The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 25 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 45 32
Rank change year-on-year -18 -13  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 27 69 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.50% 4.68% 5.43%
As % of the System Software category 27.27% 35.75% 53.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 34 31
Median daily rate £350 £363 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.44% +16.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £134 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 18
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.52% +41.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £20.30 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +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 Leeds with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 99 193 154
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 9.15% 13.09% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 119 79
Median daily rate £400 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +28.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £288 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £500 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 18
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +41.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.30 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.27% +25.71%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Active Directory as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Leeds

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Leeds

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Leeds over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Leeds

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Leeds

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Leeds over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Active Directory in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 40 (68.97%) Windows
2 32 (55.17%) Microsoft
3 20 (34.48%) Windows Server
4 17 (29.31%) VMware
5 16 (27.59%) ITIL
5 16 (27.59%) Windows 7
6 14 (24.14%) SCCM
7 13 (22.41%) Firewall
8 12 (20.69%) Office 365
8 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (18.97%) Windows 10
10 10 (17.24%) MS Exchange
10 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
12 8 (13.79%) Cisco
12 8 (13.79%) Service Management
12 8 (13.79%) Finance
13 7 (12.07%) DNS
13 7 (12.07%) HP
13 7 (12.07%) SQL
13 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (12.07%) Change Control
13 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (12.07%) Data Centre
14 6 (10.34%) Hyper-V
14 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
14 6 (10.34%) Dell
14 6 (10.34%) SAN
14 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 10 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.90%) IIS
3 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.45%) Apache Pig
5 2 (3.45%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.72%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.72%) Moodle
6 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Sage 1000
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.69%) Office 365
2 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.62%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (6.90%) IaaS
5 3 (5.17%) PaaS
5 3 (5.17%) SaaS
6 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (1.72%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.41%) Firewall
2 7 (12.07%) DNS
3 6 (10.34%) SAN
4 4 (6.90%) DHCP
4 4 (6.90%) LAN
4 4 (6.90%) WAN
5 3 (5.17%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (5.17%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (5.17%) Network Security
5 3 (5.17%) SNMP
5 3 (5.17%) SSL
5 3 (5.17%) VPN
6 2 (3.45%) Kerberos
6 2 (3.45%) MPLS
6 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.72%) BGP
7 1 (1.72%) Internet
7 1 (1.72%) LDAP
7 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) Big Data
3 2 (3.45%) Apache Hive
3 2 (3.45%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.45%) HBase
3 2 (3.45%) MySQL
3 2 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.72%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) JIRA
2 1 (1.72%) Ant
2 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.72%) Hudson
2 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.72%) Maven
2 1 (1.72%) Subversion
2 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Legal
2 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.72%) Advertising
3 1 (1.72%) Banking
3 1 (1.72%) Electronics
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.72%) Marketing
3 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (32.76%) Analyst
2 11 (18.97%) Service Analyst
2 11 (18.97%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Active Directory Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Architect
5 4 (6.90%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 4 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Desktop Support
5 4 (6.90%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Administrator
6 3 (5.17%) Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) Information Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Security Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) .NET
1 1 (1.72%) Middleware
1 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (3.45%) Replication
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.72%) EMC VNXe
4 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.72%) iPad
4 1 (1.72%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 40 (68.97%) Windows
2 20 (34.48%) Windows Server
3 16 (27.59%) Windows 7
4 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (18.97%) Windows 10
6 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (6.90%) Linux
8 4 (6.90%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.45%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.45%) SUSE
10 1 (1.72%) AIX
10 1 (1.72%) CentOS
10 1 (1.72%) Solaris
10 1 (1.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.72%) VMS
10 1 (1.72%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) ITIL
2 8 (13.79%) Service Management
3 7 (12.07%) Change Control
4 6 (10.34%) Migration
5 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.17%) Information Security
5 3 (5.17%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (5.17%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (5.17%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (3.45%) Capacity Management
6 2 (3.45%) Change Management
6 2 (3.45%) Data Protection
6 2 (3.45%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.45%) IT Strategy
6 2 (3.45%) ITSM
6 2 (3.45%) MapReduce
6 2 (3.45%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.45%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.72%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) SQL
2 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.17%) Java
3 3 (5.17%) Python
4 1 (1.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (6.90%) CCNA
2 4 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.90%) DBS Check
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.17%) Degree
4 2 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (3.45%) MCSE
5 1 (1.72%) CCDA
5 1 (1.72%) CCIE
5 1 (1.72%) CCNP
5 1 (1.72%) MCITP
5 1 (1.72%) MCP
5 1 (1.72%) MCTS
5 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.17%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.34%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.62%) vSphere
4 3 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.45%) HDFS
6 1 (1.72%) Docker
6 1 (1.72%) KVM
6 1 (1.72%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.72%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (24.14%) SCCM
2 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (5.17%) Ansible
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.17%) Puppet
3 3 (5.17%) WMI
4 2 (3.45%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (3.45%) Nagios
4 2 (3.45%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.45%) SCOM
4 2 (3.45%) SmoothWall
4 2 (3.45%) WSUS
5 1 (1.72%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.72%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 32 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 17 (29.31%) VMware
3 8 (13.79%) Cisco
4 7 (12.07%) HP
5 6 (10.34%) Dell
6 5 (8.62%) Veeam
7 4 (6.90%) Citrix
8 3 (5.17%) Apple
8 3 (5.17%) Oracle
8 3 (5.17%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.17%) Sophos
9 2 (3.45%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.45%) EMC
9 2 (3.45%) Hortonworks
9 2 (3.45%) SaltStack
9 2 (3.45%) Splunk
9 2 (3.45%) Symantec
10 1 (1.72%) CyberArk
10 1 (1.72%) Imperva
10 1 (1.72%) Kaspersky
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £10.00 - £12.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago