The table below looks at the statistics 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 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 21 7 12
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 3.45% 9.76% 3.85%
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 80.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£200 £90 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -35.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £269 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.52% -2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.25 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.69% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Chelmsford region.

System Software Category
Chelmsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
8 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 6.90% 12.20% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate £375 £289 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% +106.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £16.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chelmsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Chelmsford region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram 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 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) ITIL
4 7 (58.33%) MS Office
5 6 (50.00%) Finance
5 6 (50.00%) Citrix
6 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Vista
8 3 (25.00%) French Language
8 3 (25.00%) SCCM
8 3 (25.00%) Legal
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
9 2 (16.67%) Cisco
9 2 (16.67%) VMware
10 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
10 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
10 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
10 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
10 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
10 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (8.33%) Migration
10 1 (8.33%) Service Management
10 1 (8.33%) IBM
10 1 (8.33%) HP
10 1 (8.33%) EMC
10 1 (8.33%) NetApp
10 1 (8.33%) Apple

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) NAS
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Legal
2 3 (25.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) Service Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) Support Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
6 1 (8.33%) Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
6 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Vista
4 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Apple