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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 44 42 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 83 65 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.13% 3.67% 6.13%
As % of the System Software category 44.86% 49.62% 70.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 20 11
Average daily rate
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£275 £251 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.45% +79.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £110 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £366 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £263 £270
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 23
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £8.90 £7.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £17.80 £19.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
185 131 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 9.20% 7.41% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 46 24
Average daily rate £300 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £135 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 25
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £9.10 £8.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.45%

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 April 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 April 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 April 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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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 +2 54 £240 +11.62% 27
Bradford -9 13 £275 - 2
Halifax +2 2 £268 - 2
Wakefield 0 2 £113 - 2
Huddersfield +2 1 - - 1
Dewsbury 0 1 - -
Active Directory
Yorkshire

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 99 (67.35%) Windows
2 69 (46.94%) Microsoft
3 48 (32.65%) VMware
4 45 (30.61%) MS Exchange
5 35 (23.81%) ITIL
6 33 (22.45%) Windows 7
7 29 (19.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
9 26 (17.69%) MS Excel
9 26 (17.69%) DNS
10 24 (16.33%) LAN
11 22 (14.97%) Windows Server 2003
12 20 (13.61%) SQL Server
12 20 (13.61%) Exchange Server 2010
13 18 (12.24%) DHCP
13 18 (12.24%) Windows XP
13 18 (12.24%) Blackberry
14 17 (11.56%) TCP/IP
14 17 (11.56%) Microsoft Certification
14 17 (11.56%) MS Office
15 16 (10.88%) SAN
15 16 (10.88%) WAN
15 16 (10.88%) Cisco
16 15 (10.20%) Citrix
16 15 (10.20%) SQL
17 14 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
18 13 (8.84%) AirWatch
18 13 (8.84%) Firewall
18 13 (8.84%) VPN
18 13 (8.84%) Exchange Server 2007

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 45 (30.61%) MS Exchange
2 20 (13.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (8.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (8.16%) Lync
5 9 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (6.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (4.76%) SharePoint
7 6 (4.08%) IIS
8 4 (2.72%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (2.72%) WebSphere
8 4 (2.72%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.68%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 26 (17.69%) MS Excel
2 17 (11.56%) MS Office
3 2 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (17.69%) DNS
2 24 (16.33%) LAN
3 18 (12.24%) DHCP
4 17 (11.56%) TCP/IP
5 16 (10.88%) WAN
5 16 (10.88%) SAN
6 13 (8.84%) VPN
6 13 (8.84%) Firewall
7 6 (4.08%) HTTPS
7 6 (4.08%) Internet
8 5 (3.40%) SMTP
8 5 (3.40%) BIG-IP
8 5 (3.40%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (2.72%) iSCSI
9 4 (2.72%) IP Telephony
9 4 (2.72%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (2.72%) VoIP
9 4 (2.72%) Ethernet
9 4 (2.72%) FTP
9 4 (2.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.61%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.36%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.68%) FileMaker
5 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.04%) MSI
2 1 (0.68%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.68%) Fiddler
General
1 9 (6.12%) Finance
2 6 (4.08%) Banking
3 4 (2.72%) Law
4 3 (2.04%) Legal
5 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.36%) Billing
6 1 (0.68%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.68%) Advertising
6 1 (0.68%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (19.05%) Analyst
2 18 (12.24%) Support Engineer
3 14 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 13 (8.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (8.84%) Support Analyst
5 12 (8.16%) Service Analyst
5 12 (8.16%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (4.08%) Consultant
9 5 (3.40%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.40%) Desktop Support
9 5 (3.40%) Administrator
9 5 (3.40%) Deployment Engineer
10 4 (2.72%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
10 4 (2.72%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 4 (2.72%) Server Engineer
10 4 (2.72%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.40%) .NET
2 2 (1.36%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.68%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.68%) HTML
3 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.68%) CSS
3 1 (0.68%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.24%) Blackberry
2 6 (4.08%) Clustering
2 6 (4.08%) BYOD
3 5 (3.40%) Replication
3 5 (3.40%) NHS
4 4 (2.72%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.72%) PDA
5 3 (2.04%) iPhone
5 3 (2.04%) PKI
6 2 (1.36%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.68%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.68%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.68%) iPad
7 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 99 (67.35%) Windows
2 33 (22.45%) Windows 7
3 29 (19.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (14.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (12.24%) Windows XP
6 14 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (5.44%) Linux
8 7 (4.76%) Windows 8
9 6 (4.08%) Android
9 6 (4.08%) Windows Phone
9 6 (4.08%) Apple iOS
10 5 (3.40%) UNIX
11 4 (2.72%) zOS
11 4 (2.72%) AIX
11 4 (2.72%) Solaris
11 4 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.72%) SUSE
12 3 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (1.36%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.36%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (23.81%) ITIL
2 11 (7.48%) Migration
3 9 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (6.12%) Project Management
4 8 (5.44%) Configuration Management
5 7 (4.76%) Service Management
6 6 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (4.08%) PRINCE2
6 6 (4.08%) Time Management
6 6 (4.08%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (3.40%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (3.40%) PRINCE
7 5 (3.40%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.72%) Supplier Management
8 4 (2.72%) Incident Management
8 4 (2.72%) High Availability
9 3 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (2.04%) Software Deployment
9 3 (2.04%) Change Management
9 3 (2.04%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.20%) SQL
2 6 (4.08%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.72%) Python
4 3 (2.04%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.68%) VBScript
5 1 (0.68%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (11.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (8.16%) MCSE
3 5 (3.40%) CCNA
3 5 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.40%) MCTS
4 4 (2.72%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 4 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (2.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.04%) MCSA
5 3 (2.04%) MCP
5 3 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (2.04%) MCITP
6 2 (1.36%) Degree
6 2 (1.36%) CISSP
6 2 (1.36%) VCAP
6 2 (1.36%) MCDST
6 2 (1.36%) VCP5
6 2 (1.36%) HND
6 2 (1.36%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.44%) SLA
2 3 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.68%) HIPAA
System Software
1 27 (18.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.12%) VMware Server
3 8 (5.44%) VMware ESX
4 6 (4.08%) XenDesktop
4 6 (4.08%) vSphere
4 6 (4.08%) XenApp
5 4 (2.72%) ISA Server
5 4 (2.72%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.04%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.36%) UAG
7 2 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.68%) XenServer
8 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.68%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 13 (8.84%) AirWatch
2 11 (7.48%) SCCM
3 3 (2.04%) SCOM
4 2 (1.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.68%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.68%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 69 (46.94%) Microsoft
2 48 (32.65%) VMware
3 16 (10.88%) Cisco
4 15 (10.20%) Citrix
5 9 (6.12%) HP
6 7 (4.76%) Oracle
7 5 (3.40%) Dell
7 5 (3.40%) F5
8 4 (2.72%) LANDesk
9 3 (2.04%) Veeam
9 3 (2.04%) Symantec
9 3 (2.04%) Remedy
10 2 (1.36%) Adobe
10 2 (1.36%) WatchGuard
10 2 (1.36%) IronPort
10 2 (1.36%) M86 Security
10 2 (1.36%) RightFax
10 2 (1.36%) Amdocs
10 2 (1.36%) Apple
10 2 (1.36%) CheckPoint
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