The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 7 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 4 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 14.81% 22.73% 16.67%
As % of the System Software category 80.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £10.75 - £16.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 - £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 - £16.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Wakefield region.

System Software Category
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 18.52% 22.73% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £10.50 - £16.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 - £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 - £16.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 8
3 4 (57.14%) SCCM
3 4 (57.14%) MS Office
3 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
4 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) Sophos
5 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) VBScript
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Phone
5 2 (28.57%) Becrypt
5 2 (28.57%) UAG
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (14.29%) VoIP
6 1 (14.29%) Remedy

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) IT Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 8
3 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) VBScript
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) UAG
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Sophos
2 2 (28.57%) Becrypt
3 1 (14.29%) Siemens
3 1 (14.29%) Remedy