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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 24 9
Rank change year-on-year +13 -15  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 15 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 11.54% 3.95% 10.26%
As % of the System Software category 53.57% 45.45% 74.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 14
Median daily rate £400 £135 £198
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +196.29% -31.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £131 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £307 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Median hourly rate £39.50 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +229.16% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 28 22 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 21.54% 8.70% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 14
Median daily rate £425 £393 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.28% +137.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £135 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £393 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Median hourly rate £39.50 £30.00 £49.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.66% -39.01%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.16% +22.85%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset citing Active Directory as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ferndown - 2 - -
Wimborne - 2 - - 2
Bournemouth +2 1 £400 +201.88% 4
Dorchester - 1 - -
Weymouth - 1 - -
Active Directory
South West

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 12 (70.59%) MS Exchange
2 11 (64.71%) Windows
3 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) Migration
4 7 (41.18%) Windows 8
5 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
5 6 (35.29%) Firewall
5 6 (35.29%) Back Office
5 6 (35.29%) LAN
5 6 (35.29%) Sun
5 6 (35.29%) Linux
5 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
5 6 (35.29%) Unix
5 6 (35.29%) VAX
5 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
5 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
5 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (29.41%) SCCM
6 5 (29.41%) SCOM
6 5 (29.41%) Symantec
6 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (29.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (29.41%) MobileIron
6 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (29.41%) Skype for Business
6 5 (29.41%) Skype
6 5 (29.41%) AirWatch

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 12 (70.59%) MS Exchange
2 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (29.41%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
1 6 (35.29%) LAN
2 5 (29.41%) Skype
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (17.65%) IP Telephony
4 3 (17.65%) NAS
4 3 (17.65%) SAN
5 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (35.29%) Back Office
2 2 (11.76%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Support Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) IT Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Active Directory Support
5 3 (17.65%) Exchange Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Active Directory Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Active Directory Support Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Active Directory Support Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Migration Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) VAX
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.88%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows 8
3 6 (35.29%) Linux
3 6 (35.29%) Unix
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (29.41%) Windows 10
4 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Migration
2 6 (35.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Defect Management
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) People Management
3 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
3 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) CCNA
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) AirWatch
1 5 (29.41%) SCCM
1 5 (29.41%) SCOM
1 5 (29.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (17.65%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (17.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Sun
3 5 (29.41%) MobileIron
3 5 (29.41%) Symantec
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco
5 3 (17.65%) McAfee
6 2 (11.76%) ServiceNow
Dorset
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £10.00 - £11.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
AMS contingency
Posted: 7 days ago