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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 46 35 45
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 86 104 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.18% 5.01% 3.54%
As % of the System Software category 38.91% 50.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 52 27
Median daily rate £303 £275 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +27.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £116 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 17
Median hourly rate £12.30 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.30 £8.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £21.50 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
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
221 208 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.74% 10.02% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 127 57
Median daily rate £400 £300 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £200 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 17
Median hourly rate £12.05 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.92% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £30.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +6.82%

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 28 May 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
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 28 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 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 -14 61 £350 +16.66% 22
Bradford +4 3 £1,000 +263.63% 2
Wakefield -4 2 £110 -2.22% 1
Dewsbury +2 1 - -
Halifax -2 1 - -
Keighley - 1 - -
Pudsey - 1 £200 -
Castleford - 1 - -
Active Directory
Yorkshire

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 135 (79.88%) Windows
2 77 (45.56%) Microsoft
3 70 (41.42%) Windows Server
4 57 (33.73%) VMware
5 42 (24.85%) Windows 7
6 39 (23.08%) Finance
6 39 (23.08%) MS Exchange
7 35 (20.71%) ITIL
7 35 (20.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (20.12%) MS Office
9 26 (15.38%) Windows XP
9 26 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 25 (14.79%) Office 365
11 23 (13.61%) MS Excel
12 19 (11.24%) SCCM
13 18 (10.65%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (10.65%) Blackberry
13 18 (10.65%) SQL Server
14 17 (10.06%) ITSM
14 17 (10.06%) Hyper-V
15 16 (9.47%) DNS
16 15 (8.88%) Windows Server 2003
16 15 (8.88%) Microsoft Azure
17 14 (8.28%) Citrix
17 14 (8.28%) SQL
17 14 (8.28%) Windows 8
18 13 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
18 13 (7.69%) CRM
19 12 (7.10%) Microsoft Certification
19 12 (7.10%) Legal

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 39 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 13 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (5.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (3.55%) IIS
6 5 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.37%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.37%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.18%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.59%) Node.js
10 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (20.12%) MS Office
2 23 (13.61%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (7.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.18%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.18%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.59%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 25 (14.79%) Office 365
2 15 (8.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.73%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.18%) SaaS
5 1 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.59%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.59%) IaaS
5 1 (0.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.47%) DNS
2 11 (6.51%) Firewall
2 11 (6.51%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.92%) SAN
3 10 (5.92%) VPN
4 7 (4.14%) WAN
5 6 (3.55%) LAN
6 5 (2.96%) DHCP
6 5 (2.96%) Wireless
7 3 (1.78%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.18%) HSRP
8 2 (1.18%) Internet
8 2 (1.18%) Intranet
8 2 (1.18%) IPv4
8 2 (1.18%) OSPF
8 2 (1.18%) VLAN
8 2 (1.18%) VoIP
8 2 (1.18%) VRRP
8 2 (1.18%) WLAN
9 1 (0.59%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.65%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.18%) SAP HANA
3 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.59%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.59%) QlikView
4 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (1.18%) Bitbucket
1 2 (1.18%) JIRA
2 1 (0.59%) Bower
2 1 (0.59%) Grunt
2 1 (0.59%) gulp
2 1 (0.59%) MSI
General
1 39 (23.08%) Finance
2 12 (7.10%) Legal
3 9 (5.33%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.55%) Banking
5 3 (1.78%) Electronics
5 3 (1.78%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.78%) Marketing
6 2 (1.18%) Games
6 2 (1.18%) iGaming
7 1 (0.59%) Advertising
7 1 (0.59%) Law
7 1 (0.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (30.18%) Analyst
2 28 (16.57%) Service Analyst
2 28 (16.57%) Service Desk Analyst
3 22 (13.02%) 1st Line Support
4 21 (12.43%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 20 (11.83%) Support Engineer
6 19 (11.24%) 2nd Line Support
7 13 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 12 (7.10%) Consultant
9 10 (5.92%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 10 (5.92%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 10 (5.92%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (5.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (5.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 9 (5.33%) Support Analyst
11 8 (4.73%) Server Engineer
11 8 (4.73%) Service Desk Support
11 8 (4.73%) Service Desk Support Analyst
12 7 (4.14%) 1st Line Engineer
12 7 (4.14%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.78%) Web Services
2 1 (0.59%) .NET
2 1 (0.59%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.59%) Backbone.js
2 1 (0.59%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (0.59%) LESS
2 1 (0.59%) RESTful
2 1 (0.59%) Sass
2 1 (0.59%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.65%) Blackberry
2 8 (4.73%) Clustering
2 8 (4.73%) iPad
2 8 (4.73%) iPhone
3 7 (4.14%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.78%) Driving Licence
4 3 (1.78%) PKI
4 3 (1.78%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.18%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.18%) VLE
6 1 (0.59%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.59%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.59%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 135 (79.88%) Windows
2 70 (41.42%) Windows Server
3 42 (24.85%) Windows 7
4 35 (20.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (15.38%) Windows XP
6 18 (10.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (8.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (8.28%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.96%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.78%) Android
10 3 (1.78%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.18%) Linux
11 2 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.59%) AIX
12 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.59%) Solaris
12 1 (0.59%) Unix
12 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (20.71%) ITIL
2 17 (10.06%) ITSM
3 13 (7.69%) CRM
4 11 (6.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (5.33%) Migration
6 8 (4.73%) Problem Management
7 7 (4.14%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (4.14%) Change Control
8 6 (3.55%) Incident Management
9 5 (2.96%) Customer Engagement
9 5 (2.96%) Server Building
9 5 (2.96%) Service Management
10 4 (2.37%) Time Management
11 3 (1.78%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (1.78%) Data Entry
11 3 (1.78%) Data Migration
11 3 (1.78%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (1.78%) Load Balancing
11 3 (1.78%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (1.78%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.28%) SQL
2 9 (5.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.78%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.18%) C#
4 2 (1.18%) Java
5 1 (0.59%) PHP
5 1 (0.59%) Python
5 1 (0.59%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (7.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (4.14%) MCP
2 7 (4.14%) MCSE
3 6 (3.55%) MCSA
4 3 (1.78%) MCDST
4 3 (1.78%) MCITP
5 2 (1.18%) CCDP
5 2 (1.18%) CCIE
5 2 (1.18%) CCNP
5 2 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.59%) CITP
6 1 (0.59%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.51%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (10.06%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.55%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (2.96%) vSphere
4 5 (2.96%) XenDesktop
5 4 (2.37%) XenApp
6 2 (1.18%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.59%) vCloud
7 1 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (11.24%) SCCM
2 7 (4.14%) DameWare
3 5 (2.96%) SCOM
4 4 (2.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (2.37%) Opsview
5 2 (1.18%) ThinApp
6 1 (0.59%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.59%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.59%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.59%) SCSM
Vendors
1 77 (45.56%) Microsoft
2 57 (33.73%) VMware
3 14 (8.28%) Citrix
4 10 (5.92%) Cisco
5 8 (4.73%) Dell
6 6 (3.55%) HP
7 5 (2.96%) Remedy
7 5 (2.96%) SAP
8 4 (2.37%) Brocade
9 3 (1.78%) F5
9 3 (1.78%) Oracle
10 2 (1.18%) Atlassian
10 2 (1.18%) Avaya
10 2 (1.18%) Equitrac
10 2 (1.18%) IBM
10 2 (1.18%) Intel Security
10 2 (1.18%) Meraki
10 2 (1.18%) NetApp
10 2 (1.18%) Palo Alto
10 2 (1.18%) Riverbed
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