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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 25 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 173 192 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.79% 6.03% 6.97%
As % of the System Software category 47.53% 48.48% 74.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 89 65
Median daily rate £325 £310 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £117 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 49 50
Median hourly rate £14.00 £11.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.43 £9.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.50 £19.25 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
364 396 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.17% 12.44% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 203 102
Median daily rate £425 £325 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £464 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 54 50
Median hourly rate £14.25 £11.42 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.78% -16.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.43 £9.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £27.85 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.03%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 24 August 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 £343 -2.14% 33
North Yorkshire +3 34 £163 -43.47% 10
South Yorkshire +2 34 £500 +194.11% 12
East Yorkshire 0 5 £346 +97.85% 7
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 228 (73.79%) Windows
2 158 (51.13%) Microsoft
3 124 (40.13%) Windows Server
4 96 (31.07%) VMware
5 77 (24.92%) ITIL
6 61 (19.74%) Windows 7
7 60 (19.42%) SQL
7 60 (19.42%) MS Exchange
8 58 (18.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 57 (18.45%) SCCM
9 57 (18.45%) SQL Server
10 56 (18.12%) VMware Infrastructure
11 55 (17.80%) Finance
12 51 (16.50%) MS Office
13 48 (15.53%) Windows Server 2008
14 45 (14.56%) Office 365
15 44 (14.24%) MS Excel
16 40 (12.94%) PowerShell
17 39 (12.62%) DNS
18 38 (12.30%) SharePoint
18 38 (12.30%) Migration
19 36 (11.65%) Windows Server 2003
20 35 (11.33%) Microsoft Azure
21 32 (10.36%) Hyper-V
21 32 (10.36%) Windows XP
21 32 (10.36%) Cisco
21 32 (10.36%) CRM
22 28 (9.06%) Service Management
22 28 (9.06%) Firewall
22 28 (9.06%) Blackberry

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 60 (19.42%) MS Exchange
2 38 (12.30%) SharePoint
3 24 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (7.12%) Skype for Business
5 20 (6.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 16 (5.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (4.53%) SharePoint 2010
9 13 (4.21%) IIS
9 13 (4.21%) SharePoint 2013
10 12 (3.88%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2003
12 9 (2.91%) WebLogic
12 9 (2.91%) WebLogic Portal
12 9 (2.91%) WebSphere
12 9 (2.91%) WebSphere Application Server
12 9 (2.91%) WebSphere Portal
13 7 (2.27%) FileNet
13 7 (2.27%) SAS
14 5 (1.62%) Apache
Applications
1 51 (16.50%) MS Office
2 44 (14.24%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.94%) InfoPath
4 3 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.32%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.32%) MS Project
5 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (8.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (4.21%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.62%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.32%) assyst
5 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 45 (14.56%) Office 365
2 35 (11.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (2.27%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.65%) SaaS
7 1 (0.32%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.32%) IaaS
7 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (12.62%) DNS
2 28 (9.06%) Firewall
3 24 (7.77%) VPN
3 24 (7.77%) WAN
4 22 (7.12%) DHCP
4 22 (7.12%) LAN
5 17 (5.50%) SAN
6 14 (4.53%) Internet
6 14 (4.53%) LDAP
6 14 (4.53%) TCP/IP
7 12 (3.88%) MPLS
8 7 (2.27%) Network Security
9 6 (1.94%) Kerberos
9 6 (1.94%) VLAN
9 6 (1.94%) VoIP
9 6 (1.94%) Wireless
10 5 (1.62%) BGP
10 5 (1.62%) DSL
10 5 (1.62%) iSCSI
10 5 (1.62%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (18.45%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (1.94%) Big Data
5 5 (1.62%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (1.29%) Apache Hive
6 4 (1.29%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.29%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.97%) MySQL
8 2 (0.65%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.65%) DB2
8 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.65%) Sqoop
9 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (3.24%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.65%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.65%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.65%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.65%) JIRA
3 2 (0.65%) MSI
General
1 55 (17.80%) Finance
2 19 (6.15%) Legal
3 11 (3.56%) Banking
4 10 (3.24%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.97%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.97%) Marketing
6 2 (0.65%) Electronics
6 2 (0.65%) iGaming
6 2 (0.65%) Publishing
7 1 (0.32%) Advertising
7 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (22.33%) Analyst
2 44 (14.24%) Service Analyst
3 42 (13.59%) Service Desk Analyst
4 37 (11.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 35 (11.33%) Support Engineer
6 30 (9.71%) 2nd Line Support
7 26 (8.41%) Server Engineer
8 25 (8.09%) Windows Engineer
9 20 (6.47%) Desktop Support
10 19 (6.15%) Administrator
11 18 (5.83%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
11 18 (5.83%) Active Directory Support
12 16 (5.18%) 1st Line Support
13 15 (4.85%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 15 (4.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 15 (4.85%) Architect
13 15 (4.85%) Consultant
13 15 (4.85%) Exchange Support
14 14 (4.53%) 3rd Line Support
14 14 (4.53%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.24%) .NET
2 9 (2.91%) J2EE
3 6 (1.94%) IBM Integration Bus
4 4 (1.29%) Apache Tez
4 4 (1.29%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (0.97%) Web Services
6 2 (0.65%) Middleware
7 1 (0.32%) LAMP
7 1 (0.32%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.06%) Blackberry
2 19 (6.15%) Clustering
3 17 (5.50%) iPhone
4 16 (5.18%) iPad
5 12 (3.88%) Social Network
6 10 (3.24%) Data Centre
7 8 (2.59%) Public Cloud
7 8 (2.59%) Replication
8 6 (1.94%) iSeries
9 5 (1.62%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.62%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Licensing
10 4 (1.29%) DataPower
11 3 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (0.97%) Visualisation
12 2 (0.65%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.65%) FlexPod
12 2 (0.65%) SCADA
12 2 (0.65%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 228 (73.79%) Windows
2 124 (40.13%) Windows Server
3 61 (19.74%) Windows 7
4 58 (18.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (15.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (11.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (10.36%) Windows XP
8 18 (5.83%) Unix
8 18 (5.83%) Windows 10
9 15 (4.85%) Linux
10 9 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (2.27%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.29%) Android
13 3 (0.97%) CentOS
13 3 (0.97%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.97%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.65%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.65%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (24.92%) ITIL
2 38 (12.30%) Migration
3 32 (10.36%) CRM
4 28 (9.06%) Service Management
5 27 (8.74%) ITSM
6 23 (7.44%) Problem Management
7 15 (4.85%) Application Packaging
8 14 (4.53%) Incident Management
8 14 (4.53%) Server Virtualisation
9 12 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (3.88%) Root Cause Analysis
9 12 (3.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (3.56%) Configuration Management
10 11 (3.56%) TDD
11 10 (3.24%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (3.24%) Load Balancing
11 10 (3.24%) Project Management
11 10 (3.24%) Release Management
12 9 (2.91%) Programme Management
12 9 (2.91%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (19.42%) SQL
2 40 (12.94%) PowerShell
3 21 (6.80%) Java
4 14 (4.53%) Perl
5 9 (2.91%) Jython
6 7 (2.27%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.62%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.62%) PHP
8 2 (0.65%) C
8 2 (0.65%) R
8 2 (0.65%) VB
8 2 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (5.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (2.91%) CCNA
4 8 (2.59%) MCSE
5 7 (2.27%) CCNP
5 7 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (1.94%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.62%) CCDA
7 5 (1.62%) MCSA
7 5 (1.62%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.29%) CCIE
8 4 (1.29%) MCDST
8 4 (1.29%) MCP
9 3 (0.97%) MCITP
10 2 (0.65%) MCTS
11 1 (0.32%) CCDP
11 1 (0.32%) CITP
11 1 (0.32%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.56%) SLA
2 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.32%) ISO22301
2 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 56 (18.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (10.36%) Hyper-V
3 12 (3.88%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (3.24%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (3.24%) XenApp
5 8 (2.59%) vSphere
6 7 (2.27%) VMware Server
7 6 (1.94%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.97%) Xen
8 3 (0.97%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.65%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.65%) Docker
9 2 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.65%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.32%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.32%) Squid
10 1 (0.32%) vCloud
10 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 57 (18.45%) SCCM
2 22 (7.12%) SCOM
3 11 (3.56%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (3.56%) Puppet
4 10 (3.24%) Ansible
5 6 (1.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 5 (1.62%) vMotion
7 4 (1.29%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.97%) Opsview
8 3 (0.97%) SCSM
9 2 (0.65%) DameWare
9 2 (0.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (0.65%) Nagios
9 2 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.65%) SCDPM
9 2 (0.65%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (0.65%) ThinApp
9 2 (0.65%) WSUS
10 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.32%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 158 (51.13%) Microsoft
2 96 (31.07%) VMware
3 32 (10.36%) Cisco
4 27 (8.74%) Citrix
5 20 (6.47%) Oracle
6 18 (5.83%) Dell
7 14 (4.53%) HP
8 12 (3.88%) IBM
9 8 (2.59%) NetApp
10 6 (1.94%) Brocade
10 6 (1.94%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.94%) Symantec
11 5 (1.62%) NETGEAR
11 5 (1.62%) Remedy
11 5 (1.62%) SonicWALL
12 3 (0.97%) Apple
12 3 (0.97%) Avaya
12 3 (0.97%) Intel Security
12 3 (0.97%) Lotus
12 3 (0.97%) Riverbed
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The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
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Rate: £14.25 - £15.48 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
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The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Competitive market rate
Posted: Yesterday
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Square One Resources
Rate: From £300 to £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Eden Lea UK Limited
Rate: Negotiable day rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 6 days ago