The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 20 39 15
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -24
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 82 43 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.98% 4.38% 9.23%
As % of the System Software category 58.57% 47.25% 69.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 17 28
Median daily rate £428 £420 £264
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% +59.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £210 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £322
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 16
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.35 £14.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -3.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £20.19 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.43 £14.35 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.54% -1.06%
Active Directory
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

System Software Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
140 91 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.63% 9.28% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 47 38
Median daily rate £425 £420 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +57.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £720 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 21
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.20 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £20.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +5.60%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +28 54 £428 +61.32% 7
Chester -2 14 £435 -3.33% 2
Wilmslow - 2 - - 2
Macclesfield -4 1 - -
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 105 (80.15%) Windows
2 80 (61.07%) Microsoft
3 60 (45.80%) SCCM
4 51 (38.93%) Citrix
4 51 (38.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 51 (38.93%) Windows Server
5 48 (36.64%) Migration
6 46 (35.11%) PowerShell
7 41 (31.30%) SCOM
7 41 (31.30%) VMware
8 39 (29.77%) Security Cleared
9 33 (25.19%) SC Cleared
10 32 (24.43%) MS Exchange
11 31 (23.66%) VMware Infrastructure
11 31 (23.66%) Software Engineering
11 31 (23.66%) Skype for Business
12 30 (22.90%) Test Automation
13 29 (22.14%) SharePoint
14 24 (18.32%) Skype
15 23 (17.56%) Data Centre
15 23 (17.56%) ITIL
15 23 (17.56%) Hyper-V
16 22 (16.79%) Data Migration
17 21 (16.03%) MS Office
18 20 (15.27%) DNS
18 20 (15.27%) Microsoft Azure
19 19 (14.50%) Windows 7
19 19 (14.50%) Windows 10
20 18 (13.74%) Linux
20 18 (13.74%) MS Excel

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 32 (24.43%) MS Exchange
2 31 (23.66%) Skype for Business
3 29 (22.14%) SharePoint
4 16 (12.21%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (4.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (4.58%) IIS
6 5 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.53%) Apache
8 2 (1.53%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.53%) JBoss
8 2 (1.53%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.53%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 21 (16.03%) MS Office
2 18 (13.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (15.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (11.45%) Office 365
3 4 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.05%) IaaS
3 4 (3.05%) SaaS
3 4 (3.05%) SoftLayer
4 3 (2.29%) PaaS
5 1 (0.76%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (18.32%) Skype
2 20 (15.27%) DNS
3 14 (10.69%) DHCP
4 13 (9.92%) WAN
5 11 (8.40%) SAN
6 9 (6.87%) VPN
7 8 (6.11%) SSL
8 7 (5.34%) Firewall
9 6 (4.58%) TCP/IP
10 5 (3.82%) LAN
11 4 (3.05%) Internet
11 4 (3.05%) Wireless
12 3 (2.29%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (2.29%) Unified Communications
12 3 (2.29%) VoIP
13 2 (1.53%) PCoIP
13 2 (1.53%) Reverse Proxy
13 2 (1.53%) SMTP
13 2 (1.53%) Softphone
13 2 (1.53%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.92%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.87%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (3.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.82%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.53%) MySQL
6 1 (0.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (3.05%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (12.98%) Local Government
2 12 (9.16%) Finance
3 6 (4.58%) German Language
4 5 (3.82%) Dutch Language
5 4 (3.05%) French Language
5 4 (3.05%) Italian Language
5 4 (3.05%) Retail
6 3 (2.29%) Banking
6 3 (2.29%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (1.53%) Advertising
7 2 (1.53%) Russian Language
8 1 (0.76%) Marketing
8 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.76%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (22.90%) Architect
2 14 (10.69%) Analyst
3 12 (9.16%) Service Analyst
3 12 (9.16%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (6.11%) Designer
4 8 (6.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (6.11%) Support Engineer
5 7 (5.34%) Project Manager
5 7 (5.34%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (4.58%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (3.82%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (3.82%) Active Directory Architect
7 5 (3.82%) IT Architect
7 5 (3.82%) IT Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (3.82%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (3.05%) Administrator
8 4 (3.05%) Desktop Support
8 4 (3.05%) E-Commerce Architect
8 4 (3.05%) Security Architect
8 4 (3.05%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.82%) .NET
2 3 (2.29%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.53%) JSP
3 2 (1.53%) LAMP
3 2 (1.53%) WAMP
3 2 (1.53%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.76%) CSS
4 1 (0.76%) HTML
4 1 (0.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.56%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.11%) Blackberry
3 7 (5.34%) Fat Client
3 7 (5.34%) Thin Client
4 6 (4.58%) Clustering
4 6 (4.58%) FlexPod
4 6 (4.58%) PKI
4 6 (4.58%) VCE vBlock
5 4 (3.05%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.29%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.29%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.53%) HP Storage
7 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.53%) PMI
8 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.76%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.76%) Health Informatics
8 1 (0.76%) HP StoreVirtual
8 1 (0.76%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 105 (80.15%) Windows
2 51 (38.93%) Windows Server
2 51 (38.93%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (14.50%) Windows 10
3 19 (14.50%) Windows 7
4 18 (13.74%) Linux
5 17 (12.98%) Windows 8
6 15 (11.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (9.92%) Windows XP
8 11 (8.40%) Apple iOS
8 11 (8.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (5.34%) AIX
9 7 (5.34%) Solaris
10 6 (4.58%) Android
10 6 (4.58%) HPUX
11 5 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (3.82%) Windows Vista
12 3 (2.29%) Mac OS
12 3 (2.29%) Unix
13 1 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (36.64%) Migration
2 31 (23.66%) Software Engineering
3 30 (22.90%) Test Automation
4 23 (17.56%) ITIL
5 22 (16.79%) Data Migration
6 10 (7.63%) Identity Management
7 6 (4.58%) Application Packaging
7 6 (4.58%) PRINCE2
7 6 (4.58%) Project Management
8 5 (3.82%) ERP
8 5 (3.82%) Identity Access Management
8 5 (3.82%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 5 (3.82%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 5 (3.82%) Service Management
9 4 (3.05%) E-Commerce
9 4 (3.05%) Incident Management
9 4 (3.05%) Load Balancing
9 4 (3.05%) Records Management
9 4 (3.05%) Storage Virtualisation
9 4 (3.05%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 46 (35.11%) PowerShell
2 14 (10.69%) SQL
3 3 (2.29%) C#
3 3 (2.29%) Java
3 3 (2.29%) PHP
4 2 (1.53%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.53%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.53%) Perl
4 2 (1.53%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.76%) C
Qualifications
1 39 (29.77%) Security Cleared
2 33 (25.19%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (7.63%) MCITP
5 7 (5.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 7 (5.34%) MCSA
6 4 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.53%) CCNP
8 2 (1.53%) MCP
8 2 (1.53%) MCTS
8 2 (1.53%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.53%) RHCE
9 1 (0.76%) CCIE
9 1 (0.76%) CCNA
9 1 (0.76%) CCSP
9 1 (0.76%) Degree
9 1 (0.76%) HND
9 1 (0.76%) MCDST
9 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.82%) SLA
2 4 (3.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (23.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (17.56%) Hyper-V
3 11 (8.40%) vSphere
4 5 (3.82%) XenApp
5 4 (3.05%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (3.05%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.53%) Postfix
7 2 (1.53%) Sendmail
7 2 (1.53%) UAG
7 2 (1.53%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 60 (45.80%) SCCM
2 41 (31.30%) SCOM
3 6 (4.58%) Puppet
4 5 (3.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.05%) SCOrch
6 3 (2.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (2.29%) Windows Intune
7 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.53%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (1.53%) SmoothWall
7 2 (1.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (1.53%) vRealize
8 1 (0.76%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.76%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.76%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 80 (61.07%) Microsoft
2 51 (38.93%) Citrix
3 41 (31.30%) VMware
4 17 (12.98%) Cisco
5 16 (12.21%) HP
6 10 (7.63%) IBM
7 8 (6.11%) Juniper
8 7 (5.34%) Dell
8 7 (5.34%) Sun
9 6 (4.58%) Oracle
10 4 (3.05%) ATG
10 4 (3.05%) Teradata
11 3 (2.29%) Apple
11 3 (2.29%) AppSense
11 3 (2.29%) Avaya
11 3 (2.29%) Intel Security
11 3 (2.29%) Symantec
12 2 (1.53%) Bloomberg
12 2 (1.53%) EMC
12 2 (1.53%) Reuters
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