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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 8 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 32 33 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 11.76% 11.26% 10.06%
As % of the System Software category 68.09% 70.21% 78.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 9
Average daily rate
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£319 £330 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% -22.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £314 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £425 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £270
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 1
Average hourly rate £15.08 £16.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.63% +43.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
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
47 47 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 17.28% 16.04% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 11
Average daily rate £300 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £195 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £403 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 1
Average hourly rate £13.65 £16.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.27% +43.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 (71.43%) Windows
2 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 21 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (47.62%) VMware
5 19 (45.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (40.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (38.10%) MS Exchange
8 15 (35.71%) TCP/IP
9 13 (30.95%) DNS
10 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (26.19%) DHCP
12 10 (23.81%) Migration
12 10 (23.81%) HP
13 9 (21.43%) Linux
13 9 (21.43%) Telecoms
13 9 (21.43%) Red Hat
13 9 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
14 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
14 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
14 8 (19.05%) Firewall
15 7 (16.67%) VB
15 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
16 6 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 6 (14.29%) MCITP
16 6 (14.29%) HP Data Protector
16 6 (14.29%) vSphere
16 6 (14.29%) MCSE

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 16 (38.10%) MS Exchange
2 9 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (9.52%) Lync
4 4 (9.52%) IIS
5 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) SaaS
1 2 (4.76%) PaaS
1 2 (4.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (35.71%) TCP/IP
2 13 (30.95%) DNS
3 11 (26.19%) DHCP
4 8 (19.05%) Firewall
5 5 (11.90%) VoIP
5 5 (11.90%) Unified Communications
6 4 (9.52%) SAN
7 3 (7.14%) WAN
7 3 (7.14%) LAN
7 3 (7.14%) PBX
7 3 (7.14%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.90%) Multimedia
3 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Finance
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Exchange Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Server Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Server Support Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Server Support
4 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) Test Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) VoIP Specialist
5 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Voice Specialist
6 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) Software Packaging
2 2 (4.76%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.38%) COM
3 1 (2.38%) COM+
3 1 (2.38%) Web Services
3 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) IVR
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Data Structures
2 2 (4.76%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 30 (71.43%) Windows
2 21 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (45.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (21.43%) Linux
5 9 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Migration
2 5 (11.90%) Validation
3 4 (9.52%) CRM
3 4 (9.52%) ITIL
4 3 (7.14%) Operations Management
4 3 (7.14%) Network Design
5 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.38%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.38%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.38%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) VB
1 7 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.76%) Python
2 2 (4.76%) C
2 2 (4.76%) C#
2 2 (4.76%) Java
2 2 (4.76%) Perl
2 2 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
4 6 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (14.29%) MCITP
4 6 (14.29%) MCSE
5 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (40.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (14.29%) vSphere
3 3 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.76%) vCloud
5 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (9.52%) SCCM
3 3 (7.14%) HP SIM
3 3 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (4.76%) WSUS
4 2 (4.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 20 (47.62%) VMware
3 10 (23.81%) HP
4 9 (21.43%) Red Hat
5 6 (14.29%) Cisco
6 3 (7.14%) Avaya
6 3 (7.14%) IBM
6 3 (7.14%) Dell
6 3 (7.14%) Verint
6 3 (7.14%) Mitel
7 2 (4.76%) EMC
7 2 (4.76%) Oracle
7 2 (4.76%) BMC
8 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.38%) SAP
8 1 (2.38%) Siebel
8 1 (2.38%) 3PAR
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