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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 22 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 15 26 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.70% 8.75% 12.00%
As % of the System Software category 75.00% 76.47% 83.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 33
Median daily rate £178 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.85% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £100 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £472 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 - £11.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 - £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 - £12.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
20 34 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.60% 11.45% 14.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 38
Median daily rate £178 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.49% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £275 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £16.75 - £11.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 - £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.55 - £12.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +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 28 August 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 August 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
Rochester - 2 £148 -
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 August 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 27 (56.25%) Windows
2 17 (35.42%) VMware
2 17 (35.42%) Windows Server
3 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
4 12 (25.00%) Citrix
4 12 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 11 (22.92%) Office 365
6 10 (20.83%) Windows 7
6 10 (20.83%) Firewall
6 10 (20.83%) Finance
7 8 (16.67%) Perl
7 8 (16.67%) SQL
7 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (14.58%) MS Office
8 7 (14.58%) Linux
8 7 (14.58%) Python
8 7 (14.58%) DNS
8 7 (14.58%) VMware ESX
9 6 (12.50%) Information Security
9 6 (12.50%) DHCP
9 6 (12.50%) SAN
9 6 (12.50%) Red Hat
9 6 (12.50%) PowerShell
10 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
10 5 (10.42%) HP
10 5 (10.42%) LDAP
10 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
10 5 (10.42%) IIS

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 12 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.42%) IIS
2 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.17%) Apache
6 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) MS Office
2 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.92%) Office 365
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.17%) SaaS
4 1 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.08%) IaaS
4 1 (2.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) Firewall
2 7 (14.58%) DNS
3 6 (12.50%) DHCP
3 6 (12.50%) SAN
4 5 (10.42%) LDAP
5 4 (8.33%) LAN
5 4 (8.33%) WAN
6 2 (4.17%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (4.17%) IP Telephony
6 2 (4.17%) Kerberos
6 2 (4.17%) VPN
6 2 (4.17%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.08%) 3G
7 1 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.08%) Internet
7 1 (2.08%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.08%) Network Security
7 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.08%) VLAN
7 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) MySQL
2 4 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (8.33%) QlikView
3 1 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.33%) Subversion
3 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Banking
2 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (14.58%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Server Support
6 3 (6.25%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) .NET
1 4 (8.33%) LAMP
2 3 (6.25%) REST
3 2 (4.17%) SOAP
4 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.08%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.08%) CSS
4 1 (2.08%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.08%) HTML
4 1 (2.08%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Clustering
1 4 (8.33%) Wiki
2 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.25%) NHS
3 2 (4.17%) Cryptography
3 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.08%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.08%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.08%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (56.25%) Windows
2 17 (35.42%) Windows Server
3 10 (20.83%) Windows 7
4 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (14.58%) Linux
6 4 (8.33%) Debian
6 4 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.25%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.17%) CentOS
8 2 (4.17%) Ubuntu
8 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
8 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.50%) Information Security
2 4 (8.33%) ITIL
3 3 (6.25%) Application Packaging
3 3 (6.25%) Data Loss Prevention
3 3 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (4.17%) Asset Management
4 2 (4.17%) Change Management
4 2 (4.17%) Data Protection
4 2 (4.17%) High Availability
4 2 (4.17%) Line Management
4 2 (4.17%) Migration
4 2 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (4.17%) Project Planning
4 2 (4.17%) Risk Management
4 2 (4.17%) Security Operations
4 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.08%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.08%) CRM
5 1 (2.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.08%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) Perl
1 8 (16.67%) SQL
2 7 (14.58%) Python
3 6 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.08%) C
5 1 (2.08%) C#
5 1 (2.08%) Java
5 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.08%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.17%) MCSE
3 1 (2.08%) CCA
3 1 (2.08%) CISSP
3 1 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.08%) HNC
3 1 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.08%) MCP
3 1 (2.08%) NVQ Level 3
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.58%) VMware ESX
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (8.33%) SpamAssassin
3 4 (8.33%) Squid
3 4 (8.33%) XenApp
4 2 (4.17%) FreeRADIUS
4 2 (4.17%) Gluster
4 2 (4.17%) NFS
5 1 (2.08%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.08%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Cacti
1 4 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 4 (8.33%) Nagios
2 2 (4.17%) Ansible
2 2 (4.17%) DameWare
3 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.08%) SCCM
3 1 (2.08%) SCOM
3 1 (2.08%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) VMware
2 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
3 12 (25.00%) Citrix
4 6 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 5 (10.42%) HP
6 4 (8.33%) Informatica
6 4 (8.33%) IronPort
6 4 (8.33%) Oracle
6 4 (8.33%) Siebel
7 2 (4.17%) Autodesk
7 2 (4.17%) Bloomberg
7 2 (4.17%) Dell
8 1 (2.08%) Avaya
8 1 (2.08%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.08%) Cisco
8 1 (2.08%) IBM
8 1 (2.08%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.08%) Lotus
8 1 (2.08%) Symantec
8 1 (2.08%) Veritas
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