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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 35 39 37
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 84 57 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.56% 3.56% 4.34%
As % of the System Software category 57.53% 64.77% 73.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 17 16
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£275 £225 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £116 £96
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £345 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 18
Average hourly rate £10.50 £11.75 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.63% +6.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.20 £9.70 £7.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.97 £16.00 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £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
146 88 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 7.93% 5.50% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 32 39
Average daily rate £295 £295 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 18
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.63 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.85% +5.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £10.00 £7.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £16.00 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.80 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.43% -9.71%

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 December 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 December 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 December 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 +2 55 £270 +20.00% 20
Bradford +1 13 £313 -26.47% 3
Wakefield +8 7 £275 - 1
Huddersfield - 3 £300 - 3
Halifax -2 1 £275 - 3
Heckmondwike - - - -
Cleckheaton - - - -
Dewsbury - - - -
Wetherby - - - - 1
Pontefract - - - -
Active Directory
Yorkshire

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 141 (79.66%) Windows
2 102 (57.63%) Microsoft
3 72 (40.68%) VMware
4 67 (37.85%) MS Exchange
5 51 (28.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 50 (28.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 41 (23.16%) Exchange Server 2010
8 39 (22.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 37 (20.90%) MS Excel
10 36 (20.34%) Windows 7
11 33 (18.64%) MS Office
12 29 (16.38%) Windows XP
13 28 (15.82%) vSphere
13 28 (15.82%) Exchange Server 2013
14 27 (15.25%) SQL Server
15 26 (14.69%) SAN
15 26 (14.69%) VMware ESX
16 25 (14.12%) SCCM
16 25 (14.12%) Symantec
17 24 (13.56%) DNS
18 22 (12.43%) ITIL
18 22 (12.43%) Windows Server 2012
19 21 (11.86%) DHCP
19 21 (11.86%) Citrix
20 20 (11.30%) IIS
21 19 (10.73%) NetApp
22 18 (10.17%) SCOM
22 18 (10.17%) Migration
23 17 (9.60%) LAN
24 16 (9.04%) IBM

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 67 (37.85%) MS Exchange
2 41 (23.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (15.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (11.30%) IIS
5 16 (9.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 12 (6.78%) Lync
7 11 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (5.65%) Lotus Domino
9 8 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (3.39%) SharePoint
11 2 (1.13%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 37 (20.90%) MS Excel
2 33 (18.64%) MS Office
3 3 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.13%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.69%) Google Apps
1 3 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.69%) SAN
2 24 (13.56%) DNS
3 21 (11.86%) DHCP
4 17 (9.60%) LAN
5 15 (8.47%) VPN
6 14 (7.91%) WAN
6 14 (7.91%) NAS
7 13 (7.34%) Firewall
8 12 (6.78%) TCP/IP
9 11 (6.21%) Internet
10 9 (5.08%) Unified Communications
11 7 (3.95%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (3.95%) S/MIME
11 7 (3.95%) SMTP
11 7 (3.95%) Ethernet
11 7 (3.95%) FTP
11 7 (3.95%) iSCSI
12 6 (3.39%) DMZ
12 6 (3.39%) RTSP
13 5 (2.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (7.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (7.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.69%) FileMaker
5 3 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (3.39%) MSI
General
1 8 (4.52%) Finance
2 5 (2.82%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.69%) Multimedia
4 2 (1.13%) Advertising
4 2 (1.13%) Banking
4 2 (1.13%) Legal
5 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 36 (20.34%) Analyst
2 19 (10.73%) Support Engineer
3 15 (8.47%) Service Analyst
3 15 (8.47%) Service Desk Analyst
3 15 (8.47%) Exchange Engineer
4 13 (7.34%) 2nd Line Support
4 13 (7.34%) Administrator
4 13 (7.34%) Systems Engineer
5 12 (6.78%) Consultant
6 11 (6.21%) Desktop Engineer
7 9 (5.08%) Desktop Support
7 9 (5.08%) Support Analyst
7 9 (5.08%) 1st Line Support
8 8 (4.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 8 (4.52%) Server Engineer
8 8 (4.52%) Exchange Administrator
8 8 (4.52%) IT Support
9 7 (3.95%) Windows Engineer
9 7 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.39%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.39%) .NET
2 3 (1.69%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.69%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.56%) SAML
3 1 (0.56%) Middleware
3 1 (0.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.95%) NHS
2 6 (3.39%) PDA
2 6 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.82%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.69%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.69%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.13%) iPhone
5 2 (1.13%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.13%) Clustering
6 1 (0.56%) PKI
6 1 (0.56%) CMDB
6 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.56%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.56%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 141 (79.66%) Windows
2 50 (28.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (22.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 36 (20.34%) Windows 7
5 29 (16.38%) Windows XP
6 22 (12.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (4.52%) Windows 8
8 6 (3.39%) Linux
9 4 (2.26%) VMS
9 4 (2.26%) Windows Phone
10 3 (1.69%) CentOS
11 2 (1.13%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.13%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.13%) UNIX
11 2 (1.13%) Android
12 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (12.43%) ITIL
2 18 (10.17%) Migration
3 12 (6.78%) Service Management
4 8 (4.52%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (3.39%) Project Management
6 5 (2.82%) Service Delivery
6 5 (2.82%) Incident Management
6 5 (2.82%) Network Load Balancing
6 5 (2.82%) Software Deployment
7 4 (2.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (1.69%) ITSM
8 3 (1.69%) Change Management
8 3 (1.69%) Configuration Management
8 3 (1.69%) PRINCE2
8 3 (1.69%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (1.69%) Time Management
8 3 (1.69%) Statistical Analysis
9 2 (1.13%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (1.13%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (1.13%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.65%) SQL
2 5 (2.82%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.26%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.69%) VBA
5 1 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (5.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (3.95%) MCSE
3 6 (3.39%) MCSA
4 5 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (2.82%) Degree
5 4 (2.26%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.69%) MCP
6 3 (1.69%) CCNA
6 3 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.13%) CCDA
7 2 (1.13%) CCDP
7 2 (1.13%) CISSP
7 2 (1.13%) CCNP
7 2 (1.13%) CCSA
7 2 (1.13%) CCSE
7 2 (1.13%) VCAP
7 2 (1.13%) VCP5
7 2 (1.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.21%) SLA
2 3 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.69%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 51 (28.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (15.82%) vSphere
3 26 (14.69%) VMware ESX
4 7 (3.95%) XenApp
5 6 (3.39%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.69%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.69%) UAG
6 3 (1.69%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.13%) XenServer
7 2 (1.13%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 25 (14.12%) SCCM
2 18 (10.17%) SCOM
3 13 (7.34%) NetBackup
4 7 (3.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (2.26%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.69%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.56%) WSUS
7 1 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 102 (57.63%) Microsoft
2 72 (40.68%) VMware
3 25 (14.12%) Symantec
4 21 (11.86%) Citrix
5 19 (10.73%) NetApp
6 16 (9.04%) IBM
7 13 (7.34%) EMC
7 13 (7.34%) Cisco
8 11 (6.21%) Remedy
9 10 (5.65%) HP
9 10 (5.65%) Lotus
10 7 (3.95%) Google
10 7 (3.95%) Postini
10 7 (3.95%) Dell
10 7 (3.95%) Oracle
11 3 (1.69%) Veeam
11 3 (1.69%) Imperva
12 2 (1.13%) Apple
12 2 (1.13%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.13%) Sun
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Posted: 6 days ago
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