The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 8 20 42
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +22
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 29 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 12.13% 7.03% 4.21%
As % of the System Software category 90.63% 79.41% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 13
Median daily rate £263 £225 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £138 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £255 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 3
Median hourly rate £15.75 £20.19 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.97% +55.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £38.00 £31.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -
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 Somerset region.

System Software Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
32 34 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 13.39% 8.85% 15.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 61
Median daily rate £256 £253 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.28% -27.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £719 £525 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 3
Median hourly rate £15.75 £20.19 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.97% +83.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £38.05 £29.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset 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 Somerset

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath +6 16 £263 +16.66% 12
Taunton +24 9 £500 +263.63%
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 32 (72.73%) Windows
2 19 (43.18%) Windows 7
2 19 (43.18%) Windows Server
3 17 (38.64%) VMware
4 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 8 (18.18%) ITIL
5 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (18.18%) Windows 8
6 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (13.64%) Office 365
6 6 (13.64%) Firewall
7 5 (11.36%) Migration
7 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
8 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (9.09%) Android
8 4 (9.09%) Mitel
8 4 (9.09%) Driving Licence
8 4 (9.09%) Linux
8 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
8 4 (9.09%) VoIP
8 4 (9.09%) Citrix
8 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (6.82%) Nagios
9 3 (6.82%) CCNA
9 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
9 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (6.82%) Cisco
9 3 (6.82%) Windows XP
9 3 (6.82%) MS Visio
9 3 (6.82%) Patch Management

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Office 365
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.55%) SaaS
4 1 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.27%) Google Apps
4 1 (2.27%) IaaS
4 1 (2.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) Firewall
2 4 (9.09%) VoIP
3 2 (4.55%) DSL
3 2 (4.55%) SAN
4 1 (2.27%) DNS
4 1 (2.27%) Internet
4 1 (2.27%) LAN
4 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.27%) WAN
4 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.55%) Electronics
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (11.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (11.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Desktop Support
5 4 (9.09%) Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.82%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Service Desk Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.55%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Service Desk Support
7 2 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 32 (72.73%) Windows
2 19 (43.18%) Windows 7
2 19 (43.18%) Windows Server
3 8 (18.18%) Windows 8
3 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (9.09%) Android
5 4 (9.09%) Linux
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (6.82%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.55%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.27%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) ITIL
2 5 (11.36%) Migration
3 3 (6.82%) Patch Management
3 3 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (4.55%) Coaching
4 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (4.55%) High Availability
4 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
4 2 (4.55%) Process Management
4 2 (4.55%) Programme Management
4 2 (4.55%) Project Management
4 2 (4.55%) Project Planning
4 2 (4.55%) Risk Management
4 2 (4.55%) Security Management
5 1 (2.27%) Data Privacy
5 1 (2.27%) Information Security
5 1 (2.27%) Network Design
5 1 (2.27%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) CCNA
1 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.27%) CCNP
2 1 (2.27%) MCDST
2 1 (2.27%) MCSE
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.27%) vSphere
2 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Nagios
1 3 (6.82%) SCCM
2 2 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) VMware
2 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 4 (9.09%) Citrix
3 4 (9.09%) Mitel
4 3 (6.82%) Cisco
5 2 (4.55%) SAP
6 1 (2.27%) Forcepoint
6 1 (2.27%) Google
6 1 (2.27%) Sophos
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