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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 10 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 11 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 9.40% 10.39% 6.09%
As % of the System Software category 91.67% 88.89% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
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£488 £425 £178
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% +139.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 2
Average hourly rate £14.04 £14.79 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.07% +2.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
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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
12 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 10.26% 11.69% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 7
Average daily rate £488 £425 £178
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% +139.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 2
Average hourly rate £14.04 £14.79 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.07% +2.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 2 September 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 23 (92.00%) Windows
2 20 (80.00%) ITIL
3 19 (76.00%) Microsoft
3 19 (76.00%) Citrix
4 18 (72.00%) MS Office
4 18 (72.00%) Windows 7
5 17 (68.00%) Android
5 17 (68.00%) Retail
5 17 (68.00%) Windows Vista
5 17 (68.00%) E-Commerce
5 17 (68.00%) Windows XP
5 17 (68.00%) Remedy
5 17 (68.00%) Blackberry
5 17 (68.00%) Apple iOS
6 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (16.00%) Firewall
7 3 (12.00%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (12.00%) CISSP
7 3 (12.00%) Novell
7 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (12.00%) Cisco
7 3 (12.00%) NetWare
7 3 (12.00%) Linux
7 3 (12.00%) Windows 2000
7 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (12.00%) Network Management
7 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (8.00%) MS Excel

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1 (4.00%) IIS
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (72.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Firewall
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (8.00%) Network Security
4 1 (4.00%) LAN
4 1 (4.00%) WAN
4 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.00%) SAN
General
1 17 (68.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Law
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Analyst
1 17 (68.00%) Service Analyst
1 17 (68.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (8.00%) Network Administrator
2 2 (8.00%) Architect
2 2 (8.00%) Administrator
2 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (8.00%) Data Administrator
3 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Designer
3 1 (4.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix Architect
3 1 (4.00%) Risk Consultant
3 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Operations Support Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) Network Designer
3 1 (4.00%) Server Support
3 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 17 (68.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (92.00%) Windows
2 18 (72.00%) Windows 7
3 17 (68.00%) Apple iOS
3 17 (68.00%) Windows XP
3 17 (68.00%) Windows Vista
3 17 (68.00%) Android
4 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (12.00%) NetWare
5 3 (12.00%) Linux
5 3 (12.00%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) ITIL
2 17 (68.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (12.00%) Network Management
4 1 (4.00%) Information Governance
4 1 (4.00%) Database Security
4 1 (4.00%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Security Management
4 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.00%) Information Security
4 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.00%) Time Management
4 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) CISSP
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) CISA
3 1 (4.00%) CISM
3 1 (4.00%) ISSAP
3 1 (4.00%) MCTS
3 1 (4.00%) MCITP
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.00%) MCP
3 1 (4.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) Citrix
1 19 (76.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (68.00%) Remedy
3 3 (12.00%) Novell
3 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (12.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) VMware
5 1 (4.00%) Aveksa
5 1 (4.00%) Varonis
5 1 (4.00%) NetIQ
5 1 (4.00%) EMC