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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 45 49 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 61 49 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.62% 3.23% 5.24%
As % of the System Software category 57.55% 48.04% 71.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 15
Average daily rate
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£275 £215 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% +95.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £120 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £349 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £270
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 25
Average hourly rate £10.50 £10.75 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% -2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £8.50 £7.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £15.40 £19.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -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
106 102 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 6.29% 6.71% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 37 32
Average daily rate £288 £295 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.54% +9.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £165 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £416 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 27
Average hourly rate £10.50 £11.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £8.50 £7.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £15.85 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%

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 30 January 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
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 30 January 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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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 -3 38 £214 +22.14% 34
Bradford -2 10 £400 +1.26% 10
Wakefield +3 3 £275 - 5
Halifax +1 3 £275 - 2
Heckmondwike - - - -
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Castleford - - - -
Wetherby - - - - 1
Pontefract - - - -
Active Directory
Yorkshire

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 135 (78.95%) Windows
2 95 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 72 (42.11%) VMware
4 62 (36.26%) MS Exchange
5 48 (28.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 48 (28.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (21.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 36 (21.05%) MS Excel
8 35 (20.47%) Exchange Server 2010
9 33 (19.30%) MS Office
9 33 (19.30%) Windows 7
10 29 (16.96%) vSphere
11 28 (16.37%) SQL Server
11 28 (16.37%) Windows XP
11 28 (16.37%) SAN
12 26 (15.20%) VMware ESX
12 26 (15.20%) Exchange Server 2013
13 25 (14.62%) ITIL
14 24 (14.04%) DNS
14 24 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
15 22 (12.87%) Symantec
15 22 (12.87%) SCCM
16 21 (12.28%) DHCP
17 20 (11.70%) LAN
18 19 (11.11%) IIS
18 19 (11.11%) NetApp
19 17 (9.94%) Citrix
19 17 (9.94%) SCOM
19 17 (9.94%) SQL Server 2008
20 16 (9.36%) IBM

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 62 (36.26%) MS Exchange
2 35 (20.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (15.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (11.11%) IIS
5 13 (7.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 11 (6.43%) Lotus Domino
7 10 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (4.68%) Lync
9 6 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (2.92%) SharePoint
11 3 (1.75%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 36 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 33 (19.30%) MS Office
3 2 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.75%) Office 365
2 2 (1.17%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 28 (16.37%) SAN
2 24 (14.04%) DNS
3 21 (12.28%) DHCP
4 20 (11.70%) LAN
5 16 (9.36%) VPN
6 15 (8.77%) TCP/IP
7 14 (8.19%) NAS
7 14 (8.19%) WAN
8 12 (7.02%) Firewall
9 11 (6.43%) Internet
10 7 (4.09%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (4.09%) iSCSI
10 7 (4.09%) HTTPS
10 7 (4.09%) SMTP
10 7 (4.09%) Ethernet
10 7 (4.09%) FTP
11 6 (3.51%) DMZ
11 6 (3.51%) RTSP
12 5 (2.92%) SSL
12 5 (2.92%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.37%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (8.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (8.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.75%) FileMaker
5 3 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.51%) MSI
General
1 11 (6.43%) Finance
2 5 (2.92%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.34%) Banking
4 3 (1.75%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.17%) Advertising
5 2 (1.17%) Legal
6 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.58%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (15.79%) Analyst
2 22 (12.87%) Support Engineer
3 13 (7.60%) Service Analyst
3 13 (7.60%) Administrator
3 13 (7.60%) Service Desk Analyst
4 12 (7.02%) Exchange Engineer
4 12 (7.02%) Consultant
5 11 (6.43%) Systems Engineer
5 11 (6.43%) 1st Line Support
5 11 (6.43%) Desktop Engineer
6 10 (5.85%) Support Analyst
6 10 (5.85%) Desktop Support
7 9 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (4.68%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (4.68%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 8 (4.68%) Exchange Administrator
9 7 (4.09%) Server Engineer
9 7 (4.09%) IT Support
9 7 (4.09%) Windows Engineer
9 7 (4.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.51%) .NET
2 3 (1.75%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.75%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.58%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.58%) Middleware
3 1 (0.58%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.68%) NHS
2 7 (4.09%) Blackberry
3 6 (3.51%) PDA
4 5 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.34%) iPhone
6 3 (1.75%) Clustering
6 3 (1.75%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.75%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.17%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.17%) PKI
8 1 (0.58%) iPad
8 1 (0.58%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.58%) CMDB
8 1 (0.58%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.58%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 135 (78.95%) Windows
2 48 (28.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (21.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 33 (19.30%) Windows 7
5 28 (16.37%) Windows XP
6 24 (14.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (4.68%) Windows 8
8 7 (4.09%) Windows Phone
9 6 (3.51%) Linux
10 5 (2.92%) Apple iOS
10 5 (2.92%) Android
11 4 (2.34%) VMS
12 3 (1.75%) CentOS
13 2 (1.17%) UNIX
13 2 (1.17%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.58%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (14.62%) ITIL
2 15 (8.77%) Migration
3 10 (5.85%) Project Management
4 8 (4.68%) Service Management
5 6 (3.51%) PRINCE2
5 6 (3.51%) Configuration Management
5 6 (3.51%) PRINCE
5 6 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (2.92%) Incident Management
6 5 (2.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (2.92%) Service Delivery
6 5 (2.92%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (2.92%) Software Deployment
6 5 (2.92%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (2.34%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (2.34%) Supplier Management
8 3 (1.75%) Statistical Analysis
8 3 (1.75%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (1.75%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (1.75%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.26%) SQL
2 5 (2.92%) T-SQL
3 3 (1.75%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.75%) VBA
4 1 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (4.68%) MCSE
3 6 (3.51%) MCSA
4 5 (2.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (2.92%) Degree
5 4 (2.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (2.34%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.75%) MCP
6 3 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.17%) VCP5
7 2 (1.17%) VCAP
7 2 (1.17%) CCNP
7 2 (1.17%) CCNA
7 2 (1.17%) CCDA
7 2 (1.17%) CCDP
7 2 (1.17%) CISSP
7 2 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.17%) HND
7 2 (1.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.02%) SLA
2 3 (1.75%) HIPAA
2 3 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 48 (28.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (16.96%) vSphere
3 26 (15.20%) VMware ESX
4 6 (3.51%) XenDesktop
4 6 (3.51%) XenApp
5 3 (1.75%) UAG
5 3 (1.75%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.17%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.17%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.17%) XenServer
6 2 (1.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 22 (12.87%) SCCM
2 17 (9.94%) SCOM
3 13 (7.60%) NetBackup
4 4 (2.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (2.34%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.75%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.58%) WSUS
6 1 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 95 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 72 (42.11%) VMware
3 22 (12.87%) Symantec
4 19 (11.11%) NetApp
5 17 (9.94%) Citrix
6 16 (9.36%) IBM
7 13 (7.60%) Cisco
7 13 (7.60%) HP
8 12 (7.02%) EMC
9 11 (6.43%) Lotus
10 9 (5.26%) Remedy
11 7 (4.09%) Dell
12 6 (3.51%) Oracle
13 4 (2.34%) Postini
13 4 (2.34%) Google
14 3 (1.75%) Imperva
15 2 (1.17%) Novell
15 2 (1.17%) Sun
15 2 (1.17%) CheckPoint
15 2 (1.17%) Apple
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