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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 20 26 17
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 16 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 5.93% 3.99% 7.42%
As % of the System Software category 61.54% 45.83% 90.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 14
Average daily rate
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£325 £285 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £285 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £285 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.34% +27.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
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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 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 9.63% 8.70% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 15
Average daily rate £375 £285 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £276 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £375 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 (64.86%) Windows
2 11 (29.73%) MS Exchange
2 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
3 10 (27.03%) VMware
4 8 (21.62%) HP
4 8 (21.62%) Citrix
4 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (18.92%) Windows XP
5 7 (18.92%) ITIL
5 7 (18.92%) Migration
6 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
6 6 (16.22%) Cisco
6 6 (16.22%) MS Office
6 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
6 6 (16.22%) Lync
7 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (13.51%) REST
7 5 (13.51%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
7 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
7 5 (13.51%) SAN
7 5 (13.51%) MCSA
7 5 (13.51%) LDAP
7 5 (13.51%) DNS
7 5 (13.51%) Linux
7 5 (13.51%) SOA
7 5 (13.51%) LAN
7 5 (13.51%) WAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 11 (29.73%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.22%) Lync
3 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) WAN
1 5 (13.51%) DNS
1 5 (13.51%) SAN
1 5 (13.51%) Firewall
1 5 (13.51%) LDAP
1 5 (13.51%) LAN
2 3 (8.11%) VoIP
2 3 (8.11%) VPN
2 3 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (8.11%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (8.11%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (8.11%) VLAN
2 3 (8.11%) DHCP
2 3 (8.11%) SNMP
3 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.70%) Network Security
4 1 (2.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (10.81%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) French Language
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Support Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Solutions Designer
2 6 (16.22%) Designer
3 5 (13.51%) Defect Manager
3 5 (13.51%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (13.51%) Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Service Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Lead Designer
6 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Security Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) IT Support
6 2 (5.41%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) REST
2 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.41%) IVR
3 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 24 (64.86%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (18.92%) Windows XP
4 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
5 5 (13.51%) Linux
5 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.70%) CentOS
8 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) ITIL
1 7 (18.92%) Migration
2 5 (13.51%) SOA
2 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
3 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
3 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Management
4 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
4 2 (5.41%) Service Management
4 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
4 2 (5.41%) Contact Management
4 2 (5.41%) Information Security
4 2 (5.41%) Content Management
5 1 (2.70%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (2.70%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.11%) VBScript
2 3 (8.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.51%) MCSA
3 3 (8.11%) MCSE
4 1 (2.70%) MCITP
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.81%) XenApp
2 4 (10.81%) vSphere
3 3 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (8.11%) XenDesktop
3 3 (8.11%) Samba
4 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.70%) Xen
4 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.70%) Sendmail
4 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (10.81%) SCCM
3 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.03%) VMware
3 8 (21.62%) HP
3 8 (21.62%) Citrix
4 6 (16.22%) Cisco
5 3 (8.11%) Brocade
5 3 (8.11%) ProCurve
5 3 (8.11%) SolarWinds
5 3 (8.11%) 3PAR
6 2 (5.41%) EMC
7 1 (2.70%) Sun
7 1 (2.70%) Genesys
7 1 (2.70%) NetApp
7 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.70%) Remedy
7 1 (2.70%) Blue Prism