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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 19 13 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 22 27 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.59% 9.51% 12.32%
As % of the System Software category 55.00% 48.21% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 18
Average daily rate
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£175 £238 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £133 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £368 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 20
Average hourly rate £10.78 £17.25 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.53% -5.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £13.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.16 £27.30 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.42 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.85%
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 56 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 13.79% 19.72% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 19
Average daily rate £425 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £163 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 21
Average hourly rate £10.78 £17.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.53% -9.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £13.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.16 £27.30 £19.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
Folkestone -3 2 - -
Maidstone 0 1 - -
Tunbridge Wells -1 1 £450 +80.00% 1
Snodland - - - -
Dartford - - - - 1
Dover - - - -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 49 (92.45%) Windows
2 28 (52.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (43.40%) MS Office
4 22 (41.51%) Citrix
4 22 (41.51%) VMware
5 21 (39.62%) SCCM
5 21 (39.62%) Windows 7
6 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
7 17 (32.08%) ITIL
7 17 (32.08%) MS Exchange
8 15 (28.30%) XenApp
9 13 (24.53%) Advertising
10 12 (22.64%) MS Excel
11 11 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (18.87%) Finance
12 10 (18.87%) Cisco
12 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (18.87%) vSphere
13 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2010
15 7 (13.21%) SolarWinds
15 7 (13.21%) LAN
15 7 (13.21%) WAN
15 7 (13.21%) Firewall
15 7 (13.21%) Microsoft App-V
16 6 (11.32%) Banking
16 6 (11.32%) PowerShell
16 6 (11.32%) XenDesktop
16 6 (11.32%) SLA

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 17 (32.08%) MS Exchange
2 8 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.66%) Lync
5 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 23 (43.40%) MS Office
2 12 (22.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.21%) LAN
1 7 (13.21%) WAN
1 7 (13.21%) Firewall
2 4 (7.55%) SAN
3 3 (5.66%) DNS
3 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.77%) VPN
4 2 (3.77%) DHCP
4 2 (3.77%) BGP
4 2 (3.77%) Internet
4 2 (3.77%) MPLS
4 2 (3.77%) OSPF
4 2 (3.77%) BIG-IP
4 2 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.89%) Network Security
5 1 (1.89%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.89%) MSI
2 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (24.53%) Advertising
2 10 (18.87%) Finance
3 6 (11.32%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Legal
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (24.53%) Analyst
2 11 (20.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (18.87%) Support Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (11.32%) Service Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) IT Support
7 3 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Rollout Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Service Desk Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Service Desk Technician
8 2 (3.77%) VMware Specialist
8 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.77%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.89%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.55%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (5.66%) Fat Client
3 3 (5.66%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.89%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.89%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 49 (92.45%) Windows
2 28 (52.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (39.62%) Windows 7
4 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (9.43%) Windows XP
7 4 (7.55%) Windows Vista
8 3 (5.66%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.77%) UNIX
10 1 (1.89%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) ITIL
2 5 (9.43%) Change Management
2 5 (9.43%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (5.66%) BCP
3 3 (5.66%) CRM
3 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
4 2 (3.77%) Software Distribution
4 2 (3.77%) Network Management
4 2 (3.77%) Data Security
5 1 (1.89%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.89%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.89%) Network Design
5 1 (1.89%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.89%) Project Management
5 1 (1.89%) SOA
5 1 (1.89%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.89%) Network Architecture
5 1 (1.89%) Information Governance
5 1 (1.89%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.43%) VBScript
3 4 (7.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.66%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (5.66%) CCNP
2 3 (5.66%) CCNA
3 2 (3.77%) MCSE
3 2 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.89%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (28.30%) XenApp
2 11 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (18.87%) vSphere
4 7 (13.21%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (11.32%) XenDesktop
6 5 (9.43%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (7.55%) Hyper-V
7 4 (7.55%) Terminal Services
8 2 (3.77%) VMware ESX
8 2 (3.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (1.89%) Squid
9 1 (1.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (39.62%) SCCM
2 3 (5.66%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (3.77%) Foglight
3 2 (3.77%) SCOM
3 2 (3.77%) WSUS
4 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 22 (41.51%) Citrix
1 22 (41.51%) VMware
2 19 (35.85%) Microsoft
3 10 (18.87%) Cisco
4 7 (13.21%) SolarWinds
5 4 (7.55%) CommVault
6 3 (5.66%) Orchard
6 3 (5.66%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.66%) Avaya
7 2 (3.77%) F5
7 2 (3.77%) Reuters
7 2 (3.77%) Bloomberg
7 2 (3.77%) CA
7 2 (3.77%) Veritas
7 2 (3.77%) Wyse
8 1 (1.89%) Apple
8 1 (1.89%) Sophos
8 1 (1.89%) BMC
Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Church International
Rate: £485 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Church International
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago