The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 2 10 3
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 21.05% 3.23% 30.00%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 12.50% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £200 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £263
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.01 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-9.00% +3.44%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

System Software Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 21.05% 25.81% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate - £200 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.44% -1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.01 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -1.51%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

Active Directory
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) MCP
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bolton region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec