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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 20 14 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 119 116 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.73% 7.69% 5.30%
As % of the System Software category 60.41% 57.14% 62.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 61 21
Median daily rate £350 £250 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £145 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 20
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.59 £10.60 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.13 £19.96 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
197 203 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.15% 13.46% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 110 47
Median daily rate £350 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 22
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.59 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.13 £22.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 3 £1,000 - 1
Rochdale - 2 - - 2
Bolton +3 1 £135 -86.50% 1
Oldham - 1 - - 2
Salford - 1 - - 2
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 163 (75.46%) Windows
2 72 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 70 (32.41%) VMware
4 68 (31.48%) Windows Server
5 61 (28.24%) Citrix
6 46 (21.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 45 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 44 (20.37%) ITIL
9 43 (19.91%) MS Excel
10 41 (18.98%) Finance
11 40 (18.52%) Windows 7
12 36 (16.67%) Data Centre
12 36 (16.67%) DNS
12 36 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
13 32 (14.81%) Cisco
14 30 (13.89%) HP
15 29 (13.43%) MS Office
16 27 (12.50%) DHCP
17 26 (12.04%) SQL Server
18 24 (11.11%) MS Exchange
18 24 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
19 21 (9.72%) Intel Security
19 21 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
19 21 (9.72%) SQL
19 21 (9.72%) Migration
19 21 (9.72%) Office 365
20 20 (9.26%) PCI DSS
20 20 (9.26%) Application Packaging
20 20 (9.26%) TCP/IP
20 20 (9.26%) Firewall

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 24 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 10 (4.63%) SharePoint
3 9 (4.17%) IIS
4 7 (3.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (1.85%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.39%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.93%) Apache
7 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.46%) nginx
Applications
1 43 (19.91%) MS Excel
2 29 (13.43%) MS Office
3 10 (4.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.93%) MS Project
4 2 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.93%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.46%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.72%) Office 365
2 9 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (3.24%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (2.31%) IaaS
5 3 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.39%) SoftLayer
6 2 (0.93%) PaaS
6 2 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (16.67%) DNS
2 27 (12.50%) DHCP
3 20 (9.26%) Firewall
3 20 (9.26%) TCP/IP
4 16 (7.41%) Network Security
5 13 (6.02%) VPN
6 12 (5.56%) NetScaler
7 10 (4.63%) VLAN
8 9 (4.17%) LAN
8 9 (4.17%) SAN
8 9 (4.17%) WAN
9 7 (3.24%) VoIP
10 3 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (1.39%) iSCSI
10 3 (1.39%) WLAN
11 2 (0.93%) Internet
11 2 (0.93%) LDAP
11 2 (0.93%) NAS
11 2 (0.93%) Skype
12 1 (0.46%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (12.04%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.17%) Data Mining
3 5 (2.31%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.93%) DB2
5 1 (0.46%) DataStage
5 1 (0.46%) MySQL
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.46%) Git (software)
General
1 41 (18.98%) Finance
2 13 (6.02%) Banking
3 11 (5.09%) Manufacturing
4 10 (4.63%) Legal
5 9 (4.17%) Law
6 8 (3.70%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.78%) French Language
8 4 (1.85%) Back Office
9 3 (1.39%) German Language
9 3 (1.39%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.93%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.93%) Marketing
10 2 (0.93%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.46%) Advertising
11 1 (0.46%) Electronics
11 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 45 (20.83%) Analyst
2 27 (12.50%) Architect
2 27 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 23 (10.65%) Support Analyst
4 19 (8.80%) Desktop Support
5 18 (8.33%) Consultant
6 17 (7.87%) Citrix Specialist
7 14 (6.48%) Service Analyst
7 14 (6.48%) Service Desk Analyst
8 13 (6.02%) Desktop Analyst
8 13 (6.02%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 12 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
9 12 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
9 12 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (5.09%) 1st Line Support
10 11 (5.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 11 (5.09%) Infrastructure Architect
10 11 (5.09%) IT Manager
11 10 (4.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 10 (4.63%) IT Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.63%) Middleware
2 5 (2.31%) .NET
3 4 (1.85%) Web Services
4 3 (1.39%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.46%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.46%) CSS
5 1 (0.46%) HTML
5 1 (0.46%) HTML5
5 1 (0.46%) LESS
5 1 (0.46%) Node.js
5 1 (0.46%) Sass
5 1 (0.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.46%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 36 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.87%) PKI
3 13 (6.02%) Fat Client
3 13 (6.02%) Thin Client
4 10 (4.63%) Cryptography
5 9 (4.17%) Life Science
6 8 (3.70%) Blackberry
7 6 (2.78%) Driving Licence
8 5 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.39%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.93%) Clustering
11 2 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.93%) NHS
11 2 (0.93%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.93%) Social Media
12 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.46%) FlexPod
12 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 163 (75.46%) Windows
2 68 (31.48%) Windows Server
3 46 (21.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (18.52%) Windows 7
6 36 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (8.33%) Linux
7 18 (8.33%) Unix
8 14 (6.48%) Windows 8
9 13 (6.02%) Windows XP
10 7 (3.24%) Solaris
11 6 (2.78%) Windows 10
12 5 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.85%) AIX
13 4 (1.85%) Mac OS
13 4 (1.85%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.93%) HPUX
15 1 (0.46%) CentOS
15 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.46%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (20.37%) ITIL
2 21 (9.72%) Migration
3 20 (9.26%) Application Packaging
4 19 (8.80%) Risk Management
5 16 (7.41%) ERP
5 16 (7.41%) Information Security
5 16 (7.41%) PRINCE2
5 16 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (6.48%) Cybersecurity
7 13 (6.02%) Security Operations
7 13 (6.02%) SIEM
7 13 (6.02%) Threat Management
7 13 (6.02%) Vulnerability Management
8 12 (5.56%) Project Management
8 12 (5.56%) TOGAF
9 11 (5.09%) Penetration Testing
10 10 (4.63%) Business Analysis
10 10 (4.63%) Data Management
10 10 (4.63%) Kalman Filter
11 9 (4.17%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 21 (9.72%) SQL
2 17 (7.87%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.78%) C
4 2 (0.93%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.46%) Java
5 1 (0.46%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (5.09%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (5.09%) CISM
2 11 (5.09%) CISSP
3 10 (4.63%) CCNA
3 10 (4.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 8 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (3.24%) MCSE
5 7 (3.24%) MOS
6 6 (2.78%) MCDST
6 6 (2.78%) MCP
7 4 (1.85%) MCSA
7 4 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.39%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.93%) Degree
10 1 (0.46%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.46%) CCEA
10 1 (0.46%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.26%) PCI DSS
2 18 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (5.09%) COBIT
4 5 (2.31%) SLA
5 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 24 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (6.94%) Microsoft App-V
3 14 (6.48%) XenApp
4 8 (3.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 7 (3.24%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.31%) vSphere
7 3 (1.39%) NFS
7 3 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.39%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.39%) Xen
8 2 (0.93%) UAG
9 1 (0.46%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.46%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (8.80%) SCCM
2 15 (6.94%) Norton AntiVirus
3 12 (5.56%) SCOM
4 6 (2.78%) WSUS
5 3 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.93%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.93%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.46%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.46%) DameWare
7 1 (0.46%) Dollar Universe
7 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.46%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.46%) vMotion
Vendors
1 72 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 70 (32.41%) VMware
3 61 (28.24%) Citrix
4 32 (14.81%) Cisco
5 30 (13.89%) HP
6 21 (9.72%) Intel Security
7 18 (8.33%) AppSense
8 16 (7.41%) Wyse
9 15 (6.94%) Symantec
10 13 (6.02%) Splunk
11 12 (5.56%) Oracle
11 12 (5.56%) Remedy
12 11 (5.09%) Dell
12 11 (5.09%) NetApp
13 9 (4.17%) EMC
14 8 (3.70%) ServiceNow
15 7 (3.24%) Qualys
16 6 (2.78%) IBM
16 6 (2.78%) LANDesk
17 5 (2.31%) CheckPoint
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