Period
to 14 August 2020

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 14 August 2020 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
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 33 16
Rank change year-on-year +22 -17 -4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 8 10 24
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Slough 6.25% 3.26% 7.89%
As % of the System Software category 88.89% 21.28% 58.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 15
Median daily rate £128 £160 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.31% -41.82% -9.84%
10th Percentile £103 £92 £129
90th Percentile £425 £440 £392
Berkshire median daily rate £248 £356 £300
% change year-on-year -30.53% +18.75% -18.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.50 £45.32 £17.50
% change year-on-year -59.18% +158.96% +29.63%

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 9 47 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 7.03% 15.31% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 30 25
Median daily rate £135 £438 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -69.14% +34.62% -1.52%
10th Percentile £103 £144 £154
90th Percentile £420 £550 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
Median hourly rate £18.50 £45.32 £19.00
% change year-on-year -59.18% +138.51% +38.18%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Slough

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Active Directory in Slough.

Daily rate trend for Active Directory in Slough

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Active Directory in Slough over the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Slough

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Active Directory in Slough.

Hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Slough

For the 6 months to 14 August 2020, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Office 365
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (12.50%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (12.50%) Snow
5 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Azure
5 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) Skype
5 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (12.50%) Office Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security
5 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) PKI
5 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista

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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
1 1 (12.50%) Skype
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Desktop Support
2 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Deployment Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) PKI
1 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
1 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
1 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
1 1 (12.50%) Information Security
1 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
1 1 (12.50%) Office Automation
1 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (12.50%) Security Monitoring
1 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Firmware
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Apple
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) NetApp
2 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
2 1 (12.50%) Snow