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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 29 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 8 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 2.90% 7.57% 3.49%
As % of the System Software category 42.11% 90.48% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 3
Average daily rate
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- £325 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +44.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £279 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.34% -3.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.25 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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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
19 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 6.88% 8.37% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 4
Average daily rate £375 £325 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +44.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

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
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 21 August 2014, 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 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (47.62%) Cisco
4 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
4 8 (38.10%) SAN
4 8 (38.10%) VMware
4 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (28.57%) LAN
5 6 (28.57%) VoIP
5 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (23.81%) C#
6 5 (23.81%) C++
6 5 (23.81%) Java
6 5 (23.81%) .NET
6 5 (23.81%) Oracle
6 5 (23.81%) MCSE
6 5 (23.81%) ISDN
6 5 (23.81%) WAN
6 5 (23.81%) DHCP
6 5 (23.81%) DNS
6 5 (23.81%) CCNA
6 5 (23.81%) HP
6 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (23.81%) RTP
6 5 (23.81%) CCVP
6 5 (23.81%) MCTS
6 5 (23.81%) Windows 2000 Server
6 5 (23.81%) Windows 7

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 2 (9.52%) IBM Notes
1 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) SAN
2 6 (28.57%) LAN
2 6 (28.57%) VoIP
3 5 (23.81%) WAN
3 5 (23.81%) DHCP
3 5 (23.81%) RTP
3 5 (23.81%) ISDN
3 5 (23.81%) DNS
4 2 (9.52%) VPN
5 1 (4.76%) HTTP
5 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Support
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support
4 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Field Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Technician
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.52%) iPad
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Handset
3 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.76%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (23.81%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
6 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (4.76%) ITIL
1 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) C#
1 5 (23.81%) C++
1 5 (23.81%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) VBScript
2 1 (4.76%) VB
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) MCSE
1 5 (23.81%) CCNA
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (23.81%) CCVP
1 5 (23.81%) MCTS
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) CNE
2 1 (4.76%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) WSUS
2 2 (9.52%) SCOM
3 1 (4.76%) WMI
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Cisco
2 8 (38.10%) VMware
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 5 (23.81%) HP
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle
5 4 (19.05%) NetApp
6 3 (14.29%) Citrix
7 2 (9.52%) Lotus
7 2 (9.52%) Remedy
8 1 (4.76%) Avaya
8 1 (4.76%) Dell
8 1 (4.76%) Polycom
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