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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 5 16 6
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 13 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 11.30% 5.32% 17.19%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 100.00% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 6
Average daily rate £402 £398 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% -3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £398 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £398 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Active Directory
Berkshire

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
13 5 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 11.30% 5.32% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 7
Average daily rate £404 £398 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% -0.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 22 (88.00%) Windows
2 18 (72.00%) Windows Server
3 17 (68.00%) Firewall
4 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (52.00%) LAN
5 13 (52.00%) WAN
5 13 (52.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (44.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (44.00%) PowerShell
6 11 (44.00%) Linux
6 11 (44.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (40.00%) Red Hat
7 10 (40.00%) Hyper-V
8 9 (36.00%) vSphere
8 9 (36.00%) RightScale
8 9 (36.00%) Windows Intune
8 9 (36.00%) SCCM
8 9 (36.00%) SCOM
8 9 (36.00%) SCVMM
8 9 (36.00%) Migration
8 9 (36.00%) VMware
9 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (32.00%) Ruby
9 8 (32.00%) Puppet
9 8 (32.00%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (28.00%) SQL
10 7 (28.00%) Oracle
10 7 (28.00%) ITIL
11 6 (24.00%) Middleware
12 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (12.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) JBoss
2 1 (4.00%) Lync
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (32.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.00%) IaaS
3 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (68.00%) Firewall
2 13 (52.00%) LAN
2 13 (52.00%) WAN
3 4 (16.00%) VPN
4 3 (12.00%) VLAN
5 2 (8.00%) BGP
5 2 (8.00%) BIG-IP
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (8.00%) Converged Networks
5 2 (8.00%) DNS
5 2 (8.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (8.00%) OSPF
5 2 (8.00%) SNA
5 2 (8.00%) Unified Communications
5 2 (8.00%) Wireless
5 2 (8.00%) Wireshark
6 1 (4.00%) H.323
6 1 (4.00%) Internet
6 1 (4.00%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Big Data
1 1 (4.00%) HPCC
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Administrator
2 6 (24.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Network Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (8.00%) Azure Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) IT Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Lync Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (88.00%) Windows
2 18 (72.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (44.00%) Linux
3 11 (44.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.00%) CentOS
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (36.00%) Migration
3 7 (28.00%) ITIL
4 3 (12.00%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.00%) Information Security
5 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.00%) Security Management
6 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (32.00%) Ruby
3 7 (28.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) CCNA
1 2 (8.00%) CCNP
1 2 (8.00%) CCSA
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.00%) MCSA
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) CCVP
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 9 (36.00%) vSphere
3 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.00%) KVM
4 1 (4.00%) vCloud
4 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.00%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (4.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) SCCM
1 9 (36.00%) SCOM
1 9 (36.00%) SCVMM
1 9 (36.00%) Windows Intune
2 8 (32.00%) Puppet
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (4.00%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (4.00%) Cacti
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (4.00%) Nagios
4 1 (4.00%) OpenNMS
4 1 (4.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 9 (36.00%) RightScale
3 9 (36.00%) VMware
4 7 (28.00%) Oracle
5 4 (16.00%) CA
5 4 (16.00%) Cisco
6 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.00%) SonicWALL
7 1 (4.00%) Dell
7 1 (4.00%) Meraki
7 1 (4.00%) NETGEAR
7 1 (4.00%) Remedy
7 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow