The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 8 14 25
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 37 35 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 11.90% 8.33% 5.44%
As % of the System Software category 86.05% 77.78% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 6
Average daily rate
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£355 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.47% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £297 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £480 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 5
Average hourly rate £20.19 £13.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.26% -3.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £14.50
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Wiltshire

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

System Software Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
43 45 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 13.83% 10.71% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 25
Average daily rate £390 £366 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% -18.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 5
Average hourly rate £20.19 £40.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.16% +200.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 61 (84.72%) Windows
2 40 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 27 (37.50%) VMware
4 23 (31.94%) SQL
5 21 (29.17%) ITIL
6 20 (27.78%) MS Office
7 19 (26.39%) Windows XP
7 19 (26.39%) MS Exchange
8 17 (23.61%) Windows 7
9 16 (22.22%) Office 365
10 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (16.67%) Security Cleared
11 12 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (16.67%) IBM Notes
11 12 (16.67%) Lotus
12 11 (15.28%) VBScript
12 11 (15.28%) SCCM
13 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (13.89%) PRINCE
13 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
15 8 (11.11%) SC Cleared
15 8 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 8 (11.11%) McAfee
15 8 (11.11%) VB
15 8 (11.11%) T-SQL
15 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
16 7 (9.72%) Release Management
16 7 (9.72%) VMware Workstation
16 7 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2010

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 19 (26.39%) MS Exchange
2 12 (16.67%) IBM Notes
3 9 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (8.33%) SharePoint
6 3 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (4.17%) IIS
6 3 (4.17%) Lync
7 2 (2.78%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 20 (27.78%) MS Office
2 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) Firewall
2 3 (4.17%) Ethernet
2 3 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.78%) DNS
3 2 (2.78%) VoIP
4 1 (1.39%) LAN
4 1 (1.39%) WAN
4 1 (1.39%) SMTP
4 1 (1.39%) DHCP
4 1 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.39%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MSBuild
1 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (30.56%) Support Engineer
2 11 (15.28%) Desktop Support
2 11 (15.28%) Technical Support
2 11 (15.28%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (13.89%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Technical Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Technical Support Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Windows Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Service Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Consultant
9 3 (4.17%) IT Support
10 2 (2.78%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.39%) Web Services
2 1 (1.39%) .NET
2 1 (1.39%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) Fat Client
1 4 (5.56%) Thin Client
2 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.39%) Clustering
3 1 (1.39%) Replication
3 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.39%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 61 (84.72%) Windows
2 19 (26.39%) Windows XP
3 17 (23.61%) Windows 7
4 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.17%) UNIX
7 3 (4.17%) Solaris
7 3 (4.17%) Linux
7 3 (4.17%) Windows NT
7 3 (4.17%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.78%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.39%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.17%) ITIL
2 10 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (13.89%) PRINCE
3 7 (9.72%) Release Management
4 5 (6.94%) Migration
4 5 (6.94%) Asset Management
5 4 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (2.78%) Capacity Management
6 2 (2.78%) ERP
6 2 (2.78%) Project Management
7 1 (1.39%) ETL
7 1 (1.39%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.39%) Information Security
7 1 (1.39%) Data Migration
7 1 (1.39%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.39%) WFM
7 1 (1.39%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.39%) Security Testing
7 1 (1.39%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.94%) SQL
2 11 (15.28%) VBScript
3 8 (11.11%) VB
3 8 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.39%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) MOS
4 1 (1.39%) ISEB
4 1 (1.39%) CISM
4 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.78%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (9.72%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (4.17%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.39%) Snort
5 1 (1.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (15.28%) SCCM
2 8 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.39%) WMI
3 1 (1.39%) Windows Intune
3 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 27 (37.50%) VMware
3 12 (16.67%) Lotus
4 8 (11.11%) McAfee
5 3 (4.17%) Citrix
5 3 (4.17%) Cisco
5 3 (4.17%) Oracle
5 3 (4.17%) Brocade
6 2 (2.78%) Google
6 2 (2.78%) Juniper
6 2 (2.78%) Nokia
6 2 (2.78%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.39%) Apple
7 1 (1.39%) IBM
7 1 (1.39%) Computacenter
7 1 (1.39%) Sourcefire
7 1 (1.39%) Veeam
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