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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 15 7 18
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 5 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.32% 16.24% 6.34%
As % of the System Software category 71.43% 82.61% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Median daily rate - £250 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -34.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.84 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.86% +20.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £14.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £35.00 £15.11
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%

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 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 7.45% 19.66% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 2
Median daily rate £178 £250 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.00% -19.35%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 7
Median hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +60.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.38 £35.00 £15.11
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- -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
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 21 February 2017, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) SCCM
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (12.50%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) SSL
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) MS Office
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
5 1 (12.50%) MSI
5 1 (12.50%) Back Office
5 1 (12.50%) DameWare
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) AppSense
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management

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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MSI
General
1 1 (12.50%) Back Office
1 1 (12.50%) French Language
1 1 (12.50%) German Language
1 1 (12.50%) Portuguese Language
1 1 (12.50%) Russian Language
1 1 (12.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory Support
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Support
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 1 (12.50%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Server Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (12.50%) Android
4 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (12.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) DameWare
2 1 (12.50%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) AppSense
3 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
Chester, Cheshire
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