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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 16 12 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 5.77% 7.69% 2.08%
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 80.00% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £218 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%

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
6 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 11.54% 9.62% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Median daily rate £415 £450 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +80.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 19 February 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 19 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Smartphone
3 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) SAN
5 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (10.00%) LAN
5 1 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) MS Office
5 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (10.00%) Android
5 1 (10.00%) Office 365
5 1 (10.00%) Server Building

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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 5 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory Support
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Support
2 3 (30.00%) IT Support
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (10.00%) Server Building
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Citrix
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft