The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Bracknell region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 16 5 12
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 15 64 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 6.85% 24.62% 7.33%
As % of the System Software category 65.22% 75.29% 57.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 6
Average daily rate
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£150 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £129 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £342 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-2.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £182.50 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1389.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
System Software Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
23 85 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 10.50% 32.69% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 7
Average daily rate £325 £288 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £158 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £361 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £182.50 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1389.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-12.67% +4.41%
Active Directory
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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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014, 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 33 (84.62%) Windows
2 20 (51.28%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
4 17 (43.59%) VMware
5 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (38.46%) Security Cleared
6 15 (38.46%) SC Cleared
6 15 (38.46%) MS Exchange
7 14 (35.90%) Migration
8 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (25.64%) DNS
9 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
10 9 (23.08%) DHCP
10 9 (23.08%) Windows XP
10 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
10 9 (23.08%) MS Office
11 8 (20.51%) ITIL
12 7 (17.95%) HP
13 6 (15.38%) Citrix
13 6 (15.38%) SQL
13 6 (15.38%) Oracle
13 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
13 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
13 6 (15.38%) SCCM
14 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2007
14 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
14 5 (12.82%) LAN
14 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2013
15 4 (10.26%) Lync

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 15 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (10.26%) Lync
3 4 (10.26%) Zimbra
3 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.26%) IBM Notes
4 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.56%) Live Communications Server
6 1 (2.56%) IIS
6 1 (2.56%) Apache
6 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
1 9 (23.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) DNS
1 10 (25.64%) TCP/IP
2 9 (23.08%) DHCP
3 5 (12.82%) LAN
4 3 (7.69%) WAN
5 2 (5.13%) VLAN
6 1 (2.56%) VPN
6 1 (2.56%) LDAP
6 1 (2.56%) VoIP
6 1 (2.56%) SAN
6 1 (2.56%) OSPF
6 1 (2.56%) Firewall
6 1 (2.56%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (5.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (5.13%) Local Government
1 2 (5.13%) Retail
2 1 (2.56%) Military
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Analyst
1 8 (20.51%) Architect
2 5 (12.82%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (12.82%) Support Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Service Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Server Support
5 2 (5.13%) Messaging Architect
5 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.56%) Messaging Support Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Systems Tester
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Software Packaging
2 1 (2.56%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
1 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.56%) Clustering
2 1 (2.56%) Replication
2 1 (2.56%) Statistics
2 1 (2.56%) FMCG
2 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 33 (84.62%) Windows
2 20 (51.28%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (23.08%) Windows XP
5 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
5 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (7.69%) Linux
7 2 (5.13%) Solaris
7 2 (5.13%) UNIX
8 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Migration
2 8 (20.51%) ITIL
3 4 (10.26%) Validation
4 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.13%) Release Management
5 2 (5.13%) Time Management
5 2 (5.13%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.13%) Project Management
5 2 (5.13%) Software Distribution
5 2 (5.13%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.56%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (2.56%) High Availability
6 1 (2.56%) SIEM
6 1 (2.56%) IT Governance
6 1 (2.56%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.56%) Investment Management
6 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) SQL
1 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.13%) VBScript
3 1 (2.56%) VB
3 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) Security Cleared
1 15 (38.46%) SC Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.26%) MCITP
3 3 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (7.69%) MCSE
4 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.13%) CCNA
5 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) MCP
5 1 (2.56%) CCA
5 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) COBIT
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.13%) XenApp
3 2 (5.13%) vSphere
4 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.56%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) SCCM
2 3 (7.69%) SCOM
3 2 (5.13%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
2 17 (43.59%) VMware
3 7 (17.95%) HP
4 6 (15.38%) Citrix
4 6 (15.38%) Oracle
5 4 (10.26%) Cisco
5 4 (10.26%) Lotus
6 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 3 (7.69%) CA
7 2 (5.13%) LogRhythm
7 2 (5.13%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.56%) Becrypt
8 1 (2.56%) Mitel
8 1 (2.56%) Fujitsu
8 1 (2.56%) SAP
8 1 (2.56%) Apple
8 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.56%) McAfee
8 1 (2.56%) NetApp
8 1 (2.56%) Veritas