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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 13 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 6 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 7.06% 8.60% 10.00%
As % of the System Software category 54.55% 80.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 4
Average daily rate
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£130 £350 £209
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.85% +67.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £135.00 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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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
11 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 12.94% 10.75% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 4
Average daily rate £300 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £269 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £135.00 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) Citrix
3 7 (50.00%) LAN
3 7 (50.00%) WAN
3 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 6 (42.86%) MS Office
5 5 (35.71%) Blackberry
5 5 (35.71%) Wireless
5 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
5 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
6 4 (28.57%) DHCP
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco
6 4 (28.57%) SCCM
6 4 (28.57%) XenApp
7 3 (21.43%) Marketing
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
7 3 (21.43%) MCP
7 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
7 3 (21.43%) DNS
7 3 (21.43%) Apple
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (14.29%) Project Management
8 2 (14.29%) Smartphone
8 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (14.29%) Clustering
8 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (14.29%) MPLS
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Office
2 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) LAN
1 7 (50.00%) WAN
2 5 (35.71%) Wireless
3 4 (28.57%) DHCP
4 3 (21.43%) DNS
5 2 (14.29%) MPLS
5 2 (14.29%) VoIP
5 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 2 (14.29%) VPN
5 2 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (7.14%) NAS
6 1 (7.14%) Firewall
6 1 (7.14%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support
3 3 (21.43%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) IT Operations Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Services Delivery Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Blackberry
2 2 (14.29%) Smartphone
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) iPad
3 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
3 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) MCP
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) A+ Certification
2 2 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) MCSA
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) XenApp
2 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco
4 3 (21.43%) Apple
5 2 (14.29%) HP
6 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
6 1 (7.14%) Polycom
6 1 (7.14%) LANDesk
6 1 (7.14%) Dell
6 1 (7.14%) Avaya
6 1 (7.14%) CommVault
6 1 (7.14%) McAfee