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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 25 25 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 51 40 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.04% 5.20% 8.82%
As % of the System Software category 61.45% 54.05% 67.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £370 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +64.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £370 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £370 £258
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £263
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 16
Average hourly rate £14.21 £14.00 £10.31
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% +35.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £14.87 £14.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-9.00% +3.44%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

System Software Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
83 74 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.83% 9.62% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 16 12
Average daily rate £375 £275 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.44% -1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 17
Average hourly rate £14.21 £14.00 £10.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% +32.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.10 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £16.00 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -1.51%

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 March 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 84 (80.77%) Windows
2 58 (55.77%) Microsoft
3 34 (32.69%) VMware
3 34 (32.69%) Windows 7
4 32 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (28.85%) MS Excel
6 28 (26.92%) Finance
7 26 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (24.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (23.08%) Security Cleared
10 23 (22.12%) Citrix
11 21 (20.19%) Hyper-V
12 20 (19.23%) SC Cleared
12 20 (19.23%) ITIL
13 19 (18.27%) SLA
14 18 (17.31%) Windows 2000
14 18 (17.31%) MS Office
15 17 (16.35%) Windows XP
15 17 (16.35%) Disaster Recovery
15 17 (16.35%) SCCM
16 16 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (14.42%) Windows NT
18 13 (12.50%) UNIX
18 13 (12.50%) Change Management
18 13 (12.50%) VMware ESX
18 13 (12.50%) PowerShell
18 13 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
19 12 (11.54%) MCSE
19 12 (11.54%) IIS
19 12 (11.54%) DNS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 12 (11.54%) IIS
2 8 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (5.77%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.92%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.92%) SAS
4 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.96%) Lync
5 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (28.85%) MS Excel
2 18 (17.31%) MS Office
3 7 (6.73%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.85%) PaaS
2 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.54%) DNS
2 11 (10.58%) SAN
2 11 (10.58%) NAS
3 7 (6.73%) ATM
3 7 (6.73%) LAN
4 6 (5.77%) WAN
4 6 (5.77%) DHCP
5 5 (4.81%) iSCSI
5 5 (4.81%) Firewall
6 4 (3.85%) VoIP
7 3 (2.88%) BIG-IP
7 3 (2.88%) VPN
7 3 (2.88%) Broadband
8 2 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.92%) MPLS
8 2 (1.92%) 3G
8 2 (1.92%) Internet
8 2 (1.92%) ADSL
8 2 (1.92%) WLAN
8 2 (1.92%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.92%) OLAP
1 2 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (1.92%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
1 2 (1.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (0.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (2.88%) InstallShield
General
1 28 (26.92%) Finance
2 11 (10.58%) Banking
3 6 (5.77%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.88%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.92%) Electronics
5 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.92%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.92%) Marketing
6 1 (0.96%) Retail
6 1 (0.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (21.15%) Analyst
2 13 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 13 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 13 (12.50%) Consultant
3 10 (9.62%) Project Manager
4 8 (7.69%) Administrator
4 8 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 8 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
5 7 (6.73%) Support Engineer
5 7 (6.73%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (4.81%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (4.81%) Help Desk Support
6 5 (4.81%) Citrix Consultant
6 5 (4.81%) Active Directory Consultant
6 5 (4.81%) Support Analyst
6 5 (4.81%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.88%) .NET
2 2 (1.92%) HTML
2 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.92%) Web Services
2 2 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.58%) Clustering
2 8 (7.69%) Mainframe
3 6 (5.77%) Blackberry
3 6 (5.77%) PKI
4 5 (4.81%) User Experience
5 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.92%) Replication
6 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.92%) DTV
7 1 (0.96%) FMCG
7 1 (0.96%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 84 (80.77%) Windows
2 34 (32.69%) Windows 7
3 32 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (24.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (17.31%) Windows 2000
6 17 (16.35%) Windows XP
7 15 (14.42%) Windows NT
8 13 (12.50%) UNIX
8 13 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
9 11 (10.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (9.62%) Linux
11 4 (3.85%) CentOS
11 4 (3.85%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.92%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.96%) Android
13 1 (0.96%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.23%) ITIL
2 17 (16.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (12.50%) Change Management
4 9 (8.65%) Migration
5 7 (6.73%) Logistics
5 7 (6.73%) Project Planning
6 6 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (4.81%) Release Management
7 5 (4.81%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (3.85%) Change Control
9 3 (2.88%) Asset Management
9 3 (2.88%) ITSM
10 2 (1.92%) Risk Management
10 2 (1.92%) Service Management
10 2 (1.92%) Risk Assessment
10 2 (1.92%) Programme Management
10 2 (1.92%) Project Management
10 2 (1.92%) PRINCE2
10 2 (1.92%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 7 (6.73%) SQL
3 5 (4.81%) VBScript
4 3 (2.88%) VB
4 3 (2.88%) C#
5 1 (0.96%) C
5 1 (0.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 20 (19.23%) SC Cleared
3 16 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (11.54%) MCSE
5 8 (7.69%) Degree
6 7 (6.73%) DV Cleared
7 5 (4.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (3.85%) MCP
9 2 (1.92%) CCNP
9 2 (1.92%) CCNA
9 2 (1.92%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.96%) MCTS
10 1 (0.96%) MCITP
10 1 (0.96%) VCP4
10 1 (0.96%) VCAP
10 1 (0.96%) CCIA
10 1 (0.96%) CCA
10 1 (0.96%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.96%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (18.27%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (20.19%) Hyper-V
3 13 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 10 (9.62%) Terminal Services
5 7 (6.73%) XenApp
5 7 (6.73%) vSphere
6 6 (5.77%) ISA Server
6 6 (5.77%) XenDesktop
6 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (4.81%) NFS
7 5 (4.81%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (3.85%) Firmware
9 2 (1.92%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (1.92%) UAG
Systems Management
1 17 (16.35%) SCCM
2 11 (10.58%) SCOM
3 10 (9.62%) BladeLogic
4 5 (4.81%) XenMobile
4 5 (4.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (2.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (2.88%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.92%) OVSD
6 2 (1.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (55.77%) Microsoft
2 34 (32.69%) VMware
3 23 (22.12%) Citrix
4 10 (9.62%) Intel
4 10 (9.62%) Cisco
4 10 (9.62%) HP
5 7 (6.73%) NetApp
6 6 (5.77%) Remedy
7 4 (3.85%) Dell
8 3 (2.88%) F5
8 3 (2.88%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.88%) Symantec
8 3 (2.88%) AppSense
9 2 (1.92%) Websense
9 2 (1.92%) SAP
9 2 (1.92%) Lotus
9 2 (1.92%) GFI Software
9 2 (1.92%) Altiris
9 2 (1.92%) Mitel
10 1 (0.96%) Computacenter
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