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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 43 18 7
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -11
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 20 77 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.86% 7.57% 11.74%
As % of the System Software category 38.46% 47.83% 77.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 45 50
Median daily rate £279 £298 £209
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.30% +42.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £490 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £308
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 14
Median hourly rate £41.71 £32.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.32% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.91 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.71 £82.40 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%

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
52 161 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.43% 15.83% 15.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 98 73
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £225 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 14
Median hourly rate £53.75 £55.55 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.24% +184.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.91 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.65 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.28
% change year-on-year
- -1.68%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 49 (79.03%) Windows
2 36 (58.06%) Microsoft
3 28 (45.16%) Windows Server
4 22 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (30.65%) VMware
6 17 (27.42%) Office 365
7 13 (20.97%) MS Exchange
8 12 (19.35%) TCP/IP
8 12 (19.35%) Hyper-V
9 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (17.74%) DNS
9 11 (17.74%) DHCP
9 11 (17.74%) MS Excel
9 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (16.13%) SCCM
11 9 (14.52%) DV Cleared
11 9 (14.52%) Security Cleared
11 9 (14.52%) Citrix
11 9 (14.52%) LAN
11 9 (14.52%) Windows 7
12 8 (12.90%) SCOM
13 7 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (11.29%) Firewall
14 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (9.68%) Performance Monitoring
14 6 (9.68%) Azure Active Directory
14 6 (9.68%) Migration
14 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (9.68%) PowerShell
14 6 (9.68%) WAN

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 13 (20.97%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.68%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (17.74%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (27.42%) Office 365
2 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (9.68%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (4.84%) Yammer
6 1 (1.61%) IaaS
6 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.35%) TCP/IP
2 11 (17.74%) DHCP
2 11 (17.74%) DNS
3 9 (14.52%) LAN
4 7 (11.29%) Firewall
5 6 (9.68%) WAN
6 3 (4.84%) HTTP
6 3 (4.84%) MPLS
6 3 (4.84%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (4.84%) SAN
6 3 (4.84%) SMTP
6 3 (4.84%) VoIP
6 3 (4.84%) WLAN
7 2 (3.23%) Internet
7 2 (3.23%) SSH
7 2 (3.23%) VPN
7 2 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.61%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.61%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (6.45%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Marketing
3 2 (3.23%) Law
3 2 (3.23%) Legal
3 2 (3.23%) Retail
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (20.97%) Support Engineer
2 8 (12.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 8 (12.90%) Windows Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Active Directory Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) Architect
4 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 5 (8.06%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (8.06%) Consultant
6 4 (6.45%) 1st Line Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (6.45%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Exchange Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Server Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Technical Architect
6 4 (6.45%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) Web Services
2 2 (3.23%) .NET
3 1 (1.61%) VML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.45%) Public Cloud
2 3 (4.84%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.23%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (1.61%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 49 (79.03%) Windows
2 28 (45.16%) Windows Server
3 22 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (14.52%) Windows 7
6 6 (9.68%) Linux
6 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (8.06%) Windows 10
8 4 (6.45%) Android
8 4 (6.45%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.84%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (3.23%) AIX
10 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
10 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (9.68%) Migration
1 6 (9.68%) Performance Monitoring
1 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (6.45%) Data Protection
2 4 (6.45%) Mentoring
2 4 (6.45%) Project Management
2 4 (6.45%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (4.84%) Load Balancing
3 3 (4.84%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (4.84%) Patch Management
3 3 (4.84%) Scrum
3 3 (4.84%) Use Case
4 2 (3.23%) Asset Management
4 2 (3.23%) Business Development
4 2 (3.23%) Email Management
4 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (3.23%) Presales
4 2 (3.23%) Product Management
4 2 (3.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.68%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.45%) Python
3 2 (3.23%) C
3 2 (3.23%) SQL
4 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) DV Cleared
1 9 (14.52%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.23%) CCNA
3 2 (3.23%) CCNP
3 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.23%) Degree
3 2 (3.23%) MCP
3 2 (3.23%) MCSA
3 2 (3.23%) MCSE
4 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) QA
1 3 (4.84%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (19.35%) Hyper-V
2 7 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.84%) XenApp
3 3 (4.84%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.61%) Firmware
5 1 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.61%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (16.13%) SCCM
2 8 (12.90%) SCOM
3 4 (6.45%) Ansible
4 2 (3.23%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (58.06%) Microsoft
2 19 (30.65%) VMware
3 9 (14.52%) Citrix
4 4 (6.45%) Cisco
4 4 (6.45%) NetApp
4 4 (6.45%) Samsung
5 3 (4.84%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.84%) Dell
5 3 (4.84%) HP
6 2 (3.23%) Apple
6 2 (3.23%) EMC
7 1 (1.61%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.61%) Symantec
7 1 (1.61%) Veritas
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