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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 16 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 7 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 7.78% 18.18% 12.12%
As % of the System Software category 87.50% 66.67% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
Average daily rate
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£90 £90 £156
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -42.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £270
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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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 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 8.89% 27.27% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 4
Average daily rate £113 £140 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% -34.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £90 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £375 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.34% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) MS Office
2 14 (77.78%) ITIL
3 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 10 (55.56%) Windows 7
5 9 (50.00%) Windows Vista
5 9 (50.00%) Service Management
6 8 (44.44%) Citrix
7 6 (33.33%) SLA
7 6 (33.33%) Incident Management
7 6 (33.33%) Finance
8 5 (27.78%) ITSM
8 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
8 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
8 5 (27.78%) Lync
9 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (22.22%) French Language
9 4 (22.22%) Legal
10 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
10 3 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (5.56%) Apple
11 1 (5.56%) ZENworks
11 1 (5.56%) VMware
11 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (5.56%) SCCM
11 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
11 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
1 5 (27.78%) Lync
Applications
1 14 (77.78%) MS Office
2 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) French Language
2 4 (22.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Analyst
2 12 (66.67%) Service Analyst
2 12 (66.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (27.78%) Team Leader
4 5 (27.78%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 5 (27.78%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Team Lead
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support
5 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Vista
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) ITIL
2 9 (50.00%) Service Management
3 6 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 5 (27.78%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) ZENworks
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) Apple
3 1 (5.56%) VMware