The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax 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 3 months to 29 June 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 / Halifax
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 24
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax - - 1.31%
As % of the System Software category - - 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £200
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £300
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.37% +6.66%  

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

Contract System Software Skills
Halifax
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1 8 7
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 1.41% 5.76% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 11
Median daily rate £438 £436 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -28.88% +28.57%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Halifax

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Halifax

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Halifax

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Halifax region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft