The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
South West / Dorset
Rank 11 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 11 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 8.87% 7.37% 5.56%
As % of the System Software category 52.38% 58.33% 42.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 3
Median daily rate £265 £175 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.42% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £127 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £423 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 8
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £24.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 - £20.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.85 - £59.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +3.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

System Software Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
21 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 16.94% 12.63% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 9
Median daily rate £350 £175 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -53.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £125 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £385 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +73.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £41.70 £20.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.90 £59.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Dorset region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Dorset region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Dorset

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Bournemouth -1 2 - -
Poole -4 2 £110 -36.23% 2
Blandford Forum - 2 £263 -
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) MS Exchange
3 12 (48.00%) Windows 7
3 12 (48.00%) Windows Server
4 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (36.00%) Windows 8
6 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (28.00%) Windows 10
8 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (24.00%) Migration
9 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 4 (16.00%) Office 365
10 4 (16.00%) MS Office
11 3 (12.00%) ITIL
11 3 (12.00%) CRM
11 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
11 3 (12.00%) Citrix
11 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
11 3 (12.00%) Systems Analysis
11 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
12 2 (8.00%) Network Management
12 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
12 2 (8.00%) Service Management
12 2 (8.00%) SQL
12 2 (8.00%) ITSM
12 2 (8.00%) VMware
12 2 (8.00%) IPv4
12 2 (8.00%) DNS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 17 (68.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.00%) DHCP
2 2 (8.00%) DNS
2 2 (8.00%) IPv4
2 2 (8.00%) LAN
2 2 (8.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) 1st Line Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Migration Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) IT Trainer
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Trainer
6 1 (4.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Migration Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Server Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Integration Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Support Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) Windows 7
2 12 (48.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (36.00%) Windows 8
5 7 (28.00%) Windows 10
6 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (8.00%) VMS
7 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
8 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Migration
2 3 (12.00%) CRM
2 3 (12.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (8.00%) ITSM
3 2 (8.00%) Network Management
3 2 (8.00%) Service Management
4 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.00%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Citrix
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) arcserve
4 1 (4.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (4.00%) Juniper