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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 23 53 37
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -16
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 50 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.69% 2.19% 3.28%
As % of the System Software category 64.94% 52.63% 67.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 3 5
Average daily rate
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£275 £400 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £360 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £440 £309
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £265
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 4
Average hourly rate £15.75 £14.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £11.44 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.55 £19.50 £125.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
77 38 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.77% 4.15% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 18 12
Average daily rate £300 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £350 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 4
Average hourly rate £15.75 £13.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.86% -36.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £11.50 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.55 £19.00 £125.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

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 24 April 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 24 April 2015.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 74 (80.43%) Windows
2 42 (45.65%) Microsoft
3 40 (43.48%) Windows 7
4 39 (42.39%) Citrix
5 32 (34.78%) MS Exchange
5 32 (34.78%) VMware
6 25 (27.17%) MS Office
6 25 (27.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (18.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (18.48%) SCCM
8 16 (17.39%) XenApp
8 16 (17.39%) Windows XP
9 15 (16.30%) VPN
9 15 (16.30%) Firewall
9 15 (16.30%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (14.13%) WAN
10 13 (14.13%) LAN
10 13 (14.13%) MS Excel
10 13 (14.13%) Linux
11 12 (13.04%) ITIL
11 12 (13.04%) Apache
11 12 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (11.96%) Lync
12 11 (11.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (11.96%) DNS
12 11 (11.96%) IIS
12 11 (11.96%) SQL
13 10 (10.87%) Red Hat
13 10 (10.87%) Migration

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 32 (34.78%) MS Exchange
2 15 (16.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (13.04%) Apache
4 11 (11.96%) Lync
4 11 (11.96%) IIS
5 9 (9.78%) SharePoint
6 7 (7.61%) nginx
7 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (4.35%) Confluence
7 4 (4.35%) MediaWiki
8 3 (3.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2000
8 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (2.17%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (2.17%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.09%) CMS
10 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (1.09%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 25 (27.17%) MS Office
2 13 (14.13%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.09%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.30%) VPN
1 15 (16.30%) Firewall
2 13 (14.13%) WAN
2 13 (14.13%) LAN
3 11 (11.96%) DNS
4 9 (9.78%) DHCP
5 6 (6.52%) IPsec
6 4 (4.35%) LDAP
7 3 (3.26%) VoIP
8 2 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.17%) Internet
8 2 (2.17%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.09%) IPv6
9 1 (1.09%) SAN
9 1 (1.09%) BGP
9 1 (1.09%) EIGRP
9 1 (1.09%) OSPF
9 1 (1.09%) VLAN
9 1 (1.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.78%) MySQL
1 9 (9.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Hudson
1 7 (7.61%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.35%) JIRA
2 4 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.35%) Subversion
3 2 (2.17%) MSI
4 1 (1.09%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.09%) AdminStudio
General
1 6 (6.52%) Finance
2 4 (4.35%) Law
3 1 (1.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (30.43%) Analyst
2 13 (14.13%) Support Engineer
2 13 (14.13%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (13.04%) Service Analyst
3 12 (13.04%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (9.78%) Desktop Support
6 7 (7.61%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (6.52%) Consultant
8 5 (5.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Wintel Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) IT Support
9 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (4.35%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.43%) .NET
1 5 (5.43%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.61%) Clustering
2 6 (6.52%) Fat Client
2 6 (6.52%) Thin Client
3 4 (4.35%) Wiki
4 3 (3.26%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.26%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.17%) Statistics
6 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.09%) Animation
6 1 (1.09%) PDA
6 1 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 74 (80.43%) Windows
2 40 (43.48%) Windows 7
3 17 (18.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (17.39%) Windows XP
5 13 (14.13%) Linux
6 12 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (11.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (8.70%) CentOS
8 8 (8.70%) UNIX
9 7 (7.61%) Debian
9 7 (7.61%) Ubuntu
10 3 (3.26%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.17%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.09%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.04%) ITIL
2 10 (10.87%) Migration
3 7 (7.61%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (7.61%) DevOps
3 7 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (4.35%) Load Balancing
4 4 (4.35%) Data Migration
4 4 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (4.35%) Email Migration
4 4 (4.35%) Build Automation
5 3 (3.26%) Configuration Management
5 3 (3.26%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.26%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.17%) TOGAF
6 2 (2.17%) Logistics
7 1 (1.09%) PRINCE
7 1 (1.09%) CRM
7 1 (1.09%) Data Modelling
7 1 (1.09%) Project Management
7 1 (1.09%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.96%) SQL
2 7 (7.61%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.43%) Java
3 5 (5.43%) Python
4 4 (4.35%) Ruby
4 4 (4.35%) Bash Shell
4 4 (4.35%) Perl
4 4 (4.35%) PHP
5 2 (2.17%) VBScript
6 1 (1.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (9.78%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.70%) MCP
2 8 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (7.61%) DV Cleared
4 6 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.52%) CCNA
5 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.17%) MCDST
6 2 (2.17%) MCSE
7 1 (1.09%) CCNP
7 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.09%) ECDL
7 1 (1.09%) MCT
7 1 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.09%) Degree
7 1 (1.09%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.17%) QA
3 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (27.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (17.39%) XenApp
3 8 (8.70%) Hyper-V
3 8 (8.70%) VMware ESX
3 8 (8.70%) Samba
4 7 (7.61%) Postfix
5 6 (6.52%) vSphere
6 4 (4.35%) iptables
6 4 (4.35%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.26%) Terminal Services
7 3 (3.26%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (3.26%) BitLocker
8 2 (2.17%) Xen
9 1 (1.09%) NFS
9 1 (1.09%) vCloud
9 1 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.09%) XenServer
9 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 17 (18.48%) SCCM
2 7 (7.61%) Puppet
3 4 (4.35%) ZABBIX
4 3 (3.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.26%) Ansible
4 3 (3.26%) Salt
4 3 (3.26%) WSUS
5 2 (2.17%) SCOM
5 2 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.09%) MOM
6 1 (1.09%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.09%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 42 (45.65%) Microsoft
2 39 (42.39%) Citrix
3 32 (34.78%) VMware
4 10 (10.87%) Red Hat
5 9 (9.78%) Cisco
6 8 (8.70%) Wyse
7 6 (6.52%) Avaya
8 5 (5.43%) Symantec
8 5 (5.43%) McAfee
8 5 (5.43%) Oracle
9 4 (4.35%) AppSense
10 3 (3.26%) CheckPoint
10 3 (3.26%) Sophos
10 3 (3.26%) CA
10 3 (3.26%) Lotus
10 3 (3.26%) LANDesk
11 2 (2.17%) NetApp
12 1 (1.09%) HP
12 1 (1.09%) SAP
12 1 (1.09%) Mitel
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