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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
South West / Bristol
Rank 22 25 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 52 50 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 6.93% 6.22% 4.64%
As % of the System Software category 80.00% 78.13% 68.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 29 21
Median daily rate £300 £235 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.65% -18.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £120 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £360 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 7
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.15 £28.50 £15.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%

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
65 64 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.67% 7.96% 6.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 35 33
Median daily rate £313 £235 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.97% -44.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £120 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 8
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.20 £29.75 £24.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 106 (89.08%) Windows
2 63 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 59 (49.58%) Windows 7
4 57 (47.90%) MS Office
5 41 (34.45%) Windows Server
6 35 (29.41%) VMware
7 34 (28.57%) DNS
8 33 (27.73%) MS Excel
9 32 (26.89%) Citrix
10 30 (25.21%) Office 365
10 30 (25.21%) SCCM
11 26 (21.85%) ITIL
12 24 (20.17%) VMware Infrastructure
13 23 (19.33%) Windows Server 2008
14 22 (18.49%) Windows Server 2012
14 22 (18.49%) Finance
15 21 (17.65%) Incident Management
16 18 (15.13%) DHCP
17 17 (14.29%) XenApp
17 17 (14.29%) Data Centre
18 16 (13.45%) Windows 10
18 16 (13.45%) VPN
18 16 (13.45%) Microsoft App-V
19 15 (12.61%) Firewall
19 15 (12.61%) MS Exchange
20 14 (11.76%) Thin Client
20 14 (11.76%) Security Cleared
20 14 (11.76%) Fat Client
21 13 (10.92%) Wyse
21 13 (10.92%) Migration

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 15 (12.61%) MS Exchange
2 12 (10.08%) Skype for Business
3 7 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (5.04%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.52%) IBM Notes
6 3 (2.52%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.68%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 57 (47.90%) MS Office
2 33 (27.73%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 30 (25.21%) Office 365
2 7 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (28.57%) DNS
2 18 (15.13%) DHCP
3 16 (13.45%) VPN
4 15 (12.61%) Firewall
5 13 (10.92%) WAN
6 12 (10.08%) LAN
7 8 (6.72%) TCP/IP
7 8 (6.72%) Wireless
8 7 (5.88%) Internet
9 5 (4.20%) Network Security
10 4 (3.36%) NetScaler
10 4 (3.36%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (3.36%) SAN
10 4 (3.36%) SSL
11 3 (2.52%) Ethernet
11 3 (2.52%) Extranet
11 3 (2.52%) VoIP
11 3 (2.52%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (1.68%) LDAP
13 1 (0.84%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.20%) MSI
2 2 (1.68%) InstallShield
General
1 22 (18.49%) Finance
2 6 (5.04%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.52%) Back Office
3 3 (2.52%) Marketing
4 1 (0.84%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.84%) Local Government
4 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.84%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (27.73%) Analyst
2 26 (21.85%) Support Engineer
3 21 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
4 16 (13.45%) IT Support
5 14 (11.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 14 (11.76%) Service Analyst
5 14 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
6 13 (10.92%) Desktop Support
6 13 (10.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (10.92%) IT Engineer
7 12 (10.08%) IT Support Engineer
8 10 (8.40%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (7.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 9 (7.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 8 (6.72%) Support Analyst
11 7 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
11 7 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
11 7 (5.88%) Service Desk Engineer
11 7 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
12 6 (5.04%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 14 (11.76%) Fat Client
2 14 (11.76%) Thin Client
3 9 (7.56%) Smartphone
4 8 (6.72%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (5.88%) Client/Server
6 6 (5.04%) Blackberry
6 6 (5.04%) Clustering
7 5 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (4.20%) Driving Licence
8 4 (3.36%) PKI
9 3 (2.52%) Replication
9 3 (2.52%) RSA SecurID
10 2 (1.68%) CMDB
10 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.68%) iPhone
11 1 (0.84%) FlexPod
11 1 (0.84%) iPad
11 1 (0.84%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 106 (89.08%) Windows
2 59 (49.58%) Windows 7
3 41 (34.45%) Windows Server
4 23 (19.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (18.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (13.45%) Windows 10
7 9 (7.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (6.72%) Linux
9 6 (5.04%) Windows 8
10 5 (4.20%) Android
10 5 (4.20%) Windows XP
11 4 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.68%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.84%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.85%) ITIL
2 21 (17.65%) Incident Management
3 13 (10.92%) Migration
4 10 (8.40%) Application Virtualisation
5 8 (6.72%) Change Management
6 7 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 6 (5.04%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (4.20%) High Availability
8 5 (4.20%) Performance Management
8 5 (4.20%) Release Management
8 5 (4.20%) Software Deployment
8 5 (4.20%) Time Management
9 4 (3.36%) Application Packaging
9 4 (3.36%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.36%) ITSM
9 4 (3.36%) OWASP
9 4 (3.36%) SIEM
10 3 (2.52%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (2.52%) Business Continuity
10 3 (2.52%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.24%) PowerShell
2 7 (5.88%) VBScript
3 5 (4.20%) SQL
3 5 (4.20%) VB
4 2 (1.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.56%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.20%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.36%) MCP
4 4 (3.36%) MCSE
4 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.52%) CCA
5 3 (2.52%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.68%) Degree
6 2 (1.68%) MCSA
7 1 (0.84%) CISMP
7 1 (0.84%) CISSP
7 1 (0.84%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.84%) ISSAP
7 1 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.84%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 24 (20.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (14.29%) XenApp
3 16 (13.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (10.08%) XenDesktop
5 11 (9.24%) VMware ESX
6 9 (7.56%) Virtual Desktop
7 8 (6.72%) Hyper-V
8 7 (5.88%) BitLocker
9 4 (3.36%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.84%) Firmware
10 1 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 30 (25.21%) SCCM
2 7 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 7 (5.88%) WSUS
3 5 (4.20%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (2.52%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.84%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.84%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.84%) DatAdvantage
5 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.84%) MOM
5 1 (0.84%) SCOM
5 1 (0.84%) SmoothWall
5 1 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 63 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 35 (29.41%) VMware
3 32 (26.89%) Citrix
4 13 (10.92%) Cisco
4 13 (10.92%) Wyse
5 12 (10.08%) AppSense
6 11 (9.24%) Dell
6 11 (9.24%) HP
7 7 (5.88%) CA
7 7 (5.88%) Symantec
8 6 (5.04%) CheckPoint
9 5 (4.20%) Polycom
10 4 (3.36%) Apple
10 4 (3.36%) Red Hat
10 4 (3.36%) Sun
11 3 (2.52%) Dell KACE
11 3 (2.52%) Lotus
11 3 (2.52%) Toshiba
11 3 (2.52%) Xerox
12 2 (1.68%) Intel Security
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