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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 14 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 28 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 11.29% 7.50% 8.63%
As % of the System Software category 75.68% 94.74% 64.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 16
Median daily rate £325 £308 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% +64.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £141 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £465 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 5
Median hourly rate £19.00 £14.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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
37 19 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 14.92% 7.92% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 21
Median daily rate £325 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £132 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 5
Median hourly rate £19.00 £14.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.61
% change year-on-year
- -3.67%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Kent region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells - 6 £325 -
Dartford - 3 £180 -
Maidstone - 2 - - 1
Tonbridge 0 1 £180 -64.00%
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 37 (86.05%) Windows
2 24 (55.81%) Windows Server
3 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
4 21 (48.84%) VMware
5 15 (34.88%) DNS
6 14 (32.56%) MS Office
7 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (27.91%) Windows 7
8 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (27.91%) Finance
9 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (23.26%) Office 365
10 10 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (23.26%) MCP
10 10 (23.26%) Citrix
11 9 (20.93%) Incident Management
11 9 (20.93%) XenApp
12 8 (18.60%) Fat Client
12 8 (18.60%) VMware ESX
12 8 (18.60%) MCSE
12 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (18.60%) Thin Client
13 7 (16.28%) MCSA
13 7 (16.28%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (16.28%) LANDesk
13 7 (16.28%) MCITP
13 7 (16.28%) Nessus
13 7 (16.28%) SolarWinds
13 7 (16.28%) BitLocker
14 6 (13.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (6.98%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (32.56%) MS Office
2 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
3 4 (9.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.26%) Office 365
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.65%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (4.65%) IaaS
3 2 (4.65%) PaaS
4 1 (2.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.88%) DNS
2 6 (13.95%) DHCP
3 5 (11.63%) VPN
4 4 (9.30%) Network Security
5 3 (6.98%) IP Telephony
6 2 (4.65%) Firewall
6 2 (4.65%) SAN
6 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.33%) 3G
7 1 (2.33%) IMAP
7 1 (2.33%) Internet
7 1 (2.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (27.91%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Advertising
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Analyst
2 8 (18.60%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Windows Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Support Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.98%) 1st Line Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Citrix Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Help Desk Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) IT Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Server Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Office 365 Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) .NET
1 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
1 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
1 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
1 2 (4.65%) CSS
1 2 (4.65%) Entity Framework
1 2 (4.65%) HTML
1 2 (4.65%) HTML5
1 2 (4.65%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Fat Client
1 8 (18.60%) Thin Client
2 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.33%) NHS
3 1 (2.33%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.33%) Replication
3 1 (2.33%) Smartcard
3 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (86.05%) Windows
2 24 (55.81%) Windows Server
3 13 (30.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (27.91%) Windows 7
4 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (11.63%) Windows XP
7 4 (9.30%) Windows 10
8 3 (6.98%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.65%) Solaris
9 2 (4.65%) Unix
9 2 (4.65%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Incident Management
2 6 (13.95%) Application Virtualisation
3 5 (11.63%) Performance Management
4 4 (9.30%) Migration
5 3 (6.98%) ITIL
6 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.65%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (4.65%) MVC
6 2 (4.65%) Performance Optimisation
6 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.65%) Web Application Development
7 1 (2.33%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.33%) Data Entry
7 1 (2.33%) Data Loss Prevention
7 1 (2.33%) Investment Management
7 1 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.33%) Line Management
7 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) C#
1 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.33%) C
2 1 (2.33%) Java
2 1 (2.33%) PHP
2 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) MCP
2 8 (18.60%) MCSE
2 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (16.28%) MCITP
3 7 (16.28%) MCSA
4 2 (4.65%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.33%) CISSP
5 1 (2.33%) HNC
5 1 (2.33%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (20.93%) XenApp
3 8 (18.60%) VMware ESX
4 7 (16.28%) BitLocker
4 7 (16.28%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (13.95%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.65%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) Nessus
2 6 (13.95%) SCCM
2 6 (13.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (4.65%) DameWare
3 2 (4.65%) SCOM
4 1 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 22 (51.16%) Microsoft
2 21 (48.84%) VMware
3 10 (23.26%) Citrix
4 7 (16.28%) LANDesk
4 7 (16.28%) SolarWinds
5 6 (13.95%) AppSense
5 6 (13.95%) CA
5 6 (13.95%) Symantec
5 6 (13.95%) Wyse
6 4 (9.30%) CheckPoint
6 4 (9.30%) Cisco
6 4 (9.30%) ServiceNow
7 3 (6.98%) Remedy
8 2 (4.65%) Autodesk
9 1 (2.33%) Bloomberg
9 1 (2.33%) Forcepoint
9 1 (2.33%) HP
9 1 (2.33%) IBM
9 1 (2.33%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.33%) Lotus