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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 25 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 21 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.67% 3.38% 4.70%
As % of the System Software category 41.18% 45.83% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £200 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £153 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £16.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% +20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.62 £12.05 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.11 £20.45 £14.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.42 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.85%
Active Directory
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
51 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 11.33% 7.38% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 14 14
Average daily rate £400 £285 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% -24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £171 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Average hourly rate £39.38 £21.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.13% +59.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £13.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £21.50 £14.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Swindon

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 40 (86.96%) Windows
2 27 (58.70%) Microsoft
3 23 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 22 (47.83%) Windows XP
5 14 (30.43%) MS Exchange
5 14 (30.43%) DNS
6 13 (28.26%) DHCP
7 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (23.91%) VMware
9 10 (21.74%) SCCM
9 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (19.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 9 (19.57%) XenDesktop
11 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
11 8 (17.39%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (17.39%) Finance
12 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (15.22%) Citrix
12 7 (15.22%) MS Office
12 7 (15.22%) VBScript
12 7 (15.22%) SQL
12 7 (15.22%) Hyper-V
13 6 (13.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 6 (13.04%) Cisco
13 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
13 6 (13.04%) Symantec
13 6 (13.04%) McAfee
13 6 (13.04%) MSI
13 6 (13.04%) Windows Vista
13 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 14 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (10.87%) IIS
3 5 (10.87%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Office
2 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (30.43%) DNS
2 13 (28.26%) DHCP
3 5 (10.87%) LAN
4 4 (8.70%) WAN
4 4 (8.70%) Wireless
5 3 (6.52%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (6.52%) Firewall
5 3 (6.52%) SMTP
6 1 (2.17%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.17%) Internet
6 1 (2.17%) LDAP
6 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.17%) VPN
6 1 (2.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MSI
2 2 (4.35%) AdminStudio
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Consultant
2 9 (19.57%) Support Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Applications Packager
7 2 (4.35%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.35%) Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Design Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Wintel Support
7 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Identity Foundation
2 1 (2.17%) XACML
2 1 (2.17%) WCF
2 1 (2.17%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.17%) OAuth
2 1 (2.17%) SAML
2 1 (2.17%) SOAP
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) XML
2 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) IVR
1 2 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (4.35%) CMDB
2 1 (2.17%) PKI
2 1 (2.17%) PDA
2 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (86.96%) Windows
2 23 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 22 (47.83%) Windows XP
4 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (13.04%) Windows Vista
7 4 (8.70%) Windows NT
8 3 (6.52%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (6.52%) Windows 2000
9 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.04%) System Testing
2 4 (8.70%) Migration
3 3 (6.52%) Data Migration
4 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.17%) Network Management
5 1 (2.17%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.17%) Network Design
5 1 (2.17%) Identity Management
5 1 (2.17%) Service Management
5 1 (2.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) VBScript
1 7 (15.22%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) VB
2 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.52%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) MCSE
5 1 (2.17%) MOS
5 1 (2.17%) MCSA
5 1 (2.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
1 2 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 9 (19.57%) XenDesktop
2 8 (17.39%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (15.22%) Hyper-V
4 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (10.87%) XenApp
6 3 (6.52%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (2.17%) UAG
7 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) SCCM
2 9 (19.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (13.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (10.87%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (4.35%) SCVMM
6 1 (2.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (2.17%) MIIS
Vendors
1 27 (58.70%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.91%) VMware
3 7 (15.22%) Citrix
4 6 (13.04%) Cisco
4 6 (13.04%) Symantec
4 6 (13.04%) McAfee
5 5 (10.87%) Computacenter
6 4 (8.70%) HP
7 3 (6.52%) Remedy
7 3 (6.52%) Sophos
8 2 (4.35%) IBM
8 2 (4.35%) AppSense
9 1 (2.17%) Veeam
9 1 (2.17%) Dell
9 1 (2.17%) Oracle
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