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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 7 21 3
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -18
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 9 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 18.00% 3.60% 22.03%
As % of the System Software category 90.00% 62.50% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 2
Median daily rate £350 £200 £90
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% +122.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Median hourly rate £7.75 £13.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.50% -11.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Active Directory
Essex

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
10 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 20.00% 5.76% 28.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 6
Median daily rate £363 £250 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% +78.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £193 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £367 £240
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Median hourly rate £7.75 £37.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-79.33% +150.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chelmsford region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chelmsford region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 12 (92.31%) Windows
1 12 (92.31%) Windows Server
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (46.15%) ITIL
3 6 (46.15%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 4 (30.77%) GIS
4 4 (30.77%) Information Security
4 4 (30.77%) Citrix
4 4 (30.77%) CISSP
4 4 (30.77%) Internet
4 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
4 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
5 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (23.08%) Fat Client
5 3 (23.08%) iSCSI
5 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) Dell
5 3 (23.08%) Thin Client
5 3 (23.08%) VLAN
6 2 (15.38%) Document Management
6 2 (15.38%) Workflow
6 2 (15.38%) Thunderhead
6 2 (15.38%) SLA
7 1 (7.69%) Line Management
7 1 (7.69%) Data Centre

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford 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 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Internet
2 3 (23.08%) iSCSI
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) VLAN
3 1 (7.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) GIS
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) Security Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Active Directory Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V Architect
3 3 (23.08%) VMware Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Fat Client
1 3 (23.08%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
1 12 (92.31%) Windows Server
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) Document Management
3 2 (15.38%) Workflow
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (7.69%) Line Management
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Citrix
1 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Dell
3 2 (15.38%) Thunderhead
4 1 (7.69%) EMC
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp