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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 44 50 43
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 54 40 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.10% 3.43% 3.67%
As % of the System Software category 40.91% 48.19% 52.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 7
Average daily rate
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£213 £215 £138
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +56.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £110 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £338 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £259 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -5.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.55 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £15.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
132 83 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 10.02% 7.11% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 33 18
Average daily rate £300 £313 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £135 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £400 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.55 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £15.50 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.38 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +2.34%

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 6 May 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
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 6 May 2015.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 64 (68.82%) Windows
2 34 (36.56%) Microsoft
3 33 (35.48%) MS Exchange
4 25 (26.88%) Windows 7
5 21 (22.58%) VMware
6 18 (19.35%) LAN
7 16 (17.20%) Blackberry
7 16 (17.20%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (15.05%) ITIL
9 13 (13.98%) DNS
9 13 (13.98%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (13.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (13.98%) Exchange Server 2007
10 12 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (12.90%) AirWatch
11 11 (11.83%) Migration
11 11 (11.83%) Windows XP
11 11 (11.83%) WAN
11 11 (11.83%) MCSE
11 11 (11.83%) MS Excel
11 11 (11.83%) MS Office
12 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
12 10 (10.75%) TCP/IP
12 10 (10.75%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (10.75%) Lync
13 9 (9.68%) Firewall
13 9 (9.68%) DHCP
14 8 (8.60%) VPN
14 8 (8.60%) Configuration Management
14 8 (8.60%) Cisco

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 33 (35.48%) MS Exchange
2 16 (17.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (13.98%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (10.75%) Lync
5 8 (8.60%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (7.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (4.30%) IIS
7 4 (4.30%) SharePoint
8 3 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (2.15%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (1.08%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.08%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (11.83%) MS Office
1 11 (11.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.35%) LAN
2 13 (13.98%) DNS
3 11 (11.83%) WAN
4 10 (10.75%) TCP/IP
5 9 (9.68%) DHCP
5 9 (9.68%) Firewall
6 8 (8.60%) SAN
6 8 (8.60%) VPN
7 6 (6.45%) HTTPS
8 4 (4.30%) SMTP
8 4 (4.30%) VoIP
8 4 (4.30%) IP Telephony
9 3 (3.23%) Unified Communications
9 3 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (3.23%) iSCSI
9 3 (3.23%) Ethernet
9 3 (3.23%) FTP
9 3 (3.23%) SSL
10 2 (2.15%) Internet
10 2 (2.15%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.15%) MSI
2 1 (1.08%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (2.15%) Law
1 2 (2.15%) Billing
2 1 (1.08%) Finance
2 1 (1.08%) Legal
2 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (19.35%) Analyst
2 12 (12.90%) Support Engineer
3 10 (10.75%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (8.60%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (8.60%) Service Analyst
5 7 (7.53%) Support Analyst
6 6 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Desktop Support
8 4 (4.30%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) 1st Line Support
9 3 (3.23%) Office 365 Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Communications Engineer
9 3 (3.23%) Technical Leader
9 3 (3.23%) Administrator
9 3 (3.23%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
9 3 (3.23%) IT Administrator
9 3 (3.23%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (1.08%) CSS
2 1 (1.08%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.20%) Blackberry
2 6 (6.45%) BYOD
3 4 (4.30%) NHS
3 4 (4.30%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.23%) PKI
4 3 (3.23%) PDA
5 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.15%) Clustering
6 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 64 (68.82%) Windows
2 25 (26.88%) Windows 7
3 13 (13.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (11.83%) Windows XP
5 10 (10.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (6.45%) Android
6 6 (6.45%) Apple iOS
6 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (6.45%) Windows Phone
7 4 (4.30%) Linux
8 2 (2.15%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.15%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.05%) ITIL
2 11 (11.83%) Migration
3 8 (8.60%) Configuration Management
4 6 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (6.45%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (5.38%) Service Management
6 4 (4.30%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (4.30%) Project Management
6 4 (4.30%) High Availability
7 3 (3.23%) Time Management
7 3 (3.23%) Information Security
8 2 (2.15%) TOGAF
8 2 (2.15%) Network Design
8 2 (2.15%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.15%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.15%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.15%) Change Management
8 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.15%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.53%) SQL
2 4 (4.30%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (13.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (11.83%) MCSE
3 5 (5.38%) MCTS
4 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 4 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.30%) CCNA
4 4 (4.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.23%) MCSA
5 3 (3.23%) MCITP
6 2 (2.15%) VCAP
6 2 (2.15%) VCP5
6 2 (2.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.15%) CCNP
6 2 (2.15%) CISSP
6 2 (2.15%) CCDA
6 2 (2.15%) CCDP
6 2 (2.15%) CCSA
6 2 (2.15%) CCSE
7 1 (1.08%) MOS
7 1 (1.08%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) SLA
2 2 (2.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.30%) VMware ESX
2 4 (4.30%) vSphere
3 3 (3.23%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.15%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.15%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.15%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.15%) ISA Server
4 2 (2.15%) UAG
5 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.08%) XenApp
5 1 (1.08%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 12 (12.90%) AirWatch
2 5 (5.38%) SCCM
3 2 (2.15%) SCOM
3 2 (2.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 34 (36.56%) Microsoft
2 21 (22.58%) VMware
3 8 (8.60%) Cisco
4 6 (6.45%) Citrix
5 2 (2.15%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.15%) Amdocs
6 1 (1.08%) AppSense
6 1 (1.08%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.08%) WatchGuard
6 1 (1.08%) Veeam
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle
6 1 (1.08%) Symantec
6 1 (1.08%) McAfee
6 1 (1.08%) Sophos
6 1 (1.08%) Wyse
6 1 (1.08%) Juniper
6 1 (1.08%) Novell
6 1 (1.08%) Lotus
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