The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol 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 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 42 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 26 20 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.06% 3.26% 4.49%
As % of the System Software category 40.63% 62.50% 50.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 19
Average daily rate
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£300 £288 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £140 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £350 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £15.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.61 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-2.60% -
Active Directory
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

System Software Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
64 32 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.54% 5.22% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 14 40
Average daily rate £331 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £208 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £455 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 10
Average hourly rate £13.75 £12.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -35.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £15.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Bristol region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Bristol region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 35 (76.09%) Windows
2 26 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 18 (39.13%) Windows 7
4 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (26.09%) MS Exchange
6 11 (23.91%) MS Office
7 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
8 8 (17.39%) WAN
8 8 (17.39%) Internet
8 8 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (15.22%) Finance
9 7 (15.22%) VMware
9 7 (15.22%) Blackberry
10 6 (13.04%) Windows XP
10 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (10.87%) LAN
11 5 (10.87%) Hyper-V
11 5 (10.87%) SCCM
12 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
12 4 (8.70%) iPhone
12 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (8.70%) Change Control
12 4 (8.70%) Migration
12 4 (8.70%) SLA
12 4 (8.70%) Citrix
12 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
12 4 (8.70%) ITIL
12 4 (8.70%) Linux

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 12 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 8 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (8.70%) Lync
3 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.35%) IIS
4 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (23.91%) MS Office
2 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
1 1 (2.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) WAN
1 8 (17.39%) Internet
2 5 (10.87%) LAN
3 3 (6.52%) DNS
4 1 (2.17%) Intranet
4 1 (2.17%) Firewall
4 1 (2.17%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.17%) VoIP
4 1 (2.17%) DHCP
4 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Legal
2 1 (2.17%) Local Government
2 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (17.39%) Analyst
2 6 (13.04%) Consultant
3 3 (6.52%) Architect
3 3 (6.52%) Service Analyst
3 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (6.52%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (6.52%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (6.52%) SharePoint Consultant
3 3 (6.52%) Messaging Analyst
4 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Technician
4 2 (4.35%) Server Engineer
4 2 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (4.35%) Administrator
4 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
5 1 (2.17%) Technical Support
5 1 (2.17%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (2.17%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (2.17%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.17%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Blackberry
2 4 (8.70%) iPhone
3 3 (6.52%) iPad
4 2 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.17%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.17%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) Clustering
5 1 (2.17%) E-Learning
5 1 (2.17%) PDA
5 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 35 (76.09%) Windows
2 18 (39.13%) Windows 7
3 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.04%) Windows XP
4 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (8.70%) Linux
6 4 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (6.52%) CentOS
7 3 (6.52%) Android
8 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.17%) UNIX
9 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (8.70%) ITIL
1 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (8.70%) Migration
1 4 (8.70%) Change Control
2 3 (6.52%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (4.35%) Document Management
3 2 (4.35%) Workflow
3 2 (4.35%) Project Management
3 2 (4.35%) SOA
4 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.17%) BPR
4 1 (2.17%) CRM
4 1 (2.17%) Change Management
4 1 (2.17%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (2.17%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (2.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) Python
2 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) MCP
3 1 (2.17%) MCSE
3 1 (2.17%) ISEB
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.52%) NFS
2 3 (6.52%) Samba
2 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.35%) XenApp
3 2 (4.35%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.17%) vSphere
4 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.17%) XenServer
4 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) SCCM
2 2 (4.35%) SCOM
3 1 (2.17%) ARCserve
3 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.22%) VMware
3 4 (8.70%) Red Hat
3 4 (8.70%) Intel
3 4 (8.70%) Citrix
4 3 (6.52%) Cisco
4 3 (6.52%) RightFax
5 2 (4.35%) Business Objects
5 2 (4.35%) HP
5 2 (4.35%) TIBCO
5 2 (4.35%) IronPort
6 1 (2.17%) Polycom
6 1 (2.17%) Civica
6 1 (2.17%) Capita
6 1 (2.17%) Symantec
6 1 (2.17%) Apple
6 1 (2.17%) Dell
6 1 (2.17%) Avaya
6 1 (2.17%) Juniper
6 1 (2.17%) ForgeRock
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