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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 1 October 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 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 18 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 6 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.08% 4.84% 9.17%
As % of the System Software category 66.67% 46.15% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 8
Median daily rate £150 £421 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-64.39% -6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £258 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £576 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.63 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.86% -3.33%
Active Directory
Gloucestershire

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
9 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.63% 10.48% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 11
Median daily rate £400 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £359 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £630 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £324
% change year-on-year
- +8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham 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 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 1 October 2016.

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 1 October 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (37.50%) HP
4 5 (31.25%) VMware
4 5 (31.25%) Windows 8
4 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (25.00%) DHCP
5 4 (25.00%) DNS
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (18.75%) vSphere
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (12.50%) Innovation Management
7 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (12.50%) SCCM
7 2 (12.50%) Time Management
7 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) DBS Check
7 2 (12.50%) Firmware
7 2 (12.50%) Clustering
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco
7 2 (12.50%) MS Excel

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DHCP
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) VLAN
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Support Engineer
2 8 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (43.75%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 7 (43.75%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 4 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Desktop Support
4 4 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Server Support
7 1 (6.25%) Server Support Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
4 5 (31.25%) Windows 8
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (6.25%) Linux
7 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Innovation Management
2 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (6.25%) Kernel Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.25%) Python
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) DBS Check
3 1 (6.25%) RHCE
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) vSphere
3 2 (12.50%) Firmware
4 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) HP
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) Intel Security
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
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