The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 22 June 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.

Microsoft Active Directory
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 7 11
Rank change year-on-year -38 +4  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 26 79 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 6.09% 16.46% 9.72%
As % of the System Software category 48.15% 77.45% 71.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 21 24
Median daily rate £325 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £120 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £425 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 49 20
Median hourly rate £13.73 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.77% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.00 £16.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.00 £21.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  

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 Essex with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 54 102 87
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 12.65% 21.25% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 35 38
Median daily rate £425 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £195 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 53 25
Median hourly rate £13.75 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -13.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £27.90 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Essex

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Essex over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Essex

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Essex

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Colchester -1 8 £400 +128.57%
Chelmsford 0 2 £200 -42.85% 1
Basildon +6 1 £130 -
Thurrock - 1 - -
Active Directory
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Essex region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 30 (61.22%) Windows
2 23 (46.94%) Microsoft
3 21 (42.86%) ITIL
4 15 (30.61%) Microsoft Office
5 12 (24.49%) Windows 7
6 10 (20.41%) SCCM
6 10 (20.41%) Windows Server
6 10 (20.41%) Finance
7 9 (18.37%) Service Management
7 9 (18.37%) Cisco
8 8 (16.33%) Terminal Services
8 8 (16.33%) SLA
8 8 (16.33%) ITSM
8 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (16.33%) Windows 10
9 7 (14.29%) VMware
10 6 (12.24%) Automotive
10 6 (12.24%) Legal
10 6 (12.24%) Risk Management
10 6 (12.24%) DameWare
10 6 (12.24%) DHCP
10 6 (12.24%) DNS
10 6 (12.24%) SQL
10 6 (12.24%) WebEx
10 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (10.20%) Hyper-V
11 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (10.20%) Linux
11 5 (10.20%) MS Exchange
11 5 (10.20%) Clustering

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 5 (10.20%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.08%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.08%) IIS
3 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.08%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (30.61%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.12%) InfoPath
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Teamcenter
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Office 365
2 2 (4.08%) G Suite
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.08%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.04%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) DHCP
1 6 (12.24%) DNS
1 6 (12.24%) WebEx
2 4 (8.16%) Firewall
2 4 (8.16%) SAN
3 2 (4.08%) Internet
3 2 (4.08%) LAN
3 2 (4.08%) VoIP
4 1 (2.04%) LDAP
4 1 (2.04%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.04%) VPN
4 1 (2.04%) WAN
4 1 (2.04%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
1 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) AccuRev
1 2 (4.08%) Ant
1 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
1 2 (4.08%) Eclipse
1 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.08%) Gradle
1 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.08%) JUnit
1 2 (4.08%) Maven
1 2 (4.08%) Selenium
1 2 (4.08%) SoapUI
1 2 (4.08%) Subversion
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Automotive
2 6 (12.24%) Legal
3 3 (6.12%) Marketing
4 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.08%) Publishing
5 1 (2.04%) Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Billing
5 1 (2.04%) Law
5 1 (2.04%) Retail
5 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Analyst
2 9 (18.37%) Support Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) IT Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) IT Support
4 5 (10.20%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Coordinator
5 4 (8.16%) Service Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Technical Coordinator
6 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (6.12%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) Ajax
1 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
1 2 (4.08%) CSS
1 2 (4.08%) EclipseLink
1 2 (4.08%) Ext JS
1 2 (4.08%) HTML
1 2 (4.08%) Java SE
1 2 (4.08%) JAX-WS
1 2 (4.08%) JPA
1 2 (4.08%) jQuery
1 2 (4.08%) JSR 170
1 2 (4.08%) SAML
1 2 (4.08%) SOAP
1 2 (4.08%) Spring
1 2 (4.08%) Spring MVC
1 2 (4.08%) Struts
1 2 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (4.08%) Web Services
1 2 (4.08%) XHTML
1 2 (4.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.20%) Clustering
3 3 (6.12%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (6.12%) Driving Licence
3 3 (6.12%) HTC Vive
3 3 (6.12%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (6.12%) Replication
4 2 (4.08%) iPad
4 2 (4.08%) iPhone
4 2 (4.08%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) NHS
5 1 (2.04%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 30 (61.22%) Windows
2 12 (24.49%) Windows 7
3 10 (20.41%) Windows Server
4 8 (16.33%) Windows 10
5 5 (10.20%) Linux
5 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.12%) Windows 8
6 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.12%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.08%) Mac OS
7 2 (4.08%) Solaris
7 2 (4.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) ITIL
2 9 (18.37%) Service Management
3 8 (16.33%) ITSM
4 6 (12.24%) Risk Management
5 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.16%) Incident Management
5 4 (8.16%) Information Security
5 4 (8.16%) IT Strategy
5 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.12%) Change Control
6 3 (6.12%) Contingency Planning
6 3 (6.12%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (6.12%) Data Protection
6 3 (6.12%) Hardware Maintenance
6 3 (6.12%) Migration
6 3 (6.12%) Project Management
7 2 (4.08%) B2C
7 2 (4.08%) CAD
7 2 (4.08%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) Java
2 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.08%) MCITP
2 2 (4.08%) MCTS
3 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.04%) MCSA
3 1 (2.04%) MCSE
3 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.04%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) SLA
2 3 (6.12%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) Terminal Services
2 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.20%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) SCCM
2 6 (12.24%) DameWare
3 2 (4.08%) SCOM
3 2 (4.08%) WSUS
3 2 (4.08%) ZENworks
4 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (46.94%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.37%) Cisco
3 7 (14.29%) VMware
4 3 (6.12%) Apple
4 3 (6.12%) BMC
4 3 (6.12%) HP
4 3 (6.12%) ServiceNow
5 2 (4.08%) Adobe
5 2 (4.08%) Autodesk
5 2 (4.08%) Citrix
5 2 (4.08%) Google
5 2 (4.08%) IBM
5 2 (4.08%) MobileIron
5 2 (4.08%) SAP
6 1 (2.04%) Infor
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle
6 1 (2.04%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.04%) Sophos
6 1 (2.04%) Veeam
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