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 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 8 14
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 75 133 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.90% 12.74% 8.64%
As % of the System Software category 57.25% 80.61% 81.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 37 6
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£225 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £133 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £450 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 55 32
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.27 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.03% +20.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.99 £9.00 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.00 £16.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
131 165 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 10.31% 15.80% 10.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 49 14
Average daily rate £350 £325 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +35.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 57 33
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.09 £9.00 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £15.50 £18.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.63 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+7.77% -5.30%

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 November 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 28 November 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 53 £225 -32.83% 7
High Wycombe -7 6 £200 -27.27% 10
Aylesbury +2 2 - -
Buckingham - - - -
Chesham - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 128 (83.66%) Windows
2 77 (50.33%) Microsoft
3 52 (33.99%) Windows 7
4 39 (25.49%) ITIL
5 35 (22.88%) MS Excel
6 34 (22.22%) VMware
6 34 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (20.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (18.95%) Windows XP
8 29 (18.95%) Finance
9 27 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 26 (16.99%) Citrix
10 26 (16.99%) MS Exchange
11 25 (16.34%) SLA
12 23 (15.03%) VMware Infrastructure
13 22 (14.38%) Security Cleared
14 20 (13.07%) SAN
14 20 (13.07%) MS Office
15 19 (12.42%) Blackberry
15 19 (12.42%) Migration
16 18 (11.76%) IIS
17 17 (11.11%) Windows 2000
17 17 (11.11%) NAS
17 17 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
17 17 (11.11%) PowerShell
17 17 (11.11%) SC Cleared
18 16 (10.46%) Hyper-V
18 16 (10.46%) VMware ESX
18 16 (10.46%) MCSE
19 15 (9.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 26 (16.99%) MS Exchange
2 18 (11.76%) IIS
3 17 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (9.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (6.54%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (6.54%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.96%) Lync
7 3 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.31%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.65%) SAS
Applications
1 35 (22.88%) MS Excel
2 20 (13.07%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) MS Project
3 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) SaaS
1 1 (0.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.07%) SAN
2 17 (11.11%) NAS
3 14 (9.15%) LAN
4 12 (7.84%) WAN
5 11 (7.19%) DNS
6 8 (5.23%) iSCSI
7 7 (4.58%) DHCP
8 6 (3.92%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (3.92%) Firewall
8 6 (3.92%) TCP/IP
8 6 (3.92%) LDAP
9 5 (3.27%) Broadband
9 5 (3.27%) VoIP
10 3 (1.96%) VPN
10 3 (1.96%) Network Security
11 2 (1.31%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (1.31%) Cisco IPT
11 2 (1.31%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.31%) IPsec
11 2 (1.31%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.92%) Data Mining
2 4 (2.61%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.65%) OLAP
4 1 (0.65%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.65%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.65%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 3 (1.96%) InstallShield
General
1 29 (18.95%) Finance
2 11 (7.19%) Banking
3 3 (1.96%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.31%) Retail
4 2 (1.31%) Back Office
5 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.65%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 49 (32.03%) Analyst
2 23 (15.03%) Service Desk Analyst
2 23 (15.03%) Service Analyst
3 17 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 13 (8.50%) Administrator
5 11 (7.19%) Help Desk Support
5 11 (7.19%) Help Desk Analyst
5 11 (7.19%) Windows Administrator
6 10 (6.54%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (6.54%) Support Analyst
7 7 (4.58%) Consultant
7 7 (4.58%) Desktop Support
7 7 (4.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (3.92%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (3.27%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (3.27%) Active Directory Consultant
9 5 (3.27%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (3.27%) Desktop Engineer
10 4 (2.61%) Infrastructure Manager
10 4 (2.61%) Mobility Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.96%) .NET
2 1 (0.65%) Web Services
2 1 (0.65%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.42%) Blackberry
2 12 (7.84%) Clustering
3 8 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.92%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.61%) PKI
6 3 (1.96%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.31%) Replication
8 1 (0.65%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.65%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.65%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.65%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 128 (83.66%) Windows
2 52 (33.99%) Windows 7
3 34 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (20.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (18.95%) Windows XP
6 17 (11.11%) Windows 2000
7 14 (9.15%) Windows 2000 Server
7 14 (9.15%) Windows NT
8 13 (8.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (6.54%) UNIX
10 7 (4.58%) Android
10 7 (4.58%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (3.27%) Linux
11 5 (3.27%) Windows 8
11 5 (3.27%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.31%) CentOS
12 2 (1.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (25.49%) ITIL
2 19 (12.42%) Migration
3 14 (9.15%) Change Management
4 12 (7.84%) Problem Management
4 12 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (5.23%) Incident Management
6 7 (4.58%) Change Control
7 6 (3.92%) Capacity Management
8 5 (3.27%) Service Management
9 4 (2.61%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (2.61%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (1.96%) Project Management
10 3 (1.96%) Service Delivery
10 3 (1.96%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (1.96%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (1.31%) TOGAF
11 2 (1.31%) ITSM
12 1 (0.65%) Data Modelling
12 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2
12 1 (0.65%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 14 (9.15%) VBScript
3 3 (1.96%) SQL
4 2 (1.31%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.31%) C#
4 2 (1.31%) VB
4 2 (1.31%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.65%) Java
5 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (14.38%) Security Cleared
3 17 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 16 (10.46%) MCSE
5 13 (8.50%) Degree
6 7 (4.58%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.61%) MCP
8 2 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.31%) CCNP
8 2 (1.31%) CCNA
8 2 (1.31%) MCSA
9 1 (0.65%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.65%) SAS Certification
9 1 (0.65%) PMP
9 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.65%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (16.34%) SLA
2 2 (1.31%) QA
System Software
1 23 (15.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (10.46%) Hyper-V
2 16 (10.46%) VMware ESX
3 14 (9.15%) Terminal Services
4 12 (7.84%) ISA Server
5 10 (6.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 9 (5.88%) vSphere
7 8 (5.23%) NFS
8 4 (2.61%) XenApp
9 3 (1.96%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (1.96%) UAG
9 3 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (9.80%) BladeLogic
2 10 (6.54%) SCOM
3 9 (5.88%) SCCM
4 7 (4.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (1.96%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (1.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (1.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.65%) WSUS
7 1 (0.65%) OVSD
7 1 (0.65%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 77 (50.33%) Microsoft
2 34 (22.22%) VMware
3 26 (16.99%) Citrix
4 13 (8.50%) Intel
4 13 (8.50%) NetApp
4 13 (8.50%) Remedy
5 8 (5.23%) ServiceNow
5 8 (5.23%) HP
5 8 (5.23%) Cisco
6 7 (4.58%) MobileIron
7 6 (3.92%) EMC
8 5 (3.27%) Symantec
9 3 (1.96%) Websense
10 2 (1.31%) IronPort
10 2 (1.31%) Mitel
10 2 (1.31%) Altiris
10 2 (1.31%) RightFax
10 2 (1.31%) QNX
10 2 (1.31%) Lotus
11 1 (0.65%) SAP
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Rate: £150 per day + shift allowance depending on experience/knowledge
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