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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 32 24 14
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 118 154 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.38% 6.11% 8.51%
As % of the System Software category 52.21% 60.16% 72.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 65 99
Median daily rate £400 £238 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% -26.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £150 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 33
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.55 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.75% +19.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.10 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.90 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.86 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -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
226 256 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.31% 10.16% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 129 135
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 33
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.55 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.83% +16.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.90 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 24 September 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 41 £325 +15.55% 12
Bracknell +8 31 £425 +78.94% 2
Maidenhead 0 14 £403 +25.78% 1
Slough +1 8 £326 +0.15% 4
Newbury +4 3 £341 -17.27% 1
Wokingham -9 3 £410 +256.52% 1
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 193 (75.69%) Windows
2 133 (52.16%) Microsoft
3 124 (48.63%) Windows Server
4 82 (32.16%) Security Cleared
5 72 (28.24%) MS Exchange
6 64 (25.10%) VMware
7 59 (23.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 54 (21.18%) Office 365
9 53 (20.78%) DNS
10 52 (20.39%) MS Office
11 50 (19.61%) MS Excel
11 50 (19.61%) SC Cleared
12 49 (19.22%) Windows 7
13 45 (17.65%) PowerShell
14 44 (17.25%) SQL
15 43 (16.86%) Oracle
15 43 (16.86%) SQL Server
15 43 (16.86%) HP
16 41 (16.08%) SharePoint
17 40 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
18 39 (15.29%) Citrix
19 38 (14.90%) Windows Server 2003
19 38 (14.90%) Migration
20 37 (14.51%) Microsoft Azure
20 37 (14.51%) SCCM
21 36 (14.12%) ITIL
22 34 (13.33%) DHCP
22 34 (13.33%) SLA
23 32 (12.55%) Windows Server 2012
24 31 (12.16%) Windows XP

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 72 (28.24%) MS Exchange
2 41 (16.08%) SharePoint
3 21 (8.24%) Exchange Server 2003
4 18 (7.06%) IIS
5 17 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (6.67%) Skype for Business
6 13 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (4.31%) Live Communications Server
8 6 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.96%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (1.18%) Documentum
11 2 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.78%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.39%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.39%) nginx
12 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 52 (20.39%) MS Office
2 50 (19.61%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.39%) Cognos Planning
3 1 (0.39%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 54 (21.18%) Office 365
2 37 (14.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (5.49%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.35%) IaaS
5 5 (1.96%) PaaS
5 5 (1.96%) SaaS
6 4 (1.57%) Yammer
7 2 (0.78%) Boomi
7 2 (0.78%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.78%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.78%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.39%) Google Drive
8 1 (0.39%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.39%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 53 (20.78%) DNS
2 34 (13.33%) DHCP
3 27 (10.59%) SAN
4 18 (7.06%) LAN
4 18 (7.06%) TCP/IP
5 15 (5.88%) WAN
6 13 (5.10%) Skype
7 12 (4.71%) VPN
8 10 (3.92%) Internet
8 10 (3.92%) SMTP
9 9 (3.53%) Firewall
9 9 (3.53%) Unified Communications
9 9 (3.53%) VoIP
10 6 (2.35%) MPLS
10 6 (2.35%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (1.96%) NetScaler
11 5 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (1.57%) Network Security
12 4 (1.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (16.86%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.88%) MS Access
3 8 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.35%) EDRMS
4 6 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.18%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.39%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 1 (0.39%) Cognos Connection
7 1 (0.39%) Cognos Query Studio
7 1 (0.39%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (0.39%) DocumentDB
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.39%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.39%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (1.18%) MSI
2 2 (0.78%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.39%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.39%) Subversion
3 1 (0.39%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (6.27%) Finance
2 11 (4.31%) Retail
3 9 (3.53%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.75%) Electronics
5 5 (1.96%) Marketing
6 2 (0.78%) Advertising
6 2 (0.78%) Banking
6 2 (0.78%) French Language
6 2 (0.78%) German Language
6 2 (0.78%) Legal
6 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.78%) Portuguese Language
6 2 (0.78%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.39%) Local Government
7 1 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 74 (29.02%) Support Engineer
2 33 (12.94%) Architect
3 30 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 29 (11.37%) 3rd Line Support
5 28 (10.98%) Consultant
6 22 (8.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 21 (8.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 21 (8.24%) Web Engineer
7 21 (8.24%) Web Support Engineer
8 20 (7.84%) Desktop Support
9 19 (7.45%) Desktop Engineer
10 18 (7.06%) 2nd Line Support
11 16 (6.27%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 15 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
13 14 (5.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 12 (4.71%) IT Support
15 11 (4.31%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 11 (4.31%) Analyst
15 11 (4.31%) Windows Engineer
16 10 (3.92%) Active Directory Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.06%) Flash
2 8 (3.14%) .NET
2 8 (3.14%) XML
3 5 (1.96%) Middleware
4 4 (1.57%) SAML
4 4 (1.57%) Web Services
5 3 (1.18%) ADO.NET
5 3 (1.18%) DCOM
5 3 (1.18%) MSMQ
6 2 (0.78%) HTML
6 2 (0.78%) JDBC
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.78%) REST
6 2 (0.78%) SOAP
6 2 (0.78%) VML
7 1 (0.39%) AppFabric
7 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.39%) Django
7 1 (0.39%) JSON
7 1 (0.39%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.63%) Clustering
2 17 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 14 (5.49%) Statistics
4 12 (4.71%) Fat Client
4 12 (4.71%) Thin Client
5 9 (3.53%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.96%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.57%) PKI
8 3 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.18%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.78%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.78%) FMCG
9 2 (0.78%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (0.78%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.78%) Replication
10 1 (0.39%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.39%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.39%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 193 (75.69%) Windows
2 124 (48.63%) Windows Server
3 59 (23.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (19.22%) Windows 7
5 38 (14.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 32 (12.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (12.16%) Windows XP
8 21 (8.24%) Windows 10
9 17 (6.67%) Linux
10 14 (5.49%) Unix
10 14 (5.49%) Windows 8
11 12 (4.71%) Android
12 11 (4.31%) Solaris
13 5 (1.96%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (1.18%) AIX
16 2 (0.78%) VMS
17 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.39%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.39%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (14.90%) Migration
2 36 (14.12%) ITIL
3 22 (8.63%) Problem Management
4 18 (7.06%) Time Management
5 11 (4.31%) Identity Management
5 11 (4.31%) Mobile Device Management
6 9 (3.53%) Data Protection
7 8 (3.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 8 (3.14%) Presales
7 8 (3.14%) Service Delivery
8 7 (2.75%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (2.75%) Customer Engagement
8 7 (2.75%) Data Centre Operations
8 7 (2.75%) High Availability
8 7 (2.75%) Service Management
9 6 (2.35%) CRM
9 6 (2.35%) Incident Management
9 6 (2.35%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 6 (2.35%) Load Balancing
9 6 (2.35%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 45 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 44 (17.25%) SQL
3 22 (8.63%) Java
4 12 (4.71%) VBScript
5 10 (3.92%) VB
6 6 (2.35%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.57%) C#
8 3 (1.18%) PHP
8 3 (1.18%) Python
8 3 (1.18%) Ruby
8 3 (1.18%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.78%) C++
9 2 (0.78%) Groovy
9 2 (0.78%) Perl
9 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 82 (32.16%) Security Cleared
2 50 (19.61%) SC Cleared
3 30 (11.76%) DV Cleared
4 27 (10.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (5.88%) Degree
6 14 (5.49%) MCSE
7 10 (3.92%) MCP
8 8 (3.14%) MCTS
9 7 (2.75%) MCITP
10 3 (1.18%) CISMP
10 3 (1.18%) CRISC
10 3 (1.18%) MCSA
11 2 (0.78%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.78%) MCAD
11 2 (0.78%) MCPD
12 1 (0.39%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.39%) CCNA
12 1 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (13.33%) SLA
2 6 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.39%) Government Security Classifications
3 1 (0.39%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 40 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (7.84%) Hyper-V
3 15 (5.88%) ISA Server
4 10 (3.92%) VMware ESX
4 10 (3.92%) vSphere
5 8 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (2.35%) XenApp
7 5 (1.96%) vCloud
8 4 (1.57%) BitLocker
8 4 (1.57%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (1.18%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (1.18%) XenServer
10 2 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 37 (14.51%) SCCM
2 28 (10.98%) NetBackup
3 22 (8.63%) WSUS
4 18 (7.06%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 18 (7.06%) SCOM
5 17 (6.67%) Netcool
6 9 (3.53%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 8 (3.14%) AirWatch
7 8 (3.14%) Unicenter
8 7 (2.75%) Microsoft Intune
9 6 (2.35%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (2.35%) WMI
10 4 (1.57%) Backup Exec
11 3 (1.18%) EMC NetWorker
11 3 (1.18%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (1.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (1.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 3 (1.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 2 (0.78%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 133 (52.16%) Microsoft
2 64 (25.10%) VMware
3 43 (16.86%) HP
3 43 (16.86%) Oracle
4 39 (15.29%) Citrix
5 24 (9.41%) Cisco
6 23 (9.02%) EMC
6 23 (9.02%) Veritas
7 19 (7.45%) Symantec
8 15 (5.88%) Fujitsu
9 13 (5.10%) Intel Security
9 13 (5.10%) Meridio
10 9 (3.53%) Dell
10 9 (3.53%) MobileIron
11 6 (2.35%) NetApp
12 5 (1.96%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.96%) Remedy
13 4 (1.57%) Apple
13 4 (1.57%) Red Hat
13 4 (1.57%) Veeam
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £550 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago