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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 31 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 149 121 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.37% 4.86% 5.74%
As % of the System Software category 52.84% 50.00% 58.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 48 23
Average daily rate
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£294 £185 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.78% -26.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £100 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 40 23
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.35 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.11% -1.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £9.90 £9.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £20.40 £24.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
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
282 242 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.17% 9.72% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 126 54
Average daily rate £300 £313 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £128 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 40 26
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.84 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.69% -16.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.29 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £22.80 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.64% -3.12%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +12 97 £275 +27.90% 35
South Yorkshire -12 23 £313 +160.41% 7
North Yorkshire -6 22 £300 +50.00% 10
East Yorkshire -2 2 - - 3
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 192 (75.29%) Windows
2 119 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 80 (31.37%) MS Exchange
4 77 (30.20%) VMware
5 69 (27.06%) Windows 7
6 59 (23.14%) ITIL
7 56 (21.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 52 (20.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 46 (18.04%) Windows XP
10 43 (16.86%) LAN
11 42 (16.47%) MS Excel
11 42 (16.47%) MS Office
12 39 (15.29%) VMware Infrastructure
13 30 (11.76%) WAN
13 30 (11.76%) DNS
14 29 (11.37%) SQL Server
14 29 (11.37%) Exchange Server 2010
15 26 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
15 26 (10.20%) SQL
15 26 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
16 24 (9.41%) Blackberry
17 23 (9.02%) Citrix
18 22 (8.63%) TCP/IP
19 21 (8.24%) SAN
20 20 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2007
20 20 (7.84%) SCCM
21 19 (7.45%) Firewall
21 19 (7.45%) Cisco
22 18 (7.06%) Internet
23 17 (6.67%) Migration

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 80 (31.37%) MS Exchange
2 29 (11.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (6.27%) SharePoint
4 16 (6.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (5.88%) Lync
6 11 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (4.31%) IIS
7 7 (2.75%) WebSphere
7 7 (2.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (2.75%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (1.57%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.18%) WebSphere Portal
10 2 (0.78%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.39%) Quickr
11 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.39%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.39%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 42 (16.47%) MS Excel
1 42 (16.47%) MS Office
2 4 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.71%) Office 365
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 43 (16.86%) LAN
2 30 (11.76%) WAN
2 30 (11.76%) DNS
3 22 (8.63%) TCP/IP
4 21 (8.24%) SAN
5 19 (7.45%) Firewall
6 18 (7.06%) Internet
7 15 (5.88%) DHCP
8 9 (3.53%) VPN
9 5 (1.96%) Unified Communications
9 5 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (1.96%) VLAN
9 5 (1.96%) BIG-IP
9 5 (1.96%) HTTPS
9 5 (1.96%) VoIP
10 4 (1.57%) ADSL
10 4 (1.57%) SSL
10 4 (1.57%) LDAP
10 4 (1.57%) IP Telephony
11 3 (1.18%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.37%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.18%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.39%) Big Data
5 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Fiddler
1 1 (0.39%) InstallShield
General
1 15 (5.88%) Finance
2 7 (2.75%) Banking
3 4 (1.57%) Law
3 4 (1.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.78%) Billing
4 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.39%) Legal
5 1 (0.39%) Games
5 1 (0.39%) Military
5 1 (0.39%) Local Government
5 1 (0.39%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.39%) German Language
Job Titles
1 58 (22.75%) Analyst
2 33 (12.94%) Service Analyst
2 33 (12.94%) Service Desk Analyst
3 25 (9.80%) Support Engineer
4 23 (9.02%) 2nd Line Support
5 21 (8.24%) 1st Line Support
6 18 (7.06%) Support Analyst
6 18 (7.06%) Server Engineer
7 17 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
8 16 (6.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (4.71%) IT Support
10 11 (4.31%) Desktop Support
11 10 (3.92%) Support Technician
11 10 (3.92%) Administrator
12 9 (3.53%) Desktop Engineer
12 9 (3.53%) Windows Server Engineer
12 9 (3.53%) Project Manager
13 8 (3.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 7 (2.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 6 (2.35%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.49%) .NET
2 3 (1.18%) J2EE
3 2 (0.78%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.39%) LAMP
4 1 (0.39%) CSS
4 1 (0.39%) Web Services
4 1 (0.39%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.41%) Blackberry
2 13 (5.10%) Clustering
2 13 (5.10%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.75%) NHS
5 5 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (1.96%) BYOD
5 5 (1.96%) Replication
6 3 (1.18%) iPhone
6 3 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.18%) PKI
7 2 (0.78%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.78%) User Experience
7 2 (0.78%) CMDB
8 1 (0.39%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.39%) iSeries
8 1 (0.39%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 192 (75.29%) Windows
2 69 (27.06%) Windows 7
3 56 (21.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 52 (20.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 46 (18.04%) Windows XP
6 26 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (5.49%) UNIX
7 14 (5.49%) Linux
8 11 (4.31%) Windows 8
9 6 (2.35%) AIX
9 6 (2.35%) Apple iOS
9 6 (2.35%) Windows 2000 Server
10 5 (1.96%) Android
10 5 (1.96%) Windows Phone
11 4 (1.57%) Solaris
11 4 (1.57%) zOS
11 4 (1.57%) SUSE
11 4 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.18%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (23.14%) ITIL
2 17 (6.67%) Migration
3 16 (6.27%) Service Management
4 14 (5.49%) Project Management
5 10 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (3.14%) PRINCE2
6 8 (3.14%) Configuration Management
6 8 (3.14%) Incident Management
6 8 (3.14%) Change Management
7 7 (2.75%) Server Building
7 7 (2.75%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (2.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (2.35%) ITSM
8 6 (2.35%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (1.96%) Time Management
9 5 (1.96%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (1.96%) Server Hardening
9 5 (1.96%) PRINCE
10 4 (1.57%) CRM
10 4 (1.57%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (10.20%) SQL
2 8 (3.14%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.35%) Python
4 4 (1.57%) Perl
5 3 (1.18%) Jython
5 3 (1.18%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.18%) Java
5 3 (1.18%) VB
6 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.39%) VBScript
6 1 (0.39%) PHP
6 1 (0.39%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (6.27%) MCSE
3 8 (3.14%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.75%) CCNA
5 6 (2.35%) MCTS
5 6 (2.35%) MCITP
6 5 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (1.57%) MCSA
7 4 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 3 (1.18%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.78%) CCA
9 2 (0.78%) HND
9 2 (0.78%) Degree
9 2 (0.78%) MCDST
10 1 (0.39%) VCAP
10 1 (0.39%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.10%) SLA
2 2 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 39 (15.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (5.10%) Hyper-V
3 10 (3.92%) Terminal Services
3 10 (3.92%) VMware Server
4 9 (3.53%) vSphere
5 6 (2.35%) XenApp
6 5 (1.96%) VMware ESX
6 5 (1.96%) ISA Server
7 4 (1.57%) UAG
8 3 (1.18%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.78%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.78%) XenServer
10 1 (0.39%) vCloud
10 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 20 (7.84%) SCCM
2 12 (4.71%) AirWatch
3 4 (1.57%) SCOM
4 2 (0.78%) WSUS
4 2 (0.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.39%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.39%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.39%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.39%) OpenView
Vendors
1 119 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 77 (30.20%) VMware
3 23 (9.02%) Citrix
4 19 (7.45%) Cisco
5 13 (5.10%) HP
6 8 (3.14%) Oracle
6 8 (3.14%) Remedy
7 6 (2.35%) NetApp
8 5 (1.96%) F5
8 5 (1.96%) LANDesk
9 3 (1.18%) Brocade
9 3 (1.18%) Mitel
9 3 (1.18%) Dell
9 3 (1.18%) IBM
10 2 (0.78%) Adobe
10 2 (0.78%) McAfee
10 2 (0.78%) Sophos
10 2 (0.78%) Juniper
10 2 (0.78%) Lotus
10 2 (0.78%) Blue Coat
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