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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 26 19 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 25 26 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.67% 9.59% 15.28%
As % of the System Software category 59.52% 50.00% 80.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 16
Average daily rate £420 £138 £153
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+205.09% -9.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £462 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.20 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -47.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.58 £10.20 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £10.20 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
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
42 52 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 12.88% 19.19% 18.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 40 21
Average daily rate £450 £408 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% +63.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £700 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.20 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -47.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.58 £10.20 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £10.20 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.68
% change year-on-year
- +2.07%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Kent region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £414 -
West Malling -3 3 £505 +83.63%
Folkestone +2 2 - -
Sittingbourne 0 2 - -
Chatham -2 2 £150 +20.00%
Rochester - 2 - - 1
Tonbridge - 2 £438 - 3
Maidstone -10 1 £325 +150.00%
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 36 (81.82%) Windows
2 22 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
4 15 (34.09%) PowerShell
5 13 (29.55%) Finance
5 13 (29.55%) VMware
5 13 (29.55%) MS Exchange
6 12 (27.27%) SQL
7 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (20.45%) Windows 7
9 8 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (18.18%) ITIL
9 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
9 8 (18.18%) SCCM
10 7 (15.91%) Clustering
10 7 (15.91%) MS Office
10 7 (15.91%) .NET
11 6 (13.64%) Perl
11 6 (13.64%) IIS
11 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
11 6 (13.64%) Citrix
11 6 (13.64%) DNS
11 6 (13.64%) Hyper-V
11 6 (13.64%) Skype for Business
11 6 (13.64%) DBS Check
12 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 5 (11.36%) SCOrch
12 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
12 5 (11.36%) Driving Licence
12 5 (11.36%) SCOM

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (29.55%) MS Exchange
2 8 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (13.64%) IIS
3 6 (13.64%) Skype for Business
4 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.27%) Apache
7 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MS Office
2 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Office 365
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.27%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) DNS
2 5 (11.36%) DHCP
2 5 (11.36%) LDAP
3 4 (9.09%) HTTP
3 4 (9.09%) SAN
3 4 (9.09%) SMTP
3 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.82%) Firewall
5 2 (4.55%) VLAN
5 2 (4.55%) VPN
6 1 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.27%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) AdminStudio
General
1 13 (29.55%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Back Office
3 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Analyst
2 8 (18.18%) Service Analyst
2 8 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
2 8 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Help Desk Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (11.36%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Active Directory Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 4 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
5 4 (9.09%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) .NET
2 2 (4.55%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.55%) CSS
2 2 (4.55%) CSS3
2 2 (4.55%) HTML
2 2 (4.55%) HTML5
2 2 (4.55%) jQuery
2 2 (4.55%) REST
3 1 (2.27%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Clustering
2 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.36%) Driving Licence
3 4 (9.09%) NHS
4 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.55%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.55%) Grid Computing
5 2 (4.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 36 (81.82%) Windows
2 22 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (20.45%) Windows 7
4 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.82%) Unix
5 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.55%) Android
7 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.27%) Solaris
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) ITIL
2 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (6.82%) Information Security
4 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.55%) Change Management
4 2 (4.55%) Front End Development
4 2 (4.55%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.55%) Migration
4 2 (4.55%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.55%) Process Improvement
4 2 (4.55%) Scrum
4 2 (4.55%) Ticket Management
4 2 (4.55%) Time Management
5 1 (2.27%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.27%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.27%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (2.27%) Investment Management
5 1 (2.27%) Line Management
5 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.09%) PowerShell
2 12 (27.27%) SQL
3 6 (13.64%) Perl
4 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.27%) C#
5 1 (2.27%) Java
5 1 (2.27%) Python
5 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.27%) VB
5 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.64%) DBS Check
3 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.27%) Degree
5 1 (2.27%) MCP
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.64%) Hyper-V
3 4 (9.09%) VMware ESX
4 3 (6.82%) XenServer
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.27%) XenApp
5 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) SCCM
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 5 (11.36%) SCOM
2 5 (11.36%) SCOrch
2 5 (11.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
2 13 (29.55%) VMware
3 6 (13.64%) Citrix
4 5 (11.36%) HP
5 4 (9.09%) Veritas
6 3 (6.82%) Dell
7 2 (4.55%) Apple
7 2 (4.55%) Bomgar
7 2 (4.55%) SAP
8 1 (2.27%) Bloomberg
8 1 (2.27%) Ektron
8 1 (2.27%) F5
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle
8 1 (2.27%) Pegasus
8 1 (2.27%) Remedy
8 1 (2.27%) Siebel
8 1 (2.27%) Twitter
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