The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 11 36 10
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -26
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 53 22 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 11.42% 4.81% 10.77%
As % of the System Software category 63.10% 73.33% 57.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 22
Median daily rate £252 £339 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.60% +3.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £193 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £497 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 9
Median hourly rate £12.25 £16.14 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.07% +7.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.82 £12.01 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.96 £25.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Active Directory
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

System Software Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
84 30 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 18.10% 6.56% 18.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 14 38
Median daily rate £283 £230 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.82% -36.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £175 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £335 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 9
Median hourly rate £12.74 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.31% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Gloucestershire region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Gloucestershire region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +3 18 £156 -66.84%
Cheltenham +19 11 £125 -77.16% 5
Fairford - 1 £250 -
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 67 (80.72%) Windows
2 33 (39.76%) Windows Server
3 28 (33.73%) VMware
4 27 (32.53%) Windows 7
5 26 (31.33%) Microsoft
6 22 (26.51%) Citrix
7 17 (20.48%) Security Cleared
7 17 (20.48%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (18.07%) DNS
8 15 (18.07%) Migration
9 14 (16.87%) HP
10 13 (15.66%) DHCP
11 12 (14.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (14.46%) Cisco
11 12 (14.46%) SQL
12 11 (13.25%) SQL Server
13 10 (12.05%) DV Cleared
13 10 (12.05%) MS Excel
13 10 (12.05%) ITIL
13 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (10.84%) Hyper-V
15 8 (9.64%) Windows 10
15 8 (9.64%) IBM
15 8 (9.64%) MS Exchange
15 8 (9.64%) Service Management
16 7 (8.43%) LAN
16 7 (8.43%) WAN
16 7 (8.43%) SLA
16 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
16 7 (8.43%) PowerShell

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (9.64%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.02%) IBM Notes
2 5 (6.02%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.41%) IIS
4 1 (1.20%) Eucalyptus
4 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.20%) JBoss
4 1 (1.20%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.20%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (12.05%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.82%) MS Office
2 4 (4.82%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (3.61%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) Office 365
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.41%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.20%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.07%) DNS
2 13 (15.66%) DHCP
3 7 (8.43%) LAN
3 7 (8.43%) WAN
4 6 (7.23%) Internet
4 6 (7.23%) VoIP
5 5 (6.02%) VPN
6 4 (4.82%) OpenVPN
7 3 (3.61%) Firewall
7 3 (3.61%) SAN
7 3 (3.61%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.41%) WebEx
9 1 (1.20%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.20%) HTTP
9 1 (1.20%) IPv4
9 1 (1.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.61%) Finance
3 2 (2.41%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 31 (37.35%) Support Engineer
2 15 (18.07%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (15.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 13 (15.66%) 3rd Line Support
3 13 (15.66%) Desktop Engineer
3 13 (15.66%) Desktop Support
4 12 (14.46%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 11 (13.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 11 (13.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 10 (12.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (9.64%) Consultant
8 7 (8.43%) Active Directory Consultant
8 7 (8.43%) Analyst
9 6 (7.23%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (6.02%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 5 (6.02%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
10 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Support
11 4 (4.82%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.61%) .NET
1 3 (3.61%) CSS
1 3 (3.61%) HTML
1 3 (3.61%) jQuery
1 3 (3.61%) XML
2 1 (1.20%) Java EE
2 1 (1.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.02%) Replication
2 4 (4.82%) HP Storage
3 3 (3.61%) Clustering
4 2 (2.41%) CMDB
4 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.20%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.20%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.20%) NHS
5 1 (1.20%) PDA
5 1 (1.20%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.20%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.20%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 67 (80.72%) Windows
2 33 (39.76%) Windows Server
3 27 (32.53%) Windows 7
4 12 (14.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (9.64%) Windows 10
7 7 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (7.23%) Windows 8
9 5 (6.02%) Linux
10 2 (2.41%) Unix
10 2 (2.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.07%) Migration
2 10 (12.05%) ITIL
3 8 (9.64%) Service Management
4 5 (6.02%) Service Delivery
5 4 (4.82%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (4.82%) ITIL V3
5 4 (4.82%) ITSM
5 4 (4.82%) Performance Optimisation
6 3 (3.61%) Change Control
6 3 (3.61%) Change Management
6 3 (3.61%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (3.61%) Security Auditing
6 3 (3.61%) Server Building
6 3 (3.61%) Workflow
7 2 (2.41%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.41%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (2.41%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (2.41%) Software Licensing
7 2 (2.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.46%) SQL
2 7 (8.43%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.82%) VBScript
4 3 (3.61%) C
4 3 (3.61%) C#
4 3 (3.61%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.20%) Java
5 1 (1.20%) Perl
5 1 (1.20%) Python
5 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (20.48%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.05%) DV Cleared
3 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.02%) MCTS
5 4 (4.82%) MCITP
5 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.61%) CCNA
6 3 (3.61%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.61%) DBS Check
6 3 (3.61%) MCAD
6 3 (3.61%) MCP
6 3 (3.61%) MCSD
7 1 (1.20%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.20%) MCDST
7 1 (1.20%) MCSE
7 1 (1.20%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.43%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (20.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.84%) Hyper-V
3 7 (8.43%) vSphere
4 6 (7.23%) XenApp
5 5 (6.02%) XenDesktop
6 4 (4.82%) BitLocker
6 4 (4.82%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (4.82%) UAG
7 2 (2.41%) Firmware
8 1 (1.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (7.23%) SCCM
2 2 (2.41%) DameWare
3 1 (1.20%) EdgeSight
3 1 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 28 (33.73%) VMware
2 26 (31.33%) Microsoft
3 22 (26.51%) Citrix
4 14 (16.87%) HP
5 12 (14.46%) Cisco
6 8 (9.64%) IBM
7 5 (6.02%) Sophos
8 4 (4.82%) Apple
8 4 (4.82%) AppSense
8 4 (4.82%) Canon
9 3 (3.61%) Dell
9 3 (3.61%) Symantec
9 3 (3.61%) Veeam
10 2 (2.41%) Draytek
10 2 (2.41%) Forcepoint
10 2 (2.41%) SonicWALL
10 2 (2.41%) WatchGuard
11 1 (1.20%) arcserve
11 1 (1.20%) EMC
11 1 (1.20%) NetApp