The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Somerset / Bath
Rank 7 15 9
Rank change year-on-year +8 -6  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 12 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 13.79% 4.11% 9.86%
As % of the System Software category 75.00% 100.00% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £325 - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £323 £300
% change year-on-year -3.87% +7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.41% -28.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.84 £17.00 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £17.00 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Bath
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 16 3 9
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bath 18.39% 4.11% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 5
Median daily rate £350 - £225
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -28.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.78 £17.00 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £17.00 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bath citing Active Directory as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Bath

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bath

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Bath

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bath

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Bath

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Bath region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server
3 8 (42.11%) VMware
3 8 (42.11%) PowerShell
3 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 7 (36.84%) ITIL
5 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
6 5 (26.32%) Nagios
7 4 (21.05%) Cisco
7 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (21.05%) Finance
8 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
8 3 (15.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
8 3 (15.79%) Marketing
8 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
8 3 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (15.79%) Office 365
8 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
8 3 (15.79%) SAP
8 3 (15.79%) Electronics
8 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
8 3 (15.79%) Windows 10

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bath 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 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
1 2 (10.53%) LAN
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Electronics
2 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
2 3 (15.79%) Marketing
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Support Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (26.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 4 (21.05%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support
5 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Mac Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) CMDB
2 1 (5.26%) Handset
2 1 (5.26%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server
3 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
6 2 (10.53%) Linux
6 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.26%) Android
7 1 (5.26%) Mac OS X
7 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
2 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
3 2 (10.53%) Process Management
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) PowerShell
2 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) DBS Check
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco
4 3 (15.79%) SAP
5 1 (5.26%) Apple
5 1 (5.26%) NetApp
5 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.26%) Symantec
5 1 (5.26%) Veeam