The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Somerset region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 11 22
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +11
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 27 38 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 6.35% 18.54% 8.86%
As % of the System Software category 30.68% 90.48% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 6
Average daily rate £245 £293 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.23% -15.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £172 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £454 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £270 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £10.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £9.30 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £15.00 £17.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
System Software Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
88 42 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 20.71% 20.49% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 8 10
Average daily rate £328 £200 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.75% -44.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £175 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £409 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £10.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Active Directory
South West

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 18 April 2014.

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Taunton -20 14 £200 -63.63% 3
Weston-super-Mare - 2 £400 - 2
Bath - 1 - - 1
Street - 1 - -
Clevedon - - - -
Winscombe - - - -
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 40 (81.63%) Windows
2 25 (51.02%) Microsoft
3 21 (42.86%) MS Exchange
3 21 (42.86%) VMware
4 18 (36.73%) MS Excel
5 17 (34.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (30.61%) MS Office
6 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
7 14 (28.57%) Windows 7
7 14 (28.57%) ITIL
8 13 (26.53%) Windows XP
8 13 (26.53%) SC Cleared
9 12 (24.49%) Citrix
9 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2003
10 11 (22.45%) Telecoms
11 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
12 8 (16.33%) MCP
12 8 (16.33%) SAN
12 8 (16.33%) Internet
12 8 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
13 7 (14.29%) SCCM
13 7 (14.29%) Blackberry
13 7 (14.29%) Cisco
14 6 (12.24%) Nortel
14 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 21 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 11 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (12.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (8.16%) IIS
6 3 (6.12%) Apache
6 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
7 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (2.04%) Lync
8 1 (2.04%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 18 (36.73%) MS Excel
2 15 (30.61%) MS Office
3 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) assyst
2 2 (4.08%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) SAN
1 8 (16.33%) Internet
2 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
2 6 (12.24%) Nortel Meridian
3 5 (10.20%) SSH
3 5 (10.20%) DHCP
3 5 (10.20%) DNS
4 3 (6.12%) Intranet
5 2 (4.08%) VPN
5 2 (4.08%) LAN
5 2 (4.08%) Wireless
6 1 (2.04%) WLAN
6 1 (2.04%) WAN
6 1 (2.04%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MSI
2 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (22.45%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.20%) Finance
3 4 (8.16%) Front Office
4 2 (4.08%) Back Office
5 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) Administrator
1 10 (20.41%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (16.33%) Analyst
2 8 (16.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 6 (12.24%) Support Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Delivery Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Desktop Technician
7 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.12%) Desktop Support Technician
7 3 (6.12%) Support Technician
8 2 (4.08%) Technical Support
8 2 (4.08%) Help Desk Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Service Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Technical Support Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.04%) ADO.NET
2 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.04%) XML
2 1 (2.04%) XSL
2 1 (2.04%) HTML
2 1 (2.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
1 7 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.08%) Clustering
2 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.08%) Statistics
3 1 (2.04%) CMDB
3 1 (2.04%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 40 (81.63%) Windows
2 14 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 13 (26.53%) Windows XP
4 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.08%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) ITIL
2 5 (10.20%) Load Balancing
3 4 (8.16%) Service Management
3 4 (8.16%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (6.12%) Migration
4 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.08%) Project Management
5 2 (4.08%) ITSM
5 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.08%) Change Management
5 2 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.04%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.04%) High Availability
6 1 (2.04%) Data Management
6 1 (2.04%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (2.04%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.04%) MVC
6 1 (2.04%) Data Security
6 1 (2.04%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) C#
1 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (30.61%) Security Cleared
2 13 (26.53%) SC Cleared
3 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (16.33%) MCP
5 6 (12.24%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (10.20%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (10.20%) MCSE
7 3 (6.12%) CCNA
7 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (4.08%) MCITP
9 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (34.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.20%) Terminal Services
3 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) SCCM
2 3 (6.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (51.02%) Microsoft
2 21 (42.86%) VMware
3 12 (24.49%) Citrix
4 7 (14.29%) Cisco
5 6 (12.24%) Nortel
6 3 (6.12%) Altiris
6 3 (6.12%) SonicWALL
6 3 (6.12%) Dell
6 3 (6.12%) Apple
7 2 (4.08%) SAP
8 1 (2.04%) MobileIron
8 1 (2.04%) ProCurve
8 1 (2.04%) Oracle
8 1 (2.04%) HP
8 1 (2.04%) Sophos
8 1 (2.04%) CA
8 1 (2.04%) NetApp
Bath, Avon
Computer People
Rate: £8.00 - £10.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton
DP Connect
Rate: £200 - £215 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago