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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 19 19 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 20 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 6.37% 3.91% 8.70%
As % of the System Software category 37.04% 63.64% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 8
Average daily rate
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£208 £175 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £157 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £195 £283
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £270 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.25 - £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 - £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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
54 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 17.20% 6.15% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 12
Average daily rate £313 £425 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +112.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £178 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.25 - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 August 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 August 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 33 (86.84%) Windows
2 32 (84.21%) Microsoft
3 19 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 18 (47.37%) Citrix
4 18 (47.37%) VMware
5 17 (44.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (39.47%) MS Excel
7 14 (36.84%) ITIL
7 14 (36.84%) DNS
8 13 (34.21%) MS Office
8 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (31.58%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (31.58%) MCP
10 9 (23.68%) MS Exchange
10 9 (23.68%) Migration
10 9 (23.68%) SCCM
11 8 (21.05%) Clustering
12 7 (18.42%) Windows XP
12 7 (18.42%) DHCP
12 7 (18.42%) IIS
12 7 (18.42%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (15.79%) Fat Client
13 6 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (15.79%) Patch Management
13 6 (15.79%) SQL
13 6 (15.79%) FTP
13 6 (15.79%) HTTP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 9 (23.68%) MS Exchange
2 7 (18.42%) IIS
3 4 (10.53%) Lync
4 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (7.89%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (39.47%) MS Excel
2 13 (34.21%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Office 365
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (36.84%) DNS
2 7 (18.42%) DHCP
3 6 (15.79%) FTP
3 6 (15.79%) HTTP
3 6 (15.79%) LAN
3 6 (15.79%) WAN
3 6 (15.79%) SMTP
3 6 (15.79%) SSL
3 6 (15.79%) Firewall
4 2 (5.26%) Internet
5 1 (2.63%) NAS
5 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MSI
General
1 1 (2.63%) Publishing
1 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Analyst
1 8 (21.05%) Support Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (15.79%) Administrator
2 6 (15.79%) Desktop Administrator
3 5 (13.16%) Service Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Services Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.63%) Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Applications Packager
7 1 (2.63%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Clustering
2 6 (15.79%) Fat Client
2 6 (15.79%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.63%) Replication
4 1 (2.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 33 (86.84%) Windows
2 19 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 17 (44.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (18.42%) Windows XP
6 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (7.89%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) ITIL
2 9 (23.68%) Migration
3 6 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (15.79%) Patch Management
4 2 (5.26%) Performance Management
4 2 (5.26%) Requirements Engineering
4 2 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.26%) Change Management
4 2 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (2.63%) ITSM
5 1 (2.63%) Service Management
5 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.63%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (31.58%) ITIL Certification
2 12 (31.58%) MCP
3 6 (15.79%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (18.42%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (15.79%) Terminal Services
3 6 (15.79%) VMware ESX
3 6 (15.79%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (7.89%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.26%) XenApp
5 2 (5.26%) vSphere
6 1 (2.63%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) SCCM
2 2 (5.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 18 (47.37%) Citrix
2 18 (47.37%) VMware
3 1 (2.63%) AppSense
3 1 (2.63%) Google
3 1 (2.63%) PlateSpin
3 1 (2.63%) Remedy
3 1 (2.63%) HP
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