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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 31 37 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 96 85 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.81% 4.30% 6.83%
As % of the System Software category 49.48% 49.42% 68.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 42 32
Median daily rate £303 £268 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.08% -23.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £130 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £314 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 32
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.25 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.20% -14.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £17.50 £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
194 172 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.74% 8.70% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 76 54
Median daily rate £348 £325 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.92% -7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £140 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 35
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.91% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £11.20 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.78 £17.50 £21.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%

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 11 December 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
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 11 December 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 - 9 £340 - 2
Bolton - 2 £230 - 4
Salford -7 1 - -
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £238 - 1
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 154 (75.49%) Windows
2 85 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 82 (40.20%) VMware
4 67 (32.84%) Windows Server
5 47 (23.04%) DNS
6 44 (21.57%) Citrix
7 42 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 41 (20.10%) Firewall
9 37 (18.14%) DHCP
9 37 (18.14%) SCCM
10 36 (17.65%) MS Excel
11 34 (16.67%) ITIL
11 34 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 34 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 31 (15.20%) MS Exchange
13 30 (14.71%) Cisco
13 30 (14.71%) Linux
14 29 (14.22%) Windows 7
15 28 (13.73%) Data Centre
16 27 (13.24%) LAN
17 26 (12.75%) MS Office
17 26 (12.75%) SQL Server
17 26 (12.75%) Windows Server 2003
17 26 (12.75%) Migration
18 24 (11.76%) Oracle
18 24 (11.76%) WAN
19 22 (10.78%) VLAN
20 21 (10.29%) Microsoft Azure
21 20 (9.80%) VMware ESX
21 20 (9.80%) PowerShell

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 (15.20%) MS Exchange
2 12 (5.88%) Skype for Business
3 11 (5.39%) SharePoint
4 9 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (3.43%) IIS
6 6 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (1.96%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.49%) Apache
11 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.49%) JBoss
11 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 36 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 26 (12.75%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.49%) Infor M3
1 1 (0.49%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (8.33%) Office 365
3 14 (6.86%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (3.43%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (2.94%) PaaS
6 3 (1.47%) IaaS
7 2 (0.98%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.49%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.49%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 47 (23.04%) DNS
2 41 (20.10%) Firewall
3 37 (18.14%) DHCP
4 27 (13.24%) LAN
5 24 (11.76%) WAN
6 22 (10.78%) VLAN
7 19 (9.31%) SAN
8 13 (6.37%) LDAP
8 13 (6.37%) TCP/IP
8 13 (6.37%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (4.90%) SMTP
9 10 (4.90%) VPN
10 9 (4.41%) Network Security
10 9 (4.41%) VoIP
11 7 (3.43%) Unified Communications
12 5 (2.45%) Internet
12 5 (2.45%) IP Telephony
12 5 (2.45%) NetScaler
13 4 (1.96%) PBX
14 3 (1.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.90%) Oracle Database
2 10 (4.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.49%) DB2
3 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 16 (7.84%) Finance
2 7 (3.43%) Banking
3 6 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.47%) Back Office
4 3 (1.47%) Local Government
5 2 (0.98%) Law
5 2 (0.98%) Legal
5 2 (0.98%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 35 (17.16%) Analyst
2 21 (10.29%) Architect
2 21 (10.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
4 16 (7.84%) Support Analyst
5 13 (6.37%) Consultant
5 13 (6.37%) Desktop Support
6 11 (5.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 11 (5.39%) Administrator
6 11 (5.39%) Designer
6 11 (5.39%) IT Support
6 11 (5.39%) Service Analyst
7 10 (4.90%) Service Desk Analyst
8 9 (4.41%) Active Directory Support
8 9 (4.41%) Help Desk Support
8 9 (4.41%) Windows Engineer
9 8 (3.92%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (3.92%) Active Directory Administrator
9 8 (3.92%) IT Analyst
9 8 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.94%) EDI
2 2 (0.98%) Web Services
3 1 (0.49%) .NET
3 1 (0.49%) COM
3 1 (0.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.73%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.92%) NHS
4 7 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.43%) PKI
5 6 (2.94%) Fat Client
5 6 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.94%) Thin Client
6 5 (2.45%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.96%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.96%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.47%) BYOD
8 3 (1.47%) Life Science
9 2 (0.98%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.98%) iPhone
9 2 (0.98%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.98%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.98%) Replication
10 1 (0.49%) IVR
10 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 154 (75.49%) Windows
2 67 (32.84%) Windows Server
3 42 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (14.71%) Linux
6 29 (14.22%) Windows 7
7 26 (12.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (8.82%) Windows XP
9 15 (7.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (5.39%) Unix
10 11 (5.39%) Windows 8
11 9 (4.41%) Oracle Linux
12 7 (3.43%) Solaris
13 5 (2.45%) Windows 10
14 3 (1.47%) AIX
14 3 (1.47%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.98%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.98%) zOS
16 1 (0.49%) CentOS
16 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (16.67%) ITIL
2 26 (12.75%) Migration
3 13 (6.37%) ERP
4 11 (5.39%) Identity Management
4 11 (5.39%) Server Building
4 11 (5.39%) Service Management
5 10 (4.90%) PRINCE2
5 10 (4.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (3.92%) CRM
6 8 (3.92%) Identity Access Management
6 8 (3.92%) Project Management
7 7 (3.43%) Patch Management
7 7 (3.43%) SOA
8 6 (2.94%) Email Management
8 6 (2.94%) SIEM
8 6 (2.94%) Virtual Environments
9 5 (2.45%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (1.96%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (1.96%) Service Delivery
10 4 (1.96%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.80%) PowerShell
2 19 (9.31%) SQL
3 6 (2.94%) C
4 2 (0.98%) PHP
4 2 (0.98%) VBScript
5 1 (0.49%) Java
5 1 (0.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (5.39%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (3.43%) CCNA
5 7 (3.43%) MCSE
6 6 (2.94%) MCP
7 5 (2.45%) CISSP
7 5 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.45%) MCSA
8 4 (1.96%) CISM
9 3 (1.47%) CCNP
9 3 (1.47%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.98%) CCIE
10 2 (0.98%) MCITP
11 1 (0.49%) CCDP
11 1 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.49%) MCDST
11 1 (0.49%) MCTS
11 1 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.92%) SLA
2 7 (3.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.43%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.45%) QA
4 3 (1.47%) COBIT
System Software
1 34 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (9.80%) VMware ESX
3 13 (6.37%) vSphere
4 11 (5.39%) Hyper-V
4 11 (5.39%) XenApp
5 6 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (2.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (1.96%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.47%) BitLocker
8 3 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.98%) NDS
9 2 (0.98%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.98%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.49%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 1 (0.49%) NFS
10 1 (0.49%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 37 (18.14%) SCCM
2 17 (8.33%) SCOM
3 9 (4.41%) McAfee ePO
3 9 (4.41%) Red Hat Satellite
3 9 (4.41%) ZABBIX
4 7 (3.43%) WSUS
5 3 (1.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.47%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.98%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.98%) SCSM
7 1 (0.49%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.49%) DameWare
7 1 (0.49%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.49%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.49%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 85 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 82 (40.20%) VMware
3 44 (21.57%) Citrix
4 30 (14.71%) Cisco
5 24 (11.76%) Oracle
6 17 (8.33%) HP
6 17 (8.33%) Red Hat
7 15 (7.35%) Intel Security
8 11 (5.39%) NetApp
9 10 (4.90%) EMC
10 9 (4.41%) Wyse
11 7 (3.43%) CheckPoint
11 7 (3.43%) Clearswift
12 6 (2.94%) ForgeRock
12 6 (2.94%) SAP
12 6 (2.94%) Sitecore
13 5 (2.45%) AppSense
13 5 (2.45%) LANDesk
14 4 (1.96%) Altiris
14 4 (1.96%) Dell
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