Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Active Directory over the 6 months to 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Active Directory
Berkshire > Bracknell
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 17 24
Rank change year-on-year -18 +7 -7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 25 43 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 4.78% 7.78% 5.14%
As % of the System Software category 38.46% 53.75% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 25 18
Bracknell median daily rate £431 £500 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.75% +62.60% -12.14%
10th Percentile £245 £301 £152
90th Percentile £494 £575 £438
Berkshire median daily rate £360 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -10.00% +14.29% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Bracknell median hourly rate - £12.50 -
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £18.25 £21.55
% change year-on-year -17.81% -15.31% +23.14%

Active Directory is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Bracknell
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 65 80 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 12.43% 14.47% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 42 20
Bracknell median daily rate £377 £475 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.63% +49.61% -5.93%
10th Percentile £244 £271 £158
90th Percentile £468 £575 £490
Berkshire median daily rate £423 £425 £364
% change year-on-year -0.59% +16.84% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 0
Bracknell median hourly rate £18.00 £12.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.18% - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.93 £24.75 £30.90
% change year-on-year -35.64% -19.90% +76.57%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bracknell.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Bracknell

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Active Directory in Bracknell.

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Bracknell

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Bracknell over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Bracknell

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory in Bracknell.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 15 (60.00%) Windows
1 15 (60.00%) VMware
2 13 (52.00%) SCCM
3 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (32.00%) Cisco
5 7 (28.00%) Citrix
5 7 (28.00%) SolarWinds
5 7 (28.00%) SCOM
5 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (24.00%) G Suite
6 6 (24.00%) Google
6 6 (24.00%) PKI
6 6 (24.00%) AirWatch
6 6 (24.00%) BYOD
7 5 (20.00%) SCSM
7 5 (20.00%) DevOps
7 5 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (20.00%) SCVMM
7 5 (20.00%) Retail
7 5 (20.00%) VMware Server
8 4 (16.00%) Office 365
8 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (16.00%) HP
9 3 (12.00%) Thin Client
9 3 (12.00%) DHCP
9 3 (12.00%) DNS
9 3 (12.00%) VBScript
9 3 (12.00%) Splunk

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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 2 (8.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) G Suite
2 4 (16.00%) Office 365
3 3 (12.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (8.00%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (12.00%) DHCP
2 3 (12.00%) DNS
General
1 5 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Architect
2 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Server Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Server Support
3 4 (16.00%) Server Support Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Active Directory Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Information Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Information Security Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Security Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) VMware Architect
5 2 (8.00%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Azure Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Office 365 Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Splunk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) BYOD
1 6 (24.00%) PKI
2 3 (12.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (12.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (12.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) DevOps
2 3 (12.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (8.00%) Financial Modelling
3 2 (8.00%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (8.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (8.00%) Information Security
3 2 (8.00%) IT Governance
3 2 (8.00%) Migration
3 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (8.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (8.00%) SIEM
4 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL
4 1 (4.00%) Presales
4 1 (4.00%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (12.00%) VBScript
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) VMware Server
1 5 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (52.00%) SCCM
2 7 (28.00%) SCOM
3 6 (24.00%) AirWatch
4 5 (20.00%) SCSM
4 5 (20.00%) SCVMM
5 3 (12.00%) PowerCLI
6 2 (8.00%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (8.00%) vCenter Server
6 2 (8.00%) vRealize
7 1 (4.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) VMware
2 8 (32.00%) Cisco
3 7 (28.00%) Citrix
3 7 (28.00%) SolarWinds
4 6 (24.00%) Google
5 4 (16.00%) HP
5 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (12.00%) Splunk
7 2 (8.00%) McAfee
8 1 (4.00%) BMC
8 1 (4.00%) Oracle