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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 7 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 19 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 16.10% 4.93% 8.82%
As % of the System Software category 82.61% 100.00% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate £250 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% +3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 13
Average hourly rate £16.84 £14.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.28% -55.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £12.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £15.49 £34.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -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 7 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 19.49% 4.93% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 4
Average daily rate £250 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £310 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 17
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% -55.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £18.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £15.49 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.68
% change year-on-year
- +2.07%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Chester region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 19 (63.33%) Citrix
3 15 (50.00%) Local Government
4 14 (46.67%) VMware
5 12 (40.00%) ITIL
6 11 (36.67%) Windows 7
7 9 (30.00%) Office 365
7 9 (30.00%) SCCM
7 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V
7 9 (30.00%) Windows XP
7 9 (30.00%) MS Exchange
7 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (30.00%) Migration
8 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
8 7 (23.33%) DNS
8 7 (23.33%) DHCP
8 7 (23.33%) MCSA
8 7 (23.33%) MCITP
8 7 (23.33%) Windows 8
8 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (23.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
9 6 (20.00%) German Language
9 6 (20.00%) Dutch Language
9 6 (20.00%) Blackberry
9 6 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (20.00%) VPN
10 5 (16.67%) HP
10 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (16.67%) Skype for Business
4 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) Office 365
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) DHCP
1 7 (23.33%) DNS
2 6 (20.00%) VPN
3 4 (13.33%) SSL
4 3 (10.00%) SAN
4 3 (10.00%) Wireless
5 2 (6.67%) Firewall
5 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (3.33%) LAN
6 1 (3.33%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (3.33%) Skype
6 1 (3.33%) VLAN
6 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (50.00%) Local Government
2 6 (20.00%) Dutch Language
2 6 (20.00%) German Language
3 3 (10.00%) French Language
3 3 (10.00%) Italian Language
3 3 (10.00%) Portuguese Language
3 3 (10.00%) Russian Language
3 3 (10.00%) Turkish Language
4 2 (6.67%) Finance
5 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.67%) ICT Support
4 2 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.33%) Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Field Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.67%) Handset
3 2 (6.67%) iPad
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.33%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (3.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 11 (36.67%) Windows 7
3 9 (30.00%) Windows XP
4 7 (23.33%) Windows 8
5 6 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (13.33%) Android
7 4 (13.33%) Apple iOS
8 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (6.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) ITIL
2 9 (30.00%) Migration
3 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (3.33%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.33%) Change Management
5 1 (3.33%) CRM
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.33%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.33%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (23.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 7 (23.33%) MCITP
2 7 (23.33%) MCSA
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (6.67%) MCDST
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (10.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Server
3 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) SCOM
3 1 (3.33%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.33%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (3.33%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Citrix
1 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (46.67%) VMware
3 5 (16.67%) HP
4 4 (13.33%) Juniper
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco
5 3 (10.00%) IBM
6 1 (3.33%) Avaya
6 1 (3.33%) BT
6 1 (3.33%) Dell
6 1 (3.33%) EMC
6 1 (3.33%) Intel Security
6 1 (3.33%) ProCurve
6 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.33%) Symantec
Chester, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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