The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 4 25 37
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +12
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 16.67% 3.26% 1.17%
As % of the System Software category 70.00% 50.00% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £750 £231 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+224.32% -33.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Active Directory
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Taunton region.

System Software Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
10 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 23.81% 6.52% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 11
Median daily rate £304 £480 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.71% +37.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £341 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £875 £525 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.60 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Taunton 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 Taunton

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 27 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (33.33%) SCCM
6 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
6 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (20.00%) Office 365
7 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (20.00%) SAN
7 3 (20.00%) Firewall
8 2 (13.33%) DSL
8 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
8 2 (13.33%) MS Office
8 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
8 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
8 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
8 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
8 2 (13.33%) WSUS
8 2 (13.33%) SaaS
8 2 (13.33%) Migration
8 2 (13.33%) High Availability
8 2 (13.33%) Server Virtualisation
9 1 (6.67%) PaaS
9 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton 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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
2 2 (13.33%) SaaS
3 1 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) IaaS
3 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
1 3 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) DSL
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (13.33%) Rollout Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Server Support
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Rollout Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Azure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (6.67%) SaaS Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (6.67%) Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) High Availability
1 2 (13.33%) Migration
1 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
1 2 (13.33%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (6.67%) Data Privacy
2 1 (6.67%) Information Security
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Network Design
2 1 (6.67%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (13.33%) WSUS
3 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Forcepoint
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Sophos