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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 15 27 53
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +26
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 76 55 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 7.04% 6.14% 2.30%
As % of the System Software category 68.47% 70.51% 39.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 14 9
Average daily rate
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£275 £125 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £98 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £290 £255
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.22 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.36% -18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.90 £11.00 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £15.10 £53.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
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
111 78 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 10.28% 8.71% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 22 24
Average daily rate £305 £283 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.96% -7.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £106 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 5
Average hourly rate £14.87 £12.22 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.61% -18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £11.00 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.97 £15.90 £53.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+8.64% -

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 21 October 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 21 October 2014.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 100 (81.97%) Windows
2 77 (63.11%) Microsoft
3 51 (41.80%) MS Exchange
4 50 (40.98%) VMware
5 37 (30.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (25.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 31 (25.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 28 (22.95%) Windows 7
8 25 (20.49%) MS Excel
8 25 (20.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (18.85%) Symantec
10 22 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2013
11 21 (17.21%) vSphere
11 21 (17.21%) SCCM
11 21 (17.21%) SQL Server
12 20 (16.39%) Citrix
13 17 (13.93%) VMware ESX
13 17 (13.93%) SAN
13 17 (13.93%) NetApp
13 17 (13.93%) SCOM
14 16 (13.11%) Windows XP
14 16 (13.11%) Service Management
15 15 (12.30%) Migration
16 14 (11.48%) MS Office
16 14 (11.48%) ITIL
16 14 (11.48%) IBM
17 13 (10.66%) Windows Server 2012
17 13 (10.66%) NetBackup
18 12 (9.84%) IIS
18 12 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2007

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (41.80%) MS Exchange
2 31 (25.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (9.84%) IIS
5 11 (9.02%) Lync
6 9 (7.38%) Lotus Domino
7 8 (6.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (3.28%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.64%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.64%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (20.49%) MS Excel
2 14 (11.48%) MS Office
3 3 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.46%) Google Apps
2 2 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.93%) SAN
2 12 (9.84%) NAS
3 10 (8.20%) DNS
4 9 (7.38%) Unified Communications
4 9 (7.38%) Internet
5 8 (6.56%) DHCP
6 7 (5.74%) S/MIME
7 6 (4.92%) Firewall
8 5 (4.10%) LAN
9 4 (3.28%) WAN
9 4 (3.28%) VPN
10 2 (1.64%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.64%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.82%) RTSP
11 1 (0.82%) Network Security
11 1 (0.82%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.82%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.82%) DMZ
11 1 (0.82%) SSL
11 1 (0.82%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.21%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.84%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (9.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (9.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.64%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.82%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.82%) MSI
General
1 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
1 2 (1.64%) Finance
1 2 (1.64%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 28 (22.95%) Analyst
2 18 (14.75%) Service Analyst
2 18 (14.75%) Service Desk Analyst
3 15 (12.30%) Support Engineer
4 14 (11.48%) 2nd Line Support
4 14 (11.48%) Exchange Engineer
5 10 (8.20%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (5.74%) Consultant
6 7 (5.74%) Desktop Support
6 7 (5.74%) Administrator
6 7 (5.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (5.74%) Exchange Administrator
6 7 (5.74%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (4.92%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (4.92%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (4.10%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 5 (4.10%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (4.10%) Exchange Consultant
9 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Consultant
9 4 (3.28%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.46%) .NET
2 2 (1.64%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.64%) Web Services
3 1 (0.82%) Middleware
3 1 (0.82%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.82%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.46%) NHS
3 2 (1.64%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.64%) Replication
3 2 (1.64%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.82%) Clustering
4 1 (0.82%) PKI
4 1 (0.82%) PDA
4 1 (0.82%) Statistics
4 1 (0.82%) CMDB
4 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 100 (81.97%) Windows
2 37 (30.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (22.95%) Windows 7
4 25 (20.49%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (13.11%) Windows XP
6 13 (10.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.46%) VMS
7 3 (2.46%) Linux
8 2 (1.64%) CentOS
8 2 (1.64%) UNIX
9 1 (0.82%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.11%) Service Management
2 15 (12.30%) Migration
3 14 (11.48%) ITIL
4 8 (6.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (4.10%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (3.28%) Incident Management
7 3 (2.46%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (2.46%) Change Management
7 3 (2.46%) ITSM
7 3 (2.46%) Project Management
8 2 (1.64%) Statistical Analysis
8 2 (1.64%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (1.64%) Change Control
9 1 (0.82%) Mentoring
9 1 (0.82%) Software Deployment
9 1 (0.82%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (0.82%) Cyber Security
9 1 (0.82%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (0.82%) Problem Management
9 1 (0.82%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.74%) SQL
1 7 (5.74%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.46%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.64%) VBA
4 1 (0.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (5.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.28%) MCSE
3 4 (3.28%) MCSA
4 3 (2.46%) Degree
4 3 (2.46%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.82%) CCNA
6 1 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.82%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.92%) SLA
2 1 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.82%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) HIPAA
System Software
1 31 (25.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (17.21%) vSphere
3 17 (13.93%) VMware ESX
4 7 (5.74%) XenApp
5 4 (3.28%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.64%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.82%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.82%) UAG
Systems Management
1 21 (17.21%) SCCM
2 17 (13.93%) SCOM
3 13 (10.66%) NetBackup
4 7 (5.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (2.46%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.82%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 77 (63.11%) Microsoft
2 50 (40.98%) VMware
3 23 (18.85%) Symantec
4 20 (16.39%) Citrix
5 17 (13.93%) NetApp
6 14 (11.48%) IBM
7 11 (9.02%) EMC
8 9 (7.38%) Cisco
8 9 (7.38%) Lotus
9 8 (6.56%) HP
10 7 (5.74%) Google
10 7 (5.74%) Postini
11 5 (4.10%) Oracle
12 4 (3.28%) Dell
12 4 (3.28%) Remedy
13 3 (2.46%) Veeam
14 2 (1.64%) BMC
15 1 (0.82%) Imperva
15 1 (0.82%) Sun
15 1 (0.82%) SAP
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