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 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 5 37 23
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -14
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 120 46 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 13.86% 4.52% 6.83%
As % of the System Software category 85.11% 58.23% 67.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 17 36
Average daily rate
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£363 £365 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +35.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £228 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £410 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £275 £287
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 8 8
Average hourly rate £17.07 £13.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.83% -17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £20.89 £23.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.90
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.04%
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
141 79 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.28% 7.77% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 29 66
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £178 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 8 8
Average hourly rate £17.07 £13.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.83% -36.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £20.89 £26.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.80 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +6.45%

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 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 144 (68.25%) Windows
2 104 (49.29%) Microsoft
3 52 (24.64%) DNS
3 52 (24.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 49 (23.22%) Windows 7
4 49 (23.22%) VMware
5 42 (19.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 42 (19.91%) Security Cleared
6 41 (19.43%) SQL
7 37 (17.54%) Disaster Recovery
8 35 (16.59%) SQL Server
8 35 (16.59%) Citrix
9 34 (16.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 34 (16.11%) MS Exchange
10 33 (15.64%) MS Excel
11 32 (15.17%) DHCP
12 31 (14.69%) Linux
13 29 (13.74%) Windows XP
14 27 (12.80%) ITIL
14 27 (12.80%) IIS
15 26 (12.32%) HP
15 26 (12.32%) Internet
16 25 (11.85%) VPN
16 25 (11.85%) SC Cleared
17 24 (11.37%) VMware Infrastructure
17 24 (11.37%) SCCM
18 23 (10.90%) PowerShell
18 23 (10.90%) Hyper-V
18 23 (10.90%) Windows Server 2012
18 23 (10.90%) Exchange Server 2013

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 34 (16.11%) MS Exchange
2 27 (12.80%) IIS
3 23 (10.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (10.43%) Lync
5 21 (9.95%) SharePoint
6 16 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (7.11%) SharePoint 2013
7 15 (7.11%) SharePoint 2010
7 15 (7.11%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (4.74%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2000
11 3 (1.42%) TIBCO EMS
12 2 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.95%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.47%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.47%) GroupWise
13 1 (0.47%) WorkSite
Applications
1 33 (15.64%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.16%) MS Office
3 5 (2.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (7.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (7.11%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.42%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.11%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (4.74%) Office 365
3 7 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 52 (24.64%) DNS
2 32 (15.17%) DHCP
3 26 (12.32%) Internet
4 25 (11.85%) VPN
5 23 (10.90%) LAN
6 22 (10.43%) WAN
7 21 (9.95%) Firewall
8 19 (9.00%) TCP/IP
9 12 (5.69%) LDAP
10 9 (4.27%) WLAN
10 9 (4.27%) MPLS
10 9 (4.27%) DMZ
10 9 (4.27%) Wireless
10 9 (4.27%) IPsec
11 7 (3.32%) VoIP
12 5 (2.37%) SAN
13 4 (1.90%) HTTP
14 3 (1.42%) Intranet
14 3 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
15 2 (0.95%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (16.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.90%) MySQL
3 3 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.47%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.95%) TestDirector
1 2 (0.95%) MSBuild
2 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.47%) PVCS
2 1 (0.47%) WinRunner
2 1 (0.47%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.47%) MSI
2 1 (0.47%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.47%) Subversion
2 1 (0.47%) StarTeam
2 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.47%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (1.90%) Finance
2 1 (0.47%) Law
2 1 (0.47%) Publishing
2 1 (0.47%) Games
2 1 (0.47%) Banking
2 1 (0.47%) Retail
2 1 (0.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (13.74%) Support Engineer
2 25 (11.85%) Architect
3 21 (9.95%) Technical Architect
4 19 (9.00%) Analyst
5 16 (7.58%) 2nd Line Support
6 15 (7.11%) Field Engineer
7 14 (6.64%) Desktop Engineer
8 12 (5.69%) Consultant
8 12 (5.69%) Network Engineer
9 11 (5.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (4.27%) Technical Analyst
10 9 (4.27%) Administrator
10 9 (4.27%) SCCM Engineer
11 8 (3.79%) Linux Engineer
11 8 (3.79%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (3.79%) Support Analyst
12 7 (3.32%) Technical Support
12 7 (3.32%) Desktop Support
12 7 (3.32%) Team Leader
12 7 (3.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.00%) .NET
2 16 (7.58%) Application Packaging
3 9 (4.27%) DCOM
4 6 (2.84%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.42%) XML
6 2 (0.95%) Oracle ADF
6 2 (0.95%) JNDI
7 1 (0.47%) XSL
7 1 (0.47%) MAPI
7 1 (0.47%) Web Services
7 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.47%) HTML
7 1 (0.47%) jQuery
7 1 (0.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (0.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.43%) Clustering
2 12 (5.69%) PKI
3 10 (4.74%) Thin Client
3 10 (4.74%) Fat Client
4 8 (3.79%) Replication
5 5 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.42%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.42%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.42%) EPoS
6 3 (1.42%) Statistics
7 2 (0.95%) Firmware
7 2 (0.95%) Smartcard
7 2 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.47%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.47%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.47%) iPhone
8 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.47%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 144 (68.25%) Windows
2 52 (24.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (23.22%) Windows 7
4 42 (19.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (14.69%) Linux
6 29 (13.74%) Windows XP
7 23 (10.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (7.58%) UNIX
9 9 (4.27%) Windows 8
10 5 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.90%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.42%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.42%) AIX
13 2 (0.95%) Solaris
13 2 (0.95%) CentOS
14 1 (0.47%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (17.54%) Disaster Recovery
2 27 (12.80%) ITIL
3 16 (7.58%) CRM
4 12 (5.69%) Load Balancing
5 11 (5.21%) Migration
5 11 (5.21%) Configuration Management
5 11 (5.21%) Service Management
5 11 (5.21%) Network Architecture
6 9 (4.27%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (4.27%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (3.79%) High Availability
7 8 (3.79%) Test Scripting
7 8 (3.79%) SOA
7 8 (3.79%) Network Design
8 7 (3.32%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (2.84%) Workflow
9 6 (2.84%) Customer Engagement
10 4 (1.90%) Incident Management
10 4 (1.90%) Change Control
10 4 (1.90%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 41 (19.43%) SQL
2 23 (10.90%) PowerShell
3 11 (5.21%) T-SQL
4 10 (4.74%) VBScript
5 9 (4.27%) VB
5 9 (4.27%) Perl
6 8 (3.79%) Korn
6 8 (3.79%) C
6 8 (3.79%) C#
6 8 (3.79%) Bourne shell
7 4 (1.90%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (19.91%) Security Cleared
2 34 (16.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (11.85%) SC Cleared
4 20 (9.48%) DV Cleared
5 19 (9.00%) MCSE
6 16 (7.58%) Degree
7 15 (7.11%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (5.69%) MCP
9 10 (4.74%) CCNP
10 8 (3.79%) MCITP
11 7 (3.32%) MCTS
11 7 (3.32%) Citrix Certification
12 6 (2.84%) CCA
12 6 (2.84%) CCNA
13 5 (2.37%) HNC
14 4 (1.90%) MCSA
14 4 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 2 (0.95%) ISEB
16 1 (0.47%) CCIE
16 1 (0.47%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.06%) SLA
2 2 (0.95%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.47%) COBIT
System Software
1 24 (11.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (10.90%) Hyper-V
3 14 (6.64%) XenApp
4 9 (4.27%) NFS
5 7 (3.32%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (3.32%) vSphere
6 6 (2.84%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (1.42%) KVM
8 3 (1.42%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.42%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.95%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.47%) NLBS
10 1 (0.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (11.37%) SCCM
2 13 (6.16%) NetBackup
3 10 (4.74%) WSUS
4 9 (4.27%) SCOM
4 9 (4.27%) WMI
5 8 (3.79%) Nagios
6 6 (2.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 5 (2.37%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (1.90%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.42%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (1.42%) ARCserve
9 3 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.47%) Netcool
10 1 (0.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.47%) Puppet
10 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.47%) Salt
Vendors
1 104 (49.29%) Microsoft
2 49 (23.22%) VMware
3 35 (16.59%) Citrix
4 26 (12.32%) HP
5 12 (5.69%) Red Hat
5 12 (5.69%) Symantec
6 11 (5.21%) EMC
7 9 (4.27%) Cisco
8 8 (3.79%) Isilon
9 7 (3.32%) Altiris
10 6 (2.84%) NetApp
10 6 (2.84%) Veritas
11 4 (1.90%) CA
11 4 (1.90%) AppSense
12 3 (1.42%) Remedy
12 3 (1.42%) Unica
12 3 (1.42%) TIBCO
13 2 (0.95%) NetIQ
13 2 (0.95%) Apple
13 2 (0.95%) Oracle
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