The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Yorkshire region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 31 20 30
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 121 142 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.82% 6.98% 4.90%
As % of the System Software category 47.83% 72.45% 62.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 29 38
Average daily rate £215 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £100 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £385 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £261 £265 £290
% change year-on-year
-1.41% -8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 43 38
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.46 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £21.60 £22.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
System Software Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
253 196 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.08% 9.64% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 53 70
Average daily rate £335 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.20% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £138 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
-0.46% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 45 44
Average hourly rate £14.25 £12.43 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.68% -11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £9.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £22.50 £24.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Active Directory
England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -16 64 £248 +78.37% 18
North Yorkshire +3 27 £175 +75.00% 4
South Yorkshire -13 17 £180 -38.98% 9
East Yorkshire +2 10 - - 2
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 194 (81.17%) Windows
2 124 (51.88%) Microsoft
3 90 (37.66%) Windows XP
4 87 (36.40%) Windows 7
5 81 (33.89%) MS Exchange
6 77 (32.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 59 (24.69%) ITIL
8 53 (22.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 50 (20.92%) VMware
10 43 (17.99%) MS Office
11 41 (17.15%) MS Excel
12 37 (15.48%) SQL
13 35 (14.64%) Exchange Server 2010
14 34 (14.23%) Migration
15 33 (13.81%) Exchange Server 2003
16 32 (13.39%) SCCM
17 28 (11.72%) Microsoft Certification
18 26 (10.88%) VMware Infrastructure
19 25 (10.46%) Cisco
19 25 (10.46%) DNS
20 24 (10.04%) TCP/IP
20 24 (10.04%) IIS
20 24 (10.04%) Exchange Server 2007
21 23 (9.62%) Citrix
22 22 (9.21%) SharePoint
23 21 (8.79%) Blackberry
23 21 (8.79%) Terminal Services
24 20 (8.37%) LAN
24 20 (8.37%) WAN
25 18 (7.53%) Firewall

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 81 (33.89%) MS Exchange
2 35 (14.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (13.81%) Exchange Server 2003
4 24 (10.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 24 (10.04%) IIS
5 22 (9.21%) SharePoint
6 16 (6.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (2.51%) Lotus Domino
8 3 (1.26%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.84%) GroupWise
9 2 (0.84%) CMS
9 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 2 (0.84%) Lync
10 1 (0.42%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.42%) Apache
Applications
1 43 (17.99%) MS Office
2 41 (17.15%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.42%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.42%) MS Project
4 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.42%) CATIA
4 1 (0.42%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.84%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.09%) Office 365
2 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.46%) DNS
2 24 (10.04%) TCP/IP
3 20 (8.37%) LAN
3 20 (8.37%) WAN
4 18 (7.53%) Firewall
5 17 (7.11%) DHCP
6 15 (6.28%) SAN
7 9 (3.77%) LDAP
8 8 (3.35%) NAS
9 7 (2.93%) SMTP
10 6 (2.51%) VPN
11 5 (2.09%) Internet
11 5 (2.09%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (1.26%) Wireless
12 3 (1.26%) VLAN
12 3 (1.26%) FTP
12 3 (1.26%) VoIP
13 2 (0.84%) 3G
13 2 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.84%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.84%) QlikView
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.42%) MS Access
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.42%) MySQL
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Visual Studio
1 3 (1.26%) InstallShield
1 3 (1.26%) AdminStudio
2 2 (0.84%) MSI
General
1 15 (6.28%) Finance
2 5 (2.09%) Legal
3 3 (1.26%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.26%) French Language
4 2 (0.84%) Publishing
4 2 (0.84%) Banking
4 2 (0.84%) Law
4 2 (0.84%) Back Office
5 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.42%) Retail
5 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 62 (25.94%) Analyst
2 30 (12.55%) Desktop Support
3 29 (12.13%) Support Analyst
3 29 (12.13%) 2nd Line Support
4 23 (9.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 23 (9.62%) 1st Line Support
5 22 (9.21%) Service Analyst
5 22 (9.21%) Service Desk Analyst
6 14 (5.86%) Help Desk Support
6 14 (5.86%) Technical Support
7 13 (5.44%) Technical Analyst
8 11 (4.60%) Systems Engineer
9 10 (4.18%) Technical Support Analyst
10 9 (3.77%) Desktop Engineer
10 9 (3.77%) Consultant
10 9 (3.77%) Support Engineer
11 8 (3.35%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (3.35%) Active Directory Specialist
12 7 (2.93%) Network Engineer
13 6 (2.51%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.60%) .NET
2 5 (2.09%) HTML
2 5 (2.09%) XML
3 2 (0.84%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.79%) Blackberry
2 9 (3.77%) NHS
2 9 (3.77%) PKI
3 6 (2.51%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.51%) Clustering
4 2 (0.84%) Thin Client
4 2 (0.84%) Statistics
4 2 (0.84%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.42%) iPhone
5 1 (0.42%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.42%) PDA
5 1 (0.42%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.42%) AS400
5 1 (0.42%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 194 (81.17%) Windows
2 90 (37.66%) Windows XP
3 87 (36.40%) Windows 7
4 77 (32.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 53 (22.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (7.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (5.86%) Windows 8
8 11 (4.60%) Windows 2000
9 8 (3.35%) Windows Vista
10 6 (2.51%) UNIX
11 4 (1.67%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.67%) Linux
12 2 (0.84%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.42%) VMS
13 1 (0.42%) Android
13 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (24.69%) ITIL
2 34 (14.23%) Migration
3 13 (5.44%) Incident Management
4 11 (4.60%) Service Management
5 10 (4.18%) Project Management
6 9 (3.77%) Data Management
7 6 (2.51%) Scrum
7 6 (2.51%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (2.51%) Load Balancing
7 6 (2.51%) Change Management
7 6 (2.51%) Problem Management
8 5 (2.09%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (2.09%) ITIL V3
8 5 (2.09%) Validation
8 5 (2.09%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (1.67%) Asset Management
9 4 (1.67%) Information Security
9 4 (1.67%) Content Management
9 4 (1.67%) ERP
9 4 (1.67%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 37 (15.48%) SQL
2 9 (3.77%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.26%) C
4 2 (0.84%) VBScript
5 1 (0.42%) Java
5 1 (0.42%) PHP
5 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (11.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (5.02%) MCSE
3 8 (3.35%) MCITP
4 7 (2.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (2.93%) MCSA
5 5 (2.09%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.09%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.26%) MCP
7 2 (0.84%) CCNA
7 2 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.42%) MOS
8 1 (0.42%) MCDST
8 1 (0.42%) MCTS
8 1 (0.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.02%) SLA
2 3 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.26%) QA
3 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (10.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (8.79%) Terminal Services
3 14 (5.86%) Hyper-V
4 12 (5.02%) vSphere
5 10 (4.18%) Forefront TMG
6 6 (2.51%) VMware ESX
7 5 (2.09%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.67%) XenApp
8 4 (1.67%) ISA Server
9 3 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (1.26%) UAG
10 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.42%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 32 (13.39%) SCCM
2 13 (5.44%) SCOM
3 10 (4.18%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (2.09%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.26%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.26%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.84%) WSUS
6 2 (0.84%) DameWare
6 2 (0.84%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.84%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.42%) Nagios
7 1 (0.42%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.42%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 124 (51.88%) Microsoft
2 50 (20.92%) VMware
3 25 (10.46%) Cisco
4 23 (9.62%) Citrix
5 15 (6.28%) HP
6 12 (5.02%) Remedy
7 10 (4.18%) McAfee
8 8 (3.35%) CheckPoint
8 8 (3.35%) Symantec
9 6 (2.51%) LANDesk
9 6 (2.51%) Dell
10 5 (2.09%) Brocade
10 5 (2.09%) Lotus
11 4 (1.67%) F5
12 3 (1.26%) Avaya
13 2 (0.84%) CA
13 2 (0.84%) NetApp
13 2 (0.84%) Novell
13 2 (0.84%) EMC
13 2 (0.84%) Cognos
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