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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 40 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 134 169 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.73% 5.80% 5.69%
As % of the System Software category 41.23% 54.17% 55.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 86 65
Median daily rate £289 £288 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.43% +43.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £118 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £388 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £264
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 33 42
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £12.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.10 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £19.50 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +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
325 312 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.47% 10.71% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 181 139
Median daily rate £425 £300 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £160 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £420 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 35 42
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £13.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -7.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.29 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £30.00 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 30 May 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 -13 83 £313 +13.63% 23
South Yorkshire 0 26 £288 -2.12% 6
North Yorkshire -1 15 £181 -39.58% 4
East Yorkshire +1 6 £155 - 1
Humberside - 1 £155 -
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 224 (79.15%) Windows
2 139 (49.12%) Microsoft
3 126 (44.52%) Windows Server
4 95 (33.57%) VMware
5 80 (28.27%) MS Exchange
6 71 (25.09%) ITIL
7 56 (19.79%) Windows 7
8 51 (18.02%) VMware Infrastructure
9 50 (17.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 50 (17.67%) Finance
9 50 (17.67%) MS Office
10 48 (16.96%) MS Excel
11 45 (15.90%) Windows Server 2008
12 41 (14.49%) SCCM
13 39 (13.78%) SQL
14 36 (12.72%) SQL Server
15 35 (12.37%) Windows XP
16 32 (11.31%) Office 365
17 31 (10.95%) Windows Server 2003
17 31 (10.95%) DNS
18 28 (9.89%) Citrix
19 27 (9.54%) Hyper-V
20 25 (8.83%) Migration
21 22 (7.77%) Blackberry
22 21 (7.42%) SAN
22 21 (7.42%) ITSM
23 20 (7.07%) CRM
23 20 (7.07%) Microsoft Azure
24 18 (6.36%) PowerShell
24 18 (6.36%) Exchange Server 2010

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 80 (28.27%) MS Exchange
2 18 (6.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (6.01%) SharePoint
4 15 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (3.89%) IIS
6 9 (3.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (2.83%) Skype for Business
8 5 (1.77%) WebSphere
9 4 (1.41%) WebLogic
10 3 (1.06%) WebLogic Portal
10 3 (1.06%) WebSphere Application Server
10 3 (1.06%) WebSphere Portal
11 2 (0.71%) Apache
11 2 (0.71%) FileNet
11 2 (0.71%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.71%) Node.js
11 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 50 (17.67%) MS Office
2 48 (16.96%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.71%) MS Project
5 1 (0.35%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (6.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.71%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.71%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.35%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 32 (11.31%) Office 365
2 20 (7.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.53%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.06%) SaaS
5 2 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.35%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.35%) IaaS
6 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (10.95%) DNS
2 21 (7.42%) SAN
3 17 (6.01%) DHCP
4 14 (4.95%) Firewall
4 14 (4.95%) TCP/IP
5 11 (3.89%) VPN
6 10 (3.53%) WAN
7 9 (3.18%) LAN
8 6 (2.12%) Wireless
9 4 (1.41%) Internet
9 4 (1.41%) LDAP
9 4 (1.41%) Network Security
10 3 (1.06%) VLAN
11 2 (0.71%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.71%) DMZ
11 2 (0.71%) HTTP
11 2 (0.71%) Intranet
11 2 (0.71%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (0.71%) VoIP
12 1 (0.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (12.72%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.71%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.71%) MySQL
4 2 (0.71%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.71%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.35%) QlikView
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (0.71%) Bitbucket
1 2 (0.71%) Bower
1 2 (0.71%) Grunt
1 2 (0.71%) gulp
1 2 (0.71%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.71%) JIRA
2 1 (0.35%) MSI
2 1 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 50 (17.67%) Finance
2 11 (3.89%) Legal
3 10 (3.53%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.83%) Banking
5 3 (1.06%) Electronics
5 3 (1.06%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.06%) Marketing
6 2 (0.71%) Advertising
6 2 (0.71%) Games
6 2 (0.71%) iGaming
7 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.35%) Law
7 1 (0.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 91 (32.16%) Analyst
2 52 (18.37%) Service Analyst
2 52 (18.37%) Service Desk Analyst
3 33 (11.66%) Support Engineer
4 28 (9.89%) 1st Line Support
5 26 (9.19%) 2nd Line Support
6 23 (8.13%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 22 (7.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 21 (7.42%) Server Engineer
9 20 (7.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 18 (6.36%) 3rd Line Support
11 17 (6.01%) Consultant
11 17 (6.01%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 14 (4.95%) 1st Line Support Analyst
12 14 (4.95%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
13 13 (4.59%) Service Desk Support
14 12 (4.24%) Administrator
14 12 (4.24%) Service Desk Support Analyst
14 12 (4.24%) Support Analyst
14 12 (4.24%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.77%) .NET
1 5 (1.77%) Web Services
2 3 (1.06%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (0.71%) AngularJS
3 2 (0.71%) Backbone.js
3 2 (0.71%) J2EE
3 2 (0.71%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (0.71%) LESS
3 2 (0.71%) RESTful
3 2 (0.71%) Sass
3 2 (0.71%) SignalR
4 1 (0.35%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.35%) Ajax
4 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (0.35%) LAMP
4 1 (0.35%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.77%) Blackberry
2 12 (4.24%) Clustering
3 10 (3.53%) Data Centre
4 9 (3.18%) iPhone
5 8 (2.83%) iPad
6 7 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.77%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.41%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.06%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.06%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.71%) Handset
10 2 (0.71%) NHS
10 2 (0.71%) PKI
10 2 (0.71%) VLE
11 1 (0.35%) Blog
11 1 (0.35%) DataPower
11 1 (0.35%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.35%) PDA
11 1 (0.35%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 224 (79.15%) Windows
2 126 (44.52%) Windows Server
3 56 (19.79%) Windows 7
4 50 (17.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (15.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (12.37%) Windows XP
7 31 (10.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (5.30%) Windows 8
9 7 (2.47%) Windows Vista
10 6 (2.12%) Linux
11 5 (1.77%) Unix
11 5 (1.77%) Windows 10
11 5 (1.77%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.41%) Android
12 4 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.71%) AIX
13 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.35%) Solaris
14 1 (0.35%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (25.09%) ITIL
2 25 (8.83%) Migration
3 21 (7.42%) ITSM
4 20 (7.07%) CRM
5 14 (4.95%) Incident Management
6 11 (3.89%) Server Building
6 11 (3.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (3.53%) Service Management
8 9 (3.18%) Problem Management
9 8 (2.83%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (2.83%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (2.47%) Change Control
10 7 (2.47%) High Availability
11 5 (1.77%) Customer Engagement
11 5 (1.77%) Data Migration
11 5 (1.77%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (1.77%) ERP
11 5 (1.77%) Project Management
12 4 (1.41%) Time Management
12 4 (1.41%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (13.78%) SQL
2 18 (6.36%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.18%) Java
4 6 (2.12%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.77%) C#
6 4 (1.41%) Perl
7 3 (1.06%) Jython
7 3 (1.06%) PHP
8 2 (0.71%) Python
8 2 (0.71%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.35%) C
9 1 (0.35%) VB
9 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (5.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (3.18%) MCSE
3 8 (2.83%) MCSA
4 7 (2.47%) MCP
5 6 (2.12%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.77%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.06%) MCDST
8 3 (1.06%) MCITP
8 3 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.71%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.35%) CCDP
10 1 (0.35%) CCIE
10 1 (0.35%) CCNP
10 1 (0.35%) CITP
10 1 (0.35%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.30%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (18.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (9.54%) Hyper-V
3 7 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (2.47%) vSphere
3 7 (2.47%) XenApp
4 6 (2.12%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (1.41%) vCloud
5 4 (1.41%) Xen
6 3 (1.06%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.71%) DFS Replication
7 2 (0.71%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.35%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 41 (14.49%) SCCM
2 10 (3.53%) SCOM
3 7 (2.47%) DameWare
4 5 (1.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 4 (1.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (1.41%) Opsview
5 4 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (1.06%) SCSM
7 2 (0.71%) Puppet
7 2 (0.71%) SCDPM
7 2 (0.71%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.71%) ThinApp
8 1 (0.35%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.35%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.35%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.35%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 139 (49.12%) Microsoft
2 95 (33.57%) VMware
3 28 (9.89%) Citrix
4 17 (6.01%) Cisco
5 13 (4.59%) Dell
6 10 (3.53%) HP
7 9 (3.18%) Remedy
8 8 (2.83%) Oracle
9 7 (2.47%) NetApp
10 5 (1.77%) SAP
11 4 (1.41%) Brocade
11 4 (1.41%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.41%) Veeam
12 3 (1.06%) Apple
12 3 (1.06%) IBM
12 3 (1.06%) Lotus
13 2 (0.71%) EMC
13 2 (0.71%) Intel Security
13 2 (0.71%) Peregrine
13 2 (0.71%) Symantec
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