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 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 19 18 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 18 23 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.35% 8.04% 11.30%
As % of the System Software category 58.06% 82.14% 71.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 28
Median daily rate £325 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £120 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £410 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £15.25 - £11.93
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 - £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.65 - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
31 28 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 12.65% 9.79% 15.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 37
Median daily rate £325 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £144 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £425 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Median hourly rate £19.50 - £11.93
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 - £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 2 £325 -10.34% 1
Maidstone - 2 - - 1
Stansted 0 1 £325 +170.83%
Sittingbourne - 1 - -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 30 (66.67%) Windows
2 19 (42.22%) Windows Server
3 17 (37.78%) VMware
4 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 11 (24.44%) Citrix
5 11 (24.44%) Office 365
5 11 (24.44%) Windows 7
6 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 9 (20.00%) Finance
7 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (17.78%) DNS
9 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (15.56%) SQL
9 7 (15.56%) MS Office
9 7 (15.56%) Firewall
9 7 (15.56%) VMware ESX
10 6 (13.33%) SLA
10 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (11.11%) XenApp
11 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
11 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
11 5 (11.11%) DHCP
11 5 (11.11%) Perl
11 5 (11.11%) Linux
11 5 (11.11%) Python
11 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
12 4 (8.89%) Siebel
12 4 (8.89%) MS Excel

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 10 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (8.89%) IIS
4 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.44%) Apache
5 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.44%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.22%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Office
2 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (24.44%) Office 365
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (6.67%) IaaS
3 3 (6.67%) PaaS
4 2 (4.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) DNS
2 7 (15.56%) Firewall
3 5 (11.11%) DHCP
4 4 (8.89%) LAN
4 4 (8.89%) SAN
4 4 (8.89%) WAN
5 3 (6.67%) LDAP
5 3 (6.67%) Network Security
6 2 (4.44%) IP Telephony
6 2 (4.44%) VPN
7 1 (2.22%) 3G
7 1 (2.22%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.22%) Internet
7 1 (2.22%) Kerberos
7 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (8.89%) QlikView
2 3 (6.67%) MySQL
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.67%) Subversion
3 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Analyst
2 5 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 3 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Senior Server Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Server Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Server Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) .NET
2 3 (6.67%) LAMP
2 3 (6.67%) REST
3 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.44%) CSS
3 2 (4.44%) Entity Framework
3 2 (4.44%) HTML
3 2 (4.44%) HTML5
4 1 (2.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Clustering
1 4 (8.89%) Fat Client
1 4 (8.89%) Thin Client
1 4 (8.89%) Wiki
2 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.44%) NHS
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.22%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.22%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (66.67%) Windows
2 19 (42.22%) Windows Server
3 11 (24.44%) Windows 7
4 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (11.11%) Linux
8 3 (6.67%) Debian
8 3 (6.67%) Windows XP
9 2 (4.44%) CentOS
9 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (4.44%) Ubuntu
9 2 (4.44%) Windows 10
9 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (8.89%) Information Security
1 4 (8.89%) Migration
2 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
2 3 (6.67%) ITIL
3 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (4.44%) Application Packaging
3 2 (4.44%) Application Virtualisation
3 2 (4.44%) Asset Management
3 2 (4.44%) Data Protection
3 2 (4.44%) High Availability
3 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (4.44%) MVC
3 2 (4.44%) Performance Management
3 2 (4.44%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (4.44%) Project Planning
3 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
3 2 (4.44%) Web Application Development
4 1 (2.22%) Change Management
4 1 (2.22%) CRM
4 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) SQL
2 5 (11.11%) Perl
2 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.11%) Python
3 2 (4.44%) C#
3 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.22%) C
4 1 (2.22%) Java
4 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) MCP
2 2 (4.44%) MCSE
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.22%) CISSP
3 1 (2.22%) HNC
3 1 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.22%) MCITP
3 1 (2.22%) MCSA
3 1 (2.22%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (15.56%) VMware ESX
3 5 (11.11%) XenApp
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (6.67%) BitLocker
5 3 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (6.67%) SpamAssassin
5 3 (6.67%) Squid
6 2 (4.44%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.22%) FreeRADIUS
7 1 (2.22%) Gluster
7 1 (2.22%) NFS
7 1 (2.22%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (6.67%) Cacti
2 3 (6.67%) Nagios
3 2 (4.44%) DameWare
3 2 (4.44%) SCCM
3 2 (4.44%) SCOM
3 2 (4.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.22%) Ansible
4 1 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.22%) Nessus
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) VMware
2 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (24.44%) Citrix
4 4 (8.89%) HP
4 4 (8.89%) Informatica
4 4 (8.89%) IronPort
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle
4 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.89%) Siebel
5 2 (4.44%) AppSense
5 2 (4.44%) Autodesk
5 2 (4.44%) Bloomberg
5 2 (4.44%) CA
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco
5 2 (4.44%) Symantec
5 2 (4.44%) Wyse
6 1 (2.22%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.22%) Dell
6 1 (2.22%) IBM
6 1 (2.22%) Reuters
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