The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 18 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 26 34 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 9.39% 14.41% 8.60%
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 77.27% 61.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 15
Average daily rate
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£165 £145 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £280 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £258 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.50% -6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Average hourly rate £10.20 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.25% -15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Active Directory
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

System Software Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
52 44 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 18.77% 18.64% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 21 26
Average daily rate £400 £250 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £300 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Average hourly rate £10.20 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.25% -15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.08 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.74% -11.42%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 28 January 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
Maidstone +2 4 £135 -45.45% 1
Folkestone -5 2 - -
Chatham - 2 £123 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £263 - 1
Snodland - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Whitstable - - - -
Dartford - - - - 1
Canterbury - - - -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 49 (90.74%) Windows
2 29 (53.70%) MS Office
3 24 (44.44%) Citrix
4 23 (42.59%) Microsoft
5 22 (40.74%) VMware
6 21 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (37.04%) Windows 7
8 16 (29.63%) ITIL
8 16 (29.63%) MS Exchange
9 14 (25.93%) XenApp
10 13 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (24.07%) SCCM
11 12 (22.22%) Advertising
11 12 (22.22%) MS Excel
12 11 (20.37%) Finance
13 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (16.67%) Mobile Computing
14 8 (14.81%) vSphere
14 8 (14.81%) SLA
14 8 (14.81%) Cisco
14 8 (14.81%) Windows XP
15 7 (12.96%) Microsoft App-V
15 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (12.96%) LAN
15 7 (12.96%) WAN
15 7 (12.96%) SolarWinds
16 6 (11.11%) XenDesktop
16 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
16 6 (11.11%) PowerShell
16 6 (11.11%) Banking

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 16 (29.63%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.56%) Lync
4 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 29 (53.70%) MS Office
2 12 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) LAN
1 7 (12.96%) WAN
2 3 (5.56%) Firewall
2 3 (5.56%) Internet
3 2 (3.70%) SAN
3 2 (3.70%) VPN
3 2 (3.70%) BGP
3 2 (3.70%) MPLS
3 2 (3.70%) OSPF
3 2 (3.70%) BIG-IP
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.85%) Network Security
4 1 (1.85%) Wireless
4 1 (1.85%) DNS
4 1 (1.85%) DHCP
4 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.85%) MSI
2 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (22.22%) Advertising
2 11 (20.37%) Finance
3 6 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Legal
4 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) Analyst
2 11 (20.37%) Support Analyst
3 8 (14.81%) Service Analyst
3 8 (14.81%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (12.96%) Help Desk Support
4 7 (12.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Rollout Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (9.26%) IT Support
7 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (5.56%) Service Desk Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.85%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Mobile Computing
2 5 (9.26%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.41%) Thin Client
3 4 (7.41%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.85%) Replication
4 1 (1.85%) Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 49 (90.74%) Windows
2 21 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (37.04%) Windows 7
4 8 (14.81%) Windows XP
5 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (11.11%) Windows Vista
7 4 (7.41%) Windows 8
7 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.70%) UNIX
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.85%) Linux
9 1 (1.85%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) ITIL
2 4 (7.41%) Change Management
3 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 3 (5.56%) CRM
3 3 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (3.70%) Network Management
4 2 (3.70%) Software Distribution
4 2 (3.70%) Software Deployment
4 2 (3.70%) Data Security
4 2 (3.70%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.85%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.85%) Network Design
5 1 (1.85%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (1.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.85%) Project Management
5 1 (1.85%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.85%) BCP
5 1 (1.85%) SOA
5 1 (1.85%) Information Governance
5 1 (1.85%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.26%) SQL
2 5 (9.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.56%) Degree
3 2 (3.70%) CCNP
3 2 (3.70%) CCNA
3 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.70%) MCSE
3 2 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) MCSA
4 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.85%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (25.93%) XenApp
2 13 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (14.81%) vSphere
4 7 (12.96%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (11.11%) XenDesktop
6 4 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (7.41%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.85%) Xen
8 1 (1.85%) Squid
Systems Management
1 13 (24.07%) SCCM
2 3 (5.56%) SCOM
2 3 (5.56%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (3.70%) Foglight
3 2 (3.70%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (44.44%) Citrix
2 23 (42.59%) Microsoft
3 22 (40.74%) VMware
4 8 (14.81%) Cisco
5 7 (12.96%) SolarWinds
6 4 (7.41%) CommVault
7 3 (5.56%) Orchard
7 3 (5.56%) Avaya
8 2 (3.70%) F5
8 2 (3.70%) CA
8 2 (3.70%) Reuters
8 2 (3.70%) Bloomberg
8 2 (3.70%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.70%) Wyse
9 1 (1.85%) Apple
9 1 (1.85%) Symantec
9 1 (1.85%) Sophos
9 1 (1.85%) BMC
9 1 (1.85%) FalconStor
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