The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
East Sussex / Brighton
Rank 24 14 29
Rank change year-on-year -10 +15  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 4 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 2.96% 8.47% 4.07%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 88.89% 52.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
Median daily rate £425 £325 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.76% +15.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £308 £323 £300
% change year-on-year -4.65% +7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Brighton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4 18 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 2.96% 9.52% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 5
Median daily rate £425 £325 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.76% -1.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -61.78%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton citing Active Directory as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Brighton

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Brighton

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Brighton

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Brighton region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) WSUS
3 2 (33.33%) Clustering
3 2 (33.33%) CentOS
3 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (33.33%) vCloud
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (16.67%) Creative Problem-Solving

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Migration Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Migration Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) CentOS
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) vCloud
1 2 (33.33%) vSphere
1 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
1 2 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) HP