The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 26 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 9 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 4.02% 2.52% 2.63%
As % of the System Software category 75.00% 100.00% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£320 £140 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £140 £92
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £140 £108
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £8.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.80
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Warrington region.

System Software Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 5.36% 2.52% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Average daily rate £320 £140 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £140 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £140 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £8.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Warrington

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (60.00%) Citrix
4 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (50.00%) VMware
5 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
7 6 (30.00%) Windows XP
7 6 (30.00%) Linux
7 6 (30.00%) Sophos
7 6 (30.00%) SonicWALL
7 6 (30.00%) Draytek
7 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
7 6 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (15.00%) SQL
9 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (10.00%) Legal
10 2 (10.00%) Migration
10 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (10.00%) LDAP
11 1 (5.00%) DNS
11 1 (5.00%) SLA
11 1 (5.00%) Cisco
11 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (5.00%) Avaya
11 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) LDAP
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) VoIP
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Support Technician
5 3 (15.00%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (15.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
6 2 (10.00%) Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Data Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Support
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
7 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Administrator
7 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (30.00%) Windows XP
4 6 (30.00%) Linux
4 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VBScript
2 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) XenApp
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) Citrix
3 10 (50.00%) VMware
4 6 (30.00%) Sophos
4 6 (30.00%) SonicWALL
4 6 (30.00%) Draytek
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) Avaya
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
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