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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 31 30 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 59 86 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.22% 5.38% 5.33%
As % of the System Software category 44.03% 58.50% 59.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 40 28
Median daily rate £325 £200 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.29% -26.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £115 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £377 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 6
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.09 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.43% -8.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £9.50 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £15.85 £18.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £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
134 147 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.86% 9.19% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 80 55
Median daily rate £400 £390 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +32.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £120 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 25 8
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +0.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £9.65 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £17.05 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.61
% change year-on-year
- -3.67%

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 7 December 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
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 7 December 2016.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 104 (71.72%) Windows
2 71 (48.97%) Microsoft
3 55 (37.93%) VMware
4 44 (30.34%) ITIL
5 41 (28.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 41 (28.28%) Windows Server
6 39 (26.90%) Windows 7
7 35 (24.14%) MS Office
8 33 (22.76%) DNS
9 31 (21.38%) PowerShell
9 31 (21.38%) Microsoft Azure
10 30 (20.69%) SCCM
11 27 (18.62%) SQL Server
11 27 (18.62%) Finance
12 25 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
13 24 (16.55%) Migration
14 22 (15.17%) ITSM
15 21 (14.48%) Firewall
15 21 (14.48%) Problem Management
15 21 (14.48%) Office 365
16 20 (13.79%) Legal
16 20 (13.79%) LAN
17 19 (13.10%) WAN
17 19 (13.10%) VPN
17 19 (13.10%) Windows XP
17 19 (13.10%) Blackberry
17 19 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
18 18 (12.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 18 (12.41%) iPad
18 18 (12.41%) 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 (12.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 16 (11.03%) MS Exchange
3 9 (6.21%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.52%) IIS
5 5 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (3.45%) SAS
5 5 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.76%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.38%) Apache
7 2 (1.38%) Apache Pig
7 2 (1.38%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.69%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.69%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.69%) Moodle
8 1 (0.69%) Site Server
Applications
1 35 (24.14%) MS Office
2 13 (8.97%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.45%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.69%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 31 (21.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (14.48%) Office 365
3 11 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (5.52%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (3.45%) IaaS
5 5 (3.45%) PaaS
5 5 (3.45%) SaaS
6 1 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 33 (22.76%) DNS
2 21 (14.48%) Firewall
3 20 (13.79%) LAN
4 19 (13.10%) VPN
4 19 (13.10%) WAN
5 14 (9.66%) MPLS
6 13 (8.97%) DHCP
7 8 (5.52%) Internet
7 8 (5.52%) Kerberos
8 7 (4.83%) TCP/IP
9 5 (3.45%) BGP
9 5 (3.45%) DSL
9 5 (3.45%) iSCSI
9 5 (3.45%) Network Security
9 5 (3.45%) Structured Cabling
9 5 (3.45%) VLAN
9 5 (3.45%) VRRP
10 4 (2.76%) SAN
10 4 (2.76%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (2.07%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.62%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.38%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.38%) Big Data
5 2 (1.38%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.38%) HBase
5 2 (1.38%) MySQL
5 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (6.90%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (2.07%) Bitbucket
3 3 (2.07%) JIRA
4 1 (0.69%) MSI
General
1 27 (18.62%) Finance
2 20 (13.79%) Legal
3 5 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.38%) Advertising
4 2 (1.38%) Publishing
4 2 (1.38%) Retail
5 1 (0.69%) Banking
5 1 (0.69%) Electronics
5 1 (0.69%) Law
5 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (27.59%) Analyst
2 26 (17.93%) Service Analyst
2 26 (17.93%) Service Desk Analyst
3 21 (14.48%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 17 (11.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (9.66%) Consultant
6 13 (8.97%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (8.97%) Support Analyst
7 11 (7.59%) Architect
8 10 (6.90%) Desktop Support
9 9 (6.21%) Network Engineer
9 9 (6.21%) Support Engineer
10 8 (5.52%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 8 (5.52%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 8 (5.52%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 7 (4.83%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
11 7 (4.83%) Active Directory Support
11 7 (4.83%) Windows Engineer
12 6 (4.14%) Active Directory Engineer
12 6 (4.14%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.90%) .NET
2 1 (0.69%) J2EE
2 1 (0.69%) LAMP
2 1 (0.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.10%) Blackberry
2 18 (12.41%) iPad
2 18 (12.41%) iPhone
3 13 (8.97%) Data Centre
4 8 (5.52%) Public Cloud
4 8 (5.52%) Replication
5 5 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (3.45%) Microsoft Licensing
6 3 (2.07%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.38%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.38%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.38%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.38%) SCADA
7 2 (1.38%) VCE vBlock
7 2 (1.38%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.69%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.69%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 104 (71.72%) Windows
2 41 (28.28%) Windows Server
3 39 (26.90%) Windows 7
4 25 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (13.10%) Windows XP
6 16 (11.03%) Linux
7 13 (8.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (6.90%) Windows 10
9 6 (4.14%) Unix
10 2 (1.38%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.69%) Android
11 1 (0.69%) CentOS
11 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (30.34%) ITIL
2 24 (16.55%) Migration
3 22 (15.17%) ITSM
4 21 (14.48%) Problem Management
5 14 (9.66%) Service Management
6 11 (7.59%) DevOps
7 10 (6.90%) TDD
8 9 (6.21%) Identity Management
8 9 (6.21%) Resource Management
9 8 (5.52%) Configuration Management
9 8 (5.52%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (5.52%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (5.52%) Programme Management
9 8 (5.52%) Release Management
10 7 (4.83%) Technical Analysis
11 6 (4.14%) Load Balancing
11 6 (4.14%) Server Virtualisation
12 5 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (3.45%) Time Management
12 5 (3.45%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 31 (21.38%) PowerShell
2 17 (11.72%) SQL
3 5 (3.45%) Java
4 4 (2.76%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.07%) Perl
5 3 (2.07%) PHP
5 3 (2.07%) Python
6 2 (1.38%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.69%) VB
7 1 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (7.59%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (6.90%) CCNA
3 9 (6.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (5.52%) CCNP
5 7 (4.83%) CCDA
6 6 (4.14%) CCIE
7 4 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.76%) MCSE
8 3 (2.07%) Degree
8 3 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.38%) CCA
9 2 (1.38%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.38%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.69%) MCITP
10 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.38%) QA
1 2 (1.38%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (28.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (9.66%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (8.28%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.52%) vSphere
5 7 (4.83%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (4.83%) VMware Server
6 6 (4.14%) XenApp
7 3 (2.07%) vCloud
8 2 (1.38%) Docker
8 2 (1.38%) HDFS
8 2 (1.38%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.38%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.38%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.38%) VMware GSX
8 2 (1.38%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.69%) Squid
9 1 (0.69%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 30 (20.69%) SCCM
2 16 (11.03%) Puppet
2 16 (11.03%) SCOM
3 14 (9.66%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (8.28%) Ansible
5 5 (3.45%) vMotion
6 2 (1.38%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (1.38%) Nagios
6 2 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.38%) vRealize
6 2 (1.38%) WSUS
7 1 (0.69%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.69%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.69%) Opsview
7 1 (0.69%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.69%) WMI
Vendors
1 71 (48.97%) Microsoft
2 55 (37.93%) VMware
3 17 (11.72%) Citrix
4 15 (10.34%) Cisco
5 14 (9.66%) Dell
6 11 (7.59%) Red Hat
7 7 (4.83%) HP
8 6 (4.14%) SonicWALL
9 5 (3.45%) NETGEAR
9 5 (3.45%) Symantec
10 4 (2.76%) Oracle
11 3 (2.07%) Atlassian
11 3 (2.07%) Brocade
11 3 (2.07%) F5
11 3 (2.07%) Riverbed
12 2 (1.38%) Fortinet
12 2 (1.38%) Hortonworks
12 2 (1.38%) Palo Alto
12 2 (1.38%) SaltStack
12 2 (1.38%) ScanSafe
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