Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 20 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
South East > Middlesex
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 29 28
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 +4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 8 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 3.09% 3.38% 3.39%
As % of the System Software category 27.59% 44.44% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 9
Middlesex median daily rate £325 £338 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -20.59% +45.92%
10th Percentile £248 £313 £291
90th Percentile £524 £428 £455
South East median daily rate £315 £325 £320
% change year-on-year -3.08% +1.56% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Middlesex median hourly rate - - £14.50
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £14.69 £17.00
% change year-on-year +2.13% -13.60% +13.33%

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 Middlesex with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Middlesex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 29 27 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 11.20% 7.61% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 15
Middlesex median daily rate £460 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.43% -12.50% +16.79%
10th Percentile £308 £313 £249
90th Percentile £484 £450 £465
South East median daily rate £394 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.07% +7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Middlesex median hourly rate - £41.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +182.76% +11.54%
South East median hourly rate £16.71 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.37% -14.29% +12.90%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Middlesex

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Middlesex

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Middlesex over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Middlesex

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 20 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (37.50%) ServiceNow
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) LDAP
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Remedy
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) TOWER Software
4 2 (25.00%) Clustering
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) Python

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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 2 (25.00%) Confluence
1 2 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) IaaS
2 2 (25.00%) OpenShift
2 2 (25.00%) PaaS
3 1 (12.50%) Office 365
3 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) LAN
1 3 (37.50%) LDAP
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) SNMP
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) Artifactory
2 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Azure Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Platform Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Technical Support
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Azure DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Presales Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Solaris
3 2 (25.00%) Unix
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Android
4 1 (12.50%) CentOS
4 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (25.00%) High Availability
1 2 (25.00%) Network Virtualisation
1 2 (25.00%) Presales
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (12.50%) Data Management
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCDP
1 1 (12.50%) CCIE
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PMO
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Docker
1 2 (25.00%) Gluster
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
1 2 (25.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Stealthwatch
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (12.50%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) ServiceNow
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Remedy
2 2 (25.00%) Splunk
2 2 (25.00%) TOWER Software
3 1 (12.50%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) MobileIron
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp