Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 26 21
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5 +1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 62 77 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 5.63% 5.99% 7.15%
As % of the System Software category 43.36% 46.11% 56.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 41 67
Wiltshire median daily rate £373 £230 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.96% -34.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £107 £110 £111
90th Percentile £550 £373 £471
South West median daily rate £300 £225 £298
% change year-on-year +33.33% -24.37% -8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 11
Wiltshire median hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.86% +9.38% -1.54%
10th Percentile £13.00 £16.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £18.75 £18.75 £22.75
South West median hourly rate £15.25 £13.37 £15.75
% change year-on-year +14.10% -15.14% +3.28%

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 143 167 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 12.99% 12.99% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 104 117
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +2.94% -9.33%
10th Percentile £269 £137 £179
90th Percentile £635 £575 £475
South West median daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +23.08% - -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 15
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -43.55% +58.73%
10th Percentile £13.00 £16.25 £12.35
90th Percentile £29.50 £18.75 £43.75
South West median hourly rate £18.63 £14.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +33.04% -28.21% +23.81%

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 January 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 23 January 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 +4 38 £325 +8.33% 10
Corsham +8 8 £488 +111.96% 2
Chippenham +1 3 £150 +7.14% 5
Salisbury -3 2 £93 -74.66%
Melksham - 1 - - 1
Active Directory
South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 50 (80.65%) Windows
2 26 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 26 (41.94%) Windows 7
3 24 (38.71%) Windows 10
3 24 (38.71%) Windows Server
4 21 (33.87%) Office 365
5 20 (32.26%) PowerShell
6 16 (25.81%) Security Cleared
6 16 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (25.81%) VMware
7 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
8 14 (22.58%) Migration
9 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Office
9 11 (17.74%) Cisco
9 11 (17.74%) SC Cleared
10 10 (16.13%) Hyper-V
10 10 (16.13%) MS Exchange
11 9 (14.52%) Linux
11 9 (14.52%) DV Cleared
11 9 (14.52%) Windows 8
12 8 (12.90%) Azure Active Directory
12 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (11.29%) Finance
14 6 (9.68%) Firewall
15 5 (8.06%) HP
15 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
15 5 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
15 5 (8.06%) VPN
15 5 (8.06%) VMware ESXi

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 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.45%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.23%) CMS
5 2 (3.23%) Confluence
5 2 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (33.87%) Office 365
2 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (12.90%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.84%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.61%) IaaS
5 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) Firewall
2 5 (8.06%) VPN
3 4 (6.45%) DNS
3 4 (6.45%) Internet
3 4 (6.45%) Skype
4 3 (4.84%) DHCP
4 3 (4.84%) Ethernet
4 3 (4.84%) VoIP
5 2 (3.23%) H.323
5 2 (3.23%) LAN
5 2 (3.23%) SAN
5 2 (3.23%) SMS
5 2 (3.23%) Telepresence
5 2 (3.23%) WAN
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.61%) Network Security
6 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.61%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.61%) VLAN
6 1 (1.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.61%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.61%) Power BI
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.23%) JIRA
3 1 (1.61%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (11.29%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.45%) Marketing
4 3 (4.84%) Electronics
4 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.23%) Publishing
6 1 (1.61%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (14.52%) Desktop Support
1 9 (14.52%) Support Engineer
2 8 (12.90%) Analyst
3 7 (11.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Consultant
5 5 (8.06%) Migration Specialist
5 5 (8.06%) Service Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (6.45%) Administrator
6 4 (6.45%) Office 365 Specialist
7 3 (4.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Server Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Desktop Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Support Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Storage Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) .NET
2 2 (3.23%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (3.23%) WebCenter
3 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.61%) CSS
3 1 (1.61%) CSS3
3 1 (1.61%) HTML
3 1 (1.61%) HTML5
3 1 (1.61%) JSON
3 1 (1.61%) RESTful
3 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (6.45%) PKI
3 3 (4.84%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.23%) PDA
5 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 50 (80.65%) Windows
2 26 (41.94%) Windows 7
3 24 (38.71%) Windows 10
3 24 (38.71%) Windows Server
4 16 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (14.52%) Linux
6 9 (14.52%) Windows 8
7 4 (6.45%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.23%) Amazon Linux
8 2 (3.23%) Android
8 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.61%) CentOS
9 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.58%) Migration
2 5 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (4.84%) Data Protection
4 3 (4.84%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (4.84%) ITIL
4 3 (4.84%) Mentoring
4 3 (4.84%) Programme Management
4 3 (4.84%) Time Management
5 2 (3.23%) Asset Management
5 2 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (3.23%) CRM
5 2 (3.23%) Database Tuning
5 2 (3.23%) DevOps
5 2 (3.23%) Microservices
5 2 (3.23%) Performance Testing
5 2 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.23%) Web Development
5 2 (3.23%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.26%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.45%) SQL
3 3 (4.84%) C#
4 2 (3.23%) Java
5 1 (1.61%) C
5 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 11 (17.74%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.52%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.84%) NVQ Level 4
5 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.61%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.61%) CCIE
6 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.61%) CISSP
6 1 (1.61%) DCSE
6 1 (1.61%) GSEC
6 1 (1.61%) ISSAP
6 1 (1.61%) MCITP
6 1 (1.61%) MCSE
6 1 (1.61%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 10 (16.13%) Hyper-V
2 5 (8.06%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.45%) BitLocker
4 2 (3.23%) Docker
4 2 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.23%) vSphere
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) Nagios
1 4 (6.45%) WSUS
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (4.84%) SCCM
3 2 (3.23%) Ansible
3 2 (3.23%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.23%) Icinga
3 2 (3.23%) Kibana
3 2 (3.23%) logstash
3 2 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (3.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.61%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.61%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 26 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 16 (25.81%) VMware
3 11 (17.74%) Cisco
4 5 (8.06%) HP
5 4 (6.45%) Citrix
5 4 (6.45%) Dell
5 4 (6.45%) NetApp
6 3 (4.84%) Atlassian
6 3 (4.84%) CA
6 3 (4.84%) Gemalto
6 3 (4.84%) SAP
7 2 (3.23%) Apple
7 2 (3.23%) Dell KACE
7 2 (3.23%) McAfee
7 2 (3.23%) Oracle
7 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.23%) Remedy
7 2 (3.23%) ServiceNow
7 2 (3.23%) Symantec
8 1 (1.61%) Sophos