Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 43 46
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3 -37
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 61 51 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 5.16% 5.21% 5.72%
As % of the System Software category 50.83% 43.22% 62.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 21 37
West Sussex median daily rate £300 £300 £300
10th Percentile £108 £135 £128
90th Percentile £495 £400 £450
South East median daily rate £328 £326 £330
% change year-on-year +0.38% -1.14% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 5
West Sussex median hourly rate £16.56 £14.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.22% -14.71% +13.33%
10th Percentile £14.75 £13.25 £13.70
90th Percentile £18.13 £17.25 £34.00
South East median hourly rate £15.86 £15.78 £15.00
% change year-on-year +0.54% +5.17% -3.23%

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 120 118 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 10.14% 12.07% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 77 78
West Sussex median daily rate £398 £475 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.32% +29.69% +8.52%
10th Percentile £185 £208 £158
90th Percentile £525 £533 £475
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 6
West Sussex median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -13.04% +15.00%
10th Percentile £15.01 £13.25 £13.88
90th Percentile £43.75 £27.30 £36.63
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +3.13% -8.57%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 -5 15 £413 +37.50% 4
Worthing +12 14 £300 +130.77% 1
Haywards Heath - 7 £118 -
Gatwick +6 5 £300 -
Burgess Hill -5 2 £110 -51.11%
Horsham -8 1 £190 -41.54% 1
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 42 (68.85%) Windows
2 38 (62.30%) Microsoft
3 17 (27.87%) ITIL
4 16 (26.23%) Office 365
5 15 (24.59%) Windows 7
5 15 (24.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (24.59%) Finance
6 14 (22.95%) Migration
6 14 (22.95%) VMware
6 14 (22.95%) SCCM
7 13 (21.31%) TCP/IP
8 11 (18.03%) Windows Server
9 10 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (16.39%) Firewall
9 10 (16.39%) VLAN
10 9 (14.75%) Marketing
10 9 (14.75%) Retail
10 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Office
10 9 (14.75%) MCSA
11 8 (13.11%) SharePoint
11 8 (13.11%) MS Exchange
11 8 (13.11%) Citrix
11 8 (13.11%) Back Office
11 8 (13.11%) Hyper-V
11 8 (13.11%) High Availability
11 8 (13.11%) Windows 10
12 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (11.48%) Performance Management
12 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (11.48%) Configuration Management

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 8 (13.11%) MS Exchange
1 8 (13.11%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (26.23%) Office 365
2 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.28%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.28%) IaaS
5 1 (1.64%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (1.64%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.31%) TCP/IP
2 10 (16.39%) Firewall
2 10 (16.39%) VLAN
3 6 (9.84%) DHCP
3 6 (9.84%) IMAP
3 6 (9.84%) LAN
3 6 (9.84%) POP3
3 6 (9.84%) SMTP
3 6 (9.84%) WAN
4 5 (8.20%) DNS
4 5 (8.20%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (8.20%) SAN
4 5 (8.20%) VPN
5 4 (6.56%) Network Security
6 1 (1.64%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.64%) SMS
6 1 (1.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) Big Data
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) GCC
2 1 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (24.59%) Finance
2 9 (14.75%) Marketing
2 9 (14.75%) Retail
3 8 (13.11%) Back Office
4 2 (3.28%) Online Betting
4 2 (3.28%) Publishing
5 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) Analyst
2 11 (18.03%) Architect
3 9 (14.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (9.84%) Support Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Desktop Support
5 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) IT Manager
5 5 (8.20%) Technical Architect
6 4 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (6.56%) IT Services Manager
6 4 (6.56%) IT Support
6 4 (6.56%) Messaging Specialist
6 4 (6.56%) Service Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Service Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Service Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.84%) MAPI
2 2 (3.28%) Software Packaging
2 2 (3.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.92%) Clustering
3 2 (3.28%) Cloud Native
3 2 (3.28%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.64%) BYOD
4 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 42 (68.85%) Windows
2 15 (24.59%) Windows 7
3 11 (18.03%) Windows Server
4 8 (13.11%) Windows 10
5 5 (8.20%) Linux
5 5 (8.20%) Unix
6 3 (4.92%) CentOS
6 3 (4.92%) HPUX
6 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.92%) Solaris
6 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.87%) ITIL
2 14 (22.95%) Migration
3 8 (13.11%) High Availability
4 7 (11.48%) Configuration Management
4 7 (11.48%) Performance Management
5 5 (8.20%) Change Control
5 5 (8.20%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (8.20%) Software Deployment
6 4 (6.56%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (6.56%) ITIL V3
6 4 (6.56%) Load Balancing
6 4 (6.56%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (6.56%) Time Management
6 4 (6.56%) Validation
7 3 (4.92%) Data Management
7 3 (4.92%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.92%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (4.92%) Operations Management
7 3 (4.92%) Runbook
7 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.84%) VBA
2 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.28%) VBScript
4 1 (1.64%) Java
4 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (24.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (14.75%) MCSA
3 6 (9.84%) MCSE
3 6 (9.84%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
4 5 (8.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 5 (8.20%) MCP
5 4 (6.56%) DBS Check
5 4 (6.56%) Degree
6 1 (1.64%) CCNA
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.48%) SLA
2 3 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (13.11%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.20%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (6.56%) XenApp
4 4 (6.56%) XenDesktop
5 3 (4.92%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (4.92%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (4.92%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (3.28%) vSphere
7 1 (1.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (22.95%) SCCM
2 5 (8.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (4.92%) Puppet
4 2 (3.28%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.28%) MaaS360
4 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (3.28%) Terraform
4 2 (3.28%) vRealize
5 1 (1.64%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 38 (62.30%) Microsoft
2 14 (22.95%) VMware
3 8 (13.11%) Citrix
4 6 (9.84%) Symantec
5 4 (6.56%) HP
6 3 (4.92%) NetApp
6 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.92%) Remedy
6 3 (4.92%) ServiceNow
7 2 (3.28%) Blue Coat
7 2 (3.28%) Cisco
7 2 (3.28%) IBM
7 2 (3.28%) Okta
7 2 (3.28%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.64%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.64%) Avaya
8 1 (1.64%) Ivanti
8 1 (1.64%) Mitel
8 1 (1.64%) Veeam