The first table below looks at the demand for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Taunton region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 24 5 17
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +12
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 13 22 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 6.63% 28.57% 6.52%
As % of the System Software category 23.21% 88.00% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 1
Average daily rate £204 £550 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.95% +72.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £261 £265 £290
% change year-on-year
-1.41% -8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
System Software Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
56 25 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 28.57% 32.47% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 1 5
Average daily rate £328 £550 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.45% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £550 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £550 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
-0.46% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Active Directory
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Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
3 14 (60.87%) VMware
4 13 (56.52%) ITIL
5 11 (47.83%) MS Excel
5 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (47.83%) Windows 7
6 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
6 10 (43.48%) Windows XP
6 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (43.48%) Telecoms
7 9 (39.13%) Citrix
7 9 (39.13%) MS Office
7 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (34.78%) MCP
8 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
9 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
9 7 (30.43%) SAN
9 7 (30.43%) Blackberry
10 6 (26.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (26.09%) Internet
10 6 (26.09%) Nortel Meridian
10 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (26.09%) Nortel
10 6 (26.09%) SCCM
11 5 (21.74%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (21.74%) Finance
11 5 (21.74%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (21.74%) ITIL Certification

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 6 (26.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (47.83%) MS Excel
2 9 (39.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) SAN
2 6 (26.09%) Internet
2 6 (26.09%) Nortel Meridian
3 4 (17.39%) DHCP
3 4 (17.39%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MSI
General
1 10 (43.48%) Telecoms
2 5 (21.74%) Finance
3 4 (17.39%) Front Office
4 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Desktop Support
2 5 (21.74%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (17.39%) Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Desktop Technician
4 3 (13.04%) Support Technician
4 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support Technician
5 2 (8.70%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Service Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Support
5 2 (8.70%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Blackberry
2 5 (21.74%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.70%) Clustering
3 2 (8.70%) Statistics
4 1 (4.35%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Windows 7
3 10 (43.48%) Windows XP
4 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Service Management
3 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (13.04%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) ITSM
4 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Change Management
4 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Analysis
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (43.48%) Security Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) MCP
3 5 (21.74%) MCSE
3 5 (21.74%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (21.74%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (13.04%) CCNA
5 2 (8.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 14 (60.87%) VMware
3 9 (39.13%) Citrix
4 6 (26.09%) Nortel
5 3 (13.04%) Apple
5 3 (13.04%) Altiris
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco
7 1 (4.35%) Sophos
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