Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton 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 21 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
Somerset > Taunton
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 12 41
Rank change year-on-year +7 +29 -4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 21 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 17.36% 11.43% 4.15%
As % of the System Software category 84.00% 85.71% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 4
Taunton median daily rate £103 £1,000 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -89.75% +175.86% -15.70%
10th Percentile £80 £222 £276
90th Percentile £184 £1,000 £400
Somerset median daily rate £167 £240 £250
% change year-on-year -30.42% -4.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 0
Taunton median hourly rate £22.50 £12.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.67% - -
Somerset median hourly rate £22.50 £15.75 £13.00
% change year-on-year +42.86% +21.15% -25.71%

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 Taunton with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Taunton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 25 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 20.66% 13.33% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 5
Taunton median daily rate £125 £304 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -58.85% -6.54% -7.14%
10th Percentile £80 £144 £260
90th Percentile £547 £814 £400
Somerset median daily rate £230 £351 £260
% change year-on-year -34.38% +34.81% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 1
Taunton median hourly rate £22.50 £12.25 £20.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.67% -40.53% +37.33%
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.38 £18.10
90th Percentile £24.38 £14.63 £23.10
Somerset median hourly rate £22.50 £15.88 £16.80
% change year-on-year +41.73% -5.51% -16.00%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Taunton

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Taunton

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Taunton over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Taunton

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Taunton

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Taunton

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Taunton over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Active Directory in Taunton

For the 6 months to 21 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 16 (76.19%) Office 365
2 15 (71.43%) Windows
3 8 (38.10%) SharePoint
3 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
4 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (23.81%) ITIL
6 4 (19.05%) Migration
7 3 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
7 3 (14.29%) DNS
8 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
8 2 (9.52%) Citrix
8 2 (9.52%) Thin Client
8 2 (9.52%) SMS
8 2 (9.52%) DHCP
8 2 (9.52%) Fat Client
8 2 (9.52%) SCCM
9 1 (4.76%) Data Security
9 1 (4.76%) SCOM
9 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
9 1 (4.76%) Android
9 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
9 1 (4.76%) Matrix Management
9 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
9 1 (4.76%) SQL
9 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
9 1 (4.76%) Sophos
9 1 (4.76%) Server Patching

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton 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 8 (38.10%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 16 (76.19%) Office 365
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) DHCP
2 2 (9.52%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Service Desk Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Service Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (9.52%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.76%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 1 (4.76%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.76%) IT Support
4 1 (4.76%) IT Technician
4 1 (4.76%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) SCCM Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Fat Client
1 2 (9.52%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows 7
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
5 1 (4.76%) Android
5 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL
2 4 (19.05%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) Data Security
3 1 (4.76%) Matrix Management
3 1 (4.76%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (9.52%) SCCM
3 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix
3 1 (4.76%) Sophos