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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 6 10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bolton - 4.76% 4.55%
As % of the System Software category - 50.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £135 £1,000
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -86.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
Bolton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton - 9.52% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £135 £1,000
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -86.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bolton citing Active Directory as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 22 June 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Office 365
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) RightFax
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (71.43%) Intel
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (71.43%) IronPort
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 2 (28.57%) Customer Requirements

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 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Messaging Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Messaging Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Consultant
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
1 2 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Intel
2 5 (71.43%) IronPort
2 5 (71.43%) RightFax