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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 11 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 19 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 6.76% 4.13% 3.98%
As % of the System Software category 73.08% 52.63% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £235 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.21% -35.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £235 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £235 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
26 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 9.25% 7.85% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 4 6
Average daily rate £375 £243 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.63% -25.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £235 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £290 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

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
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 July 2015.

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 July 2015, 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 24 (68.57%) Windows
2 12 (34.29%) MS Exchange
3 11 (31.43%) VMware
4 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (22.86%) HP
6 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (20.00%) MS Office
6 7 (20.00%) Lync
7 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
7 6 (17.14%) ITIL
7 6 (17.14%) LAN
7 6 (17.14%) Cisco
7 6 (17.14%) SAN
7 6 (17.14%) WAN
7 6 (17.14%) Windows XP
7 6 (17.14%) DNS
7 6 (17.14%) Migration
7 6 (17.14%) Citrix
8 5 (14.29%) Firewall
8 5 (14.29%) SOA
8 5 (14.29%) LDAP
8 5 (14.29%) Linux
8 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (14.29%) SCCM
8 5 (14.29%) Software Testing
8 5 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (14.29%) REST
8 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (11.43%) vSphere

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 12 (34.29%) MS Exchange
2 7 (20.00%) Lync
3 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) WAN
1 6 (17.14%) LAN
1 6 (17.14%) DNS
1 6 (17.14%) SAN
2 5 (14.29%) Firewall
2 5 (14.29%) LDAP
3 4 (11.43%) VPN
3 4 (11.43%) DHCP
4 3 (8.57%) SNMP
4 3 (8.57%) VoIP
4 3 (8.57%) VLAN
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (8.57%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (8.57%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.86%) Network Security
6 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.57%) French Language
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.71%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) Support Engineer
1 6 (17.14%) Solutions Designer
1 6 (17.14%) Designer
2 5 (14.29%) Defect Manager
3 4 (11.43%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (11.43%) Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Lead Designer
4 3 (8.57%) Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) IT Support
5 2 (5.71%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Exchange Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Solutions Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Voice Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) IVR
2 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (68.57%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (17.14%) Windows XP
4 5 (14.29%) Linux
4 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
6 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.86%) CentOS
7 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) ITIL
1 6 (17.14%) Migration
2 5 (14.29%) SOA
2 5 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
3 3 (8.57%) Service Desk Management
4 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.71%) Content Management
4 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
4 2 (5.71%) Service Management
4 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.71%) Change Management
4 2 (5.71%) Contact Management
5 1 (2.86%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (2.86%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.71%) VBScript
2 2 (5.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.57%) MCSE
2 3 (8.57%) MCSA
3 1 (2.86%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.43%) XenApp
2 4 (11.43%) vSphere
3 3 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (8.57%) XenDesktop
3 3 (8.57%) Samba
4 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.86%) Xen
4 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.86%) Sendmail
4 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) SCCM
1 5 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) VMware
2 8 (22.86%) HP
3 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (17.14%) Cisco
4 6 (17.14%) Citrix
5 3 (8.57%) Brocade
5 3 (8.57%) ProCurve
5 3 (8.57%) SolarWinds
5 3 (8.57%) 3PAR
6 2 (5.71%) EMC
7 1 (2.86%) Genesys
7 1 (2.86%) NetApp
7 1 (2.86%) Lotus
7 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.86%) Remedy
7 1 (2.86%) Blue Prism
7 1 (2.86%) Infoblox
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