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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 31 40 19
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -21
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 42 27 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.79% 3.51% 5.83%
As % of the System Software category 71.19% 71.05% 76.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 8 13
Average daily rate
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£380 £195 £183
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+94.87% +6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £107 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £456 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £270
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £14.10 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
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
59 38 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 6.74% 4.94% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 10 19
Average daily rate £400 £425 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +123.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £110 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 9
Average hourly rate £15.25 £13.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.90% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 £16.14 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 68 (71.58%) Windows
2 54 (56.84%) Microsoft
3 36 (37.89%) Windows 7
4 27 (28.42%) VMware
4 27 (28.42%) Citrix
5 25 (26.32%) MS Exchange
6 23 (24.21%) MS Office
6 23 (24.21%) Disaster Recovery
6 23 (24.21%) VMware Infrastructure
7 21 (22.11%) SQL
8 18 (18.95%) MS Excel
9 17 (17.89%) Hyper-V
10 16 (16.84%) SharePoint
10 16 (16.84%) .NET
11 14 (14.74%) Clustering
11 14 (14.74%) Exchange Server 2013
11 14 (14.74%) Security Cleared
12 13 (13.68%) Lync
12 13 (13.68%) XenApp
13 12 (12.63%) Finance
13 12 (12.63%) CRM
13 12 (12.63%) BizTalk Server
13 12 (12.63%) Cloud Computing
13 12 (12.63%) SharePoint 2010
13 12 (12.63%) SharePoint 2013
13 12 (12.63%) Dynamics CRM
13 12 (12.63%) Dynamics AX
13 12 (12.63%) Application Packaging
14 11 (11.58%) DNS
14 11 (11.58%) Windows XP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 25 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 16 (16.84%) SharePoint
3 14 (14.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (13.68%) Lync
5 12 (12.63%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (12.63%) SharePoint 2010
5 12 (12.63%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (8.42%) IIS
8 7 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (6.32%) Apache
10 4 (4.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2000
12 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (1.05%) CMS
13 1 (1.05%) IBM Notes
13 1 (1.05%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (1.05%) Confluence
13 1 (1.05%) nginx
13 1 (1.05%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 23 (24.21%) MS Office
2 18 (18.95%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (12.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 12 (12.63%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.05%) Agresso
2 1 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.05%) Office 365
2 1 (1.05%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.58%) DNS
1 11 (11.58%) LAN
1 11 (11.58%) WAN
2 10 (10.53%) VPN
2 10 (10.53%) Firewall
3 8 (8.42%) DHCP
4 6 (6.32%) IPsec
5 5 (5.26%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.11%) Internet
7 1 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.05%) OSPF
7 1 (1.05%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.05%) BGP
7 1 (1.05%) LDAP
7 1 (1.05%) VoIP
7 1 (1.05%) Intranet
7 1 (1.05%) SAN
7 1 (1.05%) IPv6
7 1 (1.05%) VLAN
7 1 (1.05%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.32%) MySQL
1 6 (6.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) MSI
1 1 (1.05%) Subversion
1 1 (1.05%) JIRA
1 1 (1.05%) Hudson
1 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (12.63%) Finance
2 4 (4.21%) Law
3 2 (2.11%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.11%) Legal
4 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.05%) Electronics
4 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.05%) Marketing
4 1 (1.05%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 34 (35.79%) Analyst
2 19 (20.00%) Architect
3 16 (16.84%) Infrastructure Architect
4 14 (14.74%) Service Analyst
4 14 (14.74%) Service Desk Analyst
5 13 (13.68%) Support Engineer
6 12 (12.63%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (7.37%) Help Desk Support
7 7 (7.37%) Help Desk Analyst
8 6 (6.32%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (6.32%) Consultant
9 5 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.26%) Support Analyst
9 5 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.21%) Wintel Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) Messaging Analyst
10 4 (4.21%) Rollout Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.84%) .NET
2 12 (12.63%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.05%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.74%) Clustering
2 8 (8.42%) Blackberry
3 5 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.21%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.16%) Thin Client
5 3 (3.16%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.16%) Reference Data
5 3 (3.16%) iPhone
5 3 (3.16%) iPad
5 3 (3.16%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.05%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.05%) DTV
7 1 (1.05%) NHS
7 1 (1.05%) PDA
7 1 (1.05%) Wiki
7 1 (1.05%) Animation
7 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.05%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 68 (71.58%) Windows
2 36 (37.89%) Windows 7
3 11 (11.58%) Windows XP
4 10 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (7.37%) Linux
6 5 (5.26%) UNIX
6 5 (5.26%) Windows 8
6 5 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.16%) Android
9 2 (2.11%) CentOS
10 1 (1.05%) Debian
10 1 (1.05%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.05%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.21%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (12.63%) CRM
3 11 (11.58%) ITIL
4 8 (8.42%) Migration
5 4 (4.21%) Email Migration
5 4 (4.21%) Data Migration
5 4 (4.21%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (4.21%) Document Management
5 4 (4.21%) Data Modelling
6 3 (3.16%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.16%) Change Management
6 3 (3.16%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (3.16%) Logistics
6 3 (3.16%) Data Architecture
7 2 (2.11%) Performance Management
7 2 (2.11%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.11%) SOA
7 2 (2.11%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.11%) SQL
2 6 (6.32%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.26%) Java
4 2 (2.11%) Python
4 2 (2.11%) VBScript
5 1 (1.05%) VB
5 1 (1.05%) Perl
5 1 (1.05%) PHP
5 1 (1.05%) Ruby
5 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (14.74%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.47%) MCP
3 7 (7.37%) DV Cleared
3 7 (7.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (3.16%) CCNA
4 3 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.16%) Degree
4 3 (3.16%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.11%) MCDST
5 2 (2.11%) MCTS
5 2 (2.11%) MCSE
6 1 (1.05%) ECDL
6 1 (1.05%) CCNP
6 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.05%) ISEB
6 1 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) SLA
2 2 (2.11%) QA
System Software
1 23 (24.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (17.89%) Hyper-V
3 13 (13.68%) XenApp
4 5 (5.26%) vSphere
5 3 (3.16%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.16%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.11%) Samba
7 1 (1.05%) NFS
7 1 (1.05%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.05%) XenServer
7 1 (1.05%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.05%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 7 (7.37%) SCCM
2 4 (4.21%) WSUS
3 2 (2.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.05%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.05%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.05%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.05%) Puppet
4 1 (1.05%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 54 (56.84%) Microsoft
2 27 (28.42%) VMware
2 27 (28.42%) Citrix
3 7 (7.37%) Red Hat
4 6 (6.32%) Intel
5 5 (5.26%) Wyse
5 5 (5.26%) McAfee
5 5 (5.26%) Oracle
6 4 (4.21%) LANDesk
6 4 (4.21%) Avaya
7 3 (3.16%) Sophos
7 3 (3.16%) IronPort
7 3 (3.16%) RightFax
8 2 (2.11%) Cisco
8 2 (2.11%) NetApp
8 2 (2.11%) Lotus
8 2 (2.11%) TIBCO
8 2 (2.11%) Business Objects
8 2 (2.11%) SAP
8 2 (2.11%) Symantec
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