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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 24 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 183 203 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.44% 6.37% 6.96%
As % of the System Software category 50.55% 50.62% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 94 61
Median daily rate £325 £290 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £115 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £362
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £288
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 59 56
Median hourly rate £14.00 £11.92 £13.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.44% -9.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £9.43 £9.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 £17.50 £23.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £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
362 401 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.73% 12.58% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 208 89
Median daily rate £425 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 61 56
Median hourly rate £14.69 £12.00 £13.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.39% -14.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.50 £9.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.72 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -6 98 £350 +7.69% 33
South Yorkshire +13 39 £479 +112.77% 14
North Yorkshire +8 39 £175 -30.00% 8
East Yorkshire -3 4 £204 +16.42% 4
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 223 (70.13%) Windows
2 159 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 100 (31.45%) Windows Server
4 95 (29.87%) VMware
5 89 (27.99%) ITIL
6 73 (22.96%) Windows 7
7 68 (21.38%) SCCM
8 63 (19.81%) MS Office
9 62 (19.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 61 (19.18%) Finance
11 51 (16.04%) Windows Server 2012
12 49 (15.41%) SQL
13 48 (15.09%) SQL Server
14 44 (13.84%) MS Exchange
14 44 (13.84%) Migration
14 44 (13.84%) Microsoft Azure
15 43 (13.52%) PowerShell
15 43 (13.52%) Windows Server 2008
16 42 (13.21%) Office 365
16 42 (13.21%) MS Excel
16 42 (13.21%) DNS
17 34 (10.69%) ITSM
17 34 (10.69%) Windows XP
17 34 (10.69%) Cisco
18 33 (10.38%) Blackberry
18 33 (10.38%) SharePoint
18 33 (10.38%) Service Management
19 30 (9.43%) Problem Management
20 27 (8.49%) Windows Server 2003
21 26 (8.18%) Firewall

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 44 (13.84%) MS Exchange
2 33 (10.38%) SharePoint
3 25 (7.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 24 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (6.60%) Skype for Business
6 16 (5.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 16 (5.03%) IIS
7 14 (4.40%) SharePoint 2010
8 13 (4.09%) SharePoint 2013
9 12 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2003
10 9 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2010
10 9 (2.83%) WebLogic
10 9 (2.83%) WebLogic Portal
10 9 (2.83%) WebSphere
10 9 (2.83%) WebSphere Application Server
10 9 (2.83%) WebSphere Portal
11 7 (2.20%) FileNet
11 7 (2.20%) SAS
12 6 (1.89%) Apache
Applications
1 63 (19.81%) MS Office
2 42 (13.21%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.89%) InfoPath
4 4 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.94%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.31%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.31%) MS Project
6 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (6.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (4.09%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.57%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.31%) assyst
4 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 44 (13.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (13.21%) Office 365
3 15 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (4.40%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (2.83%) SaaS
6 8 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (2.52%) IaaS
6 8 (2.52%) PaaS
7 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.31%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 42 (13.21%) DNS
2 26 (8.18%) Firewall
3 22 (6.92%) DHCP
3 22 (6.92%) WAN
4 21 (6.60%) LAN
5 20 (6.29%) VPN
6 17 (5.35%) SAN
7 15 (4.72%) Internet
8 14 (4.40%) LDAP
9 12 (3.77%) MPLS
10 8 (2.52%) TCP/IP
11 7 (2.20%) VoIP
12 6 (1.89%) Kerberos
12 6 (1.89%) VLAN
12 6 (1.89%) Wireless
13 5 (1.57%) BGP
13 5 (1.57%) DSL
13 5 (1.57%) iSCSI
13 5 (1.57%) Network Security
13 5 (1.57%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (3.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (1.89%) Big Data
5 5 (1.57%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (1.26%) Apache Hive
6 4 (1.26%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.94%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.63%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.63%) DB2
8 2 (0.63%) MySQL
8 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.63%) Sqoop
9 1 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.31%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.14%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.94%) MSI
4 2 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.63%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.63%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.63%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.63%) JIRA
General
1 61 (19.18%) Finance
2 24 (7.55%) Legal
3 11 (3.46%) Banking
4 8 (2.52%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.26%) Advertising
6 2 (0.63%) iGaming
6 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.63%) Publishing
7 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.31%) Back Office
7 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.31%) French Language
7 1 (0.31%) German Language
7 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.31%) Marketing
7 1 (0.31%) Retail
7 1 (0.31%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 79 (24.84%) Analyst
2 51 (16.04%) Service Analyst
3 49 (15.41%) Service Desk Analyst
4 37 (11.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 34 (10.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 33 (10.38%) Support Engineer
7 24 (7.55%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 24 (7.55%) Desktop Support
8 22 (6.92%) Architect
9 21 (6.60%) Support Analyst
10 20 (6.29%) Server Engineer
10 20 (6.29%) Windows Engineer
11 19 (5.97%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 19 (5.97%) Active Directory Support
12 16 (5.03%) Consultant
12 16 (5.03%) IT Support
13 14 (4.40%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
13 14 (4.40%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 13 (4.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 13 (4.09%) Exchange Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.29%) .NET
2 10 (3.14%) J2EE
3 9 (2.83%) Web Services
4 6 (1.89%) IBM Integration Bus
5 4 (1.26%) Apache Tez
5 4 (1.26%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (0.94%) WCF
7 2 (0.63%) Middleware
8 1 (0.31%) LAMP
8 1 (0.31%) REST
8 1 (0.31%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.38%) Blackberry
2 23 (7.23%) iPhone
3 21 (6.60%) iPad
4 16 (5.03%) Data Centre
5 13 (4.09%) Clustering
6 12 (3.77%) Social Network
7 9 (2.83%) Smartphone
8 8 (2.52%) Public Cloud
8 8 (2.52%) Replication
9 7 (2.20%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (1.89%) iSeries
11 5 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
11 5 (1.57%) Microsoft Licensing
12 4 (1.26%) DataPower
12 4 (1.26%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.26%) Visualisation
13 3 (0.94%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.94%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 223 (70.13%) Windows
2 100 (31.45%) Windows Server
3 73 (22.96%) Windows 7
4 51 (16.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (13.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (10.69%) Windows XP
7 27 (8.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (6.29%) Windows 10
9 19 (5.97%) Unix
10 16 (5.03%) Linux
11 9 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.57%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.26%) Android
13 4 (1.26%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.94%) CentOS
14 3 (0.94%) Solaris
14 3 (0.94%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.63%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.31%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (27.99%) ITIL
2 44 (13.84%) Migration
3 34 (10.69%) ITSM
4 33 (10.38%) Service Management
5 30 (9.43%) Problem Management
6 24 (7.55%) CRM
7 16 (5.03%) Application Packaging
8 14 (4.40%) Root Cause Analysis
9 13 (4.09%) Identity Management
9 13 (4.09%) Server Virtualisation
10 12 (3.77%) Business Analysis
10 12 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (3.77%) Incident Management
11 11 (3.46%) Configuration Management
11 11 (3.46%) DevOps
11 11 (3.46%) Project Management
11 11 (3.46%) TDD
12 10 (3.14%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (3.14%) Release Management
12 10 (3.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (15.41%) SQL
2 43 (13.52%) PowerShell
3 25 (7.86%) Java
4 14 (4.40%) Perl
5 9 (2.83%) Jython
6 6 (1.89%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.57%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.26%) PHP
9 3 (0.94%) VB
9 3 (0.94%) VBScript
10 2 (0.63%) C
10 2 (0.63%) C#
10 2 (0.63%) R
10 2 (0.63%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.31%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (4.09%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (3.14%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.83%) CCNA
4 9 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (2.52%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.20%) CCNP
6 7 (2.20%) MCSE
7 5 (1.57%) CCDA
7 5 (1.57%) MCDST
8 4 (1.26%) CCIE
8 4 (1.26%) MCP
9 3 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.94%) MCSA
10 2 (0.63%) MCITP
10 2 (0.63%) MCTS
11 1 (0.31%) CCDP
11 1 (0.31%) CITP
11 1 (0.31%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.31%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.46%) SLA
2 2 (0.63%) QA
3 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.31%) ISO22301
System Software
1 62 (19.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (8.18%) Hyper-V
3 12 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (3.14%) XenApp
5 7 (2.20%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (2.20%) vSphere
6 6 (1.89%) VMware Server
7 3 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.94%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.63%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.63%) Docker
8 2 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.63%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.31%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.31%) Squid
9 1 (0.31%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.31%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 68 (21.38%) SCCM
2 24 (7.55%) SCOM
3 12 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (3.77%) Puppet
4 10 (3.14%) Ansible
5 5 (1.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 5 (1.57%) vMotion
6 3 (0.94%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.94%) Opsview
6 3 (0.94%) SCSM
6 3 (0.94%) WSUS
7 2 (0.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 2 (0.63%) Nagios
7 2 (0.63%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.63%) ThinApp
7 2 (0.63%) vRealize
8 1 (0.31%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 159 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 95 (29.87%) VMware
3 34 (10.69%) Cisco
4 24 (7.55%) Dell
5 22 (6.92%) Citrix
6 21 (6.60%) Oracle
7 12 (3.77%) HP
7 12 (3.77%) IBM
8 7 (2.20%) Red Hat
9 6 (1.89%) NetApp
9 6 (1.89%) Symantec
10 5 (1.57%) Brocade
10 5 (1.57%) NETGEAR
10 5 (1.57%) Remedy
10 5 (1.57%) SonicWALL
11 4 (1.26%) Lotus
12 3 (0.94%) Apple
12 3 (0.94%) Avaya
12 3 (0.94%) F5
12 3 (0.94%) Riverbed
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