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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 36 39 42
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 57 37 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.67% 3.74% 3.40%
As % of the System Software category 52.29% 60.66% 68.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 11
Average daily rate
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£250 £225 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £112 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £295 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 5
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +55.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £13.43 £8.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.92 £16.00 £13.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.87 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.51% -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
109 61 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.93% 6.17% 4.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 25 24
Average daily rate £295 £295 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £225 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 5
Average hourly rate £14.87 £16.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.65 £8.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £16.00 £13.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 24 December 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 24 December 2014.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 95 (79.17%) Windows
2 66 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 51 (42.50%) MS Exchange
4 48 (40.00%) VMware
5 33 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 33 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 25 (20.83%) Windows 7
7 25 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 23 (19.17%) SQL Server
9 22 (18.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (17.50%) Windows XP
10 21 (17.50%) MS Excel
10 21 (17.50%) Symantec
11 19 (15.83%) VMware ESX
11 19 (15.83%) vSphere
11 19 (15.83%) SCCM
12 18 (15.00%) SAN
13 17 (14.17%) MS Office
13 17 (14.17%) SCOM
14 16 (13.33%) NetApp
15 14 (11.67%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (11.67%) IBM
15 14 (11.67%) Migration
16 13 (10.83%) Citrix
16 13 (10.83%) SQL Server 2012
17 12 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
17 12 (10.00%) DNS
17 12 (10.00%) IIS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 51 (42.50%) MS Exchange
2 32 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (10.00%) IIS
5 11 (9.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (9.17%) Lync
6 10 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (7.50%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (1.67%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.67%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (17.50%) MS Excel
2 17 (14.17%) MS Office
3 2 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.50%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.00%) SAN
2 12 (10.00%) DNS
3 11 (9.17%) LAN
3 11 (9.17%) Firewall
3 11 (9.17%) NAS
4 9 (7.50%) Unified Communications
4 9 (7.50%) DHCP
4 9 (7.50%) Internet
5 8 (6.67%) VPN
6 7 (5.83%) WAN
6 7 (5.83%) S/MIME
7 6 (5.00%) TCP/IP
8 5 (4.17%) SSL
9 4 (3.33%) Ethernet
9 4 (3.33%) FTP
9 4 (3.33%) SMTP
9 4 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (3.33%) iSCSI
10 3 (2.50%) RTSP
10 3 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.17%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (10.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.50%) FileMaker
5 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.50%) MSI
General
1 4 (3.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.50%) Multimedia
3 2 (1.67%) Finance
4 1 (0.83%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (20.00%) Analyst
2 15 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
3 13 (10.83%) Support Engineer
4 12 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 12 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 12 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (8.33%) Consultant
6 9 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
8 7 (5.83%) Administrator
8 7 (5.83%) Desktop Support
8 7 (5.83%) Exchange Administrator
8 7 (5.83%) Windows Engineer
9 6 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 5 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.17%) Support Analyst
10 5 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (4.17%) IT Support
10 5 (4.17%) Exchange Consultant
11 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.17%) .NET
2 3 (2.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (2.50%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.83%) Middleware
3 1 (0.83%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.17%) NHS
2 4 (3.33%) PDA
2 4 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.50%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.50%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.67%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.83%) Clustering
5 1 (0.83%) PKI
5 1 (0.83%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 95 (79.17%) Windows
2 33 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (20.83%) Windows 7
4 22 (18.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (17.50%) Windows XP
6 14 (11.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (5.00%) Linux
8 3 (2.50%) VMS
8 3 (2.50%) CentOS
9 2 (1.67%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.67%) Android
9 2 (1.67%) Windows Phone
9 2 (1.67%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.67%) UNIX
10 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (11.67%) Migration
2 12 (10.00%) ITIL
3 11 (9.17%) Service Management
4 8 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (4.17%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (3.33%) Incident Management
6 4 (3.33%) Project Management
7 3 (2.50%) Statistical Analysis
7 3 (2.50%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (2.50%) Time Management
7 3 (2.50%) Configuration Management
7 3 (2.50%) Change Management
7 3 (2.50%) ITSM
7 3 (2.50%) Software Deployment
8 2 (1.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (1.67%) Business Continuity
8 2 (1.67%) BCP
8 2 (1.67%) Service Delivery
8 2 (1.67%) PRINCE2
8 2 (1.67%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.83%) SQL
2 5 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.33%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.50%) VBA
5 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.17%) MCSE
2 5 (4.17%) MCSA
2 5 (4.17%) Degree
3 4 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.50%) CCNA
5 2 (1.67%) CCDA
5 2 (1.67%) CCDP
5 2 (1.67%) CISSP
5 2 (1.67%) CCNP
5 2 (1.67%) VCAP
5 2 (1.67%) VCP5
5 2 (1.67%) CCSA
5 2 (1.67%) CCSE
5 2 (1.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.83%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.67%) SLA
2 3 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (2.50%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.83%) QA
System Software
1 33 (27.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (15.83%) VMware ESX
2 19 (15.83%) vSphere
3 3 (2.50%) XenApp
3 3 (2.50%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.67%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.83%) UAG
5 1 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 19 (15.83%) SCCM
2 17 (14.17%) SCOM
3 11 (9.17%) NetBackup
4 7 (5.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (2.50%) Tivoli
5 3 (2.50%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 66 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 48 (40.00%) VMware
3 21 (17.50%) Symantec
4 16 (13.33%) NetApp
5 14 (11.67%) IBM
6 13 (10.83%) Citrix
7 11 (9.17%) EMC
8 9 (7.50%) Cisco
8 9 (7.50%) Lotus
9 7 (5.83%) Google
9 7 (5.83%) Postini
9 7 (5.83%) Oracle
9 7 (5.83%) HP
10 5 (4.17%) Dell
11 4 (3.33%) Remedy
12 3 (2.50%) Imperva
13 2 (1.67%) Sun
13 2 (1.67%) Veeam
13 2 (1.67%) CheckPoint
14 1 (0.83%) Novell
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