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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 37 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 67 75 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 4.75% 5.98% 7.00%
As % of the System Software category 54.92% 60.00% 64.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 40 42
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £270
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 29
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.98 £13.57 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £24.04 £24.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -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
122 125 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 8.65% 9.97% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 63 80
Average daily rate £350 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 29
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +4.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £13.87 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £23.80 £30.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%

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 30 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
Guildford -4 7 £368 +110.00% 1
Leatherhead -3 5 £438 +250.00% 1
Camberley +2 3 £405 +15.71% 2
Chertsey - 2 - -
Epsom - 2 £350 - 3
Woking +5 1 £260 - 4
Staines -2 1 - - 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 - - 1
Cobham - 1 - -
Dorking - - - - 2
Egham - - - - 1
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - - 4
Shepperton - - - - 1
Thames Ditton - - - - 1
Walton-on-Thames - - - - 1
Weybridge - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 150 (75.00%) Windows
2 108 (54.00%) Microsoft
3 84 (42.00%) VMware
4 58 (29.00%) MS Office
5 56 (28.00%) MS Exchange
6 55 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 47 (23.50%) Windows 7
8 43 (21.50%) MS Excel
9 41 (20.50%) Citrix
9 41 (20.50%) SQL Server
10 40 (20.00%) DNS
11 39 (19.50%) ITIL
12 38 (19.00%) SCCM
12 38 (19.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 37 (18.50%) SQL
14 36 (18.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 35 (17.50%) SAN
16 29 (14.50%) Firewall
16 29 (14.50%) Windows Server 2012
17 27 (13.50%) Cisco
18 26 (13.00%) SLA
19 25 (12.50%) TCP/IP
19 25 (12.50%) LAN
20 24 (12.00%) DHCP
21 23 (11.50%) Windows XP
22 22 (11.00%) WAN
23 21 (10.50%) Exchange Server 2010
24 20 (10.00%) Hyper-V
24 20 (10.00%) HP
24 20 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 56 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 21 (10.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (8.50%) SharePoint
4 16 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (8.00%) Lync
5 11 (5.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (3.50%) IIS
7 6 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.00%) MS Project Server
9 2 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.50%) Moodle
10 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.50%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.50%) Apache
10 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.50%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 58 (29.00%) MS Office
2 43 (21.50%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.00%) MS Project
4 2 (1.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.00%) Office 365
2 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (20.00%) DNS
2 35 (17.50%) SAN
3 29 (14.50%) Firewall
4 25 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 25 (12.50%) LAN
5 24 (12.00%) DHCP
6 22 (11.00%) WAN
7 9 (4.50%) Internet
8 8 (4.00%) VoIP
9 7 (3.50%) NAS
9 7 (3.50%) VPN
10 4 (2.00%) BIG-IP
11 3 (1.50%) SNMP
11 3 (1.50%) Wireless
12 2 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (1.00%) MPLS
12 2 (1.00%) FTP
13 1 (0.50%) Structured Cabling
13 1 (0.50%) Ethernet
13 1 (0.50%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (20.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.00%) Subversion
1 4 (2.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (8.00%) Finance
2 8 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.50%) Legal
4 2 (1.00%) Automotive
4 2 (1.00%) Back Office
5 1 (0.50%) Law
5 1 (0.50%) Banking
5 1 (0.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (21.00%) Analyst
2 30 (15.00%) Support Engineer
3 26 (13.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 24 (12.00%) Desktop Support
5 20 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 19 (9.50%) 2nd Line Support
7 18 (9.00%) Service Analyst
8 16 (8.00%) Architect
9 15 (7.50%) Support Analyst
10 14 (7.00%) Consultant
10 14 (7.00%) Desktop Engineer
11 12 (6.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 11 (5.50%) Technical Architect
13 8 (4.00%) Help Desk Support
14 7 (3.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 7 (3.50%) Server Support
14 7 (3.50%) Security Engineer
15 6 (3.00%) Server Engineer
15 6 (3.00%) Systems Support
15 6 (3.00%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.50%) Application Packaging
2 6 (3.00%) HTML
3 5 (2.50%) jQuery
3 5 (2.50%) CSS
4 4 (2.00%) Ajax
4 4 (2.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (2.00%) .NET
4 4 (2.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (2.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (0.50%) REST
5 1 (0.50%) JSP
5 1 (0.50%) SOAP
5 1 (0.50%) Web Services
5 1 (0.50%) XSLT
5 1 (0.50%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.50%) SAP BC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.50%) PKI
2 12 (6.00%) Blackberry
3 4 (2.00%) Clustering
3 4 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (2.00%) DataPower
3 4 (2.00%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.50%) Fat Client
4 3 (1.50%) Smart Meter
4 3 (1.50%) iPhone
4 3 (1.50%) iPad
4 3 (1.50%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.00%) Replication
5 2 (1.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.00%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.50%) EPoS
6 1 (0.50%) NHS
6 1 (0.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 150 (75.00%) Windows
2 55 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (23.50%) Windows 7
4 36 (18.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (14.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (11.50%) Windows XP
7 14 (7.00%) Windows 8
8 13 (6.50%) Linux
9 6 (3.00%) Windows 2000
9 6 (3.00%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (2.50%) Android
10 5 (2.50%) UNIX
11 4 (2.00%) Mac OS X
11 4 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.00%) SUSE
13 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.50%) Debian
13 1 (0.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (19.50%) ITIL
2 19 (9.50%) Incident Management
3 12 (6.00%) Migration
4 11 (5.50%) Load Balancing
4 11 (5.50%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (3.50%) ITIL V2
5 7 (3.50%) Security Architecture
5 7 (3.50%) PRINCE2
6 6 (3.00%) Service Delivery
6 6 (3.00%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (2.50%) Change Control
7 5 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (2.50%) Project Management
7 5 (2.50%) ITSM
7 5 (2.50%) Workflow
7 5 (2.50%) Problem Management
8 4 (2.00%) MVC
8 4 (2.00%) Validation
8 4 (2.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (2.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 37 (18.50%) SQL
2 7 (3.50%) PowerShell
2 7 (3.50%) VBScript
3 5 (2.50%) Java
3 5 (2.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.50%) VB
4 4 (2.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (2.00%) C#
5 2 (1.00%) C
6 1 (0.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (8.50%) Security Cleared
3 16 (8.00%) MCSE
3 16 (8.00%) SC Cleared
4 12 (6.00%) CCNA
4 12 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (4.00%) MCITP
5 8 (4.00%) MCSA
6 6 (3.00%) Degree
6 6 (3.00%) MCP
7 4 (2.00%) CCNP
8 3 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.00%) MCDST
9 2 (1.00%) MCTS
9 2 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.00%) CISSP
10 1 (0.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.50%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.00%) SLA
2 2 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 38 (19.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 18 (9.00%) XenApp
4 15 (7.50%) UAG
5 13 (6.50%) ISA Server
6 11 (5.50%) Forefront TMG
7 10 (5.00%) XenDesktop
7 10 (5.00%) Terminal Services
8 8 (4.00%) VMware ESX
9 5 (2.50%) vSphere
9 5 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.50%) MetaFrame
10 3 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.50%) XenServer
11 1 (0.50%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.50%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.50%) Squid
11 1 (0.50%) Snort
Systems Management
1 38 (19.00%) SCCM
2 20 (10.00%) SCOM
3 9 (4.50%) Backup Exec
4 8 (4.00%) WSUS
5 7 (3.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (2.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (2.00%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.00%) Nessus
8 2 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.50%) Casper Suite
9 1 (0.50%) Windows Intune
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.50%) SAP Afaria
9 1 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.50%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 108 (54.00%) Microsoft
2 84 (42.00%) VMware
3 41 (20.50%) Citrix
4 27 (13.50%) Cisco
5 20 (10.00%) HP
6 16 (8.00%) SolarWinds
7 14 (7.00%) Symantec
7 14 (7.00%) F5
8 11 (5.50%) NetApp
9 7 (3.50%) Apple
9 7 (3.50%) Altiris
10 6 (3.00%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.50%) Kaseya
11 5 (2.50%) Oracle
11 5 (2.50%) Avaya
12 4 (2.00%) LANDesk
12 4 (2.00%) IBM
12 4 (2.00%) Barracuda Networks
13 3 (1.50%) Dell
13 3 (1.50%) Juniper
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