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 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 22 10 23
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 15 35 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 6.20% 14.34% 2.04%
As % of the System Software category 57.69% 68.63% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £270 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £270
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £34.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% -27.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £12.49 £18.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.74 £42.50 £50.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
26 51 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 10.74% 20.90% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 5
Average daily rate £438 £310 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.12% -1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.34% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 4
Average hourly rate £14.00 £34.06 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.89% -24.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £15.50 £27.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.74 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%

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
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 4 May 2015, 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 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 14 (66.67%) Windows
3 13 (61.90%) Windows 7
4 12 (57.14%) Citrix
5 11 (52.38%) Windows XP
6 10 (47.62%) Local Government
7 8 (38.10%) MS Office
8 7 (33.33%) SAML
8 7 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (33.33%) CSS
8 7 (33.33%) SOA
8 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (33.33%) TOGAF
8 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (33.33%) Open Source
8 7 (33.33%) OAuth
8 7 (33.33%) CSS3
8 7 (33.33%) Mobile App
9 5 (23.81%) Dutch Language
9 5 (23.81%) German Language
10 4 (19.05%) French Language
10 4 (19.05%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (19.05%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (14.29%) AppSense
11 3 (14.29%) Russian Language
11 3 (14.29%) SCCM
12 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
12 2 (9.52%) Application Packaging

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 4 (19.05%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Office
2 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Wireless
1 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
1 2 (9.52%) VPN
2 1 (4.76%) VoIP
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MSI
1 2 (9.52%) AdminStudio
General
1 10 (47.62%) Local Government
2 5 (23.81%) Dutch Language
2 5 (23.81%) German Language
3 4 (19.05%) French Language
4 3 (14.29%) Russian Language
5 1 (4.76%) Finance
5 1 (4.76%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (4.76%) Spanish Language
5 1 (4.76%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Architect
3 6 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Service Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Applications Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Applications Packager
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
7 1 (4.76%) Installations Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Services Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) SAML
1 7 (33.33%) CSS
1 7 (33.33%) OAuth
1 7 (33.33%) CSS3
2 2 (9.52%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Open Source
1 7 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.52%) Handset
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.76%) iPad
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Windows 7
3 11 (52.38%) Windows XP
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) SOA
1 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 2 (9.52%) Compatibility Testing
2 2 (9.52%) Service Management
3 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) Information Management
3 1 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
1 2 (9.52%) VBScript
1 2 (9.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) MCDST
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (9.52%) XenApp
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (57.14%) Citrix
3 3 (14.29%) AppSense
4 2 (9.52%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) Symantec
4 2 (9.52%) McAfee
5 1 (4.76%) Avaya
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) IBM
5 1 (4.76%) VMware
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