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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
South West / Bristol
Rank 19 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 61 60 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.25% 6.74% 5.68%
As % of the System Software category 78.21% 70.59% 70.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 40 26
Median daily rate £313 £225 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -40.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £110 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £375 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.14% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 10
Median hourly rate £10.75 £23.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.76% +52.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £16.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £28.75 £40.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%

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
78 85 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 9.27% 9.55% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 57 43
Median daily rate £313 £285 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% -32.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £120 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 10
Median hourly rate £15.25 £23.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.40% +52.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £18.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £37.65 £40.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.00 £16.46
% change year-on-year
-0.43% -2.76%

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 23 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 102 (87.93%) Windows
2 53 (45.69%) Microsoft
3 51 (43.97%) Windows 7
4 50 (43.10%) MS Office
5 43 (37.07%) Windows Server
6 40 (34.48%) DNS
7 35 (30.17%) Office 365
8 32 (27.59%) VMware
9 31 (26.72%) MS Excel
10 27 (23.28%) ITIL
11 24 (20.69%) Microsoft App-V
11 24 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
11 24 (20.69%) SCCM
12 23 (19.83%) Windows Server 2012
12 23 (19.83%) Citrix
13 22 (18.97%) Skype for Business
14 21 (18.10%) Windows 10
14 21 (18.10%) Finance
15 20 (17.24%) Incident Management
16 19 (16.38%) VMware Infrastructure
17 17 (14.66%) Cisco
17 17 (14.66%) Security Cleared
18 16 (13.79%) Data Centre
18 16 (13.79%) VPN
18 16 (13.79%) DHCP
19 15 (12.93%) Linux
19 15 (12.93%) XenApp
20 14 (12.07%) Fat Client
20 14 (12.07%) Wyse
20 14 (12.07%) AppSense

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 22 (18.97%) Skype for Business
2 11 (9.48%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (8.62%) MS Exchange
4 9 (7.76%) SharePoint
5 7 (6.03%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.86%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.86%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 50 (43.10%) MS Office
2 31 (26.72%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 35 (30.17%) Office 365
2 9 (7.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.03%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.59%) IaaS
5 1 (0.86%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 40 (34.48%) DNS
2 16 (13.79%) DHCP
2 16 (13.79%) VPN
3 13 (11.21%) Firewall
4 11 (9.48%) WAN
5 10 (8.62%) Remote Desktop
5 10 (8.62%) Skype
6 8 (6.90%) LAN
6 8 (6.90%) Wireless
7 7 (6.03%) TCP/IP
8 5 (4.31%) Network Security
9 4 (3.45%) SSL
10 3 (2.59%) Ethernet
10 3 (2.59%) Internet
11 2 (1.72%) LDAP
11 2 (1.72%) SAN
11 2 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.86%) Broadband
12 1 (0.86%) VLAN
12 1 (0.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.31%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.59%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
General
1 21 (18.10%) Finance
2 3 (2.59%) Marketing
2 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.86%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.86%) Local Government
3 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.86%) Military
Job Titles
1 34 (29.31%) Analyst
2 23 (19.83%) Support Engineer
3 18 (15.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 17 (14.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (13.79%) IT Support
6 15 (12.93%) Service Analyst
6 15 (12.93%) Service Desk Analyst
7 13 (11.21%) Architect
7 13 (11.21%) IT Engineer
8 12 (10.34%) IT Support Engineer
9 11 (9.48%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 10 (8.62%) Citrix Analyst
11 9 (7.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 8 (6.90%) Desktop Support
12 8 (6.90%) Support Analyst
13 7 (6.03%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 7 (6.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 7 (6.03%) Service Desk Engineer
14 6 (5.17%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
14 6 (5.17%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 14 (12.07%) Fat Client
2 14 (12.07%) Thin Client
3 13 (11.21%) Client/Server
4 8 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.90%) Smartphone
4 8 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (4.31%) Clustering
5 5 (4.31%) Driving Licence
6 4 (3.45%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.45%) PKI
7 3 (2.59%) RSA SecurID
8 2 (1.72%) CMDB
8 2 (1.72%) iPhone
8 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.86%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.86%) iPad
9 1 (0.86%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 102 (87.93%) Windows
2 51 (43.97%) Windows 7
3 43 (37.07%) Windows Server
4 24 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (19.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (18.10%) Windows 10
7 15 (12.93%) Linux
8 11 (9.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (6.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (4.31%) Android
11 4 (3.45%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.72%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.86%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.28%) ITIL
2 20 (17.24%) Incident Management
3 9 (7.76%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (7.76%) Change Management
4 7 (6.03%) Service Delivery
5 6 (5.17%) Application Virtualisation
5 6 (5.17%) Migration
5 6 (5.17%) Performance Management
6 5 (4.31%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (3.45%) Capacity Management
7 4 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (3.45%) ITSM
7 4 (3.45%) OWASP
7 4 (3.45%) Security Management
7 4 (3.45%) SIEM
8 3 (2.59%) Asset Management
8 3 (2.59%) Information Security Management
8 3 (2.59%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (2.59%) Security Architecture
8 3 (2.59%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.45%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (14.66%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.48%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.17%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.59%) MCP
5 1 (0.86%) CISMP
5 1 (0.86%) CISSP
5 1 (0.86%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.86%) ISSAP
5 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.86%) MCITP
5 1 (0.86%) MCSE
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.17%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (20.69%) Microsoft App-V
2 19 (16.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (12.93%) XenApp
4 13 (11.21%) VMware ESX
4 13 (11.21%) XenDesktop
5 9 (7.76%) Virtual Desktop
6 8 (6.90%) BitLocker
7 7 (6.03%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (5.17%) DFS Replication
9 4 (3.45%) Hyper-V
10 3 (2.59%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 24 (20.69%) SCCM
2 8 (6.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (4.31%) Failover Clustering
3 5 (4.31%) WSUS
4 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.86%) DatAdvantage
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.86%) SCOM
5 1 (0.86%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 53 (45.69%) Microsoft
2 32 (27.59%) VMware
3 23 (19.83%) Citrix
4 17 (14.66%) Cisco
5 14 (12.07%) AppSense
5 14 (12.07%) Wyse
6 11 (9.48%) Red Hat
7 10 (8.62%) Dell
8 8 (6.90%) CA
8 8 (6.90%) HP
8 8 (6.90%) Symantec
9 6 (5.17%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.45%) Apple
10 4 (3.45%) Sun
10 4 (3.45%) Xerox
11 3 (2.59%) Toshiba
12 2 (1.72%) Intel
12 2 (1.72%) Intel Security
12 2 (1.72%) Samsung
12 2 (1.72%) Sophos
Bristol, Avon
Austin Fraser
Rate: £170 - £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago