The first table below looks at the demand for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter 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 Exeter 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 15 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 7 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 6.73% 7.63% 5.26%
As % of the System Software category 43.75% 60.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Average daily rate £133 £200 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £270 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
System Software Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
16 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 15.38% 12.71% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 0
Average daily rate £175 £175 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Active Directory
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Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Exeter region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Exeter region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Exeter region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

Active Directory
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (64.29%) MS Office
3 9 (64.29%) Windows XP
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (50.00%) VMware
5 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) Citrix
6 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
6 3 (21.43%) HP
6 3 (21.43%) Compaq
6 3 (21.43%) Dell
6 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
7 1 (7.14%) Network Design
7 1 (7.14%) LAN
7 1 (7.14%) WAN
7 1 (7.14%) SQL
7 1 (7.14%) CCNA
7 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (7.14%) SAN
7 1 (7.14%) NHS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (64.29%) MS Office
2 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
1 1 (7.14%) SAN
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Desktop Support
1 8 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (42.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
6 2 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (64.29%) Windows XP
3 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.14%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix
3 3 (21.43%) HP
3 3 (21.43%) Compaq
3 3 (21.43%) Dell