Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 31 48
Rank change year-on-year -4 +17 -38
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 65 72 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 5.61% 6.71% 5.74%
As % of the System Software category 44.52% 46.75% 59.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 37 63
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £175 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +135.71% -41.67% +2.56%
10th Percentile £109 £113 £128
90th Percentile £488 £426 £450
South East median daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year +7.69% -2.99% +3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 5
West Sussex median hourly rate £15.93 £16.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% -49.23% +103.13%
10th Percentile £14.27 £13.43 £15.55
90th Percentile £20.38 £25.00 £52.30
South East median hourly rate £15.86 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -0.88% +6.67% -9.09%

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 146 154 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 12.61% 14.35% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 99 113
West Sussex median daily rate £413 £413 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.01% +19.67%
10th Percentile £134 £141 £163
90th Percentile £537 £500 £475
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 6
West Sussex median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -43.33% +84.62%
10th Percentile £14.73 £13.50 £15.75
90th Percentile £45.05 £29.75 £51.00
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -1 28 £413 +175.00% 3
Worthing +1 11 £500 -
Gatwick +3 6 £300 - 1
Haywards Heath +2 3 £118 - 2
Horsham -14 2 £138 -20.29% 1
Burgess Hill - 1 £110 -
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 56 (86.15%) Windows
2 30 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 23 (35.38%) Finance
3 23 (35.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 22 (33.85%) Windows Server
5 20 (30.77%) VMware
6 18 (27.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (26.15%) Citrix
7 17 (26.15%) XenApp
8 16 (24.62%) Windows 7
8 16 (24.62%) Migration
9 15 (23.08%) XenDesktop
10 14 (21.54%) ITIL
11 13 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
12 12 (18.46%) Windows 10
12 12 (18.46%) SCCM
13 10 (15.38%) Back Office
13 10 (15.38%) vSphere
14 9 (13.85%) vRealize
14 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (13.85%) DHCP
15 8 (12.31%) TCP/IP
15 8 (12.31%) Linux
15 8 (12.31%) MCSA
15 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Office
15 8 (12.31%) Retail
15 8 (12.31%) PowerShell
15 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (12.31%) Marketing
16 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure

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 3 (4.62%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.08%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.15%) Office 365
3 3 (4.62%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.08%) IaaS
5 1 (1.54%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (1.54%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.85%) DHCP
2 8 (12.31%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.69%) Network Security
4 4 (6.15%) Firewall
5 3 (4.62%) DNS
6 2 (3.08%) Wireless
7 1 (1.54%) IMAP
7 1 (1.54%) LAN
7 1 (1.54%) POP3
7 1 (1.54%) Skype
7 1 (1.54%) SMS
7 1 (1.54%) SMTP
7 1 (1.54%) VLAN
7 1 (1.54%) VPN
7 1 (1.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) AdminStudio
1 3 (4.62%) InstallShield
1 3 (4.62%) MSI
2 2 (3.08%) GCC
3 1 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (35.38%) Finance
2 10 (15.38%) Back Office
3 8 (12.31%) Marketing
3 8 (12.31%) Retail
4 7 (10.77%) Online Betting
5 6 (9.23%) Publishing
6 2 (3.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (38.46%) Analyst
2 16 (24.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (23.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 10 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
4 10 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (12.31%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 8 (12.31%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 8 (12.31%) Citrix Support
5 8 (12.31%) Infrastructure Support
6 7 (10.77%) Desktop Support
7 6 (9.23%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (9.23%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 6 (9.23%) Citrix Analyst
7 6 (9.23%) Citrix Support Analyst
7 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 5 (7.69%) Architect
8 5 (7.69%) IT Manager
8 5 (7.69%) Support Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) LDAP
1 2 (3.08%) Software Packaging
1 2 (3.08%) Web Services
2 1 (1.54%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.08%) Cloud Native
2 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.54%) BYOD
3 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.54%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 56 (86.15%) Windows
2 22 (33.85%) Windows Server
3 16 (24.62%) Windows 7
4 12 (18.46%) Windows 10
5 8 (12.31%) Linux
5 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (7.69%) CentOS
6 5 (7.69%) Unix
6 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.62%) HPUX
7 3 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.62%) Solaris
7 3 (4.62%) Windows XP
8 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.54%) Android
9 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 16 (24.62%) Migration
3 14 (21.54%) ITIL
4 6 (9.23%) Performance Management
4 6 (9.23%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (9.23%) Software Deployment
5 4 (6.15%) Matrix Organization
5 4 (6.15%) Operations Management
6 3 (4.62%) Application Discovery
6 3 (4.62%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.62%) Deployment Automation
6 3 (4.62%) Runbook
6 3 (4.62%) Time Management
7 2 (3.08%) Analytical Thinking
7 2 (3.08%) Analytics
7 2 (3.08%) Break/Fix
7 2 (3.08%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (3.08%) DevOps
7 2 (3.08%) Security Patching
7 2 (3.08%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.31%) PowerShell
2 6 (9.23%) VBScript
3 3 (4.62%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.62%) SQL
4 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (12.31%) MCSA
3 6 (9.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 6 (9.23%) MCSE
4 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.54%) Degree
5 1 (1.54%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (27.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (26.15%) XenApp
3 15 (23.08%) XenDesktop
4 13 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (15.38%) vSphere
6 4 (6.15%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (6.15%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (4.62%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (3.08%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (1.54%) Docker
9 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (18.46%) SCCM
2 9 (13.85%) vRealize
3 3 (4.62%) Puppet
4 2 (3.08%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.08%) MaaS360
4 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (3.08%) Terraform
5 1 (1.54%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 20 (30.77%) VMware
3 17 (26.15%) Citrix
4 7 (10.77%) HP
4 7 (10.77%) IBM
5 4 (6.15%) NetApp
5 4 (6.15%) Remedy
5 4 (6.15%) ServiceNow
6 3 (4.62%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.62%) Symantec
7 2 (3.08%) Blue Coat
7 2 (3.08%) Cisco
7 2 (3.08%) Okta
7 2 (3.08%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle
8 1 (1.54%) Veeam