Period
to 22 July 2017

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 22 July 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 > Slough
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 24 14
Rank change year-on-year +3 -10 +3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 12 15 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 4.32% 4.18% 7.11%
As % of the System Software category 46.15% 33.33% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 30
Slough median daily rate £363 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -18.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £242 £213 £144
90th Percentile £423 £575 £489
Berkshire median daily rate £388 £310 £350
% change year-on-year +25.08% -11.43% +11.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Slough median hourly rate £15.50 - £16.25
10th Percentile £14.75 - £15.13
90th Percentile £16.25 - £18.38
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.75 £13.25 £18.55
% change year-on-year +3.77% -28.57% +12.42%

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 Slough with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 26 45 66
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 9.35% 12.53% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 28 48
Slough median daily rate £363 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.68% -2.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £195 £213 £197
90th Percentile £399 £482 £600
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Slough median hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.11% +38.46% -18.75%
10th Percentile £14.75 £21.25 £15.13
90th Percentile £16.25 £23.75 £18.38
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £18.55
% change year-on-year +3.57% -24.53% +9.12%

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 22 July 2017.

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 22 July 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 Slough region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) DNS
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (41.67%) DHCP
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 2 (16.67%) Citrix
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 2 (16.67%) WSUS
6 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (16.67%) vSphere
6 2 (16.67%) Avid
7 1 (8.33%) vCenter Server
7 1 (8.33%) iPad
7 1 (8.33%) CCENT
7 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (8.33%) Migration
7 1 (8.33%) Replication
7 1 (8.33%) Firewall
7 1 (8.33%) Wireless
7 1 (8.33%) SCCM

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 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (8.33%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (8.33%) G Suite
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) DNS
2 5 (41.67%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) SMTP
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) IT Manager
1 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Build Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) IT Technician
2 1 (8.33%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) iPad
1 1 (8.33%) iPhone
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
1 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Phone
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (8.33%) DevOps
2 1 (8.33%) High Availability
2 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCENT
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) DBS Check
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) MCSA
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) vCloud
3 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) WSUS
2 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Avid
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) Kaspersky
4 1 (8.33%) Veeam
Slough, Berkshire
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