The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 14 13 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 75 93 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 8.36% 9.43% 7.90%
As % of the System Software category 60.98% 74.40% 62.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 46 25
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£230 £350 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £184 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 20
Average hourly rate £21.55 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.66% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £17.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £17.40 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £14.50
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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 Reading region.

System Software Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
123 125 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 13.71% 12.68% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 54 45
Average daily rate £363 £375 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +14.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £200 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 20
Average hourly rate £21.55 £15.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.82% -17.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £16.95 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

1 150 (83.33%) Windows
2 107 (59.44%) Microsoft
3 93 (51.67%) Windows 7
4 80 (44.44%) Security Cleared
5 63 (35.00%) DV Cleared
6 44 (24.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 44 (24.44%) ITIL
7 42 (23.33%) SCCM
8 41 (22.78%) MS Excel
9 40 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 36 (20.00%) SC Cleared
11 35 (19.44%) MS Office
12 33 (18.33%) MS Exchange
13 32 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
13 32 (17.78%) Configuration Management
14 31 (17.22%) VMware
15 28 (15.56%) MCSE
16 26 (14.44%) MCP
16 26 (14.44%) DNS
17 23 (12.78%) SLA
18 21 (11.67%) Hyper-V
19 20 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
19 20 (11.11%) SQL
19 20 (11.11%) SharePoint
20 19 (10.56%) Windows XP
21 18 (10.00%) HP
21 18 (10.00%) Degree
22 17 (9.44%) Linux
22 17 (9.44%) Service Management
23 16 (8.89%) MCITP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 33 (18.33%) MS Exchange
2 20 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 14 (7.78%) SharePoint Server
4 13 (7.22%) Lync
5 12 (6.67%) IBM Notes
6 9 (5.00%) IIS
6 9 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (5.00%) Office Communications Server
7 8 (4.44%) GroupWise
8 3 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.67%) Documentum
8 3 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.11%) Live Communications Server
9 2 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.56%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 41 (22.78%) MS Excel
2 35 (19.44%) MS Office
3 14 (7.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.22%) Office 365
2 5 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.56%) IaaS
3 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.44%) DNS
2 15 (8.33%) DHCP
3 8 (4.44%) SAN
4 7 (3.89%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.89%) POP3
4 7 (3.89%) SMTP
4 7 (3.89%) IMAP
5 6 (3.33%) VoIP
5 6 (3.33%) Firewall
6 5 (2.78%) WAN
6 5 (2.78%) LAN
6 5 (2.78%) PBX
7 4 (2.22%) Unified Communications
8 3 (1.67%) Internet
8 3 (1.67%) PSTN
9 2 (1.11%) RTP
10 1 (0.56%) MPLS
10 1 (0.56%) ADSL
10 1 (0.56%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (5.00%) StarTeam
2 2 (1.11%) MSI
3 1 (0.56%) InstallShield
General
1 4 (2.22%) Finance
2 3 (1.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.11%) Banking
3 2 (1.11%) Retail
4 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (25.56%) Support Engineer
2 25 (13.89%) 2nd Line Support
3 24 (13.33%) Analyst
4 20 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 18 (10.00%) Rollout Engineer
6 16 (8.89%) Field Engineer
7 14 (7.78%) Desktop Support
7 14 (7.78%) Desktop Engineer
8 12 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
8 12 (6.67%) Service Analyst
9 10 (5.56%) Consultant
10 9 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 9 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
11 8 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 7 (3.89%) Support Analyst
12 7 (3.89%) Team Leader
12 7 (3.89%) Server Engineer
12 7 (3.89%) Desktop Analyst
13 6 (3.33%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.33%) .NET
1 6 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.11%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.11%) WSDL
2 2 (1.11%) XML
2 2 (1.11%) SOAP
3 1 (0.56%) Web Services
3 1 (0.56%) SAML
3 1 (0.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.89%) Clustering
3 4 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (2.22%) PKI
4 3 (1.67%) Replication
4 3 (1.67%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.67%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.67%) Cryptography
4 3 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.11%) iPhone
6 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 150 (83.33%) Windows
2 93 (51.67%) Windows 7
3 40 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (10.56%) Windows XP
6 17 (9.44%) Linux
7 13 (7.22%) Windows 8
8 9 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.67%) UNIX
10 1 (0.56%) VMS
10 1 (0.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (24.44%) ITIL
2 32 (17.78%) Configuration Management
3 17 (9.44%) Service Management
4 14 (7.78%) Customer Engagement
5 11 (6.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (5.56%) Migration
7 7 (3.89%) Network Management
8 6 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (2.78%) Project Management
9 5 (2.78%) Service Delivery
10 4 (2.22%) Problem Management
10 4 (2.22%) Validation
11 3 (1.67%) Knowledge Management
11 3 (1.67%) OWASP
11 3 (1.67%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (1.67%) Waterfall
11 3 (1.67%) Performance Engineering
11 3 (1.67%) Mentoring
12 2 (1.11%) ArchiMate
12 2 (1.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.11%) SQL
2 14 (7.78%) PowerShell
3 11 (6.11%) VBScript
3 11 (6.11%) VB
4 4 (2.22%) C
5 2 (1.11%) C#
6 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.56%) C++
6 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 80 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 63 (35.00%) DV Cleared
3 44 (24.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 28 (15.56%) MCSE
6 26 (14.44%) MCP
7 18 (10.00%) Degree
8 16 (8.89%) MCITP
9 15 (8.33%) MCTS
10 3 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.67%) MCSD
11 2 (1.11%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.56%) PMP
12 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.78%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (11.67%) Hyper-V
2 20 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (2.22%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.11%) XenApp
5 2 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 42 (23.33%) SCCM
2 16 (8.89%) SCOM
3 11 (6.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 9 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.11%) MOM
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.56%) Puppet
6 1 (0.56%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.56%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.56%) SCSM
Vendors
1 107 (59.44%) Microsoft
2 31 (17.22%) VMware
3 18 (10.00%) HP
4 15 (8.33%) Symantec
5 14 (7.78%) Citrix
6 13 (7.22%) Lotus
7 11 (6.11%) Oracle
8 9 (5.00%) Borland
8 9 (5.00%) Cisco
9 8 (4.44%) Novell
10 5 (2.78%) AppSense
10 5 (2.78%) Avaya
11 3 (1.67%) EMC
12 2 (1.11%) Nortel
12 2 (1.11%) Remedy
13 1 (0.56%) McAfee
13 1 (0.56%) Apple
13 1 (0.56%) Dell
13 1 (0.56%) Google
13 1 (0.56%) Meridio
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