Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 14 17
Rank change year-on-year -9 +3 +16
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 5 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cumbria 3.38% 7.84% 4.08%
As % of the System Software category 33.33% 100.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Cumbria median daily rate £400 £313 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% +25.00% -
North West median daily rate £300 £300 £355
% change year-on-year - -15.49% +35.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Cumbria median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -7.25% +7.81%
North West median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% -3.57%

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 15 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cumbria 10.14% 7.84% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 2
Cumbria median daily rate £350 £313 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% - -
10th Percentile £260 £211 £239
90th Percentile £400 £475 £376
North West median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.13% - +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Cumbria median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -7.25% +7.81%
North West median hourly rate £15.00 £14.13 £13.50
% change year-on-year +6.19% +4.63% -3.57%

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 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 22 September 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
Whitehaven - 3 £400 -
Barrow-in-Furness - 1 £400 -
Active Directory
North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Altiris
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) Ivanti
4 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) Apple
4 1 (20.00%) Remedy
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Big Data
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Break/Fix
4 1 (20.00%) Cloud Operations

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 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Break/Fix
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Operations
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Altiris
2 1 (20.00%) Apple
2 1 (20.00%) Ivanti
2 1 (20.00%) Remedy
2 1 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (20.00%) VMware