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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 23 12 35
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +23
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 27 27 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.15% 10.07% 1.92%
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 72.97% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £260 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £155 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £332 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £275 £290
% change year-on-year
+8.18% -5.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% +65.21%
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
54 37 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 12.30% 13.81% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 22 20
Average daily rate £325 £260 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -38.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £235 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £411 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -13.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.78 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 31 October 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 -3 10 £253 +7.44% 3
Cheltenham -5 9 £375 - 10
Cirencester - - - -
Tewkesbury - - - -
Active Directory
South West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 46 (86.79%) Windows
2 27 (50.94%) VMware
3 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
4 24 (45.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (39.62%) Security Cleared
6 17 (32.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (32.08%) MS Exchange
7 16 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (28.30%) Citrix
9 13 (24.53%) Exchange Server 2007
10 12 (22.64%) DNS
11 11 (20.75%) DV Cleared
12 10 (18.87%) DHCP
13 9 (16.98%) LAN
13 9 (16.98%) WAN
13 9 (16.98%) Hyper-V
13 9 (16.98%) XenApp
14 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
14 8 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (15.09%) Windows XP
14 8 (15.09%) MS Office
15 7 (13.21%) Linux
15 7 (13.21%) VBScript
15 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
15 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
15 7 (13.21%) HP
15 7 (13.21%) SAN
15 7 (13.21%) NetApp
15 7 (13.21%) Service Delivery

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 17 (32.08%) MS Exchange
2 13 (24.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (7.55%) IIS
4 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.77%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.77%) Eucalyptus
6 1 (1.89%) Lync
6 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.89%) Documentum
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) MS Office
2 7 (13.21%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Teamcenter
1 1 (1.89%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) PaaS
2 1 (1.89%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.64%) DNS
2 10 (18.87%) DHCP
3 9 (16.98%) LAN
3 9 (16.98%) WAN
4 7 (13.21%) TCP/IP
4 7 (13.21%) SAN
5 5 (9.43%) Internet
5 5 (9.43%) Firewall
6 2 (3.77%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.89%) LDAP
7 1 (1.89%) Wireless
7 1 (1.89%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.89%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.89%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (1.89%) ReportNet
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Legal
3 1 (1.89%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (16.98%) Server Engineer
2 7 (13.21%) Analyst
2 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Architect
3 6 (11.32%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (11.32%) Administrator
4 5 (9.43%) Support Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (7.55%) Desktop Support
5 4 (7.55%) Consultant
6 3 (5.66%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (5.66%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (3.77%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.77%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) Java EE
2 1 (1.89%) HTML
2 1 (1.89%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) Middleware
2 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
1 2 (3.77%) Replication
1 2 (3.77%) Clustering
1 2 (3.77%) PKI
1 2 (3.77%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (3.77%) Thin Client
1 2 (3.77%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.89%) EPoS
2 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.89%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 46 (86.79%) Windows
2 24 (45.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (32.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (15.09%) Windows XP
4 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (13.21%) Linux
5 7 (13.21%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.66%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (3.77%) UNIX
8 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.21%) Service Delivery
2 5 (9.43%) ITIL
2 5 (9.43%) Software Deployment
3 4 (7.55%) Unit Testing
3 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
3 4 (7.55%) Project Management
4 3 (5.66%) Identity Management
4 3 (5.66%) Migration
4 3 (5.66%) Security Architecture
5 2 (3.77%) Data Migration
5 2 (3.77%) Data Protection
5 2 (3.77%) Scrum
5 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.77%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (3.77%) Service Management
5 2 (3.77%) Change Management
5 2 (3.77%) Load Balancing
5 2 (3.77%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.89%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.89%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) VBScript
2 6 (11.32%) SQL
3 4 (7.55%) VB
4 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.66%) C
5 2 (3.77%) Java
6 1 (1.89%) Perl
6 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (39.62%) Security Cleared
2 11 (20.75%) DV Cleared
3 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
4 5 (9.43%) MCSE
4 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (7.55%) MCP
6 1 (1.89%) CCNP
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.89%) MCITP
6 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) QA
System Software
1 16 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (16.98%) Hyper-V
2 9 (16.98%) XenApp
3 5 (9.43%) VMware ESX
4 4 (7.55%) ISA Server
5 3 (5.66%) vSphere
6 2 (3.77%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (13.21%) SCCM
2 5 (9.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (3.77%) SCOM
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.89%) MOM
4 1 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 27 (50.94%) VMware
2 26 (49.06%) Microsoft
3 15 (28.30%) Citrix
4 7 (13.21%) HP
4 7 (13.21%) NetApp
5 6 (11.32%) Cisco
5 6 (11.32%) Oracle
6 5 (9.43%) McAfee
6 5 (9.43%) Sophos
7 3 (5.66%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.66%) Altiris
7 3 (5.66%) Remedy
8 2 (3.77%) Symantec
9 1 (1.89%) webMethods
9 1 (1.89%) AppSense
9 1 (1.89%) Teradata
9 1 (1.89%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.89%) SAP
9 1 (1.89%) Cognos
9 1 (1.89%) Siebel
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Rate: Market rate value
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
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