Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 6 months to 11 December 2018 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
South West > Bristol
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 24 17
Rank change year-on-year -16 -7 +9
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 126 125 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 5.79% 6.35% 7.82%
As % of the System Software category 42.42% 54.59% 71.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 77 89
Bristol median daily rate £350 £255 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.25% -7.27% +57.14%
10th Percentile £129 £138 £122
90th Percentile £475 £440 £588
South West median daily rate £350 £293 £239
% change year-on-year +19.66% +22.26% -13.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 18
Bristol median hourly rate £37.53 £13.50 £13.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +177.96% -1.33% -17.08%
10th Percentile £14.43 £11.78 £10.50
90th Percentile £187.50 £19.46 £71.50
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £13.85 £13.31
% change year-on-year +26.35% +4.08% -16.83%

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

All System Software Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 297 229 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 13.64% 11.63% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 155 125
Bristol median daily rate £395 £338 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.04% +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £183 £154 £123
90th Percentile £506 £583 £583
South West median daily rate £411 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +17.50% +6.06% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 19
Bristol median hourly rate £37.55 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +158.97% +3.57% -18.84%
10th Percentile £15.04 £11.88 £10.50
90th Percentile £187.50 £38.50 £63.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +100.00% +25.00% -28.21%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Bristol

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Bristol

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Bristol over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Bristol

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Bristol

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Bristol over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Active Directory in Bristol

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Bristol

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 Bristol region over the 6 months to 11 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - 2 £139 -
Active Directory
South West

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 93 (73.81%) Windows
2 64 (50.79%) Windows Server
3 60 (47.62%) Microsoft
4 48 (38.10%) VMware
5 40 (31.75%) Office 365
6 39 (30.95%) SCCM
7 31 (24.60%) Windows 10
8 30 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (22.22%) Citrix
10 27 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 26 (20.63%) Windows 7
12 24 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
13 22 (17.46%) Firewall
13 22 (17.46%) Microsoft Azure
13 22 (17.46%) Security Cleared
14 21 (16.67%) SC Cleared
14 21 (16.67%) ITIL
14 21 (16.67%) MS Exchange
15 20 (15.87%) Linux
16 18 (14.29%) Hyper-V
17 17 (13.49%) XenApp
18 16 (12.70%) PowerShell
18 16 (12.70%) LAN
19 15 (11.90%) WAN
19 15 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 14 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
21 12 (9.52%) Red Hat
21 12 (9.52%) Cisco
21 12 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 21 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.35%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.56%) Skype for Business
4 4 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.38%) IIS
6 2 (1.59%) Apache
6 2 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.79%) JBoss
7 1 (0.79%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.79%) Houdini
2 1 (0.79%) Maya
2 1 (0.79%) NUKE
2 1 (0.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (5.56%) Teamcenter
2 2 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (31.75%) Office 365
2 22 (17.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (5.56%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.59%) IaaS
5 2 (1.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.46%) Firewall
2 16 (12.70%) LAN
3 15 (11.90%) WAN
4 10 (7.94%) DNS
4 10 (7.94%) Skype
5 9 (7.14%) NetScaler
5 9 (7.14%) SAN
6 7 (5.56%) DHCP
6 7 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (3.17%) Internet
7 4 (3.17%) Network Security
8 3 (2.38%) NAS
8 3 (2.38%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.38%) VPN
9 1 (0.79%) DKIM
9 1 (0.79%) DMARC
9 1 (0.79%) MPLS
9 1 (0.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.35%) RDBMS
2 8 (6.35%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.59%) MySQL
5 1 (0.79%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.79%) GIS
5 1 (0.79%) JasperReports
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Ant
1 1 (0.79%) ClearQuest
1 1 (0.79%) CruiseControl
1 1 (0.79%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (0.79%) FishEye
1 1 (0.79%) Hudson
1 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.79%) JIRA
1 1 (0.79%) JUnit
1 1 (0.79%) Maven
1 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
1 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.76%) Finance
3 3 (2.38%) Games
4 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 16 (12.70%) Support Engineer
2 15 (11.90%) Analyst
3 14 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (10.32%) Consultant
5 12 (9.52%) Administrator
5 12 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
6 9 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (6.35%) 1st Line Support
7 8 (6.35%) Service Analyst
7 8 (6.35%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (6.35%) Support Analyst
8 7 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 7 (5.56%) Desktop Support
8 7 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) Active Directory Support
9 6 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) Server Support
9 6 (4.76%) Service Desk Support
9 6 (4.76%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.35%) Web Services
2 7 (5.56%) Itk
2 7 (5.56%) LDAP
3 2 (1.59%) COM
3 2 (1.59%) XML
4 1 (0.79%) Ajax
4 1 (0.79%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.79%) AWT
4 1 (0.79%) CSS
4 1 (0.79%) GWT
4 1 (0.79%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.79%) HTML
4 1 (0.79%) JMS
4 1 (0.79%) JSON
4 1 (0.79%) LAMP
4 1 (0.79%) Middleware
4 1 (0.79%) Node.js
4 1 (0.79%) REST
4 1 (0.79%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.14%) Fat Client
1 9 (7.14%) Thin Client
2 5 (3.97%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (3.97%) Smartphone
3 4 (3.17%) Animation
3 4 (3.17%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.17%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.38%) iPhone
4 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.59%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.59%) PKI
6 1 (0.79%) FMCG
6 1 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.79%) iPad
6 1 (0.79%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.79%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 93 (73.81%) Windows
2 64 (50.79%) Windows Server
3 31 (24.60%) Windows 10
4 30 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (20.63%) Windows 7
7 20 (15.87%) Linux
8 12 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (5.56%) CentOS
10 3 (2.38%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.59%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.79%) Android
12 1 (0.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.67%) ITIL
2 15 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 10 (7.94%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (6.35%) Application Virtualisation
4 8 (6.35%) DevOps
4 8 (6.35%) Virtual Environments
5 7 (5.56%) Document Management
5 7 (5.56%) Migration
5 7 (5.56%) Requirements Management
5 7 (5.56%) Workflow
6 5 (3.97%) Break/Fix
6 5 (3.97%) Data Migration
7 4 (3.17%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (3.17%) ITSM
8 3 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.38%) CRM
8 3 (2.38%) Decision-Making
9 2 (1.59%) Identity Access Management
9 2 (1.59%) Visual Effects
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.70%) PowerShell
2 6 (4.76%) Python
2 6 (4.76%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.38%) SQL
4 2 (1.59%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.79%) Java
5 1 (0.79%) Java 8
5 1 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (17.46%) Security Cleared
2 21 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 8 (6.35%) CCA
3 8 (6.35%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (6.35%) MCSE
3 8 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.17%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.59%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.59%) Degree
6 1 (0.79%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 17 (13.49%) XenApp
4 14 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (7.94%) XenDesktop
6 8 (6.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (6.35%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (5.56%) NFS
7 7 (5.56%) Samba
8 6 (4.76%) XenServer
9 3 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.79%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.79%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 39 (30.95%) SCCM
2 8 (6.35%) Single Sign-On
3 6 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (3.17%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (3.17%) SCOM
5 1 (0.79%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.79%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.79%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.79%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 60 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 48 (38.10%) VMware
3 28 (22.22%) Citrix
4 12 (9.52%) Cisco
4 12 (9.52%) Red Hat
5 9 (7.14%) Wyse
6 8 (6.35%) CA
6 8 (6.35%) Ivanti
7 7 (5.56%) McAfee
8 3 (2.38%) HP
9 2 (1.59%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.59%) Dell
9 2 (1.59%) Juniper
9 2 (1.59%) Splunk
9 2 (1.59%) Veeam
10 1 (0.79%) Adobe
10 1 (0.79%) CommVault
10 1 (0.79%) Google
10 1 (0.79%) NetApp
10 1 (0.79%) Symantec