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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 36 12 23
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +11
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 38 80 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.23% 9.30% 6.46%
As % of the System Software category 55.07% 61.54% 57.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +170.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £145 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £270
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 15
Average hourly rate £10.04 £11.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.59% -9.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.73 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.20 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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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
69 130 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 7.68% 15.12% 11.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 46 19
Average daily rate £400 £288 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% -17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.34% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 15
Average hourly rate £10.04 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.72% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.75 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 73 (79.35%) Windows
2 52 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 30 (32.61%) VMware
4 29 (31.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (30.43%) Windows 7
6 26 (28.26%) Finance
7 25 (27.17%) MS Excel
8 23 (25.00%) Citrix
9 22 (23.91%) Hyper-V
10 21 (22.83%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (19.57%) Security Cleared
11 18 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (19.57%) ITIL
12 16 (17.39%) PowerShell
12 16 (17.39%) SCCM
12 16 (17.39%) SC Cleared
13 14 (15.22%) Windows XP
14 13 (14.13%) MS Office
14 13 (14.13%) Disaster Recovery
14 13 (14.13%) Migration
15 12 (13.04%) Windows 2000
16 11 (11.96%) DNS
16 11 (11.96%) vSphere
16 11 (11.96%) Windows Server 2012
17 10 (10.87%) Banking
17 10 (10.87%) SLA
17 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
17 10 (10.87%) MCSE
17 10 (10.87%) Linux
17 10 (10.87%) UNIX

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 8 (8.70%) IIS
2 6 (6.52%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.26%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.26%) SAS
5 1 (1.09%) Lync
5 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 25 (27.17%) MS Excel
2 13 (14.13%) MS Office
3 9 (9.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.35%) PaaS
3 1 (1.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.96%) DNS
2 9 (9.78%) ATM
3 6 (6.52%) SAN
4 5 (5.43%) iSCSI
5 4 (4.35%) NAS
5 4 (4.35%) DHCP
6 3 (3.26%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.26%) VPN
6 3 (3.26%) LAN
6 3 (3.26%) WAN
6 3 (3.26%) BIG-IP
7 2 (2.17%) 4G
7 2 (2.17%) VoIP
7 2 (2.17%) Internet
7 2 (2.17%) 3G
7 2 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.09%) Firewall
8 1 (1.09%) Broadband
8 1 (1.09%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.09%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.26%) OLAP
2 3 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.26%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.26%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.09%) Base SAS
General
1 26 (28.26%) Finance
2 10 (10.87%) Banking
3 8 (8.70%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.17%) Marketing
5 2 (2.17%) Electronics
5 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.09%) Back Office
6 1 (1.09%) Retail
6 1 (1.09%) Local Government
6 1 (1.09%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 17 (18.48%) Consultant
2 15 (16.30%) Analyst
3 10 (10.87%) Support Engineer
3 10 (10.87%) Desktop Support
3 10 (10.87%) Project Manager
4 8 (8.70%) Active Directory Consultant
4 8 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (6.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 6 (6.52%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (5.43%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.43%) Help Desk Support
6 5 (5.43%) Citrix Consultant
7 4 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Windows Administrator
7 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (4.35%) Administrator
7 4 (4.35%) Service Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (3.26%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.35%) .NET
2 3 (3.26%) Web Services
3 2 (2.17%) XML
3 2 (2.17%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.61%) Clustering
2 6 (6.52%) PKI
2 6 (6.52%) Blackberry
2 6 (6.52%) Mainframe
3 5 (5.43%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.43%) User Experience
4 3 (3.26%) Replication
4 3 (3.26%) NHS
5 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.17%) DTV
6 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.09%) BYOD
6 1 (1.09%) FMCG
6 1 (1.09%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 73 (79.35%) Windows
2 29 (31.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (30.43%) Windows 7
4 18 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (15.22%) Windows XP
6 12 (13.04%) Windows 2000
7 11 (11.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (10.87%) Linux
8 10 (10.87%) UNIX
9 9 (9.78%) Windows NT
9 9 (9.78%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (4.35%) CentOS
10 4 (4.35%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.17%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (1.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.57%) ITIL
2 13 (14.13%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (14.13%) Migration
3 10 (10.87%) Change Management
4 9 (9.78%) Logistics
5 7 (7.61%) Release Management
5 7 (7.61%) Project Planning
6 5 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (5.43%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (4.35%) Process Improvement
7 4 (4.35%) Change Control
8 3 (3.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (3.26%) Analytics
8 3 (3.26%) Asset Management
8 3 (3.26%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.17%) QMS
9 2 (2.17%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (2.17%) V-Model
9 2 (2.17%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.39%) PowerShell
2 10 (10.87%) SQL
3 9 (9.78%) VBScript
4 4 (4.35%) VB
5 3 (3.26%) C#
6 1 (1.09%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.09%) C
6 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 18 (19.57%) Security Cleared
2 16 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 10 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (10.87%) MCSE
4 6 (6.52%) MCP
5 4 (4.35%) Degree
5 4 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.26%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.17%) CCA
7 2 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.17%) MCSA
8 1 (1.09%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.09%) SAS Certification
8 1 (1.09%) CCEA
8 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.09%) CCNP
8 1 (1.09%) CCNA
8 1 (1.09%) VCAP
8 1 (1.09%) CCIA
8 1 (1.09%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.87%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (23.91%) Hyper-V
2 21 (22.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (11.96%) vSphere
4 8 (8.70%) XenApp
5 7 (7.61%) VMware ESX
6 6 (6.52%) XenDesktop
7 5 (5.43%) Terminal Services
7 5 (5.43%) NFS
8 4 (4.35%) Firmware
9 3 (3.26%) ISA Server
9 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (2.17%) BitLocker
10 2 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (17.39%) SCCM
2 8 (8.70%) SCOM
3 6 (6.52%) AirWatch
4 5 (5.43%) XenMobile
4 5 (5.43%) BladeLogic
5 4 (4.35%) WSUS
6 3 (3.26%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.17%) OVSD
7 2 (2.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 52 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 30 (32.61%) VMware
3 23 (25.00%) Citrix
4 9 (9.78%) HP
5 8 (8.70%) Cisco
5 8 (8.70%) Remedy
6 7 (7.61%) NetApp
7 4 (4.35%) Dell
7 4 (4.35%) Intel
8 3 (3.26%) AppSense
8 3 (3.26%) Symantec
8 3 (3.26%) F5
9 2 (2.17%) Mitel
9 2 (2.17%) GFI Software
9 2 (2.17%) SAP
10 1 (1.09%) QNX
10 1 (1.09%) Oracle
10 1 (1.09%) MobileIron
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