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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 60 97 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 6.28% 8.06% 7.91%
As % of the System Software category 55.05% 62.99% 74.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 41 31
Median daily rate £417 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.00% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £440 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 24
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.14 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.65% +21.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.00 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £27.60 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
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
109 154 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.41% 12.79% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 58 50
Median daily rate £425 £385 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +24.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 25
Median hourly rate £12.00 £26.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +67.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.04 £8.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.00 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% +12.90%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -8 45 £430 +22.85% 13
High Wycombe -1 3 £417 - 4
Aylesbury -7 1 - - 1
Buckingham - 1 £300 - 1
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 95 (78.51%) Windows
2 42 (34.71%) Microsoft
3 39 (32.23%) SQL Server
4 34 (28.10%) Finance
5 32 (26.45%) MS Excel
5 32 (26.45%) Windows Server
6 31 (25.62%) MS Office
6 31 (25.62%) SQL
6 31 (25.62%) Citrix
6 31 (25.62%) VMware
7 28 (23.14%) Security Cleared
8 27 (22.31%) ITIL
9 24 (19.83%) Unix
10 23 (19.01%) MS Exchange
10 23 (19.01%) PowerShell
10 23 (19.01%) SC Cleared
10 23 (19.01%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (18.18%) SMTP
12 21 (17.36%) VMware Infrastructure
13 19 (15.70%) Project Management
14 18 (14.88%) IIS
15 17 (14.05%) VB
15 17 (14.05%) JavaScript
15 17 (14.05%) LDAP
15 17 (14.05%) Windows Server 2008
16 16 (13.22%) PHP
16 16 (13.22%) .NET
16 16 (13.22%) Internet
17 15 (12.40%) SAN
17 15 (12.40%) C#

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 23 (19.01%) MS Exchange
2 18 (14.88%) IIS
3 15 (12.40%) SharePoint
4 13 (10.74%) Apache
5 12 (9.92%) WebSphere
6 8 (6.61%) Skype for Business
7 5 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.65%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.83%) JBoss
10 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 32 (26.45%) MS Excel
2 31 (25.62%) MS Office
3 4 (3.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.83%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.13%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.31%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.31%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (3.31%) Amazon S3
2 4 (3.31%) CloudFront
3 3 (2.48%) Office 365
4 2 (1.65%) IaaS
4 2 (1.65%) SaaS
5 1 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.18%) SMTP
2 17 (14.05%) LDAP
3 16 (13.22%) Internet
4 15 (12.40%) SAN
5 13 (10.74%) LAN
5 13 (10.74%) VPN
5 13 (10.74%) WAN
6 9 (7.44%) DNS
6 9 (7.44%) Firewall
6 9 (7.44%) FTP
6 9 (7.44%) IPsec
6 9 (7.44%) iSCSI
6 9 (7.44%) SSH
7 7 (5.79%) Wireless
8 5 (4.13%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (3.31%) ATM
9 4 (3.31%) Kerberos
9 4 (3.31%) TCP/IP
10 3 (2.48%) DHCP
10 3 (2.48%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (32.23%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (7.44%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 6 (4.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (4.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.65%) MS Access
6 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.83%) PowerCenter
General
1 34 (28.10%) Finance
2 14 (11.57%) Banking
3 3 (2.48%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.48%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.65%) Back Office
4 2 (1.65%) Electronics
4 2 (1.65%) German Language
4 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.65%) Marketing
5 1 (0.83%) Advertising
5 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (29.75%) Analyst
2 13 (10.74%) Developer
3 10 (8.26%) Consultant
3 10 (8.26%) Help Desk Analyst
4 9 (7.44%) 1st Line Support
4 9 (7.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (7.44%) Server Engineer
4 9 (7.44%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (6.61%) Active Directory Engineer
5 8 (6.61%) Server Specialist
5 8 (6.61%) Service Analyst
5 8 (6.61%) Wintel Engineer
5 8 (6.61%) Wintel Server Specialist
5 8 (6.61%) Wintel Specialist
6 7 (5.79%) SAN Specialist
6 7 (5.79%) Support Analyst
6 7 (5.79%) Windows Engineer
6 7 (5.79%) Wintel Server Engineer
7 6 (4.96%) Active Directory Specialist
7 6 (4.96%) Exchange Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.22%) .NET
2 14 (11.57%) CSS
3 13 (10.74%) AngularJS
3 13 (10.74%) HTML
3 13 (10.74%) HTML5
3 13 (10.74%) jQuery
3 13 (10.74%) Laravel
3 13 (10.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 11 (9.09%) SOAP
4 11 (9.09%) XML
5 3 (2.48%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.65%) AppFabric
7 1 (0.83%) CSS3
7 1 (0.83%) Middleware
7 1 (0.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (7.44%) CESG
1 9 (7.44%) Client/Server
1 9 (7.44%) Cryptography
2 7 (5.79%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.79%) Statistics
3 5 (4.13%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.48%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (2.48%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.65%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.65%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.83%) Clustering
6 1 (0.83%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.83%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 95 (78.51%) Windows
2 32 (26.45%) Windows Server
3 24 (19.83%) Unix
4 23 (19.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (14.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (11.57%) Windows 7
7 11 (9.09%) Linux
7 11 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (9.09%) zOS
8 10 (8.26%) Windows Vista
9 8 (6.61%) CentOS
9 8 (6.61%) Ubuntu
10 6 (4.96%) Windows XP
11 4 (3.31%) Windows 10
11 4 (3.31%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.65%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.31%) ITIL
2 19 (15.70%) Project Management
3 15 (12.40%) Web Development
4 13 (10.74%) DevOps
4 13 (10.74%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (10.74%) Technical Analysis
5 12 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (9.92%) Migration
5 12 (9.92%) Security Operations
5 12 (9.92%) Workflow
6 11 (9.09%) High Availability
7 10 (8.26%) Service Management
8 9 (7.44%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (7.44%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (7.44%) Ethical Hacking
8 9 (7.44%) Information Assurance
8 9 (7.44%) ITSM
8 9 (7.44%) OWASP
8 9 (7.44%) Patch Management
8 9 (7.44%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (25.62%) SQL
2 23 (19.01%) PowerShell
3 17 (14.05%) JavaScript
3 17 (14.05%) VB
4 16 (13.22%) PHP
5 15 (12.40%) C#
6 13 (10.74%) Java
7 4 (3.31%) VBScript
8 3 (2.48%) Python
9 1 (0.83%) C
9 1 (0.83%) R
9 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (23.14%) Security Cleared
2 23 (19.01%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.92%) CISSP
3 12 (9.92%) DV Cleared
4 10 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (7.44%) CEH
5 9 (7.44%) CESG Certified Professional
6 6 (4.96%) MCSE
6 6 (4.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.48%) CISM
7 3 (2.48%) GCIA
7 3 (2.48%) GCIH
7 3 (2.48%) GIAC
7 3 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.65%) Degree
8 2 (1.65%) Dell Certification
8 2 (1.65%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.65%) PMP
9 1 (0.83%) MCTS
9 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.79%) RMADS
2 2 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.65%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.65%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (17.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 10 (8.26%) XenApp
4 9 (7.44%) NFS
4 9 (7.44%) Sendmail
5 8 (6.61%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (4.96%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (2.48%) vSphere
9 1 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (11.57%) SCOM
2 8 (6.61%) OVSD
3 5 (4.13%) SCCM
4 1 (0.83%) cPanel
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 42 (34.71%) Microsoft
2 31 (25.62%) Citrix
2 31 (25.62%) VMware
3 13 (10.74%) HP
3 13 (10.74%) Oracle
4 11 (9.09%) IBM
5 9 (7.44%) CommVault
5 9 (7.44%) NetApp
6 6 (4.96%) EMC
6 6 (4.96%) Remedy
7 5 (4.13%) Juniper
8 4 (3.31%) 3PAR
8 4 (3.31%) NetIQ
8 4 (3.31%) SAP
9 3 (2.48%) Micro Focus
10 2 (1.65%) Cisco
10 2 (1.65%) Dell
11 1 (0.83%) AppSense
11 1 (0.83%) ILOG
11 1 (0.83%) Lotus
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