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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 22 12 43
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +31
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 25 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.67% 9.16% 1.74%
As % of the System Software category 39.06% 74.19% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 2
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£331 £311 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.59% +8.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £111 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £325 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £267 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-2.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £14.90 £20.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £21.20 £21.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
System Software Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
64 31 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 14.51% 12.35% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 13 23
Average daily rate £375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £113 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £340 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
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 25 July 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
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 25 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Gloucester -15 9 £185 +49.49% 5
Cheltenham -3 6 £313 +0.32%
Cirencester - 1 - -
Stroud - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 52 (85.25%) Windows
2 36 (59.02%) VMware
3 33 (54.10%) Microsoft
4 24 (39.34%) MS Exchange
5 23 (37.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (34.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (31.15%) Windows 7
8 16 (26.23%) SCCM
8 16 (26.23%) Security Cleared
8 16 (26.23%) DHCP
9 15 (24.59%) Citrix
9 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (19.67%) DNS
11 10 (16.39%) Windows XP
11 10 (16.39%) MS Office
11 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2007
12 9 (14.75%) DV Cleared
12 9 (14.75%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
13 8 (13.11%) Service Delivery
13 8 (13.11%) SAN
14 7 (11.48%) TCP/IP
14 7 (11.48%) Thin Client
14 7 (11.48%) Telecoms
14 7 (11.48%) Hyper-V
14 7 (11.48%) Fat Client
14 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2003
15 6 (9.84%) PowerShell
15 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (9.84%) VMware ESX

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 24 (39.34%) MS Exchange
2 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (14.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.92%) IIS
6 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.64%) Lync
7 1 (1.64%) Documentum
Applications
1 10 (16.39%) MS Office
2 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.92%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.28%) MS Project
5 1 (1.64%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Teamcenter
1 1 (1.64%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Office 365
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.64%) PaaS
3 1 (1.64%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.23%) DHCP
2 12 (19.67%) DNS
3 8 (13.11%) SAN
4 7 (11.48%) TCP/IP
5 6 (9.84%) Firewall
6 4 (6.56%) SMS
7 3 (4.92%) LAN
7 3 (4.92%) Internet
8 2 (3.28%) Network Security
8 2 (3.28%) WAN
9 1 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.64%) Wireless
9 1 (1.64%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (1.64%) 3G
9 1 (1.64%) LDAP
9 1 (1.64%) VoIP
9 1 (1.64%) VPN
9 1 (1.64%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.64%) ReportNet
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) ClearCase
2 2 (3.28%) MSI
2 2 (3.28%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (1.64%) Subversion
3 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (11.48%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.64%) Legal
2 1 (1.64%) Military
2 1 (1.64%) French Language
Job Titles
1 9 (14.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (13.11%) Consultant
3 7 (11.48%) Analyst
3 7 (11.48%) Server Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Desktop Support
4 5 (8.20%) Architect
4 5 (8.20%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (6.56%) Team Leader
5 4 (6.56%) Deployment Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) SCCM Consultant
6 3 (4.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Active Directory Consultant
7 2 (3.28%) IT Support
7 2 (3.28%) Test Leader
7 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (3.28%) Storage Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.64%) .NET
2 1 (1.64%) Middleware
2 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Thin Client
1 7 (11.48%) Fat Client
2 4 (6.56%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.28%) PKI
3 2 (3.28%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.64%) Wiki
4 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.64%) Clustering
4 1 (1.64%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 52 (85.25%) Windows
2 23 (37.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (31.15%) Windows 7
4 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (16.39%) Windows XP
6 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.56%) Linux
8 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.11%) Service Delivery
2 4 (6.56%) ITSM
2 4 (6.56%) ITIL
2 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
2 4 (6.56%) Project Management
2 4 (6.56%) Service Management
2 4 (6.56%) Unit Testing
3 3 (4.92%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (3.28%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (3.28%) Problem Management
4 2 (3.28%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (3.28%) Data Protection
4 2 (3.28%) Security Architecture
4 2 (3.28%) Network Design
4 2 (3.28%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (3.28%) Identity Management
5 1 (1.64%) Security Management
5 1 (1.64%) Migration
5 1 (1.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.64%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.84%) VBScript
1 6 (9.84%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.20%) SQL
3 4 (6.56%) VB
4 3 (4.92%) C
5 2 (3.28%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (26.23%) Security Cleared
2 9 (14.75%) DV Cleared
3 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.56%) MCSE
3 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.28%) MCP
4 2 (3.28%) Degree
4 2 (3.28%) MCSA
5 1 (1.64%) CCNP
5 1 (1.64%) ISEB
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.64%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (34.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.48%) Hyper-V
3 6 (9.84%) VMware ESX
4 4 (6.56%) XenApp
4 4 (6.56%) vSphere
4 4 (6.56%) ISA Server
5 3 (4.92%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.64%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.64%) MetaFrame
6 1 (1.64%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.64%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (26.23%) SCCM
2 4 (6.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.28%) WSUS
3 2 (3.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (3.28%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.28%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.64%) MOM
4 1 (1.64%) SCOM
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 36 (59.02%) VMware
2 33 (54.10%) Microsoft
3 15 (24.59%) Citrix
4 6 (9.84%) Cisco
4 6 (9.84%) AppSense
5 5 (8.20%) McAfee
5 5 (8.20%) Sophos
6 4 (6.56%) HP
7 3 (4.92%) NetApp
7 3 (4.92%) Oracle
7 3 (4.92%) Symantec
8 2 (3.28%) Remedy
8 2 (3.28%) 3Com
8 2 (3.28%) Altiris
8 2 (3.28%) Acronis
8 2 (3.28%) Veritas
8 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.64%) webMethods
9 1 (1.64%) Dell
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