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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
Rank 7 2 6
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 3 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 6.98% 25.00% 5.00%
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 87.50% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £388 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +82.35%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £11.35 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.72% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +3.57%

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
6 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 13.95% 28.57% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Median daily rate £275 £388 £219
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +77.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £11.35 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.72% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wakefield region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wakefield region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) MCDST
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) HP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Support
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Support
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCDST
2 1 (20.00%) MCP
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) VMware