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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 48 32
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -16
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 44 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.02% 2.98% 3.41%
As % of the System Software category 62.86% 35.29% 62.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 9 7
Average daily rate
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£165 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £202 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £380 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £268 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.95 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £21.70 £94.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £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
70 68 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.98% 8.44% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 47 12
Average daily rate £280 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £209 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.95 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £21.70 £79.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -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 3 July 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
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 July 2015.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 85 (81.73%) Windows
2 51 (49.04%) Microsoft
3 41 (39.42%) Citrix
4 40 (38.46%) Windows 7
5 38 (36.54%) VMware
6 34 (32.69%) MS Exchange
7 30 (28.85%) MS Office
8 22 (21.15%) Windows XP
9 21 (20.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (20.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (18.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 19 (18.27%) ITIL
12 17 (16.35%) SCCM
12 17 (16.35%) Exchange Server 2010
13 16 (15.38%) Office 365
13 16 (15.38%) Linux
13 16 (15.38%) Migration
14 14 (13.46%) SQL
15 13 (12.50%) SharePoint
15 13 (12.50%) LAN
15 13 (12.50%) WAN
15 13 (12.50%) Red Hat
15 13 (12.50%) Firewall
16 12 (11.54%) Cisco
16 12 (11.54%) VPN
16 12 (11.54%) MS Excel
16 12 (11.54%) SQL Server
16 12 (11.54%) IIS
16 12 (11.54%) CentOS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 34 (32.69%) MS Exchange
2 17 (16.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 12 (11.54%) IIS
5 11 (10.58%) Apache
5 11 (10.58%) Lync
6 7 (6.73%) nginx
6 7 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (5.77%) IBM Notes
8 5 (4.81%) Tomcat
8 5 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (3.85%) Confluence
9 4 (3.85%) MediaWiki
9 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (3.85%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2000
10 2 (1.92%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.96%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 30 (28.85%) MS Office
2 12 (11.54%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.96%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.96%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 16 (15.38%) Office 365
2 5 (4.81%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.50%) LAN
1 13 (12.50%) WAN
1 13 (12.50%) Firewall
2 12 (11.54%) VPN
3 10 (9.62%) DNS
4 8 (7.69%) DHCP
5 6 (5.77%) VoIP
6 5 (4.81%) IPsec
7 4 (3.85%) LDAP
8 3 (2.88%) SAN
9 2 (1.92%) Intranet
10 1 (0.96%) OSPF
10 1 (0.96%) BGP
10 1 (0.96%) EIGRP
10 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.96%) VLAN
10 1 (0.96%) Network Security
10 1 (0.96%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.96%) IPv6
10 1 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.65%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (7.69%) MySQL
4 4 (3.85%) MarkLogic
5 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (6.73%) Hudson
1 7 (6.73%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.85%) Subversion
2 4 (3.85%) JIRA
2 4 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.92%) MSI
4 1 (0.96%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.96%) AdminStudio
General
1 4 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (0.96%) Law
2 1 (0.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (28.85%) Analyst
2 16 (15.38%) Service Analyst
2 16 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
2 16 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
3 15 (14.42%) Support Engineer
4 12 (11.54%) Desktop Support
5 11 (10.58%) Desktop Engineer
5 11 (10.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (8.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 7 (6.73%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (6.73%) Administrator
7 7 (6.73%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (6.73%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.81%) Consultant
8 5 (4.81%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.81%) Application Packaging
2 4 (3.85%) .NET
2 4 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.65%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.73%) Clustering
3 5 (4.81%) Thin Client
3 5 (4.81%) Fat Client
4 4 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.85%) Wiki
5 3 (2.88%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.92%) Statistics
6 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.96%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.96%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 85 (81.73%) Windows
2 40 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 22 (21.15%) Windows XP
4 21 (20.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (20.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (18.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (15.38%) Linux
7 12 (11.54%) CentOS
8 11 (10.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (7.69%) Ubuntu
9 8 (7.69%) Debian
10 7 (6.73%) UNIX
11 4 (3.85%) Fedora
12 3 (2.88%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.92%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.27%) ITIL
2 16 (15.38%) Migration
3 8 (7.69%) DevOps
4 7 (6.73%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (5.77%) Configuration Management
5 6 (5.77%) Service Delivery
6 5 (4.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (4.81%) Data Migration
6 5 (4.81%) Load Balancing
7 4 (3.85%) Build Automation
7 4 (3.85%) Email Migration
7 4 (3.85%) Incident Management
7 4 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (2.88%) Asset Management
8 3 (2.88%) Business Transformation
9 2 (1.92%) Problem Management
9 2 (1.92%) TOGAF
9 2 (1.92%) ITSM
10 1 (0.96%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.46%) SQL
2 8 (7.69%) Python
2 8 (7.69%) Perl
2 8 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 8 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 4 (3.85%) Java
3 4 (3.85%) PHP
3 4 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (4.81%) MCP
1 5 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (4.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (4.81%) CCNA
1 5 (4.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (3.85%) DV Cleared
2 4 (3.85%) MCSE
3 3 (2.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.92%) MCSA
4 2 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.96%) ECDL
5 1 (0.96%) MCT
5 1 (0.96%) CCNP
5 1 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.96%) MCDST
5 1 (0.96%) MCTS
5 1 (0.96%) MCITP
5 1 (0.96%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) SLA
2 3 (2.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 20 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (10.58%) XenApp
3 8 (7.69%) VMware ESX
4 7 (6.73%) Samba
4 7 (6.73%) Postfix
5 6 (5.77%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.81%) vSphere
7 4 (3.85%) iptables
8 3 (2.88%) BitLocker
8 3 (2.88%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.88%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.92%) Xen
9 2 (1.92%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.96%) vCloud
10 1 (0.96%) XenServer
10 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 17 (16.35%) SCCM
2 12 (11.54%) Puppet
3 8 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (7.69%) Ansible
4 5 (4.81%) Vagrant
5 4 (3.85%) ZABBIX
6 3 (2.88%) Salt
6 3 (2.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.92%) SCOM
8 1 (0.96%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.96%) MOM
8 1 (0.96%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.96%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.96%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 51 (49.04%) Microsoft
2 41 (39.42%) Citrix
3 38 (36.54%) VMware
4 13 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 12 (11.54%) Cisco
6 8 (7.69%) Oracle
6 8 (7.69%) Lotus
7 7 (6.73%) Wyse
8 6 (5.77%) Avaya
9 5 (4.81%) NetApp
9 5 (4.81%) McAfee
10 4 (3.85%) AppSense
10 4 (3.85%) Symantec
11 3 (2.88%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.88%) CA
12 1 (0.96%) Dell
12 1 (0.96%) Sophos
12 1 (0.96%) Autodesk
12 1 (0.96%) Rackspace
12 1 (0.96%) ServiceNow
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £16 - £18.00 per hour + Negotiable Depending on Experience
Posted: 26 days ago