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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 50 39 28
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 19 19 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.10% 3.04% 4.73%
As % of the System Software category 52.78% 65.52% 58.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 24
Average daily rate £400 £285 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% -2.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £265 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £317 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £261 £265 £290
% change year-on-year
-1.41% -8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 7
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 £11.39 £15.95 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £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
36 29 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.99% 4.63% 8.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 45
Average daily rate £425 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £260 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £485 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
-0.46% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 7
Average hourly rate £12.50 £21.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% -21.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £15.95 £15.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £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 24 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 39 (82.98%) Windows
2 28 (59.57%) Microsoft
3 21 (44.68%) Windows 7
4 18 (38.30%) MS Office
4 18 (38.30%) MS Exchange
5 14 (29.79%) Windows XP
6 11 (23.40%) WAN
7 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (14.89%) SCCM
8 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
8 7 (14.89%) ITIL
8 7 (14.89%) Internet
8 7 (14.89%) Blackberry
8 7 (14.89%) VMware
9 6 (12.77%) LAN
9 6 (12.77%) Citrix
10 5 (10.64%) Asset Management
10 5 (10.64%) Change Control
10 5 (10.64%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (10.64%) VPN
10 5 (10.64%) Cisco
10 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (8.51%) Avaya
11 4 (8.51%) Network Monitoring
11 4 (8.51%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
11 4 (8.51%) Lync
11 4 (8.51%) IP Telephony

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (38.30%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (8.51%) Lync
4 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.13%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.13%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 18 (38.30%) MS Office
2 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.13%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) WAN
2 7 (14.89%) Internet
3 6 (12.77%) LAN
4 5 (10.64%) VPN
5 4 (8.51%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.13%) Wireless
6 1 (2.13%) DNS
6 1 (2.13%) VoIP
6 1 (2.13%) DHCP
6 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (14.89%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (12.77%) Desktop Support
2 6 (12.77%) Analyst
2 6 (12.77%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (8.51%) Network Engineer
3 4 (8.51%) Administrator
4 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.38%) Consultant
4 3 (6.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (4.26%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) Network Administrator
6 1 (2.13%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.13%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.13%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.13%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.38%) iPhone
2 3 (6.38%) iPad
3 2 (4.26%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) PDA
4 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (82.98%) Windows
2 21 (44.68%) Windows 7
3 14 (29.79%) Windows XP
4 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.13%) Linux
7 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.89%) ITIL
2 5 (10.64%) Asset Management
2 5 (10.64%) Change Control
3 4 (8.51%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (8.51%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (8.51%) Migration
4 3 (6.38%) Business Continuity
4 3 (6.38%) CRM
4 3 (6.38%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (4.26%) Project Management
5 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.13%) Data Security
6 1 (2.13%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.13%) Fault Management
6 1 (2.13%) Network Management
6 1 (2.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.13%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.26%) MCP
2 2 (4.26%) MCSA
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) MCSE
3 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.13%) Degree
3 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.26%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.26%) XenApp
3 2 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.13%) vSphere
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.13%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) SCCM
2 4 (8.51%) SCOM
3 1 (2.13%) ARCserve
3 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (59.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) VMware
3 6 (12.77%) Citrix
4 5 (10.64%) Cisco
5 4 (8.51%) Avaya
6 3 (6.38%) Dell
7 2 (4.26%) Symantec
7 2 (4.26%) Capita
8 1 (2.13%) McAfee
8 1 (2.13%) Sophos
8 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.13%) IBM
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