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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 7 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 10 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 59 42 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 10.37% 12.50% 9.41%
As % of the System Software category 81.94% 79.25% 71.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 28 20
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £175 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £375 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 8
Average hourly rate £14.88 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.84% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.47 £21.00 £18.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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 53 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 12.65% 15.77% 13.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 38 27
Average daily rate £303 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 9
Average hourly rate £15.75 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.92 £21.00 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
- +4.76%

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 7 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 7 May 2015.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram 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 7 May 2015. 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
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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 +5 19 £413 +122.97% 4
Worthing -11 7 £213 -29.16% 1
Haywards Heath - 5 - -
Gatwick -16 3 £205 -6.81% 1
Littlehampton - 3 £250 -
Burgess Hill - 1 £265 - 1
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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.

1 101 (88.60%) Windows
2 77 (67.54%) Microsoft
3 61 (53.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (44.74%) ITIL
5 48 (42.11%) MS Exchange
6 40 (35.09%) VMware
7 38 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (29.82%) SCCM
9 32 (28.07%) DNS
10 30 (26.32%) HP
10 30 (26.32%) SAN
10 30 (26.32%) IIS
11 28 (24.56%) VMware Infrastructure
11 28 (24.56%) Windows 7
12 27 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
13 26 (22.81%) MS Office
13 26 (22.81%) Hyper-V
14 22 (19.30%) SQL
14 22 (19.30%) MCSE
14 22 (19.30%) SharePoint
15 21 (18.42%) DHCP
15 21 (18.42%) SQL Server
16 19 (16.67%) MCP
16 19 (16.67%) MS Excel
16 19 (16.67%) Clustering
16 19 (16.67%) Office 365
17 18 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
18 16 (14.04%) Windows Server 2003
19 14 (12.28%) Citrix
19 14 (12.28%) WSUS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 48 (42.11%) MS Exchange
2 30 (26.32%) IIS
3 22 (19.30%) SharePoint
4 18 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (10.53%) Lync
6 11 (9.65%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (6.14%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (4.39%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (1.75%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.88%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.88%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 26 (22.81%) MS Office
2 19 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.39%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.75%) MS Project
5 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 19 (16.67%) Office 365
2 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.39%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.39%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (4.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (28.07%) DNS
2 30 (26.32%) SAN
3 21 (18.42%) DHCP
4 13 (11.40%) Firewall
5 10 (8.77%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (7.02%) Wireless
7 7 (6.14%) TCP/IP
8 6 (5.26%) Internet
8 6 (5.26%) WAN
9 5 (4.39%) VoIP
9 5 (4.39%) VPN
10 4 (3.51%) LAN
11 1 (0.88%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.88%) SNMP
11 1 (0.88%) DMZ
11 1 (0.88%) Intranet
11 1 (0.88%) BT 21CN
11 1 (0.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (4.39%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Visual Studio
1 5 (4.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (7.89%) Finance
2 6 (5.26%) Back Office
3 4 (3.51%) Online Betting
4 1 (0.88%) Law
4 1 (0.88%) Legal
4 1 (0.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 38 (33.33%) Analyst
2 19 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 18 (15.79%) Support Analyst
4 16 (14.04%) Server Engineer
5 15 (13.16%) 3rd Line Support
6 14 (12.28%) Desktop Support
7 13 (11.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (9.65%) Support Engineer
9 10 (8.77%) Service Analyst
9 10 (8.77%) Service Desk Analyst
10 9 (7.89%) Architect
11 7 (6.14%) Administrator
11 7 (6.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 7 (6.14%) IT Support
11 7 (6.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
12 6 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
13 5 (4.39%) Consultant
13 5 (4.39%) Developer
13 5 (4.39%) 2nd Line Support
13 5 (4.39%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.39%) .NET
1 5 (4.39%) ASP.NET
1 5 (4.39%) MDX
2 1 (0.88%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.67%) Clustering
2 7 (6.14%) Blackberry
3 6 (5.26%) Private Cloud
4 5 (4.39%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.39%) NHS
4 5 (4.39%) PKI
4 5 (4.39%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.51%) iPad
6 3 (2.63%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.63%) iPhone
7 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 101 (88.60%) Windows
2 61 (53.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (24.56%) Windows 7
5 16 (14.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (11.40%) Windows XP
7 12 (10.53%) Linux
8 5 (4.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.63%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.63%) Android
9 3 (2.63%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.88%) HPUX
10 1 (0.88%) UNIX
10 1 (0.88%) VMS
10 1 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (44.74%) ITIL
2 12 (10.53%) Configuration Management
3 11 (9.65%) Migration
4 8 (7.02%) Incident Management
5 7 (6.14%) ITIL V3
6 6 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (4.39%) Information Security
7 5 (4.39%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (4.39%) B2B
7 5 (4.39%) Load Balancing
7 5 (4.39%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (4.39%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (4.39%) Coaching
8 4 (3.51%) E-Commerce
8 4 (3.51%) Change Management
9 3 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (2.63%) CRM
9 3 (2.63%) Software Engineering
10 2 (1.75%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (1.75%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (19.30%) SQL
2 13 (11.40%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.26%) VBScript
4 5 (4.39%) T-SQL
4 5 (4.39%) C#
4 5 (4.39%) X++
Qualifications
1 27 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (19.30%) MCSE
3 19 (16.67%) MCP
4 11 (9.65%) MCSA
5 9 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (7.89%) Security Cleared
6 6 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 6 (5.26%) MCITP
7 5 (4.39%) CEH
7 5 (4.39%) CISSP
7 5 (4.39%) CCNA
7 5 (4.39%) MCTS
7 5 (4.39%) Degree
8 1 (0.88%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.88%) MCDST
8 1 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) P3O
System Software
1 28 (24.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (22.81%) Hyper-V
3 9 (7.89%) vSphere
4 7 (6.14%) VMware ESX
4 7 (6.14%) UAG
5 2 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.88%) VMware GSX
6 1 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.88%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 34 (29.82%) SCCM
2 14 (12.28%) WSUS
3 5 (4.39%) Nessus
4 4 (3.51%) SCOM
5 2 (1.75%) SCSM
6 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.88%) MOM
6 1 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.88%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.88%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.88%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 77 (67.54%) Microsoft
2 40 (35.09%) VMware
3 30 (26.32%) HP
4 14 (12.28%) Citrix
5 12 (10.53%) Dell
6 11 (9.65%) Cisco
7 6 (5.26%) Avaya
7 6 (5.26%) McAfee
8 5 (4.39%) IBM
8 5 (4.39%) Red Hat
8 5 (4.39%) Qualys
8 5 (4.39%) Tableau
8 5 (4.39%) Sonus
9 4 (3.51%) Apple
10 3 (2.63%) SAP
10 3 (2.63%) Rackspace
11 2 (1.75%) Lotus
12 1 (0.88%) BT
12 1 (0.88%) CommVault
12 1 (0.88%) Veritas