The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 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 27 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 / Wakefield
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 6 6
Rank change year-on-year +3 0  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 8 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 21.05% 9.76% 6.25%
As % of the System Software category 80.00% 80.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Median daily rate £275 £116 £113
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +136.55% +3.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
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 Wakefield with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Wakefield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 10 5 1
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 26.32% 12.20% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Median daily rate £275 £123 £113
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +124.48% +8.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.64% +28.57%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wakefield 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 Wakefield

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Wakefield

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wakefield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Wakefield over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Wakefield

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 27 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (41.67%) SCCM
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (25.00%) LAN
5 3 (25.00%) WAN
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco
5 3 (25.00%) SAN
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (16.67%) Change Management
6 2 (16.67%) Firewall
6 2 (16.67%) Information Security Management
6 2 (16.67%) Security Management
6 2 (16.67%) Clustering
6 2 (16.67%) Information Security
6 2 (16.67%) SCOM
6 2 (16.67%) FMCG
6 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 2 (16.67%) DNS
6 2 (16.67%) SLA

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield 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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
1 3 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) DHCP
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (8.33%) NAS
3 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Law
1 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory Support
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Support
2 2 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Support
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) AWS Infrastructure Lead
3 1 (8.33%) ICT Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
1 2 (16.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security Management
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) Security Management
2 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCDST
2 1 (8.33%) MCP
2 1 (8.33%) MCSA
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (16.67%) SCOM
3 1 (8.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (8.33%) Puppet
3 1 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Avaya
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) EMC
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (8.33%) Sophos
5 1 (8.33%) Symantec