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 2 July 2016 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 39 32 42
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 72 79 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.97% 5.03% 3.98%
As % of the System Software category 37.89% 51.97% 54.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 28 22
Median daily rate £350 £319 £183
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% +74.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £119 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £299
UK excluding London median daily rate £321 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 7
Median hourly rate £17.00 £12.18 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.63% -7.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £20.00 £14.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Active Directory
West Yorkshire

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
190 152 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.11% 9.68% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 75 47
Median daily rate £390 £313 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.80% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £208 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 7
Median hourly rate £17.00 £12.18 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.63% -7.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £20.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

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 2 July 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, 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 86 (74.14%) Windows
2 53 (45.69%) Microsoft
3 42 (36.21%) Windows Server
4 40 (34.48%) VMware
5 34 (29.31%) ITIL
6 29 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 25 (21.55%) MS Office
8 24 (20.69%) SCCM
8 24 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
9 23 (19.83%) MS Exchange
10 22 (18.97%) Windows XP
10 22 (18.97%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (18.10%) PowerShell
11 21 (18.10%) SQL Server
11 21 (18.10%) Finance
12 19 (16.38%) ITSM
12 19 (16.38%) SQL
13 18 (15.52%) MS Excel
13 18 (15.52%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (14.66%) Office 365
15 15 (12.93%) Blackberry
16 14 (12.07%) Problem Management
17 13 (11.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 12 (10.34%) Cisco
18 12 (10.34%) Citrix
18 12 (10.34%) Legal
18 12 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
18 12 (10.34%) iPad
18 12 (10.34%) iPhone
19 11 (9.48%) CRM

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 23 (19.83%) MS Exchange
2 13 (11.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (7.76%) SharePoint
4 8 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (6.03%) IIS
6 6 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (5.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (4.31%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (4.31%) Skype for Business
8 4 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.86%) Apache
Applications
1 25 (21.55%) MS Office
2 18 (15.52%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.31%) InfoPath
4 4 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (8.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.66%) Office 365
2 12 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.31%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.86%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.62%) DNS
2 9 (7.76%) Firewall
2 9 (7.76%) VPN
3 6 (5.17%) Kerberos
3 6 (5.17%) SAN
4 5 (4.31%) DHCP
5 4 (3.45%) MPLS
5 4 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.45%) VoIP
5 4 (3.45%) WAN
6 3 (2.59%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (2.59%) LAN
6 3 (2.59%) Network Security
7 2 (1.72%) BGP
7 2 (1.72%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (1.72%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (1.72%) VLAN
7 2 (1.72%) Wireless
8 1 (0.86%) LDAP
8 1 (0.86%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.10%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.31%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.86%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (1.72%) Bitbucket
1 2 (1.72%) JIRA
2 1 (0.86%) MSI
General
1 21 (18.10%) Finance
2 12 (10.34%) Legal
3 5 (4.31%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.45%) Banking
5 2 (1.72%) Electronics
5 2 (1.72%) iGaming
5 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.72%) Marketing
6 1 (0.86%) Games
6 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (23.28%) Analyst
2 21 (18.10%) Service Analyst
2 21 (18.10%) Service Desk Analyst
3 17 (14.66%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 14 (12.07%) 2nd Line Support
5 13 (11.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (11.21%) Server Engineer
5 13 (11.21%) Support Engineer
5 13 (11.21%) Windows Engineer
6 9 (7.76%) 1st Line Support
6 9 (7.76%) Consultant
6 9 (7.76%) Windows Server Engineer
7 8 (6.90%) Active Directory Engineer
7 8 (6.90%) Administrator
7 8 (6.90%) Azure Engineer
8 7 (6.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 7 (6.03%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 6 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (5.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.93%) Blackberry
2 12 (10.34%) iPad
2 12 (10.34%) iPhone
3 6 (5.17%) Clustering
4 5 (4.31%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (3.45%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.72%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.72%) SCADA
7 1 (0.86%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.86%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.86%) PKI
7 1 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 86 (74.14%) Windows
2 42 (36.21%) Windows Server
3 29 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 22 (18.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (18.97%) Windows XP
5 18 (15.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (8.62%) Windows 8
7 7 (6.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (5.17%) Linux
9 4 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.59%) Unix
11 2 (1.72%) Android
11 2 (1.72%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.72%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.86%) CentOS
12 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.31%) ITIL
2 19 (16.38%) ITSM
3 14 (12.07%) Problem Management
4 11 (9.48%) CRM
5 9 (7.76%) Migration
6 6 (5.17%) Change Control
6 6 (5.17%) Server Virtualisation
6 6 (5.17%) Service Management
7 5 (4.31%) Load Balancing
7 5 (4.31%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.45%) Identity Management
9 3 (2.59%) Application Packaging
9 3 (2.59%) Data Entry
9 3 (2.59%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (2.59%) Scrum
9 3 (2.59%) Time Management
9 3 (2.59%) Trend Analysis
10 2 (1.72%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (1.72%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.10%) PowerShell
2 19 (16.38%) SQL
3 3 (2.59%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.59%) Perl
4 1 (0.86%) Java
4 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.45%) CCNA
3 4 (3.45%) MCP
3 4 (3.45%) MCSA
3 4 (3.45%) MCSE
4 3 (2.59%) MCITP
5 2 (1.72%) CCDA
5 2 (1.72%) CCIE
5 2 (1.72%) CCNP
6 1 (0.86%) CITP
6 1 (0.86%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.03%) SLA
2 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.86%) ISO22301
System Software
1 24 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.76%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (6.90%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.31%) VMware Server
4 5 (4.31%) XenApp
4 5 (4.31%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.45%) vSphere
6 1 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.86%) Squid
6 1 (0.86%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.86%) vCloud
6 1 (0.86%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 24 (20.69%) SCCM
2 10 (8.62%) SCOM
3 4 (3.45%) DameWare
4 3 (2.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (2.59%) Opsview
5 2 (1.72%) ThinApp
6 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.86%) SCSM
6 1 (0.86%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.86%) WMI
Vendors
1 53 (45.69%) Microsoft
2 40 (34.48%) VMware
3 12 (10.34%) Cisco
3 12 (10.34%) Citrix
4 6 (5.17%) Red Hat
5 5 (4.31%) Dell
5 5 (4.31%) Oracle
6 4 (3.45%) F5
7 3 (2.59%) Brocade
7 3 (2.59%) Riverbed
8 2 (1.72%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.72%) Avaya
8 2 (1.72%) Equitrac
8 2 (1.72%) Fortinet
8 2 (1.72%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.72%) SAP
8 2 (1.72%) ScanSafe
8 2 (1.72%) Symantec
9 1 (0.86%) Intel Security
9 1 (0.86%) JD Edwards
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