Period
to 21 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 27 20
Rank change year-on-year -13 -7 -5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 181 164 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 5.58% 6.54% 7.86%
As % of the System Software category 42.39% 47.26% 50.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 95 141
Surrey median daily rate £283 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -21.43% -
10th Percentile £108 £106 £138
90th Percentile £498 £469 £550
South East median daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year +7.69% -2.99% +3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 15
Surrey median hourly rate £14.15 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.27% +10.00% -14.29%
10th Percentile £10.50 £13.25 £11.98
90th Percentile £21.15 £25.50 £24.25
South East median hourly rate £15.86 £16.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -2.40% +8.33% -9.09%

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 427 347 400
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 13.16% 13.83% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 222 262
Surrey median daily rate £459 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.94% +6.18% +14.36%
10th Percentile £145 £140 £150
90th Percentile £588 £556 £538
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 20 20
Surrey median hourly rate £25.00 £17.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.85% +4.41% -8.11%
10th Percentile £11.14 £13.85 £12.21
90th Percentile £28.00 £47.75 £49.65
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -14.29%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 28 £119 -40.63% 6
Epsom +3 27 £360 +220.00% 1
Reigate - 15 £425 - 7
Leatherhead +3 13 £145 -57.04% 2
Staines -19 13 £455 -4.21%
Woking -10 5 £259 -35.31% 5
Cobham +5 4 £335 +21.82%
Weybridge -12 3 £303 +27.37%
Dorking - 3 £500 -
Redhill - 3 £130 - 2
Sunbury-on-Thames -21 2 £377 -10.98%
Egham - 2 - - 3
Tadworth +1 1 - -
Camberley -9 1 - - 1
Addlestone - 1 - -
Godalming - 1 £135 - 2
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 132 (72.93%) Windows
2 109 (60.22%) Microsoft
3 73 (40.33%) VMware
3 73 (40.33%) Office 365
4 55 (30.39%) SCCM
5 54 (29.83%) ITIL
6 50 (27.62%) Finance
7 48 (26.52%) Citrix
8 45 (24.86%) VMware Infrastructure
9 43 (23.76%) Windows Server
10 40 (22.10%) Microsoft Office
11 39 (21.55%) LAN
11 39 (21.55%) Windows 7
11 39 (21.55%) Windows 10
12 38 (20.99%) WAN
13 35 (19.34%) Microsoft Azure
14 33 (18.23%) DNS
15 27 (14.92%) MS Exchange
16 25 (13.81%) Windows Server 2012
17 23 (12.71%) Unix
18 22 (12.15%) Cisco
19 21 (11.60%) Migration
19 21 (11.60%) SQL Server
19 21 (11.60%) Amazon AWS
20 20 (11.05%) Windows Server 2008
20 20 (11.05%) Hyper-V
21 19 (10.50%) PowerShell
21 19 (10.50%) Oracle
21 19 (10.50%) SAN
21 19 (10.50%) Windows Server 2003

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 27 (14.92%) MS Exchange
2 15 (8.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (3.87%) IIS
4 7 (3.87%) JBoss
4 7 (3.87%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.31%) WildFly
6 3 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.10%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.55%) CMS
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.55%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 40 (22.10%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.31%) assyst
2 1 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 73 (40.33%) Office 365
2 35 (19.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (11.60%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (6.08%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (4.97%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (2.21%) IaaS
6 4 (2.21%) PaaS
7 3 (1.66%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.55%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.55%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (21.55%) LAN
2 38 (20.99%) WAN
3 33 (18.23%) DNS
4 19 (10.50%) SAN
5 17 (9.39%) DHCP
5 17 (9.39%) TCP/IP
6 15 (8.29%) Firewall
7 11 (6.08%) Internet
8 8 (4.42%) Skype
8 8 (4.42%) SSH
8 8 (4.42%) VPN
9 7 (3.87%) Remote Desktop
9 7 (3.87%) VoIP
9 7 (3.87%) WebEx
10 6 (3.31%) Network Security
11 5 (2.76%) VLAN
12 4 (2.21%) NAS
13 3 (1.66%) Intrusion Detection
14 2 (1.10%) iSCSI
14 2 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.60%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.55%) DB2
3 1 (0.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Metasploit
1 1 (0.55%) MSI
General
1 50 (27.62%) Finance
2 13 (7.18%) Banking
3 12 (6.63%) Retail
4 5 (2.76%) Back Office
5 3 (1.66%) Publishing
6 2 (1.10%) Advertising
6 2 (1.10%) Law
6 2 (1.10%) Legal
6 2 (1.10%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (32.60%) Analyst
2 28 (15.47%) Support Engineer
3 26 (14.36%) Service Analyst
4 24 (13.26%) Desktop Support
5 22 (12.15%) Service Desk Analyst
6 16 (8.84%) 2nd Line Support
7 15 (8.29%) 1st Line Support
8 14 (7.73%) Project Manager
8 14 (7.73%) Support Analyst
8 14 (7.73%) Windows Engineer
9 13 (7.18%) Desktop Engineer
9 13 (7.18%) IT Support
9 13 (7.18%) Senior Analyst
10 12 (6.63%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
10 12 (6.63%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 12 (6.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 12 (6.63%) Architect
10 12 (6.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 12 (6.63%) Service Desk Support
11 11 (6.08%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.08%) Web Services
2 9 (4.97%) LDAP
3 7 (3.87%) Middleware
4 2 (1.10%) .NET
5 1 (0.55%) ADSI
5 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.55%) CSS
5 1 (0.55%) HTML
5 1 (0.55%) JSON
5 1 (0.55%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (0.55%) REST
5 1 (0.55%) SOAP
5 1 (0.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.18%) Data Centre
2 9 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.97%) PKI
3 7 (3.87%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (3.31%) Client/Server
4 6 (3.31%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.76%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.76%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (2.21%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.10%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.10%) iPhone
7 2 (1.10%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.10%) NHS
7 2 (1.10%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.10%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.10%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.55%) BYOD
8 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.55%) iPad
8 1 (0.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 132 (72.93%) Windows
2 43 (23.76%) Windows Server
3 39 (21.55%) Windows 10
3 39 (21.55%) Windows 7
4 25 (13.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (12.71%) Unix
6 20 (11.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (10.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (7.73%) Linux
9 13 (7.18%) Solaris
10 7 (3.87%) Android
10 7 (3.87%) Windows XP
11 5 (2.76%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.66%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.10%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.10%) SUSE
13 2 (1.10%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (29.83%) ITIL
2 21 (11.60%) Migration
3 15 (8.29%) Change Management
3 15 (8.29%) Project Management
3 15 (8.29%) Service Delivery
4 14 (7.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 14 (7.73%) Resource Management
5 11 (6.08%) Identity Management
5 11 (6.08%) Service Management
6 10 (5.52%) Information Security
7 9 (4.97%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (4.42%) Capacity Management
8 8 (4.42%) PRINCE2
8 8 (4.42%) Server Management
9 7 (3.87%) Patch Management
9 7 (3.87%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (3.87%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (3.87%) Time Management
9 7 (3.87%) Virtual Environments
9 7 (3.87%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (10.50%) PowerShell
2 17 (9.39%) SQL
3 7 (3.87%) Shell Script
4 6 (3.31%) Java
5 3 (1.66%) C
5 3 (1.66%) Perl
6 1 (0.55%) C#
6 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.55%) Python
6 1 (0.55%) VB
6 1 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (7.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (4.97%) Degree
3 8 (4.42%) MCSE
4 7 (3.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (3.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.66%) A+ Certification
6 3 (1.66%) MCDST
6 3 (1.66%) MCP
6 3 (1.66%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.10%) CCNA
7 2 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.10%) CISM
7 2 (1.10%) CISSP
7 2 (1.10%) MCSA
7 2 (1.10%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.10%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.55%) ECDL
8 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.55%) MCITP
8 1 (0.55%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.84%) SLA
2 6 (3.31%) GDPR
3 4 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.66%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.10%) PMO
6 1 (0.55%) COBIT
System Software
1 45 (24.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (11.05%) Hyper-V
3 14 (7.73%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (7.18%) XenDesktop
5 12 (6.63%) vSphere
6 9 (4.97%) Virtual Desktop
7 8 (4.42%) XenApp
8 7 (3.87%) XenServer
9 2 (1.10%) NFS
9 2 (1.10%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.10%) Veritas File System
10 1 (0.55%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 55 (30.39%) SCCM
2 13 (7.18%) NetBackup
3 11 (6.08%) WSUS
4 7 (3.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 6 (3.31%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (1.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.10%) MaaS360
7 2 (1.10%) Nagios
7 2 (1.10%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (1.10%) vRealize
7 2 (1.10%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.55%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.55%) Nessus
8 1 (0.55%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.55%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 109 (60.22%) Microsoft
2 73 (40.33%) VMware
3 48 (26.52%) Citrix
4 22 (12.15%) Cisco
5 19 (10.50%) Oracle
6 17 (9.39%) NetApp
7 14 (7.73%) McAfee
7 14 (7.73%) Veritas
8 12 (6.63%) HP
9 11 (6.08%) Nimble Storage
10 8 (4.42%) Ivanti
10 8 (4.42%) ServiceNow
11 7 (3.87%) Symantec
12 6 (3.31%) Apple
13 5 (2.76%) Intel
14 4 (2.21%) Dell
14 4 (2.21%) Juniper
14 4 (2.21%) Mitel
14 4 (2.21%) Polycom
14 4 (2.21%) SolarWinds