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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 11 8 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 23 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 10.95% 9.30% 9.02%
As % of the System Software category 74.19% 62.50% 53.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 12
Average daily rate
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£195 £400 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.25% +83.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £138 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £505 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £269 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.52% -2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £11.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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
31 32 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 14.76% 14.88% 16.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 25
Average daily rate £190 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £171 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £12.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+8.54% -13.88%

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 28 July 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
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 28 July 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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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 +2 13 £480 -4.00% 2
Weymouth - 3 £375 -
Poole +2 1 £230 +35.29% 1
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 40 (90.91%) Windows
2 25 (56.82%) Microsoft
3 16 (36.36%) VMware
4 15 (34.09%) MS Excel
5 13 (29.55%) Windows 7
6 12 (27.27%) MS Office
7 11 (25.00%) Citrix
7 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (25.00%) Banking
8 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (22.73%) ITIL
8 10 (22.73%) MCSE
8 10 (22.73%) Windows XP
9 9 (20.45%) MS Exchange
9 9 (20.45%) MCSA
9 9 (20.45%) SharePoint
9 9 (20.45%) Retail
9 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (18.18%) PowerShell
10 8 (18.18%) QA
10 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
11 7 (15.91%) C#
11 7 (15.91%) .NET
11 7 (15.91%) Web Services
11 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (15.91%) WCF
11 7 (15.91%) Web Development
11 7 (15.91%) Unit Testing
11 7 (15.91%) SCCM
11 7 (15.91%) vSphere

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 9 (20.45%) SharePoint
1 9 (20.45%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.64%) Lync
3 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (34.09%) MS Excel
2 12 (27.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) NAS
2 4 (9.09%) VoIP
3 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.55%) DNS
3 2 (4.55%) Firewall
4 1 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.27%) SAN
4 1 (2.27%) WAN
4 1 (2.27%) ADSL
4 1 (2.27%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) MS Access
3 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Ant
2 2 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 11 (25.00%) Banking
2 9 (20.45%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.27%) Finance
3 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Support Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (13.64%) Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Wintel Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 4 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) IT Support
5 3 (6.82%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Services Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.55%) Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) .NET
1 7 (15.91%) Web Services
1 7 (15.91%) WCF
2 3 (6.82%) Application Packaging
3 2 (4.55%) HTML
3 2 (4.55%) Ajax
3 2 (4.55%) CSS
3 2 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Device Driver
1 5 (11.36%) Clustering
2 2 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.27%) iPhone
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 40 (90.91%) Windows
2 13 (29.55%) Windows 7
3 10 (22.73%) Windows XP
4 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (11.36%) Linux
6 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (9.09%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) ITIL
2 7 (15.91%) Web Development
2 7 (15.91%) Unit Testing
3 5 (11.36%) Patch Management
3 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
3 5 (11.36%) Data Security
3 5 (11.36%) Migration
4 4 (9.09%) Project Management
4 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (6.82%) High Availability
5 3 (6.82%) Server Building
6 2 (4.55%) SDLC
6 2 (4.55%) API Integration
6 2 (4.55%) Time Management
7 1 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.27%) Regression Testing
7 1 (2.27%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 7 (15.91%) C#
3 5 (11.36%) Perl
3 5 (11.36%) Bash Shell
3 5 (11.36%) VBScript
4 4 (9.09%) SQL
5 2 (4.55%) PHP
5 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) MCSE
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (20.45%) MCSA
3 5 (11.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (6.82%) Degree
5 1 (2.27%) MCITP
5 1 (2.27%) CCNA
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) QA
2 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (15.91%) vSphere
3 6 (13.64%) VMware ESX
4 5 (11.36%) XenApp
5 2 (4.55%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) SCCM
2 4 (9.09%) SCOM
3 2 (4.55%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (56.82%) Microsoft
2 16 (36.36%) VMware
3 11 (25.00%) Citrix
4 5 (11.36%) Symantec
4 5 (11.36%) Cisco
5 2 (4.55%) HP
5 2 (4.55%) Dell
6 1 (2.27%) EMC
6 1 (2.27%) Remedy
6 1 (2.27%) CommVault
6 1 (2.27%) 3PAR