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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 10 30 30
Rank change year-on-year
+20 0
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 28 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 12.79% 6.62% 5.62%
As % of the System Software category 73.68% 95.45% 63.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 11
Median daily rate £203 £260 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.11% -25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £142 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £340 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £289
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Median hourly rate £26.50 £12.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.84% -27.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.55 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £12.95 £25.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.86 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -3.33%
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
38 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 17.35% 6.94% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 21
Median daily rate £295 £260 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.55% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £142 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £340 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £352 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Median hourly rate £24.25 £12.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.19% -27.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.55 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £12.95 £25.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +10 18 £213 - 4
Taunton +12 3 - -
Yeovil +5 3 £203 -
Street - 1 - -
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 51 (79.69%) Windows
2 34 (53.13%) Windows 7
3 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
4 22 (34.38%) VMware
5 21 (32.81%) Windows Server
6 13 (20.31%) MS Excel
7 11 (17.19%) ITIL
7 11 (17.19%) SCCM
8 10 (15.63%) Office 365
9 8 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (12.50%) Mitel
10 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (10.94%) MS Exchange
10 7 (10.94%) Windows 10
10 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (9.38%) VoIP
11 6 (9.38%) Blackberry
12 5 (7.81%) Linux
12 5 (7.81%) MS Office
12 5 (7.81%) CCNA
12 5 (7.81%) Citrix
12 5 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (7.81%) MS Visio
12 5 (7.81%) Android
12 5 (7.81%) Patch Management
12 5 (7.81%) Windows 8
12 5 (7.81%) Root Cause Analysis
13 4 (6.25%) Mentoring
13 4 (6.25%) Coaching
13 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure

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 7 (10.94%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.56%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (20.31%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.81%) MS Office
2 5 (7.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.63%) Office 365
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.13%) SaaS
4 1 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.56%) IaaS
4 1 (1.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) VoIP
2 4 (6.25%) SAN
3 3 (4.69%) Firewall
3 3 (4.69%) LAN
3 3 (4.69%) WAN
4 2 (3.13%) DHCP
5 1 (1.56%) DNS
5 1 (1.56%) Internet
5 1 (1.56%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.56%) PBX
5 1 (1.56%) Skype
5 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.56%) VLAN
5 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) Apache Hive
2 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.56%) HBase
General
1 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.13%) Electronics
2 2 (3.13%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (32.81%) Support Engineer
2 15 (23.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 12 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (15.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 10 (15.63%) Analyst
5 9 (14.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 8 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 7 (10.94%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 7 (10.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (10.94%) Desktop Support
7 7 (10.94%) Windows Engineer
8 6 (9.38%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (7.81%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (7.81%) Desktop Engineer
9 5 (7.81%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
10 4 (6.25%) Service Desk Engineer
10 4 (6.25%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.69%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.13%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.56%) PKI
4 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 51 (79.69%) Windows
2 34 (53.13%) Windows 7
3 21 (32.81%) Windows Server
4 7 (10.94%) Windows 10
4 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.81%) Android
5 5 (7.81%) Linux
5 5 (7.81%) Windows 8
6 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (6.25%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.69%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.19%) ITIL
2 5 (7.81%) Patch Management
2 5 (7.81%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (6.25%) Coaching
3 4 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 4 (6.25%) Mentoring
3 4 (6.25%) Process Management
3 4 (6.25%) Project Management
3 4 (6.25%) Risk Management
3 4 (6.25%) Security Management
4 3 (4.69%) Migration
5 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (3.13%) High Availability
5 2 (3.13%) Programme Management
5 2 (3.13%) Project Planning
5 2 (3.13%) Server Building
5 2 (3.13%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (1.56%) Data Privacy
6 1 (1.56%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.56%) Python
2 1 (1.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) CCNA
1 5 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.69%) MCSE
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.13%) MCITP
3 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) CCNP
4 1 (1.56%) MCDST
4 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.56%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.56%) HDFS
2 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (17.19%) SCCM
2 3 (4.69%) Nagios
3 1 (1.56%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
2 22 (34.38%) VMware
3 8 (12.50%) Mitel
4 5 (7.81%) Citrix
5 4 (6.25%) Apple
6 3 (4.69%) Cisco
7 2 (3.13%) Nokia
7 2 (3.13%) Samsung
7 2 (3.13%) SAP
8 1 (1.56%) EMC
8 1 (1.56%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.56%) HP
8 1 (1.56%) IBM