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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 43 36 39
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 83 70 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.86% 4.10% 4.68%
As % of the System Software category 40.49% 59.32% 48.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 32 25
Average daily rate
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£325 £183 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.08% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £348 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £269 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.52% -2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 6
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.20 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.43 £8.70 £10.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.61 £22.40 £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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
205 118 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 9.54% 6.91% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 66 53
Average daily rate £350 £210 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -27.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 15 8
Average hourly rate £12.18 £14.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.03% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.43 £8.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.88 £24.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+8.54% -13.88%

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 28 July 2015.

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 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
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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 -11 60 £305 +103.33% 18
Bradford +2 16 £380 +49.01% 5
Halifax -1 2 - - 3
Wakefield - 1 - - 1
Active Directory
Yorkshire

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

1 113 (67.66%) Windows
2 81 (48.50%) Microsoft
3 55 (32.93%) VMware
4 54 (32.34%) ITIL
5 41 (24.55%) MS Exchange
6 32 (19.16%) VMware Infrastructure
6 32 (19.16%) Windows 7
7 29 (17.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (16.17%) SQL
9 26 (15.57%) DNS
10 25 (14.97%) SQL Server
11 24 (14.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 23 (13.77%) WAN
13 22 (13.17%) LAN
13 22 (13.17%) MS Excel
13 22 (13.17%) Microsoft Certification
14 19 (11.38%) SCCM
15 18 (10.78%) Migration
15 18 (10.78%) SAN
16 17 (10.18%) Blackberry
16 17 (10.18%) Cisco
16 17 (10.18%) MS Office
16 17 (10.18%) Exchange Server 2007
16 17 (10.18%) Windows Server 2012
17 16 (9.58%) Exchange Server 2010
17 16 (9.58%) Finance
18 14 (8.38%) IIS
18 14 (8.38%) DHCP
18 14 (8.38%) Lync
18 14 (8.38%) Data Centre

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 41 (24.55%) MS Exchange
2 17 (10.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 16 (9.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (8.38%) Lync
4 14 (8.38%) IIS
5 12 (7.19%) SharePoint
6 9 (5.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (2.40%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (2.40%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (2.40%) WebSphere
8 4 (2.40%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (2.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.80%) JBoss
9 3 (1.80%) Apache
9 3 (1.80%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.80%) Node.js
10 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (13.17%) MS Excel
2 17 (10.18%) MS Office
3 2 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.60%) MS Project
4 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (15.57%) DNS
2 23 (13.77%) WAN
3 22 (13.17%) LAN
4 18 (10.78%) SAN
5 14 (8.38%) DHCP
6 12 (7.19%) TCP/IP
7 10 (5.99%) Internet
7 10 (5.99%) Firewall
8 6 (3.59%) Unified Communications
9 5 (2.99%) VPN
10 4 (2.40%) IP Telephony
10 4 (2.40%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (2.40%) BIG-IP
11 3 (1.80%) DMZ
11 3 (1.80%) VoIP
11 3 (1.80%) NAS
12 2 (1.20%) Network Security
12 2 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (1.20%) SMTP
12 2 (1.20%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.97%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.80%) Hadoop
2 3 (1.80%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.60%) MySQL
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.60%) Big Data
4 1 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.60%) Informix
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.60%) InstallShield
1 1 (0.60%) Fiddler
General
1 16 (9.58%) Finance
2 4 (2.40%) Law
2 4 (2.40%) Manufacturing
2 4 (2.40%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.40%) Banking
3 3 (1.80%) Back Office
4 2 (1.20%) Electronics
4 2 (1.20%) Games
4 2 (1.20%) Billing
4 2 (1.20%) Marketing
5 1 (0.60%) Legal
5 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 39 (23.35%) Analyst
2 21 (12.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (8.98%) Support Analyst
4 13 (7.78%) 1st Line Support
4 13 (7.78%) Service Analyst
4 13 (7.78%) Service Desk Analyst
5 12 (7.19%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (5.39%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (4.79%) Administrator
7 8 (4.79%) Support Engineer
8 7 (4.19%) Deployment Engineer
9 6 (3.59%) Communications Engineer
9 6 (3.59%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (3.59%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 6 (3.59%) Server Engineer
9 6 (3.59%) Project Manager
10 5 (2.99%) Consultant
10 5 (2.99%) Design Engineer
10 5 (2.99%) Technical Specialist
11 4 (2.40%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.99%) .NET
2 3 (1.80%) J2EE
2 3 (1.80%) Web Services
2 3 (1.80%) Java EE
3 2 (1.20%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.60%) HTML
4 1 (0.60%) ODBC
4 1 (0.60%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.18%) Blackberry
2 14 (8.38%) Data Centre
3 11 (6.59%) Clustering
4 6 (3.59%) NHS
4 6 (3.59%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (2.99%) Visualisation
5 5 (2.99%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.99%) Replication
6 4 (2.40%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.20%) PKI
8 2 (1.20%) DTV
8 2 (1.20%) CMDB
9 1 (0.60%) Wiki
9 1 (0.60%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.60%) iPad
9 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.60%) IBM XIV
9 1 (0.60%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 113 (67.66%) Windows
2 32 (19.16%) Windows 7
3 29 (17.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (14.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (10.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (7.19%) Linux
6 12 (7.19%) Windows XP
7 11 (6.59%) UNIX
8 7 (4.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (3.59%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.40%) zOS
10 4 (2.40%) AIX
10 4 (2.40%) Solaris
10 4 (2.40%) SUSE
11 3 (1.80%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.20%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.20%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.60%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (32.34%) ITIL
2 18 (10.78%) Migration
3 13 (7.78%) Project Management
4 10 (5.99%) PRINCE2
5 9 (5.39%) Change Management
6 8 (4.79%) Configuration Management
6 8 (4.79%) Server Building
7 6 (3.59%) Time Management
7 6 (3.59%) Service Delivery
7 6 (3.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (3.59%) Incident Management
8 5 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (2.99%) Service Management
9 4 (2.40%) CRM
9 4 (2.40%) E-Commerce
9 4 (2.40%) High Availability
9 4 (2.40%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (2.40%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (2.40%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 27 (16.17%) SQL
2 13 (7.78%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.99%) Python
4 4 (2.40%) Java
5 1 (0.60%) Perl
5 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.60%) VBScript
5 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.60%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (13.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (7.78%) MCSE
3 7 (4.19%) MCTS
3 7 (4.19%) MCITP
4 4 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (2.40%) CCNA
4 4 (2.40%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.40%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 3 (1.80%) MCSA
5 3 (1.80%) MCP
6 2 (1.20%) Degree
6 2 (1.20%) MCDST
7 1 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.60%) NCDA
7 1 (0.60%) CCEE
7 1 (0.60%) CCIA
7 1 (0.60%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.60%) JNCIS
7 1 (0.60%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.19%) SLA
2 2 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 32 (19.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (7.78%) VMware Server
3 6 (3.59%) vSphere
3 6 (3.59%) VMware ESX
4 5 (2.99%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.40%) XenApp
5 4 (2.40%) ISA Server
6 3 (1.80%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.80%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.20%) vCloud
7 2 (1.20%) UAG
8 1 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.60%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.60%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (11.38%) SCCM
2 9 (5.39%) SCOM
2 9 (5.39%) AirWatch
3 5 (2.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (1.80%) Puppet
4 3 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.20%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.20%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 81 (48.50%) Microsoft
2 55 (32.93%) VMware
3 17 (10.18%) Cisco
4 13 (7.78%) Citrix
5 10 (5.99%) Oracle
6 7 (4.19%) HP
7 4 (2.40%) F5
8 3 (1.80%) Brocade
8 3 (1.80%) LANDesk
8 3 (1.80%) Dell
8 3 (1.80%) NetApp
8 3 (1.80%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.20%) Symantec
9 2 (1.20%) McAfee
9 2 (1.20%) SAP
9 2 (1.20%) IBM
9 2 (1.20%) Wyse
9 2 (1.20%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.20%) Amdocs
9 2 (1.20%) IronPort
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