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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 16 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 52 48 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 9.32% 14.63% 11.05%
As % of the System Software category 83.87% 84.21% 71.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 34 21
Average daily rate
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£275 £268 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.80% -37.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £130 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 7
Average hourly rate £15.75 £16.13 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% +4.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.96 £19.20 £18.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £14.50
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
62 57 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 11.11% 17.38% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 42 29
Average daily rate £295 £315 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.34% -25.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £149 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 9
Average hourly rate £17.88 £16.13 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.85% -2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.40 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.93 £19.20 £29.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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 22 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 22 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 22 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 -2 16 £413 +122.97% 1
Worthing -16 7 £173 -40.00%
Littlehampton - 4 £263 -
Gatwick -14 3 £205 -6.81% 1
Haywards Heath - 2 - - 2
Burgess Hill - 1 £265 - 1
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 102 (88.70%) Windows
2 73 (63.48%) Microsoft
3 64 (55.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (41.74%) ITIL
5 45 (39.13%) MS Exchange
6 41 (35.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 39 (33.91%) VMware
8 34 (29.57%) SCCM
9 32 (27.83%) DNS
9 32 (27.83%) HP
10 31 (26.96%) Hyper-V
11 30 (26.09%) SAN
12 29 (25.22%) IIS
13 27 (23.48%) VMware Infrastructure
13 27 (23.48%) Windows 7
14 24 (20.87%) Microsoft Certification
15 23 (20.00%) MS Office
16 21 (18.26%) SQL
16 21 (18.26%) DHCP
16 21 (18.26%) SharePoint
17 20 (17.39%) SQL Server
18 19 (16.52%) MCSE
18 19 (16.52%) Clustering
18 19 (16.52%) Office 365
19 18 (15.65%) Exchange Server 2010
19 18 (15.65%) MS Excel
19 18 (15.65%) MCP
20 15 (13.04%) PowerShell
21 14 (12.17%) WSUS
21 14 (12.17%) Windows Server 2003

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 45 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 29 (25.22%) IIS
3 21 (18.26%) SharePoint
4 18 (15.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (10.43%) Lync
6 10 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (6.96%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (6.09%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (5.22%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (4.35%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (1.74%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.87%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.87%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 23 (20.00%) MS Office
2 18 (15.65%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.48%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.74%) MS Project
5 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 19 (16.52%) Office 365
2 5 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (27.83%) DNS
2 30 (26.09%) SAN
3 21 (18.26%) DHCP
4 12 (10.43%) Firewall
5 10 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (6.09%) Wireless
7 6 (5.22%) TCP/IP
7 6 (5.22%) Internet
7 6 (5.22%) WAN
8 5 (4.35%) VoIP
8 5 (4.35%) VPN
9 4 (3.48%) LAN
10 1 (0.87%) NAS
10 1 (0.87%) BT 21CN
10 1 (0.87%) DMZ
10 1 (0.87%) Intranet
10 1 (0.87%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.87%) MSI
2 1 (0.87%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.87%) AdminStudio
General
1 9 (7.83%) Finance
2 6 (5.22%) Back Office
3 4 (3.48%) Online Betting
4 1 (0.87%) Local Government
4 1 (0.87%) Law
4 1 (0.87%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (32.17%) Analyst
2 19 (16.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 18 (15.65%) Server Engineer
3 18 (15.65%) Support Analyst
4 15 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
5 14 (12.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (11.30%) Desktop Support
7 11 (9.57%) Support Engineer
8 9 (7.83%) Service Analyst
8 9 (7.83%) Architect
8 9 (7.83%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (6.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 7 (6.09%) IT Support
9 7 (6.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 6 (5.22%) Administrator
10 6 (5.22%) Consultant
10 6 (5.22%) IT Support Analyst
11 5 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 5 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
11 5 (4.35%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.35%) MDX
1 5 (4.35%) ASP.NET
1 5 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (0.87%) Velocity
2 1 (0.87%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.52%) Clustering
2 6 (5.22%) Private Cloud
3 5 (4.35%) PKI
3 5 (4.35%) Data Structures
3 5 (4.35%) NHS
3 5 (4.35%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.48%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.61%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.61%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.74%) iPad
7 1 (0.87%) iPhone
7 1 (0.87%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 102 (88.70%) Windows
2 64 (55.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (35.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (23.48%) Windows 7
5 14 (12.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (10.43%) Windows XP
7 10 (8.70%) Linux
8 5 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.61%) Android
9 3 (2.61%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.74%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.87%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.87%) HPUX
11 1 (0.87%) UNIX
11 1 (0.87%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (41.74%) ITIL
2 12 (10.43%) Configuration Management
3 11 (9.57%) Migration
4 7 (6.09%) Incident Management
5 6 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (5.22%) ITIL V3
6 5 (4.35%) Load Balancing
6 5 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (4.35%) B2B
7 4 (3.48%) Change Management
7 4 (3.48%) Information Security
7 4 (3.48%) E-Commerce
7 4 (3.48%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (3.48%) Coaching
7 4 (3.48%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (2.61%) Software Engineering
8 3 (2.61%) CRM
8 3 (2.61%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (1.74%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (1.74%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.26%) SQL
2 15 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.22%) VBScript
4 5 (4.35%) X++
4 5 (4.35%) T-SQL
4 5 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (20.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (16.52%) MCSE
3 18 (15.65%) MCP
4 11 (9.57%) MCSA
5 9 (7.83%) Security Cleared
6 8 (6.96%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (5.22%) SC Cleared
7 6 (5.22%) MCITP
8 5 (4.35%) MCTS
9 4 (3.48%) CEH
9 4 (3.48%) CCNA
9 4 (3.48%) CISSP
9 4 (3.48%) Degree
10 1 (0.87%) MCDST
10 1 (0.87%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.22%) SLA
2 1 (0.87%) P3O
System Software
1 31 (26.96%) Hyper-V
2 27 (23.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.70%) vSphere
4 8 (6.96%) VMware ESX
5 7 (6.09%) UAG
6 2 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.87%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.87%) VMware GSX
Systems Management
1 34 (29.57%) SCCM
2 14 (12.17%) WSUS
3 4 (3.48%) Nessus
3 4 (3.48%) SCOM
4 2 (1.74%) SCSM
5 1 (0.87%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.87%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.87%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.87%) MOM
5 1 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.87%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.87%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 73 (63.48%) Microsoft
2 39 (33.91%) VMware
3 32 (27.83%) HP
4 12 (10.43%) Dell
4 12 (10.43%) Citrix
5 11 (9.57%) Cisco
6 6 (5.22%) Avaya
7 5 (4.35%) Tableau
7 5 (4.35%) Sonus
7 5 (4.35%) Red Hat
7 5 (4.35%) IBM
7 5 (4.35%) McAfee
8 4 (3.48%) Apple
8 4 (3.48%) Qualys
9 3 (2.61%) Rackspace
9 3 (2.61%) SAP
10 2 (1.74%) Lotus
11 1 (0.87%) CommVault
11 1 (0.87%) Veritas
11 1 (0.87%) Intel