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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 31 37 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 152 120 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.23% 4.68% 5.63%
As % of the System Software category 50.33% 53.33% 58.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 43 40
Average daily rate £200 £275 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £113 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £423 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 44 36
Average hourly rate £11.50 £12.13 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.15% +5.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.00 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £16.35 £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -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
302 225 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.39% 8.77% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 120 88
Average daily rate £393 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £215 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 44 38
Average hourly rate £12.05 £12.46 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.29% +8.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.00 £8.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £16.15 £16.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 10 February 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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +8 90 £248 -10.00% 38
North Yorkshire +13 36 £150 -46.66% 13
South Yorkshire -8 21 £288 -22.29% 9
East Yorkshire +2 8 £178 +26.78% 3
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 281 (80.06%) Windows
2 179 (51.00%) Microsoft
3 127 (36.18%) VMware
4 122 (34.76%) Windows Server
5 110 (31.34%) Windows 7
6 88 (25.07%) ITIL
7 78 (22.22%) MS Exchange
8 77 (21.94%) MS Office
9 73 (20.80%) VMware Infrastructure
10 67 (19.09%) MS Excel
11 64 (18.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 55 (15.67%) Microsoft Certification
13 53 (15.10%) Finance
14 48 (13.68%) Windows Server 2012
15 47 (13.39%) Migration
16 42 (11.97%) Windows Server 2003
16 42 (11.97%) DNS
17 39 (11.11%) Windows XP
18 38 (10.83%) SQL
19 33 (9.40%) IIS
19 33 (9.40%) SCCM
20 30 (8.55%) Citrix
20 30 (8.55%) Service Management
21 29 (8.26%) TCP/IP
21 29 (8.26%) PowerShell
22 27 (7.69%) SQL Server
23 26 (7.41%) DHCP
24 24 (6.84%) SLA
24 24 (6.84%) Cisco
25 22 (6.27%) Blackberry

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 78 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 33 (9.40%) IIS
3 13 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (3.13%) SharePoint
6 9 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (1.99%) Skype for Business
8 6 (1.71%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.42%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.14%) Apache
10 4 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.85%) WebLogic Portal
11 3 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.85%) WebSphere Portal
12 2 (0.57%) FileNet
12 2 (0.57%) JBoss
12 2 (0.57%) nginx
12 2 (0.57%) Node.js
12 2 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 77 (21.94%) MS Office
2 67 (19.09%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.85%) MS Project
4 3 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.57%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.85%) Remedy AR System
2 3 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.28%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.28%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.27%) Office 365
2 14 (3.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.85%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.57%) IaaS
7 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (11.97%) DNS
2 29 (8.26%) TCP/IP
3 26 (7.41%) DHCP
4 21 (5.98%) LAN
4 21 (5.98%) SAN
4 21 (5.98%) WAN
5 17 (4.84%) Internet
6 15 (4.27%) Firewall
7 13 (3.70%) VPN
8 9 (2.56%) Wireless
9 7 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (1.99%) VoIP
10 6 (1.71%) LDAP
10 6 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.14%) HTTP
11 4 (1.14%) Intranet
11 4 (1.14%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (1.14%) SSL
12 3 (0.85%) OSPF
12 3 (0.85%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.85%) MySQL
5 2 (0.57%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.57%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.28%) QlikView
6 1 (0.28%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Bower
1 2 (0.57%) Grunt
1 2 (0.57%) gulp
1 2 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.28%) MSI
2 1 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 53 (15.10%) Finance
2 20 (5.70%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.27%) Legal
4 8 (2.28%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.99%) Banking
6 6 (1.71%) Electronics
6 6 (1.71%) Marketing
7 4 (1.14%) Aerospace
7 4 (1.14%) Back Office
8 3 (0.85%) Games
8 3 (0.85%) Law
9 2 (0.57%) Advertising
9 2 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 111 (31.62%) Analyst
2 73 (20.80%) Service Analyst
3 72 (20.51%) Service Desk Analyst
4 46 (13.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 42 (11.97%) 1st Line Support
6 36 (10.26%) Support Engineer
7 28 (7.98%) Support Analyst
8 25 (7.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 25 (7.12%) Service Desk Support
9 21 (5.98%) Consultant
10 19 (5.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 19 (5.41%) Service Desk Support Analyst
11 18 (5.13%) IT Engineer
12 17 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support
13 16 (4.56%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
14 15 (4.27%) Desktop Support
15 14 (3.99%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
15 14 (3.99%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 13 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 11 (3.13%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.99%) Web Services
2 5 (1.42%) .NET
3 4 (1.14%) Middleware
4 3 (0.85%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (0.85%) CSS
5 2 (0.57%) AngularJS
5 2 (0.57%) Backbone.js
5 2 (0.57%) COM+
5 2 (0.57%) J2EE
5 2 (0.57%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (0.57%) LAMP
5 2 (0.57%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (0.57%) LESS
5 2 (0.57%) RESTful
5 2 (0.57%) Sass
5 2 (0.57%) SignalR
6 1 (0.28%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.28%) Ajax
6 1 (0.28%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.27%) Blackberry
2 17 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.56%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.56%) Client/Server
4 9 (2.56%) Driving Licence
4 9 (2.56%) NHS
4 9 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (2.28%) Clustering
6 6 (1.71%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.14%) PKI
8 3 (0.85%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.85%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.85%) Replication
8 3 (0.85%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.57%) iPad
9 2 (0.57%) iPhone
9 2 (0.57%) PDA
10 1 (0.28%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.28%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 281 (80.06%) Windows
2 122 (34.76%) Windows Server
3 110 (31.34%) Windows 7
4 64 (18.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (13.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 42 (11.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 39 (11.11%) Windows XP
8 22 (6.27%) Windows 8
9 15 (4.27%) Linux
10 14 (3.99%) Windows Vista
11 8 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (2.28%) Unix
11 8 (2.28%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.14%) SUSE
13 3 (0.85%) Android
14 2 (0.57%) AIX
14 2 (0.57%) Debian
15 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.28%) VMS
15 1 (0.28%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (25.07%) ITIL
2 47 (13.39%) Migration
3 30 (8.55%) Service Management
4 14 (3.99%) Change Management
4 14 (3.99%) Root Cause Analysis
5 13 (3.70%) Incident Management
6 12 (3.42%) Project Management
7 11 (3.13%) ITSM
7 11 (3.13%) Problem Management
8 9 (2.56%) Information Security
8 9 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (2.28%) Change Control
9 8 (2.28%) High Availability
10 7 (1.99%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (1.99%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (1.99%) PRINCE2
10 7 (1.99%) Server Building
11 6 (1.71%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (1.71%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (1.71%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (10.83%) SQL
2 29 (8.26%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.71%) Java
3 6 (1.71%) Perl
4 5 (1.42%) C#
5 3 (0.85%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.85%) C
5 3 (0.85%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.85%) Jython
5 3 (0.85%) Python
5 3 (0.85%) Ruby
6 2 (0.57%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (15.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (5.70%) MCSE
3 19 (5.41%) MCSA
4 15 (4.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 13 (3.70%) MCP
6 11 (3.13%) MCDST
6 11 (3.13%) MCITP
6 11 (3.13%) Security Cleared
7 10 (2.85%) SC Cleared
8 9 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.71%) CCNA
9 6 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.71%) MOS
10 3 (0.85%) A+ Certification
10 3 (0.85%) CCDP
10 3 (0.85%) CCIE
10 3 (0.85%) CCNP
11 2 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.57%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.84%) SLA
2 2 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 73 (20.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (6.27%) Hyper-V
3 14 (3.99%) vSphere
4 10 (2.85%) VMware Server
5 8 (2.28%) XenDesktop
6 7 (1.99%) XenApp
7 5 (1.42%) vCloud
7 5 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.57%) Firmware
9 2 (0.57%) NFS
9 2 (0.57%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.28%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.28%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.28%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (9.40%) SCCM
2 11 (3.13%) SCOM
3 5 (1.42%) DameWare
4 4 (1.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (1.14%) Puppet
5 3 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.85%) Opsview
5 3 (0.85%) ServiceCenter
5 3 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.57%) HP SIM
6 2 (0.57%) NetCrunch
6 2 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.28%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.28%) ThinApp
7 1 (0.28%) WSUS
7 1 (0.28%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 179 (51.00%) Microsoft
2 127 (36.18%) VMware
3 30 (8.55%) Citrix
4 24 (6.84%) Cisco
5 15 (4.27%) Remedy
6 14 (3.99%) HP
7 12 (3.42%) Oracle
8 11 (3.13%) EMC
9 8 (2.28%) Dell
10 7 (1.99%) SAP
11 5 (1.42%) Palo Alto
11 5 (1.42%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.14%) F5
12 4 (1.14%) Peregrine
12 4 (1.14%) Veeam
13 3 (0.85%) LANDesk
13 3 (0.85%) Meraki
13 3 (0.85%) NetApp
13 3 (0.85%) RightScale
13 3 (0.85%) Riverbed
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