The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 167 176 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.79% 5.97% 5.52%
As % of the System Software category 49.12% 51.76% 60.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 82 49
Median daily rate £333 £300 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% +62.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £116 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £328
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 47 41
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.04 £9.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 £20.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Active Directory
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

System Software Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
340 340 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.79% 11.53% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 178 108
Median daily rate £425 £325 £284
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +14.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £420 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 52 41
Median hourly rate £13.75 £11.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.65 £9.34 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £28.00 £22.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+20.58% +9.67%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Yorkshire region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Yorkshire region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -2 99 £350 -2.09% 44
South Yorkshire +1 34 £458 +165.21% 8
North Yorkshire -5 29 £125 -56.52% 13
East Yorkshire +2 5 £165 - 2
Humberside - 1 £155 -
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 223 (71.47%) Windows
2 159 (50.96%) Microsoft
3 129 (41.35%) Windows Server
4 101 (32.37%) VMware
5 71 (22.76%) MS Exchange
6 70 (22.44%) ITIL
7 61 (19.55%) SQL
8 59 (18.91%) SQL Server
8 59 (18.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 58 (18.59%) VMware Infrastructure
10 56 (17.95%) Finance
11 50 (16.03%) Windows 7
12 48 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
13 46 (14.74%) SCCM
13 46 (14.74%) MS Office
14 43 (13.78%) DNS
15 42 (13.46%) MS Excel
16 41 (13.14%) Office 365
17 39 (12.50%) SharePoint
18 38 (12.18%) Hyper-V
19 37 (11.86%) PowerShell
20 36 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
20 36 (11.54%) Migration
21 34 (10.90%) CRM
22 31 (9.94%) Windows XP
23 29 (9.29%) Dynamics CRM
24 28 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
24 28 (8.97%) Citrix
25 27 (8.65%) Firewall
26 26 (8.33%) Cisco

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 71 (22.76%) MS Exchange
2 39 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 22 (7.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 21 (6.73%) Skype for Business
5 18 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (4.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 14 (4.49%) SharePoint 2010
6 14 (4.49%) SharePoint 2013
7 13 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (3.85%) IIS
9 11 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (2.88%) WebSphere
11 8 (2.56%) WebLogic
11 8 (2.56%) WebLogic Portal
11 8 (2.56%) WebSphere Application Server
11 8 (2.56%) WebSphere Portal
12 7 (2.24%) FileNet
12 7 (2.24%) SAS
13 4 (1.28%) Apache
Applications
1 46 (14.74%) MS Office
2 42 (13.46%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.92%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.96%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.32%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.32%) MS Project
5 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (9.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.60%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.32%) assyst
5 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.32%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.32%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 41 (13.14%) Office 365
2 28 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.96%) SaaS
6 1 (0.32%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.32%) IaaS
6 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (13.78%) DNS
2 27 (8.65%) Firewall
3 25 (8.01%) DHCP
4 22 (7.05%) VPN
5 20 (6.41%) SAN
6 18 (5.77%) WAN
7 17 (5.45%) LAN
8 13 (4.17%) Internet
8 13 (4.17%) LDAP
8 13 (4.17%) TCP/IP
9 12 (3.85%) MPLS
10 7 (2.24%) Network Security
10 7 (2.24%) VLAN
11 6 (1.92%) Kerberos
12 5 (1.60%) BGP
12 5 (1.60%) DSL
12 5 (1.60%) iSCSI
12 5 (1.60%) VoIP
12 5 (1.60%) VRRP
12 5 (1.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (18.91%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (1.92%) Big Data
5 5 (1.60%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (1.28%) Apache Hive
6 4 (1.28%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.96%) MySQL
7 3 (0.96%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.64%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.64%) DB2
8 2 (0.64%) Sqoop
9 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.32%) QlikView
9 1 (0.32%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.24%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.96%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.64%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.64%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.64%) JIRA
5 1 (0.32%) MSI
5 1 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 56 (17.95%) Finance
2 15 (4.81%) Legal
3 10 (3.21%) Banking
3 10 (3.21%) Telecoms
4 3 (0.96%) Marketing
5 2 (0.64%) Advertising
5 2 (0.64%) Electronics
5 2 (0.64%) iGaming
5 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.64%) Publishing
6 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.32%) Games
6 1 (0.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 81 (25.96%) Analyst
2 43 (13.78%) Service Analyst
3 41 (13.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 34 (10.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 29 (9.29%) Support Engineer
6 26 (8.33%) Server Engineer
7 23 (7.37%) 1st Line Support
7 23 (7.37%) 2nd Line Support
8 20 (6.41%) Windows Engineer
9 19 (6.09%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 19 (6.09%) Consultant
10 18 (5.77%) Administrator
10 18 (5.77%) Architect
11 16 (5.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 15 (4.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 13 (4.17%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 13 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
13 13 (4.17%) Support Analyst
13 13 (4.17%) Windows Server Engineer
14 12 (3.85%) Active Directory Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.56%) .NET
1 8 (2.56%) J2EE
2 6 (1.92%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (1.28%) Apache Tez
3 4 (1.28%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (0.96%) Web Services
5 2 (0.64%) Middleware
6 1 (0.32%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.32%) Ajax
6 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (0.32%) LAMP
6 1 (0.32%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.73%) Blackberry
2 20 (6.41%) Clustering
3 13 (4.17%) iPhone
4 12 (3.85%) iPad
4 12 (3.85%) Social Network
5 11 (3.53%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.60%) Digital Media
6 5 (1.60%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (1.60%) iSeries
6 5 (1.60%) Microsoft Licensing
6 5 (1.60%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.60%) Replication
7 3 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (0.96%) DataPower
7 3 (0.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (0.96%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.64%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.64%) FlexPod
8 2 (0.64%) SCADA
8 2 (0.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 223 (71.47%) Windows
2 129 (41.35%) Windows Server
3 59 (18.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 50 (16.03%) Windows 7
5 48 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 31 (9.94%) Windows XP
8 16 (5.13%) Linux
9 15 (4.81%) Unix
10 10 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (3.21%) Windows 8
11 9 (2.88%) Windows 10
12 4 (1.28%) Android
13 3 (0.96%) CentOS
13 3 (0.96%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.96%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.64%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.32%) Solaris
15 1 (0.32%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (22.44%) ITIL
2 36 (11.54%) Migration
3 34 (10.90%) CRM
4 25 (8.01%) ITSM
4 25 (8.01%) Service Management
5 16 (5.13%) Problem Management
6 15 (4.81%) Application Packaging
6 15 (4.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (4.49%) Server Virtualisation
7 14 (4.49%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (3.85%) Incident Management
9 10 (3.21%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (2.88%) Configuration Management
10 9 (2.88%) Server Building
11 8 (2.56%) Business Analysis
11 8 (2.56%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (2.56%) Load Balancing
11 8 (2.56%) Programme Management
11 8 (2.56%) SOA
11 8 (2.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 61 (19.55%) SQL
2 37 (11.86%) PowerShell
3 20 (6.41%) Java
4 13 (4.17%) Perl
5 8 (2.56%) Jython
6 7 (2.24%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.60%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.60%) PHP
8 2 (0.64%) C#
8 2 (0.64%) R
9 1 (0.32%) C
9 1 (0.32%) VB
9 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (3.53%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (2.56%) MCSE
4 7 (2.24%) CCNA
4 7 (2.24%) MCSA
5 6 (1.92%) CCNP
5 6 (1.92%) MCP
5 6 (1.92%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.60%) CCDA
6 5 (1.60%) MCITP
6 5 (1.60%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.28%) CCIE
7 4 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.28%) MCDST
8 3 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.64%) MCTS
10 1 (0.32%) CITP
10 1 (0.32%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.32%) ISO22301
System Software
1 58 (18.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (12.18%) Hyper-V
3 11 (3.53%) Virtual Servers
3 11 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (2.88%) Virtual Machines
4 9 (2.88%) XenApp
5 7 (2.24%) VMware Server
6 6 (1.92%) vSphere
7 5 (1.60%) vCloud
7 5 (1.60%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.28%) Xen
9 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.96%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.64%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.64%) Docker
10 2 (0.64%) MetaFrame
10 2 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.32%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.32%) Squid
11 1 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 46 (14.74%) SCCM
2 20 (6.41%) SCOM
3 9 (2.88%) Puppet
4 8 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (2.24%) Ansible
6 6 (1.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 5 (1.60%) vMotion
8 4 (1.28%) DameWare
8 4 (1.28%) Opsview
9 3 (0.96%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (0.96%) SCSM
9 3 (0.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.64%) Nagios
10 2 (0.64%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.64%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.64%) ThinApp
11 1 (0.32%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 159 (50.96%) Microsoft
2 101 (32.37%) VMware
3 28 (8.97%) Citrix
4 26 (8.33%) Cisco
5 22 (7.05%) Oracle
6 14 (4.49%) Dell
7 13 (4.17%) HP
8 12 (3.85%) IBM
9 9 (2.88%) Remedy
10 8 (2.56%) NetApp
11 7 (2.24%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.60%) NETGEAR
12 5 (1.60%) SonicWALL
13 4 (1.28%) Brocade
13 4 (1.28%) F5
13 4 (1.28%) Symantec
13 4 (1.28%) Veeam
14 3 (0.96%) Apple
14 3 (0.96%) Lotus
14 3 (0.96%) SAP
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