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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 23 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 25 29 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 8.45% 10.78% 12.27%
As % of the System Software category 69.44% 90.63% 52.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 9
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 £87 £133 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £400 £276
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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
36 32 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 12.16% 11.90% 23.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 30 36
Average daily rate £425 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £171 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -11.72%

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 30 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 30 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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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 +4 5 £475 +331.81% 1
Tunbridge Wells -3 3 £85 -75.71% 1
Chatham - 2 £475 - 1
Canterbury - 1 £150 -
Cranbrook - 1 £110 -
Sevenoaks - 1 - - 1
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 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 39 (82.98%) Windows
2 23 (48.94%) VMware
3 19 (40.43%) MS Exchange
4 17 (36.17%) Citrix
5 16 (34.04%) XenDesktop
6 14 (29.79%) XenApp
6 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (27.66%) MS Office
7 13 (27.66%) ITIL
8 12 (25.53%) LAN
8 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (23.40%) vSphere
9 11 (23.40%) WAN
9 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
9 11 (23.40%) Firewall
10 10 (21.28%) Cisco
10 10 (21.28%) Windows 7
10 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (21.28%) SCCM
10 10 (21.28%) SolarWinds
10 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (19.15%) SolarWinds Orion
11 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
11 9 (19.15%) CheckPoint
12 7 (14.89%) MPLS
12 7 (14.89%) OSPF
12 7 (14.89%) BGP
12 7 (14.89%) MCSE

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 19 (40.43%) MS Exchange
2 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (21.28%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (6.38%) Lync
4 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (27.66%) MS Office
2 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (8.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) LAN
2 11 (23.40%) WAN
2 11 (23.40%) Firewall
3 7 (14.89%) MPLS
3 7 (14.89%) OSPF
3 7 (14.89%) BGP
4 6 (12.77%) Internet
5 5 (10.64%) VPN
6 4 (8.51%) BIG-IP
7 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
8 2 (4.26%) DNS
8 2 (4.26%) DHCP
8 2 (4.26%) VoIP
8 2 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.13%) NetScaler
9 1 (2.13%) Network Security
9 1 (2.13%) IP Telephony
9 1 (2.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Law
2 2 (4.26%) Advertising
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Analyst
2 7 (14.89%) Support Analyst
2 7 (14.89%) Support Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (10.64%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.38%) Desktop Support
5 3 (6.38%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) IT Support
6 2 (4.26%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (4.26%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Support Technician
6 2 (4.26%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.26%) User Experience
2 2 (4.26%) iPhone
3 1 (2.13%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.13%) NHS
3 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Replication
3 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.13%) PDA
3 1 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 39 (82.98%) Windows
2 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (21.28%) Windows 7
5 6 (12.77%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.26%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) ITIL
2 6 (12.77%) Migration
2 6 (12.77%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (4.26%) SIEM
3 2 (4.26%) Information Security
3 2 (4.26%) Document Management
3 2 (4.26%) Incident Management
3 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
3 2 (4.26%) Service Management
3 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.13%) Identity Management
4 1 (2.13%) Data Security
4 1 (2.13%) Security Management
4 1 (2.13%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.13%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.13%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.13%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (2.13%) Data Management
4 1 (2.13%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.51%) SQL
3 3 (6.38%) VBScript
4 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (14.89%) MCSE
3 5 (10.64%) CCNA
3 5 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (8.51%) CCNP
4 4 (8.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.26%) MCSA
6 1 (2.13%) CISSP
6 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.13%) CISM
6 1 (2.13%) CCSA
6 1 (2.13%) CCSE
6 1 (2.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
1 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (34.04%) XenDesktop
2 14 (29.79%) XenApp
3 11 (23.40%) vSphere
4 6 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (8.51%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (6.38%) DFS Replication
7 2 (4.26%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
8 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) SCCM
2 9 (19.15%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (8.51%) Foglight
4 1 (2.13%) Nessus
Vendors
1 23 (48.94%) VMware
2 17 (36.17%) Citrix
3 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
4 10 (21.28%) Cisco
4 10 (21.28%) SolarWinds
5 9 (19.15%) CheckPoint
6 4 (8.51%) F5
7 2 (4.26%) Splunk
7 2 (4.26%) Mitel
8 1 (2.13%) LogRhythm
8 1 (2.13%) Mercator
8 1 (2.13%) Remedy
8 1 (2.13%) Adobe
8 1 (2.13%) Dell
8 1 (2.13%) Juniper
8 1 (2.13%) CommVault
8 1 (2.13%) NetApp
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