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 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 11 30 45
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +15
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 78 45 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 9.13% 4.86% 3.31%
As % of the System Software category 69.64% 64.29% 42.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 29 12
Median daily rate £330 £248 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £110 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £325 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £300 £267
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +12.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 10
Median hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £12.50 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £21.20 £21.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
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
112 70 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 13.11% 7.56% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 41 41
Median daily rate £325 £290 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £130 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £375 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 11
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £12.55 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £27.15 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% +12.90%

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 30 June 2016.

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 30 June 2016.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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.

1 112 (84.85%) Windows
2 54 (40.91%) Windows 7
3 49 (37.12%) VMware
4 48 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 46 (34.85%) Windows Server
6 31 (23.48%) MS Office
6 31 (23.48%) SCCM
7 30 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 29 (21.97%) DNS
8 29 (21.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
10 24 (18.18%) Office 365
10 24 (18.18%) ITIL
11 23 (17.42%) Hyper-V
12 22 (16.67%) TCP/IP
13 21 (15.91%) Linux
13 21 (15.91%) MS Excel
13 21 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (15.15%) Finance
14 20 (15.15%) Windows 8
15 19 (14.39%) PowerShell
15 19 (14.39%) DHCP
15 19 (14.39%) Cisco
16 18 (13.64%) Citrix
17 17 (12.88%) VPN
17 17 (12.88%) LAN
17 17 (12.88%) Wireless
17 17 (12.88%) Data Centre
18 16 (12.12%) Windows 10
18 16 (12.12%) XenApp

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 16 (12.12%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.09%) Skype for Business
3 9 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (5.30%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.79%) Mule
6 4 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.52%) CMS
7 2 (1.52%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.76%) IIS
Applications
1 31 (23.48%) MS Office
2 21 (15.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (18.18%) Office 365
2 15 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.76%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (21.97%) DNS
2 22 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 19 (14.39%) DHCP
4 17 (12.88%) LAN
4 17 (12.88%) VPN
4 17 (12.88%) Wireless
5 15 (11.36%) WAN
6 12 (9.09%) Firewall
7 9 (6.82%) SAN
8 8 (6.06%) LDAP
8 8 (6.06%) Network Security
9 7 (5.30%) Internet
9 7 (5.30%) SSL
10 5 (3.79%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.52%) NetScaler
12 1 (0.76%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.76%) NAS
12 1 (0.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 20 (15.15%) Finance
2 5 (3.79%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.03%) Back Office
4 3 (2.27%) Banking
4 3 (2.27%) Law
5 2 (1.52%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.76%) Electronics
6 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (22.73%) Analyst
2 19 (14.39%) Architect
3 17 (12.88%) Service Analyst
4 16 (12.12%) Service Desk Analyst
5 15 (11.36%) Support Engineer
6 13 (9.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
9 9 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (5.30%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 7 (5.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (5.30%) Security Architect
11 6 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
12 5 (3.79%) 1st Line Support
12 5 (3.79%) Desktop Support
12 5 (3.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 5 (3.79%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 5 (3.79%) Server Engineer
12 5 (3.79%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (3.79%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.88%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.58%) PKI
3 9 (6.82%) Fat Client
3 9 (6.82%) Thin Client
4 7 (5.30%) Blackberry
4 7 (5.30%) Client/Server
4 7 (5.30%) Clustering
5 5 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.79%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.79%) Smartphone
5 5 (3.79%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.27%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.52%) Statistics
8 1 (0.76%) CESG
8 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.76%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.76%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 112 (84.85%) Windows
2 54 (40.91%) Windows 7
3 46 (34.85%) Windows Server
4 30 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (21.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (15.91%) Linux
6 21 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (15.15%) Windows 8
8 16 (12.12%) Windows 10
9 14 (10.61%) Windows XP
10 9 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (6.06%) Mac OS X
12 3 (2.27%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.52%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.76%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.76%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.18%) ITIL
2 11 (8.33%) Migration
3 9 (6.82%) Service Delivery
4 8 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (5.30%) DevOps
5 7 (5.30%) Incident Management
5 7 (5.30%) Mobile Device Management
5 7 (5.30%) OWASP
5 7 (5.30%) SIEM
6 6 (4.55%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (3.79%) Application Virtualisation
7 5 (3.79%) Process Improvement
7 5 (3.79%) Security Hardening
7 5 (3.79%) Server Building
8 4 (3.03%) Document Management
9 3 (2.27%) Capacity Management
9 3 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.27%) Security Architecture
9 3 (2.27%) Virtual Environments
9 3 (2.27%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.39%) PowerShell
2 16 (12.12%) SQL
3 7 (5.30%) VBScript
4 2 (1.52%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.76%) Perl
5 1 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (9.85%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.58%) CISSP
3 7 (5.30%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.79%) ISSAP
4 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.27%) MCSE
6 2 (1.52%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.52%) CISMP
6 2 (1.52%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.52%) MCDST
7 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.76%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.03%) SLA
2 2 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 27 (20.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (17.42%) Hyper-V
3 16 (12.12%) XenApp
4 15 (11.36%) XenDesktop
5 12 (9.09%) VMware ESX
6 8 (6.06%) vSphere
7 7 (5.30%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (3.79%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (2.27%) Firmware
9 3 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (1.52%) BitLocker
10 2 (1.52%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 31 (23.48%) SCCM
2 8 (6.06%) Puppet
3 7 (5.30%) Ansible
3 7 (5.30%) Failover Clustering
3 7 (5.30%) SCOM
4 6 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.52%) WSUS
6 1 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 49 (37.12%) VMware
2 48 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 19 (14.39%) Cisco
4 18 (13.64%) Citrix
5 11 (8.33%) Dell
6 9 (6.82%) Wyse
7 8 (6.06%) Google
7 8 (6.06%) Intel Security
7 8 (6.06%) Red Hat
8 7 (5.30%) AppSense
8 7 (5.30%) Oracle
8 7 (5.30%) Sun
9 6 (4.55%) CheckPoint
9 6 (4.55%) Palo Alto
10 4 (3.03%) CA
10 4 (3.03%) Polycom
11 3 (2.27%) EMC
11 3 (2.27%) Forcepoint
11 3 (2.27%) Juniper
11 3 (2.27%) Symantec
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