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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 21 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 27 29 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 9.75% 11.89% 10.07%
As % of the System Software category 72.97% 90.63% 37.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 27 8
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +133.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £86 £133 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £400 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £268 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £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
37 32 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 13.36% 13.11% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 29 46
Average daily rate £470 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £149 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £428 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -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 6 July 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 6 July 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
Tonbridge +4 5 £475 +90.00% 1
Tunbridge Wells -5 2 £85 -75.71% 3
Chatham - 2 £475 -
West Malling 0 1 - - 2
Canterbury - 1 £150 -
Sevenoaks - 1 - - 1
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 41 (83.67%) Windows
2 22 (44.90%) VMware
3 18 (36.73%) MS Exchange
4 17 (34.69%) Citrix
5 16 (32.65%) MS Office
6 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (26.53%) XenDesktop
8 12 (24.49%) XenApp
8 12 (24.49%) ITIL
8 12 (24.49%) Windows 7
9 10 (20.41%) SCCM
10 9 (18.37%) LAN
10 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (16.33%) vSphere
11 8 (16.33%) WAN
11 8 (16.33%) Firewall
12 7 (14.29%) Cisco
12 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (14.29%) SolarWinds
12 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
12 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (12.24%) SolarWinds Orion
13 6 (12.24%) Migration
13 6 (12.24%) Finance
13 6 (12.24%) Windows XP
13 6 (12.24%) MS Excel

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 18 (36.73%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (6.12%) Lync
4 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (32.65%) MS Office
2 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Office 365
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) LAN
2 8 (16.33%) WAN
2 8 (16.33%) Firewall
3 6 (12.24%) Internet
4 5 (10.20%) VPN
5 4 (8.16%) MPLS
5 4 (8.16%) OSPF
5 4 (8.16%) BGP
6 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.08%) DHCP
7 2 (4.08%) VoIP
7 2 (4.08%) DNS
7 2 (4.08%) BIG-IP
7 2 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.04%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.04%) Network Security
8 1 (2.04%) SAN
8 1 (2.04%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Advertising
3 2 (4.08%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Analyst
2 10 (20.41%) Support Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (12.24%) Support Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (10.20%) Help Desk Support
6 4 (8.16%) Help Desk Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Desktop Support
6 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) IT Support
7 3 (6.12%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.12%) Service Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Administrator
8 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Mobile Computing
2 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.08%) User Experience
3 2 (4.08%) iPhone
3 2 (4.08%) Replication
4 1 (2.04%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.04%) PDA
4 1 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.04%) NHS
4 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 41 (83.67%) Windows
2 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (24.49%) Windows 7
4 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (12.24%) Windows XP
6 4 (8.16%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.12%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) ITIL
2 6 (12.24%) Migration
3 4 (8.16%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (4.08%) SIEM
4 2 (4.08%) Information Security
4 2 (4.08%) Document Management
4 2 (4.08%) PRINCE2
4 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.04%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.04%) Identity Management
5 1 (2.04%) Data Security
5 1 (2.04%) Security Management
5 1 (2.04%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.04%) Service Management
5 1 (2.04%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (2.04%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (2.04%) Data Management
5 1 (2.04%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.04%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.12%) SQL
2 3 (6.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.20%) MCSE
3 3 (6.12%) CCNA
3 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.08%) MCSA
4 2 (4.08%) CCNP
5 1 (2.04%) CISSP
5 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.04%) CISM
5 1 (2.04%) CCSA
5 1 (2.04%) CCSE
5 1 (2.04%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (26.53%) XenDesktop
2 12 (24.49%) XenApp
3 8 (16.33%) vSphere
4 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (8.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (6.12%) DFS Replication
7 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
8 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) SCCM
2 6 (12.24%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (4.08%) Foglight
4 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.04%) Nessus
4 1 (2.04%) SCOM
4 1 (2.04%) vMotion
Vendors
1 22 (44.90%) VMware
2 17 (34.69%) Citrix
3 14 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 7 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 7 (14.29%) Cisco
5 6 (12.24%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.08%) F5
6 2 (4.08%) Splunk
6 2 (4.08%) Mitel
7 1 (2.04%) FalconStor
7 1 (2.04%) LogRhythm
7 1 (2.04%) Symantec
7 1 (2.04%) Adobe
7 1 (2.04%) Dell
7 1 (2.04%) Juniper
7 1 (2.04%) CommVault
7 1 (2.04%) NetApp
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