The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
South East / East Sussex
Rank 28 16 25
Rank change year-on-year -12 +9  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 7 25 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 3.33% 8.59% 6.25%
As % of the System Software category 58.33% 83.33% 58.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 8
Median daily rate £275 £320 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.06% +13.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £268 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £331 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -3.12% +6.66%  
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 East Sussex with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 12 30 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 5.71% 10.31% 10.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 17
Median daily rate £313 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.34% -14.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £258 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £363 £453
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 East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex 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 East Sussex

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in East Sussex

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in East Sussex over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in East Sussex

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in East Sussex

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -9 5 £425 +30.76% 5
Uckfield - 1 £275 -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
4 6 (54.55%) VMware
4 6 (54.55%) Office 365
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (45.45%) MS Office
6 4 (36.36%) DNS
6 4 (36.36%) DHCP
6 4 (36.36%) Citrix
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (27.27%) Migration
7 3 (27.27%) SCCM
7 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
7 3 (27.27%) LAN
7 3 (27.27%) WAN
7 3 (27.27%) SQL
8 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 2 (18.18%) Linux
8 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 2 (18.18%) Cisco
8 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (18.18%) Clustering
8 2 (18.18%) vSphere
8 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (18.18%) vCloud
8 2 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (18.18%) CentOS
8 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex 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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Office 365
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) DHCP
1 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) LAN
2 3 (27.27%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
4 1 (9.09%) MPLS
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Migration Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Migration Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
2 1 (9.09%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) CentOS
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
6 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
2 1 (9.09%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
2 1 (9.09%) IT Asset Management
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
1 2 (18.18%) vCloud
1 2 (18.18%) vSphere
1 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) WSUS
3 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) EMC
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Meraki
5 1 (9.09%) Remedy