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 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 15 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 22 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 8.18% 8.22% 13.49%
As % of the System Software category 55.00% 58.14% 46.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 4
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£151 £314 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.83% -20.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £268 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £450 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £265
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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 43 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 14.87% 14.14% 29.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 11
Average daily rate £400 £300 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £425 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

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 April 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 24 April 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 40 (76.92%) Windows
2 27 (51.92%) Microsoft
3 25 (48.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (36.54%) VMware
6 16 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (30.77%) MS Exchange
6 16 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (26.92%) HP
7 14 (26.92%) Migration
8 13 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 12 (23.08%) vSphere
10 11 (21.15%) HP Data Protector
11 10 (19.23%) DNS
11 10 (19.23%) DHCP
11 10 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (17.31%) Telecoms
12 9 (17.31%) SCCM
12 9 (17.31%) PowerShell
12 9 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2003
12 9 (17.31%) Windows 7
12 9 (17.31%) VB
12 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (15.38%) Firewall
14 6 (11.54%) Lync
15 5 (9.62%) Unified Communications
15 5 (9.62%) Hybrid Cloud
15 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
15 5 (9.62%) Customer Engagement
15 5 (9.62%) Multimedia

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 10 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (11.54%) Lync
5 5 (9.62%) IIS
6 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.92%) Live Communications Server
6 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Mimecast
2 3 (5.77%) Office 365
3 1 (1.92%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (19.23%) DNS
2 10 (19.23%) DHCP
3 8 (15.38%) Firewall
4 5 (9.62%) Unified Communications
4 5 (9.62%) VoIP
4 5 (9.62%) WAN
4 5 (9.62%) LAN
5 3 (5.77%) IP Telephony
5 3 (5.77%) SAN
5 3 (5.77%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (17.31%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.62%) Multimedia
2 5 (9.62%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.77%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Publishing
4 1 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 11 (21.15%) Server Support
3 10 (19.23%) Server Engineer
4 9 (17.31%) Server Support Engineer
5 8 (15.38%) Analyst
5 8 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 7 (13.46%) Exchange Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Architect
7 5 (9.62%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (7.69%) Support Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (5.77%) VoIP Specialist
9 3 (5.77%) Test Manager
9 3 (5.77%) Test Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) Consultant
9 3 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (5.77%) Administrator
10 2 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
10 2 (3.85%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) .NET
2 2 (3.85%) COM
2 2 (3.85%) Web Services
2 2 (3.85%) XML
2 2 (3.85%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.92%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.92%) COM+
3 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (5.77%) Clustering
2 3 (5.77%) IVR
3 2 (3.85%) Replication
3 2 (3.85%) iPhone
3 2 (3.85%) iPad
4 1 (1.92%) EPoS
4 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 40 (76.92%) Windows
2 25 (48.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (17.31%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.69%) Linux
6 4 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) Migration
2 5 (9.62%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (7.69%) CRM
3 4 (7.69%) ITIL
4 3 (5.77%) Operations Management
4 3 (5.77%) Validation
4 3 (5.77%) Network Design
5 1 (1.92%) High Availability
5 1 (1.92%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (1.92%) Release Management
5 1 (1.92%) Business Continuity
5 1 (1.92%) Risk Management
5 1 (1.92%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.92%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.92%) SOA
5 1 (1.92%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) PowerShell
1 9 (17.31%) VB
2 3 (5.77%) VBScript
3 2 (3.85%) C
4 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) MCITP
4 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (5.77%) MCSE
5 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) MCTS
System Software
1 16 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (23.08%) vSphere
3 3 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.85%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.92%) XenApp
5 1 (1.92%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.92%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (21.15%) HP Data Protector
2 9 (17.31%) SCCM
3 3 (5.77%) vMotion
3 3 (5.77%) HP SIM
3 3 (5.77%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 27 (51.92%) Microsoft
2 19 (36.54%) VMware
3 14 (26.92%) HP
4 5 (9.62%) IBM
4 5 (9.62%) Dell
5 4 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.77%) Verint
6 3 (5.77%) Mitel
6 3 (5.77%) Avaya
6 3 (5.77%) Cisco
7 2 (3.85%) Citrix
7 2 (3.85%) Oracle
7 2 (3.85%) Apple
7 2 (3.85%) Becrypt
8 1 (1.92%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.92%) Google
8 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.92%) Remedy
8 1 (1.92%) SAP