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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 13 20 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 41 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 9.62% 5.69% 4.31%
As % of the System Software category 70.69% 54.55% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £225 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £438 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 1
Average hourly rate £18.27 £20.06 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.94% +29.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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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
58 44 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 13.62% 10.43% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 25
Average daily rate £375 £345 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -31.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 1
Average hourly rate £19.03 £21.28 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.57% +37.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -8.57%

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 4 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Swindon

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 71 (95.95%) Windows
2 42 (56.76%) Microsoft
3 31 (41.89%) Windows 7
4 28 (37.84%) Windows XP
5 23 (31.08%) VMware
6 22 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (27.03%) SQL
8 18 (24.32%) ITIL
8 18 (24.32%) Security Cleared
9 16 (21.62%) SCCM
10 15 (20.27%) MS Office
11 14 (18.92%) MS Excel
12 13 (17.57%) VBScript
12 13 (17.57%) McAfee
12 13 (17.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (17.57%) VMware Workstation
13 12 (16.22%) Migration
13 12 (16.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 12 (16.22%) VB
13 12 (16.22%) T-SQL
14 11 (14.86%) MS Exchange
15 10 (13.51%) DV Cleared
15 10 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2013
15 10 (13.51%) Data Centre
16 9 (12.16%) SC Cleared
16 9 (12.16%) Windows Server 2003
17 7 (9.46%) SharePoint
17 7 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
17 7 (9.46%) Lync
17 7 (9.46%) WSUS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 11 (14.86%) MS Exchange
2 10 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (9.46%) SharePoint
3 7 (9.46%) Lync
4 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.41%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.70%) IIS
6 1 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (20.27%) MS Office
2 14 (18.92%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.35%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) DHCP
1 5 (6.76%) Firewall
1 5 (6.76%) DNS
2 4 (5.41%) Ethernet
3 3 (4.05%) VoIP
4 2 (2.70%) WAN
5 1 (1.35%) SMTP
5 1 (1.35%) WLAN
5 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.35%) VPN
5 1 (1.35%) Internet
5 1 (1.35%) LAN
5 1 (1.35%) Wireless
5 1 (1.35%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.35%) SSH
5 1 (1.35%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.35%) MSBuild
General
1 6 (8.11%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.70%) Legal
4 1 (1.35%) Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (20.27%) Support Engineer
2 13 (17.57%) Desktop Support
3 11 (14.86%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (12.16%) Desktop Engineer
5 8 (10.81%) Analyst
6 7 (9.46%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Service Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) Support Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) Technical Support
8 5 (6.76%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Technical Support Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 4 (5.41%) Desktop Analyst
10 3 (4.05%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) .NET
1 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET
1 2 (2.70%) Web Services
1 2 (2.70%) AppFabric
2 1 (1.35%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.41%) Client/Server
2 4 (5.41%) User Experience
3 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.70%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.70%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.70%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.35%) Clustering
4 1 (1.35%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.35%) BYOD
4 1 (1.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 71 (95.95%) Windows
2 31 (41.89%) Windows 7
3 28 (37.84%) Windows XP
4 22 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (17.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (12.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.41%) Solaris
7 4 (5.41%) Linux
7 4 (5.41%) UNIX
8 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.32%) ITIL
2 12 (16.22%) Migration
3 7 (9.46%) Release Management
4 6 (8.11%) Data Protection
5 5 (6.76%) PRINCE
6 4 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.41%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.05%) WFM
7 3 (4.05%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (2.70%) Test Planning
8 2 (2.70%) Information Security
8 2 (2.70%) Security Testing
8 2 (2.70%) Service Management
8 2 (2.70%) ETL
9 1 (1.35%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.35%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.35%) Project Management
9 1 (1.35%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.35%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.03%) SQL
2 13 (17.57%) VBScript
3 12 (16.22%) VB
3 12 (16.22%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.35%) C#
4 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.51%) DV Cleared
3 9 (12.16%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.70%) MCSE
4 2 (2.70%) MCSA
4 2 (2.70%) ISEB
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.70%) CISM
4 2 (2.70%) MCITP
4 2 (2.70%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) SLA
2 2 (2.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (17.57%) VMware Workstation
2 7 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (6.76%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.41%) DFS Replication
5 4 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.05%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.70%) Snort
8 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (21.62%) SCCM
2 12 (16.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (9.46%) WSUS
4 6 (8.11%) SCOM
5 4 (5.41%) SCVMM
5 4 (5.41%) SCOrch
5 4 (5.41%) SCSM
6 2 (2.70%) SCDPM
6 2 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.35%) Windows Intune
7 1 (1.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.35%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (1.35%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.35%) WMI
Vendors
1 42 (56.76%) Microsoft
2 23 (31.08%) VMware
3 13 (17.57%) McAfee
4 4 (5.41%) Google
4 4 (5.41%) Brocade
4 4 (5.41%) Oracle
4 4 (5.41%) Citrix
4 4 (5.41%) Lotus
5 2 (2.70%) Sourcefire
5 2 (2.70%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.35%) MobileIron
6 1 (1.35%) Apple
6 1 (1.35%) Symantec
6 1 (1.35%) Avaya
6 1 (1.35%) Cisco
6 1 (1.35%) IBM
6 1 (1.35%) HP
6 1 (1.35%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.35%) Veeam
6 1 (1.35%) Websense