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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 25 50 28
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -22
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 51 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.78% 2.65% 4.25%
As % of the System Software category 71.83% 45.83% 61.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 4 6
Average daily rate
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£256 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £217 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £435 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.30 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £21.90 £109.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
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
71 48 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.05% 5.78% 6.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 24 14
Average daily rate £290 £425 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.76% +21.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £448 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 5
Average hourly rate £15.75 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £13.30 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.85 £21.90 £94.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.85%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015, 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 79 (83.16%) Windows
2 47 (49.47%) Microsoft
3 41 (43.16%) Citrix
4 39 (41.05%) Windows 7
5 35 (36.84%) MS Exchange
6 34 (35.79%) VMware
7 25 (26.32%) MS Office
8 24 (25.26%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (20.00%) Windows XP
10 18 (18.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (17.89%) Exchange Server 2010
12 16 (16.84%) SCCM
12 16 (16.84%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (14.74%) ITIL
13 14 (14.74%) XenApp
14 13 (13.68%) Office 365
14 13 (13.68%) Firewall
15 12 (12.63%) VPN
15 12 (12.63%) LAN
15 12 (12.63%) WAN
15 12 (12.63%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (11.58%) Apache
16 11 (11.58%) MS Excel
16 11 (11.58%) Linux
16 11 (11.58%) Lync
17 10 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 10 (10.53%) Migration
17 10 (10.53%) SQL
17 10 (10.53%) SQL Server
17 10 (10.53%) IIS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 35 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 17 (17.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (11.58%) Lync
3 11 (11.58%) Apache
4 10 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 10 (10.53%) IIS
5 7 (7.37%) nginx
6 6 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (4.21%) Confluence
8 4 (4.21%) MediaWiki
8 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2000
10 2 (2.11%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (2.11%) IBM Notes
11 1 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (1.05%) MS Project Server
11 1 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 25 (26.32%) MS Office
2 11 (11.58%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.05%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.05%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.68%) Office 365
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.68%) Firewall
2 12 (12.63%) VPN
2 12 (12.63%) LAN
2 12 (12.63%) WAN
3 10 (10.53%) DNS
4 8 (8.42%) DHCP
5 5 (5.26%) VoIP
5 5 (5.26%) IPsec
6 4 (4.21%) LDAP
7 3 (3.16%) SAN
8 2 (2.11%) Internet
9 1 (1.05%) OSPF
9 1 (1.05%) BGP
9 1 (1.05%) EIGRP
9 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.05%) VLAN
9 1 (1.05%) Network Security
9 1 (1.05%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.05%) IPv6
9 1 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.42%) MySQL
3 4 (4.21%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (7.37%) Hudson
1 7 (7.37%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.21%) Subversion
2 4 (4.21%) JIRA
2 4 (4.21%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.11%) MSI
4 1 (1.05%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.05%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (1.05%) Law
2 1 (1.05%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (30.53%) Analyst
2 15 (15.79%) Service Analyst
2 15 (15.79%) Service Desk Analyst
3 14 (14.74%) Support Engineer
4 13 (13.68%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (12.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (11.58%) Desktop Support
7 10 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
8 8 (8.42%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 7 (7.37%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (7.37%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 6 (6.32%) Consultant
10 6 (6.32%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 5 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 4 (4.21%) IT Support
12 4 (4.21%) Wintel Engineer
12 4 (4.21%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
12 4 (4.21%) Help Desk Analyst
12 4 (4.21%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.26%) Application Packaging
2 4 (4.21%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.42%) Clustering
1 8 (8.42%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.32%) Thin Client
2 6 (6.32%) Fat Client
3 4 (4.21%) Wiki
3 4 (4.21%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.16%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.11%) Statistics
6 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.05%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 79 (83.16%) Windows
2 39 (41.05%) Windows 7
3 19 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 18 (18.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (16.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (12.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (11.58%) Linux
8 10 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (7.37%) UNIX
9 7 (7.37%) CentOS
9 7 (7.37%) Debian
9 7 (7.37%) Ubuntu
10 3 (3.16%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.74%) ITIL
2 10 (10.53%) Migration
3 8 (8.42%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (7.37%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (7.37%) DevOps
5 5 (5.26%) Load Balancing
6 4 (4.21%) Incident Management
6 4 (4.21%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (4.21%) Email Migration
6 4 (4.21%) Data Migration
6 4 (4.21%) Build Automation
7 3 (3.16%) Business Transformation
7 3 (3.16%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.16%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.11%) TOGAF
8 2 (2.11%) Server Building
9 1 (1.05%) Database Theory
9 1 (1.05%) Relational Database Theory
9 1 (1.05%) Software Distribution
9 1 (1.05%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.53%) SQL
2 7 (7.37%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.21%) Bash Shell
3 4 (4.21%) Python
3 4 (4.21%) Ruby
3 4 (4.21%) Java
3 4 (4.21%) Perl
3 4 (4.21%) PHP
4 2 (2.11%) VBScript
5 1 (1.05%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (9.47%) MCP
1 9 (9.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 9 (9.47%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.37%) DV Cleared
3 5 (5.26%) CCNA
3 5 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.21%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.16%) MCSE
6 1 (1.05%) MCSA
6 1 (1.05%) MCT
6 1 (1.05%) CCNP
6 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.05%) ECDL
6 1 (1.05%) CCEE
6 1 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.05%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.05%) MCDST
6 1 (1.05%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.11%) QA
3 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (25.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (14.74%) XenApp
3 9 (9.47%) VMware ESX
4 8 (8.42%) Hyper-V
5 7 (7.37%) Postfix
5 7 (7.37%) Samba
6 5 (5.26%) vSphere
7 4 (4.21%) iptables
8 3 (3.16%) BitLocker
8 3 (3.16%) XenDesktop
8 3 (3.16%) Terminal Services
8 3 (3.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (2.11%) Xen
9 2 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.05%) vCloud
10 1 (1.05%) XenServer
10 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 16 (16.84%) SCCM
2 7 (7.37%) Puppet
3 4 (4.21%) ZABBIX
4 3 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (3.16%) Ansible
4 3 (3.16%) Salt
5 2 (2.11%) WSUS
5 2 (2.11%) SCOM
5 2 (2.11%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.05%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.05%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.05%) MOM
6 1 (1.05%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.05%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 47 (49.47%) Microsoft
2 41 (43.16%) Citrix
3 34 (35.79%) VMware
4 9 (9.47%) Cisco
5 8 (8.42%) Red Hat
6 7 (7.37%) Wyse
7 6 (6.32%) Avaya
8 5 (5.26%) Symantec
8 5 (5.26%) McAfee
9 4 (4.21%) Oracle
9 4 (4.21%) AppSense
10 3 (3.16%) CA
10 3 (3.16%) Sophos
10 3 (3.16%) CheckPoint
10 3 (3.16%) Lotus
11 2 (2.11%) NetApp
11 2 (2.11%) LANDesk
12 1 (1.05%) Meraki
12 1 (1.05%) SAP
12 1 (1.05%) HP
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + +
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £26k - 30k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
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Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 19 days ago