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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Somerset / Taunton
Rank 14 6 33
Rank change year-on-year -8 +27  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 2 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 5.13% 14.71% 3.13%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 83.33% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £308 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -3.90% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -8.33% +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 Taunton with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Taunton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2 6 5
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 5.13% 17.65% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.93% +6.45%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Taunton

Active Directory
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 23 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Smartphone
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
3 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) SCCM
5 1 (9.09%) Android
5 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
5 1 (9.09%) VoIP
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) MS Office
5 1 (9.09%) VMware

Active Directory
Top Related 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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (45.45%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory Support
3 3 (27.27%) Exchange Support
3 3 (27.27%) IT Support
3 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Deployment Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Smartphone
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Android
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) VMware