The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 12 16 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 5 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 5.49% 6.25% 14.47%
As % of the System Software category 83.33% 60.00% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 9
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£320 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% -3.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.61 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -2.60%
Active Directory
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Maidenhead region.

System Software Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
6 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 6.59% 10.42% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 10
Average daily rate £320 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.18% -3.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 28 August 2015, 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) Firewall
2 15 (65.22%) Windows 7
3 14 (60.87%) VPN
3 14 (60.87%) DNS
4 12 (52.17%) LAN
4 12 (52.17%) WAN
4 12 (52.17%) VMware
5 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (43.48%) CheckPoint
6 10 (43.48%) Cisco
6 10 (43.48%) SMTP
6 10 (43.48%) MPLS
6 10 (43.48%) MCITP
7 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (39.13%) HTTP
8 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
9 7 (30.43%) Project Management
9 7 (30.43%) MS Visio
9 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
10 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
10 6 (26.09%) CCNA
10 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (26.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 5 (21.74%) SCCM
12 4 (17.39%) Degree
12 4 (17.39%) MS Office
12 4 (17.39%) ITIL
12 4 (17.39%) MCSE

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 2 (8.70%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.35%) Lync
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) Node.js
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
2 7 (30.43%) MS Visio
3 4 (17.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (65.22%) Firewall
2 14 (60.87%) VPN
2 14 (60.87%) DNS
3 12 (52.17%) LAN
3 12 (52.17%) WAN
4 10 (43.48%) SMTP
4 10 (43.48%) MPLS
5 9 (39.13%) HTTP
6 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
6 3 (13.04%) SAN
6 3 (13.04%) VLAN
7 1 (4.35%) Network Security
7 1 (4.35%) DMZ
7 1 (4.35%) Internet
7 1 (4.35%) LDAP
7 1 (4.35%) SSL
7 1 (4.35%) DHCP
7 1 (4.35%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.70%) Back Office
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Architect
1 8 (34.78%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Project Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Project Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) SAML
1 1 (4.35%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Thin Client
1 2 (8.70%) Fat Client
1 2 (8.70%) EMC VNX
2 1 (4.35%) Online Games
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) Windows 7
3 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Project Management
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity
3 3 (13.04%) Software Deployment
3 3 (13.04%) Malware Detection\Protection
4 2 (8.70%) Patch Management
4 2 (8.70%) Change Control
4 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (8.70%) Line Management
5 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.35%) Coaching
5 1 (4.35%) IT Asset Management
5 1 (4.35%) High Availability
5 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.35%) Security Management
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
2 4 (17.39%) VBScript
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (43.48%) MCITP
3 6 (26.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (26.09%) CCNA
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (17.39%) Degree
4 4 (17.39%) MCSE
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.35%) MCTS
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.04%) vSphere
2 3 (13.04%) VMware ESX
3 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
3 2 (8.70%) ISA Server
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Server
4 1 (4.35%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) SCCM
2 3 (13.04%) HP SIM
2 3 (13.04%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (13.04%) NetBackup
3 2 (8.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) VMware
2 10 (43.48%) Cisco
2 10 (43.48%) CheckPoint
3 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.04%) EMC
4 3 (13.04%) Symantec
4 3 (13.04%) McAfee
4 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds
5 2 (8.70%) Websense
5 2 (8.70%) Citrix
5 2 (8.70%) HP
6 1 (4.35%) MobileIron