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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 33 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 146 130 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.89% 5.55% 5.83%
As % of the System Software category 45.34% 61.32% 53.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 46 41
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£300 £165 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £118 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £269 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.52% -2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 41 25
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.20 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -14.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.00 £10.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £22.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
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
322 212 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.79% 9.04% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 102 87
Average daily rate £325 £288 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 42 30
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £10.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £24.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%

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 31 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 31 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 31 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
(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 -12 84 £325 +78.08% 25
North Yorkshire +8 33 £269 +27.21% 4
South Yorkshire -9 26 £170 +41.66% 12
East Yorkshire +1 1 - - 5
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 218 (75.96%) Windows
2 139 (48.43%) Microsoft
3 94 (32.75%) VMware
4 86 (29.97%) ITIL
5 84 (29.27%) MS Exchange
6 71 (24.74%) Windows 7
7 65 (22.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 61 (21.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 57 (19.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 51 (17.77%) Windows XP
11 47 (16.38%) LAN
11 47 (16.38%) MS Office
12 44 (15.33%) WAN
13 43 (14.98%) SQL
14 41 (14.29%) MS Excel
15 40 (13.94%) SQL Server
16 36 (12.54%) SAN
17 35 (12.20%) DNS
17 35 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2010
17 35 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
18 31 (10.80%) Microsoft Certification
19 29 (10.10%) Citrix
19 29 (10.10%) Cisco
20 27 (9.41%) SharePoint
20 27 (9.41%) SCCM
21 26 (9.06%) Blackberry
22 25 (8.71%) Migration
23 24 (8.36%) TCP/IP
23 24 (8.36%) Exchange Server 2007
24 21 (7.32%) DHCP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 84 (29.27%) MS Exchange
2 35 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (9.41%) SharePoint
4 24 (8.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (6.97%) IIS
6 16 (5.57%) Lync
7 14 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (4.53%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (2.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.74%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.74%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (1.39%) Apache
11 4 (1.39%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (1.05%) Tomcat
12 3 (1.05%) JBoss
12 3 (1.05%) Node.js
13 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 47 (16.38%) MS Office
2 41 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.18%) Office 365
2 1 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (16.38%) LAN
2 44 (15.33%) WAN
3 36 (12.54%) SAN
4 35 (12.20%) DNS
5 24 (8.36%) TCP/IP
6 21 (7.32%) Internet
6 21 (7.32%) DHCP
7 16 (5.57%) Firewall
8 10 (3.48%) VPN
9 7 (2.44%) Wireless
9 7 (2.44%) Network Security
10 6 (2.09%) Unified Communications
11 4 (1.39%) NAS
11 4 (1.39%) IP Telephony
11 4 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (1.39%) BIG-IP
11 4 (1.39%) VoIP
11 4 (1.39%) ADSL
12 3 (1.05%) SMTP
12 3 (1.05%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (13.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.05%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.05%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.05%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.70%) MySQL
4 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.35%) Big Data
5 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.35%) Informix
5 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.35%) InstallShield
1 1 (0.35%) Fiddler
General
1 21 (7.32%) Finance
2 9 (3.14%) Manufacturing
3 8 (2.79%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.74%) Electronics
4 5 (1.74%) Marketing
5 4 (1.39%) Law
6 3 (1.05%) Back Office
6 3 (1.05%) Banking
7 2 (0.70%) Games
7 2 (0.70%) Billing
7 2 (0.70%) Legal
8 1 (0.35%) Advertising
8 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.35%) Local Government
8 1 (0.35%) Military
8 1 (0.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (24.04%) Analyst
2 33 (11.50%) Service Analyst
2 33 (11.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 33 (11.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 28 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 25 (8.71%) Support Engineer
5 24 (8.36%) 1st Line Support
6 19 (6.62%) Support Analyst
7 18 (6.27%) IT Support
8 17 (5.92%) Server Engineer
9 15 (5.23%) Desktop Support
9 15 (5.23%) 3rd Line Support
10 14 (4.88%) Desktop Engineer
11 11 (3.83%) IT Support Engineer
12 10 (3.48%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 9 (3.14%) Administrator
13 9 (3.14%) Windows Server Engineer
13 9 (3.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 8 (2.79%) Support Technician
14 8 (2.79%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.27%) .NET
2 4 (1.39%) J2EE
2 4 (1.39%) Web Services
3 3 (1.05%) Java EE
4 2 (0.70%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.35%) HTML
5 1 (0.35%) ODBC
5 1 (0.35%) LAMP
5 1 (0.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.06%) Blackberry
2 20 (6.97%) Clustering
3 16 (5.57%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.44%) Client/Server
4 7 (2.44%) NHS
4 7 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.44%) Replication
5 6 (2.09%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (1.74%) DTV
6 5 (1.74%) Visualisation
6 5 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.70%) User Experience
9 2 (0.70%) Life Science
9 2 (0.70%) CMDB
9 2 (0.70%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.70%) PKI
10 1 (0.35%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 218 (75.96%) Windows
2 71 (24.74%) Windows 7
3 65 (22.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 61 (21.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 51 (17.77%) Windows XP
6 35 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (5.92%) UNIX
8 16 (5.57%) Linux
9 13 (4.53%) Windows 8
10 7 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (2.09%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.74%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (1.39%) SUSE
13 4 (1.39%) Windows 2000
13 4 (1.39%) AIX
13 4 (1.39%) Solaris
13 4 (1.39%) zOS
14 3 (1.05%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.70%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (29.97%) ITIL
2 25 (8.71%) Migration
3 17 (5.92%) Project Management
3 17 (5.92%) Service Management
4 14 (4.88%) Change Management
4 14 (4.88%) Incident Management
5 12 (4.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (3.48%) PRINCE2
6 10 (3.48%) Problem Management
7 9 (3.14%) Configuration Management
7 9 (3.14%) Server Building
8 8 (2.79%) ITSM
9 7 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (2.44%) Mobile Device Management
10 6 (2.09%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (2.09%) Time Management
10 6 (2.09%) DevOps
10 6 (2.09%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (2.09%) Service Delivery
11 5 (1.74%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 43 (14.98%) SQL
2 16 (5.57%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.09%) Python
4 5 (1.74%) Java
5 4 (1.39%) C
6 3 (1.05%) C#
7 2 (0.70%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.70%) Perl
7 2 (0.70%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.35%) Jython
8 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.35%) PHP
8 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (10.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (6.27%) MCSE
3 9 (3.14%) MCTS
3 9 (3.14%) MCITP
3 9 (3.14%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.09%) MCSA
4 6 (2.09%) CCNA
4 6 (2.09%) MCP
4 6 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (1.39%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.39%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 3 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (1.05%) MCDST
7 2 (0.70%) Degree
7 2 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.35%) MOS
8 1 (0.35%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.35%) JNCIS
8 1 (0.35%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.53%) SLA
2 2 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 57 (19.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (6.27%) Hyper-V
3 14 (4.88%) VMware Server
4 11 (3.83%) XenApp
5 9 (3.14%) XenServer
5 9 (3.14%) Terminal Services
6 8 (2.79%) vSphere
7 6 (2.09%) VMware ESX
8 5 (1.74%) ISA Server
9 4 (1.39%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.05%) vCloud
11 2 (0.70%) UAG
11 2 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.35%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 27 (9.41%) SCCM
2 10 (3.48%) AirWatch
3 9 (3.14%) SCOM
4 6 (2.09%) Puppet
5 5 (1.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (1.39%) WSUS
7 3 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.05%) Unicenter
8 2 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (0.70%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.70%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.35%) OpenView
9 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 139 (48.43%) Microsoft
2 94 (32.75%) VMware
3 29 (10.10%) Cisco
3 29 (10.10%) Citrix
4 17 (5.92%) HP
5 15 (5.23%) Oracle
6 11 (3.83%) NetApp
6 11 (3.83%) Remedy
7 5 (1.74%) Veeam
7 5 (1.74%) Apple
7 5 (1.74%) SAP
7 5 (1.74%) IBM
7 5 (1.74%) Meraki
8 4 (1.39%) F5
9 3 (1.05%) CA
9 3 (1.05%) McAfee
9 3 (1.05%) Peregrine
9 3 (1.05%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.05%) Dell
9 3 (1.05%) Trustwave
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate
Computer Futures
Rate: £12 - £13 per hour + DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £260 per annum + DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £90 - £120 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £9.00 - £10.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £220 - £250 per day + DOE
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £260 - £290 per month + DOE
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £20.00 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £9 - £12 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago