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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 34 21 10
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -11
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 21 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.30% 5.82% 9.05%
As % of the System Software category 37.50% 40.91% 70.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 12
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£175 £294 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.42% -5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £137 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £579 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Average hourly rate £16.25 £18.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £11.40 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £24.70 £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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
56 66 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 11.48% 14.22% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 38 14
Average daily rate £425 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £185 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -9.85%

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 5 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015. 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 +1 9 £158 -5.97% 1
Cheltenham -7 4 £415 +41.27% 1
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 41 (95.35%) Windows
2 20 (46.51%) Windows Server 2003
2 20 (46.51%) VMware
3 19 (44.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (44.19%) Windows 7
4 18 (41.86%) DNS
5 16 (37.21%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (32.56%) Security Cleared
6 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
7 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (25.58%) DHCP
9 10 (23.26%) Citrix
9 10 (23.26%) Windows XP
9 10 (23.26%) MS Exchange
10 9 (20.93%) HP
10 9 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
11 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
11 7 (16.28%) DV Cleared
11 7 (16.28%) Hyper-V
12 6 (13.95%) Clustering
13 5 (11.63%) vSphere
13 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
13 5 (11.63%) MS Office
14 4 (9.30%) SQL
14 4 (9.30%) Linux
14 4 (9.30%) Cisco
14 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (9.30%) Office 365
14 4 (9.30%) Degree

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 10 (23.26%) MS Exchange
2 9 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.33%) Eucalyptus
6 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.33%) IIS
6 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.63%) MS Office
3 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Office 365
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (41.86%) DNS
2 11 (25.58%) DHCP
3 3 (6.98%) SAN
4 2 (4.65%) NAS
5 1 (2.33%) Firewall
5 1 (2.33%) Network Security
5 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.33%) LAN
5 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Ant
General
1 2 (4.65%) Retail
1 2 (4.65%) Local Government
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (18.60%) Desktop Support
4 7 (16.28%) Support Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Active Directory Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) IT Support
7 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Clustering
2 4 (9.30%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.98%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.33%) Replication
4 1 (2.33%) NHS
4 1 (2.33%) FMCG
4 1 (2.33%) HP Storage
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 41 (95.35%) Windows
2 20 (46.51%) Windows Server 2003
3 19 (44.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (44.19%) Windows 7
4 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (23.26%) Windows XP
6 4 (9.30%) Linux
7 3 (6.98%) UNIX
8 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.33%) Windows NT
8 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (9.30%) Application Discovery
2 3 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (6.98%) Patch Management
2 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (6.98%) Migration
3 2 (4.65%) ITIL
3 2 (4.65%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.33%) Line Management
4 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.33%) Project Management
4 1 (2.33%) Service Management
4 1 (2.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.33%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.33%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (32.56%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
2 7 (16.28%) DV Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) Degree
4 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.98%) MCTS
4 3 (6.98%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 16 (37.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (16.28%) Hyper-V
3 5 (11.63%) vSphere
4 3 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.98%) Firmware
5 2 (4.65%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) VMware
2 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
3 10 (23.26%) Citrix
4 9 (20.93%) HP
5 4 (9.30%) Cisco
6 3 (6.98%) Symantec
6 3 (6.98%) McAfee
7 2 (4.65%) Websense
7 2 (4.65%) TOWER Software
7 2 (4.65%) EMC
7 2 (4.65%) ArcSight
7 2 (4.65%) Juniper
8 1 (2.33%) NetApp
8 1 (2.33%) Veritas
8 1 (2.33%) Lotus
8 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.33%) SAP
8 1 (2.33%) Dell
8 1 (2.33%) Acronis
8 1 (2.33%) Sophos
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