The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 26 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 110 175 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.51% 6.87% 8.69%
As % of the System Software category 47.62% 68.09% 66.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 87 125
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £174 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 26 27
Median hourly rate £18.03 £21.55 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.33% +19.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £16.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £30.90 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Active Directory
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

System Software Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
231 257 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.57% 10.08% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 124 190
Median daily rate £425 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £522 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £349
% change year-on-year
- +0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 34 29
Median hourly rate £43.28 £28.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.80% +59.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.55 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.78
% change year-on-year
- -4.64%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Berkshire region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Berkshire region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -17 40 £300 -7.69% 13
Bracknell +4 22 £500 +68.86% 1
Slough +13 9 £200 -52.66% 3
Maidenhead -11 6 £563 +40.44% 2
Newbury +8 4 £294 - 3
Windsor +2 3 £400 +4.57%
Wokingham -7 2 £344 - 2
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 149 (70.62%) Windows
2 93 (44.08%) Microsoft
3 82 (38.86%) Windows Server
4 65 (30.81%) VMware
5 53 (25.12%) Office 365
6 47 (22.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 46 (21.80%) MS Exchange
8 45 (21.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 41 (19.43%) Security Cleared
10 39 (18.48%) SCCM
10 39 (18.48%) Windows 7
11 37 (17.54%) DNS
12 34 (16.11%) MS Office
13 33 (15.64%) Windows Server 2012
14 30 (14.22%) Migration
15 29 (13.74%) Microsoft Azure
16 28 (13.27%) MS Excel
16 28 (13.27%) Cisco
17 26 (12.32%) Citrix
17 26 (12.32%) DHCP
18 24 (11.37%) LAN
18 24 (11.37%) Windows Server 2003
18 24 (11.37%) Windows 10
19 23 (10.90%) PowerShell
19 23 (10.90%) HP
19 23 (10.90%) SharePoint
19 23 (10.90%) TCP/IP
20 22 (10.43%) Oracle
21 21 (9.95%) SC Cleared
22 20 (9.48%) WAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 46 (21.80%) MS Exchange
2 23 (10.90%) SharePoint
3 18 (8.53%) Skype for Business
4 12 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (2.84%) IIS
7 5 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (2.37%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (1.42%) Documentum
8 3 (1.42%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.47%) nginx
10 1 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 34 (16.11%) MS Office
2 28 (13.27%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.47%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 53 (25.12%) Office 365
2 29 (13.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (7.58%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (2.84%) IaaS
6 4 (1.90%) OneDrive
6 4 (1.90%) PaaS
6 4 (1.90%) Yammer
7 2 (0.95%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.47%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.47%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.47%) SaaS
8 1 (0.47%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 37 (17.54%) DNS
2 26 (12.32%) DHCP
3 24 (11.37%) LAN
4 23 (10.90%) TCP/IP
5 20 (9.48%) WAN
6 14 (6.64%) Skype
7 12 (5.69%) Firewall
8 11 (5.21%) NetScaler
8 11 (5.21%) SAN
9 9 (4.27%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (3.79%) SMTP
11 7 (3.32%) SSL
11 7 (3.32%) VoIP
12 5 (2.37%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (2.37%) LDAP
12 5 (2.37%) MPLS
12 5 (2.37%) VPN
13 4 (1.90%) Internet
13 4 (1.90%) Network Security
13 4 (1.90%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.95%) MS Access
4 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.47%) Cognos Powerplay
5 1 (0.47%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (0.47%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.47%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.47%) OLAP
5 1 (0.47%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.47%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (0.95%) MSI
2 1 (0.47%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (6.64%) Retail
2 7 (3.32%) Finance
3 6 (2.84%) Electronics
4 5 (2.37%) Advertising
5 4 (1.90%) Marketing
5 4 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.42%) Local Government
7 2 (0.95%) Back Office
7 2 (0.95%) Banking
7 2 (0.95%) Law
7 2 (0.95%) Legal
7 2 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (20.85%) Support Engineer
2 36 (17.06%) Architect
3 26 (12.32%) Consultant
4 21 (9.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 20 (9.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (8.53%) Desktop Support
7 17 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support
8 15 (7.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 15 (7.11%) 3rd Line Support
8 15 (7.11%) Desktop Engineer
9 14 (6.64%) Windows Engineer
10 13 (6.16%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 12 (5.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 12 (5.69%) Security Architect
11 12 (5.69%) Server Engineer
12 11 (5.21%) IT Support
13 9 (4.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 9 (4.27%) Infrastructure Architect
14 8 (3.79%) Administrator
14 8 (3.79%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.21%) SAML
2 7 (3.32%) Flash
3 3 (1.42%) .NET
3 3 (1.42%) HTML
3 3 (1.42%) Middleware
4 2 (0.95%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (0.95%) VML
4 2 (0.95%) Web Services
5 1 (0.47%) Ajax
5 1 (0.47%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.47%) CORBA
5 1 (0.47%) CSS3
5 1 (0.47%) Django
5 1 (0.47%) ELK Stack
5 1 (0.47%) Java EE
5 1 (0.47%) Kafka
5 1 (0.47%) OAuth
5 1 (0.47%) SignalR
5 1 (0.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.27%) Clustering
1 9 (4.27%) Data Centre
2 6 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.84%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.37%) Fat Client
3 5 (2.37%) Thin Client
4 4 (1.90%) Blackberry
4 4 (1.90%) Statistics
5 3 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (1.42%) PKI
6 2 (0.95%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.95%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.47%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.47%) Replication
7 1 (0.47%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 149 (70.62%) Windows
2 82 (38.86%) Windows Server
3 47 (22.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (18.48%) Windows 7
5 33 (15.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (11.37%) Windows 10
6 24 (11.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (7.11%) Android
8 13 (6.16%) Windows XP
9 12 (5.69%) Linux
10 10 (4.74%) Windows 8
11 8 (3.79%) Apple iOS
12 5 (2.37%) Solaris
12 5 (2.37%) Windows CE
13 4 (1.90%) AIX
13 4 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.90%) Unix
14 3 (1.42%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (14.22%) Migration
2 19 (9.00%) ITIL
3 14 (6.64%) Problem Management
4 11 (5.21%) Mobile Device Management
5 8 (3.79%) Identity Management
5 8 (3.79%) Presales
5 8 (3.79%) Service Delivery
5 8 (3.79%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 7 (3.32%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 7 (3.32%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (3.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (3.32%) Time Management
7 6 (2.84%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (2.84%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (2.84%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 6 (2.84%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 5 (2.37%) Data Centre Operations
8 5 (2.37%) Data Protection
8 5 (2.37%) High Availability
9 4 (1.90%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (10.90%) PowerShell
2 17 (8.06%) SQL
3 8 (3.79%) Java
4 7 (3.32%) VB
4 7 (3.32%) VBScript
5 2 (0.95%) Perl
5 2 (0.95%) Python
5 2 (0.95%) Ruby
5 2 (0.95%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.47%) C#
6 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.47%) PHP
6 1 (0.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 41 (19.43%) Security Cleared
2 21 (9.95%) SC Cleared
3 18 (8.53%) DV Cleared
4 15 (7.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (4.27%) CISMP
5 9 (4.27%) CRISC
6 6 (2.84%) MCSE
7 5 (2.37%) MCP
8 4 (1.90%) DBS Check
9 3 (1.42%) MCSA
10 2 (0.95%) Degree
11 1 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.47%) CCNA
11 1 (0.47%) CCNP
11 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.47%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.47%) MCITP
11 1 (0.47%) MCTS
11 1 (0.47%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.11%) SLA
2 10 (4.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.47%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 45 (21.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (8.53%) Hyper-V
3 12 (5.69%) XenApp
4 9 (4.27%) vCloud
5 7 (3.32%) ISA Server
5 7 (3.32%) vSphere
6 6 (2.84%) XenDesktop
7 5 (2.37%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.42%) BitLocker
8 3 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.95%) Firmware
9 2 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.95%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.47%) Docker
10 1 (0.47%) Squid
10 1 (0.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 39 (18.48%) SCCM
2 16 (7.58%) WSUS
3 14 (6.64%) SCOM
4 12 (5.69%) AirWatch
4 12 (5.69%) NetBackup
5 9 (4.27%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 6 (2.84%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.90%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.90%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (1.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.95%) Ansible
9 2 (0.95%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.95%) Netcool
9 2 (0.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 2 (0.95%) Puppet
9 2 (0.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.47%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.47%) OpenView
Vendors
1 93 (44.08%) Microsoft
2 65 (30.81%) VMware
3 28 (13.27%) Cisco
4 26 (12.32%) Citrix
5 23 (10.90%) HP
6 22 (10.43%) Oracle
7 20 (9.48%) Symantec
8 13 (6.16%) CheckPoint
9 11 (5.21%) EMC
10 9 (4.27%) MobileIron
10 9 (4.27%) Palo Alto
11 7 (3.32%) NetApp
12 6 (2.84%) Dell
12 6 (2.84%) Fujitsu
12 6 (2.84%) Veritas
13 5 (2.37%) Apple
13 5 (2.37%) Intel Security
13 5 (2.37%) Veeam
14 4 (1.90%) Red Hat
15 3 (1.42%) Google
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