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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 17 20 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 15 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 7.21% 5.12% 9.20%
As % of the System Software category 46.88% 52.00% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 7
Median daily rate £200 £425 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +112.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £135 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £425 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% +13.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +3.44%

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
32 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 15.38% 9.84% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 7
Median daily rate £330 £425 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £263 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £450 £283
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% +13.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Liverpool 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) VMware
3 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (35.00%) Citrix
3 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (30.00%) Internet
4 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (25.00%) MS Office
5 5 (25.00%) ITIL
5 5 (25.00%) XenApp
5 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (20.00%) SCCM
6 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (15.00%) DHCP
7 3 (15.00%) DNS
7 3 (15.00%) Cisco
7 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
7 3 (15.00%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (15.00%) ITIL V3
8 2 (10.00%) Office 365
8 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (10.00%) Mobile App

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) G Suite
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Internet
2 3 (15.00%) DHCP
2 3 (15.00%) DNS
3 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) LAN
4 1 (5.00%) NAS
4 1 (5.00%) SAN
4 1 (5.00%) VLAN
4 1 (5.00%) VoIP
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (10.00%) Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Support
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) VMWare Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
7 2 (10.00%) Linux
7 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
8 1 (5.00%) Android
8 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
8 1 (5.00%) Solaris
8 1 (5.00%) Unix
8 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Change Control
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (5.00%) Email Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Security Patching
4 1 (5.00%) Server Building
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) XenApp
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (5.00%) AirWatch
3 1 (5.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (40.00%) VMware
2 7 (35.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) NetApp
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.00%) F5
5 1 (5.00%) Google
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.00%) Sourcefire