
8 1 (0.51%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (14.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (12.31%) MCSE
3 16 (8.21%) Security Cleared
4 15 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 12 (6.15%) MCDST
5 12 (6.15%) MCP
6 7 (3.59%) MCSA
7 6 (3.08%) Degree
8 3 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.54%) MCTS
8 3 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.03%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.03%) CCSP
9 2 (1.03%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.03%) MCITP
9 2 (1.03%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.03%) PMP
10 1 (0.51%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.10%) FIPS 140-2
1 8 (4.10%) SLA
2 3 (1.54%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.51%) COBIT
3 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (18.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (17.95%) XenApp
3 14 (7.18%) vSphere
3 14 (7.18%) XenDesktop
4 12 (6.15%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.59%) VMware ESX
5 7 (3.59%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.56%) Docker
6 5 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (2.56%) Terminal Services
7 4 (2.05%) Terminal Server
8 3 (1.54%) DFS Replication
9 2 (1.03%) NDS
9 2 (1.03%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 1 (0.51%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.51%) NFS
10 1 (0.51%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 41 (21.03%) SCCM
2 12 (6.15%) SCOM
3 9 (4.62%) Backup Exec
4 8 (4.10%) NetBackup
5 7 (3.59%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (3.59%) Puppet
5 7 (3.59%) WSUS
6 6 (3.08%) Ansible
6 6 (3.08%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (3.08%) Oracle Identity Management
7 4 (2.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (2.05%) SCVMM
7 4 (2.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (1.03%) HP SIM
8 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (1.03%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (1.03%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.51%) vMotion
Vendors
1 99 (50.77%) Microsoft
2 57 (29.23%) Citrix
3 54 (27.69%) VMware
4 27 (13.85%) Cisco
5 22 (11.28%) HP
6 16 (8.21%) Oracle
7 11 (5.64%) Apple
8 10 (5.13%) CheckPoint
9 9 (4.62%) Dell
9 9 (4.62%) Intel Security
9 9 (4.62%) Palo Alto
10 8 (4.10%) Juniper
11 7 (3.59%) Symantec
12 6 (3.08%) arcserve
12 6 (3.08%) Blue Coat
12 6 (3.08%) Red Hat
12 6 (3.08%) Splunk
13 5 (2.56%) AppSense
13 5 (2.56%) EMC
13 5 (2.56%) Lotus