The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Uxbridge 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 29 March 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
London / Uxbridge
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 15 11
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 5 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Uxbridge 9.26% 2.78% 10.67%
As % of the System Software category 55.56% 50.00% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £275 £112 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +146.63% -68.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -5.46% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £13.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  

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 Uxbridge with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Uxbridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 9 4 10
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Uxbridge 16.67% 5.56% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £275 £123 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +124.48% -62.30%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £369 £350
% change year-on-year -5.08% +5.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £13.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.10%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Uxbridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Uxbridge 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 Uxbridge

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Active Directory in Uxbridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Uxbridge

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory in Uxbridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Uxbridge region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 4 (33.33%) Migration
6 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (25.00%) Time Management
6 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) Office 365
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (16.67%) Server Building
7 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (16.67%) MS Office
7 2 (16.67%) C#
7 2 (16.67%) Unix
7 2 (16.67%) Linux
7 2 (16.67%) MCSE
7 2 (16.67%) Citrix
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Uxbridge 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 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
2 2 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Law
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Field Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Field Service Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Field Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Subject Matter Expert
4 1 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Mainframe Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) PKI
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) Unix
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (8.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Time Management
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (16.67%) Server Building
4 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCITP
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) CA Single Sign-On
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) CA
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) Snow
3 1 (8.33%) VMware