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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 19 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 18 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 7.47% 7.36% 5.66%
As % of the System Software category 45.00% 54.84% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 5
Median daily rate £200 £290 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.03% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £138 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £425 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%

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
40 31 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 16.60% 13.42% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 6
Median daily rate £350 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £375 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 10 (41.67%) VMware
3 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 8 (33.33%) ITIL
4 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (29.17%) Citrix
6 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (25.00%) SCCM
6 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (20.83%) XenApp
7 5 (20.83%) Office 365
7 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (20.83%) Windows 10
8 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
8 4 (16.67%) Internet
8 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 3 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
9 3 (12.50%) MS Office
9 3 (12.50%) DHCP
9 3 (12.50%) DNS
9 3 (12.50%) Cisco
10 2 (8.33%) Migration
10 2 (8.33%) Android
10 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Office 365
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.17%) G Suite
3 1 (4.17%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Internet
2 3 (12.50%) DHCP
2 3 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (4.17%) Firewall
4 1 (4.17%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) NAS
4 1 (4.17%) SAN
4 1 (4.17%) VLAN
4 1 (4.17%) VoIP
4 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Desktop Support
2 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 4 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (16.67%) Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 3 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (12.50%) Active Directory Support
4 3 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Exchange Support
4 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Server Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Mobile Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Office 365 Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.17%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 9 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (20.83%) Windows 10
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.33%) Android
5 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (8.33%) Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.17%) Solaris
6 1 (4.17%) Unix
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 2 (8.33%) Migration
3 2 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.17%) Change Control
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre Operations
4 1 (4.17%) Email Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Security Patching
4 1 (4.17%) Server Building
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) XenApp
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) AirWatch
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (4.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) VMware
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) Citrix
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco
5 2 (8.33%) NetApp
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.17%) F5
6 1 (4.17%) Google
6 1 (4.17%) IBM
6 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.17%) Sourcefire
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