Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 22 19
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 -15
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 91 78 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 8.67% 6.16% 8.16%
As % of the System Software category 61.90% 69.03% 73.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 56 70
West Sussex median daily rate £150 £274 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.21% +5.29% +18.18%
10th Percentile £105 £130 £120
90th Percentile £450 £443 £419
South East median daily rate £316 £325 £320
% change year-on-year -2.69% +1.56% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 12
West Sussex median hourly rate £18.50 £12.54 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.50% -21.61% -
10th Percentile £15.60 £10.25 £9.00
90th Percentile £25.00 £36.13 £17.50
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.45% -14.71% +13.33%

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 147 113 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 14.01% 8.92% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 75 93
West Sussex median daily rate £363 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.54% - +14.04%
10th Percentile £110 £139 £120
90th Percentile £600 £465 £419
South East median daily rate £394 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.07% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 16
West Sussex median hourly rate £23.75 £12.54 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.36% -22.82% +1.56%
10th Percentile £15.79 £10.25 £9.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £36.13 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £16.71 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.37% -14.29% +12.90%

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 24 November 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
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 24 November 2017. 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 +2 48 £148 -45.87% 3
Horsham -3 15 £120 -63.08%
Worthing -1 11 £388 +93.75% 3
Gatwick +12 5 £325 +165.31%
Haywards Heath +2 3 - -
Burgess Hill +10 1 - - 1
Chichester +5 1 - - 2
East Grinstead - 1 £425 -
Littlehampton - 1 - -
Shoreham-by-Sea - 1 £78 -
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 82 (90.11%) Windows
2 47 (51.65%) Microsoft
3 38 (41.76%) VMware
4 36 (39.56%) Windows Server
5 31 (34.07%) MS Exchange
6 28 (30.77%) ITIL
7 27 (29.67%) Citrix
8 25 (27.47%) Microsoft Office
8 25 (27.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (26.37%) Windows 7
10 23 (25.27%) Office 365
11 18 (19.78%) Linux
12 17 (18.68%) HP
13 16 (17.58%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (17.58%) DHCP
14 13 (14.29%) Migration
14 13 (14.29%) Cisco
14 13 (14.29%) Windows 10
14 13 (14.29%) Hyper-V
14 13 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (14.29%) Incident Management
15 12 (13.19%) DNS
15 12 (13.19%) MCSE
16 11 (12.09%) SQL Server
16 11 (12.09%) Service Management
16 11 (12.09%) SCCM
16 11 (12.09%) Exchange Server 2010
16 11 (12.09%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (12.09%) Remote Desktop
17 10 (10.99%) XenApp

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 31 (34.07%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (9.89%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.20%) Apache
4 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.20%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.20%) IIS
4 2 (2.20%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.10%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (27.47%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Primavera
1 1 (1.10%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 23 (25.27%) Office 365
2 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.59%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (3.30%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.58%) DHCP
2 12 (13.19%) DNS
3 11 (12.09%) Remote Desktop
4 10 (10.99%) SAN
5 9 (9.89%) IP Telephony
6 8 (8.79%) TCP/IP
7 7 (7.69%) LAN
8 6 (6.59%) VoIP
9 5 (5.49%) Firewall
9 5 (5.49%) VPN
10 4 (4.40%) WAN
11 3 (3.30%) 3G
11 3 (3.30%) 4G
11 3 (3.30%) ADSL
11 3 (3.30%) VLAN
11 3 (3.30%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (2.20%) BIG-IP
13 1 (1.10%) iSCSI
13 1 (1.10%) NetScaler
13 1 (1.10%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.30%) MySQL
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.10%) Redis
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (6.59%) Finance
1 6 (6.59%) Publishing
2 2 (2.20%) Advertising
2 2 (2.20%) Back Office
2 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.20%) Online Betting
2 2 (2.20%) Retail
3 1 (1.10%) French Language
3 1 (1.10%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (40.66%) Analyst
2 20 (21.98%) Support Analyst
3 17 (18.68%) IT Analyst
4 14 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
5 13 (14.29%) Architect
6 11 (12.09%) Support Engineer
7 9 (9.89%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 9 (9.89%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (8.79%) Desktop Support
8 8 (8.79%) Service Analyst
8 8 (8.79%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (7.69%) IT Operations Analyst
9 7 (7.69%) IT Support
9 7 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
10 6 (6.59%) Active Directory Architect
10 6 (6.59%) Consultant
10 6 (6.59%) IT Support Analyst
10 6 (6.59%) Technical Architect
11 5 (5.49%) IT Manager
11 5 (5.49%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.10%) Middleware
1 1 (1.10%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.59%) Clustering
1 6 (6.59%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.30%) CMDB
3 3 (3.30%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.20%) AS400
4 2 (2.20%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.20%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.20%) iSeries
4 2 (2.20%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.10%) EPoS
5 1 (1.10%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 82 (90.11%) Windows
2 36 (39.56%) Windows Server
3 25 (27.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (26.37%) Windows 7
5 18 (19.78%) Linux
6 13 (14.29%) Windows 10
7 11 (12.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (5.49%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (3.30%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.20%) Mac OS
11 2 (2.20%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.10%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.77%) ITIL
2 13 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 13 (14.29%) Migration
3 11 (12.09%) Service Management
4 8 (8.79%) PRINCE2
5 7 (7.69%) Data Management
5 7 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 6 (6.59%) Configuration Management
6 6 (6.59%) E-Commerce
6 6 (6.59%) High Availability
6 6 (6.59%) Load Balancing
6 6 (6.59%) Matrix Organization
6 6 (6.59%) Patch Management
6 6 (6.59%) SEO
6 6 (6.59%) TOGAF
7 5 (5.49%) IT Strategy
8 4 (4.40%) Application Virtualisation
8 4 (4.40%) Change Management
8 4 (4.40%) Operations Management
8 4 (4.40%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.99%) SQL
2 3 (3.30%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.30%) VBScript
3 1 (1.10%) Java
3 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (17.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (13.19%) MCSE
3 9 (9.89%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.89%) Security Cleared
4 7 (7.69%) MCSA
5 6 (6.59%) CCNA
5 6 (6.59%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.20%) MCITP
7 2 (2.20%) MCP
8 1 (1.10%) CCA
8 1 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.10%) Degree
8 1 (1.10%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.10%) PMP
8 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.99%) SLA
2 7 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.10%) PMO
3 1 (1.10%) QA
3 1 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 13 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (10.99%) XenApp
3 8 (8.79%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (4.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (4.40%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (4.40%) XenDesktop
4 4 (4.40%) XenServer
5 3 (3.30%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.20%) iptables
7 1 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (12.09%) SCCM
2 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (4.40%) EdgeSight
4 3 (3.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (2.20%) vRealize
6 1 (1.10%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.10%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (51.65%) Microsoft
2 38 (41.76%) VMware
3 27 (29.67%) Citrix
4 17 (18.68%) HP
5 13 (14.29%) Cisco
6 6 (6.59%) 3PAR
6 6 (6.59%) Dell
7 4 (4.40%) AppSense
8 3 (3.30%) Draytek
8 3 (3.30%) NetApp
8 3 (3.30%) Oracle
8 3 (3.30%) SonicWALL
8 3 (3.30%) Symantec
9 2 (2.20%) Apple
9 2 (2.20%) IBM
9 2 (2.20%) Kaseya
9 2 (2.20%) Lotus
9 2 (2.20%) Wyse
10 1 (1.10%) Juniper
10 1 (1.10%) Remedy