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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 24 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 41 59 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 5.74% 11.15% 19.41%
As % of the System Software category 62.12% 74.68% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 38 50
Median daily rate £273 £295 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.62% +34.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £120 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £300 £282
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 16
Median hourly rate £55.00 £16.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+243.75% +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
66 79 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 9.24% 14.93% 21.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 54 55
Median daily rate £365 £338 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £142 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £413 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 16
Median hourly rate £55.00 £16.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+243.75% +1.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +8 23 £300 -20.00%
Worthing -9 6 £200 +66.66% 1
Horsham +1 2 £228 -39.33%
Gatwick -15 2 £123 +2.08% 1
Burgess Hill - 1 £275 - 1
Chichester - 1 £233 -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 73 (82.02%) Windows
2 50 (56.18%) Microsoft
3 41 (46.07%) Windows Server
4 29 (32.58%) VMware
5 25 (28.09%) ITIL
5 25 (28.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (28.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (26.97%) Windows 7
6 24 (26.97%) MS Exchange
7 19 (21.35%) MS Excel
7 19 (21.35%) MS Office
8 18 (20.22%) Firewall
8 18 (20.22%) Finance
9 17 (19.10%) PowerShell
10 16 (17.98%) SCCM
11 15 (16.85%) Office 365
12 14 (15.73%) Windows 10
12 14 (15.73%) Migration
12 14 (15.73%) LAN
12 14 (15.73%) HP
13 13 (14.61%) Citrix
14 12 (13.48%) TCP/IP
14 12 (13.48%) SLA
15 11 (12.36%) CISSP
15 11 (12.36%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (12.36%) SharePoint
15 11 (12.36%) Information Security
15 11 (12.36%) Enterprise Software
15 11 (12.36%) Microsoft Azure

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 24 (26.97%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.36%) SharePoint
3 10 (11.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.49%) IIS
4 4 (4.49%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.37%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.12%) Apache
7 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (21.35%) MS Excel
1 19 (21.35%) MS Office
2 2 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.85%) Office 365
2 11 (12.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.49%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (3.37%) IaaS
5 3 (3.37%) Mimecast
5 3 (3.37%) Yammer
6 1 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.22%) Firewall
2 14 (15.73%) LAN
3 12 (13.48%) TCP/IP
4 10 (11.24%) DNS
4 10 (11.24%) WAN
5 9 (10.11%) DHCP
6 7 (7.87%) SAN
7 6 (6.74%) Internet
8 4 (4.49%) VPN
8 4 (4.49%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (3.37%) BIG-IP
9 3 (3.37%) IP Telephony
9 3 (3.37%) Unified Communications
10 2 (2.25%) 3G
10 2 (2.25%) ADSL
10 2 (2.25%) Broadband
10 2 (2.25%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.25%) NAS
10 2 (2.25%) VoIP
10 2 (2.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.37%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (20.22%) Finance
2 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.25%) Back Office
3 2 (2.25%) Online Betting
4 1 (1.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (38.20%) Analyst
2 13 (14.61%) Service Analyst
2 13 (14.61%) Service Desk Analyst
3 11 (12.36%) Security Analyst
4 7 (7.87%) Active Directory Analyst
5 6 (6.74%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (6.74%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (6.74%) Consultant
5 6 (6.74%) IT Analyst
5 6 (6.74%) Server Engineer
5 6 (6.74%) Support Analyst
5 6 (6.74%) Team Leader
6 5 (5.62%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (5.62%) Applications Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Infrastructure Support
6 5 (5.62%) IT Support
6 5 (5.62%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
6 5 (5.62%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.12%) .NET
1 1 (1.12%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (1.12%) REST
1 1 (1.12%) SOAP
1 1 (1.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.36%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (8.99%) PKI
3 7 (7.87%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.62%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.49%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.37%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.25%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.25%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.12%) Clustering
8 1 (1.12%) Fintech
8 1 (1.12%) NHS
8 1 (1.12%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 73 (82.02%) Windows
2 41 (46.07%) Windows Server
3 25 (28.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (28.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (26.97%) Windows 7
5 14 (15.73%) Windows 10
6 11 (12.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (8.99%) Windows XP
8 7 (7.87%) Windows 8
9 6 (6.74%) Linux
10 3 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.25%) Mac OS
11 2 (2.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.09%) ITIL
2 14 (15.73%) Migration
3 11 (12.36%) Information Security
4 8 (8.99%) Security Management
5 7 (7.87%) Service Delivery
6 6 (6.74%) Change Management
6 6 (6.74%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (5.62%) Application Packaging
8 4 (4.49%) Change Control
8 4 (4.49%) Configuration Management
8 4 (4.49%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.49%) E-Commerce
8 4 (4.49%) ISMS
8 4 (4.49%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (4.49%) Security Auditing
8 4 (4.49%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (3.37%) Data Loss Prevention
9 3 (3.37%) Email Filtering
9 3 (3.37%) ITIL V3
9 3 (3.37%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.10%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.99%) VBScript
3 3 (3.37%) SQL
4 1 (1.12%) C#
4 1 (1.12%) Java
4 1 (1.12%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 11 (12.36%) CISSP
1 11 (12.36%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (12.36%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.99%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.62%) MCP
3 5 (5.62%) MCSA
4 4 (4.49%) CISA
4 4 (4.49%) CRISC
4 4 (4.49%) MCSE
4 4 (4.49%) SANS
4 4 (4.49%) SSCP
5 2 (2.25%) CCNP
5 2 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.12%) CCNA
6 1 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.48%) SLA
2 9 (10.11%) PCI DSS
3 7 (7.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (4.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.87%) BitLocker
3 6 (6.74%) Hyper-V
3 6 (6.74%) XenApp
4 4 (4.49%) vSphere
5 3 (3.37%) ISA Server
5 3 (3.37%) XenServer
6 2 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (17.98%) SCCM
2 5 (5.62%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (4.49%) AirWatch
3 4 (4.49%) WSUS
4 3 (3.37%) MOM
5 2 (2.25%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.12%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.12%) SCOM
6 1 (1.12%) SCSM
6 1 (1.12%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 50 (56.18%) Microsoft
2 29 (32.58%) VMware
3 14 (15.73%) HP
4 13 (14.61%) Citrix
5 9 (10.11%) Cisco
5 9 (10.11%) Intel Security
6 7 (7.87%) Blue Coat
6 7 (7.87%) Dell
7 4 (4.49%) Qualys
7 4 (4.49%) Splunk
8 3 (3.37%) 3PAR
8 3 (3.37%) F5
8 3 (3.37%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.37%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.25%) Apple
9 2 (2.25%) IBM
9 2 (2.25%) Meraki
9 2 (2.25%) Remedy
10 1 (1.12%) BMC
10 1 (1.12%) ProCurve