Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 24 24
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 -3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 266 322 384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.99% 5.91% 6.28%
As % of the System Software category 44.04% 47.92% 54.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 173 172
Yorkshire median daily rate £218 £340 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.03% +23.64% -
10th Percentile £113 £113 £114
90th Percentile £463 £575 £400
England median daily rate £300 £325 £310
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.84% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 47 125
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% -8.40%
10th Percentile £9.80 £9.80 £8.81
90th Percentile £18.60 £23.75 £19.50
England median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 604 672 700
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.60% 12.33% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 416 353
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +14.75%
10th Percentile £116 £175 £123
90th Percentile £538 £575 £521
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 49 128
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% -10.11%
10th Percentile £9.80 £9.90 £8.86
90th Percentile £20.70 £25.00 £24.13
England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.94% -0.78% +6.67%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 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
West Yorkshire +1 168 £225 -37.50% 16
North Yorkshire +1 65 £180 -40.00% 3
South Yorkshire -17 27 £118 -72.35% 5
East Yorkshire -12 1 - - 3
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 202 (75.94%) Windows
2 133 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 86 (32.33%) Windows 7
4 84 (31.58%) ITIL
5 66 (24.81%) Office 365
6 65 (24.44%) SCCM
7 64 (24.06%) Windows Server
8 63 (23.68%) MS Exchange
8 63 (23.68%) VMware
9 47 (17.67%) Windows 10
10 45 (16.92%) Windows Server 2008
11 44 (16.54%) VMware Infrastructure
12 43 (16.17%) Microsoft Office
13 41 (15.41%) DNS
14 35 (13.16%) Migration
15 34 (12.78%) Microsoft Certification
16 28 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
17 27 (10.15%) Citrix
17 27 (10.15%) Cisco
17 27 (10.15%) Firewall
18 26 (9.77%) SharePoint
19 24 (9.02%) LAN
19 24 (9.02%) WAN
20 23 (8.65%) Windows Server 2012
21 22 (8.27%) SQL Server
22 21 (7.89%) SQL
22 21 (7.89%) Driving Licence
22 21 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
23 20 (7.52%) vSphere
23 20 (7.52%) Service Management

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 63 (23.68%) MS Exchange
2 28 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (9.77%) SharePoint
4 17 (6.39%) SharePoint 2013
5 16 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (5.64%) IIS
7 11 (4.14%) Skype for Business
8 10 (3.76%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (3.38%) SharePoint Server
10 6 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (1.13%) CMS
13 2 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.75%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.75%) Moodle
14 1 (0.38%) SAS
Applications
1 43 (16.17%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.50%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.13%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.75%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.75%) SystmOne
2 1 (0.38%) Primavera
2 1 (0.38%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 66 (24.81%) Office 365
2 21 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (5.26%) SaaS
4 10 (3.76%) PaaS
5 9 (3.38%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.75%) IaaS
8 1 (0.38%) G Suite
8 1 (0.38%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 41 (15.41%) DNS
2 27 (10.15%) Firewall
3 24 (9.02%) LAN
3 24 (9.02%) WAN
4 18 (6.77%) Skype
5 16 (6.02%) DHCP
5 16 (6.02%) SAN
6 15 (5.64%) NetScaler
7 10 (3.76%) TCP/IP
8 8 (3.01%) Intranet
8 8 (3.01%) Wireless
9 7 (2.63%) VoIP
9 7 (2.63%) VPN
10 6 (2.26%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (1.88%) Extranet
11 5 (1.88%) Internet
12 4 (1.50%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (1.50%) iSCSI
12 4 (1.50%) SNMP
13 3 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.27%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (3.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.88%) OLAP
4 5 (1.88%) OLTP
5 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.75%) MySQL
7 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (4.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (4.14%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (5.26%) Finance
2 7 (2.63%) Retail
3 6 (2.26%) Banking
4 5 (1.88%) Law
5 4 (1.50%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.13%) Legal
7 2 (0.75%) German Language
7 2 (0.75%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Automotive
8 1 (0.38%) Back Office
8 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 77 (28.95%) Analyst
2 43 (16.17%) 2nd Line Support
3 39 (14.66%) Service Analyst
3 39 (14.66%) Service Desk Analyst
4 31 (11.65%) Support Engineer
5 26 (9.77%) Desktop Support
6 25 (9.40%) Support Analyst
7 24 (9.02%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 24 (9.02%) Active Directory Analyst
8 20 (7.52%) Desktop Engineer
9 19 (7.14%) Active Directory Support
10 18 (6.77%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
10 18 (6.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 17 (6.39%) 1st Line Support
11 17 (6.39%) Architect
12 16 (6.02%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 16 (6.02%) Consultant
13 15 (5.64%) Administrator
13 15 (5.64%) Exchange Support
14 14 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.13%) SAML
2 2 (0.75%) .NET
2 2 (0.75%) OAuth
3 1 (0.38%) Ajax
3 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.38%) CSS
3 1 (0.38%) HTML
3 1 (0.38%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.89%) Driving Licence
2 10 (3.76%) Data Centre
3 8 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.26%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.88%) NHS
7 4 (1.50%) Clustering
7 4 (1.50%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.13%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.75%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.75%) FMCG
9 2 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.75%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.75%) PDA
9 2 (0.75%) Replication
10 1 (0.38%) CMDB
10 1 (0.38%) Life Science
10 1 (0.38%) PKI
10 1 (0.38%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 202 (75.94%) Windows
2 86 (32.33%) Windows 7
3 64 (24.06%) Windows Server
4 47 (17.67%) Windows 10
5 45 (16.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (8.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (6.02%) Windows XP
8 12 (4.51%) Windows 8
9 11 (4.14%) Linux
10 10 (3.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (3.01%) Android
12 6 (2.26%) Windows 2000
13 4 (1.50%) Unix
13 4 (1.50%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.75%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.75%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (31.58%) ITIL
2 35 (13.16%) Migration
3 20 (7.52%) Service Management
4 12 (4.51%) Infrastructure Management
5 11 (4.14%) Change Control
5 11 (4.14%) Information Security
5 11 (4.14%) Load Balancing
5 11 (4.14%) Service Delivery
6 10 (3.76%) Time Management
7 9 (3.38%) Mobile Device Management
7 9 (3.38%) Server Virtualisation
8 8 (3.01%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (2.63%) Asset Management
10 6 (2.26%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (2.26%) ITSM
10 6 (2.26%) Problem Management
11 5 (1.88%) B2B
11 5 (1.88%) B2C
11 5 (1.88%) Change Management
11 5 (1.88%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 21 (7.89%) SQL
2 15 (5.64%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.38%) C#
3 1 (0.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.38%) Perl
3 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (12.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (7.14%) MCSE
3 12 (4.51%) Security Cleared
4 11 (4.14%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (3.76%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (3.76%) MCDST
6 9 (3.38%) CCNA
7 8 (3.01%) SC Cleared
8 6 (2.26%) MCSA
9 5 (1.88%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (1.88%) MCP
10 4 (1.50%) CCA
10 4 (1.50%) CCAA
10 4 (1.50%) CCEA
11 3 (1.13%) CCNP
11 3 (1.13%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.75%) CCIE
12 2 (0.75%) CISM
12 2 (0.75%) Degree
12 2 (0.75%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.64%) SLA
2 3 (1.13%) GDPR
2 3 (1.13%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (16.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (7.52%) vSphere
3 13 (4.89%) XenApp
4 9 (3.38%) Hyper-V
5 8 (3.01%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.88%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.50%) VMware Server
8 3 (1.13%) XenServer
9 2 (0.75%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.75%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 65 (24.44%) SCCM
2 12 (4.51%) SCOM
3 7 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (2.63%) WSUS
4 6 (2.26%) EdgeSight
5 4 (1.50%) DameWare
5 4 (1.50%) WMI
6 3 (1.13%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.13%) SmoothWall
6 3 (1.13%) ZENworks
7 2 (0.75%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.38%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 133 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 63 (23.68%) VMware
3 27 (10.15%) Cisco
3 27 (10.15%) Citrix
4 13 (4.89%) Apple
4 13 (4.89%) HP
4 13 (4.89%) NetApp
5 12 (4.51%) Dell
6 7 (2.63%) Veeam
7 6 (2.26%) McAfee
7 6 (2.26%) Red Hat
8 5 (1.88%) Oracle
9 4 (1.50%) Avaya
9 4 (1.50%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.13%) AppSense
10 3 (1.13%) LANDesk
10 3 (1.13%) Remedy
10 3 (1.13%) Splunk
10 3 (1.13%) Wyse
11 2 (0.75%) Bomgar