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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 26 30 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 45 39 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.84% 5.31% 10.91%
As % of the System Software category 51.72% 60.94% 76.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 5
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£400 £265 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% +0.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £130 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £370 £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £296 £258 £275
% change year-on-year
+14.95% -6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 19
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £10.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +27.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.19 £9.15 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £14.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
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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
87 64 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 11.30% 8.71% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 16 9
Average daily rate £350 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £218 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £370 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 20
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £10.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +29.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £9.55 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 79 (79.80%) Windows
2 61 (61.62%) Microsoft
3 32 (32.32%) VMware
3 32 (32.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (32.32%) Windows 7
4 31 (31.31%) MS Excel
5 28 (28.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (27.27%) Citrix
7 25 (25.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 24 (24.24%) Finance
9 22 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 22 (22.22%) SLA
10 19 (19.19%) Windows 2000
10 19 (19.19%) Disaster Recovery
10 19 (19.19%) Security Cleared
11 17 (17.17%) VMware ESX
11 17 (17.17%) Windows NT
11 17 (17.17%) IIS
12 16 (16.16%) Windows XP
12 16 (16.16%) SAN
13 15 (15.15%) MCSE
13 15 (15.15%) ITIL
13 15 (15.15%) MS Office
13 15 (15.15%) Clustering
13 15 (15.15%) Change Management
13 15 (15.15%) SCOM
13 15 (15.15%) Windows 2000 Server
13 15 (15.15%) NAS
14 14 (14.14%) Hyper-V
14 14 (14.14%) Windows Server 2012

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 17 (17.17%) IIS
2 10 (10.10%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.10%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.02%) SAS
6 2 (2.02%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.01%) Lync
7 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 31 (31.31%) MS Excel
2 15 (15.15%) MS Office
3 2 (2.02%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.01%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) PaaS
1 1 (1.01%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.16%) SAN
2 15 (15.15%) NAS
3 11 (11.11%) DNS
4 7 (7.07%) LAN
5 6 (6.06%) WAN
5 6 (6.06%) DHCP
5 6 (6.06%) Firewall
6 5 (5.05%) Broadband
7 4 (4.04%) TCP/IP
7 4 (4.04%) VoIP
8 3 (3.03%) Network Security
8 3 (3.03%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.02%) Cisco IPT
9 2 (2.02%) WLAN
9 2 (2.02%) LDAP
9 2 (2.02%) ADSL
9 2 (2.02%) ATM
9 2 (2.02%) IPsec
9 2 (2.02%) DMZ
9 2 (2.02%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.02%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.02%) OLAP
1 2 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.02%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 2 (2.02%) Relational Database
1 2 (2.02%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (3.03%) InstallShield
General
1 24 (24.24%) Finance
2 11 (11.11%) Banking
3 3 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.02%) Retail
4 2 (2.02%) Marketing
4 2 (2.02%) Spanish Language
4 2 (2.02%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.02%) Back Office
4 2 (2.02%) Electronics
4 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (23.23%) Analyst
2 12 (12.12%) Service Analyst
2 12 (12.12%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (10.10%) Administrator
3 10 (10.10%) Consultant
3 10 (10.10%) Windows Administrator
4 7 (7.07%) Desktop Support
4 7 (7.07%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.06%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.05%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (5.05%) Help Desk Support
6 5 (5.05%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (5.05%) Citrix Consultant
7 4 (4.04%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (4.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.04%) Help Desk Analyst
7 4 (4.04%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (4.04%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.03%) Applications Packager
8 3 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.05%) .NET
2 2 (2.02%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.02%) Web Services
2 2 (2.02%) XML
2 2 (2.02%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.15%) Clustering
2 8 (8.08%) Mainframe
3 5 (5.05%) Blackberry
3 5 (5.05%) User Experience
4 4 (4.04%) PKI
5 3 (3.03%) Replication
5 3 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.02%) DTV
6 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.01%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (1.01%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 79 (79.80%) Windows
2 32 (32.32%) Windows Server 2008
2 32 (32.32%) Windows 7
3 28 (28.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (19.19%) Windows 2000
5 17 (17.17%) Windows NT
6 16 (16.16%) Windows XP
7 15 (15.15%) Windows 2000 Server
8 14 (14.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (13.13%) UNIX
10 6 (6.06%) Linux
11 2 (2.02%) CentOS
11 2 (2.02%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.02%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.19%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (15.15%) ITIL
2 15 (15.15%) Change Management
3 10 (10.10%) Migration
4 5 (5.05%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (4.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (4.04%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (3.03%) Asset Management
6 3 (3.03%) Release Management
6 3 (3.03%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.02%) Project Planning
7 2 (2.02%) QMS
7 2 (2.02%) Change Control
7 2 (2.02%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.02%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (2.02%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.02%) Analytics
7 2 (2.02%) TOGAF
7 2 (2.02%) Logistics
7 2 (2.02%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.14%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.05%) VBScript
3 4 (4.04%) C#
4 3 (3.03%) SQL
5 2 (2.02%) VB
5 2 (2.02%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.01%) C
6 1 (1.01%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (19.19%) Security Cleared
3 15 (15.15%) MCSE
4 14 (14.14%) SC Cleared
5 12 (12.12%) Degree
6 6 (6.06%) DV Cleared
7 5 (5.05%) MCP
8 4 (4.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.02%) A+ Certification
9 2 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.02%) CCNP
9 2 (2.02%) CCNA
10 1 (1.01%) CCA
10 1 (1.01%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (1.01%) CCEA
10 1 (1.01%) MCSA
10 1 (1.01%) MCTS
10 1 (1.01%) MCITP
10 1 (1.01%) VCAP
10 1 (1.01%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (25.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (17.17%) VMware ESX
3 14 (14.14%) Hyper-V
3 14 (14.14%) Terminal Services
4 10 (10.10%) ISA Server
4 10 (10.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 9 (9.09%) XenApp
6 6 (6.06%) XenDesktop
7 5 (5.05%) vSphere
7 5 (5.05%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (3.03%) NFS
9 2 (2.02%) Firmware
9 2 (2.02%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (2.02%) UAG
Systems Management
1 15 (15.15%) SCOM
2 14 (14.14%) BladeLogic
3 10 (10.10%) SCCM
4 7 (7.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (5.05%) XenMobile
6 3 (3.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (2.02%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.02%) WSUS
8 1 (1.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (1.01%) OVSD
Vendors
1 61 (61.62%) Microsoft
2 32 (32.32%) VMware
3 27 (27.27%) Citrix
4 14 (14.14%) Intel
5 9 (9.09%) Remedy
6 7 (7.07%) HP
7 6 (6.06%) Cisco
8 4 (4.04%) NetApp
9 3 (3.03%) Dell
9 3 (3.03%) SAP
9 3 (3.03%) AppSense
9 3 (3.03%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.02%) Mitel
10 2 (2.02%) Altiris
10 2 (2.02%) Websense
10 2 (2.02%) Lotus
10 2 (2.02%) Symantec
11 1 (1.01%) EMC
11 1 (1.01%) Computacenter
11 1 (1.01%) ICL
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Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
Church International
Rate: £300 + per day DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £16.00 - £16.28 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago