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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 24 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 92 90 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 6.37% 6.92% 6.66%
As % of the System Software category 55.09% 63.38% 42.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 44 51
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 12
Average hourly rate £13.45 £17.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.88% +30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £14.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £24.90 £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £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
167 142 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 11.57% 10.91% 15.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 74 129
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £158 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 18
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £14.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £126.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -15 10 £475 - 2
Weybridge +2 6 £350 +27.27% 1
Epsom 0 5 - - 1
Guildford -2 5 £295 - 8
Cobham - 5 £338 -
Reigate -2 4 £350 +133.33% 2
Woking -3 3 £240 +17.07% 3
Esher - 2 £160 -
Staines -5 1 £388 -13.88% 5
Egham -12 1 - -
Banstead - 1 £488 -
Camberley - 1 - - 1
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 139 (66.83%) Windows
2 80 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 72 (34.62%) VMware
4 59 (28.37%) DNS
5 50 (24.04%) SQL Server
6 49 (23.56%) MS Exchange
7 48 (23.08%) Windows 7
8 46 (22.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 45 (21.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 44 (21.15%) DHCP
11 43 (20.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 42 (20.19%) SQL
13 39 (18.75%) TCP/IP
14 38 (18.27%) ITIL
15 36 (17.31%) Citrix
16 35 (16.83%) MS Excel
17 30 (14.42%) SAN
17 30 (14.42%) Cisco
17 30 (14.42%) Firewall
18 28 (13.46%) Linux
18 28 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
19 27 (12.98%) MS Office
19 27 (12.98%) Clustering
20 25 (12.02%) Finance
20 25 (12.02%) SCCM
20 25 (12.02%) Security Cleared
21 23 (11.06%) SC Cleared
21 23 (11.06%) Migration
22 22 (10.58%) Exchange Server 2010
23 21 (10.10%) vSphere

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 49 (23.56%) MS Exchange
2 22 (10.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (6.73%) Apache
3 14 (6.73%) SharePoint
4 12 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (5.29%) Lync
5 11 (5.29%) JBoss
6 9 (4.33%) IIS
7 8 (3.85%) WebSphere
8 7 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.44%) TPMS
12 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.48%) Oracle Coherence
13 1 (0.48%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.48%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.48%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 35 (16.83%) MS Excel
2 27 (12.98%) MS Office
3 3 (1.44%) MS Project
4 2 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.48%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.21%) Office 365
2 4 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 59 (28.37%) DNS
2 44 (21.15%) DHCP
3 39 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 30 (14.42%) SAN
4 30 (14.42%) Firewall
5 21 (10.10%) WAN
6 20 (9.62%) LAN
7 15 (7.21%) VPN
8 10 (4.81%) LDAP
8 10 (4.81%) IPsec
8 10 (4.81%) Network Security
8 10 (4.81%) NAS
9 8 (3.85%) SSL
10 6 (2.88%) VoIP
11 5 (2.40%) TACACS
11 5 (2.40%) Reverse Proxy
12 4 (1.92%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (1.92%) Wireless
12 4 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (1.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (24.04%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (3.37%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.44%) MySQL
5 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.96%) DB2
6 2 (0.96%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.96%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.48%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 1 (0.48%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (0.48%) Cognos Transformer
7 1 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.48%) Big Data
7 1 (0.48%) OLAP
7 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (4.33%) Git (software)
1 9 (4.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (4.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.92%) Log4Net
3 2 (0.96%) MSTest
3 2 (0.96%) MSBuild
General
1 25 (12.02%) Finance
2 20 (9.62%) Retail
3 9 (4.33%) Legal
4 4 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.44%) Back Office
6 2 (0.96%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.48%) Electronics
7 1 (0.48%) Law
7 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (14.90%) Analyst
2 22 (10.58%) Support Engineer
3 21 (10.10%) Architect
4 15 (7.21%) Desktop Support
4 15 (7.21%) Administrator
4 15 (7.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (6.73%) Support Analyst
5 14 (6.73%) IT Support
6 13 (6.25%) Security Engineer
6 13 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (5.77%) 1st Line Support
8 11 (5.29%) Systems Administrator
8 11 (5.29%) IT Support Analyst
9 10 (4.81%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (4.33%) Service Analyst
10 9 (4.33%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (4.33%) Server Engineer
10 9 (4.33%) Service Desk Analyst
10 9 (4.33%) Desktop Engineer
11 8 (3.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.81%) .NET
2 9 (4.33%) ASP.NET
2 9 (4.33%) CSS
2 9 (4.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (2.40%) REST
3 5 (2.40%) J2EE
4 4 (1.92%) ELMAH
4 4 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (1.92%) POCO
5 3 (1.44%) Middleware
5 3 (1.44%) ODBC
6 2 (0.96%) Flash
6 2 (0.96%) SAML
7 1 (0.48%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.98%) Clustering
2 17 (8.17%) PKI
3 13 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 10 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.81%) Blackberry
5 8 (3.85%) Smartphone
6 7 (3.37%) CMDB
6 7 (3.37%) NHS
6 7 (3.37%) DataPower
7 5 (2.40%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.92%) BYOD
8 4 (1.92%) EMC VNX
8 4 (1.92%) SecurID
8 4 (1.92%) Informatics
9 3 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.44%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.44%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.44%) iPhone
10 2 (0.96%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 139 (66.83%) Windows
2 48 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 46 (22.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 45 (21.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (13.46%) Linux
5 28 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (6.73%) Windows 8
6 14 (6.73%) Windows XP
7 10 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (4.33%) UNIX
9 4 (1.92%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.44%) Data ONTAP
10 3 (1.44%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.44%) AIX
10 3 (1.44%) Solaris
11 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.48%) Android
11 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (18.27%) ITIL
2 23 (11.06%) Migration
3 14 (6.73%) Service Management
4 12 (5.77%) Project Management
5 11 (5.29%) PRINCE2
6 10 (4.81%) Identity Management
7 9 (4.33%) ITSM
7 9 (4.33%) CRM
7 9 (4.33%) MVC
7 9 (4.33%) Scrum
8 8 (3.85%) Configuration Management
8 8 (3.85%) Mobile Device Management
9 7 (3.37%) Analytics
9 7 (3.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (3.37%) TDD
10 6 (2.88%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (2.88%) Incident Management
10 6 (2.88%) Time Management
10 6 (2.88%) Change Control
11 5 (2.40%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 42 (20.19%) SQL
2 14 (6.73%) PowerShell
3 12 (5.77%) Java
4 9 (4.33%) JavaScript
4 9 (4.33%) C#
5 5 (2.40%) VB
6 4 (1.92%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.96%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (12.02%) Security Cleared
2 23 (11.06%) SC Cleared
3 20 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (6.73%) MCSE
5 13 (6.25%) Degree
6 10 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (3.37%) CISSP
8 6 (2.88%) MCSA
8 6 (2.88%) MCP
9 5 (2.40%) CCNA
9 5 (2.40%) CCSP
9 5 (2.40%) A+ Certification
9 5 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.92%) CISM
10 4 (1.92%) HND
10 4 (1.92%) MCITP
10 4 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.44%) CISA
12 2 (0.96%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (0.96%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.88%) SLA
2 5 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.92%) COBIT
4 3 (1.44%) QA
4 3 (1.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 43 (20.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (10.10%) vSphere
3 14 (6.73%) Hyper-V
4 13 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (4.81%) Forefront TMG
6 7 (3.37%) VMware ESX
7 5 (2.40%) NFS
8 4 (1.92%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.92%) XenApp
9 2 (0.96%) UAG
10 1 (0.48%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.48%) Samba
10 1 (0.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.48%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 25 (12.02%) SCCM
2 13 (6.25%) SCOM
3 11 (5.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 9 (4.33%) AirWatch
5 7 (3.37%) WSUS
6 6 (2.88%) XenMobile
6 6 (2.88%) SCVMM
6 6 (2.88%) ARCserve
6 6 (2.88%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.92%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.92%) Nessus
7 4 (1.92%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (1.44%) ZENworks
8 3 (1.44%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.44%) Tivoli
8 3 (1.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.96%) SnapMirror
10 1 (0.48%) WMI
10 1 (0.48%) Windows Intune
10 1 (0.48%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 80 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 72 (34.62%) VMware
3 36 (17.31%) Citrix
4 30 (14.42%) Cisco
5 19 (9.13%) HP
6 15 (7.21%) NetApp
7 12 (5.77%) McAfee
7 12 (5.77%) IBM
7 12 (5.77%) Red Hat
8 10 (4.81%) Dell
8 10 (4.81%) EMC
8 10 (4.81%) LANDesk
9 7 (3.37%) Sophos
9 7 (3.37%) Websense
10 6 (2.88%) Tripwire
10 6 (2.88%) Oracle
10 6 (2.88%) F5
11 5 (2.40%) Blue Coat
11 5 (2.40%) Supermicro
11 5 (2.40%) Apple
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