Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 39 25
Rank change year-on-year +12 -14 -19
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 76 53 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 6.93% 5.10% 6.18%
As % of the System Software category 57.58% 63.10% 73.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 29 36
West Sussex median daily rate £190 £240 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.83% -2.04% -16.95%
10th Percentile £105 £130 £141
90th Percentile £450 £338 £425
South East median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year - +1.56% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 7
West Sussex median hourly rate £17.13 £13.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.55% -14.06% +6.67%
10th Percentile £14.75 £10.26 £11.40
90th Percentile £19.25 £16.38 £23.30
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £14.94 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.42% -6.64% +6.67%

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 132 84 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 12.04% 8.08% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 48 55
West Sussex median daily rate £394 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +12.90% -17.33%
10th Percentile £110 £130 £143
90th Percentile £613 £550 £445
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 8
West Sussex median hourly rate £17.50 £13.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -16.67% +10.00%
10th Percentile £15.00 £10.26 £11.80
90th Percentile £45.00 £16.38 £29.73
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +6.25%

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 22 February 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
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 22 February 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 +4 33 £173 -28.13% 3
Worthing +10 18 £300 +130.77%
Haywards Heath +2 7 £425 - 1
Horsham -9 5 £120 -63.08% 3
Burgess Hill +3 2 - - 1
Gatwick - 2 £375 -
Shoreham-by-Sea - 1 £78 -
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 58 (76.32%) Windows
2 37 (48.68%) Microsoft
3 27 (35.53%) ITIL
4 25 (32.89%) Office 365
5 24 (31.58%) VMware
6 22 (28.95%) MS Exchange
6 22 (28.95%) Windows Server
7 18 (23.68%) Citrix
7 18 (23.68%) Migration
8 17 (22.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (22.37%) Windows 7
9 16 (21.05%) Hyper-V
10 15 (19.74%) Microsoft Office
11 14 (18.42%) SharePoint
11 14 (18.42%) HP
11 14 (18.42%) High Availability
12 13 (17.11%) SCCM
13 12 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
13 12 (15.79%) SAN
13 12 (15.79%) TCP/IP
13 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
14 11 (14.47%) DNS
14 11 (14.47%) Firewall
15 10 (13.16%) VLAN
15 10 (13.16%) Configuration Management
15 10 (13.16%) LAN
15 10 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 10 (13.16%) Remote Desktop

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 22 (28.95%) MS Exchange
2 14 (18.42%) SharePoint
3 12 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.63%) Apache
5 2 (2.63%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.63%) IIS
5 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (19.74%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (32.89%) Office 365
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.79%) SAN
1 12 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 11 (14.47%) DNS
2 11 (14.47%) Firewall
3 10 (13.16%) LAN
3 10 (13.16%) Remote Desktop
3 10 (13.16%) VLAN
4 9 (11.84%) DHCP
4 9 (11.84%) VPN
5 7 (9.21%) VoIP
5 7 (9.21%) WAN
6 6 (7.89%) IMAP
6 6 (7.89%) POP3
6 6 (7.89%) SMTP
7 4 (5.26%) IP Telephony
8 3 (3.95%) 3G
8 3 (3.95%) 4G
8 3 (3.95%) ADSL
8 3 (3.95%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.63%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) Big Data
2 2 (2.63%) MySQL
2 2 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) GCC
General
1 8 (10.53%) Back Office
2 7 (9.21%) Finance
3 6 (7.89%) Publishing
4 4 (5.26%) Retail
5 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.63%) Advertising
6 2 (2.63%) Marketing
6 2 (2.63%) Online Betting
6 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.32%) French Language
7 1 (1.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (32.89%) Analyst
2 18 (23.68%) Architect
3 16 (21.05%) Support Analyst
4 9 (11.84%) IT Analyst
4 9 (11.84%) Technical Architect
5 8 (10.53%) Desktop Support
5 8 (10.53%) IT Support
6 6 (7.89%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (7.89%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Consultant
6 6 (7.89%) Service Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Active Directory Architect
7 5 (6.58%) Active Directory Consultant
7 5 (6.58%) IT Support Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.26%) Citrix Specialist
8 4 (5.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Messaging Specialist
8 4 (5.26%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.89%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Clustering
2 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.95%) CMDB
2 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.95%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.63%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.32%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 58 (76.32%) Windows
2 22 (28.95%) Windows Server
3 17 (22.37%) Windows 7
4 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.58%) Linux
6 5 (6.58%) Windows 10
7 3 (3.95%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.63%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.63%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.53%) ITIL
2 18 (23.68%) Migration
3 14 (18.42%) High Availability
4 10 (13.16%) Configuration Management
5 9 (11.84%) Data Management
5 9 (11.84%) Load Balancing
5 9 (11.84%) PRINCE2
6 8 (10.53%) Incident Management
7 7 (9.21%) Service Management
7 7 (9.21%) TOGAF
8 6 (7.89%) IT Strategy
8 6 (7.89%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.58%) Change Control
9 5 (6.58%) Collaborative Working
10 4 (5.26%) Application Virtualisation
10 4 (5.26%) Network Load Balancing
10 4 (5.26%) Patch Management
10 4 (5.26%) Performance Management
10 4 (5.26%) Problem Management
11 3 (3.95%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.21%) SQL
2 6 (7.89%) VBA
3 2 (2.63%) Java
3 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (22.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (11.84%) MCSE
3 7 (9.21%) CCNA
3 7 (9.21%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (9.21%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.21%) Security Cleared
4 5 (6.58%) Degree
4 5 (6.58%) MCP
4 5 (6.58%) MCSA
5 4 (5.26%) DBS Check
6 2 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.32%) CCA
7 1 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.32%) PMP
7 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (11.84%) SLA
3 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.32%) PMO
3 1 (1.32%) QA
3 1 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (21.05%) Hyper-V
2 12 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (11.84%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (10.53%) XenApp
5 4 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (2.63%) iptables
6 2 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.63%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (17.11%) SCCM
2 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (10.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (5.26%) EdgeSight
5 2 (2.63%) vRealize
6 1 (1.32%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.32%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 37 (48.68%) Microsoft
2 24 (31.58%) VMware
3 18 (23.68%) Citrix
4 14 (18.42%) HP
5 8 (10.53%) Symantec
6 7 (9.21%) 3PAR
7 6 (7.89%) Cisco
8 5 (6.58%) Ivanti
9 3 (3.95%) Dell
10 2 (2.63%) IBM
10 2 (2.63%) Lotus
10 2 (2.63%) NetApp
10 2 (2.63%) Oracle
11 1 (1.32%) Apple
11 1 (1.32%) Avaya
11 1 (1.32%) Extreme Networks
11 1 (1.32%) Infoblox
11 1 (1.32%) Juniper
11 1 (1.32%) Mitel
11 1 (1.32%) Remedy