Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 28 26
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2 -2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 221 172 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 6.60% 6.22% 6.72%
As % of the System Software category 44.11% 47.51% 44.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 98 105
Surrey median daily rate £283 £210 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.52% -8.70% -30.83%
10th Percentile £120 £106 £111
90th Percentile £538 £438 £515
South East median daily rate £375 £310 £325
% change year-on-year +20.97% -4.62% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 27
Surrey median hourly rate £16.18 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.39% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.52 £10.75
90th Percentile £31.25 £22.85 £20.00
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year - +3.45% -10.16%

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 501 362 335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 14.95% 13.09% 15.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 225 212
Surrey median daily rate £450 £400 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.31% +7.50%
10th Percentile £150 £126 £143
90th Percentile £588 £575 £530
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 25 30
Surrey median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £11.05 £10.85 £10.75
90th Percentile £38.75 £25.00 £28.75
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £16.66 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.96% +11.07% -11.76%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +28 45 £425 +13.33% 2
Guildford -20 29 £120 -26.15% 11
Epsom +14 26 £375 +233.33% 2
Woking -2 23 £250 +28.21% 7
Staines +1 18 £415 +40.68% 1
Godalming 0 5 £145 +31.82% 5
Sunbury-on-Thames -5 5 £475 +18.75% 1
Leatherhead -5 5 £475 +239.29% 2
Redhill - 5 £140 -
Weybridge -4 3 £304 +170.00% 1
Dorking - 3 £500 -
Egham - 3 - - 2
Tadworth 0 1 - -
Camberley -11 1 £500 +66.67%
Chertsey - 1 £150 -
Horley - 1 £130 -
Addlestone - 1 - -
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 151 (68.33%) Windows
2 127 (57.47%) Microsoft
3 97 (43.89%) Office 365
4 64 (28.96%) Finance
4 64 (28.96%) VMware
5 61 (27.60%) Microsoft Azure
6 57 (25.79%) Windows Server
7 54 (24.43%) LAN
8 53 (23.98%) PowerShell
9 51 (23.08%) WAN
9 51 (23.08%) SCCM
10 48 (21.72%) Microsoft Office
11 47 (21.27%) ITIL
11 47 (21.27%) MS Exchange
12 40 (18.10%) Windows 7
13 38 (17.19%) Citrix
14 37 (16.74%) VMware Infrastructure
15 35 (15.84%) Windows 10
15 35 (15.84%) DNS
16 34 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
17 30 (13.57%) TCP/IP
18 29 (13.12%) Migration
18 29 (13.12%) Azure Active Directory
19 27 (12.22%) Cisco
20 26 (11.76%) SQL
20 26 (11.76%) Identity Management
20 26 (11.76%) Data Centre
21 23 (10.41%) SLA
21 23 (10.41%) Exchange Server 2010
22 22 (9.95%) Hyper-V

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 47 (21.27%) MS Exchange
2 23 (10.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (8.14%) SharePoint
4 15 (6.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.26%) IIS
7 4 (1.81%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.90%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.90%) JBoss
9 2 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.90%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.45%) WildFly
Applications
1 48 (21.72%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.45%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 97 (43.89%) Office 365
2 61 (27.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (13.12%) Azure Active Directory
4 18 (8.14%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (6.79%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (3.17%) Dynamics 365
6 7 (3.17%) SaaS
7 6 (2.71%) Azure Functions
7 6 (2.71%) Serverless
8 2 (0.90%) IaaS
8 2 (0.90%) PaaS
9 1 (0.45%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.45%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 54 (24.43%) LAN
2 51 (23.08%) WAN
3 35 (15.84%) DNS
4 30 (13.57%) TCP/IP
5 22 (9.95%) DHCP
6 20 (9.05%) Firewall
7 19 (8.60%) VPN
8 17 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
9 15 (6.79%) Internet
10 13 (5.88%) SAN
10 13 (5.88%) WebEx
11 12 (5.43%) VLAN
12 9 (4.07%) NetScaler
12 9 (4.07%) VoIP
13 8 (3.62%) Network Security
13 8 (3.62%) Skype
14 4 (1.81%) SMTP
14 4 (1.81%) WLAN
15 3 (1.36%) Kerberos
15 3 (1.36%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.07%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.71%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (2.71%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (0.45%) DB2
4 1 (0.45%) MySQL
4 1 (0.45%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (3.17%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (0.90%) AutoIt
3 1 (0.45%) MSI
General
1 64 (28.96%) Finance
2 11 (4.98%) Retail
3 7 (3.17%) Banking
4 6 (2.71%) Marketing
5 2 (0.90%) Advertising
5 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.90%) Law
5 2 (0.90%) Publishing
5 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.45%) Games
6 1 (0.45%) Legal
6 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.45%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 48 (21.72%) Analyst
2 43 (19.46%) Support Engineer
3 28 (12.67%) Desktop Support
4 25 (11.31%) Administrator
5 23 (10.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 21 (9.50%) Desktop Engineer
6 21 (9.50%) Support Analyst
7 20 (9.05%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 20 (9.05%) IT Support
8 19 (8.60%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 19 (8.60%) Service Analyst
8 19 (8.60%) Service Desk Analyst
8 19 (8.60%) Service Desk Support
9 18 (8.14%) Office 365 Administrator
10 17 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 17 (7.69%) Architect
10 17 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
11 14 (6.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 13 (5.88%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.43%) LDAP
2 8 (3.62%) REST
2 8 (3.62%) SOAP
3 6 (2.71%) .NET
3 6 (2.71%) MSMQ
4 3 (1.36%) Web Services
5 2 (0.90%) Middleware
5 2 (0.90%) OAuth
5 2 (0.90%) SAML
5 2 (0.90%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (0.45%) ADSI
6 1 (0.45%) HTML
6 1 (0.45%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.33%) PKI
4 8 (3.62%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.71%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.26%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.26%) Smartphone
7 4 (1.81%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.81%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.36%) iPhone
9 2 (0.90%) Handset
9 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Licensing
9 2 (0.90%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.45%) Clustering
10 1 (0.45%) CMDB
10 1 (0.45%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.45%) iPad
10 1 (0.45%) NHS
10 1 (0.45%) Replication
10 1 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 151 (68.33%) Windows
2 57 (25.79%) Windows Server
3 40 (18.10%) Windows 7
4 35 (15.84%) Windows 10
5 34 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (7.24%) Unix
7 14 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (5.88%) Linux
9 12 (5.43%) Android
10 9 (4.07%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (3.62%) Apple iOS
12 6 (2.71%) Solaris
13 4 (1.81%) Windows XP
14 3 (1.36%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (1.36%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.45%) AIX
15 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (21.27%) ITIL
2 29 (13.12%) Migration
3 26 (11.76%) Identity Management
4 16 (7.24%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (7.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 13 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (5.43%) Information Security
6 12 (5.43%) Kalman Filter
6 12 (5.43%) Project Management
6 12 (5.43%) Service Management
7 11 (4.98%) Change Management
7 11 (4.98%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (4.07%) Data Migration
8 9 (4.07%) Resource Management
8 9 (4.07%) Security Management
8 9 (4.07%) Web Filtering
9 8 (3.62%) Email Filtering
9 8 (3.62%) Proactive Monitoring
9 8 (3.62%) TOGAF
10 7 (3.17%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 53 (23.98%) PowerShell
2 26 (11.76%) SQL
3 19 (8.60%) Shell Script
4 9 (4.07%) Perl
5 7 (3.17%) VBA
6 6 (2.71%) C#
7 2 (0.90%) C
7 2 (0.90%) Java
7 2 (0.90%) VB
7 2 (0.90%) VBScript
8 1 (0.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (9.50%) Degree
2 20 (9.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (5.88%) MCSE
4 9 (4.07%) CCNA
4 9 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (3.17%) MCP
6 6 (2.71%) MCDST
6 6 (2.71%) MCSA
6 6 (2.71%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.26%) A+ Certification
7 5 (2.26%) Network+ Certification
7 5 (2.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.81%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (1.81%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.90%) CISM
9 2 (0.90%) CISSP
10 1 (0.45%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (10.41%) SLA
2 6 (2.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.90%) GDPR
3 2 (0.90%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.90%) PMO
4 1 (0.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 37 (16.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (9.95%) Hyper-V
3 19 (8.60%) vSphere
4 11 (4.98%) XenApp
5 9 (4.07%) XenDesktop
6 7 (3.17%) Docker
7 5 (2.26%) Firmware
7 5 (2.26%) XenServer
8 4 (1.81%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.90%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.45%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 51 (23.08%) SCCM
2 21 (9.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 7 (3.17%) Kubernetes
4 6 (2.71%) WSUS
5 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.36%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.36%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.90%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.90%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.90%) Nagios
6 2 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.90%) vRealize
6 2 (0.90%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.45%) Ansible
7 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.45%) Nessus
7 1 (0.45%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.45%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 127 (57.47%) Microsoft
2 64 (28.96%) VMware
3 38 (17.19%) Citrix
4 27 (12.22%) Cisco
5 14 (6.33%) Oracle
6 11 (4.98%) HP
6 11 (4.98%) NetApp
7 10 (4.52%) Avaya
8 9 (4.07%) Apple
8 9 (4.07%) Mitel
9 8 (3.62%) ServiceNow
10 7 (3.17%) CyberArk
11 6 (2.71%) Nimble Storage
12 5 (2.26%) Bomgar
12 5 (2.26%) CA
12 5 (2.26%) Dell
12 5 (2.26%) Ivanti
12 5 (2.26%) McAfee
12 5 (2.26%) Thales
13 4 (1.81%) Juniper