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 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 18 11 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 47 66 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 6.94% 9.79% 8.37%
As % of the System Software category 66.20% 63.46% 69.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 37 22
Median daily rate £255 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £223 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £500 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £308
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 10
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £12.15 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £103.40 £21.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%

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
71 104 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 10.49% 15.43% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 61 32
Median daily rate £330 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £255 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £473 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 10
Median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £15.00 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £19.50 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.45% +3.12%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +3 26 £363 -2.68% 4
Chippenham -1 4 - -
Salisbury -2 3 £365 -14.11%
Melksham 0 1 - -
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

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

1 62 (75.61%) Windows
2 29 (35.37%) VMware
3 25 (30.49%) Windows 7
3 25 (30.49%) Windows Server
4 24 (29.27%) Security Cleared
4 24 (29.27%) ITIL
5 20 (24.39%) Microsoft
6 19 (23.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (20.73%) SC Cleared
8 14 (17.07%) Firewall
9 13 (15.85%) HP
9 13 (15.85%) SQL Server
10 12 (14.63%) MS Exchange
10 12 (14.63%) Migration
10 12 (14.63%) Military
10 12 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (13.41%) Finance
11 11 (13.41%) Linux
11 11 (13.41%) MS Excel
11 11 (13.41%) Oracle
12 10 (12.20%) Cisco
12 10 (12.20%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (12.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 10 (12.20%) Replication
12 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (12.20%) Problem Management
13 9 (10.98%) Office 365
13 9 (10.98%) Change Management
13 9 (10.98%) Citrix

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 12 (14.63%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.54%) Confluence
2 7 (8.54%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.32%) IIS
3 6 (7.32%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (13.41%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.76%) MS Office
3 4 (4.88%) MS Project
4 1 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.98%) Office 365
2 7 (8.54%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.07%) Firewall
2 8 (9.76%) LAN
2 8 (9.76%) WAN
3 7 (8.54%) TCP/IP
4 6 (7.32%) DNS
4 6 (7.32%) Network Security
5 5 (6.10%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (4.88%) NetScaler
6 4 (4.88%) SSL
6 4 (4.88%) VPN
6 4 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (4.88%) Wireless
7 2 (2.44%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (2.44%) DHCP
7 2 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (2.44%) SAN
7 2 (2.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.85%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.88%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (4.88%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (8.54%) Git (software)
1 7 (8.54%) JIRA
General
1 12 (14.63%) Military
2 11 (13.41%) Finance
3 5 (6.10%) Banking
4 2 (2.44%) Back Office
4 2 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (15.85%) Support Engineer
2 11 (13.41%) IT Support
3 10 (12.20%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (10.98%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (9.76%) Analyst
5 8 (9.76%) Desktop Support
6 7 (8.54%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Java Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 7 (8.54%) Problem Manager
6 7 (8.54%) WebOps Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Help Desk Support
7 6 (7.32%) Support Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) Help Desk Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.54%) .NET
1 7 (8.54%) Elastic Stack
1 7 (8.54%) WebCenter
2 6 (7.32%) AppFabric
2 6 (7.32%) ASP.NET
2 6 (7.32%) WCF
3 4 (4.88%) Web Services
4 1 (1.22%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.20%) Replication
3 5 (6.10%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.88%) CMDB
5 2 (2.44%) CESG
5 2 (2.44%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.44%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.44%) PKI
5 2 (2.44%) Smartcard
5 2 (2.44%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.22%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.22%) iPhone
6 1 (1.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 62 (75.61%) Windows
2 25 (30.49%) Windows 7
2 25 (30.49%) Windows Server
3 11 (13.41%) Linux
4 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (8.54%) Amazon Linux
6 4 (4.88%) Windows 10
6 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.44%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.22%) AIX
8 1 (1.22%) Android
8 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.22%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.27%) ITIL
2 12 (14.63%) Migration
3 10 (12.20%) Problem Management
4 9 (10.98%) Change Management
5 8 (9.76%) Service Management
6 7 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (8.54%) Database Tuning
6 7 (8.54%) DevOps
6 7 (8.54%) Information Security
6 7 (8.54%) Microservices
6 7 (8.54%) Performance Testing
6 7 (8.54%) Web Development
6 7 (8.54%) Web Operations
7 6 (7.32%) Business Continuity
7 6 (7.32%) Data Protection
7 6 (7.32%) PRINCE2
7 6 (7.32%) Software Testing
7 6 (7.32%) Test Planning
8 5 (6.10%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.54%) Java
2 3 (3.66%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.66%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (29.27%) Security Cleared
2 17 (20.73%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.20%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (8.54%) ISEB
5 6 (7.32%) ISTQB
6 5 (6.10%) DV Cleared
7 4 (4.88%) SANS
8 3 (3.66%) CHECK Team Member
8 3 (3.66%) CISM
8 3 (3.66%) CREST Certified
9 2 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (2.44%) CCNA
9 2 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.44%) MCSE
9 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.44%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.44%) PMP
10 1 (1.22%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.32%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.44%) JSP 440
3 2 (2.44%) QA
4 1 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.22%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (23.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.54%) Docker
3 5 (6.10%) Snort
4 4 (4.88%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.22%) vSphere
6 1 (1.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (12.20%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 7 (8.54%) Ansible
2 7 (8.54%) Icinga
2 7 (8.54%) Kibana
2 7 (8.54%) logstash
3 6 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (4.88%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (4.88%) SCCM
5 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.22%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.22%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 29 (35.37%) VMware
2 20 (24.39%) Microsoft
3 13 (15.85%) HP
4 11 (13.41%) Oracle
5 10 (12.20%) Cisco
6 9 (10.98%) Citrix
7 7 (8.54%) Atlassian
7 7 (8.54%) Red Hat
8 5 (6.10%) Intel Security
8 5 (6.10%) Juniper
8 5 (6.10%) Sourcefire
9 4 (4.88%) Apple
9 4 (4.88%) Aruba
9 4 (4.88%) CheckPoint
9 4 (4.88%) Pegasus
9 4 (4.88%) QAD
9 4 (4.88%) SAP
10 3 (3.66%) Veeam
11 2 (2.44%) 3PAR
11 2 (2.44%) Sophos