The median contractor rate for a Active Directory Consultant was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 (AD) Consultant
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 - 99
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring an Active Directory Consultant 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.076% - 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.080% - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £338 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £494 £419 £400
% change year-on-year +17.91% +4.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1246 1697 1564
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 95.04% 94.54% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 982 821
Median daily rate £375 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.06% +12.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 34 49
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.64 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.89% +11.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.16 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Active Directory Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured Active Directory Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory Consultant in Manchester

Active Directory Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory Consultant in Manchester

Active Directory Consultant
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory Consultant within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 1 £338 -
Active Directory Consultant
North West

Active Directory Consultant Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Active Directory Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region featuring Active Directory Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Intel
2 1 (50.00%) Novell
2 1 (50.00%) NetIQ
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) NDS
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) SUSE
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) NetIQ eDirectory
2 1 (50.00%) IronPort
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (50.00%) Shibboleth
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) RightFax
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server

Active Directory Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) OpenLDAP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) SUSE
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) NDS
2 1 (50.00%) NetIQ eDirectory
2 1 (50.00%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Intel
1 1 (50.00%) IronPort
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) NetIQ
1 1 (50.00%) Novell
1 1 (50.00%) RightFax