Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 25 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
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 23 14
Rank change year-on-year +6 -9 +9
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 33 20 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 8.17% 4.69% 7.56%
As % of the System Software category 51.56% 54.05% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 2 17
Liverpool median daily rate £180 £413 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.36% +79.35% +36.30%
10th Percentile £109 £336 £141
90th Percentile £364 £499 £438
Merseyside median daily rate £180 £350 £235
% change year-on-year -48.57% +48.94% +17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 15
Liverpool median hourly rate £12.75 £15.17 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.95% +8.36% -
10th Percentile £11.60 £12.45 £12.00
90th Percentile £14.30 £17.21 £17.45
Merseyside median hourly rate £12.75 £14.34 £14.25
% change year-on-year -11.09% +0.63% +1.79%

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 Liverpool with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Liverpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 64 37 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 15.84% 8.69% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 12 39
Liverpool median daily rate £250 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £111 £326 £163
90th Percentile £566 £506 £483
Merseyside median daily rate £225 £394 £350
% change year-on-year -42.86% +12.50% +23.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 15
Liverpool median hourly rate £12.75 £15.17 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.95% +8.36% +27.27%
10th Percentile £11.60 £12.45 £12.00
90th Percentile £14.30 £17.21 £17.45
Merseyside median hourly rate £12.75 £14.34 £14.25
% change year-on-year -11.09% +0.63% +5.56%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Liverpool

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Liverpool

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Liverpool over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Liverpool

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 25 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
3 12 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 10 (30.30%) SCCM
5 9 (27.27%) Office 365
6 8 (24.24%) Android
6 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (24.24%) Windows 7
6 8 (24.24%) Apple iOS
6 8 (24.24%) VMware
6 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
7 7 (21.21%) HP
7 7 (21.21%) Windows 10
7 7 (21.21%) Migration
8 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (18.18%) Google Drive
8 6 (18.18%) DHCP
8 6 (18.18%) DNS
8 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
8 6 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 6 (18.18%) Google
8 6 (18.18%) Facilities Management
8 6 (18.18%) Smartphone
9 5 (15.15%) JIRA
9 5 (15.15%) Apple
10 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (12.12%) Service Management
10 4 (12.12%) Wireless
10 4 (12.12%) SAN

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.06%) SAS
4 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.06%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) Office 365
2 6 (18.18%) Google Drive
3 2 (6.06%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.06%) OneDrive
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.03%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (3.03%) Route 53
4 1 (3.03%) Serverless
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) DHCP
1 6 (18.18%) DNS
2 4 (12.12%) SAN
2 4 (12.12%) Wireless
3 3 (9.09%) Firewall
3 3 (9.09%) Kerberos
3 3 (9.09%) LAN
3 3 (9.09%) LDAP
3 3 (9.09%) VoIP
3 3 (9.09%) WAN
4 2 (6.06%) Internet
4 2 (6.06%) SSL
4 2 (6.06%) VLAN
4 2 (6.06%) VPN
5 1 (3.03%) DSL
5 1 (3.03%) Intranet
5 1 (3.03%) IPsec
5 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.03%) MPLS
5 1 (3.03%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) JIRA
2 1 (3.03%) GitLab
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (6.06%) Banking
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Analyst
1 10 (30.30%) Support Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) 1st Line Support
2 5 (15.15%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) IT Support
3 4 (12.12%) IT Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) IT Support Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Server Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 3 (9.09%) HPUX Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Exchange Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) ICT Technician
5 2 (6.06%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Smartphone
2 3 (9.09%) User Experience
3 2 (6.06%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.06%) Fat Client
3 2 (6.06%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (3.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 27 (81.82%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 8 (24.24%) Android
3 8 (24.24%) Apple iOS
3 8 (24.24%) Windows 7
3 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (21.21%) Windows 10
5 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (9.09%) HPUX
8 2 (6.06%) Linux
9 1 (3.03%) CentOS
9 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
9 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Migration
2 6 (18.18%) Facilities Management
3 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
3 4 (12.12%) Service Management
4 3 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.06%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (3.03%) Auto-Scaling
6 1 (3.03%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.03%) CRM
6 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.03%) Quality Management
6 1 (3.03%) Security Patching
6 1 (3.03%) Software Licensing
6 1 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) CTC Cleared
1 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) MCITP
2 1 (3.03%) MCSA
2 1 (3.03%) MCSE
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
1 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Server
2 2 (6.06%) XenApp
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) SCCM
2 3 (9.09%) WSUS
3 2 (6.06%) AirWatch
3 2 (6.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (3.03%) AppDNA
4 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.03%) Puppet
4 1 (3.03%) Rsyslog
4 1 (3.03%) vMotion
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) VMware
3 7 (21.21%) HP
4 6 (18.18%) Google
5 5 (15.15%) Apple
6 4 (12.12%) Citrix
7 2 (6.06%) Veeam
8 1 (3.03%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (3.03%) AppSense
8 1 (3.03%) Cisco
8 1 (3.03%) Dell
8 1 (3.03%) Juniper
8 1 (3.03%) Meraki
8 1 (3.03%) NETGEAR
8 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.03%) SonicWALL