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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 152 130 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.73% 5.73% 6.64%
As % of the System Software category 59.84% 68.78% 76.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 47 36
Average daily rate
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£290 £240 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £110 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £388 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 34 47
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.63 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.77% -6.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £8.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £17.05 £24.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.42 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.85%
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
254 189 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 9.57% 8.33% 8.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 80 67
Average daily rate £325 £295 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £172 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 36 47
Average hourly rate £13.98 £12.63 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.69% -2.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.25 £8.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £35.00 £39.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 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
West Yorkshire +4 88 £275 +22.22% 33
South Yorkshire -1 27 £431 +267.02% 9
North Yorkshire -6 23 £325 +30.00% 8
East Yorkshire 0 9 £313 -21.87%
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 243 (80.20%) Windows
2 163 (53.80%) Microsoft
3 113 (37.29%) VMware
4 103 (33.99%) MS Exchange
5 84 (27.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 71 (23.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 68 (22.44%) MS Office
8 67 (22.11%) VMware Infrastructure
9 63 (20.79%) Windows 7
10 62 (20.46%) Windows XP
11 57 (18.81%) MS Excel
12 52 (17.16%) DNS
13 48 (15.84%) Citrix
14 47 (15.51%) ITIL
15 45 (14.85%) vSphere
16 44 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2010
17 42 (13.86%) Windows Server 2012
18 39 (12.87%) DHCP
19 37 (12.21%) Cisco
19 37 (12.21%) SCCM
20 36 (11.88%) SQL Server
21 33 (10.89%) Symantec
22 32 (10.56%) SAN
23 31 (10.23%) NetApp
23 31 (10.23%) LAN
24 29 (9.57%) TCP/IP
24 29 (9.57%) VMware ESX
24 29 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2013
25 28 (9.24%) SCOM
25 28 (9.24%) SLA

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 103 (33.99%) MS Exchange
2 44 (14.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 26 (8.58%) SharePoint
5 21 (6.93%) IIS
6 20 (6.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 19 (6.27%) Exchange Server 2003
8 18 (5.94%) Lync
9 17 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (3.63%) Lotus Domino
11 8 (2.64%) IBM Notes
12 4 (1.32%) Apache
12 4 (1.32%) Tomcat
12 4 (1.32%) JBoss
13 3 (0.99%) Quickr
13 3 (0.99%) Office Communications Server
13 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 2 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.66%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 68 (22.44%) MS Office
2 57 (18.81%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.66%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.97%) Office 365
2 3 (0.99%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 52 (17.16%) DNS
2 39 (12.87%) DHCP
3 32 (10.56%) SAN
4 31 (10.23%) LAN
5 29 (9.57%) TCP/IP
6 26 (8.58%) WAN
7 21 (6.93%) Firewall
8 20 (6.60%) Internet
9 18 (5.94%) VPN
10 14 (4.62%) NAS
11 10 (3.30%) VoIP
11 10 (3.30%) Ethernet
12 9 (2.97%) Unified Communications
13 7 (2.31%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (2.31%) iSCSI
13 7 (2.31%) FTP
13 7 (2.31%) SMTP
13 7 (2.31%) S/MIME
13 7 (2.31%) DMZ
14 6 (1.98%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (11.88%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.99%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (2.31%) MSI
2 1 (0.33%) AdminStudio
General
1 18 (5.94%) Finance
2 9 (2.97%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.98%) Manufacturing
3 6 (1.98%) Advertising
4 3 (0.99%) German Language
4 3 (0.99%) Multimedia
4 3 (0.99%) Legal
5 2 (0.66%) Banking
6 1 (0.33%) Norwegian Language
6 1 (0.33%) French Language
6 1 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 56 (18.48%) Analyst
2 39 (12.87%) Support Engineer
3 28 (9.24%) 2nd Line Support
4 25 (8.25%) Service Analyst
4 25 (8.25%) Service Desk Analyst
5 24 (7.92%) IT Support
6 22 (7.26%) Administrator
6 22 (7.26%) 1st Line Support
7 20 (6.60%) Server Engineer
8 19 (6.27%) Support Analyst
8 19 (6.27%) Systems Engineer
9 17 (5.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (5.28%) Consultant
11 15 (4.95%) Desktop Support
11 15 (4.95%) Exchange Engineer
12 14 (4.62%) Desktop Engineer
13 11 (3.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 10 (3.30%) IT Support Engineer
14 10 (3.30%) 3rd Line Support
15 8 (2.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.98%) .NET
2 3 (0.99%) Regular Expression
2 3 (0.99%) ASP.NET
2 3 (0.99%) Web Services
3 2 (0.66%) J2EE
4 1 (0.33%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.33%) WSH
4 1 (0.33%) Middleware
4 1 (0.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.28%) NHS
2 14 (4.62%) Blackberry
3 10 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (1.98%) PDA
5 5 (1.65%) CLARiiON
6 4 (1.32%) Clustering
6 4 (1.32%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.99%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.99%) iSeries
7 3 (0.99%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.66%) Replication
8 2 (0.66%) Statistics
8 2 (0.66%) iPhone
8 2 (0.66%) FMCG
9 1 (0.33%) iPad
9 1 (0.33%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.33%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.33%) PKI
9 1 (0.33%) CMDB
9 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 243 (80.20%) Windows
2 84 (27.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 71 (23.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 63 (20.79%) Windows 7
5 62 (20.46%) Windows XP
6 42 (13.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (5.28%) Windows 8
8 11 (3.63%) Linux
9 5 (1.65%) UNIX
9 5 (1.65%) Solaris
10 4 (1.32%) VMS
11 3 (0.99%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.99%) Android
11 3 (0.99%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (0.99%) CentOS
11 3 (0.99%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.99%) AIX
12 2 (0.66%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.66%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.66%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (15.51%) ITIL
2 26 (8.58%) Migration
3 18 (5.94%) Service Management
4 13 (4.29%) Incident Management
5 11 (3.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (3.30%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (2.97%) Project Management
8 8 (2.64%) Service Delivery
9 6 (1.98%) BCP
9 6 (1.98%) Change Management
10 5 (1.65%) Software Deployment
10 5 (1.65%) Network Load Balancing
10 5 (1.65%) Network Design
11 4 (1.32%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (1.32%) Problem Management
11 4 (1.32%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (1.32%) Mobile Device Management
12 3 (0.99%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (0.99%) High Availability
12 3 (0.99%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (7.92%) SQL
2 11 (3.63%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.32%) Shell Script
3 4 (1.32%) T-SQL
4 3 (0.99%) C
4 3 (0.99%) VB
4 3 (0.99%) VBA
5 2 (0.66%) Java
5 2 (0.66%) Perl
5 2 (0.66%) Jython
6 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (5.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (4.95%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.97%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.64%) MCSE
5 7 (2.31%) MCSA
6 6 (1.98%) CCNA
6 6 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.98%) MCP
6 6 (1.98%) Degree
7 5 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.66%) CISSP
9 2 (0.66%) CCDA
9 2 (0.66%) CCDP
9 2 (0.66%) CCNP
9 2 (0.66%) CCSA
9 2 (0.66%) CCSE
9 2 (0.66%) VCP5
9 2 (0.66%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (9.24%) SLA
2 3 (0.99%) HIPAA
2 3 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 67 (22.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (14.85%) vSphere
3 29 (9.57%) VMware ESX
4 16 (5.28%) XenApp
5 12 (3.96%) Hyper-V
6 8 (2.64%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (1.98%) Terminal Services
7 6 (1.98%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.32%) vCloud
8 4 (1.32%) XenServer
9 3 (0.99%) UAG
9 3 (0.99%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.99%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.99%) Terminal Server
9 3 (0.99%) MetaFrame
10 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 37 (12.21%) SCCM
2 28 (9.24%) SCOM
3 20 (6.60%) NetBackup
4 7 (2.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 6 (1.98%) WSUS
6 4 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.32%) EMC Navisphere
6 4 (1.32%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.32%) Puppet
6 4 (1.32%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (1.32%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.99%) Tivoli
7 3 (0.99%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.33%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.33%) OVSD
8 1 (0.33%) DameWare
8 1 (0.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 163 (53.80%) Microsoft
2 113 (37.29%) VMware
3 48 (15.84%) Citrix
4 37 (12.21%) Cisco
5 33 (10.89%) Symantec
6 31 (10.23%) NetApp
7 22 (7.26%) IBM
8 21 (6.93%) HP
9 19 (6.27%) Remedy
9 19 (6.27%) EMC
10 16 (5.28%) Lotus
11 11 (3.63%) Oracle
12 9 (2.97%) Dell
13 7 (2.31%) Postini
13 7 (2.31%) Google
14 5 (1.65%) Red Hat
15 4 (1.32%) CheckPoint
15 4 (1.32%) McAfee
15 4 (1.32%) Sophos
15 4 (1.32%) Mitel
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Venn Group - UK
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £12.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
East Riding
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £15 - £20 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
North Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £12.00 - £14.00 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £100 - £110 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
South Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
City of York Council
Rate: From £27,611 to £32,081 per annum (Grade 9, Level 1 - 4)
Posted: 21 days ago
Middlesbrough, North East, United Kingdom
Fine Organics
Rate: £20-22,000
Posted: 24 days ago