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 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 11 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 9 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 14.75% 3.13% 2.27%
As % of the System Software category 75.00% 66.67% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £110 £410 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-73.17% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 - £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 - £14.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.48 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.46% +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 Taunton region.

System Software Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 19.67% 4.69% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Median daily rate £370 £335 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.44% +34.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 - £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 - £14.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 4 (33.33%) Smartphone
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) MS Office
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (8.33%) LAN
5 1 (8.33%) WAN
5 1 (8.33%) DHCP
5 1 (8.33%) DNS
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) MCSE
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (8.33%) SAN
5 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (8.33%) Android
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Office 365
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Server Building
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (8.33%) MCITP
5 1 (8.33%) SCCM
5 1 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation

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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 5 (41.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory Support
3 3 (25.00%) Exchange Support
3 3 (25.00%) IT Support
4 2 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Android
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (8.33%) Server Building
2 1 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCITP
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco