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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 21 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 164 202 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.55% 7.20% 7.76%
As % of the System Software category 54.30% 61.21% 70.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 93 82
Median daily rate £339 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £150 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £268
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 30 36
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.65 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.33 £24.12 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
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
302 330 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.07% 11.77% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 178 117
Median daily rate £375 £398 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 30 42
Median hourly rate £12.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 3 May 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 -8 83 £375 +63.04% 10
Bracknell +9 33 £255 +68.59% 6
Maidenhead -9 8 £270 -32.07% 4
Slough -5 6 £250 -35.48% 4
Wokingham -3 5 £263 -12.50% 1
Newbury +14 4 £150 - 4
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 254 (80.89%) Windows
2 162 (51.59%) Microsoft
2 162 (51.59%) Windows Server
3 106 (33.76%) VMware
4 89 (28.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 81 (25.80%) DNS
6 72 (22.93%) ITIL
7 71 (22.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 66 (21.02%) MS Exchange
9 65 (20.70%) Windows 7
10 62 (19.75%) Microsoft Azure
11 60 (19.11%) MS Office
12 58 (18.47%) Office 365
13 57 (18.15%) Citrix
14 54 (17.20%) SQL
14 54 (17.20%) DHCP
14 54 (17.20%) MS Excel
15 52 (16.56%) Linux
16 51 (16.24%) PowerShell
17 50 (15.92%) VMware Infrastructure
18 49 (15.61%) Windows Server 2003
19 47 (14.97%) Microsoft Certification
20 46 (14.65%) Migration
20 46 (14.65%) Security Cleared
21 45 (14.33%) SCCM
22 38 (12.10%) Firewall
22 38 (12.10%) SLA
23 34 (10.83%) Hyper-V
24 31 (9.87%) SCOM
24 31 (9.87%) SQL Server

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 66 (21.02%) MS Exchange
2 23 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (7.01%) SharePoint
4 18 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (4.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (3.82%) IIS
7 9 (2.87%) Live Communications Server
8 6 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.91%) Skype for Business
9 4 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.64%) Apache
11 2 (0.64%) Documentum
11 2 (0.64%) GroupWise
11 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.32%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.32%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 60 (19.11%) MS Office
2 54 (17.20%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.23%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.32%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.32%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 62 (19.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (18.47%) Office 365
3 24 (7.64%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (4.14%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.64%) Boomi
5 2 (0.64%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.64%) IaaS
5 2 (0.64%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.64%) PaaS
5 2 (0.64%) SaaS
5 2 (0.64%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 81 (25.80%) DNS
2 54 (17.20%) DHCP
3 38 (12.10%) Firewall
4 30 (9.55%) LAN
5 29 (9.24%) WAN
6 24 (7.64%) TCP/IP
7 21 (6.69%) SAN
8 11 (3.50%) VPN
9 10 (3.18%) Remote Desktop
10 8 (2.55%) LDAP
11 7 (2.23%) Wireless
12 5 (1.59%) Internet
12 5 (1.59%) Kerberos
12 5 (1.59%) Skype
13 4 (1.27%) SMTP
14 3 (0.96%) HTTP
14 3 (0.96%) Intranet
14 3 (0.96%) Network Security
14 3 (0.96%) VoIP
14 3 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (9.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.27%) MS Access
2 4 (1.27%) Relational Database
2 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.64%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.32%) DB2
4 1 (0.32%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (3.18%) Git (software)
1 10 (3.18%) TeamCity
2 2 (0.64%) MSI
2 2 (0.64%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.32%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (7.32%) Finance
2 11 (3.50%) Retail
3 9 (2.87%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.59%) French Language
4 5 (1.59%) German Language
4 5 (1.59%) Portuguese Language
4 5 (1.59%) Spanish Language
5 4 (1.27%) Billing
5 4 (1.27%) Electronics
5 4 (1.27%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.27%) Marketing
6 3 (0.96%) Banking
6 3 (0.96%) Italian Language
6 3 (0.96%) Legal
6 3 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.64%) Publishing
8 1 (0.32%) Advertising
8 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 82 (26.11%) Support Engineer
2 35 (11.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 29 (9.24%) Analyst
4 27 (8.60%) Consultant
4 27 (8.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 26 (8.28%) Windows Engineer
6 24 (7.64%) 2nd Line Support
7 23 (7.32%) VMware Engineer
8 21 (6.69%) 3rd Line Support
9 18 (5.73%) Desktop Support
9 18 (5.73%) Linux Engineer
10 17 (5.41%) Architect
10 17 (5.41%) Field Engineer
10 17 (5.41%) Server Engineer
11 16 (5.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 16 (5.10%) Administrator
12 15 (4.78%) Exchange Engineer
12 15 (4.78%) Support Analyst
13 14 (4.46%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 14 (4.46%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.82%) Middleware
2 9 (2.87%) .NET
3 7 (2.23%) Flash
4 6 (1.91%) Web Services
4 6 (1.91%) XML
5 5 (1.59%) OAuth2
5 5 (1.59%) SAML
6 4 (1.27%) ADO.NET
6 4 (1.27%) COM
7 3 (0.96%) DCOM
8 2 (0.64%) AppFabric
8 2 (0.64%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.64%) JDBC
8 2 (0.64%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (0.64%) REST
8 2 (0.64%) SOAP
9 1 (0.32%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.32%) JSON
9 1 (0.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.32%) Clustering
2 20 (6.37%) Data Centre
3 12 (3.82%) Blackberry
4 9 (2.87%) PKI
5 8 (2.55%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.55%) Replication
6 7 (2.23%) Fat Client
6 7 (2.23%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (2.23%) Thin Client
7 6 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.91%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.91%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.96%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (0.96%) iPhone
8 3 (0.96%) NHS
8 3 (0.96%) Statistics
9 2 (0.64%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.64%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.64%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 254 (80.89%) Windows
2 162 (51.59%) Windows Server
3 89 (28.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 71 (22.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 65 (20.70%) Windows 7
6 52 (16.56%) Linux
7 49 (15.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (9.55%) Unix
9 28 (8.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 28 (8.92%) Windows XP
10 19 (6.05%) Windows 8
11 7 (2.23%) Windows 10
12 4 (1.27%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.64%) AIX
13 2 (0.64%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.64%) CentOS
13 2 (0.64%) Solaris
13 2 (0.64%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.64%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (22.93%) ITIL
2 46 (14.65%) Migration
3 26 (8.28%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (6.05%) Change Management
5 18 (5.73%) Problem Management
5 18 (5.73%) Service Management
6 17 (5.41%) Customer Engagement
7 16 (5.10%) Incident Management
8 12 (3.82%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (3.50%) High Availability
9 11 (3.50%) Identity Management
10 10 (3.18%) Time Management
11 9 (2.87%) CRM
12 8 (2.55%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (2.55%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (2.23%) Data Modelling
13 7 (2.23%) Information Security
13 7 (2.23%) Project Management
13 7 (2.23%) Risk Analysis
13 7 (2.23%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 54 (17.20%) SQL
2 51 (16.24%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.82%) Ruby
4 10 (3.18%) Java
5 7 (2.23%) VBScript
6 4 (1.27%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.96%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.96%) Python
7 3 (0.96%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.64%) AWK
8 2 (0.64%) C#
8 2 (0.64%) Groovy
8 2 (0.64%) Perl
8 2 (0.64%) sed
8 2 (0.64%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.32%) C
9 1 (0.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 47 (14.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (14.65%) Security Cleared
3 26 (8.28%) Degree
4 24 (7.64%) SC Cleared
5 20 (6.37%) MCSE
6 19 (6.05%) MCTS
7 18 (5.73%) MCITP
8 16 (5.10%) DV Cleared
9 12 (3.82%) CCNA
9 12 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (2.55%) MCP
11 6 (1.91%) HNC
11 6 (1.91%) RHCSA
12 4 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.27%) MCSA
12 4 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.96%) ACMT
13 3 (0.96%) CCA
13 3 (0.96%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.96%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (12.10%) SLA
2 5 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 50 (15.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (10.83%) Hyper-V
3 24 (7.64%) vSphere
4 19 (6.05%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (5.73%) XenApp
6 14 (4.46%) VMware ESX
7 12 (3.82%) ISA Server
8 8 (2.55%) BitLocker
8 8 (2.55%) Terminal Server
8 8 (2.55%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.91%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (1.91%) XenServer
10 5 (1.59%) VMware Server
10 5 (1.59%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.96%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.64%) NFS
12 2 (0.64%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.64%) UAG
13 1 (0.32%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 45 (14.33%) SCCM
2 31 (9.87%) SCOM
3 25 (7.96%) WSUS
4 24 (7.64%) Puppet
5 16 (5.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 15 (4.78%) Windows Intune
7 14 (4.46%) Nagios
8 13 (4.14%) SCVMM
9 11 (3.50%) NetBackup
10 10 (3.18%) Ansible
11 7 (2.23%) Backup Exec
12 6 (1.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 6 (1.91%) WMI
13 4 (1.27%) Netcool
13 4 (1.27%) Unicenter
13 4 (1.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 3 (0.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 2 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
15 2 (0.64%) ServiceCenter
15 2 (0.64%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 162 (51.59%) Microsoft
2 106 (33.76%) VMware
3 57 (18.15%) Citrix
4 29 (9.24%) Oracle
5 27 (8.60%) Red Hat
6 24 (7.64%) HP
7 23 (7.32%) Cisco
7 23 (7.32%) Remedy
8 13 (4.14%) RightScale
9 9 (2.87%) Dell
10 8 (2.55%) F5
10 8 (2.55%) Symantec
11 7 (2.23%) EMC
11 7 (2.23%) Fujitsu
11 7 (2.23%) NetApp
11 7 (2.23%) SAP
12 6 (1.91%) CA
12 6 (1.91%) ServiceNow
12 6 (1.91%) Veritas
13 5 (1.59%) Apple
Reading, Berkshire
zubito Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bankside Recruitment
Rate: £25,000 - £35,000 per year plus on-going training and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £240 - £280 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £34000 - £35000 per day + Circa £35'000
Posted: 21 days ago
Newbury
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £26000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Please quote
Posted: 21 days ago