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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 16 18 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 30 37 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.76% 8.13% 13.90%
As % of the System Software category 58.82% 69.81% 62.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 30
Median daily rate £375 £230 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.04% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £315 £282
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 10
Median hourly rate £18.83 £12.75 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.64% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.57 £12.00 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.09 £14.50 £33.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.35 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+4.56% -1.06%
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
51 53 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.49% 11.65% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 24 55
Median daily rate £375 £270 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £200 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £321 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 13
Median hourly rate £22.08 £13.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.80% -58.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.35 £12.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.33 £17.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 5 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 +2 10 £375 +7.14%
Preston +3 4 £375 - 1
Lytham St Annes -6 4 £356 -
Blackpool -12 4 £375 +63.04% 1
Skelmersdale - 2 - -
Ormskirk - 1 - -
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 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 41 (73.21%) Windows
2 39 (69.64%) VMware
3 27 (48.21%) Security Cleared
4 25 (44.64%) SC Cleared
4 25 (44.64%) Clustering
5 24 (42.86%) Windows Server
6 22 (39.29%) Hyper-V
7 21 (37.50%) DNS
8 20 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (33.93%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (33.93%) MS Exchange
10 18 (32.14%) ITIL
11 17 (30.36%) Veritas
12 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
13 15 (26.79%) DHCP
13 15 (26.79%) Time Management
14 14 (25.00%) Citrix
14 14 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
15 12 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
16 11 (19.64%) Skype for Business
17 10 (17.86%) Windows 7
17 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
17 10 (17.86%) Firewall
17 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
17 10 (17.86%) MCSE
18 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2012
19 8 (14.29%) XenApp
19 8 (14.29%) XenServer
19 8 (14.29%) XenDesktop
19 8 (14.29%) MS Excel

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 19 (33.93%) MS Exchange
2 12 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (19.64%) Skype for Business
4 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
5 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (7.14%) Apache
6 4 (7.14%) IIS
7 2 (3.57%) FileNet
7 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.79%) JBoss
8 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 8 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (37.50%) DNS
2 15 (26.79%) DHCP
3 10 (17.86%) Firewall
4 6 (10.71%) LAN
4 6 (10.71%) WAN
5 4 (7.14%) LDAP
5 4 (7.14%) SMS
5 4 (7.14%) VoIP
6 3 (5.36%) Internet
7 2 (3.57%) HTTPS
7 2 (3.57%) Kerberos
7 2 (3.57%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (3.57%) SMTP
7 2 (3.57%) Wireless
7 2 (3.57%) X.500
8 1 (1.79%) HTTP
8 1 (1.79%) Intranet
8 1 (1.79%) SAN
8 1 (1.79%) Skype
8 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.79%) MySQL
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.79%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
1 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.57%) JUnit
1 2 (3.57%) NUnit
1 2 (3.57%) PHPUnit
1 2 (3.57%) Travis CI
1 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) Wintel Engineer
2 12 (21.43%) Active Directory Engineer
2 12 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 9 (16.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (14.29%) Analyst
5 7 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (10.71%) IT Support
6 6 (10.71%) VMware Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Exchange Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Project Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Server Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Exchange Support
9 3 (5.36%) IT Analyst
9 3 (5.36%) IT Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) LAN Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Messaging Support
9 3 (5.36%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) jQuery
1 2 (3.57%) Web Services
2 1 (1.79%) .NET
2 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.79%) CAML
2 1 (1.79%) CSS
2 1 (1.79%) CSS3
2 1 (1.79%) HTML
2 1 (1.79%) HTML5
2 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (44.64%) Clustering
2 20 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.36%) Life Science
4 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.57%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.57%) PKI
4 2 (3.57%) Replication
4 2 (3.57%) Tandem
4 2 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.79%) iPad
5 1 (1.79%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 41 (73.21%) Windows
2 24 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 10 (17.86%) Windows 7
3 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.93%) Linux
5 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.36%) Unix
6 3 (5.36%) Windows 10
6 3 (5.36%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.79%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.79%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) ITIL
2 15 (26.79%) Time Management
3 14 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 4 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.57%) Automated Testing
5 2 (3.57%) Capacity Management
5 2 (3.57%) Change Management
5 2 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (3.57%) Data Analysis
5 2 (3.57%) Identity Management
5 2 (3.57%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.57%) People Management
5 2 (3.57%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.57%) Process Improvement
5 2 (3.57%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (3.57%) Web Development
6 1 (1.79%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.29%) SQL
2 7 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.36%) Java
4 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.57%) JCL
5 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.79%) C#
5 1 (1.79%) FQL
5 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (48.21%) Security Cleared
2 25 (44.64%) SC Cleared
3 10 (17.86%) MCSE
3 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.14%) CCNA
4 4 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (7.14%) MCP
4 4 (7.14%) MCSA
5 2 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.79%) Degree
6 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 22 (39.29%) Hyper-V
2 19 (33.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (14.29%) XenApp
3 8 (14.29%) XenDesktop
3 8 (14.29%) XenServer
4 5 (8.93%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (8.93%) vSphere
5 4 (7.14%) Brightmail
6 2 (3.57%) BitLocker
6 2 (3.57%) Firmware
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (3.57%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.79%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (3.57%) SCCM
2 2 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 39 (69.64%) VMware
2 17 (30.36%) Veritas
3 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 14 (25.00%) Citrix
5 8 (14.29%) HP
6 6 (10.71%) Cisco
7 4 (7.14%) AppSense
7 4 (7.14%) Compaq
7 4 (7.14%) Dell
7 4 (7.14%) IronPort
7 4 (7.14%) Oracle
7 4 (7.14%) Symantec
7 4 (7.14%) ThinPrint
8 2 (3.57%) Ektron
8 2 (3.57%) Genesys
8 2 (3.57%) Informatica
8 2 (3.57%) Polycom
8 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.79%) Curam
9 1 (1.79%) NetApp
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