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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 30 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 76 78 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.54% 6.53% 7.08%
As % of the System Software category 59.38% 73.58% 50.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 25
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £173 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 20
Average hourly rate £15.57 £12.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.56% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.04 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £16.50 £32.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.61 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -2.60%
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
128 106 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.33% 8.88% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 25 58
Average daily rate £359 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £201 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £400 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 25
Average hourly rate £15.57 £12.50 £13.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.56% -5.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.04 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £16.50 £42.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +3 61 £350 -12.50% 9
Aylesbury - 4 - - 1
Marlow - 4 - -
High Wycombe -11 2 £413 +132.39% 3
Bletchley - 2 - -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 106 (76.81%) Windows
2 72 (52.17%) Microsoft
3 49 (35.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (34.78%) Migration
5 41 (29.71%) VMware
6 34 (24.64%) MS Exchange
6 34 (24.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (23.91%) PowerShell
7 33 (23.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (21.74%) SCCM
9 29 (21.01%) Citrix
10 27 (19.57%) MS Excel
11 26 (18.84%) Hyper-V
12 24 (17.39%) Windows 7
12 24 (17.39%) ITIL
12 24 (17.39%) DNS
13 23 (16.67%) SQL Server
13 23 (16.67%) vSphere
13 23 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 20 (14.49%) Finance
15 19 (13.77%) Office 365
16 16 (11.59%) Remedy
16 16 (11.59%) SQL
16 16 (11.59%) HP
16 16 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2010
16 16 (11.59%) Data Centre
17 14 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
18 13 (9.42%) MCSE
18 13 (9.42%) Financial Institution
18 13 (9.42%) Security Cleared

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 34 (24.64%) MS Exchange
2 16 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (6.52%) Lync
5 7 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (5.07%) IIS
6 6 (4.35%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.62%) Apache
7 5 (3.62%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.72%) SAS
8 1 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 27 (19.57%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.97%) MS Office
3 9 (6.52%) MS Project
4 2 (1.45%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.77%) Office 365
2 11 (7.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.45%) PaaS
5 1 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (17.39%) DNS
2 11 (7.97%) DHCP
3 10 (7.25%) SAN
4 8 (5.80%) Firewall
5 7 (5.07%) ATM
5 7 (5.07%) LAN
5 7 (5.07%) WAN
6 6 (4.35%) SSL
6 6 (4.35%) VPN
7 5 (3.62%) NetScaler
7 5 (3.62%) Wireshark
7 5 (3.62%) SMTP
8 4 (2.90%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.45%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.45%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.62%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.45%) MS Access
3 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.72%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.72%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.72%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (0.72%) OLAP
General
1 20 (14.49%) Finance
2 13 (9.42%) Banking
2 13 (9.42%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.72%) Local Government
3 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (15.94%) Consultant
2 18 (13.04%) Analyst
3 17 (12.32%) Project Manager
4 13 (9.42%) Support Engineer
4 13 (9.42%) Active Directory Consultant
5 10 (7.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (5.80%) Migration Engineer
6 8 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (5.80%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (5.80%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 8 (5.80%) Infrastructure Manager
7 7 (5.07%) Administrator
8 6 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
9 5 (3.62%) Citrix Specialist
9 5 (3.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (3.62%) Migration Consultant
9 5 (3.62%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (2.90%) Desktop Support
10 4 (2.90%) Implementation Manager
10 4 (2.90%) Implementation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.62%) Web Services
2 4 (2.90%) X-Windows
3 3 (2.17%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.72%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.59%) Data Centre
2 12 (8.70%) PKI
3 9 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.07%) NHS
5 5 (3.62%) Clustering
5 5 (3.62%) User Experience
6 4 (2.90%) HP Storage
6 4 (2.90%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.17%) Device Driver
7 3 (2.17%) CMDB
7 3 (2.17%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.17%) EMC VNXe
7 3 (2.17%) HP StoreVirtual
8 2 (1.45%) Replication
8 2 (1.45%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.72%) Telematics
9 1 (0.72%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 106 (76.81%) Windows
2 49 (35.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (24.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (23.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (17.39%) Windows 7
6 9 (6.52%) Windows XP
7 5 (3.62%) Linux
8 4 (2.90%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.17%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.45%) UNIX
10 2 (1.45%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.45%) CentOS
11 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.72%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.72%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (34.78%) Migration
2 24 (17.39%) ITIL
3 9 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (6.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 7 (5.07%) Logistics
5 6 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 6 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 6 (4.35%) Capacity Management
6 5 (3.62%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (3.62%) Process Improvement
6 5 (3.62%) Release Management
6 5 (3.62%) V-Model
6 5 (3.62%) Change Management
6 5 (3.62%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (3.62%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (2.90%) Project Planning
7 4 (2.90%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (2.17%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (2.17%) Data Analysis
8 3 (2.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 33 (23.91%) PowerShell
2 16 (11.59%) SQL
3 11 (7.97%) VBScript
4 5 (3.62%) Python
4 5 (3.62%) Shell Script
4 5 (3.62%) Perl
5 2 (1.45%) VB
5 2 (1.45%) VBA
5 2 (1.45%) Java
6 1 (0.72%) C#
6 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (9.42%) MCSE
2 13 (9.42%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.97%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.07%) MCTS
4 7 (5.07%) MCITP
5 6 (4.35%) DV Cleared
6 5 (3.62%) MCSA
7 3 (2.17%) MCP
7 3 (2.17%) Degree
8 2 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.72%) SAS Certification
9 1 (0.72%) CCA
9 1 (0.72%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.90%) SLA
2 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.72%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 26 (18.84%) Hyper-V
2 23 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (16.67%) vSphere
3 13 (9.42%) XenApp
4 11 (7.97%) XenDesktop
5 7 (5.07%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (3.62%) UAG
6 5 (3.62%) HDFS
7 3 (2.17%) ISA Server
8 2 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.45%) Squid
8 2 (1.45%) NFS
9 1 (0.72%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.72%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 30 (21.74%) SCCM
2 12 (8.70%) WSUS
3 7 (5.07%) SCOM
4 5 (3.62%) Zenoss
4 5 (3.62%) Nagios
4 5 (3.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (3.62%) XenMobile
4 5 (3.62%) AirWatch
5 4 (2.90%) Backup Exec
5 4 (2.90%) OVSD
6 3 (2.17%) OpenView
6 3 (2.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.72%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.72%) Control-M
7 1 (0.72%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.72%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 72 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 41 (29.71%) VMware
3 29 (21.01%) Citrix
4 16 (11.59%) HP
4 16 (11.59%) Remedy
5 10 (7.25%) Oracle
6 6 (4.35%) Cisco
6 6 (4.35%) AppSense
7 5 (3.62%) EMC
7 5 (3.62%) Splunk
8 3 (2.17%) GFI Software
8 3 (2.17%) Symantec
8 3 (2.17%) NetApp
8 3 (2.17%) F5
8 3 (2.17%) Adobe
8 3 (2.17%) Dell
9 2 (1.45%) Veeam
10 1 (0.72%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.72%) Apple
10 1 (0.72%) BMC
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