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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 26 36 17
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 27 20 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.86% 4.17% 8.08%
As % of the System Software category 60.00% 42.55% 47.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 22
Median daily rate £250 £155 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% -54.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £146 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £454 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £300 £282
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Median hourly rate £11.25 £13.70 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.88% -42.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £12.74 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £15.34 £24.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
45 47 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 9.76% 9.79% 17.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 41
Median daily rate £360 £415 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.25% +27.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £13.70 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.48% -44.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.74 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £15.34 £107.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

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 30 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 August 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 8 £179 +19.16% 3
Cheltenham +7 7 £225 -40.59% 1
Filton - 1 - -
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 57 (72.15%) Windows
2 28 (35.44%) Windows 7
3 25 (31.65%) Microsoft
4 22 (27.85%) Security Cleared
5 21 (26.58%) Windows Server
6 18 (22.78%) DNS
6 18 (22.78%) VMware
7 16 (20.25%) Citrix
8 14 (17.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (16.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (15.19%) DHCP
10 12 (15.19%) SQL
10 12 (15.19%) DV Cleared
10 12 (15.19%) PowerShell
11 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
12 10 (12.66%) ITIL
12 10 (12.66%) MS Excel
12 10 (12.66%) MS Exchange
12 10 (12.66%) Migration
13 9 (11.39%) SharePoint
13 9 (11.39%) MS Office
13 9 (11.39%) HP
14 8 (10.13%) Office 365
14 8 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (10.13%) SC Cleared
14 8 (10.13%) SLA
14 8 (10.13%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (10.13%) TCP/IP
15 7 (8.86%) IBM Notes
15 7 (8.86%) SCCM

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 10 (12.66%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.39%) SharePoint
3 7 (8.86%) IBM Notes
4 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (5.06%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.80%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (3.80%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.53%) GroupWise
6 2 (2.53%) IBM Domino
7 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (12.66%) MS Excel
2 9 (11.39%) MS Office
3 4 (5.06%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.13%) Office 365
2 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.80%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (3.80%) SaaS
4 1 (1.27%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.78%) DNS
2 12 (15.19%) DHCP
3 8 (10.13%) TCP/IP
4 6 (7.59%) Firewall
5 5 (6.33%) Internet
5 5 (6.33%) SAN
6 4 (5.06%) LAN
6 4 (5.06%) OpenVPN
6 4 (5.06%) WAN
7 3 (3.80%) Skype
7 3 (3.80%) VoIP
8 2 (2.53%) IMAP4
8 2 (2.53%) POP3
8 2 (2.53%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (2.53%) SMTP
8 2 (2.53%) SSL
8 2 (2.53%) VPN
9 1 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.27%) VLAN
9 1 (1.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.27%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.27%) Finance
2 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (40.51%) Support Engineer
2 15 (18.99%) 2nd Line Support
3 14 (17.72%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 13 (16.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 13 (16.46%) Desktop Support
5 12 (15.19%) Desktop Engineer
6 11 (13.92%) Consultant
6 11 (13.92%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 10 (12.66%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (11.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 8 (10.13%) Active Directory Consultant
10 7 (8.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (7.59%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
11 6 (7.59%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
12 4 (5.06%) 1st Line Support
12 4 (5.06%) Administrator
12 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (5.06%) Windows Engineer
12 4 (5.06%) Wintel Engineer
13 3 (3.80%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.27%) HTML
1 1 (1.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.06%) NHS
2 3 (3.80%) iPhone
2 3 (3.80%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.53%) Clustering
3 2 (2.53%) CMDB
3 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.53%) PKI
3 2 (2.53%) Replication
4 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.27%) Handset
4 1 (1.27%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 57 (72.15%) Windows
2 28 (35.44%) Windows 7
3 21 (26.58%) Windows Server
4 14 (17.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (16.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (10.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (8.86%) Windows 10
7 7 (8.86%) Windows 8
8 4 (5.06%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.80%) Linux
10 2 (2.53%) Unix
11 1 (1.27%) Android
11 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (12.66%) ITIL
1 10 (12.66%) Migration
2 5 (6.33%) Change Management
3 4 (5.06%) Configuration Management
3 4 (5.06%) Identity Management
3 4 (5.06%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (5.06%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (3.80%) Business Continuity
4 3 (3.80%) High Availability
4 3 (3.80%) Server Building
4 3 (3.80%) Service Delivery
4 3 (3.80%) Service Management
5 2 (2.53%) Change Control
5 2 (2.53%) Innovation Management
5 2 (2.53%) ITIL V3
5 2 (2.53%) ITSM
5 2 (2.53%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (2.53%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (2.53%) Problem Management
5 2 (2.53%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.19%) PowerShell
1 12 (15.19%) SQL
2 5 (6.33%) VBScript
3 3 (3.80%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.53%) VB
5 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.27%) Java
5 1 (1.27%) Perl
5 1 (1.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (27.85%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.19%) DV Cleared
3 8 (10.13%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.33%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.27%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.27%) Degree
6 1 (1.27%) ISEB
6 1 (1.27%) MCDST
6 1 (1.27%) MCP
6 1 (1.27%) MCTS
6 1 (1.27%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.13%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.59%) vSphere
3 5 (6.33%) XenApp
4 4 (5.06%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (5.06%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.80%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.53%) BitLocker
6 2 (2.53%) Firmware
6 2 (2.53%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.53%) UAG
6 2 (2.53%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (2.53%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.27%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.27%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (8.86%) SCCM
2 2 (2.53%) EdgeSight
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (2.53%) SCOM
2 2 (2.53%) WSUS
3 1 (1.27%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.27%) DameWare
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.27%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.27%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.27%) SCSM
3 1 (1.27%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 25 (31.65%) Microsoft
2 18 (22.78%) VMware
3 16 (20.25%) Citrix
4 9 (11.39%) HP
5 6 (7.59%) IBM
6 5 (6.33%) Apple
6 5 (6.33%) Cisco
6 5 (6.33%) Dell
7 3 (3.80%) Lotus
8 2 (2.53%) AppSense
8 2 (2.53%) Canon
8 2 (2.53%) Forcepoint
8 2 (2.53%) Novell
8 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.53%) Sophos
9 1 (1.27%) CommVault
9 1 (1.27%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.27%) Meru Networks