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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 22 24 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 101 83 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 7.49% 6.62% 6.97%
As % of the System Software category 61.96% 64.84% 52.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 36 48
Average daily rate
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£350 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £120 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 22 15
Average hourly rate £15.95 £16.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.77 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £20.50 £17.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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
163 128 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 12.09% 10.21% 13.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 67 101
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £157 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 22
Average hourly rate £35.34 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.85% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.13 £13.00 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £93.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -8.57%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Leatherhead -13 11 £450 - 2
Guildford +5 10 £275 - 3
Weybridge - 7 £363 - 1
Epsom - 6 - -
Cobham - 5 £338 -
Reigate -2 4 £350 +133.33% 2
Woking -4 4 £170 -39.28% 3
Staines +4 3 £261 -41.94%
Egham -15 1 - -
Chertsey - 1 £300 -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 153 (68.92%) Windows
2 91 (40.99%) Microsoft
3 75 (33.78%) VMware
4 62 (27.93%) DNS
5 52 (23.42%) SQL Server
5 52 (23.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 52 (23.42%) Windows 7
6 51 (22.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (22.97%) MS Exchange
7 48 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
8 47 (21.17%) DHCP
8 47 (21.17%) TCP/IP
9 45 (20.27%) ITIL
10 39 (17.57%) SQL
11 38 (17.12%) Cisco
11 38 (17.12%) Citrix
11 38 (17.12%) Firewall
12 36 (16.22%) MS Excel
13 33 (14.86%) Windows Server 2012
14 30 (13.51%) WAN
15 29 (13.06%) SAN
15 29 (13.06%) LAN
15 29 (13.06%) MS Office
15 29 (13.06%) Security Cleared
16 28 (12.61%) Finance
16 28 (12.61%) Migration
17 27 (12.16%) Clustering
17 27 (12.16%) SC Cleared
18 26 (11.71%) Linux
19 25 (11.26%) Microsoft Certification

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 51 (22.97%) MS Exchange
2 22 (9.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (8.11%) SharePoint
4 16 (7.21%) Lync
5 14 (6.31%) JBoss
6 12 (5.41%) Apache
6 12 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (3.60%) IIS
7 8 (3.60%) WebSphere
8 7 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.35%) TPMS
10 3 (1.35%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.45%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 36 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 29 (13.06%) MS Office
3 4 (1.80%) MS Project
4 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.11%) Office 365
2 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.45%) Yammer
3 1 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 62 (27.93%) DNS
2 47 (21.17%) DHCP
2 47 (21.17%) TCP/IP
3 38 (17.12%) Firewall
4 30 (13.51%) WAN
5 29 (13.06%) SAN
5 29 (13.06%) LAN
6 23 (10.36%) VPN
7 15 (6.76%) Network Security
8 14 (6.31%) SSL
9 13 (5.86%) NAS
9 13 (5.86%) IPsec
10 8 (3.60%) LDAP
11 7 (3.15%) VoIP
12 6 (2.70%) Internet
13 5 (2.25%) TACACS
13 5 (2.25%) Wireless
14 4 (1.80%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
15 3 (1.35%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (23.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (3.15%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.35%) MySQL
5 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (0.90%) DB2
6 2 (0.90%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (4.05%) Git (software)
1 9 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (4.05%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.80%) Log4Net
3 2 (0.90%) MSTest
3 2 (0.90%) MSBuild
General
1 28 (12.61%) Finance
2 19 (8.56%) Retail
3 11 (4.95%) Legal
4 5 (2.25%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.35%) Japanese Language
5 3 (1.35%) Back Office
6 1 (0.45%) Electronics
6 1 (0.45%) Law
6 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (16.67%) Analyst
2 24 (10.81%) Support Engineer
3 22 (9.91%) Architect
4 16 (7.21%) Administrator
4 16 (7.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (7.21%) Security Engineer
4 16 (7.21%) IT Support
5 15 (6.76%) Desktop Support
5 15 (6.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 15 (6.76%) Support Analyst
6 11 (4.95%) Service Analyst
6 11 (4.95%) 3rd Line Support
6 11 (4.95%) Systems Administrator
6 11 (4.95%) Service Desk Analyst
6 11 (4.95%) IT Support Analyst
7 9 (4.05%) Desktop Engineer
7 9 (4.05%) Server Engineer
7 9 (4.05%) Network Engineer
7 9 (4.05%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (3.60%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.50%) .NET
2 9 (4.05%) ASP.NET
2 9 (4.05%) CSS
2 9 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (2.25%) REST
3 5 (2.25%) J2EE
4 4 (1.80%) ELMAH
4 4 (1.80%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (1.80%) POCO
5 3 (1.35%) ODBC
5 3 (1.35%) Middleware
6 2 (0.90%) Flash
7 1 (0.45%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.16%) Clustering
2 18 (8.11%) PKI
3 12 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 9 (4.05%) SecurID
5 7 (3.15%) Blackberry
5 7 (3.15%) CMDB
5 7 (3.15%) DataPower
6 6 (2.70%) Smartphone
6 6 (2.70%) NHS
7 5 (2.25%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.25%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.25%) BYOD
8 4 (1.80%) EMC VNX
8 4 (1.80%) Informatics
8 4 (1.80%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.80%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.35%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 153 (68.92%) Windows
2 52 (23.42%) Windows Server 2003
2 52 (23.42%) Windows 7
3 51 (22.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (14.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (11.71%) Linux
6 13 (5.86%) Windows XP
7 11 (4.95%) Windows 8
8 7 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.25%) UNIX
10 3 (1.35%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (1.35%) AIX
10 3 (1.35%) Solaris
10 3 (1.35%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (0.90%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.45%) Android
12 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (20.27%) ITIL
2 28 (12.61%) Migration
3 17 (7.66%) Service Management
4 14 (6.31%) Project Management
5 13 (5.86%) ITSM
6 12 (5.41%) PRINCE2
7 10 (4.50%) Identity Management
7 10 (4.50%) Mobile Device Management
8 9 (4.05%) CRM
8 9 (4.05%) Scrum
8 9 (4.05%) MVC
9 8 (3.60%) Configuration Management
10 7 (3.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (3.15%) TDD
10 7 (3.15%) Analytics
10 7 (3.15%) Time Management
11 6 (2.70%) Problem Management
11 6 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (2.70%) Incident Management
11 6 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 39 (17.57%) SQL
2 15 (6.76%) Java
3 14 (6.31%) PowerShell
4 9 (4.05%) JavaScript
4 9 (4.05%) C#
5 6 (2.70%) VB
6 2 (0.90%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.90%) C
7 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (13.06%) Security Cleared
2 27 (12.16%) SC Cleared
3 25 (11.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (7.66%) MCSE
5 15 (6.76%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (5.86%) Degree
7 10 (4.50%) CCNA
8 9 (4.05%) MCSA
9 7 (3.15%) MCP
9 7 (3.15%) CISSP
10 6 (2.70%) A+ Certification
11 5 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (2.25%) CCSP
11 5 (2.25%) MCITP
12 4 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.80%) HND
12 4 (1.80%) CISM
13 3 (1.35%) Network+ Certification
13 3 (1.35%) CISA
14 2 (0.90%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.70%) SLA
2 5 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.35%) COBIT
3 3 (1.35%) QA
3 3 (1.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 48 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (10.36%) vSphere
3 15 (6.76%) Hyper-V
4 13 (5.86%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (4.50%) Forefront TMG
6 8 (3.60%) VMware ESX
7 7 (3.15%) XenApp
8 5 (2.25%) NFS
9 4 (1.80%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.35%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.90%) UAG
12 1 (0.45%) Samba
12 1 (0.45%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 25 (11.26%) SCCM
2 13 (5.86%) SCOM
3 11 (4.95%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 9 (4.05%) AirWatch
5 8 (3.60%) WSUS
6 7 (3.15%) NetBackup
7 6 (2.70%) ARCserve
7 6 (2.70%) SCVMM
7 6 (2.70%) XenMobile
8 5 (2.25%) Backup Exec
9 4 (1.80%) Nessus
9 4 (1.80%) SolarWinds Orion
10 3 (1.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 3 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (1.35%) Tivoli
10 3 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (1.35%) Windows Intune
11 2 (0.90%) SnapMirror
12 1 (0.45%) ZENworks
12 1 (0.45%) WMI
Vendors
1 91 (40.99%) Microsoft
2 75 (33.78%) VMware
3 38 (17.12%) Cisco
3 38 (17.12%) Citrix
4 20 (9.01%) HP
5 16 (7.21%) NetApp
6 12 (5.41%) IBM
6 12 (5.41%) McAfee
7 11 (4.95%) LANDesk
8 10 (4.50%) Dell
8 10 (4.50%) EMC
8 10 (4.50%) Blue Coat
9 9 (4.05%) Juniper
9 9 (4.05%) Red Hat
9 9 (4.05%) CheckPoint
10 8 (3.60%) Oracle
11 7 (3.15%) Sophos
11 7 (3.15%) Websense
12 6 (2.70%) Remedy
12 6 (2.70%) Avaya
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