The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 14 22 6
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 16 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 7.66% 7.27% 10.65%
As % of the System Software category 61.54% 63.16% 63.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 9
Average daily rate
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£123 £200 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.75% -43.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 8
Average hourly rate £12.75 £12.50 £10.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% +23.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.72 £24.30 £36.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -0.82%
Active Directory
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 North Yorkshire region.

System Software Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
26 19 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 12.44% 11.52% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 18
Average daily rate £205 £200 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £388 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 8
Average hourly rate £12.75 £12.50 £10.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% +23.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.72 £30.00 £36.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.71
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +4.72%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the North Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the North Yorkshire region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the North Yorkshire region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York +10 6 £123 -38.75%
Harrogate +4 5 - - 2
Middlesbrough -2 3 - -
Selby - - - -
Skipton - - - - 1
Active Directory
Yorkshire

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 37 (80.43%) Windows
2 23 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
4 17 (36.96%) MS Office
5 15 (32.61%) MS Excel
6 14 (30.43%) ITIL
7 10 (21.74%) VMware
7 10 (21.74%) SharePoint
7 10 (21.74%) MS Exchange
7 10 (21.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 10 (21.74%) Windows 7
8 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (15.22%) Citrix
10 5 (10.87%) Remedy
10 5 (10.87%) Blackberry
10 5 (10.87%) SQL
10 5 (10.87%) SCCM
10 5 (10.87%) Service Management
11 4 (8.70%) VMware ESX
11 4 (8.70%) Content Management
11 4 (8.70%) SLA
11 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
11 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (6.52%) Internet
12 3 (6.52%) Cisco
12 3 (6.52%) FTP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 10 (21.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 10 (21.74%) SharePoint
1 10 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.52%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (6.52%) IIS
4 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.35%) CMS
4 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (36.96%) MS Office
2 15 (32.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Remedy AR System
2 2 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) FTP
1 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
1 3 (6.52%) Internet
2 2 (4.35%) DNS
2 2 (4.35%) LAN
2 2 (4.35%) WAN
3 1 (2.17%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MSI
1 2 (4.35%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
1 2 (4.35%) Publishing
1 2 (4.35%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 21 (45.65%) Analyst
2 14 (30.43%) Support Analyst
3 12 (26.09%) 1st Line Support
4 9 (19.57%) Service Analyst
4 9 (19.57%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Desktop Support
7 3 (6.52%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) IT Support
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Services Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Support Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Support
9 1 (2.17%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) Desktop Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 37 (80.43%) Windows
2 23 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 10 (21.74%) Windows 7
4 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.35%) Windows 2000
6 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) ITIL
2 5 (10.87%) Service Management
3 4 (8.70%) Content Management
4 3 (6.52%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.52%) Problem Management
4 3 (6.52%) Change Management
4 3 (6.52%) Migration
5 2 (4.35%) ITSM
5 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.35%) ITIL V3
5 2 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) SQL
2 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.35%) MCP
3 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) VMware ESX
1 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (4.35%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.17%) XenApp
3 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) SCOM
2 1 (2.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.74%) VMware
3 7 (15.22%) Citrix
4 5 (10.87%) Remedy
5 3 (6.52%) Cisco
6 2 (4.35%) HP
6 2 (4.35%) Dell
7 1 (2.17%) Adobe
7 1 (2.17%) Twitter