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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 20 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 7 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.46% 5.08% 4.40%
As % of the System Software category 30.43% 60.00% 38.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 4
Median daily rate £253 £325 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.23% +14.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £18.00 - £21.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 - £18.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 - £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
23 20 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 14.65% 8.47% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 15
Median daily rate £363 £375 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £178 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £515 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £18.00 - £21.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 - £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 - £22.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 September 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 September 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 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (28.57%) MS Office
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix
3 4 (28.57%) DNS
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
4 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 3 (21.43%) SCCM
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Office 365
5 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (14.29%) Private Cloud
5 2 (14.29%) Server Building
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 2 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 2 (14.29%) vSphere
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) VMS
5 2 (14.29%) DHCP
5 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
5 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi

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 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Cognos Planning
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Mimecast
2 1 (7.14%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) DHCP
2 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.14%) HTTP
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Cognos Analysis Studio
1 1 (7.14%) Cognos Connection
1 1 (7.14%) Cognos Powerplay
1 1 (7.14%) Cognos Query Studio
1 1 (7.14%) Cognos Report Studio
1 1 (7.14%) Data Mart
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) OLAP
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support
2 3 (21.43%) IT Support
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Cognos Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Desktop Support
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (14.29%) Private Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) FlexPod
2 1 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) VMS
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
6 1 (7.14%) Unix
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Migration
1 2 (14.29%) Server Building
2 1 (7.14%) Change Control
2 1 (7.14%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (7.14%) Data Management
2 1 (7.14%) DevOps
2 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
2 1 (7.14%) IT Asset Management
2 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
2 1 (7.14%) Presales
2 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) DBS Check
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 2 (14.29%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) BitLocker
3 1 (7.14%) Docker
3 1 (7.14%) vCloud
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
3 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Ansible
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Citrix
1 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Apple
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Cognos
3 1 (7.14%) MobileIron
3 1 (7.14%) NetApp
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Symantec