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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 - 5
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 7 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bolton 17.50% - 14.29%
As % of the System Software category 87.50% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Median daily rate £345 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £323 £300
% change year-on-year -3.87% +7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £10.01
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +7.14%  

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 8 0 4
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 20.00% - 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Median daily rate £345 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £10.01
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.82 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -4.13% +4.10%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory in Bolton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Bolton

Active Directory
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
2 7 (77.78%) Office 365
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 6 (66.67%) Intel
3 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 5 (55.56%) DNS
4 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (55.56%) RightFax
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (55.56%) IronPort
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Change Management
6 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
6 2 (22.22%) SLA
6 2 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (11.11%) Cisco
7 1 (11.11%) SAN
7 1 (11.11%) NetApp
7 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
7 1 (11.11%) Brocade
7 1 (11.11%) VMware
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory

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 (77.78%) MS Exchange
2 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Messaging Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Messaging Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Storage Specialist
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Intel
3 5 (55.56%) IronPort
3 5 (55.56%) RightFax
4 1 (11.11%) Brocade
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) VMware