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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 25 30 44
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +14
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 96 80 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 5.64% 5.17% 4.18%
As % of the System Software category 73.28% 58.82% 57.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 29 17
Average daily rate
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£225 £200 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £107 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £350 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 9 18
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £17.20 £17.90
UK excluding London average 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
131 136 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 7.70% 8.79% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 53 45
Average daily rate £290 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £110 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £423 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 10 19
Average hourly rate £12.25 £12.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.05 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 29 August 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
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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
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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 +8 68 £213 +88.88% 26
Bradford -1 10 £225 +32.35% 9
Huddersfield +4 4 - - 1
Wakefield -4 4 - - 4
Halifax -11 2 £145 -47.27%
Keighley - 1 - -
Dewsbury - 1 - -
Batley - - - -
Castleford - - - - 1
Cleckheaton - - - -
Knottingley - - - - 1
Ossett - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
Wetherby - - - - 3
Active Directory
Yorkshire

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 114 (74.51%) Windows
2 98 (64.05%) Microsoft
3 53 (34.64%) MS Exchange
4 41 (26.80%) VMware
5 39 (25.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (24.84%) Windows 7
7 36 (23.53%) MS Excel
8 33 (21.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 26 (16.99%) ITIL
10 25 (16.34%) SCCM
11 23 (15.03%) VMware Infrastructure
11 23 (15.03%) Exchange Server 2010
11 23 (15.03%) Citrix
12 22 (14.38%) MS Office
13 19 (12.42%) Migration
14 18 (11.76%) Windows XP
15 17 (11.11%) SAN
16 15 (9.80%) Service Management
17 14 (9.15%) NetApp
18 13 (8.50%) SharePoint
18 13 (8.50%) SQL
18 13 (8.50%) PowerShell
19 12 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2007
19 12 (7.84%) DNS
20 11 (7.19%) DHCP
21 10 (6.54%) SQL Server
21 10 (6.54%) Cisco
21 10 (6.54%) HP
21 10 (6.54%) Microsoft Certification
21 10 (6.54%) Symantec

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 53 (34.64%) MS Exchange
2 23 (15.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (8.50%) SharePoint
4 12 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (5.88%) IIS
5 9 (5.88%) Lync
6 6 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (3.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.96%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.65%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 36 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 22 (14.38%) MS Office
3 4 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.61%) Office 365
2 2 (1.31%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (11.11%) SAN
2 12 (7.84%) DNS
3 11 (7.19%) DHCP
4 8 (5.23%) LAN
4 8 (5.23%) WAN
4 8 (5.23%) Unified Communications
5 6 (3.92%) Firewall
5 6 (3.92%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.92%) VPN
6 5 (3.27%) S/MIME
7 4 (2.61%) NAS
8 3 (1.96%) FTP
9 2 (1.31%) VLAN
10 1 (0.65%) Internet
10 1 (0.65%) LDAP
10 1 (0.65%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.31%) QlikView
3 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (1.96%) AdminStudio
General
1 4 (2.61%) Telecoms
1 4 (2.61%) Finance
2 1 (0.65%) Legal
2 1 (0.65%) Advertising
2 1 (0.65%) Banking
2 1 (0.65%) French Language
Job Titles
1 42 (27.45%) Analyst
2 26 (16.99%) Service Analyst
2 26 (16.99%) Service Desk Analyst
3 20 (13.07%) 2nd Line Support
4 16 (10.46%) Support Engineer
5 13 (8.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
6 9 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (4.58%) Exchange Engineer
7 7 (4.58%) IT Support
8 6 (3.92%) Deployment Engineer
8 6 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (3.92%) Desktop Support
9 5 (3.27%) Consultant
9 5 (3.27%) Support Analyst
9 5 (3.27%) Desktop Engineer
9 5 (3.27%) Server Engineer
10 4 (2.61%) Technical Engineer
10 4 (2.61%) Help Desk Support
10 4 (2.61%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.96%) .NET
2 2 (1.31%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.31%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (1.96%) Clustering
2 2 (1.31%) Statistics
2 2 (1.31%) Blackberry
2 2 (1.31%) Replication
3 1 (0.65%) NHS
3 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.65%) iPhone
3 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 114 (74.51%) Windows
2 39 (25.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (24.84%) Windows 7
4 33 (21.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (11.76%) Windows XP
6 8 (5.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (4.58%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.61%) Linux
9 3 (1.96%) VMS
9 3 (1.96%) UNIX
10 2 (1.31%) Windows Phone
10 2 (1.31%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.65%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (16.99%) ITIL
2 19 (12.42%) Migration
3 15 (9.80%) Service Management
4 6 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (2.61%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (2.61%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (1.96%) Incident Management
6 3 (1.96%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (1.96%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (1.96%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (1.31%) Validation
7 2 (1.31%) Web Development
7 2 (1.31%) Information Security
7 2 (1.31%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (1.31%) Project Management
7 2 (1.31%) ERP
7 2 (1.31%) Change Management
7 2 (1.31%) ITSM
8 1 (0.65%) Information Security Management
8 1 (0.65%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.50%) SQL
1 13 (8.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.31%) VBScript
3 1 (0.65%) C
3 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (6.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (5.88%) MCSE
3 5 (3.27%) MCSA
3 5 (3.27%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.65%) MCP
6 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.65%) CCNA
6 1 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.65%) MCITP
6 1 (0.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.23%) SLA
2 3 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 23 (15.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (6.54%) vSphere
3 9 (5.88%) XenApp
4 7 (4.58%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.27%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.61%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.96%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.31%) UAG
8 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.31%) XenServer
9 1 (0.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.65%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 25 (16.34%) SCCM
2 6 (3.92%) SCOM
3 5 (3.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (2.61%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.96%) SCOrch
5 3 (1.96%) WSUS
6 2 (1.31%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.31%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.65%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.65%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 98 (64.05%) Microsoft
2 41 (26.80%) VMware
3 23 (15.03%) Citrix
4 14 (9.15%) NetApp
5 10 (6.54%) Symantec
5 10 (6.54%) Remedy
5 10 (6.54%) HP
5 10 (6.54%) Cisco
6 5 (3.27%) Dell
6 5 (3.27%) Google
6 5 (3.27%) Postini
7 4 (2.61%) EMC
7 4 (2.61%) IBM
8 3 (1.96%) Veeam
9 2 (1.31%) Becrypt
9 2 (1.31%) Oracle
9 2 (1.31%) Sophos
9 2 (1.31%) BMC
10 1 (0.65%) Siemens
10 1 (0.65%) Lotus
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