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 24 July 2016 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 19 15 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 50 55 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 7.14% 10.87% 23.99%
As % of the System Software category 69.44% 80.88% 97.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 30 60
Median daily rate £240 £210 £223
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £120 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £401 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 13
Median hourly rate £32.50 £16.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.12% +1.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Active Directory
South East

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
72 68 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 10.29% 13.44% 24.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 38 61
Median daily rate £365 £344 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.18% +56.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £120 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £435 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 13
Median hourly rate £32.50 £16.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.96% +4.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +9.67%

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 24 July 2016.

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 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Crawley +6 27 £325 -19.95% 4
Worthing -13 10 £168 +39.58%
Horsham +1 2 £130 -35.00%
Gatwick -13 2 £123 +2.08% 3
Burgess Hill - 1 £275 -
East Grinstead - 1 £355 -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 70 (80.46%) Windows
2 44 (50.57%) Microsoft
3 34 (39.08%) Windows Server
4 25 (28.74%) VMware
5 24 (27.59%) ITIL
5 24 (27.59%) Windows 7
6 23 (26.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (25.29%) MS Office
7 22 (25.29%) MS Exchange
8 21 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (21.84%) MS Excel
9 19 (21.84%) Finance
10 18 (20.69%) Firewall
11 15 (17.24%) SCCM
12 14 (16.09%) LAN
13 13 (14.94%) Windows 10
14 12 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
14 12 (13.79%) Office 365
14 12 (13.79%) PowerShell
15 11 (12.64%) WAN
15 11 (12.64%) TCP/IP
15 11 (12.64%) Windows XP
15 11 (12.64%) Citrix
15 11 (12.64%) CISSP
15 11 (12.64%) Information Security
16 10 (11.49%) HP
16 10 (11.49%) SLA
16 10 (11.49%) SharePoint
16 10 (11.49%) Security Cleared
17 9 (10.34%) Migration

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 22 (25.29%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.49%) SharePoint
3 8 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.60%) IIS
4 4 (4.60%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.45%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.15%) Apache
7 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 22 (25.29%) MS Office
2 19 (21.84%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.79%) Office 365
2 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.60%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.45%) IaaS
4 3 (3.45%) Mimecast
4 3 (3.45%) Yammer
5 1 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.69%) Firewall
2 14 (16.09%) LAN
3 11 (12.64%) TCP/IP
3 11 (12.64%) WAN
4 8 (9.20%) DHCP
4 8 (9.20%) DNS
5 6 (6.90%) Internet
6 5 (5.75%) SAN
6 5 (5.75%) VPN
7 4 (4.60%) BIG-IP
7 4 (4.60%) Extranet
7 4 (4.60%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (3.45%) IP Telephony
8 3 (3.45%) Unified Communications
9 2 (2.30%) 3G
9 2 (2.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 2 (2.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (2.30%) ICMP
9 2 (2.30%) LDAP
9 2 (2.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (21.84%) Finance
2 2 (2.30%) Back Office
2 2 (2.30%) Online Betting
2 2 (2.30%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (45.98%) Analyst
2 17 (19.54%) Service Analyst
2 17 (19.54%) Service Desk Analyst
3 11 (12.64%) Security Analyst
3 11 (12.64%) Support Analyst
4 9 (10.34%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (10.34%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (9.20%) Active Directory Analyst
5 8 (9.20%) IT Analyst
6 7 (8.05%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (8.05%) Infrastructure Support
6 7 (8.05%) IT Support
7 6 (6.90%) Consultant
7 6 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) Desktop Support
7 6 (6.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 6 (6.90%) Team Leader
8 5 (5.75%) Applications Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.30%) REST
1 2 (2.30%) SOAP
2 1 (1.15%) .NET
2 1 (1.15%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.79%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (9.20%) PKI
3 7 (8.05%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.75%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.60%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.45%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.30%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.30%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.30%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.15%) Clustering
8 1 (1.15%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 70 (80.46%) Windows
2 34 (39.08%) Windows Server
3 24 (27.59%) Windows 7
4 23 (26.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (24.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (14.94%) Windows 10
7 11 (12.64%) Windows XP
8 7 (8.05%) Windows 8
9 6 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (5.75%) Linux
11 3 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (2.30%) Mac OS
12 2 (2.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.59%) ITIL
2 11 (12.64%) Information Security
3 9 (10.34%) Migration
4 8 (9.20%) Security Management
5 7 (8.05%) Service Delivery
6 6 (6.90%) Change Management
6 6 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (5.75%) Application Packaging
8 4 (4.60%) Change Control
8 4 (4.60%) Coaching
8 4 (4.60%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.60%) E-Commerce
8 4 (4.60%) ISMS
8 4 (4.60%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (4.60%) Security Auditing
8 4 (4.60%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (3.45%) Data Loss Prevention
9 3 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.45%) Email Filtering
9 3 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.79%) PowerShell
2 8 (9.20%) VBScript
3 3 (3.45%) SQL
4 2 (2.30%) Tcl
5 1 (1.15%) C#
5 1 (1.15%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (12.64%) CISSP
2 10 (11.49%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (8.05%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.60%) CISA
4 4 (4.60%) CRISC
4 4 (4.60%) MCSA
4 4 (4.60%) MCSE
4 4 (4.60%) SANS
4 4 (4.60%) SSCP
5 3 (3.45%) MCP
6 1 (1.15%) CCNA
6 1 (1.15%) CCNP
6 1 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.49%) SLA
2 8 (9.20%) PCI DSS
3 7 (8.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (4.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (9.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.05%) BitLocker
3 4 (4.60%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.60%) XenApp
4 3 (3.45%) ISA Server
4 3 (3.45%) XenServer
5 2 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.30%) vSphere
6 1 (1.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (17.24%) SCCM
2 4 (4.60%) AirWatch
2 4 (4.60%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (4.60%) WSUS
3 3 (3.45%) MOM
4 1 (1.15%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.15%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 44 (50.57%) Microsoft
2 25 (28.74%) VMware
3 11 (12.64%) Citrix
4 10 (11.49%) HP
5 8 (9.20%) Cisco
5 8 (9.20%) Intel Security
6 7 (8.05%) Blue Coat
7 5 (5.75%) Dell
8 4 (4.60%) F5
8 4 (4.60%) Qualys
8 4 (4.60%) Splunk
9 3 (3.45%) 3PAR
9 3 (3.45%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.45%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.30%) Apple
10 2 (2.30%) IBM
10 2 (2.30%) Meraki
10 2 (2.30%) Remedy
11 1 (1.15%) EMC
11 1 (1.15%) NetApp