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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 20 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 22 34 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 7.38% 11.37% 12.24%
As % of the System Software category 66.67% 82.93% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 32 8
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£363 £350 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +133.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £150 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £424 £277
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Average hourly rate - £10.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -32.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.61 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -2.60%
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
33 41 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 11.07% 13.71% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 37 28
Average daily rate £375 £381 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £181 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Average hourly rate - £10.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Tunbridge Wells +3 8 £363 +3.57% 4
Cranbrook - 1 £110 -
Sevenoaks - 1 - - 2
Stansted - 1 £120 -
Tonbridge - 1 £475 -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 38 (82.61%) Windows
2 24 (52.17%) MS Exchange
2 24 (52.17%) VMware
3 20 (43.48%) Citrix
4 19 (41.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (41.30%) XenDesktop
5 17 (36.96%) XenApp
6 16 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (28.26%) vSphere
8 13 (28.26%) Cisco
8 13 (28.26%) WAN
9 12 (26.09%) Firewall
9 12 (26.09%) SolarWinds
10 11 (23.91%) SolarWinds Orion
10 11 (23.91%) LAN
10 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
11 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
11 10 (21.74%) ITIL
11 10 (21.74%) MS Office
11 10 (21.74%) CheckPoint
11 10 (21.74%) SCCM
11 10 (21.74%) Data Centre
12 9 (19.57%) Windows 7
12 9 (19.57%) OSPF
12 9 (19.57%) BGP
13 8 (17.39%) MPLS
13 8 (17.39%) MCSE

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 24 (52.17%) MS Exchange
2 16 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (6.52%) Lync
6 2 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (21.74%) MS Office
1 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) WAN
2 12 (26.09%) Firewall
3 11 (23.91%) LAN
4 9 (19.57%) OSPF
4 9 (19.57%) BGP
5 8 (17.39%) MPLS
6 6 (13.04%) BIG-IP
6 6 (13.04%) Internet
7 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
7 5 (10.87%) VPN
8 4 (8.70%) DNS
8 4 (8.70%) DHCP
9 3 (6.52%) SAN
9 3 (6.52%) VLAN
10 2 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (4.35%) NAS
11 1 (2.17%) NetScaler
11 1 (2.17%) Network Security
11 1 (2.17%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Advertising
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Analyst
1 9 (19.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Support Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Support Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) IT Support
5 3 (6.52%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.35%) Support Technician
6 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) IT Support Technician
7 1 (2.17%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Server Engineer
7 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.35%) User Experience
3 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.17%) NHS
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Replication
3 1 (2.17%) PDA
3 1 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.17%) iPhone
3 1 (2.17%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 38 (82.61%) Windows
2 19 (41.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (19.57%) Windows 7
5 6 (13.04%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.17%) Linux
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) ITIL
2 7 (15.22%) Migration
3 6 (13.04%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (4.35%) SIEM
4 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.35%) Information Security
4 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.35%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (2.17%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.17%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.17%) Server Building
5 1 (2.17%) Identity Management
5 1 (2.17%) Data Security
5 1 (2.17%) Security Management
5 1 (2.17%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.17%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.17%) Service Management
5 1 (2.17%) Data Management
5 1 (2.17%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.70%) SQL
3 3 (6.52%) VBScript
4 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) MCSE
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.87%) CCNP
2 5 (10.87%) CCNA
2 5 (10.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.17%) MCITP
3 1 (2.17%) CISSP
3 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.17%) CISM
3 1 (2.17%) CCSA
3 1 (2.17%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (41.30%) XenDesktop
2 17 (36.96%) XenApp
3 13 (28.26%) vSphere
4 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (10.87%) VMware ESX
6 4 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (8.70%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (23.91%) SolarWinds Orion
2 10 (21.74%) SCCM
3 5 (10.87%) Foglight
4 2 (4.35%) SCOM
5 1 (2.17%) Nessus
Vendors
1 24 (52.17%) VMware
2 20 (43.48%) Citrix
3 13 (28.26%) Cisco
4 12 (26.09%) SolarWinds
5 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
6 10 (21.74%) CheckPoint
7 6 (13.04%) F5
8 3 (6.52%) Dell
9 2 (4.35%) Riverbed
9 2 (4.35%) Splunk
9 2 (4.35%) Meraki
9 2 (4.35%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (2.17%) LogRhythm
10 1 (2.17%) Mitel
10 1 (2.17%) Mercator
10 1 (2.17%) Remedy
10 1 (2.17%) CommVault
10 1 (2.17%) Adobe
10 1 (2.17%) HP
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