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 24 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 23 23 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 20 30 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.13% 6.62% 11.73%
As % of the System Software category 52.63% 57.69% 54.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 34
Median daily rate £190 £225 £277
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £170 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £395 £324
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -0.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £12.60 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £20.60 £21.24
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
38 52 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.66% 11.48% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 37 56
Median daily rate £300 £350 £282
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +24.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £210 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £420 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 9
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £21.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -30.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £12.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £20.60 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.03%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +12 8 £98 -53.57% 1
Skelmersdale - 3 £140 -
Blackpool +4 2 - -
Clitheroe - 2 - -
Burnley - 1 £225 -
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 23 (63.89%) Windows
2 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 16 (44.44%) VMware
3 14 (38.89%) Windows Server
4 12 (33.33%) SQL
5 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 8 (22.22%) Clustering
7 8 (22.22%) Oracle
7 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 8 (22.22%) Citrix
7 8 (22.22%) DNS
7 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (19.44%) Windows 7
8 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
8 7 (19.44%) DHCP
8 7 (19.44%) MS Office
9 6 (16.67%) Linux
9 6 (16.67%) Cisco
9 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
9 6 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (16.67%) Hyper-V
9 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (13.89%) Mainframe
10 5 (13.89%) Veritas
10 5 (13.89%) LAN
10 5 (13.89%) ITIL
11 4 (11.11%) AIX

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 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 3 (8.33%) IBM Notes
3 3 (8.33%) IIS
3 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.56%) Apache
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.56%) FileNet
5 1 (2.78%) JBoss
5 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Office
2 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) DNS
2 7 (19.44%) DHCP
3 5 (13.89%) LAN
4 4 (11.11%) Firewall
5 3 (8.33%) LDAP
5 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (8.33%) WAN
6 2 (5.56%) HTTPS
6 2 (5.56%) Kerberos
6 2 (5.56%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (5.56%) Skype
6 2 (5.56%) VoIP
6 2 (5.56%) X.500
7 1 (2.78%) DECT
7 1 (2.78%) Network Security
7 1 (2.78%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) DB2
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (11.11%) Service Desk Support
3 4 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Active Directory Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) IT Support
4 3 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Web Services
1 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (22.22%) Clustering
3 5 (13.89%) Mainframe
4 4 (11.11%) Replication
5 3 (8.33%) Client/Server
5 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
6 2 (5.56%) PKI
6 2 (5.56%) Tandem
7 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
7 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
7 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
7 1 (2.78%) Life Science
7 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
7 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (63.89%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) Windows Server
3 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (19.44%) Windows 7
5 6 (16.67%) Linux
5 6 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (11.11%) AIX
7 4 (11.11%) HPUX
7 4 (11.11%) Solaris
8 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (5.56%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.78%) Unix
10 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 5 (13.89%) ITIL
3 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 4 (11.11%) Migration
4 3 (8.33%) ERP
4 3 (8.33%) Innovation Management
4 3 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (8.33%) People Management
4 3 (8.33%) Time Management
5 2 (5.56%) Change Management
5 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.56%) Identity Management
5 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (2.78%) Data Management
6 1 (2.78%) Information Management
6 1 (2.78%) Service Management
6 1 (2.78%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) Java
2 2 (5.56%) JCL
3 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) PHP
3 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.11%) MCSE
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (8.33%) CCNA
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.78%) Degree
5 1 (2.78%) MCP
5 1 (2.78%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
3 2 (5.56%) XenApp
4 1 (2.78%) Firmware
4 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (11.11%) Backup Exec
3 3 (8.33%) SCCM
4 2 (5.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.78%) FortiGate
5 1 (2.78%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 16 (44.44%) VMware
2 8 (22.22%) Citrix
2 8 (22.22%) Oracle
3 6 (16.67%) Cisco
4 5 (13.89%) Veritas
5 4 (11.11%) EMC
5 4 (11.11%) Symantec
6 3 (8.33%) Lotus
6 3 (8.33%) Veeam
7 2 (5.56%) Ektron
7 2 (5.56%) Genesys
7 2 (5.56%) HP
7 2 (5.56%) Informatica
7 2 (5.56%) Intel Security
7 2 (5.56%) Mitel
7 2 (5.56%) Sophos
8 1 (2.78%) Curam
8 1 (2.78%) Polycom
8 1 (2.78%) ProCurve
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