Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 20 July 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 > Slough
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 20 27
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7 -10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 22 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 7.31% 4.32% 4.20%
As % of the System Software category 59.46% 46.15% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 11
Slough median daily rate £300 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.24% +11.54% -18.75%
10th Percentile £183 £242 £213
90th Percentile £405 £423 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £300 £388 £308
% change year-on-year -22.68% +26.18% -12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £13.75 £13.25
% change year-on-year +23.64% +3.77% -28.48%

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 Slough with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 37 26 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 12.29% 9.35% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 28
Slough median daily rate £350 £363 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.45% -0.68% -2.67%
10th Percentile £215 £195 £213
90th Percentile £538 £399 £482
Berkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -31.11% +38.46%
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.81 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +22.79% +3.57% -24.43%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Slough

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Slough

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Slough over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Slough

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Slough

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Slough region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Office 365
3 10 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 10 (45.45%) VMware
4 8 (36.36%) Veeam
5 5 (22.73%) Firewall
5 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
5 5 (22.73%) Windows 10
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (18.18%) French Language
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (18.18%) ITIL
6 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
6 4 (18.18%) LAN
6 4 (18.18%) WAN
7 3 (13.64%) DHCP
7 3 (13.64%) Linux
7 3 (13.64%) DNS
7 3 (13.64%) HP
7 3 (13.64%) Cisco
7 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
7 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
7 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
7 3 (13.64%) SCCM
7 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (13.64%) Identity Access Management

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (50.00%) Office 365
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) LAN
2 4 (18.18%) WAN
3 3 (13.64%) DHCP
3 3 (13.64%) DNS
4 2 (9.09%) MPLS
4 2 (9.09%) SAN
4 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.09%) VPN
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (4.55%) Internet
5 1 (4.55%) VLAN
5 1 (4.55%) VoIP
5 1 (4.55%) Wireless
5 1 (4.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Big Data
2 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Hudson
General
1 4 (18.18%) French Language
2 2 (9.09%) Automotive
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support
3 3 (13.64%) Identity Management Architect
4 2 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) IAM Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Identity Management Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Management Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Replication
2 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 5 (22.73%) Windows 10
3 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (13.64%) Linux
5 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.55%) Mesosphere
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.55%) DevOps
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Open Source
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) DBS Check
1 2 (9.09%) MCSE
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
1 3 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.09%) XenApp
2 2 (9.09%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.55%) Docker
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) AirWatch
2 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
1 10 (45.45%) VMware
2 8 (36.36%) Veeam
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco
3 3 (13.64%) HP
4 2 (9.09%) Apple
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 2 (9.09%) Dell
4 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
4 2 (9.09%) Twitter
5 1 (4.55%) Avaya
5 1 (4.55%) BroadSoft
5 1 (4.55%) Canon
5 1 (4.55%) CommVault
5 1 (4.55%) ConnectWise
5 1 (4.55%) MobileIron
5 1 (4.55%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (4.55%) Polycom
5 1 (4.55%) Symantec