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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 4 9 4
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 12 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 25.00% 7.14% 17.86%
As % of the System Software category 92.31% 66.67% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 4
Average daily rate
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£135 £90 £264
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -65.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £90 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £90 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £263
% change year-on-year
+15.60% -1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £14.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.45% -1.66%
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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
13 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 27.08% 10.71% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 5
Average daily rate £135 £363 £264
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.75% +37.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £153 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £315
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 13 (86.67%) MS Office
2 12 (80.00%) ITIL
2 12 (80.00%) Windows
3 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (53.33%) Service Management
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Vista
4 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
5 7 (46.67%) Citrix
6 6 (40.00%) Finance
6 6 (40.00%) SLA
7 5 (33.33%) Incident Management
7 5 (33.33%) Lync
7 5 (33.33%) ITSM
7 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
8 4 (26.67%) Legal
8 4 (26.67%) French Language
9 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
10 2 (13.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 5 (33.33%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (86.67%) MS Office
2 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Legal
2 4 (26.67%) French Language
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Analyst
1 10 (66.67%) Service Analyst
1 10 (66.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Team Leader
3 5 (33.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 5 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Team Lead
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Vista
2 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) ITIL
2 8 (53.33%) Service Management
3 5 (33.33%) ITSM
3 5 (33.33%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (13.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) Citrix