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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 33 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 70 90 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.80% 4.66% 4.07%
As % of the System Software category 44.30% 51.43% 57.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 48 39
Median daily rate £315 £158 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+99.68% -42.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £110 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £397 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 10
Median hourly rate £10.31 £10.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.06 £9.07 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.60 £16.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.48 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.46% +3.44%

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
158 175 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.84% 9.06% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 113 69
Median daily rate £375 £375 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £120 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 12
Median hourly rate £10.31 £13.55 £14.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.94% -7.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.08 £9.15 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £45.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -7 53 £305 +154.16% 20
Huddersfield - 3 - - 1
Wakefield -3 2 £325 -7.14% 2
Brighouse - 2 - -
Bradford +15 1 £375 -18.91% 11
Pudsey - 1 £425 -
Batley - 1 - -
Active Directory
Yorkshire

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 126 (75.45%) Windows
2 95 (56.89%) Microsoft
3 54 (32.34%) ITIL
4 53 (31.74%) VMware
5 52 (31.14%) Windows Server
6 46 (27.54%) Windows 7
7 42 (25.15%) MS Office
8 37 (22.16%) VMware Infrastructure
9 35 (20.96%) DNS
10 34 (20.36%) Finance
11 29 (17.37%) SCCM
11 29 (17.37%) Microsoft Azure
11 29 (17.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 25 (14.97%) MS Exchange
13 23 (13.77%) MS Excel
13 23 (13.77%) SQL Server
14 22 (13.17%) Migration
14 22 (13.17%) Problem Management
15 19 (11.38%) ITSM
15 19 (11.38%) Cisco
15 19 (11.38%) LAN
15 19 (11.38%) Citrix
15 19 (11.38%) Office 365
15 19 (11.38%) Windows Server 2008
16 18 (10.78%) WAN
16 18 (10.78%) Windows XP
16 18 (10.78%) SQL
16 18 (10.78%) Blackberry
16 18 (10.78%) Firewall
16 18 (10.78%) 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 25 (14.97%) MS Exchange
2 16 (9.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (6.59%) IIS
4 7 (4.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (2.99%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.99%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.80%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.80%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.80%) SAS
7 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.20%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.60%) Apache
8 1 (0.60%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.60%) Moodle
8 1 (0.60%) Site Server
Applications
1 42 (25.15%) MS Office
2 23 (13.77%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.40%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.20%) SystmOne
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.60%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 29 (17.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (11.38%) Office 365
3 11 (6.59%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (5.99%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (4.19%) IaaS
5 7 (4.19%) PaaS
5 7 (4.19%) SaaS
6 1 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 35 (20.96%) DNS
2 19 (11.38%) LAN
3 18 (10.78%) Firewall
3 18 (10.78%) WAN
4 17 (10.18%) DHCP
5 12 (7.19%) VPN
6 11 (6.59%) SAN
7 10 (5.99%) TCP/IP
8 8 (4.79%) MPLS
9 7 (4.19%) Internet
9 7 (4.19%) SSL
10 6 (3.59%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (3.59%) Network Security
11 5 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (2.40%) IP Telephony
12 4 (2.40%) iSCSI
13 3 (1.80%) BGP
13 3 (1.80%) DSL
13 3 (1.80%) SSH
13 3 (1.80%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.80%) Apache Hive
3 3 (1.80%) Big Data
3 3 (1.80%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.80%) HBase
3 3 (1.80%) MySQL
3 3 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (2.40%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (1.80%) Bitbucket
2 3 (1.80%) JIRA
3 2 (1.20%) MSI
General
1 34 (20.36%) Finance
2 18 (10.78%) Legal
3 4 (2.40%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.80%) Banking
4 3 (1.80%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.20%) Advertising
5 2 (1.20%) Electronics
5 2 (1.20%) Marketing
6 1 (0.60%) French Language
6 1 (0.60%) German Language
6 1 (0.60%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.60%) Law
6 1 (0.60%) Publishing
6 1 (0.60%) Retail
6 1 (0.60%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 49 (29.34%) Analyst
2 33 (19.76%) Service Analyst
3 32 (19.16%) Service Desk Analyst
4 23 (13.77%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 18 (10.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (8.38%) 1st Line Support
6 14 (8.38%) Support Analyst
7 13 (7.78%) 2nd Line Support
7 13 (7.78%) Consultant
7 13 (7.78%) Support Engineer
8 11 (6.59%) Architect
8 11 (6.59%) Desktop Support
8 11 (6.59%) IT Support
9 10 (5.99%) Network Engineer
10 9 (5.39%) Azure Architect
10 9 (5.39%) Service Desk Support
10 9 (5.39%) Service Desk Support Analyst
11 8 (4.79%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
11 8 (4.79%) IT Analyst
12 7 (4.19%) Active Directory Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.99%) .NET
2 4 (2.40%) Web Services
3 1 (0.60%) ELK Stack
3 1 (0.60%) J2EE
3 1 (0.60%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.78%) Blackberry
2 17 (10.18%) Data Centre
2 17 (10.18%) iPhone
3 16 (9.58%) iPad
4 7 (4.19%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (2.99%) Replication
6 4 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.40%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.40%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Licensing
7 3 (1.80%) NHS
7 3 (1.80%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.20%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.20%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.20%) PKI
8 2 (1.20%) VCE vBlock
9 1 (0.60%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.60%) iSeries
9 1 (0.60%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 126 (75.45%) Windows
2 52 (31.14%) Windows Server
3 46 (27.54%) Windows 7
4 29 (17.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (11.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (10.78%) Windows XP
7 15 (8.98%) Linux
8 13 (7.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (7.19%) Windows 10
10 7 (4.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (2.99%) Unix
12 3 (1.80%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.20%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.20%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.60%) Android
14 1 (0.60%) SUSE
14 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.60%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (32.34%) ITIL
2 22 (13.17%) Migration
2 22 (13.17%) Problem Management
3 19 (11.38%) ITSM
4 9 (5.39%) DevOps
5 8 (4.79%) Service Management
6 7 (4.19%) Change Control
6 7 (4.19%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (4.19%) Identity Management
6 7 (4.19%) Translating Business Requirements
7 6 (3.59%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (3.59%) ERP
7 6 (3.59%) Incident Management
7 6 (3.59%) Time Management
8 5 (2.99%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (2.99%) Configuration Management
8 5 (2.99%) Project Management
8 5 (2.99%) Server Building
9 4 (2.40%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (2.40%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.78%) SQL
2 17 (10.18%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.59%) Java
4 4 (2.40%) Python
5 3 (1.80%) PHP
6 2 (1.20%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.20%) VB
6 2 (1.20%) VBScript
7 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.60%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (8.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (5.39%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (4.79%) CCNA
3 8 (4.79%) CCNP
3 8 (4.79%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (3.59%) CCDA
5 5 (2.99%) CCIE
5 5 (2.99%) MCSE
6 4 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.80%) DBS Check
7 3 (1.80%) Degree
8 2 (1.20%) CCA
8 2 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.60%) CCDP
9 1 (0.60%) MCDST
9 1 (0.60%) MCITP
9 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.80%) PCI DSS
1 3 (1.80%) QA
2 2 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (22.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (7.19%) Hyper-V
3 10 (5.99%) vSphere
4 9 (5.39%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.99%) XenApp
6 4 (2.40%) Terminal Server
7 3 (1.80%) HDFS
7 3 (1.80%) vCloud
7 3 (1.80%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (1.80%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.80%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.20%) Docker
8 2 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.20%) VMware GSX
9 1 (0.60%) NFS
9 1 (0.60%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.60%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 29 (17.37%) SCCM
2 12 (7.19%) SCOM
3 11 (6.59%) Puppet
4 8 (4.79%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (4.19%) Ansible
6 4 (2.40%) Nagios
7 3 (1.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (1.80%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (1.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (1.80%) NetBackup
7 3 (1.80%) vMotion
7 3 (1.80%) vRealize
7 3 (1.80%) WSUS
8 2 (1.20%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.60%) Opsview
9 1 (0.60%) PowerCLI
9 1 (0.60%) Salt
9 1 (0.60%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 95 (56.89%) Microsoft
2 53 (31.74%) VMware
3 19 (11.38%) Cisco
3 19 (11.38%) Citrix
4 17 (10.18%) Dell
5 15 (8.98%) HP
6 6 (3.59%) Brocade
6 6 (3.59%) Red Hat
6 6 (3.59%) Symantec
7 4 (2.40%) EMC
7 4 (2.40%) Oracle
7 4 (2.40%) SonicWALL
7 4 (2.40%) Veeam
8 3 (1.80%) Apple
8 3 (1.80%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.80%) Avaya
8 3 (1.80%) NetApp
8 3 (1.80%) NETGEAR
8 3 (1.80%) SaltStack
8 3 (1.80%) Sophos
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