The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 15 12 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 30 27 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 9.04% 7.14% 2.20%
As % of the System Software category 76.92% 50.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Median daily rate £260 £230 £75
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% +206.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £300 £266
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +12.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+9.16% +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 Merseyside region.

System Software Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
39 54 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.75% 14.29% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 6
Median daily rate £350 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £215 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 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
Liverpool -5 21 - - 2
Wirral +1 3 £260 -
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 41 (91.11%) Windows
2 30 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (26.67%) Windows Server
6 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 9 (20.00%) DNS
8 8 (17.78%) Windows XP
9 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
9 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
9 7 (15.56%) ITIL
9 7 (15.56%) NHS
9 7 (15.56%) Internet
9 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (13.33%) Driving Licence
10 6 (13.33%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (13.33%) IIS
10 6 (13.33%) Linux
10 6 (13.33%) WAN
10 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
11 5 (11.11%) MCITP
11 5 (11.11%) .NET Framework
11 5 (11.11%) Degree
11 5 (11.11%) VMware
11 5 (11.11%) DHCP
11 5 (11.11%) MS Office
11 5 (11.11%) .NET
11 5 (11.11%) Intranet

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
3 6 (13.33%) IIS
4 4 (8.89%) Apache
4 4 (8.89%) JBoss
4 4 (8.89%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) IaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) DNS
2 7 (15.56%) Internet
3 6 (13.33%) Remote Desktop
3 6 (13.33%) WAN
4 5 (11.11%) DHCP
4 5 (11.11%) Intranet
4 5 (11.11%) SAN
5 4 (8.89%) Firewall
5 4 (8.89%) NAS
5 4 (8.89%) SSL
5 4 (8.89%) tcpdump
5 4 (8.89%) Wireshark
6 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.22%) DMZ
7 1 (2.22%) IPsec
7 1 (2.22%) Kerberos
7 1 (2.22%) LAN
7 1 (2.22%) VPN
7 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) GIS
1 4 (8.89%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.22%) HBase
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (2.22%) Back Office
1 1 (2.22%) Finance
1 1 (2.22%) Law
1 1 (2.22%) Local Government
1 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Service Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Administrator
4 4 (8.89%) Architect
4 4 (8.89%) Incident Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Security Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Senior Incident Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Senior Security Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Field Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Project Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.67%) Windows Administrator
5 3 (6.67%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) .NET
1 5 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 4 (8.89%) JSP
2 4 (8.89%) LAMP
3 1 (2.22%) SAML
3 1 (2.22%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) NHS
2 6 (13.33%) Driving Licence
3 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.89%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (8.89%) PMI
4 2 (4.44%) Clustering
5 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.22%) EPoS
5 1 (2.22%) Handset
5 1 (2.22%) iPad
5 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (91.11%) Windows
2 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (26.67%) Windows Server
5 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (17.78%) Windows XP
7 6 (13.33%) Linux
7 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
8 4 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (6.67%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000
10 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) ITIL
2 4 (8.89%) Capacity Management
2 4 (8.89%) Digital Forensics
2 4 (8.89%) Information Security
2 4 (8.89%) Migration
2 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2
2 4 (8.89%) Project Management
2 4 (8.89%) Security Management
2 4 (8.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
3 2 (4.44%) Security Patching
4 1 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.22%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.22%) Data Architecture
4 1 (2.22%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.22%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.22%) Kanban
4 1 (2.22%) Scrum
4 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) Java
1 4 (8.89%) PHP
1 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.44%) SQL
3 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.22%) C#
3 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.11%) Degree
2 5 (11.11%) MCITP
3 4 (8.89%) CFCE
3 4 (8.89%) EnCE
3 4 (8.89%) GCFA
3 4 (8.89%) GCFE
3 4 (8.89%) GIAC
3 4 (8.89%) MCTS
3 4 (8.89%) PMI Certification
3 4 (8.89%) RHCE
4 1 (2.22%) MCDST
4 1 (2.22%) MCSE
4 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) UAG
2 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.44%) vSphere
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Flume
3 1 (2.22%) DFS Replication
3 1 (2.22%) Firmware
3 1 (2.22%) HDFS
3 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) EnCase
1 4 (8.89%) Puppet
1 4 (8.89%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (6.67%) SCCM
3 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (4.44%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.22%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 30 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) VMware
3 4 (8.89%) ArcSight
3 4 (8.89%) Brocade
3 4 (8.89%) Rapid7
3 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
3 4 (8.89%) Splunk
4 2 (4.44%) Citrix
4 2 (4.44%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco
5 1 (2.22%) Dell
5 1 (2.22%) EMC
5 1 (2.22%) NetApp
5 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
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