The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 19 24 32
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 45 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 6.85% 5.48% 3.88%
As % of the System Software category 68.18% 68.29% 47.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 6
Average daily rate
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£355 £200 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.50% -40.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £140 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £355 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £270
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 11
Average hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.27 £12.20 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.01 £22.70 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Active Directory
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

System Software Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
66 41 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 10.05% 8.02% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 17
Average daily rate £375 £313 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £595 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 12
Average hourly rate £23.75 £19.31 £17.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.99% +12.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.60 £12.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £22.10 £139.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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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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 +13 29 £375 +7.14% 9
Trowbridge -1 2 £355 +9.23%
Chippenham - - - -
Corsham - - - -
Salisbury - - - -
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 69 (76.67%) Windows
2 58 (64.44%) Microsoft
3 35 (38.89%) Security Cleared
4 34 (37.78%) MS Exchange
4 34 (37.78%) ITIL
5 32 (35.56%) VMware
5 32 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (32.22%) DNS
7 28 (31.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (28.89%) DHCP
9 25 (27.78%) Windows 7
10 22 (24.44%) SC Cleared
11 21 (23.33%) Windows XP
12 20 (22.22%) MS Excel
13 19 (21.11%) SQL
14 18 (20.00%) MS Office
15 17 (18.89%) HP
16 16 (17.78%) DV Cleared
17 15 (16.67%) Symantec
17 15 (16.67%) Firewall
18 14 (15.56%) Cisco
18 14 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
18 14 (15.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
19 13 (14.44%) SCCM
19 13 (14.44%) Telecoms
20 12 (13.33%) Linux
20 12 (13.33%) Office 365
21 11 (12.22%) Citrix
21 11 (12.22%) Migration
22 10 (11.11%) Finance

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 34 (37.78%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.11%) IIS
2 10 (11.11%) IBM Notes
2 10 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 10 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (5.56%) Lync
4 5 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (4.44%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 18 (20.00%) MS Office
3 3 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (32.22%) DNS
2 26 (28.89%) DHCP
3 15 (16.67%) Firewall
4 8 (8.89%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.56%) VPN
5 5 (5.56%) LAN
5 5 (5.56%) Wireless
6 4 (4.44%) WAN
7 3 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (3.33%) SMTP
8 2 (2.22%) Internet
8 2 (2.22%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.11%) VLAN
9 1 (1.11%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.11%) Multicast
9 1 (1.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.67%) MSI
2 1 (1.11%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (14.44%) Telecoms
2 10 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (1.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 13 (14.44%) Consultant
3 12 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (8.89%) Administrator
5 8 (8.89%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Storage Systems Administrator
6 7 (7.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Storage Administrator
7 6 (6.67%) Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) Technical Support
7 6 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Architect
9 4 (4.44%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Active Directory Specialist
10 3 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
10 3 (3.33%) Windows Engineer
10 3 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.22%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (2.22%) MSMQ
1 2 (2.22%) .NET
2 1 (1.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.11%) LINQ
2 1 (1.11%) jQuery
2 1 (1.11%) LINQ to SQL
2 1 (1.11%) HTML
2 1 (1.11%) CSS
2 1 (1.11%) SOAP
2 1 (1.11%) Web Services
2 1 (1.11%) XML
2 1 (1.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.44%) PDA
3 3 (3.33%) iPhone
3 3 (3.33%) iPad
4 2 (2.22%) IVR
4 2 (2.22%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.22%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.22%) CMDB
5 1 (1.11%) Clustering
5 1 (1.11%) Replication
5 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 69 (76.67%) Windows
2 32 (35.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (31.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (27.78%) Windows 7
5 21 (23.33%) Windows XP
6 12 (13.33%) Linux
7 7 (7.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (7.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (6.67%) UNIX
8 6 (6.67%) Windows Vista
9 5 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (5.56%) Windows NT
10 3 (3.33%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.22%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (37.78%) ITIL
2 11 (12.22%) Migration
3 9 (10.00%) Capacity Management
4 6 (6.67%) PRINCE
4 6 (6.67%) System Testing
4 6 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (6.67%) TOGAF
5 5 (5.56%) Identity Management
6 3 (3.33%) Data Migration
6 3 (3.33%) Network Management
6 3 (3.33%) CAD
7 2 (2.22%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.22%) Project Management
7 2 (2.22%) Service Management
7 2 (2.22%) ERP
7 2 (2.22%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (2.22%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (1.11%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.11%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.11%) SQL
2 6 (6.67%) VBScript
2 6 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.44%) VB
4 2 (2.22%) C
4 2 (2.22%) C#
5 1 (1.11%) VB6
5 1 (1.11%) Java
5 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 22 (24.44%) SC Cleared
3 16 (17.78%) DV Cleared
4 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.44%) MCSE
6 3 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.11%) MOS
7 1 (1.11%) MCP
7 1 (1.11%) MCSA
7 1 (1.11%) CCNP
7 1 (1.11%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.11%) SLA
2 2 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 14 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.78%) vSphere
2 7 (7.78%) Hyper-V
2 7 (7.78%) XenDesktop
3 6 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (4.44%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.33%) MetaFrame
5 3 (3.33%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.22%) XenApp
7 1 (1.11%) Nmap
7 1 (1.11%) UAG
7 1 (1.11%) Samba
Systems Management
1 14 (15.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 13 (14.44%) SCCM
3 8 (8.89%) NetBackup
3 8 (8.89%) HP SIM
4 6 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (4.44%) SCOM
6 2 (2.22%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.11%) Nessus
Vendors
1 58 (64.44%) Microsoft
2 32 (35.56%) VMware
3 17 (18.89%) HP
4 15 (16.67%) Symantec
5 14 (15.56%) Cisco
6 11 (12.22%) Citrix
7 10 (11.11%) Lotus
8 7 (7.78%) 3PAR
9 5 (5.56%) Dell
10 3 (3.33%) Oracle
10 3 (3.33%) Avaya
10 3 (3.33%) Sophos
10 3 (3.33%) Remedy
10 3 (3.33%) McAfee
11 2 (2.22%) AppSense
11 2 (2.22%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.22%) Juniper
11 2 (2.22%) Nokia
11 2 (2.22%) Unisys
11 2 (2.22%) IBM
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