Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 23 20
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3 0
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 225 182 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 6.94% 6.83% 7.19%
As % of the System Software category 46.78% 47.89% 48.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 104 122
Surrey median daily rate £335 £225 £264
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.89% -14.69% -24.64%
10th Percentile £119 £106 £121
90th Percentile £569 £450 £536
South East median daily rate £375 £315 £325
% change year-on-year +19.05% -3.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 20
Surrey median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -9.87% +15.57%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £12.10
90th Percentile £35.75 £26.15 £24.70
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -11.76%

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 481 380 349
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 14.84% 14.25% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 238 239
Surrey median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £155 £131 £143
90th Percentile £588 £568 £532
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 22 21
Surrey median hourly rate £27.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.11% +8.57% -5.41%
10th Percentile £11.90 £10.93 £12.25
90th Percentile £34.45 £28.38 £28.75
South East median hourly rate £16.10 £17.31 £15.00
% change year-on-year -7.00% +15.42% -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 18 October 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 18 October 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 18 October 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
Reigate +20 41 £438 +16.67% 6
Epsom +13 35 £390 +246.67% 2
Guildford -22 25 £118 -38.16% 15
Staines -4 18 £455 +78.43%
Woking -5 10 £320 +28.00% 5
Leatherhead -1 9 £425 +198.25% 1
Sunbury-on-Thames -10 5 £475 +18.75% 2
Redhill - 5 £140 -
Cobham +6 4 £335 +21.82%
Weybridge -9 4 £120 +6.67% 1
Dorking - 3 £500 -
Egham - 3 - - 1
Tadworth 0 1 - -
Godalming -2 1 £135 +22.73% 3
Camberley -8 1 - - 5
Chertsey - 1 £150 - 1
Horley - 1 £130 -
Addlestone - 1 - -
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 149 (66.22%) Windows
2 131 (58.22%) Microsoft
3 89 (39.56%) Office 365
4 77 (34.22%) VMware
5 74 (32.89%) Finance
6 65 (28.89%) Microsoft Azure
7 53 (23.56%) PowerShell
8 51 (22.67%) ITIL
9 50 (22.22%) Windows Server
10 48 (21.33%) Citrix
11 47 (20.89%) VMware Infrastructure
12 46 (20.44%) SCCM
13 43 (19.11%) LAN
13 43 (19.11%) Windows 10
14 42 (18.67%) WAN
15 39 (17.33%) Windows 7
16 37 (16.44%) Microsoft Office
17 36 (16.00%) MS Exchange
17 36 (16.00%) DNS
17 36 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
18 32 (14.22%) Migration
19 31 (13.78%) SQL
20 30 (13.33%) Unix
21 28 (12.44%) Azure Active Directory
22 25 (11.11%) TCP/IP
23 24 (10.67%) Identity Management
24 23 (10.22%) Cisco
24 23 (10.22%) Data Centre
24 23 (10.22%) Windows Server 2008
25 21 (9.33%) SQL Server

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 36 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 18 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (5.78%) SharePoint
4 10 (4.44%) IIS
5 8 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (3.11%) JBoss
7 6 (2.67%) WildFly
8 4 (1.78%) Skype for Business
9 3 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.89%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.89%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.44%) CMS
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 37 (16.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.44%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 89 (39.56%) Office 365
2 65 (28.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (12.44%) Azure Active Directory
4 21 (9.33%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
7 7 (3.11%) SaaS
8 6 (2.67%) Azure Functions
8 6 (2.67%) Serverless
9 5 (2.22%) IaaS
9 5 (2.22%) PaaS
10 1 (0.44%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.44%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.44%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 43 (19.11%) LAN
2 42 (18.67%) WAN
3 36 (16.00%) DNS
4 25 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 20 (8.89%) Firewall
6 19 (8.44%) DHCP
7 18 (8.00%) SAN
8 17 (7.56%) Internet
9 16 (7.11%) Remote Desktop
10 13 (5.78%) VPN
11 11 (4.89%) Network Security
12 10 (4.44%) Skype
12 10 (4.44%) VoIP
13 9 (4.00%) VLAN
14 7 (3.11%) SSH
14 7 (3.11%) WebEx
15 4 (1.78%) NetScaler
16 3 (1.33%) Intrusion Detection
16 3 (1.33%) NAS
16 3 (1.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.89%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.67%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (2.67%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.44%) DB2
4 1 (0.44%) MySQL
4 1 (0.44%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (3.11%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (0.89%) AutoIt
3 1 (0.44%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.44%) MSI
General
1 74 (32.89%) Finance
2 13 (5.78%) Banking
3 11 (4.89%) Retail
4 6 (2.67%) Marketing
5 5 (2.22%) Back Office
6 3 (1.33%) Publishing
7 2 (0.89%) Advertising
7 2 (0.89%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.89%) Law
7 2 (0.89%) Legal
7 2 (0.89%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.44%) Russian Language
8 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (27.11%) Analyst
2 36 (16.00%) Support Engineer
3 26 (11.56%) Desktop Support
4 25 (11.11%) Administrator
4 25 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 22 (9.78%) Support Analyst
6 21 (9.33%) Service Desk Analyst
7 20 (8.89%) IT Support
8 19 (8.44%) Architect
9 18 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
10 16 (7.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 15 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
11 15 (6.67%) IT Analyst
11 15 (6.67%) Office 365 Administrator
11 15 (6.67%) Service Desk Support
12 14 (6.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 14 (6.22%) Project Manager
13 13 (5.78%) Senior Analyst
14 12 (5.33%) Consultant
14 12 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.44%) LDAP
2 13 (5.78%) Web Services
3 8 (3.56%) REST
3 8 (3.56%) SOAP
4 7 (3.11%) .NET
4 7 (3.11%) Middleware
5 6 (2.67%) MSMQ
6 2 (0.89%) HTML
6 2 (0.89%) OAuth
6 2 (0.89%) SAML
6 2 (0.89%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.44%) ADSI
7 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.44%) CSS
7 1 (0.44%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.22%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.56%) PKI
3 15 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.00%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.11%) Blackberry
5 7 (3.11%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (2.22%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.78%) Device Driver
8 4 (1.78%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.89%) Handset
9 2 (0.89%) iPhone
9 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Licensing
9 2 (0.89%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.44%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.44%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.44%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 149 (66.22%) Windows
2 50 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 43 (19.11%) Windows 10
4 39 (17.33%) Windows 7
5 36 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (13.33%) Unix
7 23 (10.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (8.44%) Linux
9 15 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (5.33%) Solaris
11 7 (3.11%) Android
12 6 (2.67%) Apple iOS
13 5 (2.22%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.89%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.89%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.44%) AIX
15 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.44%) SUSE
15 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (22.67%) ITIL
2 32 (14.22%) Migration
3 24 (10.67%) Identity Management
4 18 (8.00%) Project Management
5 17 (7.56%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (7.56%) Change Management
6 14 (6.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 14 (6.22%) Resource Management
6 14 (6.22%) Service Delivery
7 12 (5.33%) Information Security
8 11 (4.89%) Kalman Filter
8 11 (4.89%) Service Management
8 11 (4.89%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (4.44%) Privileged Access Management
10 9 (4.00%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (4.00%) Security Management
11 8 (3.56%) Proactive Monitoring
11 8 (3.56%) Server Management
11 8 (3.56%) TOGAF
11 8 (3.56%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 53 (23.56%) PowerShell
2 31 (13.78%) SQL
3 18 (8.00%) Shell Script
4 11 (4.89%) Perl
5 7 (3.11%) C#
5 7 (3.11%) Java
5 7 (3.11%) VBA
6 2 (0.89%) C
6 2 (0.89%) VBScript
7 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.44%) Python
7 1 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (8.00%) Degree
2 17 (7.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.56%) MCSE
4 7 (3.11%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (2.67%) MCSA
5 6 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (2.22%) A+ Certification
6 5 (2.22%) CCNA
6 5 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.22%) Network+ Certification
6 5 (2.22%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.89%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.89%) MCP
9 1 (0.44%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.44%) CISSP
9 1 (0.44%) MCITP
9 1 (0.44%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.56%) SLA
2 7 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.67%) GDPR
4 2 (0.89%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.89%) PMO
5 1 (0.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 47 (20.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (8.89%) Hyper-V
3 14 (6.22%) vSphere
4 13 (5.78%) XenApp
5 11 (4.89%) XenDesktop
6 9 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
6 9 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (3.11%) Docker
8 4 (1.78%) Firmware
8 4 (1.78%) XenServer
9 2 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.44%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.44%) NFS
10 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.44%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 46 (20.44%) SCCM
2 18 (8.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 12 (5.33%) NetBackup
4 7 (3.11%) Kubernetes
5 5 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (2.22%) WSUS
6 3 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.89%) vRealize
8 1 (0.44%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.44%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.44%) MaaS360
8 1 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.44%) Nagios
8 1 (0.44%) Nessus
8 1 (0.44%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.44%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 131 (58.22%) Microsoft
2 77 (34.22%) VMware
3 48 (21.33%) Citrix
4 23 (10.22%) Cisco
5 19 (8.44%) Oracle
6 16 (7.11%) NetApp
7 15 (6.67%) McAfee
8 13 (5.78%) Veritas
9 11 (4.89%) Nimble Storage
10 10 (4.44%) HP
11 8 (3.56%) Avaya
11 8 (3.56%) Bomgar
11 8 (3.56%) CyberArk
11 8 (3.56%) ServiceNow
11 8 (3.56%) Symantec
12 7 (3.11%) Ivanti
12 7 (3.11%) Mitel
13 5 (2.22%) Intel
13 5 (2.22%) Juniper
13 5 (2.22%) Thales