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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 18 27 9
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 31 26 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 8.68% 6.47% 18.75%
As % of the System Software category 83.78% 36.11% 97.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 8
Average daily rate
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£225 £275 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £182 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £400 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £265
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 14
Average hourly rate £20.19 £11.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.50% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £9.40 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £12.60 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
37 72 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 10.36% 17.91% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 62 8
Average daily rate £251 £350 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.28% +75.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £196 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £413 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 14
Average hourly rate £20.19 £9.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.27% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £12.20 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +8 8 £194 - 1
Taunton -5 6 £219 +7.36%
Glastonbury +2 3 - -
Yeovil -2 3 - -
Clevedon - 2 - -
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 44 (89.80%) Windows
2 27 (55.10%) Microsoft
3 25 (51.02%) VMware
4 17 (34.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (32.65%) Citrix
5 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (30.61%) Symantec
6 15 (30.61%) Windows 7
7 14 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (20.41%) MS Office
9 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
9 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
10 8 (16.33%) Firewall
10 8 (16.33%) MS Exchange
10 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (16.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 7 (14.29%) Middleware
12 6 (12.24%) Migration
12 6 (12.24%) Statistics
12 6 (12.24%) SCOM
12 6 (12.24%) PKI
12 6 (12.24%) Incident Management
12 6 (12.24%) McAfee
12 6 (12.24%) CommVault
12 6 (12.24%) Change Control
12 6 (12.24%) XenApp
13 5 (10.20%) SCCM
13 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (10.20%) SQL

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 8 (16.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.08%) IIS
4 1 (2.04%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (20.41%) MS Office
2 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) Firewall
2 4 (8.16%) SAN
3 3 (6.12%) DNS
3 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.08%) LAN
4 2 (4.08%) DHCP
4 2 (4.08%) Network Security
5 1 (2.04%) Wireless
5 1 (2.04%) VLAN
5 1 (2.04%) Intranet
5 1 (2.04%) WAN
5 1 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Subversion
1 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.08%) Bitbucket
1 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.08%) MSI
2 1 (2.04%) InstallShield
2 1 (2.04%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
1 2 (4.08%) Retail
2 1 (2.04%) Marketing
2 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.04%) Electronics
2 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) Analyst
2 7 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 7 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (10.20%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Administrator
4 5 (10.20%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (8.16%) Server Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.12%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Help Desk Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) Middleware
2 2 (4.08%) Application Packaging
2 2 (4.08%) .NET
2 2 (4.08%) ADO.NET
2 2 (4.08%) XML
2 2 (4.08%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) PKI
1 6 (12.24%) Statistics
2 3 (6.12%) NHS
2 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.04%) DTV
3 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.04%) iPhone
3 1 (2.04%) iPad
3 1 (2.04%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 44 (89.80%) Windows
2 17 (34.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (32.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (30.61%) Windows 7
5 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.08%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.04%) Windows NT
7 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.24%) Migration
1 6 (12.24%) Incident Management
1 6 (12.24%) Change Control
2 3 (6.12%) ITIL
3 2 (4.08%) Service Management
3 2 (4.08%) Network Management
4 1 (2.04%) Change Management
4 1 (2.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.04%) ITSM
4 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.04%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.04%) PRINCE
4 1 (2.04%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.04%) Database Security
4 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (2.04%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.04%) Software Delivery
4 1 (2.04%) WFM
4 1 (2.04%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.20%) SQL
2 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.08%) C#
3 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
1 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) MCSE
2 1 (2.04%) CCNP
2 1 (2.04%) CCNA
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 14 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.24%) XenApp
3 4 (8.16%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.08%) vSphere
5 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.04%) XenServer
5 1 (2.04%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 6 (12.24%) SCOM
3 5 (10.20%) SCCM
4 4 (8.16%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 27 (55.10%) Microsoft
2 25 (51.02%) VMware
3 16 (32.65%) Citrix
4 15 (30.61%) Symantec
5 6 (12.24%) McAfee
5 6 (12.24%) CommVault
6 3 (6.12%) Oracle
6 3 (6.12%) Veeam
6 3 (6.12%) HP
7 2 (4.08%) NetApp
8 1 (2.04%) Novell
8 1 (2.04%) Lotus
8 1 (2.04%) SAP
8 1 (2.04%) Cisco
8 1 (2.04%) IBM
8 1 (2.04%) Rackspace
8 1 (2.04%) TOWER Software
8 1 (2.04%) Adobe