The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Bristol region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 50 35 23
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -12
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 20 23 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.13% 3.60% 5.46%
As % of the System Software category 51.28% 69.70% 60.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 30
Average daily rate £400 £230 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £190 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £305 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £270 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 8
Average hourly rate £14.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £15.95 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £125.45 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
System Software Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
39 33 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.16% 5.16% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 53
Average daily rate £425 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £200 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £459 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 8
Average hourly rate £13.25 £21.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.90% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.95 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £125.45 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Active Directory
South West

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
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 18 April 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 42 (84.00%) Windows
2 30 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 22 (44.00%) Windows 7
4 19 (38.00%) MS Office
5 18 (36.00%) MS Exchange
6 15 (30.00%) Windows XP
7 13 (26.00%) WAN
8 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (18.00%) VMware
10 8 (16.00%) Citrix
10 8 (16.00%) LAN
10 8 (16.00%) SCCM
11 7 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
11 7 (14.00%) ITIL
11 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (14.00%) Internet
11 7 (14.00%) Blackberry
12 5 (10.00%) VPN
12 5 (10.00%) Cisco
12 5 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (10.00%) Change Control
12 5 (10.00%) Asset Management
13 4 (8.00%) SCOM
13 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 4 (8.00%) Hyper-V
13 4 (8.00%) Lync
13 4 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
13 4 (8.00%) Migration
13 4 (8.00%) IP Telephony

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (36.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.00%) Lync
3 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.00%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (2.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 19 (38.00%) MS Office
2 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.00%) MS Project
3 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.00%) WAN
2 8 (16.00%) LAN
3 7 (14.00%) Internet
4 5 (10.00%) VPN
5 4 (8.00%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.00%) Wireless
6 1 (2.00%) DNS
6 1 (2.00%) VoIP
6 1 (2.00%) DHCP
6 1 (2.00%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (14.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 7 (14.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (12.00%) Desktop Support
2 6 (12.00%) Analyst
3 4 (8.00%) Administrator
3 4 (8.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Consultant
4 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (4.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.00%) Architect
5 2 (4.00%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.00%) Network Analyst
6 1 (2.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.00%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.00%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.00%) iPad
2 3 (6.00%) iPhone
3 2 (4.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) PMI
4 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.00%) PDA
4 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 42 (84.00%) Windows
2 22 (44.00%) Windows 7
3 15 (30.00%) Windows XP
4 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.00%) UNIX
7 1 (2.00%) Linux
7 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.00%) ITIL
2 5 (10.00%) Change Control
2 5 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 4 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (8.00%) Migration
3 4 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (6.00%) CRM
4 3 (6.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (6.00%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.00%) Project Management
6 1 (2.00%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (2.00%) Data Security
6 1 (2.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.00%) Fault Management
6 1 (2.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.00%) SQL
1 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.00%) VBScript
3 1 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) MCSA
3 2 (4.00%) MCP
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.00%) MCSE
4 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (8.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.00%) XenApp
2 2 (4.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.00%) Terminal Server
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) SCCM
2 4 (8.00%) SCOM
3 1 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.00%) ARCserve
3 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.00%) VMware
3 8 (16.00%) Citrix
4 5 (10.00%) Cisco
5 4 (8.00%) Avaya
6 3 (6.00%) Dell
7 2 (4.00%) Capita
7 2 (4.00%) Symantec
8 1 (2.00%) McAfee
8 1 (2.00%) Sophos
8 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.00%) IBM
8 1 (2.00%) Adobe
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 24 days ago