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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 26 30 50
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +20
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 65 50 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.49% 5.76% 3.51%
As % of the System Software category 72.22% 63.29% 43.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 16 11
Average daily rate
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£275 £111 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+147.19% -25.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £107 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £263 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.20 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.92 £12.31 £21.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
90 79 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.98% 9.10% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 30 31
Average daily rate £300 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £107 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 80 (75.47%) Windows
2 66 (62.26%) Microsoft
3 38 (35.85%) MS Exchange
4 33 (31.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (30.19%) VMware
6 26 (24.53%) MS Excel
6 26 (24.53%) Windows 7
7 24 (22.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2010
9 19 (17.92%) Citrix
10 16 (15.09%) Service Management
10 16 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (13.21%) NetApp
11 14 (13.21%) SAN
11 14 (13.21%) ITIL
12 13 (12.26%) Windows XP
12 13 (12.26%) Migration
13 12 (11.32%) Symantec
13 12 (11.32%) SCCM
14 11 (10.38%) Exchange Server 2007
14 11 (10.38%) MS Office
15 10 (9.43%) Cisco
15 10 (9.43%) Lync
15 10 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2013
16 9 (8.49%) Unified Communications
16 9 (8.49%) SQL Server
16 9 (8.49%) HP
17 8 (7.55%) DNS
17 8 (7.55%) vSphere
17 8 (7.55%) Root Cause Analysis

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 38 (35.85%) MS Exchange
2 22 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (10.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (9.43%) Lync
5 7 (6.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (4.72%) IIS
6 5 (4.72%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.89%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (1.89%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.94%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 26 (24.53%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.38%) MS Office
3 3 (2.83%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) Google Apps
1 3 (2.83%) Office 365
2 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.21%) SAN
2 9 (8.49%) Unified Communications
3 8 (7.55%) DNS
4 7 (6.60%) S/MIME
4 7 (6.60%) DHCP
5 5 (4.72%) LAN
5 5 (4.72%) VPN
5 5 (4.72%) Firewall
6 4 (3.77%) WAN
7 2 (1.89%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.94%) LDAP
8 1 (0.94%) VLAN
8 1 (0.94%) NAS
8 1 (0.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.89%) QlikView
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (0.94%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (2.83%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (27.36%) Analyst
2 19 (17.92%) Service Analyst
2 19 (17.92%) Service Desk Analyst
3 16 (15.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (10.38%) Support Engineer
5 10 (9.43%) Exchange Engineer
6 9 (8.49%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (8.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (5.66%) Desktop Support
8 5 (4.72%) Help Desk Support
9 4 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (3.77%) Deployment Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (3.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 3 (2.83%) Consultant
10 3 (2.83%) Developer
10 3 (2.83%) Support Analyst
10 3 (2.83%) Help Desk Analyst
10 3 (2.83%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.83%) .NET
2 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.89%) Statistics
2 2 (1.89%) Replication
3 1 (0.94%) Clustering
3 1 (0.94%) NHS
3 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 80 (75.47%) Windows
2 33 (31.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (24.53%) Windows 7
4 24 (22.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (12.26%) Windows XP
6 8 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.89%) VMS
8 1 (0.94%) Linux
8 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.94%) CentOS
8 1 (0.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.09%) Service Management
2 14 (13.21%) ITIL
3 13 (12.26%) Migration
4 8 (7.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (4.72%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (2.83%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (2.83%) Incident Management
6 3 (2.83%) ITSM
7 2 (1.89%) ERP
7 2 (1.89%) Project Management
7 2 (1.89%) Web Development
8 1 (0.94%) Cyber Security
8 1 (0.94%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (0.94%) Problem Management
8 1 (0.94%) Release Management
8 1 (0.94%) Data Protection
8 1 (0.94%) Data Entry
8 1 (0.94%) Network Management
8 1 (0.94%) Change Control
8 1 (0.94%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.60%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.83%) SQL
3 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.94%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (6.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.66%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.77%) MCSE
3 4 (3.77%) MCSA
4 3 (2.83%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.94%) Degree
6 1 (0.94%) MCP
6 1 (0.94%) CCNA
6 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) SLA
2 2 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (7.55%) vSphere
3 7 (6.60%) Hyper-V
3 7 (6.60%) XenApp
4 4 (3.77%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.83%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.89%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.94%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (11.32%) SCCM
2 7 (6.60%) SCOM
2 7 (6.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (2.83%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.89%) WSUS
4 2 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.89%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.94%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.94%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.94%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.94%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 66 (62.26%) Microsoft
2 32 (30.19%) VMware
3 19 (17.92%) Citrix
4 14 (13.21%) NetApp
5 12 (11.32%) Symantec
6 10 (9.43%) Cisco
7 9 (8.49%) HP
8 7 (6.60%) Google
8 7 (6.60%) Postini
9 4 (3.77%) Dell
10 3 (2.83%) IBM
10 3 (2.83%) Veeam
11 2 (1.89%) Oracle
11 2 (1.89%) Remedy
11 2 (1.89%) BMC
12 1 (0.94%) Lotus
12 1 (0.94%) McAfee
12 1 (0.94%) Brocade
12 1 (0.94%) SAP
12 1 (0.94%) Sun
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