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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 17 6 22
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +16
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 5 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.72% 15.46% 7.53%
As % of the System Software category 41.67% 68.18% 73.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 3
Median daily rate £191 £300 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.25% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £88 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £475 £662
UK excluding London median daily rate £314 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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
12 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 11.32% 22.68% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 4
Median daily rate £360 £300 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £90 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £678
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £19.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 - £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 - £37.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.85
% change year-on-year
- -5.04%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL
4 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) DHCP
5 2 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) Firmware
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (18.18%) Clustering
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 2 (18.18%) Time Management
5 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (18.18%) Innovation Management
5 2 (18.18%) vSphere
5 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) DBS Check
6 1 (9.09%) Threat Management
6 1 (9.09%) Office 365

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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
2 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Build Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Audio Visual Support
3 1 (9.09%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Design Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Innovation Management
2 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Content Management
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (9.09%) MODAF
3 1 (9.09%) Threat Management
3 1 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) DBS Check
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Firmware
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (18.18%) vSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Apple