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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 34 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 36 72 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.49% 7.99% 7.55%
As % of the System Software category 48.00% 62.07% 54.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £145 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 20
Average hourly rate £10.04 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.75 £9.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £18.75 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.42
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.53%
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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
75 116 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.36% 12.87% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 48 27
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £218 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 20
Average hourly rate £15.11 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.75 £9.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.80 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.86 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -3.86%

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 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 69 (76.67%) Windows
2 48 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 28 (31.11%) VMware
3 28 (31.11%) Windows 7
4 26 (28.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (28.89%) Finance
5 24 (26.67%) MS Excel
5 24 (26.67%) Hyper-V
6 21 (23.33%) ITIL
7 20 (22.22%) Citrix
7 20 (22.22%) SCCM
7 20 (22.22%) PowerShell
8 18 (20.00%) Migration
9 17 (18.89%) Security Cleared
9 17 (18.89%) VMware Infrastructure
10 16 (17.78%) vSphere
10 16 (17.78%) DNS
10 16 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (15.56%) SQL
11 14 (15.56%) SC Cleared
12 13 (14.44%) Data Centre
12 13 (14.44%) MS Office
13 12 (13.33%) Windows XP
14 11 (12.22%) HP
15 10 (11.11%) VBScript
15 10 (11.11%) MS Project
15 10 (11.11%) ATM
15 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (11.11%) Logistics
16 9 (10.00%) Banking

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 6 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.56%) IIS
2 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.33%) SAS
3 3 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.11%) Lync
4 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 24 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 13 (14.44%) MS Office
3 10 (11.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.33%) PaaS
3 1 (1.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.78%) DNS
2 10 (11.11%) ATM
3 5 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.44%) LAN
4 4 (4.44%) WAN
4 4 (4.44%) DHCP
5 3 (3.33%) SAN
5 3 (3.33%) VPN
6 2 (2.22%) BIG-IP
6 2 (2.22%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.22%) 4G
6 2 (2.22%) Internet
6 2 (2.22%) 3G
6 2 (2.22%) Firewall
6 2 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.11%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.11%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.33%) OLAP
2 3 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.11%) Base SAS
General
1 26 (28.89%) Finance
2 9 (10.00%) Banking
2 9 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.22%) Electronics
4 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.22%) Marketing
5 1 (1.11%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.11%) Back Office
5 1 (1.11%) Retail
5 1 (1.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (23.33%) Consultant
2 13 (14.44%) Analyst
3 12 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 9 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 9 (10.00%) Active Directory Consultant
5 8 (8.89%) Desktop Support
6 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 6 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (5.56%) Citrix Consultant
7 5 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.44%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (3.33%) SAS Developer
9 3 (3.33%) Citrix Specialist
9 3 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.33%) Service Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.44%) .NET
2 3 (3.33%) Web Services
3 2 (2.22%) XML
3 2 (2.22%) X-Windows
3 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.44%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.78%) PKI
3 5 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.56%) Clustering
3 5 (5.56%) User Experience
4 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.44%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.33%) Replication
5 3 (3.33%) NHS
5 3 (3.33%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.22%) DTV
7 1 (1.11%) FMCG
7 1 (1.11%) Telematics
7 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.11%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 69 (76.67%) Windows
2 28 (31.11%) Windows 7
3 26 (28.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (13.33%) Windows XP
6 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (10.00%) UNIX
8 8 (8.89%) Linux
9 7 (7.78%) Windows 2000
10 5 (5.56%) Windows NT
10 5 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (3.33%) Windows 8
12 2 (2.22%) CentOS
12 2 (2.22%) Ubuntu
13 1 (1.11%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (1.11%) Windows Vista
13 1 (1.11%) Android
13 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.33%) ITIL
2 18 (20.00%) Migration
3 10 (11.11%) Logistics
4 9 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (8.89%) Project Planning
6 7 (7.78%) Release Management
6 7 (7.78%) Change Management
7 5 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (5.56%) Patch Management
8 4 (4.44%) Process Improvement
9 3 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (3.33%) Analytics
9 3 (3.33%) Asset Management
9 3 (3.33%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.33%) Server Hardening
10 2 (2.22%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (2.22%) Risk Management
10 2 (2.22%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 14 (15.56%) SQL
3 10 (11.11%) VBScript
4 4 (4.44%) VB
5 3 (3.33%) C#
6 1 (1.11%) C
6 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (18.89%) Security Cleared
2 14 (15.56%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (10.00%) MCSE
4 7 (7.78%) MCP
5 6 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.33%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.33%) MCSA
7 2 (2.22%) CCA
7 2 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.11%) CCEA
8 1 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.11%) CCNP
8 1 (1.11%) CCNA
8 1 (1.11%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.11%) SAS Certification
8 1 (1.11%) MCTS
8 1 (1.11%) MCITP
8 1 (1.11%) Degree
8 1 (1.11%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (26.67%) Hyper-V
2 17 (18.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (17.78%) vSphere
4 8 (8.89%) XenApp
5 6 (6.67%) XenDesktop
6 4 (4.44%) Firmware
7 3 (3.33%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.33%) UAG
8 2 (2.22%) BitLocker
8 2 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 20 (22.22%) SCCM
2 7 (7.78%) SCOM
3 6 (6.67%) AirWatch
4 5 (5.56%) XenMobile
4 5 (5.56%) Backup Exec
5 4 (4.44%) WSUS
5 4 (4.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (3.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (2.22%) OVSD
8 1 (1.11%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.11%) OpenView
Vendors
1 48 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 28 (31.11%) VMware
3 20 (22.22%) Citrix
4 11 (12.22%) HP
5 9 (10.00%) Remedy
6 7 (7.78%) Cisco
7 6 (6.67%) Dell
8 5 (5.56%) Symantec
9 4 (4.44%) NetApp
9 4 (4.44%) GFI Software
10 3 (3.33%) AppSense
11 2 (2.22%) F5
11 2 (2.22%) Oracle
11 2 (2.22%) SAP
12 1 (1.11%) Intel
12 1 (1.11%) MobileIron
12 1 (1.11%) QNX
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