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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 29 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 52 81 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.79% 11.23% 10.53%
As % of the System Software category 53.61% 77.14% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 5
Average daily rate
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£390 £295 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.11% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £140 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 36 21
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £10.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +34.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.63 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
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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
97 105 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 10.80% 14.56% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 21 9
Average daily rate £350 £370 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +48.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £450 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 38 22
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £10.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +34.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.04 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £15.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.80 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.43% -9.71%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 2014, 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 81 (80.20%) Windows
2 66 (65.35%) Microsoft
3 33 (32.67%) MS Excel
3 33 (32.67%) Windows 7
4 27 (26.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (26.73%) Finance
5 26 (25.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (24.75%) Citrix
7 24 (23.76%) VMware
8 20 (19.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (19.80%) ITIL
8 20 (19.80%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (18.81%) SLA
10 17 (16.83%) IIS
10 17 (16.83%) Windows XP
11 16 (15.84%) Windows 2000
11 16 (15.84%) SAN
11 16 (15.84%) Security Cleared
12 15 (14.85%) NAS
12 15 (14.85%) MS Office
13 14 (13.86%) Windows NT
13 14 (13.86%) Terminal Services
13 14 (13.86%) VMware ESX
13 14 (13.86%) Disaster Recovery
14 13 (12.87%) Change Management
14 13 (12.87%) Intel
14 13 (12.87%) MS Exchange
14 13 (12.87%) MCSE
14 13 (12.87%) PowerShell
14 13 (12.87%) BladeLogic

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 (16.83%) IIS
2 13 (12.87%) MS Exchange
3 10 (9.90%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (9.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (8.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.97%) Lync
8 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.98%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.99%) SAS
Applications
1 33 (32.67%) MS Excel
2 15 (14.85%) MS Office
3 2 (1.98%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.84%) SAN
2 15 (14.85%) NAS
3 11 (10.89%) DNS
4 6 (5.94%) DHCP
4 6 (5.94%) Firewall
5 5 (4.95%) Broadband
5 5 (4.95%) LAN
5 5 (4.95%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.96%) VoIP
6 4 (3.96%) WAN
7 3 (2.97%) LDAP
7 3 (2.97%) Network Security
7 3 (2.97%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.98%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (1.98%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.98%) ADSL
8 2 (1.98%) ATM
8 2 (1.98%) WLAN
8 2 (1.98%) IPsec
8 2 (1.98%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.99%) OLAP
1 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (0.99%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
1 1 (0.99%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (2.97%) InstallShield
General
1 27 (26.73%) Finance
2 11 (10.89%) Banking
3 2 (1.98%) Retail
3 2 (1.98%) Marketing
3 2 (1.98%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.98%) Back Office
3 2 (1.98%) Electronics
3 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.99%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 27 (26.73%) Analyst
2 12 (11.88%) Service Analyst
2 12 (11.88%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (8.91%) Windows Administrator
3 9 (8.91%) Administrator
4 8 (7.92%) Help Desk Analyst
4 8 (7.92%) Help Desk Support
5 7 (6.93%) Support Engineer
6 6 (5.94%) Consultant
6 6 (5.94%) Desktop Support
6 6 (5.94%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.95%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (3.96%) Active Directory Consultant
8 4 (3.96%) Mobility Engineer
9 3 (2.97%) Windows Systems Administrator
9 3 (2.97%) Technical Services Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.95%) .NET
2 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.98%) HTML
3 1 (0.99%) Web Services
3 1 (0.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.88%) Blackberry
1 12 (11.88%) Clustering
2 6 (5.94%) Mainframe
3 4 (3.96%) PKI
4 3 (2.97%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.98%) User Experience
5 2 (1.98%) Replication
5 2 (1.98%) DTV
6 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.99%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.99%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 81 (80.20%) Windows
2 33 (32.67%) Windows 7
3 27 (26.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (25.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (16.83%) Windows XP
6 16 (15.84%) Windows 2000
7 14 (13.86%) Windows NT
8 12 (11.88%) Windows 2000 Server
9 11 (10.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (9.90%) UNIX
11 7 (6.93%) Windows Mobile
11 7 (6.93%) Android
12 5 (4.95%) Apple iOS
12 5 (4.95%) Linux
13 2 (1.98%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.98%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.98%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.80%) ITIL
2 14 (13.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (12.87%) Change Management
4 12 (11.88%) Migration
5 6 (5.94%) Problem Management
6 4 (3.96%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (2.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (2.97%) Incident Management
7 3 (2.97%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (1.98%) Project Management
8 2 (1.98%) Service Management
8 2 (1.98%) ITSM
8 2 (1.98%) Project Planning
8 2 (1.98%) TOGAF
8 2 (1.98%) Logistics
8 2 (1.98%) Programme Management
8 2 (1.98%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (1.98%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (1.98%) QMS
8 2 (1.98%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.87%) PowerShell
2 7 (6.93%) VBScript
3 4 (3.96%) C#
4 3 (2.97%) VB
5 2 (1.98%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.99%) Java
6 1 (0.99%) SQL
6 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.99%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (19.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (15.84%) Security Cleared
3 13 (12.87%) MCSE
4 11 (10.89%) Degree
4 11 (10.89%) SC Cleared
5 6 (5.94%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.98%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.98%) MCP
6 2 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.98%) CCNP
6 2 (1.98%) CCNA
7 1 (0.99%) CCA
7 1 (0.99%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.99%) CCEA
7 1 (0.99%) MCSA
7 1 (0.99%) MCTS
7 1 (0.99%) MCITP
7 1 (0.99%) VCAP
7 1 (0.99%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (18.81%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (19.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (13.86%) Terminal Services
2 14 (13.86%) VMware ESX
3 10 (9.90%) ISA Server
3 10 (9.90%) Hyper-V
3 10 (9.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 6 (5.94%) XenApp
5 5 (4.95%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (3.96%) vSphere
7 3 (2.97%) NFS
7 3 (2.97%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.98%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (1.98%) UAG
Systems Management
1 13 (12.87%) BladeLogic
2 12 (11.88%) SCOM
3 9 (8.91%) SCCM
4 7 (6.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (2.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (2.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (1.98%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.99%) OVSD
7 1 (0.99%) WSUS
Vendors
1 66 (65.35%) Microsoft
2 25 (24.75%) Citrix
3 24 (23.76%) VMware
4 13 (12.87%) Intel
5 11 (10.89%) Remedy
6 8 (7.92%) Cisco
7 7 (6.93%) MobileIron
8 6 (5.94%) HP
9 5 (4.95%) NetApp
10 3 (2.97%) SAP
10 3 (2.97%) Symantec
10 3 (2.97%) AppSense
10 3 (2.97%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.98%) IronPort
11 2 (1.98%) RightFax
11 2 (1.98%) Mitel
11 2 (1.98%) Altiris
11 2 (1.98%) Websense
11 2 (1.98%) QNX
11 2 (1.98%) Lotus
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