The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 5 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 43 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 14.10% 6.25% 9.59%
As % of the System Software category 65.15% 77.27% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 7
Median daily rate £227 £219 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.88% +45.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £153 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £294 £377
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +75.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Active Directory
Berkshire

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

System Software Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
66 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 21.64% 8.09% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 8
Median daily rate £350 £238 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% -26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £185 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £459 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +100.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+20.58% +9.67%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bracknell 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 Bracknell

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 56 (71.79%) Windows
2 51 (65.38%) Windows Server
3 42 (53.85%) Security Cleared
4 32 (41.03%) Oracle
5 31 (39.74%) Microsoft
5 31 (39.74%) SC Cleared
6 27 (34.62%) MS Exchange
7 26 (33.33%) SharePoint
8 25 (32.05%) SQL
8 25 (32.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (25.64%) SLA
11 19 (24.36%) Office 365
11 19 (24.36%) Java
11 19 (24.36%) SQL Server
12 18 (23.08%) Windows XP
12 18 (23.08%) Flash
13 17 (21.79%) Time Management
14 16 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
15 15 (19.23%) Azure Active Directory
15 15 (19.23%) Fujitsu
15 15 (19.23%) NetBackup
15 15 (19.23%) Veritas
15 15 (19.23%) ISA Server
16 14 (17.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 13 (16.67%) Netcool
17 13 (16.67%) SAN
17 13 (16.67%) HP
17 13 (16.67%) Identity Management
17 13 (16.67%) Meridio

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell 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 27 (34.62%) MS Exchange
2 26 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 12 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (14.10%) IIS
4 11 (14.10%) Live Communications Server
5 8 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (5.13%) Skype for Business
8 3 (3.85%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (15.38%) MS Office
2 4 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (24.36%) Office 365
2 16 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (19.23%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.28%) Boomi
4 1 (1.28%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.67%) SAN
2 9 (11.54%) LAN
2 9 (11.54%) WAN
3 8 (10.26%) Firewall
4 7 (8.97%) DHCP
4 7 (8.97%) DNS
5 6 (7.69%) Unified Communications
6 4 (5.13%) Intranet
6 4 (5.13%) Skype
7 3 (3.85%) Internet
8 1 (1.28%) HTTP
8 1 (1.28%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.36%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.38%) MS Access
3 6 (7.69%) EDRMS
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) SoapUI
1 1 (1.28%) StarTeam
1 1 (1.28%) Subversion
1 1 (1.28%) TortoiseSVN
1 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (3.85%) Retail
2 2 (2.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.28%) Electronics
3 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.28%) Marketing
3 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (48.72%) Support Engineer
2 20 (25.64%) Web Engineer
2 20 (25.64%) Web Support Engineer
3 11 (14.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 11 (14.10%) 3rd Line Support
3 11 (14.10%) VMware Engineer
4 9 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 9 (11.54%) Consultant
5 8 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) VMware Support Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Exchange Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
7 6 (7.69%) Identity Management Consultant
7 6 (7.69%) Management Consultant
8 5 (6.41%) Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) Azure Consultant
9 4 (5.13%) Exchange Support
10 3 (3.85%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 3 (3.85%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.08%) Flash
2 2 (2.56%) Web Services
3 1 (1.28%) JDBC
3 1 (1.28%) Middleware
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.28%) REST
3 1 (1.28%) SOAP
3 1 (1.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Statistics
2 9 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 8 (10.26%) Fat Client
3 8 (10.26%) Thin Client
4 7 (8.97%) Clustering
5 3 (3.85%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 56 (71.79%) Windows
2 51 (65.38%) Windows Server
3 25 (32.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (23.08%) Windows XP
6 12 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (14.10%) Windows 7
8 5 (6.41%) Linux
8 5 (6.41%) Unix
9 4 (5.13%) Solaris
10 1 (1.28%) VMS
10 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (21.79%) Time Management
2 13 (16.67%) Identity Management
3 11 (14.10%) Problem Management
4 10 (12.82%) Identity Access Management
5 9 (11.54%) Migration
6 6 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (7.69%) Change Management
7 5 (6.41%) ITIL
7 5 (6.41%) Presales
8 3 (3.85%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.85%) Programme Management
9 2 (2.56%) Change Control
9 2 (2.56%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (2.56%) High Availability
9 2 (2.56%) Release Management
9 2 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (1.28%) Analytics
10 1 (1.28%) Capacity Management
10 1 (1.28%) Email Migration
10 1 (1.28%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (32.05%) SQL
2 19 (24.36%) Java
3 10 (12.82%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.28%) C#
4 1 (1.28%) Groovy
4 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 31 (39.74%) SC Cleared
3 11 (14.10%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) MCSD
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (25.64%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (19.23%) ISA Server
2 11 (14.10%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.28%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (19.23%) NetBackup
2 14 (17.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 13 (16.67%) Netcool
4 10 (12.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 9 (11.54%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 8 (10.26%) Unicenter
7 2 (2.56%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (1.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (41.03%) Oracle
2 31 (39.74%) Microsoft
3 15 (19.23%) Fujitsu
3 15 (19.23%) Veritas
4 13 (16.67%) HP
4 13 (16.67%) Meridio
5 12 (15.38%) EMC
5 12 (15.38%) VMware
6 8 (10.26%) Citrix
7 7 (8.97%) Intel Security
8 6 (7.69%) F5
9 3 (3.85%) Remedy
9 3 (3.85%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.56%) Dell
11 1 (1.28%) Borland
11 1 (1.28%) Concur
11 1 (1.28%) SAP
11 1 (1.28%) Symantec