Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 27 27
Rank change year-on-year +9 0 -8
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 48 53 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 7.82% 6.47% 7.01%
As % of the System Software category 69.57% 53.00% 57.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 34
Gloucestershire median daily rate £400 £143 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +180.70% -54.40% +13.64%
10th Percentile £179 £106 £95
90th Percentile £525 £380 £501
South West median daily rate £300 £225 £298
% change year-on-year +33.33% -24.37% -8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 5
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £13.70 £12.00 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.17% -12.41% -14.38%
10th Percentile £10.13 £9.88 £10.13
90th Percentile £76.30 £13.75 £16.61
South West median hourly rate £15.00 £13.37 £15.88
% change year-on-year +12.23% -15.81% +2.42%

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 69 100 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 11.24% 12.21% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 54 62
Gloucestershire median daily rate £363 £281 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.89% -13.46% +0.15%
10th Percentile £177 £106 £109
90th Percentile £536 £446 £486
South West median daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +23.08% - -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 5
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £31.00 £13.50 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +129.63% -1.46% -23.89%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.43 £10.13
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £16.61
South West median hourly rate £18.06 £14.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +29.02% -30.00% +25.00%

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 January 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 January 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 -7 20 £300 +120.18% 3
Cheltenham +2 5 £225 +50.00% 4
Stroud - 2 - - 1
Tewkesbury +3 1 - -
Cirencester - 1 £400 - 1
Active Directory
South West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 31 (64.58%) Windows
2 23 (47.92%) Microsoft
3 18 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 16 (33.33%) SQL
5 15 (31.25%) Windows 7
5 15 (31.25%) Office 365
6 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
7 12 (25.00%) Windows 10
8 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (20.83%) DV Cleared
9 10 (20.83%) Firewall
10 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
10 9 (18.75%) SharePoint
10 9 (18.75%) MS Exchange
10 9 (18.75%) Problem Management
11 8 (16.67%) ITIL
12 7 (14.58%) DNS
12 7 (14.58%) Finance
12 7 (14.58%) SC Cleared
12 7 (14.58%) Network Security
12 7 (14.58%) VMware
12 7 (14.58%) Incident Management
12 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (12.50%) Skype for Business
13 6 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (12.50%) PowerShell
13 6 (12.50%) DHCP
14 5 (10.42%) HP
14 5 (10.42%) SAML

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 9 (18.75%) MS Exchange
1 9 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 6 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (12.50%) Skype for Business
3 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.25%) IIS
4 3 (6.25%) Live Communications Server
5 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (31.25%) Office 365
2 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (10.42%) SaaS
4 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) Firewall
2 7 (14.58%) DNS
2 7 (14.58%) Network Security
3 6 (12.50%) DHCP
4 3 (6.25%) Internet
4 3 (6.25%) SAN
4 3 (6.25%) Skype
4 3 (6.25%) VoIP
5 2 (4.17%) LAN
5 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.17%) VPN
6 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.08%) DMZ
6 1 (2.08%) Intranet
6 1 (2.08%) VLAN
6 1 (2.08%) WAN
6 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) Blockchain
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 5 (10.42%) Applications Support
2 5 (10.42%) Architect
2 5 (10.42%) Design Engineer
2 5 (10.42%) Security Engineer
3 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (8.33%) Administrator
4 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (6.25%) Consultant
4 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (6.25%) IT Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Server Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Server Support
5 2 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Linux Support
5 2 (4.17%) Migration Consultant
5 2 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) SAML
2 2 (4.17%) Web Services
2 2 (4.17%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) iPad
2 2 (4.17%) Replication
3 1 (2.08%) FMCG
3 1 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.08%) iPhone
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 31 (64.58%) Windows
2 18 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 15 (31.25%) Windows 7
4 12 (25.00%) Windows 10
5 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (10.42%) Windows 8
8 3 (6.25%) Linux
8 3 (6.25%) Solaris
8 3 (6.25%) Unix
9 2 (4.17%) CentOS
10 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.08%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) Problem Management
2 8 (16.67%) ITIL
3 7 (14.58%) Incident Management
4 5 (10.42%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (10.42%) Data Security
4 5 (10.42%) Security Architecture
4 5 (10.42%) Server Hardening
4 5 (10.42%) SIEM
4 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.25%) Migration
6 2 (4.17%) Coaching
6 2 (4.17%) Document Management
6 2 (4.17%) Facilities Management
6 2 (4.17%) IT Governance
6 2 (4.17%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (4.17%) Network Design
6 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 10 (20.83%) DV Cleared
3 7 (14.58%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.17%) Degree
6 1 (2.08%) CCNA
6 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.08%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.08%) MCSA
6 1 (2.08%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.17%) vSphere
3 1 (2.08%) BitLocker
3 1 (2.08%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.08%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 5 (10.42%) SCCM
2 2 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.08%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.08%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.08%) SCOM
3 1 (2.08%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (47.92%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) VMware
3 5 (10.42%) HP
4 4 (8.33%) Cisco
5 3 (6.25%) Citrix
6 2 (4.17%) Ivanti
6 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.17%) Sophos
7 1 (2.08%) Forcepoint
7 1 (2.08%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.08%) Lumension
7 1 (2.08%) Remedy
7 1 (2.08%) SAP
7 1 (2.08%) Splunk