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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 5 23
Rank change year-on-year -10 +18  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 18 38 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 7.83% 13.48% 3.49%
As % of the System Software category 75.00% 69.09% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
Median daily rate £197 £227 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.31% +33.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £173 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £287 £314
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £321 £300
% change year-on-year -6.54% +7.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.38 £15.00
% change year-on-year -8.39% +9.16%  

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
Bracknell
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 24 55 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 10.43% 19.50% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 9
Median daily rate £197 £275 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.36% -36.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £115 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -28.88% +28.57%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bracknell citing Active Directory as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 26 (68.42%) Windows
2 15 (39.47%) PowerShell
2 15 (39.47%) Windows Server
3 13 (34.21%) Office 365
3 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
4 12 (31.58%) Migration
5 11 (28.95%) MS Exchange
5 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (28.95%) Windows 7
6 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
6 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (23.68%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (21.05%) Incident Management
7 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (21.05%) DHCP
7 8 (21.05%) HP
7 8 (21.05%) SQL
7 8 (21.05%) Oracle
7 8 (21.05%) DNS
8 7 (18.42%) ITIL
8 7 (18.42%) VMware
8 7 (18.42%) Problem Management
8 7 (18.42%) SCCM
8 7 (18.42%) DV Cleared
9 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (15.79%) Windows XP
9 6 (15.79%) VBScript
10 5 (13.16%) MCSE

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 11 (28.95%) MS Exchange
2 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.89%) Skype for Business
5 2 (5.26%) Live Communications Server
6 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (34.21%) Office 365
2 9 (23.68%) Azure Active Directory
2 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) HP Helion
3 1 (2.63%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) DHCP
1 8 (21.05%) DNS
2 5 (13.16%) SAN
3 3 (7.89%) Skype
4 2 (5.26%) Firewall
4 2 (5.26%) Internet
4 2 (5.26%) Intranet
4 2 (5.26%) VLAN
5 1 (2.63%) DMZ
5 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.63%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) DB2
1 3 (7.89%) MS Access
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) EDRMS
General
1 2 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Architect
2 8 (21.05%) Consultant
2 8 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Exchange Consultant
4 5 (13.16%) Office 365 Architect
5 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.89%) Azure Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Exchange Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Migration Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Security Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Active Directory Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Information Security Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Office 365 Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Clustering
1 3 (7.89%) Fat Client
1 3 (7.89%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 26 (68.42%) Windows
2 15 (39.47%) Windows Server
3 11 (28.95%) Windows 7
3 11 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (15.79%) Windows XP
6 5 (13.16%) Windows 10
7 2 (5.26%) Android
7 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
7 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.26%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Migration
2 8 (21.05%) Incident Management
3 7 (18.42%) ITIL
3 7 (18.42%) Problem Management
4 3 (7.89%) Change Management
4 3 (7.89%) Database Security
4 3 (7.89%) Information Security
4 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (7.89%) SIEM
5 2 (5.26%) Break/Fix
5 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (5.26%) Project Governance
5 2 (5.26%) Security Architecture
5 2 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (2.63%) Data-Flow Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) Dynamic Code Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) Presales
6 1 (2.63%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) PowerShell
2 8 (21.05%) SQL
3 6 (15.79%) VBScript
4 2 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.42%) DV Cleared
3 5 (13.16%) MCSE
3 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.26%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.63%) BitLocker
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.63%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) SCCM
2 3 (7.89%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (7.89%) NetBackup
2 3 (7.89%) Netcool
2 3 (7.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (7.89%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (7.89%) Unicenter
3 2 (5.26%) PowerCLI
3 2 (5.26%) vCenter Server
3 2 (5.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (2.63%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.63%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.63%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.63%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.05%) HP
2 8 (21.05%) Oracle
3 7 (18.42%) VMware
4 5 (13.16%) EMC
4 5 (13.16%) McAfee
4 5 (13.16%) Meridio
5 4 (10.53%) Citrix
5 4 (10.53%) ServiceNow
6 3 (7.89%) Red Hat
6 3 (7.89%) Splunk
6 3 (7.89%) Veritas
7 2 (5.26%) Cisco
8 1 (2.63%) CommVault
8 1 (2.63%) IBM
8 1 (2.63%) NetApp
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