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 3 months to 29 April 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
Cheshire / Warrington
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 10 40
Rank change year-on-year +2 +30  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 8 51 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington 8.70% 13.18% 1.91%
As % of the System Software category 61.54% 79.69% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 23 1
Median daily rate £238 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.11% +1.19%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £313 £300
% change year-on-year -2.32% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 £10.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +75.00% +5.26%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14%  

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 Warrington with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Warrington
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 13 64 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 14.13% 16.54% 27.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 27 43
Median daily rate £300 £440 £655
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.81% -32.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £275 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £543 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £371 £360 £344
% change year-on-year +3.12% +4.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Median hourly rate £20.00 £10.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -42.85%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% +6.06%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warrington 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 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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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 29 April 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 Warrington region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 8 (38.10%) ITIL
3 8 (38.10%) SCCM
4 7 (33.33%) Citrix
4 7 (33.33%) VMware
5 6 (28.57%) Migration
6 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
6 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
6 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
6 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (19.05%) Office 365
7 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
7 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (19.05%) WSUS
7 4 (19.05%) DNS
8 3 (14.29%) Change Management
8 3 (14.29%) Identity Management
8 3 (14.29%) Finance
8 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
8 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
8 3 (14.29%) Windows 10
8 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
8 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
9 2 (9.52%) Skype
9 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
9 2 (9.52%) Trend Analysis
9 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement

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 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.76%) Apache
4 1 (4.76%) IIS
4 1 (4.76%) JBoss
4 1 (4.76%) nginx
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle 10gAS
4 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) DHCP
2 2 (9.52%) IP Telephony
2 2 (9.52%) NAS
2 2 (9.52%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) Skype
3 1 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) Intranet
3 1 (4.76%) Kerberos
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) LDAP
3 1 (4.76%) SSL
3 1 (4.76%) VLAN
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) IT Support
3 3 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (9.52%) IT Technician
4 2 (9.52%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Support Technician
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Wintel Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
3 2 (9.52%) iPhone
4 1 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
3 3 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.76%) Mac OS
5 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Migration
3 3 (14.29%) Change Management
3 3 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE
4 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
4 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) DNA
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.52%) VB
2 2 (9.52%) VB6
2 2 (9.52%) VBScript
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) Perl
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CCNA
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.52%) MCSA
1 2 (9.52%) MCSE
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
3 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (9.52%) VMware GSX
4 1 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (4.76%) XenApp
4 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) SCCM
2 4 (19.05%) WSUS
3 2 (9.52%) MOM
3 2 (9.52%) SCOM
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (4.76%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Citrix
2 7 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco
3 2 (9.52%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) NetApp
3 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.76%) IBM
4 1 (4.76%) Intel Security
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle