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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 21 24 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 59 50 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 8.60% 6.23% 8.99%
As % of the System Software category 75.64% 58.14% 64.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 16 24
Median daily rate £430 £344 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.09% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £268 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 21
Median hourly rate £12.00 £10.04 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.58% -19.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.00 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £40.00 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £14.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+5.08% +1.72%
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
78 86 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 11.37% 10.71% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 50
Median daily rate £430 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £265 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £440 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 21
Median hourly rate £12.00 £15.11 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +7.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.00 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £40.00 £23.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 72 (75.79%) Windows
2 40 (42.11%) SQL Server
3 39 (41.05%) Microsoft
4 32 (33.68%) Finance
5 30 (31.58%) MS Office
5 30 (31.58%) SQL
6 29 (30.53%) VMware
7 28 (29.47%) MS Excel
8 27 (28.42%) Citrix
9 26 (27.37%) Security Cleared
10 23 (24.21%) MS Exchange
10 23 (24.21%) SMTP
10 23 (24.21%) Unix
11 22 (23.16%) ITIL
11 22 (23.16%) SC Cleared
12 21 (22.11%) VMware Infrastructure
13 19 (20.00%) PowerShell
13 19 (20.00%) Project Management
13 19 (20.00%) Windows Server
14 16 (16.84%) VB
14 16 (16.84%) SAN
15 15 (15.79%) IIS
16 14 (14.74%) C#
16 14 (14.74%) JavaScript
16 14 (14.74%) PHP
16 14 (14.74%) Banking
17 13 (13.68%) Web Development
17 13 (13.68%) jQuery
17 13 (13.68%) HTML5
17 13 (13.68%) Laravel

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 23 (24.21%) MS Exchange
2 15 (15.79%) IIS
3 13 (13.68%) SharePoint
4 12 (12.63%) Apache
4 12 (12.63%) WebSphere
5 8 (8.42%) Skype for Business
6 5 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (3.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (1.05%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 30 (31.58%) MS Office
2 28 (29.47%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.05%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) IaaS
1 2 (2.11%) SaaS
2 1 (1.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (24.21%) SMTP
2 16 (16.84%) SAN
3 13 (13.68%) Internet
3 13 (13.68%) LDAP
4 10 (10.53%) FTP
4 10 (10.53%) IPsec
4 10 (10.53%) LAN
4 10 (10.53%) SSH
4 10 (10.53%) WAN
5 7 (7.37%) iSCSI
6 6 (6.32%) DNS
6 6 (6.32%) VPN
7 5 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (4.21%) ATM
9 3 (3.16%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (3.16%) Wireless
10 2 (2.11%) NAS
10 2 (2.11%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.05%) MPLS
11 1 (1.05%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (9.47%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 6 (6.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (6.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.11%) MS Access
6 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.05%) PowerCenter
General
1 32 (33.68%) Finance
2 14 (14.74%) Banking
3 3 (3.16%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.11%) Electronics
4 2 (2.11%) German Language
4 2 (2.11%) Law
4 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.11%) Marketing
5 1 (1.05%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (33.68%) Analyst
2 13 (13.68%) Developer
3 9 (9.47%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (8.42%) Help Desk Analyst
4 8 (8.42%) Server Specialist
4 8 (8.42%) Service Analyst
4 8 (8.42%) Wintel Engineer
4 8 (8.42%) Wintel Server Specialist
4 8 (8.42%) Wintel Specialist
5 7 (7.37%) SAN Specialist
5 7 (7.37%) Server Engineer
5 7 (7.37%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 6 (6.32%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (6.32%) Active Directory Engineer
6 6 (6.32%) Active Directory Specialist
6 6 (6.32%) Consultant
6 6 (6.32%) DBA
6 6 (6.32%) Exchange Specialist
6 6 (6.32%) SAN Engineer
6 6 (6.32%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.68%) .NET
1 13 (13.68%) AngularJS
1 13 (13.68%) CSS
1 13 (13.68%) HTML
1 13 (13.68%) HTML5
1 13 (13.68%) jQuery
1 13 (13.68%) Laravel
1 13 (13.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 11 (11.58%) SOAP
2 11 (11.58%) XML
3 3 (3.16%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.11%) AppFabric
5 1 (1.05%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Client/Server
1 10 (10.53%) Cryptography
2 9 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.42%) CESG
4 6 (6.32%) Statistics
5 5 (5.26%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.16%) Blackberry
6 3 (3.16%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (3.16%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.11%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.11%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.05%) Clustering
8 1 (1.05%) iPhone
8 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 72 (75.79%) Windows
2 23 (24.21%) Unix
3 19 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 13 (13.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (12.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (11.58%) Windows 7
6 11 (11.58%) Windows Vista
6 11 (11.58%) zOS
7 8 (8.42%) Linux
8 6 (6.32%) CentOS
8 6 (6.32%) Ubuntu
8 6 (6.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (6.32%) Windows XP
9 4 (4.21%) Windows 8
10 3 (3.16%) Windows 2000
11 2 (2.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.16%) ITIL
2 19 (20.00%) Project Management
3 13 (13.68%) DevOps
3 13 (13.68%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (13.68%) Technical Analysis
3 13 (13.68%) Web Development
4 12 (12.63%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (12.63%) Security Operations
4 12 (12.63%) Workflow
5 10 (10.53%) OWASP
5 10 (10.53%) Patch Management
6 9 (9.47%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (9.47%) Fuzz Testing
7 8 (8.42%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (8.42%) Ethical Hacking
7 8 (8.42%) High Availability
7 8 (8.42%) Information Assurance
7 8 (8.42%) Risk Management
7 8 (8.42%) Service Management
8 7 (7.37%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 30 (31.58%) SQL
2 19 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 16 (16.84%) VB
4 14 (14.74%) C#
4 14 (14.74%) JavaScript
4 14 (14.74%) PHP
5 11 (11.58%) Java
6 3 (3.16%) Python
7 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (27.37%) Security Cleared
2 22 (23.16%) SC Cleared
3 12 (12.63%) DV Cleared
4 11 (11.58%) CISSP
5 9 (9.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (8.42%) CEH
6 8 (8.42%) CESG Certified Professional
7 6 (6.32%) MCSE
7 6 (6.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (3.16%) CISM
8 3 (3.16%) GCIA
8 3 (3.16%) GCIH
8 3 (3.16%) GIAC
9 2 (2.11%) CREST Certified
9 2 (2.11%) Cyber Scheme
9 2 (2.11%) Dell Certification
9 2 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.11%) OSCP
9 2 (2.11%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.32%) RMADS
2 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (22.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (10.53%) Sendmail
3 8 (8.42%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.37%) NFS
4 7 (7.37%) XenApp
5 6 (6.32%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (4.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (3.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (12.63%) SCOM
2 6 (6.32%) OVSD
3 5 (5.26%) SCCM
4 1 (1.05%) cPanel
Vendors
1 39 (41.05%) Microsoft
2 29 (30.53%) VMware
3 27 (28.42%) Citrix
4 12 (12.63%) Oracle
5 11 (11.58%) HP
5 11 (11.58%) IBM
6 9 (9.47%) CommVault
7 8 (8.42%) NetApp
8 6 (6.32%) EMC
9 5 (5.26%) Remedy
10 4 (4.21%) 3PAR
11 3 (3.16%) SAP
12 2 (2.11%) Dell
13 1 (1.05%) Cisco
13 1 (1.05%) Computacenter
13 1 (1.05%) ILOG
13 1 (1.05%) Lotus
13 1 (1.05%) Sitecore
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