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 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 18 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 18 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 7.20% 12.50% 8.89%
As % of the System Software category 45.00% 53.33% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 2
Average daily rate
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£388 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £252 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £275 £285
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -3.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 2
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
40 45 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 16.00% 23.44% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 9
Average daily rate £378 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £135 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 3
Average hourly rate £39.50 £16.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.39% +32.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -0.99%

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 November 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 November 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 25 (83.33%) Windows
2 17 (56.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (53.33%) TCP/IP
4 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (50.00%) VMware
5 13 (43.33%) DNS
5 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
6 12 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (36.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (36.67%) Linux
7 11 (36.67%) Red Hat
8 10 (33.33%) DHCP
8 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (33.33%) ITIL
9 9 (30.00%) MCSE
9 9 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (30.00%) MCITP
10 8 (26.67%) HP
10 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
11 7 (23.33%) Validation
12 6 (20.00%) Windows XP
12 6 (20.00%) Software Packaging
13 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (16.67%) Firewall
14 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
14 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
15 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
15 3 (10.00%) SCCM

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.33%) Lync
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) SaaS
1 2 (6.67%) PaaS
1 2 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (53.33%) TCP/IP
2 13 (43.33%) DNS
3 10 (33.33%) DHCP
4 5 (16.67%) Firewall
5 3 (10.00%) Unified Communications
5 3 (10.00%) VoIP
6 1 (3.33%) WAN
6 1 (3.33%) LDAP
6 1 (3.33%) LAN
6 1 (3.33%) SAN
6 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.00%) Multimedia
3 2 (6.67%) Finance
4 1 (3.33%) Military
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Service Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) VoIP Specialist
6 3 (10.00%) Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) IT Support
8 1 (3.33%) VMware Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) CRM Architect
8 1 (3.33%) CRM Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) COM
2 1 (3.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (6.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 25 (83.33%) Windows
2 17 (56.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (36.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (36.67%) Linux
5 6 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (23.33%) Validation
3 3 (10.00%) Time Management
4 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.67%) Migration
4 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.33%) IT Governance
5 1 (3.33%) Investment Management
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.33%) CRM
5 1 (3.33%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) C
1 2 (6.67%) C#
1 2 (6.67%) Java
1 2 (6.67%) Perl
1 2 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) VBScript
2 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (30.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (30.00%) MCITP
3 9 (30.00%) MCSE
4 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) MCP
5 1 (3.33%) CCA
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) vCloud
3 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) VMware
2 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (36.67%) Red Hat
4 8 (26.67%) HP
5 3 (10.00%) ServiceNow
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco
6 2 (6.67%) EMC
6 2 (6.67%) BMC
7 1 (3.33%) NetApp
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle
7 1 (3.33%) SAP
7 1 (3.33%) Siebel
7 1 (3.33%) Citrix
7 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com