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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
South West / Somerset
Rank 15 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 22 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 8.91% 5.00% 7.54%
As % of the System Software category 68.75% 69.57% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 8
Median daily rate £273 £250 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.00% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £122 £89
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £378 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 9
Median hourly rate £13.25 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.05% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £15.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.65 £38.25 £26.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%

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 23 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 12.96% 7.19% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 13
Median daily rate £355 £410 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.53% +64.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £158 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £650 £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 10
Median hourly rate £15.00 £38.25 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.78% +77.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £38.25 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 11 £273 +202.77% 2
Taunton +9 9 £110 -73.17% 1
Weston-super-Mare - 1 £90 -
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 39 (90.70%) Windows
2 23 (53.49%) Windows 7
3 17 (39.53%) Windows Server
4 12 (27.91%) VMware
5 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
6 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
6 9 (20.93%) MS Exchange
6 9 (20.93%) ITIL
7 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (16.28%) Office 365
8 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
8 6 (13.95%) Smartphone
9 5 (11.63%) Apple
9 5 (11.63%) Nagios
9 5 (11.63%) MS Office
9 5 (11.63%) Bash Shell
9 5 (11.63%) Windows 10
10 4 (9.30%) SCCM
10 4 (9.30%) Mac OS X
10 4 (9.30%) Finance
11 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
11 3 (6.98%) Programme Management
11 3 (6.98%) Electronics
11 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
11 3 (6.98%) Blackberry
11 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (6.98%) SAP
11 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
11 3 (6.98%) Asset 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 9 (20.93%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.33%) Fredhopper
2 1 (2.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.65%) DHCP
2 2 (4.65%) LAN
2 2 (4.65%) WAN
3 1 (2.33%) DNS
3 1 (2.33%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) LDAP
3 1 (2.33%) SAN
3 1 (2.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) DB2
1 1 (2.33%) Informix
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Electronics
2 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.98%) Marketing
2 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Support Engineer
2 14 (32.56%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (30.23%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 11 (25.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 9 (20.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (20.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (18.60%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (16.28%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (13.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (13.95%) Desktop Support
8 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (11.63%) IT Support
10 4 (9.30%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 4 (9.30%) Analyst
10 4 (9.30%) Desktop Engineer
10 4 (9.30%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 4 (9.30%) Service Desk Analyst
11 3 (6.98%) 1st Line Support
11 3 (6.98%) Office 365 Engineer
11 3 (6.98%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Ajax
1 1 (2.33%) CSS
1 1 (2.33%) EJB
1 1 (2.33%) Flash
1 1 (2.33%) HTML
1 1 (2.33%) J2EE
1 1 (2.33%) JMS
1 1 (2.33%) JSP
1 1 (2.33%) WSDL
1 1 (2.33%) XML
1 1 (2.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Smartphone
2 3 (6.98%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.33%) CMDB
3 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.33%) iPhone
3 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (90.70%) Windows
2 23 (53.49%) Windows 7
3 17 (39.53%) Windows Server
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (11.63%) Windows 10
6 4 (9.30%) Mac OS X
7 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.65%) Android
8 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.33%) Unix
9 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) ITIL
2 3 (6.98%) Asset Management
2 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (6.98%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (6.98%) Programme Management
3 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (2.33%) DSDM
3 1 (2.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (2.33%) Scrum
3 1 (2.33%) Server Building
3 1 (2.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (2.33%) SOA
3 1 (2.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.63%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.33%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) DBS Check
2 2 (4.65%) MCITP
2 2 (4.65%) MCSE
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Nagios
2 4 (9.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) VMware
2 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
3 5 (11.63%) Apple
4 3 (6.98%) SAP
5 2 (4.65%) Citrix
5 2 (4.65%) Nokia
5 2 (4.65%) Samsung
6 1 (2.33%) ATG
6 1 (2.33%) BEA
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle
6 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.33%) Sybase
6 1 (2.33%) Symantec
6 1 (2.33%) Veeam
6 1 (2.33%) VeriFone
6 1 (2.33%) WorldPay