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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 12 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 121 102 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 9.37% 7.42% 5.98%
As % of the System Software category 65.76% 64.56% 52.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 47 33
Average daily rate
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£350 £165 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+112.12% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £114 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £397 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 21
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.66 £12.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £20.10 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
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
184 158 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 14.25% 11.50% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 79 68
Average daily rate £365 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.80% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £117 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 30 26
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.39 £12.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £30.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.85%

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 27 May 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
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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 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
Guildford +14 25 £293 +5.88% 3
Leatherhead 0 7 £425 +21.42% 1
Weybridge - 7 £363 - 2
Woking +17 6 £170 -6.84% 7
Epsom +4 6 £400 +11.11% 1
Camberley -7 5 £400 +6.66%
Staines +1 4 £135 -67.27% 2
Egham -6 4 £140 - 3
Redhill -8 3 £120 - 1
Chertsey +3 2 £300 +172.72% 1
Cobham - 2 £365 -
Walton-on-Thames - 2 - -
Reigate +1 1 - - 7
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 136 (71.58%) Windows
2 92 (48.42%) Microsoft
3 65 (34.21%) VMware
4 58 (30.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 52 (27.37%) DNS
6 49 (25.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 49 (25.79%) Windows 7
7 46 (24.21%) VMware Infrastructure
8 44 (23.16%) MS Exchange
9 38 (20.00%) ITIL
9 38 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 36 (18.95%) MS Excel
11 35 (18.42%) DHCP
11 35 (18.42%) SQL
12 34 (17.89%) TCP/IP
13 33 (17.37%) Cisco
14 32 (16.84%) LAN
14 32 (16.84%) Citrix
15 31 (16.32%) MS Office
15 31 (16.32%) Firewall
15 31 (16.32%) Windows Server 2012
16 28 (14.74%) SCCM
16 28 (14.74%) WAN
17 27 (14.21%) Security Cleared
18 26 (13.68%) SAN
19 24 (12.63%) Migration
19 24 (12.63%) SC Cleared
19 24 (12.63%) Lync
19 24 (12.63%) Exchange Server 2010
20 23 (12.11%) Microsoft Certification

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 44 (23.16%) MS Exchange
2 24 (12.63%) Lync
2 24 (12.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 14 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (6.32%) JBoss
6 9 (4.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (3.16%) WebSphere
7 6 (3.16%) Apache
8 5 (2.63%) IBM Notes
8 5 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (2.11%) IIS
10 3 (1.58%) TPMS
10 3 (1.58%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.53%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.53%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 36 (18.95%) MS Excel
2 31 (16.32%) MS Office
3 3 (1.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.84%) Office 365
2 3 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.53%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.53%) Yammer
4 1 (0.53%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 52 (27.37%) DNS
2 35 (18.42%) DHCP
3 34 (17.89%) TCP/IP
4 32 (16.84%) LAN
5 31 (16.32%) Firewall
6 28 (14.74%) WAN
7 26 (13.68%) SAN
8 19 (10.00%) VPN
9 14 (7.37%) NAS
10 10 (5.26%) Network Security
11 8 (4.21%) IPsec
11 8 (4.21%) SSL
12 5 (2.63%) Internet
12 5 (2.63%) LDAP
12 5 (2.63%) VoIP
13 4 (2.11%) Cisco IOS
14 3 (1.58%) Fibre Channel
14 3 (1.58%) Structured Cabling
14 3 (1.58%) Wireless
14 3 (1.58%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.16%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.05%) DB2
4 2 (1.05%) MySQL
4 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.05%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.58%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (1.58%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.53%) Log4Net
2 1 (0.53%) MSTest
2 1 (0.53%) MSBuild
General
1 20 (10.53%) Finance
2 10 (5.26%) Retail
3 7 (3.68%) Legal
3 7 (3.68%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.11%) Back Office
4 4 (2.11%) Japanese Language
5 2 (1.05%) Automotive
6 1 (0.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (18.42%) Analyst
2 18 (9.47%) Support Analyst
2 18 (9.47%) Support Engineer
3 17 (8.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (8.95%) Architect
4 15 (7.89%) Security Engineer
5 13 (6.84%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (6.32%) Desktop Support
6 12 (6.32%) IT Support
7 11 (5.79%) Service Desk Analyst
8 10 (5.26%) Server Engineer
8 10 (5.26%) Service Analyst
9 9 (4.74%) Administrator
9 9 (4.74%) 1st Line Support
10 7 (3.68%) 3rd Line Support
10 7 (3.68%) Consultant
10 7 (3.68%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (3.68%) Network Engineer
10 7 (3.68%) IT Support Analyst
11 6 (3.16%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.68%) Application Packaging
2 4 (2.11%) J2EE
2 4 (2.11%) CSS
3 3 (1.58%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.58%) .NET
3 3 (1.58%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (1.58%) REST
4 2 (1.05%) ODBC
4 2 (1.05%) Flash
4 2 (1.05%) Middleware
5 1 (0.53%) SAP BC
5 1 (0.53%) jQuery
5 1 (0.53%) ELMAH
5 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.53%) POCO
5 1 (0.53%) HTML
5 1 (0.53%) COM
5 1 (0.53%) JSP
5 1 (0.53%) SOAP
5 1 (0.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.42%) PKI
2 15 (7.89%) Clustering
3 11 (5.79%) Blackberry
4 9 (4.74%) Data Centre
5 8 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.16%) SecurID
6 6 (3.16%) CMDB
7 5 (2.63%) Algorithms
7 5 (2.63%) BYOD
8 4 (2.11%) Fat Client
8 4 (2.11%) DataPower
8 4 (2.11%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.58%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.58%) NHS
9 3 (1.58%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.58%) Informatics
9 3 (1.58%) iPhone
10 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.05%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.05%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 136 (71.58%) Windows
2 58 (30.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (25.79%) Windows 7
3 49 (25.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (16.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (7.89%) Linux
6 12 (6.32%) Windows XP
7 11 (5.79%) Windows 8
8 8 (4.21%) UNIX
9 6 (3.16%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (3.16%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.58%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.58%) Android
11 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (1.05%) AIX
12 1 (0.53%) Solaris
12 1 (0.53%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (20.00%) ITIL
2 24 (12.63%) Migration
3 13 (6.84%) Project Management
4 12 (6.32%) Mobile Device Management
5 11 (5.79%) ITSM
6 10 (5.26%) Service Management
7 8 (4.21%) Configuration Management
8 6 (3.16%) PRINCE2
8 6 (3.16%) Identity Management
8 6 (3.16%) Problem Management
8 6 (3.16%) Time Management
8 6 (3.16%) Change Control
9 5 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (2.63%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (2.11%) TOGAF
10 4 (2.11%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (2.11%) Change Management
10 4 (2.11%) Data Migration
10 4 (2.11%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 35 (18.42%) SQL
2 14 (7.37%) Java
3 11 (5.79%) VB
3 11 (5.79%) PowerShell
4 7 (3.68%) VBScript
5 4 (2.11%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.58%) C#
7 1 (0.53%) C
7 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (14.21%) Security Cleared
2 24 (12.63%) SC Cleared
3 23 (12.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (8.95%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (7.37%) CCNA
6 13 (6.84%) MCSE
7 8 (4.21%) MCSA
7 8 (4.21%) Degree
8 7 (3.68%) MCITP
9 6 (3.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (3.16%) CISSP
9 6 (3.16%) A+ Certification
10 4 (2.11%) MCP
10 4 (2.11%) HND
11 3 (1.58%) CCSP
11 3 (1.58%) CCNP
11 3 (1.58%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (1.05%) CCSA
12 2 (1.05%) CISM
13 1 (0.53%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.63%) QA
2 4 (2.11%) SLA
3 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.05%) COBIT
4 1 (0.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 46 (24.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (7.37%) vSphere
3 11 (5.79%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.26%) XenApp
4 10 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (3.68%) VMware ESX
6 6 (3.16%) XenDesktop
7 5 (2.63%) NFS
7 5 (2.63%) UAG
8 4 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (1.58%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (1.05%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.53%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.53%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 28 (14.74%) SCCM
2 16 (8.42%) SCOM
3 13 (6.84%) WSUS
4 10 (5.26%) NetBackup
5 7 (3.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 6 (3.16%) Backup Exec
7 5 (2.63%) XenMobile
7 5 (2.63%) AirWatch
7 5 (2.63%) SCVMM
8 4 (2.11%) Windows Intune
9 3 (1.58%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 3 (1.58%) ARCserve
9 3 (1.58%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (1.05%) Tivoli
10 2 (1.05%) Nessus
11 1 (0.53%) WMI
11 1 (0.53%) ZENworks
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Management
11 1 (0.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 1 (0.53%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 92 (48.42%) Microsoft
2 65 (34.21%) VMware
3 33 (17.37%) Cisco
4 32 (16.84%) Citrix
5 19 (10.00%) NetApp
6 12 (6.32%) HP
7 9 (4.74%) LANDesk
8 8 (4.21%) CheckPoint
8 8 (4.21%) EMC
8 8 (4.21%) Juniper
9 7 (3.68%) Dell
9 7 (3.68%) IBM
9 7 (3.68%) Oracle
10 6 (3.16%) Symantec
10 6 (3.16%) McAfee
10 6 (3.16%) Sophos
10 6 (3.16%) Blue Coat
11 5 (2.63%) Avaya
11 5 (2.63%) Lotus
11 5 (2.63%) Red Hat
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