Period
to 3 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 3 July 2020 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 > Surrey
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 35 43
Rank change year-on-year +17 +8 -17
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 65 134 176
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Surrey 7.66% 5.57% 5.46%
As % of the System Software category 60.75% 36.81% 40.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 83 106
Median daily rate £194 £390 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.32% +38.05% +34.52%
10th Percentile £125 £149 £110
90th Percentile £394 £593 £491
South East median daily rate £344 £388 £338
% change year-on-year -11.35% +14.81% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 14
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.80 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.56% +1.12% -5.30%
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.92 £10.46
90th Percentile £18.00 £19.84 £101.08
South East median hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £15.86
% change year-on-year +8.33% -5.42% -0.88%

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 Surrey with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 107 364 438
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 12.60% 15.14% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 251 289
Median daily rate £225 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -52.63% +2.70% +15.63%
10th Percentile £130 £263 £139
90th Percentile £560 £625 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 24
Median hourly rate £14.25 £15.80 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.81% -41.48% +45.95%
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.92 £11.17
90th Percentile £21.88 £26.35 £40.08
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year +1.54% -4.41% +3.03%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Surrey

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Active Directory in Surrey.

Daily rate trend for Active Directory in Surrey

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Active Directory in Surrey over the 6 months to 3 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Surrey

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Active Directory in Surrey.

Hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Surrey

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 6 months to 3 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Redhill +7 7 £140 - 2
Reigate +20 6 £225 -
Woking +15 6 £425 -10.53%
Leatherhead +7 6 £231 +23.33% 1
Egham +10 4 £165 -
Sunbury-on-Thames +9 4 - - 1
Godalming +3 4 £208 -40.71% 1
Guildford +2 4 £650 +242.11%
Shepperton - 3 £114 -
Farnham +4 2 - - 2
Camberley +5 1 - - 2
Cobham -1 1 - -
Epsom -4 1 - - 1
Dorking - 1 - -
Cranleigh - 1 £190 -
Esher - 1 - -
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 56 (86.15%) Windows
2 33 (50.77%) Microsoft
3 27 (41.54%) Office 365
4 25 (38.46%) Windows 10
5 21 (32.31%) Windows Server
6 17 (26.15%) SCCM
7 15 (23.08%) Azure
7 15 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
8 14 (21.54%) VoIP
8 14 (21.54%) Citrix
8 14 (21.54%) VMware
9 13 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 13 (20.00%) Skype
9 13 (20.00%) ServiceNow
10 12 (18.46%) Hyper-V
10 12 (18.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 11 (16.92%) SLA
11 11 (16.92%) ITIL
12 10 (15.38%) Windows 7
13 9 (13.85%) Skype for Business
13 9 (13.85%) MS Exchange
14 8 (12.31%) Apple
14 8 (12.31%) Cisco
14 8 (12.31%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (10.77%) Android
15 7 (10.77%) AWS
16 6 (9.23%) Finance
16 6 (9.23%) Firewall
16 6 (9.23%) Wireless
16 6 (9.23%) SQL

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 9 (13.85%) MS Exchange
1 9 (13.85%) Skype for Business
2 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.08%) Mendix
3 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.54%) Confluence
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.54%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 15 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.08%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) assyst
1 2 (3.08%) Elite 3E
2 1 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (41.54%) Office 365
2 15 (23.08%) Azure
3 7 (10.77%) AWS
4 5 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.08%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.54%) IaaS
6 1 (1.54%) PaaS
6 1 (1.54%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.54%) VoIP
2 13 (20.00%) Skype
2 13 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (9.23%) Firewall
3 6 (9.23%) Wireless
4 5 (7.69%) DHCP
5 4 (6.15%) DNS
5 4 (6.15%) VPN
6 3 (4.62%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (4.62%) Ethernet
6 3 (4.62%) LAN
6 3 (4.62%) SAN
6 3 (4.62%) VLAN
6 3 (4.62%) WAN
7 2 (3.08%) ICMP
8 1 (1.54%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.54%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Maven
2 2 (3.08%) Artifactory
2 2 (3.08%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.08%) JIRA
2 2 (3.08%) JUnit
2 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.54%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (1.54%) Subversion
General
1 6 (9.23%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Advertising
2 3 (4.62%) Financial Institution
2 3 (4.62%) Public Sector
3 2 (3.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (32.31%) Support Engineer
2 14 (21.54%) Analyst
3 12 (18.46%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (18.46%) IT Support
4 10 (15.38%) Desktop Support
4 10 (15.38%) IT Engineer
4 10 (15.38%) IT Support Engineer
5 8 (12.31%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 8 (12.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (12.31%) Service Analyst
6 7 (10.77%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (9.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 4 (6.15%) Active Directory Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
9 4 (6.15%) Help Desk Analyst
9 4 (6.15%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) .NET
1 2 (3.08%) Apache Camel
1 2 (3.08%) Apache Cordova
1 2 (3.08%) CSS
1 2 (3.08%) Flutter
1 2 (3.08%) Hibernate
1 2 (3.08%) HTML
1 2 (3.08%) Ionic Framework
1 2 (3.08%) LDAP
1 2 (3.08%) Middleware
1 2 (3.08%) Node.js
1 2 (3.08%) TIBCO EMS
1 2 (3.08%) WireMock
2 1 (1.54%) Ajax
2 1 (1.54%) Java EE
2 1 (1.54%) JAXB
2 1 (1.54%) JAX-WS
2 1 (1.54%) JSON
2 1 (1.54%) REST
2 1 (1.54%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Public Cloud
2 3 (4.62%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.62%) NHS
2 3 (4.62%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.08%) Clustering
3 2 (3.08%) Graphic Design
3 2 (3.08%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.08%) User Experience
4 1 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.54%) iPhone
4 1 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.54%) Social Media
4 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 56 (86.15%) Windows
2 25 (38.46%) Windows 10
3 21 (32.31%) Windows Server
4 10 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 7 (10.77%) Android
6 6 (9.23%) Apple iOS
6 6 (9.23%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (6.15%) Linux
7 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.62%) Mac OS
8 3 (4.62%) Solaris
9 2 (3.08%) Unix
10 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (16.92%) ITIL
3 5 (7.69%) Change Control
3 5 (7.69%) DevOps
4 4 (6.15%) Migration
4 4 (6.15%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (6.15%) Test Automation
5 3 (4.62%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (4.62%) Asset Management
5 3 (4.62%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (4.62%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (4.62%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.62%) Technical Leadership
6 2 (3.08%) Information Security
6 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure as Code
6 2 (3.08%) Multithreading
6 2 (3.08%) Scrum
6 2 (3.08%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.08%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.23%) SQL
2 5 (7.69%) Java
2 5 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.62%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.08%) Apple Swift
4 2 (3.08%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.54%) C
5 1 (1.54%) XPath
5 1 (1.54%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 5 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.62%) CCNA
3 3 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.62%) MCSA
3 3 (4.62%) MCSE
4 2 (3.08%) MCP
4 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.54%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.54%) Degree
5 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 12 (18.46%) Hyper-V
2 8 (12.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.62%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (3.08%) Docker
4 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.08%) vSphere
4 2 (3.08%) XenApp
5 1 (1.54%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.54%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (26.15%) SCCM
2 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (6.15%) WSUS
4 3 (4.62%) Jamf Pro
4 3 (4.62%) SCVMM
5 2 (3.08%) Ansible
5 2 (3.08%) Grafana
5 2 (3.08%) Kibana
5 2 (3.08%) Kubernetes
5 2 (3.08%) Prometheus
5 2 (3.08%) SCOM
5 2 (3.08%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.54%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.54%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (1.54%) SCSM
Vendors
1 33 (50.77%) Microsoft
2 14 (21.54%) Citrix
2 14 (21.54%) VMware
3 13 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 8 (12.31%) Apple
4 8 (12.31%) Cisco
5 5 (7.69%) Adobe
5 5 (7.69%) SAP
6 4 (6.15%) Avaya
7 3 (4.62%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.08%) HP
8 2 (3.08%) iManage
8 2 (3.08%) Oracle
8 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.08%) Remedy
8 2 (3.08%) Splunk
8 2 (3.08%) TIBCO
8 2 (3.08%) Xamarin
9 1 (1.54%) Canon
9 1 (1.54%) Yealink