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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 6 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 38 32 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 13.15% 9.09% 9.24%
As % of the System Software category 69.09% 68.09% 54.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 10
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£300 £314 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% -26.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £314 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £263
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.84 £14.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.20% -1.66%
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
55 47 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 19.03% 13.35% 16.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 18
Average daily rate £300 £314 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% -21.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £195 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £398 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £315
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -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 26 February 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 26 February 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 44 (78.57%) Windows
2 29 (51.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 26 (46.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (42.86%) VMware
6 20 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (30.36%) MS Exchange
8 16 (28.57%) TCP/IP
8 16 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (26.79%) DNS
10 13 (23.21%) HP
10 13 (23.21%) DHCP
10 13 (23.21%) Migration
11 11 (19.64%) SCCM
11 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
12 10 (17.86%) Windows 7
12 10 (17.86%) Firewall
12 10 (17.86%) vSphere
12 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (16.07%) Telecoms
13 9 (16.07%) PowerShell
13 9 (16.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (16.07%) HP Data Protector
13 9 (16.07%) Exchange Server 2003
13 9 (16.07%) Red Hat
13 9 (16.07%) Linux
13 9 (16.07%) VB
14 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
15 6 (10.71%) MCSE

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 17 (30.36%) MS Exchange
2 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (16.07%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (10.71%) Lync
5 5 (8.93%) IIS
6 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.79%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) SaaS
1 2 (3.57%) PaaS
1 2 (3.57%) Office 365
1 2 (3.57%) IaaS
2 1 (1.79%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 15 (26.79%) DNS
3 13 (23.21%) DHCP
4 10 (17.86%) Firewall
5 5 (8.93%) LAN
5 5 (8.93%) VoIP
5 5 (8.93%) WAN
5 5 (8.93%) Unified Communications
6 4 (7.14%) SAN
7 3 (5.36%) IP Telephony
7 3 (5.36%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (16.07%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.93%) Multimedia
3 4 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.36%) Retail
5 1 (1.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (19.64%) Support Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) Server Support
3 8 (14.29%) Server Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Server Support Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Architect
4 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (8.93%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Consultant
7 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (5.36%) Administrator
8 3 (5.36%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.36%) Test Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 3 (5.36%) VoIP Specialist
8 3 (5.36%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) Software Packaging
2 3 (5.36%) .NET
3 2 (3.57%) COM
3 2 (3.57%) Web Services
3 2 (3.57%) XML
4 1 (1.79%) COM+
4 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) Clustering
1 3 (5.36%) IVR
2 2 (3.57%) iPhone
2 2 (3.57%) iPad
2 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.57%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.79%) EPoS
3 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (78.57%) Windows
2 29 (51.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (46.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (17.86%) Windows 7
6 9 (16.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (16.07%) Linux
7 4 (7.14%) Windows XP
7 4 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) Migration
2 6 (10.71%) ITIL
3 5 (8.93%) Validation
4 4 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
4 4 (7.14%) CRM
5 3 (5.36%) Network Design
5 3 (5.36%) Operations Management
6 2 (3.57%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.79%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.79%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.79%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.79%) SOA
7 1 (1.79%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.79%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.79%) High Availability
7 1 (1.79%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.79%) Server Monitoring
7 1 (1.79%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.07%) VB
1 9 (16.07%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.36%) C
3 2 (3.57%) C#
3 2 (3.57%) Java
3 2 (3.57%) Perl
3 2 (3.57%) SQL
3 2 (3.57%) VBScript
3 2 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
3 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (10.71%) MCITP
4 6 (10.71%) MCSE
5 4 (7.14%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.57%) VCP4
System Software
1 20 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (17.86%) vSphere
3 3 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.57%) vCloud
5 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (19.64%) SCCM
2 9 (16.07%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (5.36%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (5.36%) HP SIM
4 2 (3.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (42.86%) VMware
3 13 (23.21%) HP
4 9 (16.07%) Red Hat
5 6 (10.71%) Cisco
6 4 (7.14%) IBM
6 4 (7.14%) Dell
7 3 (5.36%) Mitel
7 3 (5.36%) Avaya
7 3 (5.36%) Verint
8 2 (3.57%) BMC
8 2 (3.57%) Becrypt
8 2 (3.57%) Apple
8 2 (3.57%) EMC
8 2 (3.57%) Oracle
9 1 (1.79%) SAP
9 1 (1.79%) Siebel
9 1 (1.79%) Citrix
9 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.79%) Remedy
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