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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 16 4 14
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 4 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 4.40% 16.05% 3.70%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 86.67% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 0
Average daily rate
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£310 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £267 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-2.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £25.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
System Software Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 4.40% 18.52% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 0
Average daily rate £310 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £17.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
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 25 July 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 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows 7
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
4 7 (36.84%) DNS
4 7 (36.84%) Cisco
5 6 (31.58%) DHCP
5 6 (31.58%) VPN
5 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
5 6 (31.58%) ITIL
5 6 (31.58%) Blackberry
5 6 (31.58%) SCCM
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (26.32%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (26.32%) Windows 8
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
6 5 (26.32%) MS Office
6 5 (26.32%) LAN
6 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (21.05%) Service Management
7 4 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (21.05%) Degree
8 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (15.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
2 5 (26.32%) MS Office
3 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) DNS
2 6 (31.58%) DHCP
2 6 (31.58%) VPN
3 5 (26.32%) LAN
4 4 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (15.79%) Firewall
6 1 (5.26%) LDAP
6 1 (5.26%) Wireless
6 1 (5.26%) VoIP
6 1 (5.26%) WAN
6 1 (5.26%) SAN
6 1 (5.26%) Internet
6 1 (5.26%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Service Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Team Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Network Support
4 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Operations Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Blackberry
2 3 (15.79%) iPhone
3 2 (10.53%) Digital Media
3 2 (10.53%) Handset
4 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.26%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows 7
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (26.32%) Windows 8
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (10.53%) Linux
6 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.26%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 4 (21.05%) Service Management
3 3 (15.79%) ITSM
3 3 (15.79%) Data Security
3 3 (15.79%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Time Management
5 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.26%) XenApp
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) SCCM
2 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.26%) WSUS
3 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 3 (15.79%) MobileIron
3 3 (15.79%) SAP
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
4 2 (10.53%) Avaya
5 1 (5.26%) Apple
5 1 (5.26%) Symantec
5 1 (5.26%) HP