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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 36 47 49
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 90 62 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.46% 3.59% 3.33%
As % of the System Software category 49.45% 57.94% 46.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 33 14
Average daily rate £223 £275 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.09% +34.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £113 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 14
Average hourly rate £10.50 £10.50 £10.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.25 £15.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
182 107 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 9.03% 6.19% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 61 39
Average daily rate £395 £294 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.46% -0.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £215 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £422 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 15
Average hourly rate £12.00 £10.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £13.25 £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 61 £120 -43.85% 25
Bradford +4 10 £463 +15.62% 7
Wakefield +2 6 £350 +27.27% 6
Halifax +3 2 £308 +11.81% 1
Active Directory
Yorkshire

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 186 (78.81%) Windows
2 121 (51.27%) Microsoft
3 98 (41.53%) VMware
4 84 (35.59%) Windows 7
5 76 (32.20%) Windows Server
6 56 (23.73%) VMware Infrastructure
7 55 (23.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 49 (20.76%) ITIL
9 48 (20.34%) MS Office
10 46 (19.49%) MS Exchange
11 43 (18.22%) MS Excel
12 41 (17.37%) Finance
12 41 (17.37%) Windows Server 2012
13 36 (15.25%) Windows Server 2008
13 36 (15.25%) Migration
14 27 (11.44%) SQL
14 27 (11.44%) DNS
15 26 (11.02%) IIS
16 25 (10.59%) Windows Server 2003
17 24 (10.17%) TCP/IP
17 24 (10.17%) Windows XP
18 22 (9.32%) Windows 8
18 22 (9.32%) Service Management
19 21 (8.90%) Citrix
20 20 (8.47%) MCSE
20 20 (8.47%) PowerShell
21 19 (8.05%) Telecoms
21 19 (8.05%) MCSA
22 18 (7.63%) Office 365
23 17 (7.20%) Cisco

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 46 (19.49%) MS Exchange
2 26 (11.02%) IIS
3 11 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (2.12%) Lync
5 5 (2.12%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.27%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.42%) Node.js
8 1 (0.42%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 48 (20.34%) MS Office
2 43 (18.22%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.42%) MS Project
4 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.42%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.42%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.63%) Office 365
2 12 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.27%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 27 (11.44%) DNS
2 24 (10.17%) TCP/IP
3 17 (7.20%) DHCP
3 17 (7.20%) LAN
3 17 (7.20%) WAN
4 15 (6.36%) SAN
5 12 (5.08%) Firewall
6 10 (4.24%) VPN
7 7 (2.97%) Internet
7 7 (2.97%) Wireless
8 5 (2.12%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (2.12%) VoIP
9 4 (1.69%) Intranet
9 4 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (1.69%) SSL
10 3 (1.27%) HSRP
10 3 (1.27%) IPv4
10 3 (1.27%) OSPF
10 3 (1.27%) VRRP
10 3 (1.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.42%) MySQL
4 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.42%) QlikView
4 1 (0.42%) SAP HANA
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Bower
1 1 (0.42%) Grunt
1 1 (0.42%) gulp
1 1 (0.42%) MSI
General
1 41 (17.37%) Finance
2 19 (8.05%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.93%) Legal
4 6 (2.54%) Banking
4 6 (2.54%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.12%) Electronics
5 5 (2.12%) Marketing
6 3 (1.27%) Law
7 2 (0.85%) Back Office
7 2 (0.85%) Games
8 1 (0.42%) Advertising
8 1 (0.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (28.81%) Analyst
2 47 (19.92%) Service Analyst
3 46 (19.49%) Service Desk Analyst
4 35 (14.83%) 1st Line Support
5 34 (14.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 24 (10.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 24 (10.17%) Service Desk Support
7 21 (8.90%) Support Analyst
8 19 (8.05%) Support Engineer
9 18 (7.63%) Service Desk Support Analyst
10 16 (6.78%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 15 (6.36%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
11 15 (6.36%) Consultant
11 15 (6.36%) IT Engineer
12 12 (5.08%) Windows Engineer
13 11 (4.66%) 1st Line Support Analyst
13 11 (4.66%) 3rd Line Support
14 9 (3.81%) Migration Engineer
14 9 (3.81%) Technical Support
14 9 (3.81%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.69%) Middleware
1 4 (1.69%) Web Services
2 1 (0.42%) .NET
2 1 (0.42%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.42%) Backbone.js
2 1 (0.42%) CSS
2 1 (0.42%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (0.42%) LESS
2 1 (0.42%) RESTful
2 1 (0.42%) Sass
2 1 (0.42%) SignalR
2 1 (0.42%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.36%) Blackberry
1 15 (6.36%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.81%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (3.39%) Client/Server
4 8 (3.39%) NHS
5 7 (2.97%) Clustering
5 7 (2.97%) Driving Licence
6 6 (2.54%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.69%) PKI
7 4 (1.69%) Replication
8 3 (1.27%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.27%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.85%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.42%) FMCG
10 1 (0.42%) iPad
10 1 (0.42%) iPhone
10 1 (0.42%) Life Science
10 1 (0.42%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.42%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 186 (78.81%) Windows
2 84 (35.59%) Windows 7
3 76 (32.20%) Windows Server
4 41 (17.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (15.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (10.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (10.17%) Windows XP
8 22 (9.32%) Windows 8
9 11 (4.66%) Linux
10 10 (4.24%) Windows Vista
11 6 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.69%) Unix
13 3 (1.27%) Android
13 3 (1.27%) SUSE
14 2 (0.85%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.42%) AIX
15 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (20.76%) ITIL
2 36 (15.25%) Migration
3 22 (9.32%) Service Management
4 12 (5.08%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (3.81%) Change Management
5 9 (3.81%) Problem Management
6 8 (3.39%) Information Security
7 7 (2.97%) Change Control
8 6 (2.54%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (2.54%) Incident Management
8 6 (2.54%) ITSM
8 6 (2.54%) Project Management
8 6 (2.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (2.12%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (2.12%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (2.12%) PRINCE2
9 5 (2.12%) Programme Management
10 4 (1.69%) DevOps
10 4 (1.69%) Email Filtering
10 4 (1.69%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 27 (11.44%) SQL
2 20 (8.47%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.27%) Ruby
4 2 (0.85%) C
4 2 (0.85%) C#
4 2 (0.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.42%) Java
5 1 (0.42%) Perl
5 1 (0.42%) Python
5 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.42%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 55 (23.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (8.47%) MCSE
3 19 (8.05%) MCSA
4 12 (5.08%) MCITP
4 12 (5.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (4.66%) MCDST
5 11 (4.66%) MCP
6 8 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.54%) MOS
8 5 (2.12%) CCNA
8 5 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.12%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.69%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.27%) A+ Certification
10 3 (1.27%) CCDP
10 3 (1.27%) CCIE
10 3 (1.27%) CCNP
11 1 (0.42%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.36%) SLA
2 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 56 (23.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (5.93%) Hyper-V
3 10 (4.24%) VMware Server
3 10 (4.24%) vSphere
4 6 (2.54%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.27%) XenApp
7 2 (0.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.85%) Firmware
7 2 (0.85%) NFS
7 2 (0.85%) vCloud
7 2 (0.85%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.42%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 17 (7.20%) SCCM
2 8 (3.39%) SCOM
3 5 (2.12%) DameWare
4 3 (1.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.27%) Puppet
5 2 (0.85%) HP SIM
5 2 (0.85%) Opsview
6 1 (0.42%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.42%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.42%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.42%) ThinApp
6 1 (0.42%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 121 (51.27%) Microsoft
2 98 (41.53%) VMware
3 21 (8.90%) Citrix
4 17 (7.20%) Cisco
5 9 (3.81%) EMC
5 9 (3.81%) HP
6 7 (2.97%) Oracle
7 6 (2.54%) Remedy
7 6 (2.54%) SAP
8 5 (2.12%) Dell
9 4 (1.69%) F5
10 3 (1.27%) Meraki
10 3 (1.27%) Palo Alto
10 3 (1.27%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.27%) RightScale
10 3 (1.27%) Riverbed
11 2 (0.85%) IBM
11 2 (0.85%) SolarWinds
11 2 (0.85%) Symantec
12 1 (0.42%) Infoblox
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