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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 20 30 14
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 50 24 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 7.05% 4.32% 7.82%
As % of the System Software category 56.82% 40.00% 73.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 19
Average daily rate
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£268 £145 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.48% -61.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £93 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £465 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 13
Average hourly rate £20.06 £25.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.76% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £20.45 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.29 £109.00 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.90
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.04%
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
88 60 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 12.41% 10.81% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 43 34
Average daily rate £290 £450 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.55% +14.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £525 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 14
Average hourly rate £20.06 £25.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.76% +61.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £24.35 £11.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £37.00 £15.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +10 24 £251 -38.15% 12
Chippenham +2 1 £88 -22.22% 7
Malmesbury - 1 - - 1
Marlborough - - - -
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 70 (81.40%) Windows
2 52 (60.47%) Microsoft
3 36 (41.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (40.70%) VMware
5 33 (38.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 32 (37.21%) Security Cleared
7 29 (33.72%) DNS
8 28 (32.56%) HP
9 27 (31.40%) ITIL
9 27 (31.40%) DV Cleared
10 26 (30.23%) MS Excel
10 26 (30.23%) MS Exchange
11 25 (29.07%) DHCP
12 23 (26.74%) Linux
13 21 (24.42%) SLA
13 21 (24.42%) Telecoms
13 21 (24.42%) Windows 7
14 20 (23.26%) Firewall
15 18 (20.93%) Symantec
16 17 (19.77%) Windows XP
16 17 (19.77%) NetBackup
16 17 (19.77%) HP SIM
16 17 (19.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 16 (18.60%) SCCM
18 15 (17.44%) SQL
19 13 (15.12%) Exchange Server 2003
20 12 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2010
20 12 (13.95%) SharePoint
21 11 (12.79%) Finance
22 10 (11.63%) McAfee

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (30.23%) MS Exchange
2 13 (15.12%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (13.95%) SharePoint
4 10 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (6.98%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (5.81%) Lync
8 4 (4.65%) IIS
9 3 (3.49%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 26 (30.23%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (33.72%) DNS
2 25 (29.07%) DHCP
3 20 (23.26%) Firewall
4 8 (9.30%) TCP/IP
4 8 (9.30%) VPN
5 4 (4.65%) LAN
6 3 (3.49%) LDAP
7 2 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.33%) Wireless
7 2 (2.33%) WAN
7 2 (2.33%) 3G
7 2 (2.33%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.16%) SSH
8 1 (1.16%) Network Security
8 1 (1.16%) DMZ
8 1 (1.16%) SAN
8 1 (1.16%) Internet
8 1 (1.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.16%) Metasploit
General
1 21 (24.42%) Telecoms
2 11 (12.79%) Finance
3 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (24.42%) Administrator
2 20 (23.26%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (11.63%) Storage Administrator
3 10 (11.63%) Consultant
3 10 (11.63%) Storage Systems Administrator
4 9 (10.47%) Wintel Support
5 7 (8.14%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 7 (8.14%) Support Engineer
5 7 (8.14%) Analyst
6 6 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (6.98%) Support Consultant
6 6 (6.98%) Wintel Consultant
7 5 (5.81%) Desktop Support
7 5 (5.81%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) Service Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.81%) .NET
2 3 (3.49%) Windows Identity Foundation
2 3 (3.49%) WCF
2 3 (3.49%) OAuth
2 3 (3.49%) XACML
2 3 (3.49%) SAML
2 3 (3.49%) SOAP
2 3 (3.49%) Web Services
2 3 (3.49%) XML
3 1 (1.16%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.65%) Blackberry
1 4 (4.65%) PKI
2 3 (3.49%) iPad
2 3 (3.49%) PDA
2 3 (3.49%) iPhone
3 2 (2.33%) Clustering
3 2 (2.33%) IVR
3 2 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.33%) CMDB
4 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 70 (81.40%) Windows
2 36 (41.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (38.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (26.74%) Linux
5 21 (24.42%) Windows 7
6 17 (19.77%) Windows XP
7 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (10.47%) UNIX
9 2 (2.33%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.33%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.16%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.16%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.40%) ITIL
2 10 (11.63%) Capacity Management
3 5 (5.81%) CAD
4 4 (4.65%) TOGAF
4 4 (4.65%) UML
4 4 (4.65%) SSADM
4 4 (4.65%) DoDAF
4 4 (4.65%) MODAF
4 4 (4.65%) SysML
4 4 (4.65%) ArchiMate
5 3 (3.49%) Configuration Management
5 3 (3.49%) Asset Management
5 3 (3.49%) Migration
6 2 (2.33%) Identity Management
6 2 (2.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (2.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (2.33%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.33%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.16%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.16%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.44%) SQL
2 5 (5.81%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.65%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.65%) VBScript
3 4 (4.65%) VB
4 3 (3.49%) Java
Qualifications
1 32 (37.21%) Security Cleared
2 27 (31.40%) DV Cleared
3 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.98%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.65%) CCNP
5 3 (3.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.33%) MOS
6 2 (2.33%) MCSE
7 1 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.16%) BC Cleared
7 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.16%) RHCE
7 1 (1.16%) MCSA
7 1 (1.16%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (24.42%) SLA
2 7 (8.14%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 10 (11.63%) vSphere
2 9 (10.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.30%) VMware ESX
4 7 (8.14%) XenApp
5 6 (6.98%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.65%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (4.65%) Terminal Services
6 4 (4.65%) XenDesktop
6 4 (4.65%) UAG
7 3 (3.49%) MetaFrame
8 2 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.16%) vCloud
9 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.16%) Nmap
9 1 (1.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (19.77%) NetBackup
1 17 (19.77%) HP SIM
1 17 (19.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 16 (18.60%) SCCM
3 8 (9.30%) SCOM
4 5 (5.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (3.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (3.49%) MIIS
6 2 (2.33%) ARCserve
6 2 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.33%) SCDPM
7 1 (1.16%) Nessus
7 1 (1.16%) MOM
7 1 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.16%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 52 (60.47%) Microsoft
2 35 (40.70%) VMware
3 28 (32.56%) HP
4 18 (20.93%) Symantec
5 10 (11.63%) McAfee
5 10 (11.63%) Cisco
5 10 (11.63%) 3PAR
6 9 (10.47%) Citrix
7 4 (4.65%) Dell
7 4 (4.65%) ProCurve
7 4 (4.65%) Brocade
8 3 (3.49%) Computacenter
8 3 (3.49%) Avaya
8 3 (3.49%) Sophos
9 2 (2.33%) IBM
10 1 (1.16%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.16%) Qualys
10 1 (1.16%) Veritas
10 1 (1.16%) Apple
10 1 (1.16%) Oracle
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