The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 26 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 0.71% 1.21% 1.52%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 40.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.87 £14.30 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.96% -4.68%
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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 Halifax region.

System Software Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 0.71% 3.03% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £275 £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

Active Directory
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) HND

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Migration Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Management
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) HND
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware