The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 21 12 19
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 10 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.10% 8.09% 4.27%
As % of the System Software category 55.56% 58.33% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 1
Average daily rate
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£175 £175 £103
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +70.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.80
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

System Software Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
18 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 9.18% 13.87% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 2
Average daily rate £425 £201 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.44% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £149 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £383 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £79.40 £20.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Liverpool

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) Citrix
4 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (23.08%) DNS
5 3 (23.08%) DHCP
5 3 (23.08%) MS Office
5 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Vista
6 2 (15.38%) SCCM
7 1 (7.69%) SCOM
7 1 (7.69%) Time Management
7 1 (7.69%) Firewall
7 1 (7.69%) Migration
7 1 (7.69%) Replication
7 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (7.69%) Web Development
7 1 (7.69%) vSphere
7 1 (7.69%) PaaS
7 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
1 3 (23.08%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) VoIP
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Desktop Support
3 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Customer Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Replication
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows XP
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Vista
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
6 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) Time Management
1 1 (7.69%) Migration
1 1 (7.69%) Web Development
1 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
2 1 (7.69%) XenApp
2 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Citrix
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) Veeam
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) BMC
5 1 (7.69%) NetApp
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle