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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 24 29 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 17 32 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.43% 5.80% 10.96%
As % of the System Software category 48.57% 72.73% 52.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 31
Median daily rate £190 £255 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.49% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £97 £172 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £442 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Median hourly rate £11.65 £15.00 £15.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.33% -0.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £12.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.93 £18.20 £21.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.72% -3.33%
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
35 44 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.18% 7.97% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 35 57
Median daily rate £300 £301 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.26% +0.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £185 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £442 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 10
Median hourly rate £25.50 £15.00 £21.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -28.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.60 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £18.20 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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
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 26 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
Preston +8 5 £98 -53.57% 1
Skelmersdale - 3 £140 - 2
Blackpool +4 2 - -
Burnley - 2 £225 - 1
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 24 (70.59%) Windows
2 21 (61.76%) Microsoft
3 17 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 15 (44.12%) SQL
4 15 (44.12%) VMware
5 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (29.41%) Cisco
7 8 (23.53%) LAN
7 8 (23.53%) Symantec
7 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
8 7 (20.59%) DHCP
8 7 (20.59%) Backup Exec
8 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (17.65%) SCCM
9 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (17.65%) DNS
9 6 (17.65%) WAN
9 6 (17.65%) Intel Security
9 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (17.65%) Oracle
9 6 (17.65%) MS Office
9 6 (17.65%) MCSE
9 6 (17.65%) Office 365
10 5 (14.71%) Veeam
10 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (14.71%) IIS
10 5 (14.71%) Linux

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 5 (14.71%) IIS
1 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.82%) IBM Notes
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.82%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.94%) JBoss
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Office
2 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 3 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (8.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) LAN
2 7 (20.59%) DHCP
3 6 (17.65%) DNS
3 6 (17.65%) WAN
4 3 (8.82%) SAN
4 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.82%) VPN
5 2 (5.88%) Kerberos
5 2 (5.88%) LDAP
5 2 (5.88%) Skype
5 2 (5.88%) VoIP
5 2 (5.88%) X.500
6 1 (2.94%) DECT
6 1 (2.94%) Firewall
6 1 (2.94%) Network Security
6 1 (2.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) DB2
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Analyst
1 7 (20.59%) Support Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (14.71%) Support Analyst
3 4 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (11.76%) IT Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Service Desk Support
4 3 (8.82%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Active Directory Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Service Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Data Centre Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) Web Services
1 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.76%) Replication
3 3 (8.82%) Client/Server
3 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.82%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.88%) PKI
5 1 (2.94%) Clustering
5 1 (2.94%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.94%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (70.59%) Windows
2 17 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
5 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (14.71%) Linux
6 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (11.76%) AIX
7 4 (11.76%) HPUX
7 4 (11.76%) Solaris
8 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.94%) Unix
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Management
1 5 (14.71%) ITIL
1 5 (14.71%) Migration
2 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
3 3 (8.82%) ERP
3 3 (8.82%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
3 3 (8.82%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (5.88%) Identity Management
4 2 (5.88%) Time Management
5 1 (2.94%) CRM
5 1 (2.94%) Data Management
5 1 (2.94%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.94%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.94%) Information Management
5 1 (2.94%) Performance Testing
5 1 (2.94%) Project Management
5 1 (2.94%) Service Management
5 1 (2.94%) Validation
5 1 (2.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.94%) PHP
3 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) MCSE
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (14.71%) CCNA
2 5 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.94%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.94%) Degree
6 1 (2.94%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.88%) vSphere
2 2 (5.88%) XenApp
3 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) Backup Exec
2 6 (17.65%) SCCM
3 4 (11.76%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (8.82%) SCOM
5 1 (2.94%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.94%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Microsoft
2 15 (44.12%) VMware
3 10 (29.41%) Cisco
4 8 (23.53%) Symantec
5 6 (17.65%) Intel Security
5 6 (17.65%) Oracle
6 5 (14.71%) Citrix
6 5 (14.71%) Veeam
7 4 (11.76%) EMC
8 3 (8.82%) Canon
8 3 (8.82%) Dell
8 3 (8.82%) Lotus
9 2 (5.88%) Avaya
9 2 (5.88%) EqualLogic
9 2 (5.88%) HP
9 2 (5.88%) Mitel
9 2 (5.88%) Sophos
10 1 (2.94%) Curam
10 1 (2.94%) Forcepoint
10 1 (2.94%) ProCurve
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