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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 35 41 24
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -17
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 74 75 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.49% 4.67% 6.89%
As % of the System Software category 47.13% 42.13% 77.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 35 30
Median daily rate £340 £275 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £113 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £400 £331
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 7
Median hourly rate £14.50 £11.67 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.25% -10.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £9.62 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £16.50 £53.92
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
157 178 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.65% 11.09% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 93 44
Median daily rate £425 £375 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +29.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £533 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 7
Median hourly rate £14.50 £11.92 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.64% -8.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £9.71 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £20.50 £53.92
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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.

1 107 (74.31%) Windows
2 63 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 56 (38.89%) VMware
4 49 (34.03%) ITIL
5 44 (30.56%) Windows Server
6 41 (28.47%) VMware Infrastructure
7 38 (26.39%) Windows 7
8 35 (24.31%) MS Office
9 34 (23.61%) PowerShell
10 33 (22.92%) Finance
11 32 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
12 31 (21.53%) SCCM
13 30 (20.83%) DNS
14 29 (20.14%) ITSM
15 28 (19.44%) SQL Server
16 26 (18.06%) Windows Server 2012
17 25 (17.36%) Windows XP
18 24 (16.67%) Blackberry
18 24 (16.67%) Problem Management
19 23 (15.97%) Legal
19 23 (15.97%) Migration
20 22 (15.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 22 (15.28%) Office 365
21 21 (14.58%) iPad
21 21 (14.58%) iPhone
22 20 (13.89%) SQL
23 19 (13.19%) Windows Server 2008
24 18 (12.50%) VPN
25 17 (11.81%) Firewall
26 16 (11.11%) Service Management

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 22 (15.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 14 (9.72%) MS Exchange
3 10 (6.94%) SharePoint
4 9 (6.25%) IIS
5 6 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.47%) SAS
6 5 (3.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.78%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.39%) Apache
8 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.69%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 35 (24.31%) MS Office
2 13 (9.03%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.47%) InfoPath
4 3 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 32 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (15.28%) Office 365
3 11 (7.64%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (3.47%) IaaS
5 5 (3.47%) PaaS
5 5 (3.47%) SaaS
6 1 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.69%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 30 (20.83%) DNS
2 18 (12.50%) VPN
3 17 (11.81%) Firewall
4 12 (8.33%) DHCP
4 12 (8.33%) MPLS
5 10 (6.94%) LAN
5 10 (6.94%) WAN
6 6 (4.17%) Internet
6 6 (4.17%) Kerberos
6 6 (4.17%) SAN
7 5 (3.47%) BGP
7 5 (3.47%) DSL
7 5 (3.47%) iSCSI
7 5 (3.47%) Structured Cabling
7 5 (3.47%) VLAN
7 5 (3.47%) VoIP
7 5 (3.47%) VRRP
8 4 (2.78%) Network Security
9 3 (2.08%) SSH
9 3 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.47%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (6.94%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.39%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.39%) JIRA
3 2 (1.39%) MSI
General
1 33 (22.92%) Finance
2 23 (15.97%) Legal
3 4 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.39%) Advertising
4 2 (1.39%) iGaming
4 2 (1.39%) Publishing
5 1 (0.69%) Banking
5 1 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (26.39%) Analyst
2 27 (18.75%) Service Analyst
2 27 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
3 26 (18.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (14.58%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 11 (7.64%) Windows Engineer
6 10 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (6.94%) Architect
6 10 (6.94%) Azure Engineer
6 10 (6.94%) Desktop Support
6 10 (6.94%) Server Engineer
6 10 (6.94%) Support Engineer
7 9 (6.25%) Consultant
7 9 (6.25%) Support Analyst
8 8 (5.56%) Active Directory Support
9 7 (4.86%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 7 (4.86%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 7 (4.86%) Active Directory Engineer
9 7 (4.86%) Network Engineer
9 7 (4.86%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.94%) .NET
2 1 (0.69%) J2EE
2 1 (0.69%) LAMP
2 1 (0.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 21 (14.58%) iPad
2 21 (14.58%) iPhone
3 10 (6.94%) Data Centre
4 8 (5.56%) Public Cloud
4 8 (5.56%) Replication
5 5 (3.47%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (3.47%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Licensing
6 3 (2.08%) Clustering
6 3 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (2.08%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.39%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.39%) SCADA
7 2 (1.39%) VCE vBlock
7 2 (1.39%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.69%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.69%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.69%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 107 (74.31%) Windows
2 44 (30.56%) Windows Server
3 38 (26.39%) Windows 7
4 26 (18.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (17.36%) Windows XP
6 19 (13.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (9.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (7.64%) Linux
9 8 (5.56%) Windows 10
10 7 (4.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (4.86%) Unix
11 4 (2.78%) Windows 8
12 3 (2.08%) Android
13 2 (1.39%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.39%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (34.03%) ITIL
2 29 (20.14%) ITSM
3 24 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 23 (15.97%) Migration
5 16 (11.11%) Service Management
6 11 (7.64%) TDD
7 9 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 9 (6.25%) Identity Management
7 9 (6.25%) Resource Management
8 8 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (5.56%) DevOps
8 8 (5.56%) Release Management
9 7 (4.86%) Programme Management
9 7 (4.86%) Technical Analysis
10 6 (4.17%) CRM
10 6 (4.17%) Load Balancing
10 6 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (3.47%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (3.47%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 34 (23.61%) PowerShell
2 20 (13.89%) SQL
3 4 (2.78%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.08%) Java
4 3 (2.08%) Perl
4 3 (2.08%) PHP
5 2 (1.39%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.69%) Python
6 1 (0.69%) VB
6 1 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (5.56%) CCNA
3 6 (4.17%) CCNP
4 5 (3.47%) CCDA
4 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.78%) CCIE
6 3 (2.08%) MCSE
7 1 (0.69%) CITP
7 1 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.69%) MCP
7 1 (0.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.08%) SLA
2 2 (1.39%) QA
3 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.69%) ISO22301
System Software
1 41 (28.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.86%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (4.86%) XenApp
5 5 (3.47%) VMware Server
5 5 (3.47%) vSphere
6 2 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.39%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.39%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.69%) Squid
7 1 (0.69%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.69%) vCloud
7 1 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 31 (21.53%) SCCM
2 15 (10.42%) SCOM
3 12 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (8.33%) Puppet
4 10 (6.94%) Ansible
5 5 (3.47%) vMotion
6 3 (2.08%) Opsview
7 2 (1.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.39%) ThinApp
7 2 (1.39%) vRealize
7 2 (1.39%) WSUS
8 1 (0.69%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.69%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.69%) SCSM
8 1 (0.69%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.69%) WMI
Vendors
1 63 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 56 (38.89%) VMware
3 16 (11.11%) Cisco
4 13 (9.03%) Citrix
4 13 (9.03%) Dell
5 7 (4.86%) HP
5 7 (4.86%) Red Hat
6 6 (4.17%) Oracle
6 6 (4.17%) Symantec
7 5 (3.47%) NETGEAR
7 5 (3.47%) SonicWALL
8 3 (2.08%) F5
8 3 (2.08%) Riverbed
9 2 (1.39%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.39%) Brocade
9 2 (1.39%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.39%) NetApp
9 2 (1.39%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.39%) ScanSafe
10 1 (0.69%) Intel Security
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