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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 31 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 13 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 5.20% 3.52% 7.48%
As % of the System Software category 65.00% 50.00% 84.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
Average daily rate
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£275 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £270
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Average hourly rate £12.13 £10.00 £10.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.25% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £8.50 £9.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £11.85 £95.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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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
20 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 8.00% 7.04% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 1
Average daily rate £275 £403 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.67% +61.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Average hourly rate £12.13 £11.50 £10.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.43% +6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £8.50 £9.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £34.80 £95.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
- +3.93%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 15 (65.22%) VMware
3 12 (52.17%) ITIL
4 11 (47.83%) Windows
5 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
6 8 (34.78%) SQL
6 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (30.43%) Finance
8 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
9 5 (21.74%) HP
9 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (21.74%) VMware Server
10 4 (17.39%) Supplier Management
10 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (17.39%) Banking
10 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (17.39%) PRINCE
10 4 (17.39%) Project Management
10 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
10 4 (17.39%) SLA
10 4 (17.39%) Cisco
10 4 (17.39%) Office 365
10 4 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
11 3 (13.04%) LANDesk
11 3 (13.04%) MS Office
11 3 (13.04%) SCCM
12 2 (8.70%) iPhone

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (8.70%) LAN
2 2 (8.70%) WAN
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) InstallShield
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
1 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Service Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (4.35%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) iPhone
1 2 (8.70%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.35%) UNIX
5 1 (4.35%) Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (17.39%) Supplier Management
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) PRINCE
3 4 (17.39%) Project Management
3 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Software Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (21.74%) VMware Server
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 15 (65.22%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) HP
4 4 (17.39%) Cisco
5 3 (13.04%) LANDesk
6 2 (8.70%) Citrix
6 2 (8.70%) Adobe
7 1 (4.35%) Compaq
7 1 (4.35%) Remedy
7 1 (4.35%) Wyse
7 1 (4.35%) IBM
7 1 (4.35%) Altiris
7 1 (4.35%) F5