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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 24 35 13
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -22
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 30 19 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.15% 4.07% 9.30%
As % of the System Software category 44.78% 37.25% 57.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 25
Median daily rate £300 £175 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -55.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £150 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £308 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.06% +11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Median hourly rate £33.00 £16.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.07% -32.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 £13.25 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £19.25 £24.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
67 51 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 13.73% 10.92% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 37 38
Median daily rate £410 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £153 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Median hourly rate £34.50 £20.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.50% -18.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.20 £14.00 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £20.00 £107.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +7.08%

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 29 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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 +3 9 £250 +58.73% 4
Cheltenham +6 5 £300 -27.71%
Filton - 1 - -
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 66 (76.74%) Windows
2 31 (36.05%) Microsoft
2 31 (36.05%) Windows 7
3 29 (33.72%) Windows Server
4 24 (27.91%) Security Cleared
5 20 (23.26%) DNS
5 20 (23.26%) VMware
6 19 (22.09%) Citrix
7 18 (20.93%) SQL
8 17 (19.77%) SQL Server
9 16 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (15.12%) MS Excel
10 13 (15.12%) DHCP
10 13 (15.12%) PowerShell
10 13 (15.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (13.95%) DV Cleared
12 11 (12.79%) MS Exchange
12 11 (12.79%) SharePoint
13 10 (11.63%) Office 365
13 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (11.63%) Migration
14 9 (10.47%) ITIL
14 9 (10.47%) SLA
14 9 (10.47%) SC Cleared
14 9 (10.47%) SCCM
15 8 (9.30%) vSphere
15 8 (9.30%) Windows 10
15 8 (9.30%) Cisco
15 8 (9.30%) IBM
15 8 (9.30%) MS Office

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 11 (12.79%) MS Exchange
1 11 (12.79%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.14%) IBM Notes
3 5 (5.81%) Skype for Business
4 4 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.49%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (3.49%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.33%) GroupWise
6 2 (2.33%) IBM Domino
7 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.16%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (15.12%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.30%) MS Office
3 4 (4.65%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.63%) Office 365
2 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.49%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (3.49%) SaaS
4 2 (2.33%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.16%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (23.26%) DNS
2 13 (15.12%) DHCP
3 7 (8.14%) Internet
4 6 (6.98%) LAN
4 6 (6.98%) VoIP
4 6 (6.98%) WAN
5 5 (5.81%) Firewall
5 5 (5.81%) SAN
5 5 (5.81%) VPN
6 4 (4.65%) OpenVPN
6 4 (4.65%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.49%) Skype
8 2 (2.33%) IMAP4
8 2 (2.33%) POP3
8 2 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (2.33%) SMTP
8 2 (2.33%) SSL
8 2 (2.33%) WebEx
9 1 (1.16%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.49%) Finance
3 2 (2.33%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (38.37%) Support Engineer
2 14 (16.28%) 2nd Line Support
2 14 (16.28%) 3rd Line Support
2 14 (16.28%) Desktop Support
3 13 (15.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 13 (15.12%) Desktop Engineer
4 12 (13.95%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 12 (13.95%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 11 (12.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 11 (12.79%) Consultant
6 10 (11.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (9.30%) Active Directory Consultant
8 7 (8.14%) Analyst
9 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (5.81%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (5.81%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 5 (5.81%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
10 5 (5.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (5.81%) Infrastructure Support
11 4 (4.65%) 1st/2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.16%) HTML
1 1 (1.16%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.65%) Replication
2 3 (3.49%) NHS
2 3 (3.49%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.33%) Clustering
3 2 (2.33%) CMDB
3 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.33%) iPhone
3 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.33%) PKI
4 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.16%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.16%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.16%) Handset
4 1 (1.16%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 66 (76.74%) Windows
2 31 (36.05%) Windows 7
3 29 (33.72%) Windows Server
4 16 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (15.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (9.30%) Windows 10
8 7 (8.14%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.65%) Linux
10 3 (3.49%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.33%) Unix
12 1 (1.16%) Android
12 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (11.63%) Migration
2 9 (10.47%) ITIL
3 6 (6.98%) Service Management
4 5 (5.81%) Change Management
4 5 (5.81%) Server Building
5 4 (4.65%) Configuration Management
5 4 (4.65%) Identity Management
5 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (4.65%) ITIL V3
5 4 (4.65%) ITSM
5 4 (4.65%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (4.65%) Performance Optimisation
5 4 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (4.65%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.49%) Business Continuity
6 3 (3.49%) Change Control
6 3 (3.49%) High Availability
6 3 (3.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.33%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (2.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.93%) SQL
2 13 (15.12%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.81%) VBScript
4 3 (3.49%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.33%) VB
6 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.16%) Java
6 1 (1.16%) Perl
6 1 (1.16%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (27.91%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.95%) DV Cleared
3 9 (10.47%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.49%) DBS Check
4 3 (3.49%) MCP
4 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.33%) MCTS
6 1 (1.16%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.16%) CCNA
6 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.16%) Degree
6 1 (1.16%) ISEB
6 1 (1.16%) MCDST
6 1 (1.16%) MCITP
6 1 (1.16%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.47%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (9.30%) vSphere
2 7 (8.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.14%) XenApp
3 6 (6.98%) XenDesktop
4 4 (4.65%) BitLocker
4 4 (4.65%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (4.65%) UAG
4 4 (4.65%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.33%) Firmware
5 2 (2.33%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.16%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.16%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.16%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.16%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (10.47%) SCCM
2 2 (2.33%) DameWare
2 2 (2.33%) EdgeSight
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (2.33%) SCOM
2 2 (2.33%) WSUS
3 1 (1.16%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.16%) SCDPM
3 1 (1.16%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.16%) SCSM
3 1 (1.16%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 31 (36.05%) Microsoft
2 20 (23.26%) VMware
3 19 (22.09%) Citrix
4 8 (9.30%) Cisco
4 8 (9.30%) HP
4 8 (9.30%) IBM
5 5 (5.81%) Apple
5 5 (5.81%) Sophos
6 4 (4.65%) AppSense
6 4 (4.65%) Canon
6 4 (4.65%) Dell
7 3 (3.49%) Lotus
8 2 (2.33%) Forcepoint
8 2 (2.33%) Novell
9 1 (1.16%) CommVault
9 1 (1.16%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.16%) Meru Networks
9 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
Gloucestershire
Networkers
Rate: £11 - £13.50 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Rate: competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago