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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 18 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 55 76 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.44% 8.82% 10.88%
As % of the System Software category 55.56% 59.38% 72.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 52
Median daily rate £375 £381 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £114 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 31 11
Median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +43.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.90 £24.12 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
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
99 128 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.59% 14.85% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 57 62
Median daily rate £388 £417 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.07% +4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £182 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £483 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 31 11
Median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +39.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £24.12 £16.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

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 25 June 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 25 June 2016.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 112 (84.21%) Windows
2 82 (61.65%) Microsoft
3 67 (50.38%) Windows Server
4 42 (31.58%) DNS
5 34 (25.56%) MS Excel
5 34 (25.56%) ITIL
5 34 (25.56%) VMware
6 31 (23.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (22.56%) Windows 7
7 30 (22.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 28 (21.05%) Citrix
8 28 (21.05%) MS Office
9 23 (17.29%) PowerShell
10 22 (16.54%) Security Cleared
10 22 (16.54%) SCCM
10 22 (16.54%) DHCP
10 22 (16.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
11 21 (15.79%) SLA
11 21 (15.79%) MS Exchange
11 21 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
12 20 (15.04%) Linux
12 20 (15.04%) Office 365
13 19 (14.29%) Degree
14 18 (13.53%) WSUS
14 18 (13.53%) SQL
15 16 (12.03%) SQL Server
16 15 (11.28%) MCSE
16 15 (11.28%) MCTS
16 15 (11.28%) DV Cleared

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 21 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.26%) IIS
3 6 (4.51%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.50%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.75%) Live Communications Server
6 1 (0.75%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.75%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.75%) SharePoint Foundation
6 1 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 34 (25.56%) MS Excel
2 28 (21.05%) MS Office
3 6 (4.51%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.75%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (15.04%) Office 365
3 7 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.50%) SaaS
5 1 (0.75%) Boomi
5 1 (0.75%) PaaS
5 1 (0.75%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 42 (31.58%) DNS
2 22 (16.54%) DHCP
3 14 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 9 (6.77%) SAN
5 7 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
5 7 (5.26%) VPN
6 6 (4.51%) Firewall
7 5 (3.76%) LAN
8 4 (3.01%) Internet
8 4 (3.01%) Kerberos
8 4 (3.01%) LDAP
9 3 (2.26%) NAS
9 3 (2.26%) SMTP
9 3 (2.26%) WAN
10 2 (1.50%) HTTP
10 2 (1.50%) Intranet
10 2 (1.50%) MPLS
10 2 (1.50%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.50%) Skype
10 2 (1.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.01%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.75%) DB2
3 1 (0.75%) DocumentDB
3 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (2.26%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.26%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.75%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (9.77%) Finance
2 6 (4.51%) Retail
3 5 (3.76%) French Language
3 5 (3.76%) German Language
3 5 (3.76%) Portuguese Language
3 5 (3.76%) Spanish Language
4 4 (3.01%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.26%) Banking
5 3 (2.26%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.50%) Legal
7 1 (0.75%) Billing
7 1 (0.75%) Electronics
7 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Law
7 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.75%) Marketing
7 1 (0.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (32.33%) Support Engineer
2 17 (12.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 15 (11.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (10.53%) Consultant
5 12 (9.02%) 3rd Line Support
5 12 (9.02%) Analyst
5 12 (9.02%) Architect
5 12 (9.02%) Windows Engineer
6 11 (8.27%) Desktop Support
7 10 (7.52%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (7.52%) Field Engineer
7 10 (7.52%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (6.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (6.77%) Desktop Engineer
8 9 (6.77%) Junior
9 8 (6.02%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 8 (6.02%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 8 (6.02%) Junior Linux Engineer
10 7 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (5.26%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.52%) .NET
2 6 (4.51%) XML
3 4 (3.01%) ADO.NET
3 4 (3.01%) OAuth2
3 4 (3.01%) SAML
4 3 (2.26%) DCOM
4 3 (2.26%) MSMQ
5 2 (1.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.75%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.75%) COM
6 1 (0.75%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.75%) JDBC
6 1 (0.75%) JSON
6 1 (0.75%) Middleware
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.75%) SOAP
6 1 (0.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.75%) Web Services
6 1 (0.75%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.02%) Clustering
2 8 (6.02%) PKI
3 7 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.51%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.01%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.26%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.26%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.50%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.50%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.50%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.75%) FMCG
8 1 (0.75%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 112 (84.21%) Windows
2 67 (50.38%) Windows Server
3 31 (23.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (22.56%) Windows 7
5 22 (16.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (15.04%) Linux
7 13 (9.77%) Unix
8 8 (6.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (6.02%) Windows XP
9 6 (4.51%) Windows 8
10 5 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.26%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.50%) Solaris
13 1 (0.75%) AIX
13 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.75%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.56%) ITIL
2 13 (9.77%) Customer Engagement
3 12 (9.02%) Service Management
4 11 (8.27%) Incident Management
4 11 (8.27%) Migration
5 7 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (4.51%) Data Modelling
6 6 (4.51%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (4.51%) High Availability
6 6 (4.51%) Load Balancing
6 6 (4.51%) Performance Optimisation
7 5 (3.76%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (3.76%) CRM
7 5 (3.76%) Data Protection
7 5 (3.76%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (3.76%) Mentoring
7 5 (3.76%) Problem Management
7 5 (3.76%) Server Virtualisation
8 4 (3.01%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (3.01%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 23 (17.29%) PowerShell
2 18 (13.53%) SQL
3 8 (6.02%) VBScript
4 4 (3.01%) C#
4 4 (3.01%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.01%) Python
5 3 (2.26%) Java
5 3 (2.26%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.50%) AWK
6 2 (1.50%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.50%) C++
6 2 (1.50%) Perl
6 2 (1.50%) PHP
6 2 (1.50%) Ruby
6 2 (1.50%) sed
6 2 (1.50%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.50%) VB
7 1 (0.75%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 30 (22.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (16.54%) Security Cleared
3 19 (14.29%) Degree
4 15 (11.28%) DV Cleared
4 15 (11.28%) MCSE
4 15 (11.28%) MCTS
5 13 (9.77%) MCITP
6 7 (5.26%) MCP
6 7 (5.26%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.50%) ACMT
7 2 (1.50%) CCNA
7 2 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.50%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.50%) HNC
7 2 (1.50%) MCAD
7 2 (1.50%) MCPD
7 2 (1.50%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.75%) CCA
8 1 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (15.79%) SLA
2 2 (1.50%) QA
3 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (11.28%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.51%) Terminal Server
3 6 (4.51%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (4.51%) XenApp
4 5 (3.76%) BitLocker
4 5 (3.76%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (3.76%) XenServer
5 4 (3.01%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.26%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.26%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (2.26%) vSphere
7 2 (1.50%) NFS
7 2 (1.50%) UAG
8 1 (0.75%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (16.54%) SCCM
2 18 (13.53%) WSUS
3 13 (9.77%) SCOM
4 6 (4.51%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (4.51%) WMI
5 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (3.76%) Puppet
6 3 (2.26%) Ansible
6 3 (2.26%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.26%) Nagios
7 2 (1.50%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.50%) Perfmon
7 2 (1.50%) SCOrch
7 2 (1.50%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.75%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.75%) Simpana
8 1 (0.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 82 (61.65%) Microsoft
2 34 (25.56%) VMware
3 28 (21.05%) Citrix
4 14 (10.53%) Remedy
5 7 (5.26%) Cisco
5 7 (5.26%) HP
6 5 (3.76%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.26%) SAP
8 2 (1.50%) Apple
8 2 (1.50%) Dell
8 2 (1.50%) IBM
8 2 (1.50%) Juniper
8 2 (1.50%) Oracle
9 1 (0.75%) CommVault
9 1 (0.75%) EMC
9 1 (0.75%) Intel Security
9 1 (0.75%) NetApp
9 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.75%) Siebel
9 1 (0.75%) Symantec
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