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 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 16 17 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 5 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.68% 4.55% 3.92%
As % of the System Software category 45.45% 73.33% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 8
Median daily rate £425 £353 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.56% -9.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £243 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £308 £310 £308
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.50 - £19.50
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 Slough region.

System Software Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
11 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 8.09% 6.20% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 17
Median daily rate £425 £353 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.56% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £257 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.50 - £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.45% +3.12%

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 1 March 2017.

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 1 March 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 Slough region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (35.71%) MS Office
4 5 (35.71%) DNS
5 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 4 (28.57%) Advertising
5 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 4 (28.57%) Office 365
6 3 (21.43%) DBS Check
6 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (21.43%) vSphere
6 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
6 3 (21.43%) SCCM
6 3 (21.43%) ITIL
7 2 (14.29%) SLA
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 2 (14.29%) DHCP
7 2 (14.29%) Web Services
7 2 (14.29%) Java
7 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
7 2 (14.29%) WSUS
7 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure

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 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
2 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.14%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
2 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (7.14%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (7.14%) SoftLayer
4 1 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) DHCP
2 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) FTP
3 1 (7.14%) HTTP
3 1 (7.14%) IPv4
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) Telnet
3 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (28.57%) Advertising
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) IT Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) IT Support
3 3 (21.43%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Server Support
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
1 1 (7.14%) Clustering
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) FlexPod
1 1 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) High Availability
2 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
3 1 (7.14%) Security Auditing
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) DBS Check
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (21.43%) vSphere
2 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.14%) Firmware
3 1 (7.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
2 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (14.29%) WSUS
3 1 (7.14%) Ansible
3 1 (7.14%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Puppet
3 1 (7.14%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) BMC
3 1 (7.14%) CA
3 1 (7.14%) EMC
3 1 (7.14%) F5
3 1 (7.14%) Nimsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Remedy