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 29 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 8 19 26
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 5 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 13.16% 5.63% 3.77%
As % of the System Software category 71.43% 80.00% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £240 £293 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -36.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £300 £282
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
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
7 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 18.42% 7.04% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 11
Median daily rate £240 £293 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £20.60 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +37.33%
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 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
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 29 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
6 4 (28.57%) SAN
6 4 (28.57%) Office 365
7 3 (21.43%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (21.43%) SCCM
7 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
8 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
8 2 (14.29%) LAN
8 2 (14.29%) WAN
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 2 (14.29%) MS Office
8 2 (14.29%) High Availability
8 2 (14.29%) SaaS
8 2 (14.29%) Server Building
8 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
8 2 (14.29%) Migration
8 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
8 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
8 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (7.14%) IaaS
9 1 (7.14%) Data Privacy

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 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (14.29%) SaaS
4 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (7.14%) IaaS
4 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (14.29%) LAN
2 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support
3 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (14.29%) Rollout Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Server Support
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Rollout Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) SaaS Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
3 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.14%) Linux
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (14.29%) High Availability
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 2 (14.29%) Server Building
3 1 (7.14%) Data Privacy
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) MCITP
1 1 (7.14%) MCSE
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Forcepoint
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Sophos