Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 22 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 37 23
Rank change year-on-year +14 -14 -3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 48 26 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 6.56% 3.80% 5.88%
As % of the System Software category 49.48% 29.89% 54.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 25
Swindon median daily rate £325 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.00% +33.33% +2.74%
10th Percentile £184 £135 £188
90th Percentile £420 £1,000 £565
Wiltshire median daily rate £325 £297 £325
% change year-on-year +9.61% -8.77% -10.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 20
Swindon median hourly rate £13.00 - £15.25
Wiltshire median hourly rate £13.00 - £18.27

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 Swindon with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 97 87 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 13.25% 12.70% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 57 49
Swindon median daily rate £386 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.44% +9.59% -2.67%
10th Percentile £259 £283 £204
90th Percentile £600 £534 £555
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +21.43% +4.48% -12.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 20
Swindon median hourly rate £13.00 - £19.27
Wiltshire median hourly rate £13.00 - £21.00

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Swindon

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Swindon

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Swindon over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Swindon

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 33 (68.75%) Windows
2 22 (45.83%) VMware
3 20 (41.67%) Windows 7
4 16 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 15 (31.25%) Windows 10
6 14 (29.17%) Office 365
6 14 (29.17%) PowerShell
6 14 (29.17%) Service Management
7 12 (25.00%) CA
8 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
8 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (20.83%) Windows 8
9 10 (20.83%) Banking
9 10 (20.83%) Incident Management
10 9 (18.75%) MS Exchange
11 7 (14.58%) Migration
11 7 (14.58%) Linux
11 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
12 6 (12.50%) SQL
12 6 (12.50%) Citrix
12 6 (12.50%) NetApp
12 6 (12.50%) Nagios
13 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (10.42%) Hyper-V
14 4 (8.33%) Dell KACE
14 4 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
14 4 (8.33%) Asset Management

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 9 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.17%) Confluence
3 2 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.17%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.08%) CMS
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (29.17%) Office 365
2 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.08%) IaaS
5 1 (2.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) Firewall
2 2 (4.17%) Internet
2 2 (4.17%) LAN
2 2 (4.17%) Skype
2 2 (4.17%) SMS
2 2 (4.17%) VPN
2 2 (4.17%) WAN
3 1 (2.08%) DHCP
3 1 (2.08%) DNS
3 1 (2.08%) H.323
3 1 (2.08%) Network Security
3 1 (2.08%) Telepresence
3 1 (2.08%) VLAN
3 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (2.08%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (20.83%) Banking
2 4 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Publishing
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Analyst
2 8 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Desktop Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Desktop Support
3 7 (14.58%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Automation Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Migration Specialist
4 5 (10.42%) Office 365 Specialist
5 4 (8.33%) Administrator
5 4 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Service Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.17%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) .NET
2 2 (4.17%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (4.17%) WebCenter
3 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.08%) CSS
3 1 (2.08%) CSS3
3 1 (2.08%) HTML
3 1 (2.08%) HTML5
3 1 (2.08%) JSON
3 1 (2.08%) RESTful
3 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
1 2 (4.17%) PDA
1 2 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.08%) iPad
2 1 (2.08%) iPhone
2 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 33 (68.75%) Windows
2 20 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 16 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 15 (31.25%) Windows 10
5 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (20.83%) Windows 8
7 7 (14.58%) Linux
7 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.17%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (2.08%) Android
9 1 (2.08%) CentOS
9 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.08%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.08%) Windows Phone
9 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Service Management
2 10 (20.83%) Incident Management
3 7 (14.58%) Migration
4 4 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 4 (8.33%) Regression Testing
4 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.25%) ITIL
6 2 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.17%) Database Tuning
6 2 (4.17%) DevOps
6 2 (4.17%) Microservices
6 2 (4.17%) Performance Testing
6 2 (4.17%) Time Management
6 2 (4.17%) Web Development
6 2 (4.17%) Web Operations
7 1 (2.08%) Break/Fix
7 1 (2.08%) Manual Testing
7 1 (2.08%) Re-Platforming
7 1 (2.08%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.17%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.50%) SQL
3 3 (6.25%) C#
4 2 (4.17%) Java
5 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.08%) DCSE
3 1 (2.08%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) MCITP
3 1 (2.08%) MCSE
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) Hyper-V
1 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.17%) Docker
3 1 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) Nagios
2 4 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (8.33%) WSUS
3 2 (4.17%) Ansible
3 2 (4.17%) Icinga
3 2 (4.17%) Kibana
3 2 (4.17%) logstash
3 2 (4.17%) SCCM
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.08%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 22 (45.83%) VMware
2 12 (25.00%) CA
3 11 (22.92%) Microsoft
4 6 (12.50%) Citrix
4 6 (12.50%) NetApp
5 4 (8.33%) Cisco
5 4 (8.33%) Dell KACE
5 4 (8.33%) McAfee
6 3 (6.25%) HP
7 2 (4.17%) Atlassian
7 2 (4.17%) Dell
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle
7 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.17%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.08%) Micro Focus
8 1 (2.08%) Novell
8 1 (2.08%) Samsung