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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 34 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 65 79 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.31% 7.04% 6.61%
As % of the System Software category 64.36% 57.66% 54.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 21
Average daily rate
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£375 £288 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £145 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £265
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 17
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £9.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.30 £16.72 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
101 137 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 8.24% 12.21% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 37 40
Average daily rate £395 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.63% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £248 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £314 £313
% change year-on-year
+10.82% +0.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 26
Average hourly rate £15.75 £14.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £121.80 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £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 31 March 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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -6 44 £375 +15.38% 6
Buckingham - 4 - -
High Wycombe -7 3 £400 +60.00% 6
Aylesbury +4 1 - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Chesham - - - -
Iver - - - -
Marlow - - - - 1
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 115 (82.14%) Windows
2 60 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 48 (34.29%) Windows 7
4 44 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (30.71%) VMware
6 39 (27.86%) ITIL
7 33 (23.57%) MS Excel
7 33 (23.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 33 (23.57%) Security Cleared
8 30 (21.43%) SC Cleared
9 29 (20.71%) Hyper-V
9 29 (20.71%) Finance
10 28 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 27 (19.29%) Citrix
12 23 (16.43%) Windows XP
13 22 (15.71%) SCCM
14 21 (15.00%) SLA
15 20 (14.29%) DNS
16 19 (13.57%) MS Office
17 17 (12.14%) PowerShell
18 16 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
19 15 (10.71%) Windows 2000
19 15 (10.71%) DHCP
19 15 (10.71%) HP
20 14 (10.00%) LAN
20 14 (10.00%) MS Exchange
20 14 (10.00%) Change Management
20 14 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
21 13 (9.29%) Linux
21 13 (9.29%) IIS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 14 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (9.29%) IIS
3 10 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.14%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.14%) SAS
7 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.71%) Lync
Applications
1 33 (23.57%) MS Excel
2 19 (13.57%) MS Office
3 9 (6.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.86%) PaaS
2 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.71%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (14.29%) DNS
2 15 (10.71%) DHCP
3 14 (10.00%) LAN
4 13 (9.29%) WAN
5 10 (7.14%) iSCSI
6 9 (6.43%) ATM
7 8 (5.71%) SAN
7 8 (5.71%) NAS
8 6 (4.29%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (4.29%) Firewall
9 5 (3.57%) VoIP
9 5 (3.57%) VPN
10 4 (2.86%) 4G
10 4 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (2.86%) Internet
10 4 (2.86%) 3G
11 3 (2.14%) BIG-IP
12 2 (1.43%) MPLS
12 2 (1.43%) DMZ
12 2 (1.43%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.86%) Data Mining
2 3 (2.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.14%) OLAP
2 3 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 3 (2.14%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.71%) Base SAS
General
1 29 (20.71%) Finance
2 11 (7.86%) Banking
3 8 (5.71%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.14%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.14%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.43%) Back Office
5 2 (1.43%) Electronics
5 2 (1.43%) Retail
5 2 (1.43%) Marketing
6 1 (0.71%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 35 (25.00%) Analyst
2 24 (17.14%) Support Engineer
3 16 (11.43%) Service Analyst
3 16 (11.43%) Service Desk Analyst
4 15 (10.71%) Consultant
5 14 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (8.57%) Project Manager
7 9 (6.43%) Desktop Support
7 9 (6.43%) Support Analyst
8 8 (5.71%) Desktop Engineer
9 7 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (5.00%) Citrix Consultant
10 6 (4.29%) Administrator
10 6 (4.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 6 (4.29%) 1st Line Support
11 5 (3.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 5 (3.57%) Help Desk Support
11 5 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
11 5 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.86%) .NET
2 3 (2.14%) Web Services
3 2 (1.43%) XML
3 2 (1.43%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.43%) HTML
4 1 (0.71%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 8 (5.71%) Clustering
3 7 (5.00%) User Experience
4 6 (4.29%) PKI
4 6 (4.29%) Mainframe
5 5 (3.57%) NHS
6 4 (2.86%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.14%) Replication
7 3 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.43%) DTV
9 1 (0.71%) FMCG
9 1 (0.71%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 115 (82.14%) Windows
2 48 (34.29%) Windows 7
3 44 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (16.43%) Windows XP
6 15 (10.71%) Windows 2000
7 14 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (9.29%) Linux
9 12 (8.57%) UNIX
10 11 (7.86%) Windows 2000 Server
11 10 (7.14%) Windows NT
12 4 (2.86%) Ubuntu
12 4 (2.86%) CentOS
13 3 (2.14%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (27.86%) ITIL
2 16 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (10.00%) Change Management
4 11 (7.86%) Mobile Device Management
5 10 (7.14%) Migration
6 9 (6.43%) Logistics
6 9 (6.43%) Change Control
7 7 (5.00%) Capacity Management
7 7 (5.00%) Project Planning
7 7 (5.00%) Release Management
8 6 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (3.57%) Asset Management
10 4 (2.86%) Process Improvement
10 4 (2.86%) PRINCE2
10 4 (2.86%) Service Management
11 3 (2.14%) QMS
11 3 (2.14%) Analytics
11 3 (2.14%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (1.43%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.14%) PowerShell
2 12 (8.57%) SQL
3 5 (3.57%) VBScript
4 4 (2.86%) VB
4 4 (2.86%) C#
5 2 (1.43%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.71%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (23.57%) Security Cleared
2 30 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 13 (9.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (7.86%) MCSE
5 7 (5.00%) DV Cleared
6 6 (4.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (3.57%) Degree
7 5 (3.57%) MCP
8 3 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.14%) MCSA
8 3 (2.14%) CCNP
8 3 (2.14%) CCNA
9 1 (0.71%) CCA
9 1 (0.71%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.71%) CCEA
9 1 (0.71%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.71%) SAS Certification
9 1 (0.71%) VCAP
9 1 (0.71%) CCIA
9 1 (0.71%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (23.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (20.71%) Hyper-V
3 10 (7.14%) NFS
4 9 (6.43%) XenApp
4 9 (6.43%) VMware ESX
4 9 (6.43%) vSphere
5 8 (5.71%) XenDesktop
6 7 (5.00%) Terminal Services
7 5 (3.57%) ISA Server
8 4 (2.86%) Firmware
8 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (2.14%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (2.14%) UAG
9 3 (2.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 22 (15.71%) SCCM
2 10 (7.14%) SCOM
3 7 (5.00%) XenMobile
3 7 (5.00%) BladeLogic
4 4 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (2.14%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.43%) OVSD
6 2 (1.43%) WSUS
6 2 (1.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 60 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 43 (30.71%) VMware
3 27 (19.29%) Citrix
4 15 (10.71%) HP
5 12 (8.57%) NetApp
6 11 (7.86%) Cisco
7 8 (5.71%) Remedy
8 5 (3.57%) Dell
8 5 (3.57%) Intel
9 4 (2.86%) AppSense
10 3 (2.14%) Websense
10 3 (2.14%) F5
10 3 (2.14%) Symantec
11 2 (1.43%) SAP
11 2 (1.43%) Mitel
11 2 (1.43%) Altiris
11 2 (1.43%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.43%) GFI Software
12 1 (0.71%) Computacenter
12 1 (0.71%) MobileIron
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