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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 17 7 31
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +24
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 71 97 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.07% 11.24% 5.48%
As % of the System Software category 59.17% 76.98% 61.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 48 22
Average daily rate
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£381 £300 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.08% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £164 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 12
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.92% -51.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £35.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.61 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -2.60%
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
120 126 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.95% 14.60% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 63 37
Average daily rate £400 £318 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.98% -15.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £214 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 12
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.92% -54.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 2015.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 125 (86.21%) Windows
2 87 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 78 (53.79%) Microsoft
4 54 (37.24%) Security Cleared
5 50 (34.48%) DV Cleared
6 29 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 28 (19.31%) ITIL
7 28 (19.31%) MS Office
8 24 (16.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 23 (15.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (15.17%) VMware
11 21 (14.48%) MS Exchange
12 20 (13.79%) Citrix
12 20 (13.79%) SCCM
13 19 (13.10%) MCSE
14 18 (12.41%) HP
15 17 (11.72%) DNS
15 17 (11.72%) SC Cleared
16 16 (11.03%) Configuration Management
16 16 (11.03%) SLA
16 16 (11.03%) MCP
17 15 (10.34%) Symantec
17 15 (10.34%) Office 365
18 14 (9.66%) Linux
18 14 (9.66%) Windows XP
18 14 (9.66%) MS Visio
19 13 (8.97%) DHCP
19 13 (8.97%) SharePoint
19 13 (8.97%) SQL
20 11 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2010

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 21 (14.48%) MS Exchange
2 13 (8.97%) SharePoint
3 11 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (6.90%) Lync
5 7 (4.83%) IIS
6 3 (2.07%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.38%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.69%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 29 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 28 (19.31%) MS Office
3 14 (9.66%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.34%) Office 365
2 7 (4.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.45%) Yammer
4 2 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.72%) DNS
2 13 (8.97%) DHCP
3 8 (5.52%) TCP/IP
4 7 (4.83%) WAN
5 6 (4.14%) LAN
6 3 (2.07%) Internet
6 3 (2.07%) Firewall
6 3 (2.07%) iSCSI
6 3 (2.07%) LDAP
7 2 (1.38%) Unified Communications
7 2 (1.38%) PBX
7 2 (1.38%) VoIP
7 2 (1.38%) HTTP
8 1 (0.69%) VPN
8 1 (0.69%) SMTP
8 1 (0.69%) Wireless
8 1 (0.69%) IPsec
8 1 (0.69%) VLAN
8 1 (0.69%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.69%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (6.90%) Finance
2 4 (2.76%) Banking
3 3 (2.07%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.38%) Law
5 1 (0.69%) Publishing
5 1 (0.69%) Military
5 1 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (24.14%) Support Engineer
2 20 (13.79%) 2nd Line Support
2 20 (13.79%) Rollout Engineer
3 17 (11.72%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 17 (11.72%) Analyst
4 15 (10.34%) Desktop Support
5 10 (6.90%) Architect
6 9 (6.21%) Desktop Engineer
7 7 (4.83%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (4.83%) Service Analyst
7 7 (4.83%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.14%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (4.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.14%) Desktop Analyst
9 5 (3.45%) Help Desk Engineer
9 5 (3.45%) Administrator
9 5 (3.45%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (3.45%) Build Engineer
10 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Specialist
10 4 (2.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.45%) Web Services
2 3 (2.07%) SAML
3 1 (0.69%) COM
3 1 (0.69%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.07%) Replication
2 3 (2.07%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.38%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (1.38%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.69%) Social Media
4 1 (0.69%) HP Storage
4 1 (0.69%) CESG
4 1 (0.69%) PKI
4 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 125 (86.21%) Windows
2 87 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 23 (15.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (9.66%) Linux
4 14 (9.66%) Windows XP
5 11 (7.59%) Windows 8
6 10 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (5.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.69%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.69%) UNIX
8 1 (0.69%) VMS
8 1 (0.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.31%) ITIL
2 16 (11.03%) Configuration Management
3 6 (4.14%) Migration
4 4 (2.76%) Service Management
5 3 (2.07%) Service Delivery
5 3 (2.07%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (2.07%) Supplier Management
5 3 (2.07%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (2.07%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (2.07%) Validation
5 3 (2.07%) Mentoring
6 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (1.38%) Performance Engineering
6 2 (1.38%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (1.38%) Asset Management
6 2 (1.38%) Data Analysis
6 2 (1.38%) Security Management
6 2 (1.38%) Project Management
7 1 (0.69%) Programme Management
7 1 (0.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.97%) SQL
2 6 (4.14%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.07%) C
3 3 (2.07%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (37.24%) Security Cleared
2 50 (34.48%) DV Cleared
3 24 (16.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (13.10%) MCSE
5 17 (11.72%) SC Cleared
6 16 (11.03%) MCP
7 5 (3.45%) MCITP
8 4 (2.76%) Degree
8 4 (2.76%) MCTS
9 3 (2.07%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.69%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (0.69%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.69%) MCSD
10 1 (0.69%) CCNA
10 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.03%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.52%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.14%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.76%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.07%) Terminal Services
5 3 (2.07%) XenApp
6 2 (1.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (13.79%) SCCM
2 3 (2.07%) SCOM
3 2 (1.38%) Puppet
3 2 (1.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.69%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.69%) WSUS
4 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.69%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 78 (53.79%) Microsoft
2 22 (15.17%) VMware
3 20 (13.79%) Citrix
4 18 (12.41%) HP
5 15 (10.34%) Symantec
6 8 (5.52%) AppSense
7 4 (2.76%) Cisco
7 4 (2.76%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.76%) Remedy
8 3 (2.07%) Lotus
9 2 (1.38%) Sophos
9 2 (1.38%) Dell
9 2 (1.38%) Avaya
10 1 (0.69%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.69%) Altiris
10 1 (0.69%) ProCurve
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £30.90 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £21.55 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £230 - £330 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago