Period
to 16 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 40 24
Rank change year-on-year +17 -16 -10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 27 18 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 5.81% 2.86% 6.10%
As % of the System Software category 45.00% 28.57% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 3
Devon median daily rate £283 £188 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.67% -8.54% -8.89%
10th Percentile £247 £158 £135
90th Percentile £322 £294 £274
South West median daily rate £300 £288 £313
% change year-on-year +4.35% -8.00% +35.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Devon median hourly rate £11.63 £11.50 £15.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.09% -24.23% +15.11%
10th Percentile £9.10 £10.55 £9.56
90th Percentile £105.29 £13.45 £18.50
South West median hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +18.52% -3.57% -17.22%

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 60 63 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 12.90% 10.00% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 42 6
Devon median daily rate £405 £418 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.05% +74.06% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £218 £153
90th Percentile £511 £456 £413
South West median daily rate £390 £363 £360
% change year-on-year +7.59% +0.69% +15.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 8
Devon median hourly rate £41.00 £12.00 £15.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +241.67% -23.46% -19.60%
10th Percentile £9.70 £10.58 £9.79
90th Percentile £84.25 £28.63 £43.33
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +16.67% -4.76% -19.23%

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 August 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Devon

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Devon over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

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 August 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 +28 14 £283 +25.56% 6
Exeter +2 10 - -
Active Directory
South West

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
3 12 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 11 (40.74%) ITIL
4 11 (40.74%) Office 365
5 9 (33.33%) VMware
5 9 (33.33%) SCCM
6 8 (29.63%) Windows 7
7 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
7 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (22.22%) Linux
9 5 (18.52%) DNS
9 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 4 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
10 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
10 4 (14.81%) SLA
10 4 (14.81%) Cisco
11 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (11.11%) SQL
11 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (11.11%) Finance
11 3 (11.11%) HP
11 3 (11.11%) Citrix
11 3 (11.11%) Degree

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 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) IIS
2 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.70%) nginx
3 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 11 (40.74%) Office 365
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) Broadband
2 2 (7.41%) DHCP
2 2 (7.41%) Intranet
2 2 (7.41%) LAN
2 2 (7.41%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (7.41%) VLAN
2 2 (7.41%) WAN
2 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) IPsec
3 1 (3.70%) NAS
3 1 (3.70%) SMS
3 1 (3.70%) SSL
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.70%) VoIP
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Law
3 1 (3.70%) Local Government
3 1 (3.70%) Publishing
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Service Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Server Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) IT Technician
5 2 (7.41%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Operations Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) LDAP
2 1 (3.70%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
1 2 (7.41%) iPad
1 2 (7.41%) iPhone
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) NHS
2 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 8 (29.63%) Windows 7
4 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (22.22%) Linux
6 3 (11.11%) Windows 10
7 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.70%) CentOS
8 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.70%) SUSE
8 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.41%) Identity Management
6 1 (3.70%) Application Virtualisation
6 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.70%) Change Control
6 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.70%) Information Security
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.70%) Line Management
6 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.70%) Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.70%) Security Management
6 1 (3.70%) Signal Processing
6 1 (3.70%) Statistics
6 1 (3.70%) Time Management
6 1 (3.70%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) MCSE
3 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) MCITP
3 1 (3.70%) MCSA
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) JSP 440
2 1 (3.70%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (11.11%) vSphere
4 1 (3.70%) Firmware
4 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.70%) Nagios
2 1 (3.70%) vCenter Server
2 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco
4 3 (11.11%) Citrix
4 3 (11.11%) HP
4 3 (11.11%) SolarWinds
5 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.70%) Avaya
6 1 (3.70%) Capita
6 1 (3.70%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.70%) Ivanti
6 1 (3.70%) jetNEXUS
6 1 (3.70%) Juniper
6 1 (3.70%) McAfee
6 1 (3.70%) Sophos