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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 33 34 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 86 83 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.87% 4.96% 7.02%
As % of the System Software category 48.04% 44.15% 73.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 37 33
Median daily rate £350 £300 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £113 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £400 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £282
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 16 7
Median hourly rate £14.50 £11.92 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.64% -9.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
179 188 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.23% 11.24% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 101 53
Median daily rate £420 £350 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.67% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 16 7
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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.

1 116 (78.91%) Windows
2 68 (46.26%) Microsoft
3 56 (38.10%) Windows Server
4 55 (37.41%) VMware
5 43 (29.25%) ITIL
6 37 (25.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 36 (24.49%) Windows 7
8 35 (23.81%) SQL Server
9 33 (22.45%) MS Office
9 33 (22.45%) PowerShell
10 32 (21.77%) Windows Server 2012
11 31 (21.09%) SCCM
12 30 (20.41%) DNS
13 28 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
14 27 (18.37%) Finance
15 26 (17.69%) SQL
16 24 (16.33%) Office 365
17 23 (15.65%) ITSM
17 23 (15.65%) Windows XP
18 21 (14.29%) Migration
18 21 (14.29%) Blackberry
18 21 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
19 20 (13.61%) Problem Management
19 20 (13.61%) VPN
20 19 (12.93%) Legal
21 18 (12.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
21 18 (12.24%) MS Exchange
22 17 (11.56%) MS Excel
22 17 (11.56%) Cisco
22 17 (11.56%) iPhone

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 18 (12.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 18 (12.24%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.80%) SharePoint
3 9 (6.12%) IIS
4 7 (4.76%) Skype for Business
5 6 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (4.08%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.40%) SAS
6 5 (3.40%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.68%) Apache
9 1 (0.68%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 33 (22.45%) MS Office
2 17 (11.56%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.40%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (6.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 28 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (16.33%) Office 365
3 11 (7.48%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.08%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.68%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 30 (20.41%) DNS
2 20 (13.61%) VPN
3 16 (10.88%) Firewall
4 12 (8.16%) DHCP
4 12 (8.16%) MPLS
5 11 (7.48%) WAN
6 10 (6.80%) LAN
7 6 (4.08%) Internet
7 6 (4.08%) Kerberos
7 6 (4.08%) SAN
7 6 (4.08%) TCP/IP
8 5 (3.40%) BGP
8 5 (3.40%) DSL
8 5 (3.40%) iSCSI
8 5 (3.40%) Network Security
8 5 (3.40%) Structured Cabling
8 5 (3.40%) VLAN
8 5 (3.40%) VoIP
8 5 (3.40%) VRRP
9 3 (2.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.40%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (2.72%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.68%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (6.80%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (2.72%) Bitbucket
3 4 (2.72%) JIRA
4 2 (1.36%) MSI
General
1 27 (18.37%) Finance
2 19 (12.93%) Legal
3 7 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.36%) Electronics
4 2 (1.36%) iGaming
4 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.36%) Marketing
4 2 (1.36%) Publishing
5 1 (0.68%) Advertising
5 1 (0.68%) Banking
5 1 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (22.45%) Analyst
2 27 (18.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 24 (16.33%) Service Analyst
3 24 (16.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 17 (11.56%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 14 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
6 13 (8.84%) Server Engineer
7 12 (8.16%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (8.16%) Support Engineer
8 11 (7.48%) Azure Engineer
9 9 (6.12%) Active Directory Engineer
9 9 (6.12%) Consultant
9 9 (6.12%) Windows Server Engineer
10 8 (5.44%) Active Directory Support
10 8 (5.44%) Administrator
10 8 (5.44%) Desktop Support
10 8 (5.44%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (4.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 7 (4.76%) Exchange Support
11 7 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.12%) .NET
2 1 (0.68%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 17 (11.56%) iPad
2 17 (11.56%) iPhone
3 8 (5.44%) Public Cloud
3 8 (5.44%) Replication
4 7 (4.76%) Clustering
5 5 (3.40%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.40%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (3.40%) Microsoft Licensing
6 3 (2.04%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.36%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.36%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.36%) SCADA
7 2 (1.36%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.68%) iSeries
8 1 (0.68%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.68%) VCE vBlock
8 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 116 (78.91%) Windows
2 56 (38.10%) Windows Server
3 36 (24.49%) Windows 7
4 32 (21.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (15.65%) Windows XP
6 21 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (8.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (6.80%) Linux
9 8 (5.44%) Windows 10
10 7 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (4.76%) Unix
11 6 (4.08%) Windows 8
12 3 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (1.36%) Android
13 2 (1.36%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.68%) CentOS
14 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (29.25%) ITIL
2 23 (15.65%) ITSM
3 21 (14.29%) Migration
4 20 (13.61%) Problem Management
5 13 (8.84%) CRM
5 13 (8.84%) Service Management
6 11 (7.48%) TDD
7 9 (6.12%) Configuration Management
7 9 (6.12%) Programme Management
7 9 (6.12%) Resource Management
8 8 (5.44%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (5.44%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (5.44%) Release Management
9 7 (4.76%) Technical Analysis
10 6 (4.08%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (3.40%) DevOps
11 5 (3.40%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (3.40%) Server Virtualisation
11 5 (3.40%) Software Licensing
11 5 (3.40%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 33 (22.45%) PowerShell
2 26 (17.69%) SQL
3 3 (2.04%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.04%) Java
3 3 (2.04%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.04%) Perl
3 3 (2.04%) PHP
4 1 (0.68%) VB
4 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (6.80%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (5.44%) CCNA
2 8 (5.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.08%) CCNP
4 5 (3.40%) CCDA
5 4 (2.72%) CCIE
5 4 (2.72%) MCSE
6 2 (1.36%) MCP
6 2 (1.36%) MCSA
7 1 (0.68%) CITP
7 1 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.68%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.40%) SLA
2 2 (1.36%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) ISO22301
System Software
1 37 (25.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (8.16%) Hyper-V
3 9 (6.12%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (4.76%) XenApp
5 5 (3.40%) VMware Server
6 4 (2.72%) vSphere
7 2 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.36%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.68%) Squid
8 1 (0.68%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.68%) vCloud
8 1 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 31 (21.09%) SCCM
2 15 (10.20%) SCOM
3 11 (7.48%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (7.48%) Puppet
4 10 (6.80%) Ansible
5 5 (3.40%) vMotion
6 3 (2.04%) Opsview
7 2 (1.36%) DameWare
7 2 (1.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.36%) ThinApp
7 2 (1.36%) WSUS
8 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.68%) SCSM
8 1 (0.68%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.68%) WMI
Vendors
1 68 (46.26%) Microsoft
2 55 (37.41%) VMware
3 17 (11.56%) Cisco
4 14 (9.52%) Citrix
5 12 (8.16%) Dell
6 8 (5.44%) HP
7 7 (4.76%) Oracle
7 7 (4.76%) Symantec
8 6 (4.08%) Red Hat
9 5 (3.40%) Brocade
9 5 (3.40%) NETGEAR
9 5 (3.40%) SonicWALL
10 4 (2.72%) Atlassian
11 3 (2.04%) F5
11 3 (2.04%) Riverbed
12 2 (1.36%) Fortinet
12 2 (1.36%) NetApp
12 2 (1.36%) Palo Alto
12 2 (1.36%) SAP
12 2 (1.36%) ScanSafe
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