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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 38 45 48
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 52 54 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.75% 3.77% 3.03%
As % of the System Software category 44.83% 40.91% 53.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 33 15
Median daily rate £305 £120 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+154.16% -56.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £110 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £344 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 10
Median hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.96 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £12.26 £12.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%

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
116 132 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 10.60% 9.22% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 92 33
Median daily rate £405 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £120 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £479 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 10
Median hourly rate £11.75 £12.10 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.89% +12.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.37 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £12.50 £12.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 19 February 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 19 February 2017.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 74 (69.16%) Windows
2 61 (57.01%) Microsoft
3 33 (30.84%) ITIL
4 32 (29.91%) Windows 7
5 28 (26.17%) VMware
5 28 (26.17%) Windows Server
6 27 (25.23%) Finance
6 27 (25.23%) MS Office
7 19 (17.76%) Microsoft Azure
8 18 (16.82%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (15.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (15.89%) Office 365
9 17 (15.89%) Problem Management
9 17 (15.89%) DNS
10 16 (14.95%) SCCM
11 15 (14.02%) ITSM
11 15 (14.02%) Legal
12 14 (13.08%) MS Exchange
12 14 (13.08%) Citrix
13 13 (12.15%) Dell
13 13 (12.15%) LAN
13 13 (12.15%) WAN
13 13 (12.15%) iPad
13 13 (12.15%) Data Centre
14 12 (11.21%) iPhone
14 12 (11.21%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (11.21%) SQL Server
14 12 (11.21%) Windows XP
14 12 (11.21%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (11.21%) Blackberry

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 14 (13.08%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.67%) Apache Pig
4 5 (4.67%) Apache Spark
5 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.80%) IIS
6 3 (2.80%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.93%) Apache
8 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.93%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.93%) Moodle
8 1 (0.93%) Site Server
Applications
1 27 (25.23%) MS Office
2 11 (10.28%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.93%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 19 (17.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (15.89%) Office 365
3 11 (10.28%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (5.61%) IaaS
5 5 (4.67%) PaaS
5 5 (4.67%) SaaS
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.89%) DNS
2 13 (12.15%) LAN
2 13 (12.15%) WAN
3 11 (10.28%) Firewall
4 8 (7.48%) DHCP
5 6 (5.61%) SAN
5 6 (5.61%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (4.67%) Kerberos
6 5 (4.67%) Network Security
7 4 (3.74%) SSL
7 4 (3.74%) VPN
8 3 (2.80%) Internet
8 3 (2.80%) MPLS
8 3 (2.80%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.87%) BGP
9 2 (1.87%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.87%) Wireless
10 1 (0.93%) OpenFlow
10 1 (0.93%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.67%) Apache Hive
2 5 (4.67%) Big Data
2 5 (4.67%) Hadoop
2 5 (4.67%) HBase
2 5 (4.67%) MySQL
2 5 (4.67%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (2.80%) Bitbucket
1 3 (2.80%) JIRA
General
1 27 (25.23%) Finance
2 15 (14.02%) Legal
3 3 (2.80%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.87%) Advertising
4 2 (1.87%) Electronics
4 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.87%) Marketing
5 1 (0.93%) Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Law
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (31.78%) Analyst
2 22 (20.56%) Service Analyst
2 22 (20.56%) Service Desk Analyst
3 18 (16.82%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (10.28%) Architect
4 11 (10.28%) Support Analyst
5 10 (9.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (8.41%) Azure Architect
6 9 (8.41%) Support Engineer
7 8 (7.48%) 1st Line Support
7 8 (7.48%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (7.48%) Consultant
8 7 (6.54%) IT Support
9 6 (5.61%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 6 (5.61%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 6 (5.61%) Administrator
9 6 (5.61%) Desktop Support
9 6 (5.61%) Service Desk Support
9 6 (5.61%) Service Desk Support Analyst
10 5 (4.67%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.93%) .NET
1 1 (0.93%) J2EE
1 1 (0.93%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.15%) Data Centre
1 13 (12.15%) iPad
2 12 (11.21%) Blackberry
2 12 (11.21%) iPhone
3 5 (4.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (2.80%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.87%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.87%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.87%) EMC VNXe
5 2 (1.87%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.93%) NHS
6 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.93%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (0.93%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 74 (69.16%) Windows
2 32 (29.91%) Windows 7
3 28 (26.17%) Windows Server
4 17 (15.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (11.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (11.21%) Windows XP
6 11 (10.28%) Linux
7 10 (9.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (8.41%) Windows 10
9 4 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.87%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.87%) Unix
10 2 (1.87%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.93%) Android
11 1 (0.93%) SUSE
11 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (30.84%) ITIL
2 17 (15.89%) Problem Management
3 15 (14.02%) ITSM
4 8 (7.48%) Migration
5 7 (6.54%) Change Control
5 7 (6.54%) Incident Management
6 6 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (5.61%) DevOps
6 6 (5.61%) Translating Business Requirements
7 5 (4.67%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (4.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (4.67%) Identity Management
7 5 (4.67%) MapReduce
7 5 (4.67%) Service Management
7 5 (4.67%) Time Management
8 4 (3.74%) TOGAF
9 3 (2.80%) Data Protection
9 3 (2.80%) Project Management
9 3 (2.80%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.80%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.41%) SQL
2 7 (6.54%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.61%) Java
3 6 (5.61%) Python
4 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (11.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.61%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (4.67%) CCDA
3 5 (4.67%) CCIE
3 5 (4.67%) CCNA
3 5 (4.67%) CCNP
3 5 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.67%) Degree
4 4 (3.74%) DBS Check
4 4 (3.74%) MCSE
4 4 (3.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.87%) CCA
5 2 (1.87%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (1.87%) MCITP
6 1 (0.93%) MCP
6 1 (0.93%) MCTS
6 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.74%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.93%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (16.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (9.35%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.67%) HDFS
3 5 (4.67%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (4.67%) vSphere
4 3 (2.80%) Terminal Server
4 3 (2.80%) VMware Server
5 2 (1.87%) Docker
5 2 (1.87%) vCloud
5 2 (1.87%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.87%) VMware GSX
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.93%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.93%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (14.95%) SCCM
2 8 (7.48%) Puppet
3 6 (5.61%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (5.61%) SCOM
4 5 (4.67%) Ansible
4 5 (4.67%) Hadoop YARN
4 5 (4.67%) Nagios
5 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (1.87%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.87%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.93%) Salt
8 1 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.93%) vRealize
Vendors
1 61 (57.01%) Microsoft
2 28 (26.17%) VMware
3 14 (13.08%) Citrix
4 13 (12.15%) Dell
5 9 (8.41%) Cisco
6 8 (7.48%) Red Hat
7 5 (4.67%) SaltStack
8 4 (3.74%) Brocade
8 4 (3.74%) Hortonworks
8 4 (3.74%) HP
8 4 (3.74%) Sophos
8 4 (3.74%) Veeam
9 3 (2.80%) Apple
9 3 (2.80%) Atlassian
9 3 (2.80%) EMC
9 3 (2.80%) Symantec
10 2 (1.87%) SAP
11 1 (0.93%) Lotus
11 1 (0.93%) SonicWALL
11 1 (0.93%) WatchGuard
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