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 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 31 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 13 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 3.70% 8.22% 9.69%
As % of the System Software category 54.17% 78.26% 86.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 7
Average daily rate
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£430 £275 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.36% -5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £196 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £369 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £280 £288
% change year-on-year
- -2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.30 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.32% +22.53%
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
24 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 6.84% 10.50% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 9
Average daily rate £325 £275 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £268 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £330 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.30 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.32% +22.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £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 15 September 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
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 15 September 2014.

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 15 September 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
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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
Minehead - - - -
Shepton Mallet - - - -
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 23 (74.19%) Windows
2 17 (54.84%) Security Cleared
3 14 (45.16%) SC Cleared
4 11 (35.48%) Windows 7
5 10 (32.26%) MS Office
5 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
5 10 (32.26%) MS Exchange
5 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
6 9 (29.03%) Windows XP
6 9 (29.03%) VMware
7 8 (25.81%) SCCM
8 7 (22.58%) Firewall
8 7 (22.58%) Internet
9 6 (19.35%) Citrix
9 6 (19.35%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
10 5 (16.13%) Cisco
10 5 (16.13%) IIS
11 4 (12.90%) Apache
11 4 (12.90%) SOA
11 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
11 4 (12.90%) Blackberry
11 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (12.90%) IaaS
12 3 (9.68%) Digital Media
12 3 (9.68%) Office 365
12 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (9.68%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (9.68%) Altiris

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 10 (32.26%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.13%) IIS
3 4 (12.90%) Apache
3 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (9.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.23%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) MS Office
1 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) IaaS
2 3 (9.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) Internet
1 7 (22.58%) Firewall
2 3 (9.68%) Nortel Meridian
2 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.45%) VPN
3 2 (6.45%) DNS
3 2 (6.45%) SAN
3 2 (6.45%) LAN
3 2 (6.45%) DHCP
3 2 (6.45%) Wireless
4 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.23%) WLAN
4 1 (3.23%) WAN
4 1 (3.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MSI
2 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Architect
1 6 (19.35%) Desktop Support
2 5 (16.13%) Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Technical Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Desktop Support Technician
4 3 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (9.68%) Support Technician
4 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Desktop Technician
5 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.45%) Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) HTML
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) ADO.NET
1 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.23%) XML
1 1 (3.23%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (12.90%) Blackberry
3 3 (9.68%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.23%) E-Learning
4 1 (3.23%) CMDB
4 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 23 (74.19%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) Windows 7
3 9 (29.03%) Windows XP
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) UNIX
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) Android
5 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.90%) SOA
2 3 (9.68%) Service Management
2 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (3.23%) High Availability
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL
3 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.23%) ITSM
3 1 (3.23%) Data Security
3 1 (3.23%) MVC
3 1 (3.23%) Migration
3 1 (3.23%) Data Management
3 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) C#
1 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (54.84%) Security Cleared
2 14 (45.16%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.23%) MCP
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.23%) XenApp
3 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) SCOM
2 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 9 (29.03%) VMware
3 6 (19.35%) Citrix
4 5 (16.13%) Cisco
5 3 (9.68%) Nortel
5 3 (9.68%) Altiris
6 2 (6.45%) Oracle
7 1 (3.23%) CA
7 1 (3.23%) NetApp
7 1 (3.23%) Sophos
7 1 (3.23%) MobileIron
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