The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 12 46 28
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -18
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 64 28 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 10.63% 2.99% 6.18%
As % of the System Software category 64.65% 36.84% 56.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 21
Median daily rate £386 £375 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £315 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £482 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 14
Median hourly rate £12.61 £15.86 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.49% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.52 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Active Directory
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

System Software Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
99 76 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 16.45% 8.11% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 37 38
Median daily rate £450 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £347
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 15
Median hourly rate £12.00 £15.86 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.33% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.52 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Milton Keynes region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Milton Keynes region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 70 (61.95%) Windows
2 64 (56.64%) Microsoft
3 36 (31.86%) Security Cleared
4 31 (27.43%) SC Cleared
5 25 (22.12%) Unix
6 23 (20.35%) Linux
7 21 (18.58%) MS Office
8 19 (16.81%) Windows Vista
9 18 (15.93%) ITIL
9 18 (15.93%) CISSP
10 17 (15.04%) MS Excel
10 17 (15.04%) MS Exchange
11 16 (14.16%) Oracle
12 15 (13.27%) IPsec
13 14 (12.39%) CESG
13 14 (12.39%) Cryptography
13 14 (12.39%) SQL Server
13 14 (12.39%) Citrix
13 14 (12.39%) Patch Management
13 14 (12.39%) CESG Certified Professional
14 13 (11.50%) Cybersecurity
14 13 (11.50%) Windows Server
14 13 (11.50%) SailPoint
14 13 (11.50%) Symantec
14 13 (11.50%) Remedy
14 13 (11.50%) Ethical Hacking
14 13 (11.50%) CEH
15 12 (10.62%) Management Information System
15 12 (10.62%) Migration
15 12 (10.62%) Information Assurance

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (15.04%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.85%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.19%) Drupal
4 6 (5.31%) Apache
4 6 (5.31%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.31%) WebLogic
5 5 (4.42%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.65%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.65%) IIS
7 2 (1.77%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 21 (18.58%) MS Office
2 17 (15.04%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.77%) MS Project
4 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.65%) Office 365
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.27%) IPsec
2 12 (10.62%) Firewall
2 12 (10.62%) SAN
3 11 (9.73%) Internet
4 10 (8.85%) FTP
4 10 (8.85%) SMTP
4 10 (8.85%) SSH
5 8 (7.08%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (6.19%) LAN
6 7 (6.19%) WAN
7 6 (5.31%) DMZ
7 6 (5.31%) NAS
7 6 (5.31%) Network Security
7 6 (5.31%) Wireless
7 6 (5.31%) WLAN
8 5 (4.42%) ADSL
8 5 (4.42%) MPLS
8 5 (4.42%) TCP/IP
8 5 (4.42%) VoIP
9 4 (3.54%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.54%) DB2
2 4 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.77%) Big Data
4 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Cucumber
1 4 (3.54%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.54%) Jenkins
1 4 (3.54%) Selenium
1 4 (3.54%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (7.08%) Finance
1 8 (7.08%) Retail
2 5 (4.42%) German Language
3 3 (2.65%) Automotive
3 3 (2.65%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.77%) Banking
4 2 (1.77%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.77%) French Language
4 2 (1.77%) Italian Language
4 2 (1.77%) Russian Language
4 2 (1.77%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 34 (30.09%) Analyst
2 11 (9.73%) Architect
2 11 (9.73%) Support Analyst
3 8 (7.08%) Desktop Support
4 7 (6.19%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (6.19%) Desktop Analyst
4 7 (6.19%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 6 (5.31%) Help Desk Analyst
5 6 (5.31%) Information Assurance Leader
5 6 (5.31%) Security Advisor
5 6 (5.31%) Service Analyst
5 6 (5.31%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (4.42%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (4.42%) Project Manager
7 4 (3.54%) Active Directory Specialist
7 4 (3.54%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 4 (3.54%) Network Architect
7 4 (3.54%) Security Analyst
7 4 (3.54%) Support Engineer
7 4 (3.54%) Voice Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.50%) SailPoint
2 10 (8.85%) J2EE
3 9 (7.96%) SAML
4 5 (4.42%) XML
5 4 (3.54%) Hibernate
5 4 (3.54%) JMS
5 4 (3.54%) jQuery
5 4 (3.54%) Node.js
5 4 (3.54%) React
5 4 (3.54%) REST
5 4 (3.54%) SOAP
5 4 (3.54%) Spring
5 4 (3.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.88%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.39%) CESG
1 14 (12.39%) Cryptography
2 12 (10.62%) Management Information System
3 10 (8.85%) Client/Server
4 9 (7.96%) Data Centre
5 7 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (5.31%) Blackberry
6 6 (5.31%) Clustering
7 4 (3.54%) Algorithms
7 4 (3.54%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (3.54%) Smartphone
8 3 (2.65%) Mainframe
8 3 (2.65%) PKI
9 2 (1.77%) IVR
9 2 (1.77%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.88%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.88%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 70 (61.95%) Windows
2 25 (22.12%) Unix
3 23 (20.35%) Linux
4 19 (16.81%) Windows Vista
5 13 (11.50%) Windows Server
6 11 (9.73%) Windows 10
7 9 (7.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (6.19%) Windows 7
9 6 (5.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (5.31%) Windows XP
10 5 (4.42%) Windows 8
11 4 (3.54%) Solaris
12 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (2.65%) zOS
13 2 (1.77%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.88%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (15.93%) ITIL
2 14 (12.39%) Patch Management
3 13 (11.50%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (11.50%) Ethical Hacking
4 12 (10.62%) Information Assurance
4 12 (10.62%) Migration
5 11 (9.73%) Risk Management
6 10 (8.85%) Fuzz Testing
6 10 (8.85%) OWASP
7 9 (7.96%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (7.96%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (7.96%) Risk Assessment
8 8 (7.08%) ISMS
8 8 (7.08%) Waterfall
9 7 (6.19%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (5.31%) Disk Encryption
10 6 (5.31%) Logistics
10 6 (5.31%) PRINCE2
10 6 (5.31%) Security Architecture
10 6 (5.31%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.19%) SQL
2 5 (4.42%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.42%) VB
3 4 (3.54%) C#
3 4 (3.54%) Java
3 4 (3.54%) JavaScript
3 4 (3.54%) Python
4 1 (0.88%) C
4 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (31.86%) Security Cleared
2 31 (27.43%) SC Cleared
3 18 (15.93%) CISSP
4 14 (12.39%) CESG Certified Professional
5 13 (11.50%) CEH
6 11 (9.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (6.19%) DV Cleared
8 5 (4.42%) CISM
8 5 (4.42%) MCP
9 4 (3.54%) GCIA
9 4 (3.54%) GCIH
9 4 (3.54%) GIAC
10 3 (2.65%) MCSE
11 2 (1.77%) CCIE
11 2 (1.77%) CCNP
11 2 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.77%) MCSA
12 1 (0.88%) MCITP
12 1 (0.88%) MCTS
12 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.96%) RMADS
2 4 (3.54%) QA
3 3 (2.65%) SLA
4 1 (0.88%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (8.85%) Sendmail
2 6 (5.31%) Hyper-V
2 6 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.54%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.77%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.88%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.88%) XenApp
5 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (8.85%) SCCM
2 5 (4.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (3.54%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.65%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (2.65%) WSUS
5 1 (0.88%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.88%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.88%) Nessus
5 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.88%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 64 (56.64%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.16%) Oracle
3 14 (12.39%) Citrix
4 13 (11.50%) Remedy
4 13 (11.50%) Symantec
5 7 (6.19%) Intel Security
6 6 (5.31%) VMware
7 5 (4.42%) Altiris
7 5 (4.42%) Cisco
7 5 (4.42%) Lumension
8 4 (3.54%) Avaya
8 4 (3.54%) Genesys
8 4 (3.54%) KANA
8 4 (3.54%) SAP
9 3 (2.65%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.77%) Forcepoint
10 2 (1.77%) HP
11 1 (0.88%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.88%) Clearswift
11 1 (0.88%) Computacenter
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