Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 10 22
Rank change year-on-year -18 +12 -5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 31 58 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 5.65% 10.18% 5.83%
As % of the System Software category 41.33% 58.00% 65.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 14
Bracknell median daily rate £352 £488 £249
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.74% +95.98% -28.93%
10th Percentile £183 £244 £139
90th Percentile £544 £575 £344
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £369 £325
% change year-on-year +1.69% +13.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 3
Bracknell median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -28.57% -
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.25 £17.03 £21.55
% change year-on-year -16.32% -20.97% +19.72%

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 75 100 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 13.66% 17.54% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 43 20
Bracknell median daily rate £375 £445 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.73% +44.72% -4.28%
10th Percentile £238 £170 £158
90th Percentile £513 £570 £436
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £405 £375
% change year-on-year +1.79% +8.07% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 3
Bracknell median hourly rate £18.00 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.00% -28.57% -
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.25 £16.25
90th Percentile £19.00 £14.25 £20.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.28 £21.55
% change year-on-year -16.09% -19.81% +23.14%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017, 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 23 (74.19%) Windows
2 14 (45.16%) VMware
2 14 (45.16%) SCCM
2 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (32.26%) VBScript
3 10 (32.26%) PowerShell
4 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
4 8 (25.81%) Windows Server
5 7 (22.58%) Windows 10
5 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
5 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (22.58%) SolarWinds
5 7 (22.58%) SCOM
5 7 (22.58%) PKI
5 7 (22.58%) Retail
6 6 (19.35%) ITIL
6 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
6 6 (19.35%) HP
6 6 (19.35%) DevOps
7 5 (16.13%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (16.13%) SCSM
7 5 (16.13%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (16.13%) Splunk
7 5 (16.13%) SIEM
7 5 (16.13%) SQL
7 5 (16.13%) Oracle
7 5 (16.13%) McAfee
7 5 (16.13%) SCVMM
7 5 (16.13%) VMware Server

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 (6.45%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
2 3 (9.68%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.45%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (12.90%) DHCP
2 4 (12.90%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) 802.11
3 1 (3.23%) Bluetooth
3 1 (3.23%) NFC
3 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) DB2
General
1 7 (22.58%) Retail
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Architect
2 7 (22.58%) Support Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Security Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Information Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Information Security Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Server Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Server Support
4 4 (12.90%) Server Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Active Directory Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) 1st Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) PKI
2 3 (9.68%) Fat Client
2 3 (9.68%) Thin Client
3 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.45%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.23%) Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (74.19%) Windows
2 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server
4 7 (22.58%) Windows 10
4 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (12.90%) Android
5 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
5 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) DevOps
1 6 (19.35%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Information Security
2 5 (16.13%) SIEM
3 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (12.90%) Security Architecture
4 3 (9.68%) Database Security
4 3 (9.68%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (9.68%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (9.68%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.45%) Application Packaging
5 2 (6.45%) Change Management
5 2 (6.45%) Financial Modelling
5 2 (6.45%) IT Governance
5 2 (6.45%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Project Governance
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) PowerShell
1 10 (32.26%) VBScript
2 5 (16.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 7 (22.58%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.23%) MCSE
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (16.13%) VMware Server
2 5 (16.13%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (45.16%) SCCM
2 7 (22.58%) SCOM
3 5 (16.13%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (16.13%) PowerCLI
3 5 (16.13%) SCSM
3 5 (16.13%) SCVMM
4 4 (12.90%) AirWatch
5 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (9.68%) vCenter Server
6 2 (6.45%) vRealize
7 1 (3.23%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (3.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (3.23%) HP SIM
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) VMware
2 7 (22.58%) SolarWinds
3 6 (19.35%) HP
3 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.13%) McAfee
4 5 (16.13%) Oracle
4 5 (16.13%) Splunk
5 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.45%) BMC
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco
6 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.23%) IBM
7 1 (3.23%) MobileIron