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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 35 28 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 117 115 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.79% 5.18% 6.94%
As % of the System Software category 53.18% 56.93% 73.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 36 29
Average daily rate
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£275 £225 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £114 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £403 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £270
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 32 58
Average hourly rate £12.25 £11.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.55 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.45 £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £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
220 202 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 9.00% 9.10% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 80 59
Average daily rate £325 £298 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.24% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £174 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £428 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 34 60
Average hourly rate £12.46 £11.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.04% -2.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.80 £8.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £16.60 £22.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 61 £275 +27.90% 59
South Yorkshire -6 23 £370 +228.88% 6
North Yorkshire -4 18 £281 +17.18% 8
East Yorkshire -4 8 £140 - 2
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 235 (81.31%) Windows
2 146 (50.52%) Microsoft
3 112 (38.75%) VMware
4 92 (31.83%) MS Exchange
5 80 (27.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 68 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 64 (22.15%) MS Office
8 62 (21.45%) VMware Infrastructure
9 61 (21.11%) Windows 7
10 59 (20.42%) Windows XP
11 51 (17.65%) MS Excel
11 51 (17.65%) DNS
12 49 (16.96%) ITIL
13 45 (15.57%) vSphere
14 41 (14.19%) Windows Server 2012
15 40 (13.84%) Exchange Server 2010
16 37 (12.80%) SQL Server
16 37 (12.80%) DHCP
17 36 (12.46%) Citrix
18 33 (11.42%) Cisco
18 33 (11.42%) LAN
18 33 (11.42%) SCCM
19 32 (11.07%) TCP/IP
19 32 (11.07%) SAN
20 30 (10.38%) NetApp
21 28 (9.69%) Symantec
22 27 (9.34%) VMware ESX
22 27 (9.34%) SCOM
22 27 (9.34%) Exchange Server 2013
23 26 (9.00%) SLA

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 92 (31.83%) MS Exchange
2 40 (13.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (9.34%) Exchange Server 2013
4 23 (7.96%) Exchange Server 2003
5 20 (6.92%) IIS
6 18 (6.23%) SharePoint
7 14 (4.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 13 (4.50%) Lync
9 11 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (3.81%) Lotus Domino
10 7 (2.42%) IBM Notes
11 4 (1.38%) JBoss
11 4 (1.38%) Apache
11 4 (1.38%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.69%) Quickr
12 2 (0.69%) WebSphere Portal
12 2 (0.69%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 64 (22.15%) MS Office
2 51 (17.65%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.08%) Office 365
2 2 (0.69%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 51 (17.65%) DNS
2 37 (12.80%) DHCP
3 33 (11.42%) LAN
4 32 (11.07%) TCP/IP
4 32 (11.07%) SAN
5 24 (8.30%) WAN
6 21 (7.27%) Firewall
7 17 (5.88%) VPN
8 15 (5.19%) Internet
9 14 (4.84%) NAS
10 10 (3.46%) Ethernet
11 8 (2.77%) VoIP
12 7 (2.42%) FTP
12 7 (2.42%) SMTP
12 7 (2.42%) HTTPS
12 7 (2.42%) DMZ
12 7 (2.42%) iSCSI
12 7 (2.42%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (2.08%) RTSP
14 5 (1.73%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (12.80%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (5.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.04%) FileMaker
6 3 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.42%) MSI
2 1 (0.35%) AdminStudio
General
1 19 (6.57%) Finance
2 8 (2.77%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.08%) Advertising
4 5 (1.73%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.38%) German Language
5 4 (1.38%) Banking
6 3 (1.04%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.04%) Legal
7 1 (0.35%) Law
7 1 (0.35%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 44 (15.22%) Analyst
2 41 (14.19%) Support Engineer
3 22 (7.61%) IT Support
3 22 (7.61%) Administrator
4 21 (7.27%) 1st Line Support
5 20 (6.92%) Service Analyst
5 20 (6.92%) Service Desk Analyst
5 20 (6.92%) Server Engineer
6 19 (6.57%) Support Analyst
7 17 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
7 17 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 16 (5.54%) 3rd Line Support
9 15 (5.19%) Consultant
9 15 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 15 (5.19%) Desktop Engineer
10 13 (4.50%) Desktop Support
11 12 (4.15%) Exchange Engineer
12 11 (3.81%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 10 (3.46%) IT Support Engineer
13 10 (3.46%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.42%) .NET
2 3 (1.04%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.04%) Regular Expression
3 2 (0.69%) J2EE
4 1 (0.35%) Web Services
4 1 (0.35%) WSH
4 1 (0.35%) SAML
4 1 (0.35%) Middleware
4 1 (0.35%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.57%) NHS
2 13 (4.50%) Blackberry
3 8 (2.77%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.08%) PDA
5 5 (1.73%) Clustering
5 5 (1.73%) CLARiiON
6 4 (1.38%) iPhone
7 3 (1.04%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.04%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.04%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.69%) iSeries
8 2 (0.69%) Statistics
8 2 (0.69%) PKI
9 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.35%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.35%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.35%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.35%) CMDB
9 1 (0.35%) FMCG
9 1 (0.35%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 235 (81.31%) Windows
2 80 (27.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 68 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 61 (21.11%) Windows 7
5 59 (20.42%) Windows XP
6 41 (14.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (5.54%) Windows 8
8 11 (3.81%) Linux
9 7 (2.42%) UNIX
9 7 (2.42%) Android
9 7 (2.42%) Windows Phone
10 5 (1.73%) Solaris
10 5 (1.73%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.38%) VMS
12 3 (1.04%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.04%) AIX
12 3 (1.04%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.04%) CentOS
13 2 (0.69%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (16.96%) ITIL
2 22 (7.61%) Migration
3 12 (4.15%) Project Management
4 11 (3.81%) Incident Management
5 10 (3.46%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (2.77%) Mobile Device Management
6 8 (2.77%) Service Management
6 8 (2.77%) Service Delivery
6 8 (2.77%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (2.08%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (2.08%) BCP
7 6 (2.08%) Configuration Management
7 6 (2.08%) PRINCE
7 6 (2.08%) PRINCE2
8 5 (1.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (1.73%) Software Deployment
9 4 (1.38%) Change Management
9 4 (1.38%) Supplier Management
9 4 (1.38%) Network Design
10 3 (1.04%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (7.61%) SQL
2 7 (2.42%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.73%) T-SQL
4 4 (1.38%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.04%) VB
5 3 (1.04%) VBA
6 2 (0.69%) Java
6 2 (0.69%) Perl
6 2 (0.69%) Jython
7 1 (0.35%) C
7 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (6.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (4.50%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.11%) MCSE
4 8 (2.77%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.42%) MCSA
5 7 (2.42%) Degree
6 6 (2.08%) MCP
7 5 (1.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.73%) CCNA
8 4 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.69%) VCAP
10 2 (0.69%) VCP5
10 2 (0.69%) CISSP
10 2 (0.69%) CCA
10 2 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.69%) CCNP
10 2 (0.69%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.00%) SLA
2 3 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.04%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 62 (21.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (15.57%) vSphere
3 27 (9.34%) VMware ESX
4 14 (4.84%) XenApp
5 12 (4.15%) Hyper-V
6 9 (3.11%) Terminal Services
7 7 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (2.08%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.73%) UAG
10 4 (1.38%) vCloud
11 3 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.04%) ISA Server
11 3 (1.04%) MetaFrame
11 3 (1.04%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.69%) XenServer
12 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.69%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.69%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 33 (11.42%) SCCM
2 27 (9.34%) SCOM
3 18 (6.23%) NetBackup
4 6 (2.08%) WSUS
5 4 (1.38%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (1.38%) Puppet
5 4 (1.38%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (1.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (1.38%) ZABBIX
5 4 (1.38%) EMC Navisphere
5 4 (1.38%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.04%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.35%) OVSD
8 1 (0.35%) DameWare
8 1 (0.35%) OpenView
8 1 (0.35%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.35%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 146 (50.52%) Microsoft
2 112 (38.75%) VMware
3 36 (12.46%) Citrix
4 33 (11.42%) Cisco
5 30 (10.38%) NetApp
6 28 (9.69%) Symantec
7 22 (7.61%) HP
8 21 (7.27%) IBM
9 17 (5.88%) EMC
10 15 (5.19%) Lotus
11 13 (4.50%) Remedy
12 10 (3.46%) Oracle
13 8 (2.77%) Dell
14 6 (2.08%) Red Hat
15 4 (1.38%) Postini
15 4 (1.38%) McAfee
15 4 (1.38%) CheckPoint
15 4 (1.38%) Sophos
15 4 (1.38%) Mitel
15 4 (1.38%) Google
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