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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 13 21 37
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +16
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 63 43 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 8.96% 6.99% 2.80%
As % of the System Software category 75.90% 71.67% 35.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 4
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£355 £363 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +62.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £140 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £480 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £268 £265
% change year-on-year
+12.14% +0.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 6
Average hourly rate £14.75 £16.25 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.23% -15.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.55 £13.60 £14.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £18.77 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £14.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-7.45% +1.72%
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
83 60 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 11.81% 9.76% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 23 21
Average daily rate £375 £335 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -21.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £140 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £480 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 6
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £13.80 £15.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.91 £19.31 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £16.25 £16.13
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +0.77%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +17 39 £375 -11.76% 4
Trowbridge -1 3 £355 +9.23%
Chippenham - - - - 3
Corsham - - - - 1
Malmesbury - - - -
Salisbury - - - - 1
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 73 (75.26%) Windows
2 62 (63.92%) Microsoft
3 34 (35.05%) Security Cleared
4 33 (34.02%) ITIL
5 32 (32.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (31.96%) VMware
7 29 (29.90%) MS Exchange
8 27 (27.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (27.84%) SC Cleared
9 25 (25.77%) SQL
10 22 (22.68%) DNS
11 20 (20.62%) MS Office
11 20 (20.62%) Windows 7
12 19 (19.59%) DHCP
12 19 (19.59%) Windows XP
13 18 (18.56%) Office 365
14 17 (17.53%) MS Excel
15 14 (14.43%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (13.40%) Cisco
16 13 (13.40%) Finance
17 12 (12.37%) IIS
17 12 (12.37%) Lotus
17 12 (12.37%) Linux
17 12 (12.37%) IBM Notes
18 11 (11.34%) Symantec
18 11 (11.34%) Firewall
18 11 (11.34%) Migration
18 11 (11.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
19 10 (10.31%) SCCM
19 10 (10.31%) Agile Software Development

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 29 (29.90%) MS Exchange
2 12 (12.37%) IIS
2 12 (12.37%) IBM Notes
3 9 (9.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (6.19%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (5.15%) WebSphere
7 4 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (4.12%) SharePoint
8 3 (3.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (3.09%) Lync
8 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.03%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 20 (20.62%) MS Office
2 17 (17.53%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.56%) Office 365
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (22.68%) DNS
2 19 (19.59%) DHCP
3 11 (11.34%) Firewall
4 10 (10.31%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.15%) LAN
5 5 (5.15%) WAN
6 3 (3.09%) Wireless
6 3 (3.09%) Internet
6 3 (3.09%) SMTP
6 3 (3.09%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.03%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.03%) Multicast
7 1 (1.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.19%) MSI
2 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.03%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (13.40%) Finance
2 10 (10.31%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (19.59%) Support Engineer
2 17 (17.53%) Consultant
3 12 (12.37%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (11.34%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (8.25%) Technical Support
6 7 (7.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (6.19%) Analyst
7 6 (6.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Architect
8 5 (5.15%) Administrator
8 5 (5.15%) Storage Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.15%) Storage Administrator
8 5 (5.15%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 5 (5.15%) Designer
8 5 (5.15%) Senior Designer
9 4 (4.12%) Active Directory Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.09%) .NET
1 3 (3.09%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (2.06%) MSMQ
3 1 (1.03%) HTML
3 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.03%) CSS
3 1 (1.03%) SOAP
3 1 (1.03%) Web Services
3 1 (1.03%) XML
3 1 (1.03%) XSLT
3 1 (1.03%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (1.03%) LINQ
3 1 (1.03%) jQuery
3 1 (1.03%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.12%) Fat Client
1 4 (4.12%) Thin Client
2 3 (3.09%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.06%) Clustering
4 1 (1.03%) Replication
4 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.03%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 73 (75.26%) Windows
2 32 (32.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (27.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (20.62%) Windows 7
5 19 (19.59%) Windows XP
6 12 (12.37%) Linux
7 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (6.19%) Windows Vista
9 5 (5.15%) UNIX
9 5 (5.15%) Solaris
9 5 (5.15%) Windows NT
9 5 (5.15%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (4.12%) Windows 8
11 3 (3.09%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.02%) ITIL
2 11 (11.34%) Migration
3 10 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (10.31%) PRINCE
4 8 (8.25%) Capacity Management
5 6 (6.19%) System Testing
6 5 (5.15%) Identity Management
6 5 (5.15%) TOGAF
7 4 (4.12%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (3.09%) Data Migration
9 2 (2.06%) Asset Management
9 2 (2.06%) Network Management
9 2 (2.06%) ERP
9 2 (2.06%) Project Management
9 2 (2.06%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.06%) Risk Management
10 1 (1.03%) Change Management
10 1 (1.03%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (1.03%) MVC
10 1 (1.03%) Password Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (25.77%) SQL
2 9 (9.28%) VBScript
3 7 (7.22%) PowerShell
4 6 (6.19%) VB
5 5 (5.15%) Perl
6 3 (3.09%) C#
7 2 (2.06%) C
7 2 (2.06%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.03%) Java
8 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.03%) VB6
Qualifications
1 34 (35.05%) Security Cleared
2 27 (27.84%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.28%) DV Cleared
4 6 (6.19%) VCP4
5 5 (5.15%) RHCE
6 3 (3.09%) MCSE
6 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.09%) MOS
7 2 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (14.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.19%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (5.15%) Samba
3 5 (5.15%) vSphere
3 5 (5.15%) XenDesktop
4 4 (4.12%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.09%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.06%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.06%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.03%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.03%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.03%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 11 (11.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 10 (10.31%) SCCM
3 8 (8.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (5.15%) NetBackup
4 5 (5.15%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (5.15%) HP SIM
5 4 (4.12%) SCOM
6 2 (2.06%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.03%) WMI
7 1 (1.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 62 (63.92%) Microsoft
2 31 (31.96%) VMware
3 13 (13.40%) Cisco
4 12 (12.37%) Lotus
5 11 (11.34%) Symantec
6 7 (7.22%) HP
6 7 (7.22%) Citrix
7 6 (6.19%) Oracle
8 5 (5.15%) Sun
8 5 (5.15%) 3PAR
9 3 (3.09%) Remedy
9 3 (3.09%) IBM
10 2 (2.06%) Computacenter
10 2 (2.06%) Unisys
10 2 (2.06%) Juniper
10 2 (2.06%) Nokia
10 2 (2.06%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.06%) McAfee
10 2 (2.06%) AppSense
11 1 (1.03%) Dell
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