The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 24 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 19 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 6.23% 9.24% 6.67%
As % of the System Software category 70.37% 66.67% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 2
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£200 £201 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £161 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £223
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.46% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 5
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £20.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.72 £20.00 £13.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
Active Directory
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

System Software Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
27 33 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 8.85% 13.87% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 20 5
Average daily rate £250 £295 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.25% +47.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £168 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £400 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 5
Average hourly rate £22.75 £19.30 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.87% +93.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Somerset region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Somerset region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Bath +5 7 £188 -36.44% 2
Street - 3 £228 -
Taunton -19 2 - - 3
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 26 (66.67%) Windows
2 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 13 (33.33%) VMware
4 11 (28.21%) Windows 7
5 10 (25.64%) Firewall
5 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
6 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
7 7 (17.95%) MS Office
7 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
8 6 (15.38%) Citrix
9 5 (12.82%) Symantec
9 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
9 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
9 5 (12.82%) DNS
9 5 (12.82%) Oracle
10 4 (10.26%) Finance
10 4 (10.26%) Migration
10 4 (10.26%) Statistics
10 4 (10.26%) Cisco
10 4 (10.26%) ITIL
10 4 (10.26%) SOA
10 4 (10.26%) McAfee
10 4 (10.26%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (10.26%) Middleware
10 4 (10.26%) CommVault
10 4 (10.26%) NetApp
10 4 (10.26%) Change Control
10 4 (10.26%) Office 365

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 6 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.13%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Office
2 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) MS Project
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.56%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Office 365
1 4 (10.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) Firewall
2 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
2 5 (12.82%) DNS
3 3 (7.69%) DHCP
3 3 (7.69%) SAN
4 2 (5.13%) Network Security
5 1 (2.56%) OSPF
5 1 (2.56%) BGP
5 1 (2.56%) LAN
5 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Subversion
1 2 (5.13%) MSI
1 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.13%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.56%) InstallShield
2 1 (2.56%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Back Office
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Electronics
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Analyst
2 6 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (10.26%) Server Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.69%) Customer Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Server Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) Middleware
2 2 (5.13%) Application Packaging
2 2 (5.13%) ADO.NET
2 2 (5.13%) XML
2 2 (5.13%) XSL
2 2 (5.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Statistics
2 3 (7.69%) Digital Media
2 3 (7.69%) NHS
3 2 (5.13%) Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) IBM XIV
4 1 (2.56%) iPad
4 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.56%) DTV
4 1 (2.56%) iPhone
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (28.21%) Windows 7
3 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.13%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.26%) Migration
1 4 (10.26%) ITIL
1 4 (10.26%) SOA
1 4 (10.26%) Change Control
2 3 (7.69%) Database Security
2 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (5.13%) Service Management
3 2 (5.13%) ITSM
3 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
3 2 (5.13%) Network Management
4 1 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.56%) PRINCE
4 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.56%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) C#
1 2 (5.13%) SQL
1 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
2 9 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.69%) MCSE
4 2 (5.13%) MCITP
4 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.13%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.56%) CCNP
5 1 (2.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
1 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) XenApp
3 1 (2.56%) XenServer
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (7.69%) SCCM
3 2 (5.13%) SCOM
4 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 13 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (15.38%) Citrix
4 5 (12.82%) Symantec
4 5 (12.82%) Oracle
5 4 (10.26%) Cisco
5 4 (10.26%) McAfee
5 4 (10.26%) CommVault
5 4 (10.26%) NetApp
6 1 (2.56%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.56%) Novell
6 1 (2.56%) Lotus
6 1 (2.56%) Remedy
6 1 (2.56%) SAP
6 1 (2.56%) IBM
6 1 (2.56%) Adobe
6 1 (2.56%) TOWER Software
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