Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 20 July 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 > Somerset
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 26 9
Rank change year-on-year +18 -17 +24
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 60 31 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 13.19% 6.97% 11.94%
As % of the System Software category 71.43% 41.89% 80.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 10 27
Somerset median daily rate £200 £213 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -51.15% +82.77%
10th Percentile £100 £111 £186
90th Percentile £299 £389 £1,000
South West median daily rate £300 £288 £325
% change year-on-year +4.35% -11.54% +30.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 15
Somerset median hourly rate £18.25 £47.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.58% +201.59% -16.00%
10th Percentile £14.25 £22.93 £11.95
90th Percentile £22.25 £49.25 £23.40
South West median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +10.71% -6.67% -9.09%

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 Somerset with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 84 74 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 18.46% 16.63% 14.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 45 27
Somerset median daily rate £230 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.67% +6.99% +37.45%
10th Percentile £106 £107 £174
90th Percentile £494 £529 £485
South West median daily rate £390 £355 £363
% change year-on-year +9.86% -2.07% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 17
Somerset median hourly rate £18.25 £47.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.58% +196.88% -20.73%
10th Percentile £14.25 £22.93 £12.80
90th Percentile £22.25 £49.25 £23.35
South West median hourly rate £18.75 £15.51 £15.75
% change year-on-year +20.87% -1.51% -10.00%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Somerset

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Somerset

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Somerset over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Somerset

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Somerset

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 6 months to 20 July 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
Bath +9 22 £200 -5.88% 2
Taunton +14 18 £85 -25.27% 1
Yeovil +3 3 £300 - 1
Bridgwater - 3 £190 -
Street -4 2 £100 -73.33%
Clevedon +1 1 - -
Active Directory
South West

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 49 (81.67%) Windows
2 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (23.33%) VMware
3 14 (23.33%) Office 365
4 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (16.67%) DNS
6 9 (15.00%) Windows Server
7 8 (13.33%) Windows 10
7 8 (13.33%) DHCP
7 8 (13.33%) Linux
7 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
7 8 (13.33%) ITIL
7 8 (13.33%) SCCM
8 7 (11.67%) Windows 7
8 7 (11.67%) Google
8 7 (11.67%) MS Exchange
8 7 (11.67%) Cisco
8 7 (11.67%) G Suite
9 6 (10.00%) Sophos
10 5 (8.33%) PowerShell
10 5 (8.33%) SharePoint
10 5 (8.33%) TCP/IP
10 5 (8.33%) Citrix
11 4 (6.67%) AIX
11 4 (6.67%) Python
11 4 (6.67%) Perl
11 4 (6.67%) PHP
11 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
11 4 (6.67%) Firewall
11 4 (6.67%) Migration

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 7 (11.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.33%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (23.33%) Office 365
2 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (11.67%) G Suite
4 4 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (3.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.67%) DNS
2 8 (13.33%) DHCP
3 5 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.67%) Firewall
4 4 (6.67%) VLAN
5 3 (5.00%) SMS
5 3 (5.00%) VoIP
5 3 (5.00%) VPN
6 2 (3.33%) Skype
6 2 (3.33%) WAN
7 1 (1.67%) DMZ
7 1 (1.67%) eduroam
7 1 (1.67%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.67%) LAN
7 1 (1.67%) SMTP
7 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MSI
General
1 3 (5.00%) Finance
1 3 (5.00%) Publishing
2 2 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (18.33%) 1st Line Support
2 8 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (13.33%) Desktop Support
2 8 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) Administrator
4 6 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 6 (10.00%) Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) IT Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) IT Support
5 5 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
6 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 4 (6.67%) First Line Help Desk Support
6 4 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (6.67%) Service Desk Support
7 3 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
7 3 (5.00%) Active Directory Support
7 3 (5.00%) IT Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) Software Packaging
1 2 (3.33%) XMPP
2 1 (1.67%) LDAP
2 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
2 1 (1.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 49 (81.67%) Windows
2 9 (15.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (13.33%) Linux
3 8 (13.33%) Windows 10
4 7 (11.67%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.67%) AIX
6 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.33%) Mac OS
7 2 (3.33%) Unix
8 1 (1.67%) Android
8 1 (1.67%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.67%) VMS
8 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.33%) ITIL
2 4 (6.67%) Migration
2 4 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (5.00%) Software Licensing
4 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 2 (3.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (3.33%) Patch Management
4 2 (3.33%) Software Audit
4 2 (3.33%) Software Deployment
4 2 (3.33%) Software Distribution
5 1 (1.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (1.67%) Change Management
5 1 (1.67%) DevOps
5 1 (1.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.67%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.67%) Kanban
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (1.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.67%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.67%) Perl
2 4 (6.67%) PHP
2 4 (6.67%) Python
3 3 (5.00%) SQL
4 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) PMP
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.67%) Shibboleth
3 1 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) SCCM
2 2 (3.33%) SCOrch
2 2 (3.33%) SCSM
2 2 (3.33%) WSUS
3 1 (1.67%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.67%) Puppet
3 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (23.33%) VMware
3 7 (11.67%) Cisco
3 7 (11.67%) Google
4 6 (10.00%) Sophos
5 5 (8.33%) Citrix
6 3 (5.00%) Adobe
6 3 (5.00%) Apple
7 2 (3.33%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (3.33%) McAfee
7 2 (3.33%) NetApp
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle
8 1 (1.67%) Dell KACE
8 1 (1.67%) Mitel
8 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.67%) Snow
8 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds