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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 39 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 32 22 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.59% 3.53% 5.27%
As % of the System Software category 52.46% 62.86% 58.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 20
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £264
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +32.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £295 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £435 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £279 £288
% change year-on-year
+0.44% -3.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -47.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.80 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
61 35 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 6.84% 5.62% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 16 40
Average daily rate £338 £350 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +32.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -47.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.80 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £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 16 September 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 40 (76.92%) Windows
2 28 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 19 (36.54%) Windows 7
4 13 (25.00%) MS Office
4 13 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 13 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (17.31%) WAN
6 9 (17.31%) Blackberry
6 9 (17.31%) Finance
7 8 (15.38%) Internet
7 8 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (13.46%) VMware
9 6 (11.54%) Windows XP
9 6 (11.54%) LAN
9 6 (11.54%) SLA
10 5 (9.62%) Citrix
10 5 (9.62%) DNS
10 5 (9.62%) SharePoint
10 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
10 5 (9.62%) Intel
10 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (9.62%) SCCM
10 5 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (7.69%) Android
11 4 (7.69%) iPhone
11 4 (7.69%) Hyper-V

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 13 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (9.62%) SharePoint
4 4 (7.69%) Lync
5 2 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.85%) IIS
6 1 (1.92%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.92%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (25.00%) MS Office
1 13 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Agresso
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Office 365
1 1 (1.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.31%) WAN
2 8 (15.38%) Internet
3 6 (11.54%) LAN
4 5 (9.62%) DNS
5 2 (3.85%) DHCP
5 2 (3.85%) VPN
6 1 (1.92%) VoIP
6 1 (1.92%) Intranet
6 1 (1.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (17.31%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Legal
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Local Government
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.92%) Electronics
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Analyst
2 6 (11.54%) Consultant
2 6 (11.54%) Service Analyst
2 6 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 4 (7.69%) Messaging Analyst
4 3 (5.77%) Architect
4 3 (5.77%) Support Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (5.77%) SharePoint Consultant
5 2 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Server Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Desktop Support
5 2 (3.85%) Administrator
5 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Technician
5 2 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (1.92%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.69%) iPhone
3 3 (5.77%) iPad
4 2 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) NHS
5 1 (1.92%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.92%) User Experience
5 1 (1.92%) DTV
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) Clustering
5 1 (1.92%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.92%) PDA
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 40 (76.92%) Windows
2 19 (36.54%) Windows 7
3 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (11.54%) Windows XP
6 4 (7.69%) Android
7 3 (5.77%) Windows 8
7 3 (5.77%) Linux
7 3 (5.77%) CentOS
7 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.92%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.62%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (7.69%) Change Control
3 3 (5.77%) Document Management
3 3 (5.77%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (5.77%) ITIL
3 3 (5.77%) Migration
4 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
4 2 (3.85%) SOA
4 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (3.85%) Workflow
4 2 (3.85%) Project Management
4 2 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (3.85%) Change Management
5 1 (1.92%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (1.92%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (1.92%) High Availability
5 1 (1.92%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (1.92%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.92%) Practice Management
5 1 (1.92%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) Python
2 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) MCP
3 1 (1.92%) MCSE
3 1 (1.92%) ISEB
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.92%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.77%) NFS
3 3 (5.77%) Samba
4 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.92%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.92%) XenApp
4 1 (1.92%) XenServer
4 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) SCCM
2 2 (3.85%) SCOM
3 1 (1.92%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.92%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.92%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.46%) VMware
3 5 (9.62%) Intel
3 5 (9.62%) Citrix
4 4 (7.69%) RightFax
5 3 (5.77%) IronPort
5 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.85%) TIBCO
6 2 (3.85%) HP
6 2 (3.85%) Business Objects
6 2 (3.85%) Cisco
7 1 (1.92%) ForgeRock
7 1 (1.92%) SAP
7 1 (1.92%) Juniper
7 1 (1.92%) Lotus
7 1 (1.92%) Symantec
7 1 (1.92%) Apple
7 1 (1.92%) Polycom
7 1 (1.92%) Civica
7 1 (1.92%) LANDesk
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