Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 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 > Wakefield
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 9 8
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1 -4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 23 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 21.90% 7.61% 8.70%
As % of the System Software category 88.46% 100.00% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 1
Wakefield median daily rate £281 £123 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +129.59% -45.56% -18.18%
10th Percentile £137 £90 £213
90th Percentile £415 £338 £238
West Yorkshire median daily rate £225 £360 £310
% change year-on-year -37.50% +16.13% +12.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 7
Wakefield median hourly rate £12.50 - £11.00
10th Percentile £10.07 - £10.50
90th Percentile £13.75 - £11.50
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 Wakefield with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Wakefield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 26 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 24.76% 7.61% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 4
Wakefield median daily rate £281 £123 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +129.59% -67.33% +36.36%
10th Percentile £137 £90 £246
90th Percentile £415 £338 £421
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +5.00% +14.29% +18.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Wakefield median hourly rate £12.50 - £11.00
10th Percentile £10.07 - £10.50
90th Percentile £13.75 - £11.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.00

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 19 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
3 10 (43.48%) ITIL
4 9 (39.13%) SCCM
5 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
6 7 (30.43%) VMware
6 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
6 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (21.74%) LAN
8 5 (21.74%) WAN
8 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
8 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (17.39%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (17.39%) SAN
9 4 (17.39%) DHCP
9 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
9 4 (17.39%) DNS
9 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (17.39%) SCOM
10 3 (13.04%) MCDST
10 3 (13.04%) Law
10 3 (13.04%) Legal
10 3 (13.04%) CMS
10 3 (13.04%) MCP
10 3 (13.04%) MCSE
10 3 (13.04%) MCSA
10 3 (13.04%) Cisco
10 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification

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 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.04%) CMS
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) LAN
1 5 (21.74%) WAN
2 4 (17.39%) DHCP
2 4 (17.39%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (17.39%) SAN
2 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.70%) Firewall
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Law
1 3 (13.04%) Legal
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 7 (30.43%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (21.74%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Active Directory Support
4 3 (13.04%) Exchange Support
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Service Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Clustering
1 2 (8.70%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
3 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (13.04%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) ITIL
2 2 (8.70%) Change Management
2 2 (8.70%) Information Security
2 2 (8.70%) Information Security Management
2 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 2 (8.70%) Security Management
2 2 (8.70%) Supplier Management
3 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.35%) Security Architecture
3 1 (4.35%) Server Building
3 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (13.04%) MCDST
2 3 (13.04%) MCP
2 3 (13.04%) MCSA
2 3 (13.04%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) SCCM
2 4 (17.39%) SCOM
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) VMware
3 3 (13.04%) Avaya
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) Dell
5 1 (4.35%) EMC
5 1 (4.35%) LANDesk
5 1 (4.35%) NetApp
5 1 (4.35%) Syncsort
5 1 (4.35%) Veeam