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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 18 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 148 179 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.16% 5.80% 6.14%
As % of the System Software category 48.05% 58.88% 64.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 81 57
Median daily rate £310 £245 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.53% -15.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £120 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £314 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 61 40
Median hourly rate £13.92 £12.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.95% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.12 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.50 £21.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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
308 304 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.82% 9.84% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 167 115
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £120 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 64 44
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.91% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.52 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.30 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.85
% change year-on-year
- -5.04%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +5 82 £325 +30.00% 31
South Yorkshire -12 34 £273 +14.73% 6
North Yorkshire +8 23 £300 +100.00% 2
East Yorkshire +6 1 £118 -41.25% 1
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 225 (67.98%) Windows
2 172 (51.96%) Microsoft
3 97 (29.31%) Windows Server
4 92 (27.79%) VMware
5 89 (26.89%) ITIL
6 76 (22.96%) Windows 7
7 71 (21.45%) SCCM
8 69 (20.85%) MS Office
9 67 (20.24%) VMware Infrastructure
10 53 (16.01%) MS Exchange
11 50 (15.11%) SQL Server
12 49 (14.80%) Windows Server 2008
13 48 (14.50%) Windows Server 2012
13 48 (14.50%) MS Excel
13 48 (14.50%) DNS
13 48 (14.50%) Finance
14 46 (13.90%) SQL
15 44 (13.29%) Microsoft Azure
16 43 (12.99%) PowerShell
17 42 (12.69%) Migration
18 40 (12.08%) Office 365
19 33 (9.97%) Cisco
20 32 (9.67%) Firewall
21 31 (9.37%) Service Management
21 31 (9.37%) LAN
21 31 (9.37%) WAN
22 29 (8.76%) SharePoint
22 29 (8.76%) Problem Management
23 27 (8.16%) Dell
24 26 (7.85%) Windows Server 2003

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 53 (16.01%) MS Exchange
2 29 (8.76%) SharePoint
3 26 (7.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (6.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 20 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (5.74%) IIS
5 19 (5.74%) Skype for Business
6 14 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (4.23%) SharePoint 2013
7 13 (3.93%) SharePoint 2010
8 12 (3.63%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (2.72%) WebLogic
9 9 (2.72%) WebLogic Portal
9 9 (2.72%) WebSphere
9 9 (2.72%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (2.72%) WebSphere Portal
10 7 (2.11%) FileNet
10 7 (2.11%) SAS
11 6 (1.81%) Apache
11 6 (1.81%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 69 (20.85%) MS Office
2 48 (14.50%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.81%) InfoPath
3 6 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.81%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.30%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (6.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (3.93%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.51%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.30%) assyst
4 1 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.30%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 44 (13.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (12.08%) Office 365
3 17 (5.14%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (3.93%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.42%) IaaS
5 8 (2.42%) PaaS
6 7 (2.11%) SaaS
7 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 48 (14.50%) DNS
2 32 (9.67%) Firewall
3 31 (9.37%) LAN
3 31 (9.37%) WAN
4 26 (7.85%) DHCP
5 22 (6.65%) VPN
6 20 (6.04%) Internet
7 14 (4.23%) LDAP
7 14 (4.23%) MPLS
7 14 (4.23%) SAN
8 12 (3.63%) TCP/IP
9 9 (2.72%) Network Security
10 8 (2.42%) Kerberos
11 5 (1.51%) BGP
11 5 (1.51%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (1.51%) DSL
11 5 (1.51%) iSCSI
11 5 (1.51%) SSL
11 5 (1.51%) Structured Cabling
11 5 (1.51%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (15.11%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 14 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.11%) Big Data
5 6 (1.81%) Apache Hive
6 5 (1.51%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.51%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.91%) MySQL
7 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.60%) DB2
8 2 (0.60%) HBase
8 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.60%) Sqoop
9 1 (0.30%) KNIME
9 1 (0.30%) Power BI
9 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (3.02%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (0.91%) Bitbucket
3 3 (0.91%) JIRA
4 2 (0.60%) MSI
5 1 (0.30%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
General
1 48 (14.50%) Finance
2 20 (6.04%) Legal
3 9 (2.72%) Banking
4 7 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.51%) Law
6 4 (1.21%) Advertising
7 3 (0.91%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.60%) Publishing
8 2 (0.60%) Retail
9 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.30%) Back Office
9 1 (0.30%) Electronics
9 1 (0.30%) French Language
9 1 (0.30%) German Language
9 1 (0.30%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.30%) Marketing
9 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 73 (22.05%) Analyst
2 46 (13.90%) Service Analyst
3 44 (13.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 36 (10.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 36 (10.88%) Support Engineer
5 27 (8.16%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 26 (7.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 24 (7.25%) Desktop Support
7 24 (7.25%) IT Support
7 24 (7.25%) Support Analyst
8 23 (6.95%) Consultant
8 23 (6.95%) Windows Engineer
9 22 (6.65%) Architect
10 19 (5.74%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 19 (5.74%) Active Directory Support
11 17 (5.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
12 16 (4.83%) 1st Line Support
13 15 (4.53%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 15 (4.53%) Administrator
14 14 (4.23%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (7.55%) .NET
2 13 (3.93%) Web Services
3 10 (3.02%) J2EE
4 6 (1.81%) IBM Integration Bus
4 6 (1.81%) WCF
5 4 (1.21%) Apache Tez
5 4 (1.21%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (0.91%) HTML
7 2 (0.60%) Middleware
8 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.30%) LAMP
8 1 (0.30%) REST
8 1 (0.30%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.30%) WAP
8 1 (0.30%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.65%) Blackberry
2 19 (5.74%) iPhone
3 18 (5.44%) iPad
4 16 (4.83%) Data Centre
5 12 (3.63%) Social Network
6 10 (3.02%) Clustering
7 9 (2.72%) Replication
8 8 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (2.42%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (2.42%) Public Cloud
8 8 (2.42%) Smartphone
9 7 (2.11%) iSeries
9 7 (2.11%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.81%) NHS
11 5 (1.51%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.51%) Enterprise Storage
11 5 (1.51%) Microsoft Licensing
11 5 (1.51%) Visualisation
12 4 (1.21%) DataPower
13 3 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 225 (67.98%) Windows
2 97 (29.31%) Windows Server
3 76 (22.96%) Windows 7
4 49 (14.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (14.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (7.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (7.85%) Windows XP
7 23 (6.95%) Windows 10
8 18 (5.44%) Linux
9 17 (5.14%) Unix
10 10 (3.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.51%) Windows Vista
12 4 (1.21%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.91%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.60%) CentOS
14 2 (0.60%) Solaris
15 1 (0.30%) Android
15 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.30%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (26.89%) ITIL
2 42 (12.69%) Migration
3 31 (9.37%) Service Management
4 29 (8.76%) Problem Management
5 23 (6.95%) ITSM
6 22 (6.65%) CRM
7 16 (4.83%) Business Analysis
7 16 (4.83%) Server Virtualisation
8 13 (3.93%) Application Packaging
8 13 (3.93%) DevOps
9 12 (3.63%) Identity Management
9 12 (3.63%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (3.02%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (3.02%) ERP
10 10 (3.02%) TDD
11 9 (2.72%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (2.72%) Configuration Management
11 9 (2.72%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (2.72%) Load Balancing
11 9 (2.72%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (13.90%) SQL
2 43 (12.99%) PowerShell
3 24 (7.25%) Java
4 13 (3.93%) Perl
5 9 (2.72%) Jython
6 6 (1.81%) C#
6 6 (1.81%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.51%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.51%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.91%) C++
8 3 (0.91%) PHP
8 3 (0.91%) Python
8 3 (0.91%) R
9 2 (0.60%) VB
9 2 (0.60%) VBScript
10 1 (0.30%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (5.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (3.93%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (3.63%) ITIL Certification
3 12 (3.63%) Security Cleared
4 11 (3.32%) CCNA
5 10 (3.02%) SC Cleared
6 9 (2.72%) CCNP
7 7 (2.11%) CCDA
7 7 (2.11%) MCSE
8 6 (1.81%) CCIE
8 6 (1.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (1.51%) MCDST
10 4 (1.21%) Degree
10 4 (1.21%) MCP
11 3 (0.91%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.91%) MCITP
11 3 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.60%) CCA
12 2 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.60%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.63%) SLA
2 2 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 67 (20.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (7.85%) Hyper-V
3 17 (5.14%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (3.63%) vSphere
5 11 (3.32%) VMware ESX
5 11 (3.32%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (2.11%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (2.11%) VMware Server
6 7 (2.11%) XenApp
7 4 (1.21%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.91%) Docker
8 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.91%) vCloud
9 2 (0.60%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.60%) HDFS
9 2 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.60%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.60%) VMware GSX
9 2 (0.60%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 71 (21.45%) SCCM
2 24 (7.25%) SCOM
3 16 (4.83%) Puppet
4 14 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (3.63%) Ansible
6 10 (3.02%) Backup Exec
7 7 (2.11%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (2.11%) WSUS
8 5 (1.51%) NetVault Backup
8 5 (1.51%) vMotion
9 4 (1.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (0.91%) Nagios
10 3 (0.91%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.91%) SolarWinds Orion
11 2 (0.60%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (0.60%) vRealize
12 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 1 (0.30%) Opsview
12 1 (0.30%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 172 (51.96%) Microsoft
2 92 (27.79%) VMware
3 33 (9.97%) Cisco
4 27 (8.16%) Dell
5 22 (6.65%) Citrix
6 18 (5.44%) Oracle
7 16 (4.83%) HP
8 13 (3.93%) IBM
9 10 (3.02%) Symantec
10 9 (2.72%) Red Hat
11 7 (2.11%) NetApp
12 6 (1.81%) Avaya
12 6 (1.81%) ServiceNow
12 6 (1.81%) SonicWALL
12 6 (1.81%) Verint
13 5 (1.51%) Brocade
13 5 (1.51%) NETGEAR
14 4 (1.21%) Fortinet
14 4 (1.21%) Hortonworks
15 3 (0.91%) Atlassian
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