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 3 months to 26 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
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 16 14
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 18 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 6.64% 8.00% 7.12%
As % of the System Software category 48.65% 76.92% 41.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 7
Median daily rate £175 - £230
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 - £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £254 - £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 4
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £14.34 £14.70
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 Liverpool with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 37 26 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 13.65% 10.40% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 21
Median daily rate £400 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £302 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £414 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 4
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.00 £12.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.34 £14.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £21.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.60% +24.28%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 26 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 24 (64.86%) Windows
2 16 (43.24%) Office 365
3 14 (37.84%) MS Exchange
3 14 (37.84%) Windows Server
4 13 (35.14%) SC Cleared
4 13 (35.14%) Security Cleared
5 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (29.73%) Windows 7
6 11 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
7 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (24.32%) Citrix
8 9 (24.32%) ITIL
9 8 (21.62%) DNS
9 8 (21.62%) SCCM
10 7 (18.92%) Migration
11 6 (16.22%) Android
11 6 (16.22%) Apple iOS
11 6 (16.22%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (13.51%) Windows 10
12 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
12 5 (13.51%) VMware
12 5 (13.51%) DHCP
13 4 (10.81%) Internet
13 4 (10.81%) Service Management
13 4 (10.81%) Google
13 4 (10.81%) Skype for Business
13 4 (10.81%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2013

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 14 (37.84%) MS Exchange
2 11 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (10.81%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.41%) SAS
4 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (43.24%) Office 365
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (10.81%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (8.11%) Google Drive
5 2 (5.41%) IaaS
5 2 (5.41%) OneDrive
6 1 (2.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (2.70%) G Suite
6 1 (2.70%) Route 53
6 1 (2.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) DNS
2 5 (13.51%) DHCP
3 4 (10.81%) Internet
4 2 (5.41%) Firewall
4 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.70%) Broadband
5 1 (2.70%) DSL
5 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.70%) LAN
5 1 (2.70%) MPLS
5 1 (2.70%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.70%) SAN
5 1 (2.70%) SMTP
5 1 (2.70%) SNMP
5 1 (2.70%) SSL
5 1 (2.70%) VoIP
5 1 (2.70%) VRRP
5 1 (2.70%) WAN
5 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.70%) Big Data
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) GitLab
2 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Support Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (18.92%) Desktop Support
4 6 (16.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 4 (10.81%) Consultant
7 3 (8.11%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
7 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (8.11%) Active Directory Support
7 3 (8.11%) Administrator
7 3 (8.11%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Exchange Support
7 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Server Administrator
8 2 (5.41%) Server Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) PKI
1 3 (8.11%) Smartphone
2 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.41%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.70%) BYOD
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 24 (64.86%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Windows Server
3 12 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (29.73%) Windows 7
5 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (16.22%) Android
6 6 (16.22%) Apple iOS
7 5 (13.51%) Windows 10
8 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.70%) CentOS
9 1 (2.70%) Linux
9 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Migration
3 4 (10.81%) Proactive Monitoring
3 4 (10.81%) Service Management
4 3 (8.11%) ITIL V3
4 3 (8.11%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (5.41%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.41%) Patch Management
5 2 (5.41%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.41%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 1 (2.70%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.70%) Auto-Scaling
6 1 (2.70%) CRM
6 1 (2.70%) Email Migration
6 1 (2.70%) Server Building
6 1 (2.70%) Software Licensing
6 1 (2.70%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) SC Cleared
1 13 (35.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.22%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.70%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (5.41%) XenApp
2 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) SCCM
2 3 (8.11%) AirWatch
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (5.41%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.70%) Puppet
4 1 (2.70%) Rsyslog
4 1 (2.70%) vMotion
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 9 (24.32%) Citrix
3 5 (13.51%) VMware
4 4 (10.81%) Google
5 1 (2.70%) Apple
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) Dell
5 1 (2.70%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) IBM
5 1 (2.70%) Lumension
5 1 (2.70%) NETGEAR
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.70%) SonicWALL
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