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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 32 28 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 80 124 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 5.29% 5.72% 5.56%
As % of the System Software category 47.06% 61.08% 66.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 54 41
Median daily rate £360 £263 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £118 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £375 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 34 15
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.16 £8.87 £8.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £15.85 £21.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
170 203 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.24% 9.37% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 107 73
Median daily rate £400 £375 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +28.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £120 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £347
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 37 17
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.28 £9.26 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 £17.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -4 58 £360 +79.55% 17
Bradford +12 13 £380 +10.14% 1
Huddersfield +5 2 - -
Wakefield +1 2 £203 -10.00% 3
Castleford - 2 £150 -
Batley - 1 - -
Active Directory
Yorkshire

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 129 (72.07%) Windows
2 88 (49.16%) Microsoft
3 67 (37.43%) VMware
4 58 (32.40%) ITIL
5 55 (30.73%) Windows Server
6 50 (27.93%) VMware Infrastructure
7 47 (26.26%) MS Office
8 44 (24.58%) Windows 7
9 38 (21.23%) Microsoft Azure
9 38 (21.23%) DNS
10 37 (20.67%) SCCM
11 34 (18.99%) PowerShell
12 32 (17.88%) Finance
12 32 (17.88%) Windows Server 2012
13 31 (17.32%) Migration
14 30 (16.76%) SQL Server
15 25 (13.97%) Office 365
15 25 (13.97%) Windows Server 2008
16 24 (13.41%) ITSM
16 24 (13.41%) Problem Management
17 23 (12.85%) MS Exchange
18 22 (12.29%) Cisco
18 22 (12.29%) SQL
18 22 (12.29%) Firewall
19 21 (11.73%) Legal
19 21 (11.73%) Windows XP
19 21 (11.73%) Blackberry
19 21 (11.73%) SCOM
20 20 (11.17%) iPhone
20 20 (11.17%) VPN

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 23 (12.85%) MS Exchange
2 19 (10.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 15 (8.38%) IIS
4 12 (6.70%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (3.35%) Skype for Business
7 5 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.79%) SAS
7 5 (2.79%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.12%) Apache
10 2 (1.12%) Apache Pig
10 2 (1.12%) Apache Spark
10 2 (1.12%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.56%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.56%) Moodle
11 1 (0.56%) Site Server
Applications
1 47 (26.26%) MS Office
2 19 (10.61%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.35%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.56%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 38 (21.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (13.97%) Office 365
3 15 (8.38%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (5.59%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (3.91%) IaaS
5 7 (3.91%) PaaS
5 7 (3.91%) SaaS
6 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 38 (21.23%) DNS
2 22 (12.29%) Firewall
3 20 (11.17%) VPN
4 19 (10.61%) LAN
5 18 (10.06%) WAN
6 16 (8.94%) DHCP
7 14 (7.82%) MPLS
8 10 (5.59%) Internet
9 9 (5.03%) TCP/IP
10 8 (4.47%) Kerberos
10 8 (4.47%) SAN
11 5 (2.79%) BGP
11 5 (2.79%) DSL
11 5 (2.79%) iSCSI
11 5 (2.79%) Network Security
11 5 (2.79%) Structured Cabling
11 5 (2.79%) VLAN
11 5 (2.79%) VRRP
12 4 (2.23%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (2.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (16.76%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.79%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.12%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.12%) Big Data
6 2 (1.12%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.12%) HBase
6 2 (1.12%) MySQL
6 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (5.59%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (1.68%) Bitbucket
3 3 (1.68%) JIRA
4 2 (1.12%) MSI
General
1 32 (17.88%) Finance
2 21 (11.73%) Legal
3 5 (2.79%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.68%) Advertising
4 3 (1.68%) Banking
5 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.12%) Publishing
5 2 (1.12%) Retail
6 1 (0.56%) Electronics
6 1 (0.56%) French Language
6 1 (0.56%) German Language
6 1 (0.56%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.56%) Law
6 1 (0.56%) Marketing
6 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 51 (28.49%) Analyst
2 35 (19.55%) Service Analyst
3 33 (18.44%) Service Desk Analyst
4 23 (12.85%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 20 (11.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (9.50%) Consultant
7 16 (8.94%) Support Analyst
8 15 (8.38%) 2nd Line Support
9 13 (7.26%) Architect
10 12 (6.70%) Windows Engineer
11 11 (6.15%) Support Engineer
12 10 (5.59%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 10 (5.59%) Desktop Support
12 10 (5.59%) Network Engineer
13 9 (5.03%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 9 (5.03%) IT Support
14 8 (4.47%) 1st Line Support
14 8 (4.47%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
14 8 (4.47%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
14 8 (4.47%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.59%) .NET
2 6 (3.35%) Web Services
3 1 (0.56%) J2EE
3 1 (0.56%) LAMP
3 1 (0.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.73%) Blackberry
2 20 (11.17%) iPhone
3 19 (10.61%) iPad
4 14 (7.82%) Data Centre
5 8 (4.47%) Public Cloud
5 8 (4.47%) Replication
6 7 (3.91%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (2.79%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (2.79%) Microsoft Licensing
8 4 (2.23%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.68%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.68%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.68%) NHS
10 2 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.12%) Digital Media
10 2 (1.12%) SCADA
10 2 (1.12%) VCE vBlock
10 2 (1.12%) Visualisation
11 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 129 (72.07%) Windows
2 55 (30.73%) Windows Server
3 44 (24.58%) Windows 7
4 32 (17.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (13.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (11.73%) Windows XP
7 17 (9.50%) Linux
8 14 (7.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (6.70%) Windows 10
10 10 (5.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (3.91%) Unix
12 3 (1.68%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.12%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.56%) Android
14 1 (0.56%) CentOS
14 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (32.40%) ITIL
2 31 (17.32%) Migration
3 24 (13.41%) ITSM
3 24 (13.41%) Problem Management
4 18 (10.06%) Service Management
5 12 (6.70%) DevOps
6 11 (6.15%) Identity Management
7 10 (5.59%) TDD
8 9 (5.03%) Configuration Management
8 9 (5.03%) Resource Management
9 8 (4.47%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (4.47%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (4.47%) Load Balancing
9 8 (4.47%) Programme Management
9 8 (4.47%) Release Management
10 7 (3.91%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (3.91%) Technical Analysis
10 7 (3.91%) Time Management
10 7 (3.91%) Translating Business Requirements
11 6 (3.35%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 34 (18.99%) PowerShell
2 22 (12.29%) SQL
3 5 (2.79%) Java
4 4 (2.23%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.68%) Perl
5 3 (1.68%) PHP
5 3 (1.68%) Python
6 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.12%) VB
6 2 (1.12%) VBScript
7 1 (0.56%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (6.70%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (6.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (5.59%) CCNA
3 8 (4.47%) CCNP
4 6 (3.35%) CCDA
5 5 (2.79%) CCIE
5 5 (2.79%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.23%) MCSE
7 3 (1.68%) Degree
7 3 (1.68%) MCDST
7 3 (1.68%) MCP
7 3 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.12%) CCA
8 2 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.12%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.56%) CCDP
9 1 (0.56%) MCITP
9 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.68%) SLA
2 2 (1.12%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.56%) ISO22301
System Software
1 50 (27.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (7.82%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (6.70%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.59%) vSphere
5 9 (5.03%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (3.91%) VMware Server
6 7 (3.91%) XenApp
7 4 (2.23%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (1.68%) vCloud
9 2 (1.12%) Docker
9 2 (1.12%) HDFS
9 2 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.12%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.12%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.12%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (1.12%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.12%) VMware GSX
9 2 (1.12%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.56%) Squid
Systems Management
1 37 (20.67%) SCCM
2 21 (11.73%) SCOM
3 16 (8.94%) Puppet
4 14 (7.82%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (6.70%) Ansible
6 5 (2.79%) vMotion
7 3 (1.68%) WSUS
8 2 (1.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 2 (1.12%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (1.12%) Nagios
8 2 (1.12%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.12%) vRealize
9 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.56%) Opsview
9 1 (0.56%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.56%) WMI
Vendors
1 88 (49.16%) Microsoft
2 67 (37.43%) VMware
3 22 (12.29%) Cisco
4 19 (10.61%) Citrix
5 16 (8.94%) Dell
6 11 (6.15%) Red Hat
7 8 (4.47%) HP
8 6 (3.35%) Oracle
8 6 (3.35%) SonicWALL
9 5 (2.79%) Brocade
9 5 (2.79%) NETGEAR
9 5 (2.79%) Symantec
10 3 (1.68%) Atlassian
10 3 (1.68%) Avaya
10 3 (1.68%) F5
10 3 (1.68%) NetApp
10 3 (1.68%) Riverbed
11 2 (1.12%) Apple
11 2 (1.12%) Genesys
11 2 (1.12%) Lotus
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