The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 20 33 19
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 69 67 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 8.19% 4.84% 6.85%
As % of the System Software category 64.49% 55.37% 68.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 21
Median daily rate £388 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £132 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 20
Median hourly rate £14.50 £10.83 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.85% -13.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.85 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £30.00 £14.21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.72% -3.33%
Active Directory
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

System Software Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
107 121 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 12.71% 8.75% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 50 38
Median daily rate £425 £350 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 20
Median hourly rate £14.50 £11.63 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.67% -6.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.90 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £30.00 £14.21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Buckinghamshire region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Buckinghamshire region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +17 60 £413 +26.92% 14
Marlow +1 3 £325 -
High Wycombe +3 1 £160 -61.21% 3
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 95 (73.64%) Windows
2 62 (48.06%) Microsoft
3 33 (25.58%) Unix
4 31 (24.03%) Security Cleared
5 30 (23.26%) MS Office
6 29 (22.48%) SQL Server
6 29 (22.48%) Citrix
7 28 (21.71%) MS Exchange
8 26 (20.16%) MS Excel
8 26 (20.16%) SC Cleared
8 26 (20.16%) Windows Server
9 25 (19.38%) Windows Vista
10 24 (18.60%) ITIL
11 23 (17.83%) Internet
12 21 (16.28%) CISSP
12 21 (16.28%) Oracle
12 21 (16.28%) SMTP
13 20 (15.50%) Finance
13 20 (15.50%) VMware
14 19 (14.73%) Linux
14 19 (14.73%) Cybersecurity
15 18 (13.95%) Ethical Hacking
15 18 (13.95%) CEH
16 17 (13.18%) SSH
16 17 (13.18%) Cryptography
16 17 (13.18%) CESG
16 17 (13.18%) IPsec
16 17 (13.18%) FTP
16 17 (13.18%) Client/Server
16 17 (13.18%) Patch Management

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 28 (21.71%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.53%) SharePoint
3 9 (6.98%) IIS
4 8 (6.20%) Apache
5 7 (5.43%) Skype for Business
5 7 (5.43%) WebSphere
6 4 (3.10%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (3.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (3.10%) Tomcat
6 4 (3.10%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.55%) JBoss
8 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 30 (23.26%) MS Office
2 26 (20.16%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.88%) Office 365
2 4 (3.10%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.10%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (3.10%) Amazon S3
2 4 (3.10%) CloudFront
3 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.83%) Internet
2 21 (16.28%) SMTP
3 17 (13.18%) FTP
3 17 (13.18%) IPsec
3 17 (13.18%) SSH
4 15 (11.63%) SAN
5 14 (10.85%) Firewall
5 14 (10.85%) VPN
6 10 (7.75%) LAN
6 10 (7.75%) LDAP
6 10 (7.75%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (6.98%) WAN
8 8 (6.20%) DNS
9 7 (5.43%) DHCP
9 7 (5.43%) Network Security
10 5 (3.88%) ATM
10 5 (3.88%) iSCSI
11 4 (3.10%) Kerberos
11 4 (3.10%) NAS
11 4 (3.10%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (22.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.10%) DB2
3 4 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.10%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.78%) MS Access
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Cucumber
1 4 (3.10%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.10%) Jenkins
1 4 (3.10%) Selenium
1 4 (3.10%) SoapUI
General
1 20 (15.50%) Finance
2 8 (6.20%) Retail
3 6 (4.65%) Banking
3 6 (4.65%) German Language
4 4 (3.10%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.33%) Automotive
5 3 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.55%) French Language
6 2 (1.55%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.78%) Electronics
7 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.78%) Marketing
7 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.78%) Russian Language
7 1 (0.78%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 47 (36.43%) Analyst
2 12 (9.30%) Help Desk Analyst
2 12 (9.30%) Support Analyst
3 11 (8.53%) 1st Line Support
3 11 (8.53%) Service Analyst
3 11 (8.53%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (7.75%) Consultant
5 8 (6.20%) Information Assurance Leader
6 7 (5.43%) Desktop Support
6 7 (5.43%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
6 7 (5.43%) Security Advisor
7 6 (4.65%) Active Directory Engineer
7 6 (4.65%) Architect
7 6 (4.65%) Server Engineer
7 6 (4.65%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (3.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 5 (3.88%) Active Directory Specialist
8 5 (3.88%) Desktop Analyst
8 5 (3.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 5 (3.88%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.20%) J2EE
2 6 (4.65%) jQuery
2 6 (4.65%) SOAP
2 6 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 6 (4.65%) XML
3 5 (3.88%) .NET
4 4 (3.10%) Hibernate
4 4 (3.10%) JMS
4 4 (3.10%) Node.js
4 4 (3.10%) React
4 4 (3.10%) REST
4 4 (3.10%) Spring
5 3 (2.33%) CSS
6 2 (1.55%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.55%) HTML
6 2 (1.55%) HTML5
6 2 (1.55%) Laravel
6 2 (1.55%) Middleware
7 1 (0.78%) ADO
7 1 (0.78%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.18%) CESG
1 17 (13.18%) Client/Server
1 17 (13.18%) Cryptography
2 13 (10.08%) Management Information System
3 11 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.43%) Blackberry
4 7 (5.43%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.10%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.10%) Clustering
5 4 (3.10%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (3.10%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.10%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.33%) Statistics
7 2 (1.55%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.55%) IVR
7 2 (1.55%) PKI
7 2 (1.55%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.78%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.78%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 95 (73.64%) Windows
2 33 (25.58%) Unix
3 26 (20.16%) Windows Server
4 25 (19.38%) Windows Vista
5 19 (14.73%) Linux
6 15 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (10.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (7.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (6.98%) Windows XP
10 8 (6.20%) Windows 7
11 6 (4.65%) zOS
12 4 (3.10%) CentOS
12 4 (3.10%) Solaris
12 4 (3.10%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.55%) Android
13 2 (1.55%) Windows 10
13 2 (1.55%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.60%) ITIL
2 19 (14.73%) Cybersecurity
3 18 (13.95%) Ethical Hacking
4 17 (13.18%) Information Assurance
4 17 (13.18%) OWASP
4 17 (13.18%) Patch Management
5 15 (11.63%) Fuzz Testing
6 14 (10.85%) Penetration Testing
7 13 (10.08%) Risk Management
8 12 (9.30%) ISMS
9 10 (7.75%) Risk Assessment
10 9 (6.98%) Migration
11 8 (6.20%) Project Management
12 7 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (5.43%) Service Management
13 6 (4.65%) High Availability
13 6 (4.65%) Logistics
13 6 (4.65%) Virtual Environments
14 5 (3.88%) Matrix Organization
14 5 (3.88%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.63%) SQL
2 12 (9.30%) PowerShell
3 9 (6.98%) JavaScript
3 9 (6.98%) VB
4 8 (6.20%) Java
5 7 (5.43%) C#
6 4 (3.10%) PHP
6 4 (3.10%) Python
6 4 (3.10%) VBScript
7 1 (0.78%) C
7 1 (0.78%) R
7 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (24.03%) Security Cleared
2 26 (20.16%) SC Cleared
3 21 (16.28%) CISSP
4 18 (13.95%) CEH
5 17 (13.18%) CESG Certified Professional
6 15 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (6.98%) DV Cleared
8 6 (4.65%) MCSE
9 5 (3.88%) CISM
9 5 (3.88%) MCP
10 4 (3.10%) GCIA
10 4 (3.10%) GCIH
10 4 (3.10%) GIAC
11 3 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.55%) Degree
13 1 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.78%) MCITP
13 1 (0.78%) MCTS
13 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.53%) RMADS
2 4 (3.10%) SLA
3 3 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.55%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.55%) QA
5 1 (0.78%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 17 (13.18%) Sendmail
2 15 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.20%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (4.65%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.88%) NFS
6 4 (3.10%) XenApp
7 3 (2.33%) BitLocker
7 3 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.78%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.78%) vSphere
9 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (6.98%) SCCM
2 7 (5.43%) SCOM
3 5 (3.88%) OVSD
4 4 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.33%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.55%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.55%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.55%) WSUS
7 1 (0.78%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.78%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.78%) OpenView
7 1 (0.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 62 (48.06%) Microsoft
2 29 (22.48%) Citrix
3 21 (16.28%) Oracle
4 20 (15.50%) VMware
5 10 (7.75%) HP
6 9 (6.98%) Remedy
7 5 (3.88%) Cisco
7 5 (3.88%) Juniper
7 5 (3.88%) NetApp
8 4 (3.10%) Avaya
8 4 (3.10%) CommVault
8 4 (3.10%) Genesys
8 4 (3.10%) KANA
8 4 (3.10%) NetIQ
8 4 (3.10%) SAP
8 4 (3.10%) Symantec
9 3 (2.33%) Altiris
9 3 (2.33%) EMC
9 3 (2.33%) Intel Security
9 3 (2.33%) Micro Focus
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