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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 9 46 29
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -17
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 93 28 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 10.93% 2.85% 5.55%
As % of the System Software category 72.66% 45.90% 57.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 17 28
Median daily rate £358 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +29.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £212 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £452 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 7
Median hourly rate £12.08 £14.77 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.24% -1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.00 £12.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £16.14 £16.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%

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
128 61 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 15.04% 6.21% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 29 51
Median daily rate £350 £333 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £210 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 8
Median hourly rate £11.50 £15.46 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.59% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.00 £12.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.55 £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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 +38 81 £358 +1.77% 9
Marlow - 4 £303 -
High Wycombe -4 1 £113 -48.86%
Amersham - 1 £475 - 2
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 114 (70.37%) Windows
2 69 (42.59%) Microsoft
3 63 (38.89%) Security Cleared
4 60 (37.04%) SC Cleared
5 47 (29.01%) Windows Server
6 43 (26.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (17.28%) Hyper-V
8 28 (17.28%) ITIL
8 28 (17.28%) Linux
9 27 (16.67%) Unix
10 26 (16.05%) Windows Vista
11 25 (15.43%) MS Office
12 24 (14.81%) Cisco
12 24 (14.81%) VMware
13 23 (14.20%) MS Excel
13 23 (14.20%) LAN
13 23 (14.20%) Symantec
13 23 (14.20%) SCCM
13 23 (14.20%) Windows 10
14 22 (13.58%) Windows Server 2003
15 19 (11.73%) Remedy
15 19 (11.73%) WAN
15 19 (11.73%) Firewall
16 18 (11.11%) MS Exchange
16 18 (11.11%) DHCP
16 18 (11.11%) DNS
16 18 (11.11%) Oracle
16 18 (11.11%) Windows 7
17 17 (10.49%) VMware Infrastructure

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 18 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 15 (9.26%) Skype for Business
3 14 (8.64%) SharePoint
4 13 (8.02%) IIS
5 8 (4.94%) Drupal
5 8 (4.94%) WebSphere
6 7 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (3.70%) Apache
7 6 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (3.70%) Tomcat
7 6 (3.70%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 25 (15.43%) MS Office
2 23 (14.20%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.09%) Office 365
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.20%) LAN
2 19 (11.73%) Firewall
2 19 (11.73%) WAN
3 18 (11.11%) DHCP
3 18 (11.11%) DNS
4 17 (10.49%) SAN
5 13 (8.02%) SMTP
6 12 (7.41%) IPsec
6 12 (7.41%) Unified Communications
7 11 (6.79%) Skype
8 8 (4.94%) Internet
8 8 (4.94%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (4.32%) ATM
9 7 (4.32%) FTP
9 7 (4.32%) SSH
10 6 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (3.70%) DMZ
10 6 (3.70%) NAS
10 6 (3.70%) Wireless
10 6 (3.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.49%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.32%) DB2
3 6 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.47%) Big Data
4 4 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.62%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.62%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (2.47%) Cucumber
1 4 (2.47%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.47%) Jenkins
1 4 (2.47%) Selenium
1 4 (2.47%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (6.17%) Finance
2 7 (4.32%) Retail
3 6 (3.70%) Banking
4 5 (3.09%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.09%) German Language
5 3 (1.85%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.23%) Automotive
6 2 (1.23%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.62%) Back Office
7 1 (0.62%) French Language
7 1 (0.62%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.62%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 47 (29.01%) Analyst
2 14 (8.64%) Support Analyst
3 13 (8.02%) Architect
4 11 (6.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (5.56%) Wintel Analyst
6 7 (4.32%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (4.32%) Project Manager
6 7 (4.32%) Service Analyst
6 7 (4.32%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (3.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (3.70%) Active Directory Engineer
7 6 (3.70%) IT Support
7 6 (3.70%) VMware Engineer
8 5 (3.09%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (3.09%) Consultant
8 5 (3.09%) Deployment Specialist
8 5 (3.09%) Desktop Support
8 5 (3.09%) Help Desk Analyst
8 5 (3.09%) Security Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.02%) SailPoint
2 10 (6.17%) J2EE
2 10 (6.17%) SAML
3 5 (3.09%) XML
4 4 (2.47%) ADO
4 4 (2.47%) Hibernate
4 4 (2.47%) JMS
4 4 (2.47%) jQuery
4 4 (2.47%) Node.js
4 4 (2.47%) React
4 4 (2.47%) REST
4 4 (2.47%) SOAP
4 4 (2.47%) Spring
4 4 (2.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.62%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.88%) Data Centre
2 11 (6.79%) CESG
2 11 (6.79%) Cryptography
2 11 (6.79%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.32%) Client/Server
3 7 (4.32%) Clustering
3 7 (4.32%) Replication
4 6 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.70%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.47%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.47%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (2.47%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.85%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.23%) IVR
7 2 (1.23%) PKI
7 2 (1.23%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.62%) BYOD
8 1 (0.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.62%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 114 (70.37%) Windows
2 47 (29.01%) Windows Server
3 43 (26.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (17.28%) Linux
6 27 (16.67%) Unix
7 26 (16.05%) Windows Vista
8 23 (14.20%) Windows 10
9 22 (13.58%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (11.11%) Windows 7
11 13 (8.02%) Windows 8
12 10 (6.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (4.32%) Android
13 7 (4.32%) Solaris
14 6 (3.70%) zOS
15 5 (3.09%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.62%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.28%) ITIL
2 17 (10.49%) Patch Management
3 16 (9.88%) Migration
4 9 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (5.56%) Ethical Hacking
4 9 (5.56%) Information Assurance
5 8 (4.94%) Change Management
5 8 (4.94%) Logistics
5 8 (4.94%) Matrix Organization
5 8 (4.94%) Risk Management
5 8 (4.94%) Virtual Environments
5 8 (4.94%) Waterfall
6 7 (4.32%) Fuzz Testing
6 7 (4.32%) Mobile Device Management
6 7 (4.32%) OWASP
6 7 (4.32%) Release Management
6 7 (4.32%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (4.32%) Service Management
6 7 (4.32%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.49%) PowerShell
2 15 (9.26%) VB
3 10 (6.17%) SQL
4 5 (3.09%) VBScript
5 4 (2.47%) C#
5 4 (2.47%) Java
5 4 (2.47%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.47%) Python
6 1 (0.62%) C
Qualifications
1 63 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 60 (37.04%) SC Cleared
3 15 (9.26%) CISSP
3 15 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (6.79%) CESG Certified Professional
5 10 (6.17%) CCNP
5 10 (6.17%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (6.17%) MCSA
6 9 (5.56%) CEH
7 8 (4.94%) DV Cleared
8 7 (4.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (3.70%) CCNA
10 5 (3.09%) CISM
11 4 (2.47%) CCIE
11 4 (2.47%) GCIA
11 4 (2.47%) GCIH
11 4 (2.47%) GIAC
12 2 (1.23%) MCP
12 2 (1.23%) MCSE
13 1 (0.62%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.56%) SLA
2 6 (3.70%) RMADS
3 2 (1.23%) QA
4 1 (0.62%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 28 (17.28%) Hyper-V
2 17 (10.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.79%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (4.32%) Sendmail
5 6 (3.70%) Forefront TMG
5 6 (3.70%) ISA Server
5 6 (3.70%) UAG
6 1 (0.62%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.62%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.62%) XenApp
6 1 (0.62%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.62%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (14.20%) SCCM
2 15 (9.26%) WSUS
3 10 (6.17%) NetBackup
4 7 (4.32%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (4.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 6 (3.70%) AirWatch
5 6 (3.70%) BladeLogic
6 5 (3.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.62%) AppDNA
8 1 (0.62%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.62%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.62%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.62%) Nessus
8 1 (0.62%) OpenView
8 1 (0.62%) OVSD
8 1 (0.62%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 69 (42.59%) Microsoft
2 24 (14.81%) Cisco
2 24 (14.81%) VMware
3 23 (14.20%) Symantec
4 19 (11.73%) Remedy
5 18 (11.11%) Oracle
6 15 (9.26%) HP
7 10 (6.17%) Citrix
8 9 (5.56%) Forcepoint
9 6 (3.70%) MobileIron
10 5 (3.09%) Altiris
10 5 (3.09%) Intel Security
10 5 (3.09%) SAP
11 4 (2.47%) Avaya
11 4 (2.47%) Computacenter
11 4 (2.47%) Genesys
11 4 (2.47%) KANA
12 3 (1.85%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.85%) Lumension
13 2 (1.23%) Cyber-Ark
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