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 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 35 24 18
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 2 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 1.08% 5.03% 4.17%
As % of the System Software category 11.76% 58.82% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£110 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Average hourly rate £9.50 £10.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
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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
17 17 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 9.14% 8.54% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 1
Average daily rate £420 £275 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.72% -42.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £10.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%

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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
3 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
3 3 (42.86%) LANDesk
3 3 (42.86%) iPhone
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (14.29%) Office 365
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (14.29%) Firewall
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Avaya
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Desktop Support
3 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
1 3 (42.86%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
1 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) LANDesk
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Avaya