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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 39 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 96 129 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.75% 5.69% 5.97%
As % of the System Software category 45.71% 49.43% 76.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 56 38
Median daily rate £345 £325 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £119 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £400 £332
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £282
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 28 24
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -10.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £9.15 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £20.00 £23.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
210 261 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.40% 11.51% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 129 62
Median daily rate £400 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.20% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £188 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.67% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 31 24
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.92 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.06% -4.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £9.34 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £24.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +1 86 £350 +16.66% 25
Bradford -10 5 £370 -2.63% 9
Wakefield -2 3 £224 - 3
Pudsey - 2 £200 -
Active Directory
Yorkshire

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 147 (80.77%) Windows
2 88 (48.35%) Microsoft
3 75 (41.21%) Windows Server
4 68 (37.36%) VMware
5 53 (29.12%) ITIL
6 43 (23.63%) Windows 7
6 43 (23.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 42 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 39 (21.43%) MS Office
9 38 (20.88%) SQL Server
10 36 (19.78%) Finance
11 34 (18.68%) SCCM
11 34 (18.68%) PowerShell
11 34 (18.68%) Office 365
12 33 (18.13%) Microsoft Azure
13 32 (17.58%) DNS
14 29 (15.93%) SQL
15 28 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
16 27 (14.84%) MS Exchange
17 25 (13.74%) Migration
18 24 (13.19%) Windows XP
19 23 (12.64%) ITSM
19 23 (12.64%) Blackberry
20 22 (12.09%) Cisco
20 22 (12.09%) Problem Management
21 21 (11.54%) VPN
22 20 (10.99%) Windows Server 2003
22 20 (10.99%) Legal
22 20 (10.99%) Firewall
23 19 (10.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

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 27 (14.84%) MS Exchange
2 19 (10.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 14 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 12 (6.59%) IIS
5 10 (5.49%) Skype for Business
6 9 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (3.30%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (2.75%) SAS
9 5 (2.75%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.55%) Apache
10 1 (0.55%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 39 (21.43%) MS Office
2 19 (10.44%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.30%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (6.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 34 (18.68%) Office 365
2 33 (18.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.10%) SaaS
6 1 (0.55%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.55%) IaaS
6 1 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (17.58%) DNS
2 21 (11.54%) VPN
3 20 (10.99%) Firewall
4 13 (7.14%) DHCP
4 13 (7.14%) WAN
5 12 (6.59%) LAN
5 12 (6.59%) MPLS
6 9 (4.95%) Internet
6 9 (4.95%) SAN
6 9 (4.95%) TCP/IP
7 6 (3.30%) Kerberos
7 6 (3.30%) VLAN
7 6 (3.30%) VoIP
8 5 (2.75%) BGP
8 5 (2.75%) DSL
8 5 (2.75%) iSCSI
8 5 (2.75%) Network Security
8 5 (2.75%) Structured Cabling
8 5 (2.75%) VRRP
8 5 (2.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (20.88%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.75%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (2.20%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.55%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (5.49%) Visual Studio
2 9 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (2.20%) Bitbucket
3 4 (2.20%) JIRA
4 2 (1.10%) MSI
General
1 36 (19.78%) Finance
2 20 (10.99%) Legal
3 8 (4.40%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.20%) Banking
5 3 (1.65%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.65%) Marketing
6 2 (1.10%) Electronics
6 2 (1.10%) iGaming
6 2 (1.10%) Publishing
7 1 (0.55%) Advertising
7 1 (0.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (23.08%) Analyst
2 28 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (15.38%) Service Analyst
3 26 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 17 (9.34%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 16 (8.79%) Support Engineer
6 15 (8.24%) Windows Engineer
7 14 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
8 13 (7.14%) Server Engineer
9 12 (6.59%) Consultant
10 11 (6.04%) Azure Engineer
11 10 (5.49%) 1st Line Support
11 10 (5.49%) Desktop Support
12 9 (4.95%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 9 (4.95%) Active Directory Engineer
12 9 (4.95%) Administrator
12 9 (4.95%) Network Engineer
12 9 (4.95%) Windows Server Engineer
13 8 (4.40%) Active Directory Support
13 8 (4.40%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.95%) .NET
2 2 (1.10%) Web Services
3 1 (0.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.64%) Blackberry
2 17 (9.34%) iPad
2 17 (9.34%) iPhone
3 9 (4.95%) Clustering
4 8 (4.40%) Public Cloud
4 8 (4.40%) Replication
5 6 (3.30%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.75%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (2.75%) Microsoft Licensing
7 3 (1.65%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.10%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.10%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.10%) SCADA
8 2 (1.10%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.55%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.55%) PKI
9 1 (0.55%) RSA SecurID
9 1 (0.55%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 147 (80.77%) Windows
2 75 (41.21%) Windows Server
3 43 (23.63%) Windows 7
3 43 (23.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (13.19%) Windows XP
6 20 (10.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (6.04%) Linux
8 9 (4.95%) Windows 10
9 7 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (3.85%) Unix
10 6 (3.30%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.65%) Android
11 3 (1.65%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.10%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.55%) CentOS
13 1 (0.55%) Solaris
13 1 (0.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (29.12%) ITIL
2 25 (13.74%) Migration
3 23 (12.64%) ITSM
4 22 (12.09%) Problem Management
5 16 (8.79%) Service Management
6 14 (7.69%) CRM
7 11 (6.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (6.04%) TDD
8 10 (5.49%) Load Balancing
9 9 (4.95%) Configuration Management
9 9 (4.95%) Programme Management
9 9 (4.95%) Resource Management
10 8 (4.40%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (4.40%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (4.40%) Release Management
11 7 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (3.85%) Technical Analysis
12 6 (3.30%) Time Management
13 5 (2.75%) Data Migration
13 5 (2.75%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 34 (18.68%) PowerShell
2 29 (15.93%) SQL
3 3 (1.65%) Bash Shell
3 3 (1.65%) Java
3 3 (1.65%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.65%) Perl
3 3 (1.65%) PHP
4 1 (0.55%) C
4 1 (0.55%) VB
4 1 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (6.04%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (5.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (4.95%) CCNA
4 7 (3.85%) CCNP
5 5 (2.75%) CCDA
6 4 (2.20%) CCIE
6 4 (2.20%) MCP
6 4 (2.20%) MCSE
7 2 (1.10%) MCDST
7 2 (1.10%) MCSA
8 1 (0.55%) CCDP
8 1 (0.55%) CITP
8 1 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.55%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.85%) SLA
2 2 (1.10%) QA
3 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.55%) ISO22301
System Software
1 42 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 10 (5.49%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (4.95%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (3.85%) XenApp
6 6 (3.30%) VMware Server
6 6 (3.30%) vSphere
7 2 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.10%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.55%) Squid
8 1 (0.55%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.55%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.55%) vCloud
8 1 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.55%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 34 (18.68%) SCCM
2 17 (9.34%) SCOM
3 11 (6.04%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (6.04%) Puppet
4 10 (5.49%) Ansible
5 5 (2.75%) vMotion
6 3 (1.65%) Opsview
7 2 (1.10%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.10%) DameWare
7 2 (1.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.10%) ThinApp
7 2 (1.10%) WSUS
8 1 (0.55%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.55%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.55%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.55%) vRealize
8 1 (0.55%) WMI
Vendors
1 88 (48.35%) Microsoft
2 68 (37.36%) VMware
3 22 (12.09%) Cisco
4 14 (7.69%) Citrix
5 13 (7.14%) Dell
6 9 (4.95%) HP
7 8 (4.40%) Brocade
8 7 (3.85%) Oracle
8 7 (3.85%) Symantec
9 6 (3.30%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.75%) NETGEAR
10 5 (2.75%) SonicWALL
11 4 (2.20%) Atlassian
12 3 (1.65%) F5
12 3 (1.65%) Riverbed
13 2 (1.10%) Fortinet
13 2 (1.10%) Intel Security
13 2 (1.10%) Palo Alto
13 2 (1.10%) ScanSafe
13 2 (1.10%) Verint
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