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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 5 32 40
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +8
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 38 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 16.24% 4.81% 2.66%
As % of the System Software category 73.08% 82.35% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 4
Median daily rate £225 £293 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £211 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £343 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 3
Median hourly rate £18.75 £12.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.68 £12.55 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £12.95 £19.00
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
52 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 22.22% 5.84% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 14
Median daily rate £295 £243 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.75% -25.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £215 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £358 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £344 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 3
Median hourly rate £21.50 £16.80 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.97% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £12.65 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £20.60 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

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 August 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 26 August 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 +16 23 £213 - 7
Taunton +13 5 £240 -17.94%
Yeovil - 3 £203 -
Street - 2 - -
Clevedon -3 1 - - 1
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 49 (76.56%) Windows
2 32 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 24 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 22 (34.38%) VMware
4 22 (34.38%) Windows Server
5 14 (21.88%) MS Excel
6 11 (17.19%) ITIL
7 10 (15.63%) SCCM
7 10 (15.63%) Office 365
8 8 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (12.50%) Mitel
9 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (9.38%) Blackberry
10 6 (9.38%) VoIP
10 6 (9.38%) MS Exchange
10 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (9.38%) Windows 10
11 5 (7.81%) Patch Management
11 5 (7.81%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (7.81%) Windows 8
11 5 (7.81%) Android
11 5 (7.81%) CCNA
11 5 (7.81%) Citrix
11 5 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (7.81%) SAN
11 5 (7.81%) Linux
11 5 (7.81%) MS Visio
12 4 (6.25%) Configuration Management
12 4 (6.25%) Project Management
12 4 (6.25%) Migration

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 6 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.56%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.81%) MS Visio
3 4 (6.25%) MS Office
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 5 (7.81%) SAN
3 3 (4.69%) Firewall
4 2 (3.13%) LAN
4 2 (3.13%) WAN
5 1 (1.56%) 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%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) 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 20 (31.25%) Support Engineer
2 14 (21.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 11 (17.19%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (14.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 9 (14.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 9 (14.06%) Analyst
5 8 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 7 (10.94%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (10.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (10.94%) Desktop Support
7 6 (9.38%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 5 (7.81%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) Service Desk Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.69%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.13%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.56%) PKI
4 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 49 (76.56%) Windows
2 32 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 22 (34.38%) Windows Server
4 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (9.38%) Windows 10
5 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.81%) Android
6 5 (7.81%) Linux
6 5 (7.81%) Windows 8
7 4 (6.25%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.13%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
10 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%) Migration
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%) Server Virtualisation
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
6 1 (1.56%) Data Privacy
6 1 (1.56%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.13%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) CCNA
1 5 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.13%) MCSE
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) CCNP
3 1 (1.56%) MCDST
3 1 (1.56%) MCITP
3 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.56%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.56%) HDFS
3 1 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (15.63%) SCCM
2 3 (4.69%) Nagios
3 1 (1.56%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 22 (34.38%) VMware
3 8 (12.50%) Mitel
4 5 (7.81%) Citrix
5 3 (4.69%) Apple
5 3 (4.69%) Cisco
6 2 (3.13%) Nokia
6 2 (3.13%) Samsung
6 2 (3.13%) SAP
7 1 (1.56%) EMC
7 1 (1.56%) Forcepoint
7 1 (1.56%) HP
7 1 (1.56%) IBM
7 1 (1.56%) Sophos