The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 24 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 42 26
Rank change year-on-year +8 -16  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 98 137 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.93% 4.87% 5.65%
As % of the System Software category 48.51% 39.71% 53.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 78 81
Median daily rate £275 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £125 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £455 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 37
Median hourly rate £11.75 £15.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.19% +29.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £9.10 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £23.10 £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 Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 202 345 309
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 10.16% 12.26% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 222 165
Median daily rate £350 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +36.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £215 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £588 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 41
Median hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.41% +37.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £9.55 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £23.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Yorkshire

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Yorkshire

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Yorkshire

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Active Directory in Yorkshire

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
West Yorkshire -11 48 £304 -10.00% 42
North Yorkshire +13 24 £125 - 9
South Yorkshire -3 18 £325 +10.63% 2
East Yorkshire -6 1 - - 2
Active Directory
England

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

1 158 (75.96%) Windows
2 99 (47.60%) Microsoft
3 65 (31.25%) Windows Server
4 63 (30.29%) Windows 7
5 55 (26.44%) ITIL
6 51 (24.52%) VMware
7 40 (19.23%) SCCM
8 37 (17.79%) Microsoft Office
9 35 (16.83%) HP
10 34 (16.35%) Windows Server 2012
11 32 (15.38%) MS Exchange
12 31 (14.90%) Firewall
12 31 (14.90%) VMware Infrastructure
13 28 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
13 28 (13.46%) Windows 10
13 28 (13.46%) DNS
14 27 (12.98%) Office 365
15 24 (11.54%) Migration
16 23 (11.06%) Cisco
17 20 (9.62%) LAN
17 20 (9.62%) WAN
17 20 (9.62%) SQL Server
17 20 (9.62%) SQL
17 20 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
18 19 (9.13%) DHCP
19 18 (8.65%) SLA
19 18 (8.65%) Dell
19 18 (8.65%) Citrix
19 18 (8.65%) SAN
20 17 (8.17%) Microsoft Certification

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 32 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 14 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (2.40%) IIS
5 4 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.44%) Apache
6 3 (1.44%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.96%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.96%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.96%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.96%) Moodle
7 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.48%) CMS
8 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.48%) Live Communications Server
8 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 37 (17.79%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (4.81%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.40%) SystmOne
2 1 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.48%) Primavera
2 1 (0.48%) Sage 1000
2 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.48%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 27 (12.98%) Office 365
2 20 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.85%) IaaS
4 7 (3.37%) PaaS
4 7 (3.37%) SaaS
5 6 (2.88%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.48%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 31 (14.90%) Firewall
2 28 (13.46%) DNS
3 20 (9.62%) LAN
3 20 (9.62%) WAN
4 19 (9.13%) DHCP
5 18 (8.65%) SAN
6 9 (4.33%) LDAP
7 8 (3.85%) VPN
8 6 (2.88%) TCP/IP
9 5 (2.40%) VoIP
9 5 (2.40%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (2.40%) Wireless
10 4 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (1.92%) Internet
10 4 (1.92%) Network Security
11 3 (1.44%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (1.44%) Kerberos
11 3 (1.44%) Skype
11 3 (1.44%) SNMP
11 3 (1.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.40%) Big Data
2 5 (2.40%) MySQL
3 4 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.96%) Apache Hive
4 2 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.96%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.96%) HBase
4 2 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.48%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.48%) MS Access
5 1 (0.48%) Power BI
5 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.96%) JIRA
2 1 (0.48%) Ant
2 1 (0.48%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.48%) Hudson
2 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.48%) Maven
2 1 (0.48%) MSI
2 1 (0.48%) Subversion
2 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.48%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 13 (6.25%) Finance
2 6 (2.88%) Back Office
3 3 (1.44%) Banking
3 3 (1.44%) Legal
3 3 (1.44%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.96%) Advertising
4 2 (0.96%) Local Government
5 1 (0.48%) Electronics
5 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.48%) Law
5 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.48%) Marketing
5 1 (0.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (29.33%) Analyst
2 36 (17.31%) Service Analyst
2 36 (17.31%) Service Desk Analyst
3 28 (13.46%) Support Engineer
4 22 (10.58%) 2nd Line Support
5 17 (8.17%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 16 (7.69%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 16 (7.69%) Active Directory Analyst
6 16 (7.69%) Active Directory Support
6 16 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 15 (7.21%) IT Engineer
8 14 (6.73%) Administrator
9 13 (6.25%) Exchange Support
10 12 (5.77%) 1st Line Support
10 12 (5.77%) IT Support
11 11 (5.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 11 (5.29%) 3rd Line Support
12 10 (4.81%) ITIL Service Analyst
12 10 (4.81%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.92%) HTML
2 3 (1.44%) .NET
3 2 (0.96%) LAMP
4 1 (0.48%) CSS
4 1 (0.48%) CSS3
4 1 (0.48%) J2EE
4 1 (0.48%) Middleware
4 1 (0.48%) Web Services
4 1 (0.48%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.73%) Data Centre
2 9 (4.33%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.40%) Driving Licence
5 4 (1.92%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.92%) iPad
5 4 (1.92%) NHS
6 3 (1.44%) Clustering
6 3 (1.44%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.44%) PKI
6 3 (1.44%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.96%) FMCG
7 2 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.96%) Microsoft Licensing
7 2 (0.96%) Replication
7 2 (0.96%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.96%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 158 (75.96%) Windows
2 65 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 63 (30.29%) Windows 7
4 34 (16.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (13.46%) Windows 10
5 28 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (8.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (5.77%) Linux
8 7 (3.37%) Windows XP
9 6 (2.88%) Data ONTAP
9 6 (2.88%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.92%) Solaris
10 4 (1.92%) Windows Phone
11 3 (1.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.44%) Unix
11 3 (1.44%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.96%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.96%) SUSE
12 2 (0.96%) VMS
13 1 (0.48%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (26.44%) ITIL
2 24 (11.54%) Migration
3 14 (6.73%) Service Management
4 12 (5.77%) Change Management
5 9 (4.33%) Information Security
6 8 (3.85%) Load Balancing
7 7 (3.37%) Change Control
7 7 (3.37%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (3.37%) High Availability
7 7 (3.37%) Service Delivery
7 7 (3.37%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (2.88%) Asset Management
8 6 (2.88%) Incident Management
9 5 (2.40%) Capacity Management
9 5 (2.40%) Problem Management
10 4 (1.92%) Data Analysis
10 4 (1.92%) Integration Testing
10 4 (1.92%) Mobile Device Management
10 4 (1.92%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (1.92%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.62%) SQL
2 8 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.92%) C++
3 4 (1.92%) Java
3 4 (1.92%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.44%) Python
5 1 (0.48%) Jython
5 1 (0.48%) Perl
5 1 (0.48%) PHP
5 1 (0.48%) Ruby
5 1 (0.48%) VB
5 1 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (8.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (6.73%) Security Cleared
3 13 (6.25%) MCSE
4 10 (4.81%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (4.33%) SC Cleared
6 7 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.88%) CCNA
7 6 (2.88%) MCP
8 5 (2.40%) DBS Check
9 4 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.44%) Degree
10 3 (1.44%) MCITP
10 3 (1.44%) MCSA
10 3 (1.44%) MCTS
11 2 (0.96%) CCNP
11 2 (0.96%) CISA
11 2 (0.96%) CISM
11 2 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.48%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.65%) SLA
2 6 (2.88%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.96%) GDPR
3 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 31 (14.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (5.77%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.33%) XenApp
5 6 (2.88%) vSphere
6 5 (2.40%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.44%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.96%) HDFS
8 2 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.96%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.48%) Docker
9 1 (0.48%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.48%) KVM
9 1 (0.48%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 40 (19.23%) SCCM
2 7 (3.37%) NetBackup
3 6 (2.88%) SCOM
4 5 (2.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 5 (2.40%) WSUS
5 4 (1.92%) Puppet
6 3 (1.44%) Ansible
6 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.44%) SmoothWall
6 3 (1.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (1.44%) WMI
7 2 (0.96%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.96%) DameWare
7 2 (0.96%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.96%) Nagios
7 2 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.48%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 99 (47.60%) Microsoft
2 51 (24.52%) VMware
3 35 (16.83%) HP
4 23 (11.06%) Cisco
5 18 (8.65%) Citrix
5 18 (8.65%) Dell
6 15 (7.21%) NetApp
7 8 (3.85%) EMC
7 8 (3.85%) IBM
8 7 (3.37%) Oracle
8 7 (3.37%) Veeam
9 6 (2.88%) F5
9 6 (2.88%) Sophos
10 5 (2.40%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.40%) ServiceNow
11 4 (1.92%) Apple
11 4 (1.92%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.92%) Symantec
11 4 (1.92%) Veritas
12 3 (1.44%) Sun
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