Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 10 13
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3 +7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 36 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 15.93% 8.06% 8.77%
As % of the System Software category 67.92% 73.91% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 8
Guildford median daily rate £191 £250 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.50% -17.70% -21.61%
10th Percentile £142 £126 £200
90th Percentile £288 £364 £347
Surrey median daily rate £225 £281 £325
% change year-on-year -19.79% -13.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 3
Guildford median hourly rate £16.50 £11.50 £12.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.48% -7.48% -26.88%
10th Percentile £10.52 £10.75 £11.81
90th Percentile £19.85 £14.25 £14.01
Surrey median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £14.20
% change year-on-year -14.29% +23.24% -8.39%

Active Directory is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
Guildford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 53 23 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 23.45% 10.90% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 14
Guildford median daily rate £230 £278 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.12% -8.64% -27.25%
10th Percentile £146 £133 £200
90th Percentile £513 £506 £382
Surrey median daily rate £410 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +7.19% +9.29% +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 3
Guildford median hourly rate £14.00 £11.50 £12.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.74% -7.48% -26.88%
10th Percentile £10.63 £10.75 £11.81
90th Percentile £18.55 £34.57 £14.01
Surrey median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -8.33% +5.88% +7.17%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Guildford.

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 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Guildford

Active Directory
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 19 November 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 31 (86.11%) Windows
2 18 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 16 (44.44%) Office 365
4 13 (36.11%) Windows Server
5 12 (33.33%) VMware
6 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
6 11 (30.56%) SCCM
7 8 (22.22%) Windows 10
8 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (19.44%) Firewall
8 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Office
9 6 (16.67%) ITIL
9 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
9 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
9 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (16.67%) LAN
9 6 (16.67%) WAN
9 6 (16.67%) DHCP
9 6 (16.67%) DNS
9 6 (16.67%) Cisco
9 6 (16.67%) Skype
9 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (13.89%) Intranet
11 4 (11.11%) Internet
11 4 (11.11%) HP
11 4 (11.11%) Windows XP
11 4 (11.11%) CRM
11 4 (11.11%) SQL
11 4 (11.11%) Blackberry
11 4 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

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 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (44.44%) Office 365
2 4 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) Firewall
2 6 (16.67%) DHCP
2 6 (16.67%) DNS
2 6 (16.67%) LAN
2 6 (16.67%) Skype
2 6 (16.67%) WAN
3 5 (13.89%) Intranet
4 4 (11.11%) Internet
4 4 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (8.33%) Network Security
5 3 (8.33%) SAN
5 3 (8.33%) SMS
6 2 (5.56%) ADSL
6 2 (5.56%) ISDN
6 2 (5.56%) PSTN
6 2 (5.56%) VLAN
7 1 (2.78%) NAS
7 1 (2.78%) VPN
7 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MSI
2 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Support Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (19.44%) Service Analyst
4 7 (19.44%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 6 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (16.67%) IT Analyst
5 6 (16.67%) IT Support
5 6 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
5 6 (16.67%) Support Engineer
6 5 (13.89%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (11.11%) Administrator
8 3 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support
8 3 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (5.56%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 31 (86.11%) Windows
2 18 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 13 (36.11%) Windows Server
4 8 (22.22%) Windows 10
5 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (11.11%) Windows XP
8 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
8 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
9 2 (5.56%) Linux
9 2 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) ITIL
2 4 (11.11%) CRM
3 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.56%) Analytical Thinking
4 2 (5.56%) Application Packaging
4 2 (5.56%) Service Management
4 2 (5.56%) Workflow
5 1 (2.78%) ITSM
5 1 (2.78%) MVC
5 1 (2.78%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) C#
2 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.56%) MCP
2 2 (5.56%) MCSA
2 2 (5.56%) MCSE
3 1 (2.78%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.78%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) vSphere
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) SCCM
2 3 (8.33%) DameWare
2 3 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (5.56%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (5.56%) ZENworks
4 1 (2.78%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) VMware
2 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.67%) Cisco
4 4 (11.11%) HP
5 3 (8.33%) Citrix
5 3 (8.33%) Symantec
6 2 (5.56%) Altiris
6 2 (5.56%) AppSense
6 2 (5.56%) Juniper
6 2 (5.56%) Samsung
7 1 (2.78%) arcserve
7 1 (2.78%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (2.78%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (2.78%) Meraki
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle
7 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.78%) Sophos
7 1 (2.78%) WatchGuard