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 11 July 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 33 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 3.57% 7.02% 1.96%
As % of the System Software category 21.88% 80.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£204 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
-2.72% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -7.69%
System Software Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
32 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 16.33% 8.77% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 1 5
Average daily rate £325 £280 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £280 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £280 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
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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
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 11 July 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 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 10 (58.82%) Citrix
3 9 (52.94%) VMware
3 9 (52.94%) Windows 7
4 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
5 7 (41.18%) ITIL
5 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
5 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (41.18%) Telecoms
5 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
6 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (35.29%) SCCM
6 6 (35.29%) Internet
6 6 (35.29%) Windows XP
6 6 (35.29%) MS Office
7 5 (29.41%) MCP
7 5 (29.41%) MCSE
7 5 (29.41%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (29.41%) SAN
7 5 (29.41%) Finance
7 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (29.41%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
8 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
8 4 (23.53%) Service Management
8 4 (23.53%) DHCP
8 4 (23.53%) DNS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (17.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
2 6 (35.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Internet
2 5 (29.41%) SAN
3 4 (23.53%) DHCP
3 4 (23.53%) DNS
4 3 (17.65%) Nortel Meridian
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MSI
General
1 7 (41.18%) Telecoms
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Front Office
3 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Desktop Support
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Support Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support Technician
3 3 (17.65%) Support Technician
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Technician
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Service Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Support
4 2 (11.76%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Contracts Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
3 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) Clustering
3 2 (11.76%) Statistics
4 1 (5.88%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows 7
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (35.29%) Windows XP
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Service Management
3 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) ITSM
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) MCP
2 5 (29.41%) MCSE
2 5 (29.41%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (17.65%) CCNA
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (11.76%) MCITP
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
1 10 (58.82%) Citrix
2 9 (52.94%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) Altiris
3 3 (17.65%) Nortel
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) Sophos
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