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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 37 76 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 5.01% 7.72% 12.20%
As % of the System Software category 50.68% 62.81% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 52
Median daily rate £313 £388 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% +23.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £170 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 25 17
Median hourly rate £33.67 £21.55 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.24% +53.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.22 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £30.90 £35.00
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
73 121 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.89% 12.30% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 61 66
Median daily rate £450 £400 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +25.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £183 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 25 17
Median hourly rate £43.28 £21.55 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.83% +53.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

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 28 August 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 28 August 2016.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 80 (80.81%) Windows
2 66 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 43 (43.43%) Windows Server
4 28 (28.28%) VMware
4 28 (28.28%) MS Office
5 27 (27.27%) MS Excel
6 26 (26.26%) DNS
7 23 (23.23%) Windows 7
8 21 (21.21%) SCCM
8 21 (21.21%) Security Cleared
8 21 (21.21%) PowerShell
8 21 (21.21%) ITIL
9 20 (20.20%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (19.19%) Office 365
11 17 (17.17%) Microsoft Azure
12 16 (16.16%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (16.16%) Citrix
12 16 (16.16%) SQL
13 15 (15.15%) SLA
13 15 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (14.14%) DV Cleared
14 14 (14.14%) WSUS
14 14 (14.14%) MS Exchange
15 12 (12.12%) SCOM
16 11 (11.11%) Degree
16 11 (11.11%) Migration
16 11 (11.11%) Finance
16 11 (11.11%) HP
16 11 (11.11%) SQL Server
16 11 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012

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 14 (14.14%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (4.04%) IIS
4 3 (3.03%) Documentum
4 3 (3.03%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.02%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.01%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.01%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.01%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 28 (28.28%) MS Office
2 27 (27.27%) MS Excel
3 9 (9.09%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.01%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.01%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 1 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (19.19%) Office 365
2 17 (17.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.07%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.02%) OneDrive
4 2 (2.02%) SaaS
5 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.01%) Boomi
5 1 (1.01%) IaaS
5 1 (1.01%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.01%) PaaS
5 1 (1.01%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (1.01%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 26 (26.26%) DNS
2 10 (10.10%) TCP/IP
3 8 (8.08%) DHCP
3 8 (8.08%) LAN
4 6 (6.06%) LDAP
4 6 (6.06%) SAN
4 6 (6.06%) VPN
5 5 (5.05%) WAN
6 4 (4.04%) Firewall
6 4 (4.04%) Internet
6 4 (4.04%) Kerberos
6 4 (4.04%) MPLS
7 3 (3.03%) SSL
7 3 (3.03%) VoIP
8 2 (2.02%) HTTP
8 2 (2.02%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.02%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (2.02%) SMTP
8 2 (2.02%) VLAN
8 2 (2.02%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.04%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.01%) DocumentDB
3 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.01%) Power BI
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.01%) MSI
1 1 (1.01%) SoapUI
1 1 (1.01%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (11.11%) Finance
2 5 (5.05%) French Language
2 5 (5.05%) German Language
2 5 (5.05%) Portuguese Language
2 5 (5.05%) Spanish Language
3 3 (3.03%) Italian Language
3 3 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.02%) Banking
4 2 (2.02%) Legal
4 2 (2.02%) Retail
5 1 (1.01%) Electronics
5 1 (1.01%) Law
5 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 16 (16.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 14 (14.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 12 (12.12%) Architect
5 11 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 11 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
5 11 (11.11%) Desktop Support
6 10 (10.10%) Consultant
6 10 (10.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 8 (8.08%) Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (7.07%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 7 (7.07%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (7.07%) Analyst
9 7 (7.07%) Escalation Engineer
9 7 (7.07%) Field Engineer
9 7 (7.07%) IT Support
10 6 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (6.06%) Azure Engineer
10 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.09%) .NET
2 6 (6.06%) XML
3 4 (4.04%) ADO.NET
3 4 (4.04%) OAuth2
3 4 (4.04%) SAML
4 3 (3.03%) DCOM
4 3 (3.03%) Middleware
4 3 (3.03%) MSMQ
5 2 (2.02%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.01%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.01%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.01%) JDBC
6 1 (1.01%) JSON
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.01%) REST
6 1 (1.01%) SOAP
6 1 (1.01%) VML
6 1 (1.01%) Web Services
6 1 (1.01%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.08%) PKI
2 6 (6.06%) Clustering
2 6 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.04%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.02%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.01%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.01%) FMCG
6 1 (1.01%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 80 (80.81%) Windows
2 43 (43.43%) Windows Server
3 23 (23.23%) Windows 7
4 15 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (10.10%) Linux
7 7 (7.07%) Windows 8
8 6 (6.06%) Windows 10
8 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (6.06%) Windows XP
9 4 (4.04%) Unix
10 3 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (3.03%) Solaris
11 2 (2.02%) AIX
12 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.01%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (1.01%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.21%) ITIL
2 11 (11.11%) Migration
3 6 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (6.06%) Data Protection
3 6 (6.06%) Load Balancing
4 5 (5.05%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (5.05%) Data Modelling
4 5 (5.05%) Mentoring
4 5 (5.05%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (5.05%) Service Management
5 4 (4.04%) B2B
5 4 (4.04%) B2C
5 4 (4.04%) CRM
5 4 (4.04%) High Availability
6 3 (3.03%) Coaching
6 3 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.03%) Performance Optimisation
6 3 (3.03%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.03%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.03%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.21%) PowerShell
2 16 (16.16%) SQL
3 9 (9.09%) VBScript
4 4 (4.04%) C#
4 4 (4.04%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.03%) Java
5 3 (3.03%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.03%) VB
6 2 (2.02%) C++
6 2 (2.02%) PHP
6 2 (2.02%) Python
6 2 (2.02%) Ruby
7 1 (1.01%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 21 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 20 (20.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (14.14%) DV Cleared
4 11 (11.11%) Degree
5 10 (10.10%) MCSE
6 8 (8.08%) MCP
7 7 (7.07%) MCTS
7 7 (7.07%) SC Cleared
8 5 (5.05%) MCITP
9 2 (2.02%) MCAD
9 2 (2.02%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.15%) SLA
2 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 16 (16.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (10.10%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.04%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (4.04%) VMware ESX
3 4 (4.04%) vSphere
4 3 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.02%) XenApp
5 2 (2.02%) XenServer
6 1 (1.01%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.01%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.01%) UAG
6 1 (1.01%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.01%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (21.21%) SCCM
2 14 (14.14%) WSUS
3 12 (12.12%) SCOM
4 6 (6.06%) WMI
5 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (2.02%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.02%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (2.02%) Perfmon
7 2 (2.02%) SCOrch
7 2 (2.02%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.01%) Ansible
8 1 (1.01%) Nagios
8 1 (1.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (1.01%) Puppet
8 1 (1.01%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 66 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 28 (28.28%) VMware
3 16 (16.16%) Citrix
4 11 (11.11%) HP
5 5 (5.05%) Cisco
5 5 (5.05%) EMC
6 4 (4.04%) Remedy
7 3 (3.03%) Oracle
7 3 (3.03%) Red Hat
7 3 (3.03%) Symantec
8 2 (2.02%) IBM
8 2 (2.02%) Juniper
8 2 (2.02%) SAP
8 2 (2.02%) Splunk
9 1 (1.01%) Aruba
9 1 (1.01%) Concur
9 1 (1.01%) Lumension
9 1 (1.01%) NetApp
9 1 (1.01%) Proofpoint
9 1 (1.01%) Veeam
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Oscar
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago