The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 18 9 20
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 59 67 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 9.08% 10.62% 6.18%
As % of the System Software category 55.14% 84.81% 59.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 22 12
Median daily rate £313 £350 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £145 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £710 £477 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 19 6
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.19 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.25% -23.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Active Directory
South West

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

System Software Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
107 79 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 16.46% 12.52% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 32 24
Median daily rate £450 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £292 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 19 11
Median hourly rate £30.00 £20.19 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.62% -46.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £13.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £30.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -1 38 £313 -16.66% 4
Salisbury - 3 £284 -
Corsham -6 1 £224 -31.07%
Malmesbury - 1 - - 1
Melksham - 1 £125 -
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 102 (77.27%) Windows
2 53 (40.15%) Windows Server
3 51 (38.64%) VMware
4 50 (37.88%) Security Cleared
5 48 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 40 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
7 30 (22.73%) SC Cleared
8 29 (21.97%) Windows 7
9 28 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (21.21%) ITIL
10 26 (19.70%) Linux
10 26 (19.70%) MS Exchange
11 24 (18.18%) TCP/IP
12 22 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 22 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
13 21 (15.91%) MySQL
13 21 (15.91%) Migration
14 20 (15.15%) Oracle
15 19 (14.39%) Red Hat
16 18 (13.64%) SQL Server
16 18 (13.64%) SCCM
17 17 (12.88%) vSphere
17 17 (12.88%) VMware ESXi
18 15 (11.36%) Puppet
18 15 (11.36%) WSUS
18 15 (11.36%) SQL
18 15 (11.36%) Remote Desktop
19 14 (10.61%) Solaris
19 14 (10.61%) Perl
19 14 (10.61%) Apache

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 26 (19.70%) MS Exchange
2 14 (10.61%) Apache
2 14 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (10.61%) Tomcat
3 12 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (7.58%) IBM Notes
6 7 (5.30%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.27%) Skype for Business
9 2 (1.52%) IIS
10 1 (0.76%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.33%) MS Office
3 4 (3.03%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.61%) Office 365
2 12 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (6.82%) SaaS
5 5 (3.79%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (3.79%) IaaS
5 5 (3.79%) PaaS
6 1 (0.76%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 15 (11.36%) Remote Desktop
3 14 (10.61%) DNS
3 14 (10.61%) Firewall
4 12 (9.09%) DHCP
5 9 (6.82%) WAN
6 5 (3.79%) LAN
6 5 (3.79%) SAN
7 4 (3.03%) Network Security
7 4 (3.03%) VLAN
8 3 (2.27%) Intranet
8 3 (2.27%) VoIP
9 2 (1.52%) NAS
9 2 (1.52%) Skype
10 1 (0.76%) ADSL
10 1 (0.76%) Broadband
10 1 (0.76%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.76%) LDAP
10 1 (0.76%) MPLS
10 1 (0.76%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.91%) MySQL
2 18 (13.64%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (5.30%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (10.61%) JIRA
2 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (3.03%) Finance
1 4 (3.03%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.52%) Retail
3 1 (0.76%) Back Office
3 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (17.42%) Architect
2 20 (15.15%) Support Engineer
3 18 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (11.36%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 14 (10.61%) Technical Architect
6 12 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 12 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
7 10 (7.58%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 9 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (6.82%) Windows Engineer
9 8 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (5.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 7 (5.30%) Consultant
10 7 (5.30%) Designer
10 7 (5.30%) IT Support
10 7 (5.30%) Senior Designer
10 7 (5.30%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (5.30%) Technical Support
10 7 (5.30%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.61%) LAMP
2 2 (1.52%) J2EE
2 2 (1.52%) RSS
2 2 (1.52%) Web Services
3 1 (0.76%) .NET
3 1 (0.76%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.76%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.61%) Wiki
2 11 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.82%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.82%) Replication
4 5 (3.79%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.27%) Clustering
6 2 (1.52%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.52%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.52%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.76%) BBC
7 1 (0.76%) CESG
7 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.76%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.76%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.76%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.76%) iSeries
7 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 102 (77.27%) Windows
2 53 (40.15%) Windows Server
3 29 (21.97%) Windows 7
4 28 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (19.70%) Linux
6 22 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (10.61%) CentOS
7 14 (10.61%) Solaris
8 4 (3.03%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.03%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.76%) Unix
9 1 (0.76%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.21%) ITIL
2 21 (15.91%) Migration
3 14 (10.61%) Configuration Management
4 11 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
5 10 (7.58%) High Availability
6 9 (6.82%) Project Planning
6 9 (6.82%) Service Management
7 8 (6.06%) Network Design
8 6 (4.55%) Incident Management
8 6 (4.55%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.79%) Information Security
9 5 (3.79%) Knowledge Management
9 5 (3.79%) Problem Management
9 5 (3.79%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (3.03%) Data Privacy
11 3 (2.27%) Performance Monitoring
12 2 (1.52%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (1.52%) Cybersecurity
12 2 (1.52%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.36%) SQL
2 14 (10.61%) Perl
2 14 (10.61%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.52%) Java
4 1 (0.76%) C#
4 1 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (37.88%) Security Cleared
2 30 (22.73%) SC Cleared
3 14 (10.61%) RHCE
4 10 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (7.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (6.06%) MCSA
5 8 (6.06%) MCSE
6 4 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (3.03%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.52%) SSCP
8 1 (0.76%) CCNA
8 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (3.03%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.03%) SLA
3 1 (0.76%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 40 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (12.88%) VMware ESXi
2 17 (12.88%) vSphere
3 14 (10.61%) Samba
4 10 (7.58%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.52%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.52%) Xen
7 1 (0.76%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (13.64%) SCCM
2 15 (11.36%) Puppet
2 15 (11.36%) WSUS
3 8 (6.06%) ZABBIX
4 5 (3.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.76%) Ansible
6 1 (0.76%) Hyperic
6 1 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.76%) Nagios
6 1 (0.76%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.76%) SCOM
6 1 (0.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 51 (38.64%) VMware
2 48 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 20 (15.15%) Oracle
4 19 (14.39%) Red Hat
5 12 (9.09%) NetApp
6 10 (7.58%) Lotus
7 8 (6.06%) Cisco
7 8 (6.06%) Sophos
8 6 (4.55%) Citrix
8 6 (4.55%) HP
9 4 (3.03%) Forcepoint
9 4 (3.03%) IBM
10 2 (1.52%) AppSense
10 2 (1.52%) CA
10 2 (1.52%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.52%) Dell
10 2 (1.52%) Veeam
11 1 (0.76%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.76%) Mitel
11 1 (0.76%) Riverbed