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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 11 18 28
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 21 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 8.37% 5.82% 3.44%
As % of the System Software category 72.41% 42.31% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 7
Average daily rate
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£275 £291 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.49% +11.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £150 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.75 £8.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% +35.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Active Directory
South West

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
29 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 11.55% 13.76% 6.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 16
Average daily rate £325 £406 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.95% +24.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £207 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.75 £8.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% +35.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 August 2014.

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
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole +5 5 £175 +25.00% 3
Bournemouth -2 2 £120 -70.62% 3
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 30 (75.00%) Windows
2 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (27.50%) VMware
3 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
4 9 (22.50%) Windows XP
4 9 (22.50%) Office 365
5 8 (20.00%) MS Office
6 7 (17.50%) Citrix
6 7 (17.50%) DNS
6 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
6 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
6 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (15.00%) Identity Management
7 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
7 6 (15.00%) Migration
7 6 (15.00%) Avaya
8 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (12.50%) XenApp
9 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
9 4 (10.00%) EMC
9 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
9 4 (10.00%) ITIL
9 4 (10.00%) Apache
9 4 (10.00%) SQL
9 4 (10.00%) Windows 8
9 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (7.50%) Lync
10 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
10 3 (7.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.00%) Apache
3 3 (7.50%) Lync
4 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.50%) IIS
5 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MS Office
2 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) Office 365
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) DNS
2 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.50%) LAN
3 3 (7.50%) WAN
3 3 (7.50%) HTTPS
3 3 (7.50%) SSH
3 3 (7.50%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (5.00%) SAN
4 2 (5.00%) DHCP
5 1 (2.50%) PuTTY
5 1 (2.50%) Internet
5 1 (2.50%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (2.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
1 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Ingres
2 1 (2.50%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) PHPUnit
General
1 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.50%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Back Office
4 1 (2.50%) Electronics
4 1 (2.50%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Architect
2 6 (15.00%) Desktop Support
3 5 (12.50%) Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 5 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Service Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (7.50%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Leader
5 2 (5.00%) Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Desktop Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Application Packaging
2 2 (5.00%) JDBC
2 2 (5.00%) Laravel
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
3 1 (2.50%) CSS
3 1 (2.50%) CGI
3 1 (2.50%) DAO
3 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Storage
1 3 (7.50%) Clustering
2 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.50%) NHS
2 1 (2.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 30 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (27.50%) Windows 7
3 9 (22.50%) Windows XP
4 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.50%) Linux
6 3 (7.50%) UNIX
6 3 (7.50%) VMS
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) Identity Management
1 6 (15.00%) Migration
2 4 (10.00%) ITIL
3 3 (7.50%) OO
3 3 (7.50%) Validation
3 3 (7.50%) Time Management
3 3 (7.50%) Project Management
4 1 (2.50%) Change Control
4 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.50%) Logistics
4 1 (2.50%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (2.50%) MVC
4 1 (2.50%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.50%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) PHP
2 3 (7.50%) Bash Shell
2 3 (7.50%) Korn
3 2 (5.00%) Perl
4 1 (2.50%) Java
4 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.50%) MCSA
2 1 (2.50%) MCP
2 1 (2.50%) CCA
2 1 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (12.50%) XenApp
3 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.50%) NFS
4 3 (7.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (7.50%) vSphere
4 3 (7.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) SCCM
1 1 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (27.50%) VMware
3 7 (17.50%) Citrix
4 6 (15.00%) Avaya
5 4 (10.00%) EMC
6 3 (7.50%) Dell
6 3 (7.50%) Apple
7 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.50%) SAP
7 1 (2.50%) Remedy
7 1 (2.50%) HP
7 1 (2.50%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.50%) Veeam
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
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Posted: 23 days ago