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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 1 9 2
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 7 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 36.84% 3.57% 23.08%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£275 - £90
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £9.50 £90.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.05% -89.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.87 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.51% -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
7 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 36.84% 3.57% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate £275 - £90
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £9.50 £90.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.05% -89.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wakefield

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Wakefield region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Wakefield

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) MS Office
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
3 6 (54.55%) LAN
3 6 (54.55%) WAN
3 6 (54.55%) Windows 8
4 5 (45.45%) DHCP
4 5 (45.45%) DNS
5 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
5 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
6 3 (27.27%) VPN
6 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
6 3 (27.27%) NHS
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
6 3 (27.27%) SCCM
7 2 (18.18%) Multimedia
7 2 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (18.18%) Sophos
7 2 (18.18%) FileMaker
7 2 (18.18%) Symantec
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
7 2 (18.18%) VBA
7 2 (18.18%) .NET

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
1 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (81.82%) MS Office
2 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) LAN
1 6 (54.55%) WAN
2 5 (45.45%) DHCP
2 5 (45.45%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) VPN
4 2 (18.18%) VoIP
5 1 (9.09%) SAN
5 1 (9.09%) Internet
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall
5 1 (9.09%) IPsec
5 1 (9.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) FileMaker
General
1 2 (18.18%) Multimedia
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Database Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) NHS Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Rollout Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) NHS
1 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
2 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
3 1 (9.09%) EqualLogic
3 1 (9.09%) iPad
3 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
3 1 (9.09%) iPhone
3 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
2 6 (54.55%) Windows 8
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Phone
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
1 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
1 2 (18.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) UAG
2 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Symantec
2 2 (18.18%) Sophos
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) WatchGuard
3 1 (9.09%) Veeam
3 1 (9.09%) Remedy
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Dell
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) BMC
3 1 (9.09%) Siemens
3 1 (9.09%) Apple