The first table below looks at the demand for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 25 July 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 West Sussex 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 3 12 27
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +15
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 80 35 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 22.16% 8.86% 3.93%
As % of the System Software category 93.02% 67.31% 53.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 14 4
Average daily rate
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£220 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.93% +18.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £270 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £585 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £267 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-2.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -58.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
System Software Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
86 52 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 23.82% 13.16% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 26 14
Average daily rate £225 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £283 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £585 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -53.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
Active Directory
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Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +13 24 £225 -43.67% 6
Gatwick +9 19 £220 -62.39% 2
Worthing 0 9 £145 -45.28% 1
East Grinstead -2 3 £275 -21.42%
Littlehampton - 3 - -
Horsham +1 1 £203 -
Shoreham-by-Sea - - - - 1
Haywards Heath - - - -
Bognor Regis - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
Chichester - - - -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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.

1 106 (93.81%) Windows
2 72 (63.72%) Microsoft
3 53 (46.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (38.94%) MS Exchange
4 44 (38.94%) VMware
5 41 (36.28%) ITIL
5 41 (36.28%) MS Office
6 40 (35.40%) Windows 7
7 36 (31.86%) SCCM
7 36 (31.86%) MS Excel
7 36 (31.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 32 (28.32%) MCSE
9 29 (25.66%) Linux
10 28 (24.78%) Windows XP
11 26 (23.01%) Citrix
11 26 (23.01%) Windows Server 2003
11 26 (23.01%) Exchange Server 2010
12 24 (21.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 24 (21.24%) DNS
13 22 (19.47%) MCP
14 21 (18.58%) IIS
15 20 (17.70%) SQL
15 20 (17.70%) DHCP
15 20 (17.70%) TCP/IP
16 19 (16.81%) SAN
17 17 (15.04%) Firewall
18 16 (14.16%) Cisco
18 16 (14.16%) Configuration Management
18 16 (14.16%) MCSA
19 15 (13.27%) LAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 44 (38.94%) MS Exchange
2 26 (23.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (18.58%) IIS
4 11 (9.73%) SharePoint
4 11 (9.73%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (5.31%) Lync
6 5 (4.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (3.54%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (1.77%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 41 (36.28%) MS Office
2 36 (31.86%) MS Excel
3 10 (8.85%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.39%) Office 365
2 12 (10.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (10.62%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (9.73%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.24%) DNS
2 20 (17.70%) DHCP
2 20 (17.70%) TCP/IP
3 19 (16.81%) SAN
4 17 (15.04%) Firewall
5 15 (13.27%) LAN
5 15 (13.27%) WAN
6 13 (11.50%) Wireless
7 12 (10.62%) Internet
8 11 (9.73%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (7.08%) VoIP
10 6 (5.31%) MPLS
10 6 (5.31%) VLAN
11 5 (4.42%) VPN
12 4 (3.54%) Cisco IPT
12 4 (3.54%) Network Security
13 3 (2.65%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (2.65%) IP Telephony
14 2 (1.77%) Ethernet
14 2 (1.77%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.85%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (6.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) InstallShield
1 1 (0.88%) AdminStudio
1 1 (0.88%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 12 (10.62%) Finance
2 8 (7.08%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.88%) Advertising
4 1 (0.88%) Retail
4 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 23 (20.35%) Analyst
2 22 (19.47%) Support Engineer
2 22 (19.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (12.39%) Desktop Support
4 12 (10.62%) Support Analyst
5 10 (8.85%) Desktop Engineer
5 10 (8.85%) Security Analyst
5 10 (8.85%) IT Security Analyst
6 9 (7.96%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (7.08%) 1st Line Support
7 8 (7.08%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 8 (7.08%) Desktop Analyst
8 6 (5.31%) Data Centre Engineer
8 6 (5.31%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (5.31%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (4.42%) Server Engineer
9 5 (4.42%) Migration Engineer
9 5 (4.42%) Help Desk Support
9 5 (4.42%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (4.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.77%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.73%) PKI
2 9 (7.96%) Blackberry
2 9 (7.96%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (5.31%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.54%) Clustering
5 3 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.88%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.88%) iPad
6 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.88%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 106 (93.81%) Windows
2 53 (46.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (35.40%) Windows 7
4 29 (25.66%) Linux
5 28 (24.78%) Windows XP
6 26 (23.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (21.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (9.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (6.19%) Windows 8
10 5 (4.42%) Windows Vista
11 4 (3.54%) Windows Phone
12 3 (2.65%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (1.77%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.88%) Android
14 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (36.28%) ITIL
2 16 (14.16%) Configuration Management
3 14 (12.39%) Incident Management
4 10 (8.85%) Vulnerability Management
4 10 (8.85%) Penetration Testing
5 8 (7.08%) Migration
6 7 (6.19%) Project Management
7 6 (5.31%) Service Management
8 5 (4.42%) Information Security
9 4 (3.54%) Network Load Balancing
9 4 (3.54%) Problem Management
9 4 (3.54%) Network Management
9 4 (3.54%) Change Management
10 3 (2.65%) ITSM
10 3 (2.65%) Data Security
10 3 (2.65%) Change Control
10 3 (2.65%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (2.65%) Mobile Device Management
11 2 (1.77%) Release Management
11 2 (1.77%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.70%) SQL
2 5 (4.42%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.88%) C
3 1 (0.88%) VBScript
3 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (31.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (28.32%) MCSE
3 22 (19.47%) MCP
4 16 (14.16%) MCSA
5 15 (13.27%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (11.50%) CCNA
7 10 (8.85%) CISSP
7 10 (8.85%) CEH
8 6 (5.31%) MCITP
9 5 (4.42%) MCDST
9 5 (4.42%) MCTS
10 4 (3.54%) CCNP
11 3 (2.65%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.88%) Degree
12 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.65%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.77%) SLA
3 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.85%) vSphere
1 10 (8.85%) UAG
2 7 (6.19%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.77%) ISA Server
4 2 (1.77%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.88%) XenApp
5 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 36 (31.86%) SCCM
2 10 (8.85%) Nessus
3 4 (3.54%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.77%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 72 (63.72%) Microsoft
2 44 (38.94%) VMware
3 26 (23.01%) Citrix
4 16 (14.16%) Cisco
5 12 (10.62%) Red Hat
6 10 (8.85%) McAfee
6 10 (8.85%) Qualys
7 7 (6.19%) Symantec
8 5 (4.42%) Apple
9 4 (3.54%) NetApp
9 4 (3.54%) Lotus
9 4 (3.54%) Oracle
9 4 (3.54%) HP
10 3 (2.65%) Dell
11 2 (1.77%) Kaseya
12 1 (0.88%) SOTI
12 1 (0.88%) Veeam
12 1 (0.88%) EMC
12 1 (0.88%) SAP
12 1 (0.88%) Juniper
Crawley
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £25 - £28 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £1 per day + market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £127.5 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £120 - £130 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Sussex
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 14 days ago