The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 17 32 17
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 10 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 6.90% 1.96% 3.53%
As % of the System Software category 62.50% 19.05% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
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£170 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Exeter region.

System Software Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
16 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 11.03% 10.29% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 3
Average daily rate £185 £175 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +6.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
3 11 (57.89%) Citrix
4 9 (47.37%) VMware
5 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
6 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
7 5 (26.32%) MS Office
7 5 (26.32%) HP
8 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
8 4 (21.05%) ITIL
8 4 (21.05%) SLA
8 4 (21.05%) Back Office
8 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
9 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (15.79%) vSphere
9 3 (15.79%) XenDesktop
9 3 (15.79%) SCOM
9 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (15.79%) Data Management
9 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
9 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
9 3 (15.79%) DNS
9 3 (15.79%) UNIX
9 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
9 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
9 3 (15.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (15.79%) Firmware
9 3 (15.79%) Internet
9 3 (15.79%) ISA Server

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.53%) Lync
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Office
2 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Internet
1 3 (15.79%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) DHCP
2 2 (10.53%) VPN
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.26%) Wireless
3 1 (5.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (21.05%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Support Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) PC Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.26%) Statistics
2 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.79%) UNIX
5 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
2 3 (15.79%) Data Management
2 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.79%) XenDesktop
2 3 (15.79%) vSphere
2 3 (15.79%) Firmware
2 3 (15.79%) ISA Server
2 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCOM
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Intune
2 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 11 (57.89%) Citrix
3 9 (47.37%) VMware
4 5 (26.32%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Compaq
5 2 (10.53%) Dell
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle
6 1 (5.26%) Lotus
6 1 (5.26%) Veeam