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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 26 28 39
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 151 127 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.23% 5.82% 4.70%
As % of the System Software category 71.23% 56.44% 59.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 38 39
Average daily rate
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£298 £165 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.30% -30.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £107 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £345 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £275 £288
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 33 33
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.02 £9.00 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.25 £32.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
212 225 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 8.75% 10.30% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 96 78
Average daily rate £313 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £126 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 36 35
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.02 £11.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £35.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +8 92 £275 +59.42% 36
South Yorkshire +6 36 £335 +116.12% 16
North Yorkshire +9 14 £123 +2.08% 10
East Yorkshire 0 4 - - 4
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 213 (75.53%) Windows
2 155 (54.96%) Microsoft
3 84 (29.79%) MS Exchange
4 72 (25.53%) Windows XP
5 71 (25.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 67 (23.76%) Windows 7
6 67 (23.76%) VMware
7 63 (22.34%) MS Excel
8 59 (20.92%) MS Office
9 55 (19.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 53 (18.79%) ITIL
11 42 (14.89%) Citrix
12 36 (12.77%) SCCM
13 35 (12.41%) Exchange Server 2010
14 32 (11.35%) VMware Infrastructure
15 31 (10.99%) Migration
16 29 (10.28%) DNS
17 28 (9.93%) SharePoint
18 26 (9.22%) Cisco
19 24 (8.51%) HP
20 23 (8.16%) Service Management
21 22 (7.80%) NetApp
21 22 (7.80%) TCP/IP
22 21 (7.45%) Microsoft Certification
22 21 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2007
23 20 (7.09%) PowerShell
23 20 (7.09%) SAN
23 20 (7.09%) SLA
23 20 (7.09%) LAN
23 20 (7.09%) WAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (29.79%) MS Exchange
2 35 (12.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (9.93%) SharePoint
4 21 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (6.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 13 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (4.26%) IIS
7 12 (4.26%) Lync
8 4 (1.42%) IBM Notes
9 3 (1.06%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (1.06%) Apache
9 3 (1.06%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.06%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 2 (0.71%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.71%) CMS
10 2 (0.71%) WebLogic
Applications
1 63 (22.34%) MS Excel
2 59 (20.92%) MS Office
3 6 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.06%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.48%) Office 365
2 3 (1.06%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (10.28%) DNS
2 22 (7.80%) TCP/IP
3 20 (7.09%) SAN
3 20 (7.09%) LAN
3 20 (7.09%) WAN
3 20 (7.09%) DHCP
4 10 (3.55%) Internet
5 9 (3.19%) Unified Communications
5 9 (3.19%) VPN
5 9 (3.19%) Firewall
6 7 (2.48%) S/MIME
7 6 (2.13%) LDAP
7 6 (2.13%) FTP
7 6 (2.13%) VoIP
8 4 (1.42%) VLAN
9 3 (1.06%) HTTP
9 3 (1.06%) Wireless
10 2 (0.71%) OpenLDAP
10 2 (0.71%) NAS
10 2 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (0.71%) QlikView
3 2 (0.71%) MySQL
4 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (1.06%) InstallShield
2 2 (0.71%) TeamCity
2 2 (0.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.71%) Hudson
2 2 (0.71%) Subversion
2 2 (0.71%) MSI
3 1 (0.35%) AdminStudio
General
1 10 (3.55%) Finance
2 6 (2.13%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.06%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.06%) Advertising
3 3 (1.06%) German Language
4 2 (0.71%) Mandarin Language
4 2 (0.71%) Cantonese Language
4 2 (0.71%) French Language
4 2 (0.71%) Norwegian Language
4 2 (0.71%) Publishing
5 1 (0.35%) Legal
5 1 (0.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (26.60%) Analyst
2 41 (14.54%) Service Analyst
2 41 (14.54%) Service Desk Analyst
3 40 (14.18%) 2nd Line Support
4 36 (12.77%) Support Engineer
5 26 (9.22%) 1st Line Support
6 23 (8.16%) Support Analyst
7 19 (6.74%) IT Support
8 18 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
8 18 (6.38%) Desktop Support
9 17 (6.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (4.61%) Administrator
11 12 (4.26%) Server Engineer
12 11 (3.90%) IT Support Engineer
12 11 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support
13 10 (3.55%) Exchange Engineer
14 8 (2.84%) Help Desk Support
14 8 (2.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 7 (2.48%) 1st Line Support Analyst
16 6 (2.13%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.77%) .NET
2 2 (0.71%) ASP.NET
2 2 (0.71%) Web Services
3 1 (0.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.32%) Blackberry
2 10 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.48%) NHS
4 3 (1.06%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.06%) Statistics
5 2 (0.71%) Replication
5 2 (0.71%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.35%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.35%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.35%) Clustering
6 1 (0.35%) PKI
6 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.35%) iSeries
6 1 (0.35%) Social Media
6 1 (0.35%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.35%) iPhone
6 1 (0.35%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 213 (75.53%) Windows
2 72 (25.53%) Windows XP
3 71 (25.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 67 (23.76%) Windows 7
5 55 (19.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (5.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (4.96%) Windows 8
8 9 (3.19%) Windows 2000
9 6 (2.13%) Windows Vista
10 5 (1.77%) Linux
11 3 (1.06%) VMS
12 2 (0.71%) Android
12 2 (0.71%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.71%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.71%) UNIX
12 2 (0.71%) Solaris
13 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.35%) CentOS
13 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (18.79%) ITIL
2 31 (10.99%) Migration
3 23 (8.16%) Service Management
4 15 (5.32%) Incident Management
5 14 (4.96%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (3.19%) Problem Management
7 6 (2.13%) Network Load Balancing
8 5 (1.77%) ITSM
8 5 (1.77%) Change Management
8 5 (1.77%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (1.42%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (1.42%) Content Management
9 4 (1.42%) Information Security
9 4 (1.42%) Service Delivery
9 4 (1.42%) Validation
9 4 (1.42%) Project Management
10 3 (1.06%) Information Security Management
10 3 (1.06%) Security Management
10 3 (1.06%) WFM
10 3 (1.06%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (7.09%) PowerShell
2 18 (6.38%) SQL
3 4 (1.42%) C
4 3 (1.06%) Java
4 3 (1.06%) Perl
5 2 (0.71%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.71%) VBScript
5 2 (0.71%) Python
6 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.35%) Jython
Qualifications
1 21 (7.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.26%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.13%) MCSE
4 6 (2.13%) MCP
5 5 (1.77%) MCSA
6 3 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.35%) CCNA
7 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.09%) SLA
2 2 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 32 (11.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (5.32%) XenApp
3 14 (4.96%) vSphere
4 11 (3.90%) VMware ESX
5 7 (2.48%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.77%) XenServer
7 4 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.06%) MetaFrame
8 3 (1.06%) ISA Server
8 3 (1.06%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.06%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.71%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.71%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.71%) qmail
9 2 (0.71%) UAG
9 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.71%) Xen
10 1 (0.35%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 36 (12.77%) SCCM
2 12 (4.26%) SCOM
3 7 (2.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (1.42%) WSUS
4 4 (1.42%) NetBackup
4 4 (1.42%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.06%) Unicenter
5 3 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.35%) Nagios
7 1 (0.35%) EMC Navisphere
7 1 (0.35%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.35%) Puppet
7 1 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.35%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.35%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.35%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 155 (54.96%) Microsoft
2 67 (23.76%) VMware
3 42 (14.89%) Citrix
4 26 (9.22%) Cisco
5 24 (8.51%) HP
6 22 (7.80%) NetApp
7 17 (6.03%) Remedy
8 15 (5.32%) Symantec
9 9 (3.19%) Dell
10 8 (2.84%) IBM
11 7 (2.48%) Postini
11 7 (2.48%) EMC
11 7 (2.48%) Google
12 4 (1.42%) Veeam
12 4 (1.42%) Lotus
13 3 (1.06%) JBoss
13 3 (1.06%) Oracle
13 3 (1.06%) CA
13 3 (1.06%) MobileIron
14 2 (0.71%) Becrypt
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Yorkshire Staffing Services
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £13.00 - £17.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £100 - £110 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesbrough
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £12.00 - £14.00 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
North Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £12.00 - £14.00 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
Middlesbrough
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £12 - £17 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago
Barnsley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £11.33 per hour
Posted: 22 days ago