Period
to 16 June 2019

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 16 June 2019 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
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 20 41
Rank change year-on-year -2 +21 -18
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 41 43 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 6.97% 8.38% 2.84%
As % of the System Software category 37.27% 44.79% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 8
Devon median daily rate £340 £303 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.40% +77.94% -38.18%
10th Percentile £160 £125 £122
90th Percentile £402 £519 £229
South West median daily rate £375 £300 £288
% change year-on-year +25.00% +4.35% -11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Devon median hourly rate £85.00 £27.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +209.09% +54.93% +16.95%
10th Percentile £23.00 £17.65 £12.38
90th Percentile £151.69 £121.75 £22.53
South West median hourly rate £18.25 £15.48 £15.89
% change year-on-year +17.93% -2.60% +5.92%

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 110 96 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 18.71% 18.71% 10.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 53 45
Devon median daily rate £450 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +15.15% +55.66%
10th Percentile £250 £288 £170
90th Percentile £538 £550 £567
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £352
% change year-on-year +12.50% +13.64% -3.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 2
Devon median hourly rate £43.50 £41.75 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.19% +135.21% -6.58%
10th Percentile £27.00 £23.03 £12.38
90th Percentile £151.29 £74.13 £22.53
South West median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year +17.14% +4.48% +5.51%

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 16 June 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Devon

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Devon over the 6 months to 16 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 16 June 2019. 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
Exeter -6 20 £303 -32.78% 1
Plymouth -4 8 £375 +30.43%
Dawlish - 1 - -
Honiton - 1 - -
Active Directory
South West

For the 6 months to 16 June 2019, 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 38 (92.68%) Windows
2 25 (60.98%) Windows Server
3 20 (48.78%) SCCM
4 16 (39.02%) Windows 10
4 16 (39.02%) Office 365
5 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (34.15%) ITIL
7 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
8 11 (26.83%) Citrix
9 10 (24.39%) VMware
9 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (21.95%) PowerShell
10 9 (21.95%) Windows 7
11 8 (19.51%) XenApp
11 8 (19.51%) DHCP
11 8 (19.51%) DNS
11 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
12 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (14.63%) XenDesktop
13 6 (14.63%) Azure Active Directory
13 6 (14.63%) Application Packaging
14 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
14 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
14 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
14 5 (12.20%) Skype for Business
15 4 (9.76%) Skype
15 4 (9.76%) ServiceNow
15 4 (9.76%) DevOps
15 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure

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 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
1 5 (12.20%) Skype for Business
2 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (7.32%) IIS
2 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (39.02%) Office 365
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (14.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) DHCP
1 8 (19.51%) DNS
2 4 (9.76%) Skype
3 3 (7.32%) MPLS
3 3 (7.32%) Wireless
4 1 (2.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (7.32%) Electronics
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
1 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
1 3 (7.32%) Marketing
1 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (12.20%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (12.20%) Support Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (9.76%) Administrator
3 4 (9.76%) Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.32%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Identity Management Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Server Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) JSON
1 2 (4.88%) REST
1 2 (4.88%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 38 (92.68%) Windows
2 25 (60.98%) Windows Server
3 16 (39.02%) Windows 10
4 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (21.95%) Windows 7
7 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) ITIL
2 6 (14.63%) Application Packaging
3 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (9.76%) DevOps
4 4 (9.76%) Identity Management
4 4 (9.76%) Migration
5 3 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.32%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (7.32%) Programme Management
5 3 (7.32%) Project Management
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Automation
6 2 (4.88%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.88%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (4.88%) Server Management
6 2 (4.88%) Task Automation
6 2 (4.88%) Validation
7 1 (2.44%) ITSM
7 1 (2.44%) Server Building
7 1 (2.44%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.32%) SQL
3 2 (4.88%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
1 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.44%) MCSA
3 1 (2.44%) MCTS
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) XenApp
2 6 (14.63%) XenDesktop
3 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.88%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 2 (4.88%) vSphere
4 2 (4.88%) Xen
5 1 (2.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (48.78%) SCCM
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.83%) Citrix
3 10 (24.39%) VMware
4 4 (9.76%) ServiceNow
5 3 (7.32%) Cisco
5 3 (7.32%) SAP
6 2 (4.88%) Aruba
6 2 (4.88%) MobileIron