The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 9 19 63
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +44
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 37 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 9.69% 9.04% 2.05%
As % of the System Software category 56.92% 45.45% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 9
Average daily rate £375 £430 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.77% +114.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £178 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £468 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £265 £290
% change year-on-year
-0.94% -8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +32.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
System Software Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
65 66 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 17.02% 19.88% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 36 25
Average daily rate £328 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
- +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.25 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -36.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Active Directory
South West

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -3 13 £400 +3.22% 2
Gloucester -15 7 £185 +60.86% 1
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 62 (89.86%) Windows
2 43 (62.32%) VMware
3 33 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (44.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 29 (42.03%) MS Exchange
6 28 (40.58%) Microsoft
7 25 (36.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (34.78%) DHCP
9 23 (33.33%) Windows 7
10 21 (30.43%) SCCM
11 19 (27.54%) DNS
12 18 (26.09%) Citrix
13 16 (23.19%) Security Cleared
14 13 (18.84%) Exchange Server 2007
15 10 (14.49%) Windows XP
16 9 (13.04%) MS Office
16 9 (13.04%) XenApp
17 8 (11.59%) AppSense
17 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
18 7 (10.14%) SMS
18 7 (10.14%) Thin Client
18 7 (10.14%) Hyper-V
18 7 (10.14%) Fat Client
18 7 (10.14%) SC Cleared
19 6 (8.70%) Firewall
19 6 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
19 6 (8.70%) SAN
19 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
19 6 (8.70%) SQL
20 5 (7.25%) TCP/IP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 29 (42.03%) MS Exchange
2 13 (18.84%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.35%) IIS
6 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.45%) Apache
7 1 (1.45%) Drupal
7 1 (1.45%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (13.04%) MS Office
2 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.90%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.90%) MS Project
4 1 (1.45%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.90%) Teamcenter
1 2 (2.90%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Office 365
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 24 (34.78%) DHCP
2 19 (27.54%) DNS
3 7 (10.14%) SMS
4 6 (8.70%) Firewall
4 6 (8.70%) SAN
5 5 (7.25%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.35%) NetScaler
7 2 (2.90%) Network Security
7 2 (2.90%) NAS
7 2 (2.90%) LDAP
7 2 (2.90%) VPN
8 1 (1.45%) 3G
8 1 (1.45%) Internet
8 1 (1.45%) LAN
8 1 (1.45%) VoIP
8 1 (1.45%) FTP
8 1 (1.45%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.90%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (2.90%) ReportNet
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Wise Package Studio
1 2 (2.90%) MSI
2 1 (1.45%) ClearCase
General
1 5 (7.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.45%) French Language
2 1 (1.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (18.84%) Server Engineer
3 9 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Consultant
6 5 (7.25%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.80%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.80%) Desktop Support
7 4 (5.80%) Windows Server Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.35%) Deployment Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Architect
8 3 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) IT Support
8 3 (4.35%) SCCM Consultant
9 2 (2.90%) Applications Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Test Leader
9 2 (2.90%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.90%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.90%) .NET
2 2 (2.90%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Thin Client
1 7 (10.14%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 62 (89.86%) Windows
2 33 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (36.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 10 (14.49%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.35%) Linux
6 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.90%) UNIX
8 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (5.80%) ITSM
1 4 (5.80%) Service Management
2 3 (4.35%) ITIL
2 3 (4.35%) Migration
2 3 (4.35%) Project Management
2 3 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (2.90%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (2.90%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (2.90%) Service Delivery
3 2 (2.90%) Network Design
4 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2
4 1 (1.45%) Software Testing
4 1 (1.45%) Information Security
4 1 (1.45%) Workflow
4 1 (1.45%) Security Management
4 1 (1.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (1.45%) Configuration Management
4 1 (1.45%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (1.45%) Security Testing
4 1 (1.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) SQL
2 3 (4.35%) C
2 3 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.90%) VB
4 1 (1.45%) Java
4 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (23.19%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.25%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) Degree
4 2 (2.90%) MCSE
4 2 (2.90%) MCSA
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) SLA
2 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (44.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (13.04%) XenApp
3 7 (10.14%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.25%) VMware ESX
5 4 (5.80%) vSphere
5 4 (5.80%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (5.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (5.80%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.35%) XenServer
7 2 (2.90%) NFS
7 2 (2.90%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.45%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.45%) MetaFrame
8 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 21 (30.43%) SCCM
2 4 (5.80%) SCOM
2 4 (5.80%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.90%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.90%) WSUS
3 2 (2.90%) OpenView
3 2 (2.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.45%) MOM
Vendors
1 43 (62.32%) VMware
2 28 (40.58%) Microsoft
3 18 (26.09%) Citrix
4 8 (11.59%) AppSense
5 4 (5.80%) McAfee
5 4 (5.80%) Cisco
5 4 (5.80%) Symantec
6 3 (4.35%) HP
7 2 (2.90%) Acronis
7 2 (2.90%) 3Com
7 2 (2.90%) Teradata
7 2 (2.90%) Cognos
7 2 (2.90%) SAP
7 2 (2.90%) Oracle
7 2 (2.90%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.90%) Informatica
7 2 (2.90%) Veritas
7 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.45%) Juniper
8 1 (1.45%) NetApp
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