The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Dorset region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 14 19 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 20 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 8.73% 4.86% 8.63%
As % of the System Software category 43.48% 69.23% 75.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 7
Average daily rate £475 £325 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% +44.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £270 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 9
Average hourly rate £14.50 £11.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £11.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
System Software Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
46 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 20.09% 7.03% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 10
Average daily rate £418 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £47.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.42% +196.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £47.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Active Directory
South West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +2 11 £488 - 3
Poole +6 2 - - 1
Weymouth - - - -
Wimborne - - - -
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (46.15%) Windows XP
4 11 (42.31%) MS Exchange
5 10 (38.46%) Windows 7
6 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (26.92%) MS Office
6 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (19.23%) Migration
7 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
7 5 (19.23%) DNS
8 4 (15.38%) NHS
8 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
8 4 (15.38%) VMware
8 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
9 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (11.54%) REST
9 3 (11.54%) Office 365
9 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
9 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (11.54%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (11.54%) Sitecore
9 3 (11.54%) Electronics
9 3 (11.54%) CMS
9 3 (11.54%) Content Management
9 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (11.54%) IIS
9 3 (11.54%) .NET
9 3 (11.54%) DHCP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (42.31%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (11.54%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (11.54%) CMS
2 3 (11.54%) IIS
3 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (7.69%) Lync
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Office
2 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
1 5 (19.23%) DNS
2 3 (11.54%) DHCP
3 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (11.54%) Electronics
2 2 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Desktop Support
2 4 (15.38%) Architect
2 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Implementation Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) REST
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) NHS
2 3 (11.54%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.69%) iPhone
4 1 (3.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 22 (84.62%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Windows XP
3 10 (38.46%) Windows 7
4 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Migration
2 3 (11.54%) Content Management
3 2 (7.69%) Project Management
3 2 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (7.69%) Identity Management
3 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) vSphere
3 2 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) VMware
3 3 (11.54%) Sitecore
3 3 (11.54%) Citrix
4 2 (7.69%) Avaya
4 2 (7.69%) TIBCO
4 2 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) Apple
Bournemouth, Dorset
PruHealth
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorchester
Computer Futures
Posted: 10 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Allied Worldwide
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 19 days ago