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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 3 11 2
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 18 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 17.31% 12.50% 24.05%
As % of the System Software category 94.74% 100.00% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 14
Average daily rate
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£386 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.44% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £310 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £14.50
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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
19 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 18.27% 12.50% 25.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 15
Average daily rate £398 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.77% +3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 20 (66.67%) VPN
4 19 (63.33%) DNS
4 19 (63.33%) Firewall
5 17 (56.67%) CheckPoint
5 17 (56.67%) MPLS
5 17 (56.67%) Cisco
5 17 (56.67%) WAN
5 17 (56.67%) SMTP
5 17 (56.67%) LAN
6 16 (53.33%) HTTP
7 14 (46.67%) MS Visio
7 14 (46.67%) Project Management
8 12 (40.00%) VMware
9 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (26.67%) MCITP
12 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (20.00%) CCNA
13 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
14 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
15 4 (13.33%) ITIL
15 4 (13.33%) SCCM
16 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
16 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
16 3 (10.00%) MS Office
16 3 (10.00%) MCSE

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.67%) Lync
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (46.67%) MS Visio
2 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 3 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (66.67%) VPN
2 19 (63.33%) DNS
2 19 (63.33%) Firewall
3 17 (56.67%) MPLS
3 17 (56.67%) WAN
3 17 (56.67%) SMTP
3 17 (56.67%) LAN
4 16 (53.33%) HTTP
5 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.67%) SAN
6 2 (6.67%) VLAN
7 1 (3.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.67%) Back Office
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 12 (40.00%) Architect
2 8 (26.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (20.00%) Network Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Wintel Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Project Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Thin Client
1 2 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Project Management
2 4 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
3 2 (6.67%) Malware Detection\Protection
3 2 (6.67%) Change Control
3 2 (6.67%) Software Deployment
3 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (6.67%) Line Management
3 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.33%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.67%) VBScript
3 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (26.67%) MCITP
3 6 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (20.00%) CCNA
3 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (10.00%) MCSE
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (6.67%) Degree
6 1 (3.33%) MCP
6 1 (3.33%) MCSA
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) ISA Server
2 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (6.67%) Terminal Services
2 2 (6.67%) vSphere
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (6.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.67%) WSUS
2 2 (6.67%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) CheckPoint
1 17 (56.67%) Cisco
2 12 (40.00%) VMware
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) Symantec
4 2 (6.67%) McAfee
4 2 (6.67%) Websense
4 2 (6.67%) HP
4 2 (6.67%) EMC
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix
4 2 (6.67%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.33%) MobileIron