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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 18 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 14 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 5.76% 4.72% 4.58%
As % of the System Software category 63.64% 37.50% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £75 £154
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+400.00% -51.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £75 £96
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £75 £211
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £263
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.49 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.08% +4.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Active Directory
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
22 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 9.05% 12.60% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 9
Average daily rate £375 £290 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £735 £383 £286
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.49 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.08% +4.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.00%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 29 (96.67%) Windows
2 23 (76.67%) Microsoft
3 17 (56.67%) Windows 7
4 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (46.67%) Citrix
6 11 (36.67%) DNS
6 11 (36.67%) MS Office
6 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
6 11 (36.67%) Windows XP
6 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (33.33%) VMware
8 8 (26.67%) SCCM
9 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (23.33%) Clustering
9 7 (23.33%) ITIL
10 6 (20.00%) DHCP
11 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
11 5 (16.67%) Migration
11 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (16.67%) MCP
12 4 (13.33%) SQL
12 4 (13.33%) IIS
12 4 (13.33%) LAN
12 4 (13.33%) SMTP
12 4 (13.33%) FTP
12 4 (13.33%) HTTP
12 4 (13.33%) SSL
12 4 (13.33%) VMware ESX

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.67%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (6.67%) Lync
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (36.67%) MS Office
1 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (36.67%) DNS
2 6 (20.00%) DHCP
3 4 (13.33%) FTP
3 4 (13.33%) HTTP
3 4 (13.33%) SSL
3 4 (13.33%) LAN
3 4 (13.33%) SMTP
3 4 (13.33%) Firewall
4 3 (10.00%) WAN
5 2 (6.67%) DMZ
5 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (3.33%) MSI
General
1 1 (3.33%) Automotive
1 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Desktop Support
5 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Desktop Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Applications Packager
7 1 (3.33%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.33%) Service Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Clustering
2 3 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (10.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Replication
4 1 (3.33%) iPhone
4 1 (3.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 29 (96.67%) Windows
2 17 (56.67%) Windows 7
3 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (36.67%) Windows XP
4 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (10.00%) Windows 2000
7 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
8 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) Migration
3 4 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Management
4 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
4 2 (6.67%) Requirements Engineering
4 2 (6.67%) High Availability
4 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.67%) Change Management
4 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) Workflow
5 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) MCP
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (13.33%) VMware ESX
4 3 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (10.00%) Terminal Services
4 3 (10.00%) DFS Replication
5 2 (6.67%) Firmware
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) SCVMM
2 2 (6.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (76.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (46.67%) Citrix
3 10 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (6.67%) HP
4 2 (6.67%) Dell
5 1 (3.33%) Adobe
5 1 (3.33%) Lotus
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.33%) Remedy
5 1 (3.33%) TOWER Software
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £12.53 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £180.00 - £200.00 per day + Circa £200 Per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Liverpool and Manchester
Lewis Paige
Rate: Contractor Rates
Posted: 24 days ago