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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 50 47 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 38 30 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.51% 3.15% 4.10%
As % of the System Software category 55.07% 49.18% 66.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 12
Average daily rate
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£214 £175 £108
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% +62.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £118 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £225 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £270
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 5
Average hourly rate £10.75 £14.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.86% +45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.70 £8.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £15.70 £13.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
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
69 61 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.37% 6.41% 6.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 23 20
Average daily rate £275 £295 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.77% +31.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £150 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £372 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 5
Average hourly rate £10.75 £14.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.86% +45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.60 £8.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £16.00 £13.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 87 (79.09%) Windows
2 54 (49.09%) Microsoft
3 43 (39.09%) MS Exchange
3 43 (39.09%) VMware
4 31 (28.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 30 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (24.55%) Exchange Server 2010
7 23 (20.91%) Exchange Server 2013
7 23 (20.91%) SQL Server
8 21 (19.09%) Windows 7
9 20 (18.18%) vSphere
9 20 (18.18%) Windows XP
10 19 (17.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (17.27%) VMware ESX
11 18 (16.36%) Symantec
11 18 (16.36%) SAN
12 17 (15.45%) SCCM
13 16 (14.55%) SCOM
13 16 (14.55%) NetApp
13 16 (14.55%) MS Office
14 15 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (12.73%) LAN
15 14 (12.73%) IBM
16 13 (11.82%) SQL Server 2012
16 13 (11.82%) SQL Server 2005
17 12 (10.91%) DNS
17 12 (10.91%) MS Excel
17 12 (10.91%) Migration
18 11 (10.00%) NetBackup

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 43 (39.09%) MS Exchange
2 27 (24.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (20.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (10.00%) IIS
5 10 (9.09%) Lotus Domino
6 8 (7.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (6.36%) Lync
8 5 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (2.73%) IBM Notes
10 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (14.55%) MS Office
2 12 (10.91%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.36%) SAN
2 14 (12.73%) LAN
3 12 (10.91%) DNS
4 11 (10.00%) NAS
5 10 (9.09%) Firewall
6 9 (8.18%) DHCP
6 9 (8.18%) Internet
6 9 (8.18%) TCP/IP
7 7 (6.36%) WAN
7 7 (6.36%) VPN
8 5 (4.55%) HTTPS
8 5 (4.55%) SSL
9 4 (3.64%) S/MIME
9 4 (3.64%) SMTP
9 4 (3.64%) Ethernet
9 4 (3.64%) FTP
9 4 (3.64%) Unified Communications
9 4 (3.64%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (3.64%) iSCSI
10 3 (2.73%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.91%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (11.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (11.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.73%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.73%) FileMaker
5 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.73%) MSI
General
1 4 (3.64%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.73%) Multimedia
3 2 (1.82%) Finance
4 1 (0.91%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (14.55%) Analyst
2 14 (12.73%) Support Engineer
3 12 (10.91%) Exchange Engineer
4 10 (9.09%) Consultant
4 10 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (7.27%) Service Analyst
5 8 (7.27%) Desktop Support
5 8 (7.27%) Desktop Engineer
5 8 (7.27%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (6.36%) Exchange Administrator
6 7 (6.36%) Windows Engineer
6 7 (6.36%) Administrator
7 6 (5.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 6 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (5.45%) Exchange Consultant
8 5 (4.55%) IT Support
8 5 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (4.55%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.55%) Technical Support
9 4 (3.64%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.55%) .NET
2 3 (2.73%) Regular Expression
2 3 (2.73%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.91%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.91%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.45%) NHS
2 4 (3.64%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.64%) PDA
3 3 (2.73%) Visualisation
3 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.73%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.82%) Clustering
4 2 (1.82%) PKI
5 1 (0.91%) CMDB
5 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 87 (79.09%) Windows
2 30 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (19.09%) Windows 7
4 20 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 19 (17.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (5.45%) Linux
8 5 (4.55%) Android
8 5 (4.55%) Apple iOS
8 5 (4.55%) Windows Phone
9 3 (2.73%) CentOS
9 3 (2.73%) VMS
10 2 (1.82%) UNIX
10 2 (1.82%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.91%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (10.91%) Migration
2 10 (9.09%) ITIL
3 7 (6.36%) Service Management
4 6 (5.45%) Configuration Management
5 5 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (3.64%) Project Management
7 3 (2.73%) Statistical Analysis
7 3 (2.73%) Incident Management
7 3 (2.73%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (2.73%) Time Management
7 3 (2.73%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (2.73%) Software Deployment
7 3 (2.73%) Change Management
8 2 (1.82%) PRINCE2
8 2 (1.82%) BCP
8 2 (1.82%) Business Continuity
8 2 (1.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (1.82%) Service Delivery
8 2 (1.82%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.27%) SQL
2 5 (4.55%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.73%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.73%) VBA
4 1 (0.91%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.45%) MCSE
3 5 (4.55%) Degree
3 5 (4.55%) MCSA
4 4 (3.64%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.82%) CCNP
5 2 (1.82%) CCNA
5 2 (1.82%) CCDA
5 2 (1.82%) CCDP
5 2 (1.82%) CISSP
5 2 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.82%) CCSA
5 2 (1.82%) VCP5
5 2 (1.82%) VCAP
5 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.82%) CCSE
6 1 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.91%) MCP
6 1 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.27%) SLA
2 3 (2.73%) HIPAA
2 3 (2.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 31 (28.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (18.18%) vSphere
3 19 (17.27%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.73%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.82%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.82%) XenApp
6 1 (0.91%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.91%) UAG
6 1 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (15.45%) SCCM
2 16 (14.55%) SCOM
3 11 (10.00%) NetBackup
4 4 (3.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (2.73%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.73%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.91%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 54 (49.09%) Microsoft
2 43 (39.09%) VMware
3 18 (16.36%) Symantec
4 16 (14.55%) NetApp
5 14 (12.73%) IBM
6 11 (10.00%) EMC
7 10 (9.09%) Lotus
8 9 (8.18%) Citrix
9 6 (5.45%) HP
9 6 (5.45%) Oracle
10 5 (4.55%) Dell
10 5 (4.55%) Cisco
11 4 (3.64%) Remedy
11 4 (3.64%) Postini
11 4 (3.64%) Google
12 3 (2.73%) Imperva
13 2 (1.82%) CheckPoint
13 2 (1.82%) Sun
14 1 (0.91%) Novell
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