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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 34 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 130 127 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.86% 5.16% 6.64%
As % of the System Software category 51.38% 46.35% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 33 29
Average daily rate
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£288 £255 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.74% +82.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £121 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £263
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 40 54
Average hourly rate £10.88 £11.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.43% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.90 £8.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £17.55 £20.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
253 274 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 9.45% 11.13% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 112 59
Average daily rate £300 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £179 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 45 57
Average hourly rate £11.63 £12.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £32.90 £22.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.00%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 27 March 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
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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 +1 77 £298 +28.64% 45
South Yorkshire -3 24 £310 -22.50% 10
North Yorkshire -8 18 £294 -10.30% 17
East Yorkshire -4 8 £150 - 4
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 221 (81.55%) Windows
2 115 (42.44%) Microsoft
3 103 (38.01%) VMware
4 81 (29.89%) MS Exchange
5 67 (24.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 65 (23.99%) Windows 7
7 56 (20.66%) VMware Infrastructure
7 56 (20.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 55 (20.30%) MS Office
9 54 (19.93%) Windows XP
10 44 (16.24%) ITIL
11 43 (15.87%) DNS
12 40 (14.76%) Windows Server 2012
13 39 (14.39%) MS Excel
14 37 (13.65%) Exchange Server 2010
15 34 (12.55%) vSphere
16 32 (11.81%) LAN
16 32 (11.81%) TCP/IP
16 32 (11.81%) Citrix
17 30 (11.07%) SQL Server
18 29 (10.70%) DHCP
19 27 (9.96%) SCCM
20 25 (9.23%) SAN
21 24 (8.86%) VMware ESX
22 23 (8.49%) Migration
22 23 (8.49%) Cisco
23 22 (8.12%) SQL
24 21 (7.75%) Firewall
24 21 (7.75%) Finance
24 21 (7.75%) Exchange Server 2003

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 81 (29.89%) MS Exchange
2 37 (13.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (7.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 21 (7.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (5.54%) SharePoint
5 13 (4.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 12 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (4.43%) IIS
7 11 (4.06%) Lync
8 7 (2.58%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (2.58%) Lotus Domino
8 7 (2.58%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.85%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.11%) Apache
10 3 (1.11%) WebSphere Portal
11 2 (0.74%) Quickr
11 2 (0.74%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.74%) JBoss
11 2 (0.74%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 55 (20.30%) MS Office
2 39 (14.39%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) MS Project
4 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.69%) Office 365
2 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (15.87%) DNS
2 32 (11.81%) TCP/IP
2 32 (11.81%) LAN
3 29 (10.70%) DHCP
4 25 (9.23%) SAN
5 21 (7.75%) Firewall
6 20 (7.38%) WAN
7 15 (5.54%) VPN
8 14 (5.17%) Internet
9 11 (4.06%) NAS
10 10 (3.69%) Ethernet
11 7 (2.58%) FTP
11 7 (2.58%) VoIP
11 7 (2.58%) SMTP
11 7 (2.58%) HTTPS
11 7 (2.58%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (2.58%) iSCSI
12 6 (2.21%) RTSP
13 5 (1.85%) BIG-IP
13 5 (1.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (11.07%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (4.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.11%) FileMaker
6 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.74%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.21%) MSI
2 1 (0.37%) Fiddler
General
1 21 (7.75%) Finance
2 6 (2.21%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.85%) Banking
4 3 (1.11%) Multimedia
4 3 (1.11%) Law
4 3 (1.11%) Legal
4 3 (1.11%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.11%) Advertising
5 1 (0.37%) Games
5 1 (0.37%) Billing
5 1 (0.37%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 43 (15.87%) Analyst
2 30 (11.07%) Support Engineer
3 25 (9.23%) 1st Line Support
4 24 (8.86%) Server Engineer
5 21 (7.75%) Support Analyst
6 20 (7.38%) Service Analyst
6 20 (7.38%) Service Desk Analyst
7 19 (7.01%) 2nd Line Support
7 19 (7.01%) 3rd Line Support
8 14 (5.17%) Consultant
8 14 (5.17%) Administrator
9 13 (4.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (4.43%) Support Technician
11 11 (4.06%) IT Support
12 10 (3.69%) Project Manager
13 9 (3.32%) Desktop Support
13 9 (3.32%) Desktop Engineer
14 8 (2.95%) Systems Engineer
14 8 (2.95%) IT Technician
14 8 (2.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.43%) .NET
2 3 (1.11%) J2EE
2 3 (1.11%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.11%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.11%) Regular Expression
3 2 (0.74%) Web Services
4 1 (0.37%) WSH
4 1 (0.37%) SAML
4 1 (0.37%) Middleware
4 1 (0.37%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.27%) NHS
2 16 (5.90%) Blackberry
3 7 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.21%) Clustering
4 6 (2.21%) PDA
5 5 (1.85%) Replication
6 3 (1.11%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.11%) iPhone
6 3 (1.11%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.11%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.74%) iSeries
7 2 (0.74%) CLARiiON
7 2 (0.74%) PKI
8 1 (0.37%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.37%) FMCG
8 1 (0.37%) Statistics
8 1 (0.37%) CMDB
8 1 (0.37%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.37%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 221 (81.55%) Windows
2 67 (24.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 65 (23.99%) Windows 7
4 56 (20.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 54 (19.93%) Windows XP
6 40 (14.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (5.54%) Linux
8 13 (4.80%) Windows 8
9 12 (4.43%) UNIX
10 7 (2.58%) AIX
10 7 (2.58%) Apple iOS
11 6 (2.21%) Solaris
11 6 (2.21%) Android
11 6 (2.21%) Windows Phone
12 4 (1.48%) zOS
12 4 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.48%) SUSE
12 4 (1.48%) Windows Vista
12 4 (1.48%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (1.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (16.24%) ITIL
2 23 (8.49%) Migration
3 13 (4.80%) Project Management
4 10 (3.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (2.95%) Configuration Management
5 8 (2.95%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (2.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (2.58%) Incident Management
6 7 (2.58%) Service Management
7 6 (2.21%) Service Delivery
7 6 (2.21%) PRINCE2
7 6 (2.21%) PRINCE
7 6 (2.21%) Time Management
7 6 (2.21%) High Availability
7 6 (2.21%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (1.85%) Software Deployment
9 4 (1.48%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (1.48%) Supplier Management
9 4 (1.48%) Network Design
9 4 (1.48%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 22 (8.12%) SQL
2 6 (2.21%) T-SQL
2 6 (2.21%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.85%) Python
4 3 (1.11%) VB
4 3 (1.11%) VBA
4 3 (1.11%) Java
4 3 (1.11%) Perl
4 3 (1.11%) Jython
5 2 (0.74%) VBScript
5 2 (0.74%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.37%) PHP
6 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (7.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (4.43%) MCSE
3 8 (2.95%) CCNA
3 8 (2.95%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.58%) Degree
5 6 (2.21%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.85%) MCTS
7 4 (1.48%) MCITP
7 4 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (1.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.48%) MCSA
8 3 (1.11%) MCP
8 3 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.11%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 2 (0.74%) VCP5
9 2 (0.74%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.74%) VCAP
9 2 (0.74%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.38%) SLA
2 3 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.11%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 56 (20.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (12.55%) vSphere
3 24 (8.86%) VMware ESX
4 15 (5.54%) Hyper-V
5 14 (5.17%) Terminal Services
6 10 (3.69%) XenApp
7 9 (3.32%) XenDesktop
8 6 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (1.85%) VMware Server
10 3 (1.11%) Terminal Server
10 3 (1.11%) UAG
11 2 (0.74%) vCloud
11 2 (0.74%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (9.96%) SCCM
2 16 (5.90%) SCOM
3 13 (4.80%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.11%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.74%) EMC Navisphere
5 2 (0.74%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.74%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.74%) Puppet
5 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (0.74%) WSUS
6 1 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.37%) OVSD
6 1 (0.37%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.37%) OpenView
6 1 (0.37%) DameWare
Vendors
1 115 (42.44%) Microsoft
2 103 (38.01%) VMware
3 32 (11.81%) Citrix
4 23 (8.49%) Cisco
5 16 (5.90%) Symantec
6 14 (5.17%) HP
7 13 (4.80%) Oracle
8 12 (4.43%) IBM
8 12 (4.43%) EMC
9 11 (4.06%) Lotus
10 9 (3.32%) NetApp
10 9 (3.32%) Remedy
11 6 (2.21%) Dell
12 5 (1.85%) F5
13 4 (1.48%) LANDesk
13 4 (1.48%) CheckPoint
14 3 (1.11%) Red Hat
14 3 (1.11%) Veeam
14 3 (1.11%) Imperva
14 3 (1.11%) McAfee
East Riding
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £12 - £13 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £9 - £12 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £290 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £140 - £141 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago
Harrogate
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Huddersfield
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £25 - £35 per hour
Posted: 25 days ago