The first table below looks at the demand for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Slough region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 21 29 11
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 12 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.56% 3.61% 8.55%
As % of the System Software category 46.15% 83.33% 64.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £190 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £265 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.88% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.75 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% -56.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
System Software Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
26 12 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 9.89% 4.33% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 10
Average daily rate £330 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.96% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £363 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £363 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £21.25 £14.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.55% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Active Directory
Berkshire

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Slough region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Slough region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 26 (83.87%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (32.26%) DNS
4 9 (29.03%) Citrix
4 9 (29.03%) VMware
5 8 (25.81%) SCCM
6 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
6 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
6 7 (22.58%) Windows XP
6 7 (22.58%) MS Office
7 6 (19.35%) Cisco
7 6 (19.35%) VPN
7 6 (19.35%) HP
7 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (16.13%) Finance
8 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (16.13%) Blackberry
8 5 (16.13%) LAN
9 4 (12.90%) VoIP
9 4 (12.90%) WAN
9 4 (12.90%) DHCP
9 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
9 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
9 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
9 4 (12.90%) SSL
9 4 (12.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (12.90%) CCNA
9 4 (12.90%) EMC
9 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 4 (12.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.68%) IBM Notes
3 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.23%) Lync
4 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MS Office
2 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) DNS
2 6 (19.35%) VPN
3 5 (16.13%) LAN
4 4 (12.90%) VoIP
4 4 (12.90%) WAN
4 4 (12.90%) DHCP
4 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
4 4 (12.90%) SSL
5 3 (9.68%) Firewall
5 3 (9.68%) SAN
5 3 (9.68%) RTP
5 3 (9.68%) ISDN
6 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.23%) Junos
6 1 (3.23%) MPLS
6 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.23%) HTTP
6 1 (3.23%) ADSL
6 1 (3.23%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) French Language
2 1 (3.23%) Games
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Support Engineer
1 6 (19.35%) Server Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Desktop Support
3 3 (9.68%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support Specialist
5 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Field Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.45%) iPhone
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 26 (83.87%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
3 7 (22.58%) Windows XP
4 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.90%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (9.68%) ITIL
2 2 (6.45%) Migration
3 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) C#
1 3 (9.68%) C++
1 3 (9.68%) Java
2 2 (6.45%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) CCNA
1 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.68%) MCTS
2 3 (9.68%) CCVP
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.68%) MCSE
3 1 (3.23%) JNCIP
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) CNE
3 1 (3.23%) Novell Certification
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.23%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) SCCM
2 3 (9.68%) WSUS
3 2 (6.45%) SCOM
4 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Citrix
1 9 (29.03%) VMware
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 6 (19.35%) Cisco
3 6 (19.35%) HP
4 4 (12.90%) EMC
4 4 (12.90%) F5
5 3 (9.68%) Avaya
5 3 (9.68%) Lotus
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle
6 2 (6.45%) IBM
6 2 (6.45%) Apple
6 2 (6.45%) MobileIron
7 1 (3.23%) Google
7 1 (3.23%) NetApp
7 1 (3.23%) Juniper
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