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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 18 3 15
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 48 82 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 9.72% 22.34% 8.59%
As % of the System Software category 72.73% 94.25% 65.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 61 12
Average daily rate
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£250 £220 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -32.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £363 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £269 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.52% -2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 10
Average hourly rate £15.75 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.60 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £16.45 £23.21
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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 87 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 13.36% 23.71% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 65 24
Average daily rate £350 £220 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -37.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £363 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 12
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.60 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £16.45 £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 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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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 -10 13 £406 +70.94% 5
Gatwick -6 7 £120 -45.45% 2
Littlehampton +1 3 £275 -
Worthing -17 3 - - 1
Haywards Heath - 1 £350 - 2
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 112 (93.33%) Windows
2 74 (61.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 63 (52.50%) Microsoft
4 56 (46.67%) VMware
5 53 (44.17%) ITIL
6 50 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 42 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 42 (35.00%) Windows 7
8 39 (32.50%) DNS
9 38 (31.67%) HP
10 32 (26.67%) Hyper-V
11 31 (25.83%) MS Exchange
12 30 (25.00%) SAN
13 29 (24.17%) DHCP
13 29 (24.17%) IIS
13 29 (24.17%) SCCM
14 25 (20.83%) SQL Server
14 25 (20.83%) PowerShell
15 23 (19.17%) Office 365
16 22 (18.33%) SQL
17 20 (16.67%) SharePoint
18 19 (15.83%) Clustering
18 19 (15.83%) Windows Server 2003
19 17 (14.17%) MS Office
19 17 (14.17%) WSUS
20 16 (13.33%) Finance
21 15 (12.50%) Back Office
21 15 (12.50%) MS Excel
21 15 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
21 15 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 31 (25.83%) MS Exchange
2 29 (24.17%) IIS
3 20 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 15 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (5.00%) Lync
8 5 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.83%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.83%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.83%) Apache
9 1 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (14.17%) MS Office
2 15 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.67%) MS Project
4 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 23 (19.17%) Office 365
2 7 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.00%) IaaS
4 4 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.67%) SaaS
5 2 (1.67%) PaaS
6 1 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 39 (32.50%) DNS
2 30 (25.00%) SAN
3 29 (24.17%) DHCP
4 7 (5.83%) Firewall
4 7 (5.83%) VPN
5 6 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (5.00%) Internet
6 4 (3.33%) LAN
7 3 (2.50%) WAN
8 2 (1.67%) NAS
8 2 (1.67%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.67%) VLAN
8 2 (1.67%) WLAN
8 2 (1.67%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.83%) DMZ
9 1 (0.83%) Intranet
9 1 (0.83%) BT 21CN
9 1 (0.83%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.67%) Big Data
6 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 7 (5.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.83%) MSI
3 1 (0.83%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.83%) AdminStudio
General
1 16 (13.33%) Finance
2 15 (12.50%) Back Office
3 9 (7.50%) Online Betting
4 1 (0.83%) Local Government
4 1 (0.83%) French Language
Job Titles
1 45 (37.50%) Analyst
2 26 (21.67%) Support Analyst
3 20 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 19 (15.83%) 3rd Line Support
5 17 (14.17%) Server Engineer
6 14 (11.67%) Desktop Support
7 13 (10.83%) Service Analyst
7 13 (10.83%) Service Desk Analyst
8 12 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (9.17%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 10 (8.33%) Support Engineer
11 8 (6.67%) Administrator
11 8 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
12 7 (5.83%) IT Support
12 7 (5.83%) 2nd Line Support
13 6 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
14 5 (4.17%) SQL Developer
14 5 (4.17%) Architect
14 5 (4.17%) Developer
14 5 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.00%) .NET
2 5 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 5 (4.17%) MDX
3 2 (1.67%) COM+
4 1 (0.83%) ActiveX
4 1 (0.83%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.83%) Clustering
2 10 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 5 (4.17%) Data Structures
3 5 (4.17%) Private Cloud
3 5 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.33%) PKI
5 3 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.50%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.67%) NHS
6 2 (1.67%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.67%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.83%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.83%) iPad
7 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.83%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 112 (93.33%) Windows
2 74 (61.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 42 (35.00%) Windows 7
5 19 (15.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (7.50%) Windows XP
7 6 (5.00%) Linux
8 5 (4.17%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.67%) Android
11 1 (0.83%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.83%) UNIX
11 1 (0.83%) HPUX
11 1 (0.83%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (44.17%) ITIL
2 13 (10.83%) Migration
3 12 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 11 (9.17%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (7.50%) Server Building
6 6 (5.00%) ITIL V3
6 6 (5.00%) Load Balancing
7 5 (4.17%) Change Management
7 5 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (3.33%) E-Commerce
8 4 (3.33%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.50%) SDLC
9 3 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (2.50%) CRM
9 3 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (1.67%) Service Delivery
10 2 (1.67%) Software Engineering
10 2 (1.67%) Mentoring
10 2 (1.67%) Coaching
10 2 (1.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 25 (20.83%) PowerShell
2 22 (18.33%) SQL
3 6 (5.00%) VBScript
4 5 (4.17%) X++
4 5 (4.17%) T-SQL
4 5 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (10.00%) MCP
3 11 (9.17%) Security Cleared
4 9 (7.50%) MCSE
5 7 (5.83%) SC Cleared
6 5 (4.17%) MCSA
6 5 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.67%) Degree
7 2 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.83%) MCITP
8 1 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) P3O
System Software
1 42 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (26.67%) Hyper-V
3 13 (10.83%) vSphere
4 8 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (5.00%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.50%) UAG
7 2 (1.67%) vCloud
8 1 (0.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.83%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.83%) XenApp
8 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.83%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 29 (24.17%) SCCM
2 17 (14.17%) WSUS
3 3 (2.50%) SCOM
4 2 (1.67%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.67%) SCSM
4 2 (1.67%) vMotion
5 1 (0.83%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.83%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 63 (52.50%) Microsoft
2 56 (46.67%) VMware
3 38 (31.67%) HP
4 13 (10.83%) Dell
5 11 (9.17%) Cisco
6 8 (6.67%) Citrix
7 6 (5.00%) IBM
8 5 (4.17%) Tableau
9 4 (3.33%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.50%) Sun
10 3 (2.50%) Rackspace
10 3 (2.50%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.67%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.67%) EMC
11 2 (1.67%) Apple
12 1 (0.83%) Sophos
12 1 (0.83%) Toshiba
12 1 (0.83%) BT
12 1 (0.83%) Adobe
12 1 (0.83%) Google