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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 21 33 48
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +15
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 68 53 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.58% 5.74% 3.76%
As % of the System Software category 72.34% 63.86% 46.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 20 13
Average daily rate
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£200 £111 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.77% -51.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £107 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £350 £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £280 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 10
Average hourly rate £13.20 £11.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.34% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.15 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £15.15 £21.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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
94 83 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.10% 8.99% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 34 36
Average daily rate £270 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £107 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 10
Average hourly rate £13.20 £12.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

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 22 August 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 22 August 2014.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 87 (79.09%) Windows
2 65 (59.09%) Microsoft
3 40 (36.36%) MS Exchange
4 35 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (30.00%) VMware
6 32 (29.09%) Windows 7
7 29 (26.36%) MS Excel
8 24 (21.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (18.18%) Citrix
10 19 (17.27%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (16.36%) SAN
11 18 (16.36%) ITIL
12 17 (15.45%) Windows XP
13 16 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2010
14 15 (13.64%) SCCM
14 15 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
14 15 (13.64%) MS Office
14 15 (13.64%) Service Management
15 14 (12.73%) Cisco
16 12 (10.91%) NetApp
17 11 (10.00%) DNS
18 10 (9.09%) Migration
18 10 (9.09%) DHCP
18 10 (9.09%) vSphere
19 9 (8.18%) Lync
19 9 (8.18%) Windows Server 2012
19 9 (8.18%) SQL
19 9 (8.18%) SQL Server
19 9 (8.18%) IIS
19 9 (8.18%) HP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 40 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 16 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (8.18%) Lync
4 9 (8.18%) IIS
5 8 (7.27%) SharePoint
6 6 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.73%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.91%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 29 (26.36%) MS Excel
2 15 (13.64%) MS Office
3 3 (2.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.64%) Office 365
2 2 (1.82%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (16.36%) SAN
2 11 (10.00%) DNS
3 10 (9.09%) DHCP
4 9 (8.18%) Firewall
5 8 (7.27%) LAN
5 8 (7.27%) Unified Communications
6 7 (6.36%) NAS
6 7 (6.36%) WAN
6 7 (6.36%) TCP/IP
7 5 (4.55%) VPN
7 5 (4.55%) S/MIME
8 4 (3.64%) SMTP
9 1 (0.91%) VLAN
9 1 (0.91%) LDAP
9 1 (0.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.82%) QlikView
3 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (2.73%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (2.73%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.91%) Finance
2 1 (0.91%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (27.27%) Analyst
2 20 (18.18%) Service Analyst
2 20 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
3 15 (13.64%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (7.27%) Support Engineer
5 8 (7.27%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (6.36%) Exchange Engineer
7 6 (5.45%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (5.45%) Deployment Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) Desktop Support
9 4 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (3.64%) Consultant
9 4 (3.64%) Help Desk Support
9 4 (3.64%) Windows Engineer
10 3 (2.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (2.73%) Agile Test Analyst
10 3 (2.73%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 3 (2.73%) Technical Engineer
10 3 (2.73%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.36%) .NET
2 4 (3.64%) HTML
2 4 (3.64%) XML
3 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.73%) Statistics
1 3 (2.73%) Clustering
2 2 (1.82%) Replication
3 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.91%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 87 (79.09%) Windows
2 35 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (29.09%) Windows 7
4 24 (21.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (15.45%) Windows XP
6 9 (8.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.73%) Linux
8 2 (1.82%) VMS
8 2 (1.82%) UNIX
9 1 (0.91%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.91%) CentOS
9 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.91%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.36%) ITIL
2 15 (13.64%) Service Management
3 10 (9.09%) Migration
4 6 (5.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (4.55%) Scrum
6 4 (3.64%) Project Management
6 4 (3.64%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (2.73%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (2.73%) Incident Management
8 2 (1.82%) ERP
8 2 (1.82%) Change Management
8 2 (1.82%) ITSM
8 2 (1.82%) Validation
8 2 (1.82%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (1.82%) Web Development
9 1 (0.91%) Change Control
9 1 (0.91%) Data Entry
9 1 (0.91%) Network Management
9 1 (0.91%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.18%) SQL
2 8 (7.27%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.91%) C
3 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (6.36%) MCSE
3 5 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.64%) MCSA
5 3 (2.73%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.91%) Degree
7 1 (0.91%) MCITP
7 1 (0.91%) MCP
7 1 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.91%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.64%) SLA
2 3 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 19 (17.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (9.09%) vSphere
3 8 (7.27%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.36%) XenApp
5 4 (3.64%) VMware ESX
5 4 (3.64%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.73%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.73%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.91%) UAG
8 1 (0.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.91%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 15 (13.64%) SCCM
2 7 (6.36%) SCOM
3 5 (4.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (2.73%) SCOrch
4 3 (2.73%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.82%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.82%) WSUS
6 1 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.91%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.91%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.91%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 65 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 33 (30.00%) VMware
3 20 (18.18%) Citrix
4 14 (12.73%) Cisco
5 12 (10.91%) NetApp
6 9 (8.18%) HP
6 9 (8.18%) Symantec
7 5 (4.55%) Postini
7 5 (4.55%) Google
8 4 (3.64%) Dell
9 3 (2.73%) Veeam
9 3 (2.73%) IBM
10 2 (1.82%) BMC
10 2 (1.82%) Remedy
10 2 (1.82%) Oracle
11 1 (0.91%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.91%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.91%) Brocade
11 1 (0.91%) SAP
11 1 (0.91%) McAfee
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Kelway Ltd
Rate: From £100 to £125 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
DP Connect
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago