The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Maidenhead 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 29 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 / Maidenhead
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 16 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -13  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 7 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Maidenhead 5.74% 2.99% 15.38%
As % of the System Software category 77.78% 30.77% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 11
Median daily rate £360 £186 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +94.07% -53.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.37% +6.66%  

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 Maidenhead with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Maidenhead
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 9 13 22
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Maidenhead 7.38% 9.70% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 24
Median daily rate £360 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +0.62%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.50 -
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 Maidenhead

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Maidenhead

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Maidenhead

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 29 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 Maidenhead region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) LAN
2 6 (37.50%) WAN
3 5 (31.25%) VPN
3 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
3 5 (31.25%) Internet
3 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
4 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 4 (25.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 4 (25.00%) Office 365
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (25.00%) AirWatch
4 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (25.00%) Android
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (25.00%) MobileIron
4 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (25.00%) Symantec
4 4 (25.00%) MPLS
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) NetBackup
4 4 (25.00%) WSUS
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (25.00%) DNS
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco
4 4 (25.00%) SMTP
4 4 (25.00%) DHCP

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Maidenhead 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 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (12.50%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) Jetty
2 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
3 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (6.25%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (6.25%) CloudFront
3 1 (6.25%) G Suite
3 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) LAN
1 6 (37.50%) WAN
2 5 (31.25%) Internet
2 5 (31.25%) VPN
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (25.00%) DHCP
3 4 (25.00%) DNS
3 4 (25.00%) MPLS
3 4 (25.00%) SMTP
4 2 (12.50%) LDAP
5 1 (6.25%) Firewall
5 1 (6.25%) IPsec
5 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
5 1 (6.25%) SAN
5 1 (6.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
1 8 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Consultant
3 4 (25.00%) Active Directory Consultant
3 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 4 (25.00%) VMware Consultant
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) AWS Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 4 (25.00%) Android
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (18.75%) Linux
5 2 (12.50%) CentOS
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 4 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 4 (25.00%) Project Management
1 4 (25.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) Process Improvement
2 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) ERP
4 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (25.00%) VB
2 2 (12.50%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) PHP
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CISA
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) AWS Certification
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) CCNP
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) CISM
3 1 (6.25%) CISSP
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Xen
2 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) AirWatch
1 4 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (25.00%) WSUS
2 1 (6.25%) Ansible
2 1 (6.25%) Nagios
2 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) MobileIron
2 4 (25.00%) Symantec
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) Google
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) SAP