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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 20 43 20
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -23
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 24 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 6.72% 3.88% 8.84%
As % of the System Software category 77.42% 25.37% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 3
Average daily rate
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£225 £220 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% -5.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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
31 67 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 8.68% 15.30% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 59 7
Average daily rate £251 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.76% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £200 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £401 £296
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £9.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -52.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%

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 29 June 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
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 29 June 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
Taunton +20 5 £231 +13.49% 2
Clevedon - 5 - -
Bath +1 3 £225 -
Yeovil -8 2 - -
Glastonbury - 2 - -
Bridgwater - 1 - -
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 41 (93.18%) Windows
2 25 (56.82%) VMware
3 21 (47.73%) Microsoft
4 20 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (38.64%) Citrix
6 16 (36.36%) Windows 7
7 13 (29.55%) Symantec
8 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (20.45%) Migration
10 9 (20.45%) MS Exchange
11 8 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (18.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
12 7 (15.91%) Firewall
13 6 (13.64%) Middleware
13 6 (13.64%) SQL
13 6 (13.64%) MS Office
13 6 (13.64%) PKI
13 6 (13.64%) SCOM
13 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
13 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
14 5 (11.36%) SCCM
14 5 (11.36%) Change Control
14 5 (11.36%) Incident Management
14 5 (11.36%) Statistics
14 5 (11.36%) SAN
14 5 (11.36%) CommVault
14 5 (11.36%) McAfee

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 9 (20.45%) MS Exchange
2 8 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.55%) IIS
5 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.64%) MS Office
3 3 (6.82%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) Firewall
2 5 (11.36%) SAN
3 1 (2.27%) Intranet
3 1 (2.27%) Wireless
3 1 (2.27%) VLAN
3 1 (2.27%) LAN
3 1 (2.27%) WAN
3 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.27%) VPN
3 1 (2.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Subversion
1 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.55%) Bitbucket
1 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (2.27%) Marketing
2 1 (2.27%) Electronics
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Support Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (11.36%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (11.36%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (11.36%) Administrator
4 5 (11.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (6.82%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) IT Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) IT Support
7 2 (4.55%) SCCM Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) Middleware
2 2 (4.55%) .NET
2 2 (4.55%) ADO.NET
2 2 (4.55%) XML
2 2 (4.55%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) PKI
2 5 (11.36%) Statistics
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.27%) DTV
4 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 41 (93.18%) Windows
2 20 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 20 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.27%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) Migration
2 5 (11.36%) Incident Management
2 5 (11.36%) Change Control
3 4 (9.09%) Patch Management
4 3 (6.82%) Data Migration
5 2 (4.55%) ITIL
6 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.27%) PRINCE
6 1 (2.27%) Service Management
6 1 (2.27%) Change Management
6 1 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.27%) WFM
6 1 (2.27%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.27%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.27%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.27%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.27%) Business Transformation
6 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.27%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) SQL
2 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.55%) C#
3 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) CCNP
2 1 (2.27%) CCNA
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
1 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.09%) XenApp
2 4 (9.09%) XenDesktop
3 3 (6.82%) vSphere
4 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.27%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 6 (13.64%) SCOM
3 5 (11.36%) SCCM
4 3 (6.82%) WSUS
5 2 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 25 (56.82%) VMware
2 21 (47.73%) Microsoft
3 17 (38.64%) Citrix
4 13 (29.55%) Symantec
5 5 (11.36%) McAfee
5 5 (11.36%) CommVault
6 3 (6.82%) HP
6 3 (6.82%) Veeam
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle
7 2 (4.55%) Lotus
8 1 (2.27%) SAP
8 1 (2.27%) Cisco
8 1 (2.27%) Rackspace
Somerset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £20000 - £30000 per annum + OR equivalent contract rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
Recruit121
Rate: daily rate all inclusive
Posted: 7 days ago
Somerset
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago