The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chelmsford with a requirement for Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Essex / Chelmsford
Rank - 8 5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 0 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chelmsford - 8.47% 20.75%
As % of the System Software category - 83.33% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 10
Median daily rate - £263 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +94.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £323 £300
% change year-on-year -3.87% +7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chelmsford with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Chelmsford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2 6 11
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chelmsford 20.00% 10.17% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 10
Median daily rate £320 £263 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.90% +94.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Chelmsford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chelmsford citing Active Directory as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Chelmsford

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Active Directory in Chelmsford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Chelmsford

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory in Chelmsford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Chelmsford

Active Directory
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chelmsford region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft