The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 32 20 8
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -12
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 15 29 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.61% 6.59% 12.06%
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 63.04% 65.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 32
Median daily rate £373 £230 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.95% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £205 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £270 £282
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 14 10
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
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 Lancashire region.

System Software Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
30 46 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.21% 10.45% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 56
Median daily rate £400 £265 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £210 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £300 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 13
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +6.82%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Chorley 0 4 £375 - 1
Lytham St Annes -3 3 £338 -
Blackpool -5 3 - -
Preston -1 1 - - 1
Ormskirk - 1 - -
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 35 (70.00%) Windows
2 33 (66.00%) VMware
3 24 (48.00%) Clustering
3 24 (48.00%) Security Cleared
4 23 (46.00%) Windows Server
5 22 (44.00%) SC Cleared
5 22 (44.00%) Hyper-V
6 20 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (38.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 17 (34.00%) Veritas
9 15 (30.00%) DNS
9 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
9 15 (30.00%) Time Management
10 14 (28.00%) MS Exchange
10 14 (28.00%) ITIL
10 14 (28.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (24.00%) Citrix
12 11 (22.00%) DHCP
13 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (20.00%) MCSE
13 10 (20.00%) SQL
14 8 (16.00%) Firewall
14 8 (16.00%) MS Office
14 8 (16.00%) Linux
14 8 (16.00%) HP
14 8 (16.00%) Windows 7
14 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (14.00%) Skype for Business
15 7 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
15 7 (14.00%) PowerShell

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 14 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (14.00%) Skype for Business
3 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.00%) Apache
4 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (8.00%) IIS
5 2 (4.00%) FileNet
5 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.00%) JBoss
6 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (16.00%) MS Office
2 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.00%) DNS
2 11 (22.00%) DHCP
3 8 (16.00%) Firewall
4 5 (10.00%) LAN
4 5 (10.00%) WAN
5 4 (8.00%) LDAP
5 4 (8.00%) VoIP
6 3 (6.00%) Internet
7 2 (4.00%) HTTPS
7 2 (4.00%) Kerberos
7 2 (4.00%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (4.00%) SMTP
7 2 (4.00%) X.500
8 1 (2.00%) HTTP
8 1 (2.00%) Intranet
8 1 (2.00%) SAN
8 1 (2.00%) Skype
8 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.00%) DB2
2 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.00%) JUnit
1 2 (4.00%) NUnit
1 2 (4.00%) PHPUnit
1 2 (4.00%) Travis CI
1 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 12 (24.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 10 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 9 (18.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (16.00%) Analyst
6 6 (12.00%) VMware Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) IT Support
7 5 (10.00%) Project Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (8.00%) Exchange Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) IT Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) IT Support Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) Messaging Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Messaging Support
9 3 (6.00%) Messaging Support Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Server Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Support Analyst
9 3 (6.00%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) jQuery
1 2 (4.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.00%) CAML
2 1 (2.00%) CSS
2 1 (2.00%) CSS3
2 1 (2.00%) HTML
2 1 (2.00%) HTML5
2 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (48.00%) Clustering
2 20 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.00%) Life Science
3 3 (6.00%) Mainframe
4 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.00%) PKI
4 2 (4.00%) Replication
4 2 (4.00%) Tandem
4 2 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.00%) iPad
5 1 (2.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 35 (70.00%) Windows
2 23 (46.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (16.00%) Linux
3 8 (16.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.00%) Unix
7 3 (6.00%) Windows 10
8 2 (4.00%) AIX
8 2 (4.00%) HPUX
8 2 (4.00%) Solaris
8 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Time Management
2 14 (28.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (28.00%) ITIL
3 4 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (4.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (4.00%) Change Management
4 2 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (4.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (4.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.00%) Migration
4 2 (4.00%) People Management
4 2 (4.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (4.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (4.00%) Web Development
5 1 (2.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.00%) SQL
2 7 (14.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.00%) Java
4 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.00%) JCL
5 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.00%) C#
5 1 (2.00%) FQL
5 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (48.00%) Security Cleared
2 22 (44.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (20.00%) MCSE
3 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (8.00%) CCNA
4 4 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (8.00%) MCP
4 4 (8.00%) MCSA
5 2 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.00%) Degree
6 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 22 (44.00%) Hyper-V
2 19 (38.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.00%) Brightmail
3 4 (8.00%) vSphere
3 4 (8.00%) XenApp
3 4 (8.00%) XenDesktop
3 4 (8.00%) XenServer
4 2 (4.00%) BitLocker
4 2 (4.00%) Firmware
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (4.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (4.00%) SCCM
2 2 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 33 (66.00%) VMware
2 17 (34.00%) Veritas
3 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (24.00%) Citrix
5 8 (16.00%) HP
6 6 (12.00%) Cisco
6 6 (12.00%) Oracle
7 4 (8.00%) Compaq
7 4 (8.00%) Dell
7 4 (8.00%) IronPort
7 4 (8.00%) Symantec
7 4 (8.00%) ThinPrint
8 2 (4.00%) Ektron
8 2 (4.00%) EMC
8 2 (4.00%) Genesys
8 2 (4.00%) Informatica
8 2 (4.00%) Polycom
8 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.00%) Curam
9 1 (2.00%) NetApp
Preston, Lancashire
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