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 3 months to 27 June 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 / Surrey
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 20 11
Rank change year-on-year -2 -9  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 81 96 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 6.64% 7.55% 10.24%
As % of the System Software category 52.60% 50.53% 70.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 57 66
Median daily rate £275 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.42% -4.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £148 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 8
Median hourly rate £15.75 £18.50 £14.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.86% +23.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £14.10 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £29.90 £28.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 154 190 186
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 12.63% 14.94% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 114 97
Median daily rate £375 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +16.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £184 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 12
Median hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.69% +10.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.53 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.64% +28.57%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing Active Directory as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford 0 15 £154 -43.57% 6
Epsom +5 12 £113 -77.50%
Staines +11 7 £475 -10.58% 1
Woking -2 7 £480 - 2
Sunbury-on-Thames - 5 £419 -
Leatherhead +9 4 £298 -40.50% 3
Tadworth 0 4 - -
Camberley +7 1 - -
Esher - 1 £110 -
Farnham - 1 - -
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 116 (75.32%) Windows
2 72 (46.75%) Microsoft
3 45 (29.22%) Windows 7
4 43 (27.92%) VMware
5 36 (23.38%) Microsoft Office
6 31 (20.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (19.48%) Office 365
8 28 (18.18%) Finance
8 28 (18.18%) SQL
8 28 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 26 (16.88%) DNS
9 26 (16.88%) MS Exchange
10 25 (16.23%) SCCM
11 24 (15.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 24 (15.58%) Windows 10
11 24 (15.58%) Windows Server
11 24 (15.58%) ITIL
12 23 (14.94%) SQL Server
12 23 (14.94%) Linux
12 23 (14.94%) Citrix
13 22 (14.29%) PowerShell
14 18 (11.69%) TCP/IP
14 18 (11.69%) LAN
14 18 (11.69%) DHCP
15 17 (11.04%) Firewall
15 17 (11.04%) Microsoft Azure
16 16 (10.39%) WAN
16 16 (10.39%) HP
17 15 (9.74%) McAfee
17 15 (9.74%) Migration

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 26 (16.88%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.49%) IIS
3 9 (5.84%) JBoss
3 9 (5.84%) WildFly
4 5 (3.25%) CMS
4 5 (3.25%) Drupal
4 5 (3.25%) WordPress
5 4 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.30%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.65%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 36 (23.38%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 30 (19.48%) Office 365
2 17 (11.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.60%) IaaS
5 2 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.30%) GitHub
5 2 (1.30%) PaaS
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (16.88%) DNS
2 18 (11.69%) DHCP
2 18 (11.69%) LAN
2 18 (11.69%) TCP/IP
3 17 (11.04%) Firewall
4 16 (10.39%) WAN
5 10 (6.49%) LDAP
6 9 (5.84%) SSH
7 8 (5.19%) VPN
8 6 (3.90%) Internet
9 5 (3.25%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (2.60%) Intranet
11 3 (1.95%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (1.95%) Skype
12 2 (1.30%) 3G
13 1 (0.65%) DMZ
13 1 (0.65%) Ethernet
13 1 (0.65%) HTTP
13 1 (0.65%) HTTPS
13 1 (0.65%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.94%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.55%) MySQL
3 3 (1.95%) DB2
4 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (1.30%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (3.25%) Jenkins
1 5 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (3.25%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.60%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.95%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.30%) Log4Net
4 2 (1.30%) MSI
5 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 28 (18.18%) Finance
2 9 (5.84%) Banking
3 7 (4.55%) Legal
4 5 (3.25%) Advertising
5 4 (2.60%) Back Office
6 1 (0.65%) Electronics
6 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (25.97%) Analyst
2 31 (20.13%) Support Engineer
3 30 (19.48%) 2nd Line Support
4 18 (11.69%) Desktop Support
4 18 (11.69%) Service Analyst
4 18 (11.69%) Service Desk Analyst
5 14 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 14 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 11 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
6 11 (7.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 11 (7.14%) Support Analyst
7 10 (6.49%) 1st Line Engineer
7 10 (6.49%) Service Desk Engineer
8 9 (5.84%) Service Desk Support
9 8 (5.19%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 8 (5.19%) Active Directory Support
9 8 (5.19%) Consultant
9 8 (5.19%) Desktop Engineer
9 8 (5.19%) IT Engineer
9 8 (5.19%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.14%) Web Services
2 9 (5.84%) Middleware
3 6 (3.90%) JSON
3 6 (3.90%) YAML
4 4 (2.60%) .NET
4 4 (2.60%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (2.60%) CSS
5 3 (1.95%) XML
6 2 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.30%) ELMAH
6 2 (1.30%) POCO
6 2 (1.30%) REST
6 2 (1.30%) XSLT
7 1 (0.65%) EJB
7 1 (0.65%) J2EE
7 1 (0.65%) JSP
7 1 (0.65%) Servlets
7 1 (0.65%) Spring MVC
7 1 (0.65%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 9 (5.84%) Blackberry
3 8 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.19%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.90%) Driving Licence
4 6 (3.90%) PKI
5 5 (3.25%) AS400
6 3 (1.95%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.95%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.95%) iSeries
6 3 (1.95%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.95%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.30%) Clustering
7 2 (1.30%) HP Storage
7 2 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.30%) PDA
7 2 (1.30%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.30%) Replication
7 2 (1.30%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 116 (75.32%) Windows
2 45 (29.22%) Windows 7
3 31 (20.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (15.58%) Windows 10
4 24 (15.58%) Windows Server
4 24 (15.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (14.94%) Linux
6 10 (6.49%) Unix
7 9 (5.84%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.60%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.60%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.95%) Android
10 2 (1.30%) MVS
10 2 (1.30%) SUSE
11 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (15.58%) ITIL
2 15 (9.74%) Migration
3 11 (7.14%) DevOps
4 10 (6.49%) Capacity Management
5 7 (4.55%) ITIL V3
6 6 (3.90%) TDD
7 5 (3.25%) Analytics
7 5 (3.25%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (3.25%) MVC
7 5 (3.25%) Service Delivery
7 5 (3.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (2.60%) CRM
8 4 (2.60%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (2.60%) Project Management
8 4 (2.60%) Scrum
8 4 (2.60%) Software Deployment
8 4 (2.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (1.95%) Configuration Management
9 3 (1.95%) PRINCE2
9 3 (1.95%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 28 (18.18%) SQL
2 22 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 12 (7.79%) Java
4 10 (6.49%) Python
5 8 (5.19%) Bash Shell
6 6 (3.90%) Perl
7 4 (2.60%) C#
7 4 (2.60%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.30%) Ruby
8 2 (1.30%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.65%) PHP
9 1 (0.65%) VB
9 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (4.55%) MCSE
2 7 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.90%) MCP
4 5 (3.25%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.95%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.30%) CCNA
6 2 (1.30%) CCNP
6 2 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.30%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.30%) Degree
6 2 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.30%) MCDST
6 2 (1.30%) MCITP
6 2 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.65%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.65%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.60%) SLA
2 3 (1.95%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.30%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.65%) PMO
System Software
1 28 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (5.84%) XenApp
4 8 (5.19%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (2.60%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.95%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (1.30%) vSphere
9 1 (0.65%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.65%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.65%) NDS
9 1 (0.65%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 1 (0.65%) Snort
9 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (16.23%) SCCM
2 13 (8.44%) NetBackup
3 10 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (5.84%) Ansible
4 9 (5.84%) Puppet
5 3 (1.95%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.95%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.95%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.30%) Nagios
6 2 (1.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.65%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.65%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.65%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.65%) SCOM
7 1 (0.65%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.65%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 72 (46.75%) Microsoft
2 43 (27.92%) VMware
3 23 (14.94%) Citrix
4 16 (10.39%) HP
5 15 (9.74%) McAfee
6 14 (9.09%) Symantec
7 12 (7.79%) Veritas
8 7 (4.55%) ServiceNow
9 5 (3.25%) Thales
10 4 (2.60%) Apple
10 4 (2.60%) Cisco
10 4 (2.60%) IBM
10 4 (2.60%) Mitel
11 3 (1.95%) AppSense
11 3 (1.95%) Hitachi
11 3 (1.95%) Intel
11 3 (1.95%) NetApp
11 3 (1.95%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.95%) Splunk
11 3 (1.95%) Wyse
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