Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 24 November 2017 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 > Dorset
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 24 6
Rank change year-on-year +15 -18 +4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 36 25 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 11.88% 5.72% 12.24%
As % of the System Software category 58.06% 54.35% 67.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 31
Dorset median daily rate £425 £134 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +217.76% +11.46% -68.00%
10th Percentile £174 £103 £113
90th Percentile £475 £431 £375
South West median daily rate £288 £250 £263
% change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% -19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 4
Dorset median hourly rate £39.50 £11.00 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +259.09% +2.33% -52.22%
10th Percentile £13.58 £10.45 £9.30
90th Percentile £44.65 £11.25 £12.63
South West median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year +11.11% -14.29% -4.55%

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 Dorset with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 62 46 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 20.46% 10.53% 18.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 33 35
Dorset median daily rate £425 £340 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +112.50% -46.67%
10th Percentile £263 £106 £113
90th Percentile £478 £425 £420
South West median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 14
Dorset median hourly rate £39.50 £11.00 £41.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +259.09% -73.80% +86.58%
10th Percentile £13.58 £10.45 £10.30
90th Percentile £44.65 £11.25 £49.19
South West median hourly rate £18.50 £14.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +32.14% -28.21% +6.85%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Dorset

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Dorset

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Dorset over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Dorset

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Dorset

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Dorset

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Dorset over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Active Directory in Dorset

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Wimborne +5 5 £425 -
Weymouth - 3 £151 -
Bournemouth +4 2 £360 +54.01% 3
Blandford Forum 0 2 £161 -
Ferndown - 2 - -
Dorchester - 1 - -
Active Directory
South West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 30 (83.33%) Windows
2 24 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 20 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
5 17 (47.22%) Migration
6 16 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (41.67%) Service Delivery
8 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (38.89%) Windows 7
9 13 (36.11%) Windows 8
10 12 (33.33%) Windows 10
11 11 (30.56%) Windows Server
12 10 (27.78%) Skype
12 10 (27.78%) AirWatch
12 10 (27.78%) Symantec
12 10 (27.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 10 (27.78%) MobileIron
12 10 (27.78%) Skype for Business
12 10 (27.78%) SCCM
12 10 (27.78%) SCOM
13 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
15 7 (19.44%) LAN
15 7 (19.44%) Unix
16 6 (16.67%) Linux
16 6 (16.67%) SQL
16 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
16 6 (16.67%) Sun
16 6 (16.67%) Back Office
16 6 (16.67%) Firewall

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 24 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 16 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (27.78%) Skype for Business
4 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) Skype
2 7 (19.44%) LAN
3 6 (16.67%) Firewall
4 5 (13.89%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (11.11%) DHCP
6 3 (8.33%) DNS
6 3 (8.33%) IP Telephony
6 3 (8.33%) NAS
6 3 (8.33%) SAN
7 1 (2.78%) ADSL
7 1 (2.78%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.78%) IGMP
7 1 (2.78%) Internet
7 1 (2.78%) L2TP
7 1 (2.78%) MPLS
7 1 (2.78%) Multicast
7 1 (2.78%) OSPF
7 1 (2.78%) RIP
7 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (16.67%) Back Office
2 5 (13.89%) Aerospace
3 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Analyst
2 15 (41.67%) Support Engineer
3 12 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 10 (27.78%) Active Directory Support
5 9 (25.00%) Active Directory Analyst
5 9 (25.00%) Active Directory Support Analyst
6 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support
6 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 6 (16.67%) IT Engineer
7 6 (16.67%) Migration Analyst
8 5 (13.89%) Migration Engineer
8 5 (13.89%) Support Analyst
9 4 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (8.33%) Active Directory Engineer
10 3 (8.33%) Active Directory Support Engineer
10 3 (8.33%) Exchange Engineer
10 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (8.33%) IT Support
10 3 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.67%) VAX
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 30 (83.33%) Windows
2 20 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (38.89%) Windows 7
3 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (36.11%) Windows 8
5 12 (33.33%) Windows 10
6 11 (30.56%) Windows Server
7 7 (19.44%) Unix
8 6 (16.67%) Linux
9 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Migration
2 15 (41.67%) Service Delivery
3 4 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (5.56%) Network Management
4 2 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (2.78%) Change Control
5 1 (2.78%) Customer-Centricity
5 1 (2.78%) Defect Management
5 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.78%) Network Design
5 1 (2.78%) Patch Management
5 1 (2.78%) People Management
5 1 (2.78%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.78%) Service Management
5 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.78%) Test Planning
5 1 (2.78%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.78%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.78%) CCNA
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) AirWatch
1 10 (27.78%) SCCM
1 10 (27.78%) SCOM
1 10 (27.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.78%) MobileIron
2 10 (27.78%) Symantec
3 6 (16.67%) Sun
4 5 (13.89%) Cisco
4 5 (13.89%) VMware
5 4 (11.11%) Citrix
5 4 (11.11%) McAfee
6 3 (8.33%) Apple
7 2 (5.56%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.78%) Adobe
8 1 (2.78%) BT
8 1 (2.78%) Google
8 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds