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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 10 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 32 27 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 11.00% 9.25% 8.27%
As % of the System Software category 71.11% 58.70% 62.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 6 19
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+141.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £123 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £274 £292
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £275 £287
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 0
Average hourly rate £11.35 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.90
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.04%
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
45 46 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.46% 15.75% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 23 25
Average daily rate £400 £375 £222
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +69.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 1
Average hourly rate £11.35 £11.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.18% -76.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.80 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +6.45%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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
Whitstable +2 1 £160 +6.66%
Tunbridge Wells -5 1 £243 -
Westerham - - - -
Dartford - - - - 1
Dover - - - -
Maidstone - - - - 1
Sevenoaks - - - -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 59 (95.16%) Windows
2 35 (56.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (46.77%) VMware
4 28 (45.16%) MS Exchange
5 26 (41.94%) Windows 7
6 23 (37.10%) SCCM
7 22 (35.48%) Citrix
8 21 (33.87%) Microsoft
9 19 (30.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (29.03%) Advertising
10 18 (29.03%) XenApp
11 16 (25.81%) ITIL
12 15 (24.19%) MS Office
12 15 (24.19%) Cisco
13 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (20.97%) MS Excel
14 13 (20.97%) Firewall
15 12 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (19.35%) WAN
15 12 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
16 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (17.74%) LAN
17 10 (16.13%) Windows XP
17 10 (16.13%) TCP/IP
17 10 (16.13%) vSphere
18 8 (12.90%) CCNA
18 8 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
18 8 (12.90%) DNS
19 7 (11.29%) CheckPoint
19 7 (11.29%) SLA

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 28 (45.16%) MS Exchange
2 12 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.61%) IIS
7 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.61%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (24.19%) MS Office
2 13 (20.97%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.61%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.97%) Firewall
2 12 (19.35%) WAN
3 11 (17.74%) LAN
4 10 (16.13%) TCP/IP
5 8 (12.90%) DNS
6 5 (8.06%) DHCP
7 4 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (6.45%) MPLS
7 4 (6.45%) OSPF
7 4 (6.45%) BGP
8 3 (4.84%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (4.84%) SAN
9 2 (3.23%) VPN
9 2 (3.23%) Wireless
10 1 (1.61%) Network Security
10 1 (1.61%) NAS
10 1 (1.61%) Internet
10 1 (1.61%) HTTP
10 1 (1.61%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (29.03%) Advertising
2 7 (11.29%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (27.42%) Support Engineer
1 17 (27.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (22.58%) Analyst
3 10 (16.13%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) Support Analyst
5 8 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (9.68%) Service Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) IT Support
7 5 (8.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (6.45%) Help Desk Support
8 4 (6.45%) IT Support Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Help Desk Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Network Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Service Desk Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Desktop Support
9 3 (4.84%) Network Support Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) .NET
1 1 (1.61%) Web Services
1 1 (1.61%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.84%) Thin Client
2 3 (4.84%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.84%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (3.23%) Clustering
4 1 (1.61%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.61%) NHS
4 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 59 (95.16%) Windows
2 35 (56.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (41.94%) Windows 7
4 19 (30.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (16.13%) Windows XP
7 5 (8.06%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.23%) Windows Vista
8 2 (3.23%) UNIX
9 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.61%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.81%) ITIL
2 6 (9.68%) Change Management
3 5 (8.06%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (6.45%) BCP
5 3 (4.84%) CRM
6 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.23%) Service Management
6 2 (3.23%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.23%) Data Security
6 2 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.23%) Network Management
7 1 (1.61%) Capacity Management
7 1 (1.61%) Information Governance
7 1 (1.61%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (1.61%) Line Management
7 1 (1.61%) Network Design
7 1 (1.61%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (1.61%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.61%) Investment Management
7 1 (1.61%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.61%) SQL
2 1 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (12.90%) CCNA
2 8 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (11.29%) CCNP
4 5 (8.06%) MCSE
5 4 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.23%) A+ Certification
6 2 (3.23%) MCP
6 2 (3.23%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.61%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (29.03%) XenApp
2 12 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (16.13%) vSphere
4 6 (9.68%) XenDesktop
5 5 (8.06%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (6.45%) Terminal Services
7 3 (4.84%) Hyper-V
7 3 (4.84%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (3.23%) VMware ESX
8 2 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 23 (37.10%) SCCM
2 3 (4.84%) SCOM
3 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.61%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (46.77%) VMware
2 22 (35.48%) Citrix
3 21 (33.87%) Microsoft
4 15 (24.19%) Cisco
5 7 (11.29%) CheckPoint
5 7 (11.29%) SolarWinds
6 3 (4.84%) Orchard
6 3 (4.84%) Avaya
7 2 (3.23%) CA
7 2 (3.23%) CommVault
7 2 (3.23%) Veritas
7 2 (3.23%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.61%) Nintex
8 1 (1.61%) Sophos
8 1 (1.61%) Apple
8 1 (1.61%) BMC
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