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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 38 25 28
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 130 124 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.46% 5.42% 6.35%
As % of the System Software category 43.19% 58.77% 54.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 48 41
Average daily rate
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£300 £183 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.38% -14.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £110 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £333 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £268 £275
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 38 26
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.10 £14.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.39% -8.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.70 £10.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.75 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
301 211 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.32% 9.22% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 109 86
Average daily rate £305 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 38 31
Average hourly rate £12.35 £13.98 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.62% -44.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £10.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 £23.40 £32.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 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
West Yorkshire -6 83 £305 +64.86% 40
North Yorkshire -5 23 £300 +71.42% 6
South Yorkshire -20 18 £125 +4.16% 4
East Yorkshire -1 1 - - 4
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 204 (76.40%) Windows
2 127 (47.57%) Microsoft
3 86 (32.21%) VMware
4 77 (28.84%) MS Exchange
5 72 (26.97%) ITIL
6 70 (26.22%) Windows 7
7 57 (21.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 53 (19.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 48 (17.98%) Windows XP
10 46 (17.23%) VMware Infrastructure
11 43 (16.10%) MS Office
12 41 (15.36%) MS Excel
13 39 (14.61%) LAN
14 35 (13.11%) SQL Server
15 34 (12.73%) WAN
16 33 (12.36%) SQL
17 30 (11.24%) Exchange Server 2010
18 29 (10.86%) DNS
19 27 (10.11%) SAN
20 26 (9.74%) Microsoft Certification
21 25 (9.36%) Windows Server 2012
22 24 (8.99%) Cisco
22 24 (8.99%) Blackberry
23 21 (7.87%) Citrix
24 20 (7.49%) TCP/IP
24 20 (7.49%) Finance
24 20 (7.49%) Exchange Server 2007
25 19 (7.12%) SCCM
25 19 (7.12%) SharePoint
26 18 (6.74%) IIS

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 77 (28.84%) MS Exchange
2 30 (11.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (7.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (7.12%) SharePoint
5 18 (6.74%) IIS
6 16 (5.99%) Lync
7 13 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.87%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.87%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.50%) Apache
10 4 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.50%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (1.12%) Node.js
11 3 (1.12%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.12%) JBoss
12 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Portal
13 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 43 (16.10%) MS Office
2 41 (15.36%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.24%) Office 365
2 1 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (14.61%) LAN
2 34 (12.73%) WAN
3 29 (10.86%) DNS
4 27 (10.11%) SAN
5 20 (7.49%) TCP/IP
6 18 (6.74%) Internet
7 16 (5.99%) DHCP
8 15 (5.62%) Firewall
9 7 (2.62%) VPN
10 6 (2.25%) Unified Communications
11 5 (1.87%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (1.50%) Wireless
12 4 (1.50%) IP Telephony
12 4 (1.50%) BIG-IP
12 4 (1.50%) Network Security
12 4 (1.50%) NAS
12 4 (1.50%) ADSL
13 3 (1.12%) VoIP
13 3 (1.12%) SMTP
13 3 (1.12%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.12%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.12%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.12%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.37%) MySQL
6 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.37%) InstallShield
1 1 (0.37%) Fiddler
General
1 20 (7.49%) Finance
2 6 (2.25%) Telecoms
2 6 (2.25%) Manufacturing
2 6 (2.25%) Banking
3 4 (1.50%) Law
4 3 (1.12%) Electronics
4 3 (1.12%) Marketing
5 2 (0.75%) Legal
5 2 (0.75%) Billing
6 1 (0.37%) Local Government
6 1 (0.37%) Games
6 1 (0.37%) Military
6 1 (0.37%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 61 (22.85%) Analyst
2 34 (12.73%) Service Analyst
2 34 (12.73%) Service Desk Analyst
3 28 (10.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 24 (8.99%) 2nd Line Support
4 24 (8.99%) 1st Line Support
5 21 (7.87%) Support Engineer
6 18 (6.74%) Support Analyst
6 18 (6.74%) Server Engineer
7 14 (5.24%) 3rd Line Support
8 12 (4.49%) Desktop Support
8 12 (4.49%) IT Support
9 10 (3.75%) Desktop Engineer
10 9 (3.37%) Project Manager
10 9 (3.37%) Administrator
10 9 (3.37%) Windows Server Engineer
10 9 (3.37%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 8 (3.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (3.00%) IT Support Engineer
11 8 (3.00%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.99%) .NET
2 4 (1.50%) J2EE
2 4 (1.50%) Web Services
3 3 (1.12%) Java EE
4 2 (0.75%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.37%) HTML
5 1 (0.37%) LAMP
5 1 (0.37%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.99%) Blackberry
2 17 (6.37%) Clustering
3 15 (5.62%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.62%) NHS
5 6 (2.25%) Replication
5 6 (2.25%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.50%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.50%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.50%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.12%) DTV
8 3 (1.12%) PKI
8 3 (1.12%) iPhone
8 3 (1.12%) BYOD
9 2 (0.75%) CMDB
9 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.75%) User Experience
9 2 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.37%) Life Science
10 1 (0.37%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 204 (76.40%) Windows
2 70 (26.22%) Windows 7
3 57 (21.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (19.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 48 (17.98%) Windows XP
6 25 (9.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (5.99%) UNIX
8 15 (5.62%) Linux
9 10 (3.75%) Windows 8
10 7 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (2.25%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.87%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (1.50%) SUSE
13 4 (1.50%) AIX
13 4 (1.50%) Solaris
13 4 (1.50%) zOS
14 3 (1.12%) Windows 2000
14 3 (1.12%) Android
14 3 (1.12%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (26.97%) ITIL
2 17 (6.37%) Project Management
2 17 (6.37%) Migration
3 15 (5.62%) Service Management
4 10 (3.75%) Configuration Management
4 10 (3.75%) PRINCE2
4 10 (3.75%) Change Management
5 9 (3.37%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (3.37%) Incident Management
6 8 (3.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (3.00%) Server Building
7 7 (2.62%) ITSM
7 7 (2.62%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (2.25%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (1.87%) DevOps
9 5 (1.87%) Server Hardening
9 5 (1.87%) Problem Management
9 5 (1.87%) Time Management
9 5 (1.87%) E-Commerce
9 5 (1.87%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 33 (12.36%) SQL
2 9 (3.37%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.25%) Python
4 5 (1.87%) Java
5 3 (1.12%) C
5 3 (1.12%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.75%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.75%) C#
6 2 (0.75%) Perl
7 1 (0.37%) PHP
7 1 (0.37%) Jython
7 1 (0.37%) VBScript
7 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (9.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (5.62%) MCSE
3 8 (3.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.62%) MCTS
4 7 (2.62%) MCITP
5 4 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (1.50%) CCNA
5 4 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 3 (1.12%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.12%) MCSA
6 3 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (1.12%) Degree
7 2 (0.75%) MCDST
7 2 (0.75%) MCP
8 1 (0.37%) NCDA
8 1 (0.37%) CCEE
8 1 (0.37%) CCIA
8 1 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.37%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.49%) SLA
2 2 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 46 (17.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (5.24%) Hyper-V
3 13 (4.87%) VMware Server
4 8 (3.00%) vSphere
4 8 (3.00%) Terminal Services
5 6 (2.25%) VMware ESX
5 6 (2.25%) XenApp
6 5 (1.87%) ISA Server
7 4 (1.50%) XenServer
8 3 (1.12%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.75%) vCloud
9 2 (0.75%) UAG
9 2 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.37%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 19 (7.12%) SCCM
2 11 (4.12%) AirWatch
3 5 (1.87%) Puppet
4 4 (1.50%) SCOM
5 3 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.75%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.75%) WSUS
6 2 (0.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.37%) OpenView
7 1 (0.37%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.37%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 127 (47.57%) Microsoft
2 86 (32.21%) VMware
3 24 (8.99%) Cisco
4 21 (7.87%) Citrix
5 16 (5.99%) HP
6 12 (4.49%) Oracle
7 8 (3.00%) NetApp
7 8 (3.00%) Remedy
8 5 (1.87%) LANDesk
9 4 (1.50%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.50%) F5
10 3 (1.12%) Brocade
10 3 (1.12%) SAP
10 3 (1.12%) Dell
10 3 (1.12%) McAfee
11 2 (0.75%) Sophos
11 2 (0.75%) Wyse
11 2 (0.75%) Amdocs
11 2 (0.75%) Symantec
11 2 (0.75%) Blue Coat
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