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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 23 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 3 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.26% 7.21% 10.00%
As % of the System Software category 16.67% 57.14% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 5
Average daily rate
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£379 £394 £312
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.80% +26.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £203 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £588 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.61 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -2.60%
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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
18 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 13.53% 12.61% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 6
Average daily rate £450 £294 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.19% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) DV Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (57.14%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Clustering
4 3 (42.86%) Firmware
4 3 (42.86%) Patch Management
4 3 (42.86%) vSphere
4 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 3 (42.86%) MCTS
4 3 (42.86%) MCITP
4 3 (42.86%) SCCM
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Eucalyptus
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Design Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (42.86%) Clustering
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
3 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
3 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (42.86%) Patch Management
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) DV Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) MCTS
2 3 (42.86%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 3 (42.86%) vSphere
3 3 (42.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) TOWER Software
5 1 (14.29%) NetApp
5 1 (14.29%) Dell
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