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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 25 19 5
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 13 11 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 4.50% 5.12% 17.67%
As % of the System Software category 65.00% 73.33% 82.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 11
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 £215 £100 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £242 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.61 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -2.60%
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
20 15 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 6.92% 6.98% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 13
Average daily rate £238 £150 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £100 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £380 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 28 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 28 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 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (47.83%) VMware
3 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (34.78%) HP
5 8 (34.78%) Windows XP
6 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
6 7 (30.43%) SCCM
7 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
7 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
7 6 (26.09%) DNS
8 5 (21.74%) Migration
8 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
8 5 (21.74%) DHCP
8 5 (21.74%) vSphere
9 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
9 4 (17.39%) Software Delivery
10 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
10 3 (13.04%) Replication
10 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
10 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
10 3 (13.04%) SQL
10 3 (13.04%) VBScript
10 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
10 3 (13.04%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
10 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (8.70%) Live Communications Server
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) DNS
2 5 (21.74%) DHCP
3 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) DB2
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MSI
2 1 (4.35%) PVCS
General
1 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.35%) Publishing
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
1 1 (4.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Support Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (21.74%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Server Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Server Support
5 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Server Support Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
7 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
7 1 (4.35%) Applications Packager
7 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) X-Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Replication
3 2 (8.70%) Clustering
3 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.35%) PMI
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (34.78%) Windows XP
4 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
6 2 (8.70%) Solaris
7 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
7 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Migration
2 4 (17.39%) Software Delivery
3 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
3 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.70%) High Availability
4 2 (8.70%) Change Control
4 2 (8.70%) Software Distribution
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.35%) Release Management
5 1 (4.35%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (4.35%) Server Building
5 1 (4.35%) Office Automation
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
1 3 (13.04%) VBScript
2 2 (8.70%) VB
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.35%) MCTS
3 1 (4.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (21.74%) vSphere
3 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.70%) XenApp
5 1 (4.35%) Terminal Server
5 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) SCCM
2 3 (13.04%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (8.70%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (8.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
1 11 (47.83%) VMware
2 8 (34.78%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) Dell
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) IBM
3 2 (8.70%) Remedy
3 2 (8.70%) McAfee
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) NetApp
4 1 (4.35%) Fujitsu
4 1 (4.35%) Wall Street Systems