Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Active Directory over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Active Directory
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 12 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 - +6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bolton 4.05% 6.56% -
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 57.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Bolton median daily rate £400 £230 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +73.91% - -
Manchester median daily rate £198 £325 £278
% change year-on-year -39.23% +17.12% -0.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bolton median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +26.92% -3.70% -10.00%

Active Directory is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Bolton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 3 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bolton 4.05% 11.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Bolton median daily rate £400 £199 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +101.51% - -
Manchester median daily rate £400 £370 £320
% change year-on-year +8.11% +15.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bolton median hourly rate - - -
Manchester median hourly rate £16.60 £13.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +27.69% -3.70% -10.00%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bolton.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Bolton

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Bolton

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Bolton

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 Bolton region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (100.00%) X++
1 3 (100.00%) MorphX
2 2 (66.67%) Information Management
2 2 (66.67%) General Ledger
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton 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 3 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MorphX
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) General Ledger
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics AX Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Information Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft