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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 29 14 3
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -11
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 39 73 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.36% 7.67% 15.46%
As % of the System Software category 48.15% 63.48% 82.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 91
Median daily rate £300 £335 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £189 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £450 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 25 19
Median hourly rate £43.28 £21.55 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.83% +2.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.30 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £30.90 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Active Directory
Berkshire

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
81 115 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.13% 12.08% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 51 114
Median daily rate £400 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £347
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 32 19
Median hourly rate £55.00 £30.90 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.99% +47.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £17.50 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.55 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 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 3 December 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Reading region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 Reading region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 60 (76.92%) Windows
2 41 (52.56%) Microsoft
3 31 (39.74%) Windows Server
4 30 (38.46%) VMware
5 24 (30.77%) Office 365
6 19 (24.36%) SCCM
7 18 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (20.51%) Citrix
8 16 (20.51%) MS Exchange
9 15 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (19.23%) Windows 7
10 14 (17.95%) Security Cleared
10 14 (17.95%) MS Office
11 12 (15.38%) Hyper-V
12 11 (14.10%) DV Cleared
12 11 (14.10%) LAN
12 11 (14.10%) TCP/IP
13 10 (12.82%) DNS
13 10 (12.82%) DHCP
13 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (12.82%) Migration
13 10 (12.82%) Windows 10
14 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (11.54%) Firewall
14 9 (11.54%) MS Excel
14 9 (11.54%) Linux
15 8 (10.26%) SharePoint
15 8 (10.26%) WAN
15 8 (10.26%) HP
15 8 (10.26%) SCOM

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 16 (20.51%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.26%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.85%) Documentum
3 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.85%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.28%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.28%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 14 (17.95%) MS Office
2 9 (11.54%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 24 (30.77%) Office 365
2 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.13%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (5.13%) Yammer
4 2 (2.56%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.28%) IaaS
5 1 (1.28%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.10%) LAN
1 11 (14.10%) TCP/IP
2 10 (12.82%) DHCP
2 10 (12.82%) DNS
3 9 (11.54%) Firewall
4 8 (10.26%) WAN
5 6 (7.69%) MPLS
5 6 (7.69%) SAN
6 5 (6.41%) VoIP
7 3 (3.85%) Internet
8 2 (2.56%) LDAP
8 2 (2.56%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (2.56%) SMTP
8 2 (2.56%) SSL
8 2 (2.56%) VPN
8 2 (2.56%) WLAN
9 1 (1.28%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.28%) Skype
9 1 (1.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.28%) Power BI
1 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MSI
General
1 3 (3.85%) Finance
1 3 (3.85%) Marketing
2 2 (2.56%) Law
2 2 (2.56%) Legal
3 1 (1.28%) Retail
3 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (25.64%) Support Engineer
2 13 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 10 (12.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 10 (12.82%) 3rd Line Support
3 10 (12.82%) Architect
4 9 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (8.97%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 5 (6.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Consultant
8 5 (6.41%) Desktop Support
8 5 (6.41%) Exchange Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (6.41%) IT Support
9 4 (5.13%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Active Directory Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Office 365 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) Middleware
1 2 (2.56%) VML
2 1 (1.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.13%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.56%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.28%) Clustering
4 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.28%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.28%) FMCG
4 1 (1.28%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 60 (76.92%) Windows
2 31 (39.74%) Windows Server
3 18 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (19.23%) Windows 7
5 10 (12.82%) Windows 10
5 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (11.54%) Linux
7 8 (10.26%) Windows 8
8 6 (7.69%) Windows XP
9 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (5.13%) AIX
11 2 (2.56%) Android
11 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.56%) Solaris
11 2 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.28%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.82%) Migration
2 7 (8.97%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (6.41%) ITIL
4 4 (5.13%) Data Protection
4 4 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (5.13%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (5.13%) Validation
5 3 (3.85%) Network Management
5 3 (3.85%) Problem Management
5 3 (3.85%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.85%) Use Case
5 3 (3.85%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (2.56%) Data Loss Prevention
6 2 (2.56%) Email Management
6 2 (2.56%) High Availability
6 2 (2.56%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.56%) Machine Learning
6 2 (2.56%) Project Management
6 2 (2.56%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.26%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.13%) SQL
3 2 (2.56%) Python
3 2 (2.56%) Ruby
4 1 (1.28%) VB
4 1 (1.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.10%) DV Cleared
3 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.85%) Degree
4 3 (3.85%) MCP
4 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.56%) MCSA
5 2 (2.56%) MCSE
6 1 (1.28%) CCNA
6 1 (1.28%) CCNP
6 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.97%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 15 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.13%) vSphere
3 4 (5.13%) XenApp
4 3 (3.85%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (2.56%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.28%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.28%) Firmware
6 1 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.28%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (24.36%) SCCM
2 8 (10.26%) SCOM
2 8 (10.26%) WSUS
3 4 (5.13%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.28%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 41 (52.56%) Microsoft
2 30 (38.46%) VMware
3 16 (20.51%) Citrix
4 8 (10.26%) HP
5 7 (8.97%) EMC
6 5 (6.41%) Cisco
7 4 (5.13%) NetApp
7 4 (5.13%) Symantec
8 3 (3.85%) CheckPoint
8 3 (3.85%) Dell
9 2 (2.56%) Apple
9 2 (2.56%) IBM
9 2 (2.56%) Juniper
9 2 (2.56%) Oracle
9 2 (2.56%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.56%) Samsung
9 2 (2.56%) Splunk
10 1 (1.28%) Lumension
10 1 (1.28%) Remedy
10 1 (1.28%) Sophos
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