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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 16 25 42
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +17
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 77 53 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.47% 6.04% 3.65%
As % of the System Software category 76.24% 63.10% 57.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 22 18
Median daily rate £253 £125 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+102.00% -58.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £111 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £246 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 8
Median hourly rate £13.68 £16.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £13.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £23.00 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.72% -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
101 84 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 11.11% 9.58% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 46 40
Median daily rate £275 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.10% +22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £125 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 9
Median hourly rate £18.50 £20.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% +51.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £13.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £100.00 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 26 September 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 26 September 2016.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 138 (91.39%) Windows
2 61 (40.40%) Windows 7
3 56 (37.09%) Windows Server
4 55 (36.42%) Microsoft
5 54 (35.76%) VMware
6 45 (29.80%) MS Office
7 40 (26.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 40 (26.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 35 (23.18%) SCCM
8 35 (23.18%) MS Excel
9 34 (22.52%) Citrix
10 33 (21.85%) PowerShell
10 33 (21.85%) Office 365
11 31 (20.53%) ITIL
12 30 (19.87%) VMware Infrastructure
13 29 (19.21%) DNS
14 27 (17.88%) MS Exchange
15 26 (17.22%) Windows Server 2003
16 25 (16.56%) Migration
17 23 (15.23%) DHCP
18 21 (13.91%) Hyper-V
18 21 (13.91%) Windows 10
19 20 (13.25%) Cisco
20 19 (12.58%) Windows 8
21 18 (11.92%) LAN
22 16 (10.60%) SQL
22 16 (10.60%) VBScript
22 16 (10.60%) WAN
22 16 (10.60%) Wireless
22 16 (10.60%) Amazon AWS

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 27 (17.88%) MS Exchange
2 15 (9.93%) SharePoint
3 14 (9.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (7.95%) Skype for Business
5 5 (3.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (3.31%) IBM Notes
5 5 (3.31%) Mule
6 4 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.99%) IBM Domino
7 3 (1.99%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.66%) CMS
8 1 (0.66%) IIS
Applications
1 45 (29.80%) MS Office
2 35 (23.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 33 (21.85%) Office 365
2 16 (10.60%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (6.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.66%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (19.21%) DNS
2 23 (15.23%) DHCP
3 18 (11.92%) LAN
4 16 (10.60%) WAN
4 16 (10.60%) Wireless
5 15 (9.93%) TCP/IP
6 14 (9.27%) SAN
6 14 (9.27%) VPN
7 12 (7.95%) Firewall
8 10 (6.62%) Internet
9 8 (5.30%) Network Security
10 7 (4.64%) SSL
11 6 (3.97%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (3.31%) NetScaler
13 3 (1.99%) Extranet
13 3 (1.99%) VoIP
14 2 (1.32%) Remote Desktop
14 2 (1.32%) Skype
15 1 (0.66%) 4G
15 1 (0.66%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.97%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.99%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5 (3.31%) MSI
2 2 (1.32%) InstallShield
General
1 12 (7.95%) Finance
2 8 (5.30%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.65%) Back Office
3 4 (2.65%) Law
4 3 (1.99%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (22.52%) Analyst
2 26 (17.22%) Support Engineer
3 22 (14.57%) Service Analyst
3 22 (14.57%) Service Desk Analyst
4 20 (13.25%) Architect
5 13 (8.61%) 2nd Line Support
5 13 (8.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (7.95%) Infrastructure Architect
7 11 (7.28%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 10 (6.62%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (6.62%) Desktop Support
8 10 (6.62%) Windows Engineer
9 9 (5.96%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (5.96%) IT Engineer
9 9 (5.96%) IT Support
10 8 (5.30%) Infrastructure Support
10 8 (5.30%) IT Support Engineer
11 7 (4.64%) Administrator
11 7 (4.64%) Desktop Engineer
11 7 (4.64%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.62%) Data Centre
1 10 (6.62%) PKI
2 9 (5.96%) Blackberry
2 9 (5.96%) Smartphone
3 7 (4.64%) Driving Licence
3 7 (4.64%) Fat Client
3 7 (4.64%) Thin Client
4 6 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.31%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.31%) Clustering
6 4 (2.65%) EMC VNX
6 4 (2.65%) Replication
7 3 (1.99%) NHS
7 3 (1.99%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.32%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.66%) CESG
9 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.66%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.66%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 138 (91.39%) Windows
2 61 (40.40%) Windows 7
3 56 (37.09%) Windows Server
4 40 (26.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (26.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (17.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (13.91%) Windows 10
7 19 (12.58%) Windows 8
8 13 (8.61%) Windows XP
9 12 (7.95%) Linux
10 8 (5.30%) Mac OS X
11 3 (1.99%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.32%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.66%) CentOS
13 1 (0.66%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.53%) ITIL
2 25 (16.56%) Migration
3 9 (5.96%) Mobile Device Management
4 8 (5.30%) Incident Management
4 8 (5.30%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (4.64%) DevOps
5 7 (4.64%) OWASP
5 7 (4.64%) SIEM
6 6 (3.97%) Knowledge Management
6 6 (3.97%) Patch Management
6 6 (3.97%) Service Delivery
7 5 (3.31%) Application Virtualisation
7 5 (3.31%) Release Management
7 5 (3.31%) Software Deployment
7 5 (3.31%) Time Management
8 4 (2.65%) Change Management
8 4 (2.65%) Data Migration
8 4 (2.65%) Server Patching
9 3 (1.99%) Data Security
9 3 (1.99%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 33 (21.85%) PowerShell
2 16 (10.60%) SQL
2 16 (10.60%) VBScript
3 6 (3.97%) VB
4 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.66%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (10.60%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.62%) CISSP
3 8 (5.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.30%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.64%) MCSE
5 6 (3.97%) DV Cleared
6 5 (3.31%) ISSAP
6 5 (3.31%) MCP
7 4 (2.65%) CCA
7 4 (2.65%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.99%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.99%) MCSA
9 2 (1.32%) CISMP
9 2 (1.32%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.32%) Degree
10 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.66%) MCDST
10 1 (0.66%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.31%) SLA
2 3 (1.99%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 30 (19.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (13.91%) Hyper-V
3 14 (9.27%) XenApp
4 9 (5.96%) vSphere
4 9 (5.96%) XenDesktop
5 6 (3.97%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (3.97%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (3.97%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.65%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.99%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.66%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.66%) Firmware
8 1 (0.66%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.66%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 35 (23.18%) SCCM
2 13 (8.61%) WSUS
3 8 (5.30%) Puppet
3 8 (5.30%) SCOM
4 7 (4.64%) Ansible
5 6 (3.97%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (2.65%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (1.99%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.66%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.66%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.66%) DatAdvantage
8 1 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.66%) MOM
8 1 (0.66%) Nagios
8 1 (0.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 55 (36.42%) Microsoft
2 54 (35.76%) VMware
3 34 (22.52%) Citrix
4 20 (13.25%) Cisco
5 13 (8.61%) Dell
6 7 (4.64%) Google
7 6 (3.97%) HP
7 6 (3.97%) Intel Security
7 6 (3.97%) Wyse
8 5 (3.31%) Lotus
8 5 (3.31%) Palo Alto
9 4 (2.65%) AppSense
9 4 (2.65%) CheckPoint
9 4 (2.65%) Dell Compellent
9 4 (2.65%) NetApp
9 4 (2.65%) Nimble Storage
9 4 (2.65%) Oracle
9 4 (2.65%) Polycom
10 3 (1.99%) Dell KACE
10 3 (1.99%) EMC