The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 14 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 8 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 6.06% 1.96% 3.36%
As % of the System Software category 61.54% 100.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£110 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-70.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £290
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% +34.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.90
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.04%
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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 Newbury region.

System Software Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
13 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 9.85% 1.96% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate £375 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% +34.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -2.36%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Newbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Newbury region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Newbury region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 10 (76.92%) Citrix
2 8 (61.54%) MS Office
3 7 (53.85%) LAN
4 6 (46.15%) WAN
4 6 (46.15%) ITIL
4 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
4 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
4 6 (46.15%) Remedy
5 5 (38.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (38.46%) FTP
5 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
5 5 (38.46%) VPN
5 5 (38.46%) Fault Management
5 5 (38.46%) Internet
6 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
6 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 4 (30.77%) SLA
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 3 (23.08%) VMware
7 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
7 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
8 2 (15.38%) NetApp
8 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
9 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) MS Office
2 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) LAN
2 6 (46.15%) WAN
3 5 (38.46%) FTP
3 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
3 5 (38.46%) VPN
3 5 (38.46%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless
General
1 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Data Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Support Technician
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (7.69%) XP Rollout Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) PC Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) PC Support
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
1 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 8
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Fault Management
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) MCSA
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (30.77%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Citrix
2 6 (46.15%) Remedy
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) NetApp