Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 32 15
Rank change year-on-year +14 -17 -3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 85 72 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 7.14% 5.30% 9.10%
As % of the System Software category 43.15% 47.68% 62.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 40 76
Wiltshire median daily rate £325 £270 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.37% -26.78% +3.87%
10th Percentile £128 £119 £116
90th Percentile £500 £488 £969
South West median daily rate £300 £288 £325
% change year-on-year +4.35% -11.54% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 1 4
Wiltshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% -21.74% -1.43%
10th Percentile £13.21 £13.25 £14.53
90th Percentile £47.00 £13.75 £107.20
South West median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +10.71% -6.67% -10.85%

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 197 151 196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 16.55% 11.11% 14.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 98 112
Wiltshire median daily rate £433 £343 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.28% -8.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £205 £189 £135
90th Percentile £700 £600 £596
South West median daily rate £390 £355 £363
% change year-on-year +9.86% -2.07% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 1 8
Wiltshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.15% -27.03% -2.79%
10th Percentile £14.43 £13.25 £13.55
90th Percentile £47.00 £13.75 £74.48
South West median hourly rate £18.75 £15.51 £15.75
% change year-on-year +20.87% -1.51% -13.77%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +3 39 £313 +13.64% 7
Salisbury +6 11 £500 +36.99% 1
Corsham +19 10 - -
Chippenham 0 7 £300 +57.89% 2
Trowbridge -1 3 £193 -
Warminster - 2 £525 -
Active Directory
South West

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 70 (82.35%) Windows
2 40 (47.06%) Windows Server
3 39 (45.88%) Microsoft
4 31 (36.47%) VMware
5 28 (32.94%) Windows 7
6 25 (29.41%) Security Cleared
7 24 (28.24%) Windows 10
8 23 (27.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (27.06%) SCCM
9 22 (25.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (22.35%) Office 365
11 16 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (18.82%) Cisco
12 14 (16.47%) Linux
13 13 (15.29%) IIS
13 13 (15.29%) Hyper-V
14 12 (14.12%) SCOM
14 12 (14.12%) DV Cleared
14 12 (14.12%) HP
15 11 (12.94%) Citrix
15 11 (12.94%) SAN
15 11 (12.94%) Firewall
15 11 (12.94%) SC Cleared
16 10 (11.76%) Service Delivery
16 10 (11.76%) DNS
16 10 (11.76%) ITIL
16 10 (11.76%) SQL
17 9 (10.59%) VMware ESXi
18 8 (9.41%) PowerShell
18 8 (9.41%) Symantec

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 13 (15.29%) IIS
2 6 (7.06%) Skype for Business
3 4 (4.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.53%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.53%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.35%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.18%) Apache
6 1 (1.18%) JBoss
6 1 (1.18%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 19 (22.35%) Office 365
2 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.94%) Firewall
1 11 (12.94%) SAN
2 10 (11.76%) DNS
3 7 (8.24%) DHCP
3 7 (8.24%) WAN
4 6 (7.06%) LAN
4 6 (7.06%) Skype
5 4 (4.71%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.53%) Junos
6 3 (3.53%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (2.35%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (2.35%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.35%) Intranet
7 2 (2.35%) VPN
8 1 (1.18%) DMZ
8 1 (1.18%) Internet
8 1 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (1.18%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.18%) VLAN
8 1 (1.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.18%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (1.18%) GIS
2 1 (1.18%) JasperReports
2 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MSI
2 1 (1.18%) Ant
2 1 (1.18%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.18%) CruiseControl
2 1 (1.18%) FishEye
2 1 (1.18%) Hudson
2 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.18%) JIRA
2 1 (1.18%) JUnit
2 1 (1.18%) Maven
2 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (8.24%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Banking
3 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (12.94%) Analyst
2 10 (11.76%) Desktop Support
3 9 (10.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (9.41%) IT Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) IT Support
5 7 (8.24%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Consultant
6 6 (7.06%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Architect
8 4 (4.71%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) IT Support Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (3.53%) Administrator
9 3 (3.53%) Service Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (3.53%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.18%) Ajax
1 1 (1.18%) Apache Flex
1 1 (1.18%) AWT
1 1 (1.18%) CSS
1 1 (1.18%) DCOM
1 1 (1.18%) GWT
1 1 (1.18%) Hibernate
1 1 (1.18%) JMS
1 1 (1.18%) JSON
1 1 (1.18%) LDAP
1 1 (1.18%) Middleware
1 1 (1.18%) REST
1 1 (1.18%) Spring
1 1 (1.18%) Swing
1 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (4.71%) Blackberry
1 4 (4.71%) Management Information System
1 4 (4.71%) PKI
1 4 (4.71%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (2.35%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.35%) iPhone
2 2 (2.35%) Wiki
3 1 (1.18%) CESG
3 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.18%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.18%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 70 (82.35%) Windows
2 40 (47.06%) Windows Server
3 28 (32.94%) Windows 7
4 24 (28.24%) Windows 10
5 23 (27.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (25.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (16.47%) Linux
8 7 (8.24%) Windows XP
9 6 (7.06%) Android
10 5 (5.88%) Unix
10 5 (5.88%) Windows 8
11 4 (4.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (1.18%) CentOS
13 1 (1.18%) Mac OS
13 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
13 1 (1.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (11.76%) ITIL
1 10 (11.76%) Service Delivery
2 7 (8.24%) Data Protection
3 6 (7.06%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (7.06%) Customer Requirements
3 6 (7.06%) Mentoring
3 6 (7.06%) Migration
3 6 (7.06%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 5 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 5 (5.88%) Protective Monitoring
4 5 (5.88%) Software Deployment
5 4 (4.71%) Application Packaging
5 4 (4.71%) Break/Fix
5 4 (4.71%) Coaching
5 4 (4.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (4.71%) Document Management
6 3 (3.53%) Change Control
6 3 (3.53%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (3.53%) NsoIT
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.76%) SQL
2 8 (9.41%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.35%) C
4 1 (1.18%) Java
4 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.18%) VB
4 1 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.12%) DV Cleared
3 11 (12.94%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.71%) CCNA
6 2 (2.35%) MCP
7 1 (1.18%) CCDP
7 1 (1.18%) CCIE
7 1 (1.18%) CCIE Security
7 1 (1.18%) CCNP
7 1 (1.18%) Degree
7 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.18%) MCDST
7 1 (1.18%) MCSE
7 1 (1.18%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) QA
2 2 (2.35%) RMADS
3 1 (1.18%) JSP 440
System Software
1 16 (18.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (15.29%) Hyper-V
3 9 (10.59%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (8.24%) VMware NSX
5 5 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (5.88%) Xen
6 2 (2.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.18%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.18%) vSphere
7 1 (1.18%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (27.06%) SCCM
2 12 (14.12%) SCOM
3 8 (9.41%) vCenter Server
4 6 (7.06%) WSUS
5 5 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 4 (4.71%) ZENworks
7 2 (2.35%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (1.18%) vRealize
8 1 (1.18%) WMI
Vendors
1 39 (45.88%) Microsoft
2 31 (36.47%) VMware
3 16 (18.82%) Cisco
4 12 (14.12%) HP
5 11 (12.94%) Citrix
6 8 (9.41%) Symantec
7 7 (8.24%) Juniper
8 6 (7.06%) Atlassian
8 6 (7.06%) Veeam
9 5 (5.88%) McAfee
9 5 (5.88%) NetApp
9 5 (5.88%) Splunk
10 4 (4.71%) Micro Focus
10 4 (4.71%) Novell
11 3 (3.53%) Remedy
12 2 (2.35%) Lotus
12 2 (2.35%) Scality
13 1 (1.18%) Google
13 1 (1.18%) Palo Alto
13 1 (1.18%) Sophos