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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 21 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 86 82 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 6.93% 6.24% 7.57%
As % of the System Software category 60.56% 70.09% 49.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 13 29
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £164 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 26
Average hourly rate £16.14 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.55% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.29 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £17.10 £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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
142 117 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.44% 8.90% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 29 67
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £233 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 26 31
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £18.75 £36.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -11.72%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -2 62 £350 -12.50% 7
High Wycombe -2 8 - - 5
Marlow - 4 - -
Aylesbury 0 3 £200 - 4
Bletchley - 2 - -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

1 117 (78.52%) Windows
2 80 (53.69%) Microsoft
3 53 (35.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (30.87%) Migration
5 42 (28.19%) VMware
6 39 (26.17%) SCCM
7 37 (24.83%) MS Excel
8 35 (23.49%) Windows 7
9 34 (22.82%) MS Exchange
9 34 (22.82%) Windows Server 2003
10 32 (21.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 31 (20.81%) ITIL
11 31 (20.81%) Citrix
11 31 (20.81%) PowerShell
12 28 (18.79%) Finance
13 25 (16.78%) Hyper-V
14 24 (16.11%) vSphere
15 23 (15.44%) VMware Infrastructure
16 21 (14.09%) DNS
17 20 (13.42%) Exchange Server 2010
18 19 (12.75%) SQL Server
18 19 (12.75%) SQL
19 18 (12.08%) Remedy
19 18 (12.08%) Data Centre
20 17 (11.41%) Office 365
20 17 (11.41%) MS Office
20 17 (11.41%) Security Cleared
21 15 (10.07%) SC Cleared
21 15 (10.07%) Banking
21 15 (10.07%) Financial Institution

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 34 (22.82%) MS Exchange
2 20 (13.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (6.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (6.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (6.04%) Lync
5 7 (4.70%) IIS
6 6 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (3.36%) Apache
7 5 (3.36%) Tomcat
7 5 (3.36%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.67%) SAS
Applications
1 37 (24.83%) MS Excel
2 17 (11.41%) MS Office
3 13 (8.72%) MS Project
4 2 (1.34%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.41%) Office 365
2 11 (7.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.34%) PaaS
5 1 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.09%) DNS
2 11 (7.38%) ATM
2 11 (7.38%) VPN
3 10 (6.71%) SAN
4 8 (5.37%) Firewall
4 8 (5.37%) DHCP
5 7 (4.70%) LAN
5 7 (4.70%) WAN
6 6 (4.03%) SSL
7 5 (3.36%) TCP/IP
7 5 (3.36%) SMTP
7 5 (3.36%) Wireshark
7 5 (3.36%) NetScaler
8 4 (2.68%) 4G
8 4 (2.68%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (2.68%) Internet
8 4 (2.68%) 3G
9 2 (1.34%) BIG-IP
9 2 (1.34%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.36%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.34%) MS Access
4 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.67%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (0.67%) OLAP
General
1 28 (18.79%) Finance
2 15 (10.07%) Banking
2 15 (10.07%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.34%) Back Office
3 2 (1.34%) Retail
4 1 (0.67%) Local Government
4 1 (0.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (14.09%) Analyst
2 20 (13.42%) Consultant
3 19 (12.75%) Project Manager
4 18 (12.08%) Support Engineer
5 12 (8.05%) 2nd Line Support
6 11 (7.38%) Active Directory Consultant
7 9 (6.04%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (5.37%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 8 (5.37%) Infrastructure Manager
9 7 (4.70%) Desktop Engineer
9 7 (4.70%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (4.70%) Migration Engineer
10 6 (4.03%) Administrator
10 6 (4.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (3.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.36%) Desktop Support
11 5 (3.36%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (3.36%) Citrix Specialist
12 4 (2.68%) Implementation Manager
12 4 (2.68%) Implementation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.36%) Web Services
2 4 (2.68%) X-Windows
3 3 (2.01%) Application Packaging
3 3 (2.01%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.08%) Data Centre
2 12 (8.05%) PKI
3 10 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.70%) NHS
5 5 (3.36%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.36%) User Experience
6 4 (2.68%) HP Storage
6 4 (2.68%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.68%) Clustering
7 3 (2.01%) CMDB
7 3 (2.01%) Device Driver
7 3 (2.01%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.01%) EMC VNXe
7 3 (2.01%) HP StoreVirtual
8 2 (1.34%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.67%) Replication
9 1 (0.67%) Telematics
9 1 (0.67%) EPoS
9 1 (0.67%) BYOD
9 1 (0.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 117 (78.52%) Windows
2 53 (35.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (23.49%) Windows 7
4 34 (22.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 32 (21.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (7.38%) Windows XP
7 6 (4.03%) Linux
7 6 (4.03%) Windows 2000
8 5 (3.36%) UNIX
9 4 (2.68%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.34%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.34%) CentOS
10 2 (1.34%) Windows NT
10 2 (1.34%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.67%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.67%) Android
11 1 (0.67%) HPUX
11 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (30.87%) Migration
2 31 (20.81%) ITIL
3 11 (7.38%) Logistics
4 10 (6.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (6.04%) Project Planning
6 7 (4.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 7 (4.70%) Problem Management
6 7 (4.70%) Change Management
6 7 (4.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (4.03%) Release Management
7 6 (4.03%) Incident Management
7 6 (4.03%) Process Improvement
7 6 (4.03%) Capacity Management
8 5 (3.36%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (3.36%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (2.68%) V-Model
9 4 (2.68%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (2.68%) PRINCE2
10 3 (2.01%) Configuration Management
10 3 (2.01%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (20.81%) PowerShell
2 19 (12.75%) SQL
3 12 (8.05%) VBScript
4 5 (3.36%) Perl
4 5 (3.36%) Python
4 5 (3.36%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.01%) C#
5 3 (2.01%) VB
6 2 (1.34%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.34%) VBA
7 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (11.41%) Security Cleared
2 15 (10.07%) SC Cleared
3 14 (9.40%) MCSE
3 14 (9.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.70%) DV Cleared
5 6 (4.03%) MCTS
5 6 (4.03%) MCITP
6 5 (3.36%) MCSA
7 4 (2.68%) MCP
8 3 (2.01%) Degree
9 2 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.67%) SAS Certification
10 1 (0.67%) CCA
10 1 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.03%) SLA
2 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.67%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 25 (16.78%) Hyper-V
2 24 (16.11%) vSphere
3 23 (15.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (8.72%) XenApp
5 11 (7.38%) XenDesktop
6 7 (4.70%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (3.36%) UAG
7 5 (3.36%) HDFS
8 4 (2.68%) BitLocker
9 3 (2.01%) ISA Server
10 2 (1.34%) NFS
10 2 (1.34%) Firmware
11 1 (0.67%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.67%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 39 (26.17%) SCCM
2 10 (6.71%) WSUS
3 7 (4.70%) SCOM
4 6 (4.03%) AirWatch
5 5 (3.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (3.36%) XenMobile
5 5 (3.36%) Zenoss
5 5 (3.36%) Nagios
6 4 (2.68%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.68%) OVSD
7 3 (2.01%) OpenView
7 3 (2.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.67%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.67%) Control-M
8 1 (0.67%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 80 (53.69%) Microsoft
2 42 (28.19%) VMware
3 31 (20.81%) Citrix
4 18 (12.08%) Remedy
5 14 (9.40%) HP
6 11 (7.38%) Cisco
7 10 (6.71%) Oracle
8 6 (4.03%) AppSense
9 5 (3.36%) EMC
9 5 (3.36%) Splunk
10 3 (2.01%) F5
10 3 (2.01%) GFI Software
10 3 (2.01%) Symantec
10 3 (2.01%) Dell
11 2 (1.34%) NetApp
11 2 (1.34%) Veeam
12 1 (0.67%) QNX
12 1 (0.67%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.67%) Apple
12 1 (0.67%) BMC
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