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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 30 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 71 121 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.44% 11.46% 9.72%
As % of the System Software category 56.35% 79.61% 81.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 37 6
Average daily rate
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£250 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £133 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 49 34
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.20 £9.00 £9.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £15.00 £16.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.42 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.85%
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
126 152 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.65% 14.39% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 45 11
Average daily rate £350 £335 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +34.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £150 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 52 35
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.75 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.55 £9.00 £9.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £15.50 £18.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -22 48 £347 +5.29% 7
High Wycombe -7 7 £200 -27.27% 9
Marlow - - - -
Buckingham - - - -
Chesham - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 126 (84.00%) Windows
2 71 (47.33%) Microsoft
3 54 (36.00%) Windows 7
4 38 (25.33%) MS Excel
5 37 (24.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (23.33%) VMware
7 34 (22.67%) ITIL
8 30 (20.00%) Windows XP
8 30 (20.00%) Citrix
9 29 (19.33%) Finance
10 25 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 25 (16.67%) MS Exchange
10 25 (16.67%) Security Cleared
11 24 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 23 (15.33%) SLA
13 22 (14.67%) IIS
14 20 (13.33%) SC Cleared
14 20 (13.33%) MS Office
14 20 (13.33%) SAN
15 19 (12.67%) Blackberry
16 18 (12.00%) Windows 2000
16 18 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
17 17 (11.33%) NAS
17 17 (11.33%) MCSE
17 17 (11.33%) DNS
18 16 (10.67%) VMware ESX
19 15 (10.00%) Migration
19 15 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 15 (10.00%) PowerShell

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 25 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 22 (14.67%) IIS
3 18 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (7.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (2.00%) Lync
9 2 (1.33%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.67%) SAS
Applications
1 38 (25.33%) MS Excel
2 20 (13.33%) MS Office
3 2 (1.33%) MS Project
4 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) SaaS
1 1 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.33%) SAN
2 17 (11.33%) NAS
2 17 (11.33%) DNS
3 14 (9.33%) LAN
4 12 (8.00%) DHCP
4 12 (8.00%) WAN
5 8 (5.33%) iSCSI
6 7 (4.67%) Firewall
7 6 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (3.33%) TCP/IP
8 5 (3.33%) VoIP
8 5 (3.33%) Broadband
9 3 (2.00%) LDAP
9 3 (2.00%) VPN
9 3 (2.00%) Network Security
10 2 (1.33%) Cisco IPT
10 2 (1.33%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (1.33%) MPLS
10 2 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.00%) Data Mining
2 4 (2.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.67%) OLAP
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.67%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.00%) InstallShield
General
1 29 (19.33%) Finance
2 12 (8.00%) Banking
3 2 (1.33%) Retail
3 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.33%) Back Office
3 2 (1.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.67%) Electronics
4 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.67%) Marketing
4 1 (0.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 46 (30.67%) Analyst
2 21 (14.00%) Service Analyst
2 21 (14.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 19 (12.67%) Support Engineer
4 13 (8.67%) Administrator
5 11 (7.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (7.33%) Windows Administrator
6 10 (6.67%) Support Analyst
7 9 (6.00%) Desktop Support
7 9 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (6.00%) Help Desk Support
8 8 (5.33%) Help Desk Analyst
9 6 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 6 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
10 5 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.33%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.33%) Cloud Engineer
11 4 (2.67%) Mobility Engineer
11 4 (2.67%) Windows Engineer
11 4 (2.67%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.67%) .NET
2 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.67%) Web Services
2 1 (0.67%) HTML
2 1 (0.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.67%) Blackberry
2 12 (8.00%) Clustering
3 7 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.00%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.67%) PKI
6 3 (2.00%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.33%) Replication
8 1 (0.67%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.67%) DTV
8 1 (0.67%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 126 (84.00%) Windows
2 54 (36.00%) Windows 7
3 37 (24.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 18 (12.00%) Windows 2000
7 14 (9.33%) Windows 2000 Server
7 14 (9.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (9.33%) Windows NT
8 10 (6.67%) UNIX
9 7 (4.67%) Android
9 7 (4.67%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (3.33%) Linux
10 5 (3.33%) Windows 8
10 5 (3.33%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.33%) CentOS
11 2 (1.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.67%) ITIL
2 15 (10.00%) Migration
3 14 (9.33%) Change Management
4 12 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 7 (4.67%) Change Control
7 6 (4.00%) Incident Management
7 6 (4.00%) Capacity Management
8 4 (2.67%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (2.67%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (2.67%) Service Management
9 3 (2.00%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (2.00%) QMS
9 3 (2.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (1.33%) Logistics
10 2 (1.33%) TOGAF
10 2 (1.33%) Project Planning
10 2 (1.33%) Project Management
10 2 (1.33%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (6.00%) VBScript
3 5 (3.33%) VB
4 4 (2.67%) SQL
5 3 (2.00%) C#
6 2 (1.33%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.33%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.67%) C
7 1 (0.67%) Java
7 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 25 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 20 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 17 (11.33%) MCSE
4 13 (8.67%) Degree
5 7 (4.67%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.67%) MCP
7 3 (2.00%) CCNP
7 3 (2.00%) CCNA
7 3 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.33%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.33%) MCSA
9 1 (0.67%) SAS Certification
9 1 (0.67%) CCA
9 1 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.67%) CCEA
9 1 (0.67%) MCTS
9 1 (0.67%) MCITP
9 1 (0.67%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (15.33%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (10.67%) VMware ESX
3 14 (9.33%) Hyper-V
3 14 (9.33%) Terminal Services
4 12 (8.00%) ISA Server
5 10 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 8 (5.33%) NFS
7 7 (4.67%) vSphere
8 6 (4.00%) XenApp
8 6 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (2.00%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (2.00%) UAG
10 1 (0.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (10.00%) BladeLogic
2 13 (8.67%) SCOM
3 11 (7.33%) SCCM
4 7 (4.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (2.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (2.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.67%) WSUS
6 1 (0.67%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.67%) OVSD
Vendors
1 71 (47.33%) Microsoft
2 35 (23.33%) VMware
3 30 (20.00%) Citrix
4 13 (8.67%) Intel
5 12 (8.00%) Remedy
5 12 (8.00%) HP
6 10 (6.67%) NetApp
7 9 (6.00%) Cisco
8 8 (5.33%) ServiceNow
9 7 (4.67%) MobileIron
10 4 (2.67%) AppSense
11 3 (2.00%) Dell
11 3 (2.00%) EMC
11 3 (2.00%) Websense
11 3 (2.00%) Symantec
12 2 (1.33%) RightFax
12 2 (1.33%) Altiris
12 2 (1.33%) Mitel
12 2 (1.33%) IronPort
12 2 (1.33%) QNX
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