Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 6 months to 24 November 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.

Microsoft Active Directory
Gloucestershire > Cheltenham
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 28 18
Rank change year-on-year +9 -10 0
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 4 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 2.74% 4.70% 6.69%
As % of the System Software category 57.14% 52.38% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 13
Cheltenham median daily rate £225 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% - -33.33%
10th Percentile £213 £115 £81
90th Percentile £248 £465 £513
Gloucestershire median daily rate £235 £250 £300
% change year-on-year -6.00% -16.67% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate - £11.00 -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £13.70 £12.75 £13.10
% change year-on-year +7.45% -2.67% -39.07%

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

All System Software Skills
Cheltenham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 7 21 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 4.79% 8.97% 15.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 30
Cheltenham median daily rate £250 £350 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% -15.41% +40.85%
10th Percentile £214 £151 £103
90th Percentile £575 £430 £513
Gloucestershire median daily rate £250 £350 £353
% change year-on-year -28.57% -0.71% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Cheltenham median hourly rate - £12.00 -
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £18.50 £13.50 £13.10
% change year-on-year +37.04% +3.05% -35.31%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Cheltenham

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Cheltenham

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Email Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) GroupWise

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 (25.00%) GroupWise
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Email Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) VMware