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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 32 38 52
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +14
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 78 84 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 5.39% 4.28% 3.25%
As % of the System Software category 46.99% 45.16% 52.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 46 27
Median daily rate £325 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £110 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £413 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.14% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 19
Median hourly rate £10.31 £10.20 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.02% -7.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.03 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £15.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%

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
166 186 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.47% 9.47% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 124 58
Median daily rate £410 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £120 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 19
Median hourly rate £10.31 £11.25 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.40% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £12.50 £15.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.00 £16.46
% change year-on-year
-0.43% -2.76%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +5 52 £315 +152.00% 17
Brighouse - 6 - -
Wakefield -5 3 - - 6
Bradford -3 2 £375 -11.76% 4
Huddersfield - 2 - - 1
Halifax +2 1 - -
Pudsey - 1 £425 -
Bingley - 1 £325 -
Active Directory
Yorkshire

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 111 (71.61%) Windows
2 94 (60.65%) Microsoft
3 48 (30.97%) Windows 7
4 44 (28.39%) ITIL
5 40 (25.81%) VMware
5 40 (25.81%) Windows Server
6 38 (24.52%) MS Office
7 29 (18.71%) Finance
8 27 (17.42%) VMware Infrastructure
9 25 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
10 24 (15.48%) SCCM
10 24 (15.48%) DNS
11 22 (14.19%) Windows Server 2012
12 21 (13.55%) MS Excel
12 21 (13.55%) MS Exchange
13 20 (12.90%) Office 365
14 18 (11.61%) HP
15 17 (10.97%) Problem Management
16 16 (10.32%) Dell
16 16 (10.32%) Citrix
16 16 (10.32%) Data Centre
17 15 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (9.68%) LAN
17 15 (9.68%) WAN
17 15 (9.68%) Legal
17 15 (9.68%) ITSM
17 15 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
18 14 (9.03%) SQL Server
18 14 (9.03%) Azure Active Directory
19 13 (8.39%) iPad

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 21 (13.55%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.52%) IIS
4 5 (3.23%) Apache Pig
4 5 (3.23%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.58%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.94%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.65%) Apache
7 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.65%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.65%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.65%) Moodle
7 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.65%) Site Server
Applications
1 38 (24.52%) MS Office
2 21 (13.55%) MS Excel
3 8 (5.16%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.58%) SystmOne
2 2 (1.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.65%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 25 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (12.90%) Office 365
3 14 (9.03%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (5.16%) IaaS
5 7 (4.52%) PaaS
5 7 (4.52%) SaaS
6 5 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.48%) DNS
2 15 (9.68%) LAN
2 15 (9.68%) WAN
3 13 (8.39%) DHCP
4 11 (7.10%) Firewall
5 9 (5.81%) SAN
5 9 (5.81%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (3.23%) Kerberos
6 5 (3.23%) Network Security
7 4 (2.58%) SSL
7 4 (2.58%) VPN
7 4 (2.58%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.94%) Internet
8 3 (1.94%) MPLS
9 2 (1.29%) BGP
9 2 (1.29%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.29%) VLAN
9 2 (1.29%) Wireless
10 1 (0.65%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.23%) Apache Hive
2 5 (3.23%) Big Data
2 5 (3.23%) Hadoop
2 5 (3.23%) HBase
2 5 (3.23%) MySQL
2 5 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (2.58%) JIRA
2 3 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (1.94%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.65%) Ant
3 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.65%) Hudson
3 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.65%) Maven
3 1 (0.65%) MSI
3 1 (0.65%) Subversion
General
1 29 (18.71%) Finance
2 15 (9.68%) Legal
3 3 (1.94%) Advertising
3 3 (1.94%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.29%) Banking
4 2 (1.29%) Electronics
4 2 (1.29%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.29%) Marketing
5 1 (0.65%) French Language
5 1 (0.65%) German Language
5 1 (0.65%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.65%) Law
5 1 (0.65%) Retail
5 1 (0.65%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 47 (30.32%) Analyst
2 28 (18.06%) Service Analyst
2 28 (18.06%) Service Desk Analyst
3 20 (12.90%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 14 (9.03%) 1st Line Support
4 14 (9.03%) Architect
4 14 (9.03%) Support Analyst
5 12 (7.74%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (7.74%) Consultant
5 12 (7.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (7.10%) Azure Architect
6 11 (7.10%) IT Analyst
6 11 (7.10%) IT Support
7 10 (6.45%) Support Engineer
8 9 (5.81%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 9 (5.81%) Service Desk Support
9 8 (5.16%) Service Desk Support Analyst
10 7 (4.52%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 7 (4.52%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 7 (4.52%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.58%) Web Services
2 1 (0.65%) .NET
2 1 (0.65%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (0.65%) J2EE
2 1 (0.65%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.32%) Data Centre
2 13 (8.39%) Blackberry
2 13 (8.39%) iPad
2 13 (8.39%) iPhone
3 7 (4.52%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.58%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.58%) NHS
5 3 (1.94%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.29%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.29%) EMC VNXe
7 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.65%) PKI
7 1 (0.65%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.65%) Replication
7 1 (0.65%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.65%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.65%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 111 (71.61%) Windows
2 48 (30.97%) Windows 7
3 40 (25.81%) Windows Server
4 22 (14.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (8.39%) Linux
6 13 (8.39%) Windows XP
7 12 (7.74%) Windows 10
8 10 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.58%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.29%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.29%) Unix
10 2 (1.29%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.65%) Android
11 1 (0.65%) SUSE
11 1 (0.65%) VMS
11 1 (0.65%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (28.39%) ITIL
2 17 (10.97%) Problem Management
3 15 (9.68%) ITSM
4 13 (8.39%) Migration
5 8 (5.16%) Change Control
5 8 (5.16%) DevOps
5 8 (5.16%) Translating Business Requirements
6 7 (4.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (4.52%) Identity Management
6 7 (4.52%) Incident Management
7 6 (3.87%) Asset Management
7 6 (3.87%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (3.87%) Service Management
8 5 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (3.23%) MapReduce
8 5 (3.23%) Project Management
8 5 (3.23%) Software Deployment
8 5 (3.23%) Time Management
9 4 (2.58%) Data Protection
9 4 (2.58%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.39%) SQL
2 10 (6.45%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.52%) Python
4 6 (3.87%) Java
5 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.65%) PHP
5 1 (0.65%) Ruby
5 1 (0.65%) VB
5 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (5.16%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (3.23%) CCDA
3 5 (3.23%) CCIE
3 5 (3.23%) CCNA
3 5 (3.23%) CCNP
3 5 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.23%) Degree
4 4 (2.58%) DBS Check
4 4 (2.58%) MCSE
4 4 (2.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.29%) CCA
5 2 (1.29%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (1.29%) MCITP
5 2 (1.29%) MCP
6 1 (0.65%) MCDST
6 1 (0.65%) MCTS
6 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.58%) PCI DSS
1 4 (2.58%) SLA
2 2 (1.29%) QA
System Software
1 27 (17.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.45%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.87%) vSphere
4 5 (3.23%) HDFS
4 5 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.94%) Docker
5 3 (1.94%) Terminal Server
5 3 (1.94%) vCloud
5 3 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.94%) VMware Server
6 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.29%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.29%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.29%) VMware GSX
6 2 (1.29%) XenApp
7 1 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.65%) NFS
7 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (15.48%) SCCM
2 10 (6.45%) Puppet
2 10 (6.45%) SCOM
3 7 (4.52%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (3.87%) Ansible
4 6 (3.87%) Nagios
5 5 (3.23%) Hadoop YARN
6 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (1.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (1.29%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.29%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.29%) SCDPM
8 2 (1.29%) vRealize
9 1 (0.65%) PowerCLI
9 1 (0.65%) RANCID
9 1 (0.65%) Salt
9 1 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 94 (60.65%) Microsoft
2 40 (25.81%) VMware
3 18 (11.61%) HP
4 16 (10.32%) Citrix
4 16 (10.32%) Dell
5 12 (7.74%) Cisco
6 8 (5.16%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.23%) SaltStack
7 5 (3.23%) Veeam
8 4 (2.58%) Brocade
8 4 (2.58%) EMC
8 4 (2.58%) Hortonworks
8 4 (2.58%) Sophos
9 3 (1.94%) Apple
9 3 (1.94%) Atlassian
9 3 (1.94%) Symantec
10 2 (1.29%) Lotus
10 2 (1.29%) Oracle
10 2 (1.29%) SAP
11 1 (0.65%) Avaya
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