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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 45 36 45
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 77 92 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.83% 4.63% 3.70%
As % of the System Software category 39.29% 47.67% 50.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 41 22
Median daily rate £300 £265 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +12.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £115 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £363 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 18
Median hourly rate £12.10 £12.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.55 £10.40 £8.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £19.00 £18.08
UK excluding London median 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
196 193 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 9.76% 9.71% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 117 47
Median daily rate £400 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £335 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 19
Median hourly rate £12.10 £13.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.92% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £30.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 6 May 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
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 6 May 2016.

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 6 May 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 -16 50 £295 +38.82% 31
Bradford +8 8 £283 +2.72% 2
Halifax +2 2 £275 +37.50%
Wakefield -6 2 £425 +161.53% 4
Dewsbury +2 1 - -
Pudsey - 1 £200 -
Castleford - 1 - - 1
Active Directory
Yorkshire

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 133 (80.12%) Windows
2 77 (46.39%) Microsoft
3 60 (36.14%) Windows Server
4 57 (34.34%) VMware
5 42 (25.30%) Windows 7
6 41 (24.70%) MS Exchange
7 32 (19.28%) MS Office
7 32 (19.28%) Finance
8 31 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 31 (18.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 29 (17.47%) ITIL
10 26 (15.66%) MS Excel
11 22 (13.25%) Windows XP
11 22 (13.25%) Office 365
12 20 (12.05%) Microsoft Certification
13 18 (10.84%) DNS
13 18 (10.84%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (10.84%) Hyper-V
14 17 (10.24%) SCCM
15 16 (9.64%) SQL Server
16 15 (9.04%) Blackberry
17 14 (8.43%) SQL
17 14 (8.43%) TCP/IP
17 14 (8.43%) Windows Server 2003
18 13 (7.83%) SLA
18 13 (7.83%) Citrix
19 12 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2013
19 12 (7.23%) Windows 8
19 12 (7.23%) CRM
19 12 (7.23%) MCSA

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 41 (24.70%) MS Exchange
2 12 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (5.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (3.01%) IIS
4 5 (3.01%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.41%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.20%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.60%) Node.js
8 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 32 (19.28%) MS Office
2 26 (15.66%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (6.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.20%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.20%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.60%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 22 (13.25%) Office 365
2 8 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.61%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (10.84%) DNS
2 14 (8.43%) TCP/IP
3 11 (6.63%) WAN
4 10 (6.02%) LAN
4 10 (6.02%) VPN
5 8 (4.82%) Firewall
5 8 (4.82%) SAN
6 5 (3.01%) Wireless
7 4 (2.41%) DHCP
8 3 (1.81%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.81%) Internet
9 2 (1.20%) HSRP
9 2 (1.20%) Intranet
9 2 (1.20%) IPv4
9 2 (1.20%) OSPF
9 2 (1.20%) VLAN
9 2 (1.20%) VRRP
9 2 (1.20%) WLAN
10 1 (0.60%) Network Security
10 1 (0.60%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.20%) SAP HANA
3 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.60%) QlikView
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (1.20%) Bitbucket
1 2 (1.20%) JIRA
2 1 (0.60%) Bower
2 1 (0.60%) Grunt
2 1 (0.60%) gulp
2 1 (0.60%) MSI
General
1 32 (19.28%) Finance
2 12 (7.23%) Legal
3 11 (6.63%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.61%) Banking
5 3 (1.81%) Electronics
5 3 (1.81%) Games
5 3 (1.81%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.81%) Marketing
6 1 (0.60%) Advertising
6 1 (0.60%) Law
6 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (29.52%) Analyst
2 27 (16.27%) Service Desk Analyst
3 26 (15.66%) 1st Line Support
3 26 (15.66%) Service Analyst
4 23 (13.86%) 2nd Line Support
5 18 (10.84%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 16 (9.64%) Support Engineer
7 14 (8.43%) Consultant
8 13 (7.83%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 11 (6.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 10 (6.02%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 10 (6.02%) Service Desk Support
11 9 (5.42%) 3rd Line Support
11 9 (5.42%) Support Analyst
12 8 (4.82%) Service Desk Support Analyst
13 7 (4.22%) 1st Line Engineer
13 7 (4.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 7 (4.22%) IT Engineer
14 6 (3.61%) Administrator
14 6 (3.61%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.81%) Web Services
2 1 (0.60%) .NET
2 1 (0.60%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.60%) Backbone.js
2 1 (0.60%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (0.60%) LESS
2 1 (0.60%) RESTful
2 1 (0.60%) Sass
2 1 (0.60%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.04%) Blackberry
2 8 (4.82%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.22%) Clustering
4 5 (3.01%) iPad
4 5 (3.01%) iPhone
5 4 (2.41%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.81%) PKI
7 2 (1.20%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.20%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.20%) NHS
7 2 (1.20%) VLE
8 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.60%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.60%) Replication
8 1 (0.60%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 133 (80.12%) Windows
2 60 (36.14%) Windows Server
3 42 (25.30%) Windows 7
4 31 (18.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (13.25%) Windows XP
6 18 (10.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (8.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (7.23%) Windows 8
9 7 (4.22%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.81%) Android
10 3 (1.81%) Linux
11 2 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.20%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.20%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.60%) AIX
12 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.60%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.60%) Unix
12 1 (0.60%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (17.47%) ITIL
2 12 (7.23%) CRM
2 12 (7.23%) ITSM
3 10 (6.02%) Migration
4 9 (5.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (4.22%) Change Control
5 7 (4.22%) Service Management
6 6 (3.61%) Incident Management
6 6 (3.61%) Problem Management
7 5 (3.01%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (3.01%) Change Management
8 4 (2.41%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (2.41%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (2.41%) Load Balancing
8 4 (2.41%) Server Building
8 4 (2.41%) Time Management
9 3 (1.81%) Data Entry
9 3 (1.81%) Data Migration
9 3 (1.81%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (1.81%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.43%) SQL
2 8 (4.82%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.81%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.20%) C#
4 2 (1.20%) Java
5 1 (0.60%) C
5 1 (0.60%) PHP
5 1 (0.60%) Python
5 1 (0.60%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (12.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (7.23%) MCSA
3 7 (4.22%) MCSE
4 6 (3.61%) MCP
5 4 (2.41%) MCITP
6 3 (1.81%) MCDST
7 2 (1.20%) CCDP
7 2 (1.20%) CCIE
7 2 (1.20%) CCNP
7 2 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.20%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.83%) SLA
2 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (10.84%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (3.61%) vSphere
4 5 (3.01%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.20%) vCloud
5 2 (1.20%) VMware Server
5 2 (1.20%) XenApp
6 1 (0.60%) Firmware
6 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.60%) NFS
6 1 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (10.24%) SCCM
2 7 (4.22%) DameWare
3 5 (3.01%) SCOM
4 4 (2.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (1.81%) Opsview
6 2 (1.20%) ThinApp
7 1 (0.60%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.60%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.60%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 77 (46.39%) Microsoft
2 57 (34.34%) VMware
3 13 (7.83%) Citrix
4 8 (4.82%) Cisco
5 6 (3.61%) Dell
5 6 (3.61%) HP
6 5 (3.01%) Remedy
6 5 (3.01%) SAP
7 3 (1.81%) Brocade
7 3 (1.81%) F5
7 3 (1.81%) Oracle
7 3 (1.81%) Symantec
8 2 (1.20%) Avaya
8 2 (1.20%) Equitrac
8 2 (1.20%) IBM
8 2 (1.20%) Isilon
8 2 (1.20%) Meraki
8 2 (1.20%) NetApp
8 2 (1.20%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.20%) Riverbed
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