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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 10 3 13
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 14 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 11.29% 25.00% 3.03%
As % of the System Software category 93.33% 86.36% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 0
Average daily rate £355 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £261 £265 £290
% change year-on-year
-1.41% -8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.25 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £15.80 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £30.65 £19.65
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
15 22 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 12.10% 28.95% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 0
Average daily rate £355 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
-0.46% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.25 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +10.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £15.80 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £30.65 £19.65
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
Daily Rate Histogram in Maidenhead

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Maidenhead region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 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 35 (87.50%) Windows
2 33 (82.50%) Windows 7
3 24 (60.00%) VPN
4 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
5 21 (52.50%) SCCM
6 19 (47.50%) Cisco
6 19 (47.50%) DNS
6 19 (47.50%) LAN
7 18 (45.00%) MS Excel
7 18 (45.00%) WSUS
8 17 (42.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (37.50%) SAN
9 15 (37.50%) NetBackup
9 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (35.00%) VMware
10 14 (35.00%) MPLS
10 14 (35.00%) MS Office
11 13 (32.50%) HP
11 13 (32.50%) Symantec
11 13 (32.50%) Blackberry
12 12 (30.00%) Internet
12 12 (30.00%) Norton AntiVirus
12 12 (30.00%) vSphere
13 11 (27.50%) MS Exchange
13 11 (27.50%) Firewall
14 10 (25.00%) WAN
15 9 (22.50%) CheckPoint
15 9 (22.50%) LDAP
15 9 (22.50%) Blue Coat
15 9 (22.50%) MobileIron

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 11 (27.50%) MS Exchange
2 8 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (45.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (35.00%) MS Office
3 3 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (60.00%) VPN
2 19 (47.50%) DNS
2 19 (47.50%) LAN
3 15 (37.50%) SAN
4 14 (35.00%) MPLS
5 12 (30.00%) Internet
6 11 (27.50%) Firewall
7 10 (25.00%) WAN
8 9 (22.50%) LDAP
9 7 (17.50%) SMTP
9 7 (17.50%) HTTP
10 6 (15.00%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (12.50%) DHCP
12 4 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (7.50%) OSPF
13 3 (7.50%) BGP
14 2 (5.00%) H.323
14 2 (5.00%) Ethernet
14 2 (5.00%) SNMP
14 2 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (10.00%) MS Access
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (7.50%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.50%) Japanese Language
3 4 (10.00%) French Language
3 4 (10.00%) German Language
3 4 (10.00%) Italian Language
4 3 (7.50%) Finance
4 3 (7.50%) Legal
5 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Analyst
1 10 (25.00%) Team Leader
1 10 (25.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 9 (22.50%) Support Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Support Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Operations Team Leader
3 7 (17.50%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
4 5 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 5 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Support Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Desktop Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.50%) iPhone
3 2 (5.00%) Handset
4 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) iPad
4 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 35 (87.50%) Windows
2 33 (82.50%) Windows 7
3 17 (42.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (15.00%) Windows XP
6 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (7.50%) Windows 8
7 3 (7.50%) Linux
8 1 (2.50%) Android
8 1 (2.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) ITIL
1 8 (20.00%) Service Management
2 6 (15.00%) Problem Management
2 6 (15.00%) Project Management
3 5 (12.50%) ITSM
4 3 (7.50%) Data Security
4 3 (7.50%) Security Management
4 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.50%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (5.00%) Network Management
5 2 (5.00%) Change Control
5 2 (5.00%) Migration
5 2 (5.00%) Operations Management
6 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.50%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) SQL
1 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) CCSA
2 1 (2.50%) MCP
2 1 (2.50%) CCNA
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) vSphere
2 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 21 (52.50%) SCCM
2 18 (45.00%) WSUS
3 15 (37.50%) NetBackup
4 12 (30.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (47.50%) Cisco
3 14 (35.00%) VMware
4 13 (32.50%) Symantec
4 13 (32.50%) HP
5 9 (22.50%) Blue Coat
5 9 (22.50%) CheckPoint
5 9 (22.50%) MobileIron
6 7 (17.50%) Brocade
7 6 (15.00%) Apple
8 5 (12.50%) McAfee
9 3 (7.50%) SAP
10 2 (5.00%) Avaya
10 2 (5.00%) EMC
10 2 (5.00%) SolarWinds
10 2 (5.00%) F5
11 1 (2.50%) Citrix
11 1 (2.50%) Nokia
11 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
11 1 (2.50%) Oracle
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