Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Active Directory over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Active Directory
West Yorkshire > Bradford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 23 12
Rank change year-on-year +6 -11 +8
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 8 21 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 3.98% 6.86% 10.32%
As % of the System Software category 47.06% 45.65% 85.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 17
Bradford median daily rate £264 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.06% +14.29% +19.15%
10th Percentile £217 £314 £325
90th Percentile £309 £1,000 £380
West Yorkshire median daily rate £225 £360 £305
% change year-on-year -37.50% +18.03% +10.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 20
Bradford median hourly rate £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +22.02%
10th Percentile £11.00 £9.75 £8.50
90th Percentile £13.00 £12.85 £18.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £11.67
% change year-on-year - +2.83% -8.47%

Active Directory is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Bradford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 17 46 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 8.46% 15.03% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 27 17
Bradford median daily rate £363 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.61% +8.57% +27.27%
10th Percentile £291 £350 £325
90th Percentile £438 £445 £380
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +5.00% +14.29% +18.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 16
Bradford median hourly rate £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +33.11%
10th Percentile £11.00 £9.75 £8.50
90th Percentile £13.00 £12.85 £20.69
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.00

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bradford.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Bradford

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Active Directory in Bradford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Bradford

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory in Bradford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Bradford

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, 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 Bradford region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Office 365
3 3 (37.50%) Driving Licence
4 2 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (25.00%) Veeam
4 2 (25.00%) WSUS
4 2 (25.00%) EqualLogic
4 2 (25.00%) SonicWALL
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) Dell
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 1 (12.50%) Lotus
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Intranet
5 1 (12.50%) Extranet
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (12.50%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) DNS

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford 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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Extranet
3 1 (12.50%) Intranet
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) OLAP
1 1 (12.50%) OLTP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Project Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Driving Licence
2 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) B2B
2 1 (12.50%) B2C
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 1 (12.50%) Coaching
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (12.50%) IT Strategy
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Microservices
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) WSUS
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Dell
3 2 (25.00%) EqualLogic
3 2 (25.00%) SonicWALL
3 2 (25.00%) Veeam
4 1 (12.50%) Altiris
4 1 (12.50%) Lotus
4 1 (12.50%) NetMotion Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat