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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 23 31 10
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -21
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 30 26 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.54% 5.03% 11.30%
As % of the System Software category 53.57% 50.98% 72.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 18
Average daily rate £290 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £116 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 8
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.13%
UK excluding London average 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
56 51 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.20% 9.86% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 28 20
Average daily rate £315 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 8
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cheltenham +14 12 £205 -47.95% 5
Gloucester +5 4 £263 +56.71% 1
Filton - 2 - -
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 55 (79.71%) Windows
2 33 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 31 (44.93%) VMware
3 31 (44.93%) Windows Server
4 24 (34.78%) Security Cleared
5 21 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (28.99%) Windows 7
7 18 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (23.19%) MS Office
9 15 (21.74%) WAN
9 15 (21.74%) LAN
9 15 (21.74%) DV Cleared
10 14 (20.29%) Hyper-V
10 14 (20.29%) DNS
10 14 (20.29%) Citrix
11 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (18.84%) HP
11 13 (18.84%) MS Exchange
12 12 (17.39%) Cisco
13 11 (15.94%) PowerShell
13 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (14.49%) Migration
15 9 (13.04%) DHCP
15 9 (13.04%) SCCM
16 8 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2013
16 8 (11.59%) NHS
16 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
17 7 (10.14%) Service Management
17 7 (10.14%) Linux
17 7 (10.14%) ITIL

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (18.84%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.35%) Eucalyptus
4 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.35%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.90%) IIS
6 1 (1.45%) JBoss
6 1 (1.45%) Lync
6 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (23.19%) MS Office
2 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.35%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.90%) Mimecast
3 2 (2.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.74%) LAN
1 15 (21.74%) WAN
2 14 (20.29%) DNS
3 9 (13.04%) DHCP
4 7 (10.14%) TCP/IP
5 5 (7.25%) Firewall
5 5 (7.25%) SAN
5 5 (7.25%) VoIP
6 4 (5.80%) Ethernet
6 4 (5.80%) Internet
7 3 (4.35%) VPN
8 2 (2.90%) NAS
8 2 (2.90%) WebEx
8 2 (2.90%) Wireless
9 1 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.45%) Cisco ISE
9 1 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.45%) Gigabit Ethernet
9 1 (1.45%) HSRP
9 1 (1.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (5.80%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Aerospace
2 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.45%) Military
3 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (17.39%) Support Engineer
2 9 (13.04%) Analyst
3 8 (11.59%) Administrator
3 8 (11.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.25%) Service Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.35%) Architect
8 3 (4.35%) SharePoint Administrator
8 3 (4.35%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.35%) Technical Project Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) .NET
1 3 (4.35%) CSS
1 3 (4.35%) HTML
1 3 (4.35%) Java EE
1 3 (4.35%) jQuery
1 3 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) NHS
2 6 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.80%) HP Storage
4 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.35%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.35%) Public Cloud
4 3 (4.35%) Replication
5 2 (2.90%) PKI
6 1 (1.45%) Clustering
6 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.45%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 55 (79.71%) Windows
2 31 (44.93%) Windows Server
3 20 (28.99%) Windows 7
4 18 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (18.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (10.14%) Linux
8 6 (8.70%) Windows 10
8 6 (8.70%) Windows 8
9 5 (7.25%) Unix
9 5 (7.25%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.90%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.45%) HPUX
11 1 (1.45%) Solaris
11 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.49%) Migration
2 7 (10.14%) ITIL
2 7 (10.14%) Service Management
3 6 (8.70%) PRINCE2
3 6 (8.70%) Project Management
4 4 (5.80%) Load Balancing
5 3 (4.35%) Change Control
5 3 (4.35%) Data Migration
5 3 (4.35%) Identity Management
5 3 (4.35%) Workflow
6 2 (2.90%) Data Protection
6 2 (2.90%) ITIL V3
6 2 (2.90%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (2.90%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.45%) Application Packaging
7 1 (1.45%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (1.45%) Kanban
7 1 (1.45%) Network Design
7 1 (1.45%) Time Management
7 1 (1.45%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.94%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.25%) SQL
3 3 (4.35%) C
3 3 (4.35%) C#
3 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.35%) VBScript
4 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.90%) Perl
4 2 (2.90%) Python
5 1 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 15 (21.74%) DV Cleared
3 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (7.25%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.80%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.35%) CCNA
6 3 (4.35%) MCAD
6 3 (4.35%) MCITP
6 3 (4.35%) MCSD
6 3 (4.35%) MCTS
7 2 (2.90%) MCP
7 2 (2.90%) MCSE
8 1 (1.45%) CCENT
8 1 (1.45%) CCIE
8 1 (1.45%) CCNP
8 1 (1.45%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 21 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (20.29%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.35%) vSphere
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.90%) XenApp
5 1 (1.45%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.45%) UAG
5 1 (1.45%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (13.04%) SCCM
2 3 (4.35%) SCOM
3 2 (2.90%) DameWare
3 2 (2.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (2.90%) OpenView
3 2 (2.90%) WSUS
4 1 (1.45%) Nagios
4 1 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 33 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 31 (44.93%) VMware
3 14 (20.29%) Citrix
4 13 (18.84%) HP
5 12 (17.39%) Cisco
6 3 (4.35%) Dell
6 3 (4.35%) NetApp
6 3 (4.35%) Sophos
6 3 (4.35%) Symantec
6 3 (4.35%) Veeam
7 2 (2.90%) Draytek
7 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.90%) SonicWALL
7 2 (2.90%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.45%) Apple
8 1 (1.45%) AppSense
8 1 (1.45%) arcserve
8 1 (1.45%) EMC
8 1 (1.45%) McAfee
8 1 (1.45%) Mitel
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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