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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 39 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 106 123 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.10% 5.28% 6.66%
As % of the System Software category 45.89% 49.60% 67.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 31 26
Average daily rate
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£275 £225 £159
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +41.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £121 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £263
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 37 63
Average hourly rate £10.75 £11.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.52% +4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £9.80 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.66 £16.80 £19.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £15.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-9.00% +1.69%
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
231 248 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 8.93% 10.64% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 96 59
Average daily rate £300 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £185 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
+14.51% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 44 65
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £32.55 £20.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.13 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.87% -5.14%

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 3 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 3 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 3 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 -19 56 £295 +34.09% 42
South Yorkshire -4 25 £310 +29.16% 14
North Yorkshire -8 15 £288 -23.33% 12
East Yorkshire -5 7 £150 - 2
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 208 (80.62%) Windows
2 124 (48.06%) Microsoft
3 97 (37.60%) VMware
4 82 (31.78%) MS Exchange
5 64 (24.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 62 (24.03%) Windows 7
7 60 (23.26%) Windows XP
8 56 (21.71%) MS Office
8 56 (21.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 55 (21.32%) VMware Infrastructure
10 42 (16.28%) vSphere
10 42 (16.28%) MS Excel
11 40 (15.50%) DNS
11 40 (15.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 37 (14.34%) Exchange Server 2010
12 37 (14.34%) ITIL
13 33 (12.79%) SQL Server
14 29 (11.24%) DHCP
15 28 (10.85%) TCP/IP
15 28 (10.85%) LAN
15 28 (10.85%) SCCM
16 27 (10.47%) Citrix
17 26 (10.08%) Symantec
17 26 (10.08%) Exchange Server 2013
18 25 (9.69%) Cisco
18 25 (9.69%) VMware ESX
19 23 (8.91%) Migration
19 23 (8.91%) SQL
19 23 (8.91%) SAN
20 22 (8.53%) SCOM

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 82 (31.78%) MS Exchange
2 37 (14.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (10.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (6.98%) IIS
5 15 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (5.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 14 (5.43%) SharePoint
7 12 (4.65%) Lync
8 11 (4.26%) Lotus Domino
9 9 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (2.33%) IBM Notes
11 4 (1.55%) JBoss
11 4 (1.55%) Apache
11 4 (1.55%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.78%) WebSphere Portal
12 2 (0.78%) Quickr
12 2 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 56 (21.71%) MS Office
2 42 (16.28%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.71%) Office 365
2 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.39%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 40 (15.50%) DNS
2 29 (11.24%) DHCP
3 28 (10.85%) LAN
3 28 (10.85%) TCP/IP
4 23 (8.91%) SAN
5 20 (7.75%) Firewall
6 17 (6.59%) WAN
7 15 (5.81%) VPN
8 14 (5.43%) Internet
9 13 (5.04%) NAS
10 10 (3.88%) Ethernet
11 8 (3.10%) HTTPS
12 7 (2.71%) DMZ
12 7 (2.71%) FTP
12 7 (2.71%) SMTP
12 7 (2.71%) VoIP
12 7 (2.71%) iSCSI
12 7 (2.71%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (2.33%) RTSP
14 5 (1.94%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (12.79%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (6.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (5.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.16%) FileMaker
6 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (2.71%) MSI
2 1 (0.39%) AdminStudio
General
1 20 (7.75%) Finance
2 7 (2.71%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.55%) Banking
4 3 (1.16%) Multimedia
4 3 (1.16%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.16%) Advertising
5 2 (0.78%) Legal
6 1 (0.39%) Law
6 1 (0.39%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.39%) German Language
6 1 (0.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (15.50%) Analyst
2 31 (12.02%) Support Engineer
3 25 (9.69%) 1st Line Support
4 18 (6.98%) Service Desk Analyst
4 18 (6.98%) Server Engineer
4 18 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support
4 18 (6.98%) Service Analyst
4 18 (6.98%) Support Analyst
5 15 (5.81%) IT Support
6 14 (5.43%) Consultant
7 13 (5.04%) Support Technician
7 13 (5.04%) 2nd Line Support
7 13 (5.04%) Administrator
7 13 (5.04%) Desktop Engineer
8 12 (4.65%) Desktop Support
9 11 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (3.88%) Systems Engineer
11 9 (3.49%) Project Manager
11 9 (3.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 9 (3.49%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.10%) .NET
2 3 (1.16%) Regular Expression
2 3 (1.16%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.78%) Web Services
3 2 (0.78%) J2EE
4 1 (0.39%) WSH
4 1 (0.39%) SAML
4 1 (0.39%) Middleware
4 1 (0.39%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.36%) NHS
2 12 (4.65%) Blackberry
3 6 (2.33%) PDA
3 6 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (1.94%) CLARiiON
4 5 (1.94%) Clustering
5 3 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.16%) iPhone
5 3 (1.16%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.16%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.78%) iSeries
6 2 (0.78%) PKI
6 2 (0.78%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.39%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.39%) Statistics
7 1 (0.39%) CMDB
7 1 (0.39%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.39%) FMCG
7 1 (0.39%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.39%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 208 (80.62%) Windows
2 64 (24.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 62 (24.03%) Windows 7
4 60 (23.26%) Windows XP
5 56 (21.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 40 (15.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (4.26%) Linux
8 9 (3.49%) Windows 8
9 8 (3.10%) UNIX
10 6 (2.33%) Android
10 6 (2.33%) Windows Phone
10 6 (2.33%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.94%) Solaris
12 3 (1.16%) AIX
12 3 (1.16%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.16%) CentOS
12 3 (1.16%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.78%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (14.34%) ITIL
2 23 (8.91%) Migration
3 12 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (4.65%) Project Management
4 9 (3.49%) Incident Management
5 8 (3.10%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (2.71%) Configuration Management
7 6 (2.33%) PRINCE2
7 6 (2.33%) PRINCE
7 6 (2.33%) BCP
7 6 (2.33%) High Availability
7 6 (2.33%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (1.94%) Software Deployment
8 5 (1.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (1.94%) Service Management
9 4 (1.55%) Service Delivery
9 4 (1.55%) Change Management
9 4 (1.55%) Network Design
9 4 (1.55%) Supplier Management
9 4 (1.55%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 23 (8.91%) SQL
2 6 (2.33%) T-SQL
3 5 (1.94%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.55%) Shell Script
5 3 (1.16%) VB
5 3 (1.16%) VBA
6 2 (0.78%) Jython
6 2 (0.78%) Java
6 2 (0.78%) Perl
7 1 (0.39%) PHP
7 1 (0.39%) VBScript
7 1 (0.39%) Python
7 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.39%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (6.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (3.10%) MCSE
3 7 (2.71%) Degree
4 6 (2.33%) VCP4
5 5 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.94%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.94%) CCNA
6 4 (1.55%) MCSA
6 4 (1.55%) MCTS
6 4 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.55%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 3 (1.16%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.16%) MCP
8 2 (0.78%) HND
8 2 (0.78%) CCNP
8 2 (0.78%) CCDA
8 2 (0.78%) CCDP
8 2 (0.78%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.75%) SLA
2 3 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.16%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 55 (21.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (16.28%) vSphere
3 25 (9.69%) VMware ESX
4 14 (5.43%) Hyper-V
5 11 (4.26%) Terminal Services
6 7 (2.71%) XenApp
6 7 (2.71%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.33%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.55%) vCloud
9 3 (1.16%) UAG
10 2 (0.78%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.78%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 28 (10.85%) SCCM
2 22 (8.53%) SCOM
3 18 (6.98%) NetBackup
4 5 (1.94%) WSUS
5 4 (1.55%) EMC Navisphere
5 4 (1.55%) ZABBIX
5 4 (1.55%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (1.55%) Puppet
5 4 (1.55%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (1.16%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.16%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.39%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.39%) DameWare
8 1 (0.39%) OpenView
8 1 (0.39%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.39%) OVSD
Vendors
1 124 (48.06%) Microsoft
2 97 (37.60%) VMware
3 27 (10.47%) Citrix
4 26 (10.08%) Symantec
5 25 (9.69%) Cisco
6 17 (6.59%) EMC
7 16 (6.20%) NetApp
8 14 (5.43%) Lotus
8 14 (5.43%) IBM
9 13 (5.04%) HP
10 11 (4.26%) Remedy
11 10 (3.88%) Oracle
12 6 (2.33%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.94%) McAfee
14 4 (1.55%) CheckPoint
15 3 (1.16%) Mitel
15 3 (1.16%) Sophos
15 3 (1.16%) LANDesk
15 3 (1.16%) Imperva
15 3 (1.16%) Dell
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 18 hours ago
Yorkshire
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Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 19 hours ago
East Riding
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £140 - £160 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £275 to £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Middlesbrough, North East, United Kingdom
Fine Organics
Rate: £20,000 - £22,000
Posted: 8 days ago
Harrogate
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £100 - £130 per day + DOE
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £16.00 - £21.50 per hour
Posted: 18 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £320 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £10 - £14 per hour
Posted: 27 days ago