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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 12 31 17
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 52 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 11.04% 4.86% 7.89%
As % of the System Software category 55.32% 62.86% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 19
Median daily rate £275 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.73% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £178 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £264
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 5
Median hourly rate £13.23 £16.14 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.03% -19.32%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +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
94 35 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 19.96% 7.73% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 24 33
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £204 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 5
Median hourly rate £13.23 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.87% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

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 May 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 May 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 May 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 +1 16 £303 -35.29% 3
Cheltenham +13 9 £163 -63.27% 4
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 69 (76.67%) Windows
2 33 (36.67%) Windows Server
3 31 (34.44%) Windows 7
4 30 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 24 (26.67%) Citrix
5 24 (26.67%) VMware
6 21 (23.33%) Security Cleared
7 20 (22.22%) DNS
8 15 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (14.44%) Migration
9 13 (14.44%) DHCP
10 12 (13.33%) DV Cleared
10 12 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (13.33%) HP
10 12 (13.33%) MS Excel
10 12 (13.33%) SQL
10 12 (13.33%) SQL Server
11 11 (12.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (12.22%) PowerShell
12 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (11.11%) Windows 10
12 10 (11.11%) SharePoint
12 10 (11.11%) ITIL
12 10 (11.11%) Cisco
13 9 (10.00%) SLA
13 9 (10.00%) MS Exchange
13 9 (10.00%) MS Office
13 9 (10.00%) Office 365
14 8 (8.89%) Windows 8
14 8 (8.89%) XenApp

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 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 9 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (7.78%) IBM Notes
4 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.44%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.33%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.22%) GroupWise
6 2 (2.22%) IBM Domino
6 2 (2.22%) IIS
7 1 (1.11%) Eucalyptus
7 1 (1.11%) JBoss
7 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.00%) MS Office
3 4 (4.44%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.22%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.00%) Office 365
2 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (3.33%) SaaS
4 2 (2.22%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (22.22%) DNS
2 13 (14.44%) DHCP
3 8 (8.89%) LAN
3 8 (8.89%) WAN
4 7 (7.78%) Internet
5 6 (6.67%) VoIP
6 5 (5.56%) Firewall
6 5 (5.56%) VPN
7 4 (4.44%) OpenVPN
7 4 (4.44%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.33%) Skype
9 2 (2.22%) IMAP4
9 2 (2.22%) POP3
9 2 (2.22%) SMTP
9 2 (2.22%) SSL
9 2 (2.22%) WebEx
9 2 (2.22%) Wireless
10 1 (1.11%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.11%) IPv4
10 1 (1.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (4.44%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.33%) Finance
3 2 (2.22%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 34 (37.78%) Support Engineer
2 16 (17.78%) 2nd Line Support
3 14 (15.56%) Desktop Support
4 13 (14.44%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 13 (14.44%) 3rd Line Support
4 13 (14.44%) Desktop Engineer
5 12 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 12 (13.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 11 (12.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 11 (12.22%) Consultant
7 10 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (8.89%) Active Directory Consultant
9 6 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
9 6 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 6 (6.67%) Analyst
9 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (5.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 5 (5.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) HTML
2 2 (2.22%) .NET
2 2 (2.22%) CSS
2 2 (2.22%) jQuery
2 2 (2.22%) XML
3 1 (1.11%) Java EE
3 1 (1.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.56%) Replication
2 3 (3.33%) Clustering
2 3 (3.33%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.22%) CMDB
3 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.22%) HP Storage
3 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.11%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.11%) Handset
4 1 (1.11%) iPhone
4 1 (1.11%) NHS
4 1 (1.11%) PDA
4 1 (1.11%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.11%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 69 (76.67%) Windows
2 33 (36.67%) Windows Server
3 31 (34.44%) Windows 7
4 15 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (12.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (11.11%) Windows 10
6 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (8.89%) Windows 8
8 5 (5.56%) Linux
9 4 (4.44%) Windows XP
10 3 (3.33%) Unix
11 1 (1.11%) Android
11 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.44%) Migration
2 10 (11.11%) ITIL
3 8 (8.89%) Service Management
4 5 (5.56%) Server Building
5 4 (4.44%) Change Management
5 4 (4.44%) Identity Management
5 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (4.44%) ITIL V3
5 4 (4.44%) ITSM
5 4 (4.44%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (4.44%) Performance Optimisation
5 4 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (4.44%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.33%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.22%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (2.22%) Security Auditing
7 2 (2.22%) SOA
7 2 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.22%) Time Management
7 2 (2.22%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.33%) SQL
2 11 (12.22%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.44%) VBScript
4 3 (3.33%) C
5 2 (2.22%) C#
5 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.22%) VB
6 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.11%) Java
6 1 (1.11%) Perl
6 1 (1.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.33%) DV Cleared
3 7 (7.78%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.44%) MCTS
6 3 (3.33%) CCNA
6 3 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.33%) DBS Check
6 3 (3.33%) MCITP
6 3 (3.33%) MCP
7 2 (2.22%) MCAD
7 2 (2.22%) MCSD
8 1 (1.11%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.11%) ISEB
8 1 (1.11%) MCDST
8 1 (1.11%) MCSE
8 1 (1.11%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.89%) XenApp
3 7 (7.78%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.67%) vSphere
4 6 (6.67%) XenDesktop
5 4 (4.44%) BitLocker
5 4 (4.44%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (4.44%) UAG
6 2 (2.22%) Firmware
7 1 (1.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (7.78%) SCCM
2 2 (2.22%) DameWare
2 2 (2.22%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 30 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 24 (26.67%) Citrix
2 24 (26.67%) VMware
3 12 (13.33%) HP
4 10 (11.11%) Cisco
5 8 (8.89%) IBM
6 5 (5.56%) Apple
6 5 (5.56%) Sophos
7 4 (4.44%) AppSense
7 4 (4.44%) Canon
8 3 (3.33%) Dell
8 3 (3.33%) Lotus
9 2 (2.22%) Forcepoint
9 2 (2.22%) Novell
10 1 (1.11%) Intel Security
10 1 (1.11%) NetApp
10 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.11%) Symantec
10 1 (1.11%) Veeam
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Connectus
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Posted: 5 days ago
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CPS Group Limited
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