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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
England / Yorkshire
Rank 24 29 35
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 124 146 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.72% 5.13% 5.22%
As % of the System Software category 46.27% 48.99% 56.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 75 55
Median daily rate £273 £155 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.80% -47.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £110 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 38 34
Median hourly rate £11.00 £10.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -17.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £22.90 £18.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%

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
268 298 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.37% 10.48% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 191 123
Median daily rate £365 £395 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.59% +21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £120 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £514 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 40 36
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.30 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -5.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £25.00 £20.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +3 72 £305 +90.03% 40
South Yorkshire -2 32 £270 +33.33% 8
North Yorkshire +2 14 £151 +0.83% 2
East Yorkshire +3 1 - - 5
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 221 (73.67%) Windows
2 164 (54.67%) Microsoft
3 95 (31.67%) Windows Server
4 88 (29.33%) ITIL
5 81 (27.00%) VMware
6 80 (26.67%) Windows 7
7 66 (22.00%) MS Office
8 63 (21.00%) SCCM
9 56 (18.67%) MS Excel
10 53 (17.67%) MS Exchange
10 53 (17.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 50 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 49 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 40 (13.33%) Finance
13 40 (13.33%) DNS
14 37 (12.33%) SQL Server
15 36 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
16 35 (11.67%) Office 365
16 35 (11.67%) SQL
16 35 (11.67%) Migration
17 30 (10.00%) LAN
18 29 (9.67%) WAN
18 29 (9.67%) Dell
19 28 (9.33%) Cisco
19 28 (9.33%) Firewall
19 28 (9.33%) Problem Management
20 27 (9.00%) Citrix
20 27 (9.00%) Windows Server 2003
21 24 (8.00%) Service Management
21 24 (8.00%) Windows 10

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 53 (17.67%) MS Exchange
2 22 (7.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (6.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 17 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (4.67%) SharePoint
6 13 (4.33%) IIS
7 10 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (3.33%) Skype for Business
8 5 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.33%) Apache
9 4 (1.33%) Apache Pig
9 4 (1.33%) Apache Spark
9 4 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.67%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.67%) WebLogic Portal
11 2 (0.67%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.67%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 66 (22.00%) MS Office
2 56 (18.67%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.33%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (3.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.67%) SystmOne
4 1 (0.33%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 36 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (11.67%) Office 365
3 15 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (3.00%) IaaS
5 9 (3.00%) PaaS
6 8 (2.67%) SaaS
7 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 40 (13.33%) DNS
2 30 (10.00%) LAN
3 29 (9.67%) WAN
4 28 (9.33%) Firewall
5 23 (7.67%) DHCP
6 19 (6.33%) SAN
7 14 (4.67%) VPN
8 12 (4.00%) Internet
9 11 (3.67%) TCP/IP
10 9 (3.00%) Network Security
11 6 (2.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (2.00%) MPLS
11 6 (2.00%) SSL
12 5 (1.67%) IP Telephony
12 5 (1.67%) VoIP
12 5 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (1.33%) Kerberos
13 4 (1.33%) NAS
13 4 (1.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (12.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.67%) MySQL
5 4 (1.33%) Apache Hive
5 4 (1.33%) Big Data
5 4 (1.33%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.33%) HBase
5 4 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.33%) KNIME
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.33%) Power BI
8 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (1.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (1.00%) Bitbucket
2 3 (1.00%) JIRA
3 2 (0.67%) MSI
General
1 40 (13.33%) Finance
2 18 (6.00%) Legal
3 6 (2.00%) Banking
4 5 (1.67%) Law
5 4 (1.33%) Advertising
5 4 (1.33%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.67%) Electronics
6 2 (0.67%) Marketing
7 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.33%) Back Office
7 1 (0.33%) French Language
7 1 (0.33%) German Language
7 1 (0.33%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.33%) Publishing
7 1 (0.33%) Retail
7 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 70 (23.33%) Analyst
2 46 (15.33%) Service Analyst
3 45 (15.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 39 (13.00%) Support Engineer
5 32 (10.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 27 (9.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 26 (8.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 26 (8.67%) IT Support
8 22 (7.33%) Desktop Support
8 22 (7.33%) Windows Engineer
9 21 (7.00%) 1st Line Support
10 20 (6.67%) Support Analyst
11 19 (6.33%) Consultant
12 17 (5.67%) Active Directory Support
12 17 (5.67%) Service Desk Support
13 15 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 15 (5.00%) IT Engineer
14 14 (4.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 14 (4.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
14 14 (4.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.67%) .NET
2 11 (3.67%) Web Services
3 6 (2.00%) WCF
4 3 (1.00%) HTML
4 3 (1.00%) J2EE
5 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.33%) ELK Stack
5 1 (0.33%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (0.33%) LAMP
5 1 (0.33%) Middleware
5 1 (0.33%) REST
5 1 (0.33%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.33%) WAP
5 1 (0.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.00%) Blackberry
2 18 (6.00%) Data Centre
3 17 (5.67%) iPhone
4 16 (5.33%) iPad
5 9 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.67%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (2.67%) Smartphone
7 7 (2.33%) NHS
8 6 (2.00%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.00%) Replication
9 5 (1.67%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.33%) Clustering
10 4 (1.33%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.33%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.33%) Visualisation
11 3 (1.00%) PKI
11 3 (1.00%) Social Network
12 2 (0.67%) DataPower
12 2 (0.67%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 221 (73.67%) Windows
2 95 (31.67%) Windows Server
3 80 (26.67%) Windows 7
4 50 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 49 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (9.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 24 (8.00%) Windows 10
8 22 (7.33%) Windows XP
9 15 (5.00%) Linux
10 8 (2.67%) Unix
11 6 (2.00%) Windows Vista
12 5 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.33%) Solaris
13 4 (1.33%) Windows 2000
14 3 (1.00%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.00%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.33%) Android
15 1 (0.33%) SUSE
15 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (29.33%) ITIL
2 35 (11.67%) Migration
3 28 (9.33%) Problem Management
4 24 (8.00%) Service Management
5 20 (6.67%) ITSM
6 12 (4.00%) CRM
7 11 (3.67%) DevOps
8 10 (3.33%) Business Analysis
8 10 (3.33%) Change Control
8 10 (3.33%) Incident Management
9 9 (3.00%) ERP
9 9 (3.00%) Identity Management
10 8 (2.67%) High Availability
10 8 (2.67%) Mobile Device Management
10 8 (2.67%) Project Management
10 8 (2.67%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (2.67%) Software Deployment
11 7 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (2.33%) Patch Management
11 7 (2.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 35 (11.67%) SQL
2 23 (7.67%) PowerShell
3 14 (4.67%) Java
4 6 (2.00%) C#
5 5 (1.67%) Python
5 5 (1.67%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.33%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.00%) C++
7 3 (1.00%) PHP
8 2 (0.67%) Jython
8 2 (0.67%) Perl
8 2 (0.67%) VB
8 2 (0.67%) VBScript
9 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.33%) C
9 1 (0.33%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 12 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 10 (3.33%) MCSE
5 9 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (3.00%) SC Cleared
6 8 (2.67%) CCNA
7 7 (2.33%) CCNP
7 7 (2.33%) DBS Check
8 6 (2.00%) CCDA
8 6 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (1.67%) CCIE
9 5 (1.67%) Degree
10 4 (1.33%) MCP
10 4 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.67%) CCA
11 2 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.67%) MCSA
12 1 (0.33%) CCDP
12 1 (0.33%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.00%) SLA
2 4 (1.33%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.00%) QA
4 2 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 53 (17.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (5.67%) Hyper-V
3 13 (4.33%) vSphere
4 12 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (4.00%) VMware ESX
5 7 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (2.33%) XenApp
6 5 (1.67%) Terminal Server
7 4 (1.33%) HDFS
7 4 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (1.00%) vCloud
8 3 (1.00%) VMware Server
8 3 (1.00%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.67%) Docker
9 2 (0.67%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.67%) VMware GSX
10 1 (0.33%) NFS
10 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 63 (21.00%) SCCM
2 15 (5.00%) SCOM
3 12 (4.00%) Puppet
4 10 (3.33%) Backup Exec
5 9 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (2.67%) Ansible
7 7 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (2.33%) WSUS
8 6 (2.00%) NetBackup
9 5 (1.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 5 (1.67%) Nagios
9 5 (1.67%) NetVault Backup
10 4 (1.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 4 (1.33%) Hadoop YARN
11 3 (1.00%) vRealize
12 2 (0.67%) SCDPM
12 2 (0.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 1 (0.33%) Opsview
13 1 (0.33%) RANCID
13 1 (0.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 164 (54.67%) Microsoft
2 81 (27.00%) VMware
3 29 (9.67%) Dell
4 28 (9.33%) Cisco
5 27 (9.00%) Citrix
6 21 (7.00%) HP
7 11 (3.67%) Symantec
8 8 (2.67%) Veeam
9 7 (2.33%) NetApp
9 7 (2.33%) Red Hat
10 6 (2.00%) Avaya
10 6 (2.00%) Brocade
10 6 (2.00%) EMC
10 6 (2.00%) Oracle
10 6 (2.00%) ServiceNow
10 6 (2.00%) Verint
11 4 (1.33%) Fortinet
11 4 (1.33%) IBM
11 4 (1.33%) SaltStack
11 4 (1.33%) Sophos
Holmfirth, West Yorkshire
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Rate: £10 - £11 Per Hour
Posted: 5 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £10.00 - £12.50 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £0 to £140 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Venn Group
Rate: £10 - £12 Per Hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: flexible depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
People Source Consulting
Rate: £120 - £140 per day
Posted: 10 days ago