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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 20 36 11
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -25
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 28 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.12% 2.43% 9.65%
As % of the System Software category 66.67% 29.41% 68.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 6
Average daily rate £313 £266 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% +28.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £254 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £274 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £25.45 £13.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.84% +93.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £22.69 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £31.09 £14.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
42 34 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.69% 8.25% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 10
Average daily rate £280 £325 £224
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +45.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £442 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £13.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +146.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £23.38 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.54 £14.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool -5 10 £255 -1.92% 1
Chorley - 6 £410 - 1
Skelmersdale - 3 £170 -
Preston +3 2 £293 -
Lancaster - 2 £319 -
Blackburn - 1 - - 1
Burnley - 1 - - 1
Lytham St Annes - 1 - -
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 61 (85.92%) Windows
2 46 (64.79%) VMware
3 38 (53.52%) Windows Server
4 30 (42.25%) MS Exchange
5 29 (40.85%) ITIL
6 28 (39.44%) DNS
7 27 (38.03%) Microsoft
8 26 (36.62%) Citrix
8 26 (36.62%) DHCP
9 22 (30.99%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (26.76%) PowerShell
10 19 (26.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (26.76%) Exchange Server 2010
11 17 (23.94%) Security Cleared
12 16 (22.54%) XenApp
12 16 (22.54%) XenServer
12 16 (22.54%) XenDesktop
13 14 (19.72%) Windows 7
13 14 (19.72%) SC Cleared
14 13 (18.31%) Lync
14 13 (18.31%) SharePoint
15 12 (16.90%) MS Office
15 12 (16.90%) SQL
15 12 (16.90%) SQL Server
16 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (15.49%) HP
16 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (15.49%) Microsoft App-V
16 11 (15.49%) AppSense
17 10 (14.08%) Firewall

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 30 (42.25%) MS Exchange
2 19 (26.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (18.31%) Lync
3 13 (18.31%) SharePoint
4 9 (12.68%) SharePoint 2010
5 7 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (8.45%) Apache
6 6 (8.45%) IIS
7 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.41%) JBoss
8 1 (1.41%) Moodle
8 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (16.90%) MS Office
2 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.82%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (39.44%) DNS
2 26 (36.62%) DHCP
3 10 (14.08%) Firewall
4 9 (12.68%) LAN
4 9 (12.68%) SMS
4 9 (12.68%) WAN
5 6 (8.45%) Internet
5 6 (8.45%) SMTP
5 6 (8.45%) VoIP
6 5 (7.04%) HTTP
6 5 (7.04%) Wireless
7 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.41%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.41%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.41%) LDAP
8 1 (1.41%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.41%) SAN
8 1 (1.41%) VPN
8 1 (1.41%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.90%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.04%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.04%) MySQL
3 5 (7.04%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (7.04%) SQLite
4 2 (2.82%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Eclipse
1 6 (8.45%) Git (software)
1 6 (8.45%) Jenkins
1 6 (8.45%) JUnit
1 6 (8.45%) NUnit
1 6 (8.45%) PHPUnit
1 6 (8.45%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.04%) Subversion
General
1 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (25.35%) Support Engineer
2 13 (18.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (12.68%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (12.68%) Analyst
3 9 (12.68%) IT Support
4 6 (8.45%) Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Active Directory Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Digital Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Applications Support
6 4 (5.63%) Exchange Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) IT Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Server Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Project Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.86%) Web Services
2 6 (8.45%) .NET
2 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET
2 6 (8.45%) CAML
2 6 (8.45%) CSS
2 6 (8.45%) HTML
2 6 (8.45%) jQuery
3 5 (7.04%) Django
3 5 (7.04%) LAMP
3 5 (7.04%) LAPP Stack
3 5 (7.04%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.41%) CSS3
4 1 (1.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.27%) Clustering
3 5 (7.04%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.63%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.23%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.82%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.82%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.82%) iPad
6 2 (2.82%) iPhone
6 2 (2.82%) Life Science
7 1 (1.41%) Informatics
7 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.41%) PKI
7 1 (1.41%) Replication
7 1 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.41%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 61 (85.92%) Windows
2 38 (53.52%) Windows Server
3 19 (26.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (19.72%) Windows 7
5 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (11.27%) Linux
8 6 (8.45%) Mac OS X
8 6 (8.45%) Unix
9 4 (5.63%) Windows XP
10 3 (4.23%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.82%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.85%) ITIL
2 9 (12.68%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 7 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (8.45%) Automated Testing
4 6 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (7.04%) Data Management
5 5 (7.04%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (7.04%) TDD
5 5 (7.04%) Time Management
5 5 (7.04%) Web Design
6 4 (5.63%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (5.63%) Migration
7 3 (4.23%) Change Management
7 3 (4.23%) Content Management
7 3 (4.23%) Data Protection
7 3 (4.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.23%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.82%) Project Management
8 2 (2.82%) Release Management
8 2 (2.82%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.76%) PowerShell
2 12 (16.90%) SQL
3 7 (9.86%) Java
4 6 (8.45%) C#
4 6 (8.45%) FQL
4 6 (8.45%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.45%) VB
5 5 (7.04%) C
5 5 (7.04%) C++
5 5 (7.04%) PHP
5 5 (7.04%) Python
5 5 (7.04%) Ruby
5 5 (7.04%) VB.NET
5 5 (7.04%) VBA
5 5 (7.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (23.94%) Security Cleared
2 14 (19.72%) SC Cleared
3 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (14.08%) MCSE
5 5 (7.04%) Degree
6 4 (5.63%) MCP
7 3 (4.23%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (4.23%) CCNA
7 3 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (4.23%) MCSA
8 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 22 (30.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (22.54%) XenApp
2 16 (22.54%) XenDesktop
2 16 (22.54%) XenServer
3 11 (15.49%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (11.27%) Hyper-V
4 8 (11.27%) vSphere
5 6 (8.45%) BitLocker
6 5 (7.04%) VMware ESX
7 4 (5.63%) Brightmail
8 1 (1.41%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.41%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (2.82%) SCCM
2 2 (2.82%) WSUS
3 1 (1.41%) SCSM
Vendors
1 46 (64.79%) VMware
2 27 (38.03%) Microsoft
3 26 (36.62%) Citrix
4 11 (15.49%) AppSense
4 11 (15.49%) HP
5 9 (12.68%) ThinPrint
6 7 (9.86%) Compaq
6 7 (9.86%) Dell
7 6 (8.45%) Cisco
8 5 (7.04%) McAfee
8 5 (7.04%) Veritas
9 4 (5.63%) IronPort
9 4 (5.63%) Symantec
10 3 (4.23%) Stellent
11 2 (2.82%) NetApp
12 1 (1.41%) Apple
12 1 (1.41%) Curam
12 1 (1.41%) Mitel
12 1 (1.41%) Oracle
12 1 (1.41%) Polycom
Chorley, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £23.00 - £25.30 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago