The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cornwall 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 29 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.

Microsoft Active Directory
South West / Cornwall
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 3 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cornwall 10.71% 26.32% 28.89%
As % of the System Software category 75.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 6
Median daily rate - £325 £143
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +128.07%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -5.46% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £10.13
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 - £8.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 - £10.39
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 Cornwall with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Cornwall
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4 5 13
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cornwall 14.29% 26.32% 28.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 6
Median daily rate - £325 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +116.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £369 £350
% change year-on-year -5.08% +5.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £10.13
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 - £8.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 - £10.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.10%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Cornwall

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cornwall 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 Cornwall

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cornwall

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Cornwall

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cornwall

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Cornwall

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Cornwall

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 Cornwall region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Callington - 1 - -
Active Directory
South West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Cornwall region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) ITIL
3 7 (58.33%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) SAN
3 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
4 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (33.33%) Symantec
5 4 (33.33%) Games
5 4 (33.33%) Veritas
5 4 (33.33%) SSL
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco
5 4 (33.33%) HP
5 4 (33.33%) Dell
5 4 (33.33%) EMC
5 4 (33.33%) Apache
5 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 4 (33.33%) SMTP
5 4 (33.33%) DNS
5 4 (33.33%) Zenoss
5 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (33.33%) vSphere
5 4 (33.33%) Puppet
5 4 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (33.33%) VMware ESX
5 4 (33.33%) Clustering
5 4 (33.33%) AWK
5 4 (33.33%) NetBackup

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cornwall 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) SMTP
2 4 (33.33%) SSL
3 3 (25.00%) NAS
4 2 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Data Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Clustering
1 4 (33.33%) EMC VNX
2 3 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) DevOps
2 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (8.33%) Data Mapping
4 1 (8.33%) Data Transformation
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) AWK
2 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (25.00%) MCITP
2 3 (25.00%) MCSE
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (16.67%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 4 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 4 (33.33%) Puppet
1 4 (33.33%) vRealize
1 4 (33.33%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (33.33%) Brocade
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) Dell
3 4 (33.33%) EMC
3 4 (33.33%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) Symantec
3 4 (33.33%) Veritas
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle