Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 21 31
Rank change year-on-year -4 +10 -10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 123 87 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 6.80% 6.88% 4.83%
As % of the System Software category 38.92% 53.37% 38.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 44 42
Wiltshire median daily rate £375 £373 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.67% +36.70% -16.15%
10th Percentile £95 £182 £108
90th Percentile £538 £550 £350
South West median daily rate £350 £295 £240
% change year-on-year +18.64% +22.92% -12.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 6 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £15.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +195.08% - -
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £13.85 £13.37
% change year-on-year +26.35% +3.63% -16.47%

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 316 163 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 17.48% 12.90% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 96 110
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% +6.06%
10th Percentile £262 £250 £141
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
South West median daily rate £413 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +17.86% +4.48% +3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 6 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.53 £15.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +172.33% - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +100.00% +25.00% -28.21%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 12 December 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 43 £350 +7.69% 12
Corsham +3 25 £375 -23.47% 4
Salisbury -11 23 £506 +432.89% 3
Trowbridge +1 12 £100 -
Chippenham -7 1 £475 +150.00% 4
Malmesbury - 1 - -
Active Directory
South West

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 72 (58.54%) Windows
2 54 (43.90%) Microsoft
3 50 (40.65%) Security Cleared
3 50 (40.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 45 (36.59%) VMware
5 44 (35.77%) Windows Server
6 34 (27.64%) PowerShell
7 33 (26.83%) Cisco
8 30 (24.39%) Linux
8 30 (24.39%) SC Cleared
8 30 (24.39%) Windows 10
9 29 (23.58%) Firewall
10 28 (22.76%) VMware Infrastructure
10 28 (22.76%) SCCM
11 24 (19.51%) Windows 7
11 24 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
11 24 (19.51%) Office 365
12 20 (16.26%) SCOM
13 19 (15.45%) DV Cleared
13 19 (15.45%) VMware ESXi
14 18 (14.63%) DNS
14 18 (14.63%) WAN
15 17 (13.82%) HP
15 17 (13.82%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (13.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 16 (13.01%) Windows Server 2008
16 16 (13.01%) DHCP
17 15 (12.20%) MS Exchange
17 15 (12.20%) Load Balancing
18 14 (11.38%) Service Delivery

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 15 (12.20%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.94%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.69%) Skype for Business
4 6 (4.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (4.07%) IIS
6 3 (2.44%) Apache
6 3 (2.44%) Confluence
7 2 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.63%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.81%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.81%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.81%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 24 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 24 (19.51%) Office 365
2 13 (10.57%) Azure Active Directory
3 12 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (5.69%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.81%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 29 (23.58%) Firewall
2 18 (14.63%) DNS
2 18 (14.63%) WAN
3 16 (13.01%) DHCP
4 11 (8.94%) LAN
5 10 (8.13%) VPN
6 9 (7.32%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (7.32%) Junos
6 9 (7.32%) Skype
7 8 (6.50%) Intranet
7 8 (6.50%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (6.50%) Unified Communications
8 7 (5.69%) SAN
9 4 (3.25%) Internet
9 4 (3.25%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (2.44%) TCP/IP
10 3 (2.44%) VSAN
11 2 (1.63%) NAS
11 2 (1.63%) SSL
12 1 (0.81%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (6.50%) Git (software)
1 8 (6.50%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.69%) Gerrit
3 3 (2.44%) JIRA
3 3 (2.44%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.63%) MSI
5 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (7.32%) Finance
2 5 (4.07%) Military
3 3 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.63%) Banking
4 2 (1.63%) Electronics
4 2 (1.63%) Marketing
4 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.81%) Legal
5 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (14.63%) Consultant
2 15 (12.20%) Architect
3 12 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (8.94%) Analyst
5 10 (8.13%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (7.32%) Integration Engineer
6 9 (7.32%) Service Analyst
6 9 (7.32%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (5.69%) Desktop Support
7 7 (5.69%) Developer
7 7 (5.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 6 (4.88%) Active Directory Consultant
8 6 (4.88%) Azure Consultant
8 6 (4.88%) Data Architect
8 6 (4.88%) Wintel Engineer
9 5 (4.07%) Data Centre Architect
9 5 (4.07%) Desktop Engineer
9 5 (4.07%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.07%) Windows Consultant
10 4 (3.25%) Enterprise Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.69%) .NET
1 7 (5.69%) Middleware
2 6 (4.88%) REST
3 5 (4.07%) OpenID
4 4 (3.25%) JSON
4 4 (3.25%) OAuth
5 3 (2.44%) OAuth2
6 2 (1.63%) CSS
6 2 (1.63%) HTML
6 2 (1.63%) HTML5
6 2 (1.63%) jQuery
6 2 (1.63%) LINQ
6 2 (1.63%) LINQ to SQL
6 2 (1.63%) SAML
6 2 (1.63%) WCF
6 2 (1.63%) Web Services
7 1 (0.81%) DCOM
7 1 (0.81%) LAMP
7 1 (0.81%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.57%) PKI
2 11 (8.94%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 8 (6.50%) Data Centre
4 8 (6.50%) iPhone
4 8 (6.50%) Wiki
5 6 (4.88%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (2.44%) NHS
7 2 (1.63%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.63%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.63%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.63%) Replication
7 2 (1.63%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.63%) User Experience
7 2 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.81%) CESG
8 1 (0.81%) Derivative
8 1 (0.81%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 72 (58.54%) Windows
2 50 (40.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 44 (35.77%) Windows Server
4 30 (24.39%) Linux
4 30 (24.39%) Windows 10
5 24 (19.51%) Windows 7
6 16 (13.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (8.13%) Unix
8 9 (7.32%) Solaris
9 7 (5.69%) AIX
9 7 (5.69%) Android
10 6 (4.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 5 (4.07%) Windows XP
12 3 (2.44%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.63%) CentOS
13 2 (1.63%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.63%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.81%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (13.82%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (13.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 15 (12.20%) Load Balancing
3 14 (11.38%) Service Delivery
4 13 (10.57%) Migration
5 12 (9.76%) Data Protection
6 11 (8.94%) DevOps
6 11 (8.94%) Security Monitoring
7 10 (8.13%) B2C
7 10 (8.13%) Service Management
8 9 (7.32%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (6.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (5.69%) Customer Requirements
10 7 (5.69%) IT Strategy
10 7 (5.69%) ITIL
10 7 (5.69%) Security Architecture
11 6 (4.88%) Cybersecurity
11 6 (4.88%) Information Assurance
11 6 (4.88%) MVC
11 6 (4.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 34 (27.64%) PowerShell
2 6 (4.88%) SQL
3 4 (3.25%) VBScript
4 2 (1.63%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.63%) C#
4 2 (1.63%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.81%) C
5 1 (0.81%) Perl
5 1 (0.81%) Python
5 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (40.65%) Security Cleared
2 30 (24.39%) SC Cleared
3 19 (15.45%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.25%) MCSE
6 3 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.44%) MCSA
6 3 (2.44%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (1.63%) CCNA
7 2 (1.63%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (1.63%) Degree
7 2 (1.63%) MCP
7 2 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.81%) CCDP
8 1 (0.81%) CCIE
8 1 (0.81%) CCIE Security
8 1 (0.81%) CCNP
8 1 (0.81%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.25%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.81%) PMO
2 1 (0.81%) RMADS
System Software
1 28 (22.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (15.45%) VMware ESXi
3 13 (10.57%) Hyper-V
4 10 (8.13%) vSphere
5 9 (7.32%) VMware NSX
6 7 (5.69%) Docker
7 3 (2.44%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.81%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 28 (22.76%) SCCM
2 20 (16.26%) SCOM
3 12 (9.76%) vCenter Server
4 7 (5.69%) Ansible
4 7 (5.69%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (5.69%) Red Hat Satellite
4 7 (5.69%) WSUS
5 6 (4.88%) ZENworks
6 5 (4.07%) SCVMM
7 3 (2.44%) Kubernetes
7 3 (2.44%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 3 (2.44%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (2.44%) vRealize
8 1 (0.81%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.81%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.81%) WMI
8 1 (0.81%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 54 (43.90%) Microsoft
2 45 (36.59%) VMware
3 33 (26.83%) Cisco
4 17 (13.82%) HP
5 12 (9.76%) Atlassian
6 11 (8.94%) McAfee
7 10 (8.13%) Juniper
8 8 (6.50%) Facebook
8 8 (6.50%) Google
8 8 (6.50%) Red Hat
9 7 (5.69%) Novell
10 6 (4.88%) Micro Focus
11 5 (4.07%) Splunk
11 5 (4.07%) Symantec
11 5 (4.07%) Veeam
12 4 (3.25%) Citrix
12 4 (3.25%) ServiceNow
13 3 (2.44%) Apple
13 3 (2.44%) Dell
13 3 (2.44%) NetIQ