Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 15 November 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 20 29
Rank change year-on-year -7 +9 -11
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 89 92 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 7.74% 8.71% 5.87%
As % of the System Software category 44.95% 60.93% 67.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 59 55
West Sussex median daily rate £400 £150 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +166.67% -44.95% +1.87%
10th Percentile £135 £107 £130
90th Percentile £488 £450 £444
South East median daily rate £375 £313 £325
% change year-on-year +20.00% -3.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 9
West Sussex median hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £10.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.51% +74.78% -33.84%
10th Percentile £12.10 £15.60 £10.25
90th Percentile £21.60 £25.00 £38.50
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -3.23% +6.90% -14.71%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 198 151 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 17.22% 14.30% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 95 76
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% +2.27%
10th Percentile £163 £110 £130
90th Percentile £544 £575 £463
South East median daily rate £425 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +8.42% +4.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 9
West Sussex median hourly rate £16.00 £23.75 £10.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.63% +124.37% -34.86%
10th Percentile £12.10 £15.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £21.60 £45.00 £38.50
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -14.29%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in West Sussex

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in West Sussex

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in West Sussex over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in West Sussex

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in West Sussex

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in West Sussex over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Active Directory in West Sussex

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 6 months to 15 November 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
Crawley 0 46 £413 +179.66% 3
Worthing -16 16 £450 +16.13% 2
Gatwick -5 7 £350 +7.69% 2
Horsham -8 5 £140 +16.67% 2
Haywards Heath -1 4 - -
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 79 (88.76%) Windows
2 42 (47.19%) Microsoft
3 33 (37.08%) Windows Server
4 32 (35.96%) Citrix
5 31 (34.83%) VMware
6 30 (33.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 28 (31.46%) MS Exchange
7 28 (31.46%) XenApp
8 24 (26.97%) Finance
9 21 (23.60%) XenDesktop
9 21 (23.60%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (23.60%) Windows 10
10 20 (22.47%) Security Cleared
11 19 (21.35%) SC Cleared
11 19 (21.35%) Windows 7
11 19 (21.35%) Office 365
11 19 (21.35%) Microsoft Office
12 18 (20.22%) ITIL
13 17 (19.10%) PowerShell
14 16 (17.98%) SCCM
15 15 (16.85%) Windows Server 2008
15 15 (16.85%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (15.73%) Migration
16 14 (15.73%) Linux
16 14 (15.73%) DHCP
17 13 (14.61%) DNS
17 13 (14.61%) Cisco
18 12 (13.48%) VMware ESXi
18 12 (13.48%) Microsoft Azure
19 11 (12.36%) CentOS

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 28 (31.46%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (8.99%) Skype for Business
4 7 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.37%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.12%) IIS
6 1 (1.12%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (21.35%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.49%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (21.35%) Office 365
2 12 (13.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.49%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.73%) DHCP
2 13 (14.61%) DNS
3 8 (8.99%) Firewall
4 5 (5.62%) Skype
5 4 (4.49%) Network Security
5 4 (4.49%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.49%) VPN
6 3 (3.37%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (3.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (3.37%) SAN
7 2 (2.25%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.25%) Wireless
8 1 (1.12%) Internet
8 1 (1.12%) LAN
8 1 (1.12%) NAS
8 1 (1.12%) SMS
8 1 (1.12%) SSL
8 1 (1.12%) VLAN
8 1 (1.12%) WAN
8 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.99%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.12%) DB2
3 1 (1.12%) GIS
3 1 (1.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.37%) AdminStudio
2 3 (3.37%) InstallShield
2 3 (3.37%) MSI
General
1 24 (26.97%) Finance
2 10 (11.24%) Back Office
3 8 (8.99%) Online Betting
4 7 (7.87%) Publishing
5 2 (2.25%) Games
5 2 (2.25%) Marketing
5 2 (2.25%) Retail
6 1 (1.12%) Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Military
6 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (37.08%) Analyst
2 22 (24.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (19.10%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 12 (13.48%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (12.36%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (11.24%) Support Analyst
6 10 (11.24%) VMware Engineer
6 10 (11.24%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (10.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 9 (10.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 9 (10.11%) Citrix Support
7 9 (10.11%) Infrastructure Support
8 8 (8.99%) Administrator
8 8 (8.99%) Architect
9 7 (7.87%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 7 (7.87%) Citrix Analyst
9 7 (7.87%) Citrix Support Analyst
9 7 (7.87%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 6 (6.74%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 5 (5.62%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.25%) LDAP
2 1 (1.12%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.74%) Blackberry
2 5 (5.62%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.37%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.12%) Clustering
5 1 (1.12%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.12%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.12%) PKI
5 1 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.12%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 79 (88.76%) Windows
2 33 (37.08%) Windows Server
3 21 (23.60%) Windows 10
4 19 (21.35%) Windows 7
5 15 (16.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (16.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (15.73%) Linux
7 11 (12.36%) CentOS
8 10 (11.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (11.24%) Unix
9 9 (10.11%) Windows 8
10 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (4.49%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (33.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 18 (20.22%) ITIL
3 14 (15.73%) Migration
4 11 (12.36%) Configuration Management
5 9 (10.11%) ERP
5 9 (10.11%) Runbook
6 8 (8.99%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 7 (7.87%) Change Management
8 5 (5.62%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (4.49%) Application Discovery
9 4 (4.49%) Deployment Automation
9 4 (4.49%) ITSM
9 4 (4.49%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.37%) Analytical Thinking
10 3 (3.37%) Matrix Organization
10 3 (3.37%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.37%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (3.37%) Project Management
10 3 (3.37%) Service Management
10 3 (3.37%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.10%) PowerShell
2 9 (10.11%) Shell Script
3 7 (7.87%) VBScript
4 4 (4.49%) SQL
5 3 (3.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (22.47%) Security Cleared
2 19 (21.35%) SC Cleared
3 11 (12.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (10.11%) MCSE
5 4 (4.49%) MCSA
6 3 (3.37%) CCNA
6 3 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.37%) MCITP
7 2 (2.25%) CCNP
7 2 (2.25%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.25%) Degree
7 2 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.25%) MCP
7 2 (2.25%) VCAP
7 2 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.12%) CCIE
8 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.12%) PMP
8 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) SLA
2 2 (2.25%) PMO
2 2 (2.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 28 (31.46%) XenApp
2 21 (23.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (23.60%) XenDesktop
3 12 (13.48%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (11.24%) vSphere
5 9 (10.11%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.49%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.12%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (17.98%) SCCM
2 9 (10.11%) Puppet
2 9 (10.11%) vRealize
3 3 (3.37%) Ansible
3 3 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.25%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.25%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (47.19%) Microsoft
2 32 (35.96%) Citrix
3 31 (34.83%) VMware
4 13 (14.61%) Cisco
5 11 (12.36%) HP
6 10 (11.24%) Red Hat
7 9 (10.11%) IBM
8 6 (6.74%) Apple
9 3 (3.37%) 3PAR
9 3 (3.37%) F5
9 3 (3.37%) Guidewire
9 3 (3.37%) NetApp
9 3 (3.37%) Oracle
9 3 (3.37%) SAP
9 3 (3.37%) Symantec
10 2 (2.25%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.25%) Proofpoint
10 2 (2.25%) Remedy
10 2 (2.25%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.25%) SolarWinds