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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 16 4
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -12
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 14 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.39% 8.96% 15.12%
As % of the System Software category 82.35% 50.00% 68.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 5
Median daily rate £430 £375 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% +63.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £265 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £450 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £267
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 7
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -9.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
17 38 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 7.76% 17.92% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 9
Median daily rate £305 £400 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.75% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 7
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -50.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 18 (58.06%) Citrix
3 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
4 14 (45.16%) SCCM
5 13 (41.94%) Local Government
6 12 (38.71%) Hyper-V
7 11 (35.48%) Windows 8
7 11 (35.48%) Windows XP
8 10 (32.26%) ITIL
8 10 (32.26%) VMware
8 10 (32.26%) Office 365
8 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (25.81%) SCOM
9 8 (25.81%) Migration
9 8 (25.81%) German Language
9 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
10 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
11 6 (19.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
11 6 (19.35%) Italian Language
11 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (19.35%) Skype for Business
11 6 (19.35%) MCSA
11 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
11 6 (19.35%) DHCP
11 6 (19.35%) DNS
11 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (19.35%) MCITP
11 6 (19.35%) Dutch Language

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
2 6 (19.35%) Skype for Business
3 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.45%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (32.26%) Office 365
2 3 (9.68%) IaaS
2 3 (9.68%) PaaS
2 3 (9.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) DHCP
1 6 (19.35%) DNS
2 3 (9.68%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (9.68%) SAN
2 3 (9.68%) Skype
2 3 (9.68%) Unified Communications
3 2 (6.45%) LAN
3 2 (6.45%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (6.45%) SSL
3 2 (6.45%) VPN
3 2 (6.45%) WAN
4 1 (3.23%) NAS
4 1 (3.23%) VLAN
4 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (41.94%) Local Government
2 8 (25.81%) German Language
3 6 (19.35%) Dutch Language
3 6 (19.35%) French Language
3 6 (19.35%) Italian Language
4 5 (16.13%) Portuguese Language
5 2 (6.45%) Finance
5 2 (6.45%) Russian Language
6 1 (3.23%) Banking
6 1 (3.23%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Analyst
1 8 (25.81%) Service Analyst
1 8 (25.81%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Architect
2 4 (12.90%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Server Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Active Directory Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Migration Engineer
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 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.45%) PKI
4 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.23%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) Windows 8
2 11 (35.48%) Windows XP
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (12.90%) Windows 7
6 3 (9.68%) Linux
6 3 (9.68%) Windows 10
7 2 (6.45%) Android
7 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
7 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) Migration
3 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 3 (9.68%) Identity Management
4 3 (9.68%) Project Management
5 2 (6.45%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.45%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
5 2 (6.45%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 6 (19.35%) MCITP
1 6 (19.35%) MCSA
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) Hyper-V
2 4 (12.90%) VMware ESX
2 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.90%) XenApp
3 2 (6.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (6.45%) VMware Server
3 2 (6.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (45.16%) SCCM
2 8 (25.81%) SCOM
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (3.23%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (3.23%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Citrix
2 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
3 10 (32.26%) VMware
4 3 (9.68%) HP
5 2 (6.45%) IBM
5 2 (6.45%) Juniper
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