Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 36 29
Rank change year-on-year 0 -7 -3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 167 176 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 5.50% 4.92% 5.87%
As % of the System Software category 37.95% 45.13% 55.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 102 115
West Yorkshire median daily rate £225 £355 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.62% +18.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £113 £114 £116
90th Percentile £478 £575 £400
Yorkshire median daily rate £218 £325 £275
% change year-on-year -33.08% +18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 10 71
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £11.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.83% -4.73%
10th Percentile £9.80 £9.95 £8.50
90th Percentile £17.23 £15.65 £18.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% -7.69%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 440 390 475
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 14.50% 10.90% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 240 235
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £174 £175 £124
90th Percentile £538 £551 £537
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 11 73
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10th Percentile £9.80 £10.00 £8.52
90th Percentile £17.23 £23.75 £22.11
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% -9.09%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -5 108 £225 -35.71% 13
Wakefield +7 24 £275 +124.49%
Bradford +2 7 £264 -28.72% 3
Pontefract - 5 £210 -
Huddersfield +1 2 £275 - 3
Pudsey -1 1 £125 -37.50%
Sowerby Bridge - 1 £200 -
Brighouse - 1 - - 1
Halifax - 1 £150 - 2
Active Directory
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 127 (76.05%) Windows
2 81 (48.50%) Microsoft
3 60 (35.93%) ITIL
4 49 (29.34%) Windows 7
5 46 (27.54%) Windows Server
6 44 (26.35%) SCCM
7 41 (24.55%) MS Exchange
8 39 (23.35%) VMware
9 35 (20.96%) Office 365
10 33 (19.76%) Windows Server 2008
11 31 (18.56%) Microsoft Office
12 30 (17.96%) Windows 10
13 25 (14.97%) VMware Infrastructure
14 24 (14.37%) Exchange Server 2010
15 22 (13.17%) Microsoft Certification
16 21 (12.57%) DNS
17 20 (11.98%) SharePoint
18 17 (10.18%) Cisco
18 17 (10.18%) SharePoint 2013
19 16 (9.58%) vSphere
19 16 (9.58%) LAN
20 15 (8.98%) SQL
20 15 (8.98%) Firewall
21 14 (8.38%) Service Management
21 14 (8.38%) Migration
21 14 (8.38%) MCSE
21 14 (8.38%) WAN
21 14 (8.38%) PowerShell
21 14 (8.38%) Windows Server 2012
22 13 (7.78%) NetScaler

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 41 (24.55%) MS Exchange
2 24 (14.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (11.98%) SharePoint
4 17 (10.18%) SharePoint 2013
5 13 (7.78%) IIS
6 11 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (5.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 8 (4.79%) SharePoint Server
9 7 (4.19%) Skype for Business
10 3 (1.80%) CMS
10 3 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (1.20%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.20%) Moodle
12 1 (0.60%) SAS
Applications
1 31 (18.56%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 35 (20.96%) Office 365
2 9 (5.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.19%) SaaS
4 3 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.80%) PaaS
5 2 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.20%) IaaS
6 1 (0.60%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.57%) DNS
2 16 (9.58%) LAN
3 15 (8.98%) Firewall
4 14 (8.38%) WAN
5 13 (7.78%) NetScaler
6 11 (6.59%) SAN
7 9 (5.39%) DHCP
8 8 (4.79%) TCP/IP
9 7 (4.19%) Skype
10 4 (2.40%) Intranet
10 4 (2.40%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (2.40%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (2.40%) SNMP
11 3 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (1.80%) Internet
11 3 (1.80%) Kerberos
11 3 (1.80%) SMS
11 3 (1.80%) VPN
12 2 (1.20%) iSCSI
12 2 (1.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.19%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.80%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.60%) MySQL
5 1 (0.60%) OLAP
5 1 (0.60%) OLTP
5 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (7.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (6.59%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (6.59%) Finance
2 7 (4.19%) Retail
3 4 (2.40%) Banking
3 4 (2.40%) Law
4 3 (1.80%) Legal
5 2 (1.20%) German Language
5 2 (1.20%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (28.74%) Analyst
2 27 (16.17%) 2nd Line Support
2 27 (16.17%) Service Analyst
2 27 (16.17%) Service Desk Analyst
3 17 (10.18%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 14 (8.38%) Support Engineer
5 13 (7.78%) Active Directory Support
6 12 (7.19%) Active Directory Analyst
6 12 (7.19%) Administrator
6 12 (7.19%) Support Analyst
7 10 (5.99%) Desktop Support
7 10 (5.99%) Exchange Support
8 9 (5.39%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 9 (5.39%) Desktop Engineer
8 9 (5.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (5.39%) Technical Leader
9 8 (4.79%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 8 (4.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (4.79%) SharePoint Administrator
9 8 (4.79%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.80%) SAML
2 2 (1.20%) OAuth
3 1 (0.60%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.19%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.59%) Client/Server
2 6 (3.59%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.59%) Driving Licence
3 5 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.40%) Clustering
4 4 (2.40%) Smartphone
5 3 (1.80%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.20%) FMCG
6 2 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.20%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.20%) Replication
7 1 (0.60%) CMDB
7 1 (0.60%) Life Science
7 1 (0.60%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 127 (76.05%) Windows
2 49 (29.34%) Windows 7
3 46 (27.54%) Windows Server
4 33 (19.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (17.96%) Windows 10
6 14 (8.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (7.78%) Windows XP
8 9 (5.39%) Linux
9 8 (4.79%) Android
10 7 (4.19%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (2.99%) Windows 8
12 4 (2.40%) Windows 2000
13 3 (1.80%) Unix
14 2 (1.20%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.20%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.60%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (35.93%) ITIL
2 14 (8.38%) Migration
2 14 (8.38%) Service Management
3 11 (6.59%) Change Control
3 11 (6.59%) Infrastructure Management
4 10 (5.99%) Service Delivery
4 10 (5.99%) Time Management
5 8 (4.79%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (4.79%) Information Security
5 8 (4.79%) Server Virtualisation
6 7 (4.19%) Asset Management
7 6 (3.59%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (3.59%) Load Balancing
7 6 (3.59%) Problem Management
8 5 (2.99%) Analytics
8 5 (2.99%) Data Migration
8 5 (2.99%) ITSM
8 5 (2.99%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (2.40%) Network Management
9 4 (2.40%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.98%) SQL
2 14 (8.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.60%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (13.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (8.38%) MCSE
3 9 (5.39%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (4.79%) CCNA
4 8 (4.79%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (4.19%) Security Cleared
6 6 (3.59%) MCSA
7 5 (2.99%) MCP
8 4 (2.40%) CCA
8 4 (2.40%) CCAA
8 4 (2.40%) CCEA
8 4 (2.40%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (2.40%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.80%) MCDST
10 2 (1.20%) CCIE
10 2 (1.20%) CCNP
10 2 (1.20%) DBS Check
10 2 (1.20%) HNC
11 1 (0.60%) CCDA
11 1 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.78%) SLA
2 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (14.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (9.58%) vSphere
3 8 (4.79%) Virtual Servers
4 7 (4.19%) XenApp
5 4 (2.40%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.80%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.20%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.60%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 44 (26.35%) SCCM
2 12 (7.19%) SCOM
3 5 (2.99%) WSUS
4 4 (2.40%) EdgeSight
4 4 (2.40%) WMI
5 2 (1.20%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.20%) DameWare
5 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (1.20%) SmoothWall
6 1 (0.60%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.60%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 81 (48.50%) Microsoft
2 39 (23.35%) VMware
3 17 (10.18%) Cisco
4 13 (7.78%) Citrix
5 12 (7.19%) Apple
5 12 (7.19%) HP
6 10 (5.99%) NetApp
7 9 (5.39%) Dell
8 4 (2.40%) Oracle
8 4 (2.40%) Veeam
9 3 (1.80%) Avaya
9 3 (1.80%) LANDesk
9 3 (1.80%) McAfee
9 3 (1.80%) Splunk
9 3 (1.80%) Wyse
10 2 (1.20%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.20%) EMC
10 2 (1.20%) Lotus
10 2 (1.20%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.20%) ServiceNow