Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 January 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
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 8 40
Rank change year-on-year -9 +32 +2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 19 44 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 6.88% 11.70% 3.53%
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 86.27% 58.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 34 14
Warrington median daily rate £350 £380 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +14.29% +10.83%
10th Percentile £184 £113 £140
90th Percentile £675 £684 £544
Cheshire median daily rate £290 £380 £333
% change year-on-year -23.68% +14.29% +13.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Warrington median hourly rate £11.71 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.94% +5.88% +94.29%
10th Percentile £11.55 £18.00 £11.88
90th Percentile £11.88 £18.00 £18.23
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £15.92
% change year-on-year -19.44% +13.07% -1.49%

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 Warrington with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Warrington
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 38 51 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 13.77% 13.56% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 37 22
Warrington median daily rate £425 £375 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +8.70% -8.00%
10th Percentile £263 £116 £150
90th Percentile £675 £680 £569
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £375 £364
% change year-on-year -6.67% +3.16% +11.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Warrington median hourly rate £11.71 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.94% +5.88% +94.29%
10th Percentile £11.55 £18.00 £11.88
90th Percentile £11.88 £18.00 £18.23
Cheshire median hourly rate £14.50 £18.50 £15.92
% change year-on-year -21.62% +16.21% -5.21%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Warrington

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Warrington

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Warrington

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Warrington

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Warrington region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) Windows
3 9 (47.37%) Office 365
4 8 (42.11%) SCCM
4 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
4 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
4 8 (42.11%) ITIL
5 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
5 7 (36.84%) VMware
6 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
7 5 (26.32%) Migration
7 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (21.05%) LAN
8 4 (21.05%) WAN
8 4 (21.05%) DHCP
8 4 (21.05%) DNS
8 4 (21.05%) Cisco
8 4 (21.05%) Firewall
8 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
8 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
8 4 (21.05%) Skype
9 3 (15.79%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
9 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
9 3 (15.79%) PKI
9 3 (15.79%) Replication
9 3 (15.79%) MPLS

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (21.05%) Skype for Business
4 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
5 2 (10.53%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Office 365
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.26%) PaaS
3 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) DHCP
1 4 (21.05%) DNS
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
1 4 (21.05%) LAN
1 4 (21.05%) Skype
1 4 (21.05%) WAN
2 3 (15.79%) MPLS
2 3 (15.79%) SAN
3 2 (10.53%) LDAP
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.53%) VoIP
3 2 (10.53%) VPN
4 1 (5.26%) ADSL
4 1 (5.26%) ISDN
4 1 (5.26%) Junos
4 1 (5.26%) NAS
4 1 (5.26%) SMS
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) IT Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Service Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
4 2 (10.53%) Exchange Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Exchange Migration Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Junior
4 2 (10.53%) Junior Desktop Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Junior IT Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Migration Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Office 365 Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Office 365 Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) PKI
1 3 (15.79%) Replication
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.53%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
4 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Migration
3 3 (15.79%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
4 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.53%) Email Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.53%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Management
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (5.26%) Line Management
5 1 (5.26%) Network Design
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
1 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.53%) CCIE
3 2 (10.53%) CCNA
3 2 (10.53%) CCNP
3 2 (10.53%) MCSA
3 2 (10.53%) MCSE
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.26%) CCDP
4 1 (5.26%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) CISM
4 1 (5.26%) CISSP
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) JNCIA
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) GDPR
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.26%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Juniper
5 1 (5.26%) Meraki
5 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto