The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
South East / West Sussex
Rank 25 23 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 25 32 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 5.73% 6.03% 10.47%
As % of the System Software category 71.43% 82.05% 89.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 21
Median daily rate £190 £238 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £142 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £403 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 10
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +7.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

System Software Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
35 39 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 8.03% 7.34% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 24
Median daily rate £300 £323 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +4.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £145 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £425 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 11
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -21.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Horsham - 10 £325 - 2
Crawley +5 6 £165 +13.79% 2
Worthing - 2 £130 - 3
Haywards Heath -1 1 - -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 49 (90.74%) Windows
2 28 (51.85%) Windows Server
3 27 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (31.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (29.63%) MS Exchange
6 16 (29.63%) VMware
7 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (24.07%) Citrix
8 13 (24.07%) DNS
9 11 (20.37%) ITIL
10 10 (18.52%) MS Office
10 10 (18.52%) PowerShell
11 9 (16.67%) Office 365
11 9 (16.67%) DHCP
11 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (14.81%) Telecoms
12 8 (14.81%) Migration
12 8 (14.81%) TCP/IP
12 8 (14.81%) Linux
12 8 (14.81%) Windows 7
13 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
13 7 (12.96%) SCCM
14 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
14 6 (11.11%) BMC
14 6 (11.11%) Intel Security
14 6 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
14 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
15 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2013

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (29.63%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (7.41%) IIS
5 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.85%) Commerce Server
7 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.85%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (18.52%) MS Office
2 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.67%) Office 365
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (3.70%) IaaS
4 1 (1.85%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.07%) DNS
2 9 (16.67%) DHCP
3 8 (14.81%) TCP/IP
4 5 (9.26%) NAS
5 3 (5.56%) ADSL
5 3 (5.56%) Firewall
5 3 (5.56%) Network Security
5 3 (5.56%) SAN
5 3 (5.56%) SSL
5 3 (5.56%) VPN
6 2 (3.70%) Internet
6 2 (3.70%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.85%) LAN
7 1 (1.85%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.85%) DB2
3 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.26%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Legal
3 1 (1.85%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (1.85%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (37.04%) Analyst
2 14 (25.93%) Service Analyst
2 14 (25.93%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (16.67%) Server Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Exchange Support
7 3 (5.56%) IT Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Service Desk Support
7 3 (5.56%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Systems Support
7 3 (5.56%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Clustering
1 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Cloud
2 2 (3.70%) PKI
2 2 (3.70%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.85%) AS400
3 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.85%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.85%) Fintech
3 1 (1.85%) iSeries
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 49 (90.74%) Windows
2 28 (51.85%) Windows Server
3 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (31.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (14.81%) Linux
6 8 (14.81%) Windows 7
7 5 (9.26%) Windows 10
8 3 (5.56%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) ITIL
2 8 (14.81%) Migration
3 3 (5.56%) ITIL V3
3 3 (5.56%) Network Design
3 3 (5.56%) Server Patching
3 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.70%) DevOps
4 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
4 2 (3.70%) Server Building
4 2 (3.70%) Service Management
4 2 (3.70%) Virtual Team Management
5 1 (1.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (1.85%) Data Protection
5 1 (1.85%) Data Security
5 1 (1.85%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.85%) Information Security
5 1 (1.85%) Security Management
5 1 (1.85%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.41%) SQL
3 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.70%) Python
4 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.41%) MCP
2 4 (7.41%) MCSA
2 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (5.56%) MCSE
3 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) MCITP
4 2 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.85%) CCNP
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.85%) CISM
5 1 (1.85%) CISSP
5 1 (1.85%) Degree
5 1 (1.85%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.85%) GDPR
3 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.56%) vSphere
2 3 (5.56%) XenApp
3 2 (3.70%) UAG
4 1 (1.85%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.85%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) SCCM
2 6 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (7.41%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.70%) PowerCLI
4 2 (3.70%) Puppet
4 2 (3.70%) SCOM
5 1 (1.85%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (1.85%) SCSM
5 1 (1.85%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.85%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (29.63%) VMware
3 13 (24.07%) Citrix
4 6 (11.11%) BMC
4 6 (11.11%) Intel Security
5 5 (9.26%) HP
6 4 (7.41%) Cisco
7 3 (5.56%) Apple
7 3 (5.56%) Palo Alto
7 3 (5.56%) ServiceNow
7 3 (5.56%) SonicWALL
7 3 (5.56%) Veeam
8 2 (3.70%) Dell
8 2 (3.70%) Remedy
9 1 (1.85%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.85%) Hitachi
9 1 (1.85%) IBM
9 1 (1.85%) Lotus
9 1 (1.85%) Qualys
9 1 (1.85%) Symantec