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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 35 30 20
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 139 124 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.79% 4.88% 7.02%
As % of the System Software category 48.26% 48.25% 72.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 37 31
Average daily rate
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£288 £215 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.72% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £103 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £369 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £265
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 40 44
Average hourly rate £10.88 £12.00 £12.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -1.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £20.50 £21.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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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
288 257 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 9.92% 10.12% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 109 55
Average daily rate £300 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £175 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 45 46
Average hourly rate £11.25 £13.86 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.80% +10.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £32.55 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

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 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +2 84 £275 +11.11% 34
South Yorkshire -2 26 £400 +122.22% 10
North Yorkshire -10 20 £300 +50.00% 5
East Yorkshire -1 4 £150 - 2
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 200 (77.22%) Windows
2 113 (43.63%) Microsoft
3 85 (32.82%) VMware
4 78 (30.12%) MS Exchange
5 71 (27.41%) Windows 7
6 65 (25.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 55 (21.24%) ITIL
8 54 (20.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 51 (19.69%) MS Office
10 50 (19.31%) Windows XP
11 44 (16.99%) MS Excel
12 42 (16.22%) DNS
12 42 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
13 40 (15.44%) LAN
14 33 (12.74%) Citrix
15 32 (12.36%) Exchange Server 2010
16 31 (11.97%) TCP/IP
17 29 (11.20%) DHCP
18 27 (10.42%) WAN
18 27 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
19 26 (10.04%) SQL Server
20 23 (8.88%) Cisco
20 23 (8.88%) Microsoft Certification
20 23 (8.88%) SAN
21 22 (8.49%) Blackberry
22 21 (8.11%) Firewall
22 21 (8.11%) Migration
22 21 (8.11%) SQL
23 20 (7.72%) SCCM
24 18 (6.95%) Exchange Server 2003

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 78 (30.12%) MS Exchange
2 32 (12.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (6.95%) Exchange Server 2003
4 17 (6.56%) SharePoint
5 16 (6.18%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (5.79%) Lync
7 14 (5.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 13 (5.02%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (3.47%) IIS
10 7 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (2.70%) WebSphere
11 4 (1.54%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (1.54%) IBM Notes
12 3 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (1.16%) WebSphere Portal
13 1 (0.39%) WebLogic Portal
13 1 (0.39%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.39%) Apache
13 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.39%) Quickr
Applications
1 51 (19.69%) MS Office
2 44 (16.99%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.02%) Office 365
2 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (16.22%) DNS
2 40 (15.44%) LAN
3 31 (11.97%) TCP/IP
4 29 (11.20%) DHCP
5 27 (10.42%) WAN
6 23 (8.88%) SAN
7 21 (8.11%) Firewall
8 17 (6.56%) VPN
9 12 (4.63%) Internet
10 9 (3.47%) Ethernet
11 7 (2.70%) SMTP
12 6 (2.32%) iSCSI
12 6 (2.32%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (2.32%) HTTPS
12 6 (2.32%) FTP
12 6 (2.32%) VoIP
13 5 (1.93%) BIG-IP
13 5 (1.93%) RTSP
13 5 (1.93%) SSL
13 5 (1.93%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.04%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.77%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.39%) FileMaker
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.39%) MySQL
5 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (1.93%) MSI
2 1 (0.39%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.39%) Fiddler
General
1 14 (5.41%) Finance
2 6 (2.32%) Telecoms
2 6 (2.32%) Banking
3 3 (1.16%) Advertising
3 3 (1.16%) Law
3 3 (1.16%) Legal
4 2 (0.77%) Billing
4 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.39%) Games
5 1 (0.39%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.39%) German Language
Job Titles
1 49 (18.92%) Analyst
2 29 (11.20%) Support Engineer
3 25 (9.65%) Service Analyst
3 25 (9.65%) Service Desk Analyst
4 22 (8.49%) 2nd Line Support
5 21 (8.11%) Support Analyst
5 21 (8.11%) 1st Line Support
5 21 (8.11%) Server Engineer
6 19 (7.34%) 3rd Line Support
7 18 (6.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (4.63%) Support Technician
9 11 (4.25%) IT Support
10 9 (3.47%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (3.09%) Project Manager
11 8 (3.09%) Desktop Support
11 8 (3.09%) Consultant
11 8 (3.09%) Windows Server Engineer
12 7 (2.70%) Deployment Engineer
12 7 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 6 (2.32%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.02%) .NET
2 3 (1.16%) J2EE
3 2 (0.77%) Application Packaging
3 2 (0.77%) Web Services
4 1 (0.39%) LAMP
4 1 (0.39%) SAML
4 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.39%) CSS
4 1 (0.39%) HTML
4 1 (0.39%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.49%) Blackberry
2 12 (4.63%) NHS
3 8 (3.09%) Clustering
4 6 (2.32%) BYOD
4 6 (2.32%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.93%) Replication
5 5 (1.93%) PDA
6 4 (1.54%) iPhone
6 4 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.16%) PKI
8 2 (0.77%) User Experience
8 2 (0.77%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.77%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.39%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.39%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.39%) iPad
9 1 (0.39%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.39%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.39%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 200 (77.22%) Windows
2 71 (27.41%) Windows 7
3 65 (25.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 54 (20.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 50 (19.31%) Windows XP
6 27 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (5.41%) Windows 8
8 13 (5.02%) Linux
9 11 (4.25%) UNIX
10 7 (2.70%) AIX
10 7 (2.70%) Apple iOS
11 6 (2.32%) Android
11 6 (2.32%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (2.32%) Windows Phone
12 4 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.54%) Solaris
12 4 (1.54%) zOS
12 4 (1.54%) SUSE
13 3 (1.16%) Windows 2000
13 3 (1.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (21.24%) ITIL
2 21 (8.11%) Migration
3 11 (4.25%) Service Management
3 11 (4.25%) Project Management
4 10 (3.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (3.09%) Configuration Management
6 7 (2.70%) Service Delivery
6 7 (2.70%) Incident Management
7 6 (2.32%) Time Management
7 6 (2.32%) Mobile Device Management
7 6 (2.32%) PRINCE2
7 6 (2.32%) PRINCE
7 6 (2.32%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (1.93%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (1.54%) Supplier Management
9 4 (1.54%) High Availability
9 4 (1.54%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (1.54%) Software Deployment
9 4 (1.54%) CRM
10 3 (1.16%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 21 (8.11%) SQL
2 8 (3.09%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.93%) Python
4 4 (1.54%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.16%) Jython
5 3 (1.16%) VB
5 3 (1.16%) Java
5 3 (1.16%) Perl
6 1 (0.39%) PHP
6 1 (0.39%) C
6 1 (0.39%) VBA
6 1 (0.39%) VBScript
6 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 23 (8.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (5.41%) MCSE
3 8 (3.09%) CCNA
3 8 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (2.70%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.93%) MCSA
5 5 (1.93%) MCTS
6 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 4 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (1.54%) MCP
6 4 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (1.16%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.16%) MCITP
7 3 (1.16%) Degree
8 2 (0.77%) MCDST
8 2 (0.77%) VCAP
8 2 (0.77%) VCP5
8 2 (0.77%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.56%) SLA
2 2 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.39%) HIPAA
System Software
1 42 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (6.56%) Hyper-V
3 14 (5.41%) vSphere
3 14 (5.41%) Terminal Services
4 11 (4.25%) VMware ESX
5 10 (3.86%) XenApp
5 10 (3.86%) VMware Server
6 8 (3.09%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.54%) UAG
8 4 (1.54%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.77%) XenServer
9 2 (0.77%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 20 (7.72%) SCCM
2 13 (5.02%) AirWatch
3 4 (1.54%) SCOM
4 2 (0.77%) WSUS
4 2 (0.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.77%) OpenView
4 2 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.39%) OVSD
5 1 (0.39%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.39%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.39%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.39%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 113 (43.63%) Microsoft
2 85 (32.82%) VMware
3 33 (12.74%) Citrix
4 23 (8.88%) Cisco
5 14 (5.41%) HP
6 7 (2.70%) Oracle
7 6 (2.32%) Remedy
8 5 (1.93%) Dell
8 5 (1.93%) F5
8 5 (1.93%) LANDesk
9 4 (1.54%) NetApp
9 4 (1.54%) Lotus
9 4 (1.54%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.16%) Mitel
10 3 (1.16%) Symantec
10 3 (1.16%) Sophos
10 3 (1.16%) IBM
10 3 (1.16%) Veeam
11 2 (0.77%) WatchGuard
11 2 (0.77%) IronPort
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