Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cumbria 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 18 February 2018 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
North West > Cumbria
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 14 23
Rank change year-on-year +6 +9 -9
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 11 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cumbria 10.89% 4.76% 4.66%
As % of the System Software category 84.62% 60.00% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 3
Cumbria median daily rate £281 - £270
10th Percentile £164 - £258
90th Percentile £409 - £356
North West median daily rate £280 £325 £305
% change year-on-year -13.85% +6.56% +10.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Cumbria median hourly rate £16.11 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.69% - -3.03%
10th Percentile £15.07 £13.91 £13.63
90th Percentile £17.36 £16.50 £19.00
North West median hourly rate £15.78 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +5.17% - +7.14%

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 Cumbria with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Cumbria
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 13 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cumbria 12.87% 7.94% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 5
Cumbria median daily rate £309 - £270
10th Percentile £175 - £238
90th Percentile £441 - £451
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Cumbria median hourly rate £16.11 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.69% - -3.03%
10th Percentile £15.07 £13.91 £13.80
90th Percentile £17.36 £16.50 £28.60
North West median hourly rate £16.43 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +9.53% - +7.14%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Cumbria

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Cumbria

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cumbria

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Cumbria

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cumbria

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Cumbria over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Cumbria

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cumbria

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Cumbria

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Cumbria

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Cumbria region over the 6 months to 18 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Barrow-in-Furness - 4 £250 -
Whitehaven - 4 £288 -
Active Directory
North West

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cumbria region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 6 (54.55%) Migration
1 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) Capita
2 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
3 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
3 4 (36.36%) SCCM
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (27.27%) Break/Fix
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
5 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 2 (18.18%) Time Management
6 1 (9.09%) JNCIA
6 1 (9.09%) Local Government
6 1 (9.09%) Ivanti
6 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (9.09%) Junos
6 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (9.09%) DBS Check

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cumbria 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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) ADSL
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) ISDN
2 1 (9.09%) Junos
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) MPLS
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
3 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Build Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Firewall Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
2 4 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Break/Fix
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Time Management
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) CCIE
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) DBS Check
2 1 (9.09%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) BitLocker
2 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Capita
1 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Ivanti
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) Lumension
3 1 (9.09%) McAfee