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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 38 55 50
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 70 37 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.09% 3.02% 3.54%
As % of the System Software category 54.26% 46.25% 44.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 20 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £158 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% -21.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £110 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £313 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -15.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.05 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £15.75 £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
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
129 80 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.39% 6.53% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 41 13
Average daily rate £300 £300 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £125 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.24 £11.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £16.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%

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 3 June 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 3 June 2015.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 71 (66.98%) Windows
2 42 (39.62%) Microsoft
3 36 (33.96%) MS Exchange
4 28 (26.42%) Windows 7
5 24 (22.64%) VMware
6 21 (19.81%) LAN
7 18 (16.98%) ITIL
7 18 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2010
8 16 (15.09%) Blackberry
9 15 (14.15%) WAN
9 15 (14.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (14.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (14.15%) Exchange Server 2007
10 14 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (12.26%) DNS
11 13 (12.26%) MS Excel
12 12 (11.32%) MCSE
12 12 (11.32%) Lync
13 11 (10.38%) AirWatch
13 11 (10.38%) Windows XP
13 11 (10.38%) SQL Server
13 11 (10.38%) Cisco
13 11 (10.38%) Firewall
13 11 (10.38%) Migration
14 10 (9.43%) SQL
14 10 (9.43%) MS Office
14 10 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2013
15 9 (8.49%) TCP/IP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 36 (33.96%) MS Exchange
2 18 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (14.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (11.32%) Lync
5 9 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (5.66%) IIS
7 5 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (3.77%) SharePoint
9 3 (2.83%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.89%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.94%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.94%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 13 (12.26%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.43%) MS Office
3 2 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.81%) LAN
2 15 (14.15%) WAN
3 13 (12.26%) DNS
4 11 (10.38%) Firewall
5 9 (8.49%) SAN
5 9 (8.49%) TCP/IP
6 6 (5.66%) DHCP
7 5 (4.72%) HTTPS
7 5 (4.72%) Internet
7 5 (4.72%) Unified Communications
8 4 (3.77%) IP Telephony
8 4 (3.77%) VPN
8 4 (3.77%) VoIP
9 3 (2.83%) DMZ
10 2 (1.89%) SSL
10 2 (1.89%) NAS
11 1 (0.94%) Junos
11 1 (0.94%) Wireless
11 1 (0.94%) IPsec
11 1 (0.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.94%) Big Data
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Fiddler
General
1 4 (3.77%) Finance
2 2 (1.89%) Law
2 2 (1.89%) Billing
3 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.94%) Legal
3 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.94%) Games
3 1 (0.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (21.70%) Analyst
2 13 (12.26%) Support Engineer
3 11 (10.38%) Service Analyst
3 11 (10.38%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (8.49%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (6.60%) Support Analyst
6 6 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (5.66%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (4.72%) Communications Engineer
7 5 (4.72%) Administrator
7 5 (4.72%) Desktop Support
8 4 (3.77%) Consultant
8 4 (3.77%) Design Engineer
8 4 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (3.77%) Deployment Engineer
9 3 (2.83%) Office 365 Engineer
9 3 (2.83%) Unified Communications Engineer
9 3 (2.83%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.83%) .NET
2 1 (0.94%) CSS
2 1 (0.94%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.09%) Blackberry
2 7 (6.60%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.72%) BYOD
3 5 (4.72%) Clustering
3 5 (4.72%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (4.72%) NHS
4 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.83%) PKI
6 2 (1.89%) CMDB
6 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.94%) Replication
7 1 (0.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 71 (66.98%) Windows
2 28 (26.42%) Windows 7
3 18 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (14.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (10.38%) Windows XP
6 10 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.72%) Windows Phone
7 5 (4.72%) Apple iOS
7 5 (4.72%) Linux
7 5 (4.72%) Android
8 3 (2.83%) UNIX
9 2 (1.89%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.89%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.94%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.98%) ITIL
2 11 (10.38%) Migration
3 8 (7.55%) Configuration Management
4 7 (6.60%) Project Management
4 7 (6.60%) Change Management
5 6 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (5.66%) Service Management
6 5 (4.72%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (3.77%) High Availability
8 3 (2.83%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.83%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (2.83%) Time Management
8 3 (2.83%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.83%) Information Security
8 3 (2.83%) Server Hardening
9 2 (1.89%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (1.89%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (1.89%) ITSM
9 2 (1.89%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.43%) SQL
2 4 (3.77%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.89%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.94%) VBScript
4 1 (0.94%) Python
4 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (14.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (11.32%) MCSE
3 6 (5.66%) MCTS
3 6 (5.66%) MCITP
4 5 (4.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (3.77%) CCNA
5 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 4 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.89%) MCSA
7 1 (0.94%) CCNP
7 1 (0.94%) VCP5
7 1 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.94%) CCDA
7 1 (0.94%) CCDP
7 1 (0.94%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.94%) CCEA
7 1 (0.94%) CISSP
7 1 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.94%) CCSA
7 1 (0.94%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.72%) SLA
2 2 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 14 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.66%) vSphere
3 3 (2.83%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.89%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.89%) ISA Server
4 2 (1.89%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.89%) UAG
5 1 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.94%) vCloud
5 1 (0.94%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.94%) XenApp
5 1 (0.94%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 11 (10.38%) AirWatch
2 7 (6.60%) SCCM
3 4 (3.77%) SCOM
4 2 (1.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.94%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.94%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 42 (39.62%) Microsoft
2 24 (22.64%) VMware
3 11 (10.38%) Cisco
4 4 (3.77%) Citrix
5 3 (2.83%) Oracle
5 3 (2.83%) Brocade
5 3 (2.83%) NetApp
6 2 (1.89%) Amdocs
7 1 (0.94%) AppSense
7 1 (0.94%) Novell
7 1 (0.94%) Lotus
7 1 (0.94%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.94%) Symantec
7 1 (0.94%) McAfee
7 1 (0.94%) Sophos
7 1 (0.94%) Wyse
7 1 (0.94%) LANDesk
7 1 (0.94%) WatchGuard
7 1 (0.94%) Veeam
7 1 (0.94%) Hortonworks
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £320 per day + DOE
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £12 - £13 per hour + DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £11.00 - £13.70 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £9 - £12 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago