Period
to 22 March 2019

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 22 March 2019 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
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 25 25
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 -11
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 146 66 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 7.54% 6.12% 5.83%
As % of the System Software category 37.44% 38.15% 49.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 38 39
Wiltshire median daily rate £375 £325 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +41.30% -34.29%
10th Percentile £111 £123 £110
90th Percentile £538 £512 £419
South West median daily rate £375 £300 £263
% change year-on-year +25.00% +14.29% -19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 2
Wiltshire median hourly rate £47.00 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +168.57% +12.90% -8.82%
10th Percentile £15.90 £13.90 £13.55
90th Percentile £50.00 £17.50 £18.25
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year +16.67% +17.65% -20.31%

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 390 173 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 20.13% 16.03% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 104 102
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +28.57% -
10th Percentile £220 £259 £204
90th Percentile £625 £696 £574
South West median daily rate £425 £403 £330
% change year-on-year +5.59% +21.97% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 4 2
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £17.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +157.14% +12.90% -18.42%
10th Percentile £17.23 £14.35 £13.55
90th Percentile £50.00 £35.88 £18.25
South West median hourly rate £19.65 £18.63 £15.25
% change year-on-year +5.48% +22.13% -18.67%

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 22 March 2019.

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 22 March 2019.

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 22 March 2019. 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 -10 55 £350 +7.69% 10
Corsham -4 39 £394 -17.11% 3
Salisbury -16 14 £438 +360.53% 2
Trowbridge - 10 £100 -
Chippenham +1 7 £330 +60.98% 7
Malmesbury - 1 - -
Active Directory
South West

For the 6 months to 22 March 2019, 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 84 (57.53%) Windows
2 76 (52.05%) Microsoft
3 55 (37.67%) Security Cleared
4 49 (33.56%) VMware
4 49 (33.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 46 (31.51%) PowerShell
6 42 (28.77%) SC Cleared
7 40 (27.40%) Windows Server
8 39 (26.71%) Windows 10
9 35 (23.97%) Cisco
10 34 (23.29%) SCCM
11 33 (22.60%) Office 365
12 32 (21.92%) Microsoft Azure
13 29 (19.86%) VMware Infrastructure
14 28 (19.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 25 (17.12%) DNS
15 25 (17.12%) DHCP
16 24 (16.44%) Linux
16 24 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (16.44%) Windows 7
17 23 (15.75%) Amazon AWS
18 22 (15.07%) DV Cleared
19 20 (13.70%) PKI
20 17 (11.64%) Firewall
20 17 (11.64%) VMware ESXi
20 17 (11.64%) Azure Active Directory
21 16 (10.96%) MS Exchange
22 15 (10.27%) HP
22 15 (10.27%) SCOM
23 14 (9.59%) Load Balancing

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 16 (10.96%) MS Exchange
2 11 (7.53%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.48%) Skype for Business
4 6 (4.11%) IIS
5 5 (3.42%) CMS
5 5 (3.42%) Confluence
6 4 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.37%) Apache
7 2 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (6.85%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.74%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (2.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.68%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 33 (22.60%) Office 365
2 32 (21.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (15.75%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (11.64%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (5.48%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.37%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.68%) PaaS
7 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.12%) DHCP
1 25 (17.12%) DNS
2 17 (11.64%) Firewall
3 14 (9.59%) SAN
3 14 (9.59%) Skype
4 10 (6.85%) VPN
5 7 (4.79%) Intranet
5 7 (4.79%) Junos
6 6 (4.11%) Unified Communications
7 5 (3.42%) LAN
7 5 (3.42%) Software-Defined Networking
7 5 (3.42%) Telepresence
7 5 (3.42%) WAN
7 5 (3.42%) WebEx
8 4 (2.74%) Internet
8 4 (2.74%) VSAN
9 3 (2.05%) Wireless
10 2 (1.37%) SSL
10 2 (1.37%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.68%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.37%) MS Access
4 1 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (6.85%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.16%) Jenkins
3 8 (5.48%) Gerrit
4 5 (3.42%) JIRA
5 4 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.05%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (6.85%) Finance
2 6 (4.11%) Military
2 6 (4.11%) Retail
3 2 (1.37%) Banking
3 2 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (17.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (10.96%) Consultant
3 12 (8.22%) Analyst
4 11 (7.53%) Wintel Engineer
5 10 (6.85%) Support Engineer
6 9 (6.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (5.48%) Developer
7 8 (5.48%) Service Analyst
7 8 (5.48%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (4.79%) Architect
8 7 (4.79%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 7 (4.79%) Integration Engineer
9 6 (4.11%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (4.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.11%) Azure Consultant
10 5 (3.42%) Desktop Support
10 5 (3.42%) Identity Management Specialist
10 5 (3.42%) Office 365 Engineer
11 4 (2.74%) Applications Consultant
11 4 (2.74%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.22%) OpenID
2 11 (7.53%) OAuth
3 9 (6.16%) LDAP
3 9 (6.16%) SAML
4 8 (5.48%) .NET
4 8 (5.48%) Middleware
5 6 (4.11%) REST
6 5 (3.42%) XMPP
7 4 (2.74%) JSON
7 4 (2.74%) Software Packaging
8 3 (2.05%) OAuth2
8 3 (2.05%) SailPoint
9 2 (1.37%) CSS
9 2 (1.37%) HTML
9 2 (1.37%) HTML5
9 2 (1.37%) jQuery
9 2 (1.37%) LINQ
9 2 (1.37%) LINQ to SQL
9 2 (1.37%) WCF
9 2 (1.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.70%) PKI
2 9 (6.16%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (4.79%) iPhone
3 7 (4.79%) Wiki
4 6 (4.11%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.11%) NHS
4 6 (4.11%) User Experience
4 6 (4.11%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (3.42%) Replication
6 4 (2.74%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.74%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.37%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.37%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.37%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.68%) Derivative
8 1 (0.68%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.68%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 84 (57.53%) Windows
2 49 (33.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 40 (27.40%) Windows Server
4 39 (26.71%) Windows 10
5 24 (16.44%) Linux
5 24 (16.44%) Windows 7
6 12 (8.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (6.85%) Unix
8 9 (6.16%) Solaris
9 8 (5.48%) AIX
10 5 (3.42%) Windows 8
10 5 (3.42%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.37%) CentOS
11 2 (1.37%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.68%) Android
12 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.68%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 24 (16.44%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (9.59%) DevOps
3 14 (9.59%) Load Balancing
4 11 (7.53%) ITIL
4 11 (7.53%) Migration
5 10 (6.85%) B2C
5 10 (6.85%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (6.85%) Service Delivery
6 9 (6.16%) Service Management
7 8 (5.48%) Data Protection
7 8 (5.48%) Identity Access Management
7 8 (5.48%) Information Security
7 8 (5.48%) Kanban
7 8 (5.48%) Scrum
8 7 (4.79%) Project Management
9 6 (4.11%) Application Packaging
9 6 (4.11%) Configuration Management
9 6 (4.11%) Incident Management
9 6 (4.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 46 (31.51%) PowerShell
2 11 (7.53%) SQL
3 4 (2.74%) C#
4 2 (1.37%) C
4 2 (1.37%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.37%) VBScript
5 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.68%) Perl
5 1 (0.68%) Python
5 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (37.67%) Security Cleared
2 42 (28.77%) SC Cleared
3 22 (15.07%) DV Cleared
4 10 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (5.48%) MCSA
6 7 (4.79%) MCSE
7 6 (4.11%) CCNA
7 6 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (3.42%) CISM
8 5 (3.42%) CISSP
9 4 (2.74%) TOGAF Certification
9 4 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (2.05%) CCNP
11 2 (1.37%) Chartered Engineer
12 1 (0.68%) CCENT
12 1 (0.68%) CEH
12 1 (0.68%) Degree
12 1 (0.68%) ISEB
12 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.37%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.68%) PMO
2 1 (0.68%) RMADS
System Software
1 29 (19.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (11.64%) VMware ESXi
3 13 (8.90%) vSphere
4 12 (8.22%) Hyper-V
5 10 (6.85%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (5.48%) Docker
6 8 (5.48%) NDS
7 7 (4.79%) VMware NSX
8 5 (3.42%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (2.74%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (2.05%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 3 (2.05%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (1.37%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.68%) Firmware
12 1 (0.68%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.68%) XenApp
12 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 34 (23.29%) SCCM
2 15 (10.27%) SCOM
3 9 (6.16%) Single Sign-On
3 9 (6.16%) vCenter Server
3 9 (6.16%) WSUS
4 8 (5.48%) Ansible
4 8 (5.48%) Red Hat Satellite
4 8 (5.48%) Tivoli
5 6 (4.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 5 (3.42%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (3.42%) Cisco UCCX
6 5 (3.42%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 5 (3.42%) SCVMM
6 5 (3.42%) vRealize
7 3 (2.05%) CA Single Sign-On
7 3 (2.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (1.37%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.37%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 76 (52.05%) Microsoft
2 49 (33.56%) VMware
3 35 (23.97%) Cisco
4 15 (10.27%) HP
5 12 (8.22%) Atlassian
6 10 (6.85%) NetIQ
7 9 (6.16%) ForgeRock
7 9 (6.16%) Oracle
8 8 (5.48%) Citrix
8 8 (5.48%) Facebook
8 8 (5.48%) Google
8 8 (5.48%) Novell
8 8 (5.48%) Red Hat
9 7 (4.79%) Ping Identity
10 6 (4.11%) IBM
10 6 (4.11%) Veeam
11 5 (3.42%) CA
11 5 (3.42%) Juniper
11 5 (3.42%) McAfee
11 5 (3.42%) ServiceNow