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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
South East / Kent
Rank 13 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 27 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 10.63% 6.60% 8.52%
As % of the System Software category 93.10% 56.00% 51.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 4 17
Median daily rate £330 £238 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.94% +43.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £150 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £395 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 4
Median hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £16.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -17.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.48 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.46% +3.44%

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
29 25 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 11.42% 11.79% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 32
Median daily rate £325 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.13% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £325 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £581 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 4
Median hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £16.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -17.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 - 4 £325 - 1
Dartford - 3 £180 - 1
Chatham -2 1 £575 +283.33% 1
Tonbridge - 1 £180 -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 39 (88.64%) Windows
2 27 (61.36%) Windows Server
3 25 (56.82%) Microsoft
4 24 (54.55%) VMware
5 16 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (36.36%) Finance
6 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (31.82%) MCP
8 13 (29.55%) MS Office
9 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (27.27%) DNS
9 12 (27.27%) MCSE
10 11 (25.00%) SolarWinds
10 11 (25.00%) Windows 7
10 11 (25.00%) MCITP
10 11 (25.00%) LANDesk
10 11 (25.00%) Nessus
10 11 (25.00%) MCSA
11 10 (22.73%) Incident Management
12 9 (20.45%) VMware ESX
13 8 (18.18%) Fat Client
13 8 (18.18%) Thin Client
14 7 (15.91%) Advertising
14 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
14 7 (15.91%) Citrix
14 7 (15.91%) SCCM
14 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (15.91%) Microsoft App-V
15 6 (13.64%) AppSense

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 3 (6.82%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.82%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (29.55%) MS Office
2 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (6.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Office 365
2 3 (6.82%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (6.82%) IaaS
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.82%) PaaS
3 1 (2.27%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.27%) DNS
2 5 (11.36%) VPN
3 4 (9.09%) Network Security
4 3 (6.82%) SAN
5 2 (4.55%) DHCP
5 2 (4.55%) LAN
5 2 (4.55%) WAN
5 2 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.27%) 3G
6 1 (2.27%) Firewall
6 1 (2.27%) IMAP
6 1 (2.27%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.27%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (36.36%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Advertising
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Systems Engineer
2 12 (27.27%) Windows Engineer
2 12 (27.27%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) 1st Line Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Citrix Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Help Desk Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) IT Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Unix Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.55%) Field Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) .NET
1 2 (4.55%) .NET Framework
1 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
1 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
1 2 (4.55%) CSS
1 2 (4.55%) Entity Framework
1 2 (4.55%) HTML
1 2 (4.55%) HTML5
1 2 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Fat Client
1 8 (18.18%) Thin Client
2 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.27%) NHS
4 1 (2.27%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.27%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (88.64%) Windows
2 27 (61.36%) Windows Server
3 16 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.82%) Solaris
6 3 (6.82%) Unix
6 3 (6.82%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.55%) Linux
7 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.55%) Windows Vista
7 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) Incident Management
2 6 (13.64%) Application Virtualisation
3 5 (11.36%) Performance Management
4 4 (9.09%) Migration
4 4 (9.09%) Server Patching
5 3 (6.82%) ITIL
6 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (4.55%) MVC
6 2 (4.55%) Performance Optimisation
6 2 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.55%) Web Application Development
7 1 (2.27%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.27%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.27%) DevOps
7 1 (2.27%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.27%) Line Management
7 1 (2.27%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) C#
1 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.27%) Java
2 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) MCP
2 12 (27.27%) MCSE
2 12 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (25.00%) MCITP
3 11 (25.00%) MCSA
4 2 (4.55%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.27%) HNC
5 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) VMware ESX
2 7 (15.91%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.64%) BitLocker
3 6 (13.64%) XenApp
3 6 (13.64%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (25.00%) Nessus
2 7 (15.91%) SCCM
3 6 (13.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (56.82%) Microsoft
2 24 (54.55%) VMware
3 11 (25.00%) LANDesk
3 11 (25.00%) SolarWinds
4 7 (15.91%) Citrix
5 6 (13.64%) AppSense
5 6 (13.64%) CA
5 6 (13.64%) Symantec
5 6 (13.64%) Wyse
6 4 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 4 (9.09%) Cisco
7 3 (6.82%) Remedy
7 3 (6.82%) ServiceNow
8 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.27%) Bloomberg
9 1 (2.27%) Forcepoint
9 1 (2.27%) HP
9 1 (2.27%) Mitel
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