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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 10 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 39 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 10.86% 6.16% 4.89%
As % of the System Software category 86.67% 84.38% 40.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 4
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £339 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £480 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £265
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 4
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 £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
45 32 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 12.53% 7.31% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 18
Average daily rate £400 £403 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £480 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 4
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 £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

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 24 April 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 24 April 2015.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Swindon

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 57 (85.07%) Windows
2 40 (59.70%) Microsoft
3 26 (38.81%) VMware
4 24 (35.82%) SQL
4 24 (35.82%) MS Exchange
5 20 (29.85%) MS Office
6 19 (28.36%) ITIL
7 18 (26.87%) Windows XP
7 18 (26.87%) Windows 7
8 16 (23.88%) Office 365
9 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (20.90%) Security Cleared
11 13 (19.40%) VBScript
12 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (16.42%) Lotus
13 11 (16.42%) IBM Notes
14 10 (14.93%) MS Excel
14 10 (14.93%) PRINCE
14 10 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (14.93%) SC Cleared
15 9 (13.43%) SCCM
15 9 (13.43%) Exchange Server 2010
15 9 (13.43%) VB
15 9 (13.43%) Exchange Server 2013
16 8 (11.94%) T-SQL
16 8 (11.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 8 (11.94%) McAfee
16 8 (11.94%) Finance
17 7 (10.45%) VMware Workstation

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 24 (35.82%) MS Exchange
2 11 (16.42%) IBM Notes
3 9 (13.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (13.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (7.46%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.97%) IIS
5 4 (5.97%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (4.48%) WebSphere
6 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (4.48%) Lync
Applications
1 20 (29.85%) MS Office
2 10 (14.93%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.48%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) Firewall
2 4 (5.97%) DNS
3 3 (4.48%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (4.48%) Wireless
3 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.48%) WAN
3 3 (4.48%) SMTP
3 3 (4.48%) DHCP
3 3 (4.48%) LAN
4 2 (2.99%) VoIP
4 2 (2.99%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.49%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MSBuild
1 1 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (11.94%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (34.33%) Support Engineer
2 11 (16.42%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (14.93%) Technical Support
4 9 (13.43%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (11.94%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) Desktop Support
5 8 (11.94%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) Technical Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) Technical Support Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) Windows Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) IT Support
8 3 (4.48%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) 3rd Line Technical Support
9 2 (2.99%) Systems Support
9 2 (2.99%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Thin Client
1 4 (5.97%) Fat Client
2 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.49%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.49%) Replication
3 1 (1.49%) Clustering
3 1 (1.49%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 57 (85.07%) Windows
2 18 (26.87%) Windows XP
2 18 (26.87%) Windows 7
3 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (17.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (7.46%) Windows NT
5 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.48%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (4.48%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.99%) UNIX
7 2 (2.99%) Solaris
7 2 (2.99%) Linux
7 2 (2.99%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.36%) ITIL
2 10 (14.93%) PRINCE
2 10 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.45%) Release Management
4 6 (8.96%) Migration
5 5 (7.46%) Asset Management
6 4 (5.97%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (4.48%) Data Migration
8 2 (2.99%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.99%) ERP
8 2 (2.99%) Project Management
9 1 (1.49%) WFM
9 1 (1.49%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.49%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.49%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (35.82%) SQL
2 13 (19.40%) VBScript
3 9 (13.43%) VB
4 8 (11.94%) T-SQL
5 5 (7.46%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.49%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (20.90%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.93%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.99%) MOS
4 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 12 (17.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (10.45%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (4.48%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.49%) XenApp
5 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.49%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (13.43%) SCCM
2 8 (11.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.49%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.49%) WMI
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 40 (59.70%) Microsoft
2 26 (38.81%) VMware
3 11 (16.42%) Lotus
4 8 (11.94%) McAfee
5 5 (7.46%) Cisco
6 4 (5.97%) Citrix
7 3 (4.48%) Remedy
8 2 (2.99%) Oracle
8 2 (2.99%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.99%) Juniper
8 2 (2.99%) Nokia
8 2 (2.99%) Computacenter
8 2 (2.99%) Brocade
9 1 (1.49%) Veeam
9 1 (1.49%) AppSense
9 1 (1.49%) HP
9 1 (1.49%) IBM
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