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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 6 3 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 10 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 15.38% 18.92% 7.89%
As % of the System Software category 71.43% 70.00% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 5
Average daily rate £310 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £295 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.08%
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
14 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 21.54% 27.03% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 6
Average daily rate £413 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Welwyn Garden City region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 April 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 (72.73%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) vSphere
3 3 (27.27%) Android
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
3 3 (27.27%) Driving Licence
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) Retail
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (18.18%) NetApp
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
4 2 (18.18%) Server Building
4 2 (18.18%) Office 365
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (9.09%) Advertising
5 1 (9.09%) Replication
5 1 (9.09%) Clustering
5 1 (9.09%) NAS
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (9.09%) NetScaler

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) NAS
1 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
1 1 (9.09%) VLAN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 3 (27.27%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Desktop Support
1 3 (27.27%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Wintel Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
1 3 (27.27%) Driving Licence
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) CMDB
2 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 1 (9.09%) FlexPod
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Android
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Server Building
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Database Mirroring
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) vSphere
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) CommVault
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Intel Security
3 1 (9.09%) Nortel
3 1 (9.09%) Siemens
3 1 (9.09%) WatchGuard