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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 24 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 14 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 5.86% 3.51% 4.98%
As % of the System Software category 77.78% 100.00% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate
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£313 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +9.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £9.50 £10.63 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +6.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.42 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.85%
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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
18 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 7.53% 3.51% 5.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 2
Average daily rate £403 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.29% +9.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £9.50 £10.63 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +6.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 20 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (64.00%) Windows
3 10 (40.00%) VMware
4 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
6 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (24.00%) IIS
7 6 (24.00%) Remedy
7 6 (24.00%) Finance
8 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
8 5 (20.00%) DMZ
8 5 (20.00%) vSphere
9 4 (16.00%) MS Office
10 3 (12.00%) SQL
10 3 (12.00%) .NET
10 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
10 3 (12.00%) NHS
10 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
10 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
11 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
11 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
11 2 (8.00%) DNS
11 2 (8.00%) HTTPS
11 2 (8.00%) SLA
11 2 (8.00%) DHCP
11 2 (8.00%) HTTP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 6 (24.00%) IIS
2 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.00%) MS Office
3 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) DMZ
2 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.00%) DNS
3 2 (8.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (8.00%) DHCP
3 2 (8.00%) HTTP
4 1 (4.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.00%) VLAN
4 1 (4.00%) BIG-IP
4 1 (4.00%) WAN
4 1 (4.00%) SAN
4 1 (4.00%) NAS
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) FileMaker
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) French Language
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Wintel Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) VMWare Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Database Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) NHS
2 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.00%) PRINCE
1 2 (8.00%) ITIL
1 2 (8.00%) Migration
1 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (8.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 2 (8.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (8.00%) Project Management
2 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (4.00%) Information Security
2 1 (4.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (8.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.00%) vSphere
3 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (40.00%) VMware
3 6 (24.00%) Remedy
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (4.00%) Novell
5 1 (4.00%) F5