The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 22 21 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 15 15 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 7.73% 6.07% 12.75%
As % of the System Software category 65.22% 71.43% 65.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 3
Median daily rate £425 £450 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +95.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £450 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £294
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £268
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 17
Median hourly rate £13.75 £14.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £12.70 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £15.74 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Active Directory
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

System Software Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
23 21 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 11.86% 8.50% 19.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 7
Median daily rate £425 £438 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +62.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £327
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.92% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 23
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £34.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -58.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.70 £17.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £15.74 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester 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 Chester

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Chester region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 Chester region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 23 (74.19%) Windows
2 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
2 21 (67.74%) Citrix
3 16 (51.61%) Local Government
4 14 (45.16%) SCCM
5 13 (41.94%) Hyper-V
6 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (38.71%) ITIL
7 11 (35.48%) Office 365
8 10 (32.26%) VMware
9 9 (29.03%) Migration
9 9 (29.03%) Windows XP
9 9 (29.03%) Windows 8
10 8 (25.81%) Windows 7
10 8 (25.81%) Skype for Business
10 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
10 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (22.58%) DNS
11 7 (22.58%) DHCP
11 7 (22.58%) MCSA
11 7 (22.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (22.58%) German Language
11 7 (22.58%) SCOM
11 7 (22.58%) MCITP
12 6 (19.35%) Dutch Language
12 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
12 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
13 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
13 5 (16.13%) VPN
13 5 (16.13%) Blackberry

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
1 8 (25.81%) Skype for Business
2 5 (16.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (35.48%) Office 365
3 3 (9.68%) IaaS
3 3 (9.68%) PaaS
3 3 (9.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) DHCP
1 7 (22.58%) DNS
2 5 (16.13%) VPN
3 4 (12.90%) Skype
3 4 (12.90%) SSL
4 3 (9.68%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (9.68%) Unified Communications
5 2 (6.45%) SAN
5 2 (6.45%) Wireless
6 1 (3.23%) LAN
6 1 (3.23%) NAS
6 1 (3.23%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.23%) VLAN
6 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (51.61%) Local Government
2 7 (22.58%) German Language
3 6 (19.35%) Dutch Language
4 3 (9.68%) French Language
4 3 (9.68%) Italian Language
4 3 (9.68%) Russian Language
5 2 (6.45%) Finance
5 2 (6.45%) Portuguese Language
5 2 (6.45%) Turkish Language
6 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Service Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Migration Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Active Directory Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.45%) ICT Support
4 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) VMWare Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Data Centre
2 5 (16.13%) Blackberry
3 4 (12.90%) Mobile App
4 3 (9.68%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.23%) Handset
5 1 (3.23%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (3.23%) iPad
5 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (74.19%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Windows 8
2 9 (29.03%) Windows XP
3 8 (25.81%) Windows 7
4 4 (12.90%) Android
4 4 (12.90%) Apple iOS
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.68%) Windows 10
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.23%) Linux
7 1 (3.23%) Unix
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) ITIL
2 9 (29.03%) Migration
3 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 3 (9.68%) Identity Management
4 3 (9.68%) Project Management
5 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.23%) Change Management
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (3.23%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (3.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (22.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 7 (22.58%) MCITP
2 7 (22.58%) MCSA
3 4 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.23%) MCDST
4 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) Hyper-V
2 3 (9.68%) VMware ESX
2 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) XenApp
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (3.23%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (45.16%) SCCM
2 7 (22.58%) SCOM
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Intune
4 1 (3.23%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (3.23%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Citrix
1 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
2 10 (32.26%) VMware
3 4 (12.90%) Juniper
4 3 (9.68%) HP
5 2 (6.45%) IBM
6 1 (3.23%) AppSense
6 1 (3.23%) Avaya
6 1 (3.23%) BT
6 1 (3.23%) Intel Security
6 1 (3.23%) ProCurve
6 1 (3.23%) Symantec
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