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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 14 18 28
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 61 55 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 7.76% 7.72% 4.10%
As % of the System Software category 63.54% 57.29% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 17 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £171 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £465 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 1
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £145.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% -86.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £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
96 96 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 12.21% 13.48% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 37 42
Average daily rate £375 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £205 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 2
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% -42.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 1 September 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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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 37 £450 +73.07% 4
Salisbury - 3 - - 3
Malmesbury -3 2 - -
Chippenham - 1 £305 -
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 107 (84.25%) Windows
2 59 (46.46%) Microsoft
3 57 (44.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (38.58%) Windows 7
5 44 (34.65%) Security Cleared
6 42 (33.07%) VMware
7 30 (23.62%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (22.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (21.26%) Windows XP
9 27 (21.26%) DNS
9 27 (21.26%) DV Cleared
10 25 (19.69%) SC Cleared
11 22 (17.32%) MS Excel
11 22 (17.32%) ITIL
11 22 (17.32%) Firewall
12 21 (16.54%) Linux
13 20 (15.75%) SQL
14 19 (14.96%) SCCM
15 18 (14.17%) Oracle
15 18 (14.17%) MS Exchange
15 18 (14.17%) TCP/IP
15 18 (14.17%) DHCP
15 18 (14.17%) Cisco
16 17 (13.39%) VMware ESXi
17 16 (12.60%) VMware Infrastructure
18 15 (11.81%) RHCE
19 14 (11.02%) Exchange Server 2013
19 14 (11.02%) MS Office
19 14 (11.02%) Solaris
19 14 (11.02%) McAfee

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 18 (14.17%) MS Exchange
2 14 (11.02%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (10.24%) SharePoint
4 11 (8.66%) IIS
5 10 (7.87%) Lync
6 7 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (3.15%) Apache
8 4 (3.15%) Tomcat
9 3 (2.36%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 22 (17.32%) MS Excel
2 14 (11.02%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (1.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.79%) SaaS
4 1 (0.79%) Office 365
4 1 (0.79%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (21.26%) DNS
2 22 (17.32%) Firewall
3 18 (14.17%) DHCP
3 18 (14.17%) TCP/IP
4 9 (7.09%) Ethernet
4 9 (7.09%) SAN
5 7 (5.51%) Internet
5 7 (5.51%) Wireless
6 6 (4.72%) VPN
6 6 (4.72%) WAN
7 5 (3.94%) LAN
8 4 (3.15%) NAS
9 3 (2.36%) Multicast
9 3 (2.36%) VLAN
9 3 (2.36%) iSCSI
9 3 (2.36%) VoIP
10 2 (1.57%) WLAN
10 2 (1.57%) Network Security
10 2 (1.57%) MQTT
11 1 (0.79%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.36%) MySQL
3 2 (1.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.36%) JIRA
2 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (8.66%) Finance
2 9 (7.09%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.36%) Marketing
4 2 (1.57%) Legal
4 2 (1.57%) Banking
5 1 (0.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (13.39%) Analyst
2 16 (12.60%) Support Engineer
2 16 (12.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (11.81%) Desktop Support
3 15 (11.81%) Linux Engineer
4 14 (11.02%) 2nd Line Support
5 13 (10.24%) 3rd Line Support
5 13 (10.24%) Designer
6 12 (9.45%) Service Analyst
6 12 (9.45%) Service Desk Analyst
7 10 (7.87%) Desktop Engineer
7 10 (7.87%) Senior Designer
7 10 (7.87%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 9 (7.09%) Administrator
8 9 (7.09%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.72%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (3.94%) Technical Engineer
10 5 (3.94%) Support Analyst
10 5 (3.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.72%) Web Services
2 3 (2.36%) J2EE
3 2 (1.57%) XML
3 2 (1.57%) HTML
3 2 (1.57%) .NET
3 2 (1.57%) AppFabric
4 1 (0.79%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (0.79%) XSLT
4 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.79%) WCF
4 1 (0.79%) LINQ
4 1 (0.79%) jQuery
4 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.79%) CSS
4 1 (0.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.09%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.72%) User Experience
2 6 (4.72%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.94%) iPhone
3 5 (3.94%) iPad
4 3 (2.36%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.36%) Wiki
4 3 (2.36%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.36%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.57%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.57%) NHS
6 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.79%) Clustering
6 1 (0.79%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.79%) BYOD
6 1 (0.79%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.79%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.79%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 107 (84.25%) Windows
2 57 (44.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (38.58%) Windows 7
4 30 (23.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (22.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (21.26%) Windows XP
7 21 (16.54%) Linux
8 14 (11.02%) Solaris
9 5 (3.94%) UNIX
10 3 (2.36%) CentOS
11 2 (1.57%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.57%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.32%) ITIL
2 11 (8.66%) Migration
2 11 (8.66%) Data Protection
3 6 (4.72%) Release Management
4 5 (3.94%) Information Security
4 5 (3.94%) Service Management
5 4 (3.15%) Configuration Management
6 3 (2.36%) Service Delivery
6 3 (2.36%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (2.36%) Asset Management
6 3 (2.36%) WFM
6 3 (2.36%) Load Balancing
6 3 (2.36%) DevOps
6 3 (2.36%) SDLC
7 2 (1.57%) Security Patching
7 2 (1.57%) Test Planning
7 2 (1.57%) Auto-Scaling
7 2 (1.57%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (1.57%) Problem Management
7 2 (1.57%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.75%) SQL
2 11 (8.66%) T-SQL
2 11 (8.66%) VBScript
2 11 (8.66%) VB
3 10 (7.87%) Perl
4 3 (2.36%) Java
5 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.79%) C#
5 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (34.65%) Security Cleared
2 27 (21.26%) DV Cleared
3 25 (19.69%) SC Cleared
4 15 (11.81%) RHCE
5 2 (1.57%) CISM
5 2 (1.57%) MCITP
5 2 (1.57%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.57%) MCP
5 2 (1.57%) MCSE
5 2 (1.57%) MCSA
5 2 (1.57%) ISEB
5 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.51%) SLA
2 2 (1.57%) QA
2 2 (1.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (13.39%) VMware ESXi
2 16 (12.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.45%) VMware Workstation
4 10 (7.87%) Samba
4 10 (7.87%) Hyper-V
5 8 (6.30%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (4.72%) DFS Replication
7 4 (3.15%) VMware ESX
7 4 (3.15%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.57%) Snort
8 2 (1.57%) vSphere
9 1 (0.79%) XenApp
9 1 (0.79%) Xen
9 1 (0.79%) NFS
Systems Management
1 19 (14.96%) SCCM
2 12 (9.45%) WSUS
3 11 (8.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (6.30%) SCOM
4 8 (6.30%) Puppet
5 7 (5.51%) SCVMM
6 6 (4.72%) SCOrch
6 6 (4.72%) SCSM
7 4 (3.15%) SCDPM
8 2 (1.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (1.57%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (1.57%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (1.57%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.79%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.79%) MIMEsweeper
9 1 (0.79%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 59 (46.46%) Microsoft
2 42 (33.07%) VMware
3 18 (14.17%) Oracle
3 18 (14.17%) Cisco
4 14 (11.02%) McAfee
5 10 (7.87%) Sun
6 8 (6.30%) Red Hat
7 7 (5.51%) Dell
7 7 (5.51%) ArcSight
8 6 (4.72%) Citrix
8 6 (4.72%) Apple
9 4 (3.15%) Google
9 4 (3.15%) Brocade
10 3 (2.36%) Lotus
10 3 (2.36%) HP
11 2 (1.57%) EMC
11 2 (1.57%) Symantec
11 2 (1.57%) Sourcefire
12 1 (0.79%) Lumension
12 1 (0.79%) MobileIron