The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 34 35 43
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 51 68 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.64% 4.77% 3.74%
As % of the System Software category 41.46% 49.28% 54.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 38 22
Median daily rate £265 £125 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+112.00% -41.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £110 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £353 £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 7
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.44%

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

System Software Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
123 138 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.18% 9.68% 6.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 93 44
Median daily rate £365 £388 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% +31.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £120 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £500 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 9
Median hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.40 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £25.90 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds 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 Leeds

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 90 (72.58%) Windows
2 66 (53.23%) Microsoft
3 41 (33.06%) ITIL
4 37 (29.84%) Windows 7
5 36 (29.03%) VMware
6 34 (27.42%) Windows Server
7 33 (26.61%) MS Office
8 32 (25.81%) Finance
9 26 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
10 23 (18.55%) DNS
11 22 (17.74%) Microsoft Azure
12 21 (16.94%) SCCM
13 20 (16.13%) Problem Management
14 19 (15.32%) ITSM
14 19 (15.32%) Legal
14 19 (15.32%) Windows Server 2012
15 18 (14.52%) LAN
15 18 (14.52%) WAN
16 17 (13.71%) Windows XP
16 17 (13.71%) SQL Server
16 17 (13.71%) Blackberry
17 16 (12.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 16 (12.90%) MS Exchange
17 16 (12.90%) Citrix
17 16 (12.90%) iPhone
17 16 (12.90%) iPad
18 15 (12.10%) Office 365
19 14 (11.29%) Data Centre
19 14 (11.29%) MS Excel
20 13 (10.48%) Firewall

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 16 (12.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 16 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.23%) Apache Pig
3 4 (3.23%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (3.23%) IIS
4 3 (2.42%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.42%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.81%) Apache
5 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.81%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.81%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.81%) Moodle
5 1 (0.81%) Site Server
Applications
1 33 (26.61%) MS Office
2 14 (11.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.81%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 22 (17.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (12.10%) Office 365
3 9 (7.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (4.03%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (4.03%) IaaS
4 5 (4.03%) PaaS
4 5 (4.03%) SaaS
5 1 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 23 (18.55%) DNS
2 18 (14.52%) LAN
2 18 (14.52%) WAN
3 13 (10.48%) Firewall
4 10 (8.06%) VPN
5 9 (7.26%) DHCP
6 7 (5.65%) SAN
6 7 (5.65%) TCP/IP
7 5 (4.03%) MPLS
7 5 (4.03%) Network Security
7 5 (4.03%) SSL
8 4 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (3.23%) Internet
8 4 (3.23%) Kerberos
8 4 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (2.42%) BGP
9 3 (2.42%) VLAN
10 2 (1.61%) FTP
10 2 (1.61%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.81%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.23%) Apache Hive
2 4 (3.23%) Big Data
2 4 (3.23%) Hadoop
2 4 (3.23%) HBase
2 4 (3.23%) MySQL
2 4 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (3.23%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (2.42%) Bitbucket
2 3 (2.42%) JIRA
3 1 (0.81%) MSI
General
1 32 (25.81%) Finance
2 19 (15.32%) Legal
3 4 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.61%) Electronics
4 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.61%) Marketing
5 1 (0.81%) Advertising
5 1 (0.81%) Banking
5 1 (0.81%) Law
5 1 (0.81%) Publishing
5 1 (0.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (31.45%) Analyst
2 27 (21.77%) Service Analyst
2 27 (21.77%) Service Desk Analyst
3 21 (16.94%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 14 (11.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (8.87%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (8.87%) Support Analyst
6 10 (8.06%) Support Engineer
7 9 (7.26%) 1st Line Support
7 9 (7.26%) Consultant
7 9 (7.26%) Desktop Support
8 8 (6.45%) Architect
9 7 (5.65%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 7 (5.65%) Azure Architect
9 7 (5.65%) IT Support
9 7 (5.65%) Network Engineer
9 7 (5.65%) Service Desk Support
9 7 (5.65%) Service Desk Support Analyst
10 6 (4.84%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 6 (4.84%) Active Directory Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.03%) .NET
2 1 (0.81%) J2EE
2 1 (0.81%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.71%) Blackberry
2 16 (12.90%) iPad
2 16 (12.90%) iPhone
3 14 (11.29%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.03%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.23%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.23%) Replication
6 3 (2.42%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.42%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.61%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.61%) EMC VNXe
7 2 (1.61%) VCE vBlock
8 1 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.81%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.81%) iSeries
8 1 (0.81%) PKI
8 1 (0.81%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.81%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 90 (72.58%) Windows
2 37 (29.84%) Windows 7
3 34 (27.42%) Windows Server
4 19 (15.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (13.71%) Windows XP
6 13 (10.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (8.87%) Linux
9 10 (8.06%) Windows 10
10 5 (4.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (3.23%) Unix
12 3 (2.42%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.61%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.81%) Android
14 1 (0.81%) SUSE
14 1 (0.81%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (33.06%) ITIL
2 20 (16.13%) Problem Management
3 19 (15.32%) ITSM
4 12 (9.68%) Migration
5 8 (6.45%) DevOps
6 7 (5.65%) Service Management
7 6 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (4.84%) Change Control
7 6 (4.84%) Incident Management
8 5 (4.03%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (4.03%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (4.03%) Identity Management
8 5 (4.03%) Time Management
8 5 (4.03%) Translating Business Requirements
9 4 (3.23%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.23%) Programme Management
9 4 (3.23%) Project Management
9 4 (3.23%) Resource Management
9 4 (3.23%) TDD
9 4 (3.23%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.48%) PowerShell
1 13 (10.48%) SQL
2 5 (4.03%) Java
2 5 (4.03%) Python
3 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.81%) PHP
3 1 (0.81%) VB
3 1 (0.81%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (10.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.65%) CCNA
2 7 (5.65%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (4.84%) CCDA
3 6 (4.84%) CCNP
3 6 (4.84%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (4.03%) CCIE
4 5 (4.03%) MCSE
5 4 (3.23%) DBS Check
5 4 (3.23%) Degree
5 4 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.61%) CCA
6 2 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.81%) MCITP
7 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.23%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.61%) QA
3 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (8.06%) Hyper-V
3 9 (7.26%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (5.65%) vSphere
5 4 (3.23%) HDFS
6 3 (2.42%) Terminal Server
6 3 (2.42%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.42%) VMware Server
6 3 (2.42%) XenApp
7 2 (1.61%) Docker
7 2 (1.61%) vCloud
7 2 (1.61%) VMware GSX
8 1 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.81%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 21 (16.94%) SCCM
2 11 (8.87%) Puppet
3 9 (7.26%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (6.45%) Ansible
4 8 (6.45%) SCOM
5 4 (3.23%) Hadoop YARN
5 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 4 (3.23%) Nagios
6 3 (2.42%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.61%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.61%) SCDPM
7 2 (1.61%) vRealize
8 1 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.81%) Salt
8 1 (0.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.81%) WSUS
Vendors
1 66 (53.23%) Microsoft
2 36 (29.03%) VMware
3 16 (12.90%) Citrix
4 13 (10.48%) Dell
5 12 (9.68%) Cisco
6 7 (5.65%) Red Hat
7 6 (4.84%) HP
8 5 (4.03%) Symantec
9 4 (3.23%) Apple
9 4 (3.23%) Brocade
9 4 (3.23%) EMC
9 4 (3.23%) SaltStack
9 4 (3.23%) Sophos
9 4 (3.23%) Veeam
10 3 (2.42%) Atlassian
10 3 (2.42%) Hortonworks
11 2 (1.61%) SAP
12 1 (0.81%) Intel
12 1 (0.81%) Lotus
12 1 (0.81%) NetApp
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