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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 24 27 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -14
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 69 77 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 7.05% 6.40% 9.34%
As % of the System Software category 71.13% 62.10% 70.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 39
Median daily rate £430 £344 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.09% +14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £245 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £441 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 26
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.07 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.32% +26.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £9.00 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £40.00 £15.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -
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
97 124 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.91% 10.31% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 39 65
Median daily rate £430 £370 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £233 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £455 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 27
Median hourly rate £12.00 £26.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +92.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £9.00 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £40.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +4.76%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +6 58 £430 +22.85% 8
High Wycombe +2 3 £248 -38.12% 3
Buckingham 0 3 £300 -
Marlow - 1 - - 1
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 92 (78.63%) Windows
2 46 (39.32%) Microsoft
3 41 (35.04%) SQL Server
4 34 (29.06%) MS Office
4 34 (29.06%) Citrix
5 33 (28.21%) Finance
6 32 (27.35%) MS Excel
7 31 (26.50%) SQL
7 31 (26.50%) VMware
8 30 (25.64%) Security Cleared
8 30 (25.64%) Windows Server
9 29 (24.79%) ITIL
9 29 (24.79%) MS Exchange
10 26 (22.22%) Unix
11 25 (21.37%) SC Cleared
12 24 (20.51%) SMTP
13 21 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
14 20 (17.09%) Windows Server 2012
15 19 (16.24%) PowerShell
15 19 (16.24%) Project Management
16 18 (15.38%) SAN
17 17 (14.53%) Windows Server 2008
17 17 (14.53%) Windows 7
18 16 (13.68%) LAN
18 16 (13.68%) WAN
18 16 (13.68%) VB
19 15 (12.82%) Oracle
19 15 (12.82%) JavaScript
19 15 (12.82%) PHP
19 15 (12.82%) IIS

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 29 (24.79%) MS Exchange
2 15 (12.82%) IIS
2 15 (12.82%) SharePoint
3 12 (10.26%) Apache
3 12 (10.26%) WebSphere
4 8 (6.84%) Skype for Business
5 7 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (3.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 34 (29.06%) MS Office
2 32 (27.35%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.85%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.42%) Office 365
2 2 (1.71%) IaaS
2 2 (1.71%) SaaS
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (20.51%) SMTP
2 18 (15.38%) SAN
3 16 (13.68%) LAN
3 16 (13.68%) WAN
4 14 (11.97%) Internet
5 13 (11.11%) LDAP
6 11 (9.40%) FTP
6 11 (9.40%) IPsec
6 11 (9.40%) SSH
7 9 (7.69%) DNS
7 9 (7.69%) iSCSI
8 7 (5.98%) VPN
8 7 (5.98%) Wireless
9 6 (5.13%) Firewall
10 5 (4.27%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (3.42%) ATM
11 4 (3.42%) TCP/IP
12 3 (2.56%) DHCP
12 3 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (2.56%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (35.04%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (5.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 6 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.71%) MS Access
6 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.85%) PowerCenter
General
1 33 (28.21%) Finance
2 14 (11.97%) Banking
3 3 (2.56%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.71%) Back Office
4 2 (1.71%) Electronics
4 2 (1.71%) German Language
4 2 (1.71%) Law
4 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.71%) Marketing
5 1 (0.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (29.06%) Analyst
2 13 (11.11%) Developer
3 9 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
3 9 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
3 9 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (6.84%) Consultant
4 8 (6.84%) Server Engineer
4 8 (6.84%) Server Specialist
4 8 (6.84%) Service Analyst
4 8 (6.84%) Wintel Engineer
4 8 (6.84%) Wintel Server Specialist
4 8 (6.84%) Wintel Specialist
5 7 (5.98%) Active Directory Engineer
5 7 (5.98%) SAN Specialist
5 7 (5.98%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 6 (5.13%) Active Directory Specialist
6 6 (5.13%) Exchange Engineer
6 6 (5.13%) Exchange Specialist
6 6 (5.13%) SAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.11%) .NET
1 13 (11.11%) AngularJS
1 13 (11.11%) CSS
1 13 (11.11%) HTML
1 13 (11.11%) HTML5
1 13 (11.11%) jQuery
1 13 (11.11%) Laravel
1 13 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 11 (9.40%) SOAP
2 11 (9.40%) XML
3 3 (2.56%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.71%) AppFabric
5 1 (0.85%) CSS3
5 1 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.40%) Client/Server
1 11 (9.40%) Cryptography
2 9 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.69%) CESG
3 8 (6.84%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.98%) Statistics
5 6 (5.13%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.42%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.56%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (2.56%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.71%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.85%) Clustering
9 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.85%) iPhone
9 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 92 (78.63%) Windows
2 30 (25.64%) Windows Server
3 26 (22.22%) Unix
4 20 (17.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (14.53%) Windows 7
5 17 (14.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (10.26%) Windows Vista
7 11 (9.40%) Linux
7 11 (9.40%) zOS
8 9 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (6.84%) CentOS
9 8 (6.84%) Ubuntu
10 7 (5.98%) Windows 8
11 6 (5.13%) Windows XP
12 4 (3.42%) Windows 10
13 3 (2.56%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (24.79%) ITIL
2 19 (16.24%) Project Management
3 14 (11.97%) Web Development
4 13 (11.11%) DevOps
4 13 (11.11%) Migration
4 13 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
5 12 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (10.26%) Security Operations
5 12 (10.26%) Workflow
6 11 (9.40%) OWASP
6 11 (9.40%) Patch Management
7 10 (8.55%) High Availability
7 10 (8.55%) Service Management
8 9 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (7.69%) Ethical Hacking
8 9 (7.69%) Information Assurance
8 9 (7.69%) ITSM
8 9 (7.69%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (26.50%) SQL
2 19 (16.24%) PowerShell
3 16 (13.68%) VB
4 15 (12.82%) JavaScript
4 15 (12.82%) PHP
5 14 (11.97%) C#
6 12 (10.26%) Java
7 3 (2.56%) Python
8 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (25.64%) Security Cleared
2 25 (21.37%) SC Cleared
3 14 (11.97%) DV Cleared
4 12 (10.26%) CISSP
5 9 (7.69%) CEH
5 9 (7.69%) CESG Certified Professional
5 9 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (5.13%) MCSE
6 6 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.56%) CISM
7 3 (2.56%) GCIA
7 3 (2.56%) GCIH
7 3 (2.56%) GIAC
7 3 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.71%) CREST Certified
8 2 (1.71%) Cyber Scheme
8 2 (1.71%) OSCP
8 2 (1.71%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.71%) PMP
8 2 (1.71%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.98%) RMADS
2 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (9.40%) Hyper-V
2 11 (9.40%) Sendmail
3 10 (8.55%) XenApp
4 9 (7.69%) NFS
5 6 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (3.42%) vSphere
7 1 (0.85%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (11.97%) SCOM
2 8 (6.84%) OVSD
3 5 (4.27%) SCCM
4 1 (0.85%) cPanel
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 46 (39.32%) Microsoft
2 34 (29.06%) Citrix
3 31 (26.50%) VMware
4 15 (12.82%) Oracle
5 13 (11.11%) HP
6 11 (9.40%) IBM
7 9 (7.69%) CommVault
7 9 (7.69%) NetApp
8 6 (5.13%) EMC
9 5 (4.27%) Remedy
10 4 (3.42%) 3PAR
11 3 (2.56%) Cisco
11 3 (2.56%) SAP
12 2 (1.71%) Dell
13 1 (0.85%) AppSense
13 1 (0.85%) Computacenter
13 1 (0.85%) ILOG
13 1 (0.85%) Lotus
13 1 (0.85%) Novell
13 1 (0.85%) Sitecore
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