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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 12 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 23 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 8.13% 4.17% 6.63%
As % of the System Software category 44.23% 57.14% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 8
Average daily rate
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£200 £175 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £157 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £195 £231
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Average hourly rate £14.25 £11.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.54% -46.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £20.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £102.20 £21.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
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Merseyside

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
52 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 18.37% 7.29% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 13
Average daily rate £325 £325 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £168 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £489 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Average hourly rate £14.25 £11.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.54% -48.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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
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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015, 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 38 (86.36%) Windows
2 33 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 21 (47.73%) Citrix
4 19 (43.18%) Windows 7
5 18 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (38.64%) VMware
7 16 (36.36%) ITIL
7 16 (36.36%) MS Excel
8 14 (31.82%) MS Office
8 14 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (31.82%) DNS
8 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (27.27%) MCP
10 11 (25.00%) Windows XP
11 10 (22.73%) MS Exchange
12 9 (20.45%) DHCP
13 8 (18.18%) SCCM
13 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (18.18%) LAN
13 8 (18.18%) WAN
13 8 (18.18%) Migration
14 7 (15.91%) Clustering
14 7 (15.91%) Citrix Certification
14 7 (15.91%) IIS
14 7 (15.91%) VMware ESXi
15 6 (13.64%) Fat Client
15 6 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (13.64%) Performance Tuning

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 10 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.91%) IIS
3 4 (9.09%) Lync
4 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.27%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 14 (31.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.82%) DNS
2 9 (20.45%) DHCP
3 8 (18.18%) LAN
3 8 (18.18%) WAN
4 6 (13.64%) SMTP
4 6 (13.64%) FTP
4 6 (13.64%) HTTP
4 6 (13.64%) SSL
4 6 (13.64%) Firewall
5 4 (9.09%) Internet
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (4.55%) VoIP
7 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.27%) VPN
7 1 (2.27%) Wireless
7 1 (2.27%) NAS
7 1 (2.27%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (4.55%) Legal
2 1 (2.27%) Publishing
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Support Engineer
2 10 (22.73%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (20.45%) Analyst
3 9 (20.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Service Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Desktop Administrator
4 6 (13.64%) Administrator
4 6 (13.64%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (6.82%) Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Services Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Network Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) Help Desk Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Desktop Support
8 1 (2.27%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Clustering
2 6 (13.64%) Fat Client
2 6 (13.64%) Thin Client
3 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 38 (86.36%) Windows
2 19 (43.18%) Windows 7
3 18 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (13.64%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.55%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) ITIL
2 8 (18.18%) Migration
3 6 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (13.64%) Patch Management
4 2 (4.55%) Network Design
5 1 (2.27%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.27%) Service Management
5 1 (2.27%) Change Management
5 1 (2.27%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
2 12 (27.27%) MCP
3 7 (15.91%) Citrix Certification
4 6 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.82%) CCNP
6 2 (4.55%) CCIE
7 1 (2.27%) CCEA
7 1 (2.27%) CCNA
7 1 (2.27%) MCSE
7 1 (2.27%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (15.91%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (13.64%) Terminal Services
3 6 (13.64%) VMware ESX
3 6 (13.64%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (6.82%) XenApp
5 2 (4.55%) vSphere
5 2 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (47.73%) Citrix
3 17 (38.64%) VMware
4 3 (6.82%) Cisco
5 2 (4.55%) Juniper
6 1 (2.27%) Remedy
6 1 (2.27%) HP
6 1 (2.27%) AppSense
6 1 (2.27%) Google
6 1 (2.27%) PlateSpin
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