The first table below looks at the demand for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Maidenhead region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 15 3 12
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +9
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 10 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 8.13% 24.66% 4.23%
As % of the System Software category 90.91% 85.71% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 0
Average daily rate £265 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £270 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
System Software Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
11 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 8.94% 28.77% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 0
Average daily rate £233 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.96% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Active Directory
Berkshire

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Maidenhead region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Maidenhead region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Maidenhead region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 33 (89.19%) Windows
2 32 (86.49%) Windows 7
3 24 (64.86%) VPN
4 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
5 20 (54.05%) LAN
6 19 (51.35%) WSUS
6 19 (51.35%) SCCM
7 18 (48.65%) MS Excel
8 17 (45.95%) DNS
8 17 (45.95%) Cisco
9 16 (43.24%) SAN
9 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (43.24%) NetBackup
10 15 (40.54%) VMware
10 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (40.54%) MS Office
11 14 (37.84%) HP
11 14 (37.84%) Symantec
11 14 (37.84%) MPLS
12 13 (35.14%) Blackberry
13 12 (32.43%) Norton AntiVirus
13 12 (32.43%) Internet
13 12 (32.43%) vSphere
14 11 (29.73%) WAN
15 10 (27.03%) CheckPoint
15 10 (27.03%) Firewall
15 10 (27.03%) Blue Coat
16 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
16 9 (24.32%) LDAP
16 9 (24.32%) MobileIron

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
2 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (21.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (48.65%) MS Excel
2 15 (40.54%) MS Office
3 3 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 24 (64.86%) VPN
2 20 (54.05%) LAN
3 17 (45.95%) DNS
4 16 (43.24%) SAN
5 14 (37.84%) MPLS
6 12 (32.43%) Internet
7 11 (29.73%) WAN
8 10 (27.03%) Firewall
9 9 (24.32%) LDAP
10 8 (21.62%) SMTP
10 8 (21.62%) HTTP
11 6 (16.22%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (10.81%) OSPF
12 4 (10.81%) BGP
12 4 (10.81%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (8.11%) DHCP
14 2 (5.41%) Cisco Nexus
14 2 (5.41%) H.323
14 2 (5.41%) Ethernet
14 2 (5.41%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) MS Access
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 6 (16.22%) Japanese Language
2 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.81%) French Language
3 4 (10.81%) German Language
3 4 (10.81%) Italian Language
4 3 (8.11%) Finance
4 3 (8.11%) Legal
5 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Team Leader
1 10 (27.03%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 9 (24.32%) Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Support Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) Operations Team Leader
4 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
5 6 (16.22%) Support Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Desktop Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Desktop Support
7 4 (10.81%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) Senior Support Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) Senior Support Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) Senior Desktop Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Senior Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.11%) iPhone
3 2 (5.41%) Handset
4 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 33 (89.19%) Windows
2 32 (86.49%) Windows 7
3 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (16.22%) Windows XP
6 3 (8.11%) Linux
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.70%) CentOS
8 1 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Service Management
1 7 (18.92%) ITIL
2 6 (16.22%) Project Management
2 6 (16.22%) Problem Management
3 5 (13.51%) ITSM
4 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.11%) Data Security
4 3 (8.11%) Security Management
4 3 (8.11%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (5.41%) Network Management
5 2 (5.41%) Change Control
5 2 (5.41%) Migration
5 2 (5.41%) Operations Management
6 1 (2.70%) Time Management
6 1 (2.70%) B2B
6 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.70%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) SQL
1 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.41%) CCNA
2 2 (5.41%) CCSA
3 1 (2.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (32.43%) vSphere
2 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 19 (51.35%) WSUS
1 19 (51.35%) SCCM
2 16 (43.24%) NetBackup
3 12 (32.43%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (5.41%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
2 17 (45.95%) Cisco
3 15 (40.54%) VMware
4 14 (37.84%) HP
4 14 (37.84%) Symantec
5 10 (27.03%) CheckPoint
5 10 (27.03%) Blue Coat
6 9 (24.32%) MobileIron
7 8 (21.62%) Brocade
8 6 (16.22%) McAfee
8 6 (16.22%) Apple
9 3 (8.11%) SAP
10 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds
10 2 (5.41%) F5
10 2 (5.41%) Avaya
10 2 (5.41%) Nokia
10 2 (5.41%) EMC
10 2 (5.41%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (2.70%) Oracle
11 1 (2.70%) Citrix
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £15 - £16 per hour
Posted: 20 days ago