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 1 May 2016 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 34 31 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 138 155 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.71% 5.22% 5.86%
As % of the System Software category 43.95% 50.49% 54.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 69 56
Median daily rate £250 £275 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £120 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £380 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £268
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 38 42
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £18.75 £20.00
UK excluding London median 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
314 307 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.71% 10.35% 10.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 175 125
Median daily rate £400 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £188 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 38 47
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.75 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.13
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.32%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -10 82 £300 +12.14% 25
North Yorkshire +9 29 £150 -50.00% 7
South Yorkshire -18 16 £353 +22.60% 3
East Yorkshire 0 4 £155 +3.33% 4
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 232 (80.84%) Windows
2 143 (49.83%) Microsoft
3 113 (39.37%) Windows Server
4 91 (31.71%) VMware
5 83 (28.92%) MS Exchange
6 73 (25.44%) ITIL
7 64 (22.30%) Windows 7
8 55 (19.16%) VMware Infrastructure
9 54 (18.82%) MS Office
10 53 (18.47%) MS Excel
11 48 (16.72%) Windows Server 2008
12 43 (14.98%) Windows Server 2012
13 39 (13.59%) Finance
14 37 (12.89%) SCCM
15 35 (12.20%) SQL
16 34 (11.85%) Windows XP
17 32 (11.15%) DNS
17 32 (11.15%) SQL Server
17 32 (11.15%) Windows Server 2003
18 27 (9.41%) Hyper-V
18 27 (9.41%) Office 365
19 25 (8.71%) Citrix
20 24 (8.36%) Microsoft Certification
21 21 (7.32%) SLA
22 20 (6.97%) Blackberry
22 20 (6.97%) Migration
23 19 (6.62%) TCP/IP
23 19 (6.62%) Exchange Server 2010
24 18 (6.27%) CRM
25 17 (5.92%) SAN

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 83 (28.92%) MS Exchange
2 19 (6.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (4.53%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.48%) IIS
6 9 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (3.14%) Skype for Business
7 5 (1.74%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.39%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.05%) WebLogic Portal
9 3 (1.05%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.05%) WebSphere Portal
10 2 (0.70%) Apache
10 2 (0.70%) FileNet
10 2 (0.70%) Node.js
10 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.35%) JBoss
11 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 54 (18.82%) MS Office
2 53 (18.47%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.39%) MS Project
5 3 (1.05%) Acrobat
5 3 (1.05%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (5.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.70%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.70%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.35%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 27 (9.41%) Office 365
2 11 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (11.15%) DNS
2 19 (6.62%) TCP/IP
3 17 (5.92%) SAN
4 15 (5.23%) WAN
5 14 (4.88%) LAN
5 14 (4.88%) VPN
6 13 (4.53%) DHCP
7 12 (4.18%) Firewall
8 8 (2.79%) Internet
8 8 (2.79%) Wireless
9 4 (1.39%) LDAP
9 4 (1.39%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (1.05%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (1.05%) Network Security
10 3 (1.05%) VLAN
10 3 (1.05%) WebEx
11 2 (0.70%) HSRP
11 2 (0.70%) OSPF
11 2 (0.70%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.70%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.15%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.70%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.70%) MySQL
4 2 (0.70%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.70%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.35%) QlikView
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (0.70%) Bitbucket
1 2 (0.70%) Bower
1 2 (0.70%) Grunt
1 2 (0.70%) gulp
1 2 (0.70%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.70%) JIRA
2 1 (0.35%) MSI
2 1 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 39 (13.59%) Finance
2 12 (4.18%) Legal
2 12 (4.18%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.09%) Banking
4 4 (1.39%) Aerospace
4 4 (1.39%) Electronics
4 4 (1.39%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.39%) Marketing
5 3 (1.05%) Games
6 2 (0.70%) Advertising
7 1 (0.35%) Law
7 1 (0.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 92 (32.06%) Analyst
2 55 (19.16%) Service Desk Analyst
3 54 (18.82%) Service Analyst
4 42 (14.63%) 1st Line Support
5 32 (11.15%) 2nd Line Support
5 32 (11.15%) Support Engineer
6 19 (6.62%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 19 (6.62%) Consultant
7 18 (6.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 17 (5.92%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
9 15 (5.23%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 15 (5.23%) 3rd Line Support
9 15 (5.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 15 (5.23%) Service Desk Support
10 14 (4.88%) 1st Line Engineer
10 14 (4.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 14 (4.88%) Support Analyst
11 13 (4.53%) Server Engineer
12 12 (4.18%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 12 (4.18%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.74%) .NET
1 5 (1.74%) Web Services
2 3 (1.05%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (0.70%) AngularJS
3 2 (0.70%) Backbone.js
3 2 (0.70%) CSS
3 2 (0.70%) J2EE
3 2 (0.70%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (0.70%) LESS
3 2 (0.70%) RESTful
3 2 (0.70%) Sass
3 2 (0.70%) SignalR
4 1 (0.35%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.35%) Ajax
4 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (0.35%) LAMP
4 1 (0.35%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.97%) Blackberry
2 11 (3.83%) Clustering
3 10 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.14%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.09%) iPhone
6 5 (1.74%) iPad
7 4 (1.39%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.39%) NHS
7 4 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.05%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.05%) PDA
8 3 (1.05%) PKI
9 2 (0.70%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.70%) VLE
10 1 (0.35%) Blog
10 1 (0.35%) DataPower
10 1 (0.35%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.35%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.35%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 232 (80.84%) Windows
2 113 (39.37%) Windows Server
3 64 (22.30%) Windows 7
4 48 (16.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (14.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (11.85%) Windows XP
7 32 (11.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (4.88%) Windows 8
9 12 (4.18%) Windows Vista
10 8 (2.79%) Windows 2000
11 7 (2.44%) Linux
12 5 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.74%) Unix
13 3 (1.05%) Android
13 3 (1.05%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.05%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.70%) AIX
14 2 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.35%) SUSE
15 1 (0.35%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (25.44%) ITIL
2 20 (6.97%) Migration
3 18 (6.27%) CRM
4 17 (5.92%) ITSM
5 14 (4.88%) Incident Management
6 12 (4.18%) Service Management
7 10 (3.48%) Server Building
8 8 (2.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (2.44%) Change Management
9 7 (2.44%) Problem Management
9 7 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (2.09%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (2.09%) Change Control
10 6 (2.09%) Project Management
11 5 (1.74%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (1.74%) High Availability
12 4 (1.39%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (1.39%) Customer Engagement
12 4 (1.39%) Digital Marketing
12 4 (1.39%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (12.20%) SQL
2 15 (5.23%) PowerShell
3 8 (2.79%) Java
4 5 (1.74%) C#
4 5 (1.74%) JavaScript
4 5 (1.74%) Perl
5 3 (1.05%) Jython
6 2 (0.70%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.70%) C
6 2 (0.70%) PHP
6 2 (0.70%) Python
6 2 (0.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (8.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (5.23%) MCSA
3 12 (4.18%) Security Cleared
4 11 (3.83%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.79%) MCP
5 8 (2.79%) MCSE
6 5 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.39%) MCITP
8 3 (1.05%) MCDST
9 2 (0.70%) CCDP
9 2 (0.70%) CCIE
9 2 (0.70%) CCNP
9 2 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.35%) CCNA
10 1 (0.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.32%) SLA
2 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 55 (19.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (9.41%) Hyper-V
3 9 (3.14%) vSphere
4 7 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (2.44%) XenDesktop
5 6 (2.09%) XenApp
6 5 (1.74%) vCloud
7 4 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (1.39%) Xen
8 2 (0.70%) DFS Replication
8 2 (0.70%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.70%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.35%) Firmware
9 1 (0.35%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.35%) NFS
9 1 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 37 (12.89%) SCCM
2 9 (3.14%) SCOM
3 7 (2.44%) DameWare
4 4 (1.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (1.39%) ServiceCenter
4 4 (1.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (1.05%) Opsview
5 3 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.70%) Puppet
6 2 (0.70%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.70%) ThinApp
7 1 (0.35%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.35%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.35%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.35%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 143 (49.83%) Microsoft
2 91 (31.71%) VMware
3 25 (8.71%) Citrix
4 15 (5.23%) HP
5 14 (4.88%) Cisco
6 11 (3.83%) Dell
7 10 (3.48%) Remedy
8 8 (2.79%) NetApp
8 8 (2.79%) Oracle
9 6 (2.09%) SAP
10 5 (1.74%) Peregrine
10 5 (1.74%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.39%) Veeam
12 3 (1.05%) Adobe
12 3 (1.05%) Apple
12 3 (1.05%) Bomgar
12 3 (1.05%) Brocade
12 3 (1.05%) F5
12 3 (1.05%) IBM
12 3 (1.05%) Symantec
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