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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 10 54 26
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -28
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 84 38 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.87% 3.05% 6.05%
As % of the System Software category 67.20% 40.43% 57.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 16 36
Median daily rate £378 £339 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.43% +50.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £241 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £409 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £294
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 16
Median hourly rate £13.22 £15.86 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.64% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.50 £8.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £16.28 £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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
125 94 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 14.69% 7.54% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 42 63
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £263 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £503 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 17
Median hourly rate £12.61 £15.93 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.84% +22.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.51 £9.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.38 £16.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +36 65 £386 +3.00% 9
Marlow - 6 £305 -
Aylesbury - 3 £230 -
High Wycombe +2 2 £136 -38.06% 1
Amersham - 1 £475 -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 98 (66.67%) Windows
2 74 (50.34%) Microsoft
3 38 (25.85%) Security Cleared
4 33 (22.45%) SC Cleared
5 31 (21.09%) Unix
6 30 (20.41%) Windows Server
7 29 (19.73%) Linux
8 24 (16.33%) MS Exchange
9 23 (15.65%) MS Excel
10 22 (14.97%) MS Office
11 21 (14.29%) ITIL
11 21 (14.29%) Symantec
11 21 (14.29%) Windows Vista
11 21 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (13.61%) Oracle
13 19 (12.93%) SQL Server
13 19 (12.93%) CISSP
14 17 (11.56%) Internet
14 17 (11.56%) Firewall
14 17 (11.56%) VMware
15 16 (10.88%) IPsec
16 15 (10.20%) CESG
16 15 (10.20%) Cryptography
16 15 (10.20%) SAN
16 15 (10.20%) Citrix
16 15 (10.20%) LAN
16 15 (10.20%) SMTP
16 15 (10.20%) Cisco
16 15 (10.20%) Patch Management
16 15 (10.20%) CESG Certified Professional

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 24 (16.33%) MS Exchange
2 13 (8.84%) SharePoint
3 11 (7.48%) Skype for Business
4 9 (6.12%) IIS
5 8 (5.44%) Apache
5 8 (5.44%) Drupal
5 8 (5.44%) WebSphere
6 6 (4.08%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (4.08%) Tomcat
6 6 (4.08%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.36%) JBoss
10 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 23 (15.65%) MS Excel
2 22 (14.97%) MS Office
3 2 (1.36%) MS Project
4 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.08%) Office 365
2 4 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.72%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (2.72%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (2.72%) Amazon S3
2 4 (2.72%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.56%) Firewall
1 17 (11.56%) Internet
2 16 (10.88%) IPsec
3 15 (10.20%) LAN
3 15 (10.20%) SAN
3 15 (10.20%) SMTP
4 11 (7.48%) FTP
4 11 (7.48%) SSH
4 11 (7.48%) WAN
5 10 (6.80%) VPN
6 9 (6.12%) DHCP
6 9 (6.12%) DNS
7 8 (5.44%) LDAP
7 8 (5.44%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (4.76%) ATM
8 7 (4.76%) Network Security
8 7 (4.76%) Skype
9 6 (4.08%) DMZ
9 6 (4.08%) NAS
9 6 (4.08%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.93%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.76%) DB2
3 4 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.36%) Big Data
5 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (2.72%) Cucumber
1 4 (2.72%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.72%) Jenkins
1 4 (2.72%) Selenium
1 4 (2.72%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (8.84%) Finance
2 8 (5.44%) Retail
3 6 (4.08%) Banking
4 5 (3.40%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.40%) German Language
5 3 (2.04%) Automotive
5 3 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.36%) French Language
6 2 (1.36%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.36%) Russian Language
6 2 (1.36%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 39 (26.53%) Analyst
2 15 (10.20%) Support Analyst
3 12 (8.16%) Architect
4 9 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (5.44%) Desktop Support
6 7 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
6 7 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (4.76%) Consultant
6 7 (4.76%) Desktop Analyst
6 7 (4.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 7 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 7 (4.76%) Security Advisor
6 7 (4.76%) Service Analyst
6 7 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (4.08%) Help Desk Analyst
7 6 (4.08%) Information Assurance Leader
8 5 (3.40%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (3.40%) Active Directory Engineer
9 4 (2.72%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
9 4 (2.72%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.84%) SailPoint
2 10 (6.80%) J2EE
2 10 (6.80%) SAML
3 5 (3.40%) XML
4 4 (2.72%) ADO
4 4 (2.72%) Hibernate
4 4 (2.72%) JMS
4 4 (2.72%) jQuery
4 4 (2.72%) Node.js
4 4 (2.72%) React
4 4 (2.72%) REST
4 4 (2.72%) SOAP
4 4 (2.72%) Spring
4 4 (2.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (2.04%) .NET
6 2 (1.36%) Middleware
7 1 (0.68%) CSS
7 1 (0.68%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.20%) CESG
1 15 (10.20%) Cryptography
2 13 (8.84%) Data Centre
3 12 (8.16%) Management Information System
4 11 (7.48%) Client/Server
5 8 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.08%) Blackberry
6 6 (4.08%) Clustering
6 6 (4.08%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.72%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.72%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (2.72%) Smartphone
8 3 (2.04%) PKI
9 2 (1.36%) IVR
9 2 (1.36%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.68%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 98 (66.67%) Windows
2 31 (21.09%) Unix
3 30 (20.41%) Windows Server
4 29 (19.73%) Linux
5 21 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (14.29%) Windows Vista
6 12 (8.16%) Windows 10
7 11 (7.48%) Windows 7
7 11 (7.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (6.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (6.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (4.76%) Solaris
9 7 (4.76%) Windows XP
10 6 (4.08%) Windows 8
10 6 (4.08%) zOS
11 5 (3.40%) Android
12 2 (1.36%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.68%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (14.29%) ITIL
2 15 (10.20%) Patch Management
3 14 (9.52%) Migration
4 13 (8.84%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (8.84%) Ethical Hacking
4 13 (8.84%) Information Assurance
5 11 (7.48%) Fuzz Testing
5 11 (7.48%) OWASP
5 11 (7.48%) Risk Management
6 9 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (6.12%) ISMS
6 9 (6.12%) Logistics
6 9 (6.12%) Penetration Testing
6 9 (6.12%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (5.44%) Matrix Organization
7 8 (5.44%) Waterfall
8 7 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (4.76%) Release Management
8 7 (4.76%) Security Architecture
8 7 (4.76%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.84%) PowerShell
2 10 (6.80%) VB
3 7 (4.76%) SQL
4 6 (4.08%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.40%) C#
5 5 (3.40%) Java
5 5 (3.40%) VBScript
6 4 (2.72%) Python
7 2 (1.36%) C
8 1 (0.68%) PHP
8 1 (0.68%) R
8 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (25.85%) Security Cleared
2 33 (22.45%) SC Cleared
3 19 (12.93%) CISSP
4 15 (10.20%) CESG Certified Professional
5 13 (8.84%) CEH
6 12 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (4.76%) DV Cleared
8 5 (3.40%) CISM
8 5 (3.40%) MCP
9 4 (2.72%) GCIA
9 4 (2.72%) GCIH
9 4 (2.72%) GIAC
10 3 (2.04%) MCSE
11 2 (1.36%) CCIE
11 2 (1.36%) CCNP
11 2 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.36%) Degree
11 2 (1.36%) MCSA
12 1 (0.68%) MCITP
12 1 (0.68%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.12%) RMADS
2 4 (2.72%) QA
3 3 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.04%) SLA
4 2 (1.36%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.68%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 12 (8.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (7.48%) Sendmail
3 6 (4.08%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.72%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.04%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.68%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.68%) XenApp
6 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.68%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (8.84%) SCCM
2 8 (5.44%) NetBackup
3 7 (4.76%) WSUS
4 5 (3.40%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (3.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (2.72%) AirWatch
5 4 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.68%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.68%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.68%) Nessus
7 1 (0.68%) OpenView
7 1 (0.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.68%) OVSD
7 1 (0.68%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 74 (50.34%) Microsoft
2 21 (14.29%) Symantec
3 20 (13.61%) Oracle
4 17 (11.56%) VMware
5 15 (10.20%) Cisco
5 15 (10.20%) Citrix
6 13 (8.84%) Remedy
7 8 (5.44%) HP
8 7 (4.76%) Intel Security
9 6 (4.08%) Juniper
10 5 (3.40%) Altiris
10 5 (3.40%) Lumension
10 5 (3.40%) SAP
11 4 (2.72%) Avaya
11 4 (2.72%) Genesys
11 4 (2.72%) KANA
11 4 (2.72%) MobileIron
11 4 (2.72%) NetIQ
12 3 (2.04%) CheckPoint
12 3 (2.04%) Micro Focus
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