Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 19 October 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 > Devon
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 30 19
Rank change year-on-year +6 -11 -3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 31 26 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 6.65% 4.64% 8.14%
As % of the System Software category 62.00% 37.14% 66.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 6
Devon median daily rate £283 £225 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.56% +45.16% -31.11%
10th Percentile £167 £147 £116
90th Percentile £382 £244 £253
South West median daily rate £325 £270 £280
% change year-on-year +20.37% -3.57% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 12
Devon median hourly rate £11.00 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% -7.41% -35.71%
10th Percentile £8.90 £10.60 £10.16
90th Percentile £12.40 £26.10 £19.30
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year +16.67% +9.09% -13.39%

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 Devon with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Devon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 50 70 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 10.73% 12.50% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 38 24
Devon median daily rate £385 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% -0.19% +25.23%
10th Percentile £230 £209 £149
90th Percentile £500 £456 £484
South West median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 12
Devon median hourly rate £11.00 £14.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.81% +5.56% -34.15%
10th Percentile £8.90 £10.63 £10.16
90th Percentile £12.40 £33.75 £19.30
South West median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £15.36
% change year-on-year +3.83% +17.23% -21.26%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Devon

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Devon

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Devon over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Devon

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Devon

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Devon

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 Devon region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Plymouth +14 17 £275 +22.22% 4
Exeter -7 12 £320 +82.86% 1
Active Directory
South West

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Devon region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 26 (83.87%) Windows
2 22 (70.97%) Microsoft
3 19 (61.29%) Windows Server
4 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
4 13 (41.94%) Office 365
5 12 (38.71%) SCCM
6 11 (35.48%) VMware
6 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (35.48%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (32.26%) ITIL
8 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (22.58%) Degree
9 7 (22.58%) IIS
9 7 (22.58%) Linux
9 7 (22.58%) Cisco
10 6 (19.35%) DNS
10 6 (19.35%) vSphere
11 5 (16.13%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (16.13%) Coaching
11 5 (16.13%) SolarWinds
11 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
11 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (16.13%) HP
11 5 (16.13%) SQL
11 5 (16.13%) Workflow
12 4 (12.90%) IPsec
12 4 (12.90%) SUSE
12 4 (12.90%) Service Management

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 7 (22.58%) IIS
2 4 (12.90%) Apache
2 4 (12.90%) nginx
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 13 (41.94%) Office 365
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) DNS
2 4 (12.90%) IPsec
2 4 (12.90%) SSL
2 4 (12.90%) VPN
3 3 (9.68%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (6.45%) Broadband
4 2 (6.45%) Internet
4 2 (6.45%) Intranet
4 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.23%) Firewall
5 1 (3.23%) LAN
5 1 (3.23%) NAS
5 1 (3.23%) SAN
5 1 (3.23%) SMS
5 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.23%) VLAN
5 1 (3.23%) VoIP
5 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Law
2 1 (3.23%) Local Government
2 1 (3.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Analyst
1 6 (19.35%) IT Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Senior IT Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Desktop Support
3 4 (12.90%) Service Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) IT Technician
5 2 (6.45%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Operations Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Middleware
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.23%) CSS
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) LDAP
2 1 (3.23%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.45%) iPad
3 2 (6.45%) iPhone
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 26 (83.87%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) Windows Server
3 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (22.58%) Linux
5 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
6 4 (12.90%) SUSE
7 2 (6.45%) Windows 10
7 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.23%) CentOS
8 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (32.26%) ITIL
3 5 (16.13%) Coaching
3 5 (16.13%) Workflow
4 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
4 4 (12.90%) Security Management
4 4 (12.90%) Service Management
4 4 (12.90%) Trend Analysis
5 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (6.45%) Break/Fix
6 2 (6.45%) Identity Management
6 2 (6.45%) Server Management
7 1 (3.23%) Application Packaging
7 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.23%) Information Security
7 1 (3.23%) ITSM
7 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.23%) Project Management
7 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (19.35%) vSphere
3 5 (16.13%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.23%) Firmware
6 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (38.71%) SCCM
2 4 (12.90%) Nagios
3 1 (3.23%) Ansible
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.23%) vCenter Server
3 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (70.97%) Microsoft
2 11 (35.48%) VMware
3 7 (22.58%) Cisco
4 5 (16.13%) HP
4 5 (16.13%) SolarWinds
5 4 (12.90%) Fortinet
5 4 (12.90%) jetNEXUS
5 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.23%) Capita
6 1 (3.23%) Ivanti
6 1 (3.23%) Juniper
6 1 (3.23%) McAfee
6 1 (3.23%) Sophos