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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 5 15 21
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 29 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.47% 6.60% 6.86%
As % of the System Software category 90.63% 43.33% 42.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 3
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£245 £209 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.36% -7.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £128 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £338 £233
UK excluding London average daily rate £296 £252 £275
% change year-on-year
+17.46% -8.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 11
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +18.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.60 £16.35 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -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 Merseyside region.

System Software Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
32 30 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.55% 15.23% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 14
Average daily rate £270 £225 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £130 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 12
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.60 £16.35 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool 0 13 £200 -2.43% 5
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 40 (88.89%) Windows
2 22 (48.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (35.56%) DHCP
4 16 (35.56%) Hyper-V
5 15 (33.33%) Citrix
5 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (31.11%) Windows XP
7 13 (28.89%) DNS
7 13 (28.89%) VMware
8 12 (26.67%) Windows 7
8 12 (26.67%) SCCM
8 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (24.44%) Clustering
10 10 (22.22%) Migration
10 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
10 10 (22.22%) MS Office
10 10 (22.22%) ITIL
11 9 (20.00%) High Availability
12 8 (17.78%) Windows 2000
13 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
13 7 (15.56%) HP
13 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
14 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
14 6 (13.33%) IIS
14 6 (13.33%) VMware ESX
14 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
15 5 (11.11%) Firmware
15 5 (11.11%) DMZ
15 5 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.33%) IIS
2 1 (2.22%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) Lync
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (22.22%) MS Office
2 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.44%) MS Project
4 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (35.56%) DHCP
2 13 (28.89%) DNS
3 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 5 (11.11%) DMZ
5 3 (6.67%) SAN
5 3 (6.67%) LAN
6 2 (4.44%) WAN
6 2 (4.44%) SMTP
6 2 (4.44%) FTP
6 2 (4.44%) HTTP
6 2 (4.44%) SSL
6 2 (4.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
1 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (2.22%) Automotive
1 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Wintel Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Service Analyst
3 4 (8.89%) Support Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 3 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.44%) Administrator
5 2 (4.44%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Application Packaging
1 2 (4.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Clustering
2 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.22%) iPad
2 1 (2.22%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 40 (88.89%) Windows
2 22 (48.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (31.11%) Windows XP
5 12 (26.67%) Windows 7
5 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (17.78%) Windows 2000
7 3 (6.67%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.22%) Linux
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Migration
1 10 (22.22%) ITIL
2 9 (20.00%) High Availability
3 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 5 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (8.89%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.67%) Project Management
7 2 (4.44%) Validation
7 2 (4.44%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.44%) ERP
7 2 (4.44%) Workflow
8 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.22%) Matrix Management
8 1 (2.22%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.22%) PMP
2 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (35.56%) Hyper-V
2 6 (13.33%) VMware ESX
3 5 (11.11%) Firmware
3 5 (11.11%) DFS Replication
4 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (26.67%) SCCM
2 5 (11.11%) SCVMM
3 4 (8.89%) SCOM
3 4 (8.89%) WMI
4 2 (4.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (33.33%) Citrix
3 13 (28.89%) VMware
4 7 (15.56%) HP
5 5 (11.11%) Dell
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle
7 1 (2.22%) NetApp
7 1 (2.22%) Lotus
7 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.22%) TOWER Software
7 1 (2.22%) Cisco
7 1 (2.22%) EMC
7 1 (2.22%) Adobe
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