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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 22 52 32
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -20
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 60 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 6.74% 2.21% 4.05%
As % of the System Software category 73.17% 54.29% 74.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 4 7
Average daily rate
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£313 £425 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +112.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £365 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £265
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -40.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.33 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £14.20 £21.50
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
82 35 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 9.21% 4.07% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 17 13
Average daily rate £375 £425 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +39.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £350 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £314 £313
% change year-on-year
+10.82% +0.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -40.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.39 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £14.15 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%

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 March 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 March 2015.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 75 (70.75%) Windows
2 56 (52.83%) Microsoft
3 42 (39.62%) Windows 7
4 37 (34.91%) Citrix
5 31 (29.25%) MS Exchange
6 29 (27.36%) VMware
7 25 (23.58%) MS Office
8 24 (22.64%) SQL
9 21 (19.81%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (17.92%) SharePoint
10 19 (17.92%) Disaster Recovery
11 18 (16.98%) Hyper-V
11 18 (16.98%) Lync
12 17 (16.04%) Clustering
13 16 (15.09%) .NET
13 16 (15.09%) Application Packaging
14 15 (14.15%) Windows XP
14 15 (14.15%) Firewall
15 14 (13.21%) ITIL
15 14 (13.21%) SCCM
15 14 (13.21%) XenApp
15 14 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2013
16 13 (12.26%) Exchange Server 2010
16 13 (12.26%) SharePoint 2010
16 13 (12.26%) Linux
16 13 (12.26%) MS Excel
16 13 (12.26%) LAN
16 13 (12.26%) WAN
17 12 (11.32%) VPN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 31 (29.25%) MS Exchange
2 19 (17.92%) SharePoint
3 18 (16.98%) Lync
4 14 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (12.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 13 (12.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (11.32%) Apache
6 12 (11.32%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (11.32%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (10.38%) IIS
8 7 (6.60%) nginx
9 4 (3.77%) Confluence
9 4 (3.77%) MediaWiki
10 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2000
10 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (2.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.89%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.89%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.94%) CMS
Applications
1 25 (23.58%) MS Office
2 13 (12.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (11.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 12 (11.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.32%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (4.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.15%) Firewall
2 13 (12.26%) LAN
2 13 (12.26%) WAN
3 12 (11.32%) VPN
4 7 (6.60%) DHCP
5 6 (5.66%) DNS
5 6 (5.66%) IPsec
6 5 (4.72%) TCP/IP
7 4 (3.77%) LDAP
8 2 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.89%) Internet
9 1 (0.94%) OSPF
9 1 (0.94%) BGP
9 1 (0.94%) EIGRP
9 1 (0.94%) VLAN
9 1 (0.94%) Network Security
9 1 (0.94%) VoIP
9 1 (0.94%) IPv6
9 1 (0.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.49%) MySQL
2 8 (7.55%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (6.60%) Hudson
1 7 (6.60%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.77%) Subversion
2 4 (3.77%) JIRA
2 4 (3.77%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.89%) MSI
4 1 (0.94%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.94%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (4.72%) Law
2 4 (3.77%) Finance
3 1 (0.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (29.25%) Analyst
2 16 (15.09%) Architect
3 15 (14.15%) Support Engineer
3 15 (14.15%) Infrastructure Architect
4 14 (13.21%) Service Analyst
4 14 (13.21%) 2nd Line Support
4 14 (13.21%) Service Desk Analyst
5 12 (11.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (8.49%) Desktop Support
7 7 (6.60%) Help Desk Support
7 7 (6.60%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (6.60%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (5.66%) Help Desk Analyst
8 6 (5.66%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (4.72%) Consultant
9 5 (4.72%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) Desktop Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.09%) .NET
1 16 (15.09%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.04%) Clustering
2 4 (3.77%) Wiki
3 3 (2.83%) Fat Client
3 3 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.83%) Thin Client
3 3 (2.83%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.83%) Reference Data
3 3 (2.83%) Data Integration
3 3 (2.83%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.94%) PDA
4 1 (0.94%) Animation
4 1 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 75 (70.75%) Windows
2 42 (39.62%) Windows 7
3 15 (14.15%) Windows XP
4 14 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (12.26%) Linux
6 11 (10.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (7.55%) CentOS
8 8 (7.55%) UNIX
9 7 (6.60%) Debian
9 7 (6.60%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.89%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.94%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.92%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (13.21%) ITIL
3 12 (11.32%) CRM
4 10 (9.43%) Migration
5 7 (6.60%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (6.60%) DevOps
6 4 (3.77%) Email Migration
6 4 (3.77%) Data Migration
6 4 (3.77%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (3.77%) Load Balancing
6 4 (3.77%) Build Automation
6 4 (3.77%) Data Modelling
7 3 (2.83%) Configuration Management
7 3 (2.83%) Logistics
7 3 (2.83%) Data Architecture
8 2 (1.89%) Service Delivery
8 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (1.89%) TOGAF
9 1 (0.94%) Document Management
9 1 (0.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (22.64%) SQL
2 7 (6.60%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.72%) Python
3 5 (4.72%) Java
4 4 (3.77%) Perl
4 4 (3.77%) PHP
4 4 (3.77%) Ruby
4 4 (3.77%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.89%) VBScript
6 1 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (11.32%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.49%) MCP
3 7 (6.60%) DV Cleared
3 7 (6.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (5.66%) CCNA
4 6 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.83%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.89%) MCSE
7 2 (1.89%) MCDST
7 2 (1.89%) MCTS
7 2 (1.89%) Degree
8 1 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.94%) ECDL
8 1 (0.94%) CCNP
8 1 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.89%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (19.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (16.98%) Hyper-V
3 14 (13.21%) XenApp
4 8 (7.55%) Samba
5 7 (6.60%) Postfix
6 5 (4.72%) vSphere
7 4 (3.77%) iptables
7 4 (3.77%) VMware ESX
8 3 (2.83%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.94%) NFS
9 1 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.94%) XenServer
9 1 (0.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (13.21%) SCCM
2 7 (6.60%) Puppet
3 4 (3.77%) WSUS
3 4 (3.77%) ZABBIX
4 3 (2.83%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.83%) Ansible
4 3 (2.83%) Salt
5 2 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.94%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.94%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.94%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 56 (52.83%) Microsoft
2 37 (34.91%) Citrix
3 29 (27.36%) VMware
4 10 (9.43%) Red Hat
5 6 (5.66%) Avaya
6 5 (4.72%) Oracle
6 5 (4.72%) McAfee
6 5 (4.72%) Wyse
7 4 (3.77%) Cisco
8 3 (2.83%) Lotus
8 3 (2.83%) Sophos
8 3 (2.83%) LANDesk
9 2 (1.89%) Symantec
9 2 (1.89%) NetApp
10 1 (0.94%) SAP
10 1 (0.94%) HP
10 1 (0.94%) OpenText
10 1 (0.94%) AppSense
10 1 (0.94%) Mitel
10 1 (0.94%) Aastra
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