Period
to 16 December 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 16 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 > Devon
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 24 13
Rank change year-on-year +2 -11 +2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 37 29 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 8.06% 5.62% 10.27%
As % of the System Software category 68.52% 50.88% 60.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 11
Devon median daily rate £305 £213 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.53% +30.77% -45.83%
10th Percentile £170 £154 £128
90th Percentile £394 £238 £335
South West median daily rate £350 £295 £235
% change year-on-year +18.64% +25.53% -14.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 15
Devon median hourly rate £11.00 £13.75 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +14.58% -36.84%
10th Percentile £8.90 £10.63 £10.50
90th Percentile £12.40 £71.88 £107.65
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £13.85 £13.25
% change year-on-year +26.35% +4.53% -17.19%

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 54 57 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 11.76% 11.05% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 38
Devon median daily rate £363 £281 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.89% -30.04% +14.86%
10th Percentile £180 £159 £151
90th Percentile £503 £496 £490
South West median daily rate £413 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +17.86% +6.06% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 15
Devon median hourly rate £11.00 £35.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.57% +191.67% -62.20%
10th Percentile £8.90 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £12.40 £48.00 £107.65
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 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 December 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 16 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
Plymouth +8 17 £275 +22.22% 3
Exeter -5 14 £350 +100.00% 1
Active Directory
South West

For the 6 months to 16 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 Devon region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 34 (91.89%) Windows
2 26 (70.27%) Microsoft
3 24 (64.86%) Windows Server
4 14 (37.84%) ITIL
4 14 (37.84%) VMware
5 13 (35.14%) Office 365
5 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
6 12 (32.43%) SCCM
7 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (27.03%) DNS
7 10 (27.03%) Cisco
8 9 (24.32%) HP
8 9 (24.32%) IIS
8 9 (24.32%) Linux
8 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
8 9 (24.32%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (21.62%) SolarWinds
9 8 (21.62%) vSphere
10 7 (18.92%) nginx
10 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
10 7 (18.92%) Load Balancing
10 7 (18.92%) SUSE
10 7 (18.92%) Fortinet
10 7 (18.92%) Apache
10 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Office
10 7 (18.92%) Red Hat
10 7 (18.92%) VPN
10 7 (18.92%) SSL

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 9 (24.32%) IIS
2 7 (18.92%) Apache
2 7 (18.92%) nginx
3 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 13 (35.14%) Office 365
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) DNS
2 7 (18.92%) IPsec
2 7 (18.92%) SSL
2 7 (18.92%) VPN
3 5 (13.51%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (10.81%) Broadband
4 4 (10.81%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (5.41%) Firewall
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (2.70%) DHCP
6 1 (2.70%) Internet
6 1 (2.70%) Intranet
6 1 (2.70%) LAN
6 1 (2.70%) NAS
6 1 (2.70%) SAN
6 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.70%) VLAN
6 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.70%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (2.70%) Law
1 1 (2.70%) Publishing
1 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) IT Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Senior IT Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Service Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Field Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) IT Technician
6 1 (2.70%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.70%) CSS
1 1 (2.70%) HTML
1 1 (2.70%) LDAP
1 1 (2.70%) Middleware
1 1 (2.70%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.81%) Blackberry
2 4 (10.81%) iPad
2 4 (10.81%) iPhone
3 2 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 34 (91.89%) Windows
2 24 (64.86%) Windows Server
3 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (24.32%) Linux
4 9 (24.32%) Windows 7
5 7 (18.92%) SUSE
6 4 (10.81%) Windows 10
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.70%) CentOS
8 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) ITIL
2 9 (24.32%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (18.92%) Load Balancing
3 7 (18.92%) Security Management
3 7 (18.92%) Service Management
4 5 (13.51%) Coaching
4 5 (13.51%) Trend Analysis
4 5 (13.51%) Workflow
5 3 (8.11%) Break/Fix
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (5.41%) Application Packaging
6 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.41%) Server Management
7 1 (2.70%) Change Control
7 1 (2.70%) Identity Management
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.70%) ITSM
7 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.70%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.70%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) MCSA
3 1 (2.70%) MCSE
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) JSP 440
1 1 (2.70%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (21.62%) vSphere
3 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (13.51%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.70%) Firmware
4 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (32.43%) SCCM
2 7 (18.92%) Nagios
3 1 (2.70%) Ansible
3 1 (2.70%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 26 (70.27%) Microsoft
2 14 (37.84%) VMware
3 10 (27.03%) Cisco
4 9 (24.32%) HP
5 8 (21.62%) SolarWinds
6 7 (18.92%) Fortinet
6 7 (18.92%) jetNEXUS
6 7 (18.92%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.70%) Capita
7 1 (2.70%) Ivanti
7 1 (2.70%) Juniper
7 1 (2.70%) McAfee
7 1 (2.70%) Sophos