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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Essex / Chelmsford
Rank 8 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 1 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 4.76% 12.07% 28.89%
As % of the System Software category 33.33% 87.50% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 9
Median daily rate £198 £263 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.76% +94.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +3.57%

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
3 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 14.29% 13.79% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 10
Median daily rate £259 £244 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +80.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £207 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £263 £162
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +125.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 24 February 2017, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Citrix
2 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (40.00%) MS Office
4 4 (40.00%) Service Management
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Information Security
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Vista
5 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (30.00%) Legal
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) Virtual Team
6 2 (20.00%) Dell
6 2 (20.00%) CISSP
6 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
6 2 (20.00%) GIS
6 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (40.00%) MS Office
3 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) GIS
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (30.00%) IT Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Architect
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Architect
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Documentation Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V Architect
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Security Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (30.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Service Management
3 3 (30.00%) Information Security
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) ISA Server
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) NetApp OnCommand
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) vMotion
1 1 (10.00%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Citrix
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco