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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 21 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 160 120 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.52% 5.63% 4.64%
As % of the System Software category 70.18% 57.14% 58.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 30 35
Average daily rate
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£290 £160 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.25% -28.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £107 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £372 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 34 33
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.01 £8.65 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.65 £22.80 £22.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.80
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
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
228 210 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 9.29% 9.86% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 85 75
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £136 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 38 35
Average hourly rate £13.98 £12.51 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.71% -16.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.01 £10.00 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £21.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 2 October 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 98 £275 +96.42% 40
South Yorkshire +7 38 £349 +65.95% 16
North Yorkshire +11 16 £250 +2.56% 14
East Yorkshire +1 5 - - 3
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 221 (77.82%) Windows
2 163 (57.39%) Microsoft
3 93 (32.75%) MS Exchange
4 77 (27.11%) VMware
5 73 (25.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 70 (24.65%) Windows XP
7 65 (22.89%) Windows 7
8 61 (21.48%) MS Excel
8 61 (21.48%) MS Office
8 61 (21.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 54 (19.01%) ITIL
10 44 (15.49%) Citrix
11 40 (14.08%) SCCM
11 40 (14.08%) Exchange Server 2010
12 39 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
13 33 (11.62%) DNS
14 30 (10.56%) Migration
15 29 (10.21%) SharePoint
16 26 (9.15%) NetApp
16 26 (9.15%) vSphere
17 25 (8.80%) Cisco
18 24 (8.45%) Symantec
19 23 (8.10%) HP
19 23 (8.10%) DHCP
19 23 (8.10%) SQL Server
20 22 (7.75%) SQL
20 22 (7.75%) SAN
20 22 (7.75%) Service Management
20 22 (7.75%) Exchange Server 2007
21 21 (7.39%) SCOM

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 93 (32.75%) MS Exchange
2 40 (14.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (10.21%) SharePoint
4 22 (7.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 21 (7.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 20 (7.04%) IIS
7 19 (6.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 13 (4.58%) Lync
9 12 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (2.82%) Lotus Domino
11 5 (1.76%) Apache
11 5 (1.76%) Tomcat
12 4 (1.41%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 4 (1.41%) IBM Notes
13 3 (1.06%) Office Communications Server
14 2 (0.70%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.35%) Quickr
15 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 61 (21.48%) MS Excel
1 61 (21.48%) MS Office
2 5 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.06%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.46%) Office 365
2 3 (1.06%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (11.62%) DNS
2 23 (8.10%) DHCP
3 22 (7.75%) SAN
4 20 (7.04%) TCP/IP
5 19 (6.69%) WAN
5 19 (6.69%) LAN
6 17 (5.99%) Internet
7 9 (3.17%) Unified Communications
7 9 (3.17%) Firewall
8 8 (2.82%) NAS
9 7 (2.46%) S/MIME
9 7 (2.46%) VPN
10 6 (2.11%) FTP
10 6 (2.11%) VoIP
11 5 (1.76%) LDAP
12 4 (1.41%) HTTP
13 3 (1.06%) DMZ
13 3 (1.06%) Wireless
13 3 (1.06%) VLAN
14 2 (0.70%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.10%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.70%) MySQL
7 1 (0.35%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Subversion
1 2 (0.70%) AdminStudio
1 2 (0.70%) MSI
1 2 (0.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.70%) TeamCity
1 2 (0.70%) Hudson
2 1 (0.35%) InstallShield
General
1 12 (4.23%) Finance
2 4 (1.41%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.06%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.06%) Advertising
3 3 (1.06%) German Language
4 2 (0.70%) Norwegian Language
4 2 (0.70%) Mandarin Language
4 2 (0.70%) Cantonese Language
4 2 (0.70%) French Language
5 1 (0.35%) Publishing
5 1 (0.35%) Law
5 1 (0.35%) Legal
5 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (26.06%) Analyst
2 41 (14.44%) Service Analyst
2 41 (14.44%) Service Desk Analyst
3 38 (13.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 38 (13.38%) Support Engineer
4 25 (8.80%) 1st Line Support
5 22 (7.75%) Support Analyst
6 19 (6.69%) Administrator
6 19 (6.69%) IT Support
7 17 (5.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (5.63%) Desktop Support
9 14 (4.93%) Systems Engineer
9 14 (4.93%) Server Engineer
10 12 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support
11 11 (3.87%) Exchange Engineer
12 10 (3.52%) IT Support Engineer
13 9 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 9 (3.17%) Desktop Engineer
14 7 (2.46%) 1st Line Support Analyst
14 7 (2.46%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.41%) .NET
2 2 (0.70%) Web Services
3 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.63%) Blackberry
2 9 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.82%) NHS
4 4 (1.41%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.41%) CLARiiON
5 3 (1.06%) Statistics
6 2 (0.70%) Clustering
6 2 (0.70%) Replication
7 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.35%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.35%) Social Media
7 1 (0.35%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.35%) iSeries
7 1 (0.35%) iPhone
7 1 (0.35%) FMCG
7 1 (0.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 221 (77.82%) Windows
2 73 (25.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (24.65%) Windows XP
4 65 (22.89%) Windows 7
5 61 (21.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (7.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (4.58%) Windows 8
8 7 (2.46%) Windows 2000
9 6 (2.11%) Linux
10 5 (1.76%) Windows Vista
11 4 (1.41%) Solaris
11 4 (1.41%) VMS
12 3 (1.06%) UNIX
12 3 (1.06%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.70%) Android
13 2 (0.70%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.35%) CentOS
14 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (19.01%) ITIL
2 30 (10.56%) Migration
3 22 (7.75%) Service Management
4 17 (5.99%) Incident Management
5 15 (5.28%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (3.52%) Problem Management
7 6 (2.11%) Change Management
8 5 (1.76%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (1.76%) ITSM
8 5 (1.76%) Network Load Balancing
9 4 (1.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (1.41%) Service Delivery
9 4 (1.41%) Validation
9 4 (1.41%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (1.06%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (1.06%) Customer Engagement
10 3 (1.06%) BCP
10 3 (1.06%) Project Management
10 3 (1.06%) Information Security
10 3 (1.06%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 22 (7.75%) SQL
2 20 (7.04%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.76%) C
4 3 (1.06%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.06%) Java
4 3 (1.06%) Perl
5 2 (0.70%) Python
5 2 (0.70%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.70%) VBScript
5 2 (0.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.35%) VBA
6 1 (0.35%) Jython
Qualifications
1 21 (7.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.52%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.11%) MCP
4 6 (2.11%) MCSE
5 5 (1.76%) MCSA
6 3 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (0.70%) Degree
8 1 (0.35%) CCNA
8 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.39%) SLA
2 2 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 39 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (9.15%) vSphere
3 16 (5.63%) XenApp
4 14 (4.93%) VMware ESX
5 6 (2.11%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.76%) XenServer
6 5 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.06%) vCloud
7 3 (1.06%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (1.06%) ISA Server
7 3 (1.06%) MetaFrame
7 3 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.70%) Xen
8 2 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.70%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.70%) qmail
8 2 (0.70%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.70%) UAG
9 1 (0.35%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 40 (14.08%) SCCM
2 21 (7.39%) SCOM
3 12 (4.23%) NetBackup
4 7 (2.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (1.41%) WSUS
5 4 (1.41%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.41%) Unicenter
5 4 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.06%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (1.06%) Puppet
6 3 (1.06%) ZABBIX
6 3 (1.06%) EMC Navisphere
7 1 (0.35%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.35%) Nagios
7 1 (0.35%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.35%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 163 (57.39%) Microsoft
2 77 (27.11%) VMware
3 44 (15.49%) Citrix
4 26 (9.15%) NetApp
5 25 (8.80%) Cisco
6 24 (8.45%) Symantec
7 23 (8.10%) HP
8 18 (6.34%) Remedy
9 15 (5.28%) EMC
10 14 (4.93%) IBM
11 9 (3.17%) Lotus
11 9 (3.17%) Dell
12 7 (2.46%) Google
12 7 (2.46%) Postini
13 6 (2.11%) Oracle
14 5 (1.76%) JBoss
15 4 (1.41%) CA
15 4 (1.41%) Red Hat
15 4 (1.41%) McAfee
15 4 (1.41%) Veeam
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