The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Devon / Exeter
Rank 13 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 17 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 11.11% 5.94% 5.30%
As % of the System Software category 53.13% 75.00% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
Median daily rate £170 £175 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% +70.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Exeter region.

System Software Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
32 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 20.92% 7.92% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 3 3
Median daily rate £180 £255 £374
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -31.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £191 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £255 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% +70.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Exeter region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Exeter region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Exeter region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Exeter region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) ITIL
3 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 8 (30.77%) Citrix
4 7 (26.92%) Sophos
4 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
4 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
4 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
4 7 (26.92%) SCCM
5 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 6 (23.08%) Linux
5 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
6 5 (19.23%) MS Visio
6 5 (19.23%) Unix
6 5 (19.23%) Oracle
6 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
6 5 (19.23%) Cisco
6 5 (19.23%) Terminal Services
6 5 (19.23%) VMware
7 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (11.54%) SQL
8 3 (11.54%) CCNA
8 3 (11.54%) IIS
8 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
8 3 (11.54%) Windows 10

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 5 (19.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) DHCP
1 1 (3.85%) DMVPN
1 1 (3.85%) DNS
1 1 (3.85%) Firewall
1 1 (3.85%) LAN
1 1 (3.85%) MPLS
1 1 (3.85%) VLAN
1 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (26.92%) IT Support
3 6 (23.08%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (11.54%) PowerShell Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
5 2 (7.69%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (7.69%) IT Manager
5 2 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Active Directory Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) IT Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior SCCM Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 5 (19.23%) Unix
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) ITIL
2 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
2 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.85%) Application Packaging
3 1 (3.85%) Change Control
3 1 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (11.54%) CCNA
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Terminal Services
2 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Citrix
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) Sophos
3 5 (19.23%) Cisco
3 5 (19.23%) Oracle
3 5 (19.23%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds