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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 18 29 14
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 52 22 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 7.41% 3.82% 7.95%
As % of the System Software category 55.32% 37.29% 75.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 15
Average daily rate
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£325 £155 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+109.67% -59.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £145 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £478 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £280 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 12
Average hourly rate £20.06 £145.00 £15.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-86.16% +828.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £145.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £145.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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
94 59 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 13.39% 10.24% 10.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 41 28
Average daily rate £364 £450 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.16% +16.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £167 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £525 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 13
Average hourly rate £20.06 £35.00 £15.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.68% +124.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £35.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £123.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +9 26 £275 +57.14% 9
Salisbury -8 1 £388 -
Malmesbury - 1 - - 1
Marlborough - - - -
Chippenham - - - - 4
Corsham - - - - 1
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 72 (75.00%) Windows
2 52 (54.17%) Microsoft
3 36 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (34.38%) VMware
5 32 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 30 (31.25%) Security Cleared
7 29 (30.21%) DNS
8 28 (29.17%) MS Excel
9 26 (27.08%) MS Exchange
9 26 (27.08%) HP
10 25 (26.04%) ITIL
11 24 (25.00%) DV Cleared
11 24 (25.00%) Windows 7
12 23 (23.96%) DHCP
13 21 (21.88%) Windows XP
13 21 (21.88%) Linux
14 20 (20.83%) Telecoms
15 17 (17.71%) Firewall
15 17 (17.71%) SQL
15 17 (17.71%) SLA
16 16 (16.67%) Finance
16 16 (16.67%) Symantec
16 16 (16.67%) SCCM
17 15 (15.63%) HP SIM
17 15 (15.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 15 (15.63%) NetBackup
18 14 (14.58%) SharePoint
19 13 (13.54%) LDAP
19 13 (13.54%) Java
19 13 (13.54%) Web Services

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 26 (27.08%) MS Exchange
2 14 (14.58%) SharePoint
3 13 (13.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (9.38%) WebLogic
6 9 (9.38%) Confluence
7 8 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (7.29%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (6.25%) IIS
10 5 (5.21%) Lync
11 4 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 28 (29.17%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (30.21%) DNS
2 23 (23.96%) DHCP
3 17 (17.71%) Firewall
4 13 (13.54%) LDAP
5 9 (9.38%) TCP/IP
6 8 (8.33%) X.509
6 8 (8.33%) SSL
7 7 (7.29%) VPN
8 2 (2.08%) SSH
8 2 (2.08%) 3G
8 2 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.08%) LAN
9 1 (1.04%) WAN
9 1 (1.04%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.04%) DMZ
9 1 (1.04%) SAN
9 1 (1.04%) Wireless
9 1 (1.04%) Internet
9 1 (1.04%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (10.42%) Jenkins
1 10 (10.42%) Subversion
2 9 (9.38%) JIRA
3 2 (2.08%) Maven
3 2 (2.08%) AdminStudio
3 2 (2.08%) Ant
3 2 (2.08%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.04%) Selenium
4 1 (1.04%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (20.83%) Telecoms
2 16 (16.67%) Finance
3 4 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.13%) Banking
5 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (20.83%) Administrator
2 19 (19.79%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (13.54%) Consultant
4 12 (12.50%) Developer
5 11 (11.46%) Designer
6 10 (10.42%) Wintel Support
7 9 (9.38%) WebLogic Developer
8 8 (8.33%) Storage Systems Administrator
8 8 (8.33%) Storage Administrator
8 8 (8.33%) Desktop Support
9 7 (7.29%) Support Engineer
9 7 (7.29%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (7.29%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 7 (7.29%) Security Designer
10 6 (6.25%) Wintel Consultant
10 6 (6.25%) Senior Oracle Developer
10 6 (6.25%) Senior WebLogic Developer
10 6 (6.25%) Support Consultant
10 6 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
10 6 (6.25%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.54%) Web Services
2 11 (11.46%) SAML
3 10 (10.42%) JAX-WS
3 10 (10.42%) Spring
3 10 (10.42%) WSDL
4 7 (7.29%) .NET
5 5 (5.21%) XML
6 3 (3.13%) SOAP
6 3 (3.13%) WCF
6 3 (3.13%) Windows Identity Foundation
6 3 (3.13%) OAuth
6 3 (3.13%) XACML
7 1 (1.04%) XML Schema
7 1 (1.04%) CSS
7 1 (1.04%) J2EE
7 1 (1.04%) Middleware
7 1 (1.04%) Application Packaging
7 1 (1.04%) jQuery
7 1 (1.04%) JSF
7 1 (1.04%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.17%) PKI
1 4 (4.17%) Blackberry
1 4 (4.17%) Clustering
2 3 (3.13%) PDA
2 3 (3.13%) iPhone
2 3 (3.13%) iPad
3 1 (1.04%) EPoS
3 1 (1.04%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 72 (75.00%) Windows
2 36 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 21 (21.88%) Windows XP
5 21 (21.88%) Linux
6 10 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (9.38%) UNIX
8 8 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.13%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.08%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.08%) Windows NT
11 1 (1.04%) Solaris
11 1 (1.04%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.04%) ITIL
2 11 (11.46%) Configuration Management
3 9 (9.38%) Scrum
3 9 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (8.33%) Capacity Management
4 8 (8.33%) Validation
5 5 (5.21%) CAD
6 4 (4.17%) ArchiMate
6 4 (4.17%) TOGAF
6 4 (4.17%) Load Balancing
6 4 (4.17%) DoDAF
6 4 (4.17%) MODAF
6 4 (4.17%) SysML
6 4 (4.17%) SSADM
6 4 (4.17%) UML
7 3 (3.13%) Migration
7 3 (3.13%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (2.08%) Identity Management
8 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.71%) SQL
2 13 (13.54%) Java
3 7 (7.29%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.17%) T-SQL
4 4 (4.17%) VBScript
4 4 (4.17%) VB
5 2 (2.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 24 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.17%) CCNP
5 3 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.08%) MCSE
7 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.04%) RHCE
7 1 (1.04%) MCSA
7 1 (1.04%) MCP
7 1 (1.04%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.04%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.71%) SLA
2 7 (7.29%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 10 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.33%) vSphere
2 8 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 6 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 6 (6.25%) XenApp
4 5 (5.21%) Terminal Services
5 4 (4.17%) UAG
5 4 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (3.13%) MetaFrame
6 3 (3.13%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.04%) vCloud
8 1 (1.04%) XenServer
8 1 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (16.67%) SCCM
2 15 (15.63%) HP SIM
2 15 (15.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 15 (15.63%) NetBackup
3 8 (8.33%) SCOM
4 5 (5.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (3.13%) MIIS
6 3 (3.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (2.08%) SCDPM
7 2 (2.08%) ARCserve
8 1 (1.04%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.04%) MOM
8 1 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 52 (54.17%) Microsoft
2 33 (34.38%) VMware
3 26 (27.08%) HP
4 16 (16.67%) Symantec
5 12 (12.50%) McAfee
6 11 (11.46%) Oracle
7 8 (8.33%) 3PAR
7 8 (8.33%) Citrix
8 7 (7.29%) Cisco
9 4 (4.17%) ProCurve
9 4 (4.17%) Brocade
9 4 (4.17%) Dell
10 3 (3.13%) Avaya
10 3 (3.13%) Sophos
10 3 (3.13%) Computacenter
11 2 (2.08%) Apple
11 2 (2.08%) IBM
12 1 (1.04%) Veritas
12 1 (1.04%) SonicWALL
12 1 (1.04%) Qualys
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