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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 20 25 49
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +24
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 54 52 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 6.24% 5.90% 2.61%
As % of the System Software category 62.07% 73.24% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 34 6
Median daily rate £310 £278 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.71% -26.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £130 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £375 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £268
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 9
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £12.60 £11.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £50.20 £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
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
87 71 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 10.06% 8.06% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 45 21
Median daily rate £350 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £234 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 9
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £12.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £50.20 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 May 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 78 (78.00%) Windows
2 44 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 37 (37.00%) VMware
3 37 (37.00%) Windows Server
4 36 (36.00%) Windows 7
5 27 (27.00%) DNS
6 22 (22.00%) SCCM
7 20 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (19.00%) Data Centre
8 19 (19.00%) TCP/IP
9 18 (18.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (18.00%) Hyper-V
10 17 (17.00%) DHCP
10 17 (17.00%) ITIL
11 16 (16.00%) Finance
11 16 (16.00%) MS Office
11 16 (16.00%) Citrix
11 16 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (15.00%) Office 365
12 15 (15.00%) Dell
12 15 (15.00%) Linux
13 14 (14.00%) Windows 8
14 13 (13.00%) XenDesktop
14 13 (13.00%) SQL
14 13 (13.00%) Windows XP
15 12 (12.00%) SharePoint
15 12 (12.00%) XenApp
15 12 (12.00%) Windows 10
16 11 (11.00%) Security Cleared
16 11 (11.00%) Incident Management

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 10 (10.00%) Skype for Business
3 8 (8.00%) MS Exchange
4 7 (7.00%) IBM Notes
5 6 (6.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (6.00%) IBM Domino
6 4 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.00%) Apache
8 1 (1.00%) CMS
8 1 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (16.00%) MS Office
2 11 (11.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.00%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.00%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (27.00%) DNS
2 19 (19.00%) TCP/IP
3 17 (17.00%) DHCP
4 10 (10.00%) Internet
5 9 (9.00%) Firewall
5 9 (9.00%) LDAP
6 7 (7.00%) LAN
6 7 (7.00%) VPN
7 5 (5.00%) SAN
8 4 (4.00%) WAN
9 3 (3.00%) VoIP
9 3 (3.00%) Wireless
10 2 (2.00%) NAS
10 2 (2.00%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.00%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.00%) MPLS
11 1 (1.00%) Network Security
11 1 (1.00%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (1.00%) VLAN
11 1 (1.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 16 (16.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.00%) Billing
3 4 (4.00%) Back Office
4 2 (2.00%) Electronics
4 2 (2.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.00%) Marketing
4 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.00%) Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (17.00%) Support Engineer
2 16 (16.00%) Analyst
3 10 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (9.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (9.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (7.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 7 (7.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (7.00%) Deskside Support
5 7 (7.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (6.00%) Deskside Engineer
6 6 (6.00%) Deskside Support Engineer
6 6 (6.00%) Desktop Support
6 6 (6.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (5.00%) Service Analyst
7 5 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Consultant
8 4 (4.00%) Platform Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.00%) .NET
1 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.00%) J2EE
1 1 (1.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.00%) Clustering
3 7 (7.00%) Blackberry
3 7 (7.00%) Client/Server
3 7 (7.00%) Fat Client
3 7 (7.00%) Thin Client
4 5 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.00%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.00%) PKI
6 2 (2.00%) Statistics
7 1 (1.00%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 78 (78.00%) Windows
2 37 (37.00%) Windows Server
3 36 (36.00%) Windows 7
4 18 (18.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (15.00%) Linux
7 14 (14.00%) Windows 8
8 13 (13.00%) Windows XP
9 12 (12.00%) Windows 10
10 9 (9.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (7.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (6.00%) Apple iOS
13 5 (5.00%) Windows 2000
13 5 (5.00%) Windows Vista
14 2 (2.00%) Mac OS
15 1 (1.00%) Mac OS X
15 1 (1.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.00%) ITIL
2 11 (11.00%) Incident Management
3 10 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 9 (9.00%) Migration
5 8 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (7.00%) Service Management
7 6 (6.00%) Knowledge Management
8 5 (5.00%) Application Virtualisation
8 5 (5.00%) Process Improvement
8 5 (5.00%) Security Hardening
8 5 (5.00%) Server Building
9 3 (3.00%) Capacity Management
9 3 (3.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.00%) Document Management
9 3 (3.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 2 (2.00%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (2.00%) Customer Engagement
10 2 (2.00%) PRINCE2
10 2 (2.00%) Programme Management
10 2 (2.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.00%) SQL
2 10 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.00%) Java
4 3 (3.00%) VBScript
5 2 (2.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.00%) C#
6 1 (1.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.00%) Perl
6 1 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (11.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.00%) BC Cleared
3 2 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.00%) CCNA
4 1 (1.00%) CISSP
4 1 (1.00%) ISSAP
4 1 (1.00%) MCDST
4 1 (1.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 20 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (18.00%) Hyper-V
3 13 (13.00%) XenDesktop
4 12 (12.00%) XenApp
5 8 (8.00%) VMware ESX
6 6 (6.00%) vSphere
7 5 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (3.00%) Firmware
9 2 (2.00%) BitLocker
10 1 (1.00%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (1.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (22.00%) SCCM
2 7 (7.00%) SCOM
3 5 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.00%) Nagios
5 1 (1.00%) Puppet
5 1 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 37 (37.00%) VMware
3 16 (16.00%) Citrix
4 15 (15.00%) Dell
5 8 (8.00%) Cisco
5 8 (8.00%) Red Hat
5 8 (8.00%) Symantec
6 7 (7.00%) Lotus
6 7 (7.00%) Sun
6 7 (7.00%) Wyse
7 6 (6.00%) Apple
7 6 (6.00%) AppSense
8 5 (5.00%) Adobe
8 5 (5.00%) CheckPoint
9 4 (4.00%) CA
9 4 (4.00%) Forcepoint
9 4 (4.00%) HP
9 4 (4.00%) Intel Security
9 4 (4.00%) Juniper
9 4 (4.00%) Polycom
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