Period
to 21 June 2018

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 21 June 2018 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 24 18
Rank change year-on-year -20 -6 -1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 163 154 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 5.24% 6.53% 8.62%
As % of the System Software category 38.08% 47.98% 48.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 78 136
Surrey median daily rate £281 £210 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.93% -44.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £110 £111 £146
90th Percentile £498 £453 £550
South East median daily rate £335 £325 £328
% change year-on-year +3.08% -0.76% -2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 25
Surrey median hourly rate £15.63 £15.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.79% -7.35% -2.86%
10th Percentile £10.46 £11.63 £11.81
90th Percentile £101.08 £24.88 £45.50
South East median hourly rate £15.86 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -0.88% +6.67% -6.25%

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 428 321 458
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 13.77% 13.61% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 184 270
Surrey median daily rate £475 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £140 £130 £165
90th Percentile £575 £553 £539
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.81% +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 19 38
Surrey median hourly rate £27.00 £18.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.95% -30.19% +43.24%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.15 £12.12
90th Percentile £40.08 £48.00 £52.50
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year +3.03% +1.54% -4.41%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Surrey

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Surrey

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Surrey over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Surrey

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Surrey

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Surrey over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 June 2018. 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
Guildford -14 21 £340 +61.90% 3
Epsom +1 16 £375 +240.91% 5
Staines -15 14 £450 -5.26%
Leatherhead +6 13 £181 -39.16% 6
Sunbury-on-Thames -15 11 £114 -72.99% 2
Woking +5 7 £240 -40.00% 4
Reigate -25 5 £438 +173.44% 5
Cranleigh - 5 £120 -
Cobham - 4 £335 -
Dorking 0 2 - - 1
Camberley -4 2 - - 2
Redhill - 2 £130 - 2
Egham -3 1 - -
Weybridge -15 1 £118 -50.53% 4
Chertsey - 1 £300 - 2
Godalming - 1 £135 - 3
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, 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.

1 131 (80.37%) Windows
2 90 (55.21%) Microsoft
3 61 (37.42%) Office 365
4 58 (35.58%) VMware
5 44 (26.99%) Citrix
5 44 (26.99%) SCCM
6 40 (24.54%) Windows 7
7 39 (23.93%) Windows Server
7 39 (23.93%) DNS
8 38 (23.31%) ITIL
8 38 (23.31%) VMware Infrastructure
9 37 (22.70%) Finance
10 34 (20.86%) Windows 10
11 33 (20.25%) Microsoft Office
12 31 (19.02%) Windows Server 2008
12 31 (19.02%) Microsoft Azure
13 29 (17.79%) Hyper-V
14 25 (15.34%) VMware ESXi
15 24 (14.72%) Windows Server 2012
15 24 (14.72%) Linux
16 21 (12.88%) Firewall
16 21 (12.88%) WAN
16 21 (12.88%) DHCP
16 21 (12.88%) MS Exchange
16 21 (12.88%) LAN
17 19 (11.66%) SQL Server
17 19 (11.66%) Amazon AWS
18 18 (11.04%) Migration
19 17 (10.43%) PowerShell
19 17 (10.43%) SAN

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 21 (12.88%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (4.91%) IIS
4 6 (3.68%) JBoss
4 6 (3.68%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.07%) WildFly
6 4 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.61%) CMS
8 1 (0.61%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (20.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.68%) assyst
2 3 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 61 (37.42%) Office 365
2 31 (19.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (11.66%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.07%) IaaS
4 5 (3.07%) PaaS
5 4 (2.45%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.84%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.84%) SaaS
7 1 (0.61%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.61%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 39 (23.93%) DNS
2 21 (12.88%) DHCP
2 21 (12.88%) Firewall
2 21 (12.88%) LAN
2 21 (12.88%) WAN
3 17 (10.43%) SAN
4 12 (7.36%) TCP/IP
5 7 (4.29%) SSH
6 6 (3.68%) NAS
6 6 (3.68%) Skype
7 5 (3.07%) VoIP
7 5 (3.07%) Wireless
8 4 (2.45%) Network Security
8 4 (2.45%) Unified Communications
8 4 (2.45%) VLAN
8 4 (2.45%) VPN
9 3 (1.84%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (1.84%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (1.84%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (1.84%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.66%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.07%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.61%) JIRA
1 1 (0.61%) Metasploit
General
1 37 (22.70%) Finance
2 6 (3.68%) Banking
3 5 (3.07%) Back Office
4 4 (2.45%) Retail
5 2 (1.23%) Advertising
5 2 (1.23%) Law
5 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.61%) Legal
6 1 (0.61%) Publishing
6 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (29.45%) Analyst
2 24 (14.72%) Support Engineer
3 21 (12.88%) Service Analyst
4 19 (11.66%) 1st Line Support
4 19 (11.66%) Desktop Support
4 19 (11.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (10.43%) 2nd Line Support
5 17 (10.43%) Service Desk Analyst
5 17 (10.43%) Support Analyst
6 16 (9.82%) IT Support
7 15 (9.20%) Windows Engineer
8 14 (8.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 12 (7.36%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 12 (7.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 11 (6.75%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 11 (6.75%) 3rd Line Support
10 11 (6.75%) Server Engineer
10 11 (6.75%) Windows Server Engineer
11 10 (6.13%) Architect
11 10 (6.13%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.13%) Web Services
2 8 (4.91%) LDAP
3 5 (3.07%) Middleware
4 2 (1.23%) .NET
5 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.61%) CSS
5 1 (0.61%) HTML
5 1 (0.61%) J2EE
5 1 (0.61%) JSON
5 1 (0.61%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (0.61%) REST
5 1 (0.61%) SOAP
5 1 (0.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.75%) PKI
2 5 (3.07%) Client/Server
2 5 (3.07%) Data Centre
2 5 (3.07%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.84%) Clustering
3 3 (1.84%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (1.84%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.23%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.23%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.23%) iPhone
4 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.23%) NHS
4 2 (1.23%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.23%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.23%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.61%) BYOD
5 1 (0.61%) iPad
5 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.61%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 131 (80.37%) Windows
2 40 (24.54%) Windows 7
3 39 (23.93%) Windows Server
4 34 (20.86%) Windows 10
5 31 (19.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (14.72%) Linux
6 24 (14.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (9.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (9.20%) Unix
9 11 (6.75%) Solaris
10 7 (4.29%) Windows 8
11 6 (3.68%) Android
11 6 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (3.07%) Windows XP
13 4 (2.45%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.23%) CentOS
14 2 (1.23%) Mac OS
14 2 (1.23%) SUSE
14 2 (1.23%) Windows 2000
14 2 (1.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (23.31%) ITIL
2 18 (11.04%) Migration
3 13 (7.98%) Change Management
4 11 (6.75%) Service Management
5 9 (5.52%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (5.52%) Virtual Environments
6 8 (4.91%) Service Delivery
7 7 (4.29%) Capacity Management
7 7 (4.29%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (3.68%) High Availability
8 6 (3.68%) Incident Management
8 6 (3.68%) Load Balancing
8 6 (3.68%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (3.68%) Project Management
8 6 (3.68%) Time Management
9 5 (3.07%) Application Packaging
9 5 (3.07%) Content Management
9 5 (3.07%) Information Security
9 5 (3.07%) Patch Management
9 5 (3.07%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.43%) PowerShell
2 15 (9.20%) SQL
3 11 (6.75%) Java
4 3 (1.84%) C
4 3 (1.84%) Perl
5 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.61%) C#
5 1 (0.61%) Groovy
5 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.61%) Python
5 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (9.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (7.36%) MCSE
3 7 (4.29%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.68%) MCP
5 5 (3.07%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.84%) MCDST
7 3 (1.84%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.23%) CISM
8 2 (1.23%) CISSP
8 2 (1.23%) Degree
9 1 (0.61%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.61%) CRISC
9 1 (0.61%) ECDL
9 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.61%) MCITP
9 1 (0.61%) MCSA
9 1 (0.61%) MCTS
9 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.75%) SLA
2 4 (2.45%) GDPR
3 3 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (23.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (17.79%) Hyper-V
3 25 (15.34%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (9.20%) XenDesktop
5 9 (5.52%) Virtual Desktop
5 9 (5.52%) XenServer
6 8 (4.91%) XenApp
7 7 (4.29%) vSphere
8 4 (2.45%) KVM
9 3 (1.84%) DFS Replication
9 3 (1.84%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.23%) NFS
10 2 (1.23%) Veritas File System
11 1 (0.61%) Firmware
11 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 44 (26.99%) SCCM
2 16 (9.82%) WSUS
3 12 (7.36%) NetBackup
4 5 (3.07%) SCOM
5 4 (2.45%) Malwarebytes
5 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (2.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.23%) MaaS360
6 2 (1.23%) Nagios
6 2 (1.23%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (1.23%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.61%) Consul
7 1 (0.61%) Nessus
7 1 (0.61%) Nexpose
7 1 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.61%) Terraform
7 1 (0.61%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.61%) WMI
Vendors
1 90 (55.21%) Microsoft
2 58 (35.58%) VMware
3 44 (26.99%) Citrix
4 14 (8.59%) Cisco
5 13 (7.98%) Veritas
6 11 (6.75%) McAfee
6 11 (6.75%) NetApp
7 10 (6.13%) Ivanti
8 9 (5.52%) Oracle
9 8 (4.91%) ServiceNow
10 7 (4.29%) Red Hat
11 6 (3.68%) Apple
11 6 (3.68%) Symantec
12 5 (3.07%) Nimble Storage
12 5 (3.07%) Thales
13 4 (2.45%) Bomgar
13 4 (2.45%) EMC
13 4 (2.45%) HP
13 4 (2.45%) Polycom
13 4 (2.45%) SolarWinds