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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 38 51 33
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 94 60 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.53% 3.33% 5.10%
As % of the System Software category 46.77% 48.00% 56.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 24 10
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£275 £215 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% -14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £112 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 12
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £15.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £8.80 £10.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £22.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
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
201 125 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 9.70% 6.94% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 54 26
Average daily rate £300 £313 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £135 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 14
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £11.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.85%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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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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 +14 67 £300 +64.38% 19
Bradford -12 11 £275 +7.84% 4
Wakefield +3 2 £113 - 3
Halifax -3 2 £268 - 1
Dewsbury -1 1 - -
Huddersfield - 1 - -
Active Directory
Yorkshire

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 102 (67.11%) Windows
2 73 (48.03%) Microsoft
3 50 (32.89%) VMware
4 45 (29.61%) MS Exchange
5 39 (25.66%) ITIL
6 31 (20.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (20.39%) Windows 7
7 27 (17.76%) MS Excel
7 27 (17.76%) VMware Infrastructure
8 25 (16.45%) LAN
8 25 (16.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (14.47%) DNS
10 21 (13.82%) SQL Server
11 20 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
12 19 (12.50%) WAN
12 19 (12.50%) Blackberry
12 19 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
13 18 (11.84%) SQL
14 17 (11.18%) Cisco
15 16 (10.53%) TCP/IP
15 16 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
15 16 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (9.87%) SAN
17 14 (9.21%) MS Office
17 14 (9.21%) MCSE
17 14 (9.21%) Lync
18 13 (8.55%) Firewall
18 13 (8.55%) Windows XP
19 12 (7.89%) Finance
19 12 (7.89%) Project Management

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (29.61%) MS Exchange
2 19 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (9.21%) Lync
5 8 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (5.26%) IIS
6 7 (4.61%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (2.63%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.63%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.66%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.66%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 27 (17.76%) MS Excel
2 14 (9.21%) MS Office
3 2 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (16.45%) LAN
2 22 (14.47%) DNS
3 19 (12.50%) WAN
4 16 (10.53%) TCP/IP
5 15 (9.87%) SAN
6 13 (8.55%) Firewall
7 11 (7.24%) DHCP
8 9 (5.92%) Internet
9 7 (4.61%) VPN
10 5 (3.29%) HTTPS
10 5 (3.29%) BIG-IP
10 5 (3.29%) Unified Communications
10 5 (3.29%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (2.63%) IP Telephony
11 4 (2.63%) VoIP
12 3 (1.97%) DMZ
13 2 (1.32%) Intranet
13 2 (1.32%) SSL
13 2 (1.32%) Network Security
13 2 (1.32%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (3.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.97%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.66%) Big Data
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.66%) InstallShield
1 1 (0.66%) Fiddler
General
1 12 (7.89%) Finance
2 6 (3.95%) Banking
3 4 (2.63%) Law
4 2 (1.32%) Billing
4 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.66%) Legal
5 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.66%) Advertising
5 1 (0.66%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (19.08%) Analyst
2 18 (11.84%) Support Engineer
3 14 (9.21%) Service Analyst
3 14 (9.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (9.21%) Service Desk Analyst
4 12 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (7.24%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (6.58%) Support Analyst
7 8 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
7 8 (5.26%) Administrator
8 7 (4.61%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (4.61%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (3.95%) Project Manager
10 5 (3.29%) Desktop Support
10 5 (3.29%) Server Engineer
10 5 (3.29%) Deployment Engineer
10 5 (3.29%) Communications Engineer
11 4 (2.63%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 4 (2.63%) Consultant
11 4 (2.63%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.63%) .NET
2 2 (1.32%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.66%) HTML
3 1 (0.66%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 9 (5.92%) Clustering
2 9 (5.92%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.29%) BYOD
3 5 (3.29%) Replication
3 5 (3.29%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.63%) NHS
4 4 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.97%) PKI
6 2 (1.32%) CMDB
6 2 (1.32%) iPhone
6 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.66%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 102 (67.11%) Windows
2 31 (20.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 31 (20.39%) Windows 7
3 25 (16.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (8.55%) Windows XP
6 10 (6.58%) Linux
7 8 (5.26%) UNIX
8 5 (3.29%) Apple iOS
8 5 (3.29%) Windows 8
8 5 (3.29%) Windows Phone
8 5 (3.29%) Android
9 4 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.63%) SUSE
9 4 (2.63%) zOS
9 4 (2.63%) AIX
9 4 (2.63%) Solaris
10 3 (1.97%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.32%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (25.66%) ITIL
2 12 (7.89%) Project Management
3 11 (7.24%) Migration
4 9 (5.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (5.26%) Change Management
6 7 (4.61%) Service Management
6 7 (4.61%) PRINCE2
6 7 (4.61%) Configuration Management
6 7 (4.61%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (4.61%) Server Building
7 6 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (3.95%) Incident Management
8 5 (3.29%) Time Management
8 5 (3.29%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (3.29%) PRINCE
9 4 (2.63%) Service Delivery
9 4 (2.63%) Supplier Management
9 4 (2.63%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (2.63%) High Availability
9 4 (2.63%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.84%) SQL
2 6 (3.95%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.29%) Python
4 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.66%) VBScript
5 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.66%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (9.21%) MCSE
3 6 (3.95%) MCTS
3 6 (3.95%) MCITP
4 5 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.29%) CCNA
4 5 (3.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (2.63%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 3 (1.97%) MCSA
7 2 (1.32%) HND
7 2 (1.32%) MCDST
8 1 (0.66%) Degree
8 1 (0.66%) NCDA
8 1 (0.66%) VCAP
8 1 (0.66%) CCEE
8 1 (0.66%) CCIA
8 1 (0.66%) VCP5
8 1 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.26%) SLA
2 2 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 27 (17.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.92%) VMware Server
3 6 (3.95%) vSphere
4 5 (3.29%) XenApp
4 5 (3.29%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.63%) ISA Server
5 4 (2.63%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.97%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.32%) UAG
7 2 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.32%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.66%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.66%) vCloud
8 1 (0.66%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (7.89%) SCCM
1 12 (7.89%) AirWatch
2 4 (2.63%) SCOM
3 2 (1.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.66%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.66%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 73 (48.03%) Microsoft
2 50 (32.89%) VMware
3 17 (11.18%) Cisco
4 11 (7.24%) Citrix
5 9 (5.92%) HP
6 7 (4.61%) Oracle
7 5 (3.29%) F5
8 4 (2.63%) LANDesk
9 3 (1.97%) Brocade
9 3 (1.97%) Dell
9 3 (1.97%) NetApp
10 2 (1.32%) Adobe
10 2 (1.32%) RightFax
10 2 (1.32%) M86 Security
10 2 (1.32%) IronPort
10 2 (1.32%) Veeam
10 2 (1.32%) Wyse
10 2 (1.32%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.32%) Amdocs
11 1 (0.66%) AppSense
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