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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 20 12 36
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +24
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 31 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.55% 8.56% 1.58%
As % of the System Software category 43.66% 70.37% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 2
Average daily rate
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£313 £312 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.32% +46.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £115 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £330 £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -11.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
71 27 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 15.01% 12.16% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 12 26
Average daily rate £325 £318 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% +1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -11.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -10 10 £150 -32.20% 5
Cheltenham -4 8 £394 +26.40% 2
Stroud - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 39 (84.78%) Windows
2 25 (54.35%) VMware
3 24 (52.17%) Microsoft
4 19 (41.30%) MS Exchange
5 18 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (36.96%) Security Cleared
7 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (21.74%) DV Cleared
10 10 (21.74%) Citrix
11 9 (19.57%) DNS
12 8 (17.39%) Service Delivery
12 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (15.22%) DHCP
14 6 (13.04%) VBScript
14 6 (13.04%) Cisco
14 6 (13.04%) McAfee
14 6 (13.04%) Sophos
14 6 (13.04%) VMware ESX
14 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
14 6 (13.04%) Hyper-V
15 5 (10.87%) Unit Testing
15 5 (10.87%) SCCM
15 5 (10.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 5 (10.87%) Configuration Management
15 5 (10.87%) SQL
15 5 (10.87%) WAN
15 5 (10.87%) LAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 19 (41.30%) MS Exchange
2 12 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.52%) IIS
4 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.17%) Eucalyptus
5 1 (2.17%) Lync
5 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.17%) Documentum
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 4 (8.70%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Teamcenter
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.17%) ENOVIA
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Office 365
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.17%) PaaS
3 1 (2.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.57%) DNS
2 7 (15.22%) DHCP
3 5 (10.87%) WAN
3 5 (10.87%) LAN
4 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.70%) SAN
5 3 (6.52%) Firewall
6 2 (4.35%) Internet
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.17%) Wireless
7 1 (2.17%) BIG-IP
7 1 (2.17%) LDAP
7 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.17%) ReportNet
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.17%) Subversion
2 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Military
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Server Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Architect
3 6 (13.04%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Wintel Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Active Directory Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.17%) Java EE
1 1 (2.17%) Middleware
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
1 2 (4.35%) PKI
1 2 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
1 2 (4.35%) Clustering
2 1 (2.17%) Replication
2 1 (2.17%) Wiki
2 1 (2.17%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 39 (84.78%) Windows
2 18 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
6 5 (10.87%) Windows XP
7 3 (6.52%) Linux
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.17%) UNIX
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) Service Delivery
2 5 (10.87%) Unit Testing
2 5 (10.87%) Configuration Management
3 4 (8.70%) Project Management
4 3 (6.52%) Security Architecture
4 3 (6.52%) Identity Management
4 3 (6.52%) ITIL
5 2 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (4.35%) Migration
5 2 (4.35%) Software Deployment
5 2 (4.35%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.17%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.17%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (2.17%) Scrum
6 1 (2.17%) Service Management
6 1 (2.17%) Security Testing
6 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.17%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.17%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) VBScript
2 5 (10.87%) SQL
3 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.35%) VB
4 2 (4.35%) C
5 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (36.96%) Security Cleared
2 10 (21.74%) DV Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.52%) MCSE
5 2 (4.35%) MCP
6 1 (2.17%) MCITP
6 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.17%) Degree
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.17%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.04%) VMware ESX
2 6 (13.04%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.52%) XenApp
3 3 (6.52%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.35%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.17%) vSphere
5 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.17%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.17%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) SCCM
1 5 (10.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.35%) SCOM
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.17%) MOM
Vendors
1 25 (54.35%) VMware
2 24 (52.17%) Microsoft
3 10 (21.74%) Citrix
4 6 (13.04%) Cisco
4 6 (13.04%) McAfee
4 6 (13.04%) Sophos
5 4 (8.70%) Oracle
5 4 (8.70%) HP
5 4 (8.70%) NetApp
6 3 (6.52%) Altiris
6 3 (6.52%) Symantec
7 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.17%) Lumension
8 1 (2.17%) F5
8 1 (2.17%) AppSense
8 1 (2.17%) Teradata
8 1 (2.17%) Google
8 1 (2.17%) IronPort
8 1 (2.17%) Informatica
8 1 (2.17%) IBM
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