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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 30 49 31
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -18
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 47 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.22% 2.88% 3.33%
As % of the System Software category 63.51% 33.82% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 8
Average daily rate
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£130 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £165 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £269 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.52% -2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 6
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £14.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £19.00 £17.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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
74 68 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.22% 8.51% 5.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 52 14
Average daily rate £341 £388 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.93% +34.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 6
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £14.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £19.00 £17.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%

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 31 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 31 July 2015.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 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 79 (84.95%) Windows
2 45 (48.39%) Microsoft
3 40 (43.01%) Windows 7
4 33 (35.48%) MS Office
5 27 (29.03%) Citrix
6 26 (27.96%) VMware
7 25 (26.88%) Windows XP
7 25 (26.88%) MS Exchange
8 19 (20.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (20.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (18.28%) SCCM
11 16 (17.20%) Office 365
11 16 (17.20%) ITIL
12 13 (13.98%) SQL Server
13 12 (12.90%) Migration
13 12 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
14 11 (11.83%) Puppet
14 11 (11.83%) Lync
14 11 (11.83%) CentOS
14 11 (11.83%) Linux
14 11 (11.83%) MS Excel
14 11 (11.83%) Cisco
15 10 (10.75%) SharePoint
15 10 (10.75%) VMware Infrastructure
16 9 (9.68%) LAN
16 9 (9.68%) WAN
16 9 (9.68%) SQL
17 8 (8.60%) PostgreSQL
17 8 (8.60%) IIS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 25 (26.88%) MS Exchange
2 12 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (11.83%) Lync
4 10 (10.75%) SharePoint
5 8 (8.60%) IIS
6 6 (6.45%) IBM Notes
6 6 (6.45%) Apache
6 6 (6.45%) nginx
7 5 (5.38%) Tomcat
8 4 (4.30%) Lotus Domino
8 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (3.23%) Confluence
9 3 (3.23%) MediaWiki
9 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (2.15%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (1.08%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 33 (35.48%) MS Office
2 11 (11.83%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.08%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.08%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.20%) Office 365
2 5 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.68%) LAN
1 9 (9.68%) WAN
2 7 (7.53%) Firewall
2 7 (7.53%) VPN
3 6 (6.45%) DNS
3 6 (6.45%) VoIP
4 4 (4.30%) SAN
4 4 (4.30%) DHCP
5 3 (3.23%) LDAP
6 2 (2.15%) Broadband
6 2 (2.15%) Intranet
7 1 (1.08%) Internet
7 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.08%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.98%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.60%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.30%) MarkLogic
4 3 (3.23%) MySQL
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Hudson
1 6 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.23%) Subversion
2 3 (3.23%) JIRA
2 3 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.15%) MSI
4 1 (1.08%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.08%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (1.08%) Law
2 1 (1.08%) Legal
2 1 (1.08%) French Language
2 1 (1.08%) German Language
2 1 (1.08%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 27 (29.03%) Analyst
2 14 (15.05%) Support Engineer
2 14 (15.05%) Service Analyst
2 14 (15.05%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (12.90%) Desktop Engineer
3 12 (12.90%) Desktop Support
4 11 (11.83%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (11.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (9.68%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 7 (7.53%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (6.45%) Administrator
7 6 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.30%) Support Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.30%) Linux Administrator
10 3 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (3.23%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.38%) Web Services
1 5 (5.38%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.38%) Clustering
1 5 (5.38%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.30%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.23%) Thin Client
3 3 (3.23%) Wiki
3 3 (3.23%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.15%) Statistics
4 2 (2.15%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.08%) NHS
5 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 79 (84.95%) Windows
2 40 (43.01%) Windows 7
3 25 (26.88%) Windows XP
4 19 (20.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (20.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (11.83%) Linux
6 11 (11.83%) CentOS
7 7 (7.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (7.53%) Ubuntu
7 7 (7.53%) Debian
8 4 (4.30%) Fedora
8 4 (4.30%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.23%) UNIX
9 3 (3.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.20%) ITIL
2 12 (12.90%) Migration
3 7 (7.53%) Configuration Management
3 7 (7.53%) DevOps
4 6 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (6.45%) Service Delivery
5 5 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (4.30%) Incident Management
6 4 (4.30%) Load Balancing
7 3 (3.23%) Build Automation
7 3 (3.23%) Business Transformation
7 3 (3.23%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.15%) TOGAF
8 2 (2.15%) Software Distribution
8 2 (2.15%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.15%) ITSM
9 1 (1.08%) Data Migration
9 1 (1.08%) Server Building
9 1 (1.08%) Change Management
9 1 (1.08%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.68%) SQL
2 8 (8.60%) PowerShell
3 7 (7.53%) Bash Shell
3 7 (7.53%) Python
3 7 (7.53%) Perl
4 3 (3.23%) PHP
4 3 (3.23%) Ruby
5 1 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.23%) MCSE
2 3 (3.23%) CCNA
2 3 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.15%) MCSA
4 1 (1.08%) MCT
4 1 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.08%) MCP
4 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.08%) MCITP
4 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) SLA
2 3 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.15%) QA
System Software
1 10 (10.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.45%) Samba
2 6 (6.45%) VMware ESX
2 6 (6.45%) Postfix
3 5 (5.38%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.30%) XenApp
5 3 (3.23%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (3.23%) iptables
5 3 (3.23%) BitLocker
6 2 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.15%) Xen
7 1 (1.08%) vSphere
7 1 (1.08%) vCloud
7 1 (1.08%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (18.28%) SCCM
2 11 (11.83%) Puppet
3 8 (8.60%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (8.60%) Ansible
4 5 (5.38%) Vagrant
5 3 (3.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (3.23%) Salt
5 3 (3.23%) ZABBIX
6 2 (2.15%) SCOM
7 1 (1.08%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.08%) MOM
7 1 (1.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (48.39%) Microsoft
2 27 (29.03%) Citrix
3 26 (27.96%) VMware
4 11 (11.83%) Cisco
5 8 (8.60%) Red Hat
6 7 (7.53%) NetApp
6 7 (7.53%) Lotus
7 4 (4.30%) Oracle
7 4 (4.30%) AppSense
8 3 (3.23%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.23%) Symantec
8 3 (3.23%) McAfee
8 3 (3.23%) CA
8 3 (3.23%) Wyse
9 2 (2.15%) LANDesk
9 2 (2.15%) Avaya
10 1 (1.08%) HP
10 1 (1.08%) Dell
10 1 (1.08%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.08%) ServiceNow
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