The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 19 26 9
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 5 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 7.46% 4.35% 15.79%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 50.00% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Average daily rate
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£293 £446 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.45% +110.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £430 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £477 £283
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £19.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Taunton region.

System Software Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 7.46% 8.70% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 3
Average daily rate £293 £338 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +10.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £273 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £459 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £19.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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
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 4 September 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) NAS
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (25.00%) MySQL
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) SAN
5 1 (12.50%) Lotus
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (12.50%) Middleware
5 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) IIS
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) UNIX
5 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (12.50%) SCCM
5 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Patch Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Lotus