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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 11 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 20 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 7.91% 4.56% 4.82%
As % of the System Software category 68.97% 52.38% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £235 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.85% -37.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £235 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £235 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -23.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
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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
29 21 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 11.46% 8.71% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 3
Average daily rate £413 £270 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% -28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £235 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £330 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -44.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.64% -3.12%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 11 (36.67%) VMware
4 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (23.33%) Lync
5 7 (23.33%) MS Office
5 7 (23.33%) Cisco
5 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (23.33%) SAN
6 6 (20.00%) DNS
6 6 (20.00%) LAN
6 6 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 6 (20.00%) ITIL
6 6 (20.00%) WAN
6 6 (20.00%) Migration
6 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (16.67%) vSphere
7 5 (16.67%) REST
7 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (16.67%) Firewall
7 5 (16.67%) SOA
7 5 (16.67%) Citrix
7 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (13.33%) VPN
8 4 (13.33%) DHCP
8 4 (13.33%) Linux
8 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
8 4 (13.33%) Telecoms

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (23.33%) Lync
3 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) SAN
2 6 (20.00%) DNS
2 6 (20.00%) LAN
2 6 (20.00%) WAN
3 5 (16.67%) Firewall
4 4 (13.33%) VPN
4 4 (13.33%) DHCP
5 3 (10.00%) VLAN
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (10.00%) SNMP
5 3 (10.00%) VoIP
6 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.33%) Network Security
7 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.00%) French Language
3 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (6.67%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Solutions Designer
1 6 (20.00%) Designer
2 5 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Service Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Lead Designer
4 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) IT Support
5 2 (6.67%) Voice Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Solutions Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Exchange Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) IVR
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (13.33%) Linux
6 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) ITIL
1 6 (20.00%) Migration
2 5 (16.67%) SOA
3 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (10.00%) Service Desk Management
4 2 (6.67%) Contact Management
4 2 (6.67%) Service Management
4 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.67%) Change Management
4 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
4 2 (6.67%) Content Management
5 1 (3.33%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (3.33%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.67%) VBScript
2 2 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.00%) MCSE
2 3 (10.00%) MCSA
3 2 (6.67%) MCITP
4 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (16.67%) vSphere
2 4 (13.33%) XenApp
3 3 (10.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (10.00%) Samba
4 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) VMware
2 7 (23.33%) Cisco
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.67%) Citrix
4 3 (10.00%) Brocade
4 3 (10.00%) ProCurve
4 3 (10.00%) 3PAR
4 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (10.00%) HP
5 2 (6.67%) EMC
6 1 (3.33%) Blue Prism
6 1 (3.33%) Infoblox
6 1 (3.33%) Genesys
6 1 (3.33%) NetApp
6 1 (3.33%) Lotus
Slough, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £12.00 - £15.00 per hour + mileage
Posted: 11 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £250 - £260 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Slough
The People Network
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 24 days ago