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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 22 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 68 92 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.93% 8.70% 7.32%
As % of the System Software category 60.71% 60.53% 67.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 20 13
Average daily rate
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£225 £338 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £234 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £428 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 34 25
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.27 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +20.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.81 £9.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.86 £16.40 £14.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.80
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
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
112 152 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.76% 14.38% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 48 32
Average daily rate £313 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £135 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £404 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 37 25
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.81 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.86 £18.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%

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 1 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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 -12 45 £275 -25.67% 8
High Wycombe -2 9 £178 -58.23% 5
Aylesbury +2 1 - - 2
Buckingham - - - -
Chesham - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Bletchley - - - -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

1 135 (81.82%) Windows
2 86 (52.12%) Microsoft
3 58 (35.15%) Windows 7
4 44 (26.67%) VMware
5 41 (24.85%) MS Excel
6 39 (23.64%) Windows XP
7 36 (21.82%) Finance
8 35 (21.21%) ITIL
9 34 (20.61%) MS Exchange
10 33 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 30 (18.18%) MS Office
12 29 (17.58%) Citrix
12 29 (17.58%) Security Cleared
12 29 (17.58%) VMware Infrastructure
13 28 (16.97%) Windows Server 2003
14 26 (15.76%) Microsoft Certification
14 26 (15.76%) SC Cleared
15 24 (14.55%) Migration
16 23 (13.94%) Blackberry
17 21 (12.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 21 (12.73%) SLA
18 20 (12.12%) NetApp
18 20 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
19 19 (11.52%) SCCM
20 18 (10.91%) SAN
21 17 (10.30%) MCSE
21 17 (10.30%) Hyper-V
22 16 (9.70%) iSCSI
23 15 (9.09%) PowerShell
23 15 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 (20.61%) MS Exchange
2 21 (12.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 20 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (7.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (7.27%) IIS
7 8 (4.85%) Apache
7 8 (4.85%) Lync
8 7 (4.24%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.82%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.61%) Moodle
10 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.61%) SAS
Applications
1 41 (24.85%) MS Excel
2 30 (18.18%) MS Office
3 7 (4.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.91%) SAN
2 16 (9.70%) iSCSI
3 14 (8.48%) LDAP
4 12 (7.27%) NAS
5 9 (5.45%) LAN
6 8 (4.85%) WAN
7 7 (4.24%) TCP/IP
8 6 (3.64%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (3.03%) ATM
9 5 (3.03%) Broadband
10 4 (2.42%) Firewall
10 4 (2.42%) VPN
10 4 (2.42%) DNS
10 4 (2.42%) BIG-IP
10 4 (2.42%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (1.82%) Network Security
11 3 (1.82%) VoIP
11 3 (1.82%) MPLS
11 3 (1.82%) DSL
12 2 (1.21%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.82%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.61%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.61%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.61%) OLAP
4 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (1.82%) InstallShield
General
1 36 (21.82%) Finance
2 14 (8.48%) Banking
3 5 (3.03%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.21%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.21%) Back Office
4 2 (1.21%) Retail
5 1 (0.61%) French Language
5 1 (0.61%) German Language
5 1 (0.61%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 54 (32.73%) Analyst
2 19 (11.52%) Help Desk Analyst
3 18 (10.91%) Support Engineer
3 18 (10.91%) Support Analyst
4 15 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
5 14 (8.48%) Service Analyst
6 13 (7.88%) Help Desk Support
7 11 (6.67%) Consultant
8 10 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (6.06%) Administrator
9 8 (4.85%) Windows Administrator
10 7 (4.24%) Cloud Engineer
10 7 (4.24%) 1st Line Support
10 7 (4.24%) Help Desk Support Analyst
11 6 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (3.64%) Project Manager
12 5 (3.03%) Desktop Team Leader
12 5 (3.03%) 1st Line Support Analyst
12 5 (3.03%) Active Directory Consultant
12 5 (3.03%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.85%) LAMP
2 3 (1.82%) .NET
3 1 (0.61%) WAMP
3 1 (0.61%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.94%) Blackberry
2 10 (6.06%) Clustering
3 8 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.42%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.82%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.82%) EqualLogic
5 3 (1.82%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.82%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.21%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.21%) Replication
7 1 (0.61%) iPad
7 1 (0.61%) iPhone
7 1 (0.61%) PKI
7 1 (0.61%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.61%) PDA
7 1 (0.61%) EPoS
7 1 (0.61%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 135 (81.82%) Windows
2 58 (35.15%) Windows 7
3 39 (23.64%) Windows XP
4 33 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (16.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (8.48%) Windows 2000
7 13 (7.88%) Linux
8 12 (7.27%) Windows NT
8 12 (7.27%) Android
9 11 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
9 11 (6.67%) CentOS
9 11 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (5.45%) Ubuntu
11 8 (4.85%) Windows 8
12 7 (4.24%) Windows Mobile
12 7 (4.24%) UNIX
13 5 (3.03%) Apple iOS
14 2 (1.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (21.21%) ITIL
2 24 (14.55%) Migration
3 13 (7.88%) Problem Management
3 13 (7.88%) Change Management
4 9 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (4.24%) Project Management
6 6 (3.64%) Service Management
6 6 (3.64%) Incident Management
7 5 (3.03%) Project Planning
7 5 (3.03%) Logistics
8 4 (2.42%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (1.82%) Change Control
9 3 (1.82%) Capacity Management
9 3 (1.82%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (1.21%) ITSM
10 2 (1.21%) Service Delivery
11 1 (0.61%) Kalman Filter
11 1 (0.61%) Analytics
11 1 (0.61%) Performance Analysis
11 1 (0.61%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 14 (8.48%) VBScript
3 5 (3.03%) SQL
4 3 (1.82%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.21%) VB
5 2 (1.21%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.21%) C#
6 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.61%) Java
6 1 (0.61%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (17.58%) Security Cleared
2 26 (15.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (15.76%) SC Cleared
3 17 (10.30%) MCSE
4 12 (7.27%) Degree
5 11 (6.67%) DV Cleared
6 6 (3.64%) MCP
7 3 (1.82%) MCITP
7 3 (1.82%) CCNA
7 3 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.82%) MCSA
8 2 (1.21%) MCTS
8 2 (1.21%) MCDST
9 1 (0.61%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.61%) SAS Certification
9 1 (0.61%) PMP
9 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.73%) SLA
2 2 (1.21%) QA
System Software
1 29 (17.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (10.30%) Hyper-V
3 15 (9.09%) VMware ESX
4 14 (8.48%) NFS
5 12 (7.27%) vSphere
6 10 (6.06%) Terminal Services
7 9 (5.45%) XenApp
7 9 (5.45%) Sendmail
8 8 (4.85%) ISA Server
8 8 (4.85%) Postfix
8 8 (4.85%) Squid
9 7 (4.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (2.42%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.82%) NLBS
11 3 (1.82%) Xen
12 2 (1.21%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.61%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 19 (11.52%) SCCM
2 10 (6.06%) BladeLogic
3 9 (5.45%) SCOM
4 8 (4.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 7 (4.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (2.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (1.82%) WSUS
7 3 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (1.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (1.21%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.21%) ARCserve
8 2 (1.21%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.21%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 86 (52.12%) Microsoft
2 44 (26.67%) VMware
3 29 (17.58%) Citrix
4 20 (12.12%) NetApp
5 14 (8.48%) Remedy
5 14 (8.48%) Cisco
6 12 (7.27%) Intel
7 11 (6.67%) Symantec
7 11 (6.67%) MobileIron
8 10 (6.06%) ServiceNow
9 9 (5.45%) HP
10 8 (4.85%) Red Hat
11 6 (3.64%) EMC
11 6 (3.64%) IronPort
11 6 (3.64%) RightFax
12 3 (1.82%) Veeam
12 3 (1.82%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.82%) Lotus
12 3 (1.82%) SAP
13 2 (1.21%) QNX
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