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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 16 13 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 24 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 9.72% 12.39% 5.57%
As % of the System Software category 63.16% 72.50% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 24 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £134 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.25 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% +9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.94 £17.05 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £17.45 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
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
38 40 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.38% 17.09% 20.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 32 37
Average daily rate £481 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £140 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% +7.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £17.05 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £17.45 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.85%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Tonbridge +3 4 £488 +39.28%
West Malling +2 2 £275 +12.24% 1
Chatham - 2 £475 -
Tunbridge Wells -2 1 £170 -51.42% 4
Faversham - 1 - -
Canterbury - 1 £150 -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 45 (88.24%) Windows
2 22 (43.14%) MS Office
3 20 (39.22%) Citrix
4 19 (37.25%) VMware
5 18 (35.29%) Windows 7
6 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 15 (29.41%) MS Exchange
8 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (27.45%) XenApp
9 13 (25.49%) SCCM
10 11 (21.57%) XenDesktop
10 11 (21.57%) Finance
11 10 (19.61%) LAN
11 10 (19.61%) ITIL
12 9 (17.65%) WAN
12 9 (17.65%) PowerShell
13 7 (13.73%) Windows XP
13 7 (13.73%) vSphere
13 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (13.73%) Mobile Computing
14 6 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (11.76%) Advertising
14 6 (11.76%) Migration
14 6 (11.76%) Firewall
15 5 (9.80%) Cisco
15 5 (9.80%) Internet
15 5 (9.80%) SQL
15 5 (9.80%) VBScript
15 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 15 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.96%) Lync
Applications
1 22 (43.14%) MS Office
2 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) LAN
2 9 (17.65%) WAN
3 6 (11.76%) Firewall
4 5 (9.80%) Internet
5 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.88%) VPN
6 2 (3.92%) DNS
6 2 (3.92%) DHCP
6 2 (3.92%) VoIP
6 2 (3.92%) MPLS
6 2 (3.92%) OSPF
6 2 (3.92%) BGP
6 2 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.96%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.96%) Wireless
7 1 (1.96%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.96%) Network Security
7 1 (1.96%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.96%) MSI
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Advertising
3 4 (7.84%) Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Law
5 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) Analyst
2 12 (23.53%) Support Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (13.73%) Help Desk Support
4 7 (13.73%) Help Desk Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (9.80%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Desktop Support
7 4 (7.84%) Rollout Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.88%) Service Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Administrator
9 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (3.92%) User Experience
2 2 (3.92%) iPhone
2 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.96%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.96%) NHS
3 1 (1.96%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Replication
3 1 (1.96%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.96%) PDA
3 1 (1.96%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.96%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 45 (88.24%) Windows
2 18 (35.29%) Windows 7
3 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (13.73%) Windows XP
4 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.84%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.88%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) ITIL
2 6 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (3.92%) Information Security
3 2 (3.92%) Document Management
3 2 (3.92%) Incident Management
3 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
3 2 (3.92%) Change Management
3 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (3.92%) Software Deployment
3 2 (3.92%) Software Distribution
3 2 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (3.92%) SIEM
3 2 (3.92%) Security Patching
4 1 (1.96%) Server Building
4 1 (1.96%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (1.96%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (1.96%) Coaching
4 1 (1.96%) Identity Management
4 1 (1.96%) Data Security
4 1 (1.96%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.80%) SQL
2 5 (9.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.88%) MCSE
3 2 (3.92%) MCSA
4 1 (1.96%) CCNA
4 1 (1.96%) CISSP
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.96%) CISM
4 1 (1.96%) CCSA
4 1 (1.96%) CCSE
4 1 (1.96%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.92%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 14 (27.45%) XenApp
2 11 (21.57%) XenDesktop
3 7 (13.73%) vSphere
3 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (5.88%) DFS Replication
6 2 (3.92%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.96%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (25.49%) SCCM
2 5 (9.80%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (3.92%) WSUS
4 1 (1.96%) vMotion
4 1 (1.96%) SCOM
4 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.96%) Nessus
Vendors
1 20 (39.22%) Citrix
2 19 (37.25%) VMware
3 17 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.80%) Cisco
4 5 (9.80%) SolarWinds
5 4 (7.84%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.92%) Reuters
6 2 (3.92%) Bloomberg
6 2 (3.92%) Mitel
6 2 (3.92%) Wyse
6 2 (3.92%) Splunk
7 1 (1.96%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.96%) Adobe
7 1 (1.96%) Dell
7 1 (1.96%) FalconStor
7 1 (1.96%) Symantec
7 1 (1.96%) Juniper
7 1 (1.96%) CommVault
7 1 (1.96%) NetApp
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