Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 28 23
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5 -11
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 97 81 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 6.17% 6.42% 6.76%
As % of the System Software category 38.49% 52.26% 45.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 43 60
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% +1.56% -1.54%
10th Percentile £157 £114 £128
90th Percentile £538 £488 £1,000
South West median daily rate £325 £270 £280
% change year-on-year +20.37% -3.57% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 3 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% - -
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year +16.67% +9.09% -13.39%

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 252 155 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 16.03% 12.28% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 96 115
Wiltshire median daily rate £500 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £304 £180 £135
90th Percentile £625 £564 £595
South West median daily rate £400 £353 £350
% change year-on-year +13.48% +0.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 3 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate £33.50 £13.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +157.69% -70.11% +111.24%
10th Percentile £14.43 £13.00 £42.75
90th Percentile £47.00 £18.60 £44.25
South West median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £15.36
% change year-on-year +3.83% +17.23% -21.26%

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 18 October 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 October 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 -15 35 £350 +9.80% 10
Salisbury -1 23 £520 +447.37% 2
Corsham +9 15 £269 -54.41% 1
Trowbridge +1 4 £275 -
Chippenham -2 2 - - 1
Warminster - 1 - - 5
Active Directory
South West

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 64 (65.98%) Windows
2 43 (44.33%) Microsoft
3 41 (42.27%) Windows Server
4 40 (41.24%) Security Cleared
5 38 (39.18%) VMware
6 35 (36.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (30.93%) SCCM
7 30 (30.93%) Cisco
7 30 (30.93%) Linux
8 28 (28.87%) Windows 7
9 25 (25.77%) Windows 10
10 24 (24.74%) VMware Infrastructure
10 24 (24.74%) Firewall
11 21 (21.65%) SCOM
12 19 (19.59%) DV Cleared
13 18 (18.56%) Office 365
13 18 (18.56%) WAN
14 17 (17.53%) PowerShell
14 17 (17.53%) SC Cleared
15 15 (15.46%) Windows Server 2008
16 14 (14.43%) Microsoft Azure
16 14 (14.43%) MS Exchange
16 14 (14.43%) DNS
17 13 (13.40%) VMware ESXi
18 12 (12.37%) Data Protection
18 12 (12.37%) Migration
19 11 (11.34%) HP
19 11 (11.34%) DHCP
19 11 (11.34%) SharePoint
19 11 (11.34%) Security Monitoring

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 (14.43%) MS Exchange
2 11 (11.34%) SharePoint
3 8 (8.25%) IIS
4 7 (7.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (6.19%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.06%) Apache
6 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.06%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.03%) Confluence
7 1 (1.03%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.03%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.03%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.56%) Office 365
2 14 (14.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (8.25%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.12%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (4.12%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.03%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 24 (24.74%) Firewall
2 18 (18.56%) WAN
3 14 (14.43%) DNS
4 11 (11.34%) DHCP
5 10 (10.31%) LAN
6 9 (9.28%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (8.25%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (8.25%) Unified Communications
8 6 (6.19%) SAN
8 6 (6.19%) Software-Defined Networking
9 5 (5.15%) Skype
10 3 (3.09%) Internet
10 3 (3.09%) Junos
10 3 (3.09%) VPN
11 2 (2.06%) DMZ
11 2 (2.06%) Intranet
11 2 (2.06%) TCP/IP
11 2 (2.06%) VSAN
12 1 (1.03%) Ethernet
12 1 (1.03%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.12%) Gerrit
2 4 (4.12%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.06%) MSI
3 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.03%) JIRA
General
1 6 (6.19%) Finance
2 3 (3.09%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.06%) Electronics
3 2 (2.06%) Marketing
3 2 (2.06%) Military
3 2 (2.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.03%) Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (16.49%) Architect
2 14 (14.43%) Desktop Support
3 10 (10.31%) Analyst
4 9 (9.28%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (7.22%) Consultant
5 7 (7.22%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (7.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (7.22%) Integration Engineer
6 6 (6.19%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.15%) Data Architect
7 5 (5.15%) Data Centre Architect
8 4 (4.12%) Active Directory Consultant
8 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 4 (4.12%) IT Support
8 4 (4.12%) Service Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.12%) Wintel Engineer
9 3 (3.09%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (3.09%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.12%) Middleware
2 2 (2.06%) .NET
2 2 (2.06%) CSS
2 2 (2.06%) HTML
2 2 (2.06%) HTML5
2 2 (2.06%) jQuery
2 2 (2.06%) LINQ
2 2 (2.06%) LINQ to SQL
2 2 (2.06%) WCF
2 2 (2.06%) Web Services
3 1 (1.03%) DCOM
3 1 (1.03%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.31%) PKI
2 9 (9.28%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.22%) Blackberry
3 7 (7.22%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.15%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.09%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.06%) EMC VNX
6 2 (2.06%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.06%) iPhone
6 2 (2.06%) NHS
6 2 (2.06%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.06%) Wiki
7 1 (1.03%) CESG
7 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.03%) Replication
7 1 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 64 (65.98%) Windows
2 41 (42.27%) Windows Server
3 35 (36.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (30.93%) Linux
5 28 (28.87%) Windows 7
6 25 (25.77%) Windows 10
7 15 (15.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (8.25%) Android
9 7 (7.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 7 (7.22%) Unix
9 7 (7.22%) Windows XP
10 6 (6.19%) Solaris
11 4 (4.12%) AIX
12 3 (3.09%) Ubuntu
13 2 (2.06%) Windows 8
14 1 (1.03%) CentOS
14 1 (1.03%) Mac OS
14 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
14 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (1.03%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.37%) Data Protection
1 12 (12.37%) Migration
2 11 (11.34%) Security Monitoring
3 10 (10.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 10 (10.31%) Load Balancing
4 9 (9.28%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (9.28%) ITIL
4 9 (9.28%) Security Architecture
4 9 (9.28%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (8.25%) Service Delivery
6 7 (7.22%) IT Strategy
7 6 (6.19%) Customer Requirements
7 6 (6.19%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (6.19%) Information Assurance
7 6 (6.19%) Protective Monitoring
7 6 (6.19%) Validation
8 5 (5.15%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (4.12%) Incident Management
9 4 (4.12%) Software Deployment
9 4 (4.12%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.53%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.19%) SQL
3 3 (3.09%) VBScript
4 2 (2.06%) C#
4 2 (2.06%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.03%) C
5 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (41.24%) Security Cleared
2 19 (19.59%) DV Cleared
3 17 (17.53%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.12%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.09%) CCNA
5 3 (3.09%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (2.06%) Degree
6 2 (2.06%) MCP
6 2 (2.06%) MCSE
7 1 (1.03%) CCDP
7 1 (1.03%) CCIE
7 1 (1.03%) CCIE Security
7 1 (1.03%) CCNP
7 1 (1.03%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (1.03%) MCDST
7 1 (1.03%) MCSA
7 1 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.12%) QA
2 3 (3.09%) RMADS
3 1 (1.03%) JSP 440
System Software
1 24 (24.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (13.40%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (9.28%) Hyper-V
3 9 (9.28%) VMware NSX
4 5 (5.15%) vSphere
5 4 (4.12%) Docker
6 3 (3.09%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (2.06%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.06%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (30.93%) SCCM
2 21 (21.65%) SCOM
3 11 (11.34%) vCenter Server
4 8 (8.25%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (7.22%) WSUS
5 7 (7.22%) ZENworks
6 4 (4.12%) Ansible
6 4 (4.12%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (3.09%) vRealize
8 2 (2.06%) Kubernetes
8 2 (2.06%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.03%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (1.03%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 1 (1.03%) SCVMM
9 1 (1.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (1.03%) WMI
Vendors
1 43 (44.33%) Microsoft
2 38 (39.18%) VMware
3 30 (30.93%) Cisco
4 11 (11.34%) HP
5 9 (9.28%) McAfee
6 8 (8.25%) Citrix
6 8 (8.25%) Juniper
7 7 (7.22%) Atlassian
7 7 (7.22%) Micro Focus
7 7 (7.22%) Novell
8 6 (6.19%) Splunk
8 6 (6.19%) Symantec
8 6 (6.19%) Veeam
9 5 (5.15%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.09%) NetApp
10 3 (3.09%) Scality
10 3 (3.09%) ServiceNow
11 2 (2.06%) Dell
11 2 (2.06%) Dell Compellent
11 2 (2.06%) Nimble Storage