Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 19 18
Rank change year-on-year -20 -1 +5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 151 151 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 5.17% 7.24% 8.00%
As % of the System Software category 44.81% 44.54% 53.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 77 123
Surrey median daily rate £181 £200 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.50% -42.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £106 £103 £148
90th Percentile £476 £388 £536
South East median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year - +1.56% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 34 31
Surrey median hourly rate £15.75 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +7.14% -8.20%
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.58 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.57 £20.00 £44.50
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £14.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.84% -7.03% +6.67%

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 337 339 387
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 11.55% 16.26% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 176 210
Surrey median daily rate £445 £360 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.61% +0.70% +2.14%
10th Percentile £120 £121 £178
90th Percentile £585 £544 £539
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 41 42
Surrey median hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -25.00% +19.40%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £11.31
90th Percentile £46.02 £41.50 £51.00
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +6.25%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 24 February 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
Woking +27 27 £140 -63.87% 6
Guildford +3 20 £148 -29.76% 8
Staines +2 19 £340 +126.67%
Camberley +2 9 £300 -7.69% 4
Sunbury-on-Thames -16 9 £114 -64.78% 1
Leatherhead -1 7 £140 - 4
Cranleigh - 5 £120 -
Epsom -4 4 £145 +38.10% 1
Reigate -40 4 £375 +123.88% 4
Farnham -9 2 £125 +19.05%
Weybridge -9 2 £113 - 3
Chertsey - 1 £300 -
Godalming - 1 £110 - 3
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 117 (77.48%) Windows
2 81 (53.64%) Microsoft
3 63 (41.72%) Office 365
4 50 (33.11%) Windows 7
5 43 (28.48%) DNS
6 39 (25.83%) Citrix
7 38 (25.17%) Microsoft Office
8 35 (23.18%) SCCM
9 34 (22.52%) ITIL
9 34 (22.52%) MS Exchange
10 33 (21.85%) VMware
11 31 (20.53%) DHCP
12 29 (19.21%) Microsoft Certification
12 29 (19.21%) Windows Server
13 28 (18.54%) TCP/IP
13 28 (18.54%) Windows Server 2008
14 27 (17.88%) LAN
15 26 (17.22%) WAN
16 24 (15.89%) MCSE
17 23 (15.23%) Microsoft Azure
18 21 (13.91%) Firewall
18 21 (13.91%) MCP
19 20 (13.25%) PowerShell
20 19 (12.58%) Linux
20 19 (12.58%) Windows 10
21 17 (11.26%) Hyper-V
21 17 (11.26%) Windows Server 2012
21 17 (11.26%) Cisco
22 16 (10.60%) Exchange Server 2007
22 16 (10.60%) MCDST

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 34 (22.52%) MS Exchange
2 16 (10.60%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (4.64%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.65%) IIS
7 3 (1.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.99%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.32%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.32%) JBoss
9 1 (0.66%) CMS
9 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.66%) WildFly
Applications
1 38 (25.17%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.66%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 63 (41.72%) Office 365
2 23 (15.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (7.95%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.97%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (2.65%) PaaS
6 3 (1.99%) SaaS
7 2 (1.32%) IaaS
8 1 (0.66%) G Suite
8 1 (0.66%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 43 (28.48%) DNS
2 31 (20.53%) DHCP
3 28 (18.54%) TCP/IP
4 27 (17.88%) LAN
5 26 (17.22%) WAN
6 21 (13.91%) Firewall
7 13 (8.61%) SAN
8 8 (5.30%) Remote Desktop
9 6 (3.97%) Wireless
10 5 (3.31%) Internet
10 5 (3.31%) Intranet
10 5 (3.31%) NAS
10 5 (3.31%) Skype
10 5 (3.31%) VLAN
10 5 (3.31%) VoIP
10 5 (3.31%) VPN
11 4 (2.65%) Structured Cabling
12 3 (1.99%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (1.99%) Unified Communications
12 3 (1.99%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.66%) MySQL
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.32%) Log4Net
2 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.66%) JIRA
General
1 11 (7.28%) Finance
2 5 (3.31%) Retail
3 3 (1.99%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.66%) Banking
4 1 (0.66%) Legal
4 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.66%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (25.17%) Analyst
2 31 (20.53%) Support Engineer
3 24 (15.89%) 1st Line Support
4 20 (13.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 19 (12.58%) IT Support
6 17 (11.26%) Service Analyst
6 17 (11.26%) Service Desk Analyst
6 17 (11.26%) Support Analyst
7 13 (8.61%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 13 (8.61%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 13 (8.61%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 13 (8.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (8.61%) Service Desk Engineer
8 12 (7.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 12 (7.95%) Desktop Support
8 12 (7.95%) IT Engineer
9 11 (7.28%) IT Analyst
10 10 (6.62%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 10 (6.62%) IT Support Analyst
10 10 (6.62%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.31%) .NET
2 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (1.32%) CSS
2 2 (1.32%) ELMAH
2 2 (1.32%) POCO
2 2 (1.32%) Web Services
3 1 (0.66%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.66%) HTML
3 1 (0.66%) J2EE
3 1 (0.66%) JSON
3 1 (0.66%) KML
3 1 (0.66%) LDAP
3 1 (0.66%) Middleware
3 1 (0.66%) RESTful
3 1 (0.66%) SOAP
3 1 (0.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.66%) WPF
3 1 (0.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.97%) Blackberry
2 6 (3.97%) PKI
3 4 (2.65%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.65%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.99%) Clustering
4 3 (1.99%) NHS
4 3 (1.99%) Raspberry Pi
4 3 (1.99%) Smartphone
4 3 (1.99%) Virtual Team
4 3 (1.99%) Wiki
5 2 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.32%) iPhone
5 2 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.32%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.66%) BYOD
6 1 (0.66%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.66%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.66%) HP Storage
6 1 (0.66%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 117 (77.48%) Windows
2 50 (33.11%) Windows 7
3 29 (19.21%) Windows Server
4 28 (18.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (12.58%) Linux
5 19 (12.58%) Windows 10
6 17 (11.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (9.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (5.96%) Windows 8
9 7 (4.64%) Android
10 6 (3.97%) Windows XP
11 5 (3.31%) Apple iOS
11 5 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (2.65%) Solaris
13 3 (1.99%) Mac OS
14 2 (1.32%) CentOS
15 1 (0.66%) Unix
15 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.66%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.52%) ITIL
2 10 (6.62%) Migration
3 7 (4.64%) CRM
4 6 (3.97%) Change Control
5 5 (3.31%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (3.31%) Change Management
5 5 (3.31%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (2.65%) Content Management
6 4 (2.65%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (2.65%) Patch Management
6 4 (2.65%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (2.65%) Problem Management
6 4 (2.65%) Server Patching
6 4 (2.65%) Service Design
6 4 (2.65%) Service Management
6 4 (2.65%) Software Distribution
7 3 (1.99%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (1.99%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (1.99%) ITIL V3
7 3 (1.99%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.25%) PowerShell
2 15 (9.93%) SQL
3 7 (4.64%) Java
4 3 (1.99%) C#
4 3 (1.99%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.32%) C
5 2 (1.32%) VBScript
6 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.66%) Groovy
6 1 (0.66%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (19.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (15.89%) MCSE
3 21 (13.91%) MCP
4 16 (10.60%) MCDST
5 6 (3.97%) MCSA
6 5 (3.31%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.65%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.66%) CCA
8 1 (0.66%) CCNP
8 1 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.66%) CISM
8 1 (0.66%) CISSP
8 1 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.28%) SLA
2 1 (0.66%) GDPR
2 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (11.26%) Hyper-V
2 14 (9.27%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (7.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (5.96%) XenApp
5 6 (3.97%) vSphere
6 4 (2.65%) KVM
7 3 (1.99%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.32%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.32%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.32%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.32%) XenServer
9 1 (0.66%) Firmware
9 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 35 (23.18%) SCCM
2 7 (4.64%) WSUS
3 5 (3.31%) SCOM
4 4 (2.65%) AirWatch
4 4 (2.65%) DameWare
4 4 (2.65%) Malwarebytes
5 3 (1.99%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.32%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.66%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.66%) Consul
7 1 (0.66%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.66%) Nagios
7 1 (0.66%) Nessus
7 1 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.66%) Terraform
7 1 (0.66%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.66%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.66%) WMI
Vendors
1 81 (53.64%) Microsoft
2 39 (25.83%) Citrix
3 33 (21.85%) VMware
4 17 (11.26%) Cisco
5 6 (3.97%) HP
5 6 (3.97%) NetApp
6 5 (3.31%) Apple
6 5 (3.31%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.31%) Thales
7 4 (2.65%) Ivanti
8 3 (1.99%) EMC
8 3 (1.99%) Juniper
8 3 (1.99%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.99%) Symantec
9 2 (1.32%) Altiris
9 2 (1.32%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.32%) Dell
9 2 (1.32%) Lotus
9 2 (1.32%) SAP
10 1 (0.66%) Capita