The first table below looks at the demand for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Chelmsford region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 7 12 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 4 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 10.00% 3.77% 20.41%
As % of the System Software category 80.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Average daily rate
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£90 £140 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -49.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £275 £280
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £53.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 - £24.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 - £82.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
System Software Category
Chelmsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 12.50% 3.77% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Average daily rate £289 £140 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+106.25% -60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £53.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 - £24.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 - £82.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
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Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Chelmsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) MS Office
2 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) Citrix
3 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Vista
6 2 (12.50%) GNVQ
6 2 (12.50%) SLA
6 2 (12.50%) Firewall
6 2 (12.50%) Finance
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (6.25%) Nagios
7 1 (6.25%) McAfee
7 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (6.25%) CA
7 1 (6.25%) NHS
7 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
7 1 (6.25%) VPN
7 1 (6.25%) OpenView
7 1 (6.25%) HP
7 1 (6.25%) MCP
7 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
7 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
7 1 (6.25%) Legal
7 1 (6.25%) Publishing
7 1 (6.25%) Service Management

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Publishing
2 1 (6.25%) Local Government
2 1 (6.25%) French Language
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Service Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) IT Support
4 3 (18.75%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (18.75%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
6 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Vista
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) Service Management
2 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) GNVQ
2 1 (6.25%) MCP
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) OpenView
1 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (6.25%) Nagios
1 1 (6.25%) OVSD
1 1 (6.25%) Cacti
1 1 (6.25%) Opsview
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) CA
3 1 (6.25%) McAfee
3 1 (6.25%) Nimsoft
3 1 (6.25%) HP