The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank 18 14 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 2 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 2.20% 7.37% 5.51%
As % of the System Software category 16.67% 93.33% 54.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 7
Median hourly rate £12.50 £8.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -19.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

System Software Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 13.19% 7.89% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 12
Median daily rate £406 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £204 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £520 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 7
Median hourly rate £12.50 £8.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -19.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bradford region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Bradford region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (37.50%) MS Office
3 6 (37.50%) ITIL
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
4 5 (31.25%) SCCM
5 4 (25.00%) Software Deployment
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) NHS
6 3 (18.75%) Web Services
6 3 (18.75%) IIS
6 3 (18.75%) SCOM
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 2 (12.50%) Citrix
7 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
7 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (12.50%) SAN
7 2 (12.50%) Office 365
7 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
8 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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 3 (18.75%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MSI
General
1 1 (6.25%) French Language
1 1 (6.25%) German Language
1 1 (6.25%) Italian Language
1 1 (6.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) First Line Help Desk Support
2 3 (18.75%) Help Desk Support
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Service Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) SCCM Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) NHS
2 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (6.25%) iPhone
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.25%) Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Software Deployment
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
4 1 (6.25%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) High Availability
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Server Building
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VB
2 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.25%) XenApp
2 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) SCCM
2 3 (18.75%) SCOM
3 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
3 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
1 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Avaya
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) EMC
3 1 (6.25%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) LANDesk
3 1 (6.25%) Lotus
3 1 (6.25%) NetApp
3 1 (6.25%) Veritas