The first table below looks at the demand for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 14 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 Wiltshire 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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 21 31 21
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 45 22 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 6.86% 3.92% 6.41%
As % of the System Software category 58.44% 36.07% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 9
Average daily rate
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£325 £310 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £156 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £505 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £268 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
-2.45% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 10
Average hourly rate £20.06 £14.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.28% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £13.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £14.90 £23.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -7.69%
System Software Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
77 61 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 11.74% 10.87% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 40 16
Average daily rate £325 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 11
Average hourly rate £21.28 £14.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% -37.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.03 £13.50 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 14 July 2014.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 14 July 2014.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 14 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +5 27 £268 -13.70% 12
Chippenham 0 1 - - 3
Salisbury -7 1 £388 - 1
Corsham - - - -
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 62 (70.45%) Windows
2 46 (52.27%) Microsoft
3 30 (34.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (27.27%) MS Exchange
5 22 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (23.86%) VMware
6 21 (23.86%) Security Cleared
7 19 (21.59%) Windows 7
7 19 (21.59%) Windows XP
7 19 (21.59%) DNS
7 19 (21.59%) ITIL
8 18 (20.45%) HP
9 17 (19.32%) MS Excel
10 16 (18.18%) SQL
10 16 (18.18%) SLA
10 16 (18.18%) Finance
10 16 (18.18%) SCCM
10 16 (18.18%) DV Cleared
11 15 (17.05%) DHCP
11 15 (17.05%) SharePoint
12 14 (15.91%) Linux
12 14 (15.91%) Configuration Management
13 13 (14.77%) LDAP
13 13 (14.77%) Java
13 13 (14.77%) Web Services
13 13 (14.77%) SCOM
13 13 (14.77%) Exchange Server 2010
14 12 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (13.64%) Telecoms
15 11 (12.50%) Firewall

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 15 (17.05%) SharePoint
3 13 (14.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (10.23%) Confluence
4 9 (10.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (10.23%) WebLogic
5 8 (9.09%) IIS
6 7 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (7.95%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (7.95%) Lync
7 6 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (19.32%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (21.59%) DNS
2 15 (17.05%) DHCP
3 13 (14.77%) LDAP
4 11 (12.50%) Firewall
5 8 (9.09%) X.509
5 8 (9.09%) SSL
6 6 (6.82%) TCP/IP
7 4 (4.55%) SAN
8 3 (3.41%) LAN
9 2 (2.27%) WAN
9 2 (2.27%) 3G
9 2 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.27%) SSH
10 1 (1.14%) Network Security
10 1 (1.14%) VPN
10 1 (1.14%) DMZ
10 1 (1.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (11.36%) Subversion
1 10 (11.36%) Jenkins
2 9 (10.23%) JIRA
3 2 (2.27%) Maven
3 2 (2.27%) Ant
3 2 (2.27%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.27%) AdminStudio
4 1 (1.14%) Selenium
4 1 (1.14%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (18.18%) Finance
2 12 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.68%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.41%) Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (18.18%) Administrator
2 15 (17.05%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (14.77%) Consultant
4 12 (13.64%) Developer
5 10 (11.36%) Desktop Support
5 10 (11.36%) Wintel Support
6 9 (10.23%) WebLogic Developer
6 9 (10.23%) Analyst
7 8 (9.09%) Designer
8 7 (7.95%) Security Designer
9 6 (6.82%) Wintel Consultant
9 6 (6.82%) Senior WebLogic Developer
9 6 (6.82%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 6 (6.82%) Senior Developer
9 6 (6.82%) Support Consultant
9 6 (6.82%) Service Analyst
9 6 (6.82%) Oracle Developer
9 6 (6.82%) Senior Oracle Developer
10 5 (5.68%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (5.68%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.77%) Web Services
2 11 (12.50%) SAML
3 10 (11.36%) WSDL
3 10 (11.36%) Spring
3 10 (11.36%) JAX-WS
4 7 (7.95%) .NET
5 5 (5.68%) XML
6 3 (3.41%) OAuth
6 3 (3.41%) XACML
6 3 (3.41%) WCF
6 3 (3.41%) SOAP
6 3 (3.41%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 1 (1.14%) jQuery
7 1 (1.14%) JSF
7 1 (1.14%) Application Packaging
7 1 (1.14%) CSS3
7 1 (1.14%) JPA
7 1 (1.14%) J2EE
7 1 (1.14%) CSS
7 1 (1.14%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.55%) Clustering
1 4 (4.55%) PKI
2 3 (3.41%) Wiki
3 2 (2.27%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (1.14%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.14%) PMI
4 1 (1.14%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 62 (70.45%) Windows
2 30 (34.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (21.59%) Windows XP
4 19 (21.59%) Windows 7
5 14 (15.91%) Linux
6 12 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (10.23%) UNIX
8 4 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.41%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.27%) Windows NT
11 1 (1.14%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.14%) Solaris
11 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.59%) ITIL
2 14 (15.91%) Configuration Management
3 9 (10.23%) Scrum
3 9 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (9.09%) Validation
5 7 (7.95%) Load Balancing
6 5 (5.68%) Data Protection
6 5 (5.68%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (4.55%) Capacity Management
7 4 (4.55%) Migration
7 4 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.41%) Security Management
8 3 (3.41%) Change Management
8 3 (3.41%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.41%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.41%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (3.41%) Release Management
9 2 (2.27%) Integration Testing
9 2 (2.27%) Asset Management
9 2 (2.27%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.18%) SQL
2 13 (14.77%) Java
3 7 (7.95%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.41%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.41%) VBScript
4 3 (3.41%) VB
5 2 (2.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (23.86%) Security Cleared
2 16 (18.18%) DV Cleared
3 6 (6.82%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.14%) RHCE
6 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.14%) MOS
6 1 (1.14%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.14%) CCNP
6 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.18%) SLA
2 7 (7.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (9.09%) VMware ESX
2 7 (7.95%) XenApp
3 6 (6.82%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.55%) vSphere
5 3 (3.41%) UAG
5 3 (3.41%) vCloud
5 3 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.41%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.27%) MetaFrame
6 2 (2.27%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.27%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (18.18%) SCCM
2 13 (14.77%) SCOM
3 11 (12.50%) HP SIM
3 11 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 11 (12.50%) NetBackup
4 5 (5.68%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (5.68%) SCOrch
4 5 (5.68%) SCSM
5 4 (4.55%) SCDPM
5 4 (4.55%) WSUS
5 4 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (3.41%) MIIS
6 3 (3.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (2.27%) ARCserve
8 1 (1.14%) MOM
8 1 (1.14%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (1.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 46 (52.27%) Microsoft
2 21 (23.86%) VMware
3 18 (20.45%) HP
4 11 (12.50%) Symantec
5 10 (11.36%) Oracle
5 10 (11.36%) Citrix
6 9 (10.23%) McAfee
7 7 (7.95%) 3PAR
8 6 (6.82%) Cisco
9 3 (3.41%) Computacenter
10 2 (2.27%) Apple
10 2 (2.27%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.27%) IBM
11 1 (1.14%) Veritas
11 1 (1.14%) Brocade
11 1 (1.14%) Qualys
11 1 (1.14%) ProCurve
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