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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 46 25 31
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 57 57 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.51% 5.37% 5.75%
As % of the System Software category 37.75% 61.96% 64.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 28 17
Average daily rate
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£310 £150 £113
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+106.66% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £122 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £302 £326
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £269 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.52% -2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.20 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.25 £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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
151 92 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.29% 8.67% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 53 29
Average daily rate £340 £200 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £125 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.20 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.30 £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 79 (69.91%) Windows
2 48 (42.48%) Microsoft
3 37 (32.74%) MS Exchange
4 30 (26.55%) VMware
5 28 (24.78%) Windows 7
6 21 (18.58%) ITIL
7 19 (16.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (15.93%) DNS
9 17 (15.04%) WAN
10 16 (14.16%) LAN
10 16 (14.16%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (13.27%) Exchange Server 2010
11 15 (13.27%) Exchange Server 2007
11 15 (13.27%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (13.27%) MS Excel
11 15 (13.27%) Blackberry
12 14 (12.39%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (11.50%) SQL
14 12 (10.62%) Migration
14 12 (10.62%) Lync
15 11 (9.73%) SQL Server
15 11 (9.73%) MS Office
15 11 (9.73%) SAN
16 10 (8.85%) Cisco
16 10 (8.85%) DHCP
16 10 (8.85%) MCSE
16 10 (8.85%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (8.85%) Data Centre
17 9 (7.96%) Exchange Server 2013
17 9 (7.96%) SCCM

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 37 (32.74%) MS Exchange
2 15 (13.27%) Exchange Server 2007
2 15 (13.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (10.62%) Lync
4 9 (7.96%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (7.96%) IIS
5 8 (7.08%) SharePoint
6 6 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (3.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (3.54%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.65%) Node.js
8 3 (2.65%) JBoss
8 3 (2.65%) Apache
8 3 (2.65%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.77%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (13.27%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.73%) MS Office
3 2 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.88%) MS Project
4 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.93%) DNS
2 17 (15.04%) WAN
3 16 (14.16%) LAN
4 11 (9.73%) SAN
5 10 (8.85%) DHCP
6 8 (7.08%) Firewall
7 6 (5.31%) Unified Communications
8 5 (4.42%) Internet
8 5 (4.42%) TCP/IP
8 5 (4.42%) VPN
9 4 (3.54%) IP Telephony
10 3 (2.65%) DMZ
10 3 (2.65%) VoIP
10 3 (2.65%) NAS
11 2 (1.77%) SMTP
12 1 (0.88%) LDAP
12 1 (0.88%) POP3
12 1 (0.88%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.88%) SSL
12 1 (0.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.65%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.88%) MySQL
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.88%) Big Data
4 1 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.88%) Informix
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Fiddler
General
1 8 (7.08%) Finance
2 4 (3.54%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.65%) Back Office
3 3 (2.65%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.77%) Electronics
4 2 (1.77%) Law
4 2 (1.77%) Games
4 2 (1.77%) Billing
4 2 (1.77%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (29.20%) Analyst
2 12 (10.62%) Support Analyst
2 12 (10.62%) Service Analyst
2 12 (10.62%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (8.85%) 1st Line Support
4 9 (7.96%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (7.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (7.08%) Support Engineer
6 6 (5.31%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (5.31%) Deployment Engineer
6 6 (5.31%) Communications Engineer
6 6 (5.31%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (5.31%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 5 (4.42%) Design Engineer
7 5 (4.42%) Administrator
8 4 (3.54%) Office 365 Engineer
8 4 (3.54%) Unified Communications Engineer
9 3 (2.65%) IT Support
9 3 (2.65%) IT Administrator
9 3 (2.65%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.65%) .NET
1 3 (2.65%) J2EE
1 3 (2.65%) Web Services
1 3 (2.65%) Java EE
2 1 (0.88%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.88%) HTML
2 1 (0.88%) ODBC
2 1 (0.88%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.27%) Blackberry
2 10 (8.85%) Data Centre
3 6 (5.31%) NHS
3 6 (5.31%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (4.42%) Client/Server
5 4 (3.54%) Clustering
6 3 (2.65%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.77%) PKI
7 2 (1.77%) DTV
7 2 (1.77%) CMDB
7 2 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.88%) BYOD
8 1 (0.88%) Wiki
8 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.88%) iPad
8 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.88%) IBM XIV
8 1 (0.88%) Statistics
8 1 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 79 (69.91%) Windows
2 28 (24.78%) Windows 7
3 19 (16.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (12.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (8.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (7.96%) Windows XP
7 7 (6.19%) Linux
8 6 (5.31%) UNIX
9 3 (2.65%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.77%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.88%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.88%) Android
11 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.58%) ITIL
2 12 (10.62%) Migration
3 8 (7.08%) Configuration Management
4 7 (6.19%) Change Management
5 6 (5.31%) Project Management
6 5 (4.42%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (3.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (3.54%) Service Management
7 4 (3.54%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.54%) E-Commerce
7 4 (3.54%) Incident Management
7 4 (3.54%) High Availability
8 3 (2.65%) Time Management
8 3 (2.65%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (2.65%) Information Security
8 3 (2.65%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (2.65%) ITSM
8 3 (2.65%) Workflow
8 3 (2.65%) DevOps
8 3 (2.65%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.50%) SQL
2 6 (5.31%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.65%) Java
4 1 (0.88%) Perl
4 1 (0.88%) C
4 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.88%) VBScript
4 1 (0.88%) Python
4 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (13.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (8.85%) MCSE
3 7 (6.19%) MCTS
3 7 (6.19%) MCITP
4 4 (3.54%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 4 (3.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.65%) CCNA
5 3 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.88%) CCEA
6 1 (0.88%) MCSA
6 1 (0.88%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.88%) JNCIS
6 1 (0.88%) JNCIE
6 1 (0.88%) MCDST
6 1 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.88%) MOS
6 1 (0.88%) Degree
6 1 (0.88%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) SLA
2 2 (1.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 16 (14.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.31%) vSphere
3 4 (3.54%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.54%) VMware ESX
4 3 (2.65%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.77%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.77%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (1.77%) UAG
5 2 (1.77%) vCloud
6 1 (0.88%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.88%) XenApp
6 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (7.96%) SCCM
2 7 (6.19%) AirWatch
3 4 (3.54%) SCOM
4 3 (2.65%) Puppet
4 3 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.77%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.77%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 48 (42.48%) Microsoft
2 30 (26.55%) VMware
3 10 (8.85%) Cisco
4 7 (6.19%) Citrix
5 6 (5.31%) Oracle
6 3 (2.65%) Brocade
6 3 (2.65%) NetApp
6 3 (2.65%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.77%) Symantec
7 2 (1.77%) McAfee
7 2 (1.77%) Amdocs
7 2 (1.77%) SAP
7 2 (1.77%) Veeam
8 1 (0.88%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.88%) IBM
8 1 (0.88%) Avaya
8 1 (0.88%) Juniper
8 1 (0.88%) AppSense
8 1 (0.88%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.88%) WatchGuard
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