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 3 months to 24 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 15 11
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 44 63 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 9.15% 8.56% 10.56%
As % of the System Software category 47.83% 64.29% 85.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 46 25
Median daily rate £300 £313 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +17.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £128 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 7
Median hourly rate £16.50 £32.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.23% +96.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £20.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £40.90 £41.96
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 West Sussex with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 92 98 68
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 19.13% 13.32% 12.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 79 31
Median daily rate £375 £400 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +35.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 10
Median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +3 30 £293 -29.09% 2
Worthing +11 3 - -
Gatwick 0 3 £300 +51.89%
East Grinstead -6 2 £440 +35.23%
Littlehampton - 2 - -
Chichester - 1 - -
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 50 (89.29%) Windows
2 28 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 26 (46.43%) Linux
4 22 (39.29%) VMware
5 21 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 15 (26.79%) Citrix
7 12 (21.43%) E-Commerce
8 11 (19.64%) Migration
8 11 (19.64%) Windows 7
9 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (17.86%) SC Cleared
9 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
10 9 (16.07%) Windows XP
10 9 (16.07%) HP
11 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
11 8 (14.29%) NetApp
12 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
12 7 (12.50%) MS Exchange
12 7 (12.50%) Windows 10
13 6 (10.71%) Virtual Desktop
13 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (10.71%) Office 365
13 6 (10.71%) Firewall
13 6 (10.71%) LDAP
14 5 (8.93%) ITIL
14 5 (8.93%) WAN
14 5 (8.93%) Cisco
14 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
14 5 (8.93%) PowerShell

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 7 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) assyst
1 1 (1.79%) Primavera
1 1 (1.79%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Office 365
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.36%) SaaS
3 2 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) Firewall
1 6 (10.71%) LDAP
2 5 (8.93%) WAN
3 4 (7.14%) DHCP
3 4 (7.14%) DNS
3 4 (7.14%) LAN
4 3 (5.36%) Extranet
4 3 (5.36%) Network Security
4 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.57%) Ethernet
5 2 (3.57%) MPLS
6 1 (1.79%) SAN
6 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) Redis
3 1 (1.79%) MySQL
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.79%) JIRA
1 1 (1.79%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (1.79%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (1.79%) Rational Rose
1 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 3 (5.36%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) French Language
3 1 (1.79%) Back Office
3 1 (1.79%) Online Betting
3 1 (1.79%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (1.79%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 26 (46.43%) Analyst
2 14 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 14 (25.00%) IT Operations Analyst
2 14 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
3 10 (17.86%) Support Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (8.93%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) Middleware
1 2 (3.57%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.36%) Replication
4 2 (3.57%) AS400
4 2 (3.57%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.57%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.57%) iSeries
4 2 (3.57%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.79%) EPoS
5 1 (1.79%) iPad
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 50 (89.29%) Windows
2 28 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 26 (46.43%) Linux
4 21 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (19.64%) Windows 7
6 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (16.07%) Windows XP
8 7 (12.50%) Windows 10
9 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) E-Commerce
2 11 (19.64%) Migration
3 5 (8.93%) ITIL
4 3 (5.36%) Asset Management
4 3 (5.36%) Coaching
4 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.57%) Converged Infrastructure
5 2 (3.57%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (3.57%) Patch Management
5 2 (3.57%) Re-Platforming
5 2 (3.57%) Service Management
6 1 (1.79%) Business Change Management
6 1 (1.79%) Change Management
6 1 (1.79%) Data Management
6 1 (1.79%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.79%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.79%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.79%) Server Building
6 1 (1.79%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (1.79%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.36%) SQL
3 1 (1.79%) C++
3 1 (1.79%) VB
3 1 (1.79%) VB6
3 1 (1.79%) VC++
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) SC Cleared
1 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (3.57%) MCITP
2 2 (3.57%) MCP
2 2 (3.57%) MCSA
2 2 (3.57%) MCSE
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) Virtual Desktop
2 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (5.36%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (5.36%) vSphere
4 3 (5.36%) XenApp
5 2 (3.57%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) SCCM
2 3 (5.36%) WSUS
3 2 (3.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (3.57%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 22 (39.29%) VMware
2 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 15 (26.79%) Citrix
4 9 (16.07%) HP
5 8 (14.29%) NetApp
6 5 (8.93%) Cisco
7 3 (5.36%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.36%) Juniper
7 3 (5.36%) SAP
7 3 (5.36%) Symantec
8 2 (3.57%) IBM
8 2 (3.57%) Kaseya
8 2 (3.57%) Oracle
8 2 (3.57%) Remedy
8 2 (3.57%) ServiceNow
8 2 (3.57%) Wyse
9 1 (1.79%) Apple
9 1 (1.79%) Dell
9 1 (1.79%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
Crawley, West Sussex
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday