The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Uxbridge region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 11 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 11 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 7.86% 2.73% 3.83%
As % of the System Software category 84.62% 75.00% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
Average daily rate £300 £283 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.19% -33.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £209 £412
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £357 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £270 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.04 £15.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +19.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
System Software Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
13 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 9.29% 3.64% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
Average daily rate £325 £375 £428
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £301 £412
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £450 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.04 £15.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +19.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Active Directory
London

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Uxbridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Uxbridge region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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 (79.17%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) ITIL
3 12 (50.00%) Citrix
4 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
5 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (29.17%) Remedy
6 7 (29.17%) Blackberry
6 7 (29.17%) MS Office
6 7 (29.17%) VMware
6 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
7 6 (25.00%) Windows Vista
7 6 (25.00%) Android
7 6 (25.00%) Windows XP
7 6 (25.00%) Apple iOS
8 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
8 5 (20.83%) Retail
8 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (16.67%) Law
9 4 (16.67%) Firewall
9 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 4 (16.67%) Linux
9 4 (16.67%) SQL
9 4 (16.67%) EMC
9 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
10 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
10 3 (12.50%) Novell
10 3 (12.50%) Cisco
10 3 (12.50%) Service Management
10 3 (12.50%) HP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.17%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.17%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) MS Project Server
3 1 (4.17%) WorkSite
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Office
2 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (12.50%) IaaS
2 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (8.33%) LAN
3 2 (8.33%) WAN
3 2 (8.33%) SAN
3 2 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (4.17%) Extranet
4 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) SSL
4 1 (4.17%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (20.83%) Retail
2 4 (16.67%) Law
3 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Server Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Data Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Service Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Network Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Server Support
4 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) RESTful
1 3 (12.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Smartcard
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) CLARiiON
3 1 (4.17%) PKI
3 1 (4.17%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
4 6 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 6 (25.00%) Android
4 6 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 6 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (16.67%) Linux
7 3 (12.50%) NetWare
7 3 (12.50%) Windows 2000
7 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (4.17%) Solaris
8 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) E-Commerce
3 3 (12.50%) Service Management
3 3 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 3 (12.50%) Network Management
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) Security Architecture
4 2 (8.33%) Network Architecture
4 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Six Sigma
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (4.17%) ITSM
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.17%) Use Case
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.17%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) MCP
2 2 (8.33%) CISSP
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) MCSE
3 1 (4.17%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) vSphere
1 3 (12.50%) Xen
2 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.17%) XenServer
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Server
2 1 (4.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Puppet
1 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.17%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Citrix
2 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) Remedy
3 7 (29.17%) VMware
4 4 (16.67%) EMC
4 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 3 (12.50%) Novell
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco
5 3 (12.50%) HP
6 2 (8.33%) Compaq
6 2 (8.33%) Intel
7 1 (4.17%) NetIQ
7 1 (4.17%) Symantec
7 1 (4.17%) CA
7 1 (4.17%) NetApp
7 1 (4.17%) Lotus
7 1 (4.17%) Clearswift
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle
7 1 (4.17%) BT