The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 19 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 6 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.33% 7.29% 10.73%
As % of the System Software category 40.00% 55.26% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 6
Median daily rate £250 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £150 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.35 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+4.56% -1.06%
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 Slough region.

System Software Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
15 38 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 8.33% 13.19% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 10
Median daily rate £365 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough 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 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 5 May 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 Slough region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 10 (66.67%) Citrix
4 9 (60.00%) VMware
4 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (46.67%) Cisco
6 6 (40.00%) DNS
6 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 6 (40.00%) DHCP
6 6 (40.00%) NetApp
6 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 5 (33.33%) Change Management
8 4 (26.67%) Project Management
8 4 (26.67%) XenApp
8 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (26.67%) HP
9 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (20.00%) vSphere
9 3 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (20.00%) Dell
9 3 (20.00%) ISA Server
9 3 (20.00%) Linux
9 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 3 (20.00%) IBM

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) DHCP
1 6 (40.00%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (13.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Messaging Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Support Team Leader
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Windows Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
1 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (20.00%) Linux
7 2 (13.33%) AIX
7 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (13.33%) Unix
8 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
8 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Change Management
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (13.33%) Coaching
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (6.67%) Patch Management
4 1 (6.67%) Security Patching
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) VCP5
2 2 (13.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) XenApp
2 3 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (20.00%) ISA Server
2 3 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) vSphere
2 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) WSUS
2 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
2 2 (13.33%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (13.33%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (13.33%) Tivoli
2 2 (13.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Citrix
2 9 (60.00%) VMware
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco
4 6 (40.00%) NetApp
5 4 (26.67%) HP
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) Dell
6 3 (20.00%) IBM
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle
7 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
7 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow
7 2 (13.33%) Symantec
7 2 (13.33%) Veritas
8 1 (6.67%) Apple
8 1 (6.67%) Avaya
8 1 (6.67%) Juniper