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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 16 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 13 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 6.07% 3.59% 2.48%
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 40.00% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
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£375 £345 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -8.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 3
Average hourly rate £24.00 £14.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -30.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.87 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.51% -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
26 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 12.15% 8.98% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 12
Average daily rate £375 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 5
Average hourly rate £24.00 £14.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -65.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 24 December 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
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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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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 +8 8 £230 +155.55% 4
Poole -7 2 £375 -37.50% 1
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 23 (60.53%) Windows
2 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
3 14 (36.84%) SQL
4 12 (31.58%) Migration
4 12 (31.58%) Clustering
5 10 (26.32%) VMware
5 10 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
6 9 (23.68%) LAN
6 9 (23.68%) WAN
6 9 (23.68%) DNS
6 9 (23.68%) Linux
6 9 (23.68%) ITIL
7 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
8 7 (18.42%) Bash Shell
8 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (18.42%) SSH
8 7 (18.42%) Korn
8 7 (18.42%) Validation
8 7 (18.42%) HTTPS
8 7 (18.42%) RDBMS
8 7 (18.42%) OO
8 7 (18.42%) PHP
8 7 (18.42%) NFS
8 7 (18.42%) VMS
8 7 (18.42%) UNIX
8 7 (18.42%) Apache
8 7 (18.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 7 (18.42%) Windows 8
8 7 (18.42%) Relational Database

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 7 (18.42%) Apache
2 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Office
1 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) LAN
1 9 (23.68%) WAN
1 9 (23.68%) DNS
2 7 (18.42%) HTTPS
2 7 (18.42%) SSH
3 5 (13.16%) PuTTY
3 5 (13.16%) SAN
3 5 (13.16%) Firewall
4 3 (7.89%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.63%) ADSL
6 1 (2.63%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) RDBMS
1 7 (18.42%) Relational Database
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 5 (13.16%) Ingres
3 5 (13.16%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) PHPUnit
General
1 5 (13.16%) Banking
2 4 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Support Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Architect
4 4 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Applications Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Wintel Support
4 4 (10.53%) Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Wintel Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Wintel Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Applications Architect
5 3 (7.89%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (7.89%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.89%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.26%) Migration Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) JDBC
1 6 (15.79%) Laravel
2 5 (13.16%) HTML
2 5 (13.16%) CSS
2 5 (13.16%) Web Services
2 5 (13.16%) CGI
2 5 (13.16%) Hibernate
2 5 (13.16%) DAO
3 3 (7.89%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Clustering
2 5 (13.16%) N-Tier
3 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 23 (60.53%) Windows
2 9 (23.68%) Linux
3 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
4 7 (18.42%) Windows 8
4 7 (18.42%) VMS
4 7 (18.42%) UNIX
5 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Migration
2 9 (23.68%) ITIL
3 7 (18.42%) OO
3 7 (18.42%) Validation
4 5 (13.16%) Change Control
4 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
4 5 (13.16%) MVC
5 4 (10.53%) Business Continuity
6 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (7.89%) Time Management
7 2 (5.26%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) SQL
2 7 (18.42%) Korn
2 7 (18.42%) PHP
2 7 (18.42%) Bash Shell
3 6 (15.79%) Perl
4 5 (13.16%) Java
4 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) MCP
3 1 (2.63%) MCSA
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (18.42%) NFS
2 7 (18.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) SCCM
2 5 (13.16%) SCOM
2 5 (13.16%) Puppet
3 2 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 10 (26.32%) VMware
3 3 (7.89%) Dell
3 3 (7.89%) Citrix
4 1 (2.63%) Lotus
4 1 (2.63%) Apple
4 1 (2.63%) Remedy
4 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.63%) HP