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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 23 16 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +20
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 27 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.70% 8.00% 1.64%
As % of the System Software category 39.71% 74.07% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 2
Average daily rate
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£275 £305 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.83% +43.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £249 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £328 £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £279 £288
% change year-on-year
+0.44% -3.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.21% -11.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
68 27 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 14.35% 10.80% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 13 27
Average daily rate £325 £285 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £260 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £335 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -11.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 16 September 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
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 16 September 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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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 -4 8 £375 +20.38% 4
Gloucester -12 8 £180 -36.84% 3
Tewkesbury - - - -
Cirencester - - - -
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 38 (86.36%) Windows
2 22 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (50.00%) VMware
3 17 (38.64%) Security Cleared
3 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (34.09%) MS Exchange
5 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (22.73%) DV Cleared
6 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (20.45%) DNS
6 9 (20.45%) Citrix
7 8 (18.18%) Service Delivery
8 7 (15.91%) DHCP
9 6 (13.64%) WAN
9 6 (13.64%) LAN
9 6 (13.64%) VBScript
9 6 (13.64%) McAfee
9 6 (13.64%) Sophos
9 6 (13.64%) VMware ESX
9 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (13.64%) Windows 7
10 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
10 5 (11.36%) Hyper-V
10 5 (11.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
10 5 (11.36%) Unit Testing
10 5 (11.36%) SCCM
10 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 15 (34.09%) MS Exchange
2 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.82%) IIS
4 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.27%) Documentum
6 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.27%) Eucalyptus
6 1 (2.27%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Teamcenter
1 1 (2.27%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) PaaS
2 1 (2.27%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) DNS
2 7 (15.91%) DHCP
3 6 (13.64%) LAN
3 6 (13.64%) WAN
4 5 (11.36%) TCP/IP
5 4 (9.09%) SAN
6 3 (6.82%) Firewall
7 2 (4.55%) Internet
8 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.27%) LDAP
8 1 (2.27%) VoIP
8 1 (2.27%) Wireless
8 1 (2.27%) BIG-IP
8 1 (2.27%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.27%) ReportNet
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Legal
2 1 (2.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Server Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Architect
3 5 (11.36%) Consultant
3 5 (11.36%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Security Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) .NET
1 1 (2.27%) Middleware
1 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.27%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
1 2 (4.55%) Clustering
1 2 (4.55%) PKI
1 2 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.27%) Wiki
2 1 (2.27%) Replication
2 1 (2.27%) EPoS
2 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 38 (86.36%) Windows
2 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (13.64%) Windows 7
6 5 (11.36%) Windows XP
7 3 (6.82%) Linux
8 2 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 5 (11.36%) Configuration Management
2 5 (11.36%) Unit Testing
3 4 (9.09%) Project Management
3 4 (9.09%) ITIL
4 3 (6.82%) Security Architecture
4 3 (6.82%) Software Deployment
4 3 (6.82%) Identity Management
5 2 (4.55%) Migration
5 2 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (4.55%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.55%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.27%) Service Management
6 1 (2.27%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.27%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.27%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.27%) Web Development
6 1 (2.27%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.27%) Scrum
6 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) VBScript
2 5 (11.36%) SQL
3 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.55%) VB
4 2 (4.55%) C
5 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (38.64%) Security Cleared
2 10 (22.73%) DV Cleared
3 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) MCSE
4 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.55%) MCP
6 1 (2.27%) CCNP
6 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.27%) MCITP
6 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.64%) VMware ESX
3 5 (11.36%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.82%) XenApp
4 3 (6.82%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.55%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.27%) Terminal Server
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.27%) vSphere
6 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) SCCM
1 5 (11.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (4.55%) SCOM
2 2 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.27%) MOM
Vendors
1 22 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 22 (50.00%) VMware
2 9 (20.45%) Citrix
3 6 (13.64%) McAfee
3 6 (13.64%) Sophos
4 5 (11.36%) HP
4 5 (11.36%) Cisco
5 4 (9.09%) Oracle
5 4 (9.09%) NetApp
6 3 (6.82%) Symantec
6 3 (6.82%) Altiris
7 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.27%) webMethods
8 1 (2.27%) Informatica
8 1 (2.27%) Remedy
8 1 (2.27%) Business Objects
8 1 (2.27%) SAP
8 1 (2.27%) Cognos
8 1 (2.27%) Siebel
8 1 (2.27%) IBM
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