Period
to 20 April 2018

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 20 April 2018 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 28 11
Rank change year-on-year +8 -17 +5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 75 77 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 6.97% 5.58% 9.36%
As % of the System Software category 40.76% 48.13% 64.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 38 86
Wiltshire median daily rate £325 £243 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.02% -31.45% +1.07%
10th Percentile £116 £109 £123
90th Percentile £495 £500 £509
South West median daily rate £300 £281 £321
% change year-on-year +6.67% -12.45% +22.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 6
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -4.62% +1.56%
South West median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +3.13%

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 184 160 197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 17.10% 11.59% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 104 134
Wiltshire median daily rate £443 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.43% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £246 £204 £202
90th Percentile £700 £663 £485
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 9
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -6.06% -
10th Percentile £14.50 £13.55 £12.05
90th Percentile £28.00 £18.25 £44.80
South West median hourly rate £18.81 £15.25 £18.75
% change year-on-year +23.36% -18.67% +13.64%

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 20 April 2018.

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 20 April 2018. 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 +12 46 £325 +1.56% 4
Corsham +19 9 £475 +106.52% 1
Chippenham 0 7 £300 +71.43% 1
Salisbury +2 2 £208 -43.15% 2
Melksham 0 1 - -
Trowbridge -3 1 £110 -27.87% 1
Warminster - 1 £525 -
Active Directory
South West

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 66 (88.00%) Windows
2 36 (48.00%) Microsoft
3 34 (45.33%) Windows Server
4 29 (38.67%) Office 365
5 27 (36.00%) Windows 7
6 26 (34.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (32.00%) VMware
8 22 (29.33%) Windows 10
9 20 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (22.67%) Hyper-V
11 16 (21.33%) Security Cleared
12 15 (20.00%) SCCM
13 13 (17.33%) Cisco
14 12 (16.00%) PowerShell
14 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
15 11 (14.67%) Migration
16 10 (13.33%) DNS
16 10 (13.33%) HP
16 10 (13.33%) SAN
16 10 (13.33%) IIS
16 10 (13.33%) DV Cleared
17 9 (12.00%) SC Cleared
17 9 (12.00%) Skype for Business
17 9 (12.00%) Mentoring
17 9 (12.00%) Skype
17 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
18 8 (10.67%) Linux
18 8 (10.67%) DHCP
19 7 (9.33%) MS Exchange
19 7 (9.33%) SQL

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 10 (13.33%) IIS
2 9 (12.00%) Skype for Business
3 7 (9.33%) MS Exchange
4 5 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.67%) CMS
7 1 (1.33%) Apache
7 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.33%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (38.67%) Office 365
2 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (4.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.33%) DNS
1 10 (13.33%) SAN
2 9 (12.00%) Skype
3 8 (10.67%) DHCP
4 7 (9.33%) Firewall
5 5 (6.67%) LAN
5 5 (6.67%) WAN
6 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.67%) H.323
7 2 (2.67%) Internet
7 2 (2.67%) Telepresence
7 2 (2.67%) VoIP
7 2 (2.67%) VPN
8 1 (1.33%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.33%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.33%) Intranet
8 1 (1.33%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.33%) Junos
8 1 (1.33%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (1.33%) GIS
2 1 (1.33%) JasperReports
2 1 (1.33%) Power BI
2 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MSI
2 1 (1.33%) Ant
2 1 (1.33%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.33%) CruiseControl
2 1 (1.33%) FishEye
2 1 (1.33%) Hudson
2 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.33%) JIRA
2 1 (1.33%) JUnit
2 1 (1.33%) Maven
2 1 (1.33%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (9.33%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Banking
2 2 (2.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.33%) Electronics
3 1 (1.33%) Marketing
3 1 (1.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (13.33%) Support Engineer
2 9 (12.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 9 (12.00%) Consultant
2 9 (12.00%) Desktop Support
3 8 (10.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (8.00%) Analyst
4 6 (8.00%) IT Engineer
4 6 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (8.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) IT Support
6 4 (5.33%) Senior Support Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Windows Consultant
6 4 (5.33%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Designer
7 3 (4.00%) Migration Specialist
7 3 (4.00%) SCCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.33%) Ajax
1 1 (1.33%) Apache Flex
1 1 (1.33%) AWT
1 1 (1.33%) CSS
1 1 (1.33%) GWT
1 1 (1.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (1.33%) JMS
1 1 (1.33%) JSON
1 1 (1.33%) Middleware
1 1 (1.33%) REST
1 1 (1.33%) Spring
1 1 (1.33%) Swing
1 1 (1.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.33%) iPhone
4 1 (1.33%) PKI
4 1 (1.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 66 (88.00%) Windows
2 34 (45.33%) Windows Server
3 27 (36.00%) Windows 7
4 26 (34.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (29.33%) Windows 10
6 20 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (10.67%) Linux
8 7 (9.33%) Windows 8
9 6 (8.00%) Windows XP
10 4 (5.33%) Android
10 4 (5.33%) Unix
11 3 (4.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.67%) Migration
2 9 (12.00%) Mentoring
3 7 (9.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (8.00%) Data Protection
5 5 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.67%) ITIL
5 5 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 5 (6.67%) Software Deployment
6 4 (5.33%) Application Packaging
6 4 (5.33%) Coaching
6 4 (5.33%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.33%) Demand Management
6 4 (5.33%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (5.33%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.00%) Break/Fix
7 3 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.00%) Document Management
7 3 (4.00%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (2.67%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (9.33%) SQL
3 3 (4.00%) C
4 1 (1.33%) Java
4 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.33%) VB
4 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (21.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.33%) DV Cleared
3 9 (12.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.33%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.00%) CCNA
7 2 (2.67%) MCSE
8 1 (1.33%) CCIE
8 1 (1.33%) Degree
8 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.33%) MCDST
8 1 (1.33%) MCITP
8 1 (1.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 17 (22.67%) Hyper-V
2 7 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.00%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (5.33%) BitLocker
4 4 (5.33%) Xen
5 3 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.67%) vSphere
7 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (20.00%) SCCM
2 7 (9.33%) WSUS
3 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (5.33%) SCOM
5 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (4.00%) ZENworks
6 2 (2.67%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (2.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 36 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (32.00%) VMware
3 13 (17.33%) Cisco
4 10 (13.33%) HP
5 7 (9.33%) Citrix
6 6 (8.00%) Symantec
7 5 (6.67%) NetApp
8 4 (5.33%) Remedy
9 3 (4.00%) Micro Focus
9 3 (4.00%) Novell
10 2 (2.67%) Veeam
11 1 (1.33%) Apple
11 1 (1.33%) Atlassian
11 1 (1.33%) Google
11 1 (1.33%) Ivanti
11 1 (1.33%) Lotus
11 1 (1.33%) Palo Alto
11 1 (1.33%) Pegasus
11 1 (1.33%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.33%) Sophos