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 24 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 31 21 9
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 46 45 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.07% 6.22% 10.32%
As % of the System Software category 67.65% 84.91% 84.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 28
Average daily rate
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£325 £178 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.09% -27.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £110 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £380 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 10
Average hourly rate £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £18.90 £17.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.87 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.51% -3.33%
Active Directory
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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
68 53 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.50% 7.33% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 17 32
Average daily rate £425 £180 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+136.11% -26.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £149 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £452 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 11
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £20.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 56 (71.79%) Windows
2 47 (60.26%) Microsoft
3 28 (35.90%) Windows 7
4 19 (24.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (24.36%) MS Office
4 19 (24.36%) MS Excel
5 18 (23.08%) MS Exchange
6 17 (21.79%) SQL
6 17 (21.79%) Hyper-V
7 14 (17.95%) SharePoint
7 14 (17.95%) Lync
8 13 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
8 13 (16.67%) VMware
9 12 (15.38%) Clustering
9 12 (15.38%) Finance
9 12 (15.38%) CRM
9 12 (15.38%) .NET
9 12 (15.38%) Citrix
9 12 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
9 12 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 12 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
9 12 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
9 12 (15.38%) Application Packaging
10 11 (14.10%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (11.54%) Blackberry
11 9 (11.54%) DNS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 18 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 14 (17.95%) SharePoint
2 14 (17.95%) Lync
3 13 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 12 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 12 (15.38%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (5.13%) IIS
8 3 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.28%) CMS
9 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (1.28%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.28%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (1.28%) Apache
Applications
1 19 (24.36%) MS Office
1 19 (24.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 12 (15.38%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.28%) Agresso
2 1 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.28%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.54%) DNS
2 7 (8.97%) LAN
2 7 (8.97%) WAN
3 5 (6.41%) DHCP
3 5 (6.41%) TCP/IP
3 5 (6.41%) VPN
4 4 (5.13%) Firewall
5 3 (3.85%) Internet
6 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.28%) IPsec
6 1 (1.28%) VoIP
6 1 (1.28%) SAN
6 1 (1.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MSI
General
1 12 (15.38%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Law
3 2 (2.56%) Legal
3 2 (2.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.28%) Electronics
4 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.28%) Local Government
4 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (35.90%) Analyst
2 15 (19.23%) Architect
3 12 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
4 10 (12.82%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (12.82%) Service Analyst
5 9 (11.54%) Support Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
8 5 (6.41%) Messaging Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Consultant
8 5 (6.41%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (5.13%) Rollout Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) PC Engineer
10 3 (3.85%) IT Support
10 3 (3.85%) Desktop Support
10 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.38%) .NET
1 12 (15.38%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.38%) Clustering
2 9 (11.54%) Blackberry
3 5 (6.41%) iPhone
3 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.13%) Data Integration
4 4 (5.13%) iPad
5 3 (3.85%) Reference Data
6 2 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.28%) NHS
7 1 (1.28%) DTV
7 1 (1.28%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.28%) Animation
7 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.28%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.28%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 56 (71.79%) Windows
2 28 (35.90%) Windows 7
3 13 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (8.97%) Windows XP
6 6 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 5 (6.41%) Android
8 3 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.56%) Linux
10 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.28%) UNIX
10 1 (1.28%) CentOS
10 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.28%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.36%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (15.38%) CRM
3 9 (11.54%) ITIL
4 7 (8.97%) Migration
5 4 (5.13%) Document Management
6 3 (3.85%) Logistics
6 3 (3.85%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.85%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (3.85%) Data Architecture
6 3 (3.85%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.85%) Change Management
6 3 (3.85%) Data Modelling
7 2 (2.56%) SOA
7 2 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.56%) Workflow
7 2 (2.56%) Practice Management
7 2 (2.56%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.56%) Project Management
7 2 (2.56%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.28%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.79%) SQL
2 5 (6.41%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.56%) VBScript
4 1 (1.28%) VB
4 1 (1.28%) Python
4 1 (1.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.13%) MCP
3 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.85%) Degree
4 2 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.56%) MCSE
5 1 (1.28%) CCNA
5 1 (1.28%) ISEB
5 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.28%) MCDST
5 1 (1.28%) MCTS
5 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 17 (21.79%) Hyper-V
2 11 (14.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.69%) XenApp
4 2 (2.56%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.28%) vSphere
5 1 (1.28%) XenServer
5 1 (1.28%) NFS
5 1 (1.28%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.28%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.28%) Samba
5 1 (1.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (11.54%) SCCM
2 4 (5.13%) WSUS
3 1 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 47 (60.26%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.67%) VMware
3 12 (15.38%) Citrix
4 7 (8.97%) Intel
5 5 (6.41%) RightFax
6 4 (5.13%) LANDesk
6 4 (5.13%) IronPort
7 2 (2.56%) NetApp
7 2 (2.56%) HP
7 2 (2.56%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.56%) SAP
7 2 (2.56%) Cisco
7 2 (2.56%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.56%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.56%) McAfee
8 1 (1.28%) Sophos
8 1 (1.28%) Wyse
8 1 (1.28%) Open Text
8 1 (1.28%) Symantec
8 1 (1.28%) Mitel
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