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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 20 18 11
Rank change year-on-year -2 -7  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 23 27 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 6.65% 8.36% 10.33%
As % of the System Software category 58.97% 72.97% 78.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 14
Median daily rate £375 £373 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.67% +2.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £331 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £397 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £323 £300
% change year-on-year -3.87% +7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
Median hourly rate £15.50 £77.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -79.87% +396.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £26.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £127.40 £20.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  

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 Swindon with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 39 37 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 11.27% 11.46% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 19
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £300 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £400 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 9
Median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.42% +18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £14.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £43.60 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory in Swindon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Swindon

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 25 (67.57%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 9 (24.32%) Firewall
2 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (24.32%) Windows Server
3 8 (21.62%) DevOps
3 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
3 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.62%) Red Hat
3 8 (21.62%) Java
3 8 (21.62%) .NET
3 8 (21.62%) ITIL
3 8 (21.62%) Linux
3 8 (21.62%) Oracle
4 7 (18.92%) ISEB
4 7 (18.92%) PRINCE2
4 7 (18.92%) Web Development
4 7 (18.92%) JIRA
4 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (18.92%) Database Tuning
4 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
4 7 (18.92%) Atlassian
4 7 (18.92%) Performance Testing
4 7 (18.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (18.92%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (18.92%) Ansible
4 7 (18.92%) Docker

Active Directory
Top Related 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 7 (18.92%) Confluence
1 7 (18.92%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (16.22%) IIS
3 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.70%) Apache
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.70%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.81%) MS Project
3 2 (5.41%) MS Office
4 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) Firewall
2 6 (16.22%) LAN
2 6 (16.22%) Network Security
2 6 (16.22%) WAN
3 5 (13.51%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (5.41%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.41%) VPN
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.70%) DNS
5 1 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.70%) Internet
5 1 (2.70%) LDAP
5 1 (2.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
1 7 (18.92%) JIRA
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) DevOps Engineer
1 7 (18.92%) Java Engineer
1 7 (18.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 7 (18.92%) Linux Engineer
1 7 (18.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 7 (18.92%) WebOps Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Help Desk Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Help Desk Support
3 5 (13.51%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) IT Support
4 4 (10.81%) IT Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Tester
5 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.11%) Security Tester
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.41%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) .NET
2 7 (18.92%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (18.92%) WebCenter
3 6 (16.22%) AppFabric
3 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
3 6 (16.22%) WCF
4 4 (10.81%) Web Services
5 1 (2.70%) LAMP
5 1 (2.70%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) CMDB
2 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.41%) PKI
3 2 (5.41%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 25 (67.57%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Windows Server
3 8 (21.62%) Linux
3 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
4 7 (18.92%) Amazon Linux
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (8.11%) Windows 10
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.70%) AIX
7 1 (2.70%) Android
7 1 (2.70%) CentOS
7 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (21.62%) DevOps
1 8 (21.62%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (18.92%) Database Tuning
2 7 (18.92%) Microservices
2 7 (18.92%) Performance Testing
2 7 (18.92%) PRINCE2
2 7 (18.92%) Web Development
2 7 (18.92%) Web Operations
3 6 (16.22%) Data Protection
3 6 (16.22%) Software Testing
3 6 (16.22%) Test Planning
4 5 (13.51%) Defect Management
4 5 (13.51%) Threat Modelling
5 4 (10.81%) ETL
5 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.11%) Information Security
6 3 (8.11%) Project Management
6 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) Perl
2 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) ISEB
2 6 (16.22%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.11%) CHECK Team Member
3 3 (8.11%) CISM
3 3 (8.11%) CREST Certified
3 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) PMI Certification
4 2 (5.41%) PMP
5 1 (2.70%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.70%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.41%) QA
3 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Docker
2 5 (13.51%) Snort
3 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.70%) Shibboleth
5 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) Ansible
1 7 (18.92%) Icinga
1 7 (18.92%) Kibana
1 7 (18.92%) logstash
2 6 (16.22%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.62%) Oracle
2 8 (21.62%) Red Hat
3 7 (18.92%) Atlassian
4 6 (16.22%) VMware
5 5 (13.51%) Sourcefire
6 4 (10.81%) Cisco
7 2 (5.41%) Apple
7 2 (5.41%) CA
8 1 (2.70%) ArcSight
8 1 (2.70%) Citrix
8 1 (2.70%) Dell
8 1 (2.70%) F5
8 1 (2.70%) Forcepoint
8 1 (2.70%) Gemalto
8 1 (2.70%) HP
8 1 (2.70%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.70%) Juniper
8 1 (2.70%) Rackspace