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 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 29 27 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 22 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.08% 4.37% 4.96%
As % of the System Software category 57.89% 30.77% 37.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 8
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£415 £328 £228
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.71% +43.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £144 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £421 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Average hourly rate £16.14 £20.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.32% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £14.50 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.00 £16.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
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
38 52 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 8.78% 14.21% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 33 23
Average daily rate £425 £375 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -15.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £185 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +81.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Gloucester +15 12 £468 +179.10% 1
Cheltenham -9 4 £443 +10.62% 2
Cirencester +3 1 - - 2
Filton - 1 - -
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 41 (91.11%) Windows
2 23 (51.11%) VMware
3 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (37.78%) Citrix
5 16 (35.56%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 15 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 14 (31.11%) DNS
8 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (22.22%) Linux
10 9 (20.00%) HP
10 9 (20.00%) Windows XP
10 9 (20.00%) Data Centre
11 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (17.78%) Hyper-V
11 8 (17.78%) DHCP
11 8 (17.78%) Cisco
11 8 (17.78%) Clustering
11 8 (17.78%) DV Cleared
12 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
12 7 (15.56%) WAN
12 7 (15.56%) UNIX
12 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
12 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
13 6 (13.33%) MS Office
13 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
13 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (13.33%) vSphere

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.67%) Eucalyptus
3 3 (6.67%) OpenStack
3 3 (6.67%) IIS
3 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.44%) Apache
4 2 (4.44%) nginx
4 2 (4.44%) Lync
4 2 (4.44%) Confluence
4 2 (4.44%) MediaWiki
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Office 365
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.11%) DNS
2 8 (17.78%) DHCP
3 7 (15.56%) WAN
4 5 (11.11%) LAN
5 3 (6.67%) Firewall
5 3 (6.67%) Ethernet
6 2 (4.44%) SAN
6 2 (4.44%) OSPF
6 2 (4.44%) BGP
6 2 (4.44%) EIGRP
6 2 (4.44%) IPv6
6 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.44%) VPN
6 2 (4.44%) LDAP
6 2 (4.44%) Network Security
6 2 (4.44%) IPsec
6 2 (4.44%) NAS
7 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) MySQL
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.22%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (4.44%) LoadRunner
1 2 (4.44%) JIRA
1 2 (4.44%) Subversion
1 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.44%) Hudson
2 1 (2.22%) Ant
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
2 2 (4.44%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) Support Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (11.11%) Architect
3 5 (11.11%) Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) Desktop Support
4 4 (8.89%) Administrator
4 4 (8.89%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.67%) IT Support
5 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (17.78%) Clustering
3 3 (6.67%) Private Cloud
3 3 (6.67%) Public Cloud
3 3 (6.67%) Replication
4 2 (4.44%) Wiki
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.22%) PKI
5 1 (2.22%) FMCG
5 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 41 (91.11%) Windows
2 19 (42.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (22.22%) Linux
6 9 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (15.56%) UNIX
9 2 (4.44%) Windows NT
9 2 (4.44%) Windows 2000
9 2 (4.44%) CentOS
9 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (4.44%) Ubuntu
9 2 (4.44%) Debian
10 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.22%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (11.11%) Migration
2 5 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 3 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (6.67%) Patch Management
3 3 (6.67%) Service Management
3 3 (6.67%) Data Migration
4 2 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (4.44%) DevOps
4 2 (4.44%) Build Automation
4 2 (4.44%) Kernel Tuning
4 2 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.22%) Line Management
5 1 (2.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.22%) Performance Testing
5 1 (2.22%) Security Testing
5 1 (2.22%) ITIL
5 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.22%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) SQL
2 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.78%) DV Cleared
3 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.67%) Degree
4 3 (6.67%) MCTS
4 3 (6.67%) MCITP
4 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.44%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (35.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (17.78%) Hyper-V
3 6 (13.33%) vSphere
4 5 (11.11%) Firmware
5 3 (6.67%) XenApp
5 3 (6.67%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.44%) ISA Server
6 2 (4.44%) Samba
6 2 (4.44%) iptables
6 2 (4.44%) XenServer
6 2 (4.44%) Postfix
6 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) SCCM
2 2 (4.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (4.44%) AirWatch
2 2 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.44%) ZABBIX
2 2 (4.44%) Puppet
3 1 (2.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) VMware
2 17 (37.78%) Citrix
3 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 9 (20.00%) HP
5 8 (17.78%) Cisco
6 5 (11.11%) NetApp
6 5 (11.11%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.67%) Symantec
8 2 (4.44%) Juniper
8 2 (4.44%) McAfee
8 2 (4.44%) EMC
8 2 (4.44%) TOWER Software
8 2 (4.44%) Websense
8 2 (4.44%) Infoblox
9 1 (2.22%) Acronis
9 1 (2.22%) Sophos
9 1 (2.22%) Veritas
9 1 (2.22%) Lotus
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago