The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 7 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 15 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 13.51% 16.51% 10.96%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 90.00% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 2
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£290 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +17.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 3
Average hourly rate £14.04 £14.04 £8.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +65.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.08%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Uxbridge region.

System Software Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
15 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 13.51% 18.35% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 4
Average daily rate £290 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +3.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 3
Average hourly rate £14.04 £14.04 £9.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +42.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.92 £16.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year
+5.75% -0.99%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Uxbridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Uxbridge region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Uxbridge region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 19 (76.00%) Windows
1 19 (76.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (68.00%) Windows 7
3 16 (64.00%) ITIL
4 15 (60.00%) Remedy
5 14 (56.00%) MS Office
6 13 (52.00%) Citrix
7 12 (48.00%) Blackberry
7 12 (48.00%) Windows XP
7 12 (48.00%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (44.00%) Apple iOS
8 11 (44.00%) Android
8 11 (44.00%) E-Commerce
8 11 (44.00%) Retail
8 11 (44.00%) Windows Vista
9 5 (20.00%) MCP
10 4 (16.00%) SAP
10 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
10 4 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (16.00%) Logistics
10 4 (16.00%) ITSM
10 4 (16.00%) Mainframe
10 4 (16.00%) Service Management
10 4 (16.00%) Finance
10 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
10 4 (16.00%) ServiceNow
11 3 (12.00%) LAN
11 3 (12.00%) WAN
11 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
12 2 (8.00%) SAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (56.00%) MS Office
2 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) LAN
1 3 (12.00%) WAN
2 2 (8.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) DMZ
3 1 (4.00%) Internet
3 1 (4.00%) MPLS
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) Wireless
3 1 (4.00%) Network Security
3 1 (4.00%) NAS
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) VoIP
3 1 (4.00%) WLAN
3 1 (4.00%) ADSL
General
1 11 (44.00%) Retail
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Analyst
2 19 (76.00%) Service Analyst
2 19 (76.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Security Specialist
4 1 (4.00%) Security Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Server Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Server Support
4 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Blackberry
1 12 (48.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (48.00%) Windows XP
4 11 (44.00%) Apple iOS
4 11 (44.00%) Windows Vista
4 11 (44.00%) Android
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.00%) Linux
5 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) ITIL
2 11 (44.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (16.00%) Service Management
3 4 (16.00%) Logistics
3 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (16.00%) ITSM
4 2 (8.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.00%) Security Management
5 1 (4.00%) Time Management
5 1 (4.00%) Information Governance
5 1 (4.00%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) MCP
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (8.00%) CISSP
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.00%) CCNA
4 1 (4.00%) CISA
4 1 (4.00%) ISSAP
4 1 (4.00%) MCTS
4 1 (4.00%) MCITP
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (60.00%) Remedy
3 13 (52.00%) Citrix
4 4 (16.00%) SAP
4 4 (16.00%) ServiceNow
5 2 (8.00%) VMware
6 1 (4.00%) Altiris
6 1 (4.00%) NetIQ
6 1 (4.00%) EMC