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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 7 35 23
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -12
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 55 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 14.07% 1.61% 5.35%
As % of the System Software category 78.57% 13.04% 58.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 2 4
Median daily rate £428 £265 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.32% -3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £141 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £389 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Median hourly rate £10.00 £9.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +3.44%
Active Directory
Cheshire

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
70 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 17.90% 12.37% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 11 5
Median daily rate £425 £650 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.61% +136.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £250 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £750 £312
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £10.00 £17.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +75.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+9.95% +8.54%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Warrington 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 Warrington region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 51 (80.95%) Windows
2 42 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 39 (61.90%) PowerShell
4 38 (60.32%) Security Cleared
4 38 (60.32%) SCCM
5 37 (58.73%) Windows Server
6 36 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (50.79%) SC Cleared
8 31 (49.21%) SCOM
9 29 (46.03%) Software Engineering
9 29 (46.03%) Migration
10 28 (44.44%) Test Automation
11 20 (31.75%) Data Migration
11 20 (31.75%) SharePoint
12 19 (30.16%) MS Exchange
13 16 (25.40%) Skype for Business
13 16 (25.40%) Skype
14 15 (23.81%) VMware
15 14 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (22.22%) Windows 10
15 14 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
16 13 (20.63%) MS Office
17 12 (19.05%) Citrix
18 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
18 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
18 9 (14.29%) Data Centre
19 8 (12.70%) SQL
19 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Azure
20 7 (11.11%) vSphere
21 6 (9.52%) Oracle

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington 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 20 (31.75%) SharePoint
2 19 (30.16%) MS Exchange
3 16 (25.40%) Skype for Business
4 14 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.17%) IBM Notes
5 2 (3.17%) IIS
6 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (20.63%) MS Office
2 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.35%) Office 365
2 4 (6.35%) SoftLayer
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.40%) Skype
2 5 (7.94%) DNS
2 5 (7.94%) Firewall
2 5 (7.94%) SAN
3 4 (6.35%) DHCP
4 2 (3.17%) VoIP
4 2 (3.17%) WAN
5 1 (1.59%) Internet
5 1 (1.59%) LDAP
5 1 (1.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (6.35%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.59%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (6.35%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (6.35%) Finance
1 4 (6.35%) Retail
2 1 (1.59%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (28.57%) Architect
2 7 (11.11%) Designer
3 5 (7.94%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (6.35%) Active Directory Architect
4 4 (6.35%) E-Commerce Architect
4 4 (6.35%) Project Manager
4 4 (6.35%) Security Architect
4 4 (6.35%) Support Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Analyst
5 3 (4.76%) Service Analyst
5 3 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 2 (3.17%) SharePoint Architect
6 2 (3.17%) SharePoint Specialist
6 2 (3.17%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.17%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) .NET
1 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.59%) CSS
1 1 (1.59%) HTML
1 1 (1.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.94%) Fat Client
2 5 (7.94%) Thin Client
3 4 (6.35%) PKI
4 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.59%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 51 (80.95%) Windows
2 37 (58.73%) Windows Server
3 36 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (22.22%) Windows 10
5 5 (7.94%) Linux
5 5 (7.94%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.59%) AIX
8 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.59%) Solaris
8 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.03%) Migration
1 29 (46.03%) Software Engineering
2 28 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 20 (31.75%) Data Migration
4 5 (7.94%) ERP
4 5 (7.94%) Identity Management
5 4 (6.35%) E-Commerce
5 4 (6.35%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (6.35%) Records Management
5 4 (6.35%) Storage Virtualisation
6 3 (4.76%) Application Packaging
7 2 (3.17%) Change Management
7 2 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.17%) High Availability
7 2 (3.17%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.17%) ITIL
7 2 (3.17%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.17%) Service Management
7 2 (3.17%) Trend Analysis
7 2 (3.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (61.90%) PowerShell
2 8 (12.70%) SQL
3 3 (4.76%) C#
4 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.59%) C
5 1 (1.59%) Java
5 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (60.32%) Security Cleared
2 32 (50.79%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) MCP
4 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.59%) Degree
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.11%) vSphere
3 3 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 38 (60.32%) SCCM
2 31 (49.21%) SCOM
3 4 (6.35%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.35%) Puppet
3 4 (6.35%) SCOrch
4 3 (4.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (3.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.59%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.59%) vRealize
Vendors
1 42 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 15 (23.81%) VMware
3 12 (19.05%) Citrix
4 6 (9.52%) Oracle
5 4 (6.35%) ATG
5 4 (6.35%) Teradata
6 3 (4.76%) Cisco
6 3 (4.76%) EMC
7 2 (3.17%) AppSense
7 2 (3.17%) Lotus
7 2 (3.17%) NetApp
8 1 (1.59%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.59%) Axway
8 1 (1.59%) BMC
8 1 (1.59%) HP
8 1 (1.59%) Remedy