Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 7 17
Rank change year-on-year -9 +10 +22
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 41 60 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 8.76% 12.68% 8.90%
As % of the System Software category 56.16% 50.85% 69.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 14
Somerset median daily rate £433 £175 £201
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +147.14% -13.04% -19.50%
10th Percentile £200 £97 £105
90th Percentile £528 £288 £321
South West median daily rate £375 £300 £230
% change year-on-year +25.00% +30.43% -20.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 10
Somerset median hourly rate - £14.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.00% -
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £13.37
% change year-on-year +16.67% +12.23% -16.47%

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 73 118 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 15.60% 24.95% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 65 26
Somerset median daily rate £394 £375 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +10.70% +32.84%
10th Percentile £200 £146 £108
90th Percentile £513 £560 £440
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £325
% change year-on-year +6.25% +23.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 13
Somerset median hourly rate - £14.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -13.64% +10.00%
South West median hourly rate £26.57 £18.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +47.63% +28.57% -33.33%

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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
Taunton -9 14 £500 +387.80%
Bath -11 14 £250 +36.99% 2
Street -2 4 £475 +163.89%
Bridgwater - 1 - -
Active Directory
South West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 21 (51.22%) Linux
2 19 (46.34%) Windows
3 17 (41.46%) Firewall
4 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (34.15%) Network Security
5 14 (34.15%) CentOS
5 14 (34.15%) Git (software)
5 14 (34.15%) OpenLDAP
5 14 (34.15%) Red Hat
5 14 (34.15%) Unix
5 14 (34.15%) Kerberos
5 14 (34.15%) LDAP
5 14 (34.15%) Ansible
6 12 (29.27%) Windows Server
6 12 (29.27%) Hadoop
7 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
8 10 (24.39%) VMware
8 10 (24.39%) Office 365
9 8 (19.51%) PowerShell
9 8 (19.51%) Cisco
9 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
10 7 (17.07%) LAN
10 7 (17.07%) WLAN
10 7 (17.07%) SAN
10 7 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
10 7 (17.07%) Migration
10 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (17.07%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 5 (12.20%) IIS
1 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (24.39%) Office 365
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.32%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (7.32%) IaaS
3 3 (7.32%) PaaS
4 1 (2.44%) G Suite
4 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (41.46%) Firewall
2 14 (34.15%) Kerberos
2 14 (34.15%) Network Security
2 14 (34.15%) OpenLDAP
3 7 (17.07%) LAN
3 7 (17.07%) SAN
3 7 (17.07%) WLAN
4 6 (14.63%) WAN
5 3 (7.32%) VPN
6 2 (4.88%) DNS
7 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.44%) DHCP
7 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) Hadoop
2 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.32%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.44%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (34.15%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (7.32%) Electronics
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
1 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
1 3 (7.32%) Marketing
1 3 (7.32%) Retail
1 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Developer
2 7 (17.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Active Directory Expert
3 5 (12.20%) Subject Matter Expert
4 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Azure Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Azure Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Data Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Designer
5 2 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (4.88%) SSIS Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Cloud Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (34.15%) LDAP
2 4 (9.76%) .NET
3 2 (4.88%) ADO.NET
3 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.88%) PostGIS
3 2 (4.88%) XML
3 2 (4.88%) XSL
4 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (2.44%) COM
4 1 (2.44%) CSS
4 1 (2.44%) HTML
4 1 (2.44%) HTML5
4 1 (2.44%) jQuery
4 1 (2.44%) LINQ
4 1 (2.44%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (2.44%) REST
4 1 (2.44%) WCF
4 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) NHS
2 2 (4.88%) Private Cloud
2 2 (4.88%) Replication
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Fintech
3 1 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.44%) PKI
3 1 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 21 (51.22%) Linux
2 19 (46.34%) Windows
3 14 (34.15%) CentOS
3 14 (34.15%) Unix
4 12 (29.27%) Windows Server
5 7 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (14.63%) Windows 10
7 5 (12.20%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.44%) Android
9 1 (2.44%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (17.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (17.07%) Migration
3 6 (14.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (9.76%) High Availability
5 3 (7.32%) DevOps
5 3 (7.32%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (7.32%) Network Virtualisation
5 3 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (7.32%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.88%) B2C
6 2 (4.88%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.88%) DRM
6 2 (4.88%) MVC
6 2 (4.88%) Re-Platforming
7 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.44%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (2.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) PowerShell
2 6 (14.63%) SQL
3 4 (9.76%) C#
4 2 (4.88%) Java
4 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.88%) VB
5 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.44%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (4.88%) Docker
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (34.15%) Ansible
2 1 (2.44%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.44%) Nessus
2 1 (2.44%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Red Hat
2 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
3 10 (24.39%) VMware
4 8 (19.51%) Cisco
5 4 (9.76%) Oracle
6 3 (7.32%) SAP
7 2 (4.88%) Apple
8 1 (2.44%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (2.44%) Aruba
8 1 (2.44%) Citrix
8 1 (2.44%) Dell
8 1 (2.44%) Forcepoint
8 1 (2.44%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.44%) Google