The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Liverpool region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 21 10 19
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 7 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 4.00% 8.70% 4.58%
As % of the System Software category 77.78% 77.78% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 4
Average daily rate
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£175 £175 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £158 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £283 £259
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £275 £280
% change year-on-year
-2.18% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -45.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
System Software Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
9 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.14% 11.18% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 5
Average daily rate £425 £200 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -23.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £21.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (73.33%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) DNS
3 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix
5 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (20.00%) MS Office
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) DHCP
6 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco
6 2 (13.33%) Apple
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (13.33%) Remedy
6 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
6 2 (13.33%) SCCM
7 1 (6.67%) Document Management
7 1 (6.67%) Web Development
7 1 (6.67%) SCOM
7 1 (6.67%) Time Management
7 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
1 1 (6.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) DHCP
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) Intranet
4 1 (6.67%) Extranet
4 1 (6.67%) SSL
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) VoIP
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (6.67%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) IT Support
3 2 (13.33%) Service Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Customer Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
6 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
6 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.67%) Document Management
1 1 (6.67%) Web Development
1 1 (6.67%) Time Management
1 1 (6.67%) Migration
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL
1 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 2 (13.33%) Apple
4 2 (13.33%) Remedy
5 1 (6.67%) Veeam
5 1 (6.67%) EMC
5 1 (6.67%) BMC
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle
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