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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 20 30 18
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 24 8 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 5.52% 2.44% 6.35%
As % of the System Software category 48.98% 32.00% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 14
Average daily rate
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£251 £313 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.60% -18.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £127 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £483 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £275 £287
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.03 - £13.13
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 - £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.06 - £14.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
49 25 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 11.26% 7.62% 10.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 19 26
Average daily rate £290 £438 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.71% +11.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 3
Average hourly rate £20.06 - £15.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 - £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.33 - £21.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 23 September 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 36 (75.00%) Windows
2 22 (45.83%) Microsoft
3 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (27.08%) Windows 7
4 13 (27.08%) Windows XP
4 13 (27.08%) MS Exchange
4 13 (27.08%) SQL
5 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (22.92%) VMware
6 9 (18.75%) Finance
7 7 (14.58%) PCI DSS
7 7 (14.58%) McAfee
7 7 (14.58%) Linux
7 7 (14.58%) UNIX
8 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
8 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 6 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (10.42%) SCCM
9 5 (10.42%) Hyper-V
9 5 (10.42%) XenApp
9 5 (10.42%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (10.42%) Cisco
10 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
10 4 (8.33%) DNS
10 4 (8.33%) LAN
10 4 (8.33%) XenDesktop
10 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 13 (27.08%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 6 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (10.42%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (6.25%) IIS
6 2 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) MS Office
1 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) LAN
1 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 4 (8.33%) DNS
2 3 (6.25%) DHCP
3 2 (4.17%) LDAP
3 2 (4.17%) WAN
3 2 (4.17%) 3G
3 2 (4.17%) Firewall
3 2 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.08%) Wireless
4 1 (2.08%) Internet
4 1 (2.08%) VoIP
4 1 (2.08%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) AdminStudio
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Banking
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (16.67%) Wintel Support
2 7 (14.58%) Consultant
3 6 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Support Consultant
3 6 (12.50%) Wintel Consultant
4 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.25%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Support Technician
7 2 (4.17%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Applications Packager
7 2 (4.17%) Design Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) .NET
2 2 (4.17%) SOAP
2 2 (4.17%) Web Services
2 2 (4.17%) XML
2 2 (4.17%) SAML
2 2 (4.17%) WCF
2 2 (4.17%) OAuth
2 2 (4.17%) XACML
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 1 (2.08%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) IVR
1 2 (4.17%) PKI
1 2 (4.17%) CMDB
1 2 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.08%) PDA
2 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.08%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 36 (75.00%) Windows
2 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (27.08%) Windows XP
3 13 (27.08%) Windows 7
4 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (14.58%) Linux
5 7 (14.58%) UNIX
6 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000
7 2 (4.17%) Windows NT
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (6.25%) Migration
2 2 (4.17%) Asset Management
2 2 (4.17%) Identity Management
2 2 (4.17%) ITIL
2 2 (4.17%) CAD
2 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
2 2 (4.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
3 1 (2.08%) Load Balancing
3 1 (2.08%) Network Management
3 1 (2.08%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (2.08%) Service Management
3 1 (2.08%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
2 3 (6.25%) VBScript
2 3 (6.25%) VB
3 2 (4.17%) Java
4 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) MCSE
4 2 (4.17%) MOS
4 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) MCSA
5 1 (2.08%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.17%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Hyper-V
1 5 (10.42%) XenApp
2 4 (8.33%) XenDesktop
2 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (4.17%) UAG
5 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) SCCM
2 3 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (4.17%) ARCserve
3 2 (4.17%) MIIS
3 2 (4.17%) SCDPM
3 2 (4.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 22 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.92%) VMware
3 7 (14.58%) McAfee
4 5 (10.42%) Cisco
5 3 (6.25%) HP
5 3 (6.25%) Sophos
5 3 (6.25%) Citrix
5 3 (6.25%) Computacenter
6 2 (4.17%) IBM
7 1 (2.08%) Dell
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle
7 1 (2.08%) Qualys
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