The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Welwyn Garden City 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 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 3 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 17 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 21.25% 9.86% -
As % of the System Software category 54.84% 87.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £270
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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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 Welwyn Garden City region.

System Software Category
Welwyn Garden City
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
31 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 38.75% 11.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 0
Average daily rate £355 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
- +3.93%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) DNS
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (47.06%) Citrix
4 7 (41.18%) VMware
4 7 (41.18%) HP
4 7 (41.18%) DHCP
5 6 (35.29%) SAN
5 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
7 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
7 4 (23.53%) Clustering
7 4 (23.53%) Firewall
7 4 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
7 4 (23.53%) LAN
7 4 (23.53%) WAN
7 4 (23.53%) SQL
7 4 (23.53%) .NET
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
7 4 (23.53%) IIS
7 4 (23.53%) Web Services
7 4 (23.53%) NetApp
7 4 (23.53%) Cisco
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (23.53%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (23.53%) vSphere
8 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
8 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
2 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 4 (23.53%) IIS
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.88%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) DNS
2 7 (41.18%) DHCP
3 6 (35.29%) SAN
4 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
4 4 (23.53%) Firewall
4 4 (23.53%) LAN
4 4 (23.53%) WAN
5 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
5 2 (11.76%) Internet
5 2 (11.76%) LDAP
6 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
6 1 (5.88%) NAS
6 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) AWS Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Support
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
1 4 (23.53%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) WCF
2 2 (11.76%) SAML
2 2 (11.76%) OAuth
2 2 (11.76%) XACML
2 2 (11.76%) SPML
2 2 (11.76%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) PKI
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (11.76%) Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
2 2 (11.76%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (11.76%) Workflow
2 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
2 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
2 2 (11.76%) High Availability
2 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Operations Management
3 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
2 2 (11.76%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (11.76%) CISSP
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) vSphere
3 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
4 2 (11.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCOM
2 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) Citrix
3 7 (41.18%) VMware
3 7 (41.18%) HP
4 4 (23.53%) NetApp
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco
5 3 (17.65%) IBM
6 2 (11.76%) Dell
6 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.88%) Oracle