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 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 16 11 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 22 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 9.02% 11.76% 5.33%
As % of the System Software category 55.00% 63.16% 29.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 4
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£218 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £135 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £398 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £259 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -5.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% +19.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £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
40 38 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 16.39% 18.63% 18.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 29 35
Average daily rate £488 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £138 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% +19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.57 £16.55 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.44 £16.95 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.38 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +2.34%

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 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Kent region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram 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 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
West Malling +5 2 £275 +12.24%
Tunbridge Wells -3 2 £163 -53.57% 1
Folkestone 0 1 - -
Faversham - 1 - -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 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 44 (89.80%) Windows
2 25 (51.02%) MS Office
3 18 (36.73%) Microsoft
3 18 (36.73%) Citrix
4 16 (32.65%) VMware
4 16 (32.65%) Windows 7
5 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (26.53%) MS Exchange
7 11 (22.45%) ITIL
8 10 (20.41%) Finance
8 10 (20.41%) SCCM
8 10 (20.41%) XenApp
9 8 (16.33%) LAN
10 7 (14.29%) WAN
10 7 (14.29%) Windows XP
10 7 (14.29%) SQL
10 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (14.29%) Mobile Computing
11 6 (12.24%) vSphere
12 5 (10.20%) XenDesktop
12 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (10.20%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (10.20%) Banking
12 5 (10.20%) Advertising
13 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (8.16%) AdminStudio
13 4 (8.16%) Firewall
13 4 (8.16%) VBScript
13 4 (8.16%) SLA
13 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 13 (26.53%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.08%) Lync
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (51.02%) MS Office
2 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) LAN
2 7 (14.29%) WAN
3 4 (8.16%) Firewall
4 2 (4.08%) DHCP
4 2 (4.08%) VoIP
4 2 (4.08%) DNS
4 2 (4.08%) MPLS
4 2 (4.08%) OSPF
4 2 (4.08%) BGP
5 1 (2.04%) SAN
5 1 (2.04%) Internet
5 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.04%) Wireless
5 1 (2.04%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.04%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) AdminStudio
2 1 (2.04%) MSI
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Advertising
2 5 (10.20%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Law
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Analyst
2 12 (24.49%) Support Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
4 7 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Rollout Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Support Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Service Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Desktop Support
9 2 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (4.08%) Administrator
9 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Software Packager
9 2 (4.08%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Mobile Computing
2 2 (4.08%) iPhone
3 1 (2.04%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) NHS
3 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Replication
3 1 (2.04%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.04%) PDA
3 1 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 44 (89.80%) Windows
2 16 (32.65%) Windows 7
3 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (8.16%) Windows Vista
5 4 (8.16%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) ITIL
2 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2
3 2 (4.08%) Change Management
3 2 (4.08%) Document Management
3 2 (4.08%) Software Deployment
3 2 (4.08%) Software Distribution
4 1 (2.04%) Coaching
4 1 (2.04%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.04%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (2.04%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.04%) Identity Management
4 1 (2.04%) Migration
4 1 (2.04%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (2.04%) Information Security
4 1 (2.04%) Data Management
4 1 (2.04%) BCP
4 1 (2.04%) Project Management
4 1 (2.04%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) SQL
2 4 (8.16%) VBScript
2 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.12%) MCSA
2 3 (6.12%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) MCSE
3 1 (2.04%) CCNA
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.04%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 10 (20.41%) XenApp
2 6 (12.24%) vSphere
3 5 (10.20%) XenDesktop
3 5 (10.20%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.04%) DFS Replication
4 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) SCCM
2 3 (6.12%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (4.08%) WSUS
4 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.04%) SCOM
4 1 (2.04%) vMotion
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) Microsoft
1 18 (36.73%) Citrix
2 16 (32.65%) VMware
3 4 (8.16%) SolarWinds
4 3 (6.12%) CommVault
4 3 (6.12%) Cisco
5 2 (4.08%) Wyse
5 2 (4.08%) Mitel
5 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.08%) Reuters
5 2 (4.08%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.04%) Symantec
6 1 (2.04%) Juniper
6 1 (2.04%) Dell
6 1 (2.04%) FalconStor
6 1 (2.04%) NetApp
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