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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 30 7 32
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +25
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 29 44 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.58% 15.07% 3.57%
As % of the System Software category 51.79% 74.58% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 23 3
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£325 £260 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £150 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £324 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.75 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% +28.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.42 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.85%
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 59 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.77% 20.21% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 32 21
Average daily rate £325 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £411 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 £14.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.62% -34.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £13.80 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £20.00 £30.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 -7 11 £238 -18.10% 2
Cheltenham -13 7 - -
Tewkesbury -4 1 - -
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 48 (87.27%) Windows
2 24 (43.64%) VMware
3 23 (41.82%) Microsoft
4 21 (38.18%) Security Cleared
4 21 (38.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (29.09%) Citrix
6 15 (27.27%) WAN
6 15 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (25.45%) DNS
7 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (23.64%) LAN
8 13 (23.64%) MS Exchange
8 13 (23.64%) DV Cleared
9 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
9 12 (21.82%) MS Office
10 11 (20.00%) Windows XP
10 11 (20.00%) DHCP
10 11 (20.00%) Windows 7
11 10 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
12 9 (16.36%) SC Cleared
13 8 (14.55%) Hyper-V
13 8 (14.55%) XenApp
13 8 (14.55%) NetApp
13 8 (14.55%) Linux
14 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
14 7 (12.73%) SCCM
14 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (10.91%) Cisco
16 5 (9.09%) HP
16 5 (9.09%) SharePoint

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (23.64%) MS Exchange
2 10 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (7.27%) OpenStack
4 4 (7.27%) Eucalyptus
4 4 (7.27%) IIS
5 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.64%) Lync
7 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
1 12 (21.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.27%) WAN
2 14 (25.45%) DNS
3 13 (23.64%) LAN
4 11 (20.00%) DHCP
5 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
6 5 (9.09%) SAN
7 4 (7.27%) Ethernet
8 3 (5.45%) Firewall
8 3 (5.45%) Internet
9 1 (1.82%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (1.82%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (3.64%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.82%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 5 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) Military
3 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (18.18%) Analyst
2 9 (16.36%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (12.73%) Desktop Support
3 7 (12.73%) Server Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Service Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) Administrator
4 6 (10.91%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (9.09%) Architect
5 5 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Technical Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Consultant
6 4 (7.27%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (5.45%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) Java EE
2 1 (1.82%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Replication
2 3 (5.45%) PDA
3 2 (3.64%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.64%) PKI
3 2 (3.64%) Clustering
3 2 (3.64%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.82%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 48 (87.27%) Windows
2 21 (38.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 11 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 8 (14.55%) Linux
6 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (7.27%) UNIX
9 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.09%) ITIL
1 5 (9.09%) Migration
1 5 (9.09%) Software Deployment
2 4 (7.27%) Data Migration
2 4 (7.27%) Load Balancing
2 4 (7.27%) Service Management
3 3 (5.45%) Identity Management
3 3 (5.45%) Scrum
3 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (3.64%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.64%) Change Management
4 2 (3.64%) Security Architecture
5 1 (1.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.82%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.82%) Project Management
5 1 (1.82%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (1.82%) Performance Testing
5 1 (1.82%) Security Testing
5 1 (1.82%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.09%) C
2 3 (5.45%) SQL
2 3 (5.45%) Java
3 2 (3.64%) Perl
3 2 (3.64%) VBScript
3 2 (3.64%) VB
3 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (38.18%) Security Cleared
2 13 (23.64%) DV Cleared
3 9 (16.36%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.45%) MCSE
5 2 (3.64%) MCP
6 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.82%) MCITP
6 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
System Software
1 15 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (14.55%) Hyper-V
2 8 (14.55%) XenApp
3 4 (7.27%) vSphere
4 2 (3.64%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.64%) ISA Server
5 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) SCCM
2 4 (7.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (5.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.82%) MOM
5 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (43.64%) VMware
2 23 (41.82%) Microsoft
3 16 (29.09%) Citrix
4 8 (14.55%) NetApp
5 6 (10.91%) Cisco
6 5 (9.09%) HP
7 3 (5.45%) Oracle
7 3 (5.45%) Remedy
8 2 (3.64%) McAfee
8 2 (3.64%) Sophos
9 1 (1.82%) Lumension
9 1 (1.82%) F5
9 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.82%) Symantec
9 1 (1.82%) AppSense
9 1 (1.82%) Altiris
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