The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 18 15 32
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 139 131 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.56% 8.07% 4.62%
As % of the System Software category 65.57% 60.65% 58.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 67 22
Median daily rate £355 £250 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £138 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £370 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 14
Median hourly rate £12.79 £13.25 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.47% -18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.00 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.26 £21.35 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Active Directory
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

System Software Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
212 216 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.53% 13.30% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 115 46
Median daily rate £375 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 25 18
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -38.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £11.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.73 £22.10 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+20.58% +9.67%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Manchester region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Manchester region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -12 3 £1,000 - 4
Bolton -1 2 £235 -76.50% 2
Salford - 2 - - 1
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 187 (75.71%) Windows
2 92 (37.25%) Microsoft
3 91 (36.84%) VMware
4 86 (34.82%) Windows Server
5 78 (31.58%) Citrix
6 56 (22.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 54 (21.86%) MS Excel
8 53 (21.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 52 (21.05%) ITIL
10 47 (19.03%) Windows Server 2003
11 44 (17.81%) Windows 7
12 43 (17.41%) Cisco
12 43 (17.41%) Finance
13 39 (15.79%) DNS
14 38 (15.38%) Data Centre
15 34 (13.77%) VMware Infrastructure
15 34 (13.77%) HP
15 34 (13.77%) MS Office
16 31 (12.55%) MS Exchange
16 31 (12.55%) SCCM
17 30 (12.15%) SQL Server
18 29 (11.74%) DHCP
18 29 (11.74%) Firewall
19 27 (10.93%) Intel Security
20 26 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
21 25 (10.12%) SQL
21 25 (10.12%) Unix
21 25 (10.12%) PowerShell
22 24 (9.72%) ERP
23 23 (9.31%) TCP/IP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 31 (12.55%) MS Exchange
2 14 (5.67%) IIS
3 10 (4.05%) Skype for Business
4 9 (3.64%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.62%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.21%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.40%) JBoss
10 1 (0.40%) nginx
10 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 54 (21.86%) MS Excel
2 34 (13.77%) MS Office
3 10 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.40%) MS Project
4 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.81%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.40%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.69%) Office 365
2 16 (6.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.86%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (4.05%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (2.43%) IaaS
6 5 (2.02%) PaaS
7 4 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.62%) SoftLayer
8 2 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (15.79%) DNS
2 29 (11.74%) DHCP
2 29 (11.74%) Firewall
3 23 (9.31%) TCP/IP
4 19 (7.69%) Network Security
5 16 (6.48%) LAN
5 16 (6.48%) WAN
6 14 (5.67%) VLAN
6 14 (5.67%) VPN
7 13 (5.26%) NetScaler
8 12 (4.86%) SAN
9 5 (2.02%) iSCSI
9 5 (2.02%) VoIP
10 4 (1.62%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (1.62%) Skype
10 4 (1.62%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (1.21%) Internet
11 3 (1.21%) WLAN
12 2 (0.81%) Intranet
12 2 (0.81%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.15%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.05%) Data Mining
3 4 (1.62%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.81%) DB2
5 1 (0.40%) DataStage
5 1 (0.40%) MySQL
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
General
1 43 (17.41%) Finance
2 14 (5.67%) Manufacturing
3 13 (5.26%) Banking
4 10 (4.05%) Legal
5 9 (3.64%) Law
6 6 (2.43%) French Language
7 5 (2.02%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.62%) Back Office
9 3 (1.21%) German Language
10 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.81%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.81%) Marketing
10 2 (0.81%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.40%) Advertising
11 1 (0.40%) Electronics
11 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 52 (21.05%) Analyst
2 34 (13.77%) Architect
3 26 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 25 (10.12%) Support Analyst
5 23 (9.31%) Consultant
5 23 (9.31%) Desktop Support
6 19 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 17 (6.88%) Citrix Specialist
8 16 (6.48%) Desktop Analyst
8 16 (6.48%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 14 (5.67%) Desktop Engineer
9 14 (5.67%) Service Analyst
9 14 (5.67%) Service Desk Analyst
10 13 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
11 12 (4.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 12 (4.86%) 3rd Line Support
11 12 (4.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 12 (4.86%) Help Desk Support
12 11 (4.45%) Infrastructure Architect
12 11 (4.45%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.45%) Middleware
2 5 (2.02%) .NET
3 4 (1.62%) Web Services
4 3 (1.21%) EDI
5 2 (0.81%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.40%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.40%) CSS
6 1 (0.40%) HTML
6 1 (0.40%) HTML5
6 1 (0.40%) LESS
6 1 (0.40%) Node.js
6 1 (0.40%) Sass
6 1 (0.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.40%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 19 (7.69%) PKI
3 13 (5.26%) Fat Client
3 13 (5.26%) Thin Client
4 11 (4.45%) Life Science
5 10 (4.05%) Cryptography
6 9 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.83%) Blackberry
7 7 (2.83%) Driving Licence
8 5 (2.02%) NHS
9 4 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.62%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.21%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.81%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.81%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.40%) Informatics
12 1 (0.40%) iPhone
12 1 (0.40%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 187 (75.71%) Windows
2 86 (34.82%) Windows Server
3 56 (22.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (21.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 47 (19.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 44 (17.81%) Windows 7
7 25 (10.12%) Unix
8 22 (8.91%) Linux
9 19 (7.69%) Windows XP
10 13 (5.26%) Windows 8
11 11 (4.45%) Solaris
12 10 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (2.83%) Windows 10
14 4 (1.62%) AIX
14 4 (1.62%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.81%) CentOS
15 2 (0.81%) HPUX
16 1 (0.40%) Android
16 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (21.05%) ITIL
2 24 (9.72%) ERP
3 21 (8.50%) Migration
4 20 (8.10%) Application Packaging
5 19 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 18 (7.29%) PRINCE2
7 17 (6.88%) Information Security
7 17 (6.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (6.07%) Cybersecurity
8 15 (6.07%) Project Management
9 14 (5.67%) SIEM
9 14 (5.67%) Threat Management
9 14 (5.67%) Vulnerability Management
10 13 (5.26%) Security Operations
10 13 (5.26%) SOA
10 13 (5.26%) TOGAF
11 11 (4.45%) Business Analysis
11 11 (4.45%) Data Management
11 11 (4.45%) Kalman Filter
11 11 (4.45%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (10.12%) PowerShell
1 25 (10.12%) SQL
2 9 (3.64%) C
3 3 (1.21%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.81%) Java
4 2 (0.81%) PHP
5 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (4.86%) CISM
2 12 (4.86%) CISSP
2 12 (4.86%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (4.45%) CCNA
3 11 (4.45%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (4.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 10 (4.05%) MCP
5 8 (3.24%) MCSE
6 7 (2.83%) MOS
7 6 (2.43%) DBS Check
7 6 (2.43%) MCDST
8 5 (2.02%) MCSA
8 5 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.62%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.81%) Degree
11 1 (0.40%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 23 (9.31%) PCI DSS
2 12 (4.86%) COBIT
3 6 (2.43%) SLA
4 3 (1.21%) QA
System Software
1 34 (13.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (6.88%) XenApp
3 14 (5.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (3.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 9 (3.64%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.83%) VMware ESX
6 6 (2.43%) vSphere
7 4 (1.62%) NFS
7 4 (1.62%) Xen
8 3 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.81%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.40%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.40%) NDS
10 1 (0.40%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.40%) UAG
10 1 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 31 (12.55%) SCCM
2 23 (9.31%) SCOM
3 16 (6.48%) Norton AntiVirus
4 13 (5.26%) WSUS
5 8 (3.24%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.21%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.40%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.40%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.40%) DameWare
8 1 (0.40%) Dollar Universe
8 1 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.40%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.40%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.40%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 92 (37.25%) Microsoft
2 91 (36.84%) VMware
3 78 (31.58%) Citrix
4 43 (17.41%) Cisco
5 34 (13.77%) HP
6 27 (10.93%) Intel Security
7 20 (8.10%) Wyse
8 18 (7.29%) AppSense
9 17 (6.88%) Symantec
10 14 (5.67%) Splunk
11 12 (4.86%) Dell
11 12 (4.86%) Remedy
12 11 (4.45%) EMC
12 11 (4.45%) Oracle
13 9 (3.64%) CheckPoint
13 9 (3.64%) NetApp
14 8 (3.24%) LANDesk
14 8 (3.24%) Qualys
14 8 (3.24%) ServiceNow
15 7 (2.83%) Red Hat
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