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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 8 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 5.13% 3.33% 1.54%
As % of the System Software category 25.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £325 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Active Directory
Hertfordshire

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
8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 20.51% 3.33% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £463 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 8 February 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (40.00%) Cyber-Ark
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) Internet
4 3 (30.00%) SLA
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) DHCP
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) Unix
4 3 (30.00%) SIEM
4 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (20.00%) High Availability
5 2 (20.00%) vSphere
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (20.00%) XenApp
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Office 365
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) DHCP
2 3 (30.00%) Internet
2 3 (30.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (10.00%) LDAP
4 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (10.00%) PuTTY
4 1 (10.00%) SSH
4 1 (10.00%) Telnet
4 1 (10.00%) VLAN
4 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (10.00%) Advertising
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Network Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cyber-Ark Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Server Support
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Support
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Unix
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (30.00%) SIEM
2 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) High Availability
2 2 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) vSphere
1 2 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (10.00%) Novell Identity Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cyber-Ark
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) CA
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) Nortel
4 1 (10.00%) Novell
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Siemens
4 1 (10.00%) Sun