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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 15 17 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 16 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 6.75% 6.48% 3.05%
As % of the System Software category 57.14% 35.90% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 3
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£225 £488 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £276 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £500 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £263
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +45.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-9.00% +3.44%
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
28 39 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 11.81% 18.06% 4.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 4
Average daily rate £388 £418 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.18% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £190 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.44% -1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -66.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -1.51%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
Bournemouth +5 7 £165 -67.00% 6
Poole -8 2 £258 - 1
Dorchester - - - -
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 25 (71.43%) Windows
2 21 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 12 (34.29%) SQL
5 11 (31.43%) ITIL
6 10 (28.57%) VMware
6 10 (28.57%) Clustering
6 10 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (25.71%) Migration
8 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
8 8 (22.86%) LAN
8 8 (22.86%) WAN
8 8 (22.86%) SCCM
8 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
9 7 (20.00%) SCOM
9 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
10 6 (17.14%) Linux
10 6 (17.14%) DNS
11 5 (14.29%) Citrix
11 5 (14.29%) SAN
11 5 (14.29%) UNIX
11 5 (14.29%) MS Office
11 5 (14.29%) Retail
11 5 (14.29%) Firewall
11 5 (14.29%) Windows 8

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 15 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 10 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (11.43%) Apache
5 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.86%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) LAN
1 8 (22.86%) WAN
2 6 (17.14%) DNS
3 5 (14.29%) SAN
3 5 (14.29%) Firewall
4 4 (11.43%) PuTTY
4 4 (11.43%) SSH
4 4 (11.43%) HTTPS
5 2 (5.71%) NAS
5 2 (5.71%) ADSL
5 2 (5.71%) VoIP
5 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 4 (11.43%) JasperReports
3 4 (11.43%) Ingres
3 4 (11.43%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.86%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) PHPUnit
2 1 (2.86%) Ant
General
1 5 (14.29%) Retail
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Support Engineer
1 9 (25.71%) Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Support Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Wintel Support Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Wintel Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Wintel Support
3 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.57%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.71%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) Laravel
1 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
1 4 (11.43%) DAO
1 4 (11.43%) CSS
1 4 (11.43%) JDBC
1 4 (11.43%) Web Services
1 4 (11.43%) HTML
1 4 (11.43%) CGI
2 1 (2.86%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Clustering
2 4 (11.43%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.86%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (71.43%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (22.86%) Windows 7
4 6 (17.14%) Linux
5 5 (14.29%) UNIX
5 5 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (11.43%) VMS
7 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) ITIL
2 9 (25.71%) Migration
3 4 (11.43%) Change Control
3 4 (11.43%) MVC
3 4 (11.43%) Validation
3 4 (11.43%) OO
3 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
4 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (5.71%) Time Management
5 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.86%) Project Management
6 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.86%) Regression Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.86%) High Availability
6 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
2 4 (11.43%) Korn
2 4 (11.43%) Java
2 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (11.43%) Perl
2 4 (11.43%) PHP
3 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (11.43%) MCSE
2 3 (8.57%) MCSA
2 3 (8.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) CCNA
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.86%) MCITP
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (11.43%) NFS
3 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) XenApp
3 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) SCCM
2 7 (20.00%) SCOM
3 4 (11.43%) Puppet
4 2 (5.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (28.57%) VMware
3 5 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco
4 2 (5.71%) HP
4 2 (5.71%) Dell
5 1 (2.86%) Lotus
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