The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 41 26 34
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 68 80 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.77% 6.04% 4.11%
As % of the System Software category 48.92% 72.07% 68.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 18
Average daily rate £231 £138 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.18% -52.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £101 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £320 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £270 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.70% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 17
Average hourly rate £11.50 £10.90 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £7.89 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £18.75 £18.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
System Software Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
139 111 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 7.71% 8.38% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 24 31
Average daily rate £325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £118 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 22
Average hourly rate £11.75 £12.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.16 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.03 £20.75 £19.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Active Directory
Yorkshire

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -4 50 £215 +79.16% 20
Bradford -7 4 - - 3
Wakefield -5 3 - -
Huddersfield -3 1 £248 +17.85%
Batley - - - -
Mirfield - - - -
Brighouse - - - -
Cleckheaton - - - -
Halifax - - - - 1
Wetherby - - - - 3
Active Directory
Yorkshire

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 91 (78.45%) Windows
2 63 (54.31%) Microsoft
3 47 (40.52%) Windows 7
4 42 (36.21%) MS Exchange
5 36 (31.03%) Windows XP
6 34 (29.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (21.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (20.69%) Migration
9 20 (17.24%) MS Excel
9 20 (17.24%) ITIL
9 20 (17.24%) MS Office
9 20 (17.24%) SCCM
10 18 (15.52%) VMware
11 17 (14.66%) SQL
11 17 (14.66%) DNS
12 15 (12.93%) Citrix
12 15 (12.93%) Exchange Server 2003
13 14 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2007
14 13 (11.21%) SQL Server
14 13 (11.21%) Cisco
15 12 (10.34%) IIS
15 12 (10.34%) SAN
15 12 (10.34%) TCP/IP
15 12 (10.34%) DHCP
15 12 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (9.48%) Windows 8
17 10 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2010
17 10 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
17 10 (8.62%) SharePoint
17 10 (8.62%) Firewall

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 42 (36.21%) MS Exchange
2 15 (12.93%) Exchange Server 2003
3 14 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (10.34%) IIS
5 10 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (8.62%) SharePoint
6 6 (5.17%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (2.59%) Lync
8 2 (1.72%) GroupWise
8 2 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.72%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.86%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 20 (17.24%) MS Excel
1 20 (17.24%) MS Office
2 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.86%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (0.86%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.86%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.45%) Office 365
2 1 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.66%) DNS
2 12 (10.34%) SAN
2 12 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 12 (10.34%) DHCP
3 10 (8.62%) Firewall
4 8 (6.90%) LAN
4 8 (6.90%) WAN
4 8 (6.90%) NAS
5 6 (5.17%) SMTP
6 4 (3.45%) VPN
7 3 (2.59%) VLAN
8 2 (1.72%) VoIP
8 2 (1.72%) LDAP
8 2 (1.72%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (1.72%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.86%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.86%) FTP
9 1 (0.86%) WLAN
9 1 (0.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.72%) QlikView
4 1 (0.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.59%) AdminStudio
General
1 6 (5.17%) Finance
2 5 (4.31%) Legal
3 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.72%) Banking
5 1 (0.86%) Retail
5 1 (0.86%) Law
5 1 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (23.28%) Analyst
2 13 (11.21%) Service Desk Analyst
2 13 (11.21%) Service Analyst
3 9 (7.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (7.76%) Desktop Support
4 8 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (6.03%) Support Analyst
6 6 (5.17%) Consultant
6 6 (5.17%) Architect
6 6 (5.17%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (5.17%) Deployment Engineer
7 5 (4.31%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (4.31%) Technical Support
8 4 (3.45%) Technical Support Officer
8 4 (3.45%) Desktop Engineer
9 3 (2.59%) Deployment Team Leader
9 3 (2.59%) Agile Test Analyst
9 3 (2.59%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 3 (2.59%) Team Leader
9 3 (2.59%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.90%) .NET
2 5 (4.31%) HTML
2 5 (4.31%) XML
3 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.17%) Blackberry
1 6 (5.17%) Clustering
2 2 (1.72%) Statistics
3 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.86%) Fat Client
3 1 (0.86%) iPhone
3 1 (0.86%) PDA
3 1 (0.86%) NHS
3 1 (0.86%) Thin Client
3 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.86%) AS400
3 1 (0.86%) Replication
3 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 91 (78.45%) Windows
2 47 (40.52%) Windows 7
3 36 (31.03%) Windows XP
4 34 (29.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (21.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (9.48%) Windows 8
8 6 (5.17%) UNIX
9 4 (3.45%) Windows 2000
9 4 (3.45%) Windows Vista
10 3 (2.59%) Linux
11 1 (0.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.69%) Migration
2 20 (17.24%) ITIL
3 6 (5.17%) Scrum
3 6 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (4.31%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (3.45%) Change Management
6 3 (2.59%) Data Migration
6 3 (2.59%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (2.59%) Incident Management
6 3 (2.59%) Validation
6 3 (2.59%) Project Management
7 2 (1.72%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (1.72%) Service Management
7 2 (1.72%) ERP
7 2 (1.72%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (1.72%) Load Balancing
7 2 (1.72%) Web Development
7 2 (1.72%) Data Analysis
7 2 (1.72%) Business Analysis
7 2 (1.72%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.66%) SQL
2 7 (6.03%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.72%) VBScript
4 1 (0.86%) PHP
4 1 (0.86%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (8.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (6.03%) MCSE
3 2 (1.72%) CCNA
3 2 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.72%) MCITP
3 2 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.86%) MCDST
4 1 (0.86%) MCTS
4 1 (0.86%) MOS
4 1 (0.86%) Degree
4 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.86%) MCSA
4 1 (0.86%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.03%) SLA
2 2 (1.72%) QA
2 2 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.03%) Hyper-V
2 7 (6.03%) Terminal Services
3 4 (3.45%) XenDesktop
3 4 (3.45%) vSphere
4 3 (2.59%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (2.59%) UAG
4 3 (2.59%) XenApp
5 2 (1.72%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.86%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.86%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 20 (17.24%) SCCM
2 6 (5.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.59%) SCOrch
3 3 (2.59%) SCOM
4 2 (1.72%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.72%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.72%) WSUS
4 2 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.86%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.86%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 63 (54.31%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.52%) VMware
3 15 (12.93%) Citrix
4 13 (11.21%) Cisco
5 8 (6.90%) Symantec
6 6 (5.17%) Remedy
7 4 (3.45%) HP
7 4 (3.45%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.45%) Lotus
7 4 (3.45%) LANDesk
8 3 (2.59%) Dell
9 2 (1.72%) Cognos
9 2 (1.72%) Novell
9 2 (1.72%) Altiris
9 2 (1.72%) Becrypt
10 1 (0.86%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.86%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.86%) Kaspersky
10 1 (0.86%) Brocade
10 1 (0.86%) Veritas
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