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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 5 33 47
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +14
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 42 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 17.72% 4.45% 1.69%
As % of the System Software category 73.68% 71.43% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 4
Median daily rate £263 £225 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £159 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £340 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 1
Median hourly rate £15.75 £13.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% -63.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
57 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 24.05% 6.23% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 18
Median daily rate £351 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.54% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £525 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.60 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.33% -42.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+20.58% +9.67%

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 26 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 July 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 +17 30 £251 +11.66% 4
Taunton +21 7 £750 +224.32% 1
Street - 2 - -
Clevedon -2 1 - - 3
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 42 (71.19%) Windows
2 26 (44.07%) Windows 7
3 24 (40.68%) Microsoft
4 19 (32.20%) VMware
5 18 (30.51%) Windows Server
6 11 (18.64%) MS Excel
7 10 (16.95%) SCCM
8 9 (15.25%) ITIL
9 8 (13.56%) Office 365
9 8 (13.56%) Mitel
9 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (11.86%) Windows 8
10 7 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (10.17%) Firewall
11 6 (10.17%) Citrix
11 6 (10.17%) VoIP
11 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (10.17%) Windows 10
12 5 (8.47%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (8.47%) Patch Management
12 5 (8.47%) Android
12 5 (8.47%) Migration
12 5 (8.47%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (8.47%) CCNA
12 5 (8.47%) MS Visio
12 5 (8.47%) MS Exchange
12 5 (8.47%) Linux
12 5 (8.47%) MS Office
13 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (6.78%) Blackberry

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 5 (8.47%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.69%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (18.64%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.47%) MS Office
2 5 (8.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.56%) Office 365
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.39%) SaaS
4 1 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.69%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.69%) IaaS
4 1 (1.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) Firewall
1 6 (10.17%) VoIP
2 4 (6.78%) SAN
3 2 (3.39%) DSL
4 1 (1.69%) DNS
4 1 (1.69%) Internet
4 1 (1.69%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.69%) LAN
4 1 (1.69%) PBX
4 1 (1.69%) Skype
4 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.69%) WAN
4 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) Apache Hive
2 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.69%) HBase
General
1 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.39%) Electronics
2 2 (3.39%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.39%) Marketing
3 1 (1.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (28.81%) Support Engineer
2 9 (15.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 9 (15.25%) Analyst
3 7 (11.86%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (10.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (10.17%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (8.47%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 5 (8.47%) Desktop Support
6 4 (6.78%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Server Support
7 3 (5.08%) Service Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Service Desk Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.08%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Blackberry
1 4 (6.78%) Driving Licence
2 2 (3.39%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.69%) PKI
3 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 42 (71.19%) Windows
2 26 (44.07%) Windows 7
3 18 (30.51%) Windows Server
4 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (11.86%) Windows 8
6 6 (10.17%) Windows 10
6 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (8.47%) Android
7 5 (8.47%) Linux
8 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (5.08%) Windows XP
10 2 (3.39%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.25%) ITIL
2 5 (8.47%) Migration
2 5 (8.47%) Patch Management
2 5 (8.47%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (6.78%) Coaching
3 4 (6.78%) Configuration Management
3 4 (6.78%) Mentoring
3 4 (6.78%) Process Management
3 4 (6.78%) Project Management
3 4 (6.78%) Risk Management
3 4 (6.78%) Security Management
4 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (3.39%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (3.39%) High Availability
4 2 (3.39%) Programme Management
4 2 (3.39%) Project Planning
4 2 (3.39%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (1.69%) Data Privacy
5 1 (1.69%) Network Design
5 1 (1.69%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.08%) SQL
2 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) CCNA
1 5 (8.47%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.69%) CCNP
2 1 (1.69%) MCDST
2 1 (1.69%) MCSE
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.69%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.69%) HDFS
3 1 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.69%) vSphere
3 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (16.95%) SCCM
2 3 (5.08%) Nagios
3 2 (3.39%) WSUS
4 1 (1.69%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (40.68%) Microsoft
2 19 (32.20%) VMware
3 8 (13.56%) Mitel
4 6 (10.17%) Citrix
5 3 (5.08%) Cisco
6 2 (3.39%) SAP
7 1 (1.69%) EMC
7 1 (1.69%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.69%) Google
7 1 (1.69%) HP
7 1 (1.69%) IBM
7 1 (1.69%) Sophos