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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 9 38 24
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -14
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 78 25 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 12.94% 3.63% 6.51%
As % of the System Software category 74.29% 52.08% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 14 20
Median daily rate £355 £351 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £223 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £491 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 6
Median hourly rate £9.65 £16.14 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.21% +11.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.00 £12.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £16.18 £16.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.44%

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
105 48 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.41% 6.97% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 24 40
Median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £255 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 7
Median hourly rate £10.58 £16.14 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.47% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.00 £12.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £16.18 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 92 (69.17%) Windows
2 59 (44.36%) Security Cleared
3 56 (42.11%) SC Cleared
4 55 (41.35%) Microsoft
5 31 (23.31%) Windows Server
6 30 (22.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (20.30%) Hyper-V
8 26 (19.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (18.05%) Linux
9 24 (18.05%) MS Office
10 23 (17.29%) ITIL
10 23 (17.29%) Unix
11 22 (16.54%) Windows Vista
11 22 (16.54%) Windows 10
12 18 (13.53%) SCCM
12 18 (13.53%) Firewall
12 18 (13.53%) Remedy
13 17 (12.78%) MS Excel
14 15 (11.28%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (10.53%) CISSP
15 14 (10.53%) Oracle
15 14 (10.53%) Migration
15 14 (10.53%) Patch Management
16 13 (9.77%) SailPoint
16 13 (9.77%) VMware
16 13 (9.77%) SAN
16 13 (9.77%) Symantec
16 13 (9.77%) Windows Server 2003
17 12 (9.02%) LAN
17 12 (9.02%) WAN

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 11 (8.27%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.52%) IIS
3 8 (6.02%) MS Exchange
4 7 (5.26%) Drupal
5 6 (4.51%) Apache
5 6 (4.51%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.51%) WebLogic
6 5 (3.76%) WebSphere
7 4 (3.01%) Skype for Business
8 3 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 24 (18.05%) MS Office
2 17 (12.78%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.53%) Firewall
2 13 (9.77%) SAN
3 12 (9.02%) LAN
3 12 (9.02%) Unified Communications
3 12 (9.02%) WAN
4 11 (8.27%) DHCP
4 11 (8.27%) DNS
4 11 (8.27%) IPsec
5 8 (6.02%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (4.51%) DMZ
6 6 (4.51%) FTP
6 6 (4.51%) Internet
6 6 (4.51%) NAS
6 6 (4.51%) SMTP
6 6 (4.51%) SSH
6 6 (4.51%) Wireless
6 6 (4.51%) WLAN
7 5 (3.76%) ADSL
7 5 (3.76%) MPLS
7 5 (3.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.01%) Big Data
2 4 (3.01%) DB2
2 4 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (3.01%) Cucumber
1 4 (3.01%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.01%) Jenkins
1 4 (3.01%) Selenium
1 4 (3.01%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (5.26%) Retail
2 6 (4.51%) Finance
3 5 (3.76%) German Language
4 3 (2.26%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.50%) Automotive
5 2 (1.50%) Banking
5 2 (1.50%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.50%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.75%) Back Office
6 1 (0.75%) French Language
6 1 (0.75%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.75%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 42 (31.58%) Analyst
2 12 (9.02%) Architect
3 10 (7.52%) Support Analyst
4 9 (6.77%) Wintel Analyst
5 6 (4.51%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (4.51%) Service Analyst
5 6 (4.51%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (3.76%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (3.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (3.76%) Desktop Support
6 5 (3.76%) Help Desk Analyst
6 5 (3.76%) Project Manager
7 4 (3.01%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (3.01%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (3.01%) Active Directory Analyst
7 4 (3.01%) Consultant
7 4 (3.01%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 4 (3.01%) Information Assurance Leader
7 4 (3.01%) Security Advisor
7 4 (3.01%) Voice Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.77%) SailPoint
2 10 (7.52%) J2EE
3 9 (6.77%) SAML
4 5 (3.76%) XML
5 4 (3.01%) Hibernate
5 4 (3.01%) JMS
5 4 (3.01%) jQuery
5 4 (3.01%) Node.js
5 4 (3.01%) React
5 4 (3.01%) REST
5 4 (3.01%) SOAP
5 4 (3.01%) Spring
5 4 (3.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.75%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.27%) Management Information System
2 10 (7.52%) CESG
2 10 (7.52%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.26%) Clustering
3 7 (5.26%) Replication
4 6 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.51%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.01%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.01%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (3.01%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.26%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.26%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.50%) IVR
7 2 (1.50%) PKI
7 2 (1.50%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.75%) BYOD
8 1 (0.75%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.75%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 92 (69.17%) Windows
2 31 (23.31%) Windows Server
3 30 (22.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (19.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (18.05%) Linux
6 23 (17.29%) Unix
7 22 (16.54%) Windows 10
7 22 (16.54%) Windows Vista
8 13 (9.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (9.02%) Windows 7
10 10 (7.52%) Windows 8
11 9 (6.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (3.01%) Solaris
12 4 (3.01%) Windows XP
13 3 (2.26%) zOS
14 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.75%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.29%) ITIL
2 14 (10.53%) Migration
2 14 (10.53%) Patch Management
3 10 (7.52%) Cryptography
4 9 (6.77%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (6.77%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (6.77%) Ethical Hacking
5 8 (6.02%) Change Management
5 8 (6.02%) Information Assurance
5 8 (6.02%) Risk Management
5 8 (6.02%) Virtual Environments
5 8 (6.02%) Waterfall
6 7 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (5.26%) Service Management
7 6 (4.51%) Fuzz Testing
7 6 (4.51%) OWASP
7 6 (4.51%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (4.51%) Server Building
7 6 (4.51%) Time Management
7 6 (4.51%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.27%) PowerShell
2 10 (7.52%) SQL
3 9 (6.77%) VB
4 5 (3.76%) VBScript
5 4 (3.01%) C#
5 4 (3.01%) Java
5 4 (3.01%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.01%) Python
6 1 (0.75%) C
Qualifications
1 59 (44.36%) Security Cleared
2 56 (42.11%) SC Cleared
3 15 (11.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (10.53%) CISSP
5 10 (7.52%) CCNP
5 10 (7.52%) CESG Certified Professional
5 10 (7.52%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (7.52%) MCSA
6 9 (6.77%) CEH
7 8 (6.02%) DV Cleared
8 7 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (4.51%) CCNA
10 5 (3.76%) CISM
11 4 (3.01%) CCIE
11 4 (3.01%) GCIA
11 4 (3.01%) GCIH
11 4 (3.01%) GIAC
12 2 (1.50%) MCP
12 2 (1.50%) MCSE
13 1 (0.75%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.77%) SLA
2 6 (4.51%) RMADS
3 2 (1.50%) QA
4 1 (0.75%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 27 (20.30%) Hyper-V
2 11 (8.27%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (7.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.51%) Forefront TMG
4 6 (4.51%) ISA Server
4 6 (4.51%) Sendmail
4 6 (4.51%) UAG
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.75%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.75%) XenApp
5 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (13.53%) SCCM
2 7 (5.26%) WSUS
3 5 (3.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (3.01%) BladeLogic
4 4 (3.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.75%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.75%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.75%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.75%) Nessus
5 1 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.75%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 55 (41.35%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.53%) Remedy
3 14 (10.53%) Oracle
4 13 (9.77%) Symantec
4 13 (9.77%) VMware
5 12 (9.02%) Cisco
6 9 (6.77%) Citrix
6 9 (6.77%) Forcepoint
7 5 (3.76%) Altiris
7 5 (3.76%) HP
7 5 (3.76%) Intel Security
8 4 (3.01%) Avaya
8 4 (3.01%) Computacenter
8 4 (3.01%) Genesys
8 4 (3.01%) KANA
8 4 (3.01%) SAP
9 3 (2.26%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.26%) Lumension
10 1 (0.75%) Cyber-Ark
10 1 (0.75%) ServiceNow
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