Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 23 July 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 15 12
Rank change year-on-year -16 -3 +15
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 73 122 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 5.47% 9.08% 9.99%
As % of the System Software category 48.34% 62.24% 77.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 76 48
Wiltshire median daily rate £270 £369 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.78% +3.15% -2.19%
10th Percentile £120 £116 £174
90th Percentile £488 £969 £480
South West median daily rate £289 £325 £251
% change year-on-year -11.15% +29.48% -28.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 34
Wiltshire median hourly rate £13.50 £17.25 £18.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.74% -5.56% -8.95%
10th Percentile £13.25 £14.53 £12.00
90th Percentile £13.75 £107.20 £21.88
South West median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £16.83
% change year-on-year -6.67% -10.85% +20.18%

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 151 196 183
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 11.32% 14.59% 12.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 113 70
Wiltshire median daily rate £343 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.67% +1.35% +1.09%
10th Percentile £189 £136 £190
90th Percentile £600 £593 £528
South West median daily rate £355 £364 £325
% change year-on-year -2.41% +11.92% -7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 31
Wiltshire median hourly rate £13.50 £18.50 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.03% -2.79% -16.13%
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.55 £12.00
90th Percentile £13.75 £74.48 £22.25
South West median hourly rate £15.51 £15.88 £19.03
% change year-on-year -2.28% -16.58% +26.87%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Wiltshire

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Wiltshire

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Wiltshire

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Wiltshire

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. 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
Swindon -9 35 £275 -29.03% 6
Chippenham +1 5 £190 +80.95% 2
Corsham -17 4 £590 +100.00%
Salisbury -2 3 £365 -14.12% 1
Melksham +1 1 - -
Trowbridge - 1 - - 1
Active Directory
South West

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

1 52 (71.23%) Windows
2 31 (42.47%) VMware
3 26 (35.62%) Windows Server
4 24 (32.88%) Microsoft
5 23 (31.51%) Windows 7
6 21 (28.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (26.03%) Windows 10
8 17 (23.29%) Security Cleared
9 15 (20.55%) CA
10 14 (19.18%) MS Exchange
10 14 (19.18%) VPN
11 13 (17.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (16.44%) Exchange Server 2010
12 12 (16.44%) Office 365
12 12 (16.44%) Service Management
13 11 (15.07%) Linux
14 10 (13.70%) LAN
14 10 (13.70%) WAN
14 10 (13.70%) Finance
14 10 (13.70%) Banking
14 10 (13.70%) Incident Management
15 9 (12.33%) SC Cleared
15 9 (12.33%) Disaster Recovery
15 9 (12.33%) SAP
16 8 (10.96%) Citrix
16 8 (10.96%) Migration
16 8 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
17 7 (9.59%) PowerShell
17 7 (9.59%) Apple iOS
17 7 (9.59%) Telecoms

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 14 (19.18%) MS Exchange
2 12 (16.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.74%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.37%) Apache
4 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.37%) Confluence
4 1 (1.37%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.37%) IIS
4 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.44%) Office 365
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.18%) VPN
2 10 (13.70%) LAN
2 10 (13.70%) WAN
3 7 (9.59%) Firewall
4 6 (8.22%) DNS
4 6 (8.22%) Ethernet
5 5 (6.85%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.85%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (5.48%) NetScaler
7 3 (4.11%) SAN
7 3 (4.11%) SSL
7 3 (4.11%) Wireless
8 2 (2.74%) DHCP
8 2 (2.74%) Skype
8 2 (2.74%) WLAN
9 1 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (1.37%) NAS
9 1 (1.37%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.37%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.37%) FileMaker
3 1 (1.37%) MS Access
3 1 (1.37%) MySQL
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.37%) Power BI
3 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) JIRA
1 1 (1.37%) Redmine
General
1 10 (13.70%) Banking
1 10 (13.70%) Finance
2 7 (9.59%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.22%) Electronics
3 6 (8.22%) Manufacturing
3 6 (8.22%) Marketing
4 1 (1.37%) Military
4 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (13.70%) 2nd Line Support
1 10 (13.70%) Administrator
1 10 (13.70%) Analyst
2 9 (12.33%) Support Engineer
3 8 (10.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (10.96%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (9.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 6 (8.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Automation Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Desktop Support
7 4 (5.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) IT Support
7 4 (5.48%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) ERP Support
8 3 (4.11%) SAP Support
8 3 (4.11%) Systems Support
8 3 (4.11%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) SailPoint
2 3 (4.11%) .NET
3 2 (2.74%) LAMP
4 1 (1.37%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.37%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.37%) SAML
4 1 (1.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (4.11%) PKI
3 2 (2.74%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.74%) iPhone
3 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.37%) iPad
4 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.37%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 52 (71.23%) Windows
2 26 (35.62%) Windows Server
3 23 (31.51%) Windows 7
4 21 (28.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (26.03%) Windows 10
6 13 (17.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (15.07%) Linux
8 7 (9.59%) Apple iOS
9 4 (5.48%) Windows 8
10 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.37%) AIX
11 1 (1.37%) Android
11 1 (1.37%) CentOS
11 1 (1.37%) Unix
11 1 (1.37%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (1.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.44%) Service Management
2 10 (13.70%) Incident Management
3 9 (12.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (10.96%) Migration
5 6 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (8.22%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (8.22%) ITIL
5 6 (8.22%) Programme Management
6 3 (4.11%) Business Development
6 3 (4.11%) Data Encryption
6 3 (4.11%) ERP
6 3 (4.11%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (4.11%) Information Security
6 3 (4.11%) ISMS
6 3 (4.11%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.11%) Network Segmentation
6 3 (4.11%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (4.11%) Project Management
6 3 (4.11%) Security Architecture
6 3 (4.11%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.59%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.85%) SQL
3 1 (1.37%) Java
3 1 (1.37%) Perl
3 1 (1.37%) PHP
3 1 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (23.29%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.22%) DV Cleared
3 6 (8.22%) NVQ Level 4
4 4 (5.48%) SANS
5 1 (1.37%) MCSA
5 1 (1.37%) MCSE
5 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (4.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.48%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.48%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.74%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.37%) pfSense
4 1 (1.37%) Shibboleth
4 1 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (4.11%) SCCM
3 2 (2.74%) Nagios
3 2 (2.74%) WSUS
4 1 (1.37%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 31 (42.47%) VMware
2 24 (32.88%) Microsoft
3 15 (20.55%) CA
4 9 (12.33%) SAP
5 8 (10.96%) Citrix
6 5 (6.85%) McAfee
7 4 (5.48%) Gemalto
7 4 (5.48%) Juniper
7 4 (5.48%) Oracle
8 3 (4.11%) Aruba
8 3 (4.11%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.11%) Pegasus
8 3 (4.11%) QAD
9 2 (2.74%) Cisco
9 2 (2.74%) Dell KACE
9 2 (2.74%) NetApp
10 1 (1.37%) ArcSight
10 1 (1.37%) F5
10 1 (1.37%) Google
10 1 (1.37%) Rackspace
Swindon, Wiltshire
LA International
Rate: £13 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
n-tier selection limited
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago