The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 13 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 29 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 8.15% 7.34% 7.27%
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 42.62% 54.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 16
Median daily rate £330 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 9
Median hourly rate £17.50 £10.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -32.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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 Swindon region.

System Software Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
58 61 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 16.29% 17.23% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 53 30
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £400 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
Median hourly rate £17.50 £10.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -55.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon 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 Swindon

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 25 (67.57%) Windows
2 11 (29.73%) Windows Server
3 10 (27.03%) Finance
4 9 (24.32%) Firewall
4 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
4 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
4 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
5 8 (21.62%) ITIL
6 7 (18.92%) Linux
6 7 (18.92%) Java
6 7 (18.92%) .NET
6 7 (18.92%) Oracle
6 7 (18.92%) ISEB
6 7 (18.92%) Red Hat
6 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (18.92%) Database Tuning
6 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
6 7 (18.92%) Confluence
6 7 (18.92%) WebCenter
6 7 (18.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (18.92%) Network Security
6 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (18.92%) Web Development
6 7 (18.92%) JIRA
6 7 (18.92%) Atlassian
6 7 (18.92%) Performance Testing
6 7 (18.92%) ELK Stack
6 7 (18.92%) Web Operations

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 (18.92%) Confluence
1 7 (18.92%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (16.22%) IIS
3 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
4 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) MS Office
2 3 (8.11%) MS Project
3 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) Firewall
2 7 (18.92%) Network Security
3 5 (13.51%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (5.41%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.70%) DHCP
5 1 (2.70%) DNS
5 1 (2.70%) LAN
5 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
1 7 (18.92%) JIRA
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) DevOps Engineer
1 7 (18.92%) Java Engineer
1 7 (18.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 7 (18.92%) Linux Engineer
1 7 (18.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 7 (18.92%) WebOps Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Help Desk Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Help Desk Support
3 5 (13.51%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) IT Support
4 4 (10.81%) IT Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Tester
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Security Tester
5 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) .NET
1 7 (18.92%) ELK Stack
1 7 (18.92%) WebCenter
2 6 (16.22%) AppFabric
2 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
2 6 (16.22%) WCF
3 4 (10.81%) Web Services
4 1 (2.70%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) CMDB
2 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.41%) PKI
3 2 (5.41%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (67.57%) Windows
2 11 (29.73%) Windows Server
3 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
4 7 (18.92%) Amazon Linux
4 7 (18.92%) Linux
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.70%) Android
8 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (18.92%) Database Tuning
2 7 (18.92%) DevOps
2 7 (18.92%) Microservices
2 7 (18.92%) Performance Testing
2 7 (18.92%) Web Development
2 7 (18.92%) Web Operations
3 6 (16.22%) Data Protection
3 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2
3 6 (16.22%) Software Testing
3 6 (16.22%) Test Planning
4 5 (13.51%) Defect Management
4 5 (13.51%) Threat Modelling
5 4 (10.81%) ETL
5 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.11%) Information Security
6 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) ISEB
2 6 (16.22%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.11%) CHECK Team Member
3 3 (8.11%) CISM
3 3 (8.11%) CREST Certified
3 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) PMI Certification
4 2 (5.41%) PMP
5 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.41%) QA
3 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Docker
2 5 (13.51%) Snort
3 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.70%) vSphere
4 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) Ansible
1 7 (18.92%) Icinga
1 7 (18.92%) Kibana
1 7 (18.92%) logstash
2 6 (16.22%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (10.81%) SCCM
4 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.70%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) Atlassian
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle
2 7 (18.92%) Red Hat
3 5 (13.51%) Sourcefire
4 4 (10.81%) Cisco
4 4 (10.81%) VMware
5 3 (8.11%) Apple
6 2 (5.41%) CA
7 1 (2.70%) Citrix
7 1 (2.70%) Forcepoint
7 1 (2.70%) HP
7 1 (2.70%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.70%) Splunk