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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 26 17 10
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 5 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.86% 9.38% 10.64%
As % of the System Software category 71.43% 62.50% 65.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Median daily rate - £305 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +103.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 9
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -55.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
7 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.00% 15.00% 16.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 4
Median daily rate £463 £375 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +57.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £298 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £438 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 11
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.42 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.45% -56.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.03%

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
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 24 August 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 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Citrix
3 8 (42.11%) Windows XP
3 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 8 (42.11%) SCCM
3 8 (42.11%) Windows 8
4 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
4 6 (31.58%) SCOM
4 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
4 6 (31.58%) German Language
5 5 (26.32%) Local Government
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (26.32%) Dutch Language
5 5 (26.32%) French Language
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (26.32%) VMware
5 5 (26.32%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (26.32%) Office 365
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
5 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
6 4 (21.05%) Migration
6 4 (21.05%) Italian Language
6 4 (21.05%) Portuguese Language
7 3 (15.79%) Identity Management
7 3 (15.79%) XenApp
7 3 (15.79%) SaaS
7 3 (15.79%) PaaS
7 3 (15.79%) Skype for Business

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 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
1 3 (15.79%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (26.32%) Office 365
2 3 (15.79%) IaaS
2 3 (15.79%) PaaS
2 3 (15.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (15.79%) Skype
1 3 (15.79%) Unified Communications
2 2 (10.53%) DHCP
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) NAS
3 1 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (31.58%) German Language
2 5 (26.32%) Dutch Language
2 5 (26.32%) French Language
2 5 (26.32%) Local Government
3 4 (21.05%) Italian Language
3 4 (21.05%) Portuguese Language
4 2 (10.53%) Finance
5 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) Service Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Active Directory Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) VMWare Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) SAN Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.79%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows 8
2 8 (42.11%) Windows XP
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (15.79%) Linux
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 4 (21.05%) Migration
3 3 (15.79%) Identity Management
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.26%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (10.53%) MCITP
1 2 (10.53%) MCSA
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
2 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) XenApp
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Server
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) SCCM
2 6 (31.58%) SCOM
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Citrix
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) IBM
5 1 (5.26%) AppSense