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 24 June 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.

Microsoft Active Directory
Somerset / Bath
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 5 16
Rank change year-on-year -8 +11  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 8 21 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bath 9.88% 18.26% 4.29%
As % of the System Software category 80.00% 84.00% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Median daily rate £188 £263 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 2
Median hourly rate £31.50 £15.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -4.54%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  

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 10 25 4
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bath 12.35% 21.74% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 2
Median daily rate £213 £275 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.72% +22.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 2
Median hourly rate £31.50 £15.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -1.56%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory in Bath.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Bath

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) VMware
3 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (40.00%) Finance
4 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (35.00%) Citrix
5 7 (35.00%) Cisco
5 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
7 5 (25.00%) VLAN
7 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (25.00%) DNS
7 5 (25.00%) DHCP
7 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 5 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (20.00%) SCCM
8 4 (20.00%) SCOrch
8 4 (20.00%) SCSM
8 4 (20.00%) ITIL
8 4 (20.00%) SQL
8 4 (20.00%) NetApp
9 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
9 3 (15.00%) Nagios
9 3 (15.00%) Oracle
9 3 (15.00%) Office 365
9 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
9 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure

Active Directory
Co-occurring 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 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (25.00%) DHCP
2 5 (25.00%) DNS
2 5 (25.00%) VLAN
3 2 (10.00%) Firewall
3 2 (10.00%) LAN
3 2 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Electronics
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
1 6 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Active Directory Support
2 5 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (20.00%) Active Directory Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Active Directory Support Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Citrix Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Citrix Support
3 4 (20.00%) Citrix Support Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Support Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) CMDB
3 1 (5.00%) Handset
3 1 (5.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (10.00%) Linux
5 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.00%) Android
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Process Management
3 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
1 4 (20.00%) SCOrch
1 4 (20.00%) SCSM
2 3 (15.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) VMware
2 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (35.00%) Cisco
3 7 (35.00%) Citrix
4 4 (20.00%) NetApp
5 3 (15.00%) Oracle
6 2 (10.00%) SAP
7 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds