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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 25 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 45 74 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.52% 8.03% 12.24%
As % of the System Software category 48.91% 60.66% 79.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 54
Median daily rate £338 £388 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £154 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £488 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 30 13
Median hourly rate £24.06 £21.55 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.64% +30.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.03 £14.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £30.90 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
92 122 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.29% 13.25% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 63 65
Median daily rate £388 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £200 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 30 13
Median hourly rate £43.28 £21.55 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.83% +30.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +9.67%

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 24 July 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 24 July 2016.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 103 (84.43%) Windows
2 75 (61.48%) Microsoft
3 60 (49.18%) Windows Server
4 37 (30.33%) DNS
5 34 (27.87%) ITIL
6 33 (27.05%) MS Excel
6 33 (27.05%) VMware
7 29 (23.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (23.77%) Citrix
7 29 (23.77%) Windows 7
8 28 (22.95%) MS Office
9 26 (21.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 23 (18.85%) PowerShell
10 23 (18.85%) SCCM
11 21 (17.21%) Microsoft Azure
11 21 (17.21%) Office 365
11 21 (17.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (16.39%) Linux
13 19 (15.57%) SLA
13 19 (15.57%) Security Cleared
13 19 (15.57%) VMware Infrastructure
14 18 (14.75%) Degree
14 18 (14.75%) WSUS
15 17 (13.93%) MS Exchange
15 17 (13.93%) DHCP
16 16 (13.11%) SQL
17 15 (12.30%) MCTS
18 13 (10.66%) MCITP
18 13 (10.66%) SCOM
18 13 (10.66%) Finance

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 17 (13.93%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.56%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.74%) IIS
4 5 (4.10%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.64%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.82%) Live Communications Server
7 1 (0.82%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.82%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 33 (27.05%) MS Excel
2 28 (22.95%) MS Office
3 6 (4.92%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.82%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 1 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.21%) Microsoft Azure
1 21 (17.21%) Office 365
2 7 (5.74%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.64%) SaaS
4 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.82%) Boomi
4 1 (0.82%) IaaS
4 1 (0.82%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.82%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.82%) PaaS
4 1 (0.82%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.82%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 37 (30.33%) DNS
2 17 (13.93%) DHCP
3 13 (10.66%) TCP/IP
4 7 (5.74%) LAN
4 7 (5.74%) VPN
5 6 (4.92%) SAN
6 5 (4.10%) LDAP
6 5 (4.10%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (4.10%) WAN
7 4 (3.28%) Firewall
7 4 (3.28%) Internet
7 4 (3.28%) Kerberos
8 3 (2.46%) Skype
8 3 (2.46%) SMTP
9 2 (1.64%) HTTP
9 2 (1.64%) MPLS
9 2 (1.64%) NAS
9 2 (1.64%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.64%) SSL
9 2 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.66%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.28%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.82%) DocumentDB
3 1 (0.82%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.82%) Power BI
3 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.46%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.82%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (10.66%) Finance
2 5 (4.10%) French Language
2 5 (4.10%) German Language
2 5 (4.10%) Portuguese Language
2 5 (4.10%) Spanish Language
3 4 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.46%) Italian Language
4 3 (2.46%) Retail
5 2 (1.64%) Banking
5 2 (1.64%) Legal
6 1 (0.82%) Billing
6 1 (0.82%) Electronics
6 1 (0.82%) Law
6 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (31.15%) Support Engineer
2 17 (13.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 16 (13.11%) Consultant
4 12 (9.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (9.02%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (9.02%) Analyst
5 11 (9.02%) Desktop Support
6 10 (8.20%) Field Engineer
7 9 (7.38%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (7.38%) Architect
7 9 (7.38%) Desktop Engineer
7 9 (7.38%) Windows Engineer
8 8 (6.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 8 (6.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (6.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 8 (6.56%) Junior
8 8 (6.56%) Junior Linux Engineer
8 8 (6.56%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (5.74%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (5.74%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.20%) .NET
2 6 (4.92%) XML
3 4 (3.28%) ADO.NET
3 4 (3.28%) OAuth2
3 4 (3.28%) SAML
4 3 (2.46%) DCOM
4 3 (2.46%) MSMQ
5 2 (1.64%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.82%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.82%) COM
6 1 (0.82%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.82%) JDBC
6 1 (0.82%) JSON
6 1 (0.82%) Middleware
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.82%) REST
6 1 (0.82%) SOAP
6 1 (0.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.82%) Web Services
6 1 (0.82%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.20%) Clustering
2 8 (6.56%) PKI
3 7 (5.74%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.92%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.28%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.46%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.64%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.64%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.82%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.82%) FMCG
8 1 (0.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 103 (84.43%) Windows
2 60 (49.18%) Windows Server
3 29 (23.77%) Windows 7
3 29 (23.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (17.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (16.39%) Linux
6 13 (10.66%) Unix
7 7 (5.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (4.92%) Windows 8
8 6 (4.92%) Windows XP
9 4 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.46%) Solaris
10 3 (2.46%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.64%) AIX
12 1 (0.82%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.82%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (27.87%) ITIL
2 13 (10.66%) Customer Engagement
3 12 (9.84%) Service Management
4 10 (8.20%) Migration
5 8 (6.56%) Incident Management
6 6 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (4.92%) Data Modelling
6 6 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (4.92%) High Availability
6 6 (4.92%) Load Balancing
6 6 (4.92%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (4.92%) Performance Optimisation
7 5 (4.10%) CRM
7 5 (4.10%) Data Protection
7 5 (4.10%) Mentoring
7 5 (4.10%) Problem Management
7 5 (4.10%) Server Virtualisation
8 4 (3.28%) B2B
8 4 (3.28%) B2C
9 3 (2.46%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 23 (18.85%) PowerShell
2 16 (13.11%) SQL
3 8 (6.56%) VBScript
4 4 (3.28%) C#
4 4 (3.28%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.46%) Java
5 3 (2.46%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.64%) C++
6 2 (1.64%) PHP
6 2 (1.64%) Python
6 2 (1.64%) Ruby
6 2 (1.64%) VB
7 1 (0.82%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 26 (21.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (15.57%) Security Cleared
3 18 (14.75%) Degree
4 15 (12.30%) MCTS
5 13 (10.66%) MCITP
6 12 (9.84%) DV Cleared
7 11 (9.02%) MCSE
8 8 (6.56%) MCP
9 7 (5.74%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.64%) MCAD
10 2 (1.64%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.57%) SLA
2 2 (1.64%) QA
3 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (15.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (9.02%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.92%) Terminal Server
3 6 (4.92%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (4.92%) XenApp
4 5 (4.10%) BitLocker
4 5 (4.10%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.46%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.46%) vSphere
7 2 (1.64%) UAG
7 2 (1.64%) XenServer
8 1 (0.82%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.82%) NFS
8 1 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (18.85%) SCCM
2 18 (14.75%) WSUS
3 13 (10.66%) SCOM
4 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (4.92%) WMI
5 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (3.28%) Backup Exec
7 3 (2.46%) Ansible
7 3 (2.46%) Nagios
7 3 (2.46%) Puppet
8 2 (1.64%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (1.64%) Perfmon
8 2 (1.64%) SCOrch
8 2 (1.64%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 75 (61.48%) Microsoft
2 33 (27.05%) VMware
3 29 (23.77%) Citrix
4 11 (9.02%) Remedy
5 7 (5.74%) Cisco
6 6 (4.92%) HP
7 4 (3.28%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.46%) Oracle
8 3 (2.46%) SAP
9 2 (1.64%) Dell
9 2 (1.64%) EMC
9 2 (1.64%) Juniper
9 2 (1.64%) Symantec
10 1 (0.82%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.82%) NetApp
10 1 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.82%) Siebel
10 1 (0.82%) Sophos
10 1 (0.82%) Veeam
10 1 (0.82%) Wyse
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