The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 11 20 3
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 3 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 5.00% 2.97% 20.34%
As % of the System Software category 60.00% 100.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 11
Average daily rate
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£333 £393 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.28% +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £359 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £427 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.87 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.51% -3.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Woking region.

System Software Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 8.33% 2.97% 30.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 17
Average daily rate £260 £393 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.75% +20.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Woking region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Woking

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Woking region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Woking

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Woking

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Woking region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Woking

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Woking region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (37.50%) Apple
4 3 (37.50%) LAN
4 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) SCCM
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Clustering
5 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) NAS
5 2 (25.00%) SLA
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 2 (25.00%) VPN
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (12.50%) MPLS
6 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (12.50%) HP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 2 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Services Delivery Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (37.50%) Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) PKI
3 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
3 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
3 1 (12.50%) iPad
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Replication
3 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PMP
1 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) DFS Replication
2 1 (12.50%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Apple
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow