Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 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
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 19 36
Rank change year-on-year +6 +17 -22
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 71 84 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 10.36% 8.79% 4.78%
As % of the System Software category 71.72% 54.90% 49.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 31 23
Gloucestershire median daily rate £210 £254 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.32% +20.95% -44.00%
10th Percentile £115 £125 £150
90th Percentile £395 £475 £485
South West median daily rate £288 £325 £250
% change year-on-year -11.54% +30.00% -29.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 9
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.23 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.70% -33.88% +29.03%
10th Percentile £9.31 £10.13 £11.13
90th Percentile £17.88 £34.50 £30.00
South West median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £16.83
% change year-on-year -6.67% -10.85% +20.18%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 99 153 91
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 14.45% 16.00% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 79 62
Gloucestershire median daily rate £214 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.00% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £115 £142 £151
90th Percentile £434 £600 £476
South West median daily rate £355 £363 £325
% change year-on-year -2.07% +11.54% -7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 8
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £14.00 £19.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.32% +16.92% -9.72%
10th Percentile £9.48 £9.76 £11.06
90th Percentile £22.15 £43.30 £23.70
South West median hourly rate £15.51 £15.75 £18.27
% change year-on-year -1.51% -13.77% +23.83%

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 21 July 2017.

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 21 July 2017. 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 -8 21 £183 +1.39% 5
Cheltenham +6 19 £165 +1.54% 4
Cirencester - 5 £300 - 1
Active Directory
South West

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 58 (81.69%) Windows
2 29 (40.85%) Windows 7
3 26 (36.62%) Windows Server
4 22 (30.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (29.58%) Security Cleared
6 20 (28.17%) Microsoft
6 20 (28.17%) VMware
7 18 (25.35%) Office 365
8 15 (21.13%) Windows 10
8 15 (21.13%) Citrix
9 14 (19.72%) Windows 8
9 14 (19.72%) DV Cleared
10 13 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (16.90%) Hyper-V
11 12 (16.90%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (15.49%) SharePoint
12 11 (15.49%) MS Exchange
12 11 (15.49%) DHCP
13 10 (14.08%) SQL
13 10 (14.08%) DNS
13 10 (14.08%) Cisco
13 10 (14.08%) SC Cleared
14 9 (12.68%) SQL Server
14 9 (12.68%) Windows XP
15 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Office
15 8 (11.27%) SCCM
15 8 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2010
16 7 (9.86%) Incident Management
16 7 (9.86%) Apache

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 11 (15.49%) MS Exchange
1 11 (15.49%) SharePoint
2 8 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (9.86%) Apache
4 5 (7.04%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (5.63%) IIS
6 3 (4.23%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.82%) Live Communications Server
7 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.41%) GroupWise
8 1 (1.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.41%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 18 (25.35%) Office 365
2 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.49%) DHCP
2 10 (14.08%) DNS
3 6 (8.45%) Firewall
4 5 (7.04%) Internet
4 5 (7.04%) WAN
5 4 (5.63%) Wireless
6 3 (4.23%) LAN
6 3 (4.23%) VLAN
6 3 (4.23%) VPN
7 2 (2.82%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (2.82%) SAN
7 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.41%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.41%) LDAP
8 1 (1.41%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.41%) Network Security
8 1 (1.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.82%) MS Access
3 1 (1.41%) MySQL
3 1 (1.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) ReSharper
1 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (5.63%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.82%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (18.31%) Support Engineer
2 9 (12.68%) Analyst
3 8 (11.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (9.86%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (9.86%) Consultant
5 6 (8.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Active Directory Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Wintel Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (7.04%) Applications Support
6 5 (7.04%) Build Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Support Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Desktop Support
7 4 (5.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Exchange Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Service Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.82%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (1.41%) .NET
2 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.41%) CSS
2 1 (1.41%) CSS3
2 1 (1.41%) HTML
2 1 (1.41%) HTML5
2 1 (1.41%) Kendo UI
2 1 (1.41%) OpenVZ
2 1 (1.41%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.41%) SignalR
2 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) FMCG
2 5 (7.04%) iPad
2 5 (7.04%) iPhone
3 2 (2.82%) Clustering
3 2 (2.82%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.82%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.41%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.41%) EPoS
4 1 (1.41%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.41%) PKI
4 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 58 (81.69%) Windows
2 29 (40.85%) Windows 7
3 26 (36.62%) Windows Server
4 22 (30.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (21.13%) Windows 10
6 14 (19.72%) Windows 8
7 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (16.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (12.68%) Windows XP
10 5 (7.04%) Mac OS X
11 3 (4.23%) Unix
12 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
12 2 (2.82%) Linux
12 2 (2.82%) Solaris
12 2 (2.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (9.86%) Incident Management
2 6 (8.45%) Change Control
2 6 (8.45%) Demand Management
2 6 (8.45%) Problem Management
3 5 (7.04%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (5.63%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (5.63%) ITIL
5 3 (4.23%) Network Management
6 2 (2.82%) ERP
6 2 (2.82%) Identity Management
6 2 (2.82%) Password Management
6 2 (2.82%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.82%) Statistics
7 1 (1.41%) Change Management
7 1 (1.41%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.41%) MVC
7 1 (1.41%) Open Source
7 1 (1.41%) Security Architecture
7 1 (1.41%) Time Management
7 1 (1.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.08%) SQL
2 6 (8.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.41%) C#
3 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (29.58%) Security Cleared
2 14 (19.72%) DV Cleared
3 10 (14.08%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.45%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.41%) CCNA
5 1 (1.41%) CCNP
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.41%) MCSA
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 13 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (16.90%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.82%) ISA Server
3 2 (2.82%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.41%) UAG
4 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.41%) XenApp
4 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) SCCM
2 5 (7.04%) AirWatch
3 4 (5.63%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.63%) Netcool
3 4 (5.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (4.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (2.82%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.82%) SCOM
5 2 (2.82%) Unicenter
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (28.17%) Microsoft
1 20 (28.17%) VMware
2 15 (21.13%) Citrix
3 10 (14.08%) Cisco
4 7 (9.86%) HP
5 6 (8.45%) Apple
6 4 (5.63%) McAfee
7 3 (4.23%) Sophos
7 3 (4.23%) Veritas
8 2 (2.82%) EMC
8 2 (2.82%) Meridio
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle
8 2 (2.82%) SAP
9 1 (1.41%) Computacenter
9 1 (1.41%) Kofax
9 1 (1.41%) Remedy
Coleford, Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Search Consultancy
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago