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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 37 25 32
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 103 95 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.48% 5.69% 5.18%
As % of the System Software category 41.20% 74.22% 60.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 37 29
Average daily rate
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£300 £225 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £125 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £330 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 9
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £22.10 £17.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.61 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -2.60%
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
250 128 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.86% 7.66% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 59 51
Average daily rate £350 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 24 10
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.25 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.43 £9.00 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.92 £37.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 August 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
Leeds -23 59 £250 +17.64% 29
Bradford +1 28 £380 +68.88% 5
Halifax +7 5 £225 +55.17% 1
Wakefield +1 2 - - 2
Huddersfield -2 1 £180 -
Active Directory
Yorkshire

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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.

1 151 (75.50%) Windows
2 108 (54.00%) Microsoft
3 68 (34.00%) VMware
4 64 (32.00%) ITIL
5 50 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 44 (22.00%) MS Exchange
7 39 (19.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 36 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 34 (17.00%) MS Excel
9 34 (17.00%) SQL
10 31 (15.50%) SQL Server
10 31 (15.50%) DNS
11 30 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 28 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 26 (13.00%) WAN
13 26 (13.00%) MS Office
14 24 (12.00%) LAN
14 24 (12.00%) Migration
15 23 (11.50%) SAN
15 23 (11.50%) Microsoft Certification
15 23 (11.50%) IIS
16 22 (11.00%) Finance
17 21 (10.50%) SCCM
18 20 (10.00%) PowerShell
18 20 (10.00%) Cisco
19 19 (9.50%) TCP/IP
20 18 (9.00%) DHCP
20 18 (9.00%) Citrix
20 18 (9.00%) VMware Server
21 17 (8.50%) Exchange Server 2007

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 44 (22.00%) MS Exchange
2 23 (11.50%) IIS
3 17 (8.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (7.00%) SharePoint
6 11 (5.50%) Lync
7 9 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (2.00%) Office Communications Server
9 4 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (2.00%) WebSphere
9 4 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.50%) JBoss
10 3 (1.50%) Apache
10 3 (1.50%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.50%) Node.js
11 1 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 34 (17.00%) MS Excel
2 26 (13.00%) MS Office
3 3 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.50%) MS Project
4 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (15.50%) DNS
2 26 (13.00%) WAN
3 24 (12.00%) LAN
4 23 (11.50%) SAN
5 19 (9.50%) TCP/IP
6 18 (9.00%) DHCP
7 11 (5.50%) Firewall
8 10 (5.00%) Internet
9 7 (3.50%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (3.00%) Unified Communications
10 6 (3.00%) VPN
11 4 (2.00%) VoIP
11 4 (2.00%) SSL
11 4 (2.00%) BIG-IP
12 3 (1.50%) NAS
12 3 (1.50%) DMZ
13 2 (1.00%) Intranet
13 2 (1.00%) SMTP
13 2 (1.00%) Network Security
13 2 (1.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.50%) Hadoop
2 3 (1.50%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.50%) MySQL
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.50%) Big Data
4 1 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.50%) Informix
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.50%) InstallShield
1 1 (0.50%) Fiddler
General
1 22 (11.00%) Finance
2 7 (3.50%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.00%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.00%) Law
4 4 (2.00%) Back Office
4 4 (2.00%) Electronics
4 4 (2.00%) Marketing
5 3 (1.50%) Banking
5 3 (1.50%) Legal
6 2 (1.00%) Billing
7 1 (0.50%) Games
7 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 56 (28.00%) Analyst
2 30 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 27 (13.50%) Service Analyst
3 27 (13.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 22 (11.00%) Support Analyst
5 18 (9.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 15 (7.50%) 1st Line Support
6 15 (7.50%) Support Engineer
7 10 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (4.00%) Deployment Engineer
8 8 (4.00%) Administrator
9 7 (3.50%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (3.50%) Server Engineer
9 7 (3.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 6 (3.00%) Technical Engineer
10 6 (3.00%) Technical Specialist
10 6 (3.00%) Communications Engineer
10 6 (3.00%) Technical Support
10 6 (3.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.50%) .NET
2 3 (1.50%) J2EE
2 3 (1.50%) Web Services
2 3 (1.50%) Java EE
2 3 (1.50%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.50%) HTML
3 1 (0.50%) ODBC
3 1 (0.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.50%) Clustering
2 15 (7.50%) Blackberry
2 15 (7.50%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.00%) Visualisation
4 7 (3.50%) Client/Server
4 7 (3.50%) Replication
4 7 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.00%) NHS
6 5 (2.50%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.00%) DTV
7 4 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.00%) CMDB
8 2 (1.00%) iPad
8 2 (1.00%) PKI
9 1 (0.50%) Statistics
9 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.50%) IBM XIV
9 1 (0.50%) Wiki
9 1 (0.50%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 151 (75.50%) Windows
2 50 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 36 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (8.50%) Windows XP
7 12 (6.00%) UNIX
7 12 (6.00%) Linux
8 10 (5.00%) Windows 8
9 7 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.00%) SUSE
10 4 (2.00%) Windows Vista
10 4 (2.00%) AIX
10 4 (2.00%) Solaris
10 4 (2.00%) zOS
11 3 (1.50%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.50%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.00%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.50%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (32.00%) ITIL
2 24 (12.00%) Migration
3 14 (7.00%) Project Management
4 12 (6.00%) PRINCE2
5 11 (5.50%) Service Management
6 10 (5.00%) Change Management
7 9 (4.50%) Server Building
8 8 (4.00%) Time Management
8 8 (4.00%) Service Delivery
8 8 (4.00%) Incident Management
9 7 (3.50%) Configuration Management
9 7 (3.50%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (3.00%) Problem Management
11 5 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (2.00%) Server Hardening
12 4 (2.00%) DevOps
12 4 (2.00%) ITSM
12 4 (2.00%) CRM
12 4 (2.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 34 (17.00%) SQL
2 20 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.50%) Python
4 4 (2.00%) Java
5 2 (1.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.00%) C
6 1 (0.50%) Perl
6 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (11.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (5.00%) MCSE
3 7 (3.50%) MCITP
4 5 (2.50%) MCDST
4 5 (2.50%) CCNA
4 5 (2.50%) MCP
4 5 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.00%) MCTS
5 4 (2.00%) MOS
5 4 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (2.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.00%) MCSA
7 1 (0.50%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.50%) CCEA
7 1 (0.50%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.50%) JNCIS
7 1 (0.50%) JNCIE
7 1 (0.50%) Degree
7 1 (0.50%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.00%) SLA
2 2 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 39 (19.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (9.00%) VMware Server
3 8 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 7 (3.50%) vSphere
5 6 (3.00%) VMware ESX
6 5 (2.50%) XenApp
7 4 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (2.00%) ISA Server
8 3 (1.50%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.50%) vCloud
8 3 (1.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (1.50%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.00%) XenServer
9 2 (1.00%) UAG
10 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.50%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 21 (10.50%) SCCM
2 11 (5.50%) SCOM
3 5 (2.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (1.50%) AirWatch
4 3 (1.50%) Puppet
4 3 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.00%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.00%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.50%) DameWare
Vendors
1 108 (54.00%) Microsoft
2 68 (34.00%) VMware
3 20 (10.00%) Cisco
4 18 (9.00%) Citrix
5 11 (5.50%) Oracle
6 7 (3.50%) HP
7 4 (2.00%) SAP
7 4 (2.00%) F5
8 3 (1.50%) Dell
8 3 (1.50%) Brocade
8 3 (1.50%) Veeam
8 3 (1.50%) NetApp
8 3 (1.50%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.00%) Remedy
9 2 (1.00%) Amdocs
9 2 (1.00%) IBM
9 2 (1.00%) IronPort
9 2 (1.00%) LANDesk
9 2 (1.00%) Wyse
9 2 (1.00%) Blue Coat
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £14.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300.00 - £320.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wakefield
Computer Futures
Rate: £12 - £14 per hour + DOE
Posted: 17 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £9.00 - £11.00 per hour
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £13.68 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 26 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £270 - £300 per day + DOE
Posted: 26 days ago