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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 7 20 32
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +12
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 71 44 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 11.29% 6.96% 4.67%
As % of the System Software category 86.59% 66.67% 40.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 7
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£350 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £315 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £480 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 8
Average hourly rate £20.19 £15.25 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.36% +10.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.45 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £17.05 £15.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.42
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.53%
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
82 66 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 13.04% 10.44% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 32
Average daily rate £350 £363 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -18.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £480 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 9
Average hourly rate £20.19 £40.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.16% +189.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £15.70 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £40.50 £19.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.86 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -3.86%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +6 38 £355 -16.47% 8
Corsham - 6 £338 -
Chippenham +1 3 £350 - 3
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 100 (78.13%) Windows
2 65 (50.78%) Microsoft
3 48 (37.50%) VMware
4 45 (35.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (29.69%) Security Cleared
6 33 (25.78%) SQL
7 31 (24.22%) MS Exchange
7 31 (24.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (23.44%) Windows 7
9 28 (21.88%) SC Cleared
10 27 (21.09%) ITIL
11 24 (18.75%) MS Office
12 22 (17.19%) Windows XP
12 22 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
13 21 (16.41%) Cisco
13 21 (16.41%) Linux
14 20 (15.63%) TCP/IP
15 19 (14.84%) Oracle
16 18 (14.06%) Office 365
17 16 (12.50%) RHCE
18 15 (11.72%) IBM Notes
18 15 (11.72%) Firewall
18 15 (11.72%) Lotus
19 14 (10.94%) MS Excel
19 14 (10.94%) Solaris
19 14 (10.94%) SQL Server
19 14 (10.94%) IIS
20 13 (10.16%) VBScript
20 13 (10.16%) SCCM
20 13 (10.16%) Windows Server 2012

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 31 (24.22%) MS Exchange
2 15 (11.72%) IBM Notes
3 14 (10.94%) IIS
4 9 (7.03%) SharePoint
4 9 (7.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.91%) Lync
6 5 (3.91%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (3.13%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.78%) Apache
9 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.78%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 24 (18.75%) MS Office
2 14 (10.94%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (14.06%) Office 365
2 2 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (15.63%) TCP/IP
2 15 (11.72%) Firewall
3 10 (7.81%) DNS
4 7 (5.47%) DHCP
5 5 (3.91%) LAN
5 5 (3.91%) WAN
5 5 (3.91%) SAN
6 4 (3.13%) NAS
7 3 (2.34%) Multicast
7 3 (2.34%) VLAN
7 3 (2.34%) Internet
7 3 (2.34%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.56%) VoIP
9 1 (0.78%) SMTP
9 1 (0.78%) HTTP
9 1 (0.78%) SSL
9 1 (0.78%) MPLS
9 1 (0.78%) SSH
9 1 (0.78%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.78%) MSBuild
General
1 9 (7.03%) Finance
2 5 (3.91%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.56%) Law
4 1 (0.78%) Legal
4 1 (0.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (20.31%) Support Engineer
2 16 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 15 (11.72%) 3rd Line Support
3 15 (11.72%) 2nd Line Support
4 13 (10.16%) Desktop Support
5 12 (9.38%) Technical Support
5 12 (9.38%) Designer
6 11 (8.59%) Senior Designer
6 11 (8.59%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 10 (7.81%) Desktop Engineer
7 10 (7.81%) Consultant
7 10 (7.81%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (7.03%) Administrator
9 7 (5.47%) Technical Support Engineer
9 7 (5.47%) Analyst
9 7 (5.47%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (5.47%) Technical Engineer
9 7 (5.47%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (5.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.13%) .NET
2 3 (2.34%) J2EE
2 3 (2.34%) HTML
2 3 (2.34%) Web Services
2 3 (2.34%) XML
3 2 (1.56%) XSLT
3 2 (1.56%) MSMQ
3 2 (1.56%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (1.56%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.56%) LINQ
3 2 (1.56%) jQuery
3 2 (1.56%) LINQ to SQL
3 2 (1.56%) CSS
3 2 (1.56%) SOAP
4 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.78%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.69%) Thin Client
2 6 (4.69%) Fat Client
3 4 (3.13%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.56%) Clustering
5 1 (0.78%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.78%) BYOD
5 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 100 (78.13%) Windows
2 45 (35.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (24.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (23.44%) Windows 7
5 22 (17.19%) Windows XP
6 21 (16.41%) Linux
7 14 (10.94%) Solaris
8 13 (10.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (4.69%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.34%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (2.34%) Windows 2000
10 3 (2.34%) Windows NT
10 3 (2.34%) UNIX
11 1 (0.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.09%) ITIL
2 10 (7.81%) PRINCE
2 10 (7.81%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (5.47%) Release Management
4 5 (3.91%) Asset Management
4 5 (3.91%) Migration
5 4 (3.13%) Information Security
5 4 (3.13%) Service Delivery
5 4 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (2.34%) Capacity Management
6 3 (2.34%) Risk Management
7 2 (1.56%) Web Accessibility
7 2 (1.56%) Network Management
7 2 (1.56%) ITIL V3
7 2 (1.56%) Performance Management
7 2 (1.56%) Password Management
7 2 (1.56%) MVC
7 2 (1.56%) Project Management
7 2 (1.56%) ERP
8 1 (0.78%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 33 (25.78%) SQL
2 13 (10.16%) VBScript
3 11 (8.59%) VB
3 11 (8.59%) Perl
4 8 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 6 (4.69%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.13%) C#
6 4 (3.13%) Java
7 2 (1.56%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.78%) VB6
Qualifications
1 38 (29.69%) Security Cleared
2 28 (21.88%) SC Cleared
3 16 (12.50%) RHCE
4 9 (7.03%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.34%) MCSE
6 2 (1.56%) MCP
6 2 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.56%) MOS
7 1 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.78%) CISM
7 1 (0.78%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.56%) SLA
2 1 (0.78%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (8.59%) Samba
3 10 (7.81%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (5.47%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (3.13%) VMware ESX
5 4 (3.13%) Terminal Services
5 4 (3.13%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.78%) XenApp
6 1 (0.78%) vSphere
6 1 (0.78%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.78%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.78%) Snort
6 1 (0.78%) Xen
6 1 (0.78%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (10.16%) SCCM
2 8 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (3.91%) Puppet
4 4 (3.13%) WSUS
5 3 (2.34%) SCOM
6 2 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.56%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.78%) Windows Intune
7 1 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.78%) WMI
7 1 (0.78%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 65 (50.78%) Microsoft
2 48 (37.50%) VMware
3 21 (16.41%) Cisco
4 19 (14.84%) Oracle
5 15 (11.72%) Lotus
6 11 (8.59%) Sun
7 10 (7.81%) McAfee
8 6 (4.69%) Citrix
9 5 (3.91%) Red Hat
10 4 (3.13%) Dell
11 3 (2.34%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.34%) IBM
11 3 (2.34%) Brocade
12 2 (1.56%) Google
12 2 (1.56%) Unisys
12 2 (1.56%) Juniper
12 2 (1.56%) Nokia
12 2 (1.56%) HP
13 1 (0.78%) Symantec
13 1 (0.78%) Apple
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