The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford 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 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
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 14 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 13.59% 12.36% 14.94%
As % of the System Software category 73.68% 68.75% 92.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 10
Median daily rate £163 £273 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.36% -9.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £118 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £388 £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £23.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.47% +58.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £23.00 £12.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £23.00 £21.30
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 Guildford with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 19 16 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 18.45% 17.98% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 11
Median daily rate £275 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £23.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.47% +58.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £23.00 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £23.00 £20.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £21.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.60% +24.28%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford 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 Guildford

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Guildford

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Guildford over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Guildford

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Guildford

For the 6 months to 26 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 21 (67.74%) Windows
2 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
3 14 (45.16%) Windows 7
4 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Office
5 10 (32.26%) Office 365
5 10 (32.26%) SCCM
6 8 (25.81%) LAN
6 8 (25.81%) WAN
6 8 (25.81%) DHCP
6 8 (25.81%) DNS
7 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
7 6 (19.35%) Windows 10
8 5 (16.13%) Finance
8 5 (16.13%) Windows XP
8 5 (16.13%) ITIL
9 4 (12.90%) Blackberry
9 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (12.90%) VMware
9 4 (12.90%) Back Office
9 4 (12.90%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (12.90%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (9.68%) ServiceNow
10 3 (9.68%) Legal
10 3 (9.68%) Cisco
10 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (6.45%) HP
11 2 (6.45%) MSI
11 2 (6.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (6.45%) Symantec
11 2 (6.45%) VPN

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) DHCP
1 8 (25.81%) DNS
1 8 (25.81%) LAN
1 8 (25.81%) WAN
2 4 (12.90%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (6.45%) Firewall
3 2 (6.45%) VPN
4 1 (3.23%) ADSL
4 1 (3.23%) Internet
4 1 (3.23%) Intranet
4 1 (3.23%) ISDN
4 1 (3.23%) PSTN
4 1 (3.23%) SMS
4 1 (3.23%) WebEx
4 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MSI
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Back Office
3 3 (9.68%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Service Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (19.35%) Desktop Support
3 6 (19.35%) Support Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 4 (12.90%) IT Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Service Desk Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Active Directory Support
6 3 (9.68%) Exchange Support
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Active Directory Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) IT Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) ITIL Service Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.45%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Windows
2 14 (45.16%) Windows 7
3 6 (19.35%) Windows 10
4 5 (16.13%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.23%) Linux
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) ITIL
2 4 (12.90%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (6.45%) Application Packaging
3 2 (6.45%) IT Audit
3 2 (6.45%) Patch Management
3 2 (6.45%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.23%) Migration
4 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.23%) Project Management
4 1 (3.23%) Use Case
4 1 (3.23%) Web Filtering
4 1 (3.23%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.45%) DBS Check
2 2 (6.45%) MCITP
3 1 (3.23%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.23%) MCP
3 1 (3.23%) MCSA
3 1 (3.23%) MCSE
3 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) PMO
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (6.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.23%) DameWare
3 1 (3.23%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) VMware
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco
3 3 (9.68%) ServiceNow
4 2 (6.45%) AppSense
4 2 (6.45%) HP
4 2 (6.45%) Symantec
5 1 (3.23%) Altiris
5 1 (3.23%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (3.23%) Juniper
5 1 (3.23%) Meraki
5 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.23%) WatchGuard
Guildford, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £140 - £150 per day
Posted: 5 days ago