Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 11 22
Rank change year-on-year -5 +11 -3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 26 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 7.58% 7.88% 5.61%
As % of the System Software category 57.78% 47.92% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 12
Slough median daily rate £288 £318 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.45% -1.55% -14.00%
10th Percentile £138 £295 £167
90th Percentile £401 £450 £557
Berkshire median daily rate £363 £370 £375
% change year-on-year -2.03% -1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Slough median hourly rate £17.50 - £18.00
10th Percentile £15.50 - £16.70
90th Percentile £19.50 - £19.30
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -32.71%

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 45 48 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 13.12% 16.44% 15.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 27 33
Slough median daily rate £400 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -3.45% -8.23%
10th Percentile £208 £267 £187
90th Percentile £558 £515 £472
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Slough median hourly rate £17.50 - £18.00
10th Percentile £15.50 - £16.70
90th Percentile £19.50 - £19.30
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.64 £14.50
% change year-on-year +8.71% +7.84% -32.71%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 18 (69.23%) VMware
3 14 (53.85%) Windows Server
4 11 (42.31%) Office 365
5 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 8 (30.77%) Windows 10
7 7 (26.92%) Veeam
7 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
7 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (26.92%) DNS
7 7 (26.92%) Linux
7 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 6 (23.08%) ITIL
8 6 (23.08%) DHCP
8 6 (23.08%) Firewall
8 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
9 5 (19.23%) vSphere
9 5 (19.23%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
10 4 (15.38%) Perl
10 4 (15.38%) Apache
10 4 (15.38%) Python
10 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
10 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
10 4 (15.38%) Squid
10 4 (15.38%) French Language
10 4 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (15.38%) Puppet
11 3 (11.54%) Apple

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 (15.38%) Apache
2 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.85%) JBoss
3 1 (3.85%) nginx
3 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (42.31%) Office 365
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) DNS
2 6 (23.08%) DHCP
2 6 (23.08%) Firewall
3 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.69%) Wireless
5 1 (3.85%) 802.11
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.85%) LAN
5 1 (3.85%) SAN
5 1 (3.85%) SSH
5 1 (3.85%) tcpdump
5 1 (3.85%) VLAN
5 1 (3.85%) VoIP
5 1 (3.85%) VPN
5 1 (3.85%) WAN
5 1 (3.85%) Wireshark
5 1 (3.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (15.38%) French Language
2 2 (7.69%) Automotive
3 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 4 (15.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) IT Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) IT Support
4 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 2 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) 802.1X
1 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.85%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) Replication
2 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 8 (30.77%) Windows 10
4 7 (26.92%) Linux
4 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
4 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.85%) Debian
6 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.85%) Unix
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.85%) Change Management
4 1 (3.85%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (3.85%) ERP
4 1 (3.85%) High Availability
4 1 (3.85%) Identity Management
4 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.85%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.85%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 4 (15.38%) Perl
2 4 (15.38%) Python
3 3 (11.54%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.85%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) GPG13
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) VMware ESXi
1 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (19.23%) vSphere
2 4 (15.38%) Squid
3 2 (7.69%) XenApp
3 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.85%) iptables
4 1 (3.85%) Postfix
4 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (15.38%) Puppet
2 1 (3.85%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) VMware
2 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 7 (26.92%) Veeam
4 3 (11.54%) Apple
5 2 (7.69%) Citrix
6 1 (3.85%) Canon
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco
6 1 (3.85%) CommVault
6 1 (3.85%) ConnectWise
6 1 (3.85%) MobileIron
6 1 (3.85%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (3.85%) Polycom
6 1 (3.85%) Symantec