Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 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
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 43 19
Rank change year-on-year +9 -24 -2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 164 144 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 5.69% 4.96% 7.27%
As % of the System Software category 36.36% 45.00% 44.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 83 75
Surrey median daily rate £345 £235 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.81% +11.90% -40.00%
10th Percentile £130 £108 £108
90th Percentile £548 £531 £397
South East median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +15.38% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 16 33
Surrey median hourly rate £15.80 £15.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.61% +1.67% -
10th Percentile £11.09 £10.16 £10.55
90th Percentile £21.00 £86.42 £20.20
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 451 320 343
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 15.65% 11.03% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 204 172
Surrey median daily rate £475 £450 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +22.45% -2.00%
10th Percentile £199 £120 £121
90th Percentile £608 £588 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 18 41
Surrey median hourly rate £15.80 £14.57 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.42% -21.23% -7.50%
10th Percentile £11.14 £10.16 £10.75
90th Percentile £22.40 £70.98 £42.00
South East median hourly rate £15.86 £15.86 £15.50
% change year-on-year - +2.32% -8.82%

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 20 March 2019.

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
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 20 March 2019. 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
Woking -4 25 £280 +14.29% 8
Reigate +20 22 £425 +13.33% 5
Guildford -15 20 £145 -3.33% 8
Epsom +13 12 £294 +102.76% 1
Camberley -3 12 £550 +83.33% 2
Staines +1 9 £469 +37.87% 4
Sunbury-on-Thames +2 7 £475 +314.96%
Godalming - 6 £145 - 7
Addlestone - 4 - -
Weybridge +15 3 £475 +322.22%
Egham - 3 - -
Leatherhead -4 2 £113 -13.46%
Redhill - 2 £139 - 1
Farnham - 2 - - 1
Horley - 1 £130 -
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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.

1 128 (78.05%) Windows
2 93 (56.71%) Microsoft
3 61 (37.20%) Office 365
4 55 (33.54%) Microsoft Office
5 48 (29.27%) Windows 7
6 46 (28.05%) PowerShell
7 41 (25.00%) Windows Server
8 38 (23.17%) ITIL
8 38 (23.17%) MS Exchange
9 36 (21.95%) SCCM
9 36 (21.95%) VMware
9 36 (21.95%) Microsoft Azure
10 31 (18.90%) Windows 10
10 31 (18.90%) LAN
10 31 (18.90%) Finance
11 30 (18.29%) Migration
11 30 (18.29%) Citrix
12 29 (17.68%) WAN
13 28 (17.07%) DNS
14 26 (15.85%) Windows Server 2012
15 23 (14.02%) VMware Infrastructure
16 19 (11.59%) Azure Active Directory
17 18 (10.98%) Service Management
17 18 (10.98%) DHCP
17 18 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
17 18 (10.98%) Linux
18 16 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2007
19 15 (9.15%) Exchange Server 2010
19 15 (9.15%) Identity Management
19 15 (9.15%) SLA

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 38 (23.17%) MS Exchange
2 16 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (9.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (8.54%) SharePoint
5 12 (7.32%) Skype for Business
6 8 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (3.66%) Apache
7 6 (3.66%) lighttpd
7 6 (3.66%) nginx
7 6 (3.66%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.83%) IIS
9 2 (1.22%) CMS
9 2 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.22%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 55 (33.54%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.61%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.61%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 61 (37.20%) Office 365
2 36 (21.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (11.59%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (2.44%) SaaS
6 3 (1.83%) Azure Functions
6 3 (1.83%) Serverless
7 2 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.22%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.61%) IaaS
8 1 (0.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (18.90%) LAN
2 29 (17.68%) WAN
3 28 (17.07%) DNS
4 18 (10.98%) DHCP
5 15 (9.15%) VPN
6 13 (7.93%) TCP/IP
7 12 (7.32%) Firewall
8 8 (4.88%) Skype
9 7 (4.27%) NetScaler
9 7 (4.27%) WebEx
10 6 (3.66%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (3.05%) SAN
11 5 (3.05%) VLAN
11 5 (3.05%) VoIP
12 4 (2.44%) Internet
12 4 (2.44%) SMTP
12 4 (2.44%) VSAN
13 3 (1.83%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (1.83%) Unified Communications
13 3 (1.83%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.66%) MySQL
2 6 (3.66%) NoSQL
2 6 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (3.66%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.83%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.61%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (0.61%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (0.61%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (1.83%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.83%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.61%) CircleCI
3 1 (0.61%) GitLab
3 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.61%) Subversion
3 1 (0.61%) Travis CI
General
1 31 (18.90%) Finance
2 4 (2.44%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.83%) Marketing
4 1 (0.61%) Advertising
4 1 (0.61%) Banking
4 1 (0.61%) Games
4 1 (0.61%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 28 (17.07%) Analyst
1 28 (17.07%) Desktop Support
2 25 (15.24%) Support Engineer
3 20 (12.20%) Service Desk Support
4 17 (10.37%) Support Analyst
5 16 (9.76%) IT Support
6 15 (9.15%) 2nd Line Support
6 15 (9.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (8.54%) Desktop Engineer
7 14 (8.54%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 13 (7.93%) Service Desk Engineer
9 12 (7.32%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 12 (7.32%) Administrator
10 11 (6.71%) Architect
10 11 (6.71%) Consultant
11 10 (6.10%) 1st Line Support
11 10 (6.10%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 10 (6.10%) 3rd Line Support
11 10 (6.10%) Office 365 Administrator
12 9 (5.49%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.27%) LDAP
2 6 (3.66%) LAMP
2 6 (3.66%) LAPP Stack
2 6 (3.66%) LEMP Stack
3 5 (3.05%) .NET
4 4 (2.44%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (1.83%) SOAP
6 2 (1.22%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.22%) jQuery
6 2 (1.22%) OAuth
6 2 (1.22%) REST
7 1 (0.61%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.61%) HTML
7 1 (0.61%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.61%) Node.js
7 1 (0.61%) RESTful
7 1 (0.61%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (0.61%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.54%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.10%) PKI
3 6 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.05%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.44%) iPhone
5 4 (2.44%) Replication
6 3 (1.83%) Clustering
6 3 (1.83%) iPad
6 3 (1.83%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.83%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.22%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.22%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.22%) NHS
8 1 (0.61%) CMDB
8 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.61%) Handset
8 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Licensing
8 1 (0.61%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.61%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 128 (78.05%) Windows
2 48 (29.27%) Windows 7
3 41 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 31 (18.90%) Windows 10
5 26 (15.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (10.98%) Linux
7 14 (8.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (6.10%) Android
9 8 (4.88%) Windows XP
10 6 (3.66%) Apple iOS
11 5 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (1.83%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (1.22%) Unix
13 2 (1.22%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.61%) CentOS
14 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (23.17%) ITIL
2 30 (18.29%) Migration
3 18 (10.98%) Service Management
4 15 (9.15%) Identity Management
5 14 (8.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 12 (7.32%) Break/Fix
6 12 (7.32%) DevOps
7 10 (6.10%) Information Security
7 10 (6.10%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (4.27%) Time Management
10 6 (3.66%) Change Management
10 6 (3.66%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (3.05%) MVC
11 5 (3.05%) UML
11 5 (3.05%) Web Filtering
12 4 (2.44%) Data Migration
12 4 (2.44%) Email Filtering
12 4 (2.44%) ITSM
12 4 (2.44%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 46 (28.05%) PowerShell
2 9 (5.49%) Perl
2 9 (5.49%) Shell Script
3 8 (4.88%) Bash Shell
4 7 (4.27%) SQL
5 6 (3.66%) Python
5 6 (3.66%) Ruby
6 5 (3.05%) C#
7 3 (1.83%) VBA
8 2 (1.22%) Java
9 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (8.54%) MCSE
3 11 (6.71%) Degree
4 10 (6.10%) MCDST
4 10 (6.10%) MCP
4 10 (6.10%) Security Cleared
5 8 (4.88%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.05%) CCNA
6 5 (3.05%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.22%) CISM
8 2 (1.22%) CISSP
9 1 (0.61%) APMP
9 1 (0.61%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.61%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.61%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.15%) SLA
2 5 (3.05%) GDPR
3 4 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (14.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (6.71%) Hyper-V
3 10 (6.10%) vSphere
4 9 (5.49%) Docker
4 9 (5.49%) XenApp
5 8 (4.88%) XenDesktop
6 6 (3.66%) KVM
7 5 (3.05%) Firmware
7 5 (3.05%) XenServer
8 4 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (1.83%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (1.22%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.61%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.61%) vCloud
11 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 36 (21.95%) SCCM
2 11 (6.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 9 (5.49%) Kubernetes
4 6 (3.66%) Nagios
5 4 (2.44%) Ansible
5 4 (2.44%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (2.44%) WSUS
6 3 (1.83%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.83%) SCOM
6 3 (1.83%) ZENworks
7 2 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.22%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.22%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.61%) Consul
8 1 (0.61%) Puppet
8 1 (0.61%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.61%) SCSM
8 1 (0.61%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 93 (56.71%) Microsoft
2 36 (21.95%) VMware
3 30 (18.29%) Citrix
4 11 (6.71%) Cisco
4 11 (6.71%) ServiceNow
5 8 (4.88%) Apple
6 6 (3.66%) CA
7 5 (3.05%) Avaya
7 5 (3.05%) Ivanti
7 5 (3.05%) Oracle
7 5 (3.05%) Thales
8 4 (2.44%) Dell
8 4 (2.44%) Mitel
8 4 (2.44%) Veeam
9 3 (1.83%) Fortinet
9 3 (1.83%) Remedy
10 2 (1.22%) Bloomberg
10 2 (1.22%) Nintex
10 2 (1.22%) Virgin Media
11 1 (0.61%) Lieberman