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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 10 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 25 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 10.00% 3.39% 3.56%
As % of the System Software category 64.10% 54.55% 57.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £168 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+123.88% -35.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £146 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £254 £266
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.50 £8.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +78.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
39 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 15.60% 6.21% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 13
Average daily rate £325 £288 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £154 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £340 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.75 £15.50 £8.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.74% +78.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +9 8 £200 +42.85% 4
Bournemouth +3 1 - - 4
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 28 (66.67%) Windows
2 15 (35.71%) VMware
3 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (26.19%) Windows 7
4 11 (26.19%) Office 365
5 9 (21.43%) Citrix
6 7 (16.67%) DNS
6 7 (16.67%) Linux
6 7 (16.67%) Migration
7 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 6 (14.29%) Identity Management
7 6 (14.29%) Apache
7 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 6 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 6 (14.29%) SQL
7 6 (14.29%) MS Office
7 6 (14.29%) Avaya
7 6 (14.29%) Windows 8
8 5 (11.90%) Bash Shell
8 5 (11.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (11.90%) XenApp
8 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
8 5 (11.90%) HTTPS
8 5 (11.90%) RDBMS
8 5 (11.90%) UNIX
8 5 (11.90%) PHP
8 5 (11.90%) OO
8 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
8 5 (11.90%) VMS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (14.29%) Apache
2 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.14%) Lync
4 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.38%) IIS
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 6 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.19%) Office 365
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) DNS
2 5 (11.90%) HTTPS
2 5 (11.90%) SSH
3 4 (9.52%) SAN
4 3 (7.14%) PuTTY
4 3 (7.14%) LAN
4 3 (7.14%) WAN
4 3 (7.14%) Firewall
4 3 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.38%) Internet
6 1 (2.38%) DHCP
6 1 (2.38%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) Relational Database
1 5 (11.90%) RDBMS
2 3 (7.14%) Ingres
2 3 (7.14%) JasperReports
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) PHPUnit
General
1 6 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.52%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Finance
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Electronics
4 1 (2.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Architect
2 6 (14.29%) Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Technical Architect
3 5 (11.90%) Support Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (9.52%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.14%) Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Applications Developer
5 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Applications Architect
6 2 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) JDBC
1 4 (9.52%) Laravel
2 3 (7.14%) CGI
2 3 (7.14%) Web Services
2 3 (7.14%) CSS
2 3 (7.14%) HTML
2 3 (7.14%) Application Packaging
2 3 (7.14%) DAO
2 3 (7.14%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Clustering
2 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (7.14%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.38%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 28 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (26.19%) Windows 7
3 7 (16.67%) Linux
4 6 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 6 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 5 (11.90%) UNIX
5 5 (11.90%) VMS
6 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) Migration
2 6 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 5 (11.90%) OO
3 5 (11.90%) Validation
4 4 (9.52%) ITIL
5 3 (7.14%) Change Control
5 3 (7.14%) Project Management
5 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.14%) Time Management
5 3 (7.14%) MVC
5 3 (7.14%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (4.76%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.38%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.38%) Logistics
7 1 (2.38%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) Bash Shell
2 5 (11.90%) PHP
2 5 (11.90%) Korn
3 4 (9.52%) Perl
4 3 (7.14%) Java
4 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) CCA
3 1 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.38%) MCSA
3 1 (2.38%) MCP
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (11.90%) XenApp
2 5 (11.90%) NFS
3 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.14%) vSphere
4 3 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Puppet
2 2 (4.76%) WSUS
3 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) VMware
2 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 9 (21.43%) Citrix
4 6 (14.29%) Avaya
5 4 (9.52%) EMC
6 3 (7.14%) Apple
6 3 (7.14%) Dell
7 1 (2.38%) Veeam
7 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.38%) HP
7 1 (2.38%) Remedy
7 1 (2.38%) SAP
7 1 (2.38%) LANDesk
Poole, Dorset
Kelway Ltd
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £270.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago