Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 32 19
Rank change year-on-year +12 -13 +3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 89 63 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 7.09% 4.84% 6.68%
As % of the System Software category 54.27% 38.41% 60.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 42 52
Wiltshire median daily rate £350 £273 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.44% -16.15% -10.96%
10th Percentile £182 £108 £108
90th Percentile £550 £350 £475
South West median daily rate £289 £239 £275
% change year-on-year +20.69% -13.00% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 23
Wiltshire median hourly rate £15.25 - £17.50
10th Percentile £13.00 - £11.25
90th Percentile £18.75 - £22.50
South West median hourly rate £13.85 £13.31 £15.88
% change year-on-year +4.08% -16.17% -3.79%

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 164 164 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 13.07% 12.60% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 110 94
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £350 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +5.26% -11.33%
10th Percentile £242 £141 £138
90th Percentile £600 £575 £475
South West median daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +6.06% +1.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 24
Wiltshire median hourly rate £15.25 - £20.25
10th Percentile £13.00 - £12.50
90th Percentile £18.75 - £43.75
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £19.27
% change year-on-year +25.00% -27.33% +1.39%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +25 55 £325 +8.33% 2
Corsham -4 9 £490 +97.98%
Chippenham +2 5 £190 +35.71% 5
Trowbridge 0 1 - -
Salisbury -4 1 £95 -66.52%
Melksham - 1 - -
Active Directory
South West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 63 (70.79%) Windows
2 36 (40.45%) Windows 7
3 35 (39.33%) Windows 10
4 34 (38.20%) Windows Server
5 33 (37.08%) VMware
6 29 (32.58%) Microsoft
7 24 (26.97%) Office 365
7 24 (26.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (25.84%) PowerShell
9 21 (23.60%) Security Cleared
10 16 (17.98%) CA
10 16 (17.98%) Linux
11 15 (16.85%) Migration
11 15 (16.85%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (16.85%) Microsoft Azure
12 14 (15.73%) Finance
13 13 (14.61%) Windows 8
14 12 (13.48%) DV Cleared
14 12 (13.48%) Service Management
14 12 (13.48%) MS Exchange
14 12 (13.48%) VPN
15 11 (12.36%) SC Cleared
16 10 (11.24%) Hyper-V
16 10 (11.24%) Apple iOS
16 10 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
16 10 (11.24%) Cisco
16 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Office
16 10 (11.24%) Banking
16 10 (11.24%) Incident Management
17 9 (10.11%) 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 12 (13.48%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.62%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.62%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.25%) CMS
4 2 (2.25%) Confluence
4 2 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.12%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (26.97%) Office 365
2 15 (16.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (10.11%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.37%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.12%) IaaS
5 1 (1.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.48%) VPN
2 9 (10.11%) Ethernet
3 6 (6.74%) Firewall
4 5 (5.62%) Skype
5 4 (4.49%) DNS
5 4 (4.49%) Internet
6 3 (3.37%) DHCP
7 2 (2.25%) H.323
7 2 (2.25%) LAN
7 2 (2.25%) SMS
7 2 (2.25%) Telepresence
7 2 (2.25%) VoIP
7 2 (2.25%) WAN
8 1 (1.12%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.12%) Network Security
8 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.12%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.12%) VLAN
8 1 (1.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (2.25%) Power BI
4 1 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (2.25%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.25%) JIRA
3 1 (1.12%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (15.73%) Finance
2 10 (11.24%) Banking
3 9 (10.11%) Marketing
3 9 (10.11%) Telecoms
4 8 (8.99%) Electronics
4 8 (8.99%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.25%) Military
5 2 (2.25%) Publishing
6 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (13.48%) Administrator
1 12 (13.48%) Analyst
1 12 (13.48%) Support Engineer
2 11 (12.36%) Desktop Support
3 9 (10.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 9 (10.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 8 (8.99%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (7.87%) Consultant
6 6 (6.74%) Migration Specialist
7 5 (5.62%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.62%) Automation Analyst
7 5 (5.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Office 365 Specialist
7 5 (5.62%) Technical Specialist
8 4 (4.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Service Analyst
8 4 (4.49%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (4.49%) Windows Administrator
9 3 (3.37%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 3 (3.37%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.37%) .NET
2 2 (2.25%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (2.25%) WebCenter
3 1 (1.12%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.12%) CSS
3 1 (1.12%) CSS3
3 1 (1.12%) HTML
3 1 (1.12%) HTML5
3 1 (1.12%) JSON
3 1 (1.12%) RESTful
3 1 (1.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.11%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (7.87%) PKI
3 4 (4.49%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.25%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.25%) PDA
5 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.12%) iPad
5 1 (1.12%) iPhone
5 1 (1.12%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 63 (70.79%) Windows
2 36 (40.45%) Windows 7
3 35 (39.33%) Windows 10
4 34 (38.20%) Windows Server
5 24 (26.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (17.98%) Linux
7 15 (16.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (14.61%) Windows 8
9 10 (11.24%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.25%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (2.25%) Android
10 2 (2.25%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.12%) CentOS
11 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.12%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.85%) Migration
2 12 (13.48%) Service Management
3 10 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (11.24%) Incident Management
4 8 (8.99%) Digital Marketing
4 8 (8.99%) Programme Management
5 7 (7.87%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (5.62%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.49%) Asset Management
7 4 (4.49%) ITIL
7 4 (4.49%) Regression Testing
7 4 (4.49%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.37%) Time Management
9 2 (2.25%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.25%) Data Protection
9 2 (2.25%) Database Tuning
9 2 (2.25%) DevOps
9 2 (2.25%) Microservices
9 2 (2.25%) Performance Testing
9 2 (2.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.84%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.87%) SQL
3 3 (3.37%) C#
4 2 (2.25%) Java
5 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (23.60%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.48%) DV Cleared
3 11 (12.36%) SC Cleared
4 9 (10.11%) NVQ Level 4
5 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.12%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.12%) CCIE
6 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.12%) CISSP
6 1 (1.12%) DCSE
6 1 (1.12%) GSEC
6 1 (1.12%) ISSAP
6 1 (1.12%) MCITP
6 1 (1.12%) MCSE
6 1 (1.12%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 10 (11.24%) Hyper-V
2 8 (8.99%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.49%) BitLocker
5 2 (2.25%) Docker
5 2 (2.25%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.25%) vSphere
6 1 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (6.74%) Nagios
2 4 (4.49%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (4.49%) SCCM
2 4 (4.49%) WSUS
3 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.25%) Ansible
4 2 (2.25%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.25%) Icinga
4 2 (2.25%) Kibana
4 2 (2.25%) logstash
4 2 (2.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.12%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.12%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 33 (37.08%) VMware
2 29 (32.58%) Microsoft
3 16 (17.98%) CA
4 10 (11.24%) Cisco
5 8 (8.99%) SAP
6 6 (6.74%) Citrix
6 6 (6.74%) Gemalto
6 6 (6.74%) NetApp
7 4 (4.49%) Atlassian
7 4 (4.49%) Dell
7 4 (4.49%) Dell KACE
7 4 (4.49%) McAfee
8 3 (3.37%) HP
9 2 (2.25%) Oracle
9 2 (2.25%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.25%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.25%) Symantec
10 1 (1.12%) Micro Focus
10 1 (1.12%) Sophos
10 1 (1.12%) Veeam