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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 19 11 19
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 7 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.43% 8.39% 7.38%
As % of the System Software category 30.43% 76.67% 58.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 7
Median daily rate £344 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £273 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £489 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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 Slough region.

System Software Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
23 30 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 14.56% 10.95% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 12
Median daily rate £344 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £500 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% +12.90%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Slough region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 June 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 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Citrix
3 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (37.50%) NetApp
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) DHCP
5 5 (31.25%) DNS
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
5 5 (31.25%) Linux
5 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
5 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (31.25%) VMware ESX
5 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (25.00%) XenApp
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (25.00%) XenDesktop
6 4 (25.00%) vSphere
6 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
7 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (18.75%) Degree
7 3 (18.75%) WSUS
7 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007

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 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) DHCP
1 5 (31.25%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) VoIP
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 1 (6.25%) Cognos Connection
3 1 (6.25%) Cognos Powerplay
3 1 (6.25%) Cognos Query Studio
3 1 (6.25%) Cognos Report Studio
3 1 (6.25%) Data Mart
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) OLAP
General
1 1 (6.25%) Legal
1 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cognos Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Support
4 1 (6.25%) Identity Management Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
1 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (12.50%) Private Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (31.25%) Linux
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (12.50%) AIX
6 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (12.50%) Unix
6 2 (12.50%) VMS
7 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
7 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Change Management
1 3 (18.75%) Migration
1 3 (18.75%) Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) Coaching
2 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 2 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) Server Building
3 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) Change Control
3 1 (6.25%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (6.25%) Data Management
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) MCSE
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (12.50%) VCP5
3 2 (12.50%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) VMware ESX
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (25.00%) vSphere
2 4 (25.00%) XenApp
2 4 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (18.75%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (18.75%) ISA Server
4 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) WSUS
2 2 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 2 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (12.50%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (12.50%) Tivoli
2 2 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Citrix
2 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) NetApp
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco
5 3 (18.75%) Dell
5 3 (18.75%) HP
5 3 (18.75%) IBM
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle
6 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
6 2 (12.50%) Symantec
6 2 (12.50%) Veritas
7 1 (6.25%) Apple
7 1 (6.25%) Cognos