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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 33 22 27
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 155 155 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.90% 6.56% 6.20%
As % of the System Software category 41.89% 71.10% 57.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 57 45
Average daily rate
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£290 £270 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £122 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 51 32
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.00 £12.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +3.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.43 £9.02 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £22.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.61 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -2.60%
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
370 218 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.70% 9.22% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 93 101
Average daily rate £325 £305 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £125 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 52 38
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.59 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.68% -43.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.44 £9.02 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £24.00 £34.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 -13 97 £300 +33.33% 41
North Yorkshire +7 30 £313 +155.10% 8
South Yorkshire -22 25 £170 -47.49% 5
East Yorkshire +4 2 £175 - 2
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 239 (78.62%) Windows
2 156 (51.32%) Microsoft
3 102 (33.55%) ITIL
4 99 (32.57%) VMware
5 79 (25.99%) MS Exchange
5 79 (25.99%) Windows 7
6 67 (22.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 61 (20.07%) VMware Infrastructure
7 61 (20.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 53 (17.43%) MS Excel
9 51 (16.78%) Windows XP
10 50 (16.45%) MS Office
11 49 (16.12%) SQL
12 48 (15.79%) LAN
13 46 (15.13%) WAN
13 46 (15.13%) SQL Server
14 43 (14.14%) Windows Server 2012
15 41 (13.49%) SAN
16 39 (12.83%) DNS
17 34 (11.18%) Cisco
18 32 (10.53%) Citrix
18 32 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
19 31 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
20 28 (9.21%) TCP/IP
20 28 (9.21%) IIS
20 28 (9.21%) Migration
20 28 (9.21%) SCCM
21 26 (8.55%) Clustering
22 25 (8.22%) SharePoint
23 24 (7.89%) DHCP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 79 (25.99%) MS Exchange
2 32 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (9.21%) IIS
4 25 (8.22%) SharePoint
5 23 (7.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (4.28%) Lync
6 13 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (1.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.64%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.32%) Apache
10 4 (1.32%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (0.99%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.99%) JBoss
11 3 (0.99%) Node.js
12 2 (0.66%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 53 (17.43%) MS Excel
2 50 (16.45%) MS Office
3 5 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.33%) MS Project
4 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.33%) Line 500
3 1 (0.33%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.62%) Office 365
2 1 (0.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 48 (15.79%) LAN
2 46 (15.13%) WAN
3 41 (13.49%) SAN
4 39 (12.83%) DNS
5 28 (9.21%) TCP/IP
6 24 (7.89%) DHCP
7 22 (7.24%) Internet
8 18 (5.92%) Firewall
9 11 (3.62%) VPN
10 8 (2.63%) Wireless
11 7 (2.30%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (2.30%) Network Security
12 6 (1.97%) Unified Communications
12 6 (1.97%) SSL
13 5 (1.64%) VoIP
14 4 (1.32%) ADSL
14 4 (1.32%) NAS
14 4 (1.32%) BIG-IP
15 3 (0.99%) VLAN
15 3 (0.99%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (15.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (0.99%) Hadoop
2 3 (0.99%) NoSQL
2 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (0.66%) MySQL
3 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.33%) Informix
4 1 (0.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.33%) InstallShield
1 1 (0.33%) Fiddler
General
1 24 (7.89%) Finance
2 9 (2.96%) Telecoms
2 9 (2.96%) Manufacturing
3 5 (1.64%) Electronics
3 5 (1.64%) Marketing
4 4 (1.32%) Law
4 4 (1.32%) Back Office
5 3 (0.99%) Legal
5 3 (0.99%) Banking
6 2 (0.66%) Retail
6 2 (0.66%) Billing
7 1 (0.33%) Local Government
7 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.33%) Advertising
7 1 (0.33%) Games
7 1 (0.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 85 (27.96%) Analyst
2 46 (15.13%) Service Analyst
2 46 (15.13%) Service Desk Analyst
3 41 (13.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 34 (11.18%) Support Engineer
5 33 (10.86%) 2nd Line Support
6 26 (8.55%) Support Analyst
7 22 (7.24%) IT Support
8 19 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
9 18 (5.92%) Desktop Support
10 17 (5.59%) Server Engineer
11 16 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
12 13 (4.28%) IT Support Engineer
12 13 (4.28%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 13 (4.28%) 3rd Line Support
13 12 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 9 (2.96%) Technical Analyst
14 9 (2.96%) Deployment Engineer
14 9 (2.96%) Windows Server Engineer
15 8 (2.63%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.93%) .NET
2 4 (1.32%) J2EE
3 3 (0.99%) Web Services
3 3 (0.99%) Java EE
3 3 (0.99%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.33%) HTML
4 1 (0.33%) ODBC
4 1 (0.33%) LAMP
4 1 (0.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.55%) Clustering
2 24 (7.89%) Blackberry
3 17 (5.59%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.96%) Replication
5 8 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.63%) Client/Server
5 8 (2.63%) Visualisation
6 6 (1.97%) NHS
7 5 (1.64%) DTV
8 4 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.66%) User Experience
10 2 (0.66%) iPad
10 2 (0.66%) Life Science
10 2 (0.66%) CMDB
10 2 (0.66%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.66%) iPhone
10 2 (0.66%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 239 (78.62%) Windows
2 79 (25.99%) Windows 7
3 67 (22.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 61 (20.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 51 (16.78%) Windows XP
6 43 (14.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (5.59%) Windows 8
7 17 (5.59%) UNIX
7 17 (5.59%) Linux
8 7 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (1.64%) Windows Vista
9 5 (1.64%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.32%) SUSE
10 4 (1.32%) AIX
10 4 (1.32%) Solaris
10 4 (1.32%) zOS
11 3 (0.99%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.99%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.66%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (33.55%) ITIL
2 28 (9.21%) Migration
3 22 (7.24%) Service Management
4 19 (6.25%) Project Management
5 17 (5.59%) Incident Management
6 16 (5.26%) Change Management
7 14 (4.61%) Problem Management
8 13 (4.28%) PRINCE2
9 10 (3.29%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (2.96%) ITSM
10 9 (2.96%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (2.96%) Server Building
11 8 (2.63%) Time Management
11 8 (2.63%) Configuration Management
11 8 (2.63%) Service Delivery
12 7 (2.30%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (2.30%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (1.97%) DevOps
13 6 (1.97%) Mobile Device Management
14 5 (1.64%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 49 (16.12%) SQL
2 23 (7.57%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.64%) Python
3 5 (1.64%) C
3 5 (1.64%) Java
4 3 (0.99%) C#
4 3 (0.99%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.66%) Perl
6 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.33%) Jython
6 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (4.93%) MCSE
3 9 (2.96%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.96%) MCITP
4 8 (2.63%) CCNA
4 8 (2.63%) MCP
4 8 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.97%) MCTS
6 5 (1.64%) MCDST
6 5 (1.64%) MCSA
7 4 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (1.32%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.99%) MOS
9 1 (0.33%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.33%) JNCIS
9 1 (0.33%) JNCIE
9 1 (0.33%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.33%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.25%) SLA
2 2 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 61 (20.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 18 (5.92%) VMware Server
4 11 (3.62%) XenApp
5 9 (2.96%) XenServer
6 7 (2.30%) vSphere
7 6 (1.97%) Terminal Services
7 6 (1.97%) VMware ESX
8 5 (1.64%) ISA Server
9 4 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (1.32%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.99%) vCloud
11 2 (0.66%) UAG
11 2 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.33%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 28 (9.21%) SCCM
2 10 (3.29%) SCOM
3 6 (1.97%) Puppet
4 5 (1.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 4 (1.32%) AirWatch
5 4 (1.32%) WSUS
6 3 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.99%) Unicenter
7 2 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.66%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.66%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.33%) OpenView
8 1 (0.33%) DameWare
Vendors
1 156 (51.32%) Microsoft
2 99 (32.57%) VMware
3 34 (11.18%) Cisco
4 32 (10.53%) Citrix
5 18 (5.92%) HP
6 16 (5.26%) Oracle
7 11 (3.62%) NetApp
7 11 (3.62%) Remedy
8 5 (1.64%) Veeam
8 5 (1.64%) Apple
8 5 (1.64%) SAP
8 5 (1.64%) IBM
8 5 (1.64%) Meraki
9 4 (1.32%) F5
10 3 (0.99%) Brocade
10 3 (0.99%) CA
10 3 (0.99%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.99%) Peregrine
10 3 (0.99%) Dell
10 3 (0.99%) Trustwave
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