Period
to 23 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 23 April 2018 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
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 17 17
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +21
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 51 66 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 8.92% 9.13% 9.15%
As % of the System Software category 62.20% 65.35% 60.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 33 36
Gloucestershire median daily rate £445 £130 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +242.31% -50.85% +9.07%
10th Percentile £140 £106 £105
90th Percentile £608 £375 £481
South West median daily rate £300 £288 £323
% change year-on-year +4.35% -10.85% +17.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £12.74 £13.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +6.12% -0.16%
10th Percentile £11.24 £9.25 £9.76
90th Percentile £15.23 £15.35 £16.40
South West median hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year +13.21% -17.19% +1.59%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 82 101 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 14.34% 13.97% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 55 60
Gloucestershire median daily rate £416 £205 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +103.05% -42.66% +20.68%
10th Percentile £153 £106 £114
90th Percentile £590 £445 £513
South West median daily rate £401 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.64% - +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 11
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £39.75 £25.00 £13.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.00% +89.04% -18.04%
10th Percentile £11.65 £11.00 £9.20
90th Percentile £46.00 £47.50 £21.50
South West median hourly rate £19.00 £15.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year +24.59% -15.28% +9.09%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Gloucestershire

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Gloucestershire

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Gloucestershire

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Gloucestershire

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 23 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -2 19 £425 +254.17% 2
Cheltenham -11 11 £450 +275.00% 9
Stroud - 4 £135 - 1
Active Directory
South West

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 39 (76.47%) Windows
2 25 (49.02%) Windows Server
3 24 (47.06%) Office 365
4 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
5 18 (35.29%) Windows 10
6 16 (31.37%) Firewall
6 16 (31.37%) Security Cleared
7 14 (27.45%) SCCM
7 14 (27.45%) VMware
7 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (21.57%) SC Cleared
10 10 (19.61%) Network Security
10 10 (19.61%) Windows 7
10 10 (19.61%) Migration
10 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (15.69%) Cybersecurity
11 8 (15.69%) SaaS
11 8 (15.69%) Security Architecture
11 8 (15.69%) SIEM
11 8 (15.69%) Server Hardening
11 8 (15.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 8 (15.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 8 (15.69%) Data Security
11 8 (15.69%) ITIL
11 8 (15.69%) SAML
12 7 (13.73%) Cisco
12 7 (13.73%) DNS
12 7 (13.73%) MCSE
12 7 (13.73%) SQL

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 6 (11.76%) IIS
1 6 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.84%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.96%) Documentum
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 24 (47.06%) Office 365
2 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (15.69%) SaaS
4 2 (3.92%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (31.37%) Firewall
2 10 (19.61%) Network Security
3 7 (13.73%) DNS
4 6 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (11.76%) DMZ
4 6 (11.76%) LAN
4 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) Blockchain
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (13.73%) Banking
2 5 (9.80%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Electronics
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (21.57%) Support Engineer
2 10 (19.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Design Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Security Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (9.80%) Desktop Support
5 4 (7.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Architect
6 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 3 (5.88%) Administrator
6 3 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Linux Support
7 2 (3.92%) SharePoint Administrator
7 2 (3.92%) SharePoint Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) SAML
2 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) PKI
2 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) Replication
4 1 (1.96%) Clustering
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.96%) iPad
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 39 (76.47%) Windows
2 25 (49.02%) Windows Server
3 18 (35.29%) Windows 10
4 10 (19.61%) Windows 7
4 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (9.80%) Linux
6 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.88%) CentOS
7 3 (5.88%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.92%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.96%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) Migration
2 8 (15.69%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (15.69%) Data Security
2 8 (15.69%) ITIL
2 8 (15.69%) Security Architecture
2 8 (15.69%) Server Hardening
2 8 (15.69%) SIEM
3 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (5.88%) ITIL V3
4 3 (5.88%) Proactive Monitoring
4 3 (5.88%) Service Management
5 2 (3.92%) Break/Fix
5 2 (3.92%) Coaching
5 2 (3.92%) Document Management
5 2 (3.92%) Facilities Management
5 2 (3.92%) IT Governance
5 2 (3.92%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (3.92%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 2 (3.92%) Network Design
5 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) SQL
2 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.92%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) Security Cleared
2 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (21.57%) SC Cleared
4 7 (13.73%) MCSE
5 6 (11.76%) CCNA
5 6 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (11.76%) MCSA
6 5 (9.80%) DV Cleared
7 4 (7.84%) CCNP
8 3 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (3.92%) Degree
10 1 (1.96%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (13.73%) Hyper-V
1 7 (13.73%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.84%) vSphere
4 1 (1.96%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (27.45%) SCCM
2 8 (15.69%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 6 (11.76%) FortiGate
3 6 (11.76%) WSUS
4 3 (5.88%) NetBackup
5 2 (3.92%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.96%) SCOM
6 1 (1.96%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
2 14 (27.45%) VMware
3 7 (13.73%) Cisco
4 6 (11.76%) Fortinet
4 6 (11.76%) Splunk
5 3 (5.88%) IBM
5 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.88%) Veeam
5 3 (5.88%) Veritas
6 2 (3.92%) Apple
6 2 (3.92%) Centrify
6 2 (3.92%) Ivanti
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle
6 2 (3.92%) Sophos
7 1 (1.96%) Citrix
7 1 (1.96%) CommVault
7 1 (1.96%) CyberArk
7 1 (1.96%) EMC
7 1 (1.96%) HP
7 1 (1.96%) SAP