Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 46 26
Rank change year-on-year +27 -20 -12
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 42 16 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 8.24% 2.68% 7.11%
As % of the System Software category 44.21% 27.12% 76.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 13
Devon median daily rate £303 £170 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +77.94% -38.18% +27.91%
10th Percentile £125 £121 £143
90th Percentile £519 £247 £476
South West median daily rate £300 £288 £325
% change year-on-year +4.35% -11.54% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Devon median hourly rate £27.50 £17.75 £15.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.93% +16.95% +21.42%
10th Percentile £17.65 £12.38 £9.56
90th Percentile £121.75 £22.53 £19.50
South West median hourly rate £15.75 £16.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.08% +8.33% -6.25%

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 95 59 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 18.63% 9.90% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 44 18
Devon median daily rate £475 £418 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.70% +57.64% +17.78%
10th Percentile £288 £171 £143
90th Percentile £550 £569 £480
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.11% +12.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 9
Devon median hourly rate £41.75 £17.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +135.21% -6.58% -2.56%
10th Percentile £23.03 £12.38 £9.90
90th Percentile £74.13 £22.53 £44.05
South West median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year +8.57% +11.11% -5.48%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 21 June 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
Exeter +7 26 £450 +164.71% 3
Plymouth +30 7 £288 - 1
Active Directory
South West

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 28 (66.67%) Windows
2 16 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 16 (38.10%) Office 365
3 14 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
4 13 (30.95%) Windows Server
5 12 (28.57%) SLA
5 12 (28.57%) VMware
6 10 (23.81%) SCCM
6 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (21.43%) JIRA
7 9 (21.43%) Citrix
7 9 (21.43%) Linux
7 9 (21.43%) ITIL
7 9 (21.43%) Firewall
8 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
9 7 (16.67%) Windows 7
10 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 6 (14.29%) SMS
10 6 (14.29%) Nagios
10 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
11 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
11 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
11 5 (11.90%) Ruby
11 5 (11.90%) Business Continuity
11 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003

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 (11.90%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.14%) Confluence
4 2 (4.76%) IIS
4 2 (4.76%) SAS
4 2 (4.76%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.38%) Apache
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.38%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (38.10%) Office 365
2 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.38%) GitHub
4 1 (2.38%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) Firewall
2 6 (14.29%) SMS
3 5 (11.90%) DNS
4 4 (9.52%) DHCP
5 3 (7.14%) SSL
6 2 (4.76%) Internet
6 2 (4.76%) SAN
6 2 (4.76%) Skype
6 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.38%) GoToMeeting
7 1 (2.38%) Intranet
7 1 (2.38%) IPsec
7 1 (2.38%) LAN
7 1 (2.38%) VLAN
7 1 (2.38%) VoIP
7 1 (2.38%) VPN
7 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) JIRA
2 5 (11.90%) Artifactory
2 5 (11.90%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.90%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.38%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.38%) Gradle
3 1 (2.38%) Maven
General
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Law
2 1 (2.38%) Local Government
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Active Directory Specialist
2 7 (16.67%) Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Administrator
3 5 (11.90%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (9.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Active Directory Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Server Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) DevOps Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (7.14%) YAML
3 1 (2.38%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) LDAP
3 1 (2.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.38%) NHS
2 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 28 (66.67%) Windows
2 13 (30.95%) Windows Server
3 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (21.43%) Linux
5 7 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.76%) Unix
8 2 (4.76%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.38%) SUSE
9 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) ITIL
2 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (11.90%) Business Continuity
2 5 (11.90%) DevOps
2 5 (11.90%) Open Source
3 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
3 4 (9.52%) Migration
3 4 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.14%) Load Testing
4 3 (7.14%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (7.14%) System Testing
4 3 (7.14%) TDD
4 3 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 3 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 2 (4.76%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
1 5 (11.90%) Python
1 5 (11.90%) Ruby
1 5 (11.90%) Shell Script
2 4 (9.52%) SQL
3 3 (7.14%) Groovy
3 3 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 14 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.14%) Degree
4 3 (7.14%) MCITP
4 3 (7.14%) MCSA
5 2 (4.76%) MCSE
6 1 (2.38%) CCNA
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.90%) Docker
3 4 (9.52%) XenApp
4 3 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 3 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.76%) vSphere
5 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) SCCM
2 6 (14.29%) Nagios
3 5 (11.90%) Ansible
3 5 (11.90%) Puppet
4 2 (4.76%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.38%) SELinux
5 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
2 12 (28.57%) VMware
3 9 (21.43%) Citrix
4 4 (9.52%) HP
5 3 (7.14%) Avaya
5 3 (7.14%) Cisco
6 2 (4.76%) Dell
6 2 (4.76%) IBM
6 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
6 2 (4.76%) Sonus
6 2 (4.76%) Veeam
7 1 (2.38%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.38%) Ivanti
7 1 (2.38%) jetNEXUS