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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 36 37 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 80 77 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.52% 4.80% 4.93%
As % of the System Software category 42.11% 49.04% 58.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 30 27
Median daily rate £350 £375 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +150.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £120 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £402 £302
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 20 5
Median hourly rate £15.75 £12.00 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £9.45 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £20.00 £15.20
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
190 157 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.11% 9.79% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 80 54
Median daily rate £401 £350 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.42% +75.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £420 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 20 5
Median hourly rate £15.75 £12.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £9.45 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £20.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +9.67%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 96 (75.00%) Windows
2 58 (45.31%) Microsoft
3 51 (39.84%) VMware
4 49 (38.28%) Windows Server
5 35 (27.34%) ITIL
6 31 (24.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 30 (23.44%) SQL Server
8 29 (22.66%) Windows 7
9 28 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (20.31%) PowerShell
11 25 (19.53%) SCCM
12 24 (18.75%) MS Office
12 24 (18.75%) Office 365
13 22 (17.19%) SQL
13 22 (17.19%) DNS
14 21 (16.41%) Finance
14 21 (16.41%) Microsoft Azure
15 20 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
15 20 (15.63%) ITSM
15 20 (15.63%) Windows XP
15 20 (15.63%) MS Exchange
16 17 (13.28%) VPN
16 17 (13.28%) Migration
17 16 (12.50%) Firewall
17 16 (12.50%) MS Excel
18 15 (11.72%) Blackberry
18 15 (11.72%) Problem Management
19 14 (10.94%) Hyper-V
19 14 (10.94%) Cisco
20 13 (10.16%) Citrix

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 20 (15.63%) MS Exchange
2 13 (10.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (7.03%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.47%) IIS
5 6 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (4.69%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.91%) SAS
6 5 (3.91%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (3.91%) Skype for Business
7 3 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.78%) Apache
Applications
1 24 (18.75%) MS Office
2 16 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.91%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (7.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (18.75%) Office 365
2 21 (16.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.47%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.91%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.78%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 22 (17.19%) DNS
2 17 (13.28%) VPN
3 16 (12.50%) Firewall
4 11 (8.59%) DHCP
5 10 (7.81%) MPLS
6 6 (4.69%) Kerberos
6 6 (4.69%) SAN
7 5 (3.91%) DSL
7 5 (3.91%) Internet
7 5 (3.91%) iSCSI
7 5 (3.91%) Network Security
7 5 (3.91%) Structured Cabling
7 5 (3.91%) VoIP
7 5 (3.91%) VRRP
7 5 (3.91%) WAN
8 4 (3.13%) LAN
8 4 (3.13%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.34%) BGP
9 3 (2.34%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (2.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (23.44%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.91%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.78%) QlikView
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (4.69%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.56%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.56%) JIRA
4 1 (0.78%) MSI
General
1 21 (16.41%) Finance
2 13 (10.16%) Legal
3 6 (4.69%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.34%) Banking
5 2 (1.56%) Electronics
5 2 (1.56%) iGaming
5 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.56%) Marketing
6 1 (0.78%) Advertising
6 1 (0.78%) Games
6 1 (0.78%) Publishing
6 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (21.09%) Analyst
2 21 (16.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (15.63%) Service Analyst
3 20 (15.63%) Service Desk Analyst
4 16 (12.50%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 14 (10.94%) Support Engineer
6 13 (10.16%) Server Engineer
6 13 (10.16%) Windows Engineer
7 11 (8.59%) 2nd Line Support
8 10 (7.81%) Azure Engineer
9 9 (7.03%) 1st Line Support
9 9 (7.03%) Active Directory Engineer
9 9 (7.03%) Consultant
9 9 (7.03%) Windows Server Engineer
10 8 (6.25%) Administrator
11 7 (5.47%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (4.69%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 6 (4.69%) Architect
12 6 (4.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (4.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.91%) .NET
2 1 (0.78%) LAMP
2 1 (0.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.72%) Blackberry
2 12 (9.38%) iPad
2 12 (9.38%) iPhone
3 7 (5.47%) Clustering
4 6 (4.69%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.91%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Licensing
6 4 (3.13%) Public Cloud
6 4 (3.13%) Replication
7 3 (2.34%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.56%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.56%) SCADA
9 1 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.78%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.78%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.78%) PKI
9 1 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 96 (75.00%) Windows
2 49 (38.28%) Windows Server
3 29 (22.66%) Windows 7
4 28 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (15.63%) Windows XP
6 9 (7.03%) Linux
6 9 (7.03%) Windows 8
7 8 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.13%) Unix
9 4 (3.13%) Windows 10
10 3 (2.34%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.56%) Android
11 2 (1.56%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.78%) CentOS
12 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.34%) ITIL
2 20 (15.63%) ITSM
3 17 (13.28%) Migration
4 15 (11.72%) Problem Management
5 13 (10.16%) CRM
6 11 (8.59%) Service Management
7 7 (5.47%) Programme Management
7 7 (5.47%) TDD
8 6 (4.69%) Change Control
8 6 (4.69%) Server Virtualisation
9 5 (3.91%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (3.91%) Configuration Management
9 5 (3.91%) Load Balancing
9 5 (3.91%) Resource Management
9 5 (3.91%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (3.91%) Software Licensing
9 5 (3.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (3.91%) Technical Analysis
10 4 (3.13%) Identity Management
10 4 (3.13%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (20.31%) PowerShell
2 22 (17.19%) SQL
3 3 (2.34%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.34%) Java
3 3 (2.34%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.34%) Perl
3 3 (2.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (5.47%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (5.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.91%) CCNA
3 4 (3.13%) CCNP
3 4 (3.13%) MCP
3 4 (3.13%) MCSA
3 4 (3.13%) MCSE
4 3 (2.34%) CCDA
4 3 (2.34%) CCIE
4 3 (2.34%) MCITP
5 1 (0.78%) CITP
5 1 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.78%) ISO22301
System Software
1 31 (24.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (10.94%) Hyper-V
3 9 (7.03%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (4.69%) XenApp
5 5 (3.91%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (3.91%) VMware Server
5 5 (3.91%) XenDesktop
6 4 (3.13%) vSphere
7 1 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.78%) Squid
7 1 (0.78%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.78%) vCloud
7 1 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 25 (19.53%) SCCM
2 10 (7.81%) SCOM
3 7 (5.47%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (5.47%) Puppet
4 6 (4.69%) Ansible
5 5 (3.91%) vMotion
6 4 (3.13%) DameWare
6 4 (3.13%) Opsview
7 3 (2.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (1.56%) ThinApp
9 1 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 1 (0.78%) SCSM
9 1 (0.78%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.78%) WMI
9 1 (0.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (45.31%) Microsoft
2 51 (39.84%) VMware
3 14 (10.94%) Cisco
4 13 (10.16%) Citrix
5 10 (7.81%) Dell
6 6 (4.69%) HP
6 6 (4.69%) Oracle
6 6 (4.69%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.91%) NETGEAR
7 5 (3.91%) SonicWALL
8 4 (3.13%) F5
8 4 (3.13%) Symantec
9 3 (2.34%) Brocade
9 3 (2.34%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.56%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.56%) Avaya
10 2 (1.56%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.56%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.56%) SAP
10 2 (1.56%) ScanSafe
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £650 per day + On Application
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago