The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 26 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 42 37
Rank change year-on-year -13 -5  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 48 90 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.37% 4.45% 5.05%
As % of the System Software category 35.29% 37.04% 51.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 47 47
Median daily rate £304 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.53% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £125 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 20
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £12.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +14.98%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.23 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.65 £20.25
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 136 243 206
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 9.54% 12.01% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 146 109
Median daily rate £388 £399 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.98% +27.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £272 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 23
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +3.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.58 £11.23 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £18.65 £32.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £21.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.60% +24.28%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in West Yorkshire

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in West Yorkshire

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in West Yorkshire

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Active Directory in West Yorkshire

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -13 27 £350 -3.44% 23
Wakefield +3 8 £275 +136.55% 3
Bradford +12 5 £344 -65.62% 15
Huddersfield - 2 - -
Pudsey -2 1 £125 -37.50% 1
Brighouse - 1 - -
Active Directory
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 76 (73.79%) Windows
2 65 (63.11%) Microsoft
3 36 (34.95%) Windows 7
4 34 (33.01%) Windows Server
5 27 (26.21%) VMware
6 26 (25.24%) HP
6 26 (25.24%) ITIL
7 21 (20.39%) MS Exchange
7 21 (20.39%) SCCM
8 18 (17.48%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (16.50%) Firewall
10 15 (14.56%) LAN
10 15 (14.56%) WAN
10 15 (14.56%) Microsoft Office
10 15 (14.56%) Office 365
11 13 (12.62%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (12.62%) Windows 10
11 13 (12.62%) SAN
11 13 (12.62%) Microsoft Azure
12 12 (11.65%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (11.65%) SQL Server
13 11 (10.68%) SQL
13 11 (10.68%) Cisco
14 10 (9.71%) DNS
14 10 (9.71%) SLA
14 10 (9.71%) Citrix
14 10 (9.71%) Service Management
14 10 (9.71%) Finance
15 9 (8.74%) Data Centre
15 9 (8.74%) Migration

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 21 (20.39%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (3.88%) IIS
3 4 (3.88%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.94%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.94%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.94%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.97%) CMS
5 1 (0.97%) Moodle
5 1 (0.97%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (14.56%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (7.77%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.85%) SystmOne
2 1 (0.97%) Sage 1000
2 1 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.56%) Office 365
2 13 (12.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.85%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (3.88%) IaaS
5 3 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (2.91%) PaaS
5 3 (2.91%) SaaS
6 1 (0.97%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.50%) Firewall
2 15 (14.56%) LAN
2 15 (14.56%) WAN
3 13 (12.62%) SAN
4 10 (9.71%) DNS
5 7 (6.80%) DHCP
6 6 (5.83%) VPN
7 5 (4.85%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (3.88%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (3.88%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.91%) Internet
9 3 (2.91%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (2.91%) Network Security
9 3 (2.91%) SNMP
9 3 (2.91%) SSL
9 3 (2.91%) Wireless
10 2 (1.94%) Intranet
10 2 (1.94%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.94%) Kerberos
10 2 (1.94%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.91%) Big Data
3 2 (1.94%) Apache Hive
3 2 (1.94%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.94%) HBase
3 2 (1.94%) MySQL
3 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.94%) JIRA
2 1 (0.97%) Ant
2 1 (0.97%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.97%) Hudson
2 1 (0.97%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.97%) Maven
2 1 (0.97%) Subversion
2 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (9.71%) Finance
2 3 (2.91%) Legal
2 3 (2.91%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.97%) Advertising
3 1 (0.97%) Banking
3 1 (0.97%) Electronics
3 1 (0.97%) Law
3 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.97%) Marketing
3 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (33.98%) Analyst
2 17 (16.50%) Service Analyst
2 17 (16.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (9.71%) IT Engineer
4 9 (8.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (8.74%) Support Analyst
5 8 (7.77%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (7.77%) IT Analyst
6 7 (6.80%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 6 (5.83%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (5.83%) Active Directory Analyst
7 6 (5.83%) Active Directory Support
7 6 (5.83%) Architect
7 6 (5.83%) IT Support
8 5 (4.85%) Desktop Support
8 5 (4.85%) Implementation Analyst
8 5 (4.85%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (4.85%) Rollout Engineer
8 5 (4.85%) Support Technician
8 5 (4.85%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.97%) .NET
1 1 (0.97%) Middleware
1 1 (0.97%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.74%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.85%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.88%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.88%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.94%) Clustering
4 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.94%) FMCG
4 2 (1.94%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.94%) iPad
4 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Licensing
4 2 (1.94%) Replication
4 2 (1.94%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.97%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.97%) EMC VNXe
5 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.97%) NHS
5 1 (0.97%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 76 (73.79%) Windows
2 36 (34.95%) Windows 7
3 34 (33.01%) Windows Server
4 13 (12.62%) Windows 10
4 13 (12.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (11.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (7.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (6.80%) Linux
8 4 (3.88%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.88%) Windows Phone
8 4 (3.88%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.94%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.94%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.97%) AIX
10 1 (0.97%) CentOS
10 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.97%) Solaris
10 1 (0.97%) SUSE
10 1 (0.97%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.97%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.24%) ITIL
2 10 (9.71%) Service Management
3 9 (8.74%) Migration
4 7 (6.80%) Change Control
4 7 (6.80%) Information Security
5 6 (5.83%) Asset Management
6 5 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (3.88%) Change Management
7 4 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (3.88%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (3.88%) Problem Management
7 4 (3.88%) Trend Analysis
8 3 (2.91%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (2.91%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (2.91%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.91%) Supplier Management
9 2 (1.94%) Configuration Management
9 2 (1.94%) Information Security Management
9 2 (1.94%) ITSM
9 2 (1.94%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.68%) SQL
2 4 (3.88%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.91%) Java
3 3 (2.91%) Python
4 1 (0.97%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (8.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (6.80%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (4.85%) MCSE
4 4 (3.88%) CCNA
4 4 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.91%) DBS Check
5 3 (2.91%) Degree
5 3 (2.91%) MCP
6 2 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.94%) MCITP
6 2 (1.94%) MCTS
7 1 (0.97%) CCDA
7 1 (0.97%) CCIE
7 1 (0.97%) CCNP
7 1 (0.97%) MCDST
7 1 (0.97%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.71%) SLA
2 4 (3.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (17.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (7.77%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.83%) vSphere
4 4 (3.88%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.91%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.94%) HDFS
6 2 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.97%) Docker
7 1 (0.97%) KVM
7 1 (0.97%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.97%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (20.39%) SCCM
2 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 4 (3.88%) Puppet
2 4 (3.88%) SCOM
2 4 (3.88%) WSUS
3 3 (2.91%) Ansible
3 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.91%) WMI
4 2 (1.94%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.94%) DameWare
4 2 (1.94%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (1.94%) Nagios
4 2 (1.94%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.94%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.94%) SmoothWall
4 2 (1.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.97%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.97%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 65 (63.11%) Microsoft
2 27 (26.21%) VMware
3 26 (25.24%) HP
4 11 (10.68%) Cisco
5 10 (9.71%) Citrix
6 9 (8.74%) Dell
7 6 (5.83%) Veeam
8 5 (4.85%) EMC
9 4 (3.88%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.88%) Sophos
10 3 (2.91%) Apple
10 3 (2.91%) Oracle
10 3 (2.91%) Symantec
11 2 (1.94%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.94%) EqualLogic
11 2 (1.94%) LANDesk
11 2 (1.94%) Lotus
11 2 (1.94%) SonicWALL
11 2 (1.94%) Splunk
11 2 (1.94%) Wyse
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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