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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 23 14 25
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 42 76 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.34% 9.03% 5.76%
As % of the System Software category 56.76% 64.96% 63.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 36 6
Median daily rate £430 £344 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.09% -14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £245 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £410 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 15
Median hourly rate £13.00 £10.04 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.54% -19.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.00 £11.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £22.04 £15.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
74 117 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 11.18% 13.90% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 51 21
Median daily rate £450 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £254 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £440 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 15
Median hourly rate £13.00 £10.04 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.54% -33.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £22.04 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +9.67%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 77 (75.49%) Windows
2 49 (48.04%) Microsoft
3 37 (36.27%) SQL Server
4 32 (31.37%) MS Office
5 29 (28.43%) MS Excel
5 29 (28.43%) Citrix
5 29 (28.43%) Security Cleared
6 28 (27.45%) VMware
7 26 (25.49%) Finance
7 26 (25.49%) MS Exchange
7 26 (25.49%) SQL
8 24 (23.53%) ITIL
9 23 (22.55%) SC Cleared
10 22 (21.57%) Unix
10 22 (21.57%) SMTP
11 21 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
12 20 (19.61%) Windows Server
13 16 (15.69%) Internet
13 16 (15.69%) Project Management
14 15 (14.71%) CISSP
15 14 (13.73%) PowerShell
15 14 (13.73%) Windows Vista
16 13 (12.75%) Windows Server 2008
16 13 (12.75%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (12.75%) VB
16 13 (12.75%) Cybersecurity
17 12 (11.76%) Patch Management
17 12 (11.76%) CESG Certified Professional
17 12 (11.76%) Oracle
17 12 (11.76%) Client/Server

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 26 (25.49%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.78%) SharePoint
3 10 (9.80%) IIS
4 8 (7.84%) Apache
4 8 (7.84%) Skype for Business
4 8 (7.84%) WebSphere
5 4 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.98%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 32 (31.37%) MS Office
2 29 (28.43%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) Office 365
2 2 (1.96%) IaaS
2 2 (1.96%) SaaS
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (21.57%) SMTP
2 16 (15.69%) Internet
3 12 (11.76%) FTP
3 12 (11.76%) IPsec
3 12 (11.76%) SAN
3 12 (11.76%) SSH
4 10 (9.80%) LDAP
5 7 (6.86%) DNS
5 7 (6.86%) iSCSI
5 7 (6.86%) LAN
5 7 (6.86%) VPN
5 7 (6.86%) WAN
6 5 (4.90%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (2.94%) ATM
7 3 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (2.94%) Wireless
8 1 (0.98%) DHCP
8 1 (0.98%) MPLS
8 1 (0.98%) Network Security
8 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (36.27%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (8.82%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 6 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.96%) MS Access
General
1 26 (25.49%) Finance
2 10 (9.80%) Banking
3 4 (3.92%) German Language
4 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.96%) Electronics
5 2 (1.96%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.96%) Marketing
6 1 (0.98%) Advertising
6 1 (0.98%) Automotive
6 1 (0.98%) French Language
6 1 (0.98%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.98%) Retail
6 1 (0.98%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 40 (39.22%) Analyst
2 10 (9.80%) Developer
2 10 (9.80%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (8.82%) Server Engineer
3 9 (8.82%) Service Analyst
4 8 (7.84%) Help Desk Analyst
4 8 (7.84%) Server Specialist
4 8 (7.84%) Support Analyst
4 8 (7.84%) Wintel Engineer
4 8 (7.84%) Wintel Server Specialist
4 8 (7.84%) Wintel Specialist
5 7 (6.86%) 1st Line Support
5 7 (6.86%) Active Directory Engineer
5 7 (6.86%) Active Directory Specialist
5 7 (6.86%) SAN Specialist
5 7 (6.86%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 6 (5.88%) DBA
6 6 (5.88%) Exchange Specialist
6 6 (5.88%) SAN Engineer
6 6 (5.88%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.80%) .NET
1 10 (9.80%) AngularJS
1 10 (9.80%) CSS
1 10 (9.80%) HTML
1 10 (9.80%) HTML5
1 10 (9.80%) jQuery
1 10 (9.80%) Laravel
1 10 (9.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 8 (7.84%) SOAP
2 8 (7.84%) XML
3 3 (2.94%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.98%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.76%) CESG
1 12 (11.76%) Client/Server
1 12 (11.76%) Cryptography
2 9 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.86%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.88%) Statistics
5 4 (3.92%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.94%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (2.94%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.96%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.96%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.98%) AS400
8 1 (0.98%) Clustering
8 1 (0.98%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.98%) iPhone
8 1 (0.98%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 77 (75.49%) Windows
2 22 (21.57%) Unix
3 20 (19.61%) Windows Server
4 14 (13.73%) Windows Vista
5 13 (12.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (11.76%) Windows 7
7 10 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (7.84%) Linux
8 8 (7.84%) zOS
9 7 (6.86%) Windows XP
10 6 (5.88%) CentOS
10 6 (5.88%) Ubuntu
11 5 (4.90%) Windows 8
11 5 (4.90%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.96%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.96%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (23.53%) ITIL
2 16 (15.69%) Project Management
3 13 (12.75%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (11.76%) Ethical Hacking
4 12 (11.76%) Information Assurance
4 12 (11.76%) OWASP
4 12 (11.76%) Patch Management
5 11 (10.78%) Fuzz Testing
5 11 (10.78%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (10.78%) Risk Management
6 10 (9.80%) ISMS
6 10 (9.80%) Technical Analysis
6 10 (9.80%) Web Development
7 9 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (8.82%) DevOps
7 9 (8.82%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (8.82%) Security Operations
7 9 (8.82%) Workflow
8 8 (7.84%) High Availability
8 8 (7.84%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 26 (25.49%) SQL
2 14 (13.73%) PowerShell
3 13 (12.75%) VB
4 11 (10.78%) C#
5 10 (9.80%) JavaScript
5 10 (9.80%) PHP
6 8 (7.84%) Java
7 3 (2.94%) Python
8 1 (0.98%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (28.43%) Security Cleared
2 23 (22.55%) SC Cleared
3 15 (14.71%) CISSP
4 13 (12.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (11.76%) CEH
5 12 (11.76%) CESG Certified Professional
5 12 (11.76%) DV Cleared
6 7 (6.86%) MCSE
7 6 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.94%) CISM
8 3 (2.94%) GCIA
8 3 (2.94%) GCIH
8 3 (2.94%) GIAC
8 3 (2.94%) MCP
9 2 (1.96%) Dell Certification
9 2 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.96%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.96%) PMP
10 1 (0.98%) MCITP
10 1 (0.98%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.82%) RMADS
2 3 (2.94%) SLA
3 2 (1.96%) QA
4 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (11.76%) Sendmail
3 7 (6.86%) Hyper-V
3 7 (6.86%) NFS
3 7 (6.86%) XenApp
4 6 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (3.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (1.96%) BitLocker
6 2 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (11.76%) SCOM
2 7 (6.86%) SCCM
3 6 (5.88%) OVSD
4 2 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 49 (48.04%) Microsoft
2 29 (28.43%) Citrix
3 28 (27.45%) VMware
4 12 (11.76%) HP
4 12 (11.76%) Oracle
5 9 (8.82%) CommVault
6 8 (7.84%) IBM
6 8 (7.84%) NetApp
7 7 (6.86%) Remedy
8 6 (5.88%) EMC
9 5 (4.90%) SAP
10 4 (3.92%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.96%) Dell
11 2 (1.96%) Intel Security
11 2 (1.96%) Lumension
12 1 (0.98%) Cisco
12 1 (0.98%) Computacenter
12 1 (0.98%) Lotus
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