The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 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 25 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
West Sussex / Gatwick
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 12 14
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 5.45% 6.76% 6.56%
As % of the System Software category 33.33% 33.33% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Median daily rate £300 £198 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.89% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
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 Gatwick with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Gatwick
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 9 15 8
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 16.36% 20.27% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 0
Median daily rate £379 £365 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.76% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.27% +25.71%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gatwick 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 Gatwick

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Gatwick

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Gatwick over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Gatwick

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 25 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft