Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 24 24
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 -6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 176 152 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 6.32% 6.54% 7.10%
As % of the System Software category 46.68% 44.19% 63.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 109 118
Surrey median daily rate £225 £281 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.79% -18.70% +15.00%
10th Percentile £106 £119 £144
90th Percentile £438 £540 £500
South East median daily rate £315 £325 £320
% change year-on-year -3.08% +1.56% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 16
Surrey median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +23.24% -8.39%
10th Percentile £10.69 £11.05 £11.78
90th Percentile £22.40 £20.00 £20.13
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.45% -14.71% +13.33%

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 377 344 306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 13.53% 14.80% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 223 175
Surrey median daily rate £410 £383 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.19% +9.29% -
10th Percentile £134 £143 £156
90th Percentile £575 £536 £500
South East median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.20% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 21
Surrey median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £10.95 £11.00 £11.81
90th Percentile £25.00 £28.75 £24.00
South East median hourly rate £16.88 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -14.29% +12.90%

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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 +6 36 £191 -23.50% 4
Woking +23 33 £195 -61.00% 1
Epsom -9 14 £113 -43.75%
Leatherhead -6 12 £140 -56.92% 2
Camberley +14 11 £300 -45.45%
Staines +5 8 £250 -31.03% 4
Cobham +1 3 £275 -21.43%
Reigate -33 3 £375 +1.69% 3
Weybridge +12 2 £113 - 1
Farnham +10 2 £125 +19.05%
Tadworth 0 2 - -
Whyteleafe - 2 £375 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - 2 £400 -
Godalming - 1 £110 -
Esher - 1 £110 -
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 135 (76.70%) Windows
2 86 (48.86%) Microsoft
3 72 (40.91%) Office 365
4 61 (34.66%) Windows 7
5 53 (30.11%) Citrix
6 48 (27.27%) MS Exchange
7 46 (26.14%) Windows Server
8 43 (24.43%) VMware
9 42 (23.86%) Microsoft Office
10 41 (23.30%) ITIL
11 38 (21.59%) SCCM
12 34 (19.32%) Microsoft Certification
13 33 (18.75%) DNS
14 32 (18.18%) LAN
15 31 (17.61%) WAN
15 31 (17.61%) TCP/IP
15 31 (17.61%) Windows Server 2012
16 28 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
17 27 (15.34%) DHCP
17 27 (15.34%) PowerShell
18 26 (14.77%) MCSE
19 24 (13.64%) MCP
20 21 (11.93%) SQL
21 20 (11.36%) Cisco
21 20 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2007
22 19 (10.80%) Finance
22 19 (10.80%) SQL Server
22 19 (10.80%) Linux
22 19 (10.80%) VMware Infrastructure
23 18 (10.23%) 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 48 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 20 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (5.68%) SharePoint
5 9 (5.11%) IIS
6 8 (4.55%) JBoss
6 8 (4.55%) Skype for Business
6 8 (4.55%) WildFly
7 6 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.14%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.57%) CMS
Applications
1 42 (23.86%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 72 (40.91%) Office 365
2 17 (9.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.11%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (5.11%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.70%) IaaS
4 3 (1.70%) PaaS
5 2 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.14%) SaaS
5 2 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.57%) G Suite
6 1 (0.57%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.57%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 33 (18.75%) DNS
2 32 (18.18%) LAN
3 31 (17.61%) TCP/IP
3 31 (17.61%) WAN
4 27 (15.34%) DHCP
5 16 (9.09%) Firewall
6 14 (7.95%) Skype
7 10 (5.68%) LDAP
8 9 (5.11%) SAN
9 8 (4.55%) Internet
9 8 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
9 8 (4.55%) SSH
10 7 (3.98%) VoIP
11 5 (2.84%) Intranet
11 5 (2.84%) Network Security
11 5 (2.84%) SMS
11 5 (2.84%) VPN
11 5 (2.84%) Wireshark
12 4 (2.27%) Structured Cabling
13 3 (1.70%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.80%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (2.27%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.14%) Log4Net
2 2 (1.14%) MSI
2 2 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (10.80%) Finance
2 8 (4.55%) Banking
3 4 (2.27%) Retail
4 3 (1.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.14%) Advertising
5 2 (1.14%) Back Office
5 2 (1.14%) Legal
6 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (31.82%) Analyst
2 33 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 26 (14.77%) 2nd Line Support
4 25 (14.20%) Support Analyst
5 23 (13.07%) 1st Line Support
5 23 (13.07%) Service Analyst
5 23 (13.07%) Service Desk Analyst
6 18 (10.23%) IT Support
6 18 (10.23%) Service Desk Engineer
7 15 (8.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (8.52%) IT Analyst
8 14 (7.95%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 14 (7.95%) Service Desk Support
9 13 (7.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 13 (7.39%) IT Support Analyst
10 12 (6.82%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 11 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 11 (6.25%) Desktop Support
11 11 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
12 10 (5.68%) Active Directory Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.68%) Web Services
2 8 (4.55%) Middleware
3 6 (3.41%) .NET
4 3 (1.70%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (1.70%) JSON
5 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.14%) CSS
5 2 (1.14%) ELMAH
5 2 (1.14%) POCO
5 2 (1.14%) XACML
6 1 (0.57%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.57%) Apache CXF
6 1 (0.57%) J2EE
6 1 (0.57%) JAX-WS
6 1 (0.57%) OAuth
6 1 (0.57%) SOAP
6 1 (0.57%) WPF
6 1 (0.57%) XML
6 1 (0.57%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 10 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.11%) Client/Server
4 6 (3.41%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.84%) NHS
6 3 (1.70%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.70%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.70%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.70%) Raspberry Pi
6 3 (1.70%) Wiki
7 2 (1.14%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.57%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.57%) EPoS
8 1 (0.57%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.57%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.57%) iPhone
8 1 (0.57%) Replication
8 1 (0.57%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 135 (76.70%) Windows
2 61 (34.66%) Windows 7
3 46 (26.14%) Windows Server
4 31 (17.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (10.80%) Linux
7 16 (9.09%) Windows 10
8 14 (7.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (4.55%) Unix
10 7 (3.98%) Android
10 7 (3.98%) Apple iOS
11 6 (3.41%) Windows 8
12 5 (2.84%) Windows XP
13 3 (1.70%) Mac OS
14 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.57%) CentOS
15 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.57%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (23.30%) ITIL
2 15 (8.52%) Migration
3 9 (5.11%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (4.55%) Capacity Management
5 7 (3.98%) Service Management
6 6 (3.41%) CRM
7 5 (2.84%) Change Control
7 5 (2.84%) Change Management
7 5 (2.84%) ITIL V3
7 5 (2.84%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (2.27%) Patch Management
8 4 (2.27%) Problem Management
8 4 (2.27%) Service Delivery
9 3 (1.70%) Configuration Management
9 3 (1.70%) Identity Management
9 3 (1.70%) Incident Management
9 3 (1.70%) MVC
9 3 (1.70%) Project Management
9 3 (1.70%) TDD
9 3 (1.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (15.34%) PowerShell
2 21 (11.93%) SQL
3 10 (5.68%) Java
4 4 (2.27%) C#
5 3 (1.70%) Perl
6 2 (1.14%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.57%) Python
7 1 (0.57%) Ruby
7 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (19.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (14.77%) MCSE
3 24 (13.64%) MCP
4 18 (10.23%) MCDST
5 7 (3.98%) MCSA
6 6 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.27%) CCNA
8 2 (1.14%) ACSA
8 2 (1.14%) CCNP
8 2 (1.14%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.14%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.57%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.57%) CCA
9 1 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.57%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.82%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (10.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (8.52%) XenApp
3 13 (7.39%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (4.55%) vSphere
5 4 (2.27%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.14%) OpenAM
6 2 (1.14%) OpenDJ
6 2 (1.14%) OpenIDM
6 2 (1.14%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.57%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.57%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 38 (21.59%) SCCM
2 12 (6.82%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.70%) AirWatch
3 3 (1.70%) DameWare
3 3 (1.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.14%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (1.14%) Nagios
4 2 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.14%) SCOM
4 2 (1.14%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.57%) Ansible
5 1 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.57%) OpenNMS
5 1 (0.57%) Puppet
5 1 (0.57%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 86 (48.86%) Microsoft
2 53 (30.11%) Citrix
3 43 (24.43%) VMware
4 20 (11.36%) Cisco
5 11 (6.25%) HP
5 11 (6.25%) Symantec
6 9 (5.11%) McAfee
6 9 (5.11%) Veritas
7 8 (4.55%) Apple
8 5 (2.84%) NetApp
9 4 (2.27%) Juniper
9 4 (2.27%) Mitel
9 4 (2.27%) Oracle
10 3 (1.70%) AppSense
10 3 (1.70%) Dell
10 3 (1.70%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.14%) Bloomberg
11 2 (1.14%) ForgeRock
11 2 (1.14%) Lotus
11 2 (1.14%) Samsung