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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 49 40 41
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 59 66 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.88% 4.76% 3.65%
As % of the System Software category 37.11% 46.48% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 27 22
Median daily rate £358 £300 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.16% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £114 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 7
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.10 £10.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.40 £15.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £14.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+5.08% +1.72%
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
159 142 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 10.45% 10.25% 7.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 83 43
Median daily rate £384 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.83% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £203 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £412 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 7
Median hourly rate £12.10 £12.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% -2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.10 £10.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £17.40 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 86 (79.63%) Windows
2 46 (42.59%) Microsoft
3 43 (39.81%) Windows Server
4 36 (33.33%) VMware
5 33 (30.56%) Windows 7
6 30 (27.78%) MS Exchange
7 25 (23.15%) MS Office
8 24 (22.22%) ITIL
9 21 (19.44%) Windows XP
10 19 (17.59%) MS Excel
11 18 (16.67%) Finance
11 18 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (15.74%) SCCM
13 16 (14.81%) Office 365
13 16 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (13.89%) ITSM
15 14 (12.96%) SQL Server
15 14 (12.96%) Hyper-V
16 13 (12.04%) Blackberry
17 12 (11.11%) DNS
17 12 (11.11%) Windows 8
18 11 (10.19%) Microsoft Azure
18 11 (10.19%) SQL
18 11 (10.19%) CRM
19 10 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
19 10 (9.26%) Citrix
19 10 (9.26%) Legal
19 10 (9.26%) Dynamics CRM
19 10 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2013
20 9 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008

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 30 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.78%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.93%) IIS
8 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (23.15%) MS Office
2 19 (17.59%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (9.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.81%) Office 365
2 11 (10.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.93%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.11%) DNS
2 8 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 8 (7.41%) VPN
3 5 (4.63%) Firewall
3 5 (4.63%) SAN
4 4 (3.70%) DHCP
4 4 (3.70%) WAN
5 3 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (2.78%) LAN
6 2 (1.85%) HSRP
6 2 (1.85%) IPv4
6 2 (1.85%) OSPF
6 2 (1.85%) VoIP
6 2 (1.85%) VRRP
6 2 (1.85%) Wireless
6 2 (1.85%) WLAN
7 1 (0.93%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.93%) Network Security
7 1 (0.93%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.93%) QlikView
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (1.85%) Bitbucket
1 2 (1.85%) JIRA
2 1 (0.93%) MSI
General
1 18 (16.67%) Finance
2 10 (9.26%) Legal
3 8 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.63%) Banking
5 3 (2.78%) Electronics
5 3 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.78%) Marketing
6 2 (1.85%) Games
6 2 (1.85%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 32 (29.63%) Analyst
2 25 (23.15%) Service Analyst
2 25 (23.15%) Service Desk Analyst
3 18 (16.67%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 18 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 16 (14.81%) Support Engineer
5 15 (13.89%) 1st Line Support
6 11 (10.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 9 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 8 (7.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 8 (7.41%) Server Engineer
9 7 (6.48%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (6.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (6.48%) Support Analyst
9 7 (6.48%) Windows Engineer
10 6 (5.56%) Active Directory Engineer
10 6 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
10 6 (5.56%) Consultant
10 6 (5.56%) Desktop Support
10 6 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.04%) Blackberry
2 7 (6.48%) iPad
2 7 (6.48%) iPhone
3 6 (5.56%) Clustering
4 5 (4.63%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.78%) PKI
6 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.93%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 86 (79.63%) Windows
2 43 (39.81%) Windows Server
3 33 (30.56%) Windows 7
4 21 (19.44%) Windows XP
5 16 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (11.11%) Windows 8
7 9 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (4.63%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.85%) Android
9 2 (1.85%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.22%) ITIL
2 15 (13.89%) ITSM
3 11 (10.19%) CRM
4 7 (6.48%) Problem Management
5 6 (5.56%) Change Control
5 6 (5.56%) Migration
6 5 (4.63%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (4.63%) Incident Management
7 4 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (2.78%) Data Entry
8 3 (2.78%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (2.78%) Programme Management
8 3 (2.78%) Scrum
8 3 (2.78%) Service Management
8 3 (2.78%) Time Management
8 3 (2.78%) Trend Analysis
9 2 (1.85%) Application Packaging
9 2 (1.85%) Change Management
9 2 (1.85%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.19%) SQL
2 7 (6.48%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.93%) Java
3 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.93%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (6.48%) MCSA
3 4 (3.70%) MCP
3 4 (3.70%) MCSE
4 3 (2.78%) MCITP
5 2 (1.85%) CCDP
5 2 (1.85%) CCIE
5 2 (1.85%) CCNP
5 2 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.93%) CITP
6 1 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (12.96%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.78%) vSphere
4 3 (2.78%) XenApp
4 3 (2.78%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (15.74%) SCCM
2 7 (6.48%) DameWare
3 4 (3.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (3.70%) Opsview
4 3 (2.78%) SCOM
5 2 (1.85%) ThinApp
6 1 (0.93%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.93%) SCSM
Vendors
1 46 (42.59%) Microsoft
2 36 (33.33%) VMware
3 10 (9.26%) Citrix
4 8 (7.41%) Cisco
5 6 (5.56%) Dell
6 4 (3.70%) HP
7 3 (2.78%) Brocade
7 3 (2.78%) F5
7 3 (2.78%) Oracle
7 3 (2.78%) SAP
8 2 (1.85%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.85%) Avaya
8 2 (1.85%) Equitrac
8 2 (1.85%) Meraki
8 2 (1.85%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.85%) Riverbed
8 2 (1.85%) Symantec
9 1 (0.93%) Google
9 1 (0.93%) Intel Security
9 1 (0.93%) Juniper
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spencer Rose
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