The first table below looks at the demand for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Knutsford 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 9 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 6 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 8.70% 3.88% -
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 71.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£358 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £275 £280
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
System Software Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
6 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 8.70% 5.43% 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Average daily rate £450 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
Active Directory
Cheshire

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Knutsford

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 12 (70.59%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (70.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
4 10 (58.82%) IIS
4 10 (58.82%) SharePoint
5 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (52.94%) Cyber-Ark
6 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
6 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
6 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (29.41%) Finance
8 4 (23.53%) Banking
8 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
9 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (17.65%) Web Development
9 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
9 3 (17.65%) SQL
9 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
10 2 (11.76%) DNS
10 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (11.76%) .NET
10 2 (11.76%) Linux
10 2 (11.76%) MCSE
10 2 (11.76%) VMware
10 2 (11.76%) Clustering
10 2 (11.76%) Business Desktop Deployment

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 10 (58.82%) SharePoint
1 10 (58.82%) IIS
2 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
2 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Maven
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Consultant
1 4 (23.53%) Technical Consultant
1 4 (23.53%) Windows Technical Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
3 1 (5.88%) Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
3 1 (5.88%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) DOM
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (5.88%) JSON
2 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.88%) OAuth
2 1 (5.88%) OpenID
2 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Cryptography
3 1 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (70.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Web Development
2 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
2 2 (11.76%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.88%) Release Management
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.88%) Product Management
3 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Change Control
3 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) SOA
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) VB
3 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.88%) XPath
3 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) MCSE
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.76%) MCTS
1 2 (11.76%) MCITP
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) Cyber-Ark
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Wincor Nixdorf
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) CA
4 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.88%) Symantec