The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Welwyn Garden City 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 26 June 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
Hertfordshire / Welwyn Garden City
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 11 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 -9  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 1 7 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City 1.85% 11.11% 19.38%
As % of the System Software category 14.29% 70.00% 56.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 15
Median daily rate £113 £323 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -65.11% -3.73%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  

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 Welwyn Garden City with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Welwyn Garden City
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 7 10 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Welwyn Garden City 12.96% 15.87% 34.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 27
Median daily rate £650 £425 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.94% +26.86%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £21.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.60% +24.28%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Welwyn Garden City

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Welwyn Garden City 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 Welwyn Garden City

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Welwyn Garden City

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Welwyn Garden City

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Welwyn Garden City region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) PMP
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Web Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
1 1 (33.33%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Service Support Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ITSM
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CA
1 1 (33.33%) ForgeRock
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) Sun