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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 18 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 85 97 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 7.25% 7.41% 7.51%
As % of the System Software category 59.86% 73.48% 54.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 23 23
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£350 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £129 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £420 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £267 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 31
Average hourly rate £16.14 £13.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.15% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.75 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £17.20 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
142 132 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 12.11% 10.08% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 43 57
Average daily rate £355 £325 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -11.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £209 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 35
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.93% +17.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.99 £8.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £18.75 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -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 7 July 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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +1 60 £350 -6.66% 6
High Wycombe -3 7 - - 1
Aylesbury +1 6 £200 - 1
Marlow 0 4 - -
Bletchley - 2 - -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 125 (81.17%) Windows
2 84 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 56 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 52 (33.77%) VMware
5 41 (26.62%) Migration
6 39 (25.32%) MS Excel
7 38 (24.68%) ITIL
8 37 (24.03%) SCCM
9 36 (23.38%) Windows 7
10 34 (22.08%) Hyper-V
10 34 (22.08%) Windows Server 2012
11 33 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 32 (20.78%) MS Exchange
12 32 (20.78%) VMware Infrastructure
13 31 (20.13%) PowerShell
14 30 (19.48%) Citrix
15 28 (18.18%) Finance
16 26 (16.88%) vSphere
17 24 (15.58%) Security Cleared
18 21 (13.64%) DNS
18 21 (13.64%) SQL
18 21 (13.64%) SC Cleared
18 21 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
19 19 (12.34%) SQL Server
19 19 (12.34%) Data Centre
20 18 (11.69%) MS Office
21 17 (11.04%) MCSE
21 17 (11.04%) Microsoft Certification
22 16 (10.39%) HP
23 15 (9.74%) Remedy

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 32 (20.78%) MS Exchange
2 21 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (6.49%) Lync
4 7 (4.55%) IIS
5 6 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (3.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (3.25%) Apache
6 5 (3.25%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.25%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.30%) SAS
Applications
1 39 (25.32%) MS Excel
2 18 (11.69%) MS Office
3 13 (8.44%) MS Project
4 2 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.44%) Office 365
2 11 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.60%) PaaS
4 1 (0.65%) IaaS
4 1 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.64%) DNS
2 11 (7.14%) ATM
2 11 (7.14%) VPN
3 9 (5.84%) SAN
3 9 (5.84%) LAN
3 9 (5.84%) WAN
4 8 (5.19%) DHCP
4 8 (5.19%) Firewall
5 6 (3.90%) SSL
6 5 (3.25%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.25%) SMTP
6 5 (3.25%) Wireshark
6 5 (3.25%) NetScaler
7 4 (2.60%) 4G
7 4 (2.60%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (2.60%) Internet
7 4 (2.60%) 3G
8 3 (1.95%) iSCSI
8 3 (1.95%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.34%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.25%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.30%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.30%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (1.30%) OLAP
3 2 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.30%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.65%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.65%) MS Access
General
1 28 (18.18%) Finance
2 13 (8.44%) Financial Institution
2 13 (8.44%) Banking
3 2 (1.30%) Retail
3 2 (1.30%) Back Office
4 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.65%) Local Government
4 1 (0.65%) Marketing
4 1 (0.65%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 24 (15.58%) Consultant
2 23 (14.94%) Analyst
3 19 (12.34%) Support Engineer
4 17 (11.04%) Project Manager
5 13 (8.44%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (5.84%) Active Directory Consultant
7 8 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (5.19%) Desktop Engineer
8 7 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
8 7 (4.55%) Desktop Support
8 7 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 7 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (3.90%) Migration Engineer
9 6 (3.90%) Citrix Specialist
9 6 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (3.25%) Citrix Consultant
10 5 (3.25%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (3.25%) Service Analyst
10 5 (3.25%) Administrator
10 5 (3.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.90%) Web Services
2 4 (2.60%) X-Windows
3 3 (1.95%) .NET
4 1 (0.65%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.34%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.79%) PKI
3 10 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.84%) NHS
5 8 (5.19%) User Experience
6 7 (4.55%) Clustering
7 5 (3.25%) Blackberry
7 5 (3.25%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.60%) Mainframe
8 4 (2.60%) HP Storage
9 3 (1.95%) EMC VNXe
9 3 (1.95%) HP StoreVirtual
9 3 (1.95%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.30%) Replication
10 2 (1.30%) CMDB
10 2 (1.30%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.65%) BYOD
11 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.65%) EPoS
11 1 (0.65%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 125 (81.17%) Windows
2 56 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (23.38%) Windows 7
4 34 (22.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 10 (6.49%) Linux
8 9 (5.84%) Windows 2000
9 8 (5.19%) UNIX
10 5 (3.25%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (3.25%) Windows NT
10 5 (3.25%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.95%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.95%) CentOS
12 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.65%) Android
12 1 (0.65%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (26.62%) Migration
2 38 (24.68%) ITIL
3 12 (7.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (7.14%) Logistics
5 9 (5.84%) Project Planning
5 9 (5.84%) Release Management
5 9 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (5.84%) Change Management
6 8 (5.19%) Mobile Device Management
7 7 (4.55%) Problem Management
8 6 (3.90%) Patch Management
8 6 (3.90%) Process Improvement
8 6 (3.90%) Capacity Management
9 5 (3.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (3.25%) Incident Management
9 5 (3.25%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (2.60%) V-Model
10 4 (2.60%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (2.60%) PRINCE2
10 4 (2.60%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (20.13%) PowerShell
2 21 (13.64%) SQL
3 12 (7.79%) VBScript
4 5 (3.25%) Perl
4 5 (3.25%) Python
4 5 (3.25%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.95%) C#
6 2 (1.30%) VB
6 2 (1.30%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.65%) VBA
7 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (15.58%) Security Cleared
2 21 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 17 (11.04%) MCSE
3 17 (11.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (5.19%) DV Cleared
5 7 (4.55%) MCP
6 6 (3.90%) MCTS
6 6 (3.90%) MCITP
7 5 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (3.25%) MCSA
8 4 (2.60%) Degree
9 1 (0.65%) CCA
9 1 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.65%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.49%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.65%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 34 (22.08%) Hyper-V
2 32 (20.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (16.88%) vSphere
4 14 (9.09%) XenApp
5 13 (8.44%) XenDesktop
6 7 (4.55%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (3.25%) UAG
7 5 (3.25%) HDFS
8 4 (2.60%) BitLocker
8 4 (2.60%) Firmware
9 3 (1.95%) ISA Server
9 3 (1.95%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.95%) NFS
10 1 (0.65%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 37 (24.03%) SCCM
2 11 (7.14%) WSUS
3 9 (5.84%) AirWatch
3 9 (5.84%) SCOM
4 8 (5.19%) XenMobile
5 7 (4.55%) Backup Exec
6 5 (3.25%) Nagios
6 5 (3.25%) Zenoss
6 5 (3.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (3.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (2.60%) OVSD
8 3 (1.95%) OpenView
9 1 (0.65%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 84 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 52 (33.77%) VMware
3 30 (19.48%) Citrix
4 16 (10.39%) HP
5 15 (9.74%) Remedy
6 12 (7.79%) Cisco
7 8 (5.19%) Oracle
8 6 (3.90%) Symantec
9 5 (3.25%) AppSense
9 5 (3.25%) Dell
9 5 (3.25%) EMC
9 5 (3.25%) NetApp
9 5 (3.25%) Splunk
9 5 (3.25%) GFI Software
10 4 (2.60%) F5
11 2 (1.30%) Veeam
12 1 (0.65%) QNX
12 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.65%) Apple
12 1 (0.65%) Intel
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