The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 37 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 99 145 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 5.22% 6.35% 6.36%
As % of the System Software category 47.37% 52.16% 80.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 66 38
Median daily rate £355 £325 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +15.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £116 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £400 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 36 24
Median hourly rate £11.75 £11.67 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -2.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.37 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £17.50 £23.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.56 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.43% -3.33%
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 West Yorkshire region.

System Software Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
209 278 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.03% 12.17% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 140 55
Median daily rate £420 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £533 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 38 24
Median hourly rate £13.25 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £9.43 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +2 75 £350 +29.62% 14
Bradford -2 16 £380 +8.57% 10
Wakefield -4 3 £203 - 2
Castleford - 2 £150 -
Pudsey - 1 £200 -
Active Directory
Yorkshire

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 140 (74.07%) Windows
2 87 (46.03%) Microsoft
3 70 (37.04%) VMware
4 63 (33.33%) ITIL
5 62 (32.80%) Windows Server
6 49 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
7 46 (24.34%) Windows 7
7 46 (24.34%) MS Office
8 41 (21.69%) Finance
9 39 (20.63%) SCCM
9 39 (20.63%) Microsoft Azure
10 37 (19.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 36 (19.05%) PowerShell
12 34 (17.99%) DNS
13 33 (17.46%) SQL Server
14 31 (16.40%) Migration
15 30 (15.87%) ITSM
16 29 (15.34%) Office 365
17 28 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
17 28 (14.81%) Blackberry
18 27 (14.29%) Problem Management
19 26 (13.76%) Windows XP
20 25 (13.23%) SQL
20 25 (13.23%) Legal
21 24 (12.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
22 23 (12.17%) Cisco
22 23 (12.17%) iPhone
23 22 (11.64%) iPad
24 20 (10.58%) Firewall
24 20 (10.58%) SCOM

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 24 (12.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 19 (10.05%) MS Exchange
3 14 (7.41%) IIS
4 13 (6.88%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (3.70%) Skype for Business
6 6 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (2.65%) SAS
7 5 (2.65%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.06%) Apache
8 2 (1.06%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 46 (24.34%) MS Office
2 19 (10.05%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.17%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.53%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 39 (20.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (15.34%) Office 365
3 13 (6.88%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (6.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (4.76%) SaaS
6 8 (4.23%) IaaS
6 8 (4.23%) PaaS
7 1 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.53%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 34 (17.99%) DNS
2 20 (10.58%) Firewall
3 19 (10.05%) VPN
4 14 (7.41%) DHCP
5 12 (6.35%) LAN
5 12 (6.35%) MPLS
5 12 (6.35%) WAN
6 10 (5.29%) SAN
7 8 (4.23%) Internet
8 6 (3.17%) Kerberos
8 6 (3.17%) VoIP
9 5 (2.65%) BGP
9 5 (2.65%) DSL
9 5 (2.65%) iSCSI
9 5 (2.65%) Structured Cabling
9 5 (2.65%) VLAN
9 5 (2.65%) VRRP
10 4 (2.12%) Cisco ISE
10 4 (2.12%) Cisco Wireless
10 4 (2.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.46%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.65%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (1.59%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (5.29%) Visual Studio
2 9 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.59%) MSI
4 2 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.06%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.06%) JIRA
General
1 41 (21.69%) Finance
2 25 (13.23%) Legal
3 5 (2.65%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.12%) Banking
5 3 (1.59%) Advertising
6 2 (1.06%) iGaming
6 2 (1.06%) Publishing
7 1 (0.53%) French Language
7 1 (0.53%) German Language
7 1 (0.53%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.53%) Law
7 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.53%) Marketing
7 1 (0.53%) Retail
7 1 (0.53%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 54 (28.57%) Analyst
2 36 (19.05%) Service Analyst
3 34 (17.99%) Service Desk Analyst
4 28 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 23 (12.17%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 15 (7.94%) Support Engineer
7 14 (7.41%) Architect
7 14 (7.41%) Support Analyst
8 13 (6.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 13 (6.88%) Consultant
8 13 (6.88%) Windows Engineer
9 12 (6.35%) Desktop Support
10 10 (5.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 10 (5.29%) Azure Engineer
10 10 (5.29%) Server Engineer
11 9 (4.76%) Network Engineer
12 8 (4.23%) Active Directory Engineer
12 8 (4.23%) Active Directory Support
12 8 (4.23%) Azure Architect
12 8 (4.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.29%) .NET
2 6 (3.17%) Web Services
3 1 (0.53%) J2EE
3 1 (0.53%) LAMP
3 1 (0.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.81%) Blackberry
2 23 (12.17%) iPhone
3 22 (11.64%) iPad
4 12 (6.35%) Data Centre
5 8 (4.23%) Public Cloud
5 8 (4.23%) Replication
6 7 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (2.65%) Clustering
7 5 (2.65%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (2.65%) Microsoft Licensing
8 3 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.59%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.59%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.06%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.06%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.06%) SCADA
9 2 (1.06%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.06%) VCE vBlock
9 2 (1.06%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 140 (74.07%) Windows
2 62 (32.80%) Windows Server
3 46 (24.34%) Windows 7
4 37 (19.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (13.76%) Windows XP
7 17 (8.99%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (6.88%) Linux
9 11 (5.82%) Windows 10
10 7 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (3.70%) Unix
11 5 (2.65%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.59%) Android
13 2 (1.06%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.53%) CentOS
14 1 (0.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (33.33%) ITIL
2 31 (16.40%) Migration
3 30 (15.87%) ITSM
4 27 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 19 (10.05%) Service Management
6 11 (5.82%) Identity Management
6 11 (5.82%) TDD
7 10 (5.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (4.76%) Configuration Management
8 9 (4.76%) DevOps
8 9 (4.76%) Resource Management
9 8 (4.23%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (4.23%) Load Balancing
9 8 (4.23%) Release Management
10 7 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (3.70%) Programme Management
10 7 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (3.70%) Technical Analysis
10 7 (3.70%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 36 (19.05%) PowerShell
2 25 (13.23%) SQL
3 4 (2.12%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.59%) Java
4 3 (1.59%) Perl
4 3 (1.59%) PHP
5 2 (1.06%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.06%) VB
5 2 (1.06%) VBScript
6 1 (0.53%) C
6 1 (0.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (5.82%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (4.76%) CCNA
2 9 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.70%) CCNP
4 5 (2.65%) CCDA
5 4 (2.12%) CCIE
5 4 (2.12%) MCP
6 3 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.59%) MCDST
6 3 (1.59%) MCSE
7 2 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.53%) CCDP
8 1 (0.53%) CITP
8 1 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.53%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.65%) SLA
2 2 (1.06%) QA
3 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.53%) ISO22301
System Software
1 49 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.29%) Hyper-V
3 9 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (4.23%) XenApp
5 7 (3.70%) vSphere
6 5 (2.65%) VMware Server
7 3 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.06%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.06%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.53%) Squid
9 1 (0.53%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.53%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.53%) vCloud
9 1 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 39 (20.63%) SCCM
2 20 (10.58%) SCOM
3 12 (6.35%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (6.35%) Puppet
4 10 (5.29%) Ansible
5 5 (2.65%) vMotion
6 3 (1.59%) Opsview
6 3 (1.59%) WSUS
7 2 (1.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (1.06%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.06%) ThinApp
7 2 (1.06%) vRealize
8 1 (0.53%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.53%) SCSM
8 1 (0.53%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 87 (46.03%) Microsoft
2 70 (37.04%) VMware
3 23 (12.17%) Cisco
4 16 (8.47%) Dell
5 14 (7.41%) Citrix
6 8 (4.23%) HP
6 8 (4.23%) Oracle
7 7 (3.70%) Red Hat
8 6 (3.17%) Symantec
9 5 (2.65%) Brocade
9 5 (2.65%) NETGEAR
9 5 (2.65%) SonicWALL
10 3 (1.59%) Avaya
10 3 (1.59%) F5
10 3 (1.59%) NetApp
10 3 (1.59%) Riverbed
11 2 (1.06%) Genesys
11 2 (1.06%) Palo Alto
11 2 (1.06%) ScanSafe
11 2 (1.06%) Verint
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