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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 21 15 5
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 17 16 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 6.27% 7.11% 23.32%
As % of the System Software category 77.27% 76.19% 75.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 20
Average daily rate
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£238 £150 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £100 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £377 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £270 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £182.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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
22 21 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 8.12% 9.33% 30.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 23
Average daily rate £238 £318 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.19% +5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £110 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £379 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £182.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 35 (94.59%) Windows
2 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
3 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (40.54%) VMware
5 14 (37.84%) SCCM
5 14 (37.84%) Windows 7
6 13 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (29.73%) HP
8 11 (29.73%) Data Centre
9 10 (27.03%) Windows XP
10 9 (24.32%) vSphere
11 8 (21.62%) Migration
11 8 (21.62%) DNS
12 7 (18.92%) DHCP
12 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
12 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
13 6 (16.22%) HP Data Protector
13 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
13 6 (16.22%) Windows 8
14 5 (13.51%) VBScript
14 5 (13.51%) Customer Engagement
15 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
15 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
15 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
15 4 (10.81%) Replication
15 4 (10.81%) Clustering
15 4 (10.81%) VB
15 4 (10.81%) ITIL

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (8.11%) Live Communications Server
3 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.41%) Lync
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.70%) IIS
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) DNS
2 7 (18.92%) DHCP
3 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.41%) LAN
4 2 (5.41%) WAN
4 2 (5.41%) Firewall
5 1 (2.70%) SAN
5 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.70%) DB2
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MSI
General
1 3 (8.11%) Retail
2 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Publishing
3 1 (2.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Support Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Server Support
2 8 (21.62%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Server Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Server Support Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Desktop Support
7 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.41%) Service Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) COM
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
1 1 (2.70%) XML
1 1 (2.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.81%) Replication
2 4 (10.81%) Clustering
3 3 (8.11%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.41%) iPhone
4 2 (5.41%) iPad
5 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.70%) PMI
5 1 (2.70%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 35 (94.59%) Windows
2 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (37.84%) Windows 7
5 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (27.03%) Windows XP
7 6 (16.22%) Windows 8
8 2 (5.41%) Solaris
9 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Migration
2 5 (13.51%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (10.81%) ITIL
3 4 (10.81%) Software Delivery
4 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
4 3 (8.11%) High Availability
5 2 (5.41%) Change Control
5 2 (5.41%) Software Distribution
5 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.41%) Release Management
5 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.41%) Server Building
6 1 (2.70%) Office Automation
6 1 (2.70%) Project Management
6 1 (2.70%) Service Management
6 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.70%) SOA
6 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) VBScript
2 4 (10.81%) VB
2 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.41%) SQL
4 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.70%) MCTS
4 1 (2.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (24.32%) vSphere
3 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.41%) XenApp
4 2 (5.41%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.70%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.70%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (37.84%) SCCM
2 6 (16.22%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (5.41%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (5.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 15 (40.54%) VMware
3 11 (29.73%) HP
4 3 (8.11%) Dell
4 3 (8.11%) Citrix
4 3 (8.11%) IBM
4 3 (8.11%) Remedy
5 2 (5.41%) McAfee
5 2 (5.41%) Apple
5 2 (5.41%) Becrypt
6 1 (2.70%) Google
6 1 (2.70%) Fujitsu
6 1 (2.70%) Wall Street Systems
6 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.70%) NetApp