The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Wiltshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 19 37 20
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -17
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 44 21 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 6.54% 3.61% 6.69%
As % of the System Software category 59.46% 35.59% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 11
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£300 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £145 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £266 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 9
Average hourly rate £20.06 £80.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% +256.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £28.45 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £132.05 £23.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
System Software Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
74 59 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 11.00% 10.14% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 42 21
Average daily rate £308 £450 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.66% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £282 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 10
Average hourly rate £20.06 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.68% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.35 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £112.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
Active Directory
South West

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +7 26 £268 -13.70% 8
Chippenham 0 1 - - 3
Salisbury -7 1 £388 - 1
Corsham - - - -
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 64 (71.11%) Windows
2 48 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 31 (34.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 24 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (26.67%) MS Exchange
4 24 (26.67%) VMware
5 22 (24.44%) ITIL
6 21 (23.33%) HP
6 21 (23.33%) DNS
7 20 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 19 (21.11%) Windows XP
8 19 (21.11%) DV Cleared
9 18 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 18 (20.00%) SLA
10 17 (18.89%) DHCP
10 17 (18.89%) SCCM
11 16 (17.78%) Linux
11 16 (17.78%) SQL
11 16 (17.78%) Finance
12 15 (16.67%) Telecoms
12 15 (16.67%) SharePoint
13 14 (15.56%) Configuration Management
13 14 (15.56%) SCOM
14 13 (14.44%) HP SIM
14 13 (14.44%) Exchange Server 2010
14 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (14.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 13 (14.44%) Symantec
14 13 (14.44%) Firewall

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 24 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 15 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 13 (14.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (10.00%) Confluence
5 9 (10.00%) WebLogic
6 8 (8.89%) IIS
7 7 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (7.78%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (7.78%) Lync
8 4 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (23.33%) DNS
2 17 (18.89%) DHCP
3 13 (14.44%) LDAP
3 13 (14.44%) Firewall
4 8 (8.89%) X.509
4 8 (8.89%) SSL
5 6 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.44%) SAN
7 3 (3.33%) LAN
8 2 (2.22%) WAN
8 2 (2.22%) VPN
8 2 (2.22%) 3G
8 2 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.22%) SSH
9 1 (1.11%) Network Security
9 1 (1.11%) DMZ
9 1 (1.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (11.11%) Subversion
1 10 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 9 (10.00%) JIRA
3 2 (2.22%) Maven
3 2 (2.22%) Ant
3 2 (2.22%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.22%) AdminStudio
4 1 (1.11%) Selenium
4 1 (1.11%) WebDriver
General
1 16 (17.78%) Finance
2 15 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.33%) Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (20.00%) Administrator
2 17 (18.89%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (14.44%) Consultant
4 12 (13.33%) Developer
5 10 (11.11%) Desktop Support
5 10 (11.11%) Wintel Support
6 9 (10.00%) WebLogic Developer
6 9 (10.00%) Designer
6 9 (10.00%) Analyst
7 7 (7.78%) Security Designer
7 7 (7.78%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 6 (6.67%) Senior WebLogic Developer
8 6 (6.67%) Wintel Consultant
8 6 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 6 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
8 6 (6.67%) Service Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) Support Consultant
8 6 (6.67%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 5 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.44%) Web Services
2 11 (12.22%) SAML
3 10 (11.11%) WSDL
3 10 (11.11%) Spring
3 10 (11.11%) JAX-WS
4 7 (7.78%) .NET
5 5 (5.56%) XML
6 3 (3.33%) OAuth
6 3 (3.33%) XACML
6 3 (3.33%) WCF
6 3 (3.33%) SOAP
6 3 (3.33%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 1 (1.11%) jQuery
7 1 (1.11%) JSF
7 1 (1.11%) Application Packaging
7 1 (1.11%) CSS3
7 1 (1.11%) JPA
7 1 (1.11%) J2EE
7 1 (1.11%) CSS
7 1 (1.11%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.44%) Clustering
1 4 (4.44%) PKI
2 3 (3.33%) Wiki
3 2 (2.22%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (1.11%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.11%) PMI
4 1 (1.11%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 64 (71.11%) Windows
2 31 (34.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (21.11%) Windows XP
5 18 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 16 (17.78%) Linux
7 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (10.00%) UNIX
9 5 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (3.33%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.22%) Windows 2000
11 2 (2.22%) Windows NT
12 1 (1.11%) Solaris
12 1 (1.11%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.44%) ITIL
2 14 (15.56%) Configuration Management
3 9 (10.00%) Scrum
3 9 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (8.89%) Validation
5 7 (7.78%) Load Balancing
6 5 (5.56%) Data Protection
6 5 (5.56%) Capacity Management
6 5 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.33%) Security Management
8 3 (3.33%) Migration
8 3 (3.33%) Change Management
8 3 (3.33%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.33%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (3.33%) Release Management
9 2 (2.22%) Integration Testing
9 2 (2.22%) Asset Management
9 2 (2.22%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.78%) SQL
2 13 (14.44%) Java
3 7 (7.78%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.33%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.33%) VBScript
4 3 (3.33%) VB
5 2 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 19 (21.11%) DV Cleared
3 6 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.22%) CCNP
5 2 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.11%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.11%) RHCE
6 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.11%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.00%) SLA
2 7 (7.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 7 (7.78%) XenApp
3 6 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.56%) vSphere
5 4 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (3.33%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (3.33%) UAG
6 3 (3.33%) vCloud
7 2 (2.22%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.22%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.11%) MetaFrame
8 1 (1.11%) XenServer
8 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (18.89%) SCCM
2 14 (15.56%) SCOM
3 13 (14.44%) HP SIM
3 13 (14.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 13 (14.44%) NetBackup
4 5 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (5.56%) SCOrch
4 5 (5.56%) SCSM
5 4 (4.44%) SCDPM
5 4 (4.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (3.33%) MIIS
6 3 (3.33%) WSUS
6 3 (3.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (2.22%) ARCserve
8 1 (1.11%) MOM
8 1 (1.11%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (1.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 48 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 24 (26.67%) VMware
3 21 (23.33%) HP
4 13 (14.44%) Symantec
5 10 (11.11%) Oracle
6 9 (10.00%) McAfee
7 8 (8.89%) Citrix
7 8 (8.89%) 3PAR
8 7 (7.78%) Cisco
9 3 (3.33%) Computacenter
10 2 (2.22%) Brocade
10 2 (2.22%) Apple
10 2 (2.22%) ProCurve
10 2 (2.22%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.22%) IBM
11 1 (1.11%) Veritas
11 1 (1.11%) Qualys
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