The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Bolton region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 8 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 8.70% 60.00% 5.26%
As % of the System Software category 40.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £200 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £270 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
System Software Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 21.74% 60.00% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £200 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Active Directory
Manchester

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 26 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Application Packaging
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (33.33%) Wyse
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) AppSense
3 1 (33.33%) Altiris
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) SMS
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Novell
3 1 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) ZENworks
3 1 (33.33%) MSI
3 1 (33.33%) InstallShield
3 1 (33.33%) AdminStudio

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (33.33%) MSI
1 1 (33.33%) InstallShield
1 1 (33.33%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Packager
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Wyse
2 1 (33.33%) AppSense
2 1 (33.33%) Altiris
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Novell