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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 15 10 20
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 27 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 10.11% 14.06% 6.37%
As % of the System Software category 52.94% 65.85% 39.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 9
Average daily rate
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£135 £130 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £130 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £268 £233
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £265 £265
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +17.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £14.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-7.45% +1.72%
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
51 41 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 19.10% 21.35% 16.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 22 30
Average daily rate £433 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -13.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -1.51%

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 6 March 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Kent region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram 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 6 March 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
Maidstone - 4 £130 -
Chatham - 3 £125 - 2
Folkestone -2 2 - -
Tunbridge Wells -9 1 £155 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £263 -
Whitstable - - - -
Canterbury - - - -
Dartford - - - - 2
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 40 (86.96%) Windows
2 26 (56.52%) MS Office
3 19 (41.30%) Citrix
4 16 (34.78%) VMware
4 16 (34.78%) Windows 7
5 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
6 13 (28.26%) ITIL
6 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (23.91%) MS Exchange
8 10 (21.74%) SCCM
8 10 (21.74%) Finance
9 9 (19.57%) XenApp
10 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (15.22%) Advertising
11 7 (15.22%) LAN
11 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
11 7 (15.22%) Mobile Computing
12 6 (13.04%) WAN
12 6 (13.04%) SLA
12 6 (13.04%) Windows Vista
13 5 (10.87%) Banking
13 5 (10.87%) SQL
13 5 (10.87%) Windows XP
13 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (8.70%) Windows 8
14 4 (8.70%) Thin Client
14 4 (8.70%) VBScript
14 4 (8.70%) AdminStudio
14 4 (8.70%) PowerShell

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 11 (23.91%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (4.35%) Lync
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (56.52%) MS Office
2 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) LAN
2 6 (13.04%) WAN
3 2 (4.35%) SAN
3 2 (4.35%) Internet
3 2 (4.35%) MPLS
3 2 (4.35%) OSPF
3 2 (4.35%) BGP
3 2 (4.35%) Firewall
3 2 (4.35%) VoIP
3 2 (4.35%) BIG-IP
4 1 (2.17%) Network Security
4 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) AdminStudio
2 1 (2.17%) MSI
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Advertising
3 5 (10.87%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Law
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Analyst
2 12 (26.09%) Support Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Help Desk Support
4 7 (15.22%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Help Desk Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (15.22%) Service Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Rollout Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) IT Support
8 3 (6.52%) Desktop Support
8 3 (6.52%) IT Support Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (4.35%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Mobile Computing
2 4 (8.70%) Thin Client
2 4 (8.70%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.35%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Replication
4 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 40 (86.96%) Windows
2 16 (34.78%) Windows 7
3 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.04%) Windows Vista
5 5 (10.87%) Windows XP
5 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.70%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.17%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) ITIL
2 3 (6.52%) Change Management
2 3 (6.52%) CRM
3 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
3 2 (4.35%) Software Deployment
3 2 (4.35%) Software Distribution
3 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.17%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (2.17%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.17%) Line Management
4 1 (2.17%) Coaching
4 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.17%) Document Management
4 1 (2.17%) BCP
4 1 (2.17%) Project Management
4 1 (2.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) VBScript
2 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.52%) MCSA
2 3 (6.52%) CCNA
2 3 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.52%) Degree
3 2 (4.35%) CCNP
3 2 (4.35%) MCSE
3 2 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.04%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 9 (19.57%) XenApp
2 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (8.70%) XenDesktop
3 4 (8.70%) vSphere
4 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.17%) Squid
4 1 (2.17%) Xen
4 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) SCCM
2 2 (4.35%) Foglight
2 2 (4.35%) WSUS
2 2 (4.35%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (41.30%) Citrix
2 16 (34.78%) VMware
3 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.52%) Cisco
4 3 (6.52%) Avaya
4 3 (6.52%) Orchard
4 3 (6.52%) SolarWinds
5 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.35%) Reuters
5 2 (4.35%) Bloomberg
5 2 (4.35%) CommVault
5 2 (4.35%) Wyse
5 2 (4.35%) F5
6 1 (2.17%) NetApp
6 1 (2.17%) Apple
6 1 (2.17%) Juniper
6 1 (2.17%) BMC
6 1 (2.17%) Symantec
6 1 (2.17%) FalconStor
6 1 (2.17%) Mitel
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