The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 16 13 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 10 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 8.47% 3.51% 1.33%
As % of the System Software category 76.92% 66.67% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £165.00 £15.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1000.00% -30.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.80
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
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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 Cheltenham region.

System Software Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
13 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 11.02% 5.26% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Average daily rate £269 £467 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.45% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £165.00 £15.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1000.00% -30.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Cheltenham region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Cheltenham region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 (85.71%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
4 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 4 (28.57%) DNS
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
5 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) LAN
5 3 (21.43%) WAN
5 3 (21.43%) DHCP
5 3 (21.43%) Citrix
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 2 (14.29%) McAfee
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 2 (14.29%) ClearCase
6 2 (14.29%) Altiris
6 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 2 (14.29%) SCCM
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL
6 2 (14.29%) Sophos
6 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
7 1 (7.14%) Teamcenter

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Teamcenter
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (7.14%) ENOVIA
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) LAN
2 3 (21.43%) WAN
2 3 (21.43%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (7.14%) ReportNet
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) ClearCase
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Security Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL
1 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
1 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
2 1 (7.14%) Project Management
2 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
1 1 (7.14%) VBScript
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) XenApp
2 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
2 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (7.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) McAfee
4 2 (14.29%) Altiris
4 2 (14.29%) Sophos
5 1 (7.14%) Teradata
5 1 (7.14%) Cognos
5 1 (7.14%) Siebel
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle
5 1 (7.14%) Business Objects
5 1 (7.14%) SAP
5 1 (7.14%) webMethods
5 1 (7.14%) Symantec
5 1 (7.14%) Informatica