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 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 29 26
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 147 124 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 5.66% 5.46% 6.06%
As % of the System Software category 60.25% 65.61% 69.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 39 41
Average daily rate
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£289 £261 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +4.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £107 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £388 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £275 £280
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 35 39
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.45 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.45% -11.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.70 £9.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £32.00 £22.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -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
244 189 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 9.40% 8.33% 8.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 79 76
Average daily rate £325 £308 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £141 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 36 40
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £31.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 25 November 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
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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 +4 90 £275 +8.37% 49
South Yorkshire -6 26 £413 +179.66% 9
North Yorkshire +1 19 £325 +13.04% 17
East Yorkshire -2 9 £313 -21.87% 4
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 248 (81.85%) Windows
2 163 (53.80%) Microsoft
3 108 (35.64%) VMware
4 97 (32.01%) MS Exchange
5 88 (29.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 70 (23.10%) Windows 7
6 70 (23.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 68 (22.44%) Windows XP
8 67 (22.11%) MS Office
9 66 (21.78%) VMware Infrastructure
10 57 (18.81%) MS Excel
11 51 (16.83%) ITIL
11 51 (16.83%) Citrix
12 48 (15.84%) vSphere
13 47 (15.51%) DNS
14 43 (14.19%) Exchange Server 2010
15 39 (12.87%) Windows Server 2012
15 39 (12.87%) SCCM
16 36 (11.88%) DHCP
17 34 (11.22%) Cisco
18 33 (10.89%) Symantec
19 32 (10.56%) NetApp
20 31 (10.23%) SQL Server
21 30 (9.90%) SAN
21 30 (9.90%) SCOM
22 29 (9.57%) VMware ESX
23 28 (9.24%) LAN
23 28 (9.24%) Exchange Server 2013
24 26 (8.58%) TCP/IP
24 26 (8.58%) Migration

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 97 (32.01%) MS Exchange
2 43 (14.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (9.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (7.92%) SharePoint
5 21 (6.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 20 (6.60%) IIS
7 18 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2007
8 17 (5.61%) Lync
8 17 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (3.63%) Lotus Domino
10 5 (1.65%) IBM Notes
11 4 (1.32%) JBoss
11 4 (1.32%) Apache
11 4 (1.32%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.99%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 3 (0.99%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.66%) Quickr
14 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2000
14 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 67 (22.11%) MS Office
2 57 (18.81%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (0.99%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.64%) Office 365
2 3 (0.99%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 47 (15.51%) DNS
2 36 (11.88%) DHCP
3 30 (9.90%) SAN
4 28 (9.24%) LAN
5 26 (8.58%) TCP/IP
6 25 (8.25%) WAN
7 20 (6.60%) Internet
8 18 (5.94%) Firewall
9 16 (5.28%) VPN
10 15 (4.95%) NAS
11 9 (2.97%) Unified Communications
12 8 (2.64%) VoIP
13 7 (2.31%) Ethernet
13 7 (2.31%) FTP
13 7 (2.31%) SMTP
13 7 (2.31%) S/MIME
13 7 (2.31%) DMZ
13 7 (2.31%) Fibre Channel
13 7 (2.31%) iSCSI
14 6 (1.98%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.23%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.99%) FileMaker
6 3 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (2.31%) MSI
2 1 (0.33%) AdminStudio
General
1 17 (5.61%) Finance
2 8 (2.64%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.65%) Manufacturing
3 5 (1.65%) Advertising
4 3 (0.99%) Multimedia
4 3 (0.99%) Legal
4 3 (0.99%) German Language
5 2 (0.66%) Norwegian Language
5 2 (0.66%) Mandarin Language
5 2 (0.66%) Cantonese Language
6 1 (0.33%) Banking
6 1 (0.33%) Law
6 1 (0.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 60 (19.80%) Analyst
2 42 (13.86%) Support Engineer
3 32 (10.56%) Service Analyst
3 32 (10.56%) Service Desk Analyst
4 31 (10.23%) 2nd Line Support
5 25 (8.25%) 1st Line Support
6 21 (6.93%) Administrator
6 21 (6.93%) Server Engineer
6 21 (6.93%) IT Support
7 19 (6.27%) Systems Engineer
8 18 (5.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 17 (5.61%) Support Analyst
10 16 (5.28%) Exchange Engineer
11 15 (4.95%) Consultant
12 14 (4.62%) Desktop Support
13 12 (3.96%) Desktop Engineer
14 10 (3.30%) 3rd Line Support
14 10 (3.30%) IT Support Engineer
15 9 (2.97%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 9 (2.97%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.65%) .NET
2 3 (0.99%) ASP.NET
2 3 (0.99%) Web Services
2 3 (0.99%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.33%) Middleware
3 1 (0.33%) SAML
3 1 (0.33%) WSH
3 1 (0.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.28%) NHS
2 12 (3.96%) Blackberry
3 7 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (1.98%) PDA
5 5 (1.65%) CLARiiON
6 4 (1.32%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.99%) Clustering
7 3 (0.99%) Visualisation
7 3 (0.99%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.66%) Statistics
8 2 (0.66%) iSeries
8 2 (0.66%) iPhone
8 2 (0.66%) FMCG
8 2 (0.66%) Replication
9 1 (0.33%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.33%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.33%) PKI
9 1 (0.33%) iPad
9 1 (0.33%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 248 (81.85%) Windows
2 88 (29.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (23.10%) Windows 7
3 70 (23.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 68 (22.44%) Windows XP
5 39 (12.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (3.96%) Windows 8
7 7 (2.31%) Linux
8 5 (1.65%) Solaris
8 5 (1.65%) Windows 2000
9 4 (1.32%) Windows Vista
9 4 (1.32%) UNIX
9 4 (1.32%) VMS
10 3 (0.99%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.99%) CentOS
10 3 (0.99%) Android
11 2 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.66%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (16.83%) ITIL
2 26 (8.58%) Migration
3 20 (6.60%) Service Management
4 12 (3.96%) Incident Management
5 11 (3.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (2.97%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (2.64%) Service Delivery
8 7 (2.31%) Change Management
9 6 (1.98%) Project Management
10 5 (1.65%) BCP
10 5 (1.65%) Software Deployment
10 5 (1.65%) Network Load Balancing
10 5 (1.65%) Problem Management
11 4 (1.32%) Kalman Filter
11 4 (1.32%) Mobile Device Management
12 3 (0.99%) Network Design
12 3 (0.99%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (0.99%) Data Analysis
12 3 (0.99%) Statistical Analysis
12 3 (0.99%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (6.60%) SQL
2 11 (3.63%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.32%) T-SQL
3 4 (1.32%) Shell Script
4 3 (0.99%) C
4 3 (0.99%) VBA
5 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (5.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (4.95%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.97%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.64%) MCSE
5 7 (2.31%) MCSA
5 7 (2.31%) MCP
6 6 (1.98%) Degree
7 5 (1.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.66%) CCNA
10 2 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.33%) CISSP
11 1 (0.33%) CCDA
11 1 (0.33%) CCDP
11 1 (0.33%) CCNP
11 1 (0.33%) CCSE
11 1 (0.33%) MCTS
11 1 (0.33%) MCITP
11 1 (0.33%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.25%) SLA
2 3 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (0.99%) HIPAA
3 2 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 66 (21.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (15.84%) vSphere
3 29 (9.57%) VMware ESX
4 17 (5.61%) XenApp
5 9 (2.97%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (2.31%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.98%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.65%) XenServer
9 4 (1.32%) vCloud
10 3 (0.99%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.99%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.99%) MetaFrame
10 3 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.99%) UAG
10 3 (0.99%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.66%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 39 (12.87%) SCCM
2 30 (9.90%) SCOM
3 20 (6.60%) NetBackup
4 7 (2.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 6 (1.98%) WSUS
6 5 (1.65%) Backup Exec
6 5 (1.65%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (1.32%) ZABBIX
7 4 (1.32%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (1.32%) Puppet
7 4 (1.32%) EMC Navisphere
7 4 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (0.99%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.99%) Unicenter
9 1 (0.33%) OpenView
9 1 (0.33%) OVSD
9 1 (0.33%) DameWare
9 1 (0.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 163 (53.80%) Microsoft
2 108 (35.64%) VMware
3 51 (16.83%) Citrix
4 34 (11.22%) Cisco
5 33 (10.89%) Symantec
6 32 (10.56%) NetApp
7 24 (7.92%) HP
8 21 (6.93%) IBM
9 20 (6.60%) Remedy
10 19 (6.27%) EMC
11 13 (4.29%) Lotus
12 11 (3.63%) Dell
12 11 (3.63%) Oracle
13 7 (2.31%) Google
13 7 (2.31%) Postini
14 5 (1.65%) McAfee
14 5 (1.65%) Red Hat
15 4 (1.32%) Veeam
15 4 (1.32%) Sophos
16 3 (0.99%) CheckPoint
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Rate: £8 - £12 per hour
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Rate: £250 - £251 per day
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Rate: £12.00 - £14.00 per hour
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