Period
to 27 May 2019

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 27 May 2019 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
27 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 51 37
Rank change year-on-year +19 -14 -2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 254 205 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 5.68% 4.21% 5.04%
As % of the System Software category 41.78% 33.23% 46.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 98 118
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £225 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -12.20% -6.82%
10th Percentile £113 £119 £113
90th Percentile £524 £400 £488
England median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +15.38% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 56 51
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.39 £14.25 £11.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.98% +25.27% -5.99%
10th Percentile £10.60 £9.81 £9.25
90th Percentile £26.25 £23.49 £18.49
England median hourly rate £15.28 £15.48 £15.00
% change year-on-year -1.29% +3.20% -

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 608 617 460
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.60% 12.68% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 390 311
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £139 £190 £125
90th Percentile £564 £564 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 58 56
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.68 £14.38 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.09% +22.34% -4.47%
10th Percentile £10.67 £9.81 £9.53
90th Percentile £25.37 £28.26 £21.50
England median hourly rate £16.86 £16.43 £16.00
% change year-on-year +2.62% +2.69% +3.23%

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 27 May 2019.

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 27 May 2019.

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 27 May 2019. 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 +37 156 £375 +127.27% 13
South Yorkshire +4 51 £185 -47.14% 8
North Yorkshire -2 27 £249 -9.55% 1
East Yorkshire +1 13 £110 -8.33% 1
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 207 (81.50%) Windows
2 127 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 94 (37.01%) Windows Server
4 91 (35.83%) Office 365
5 62 (24.41%) VMware
6 59 (23.23%) Windows 10
7 51 (20.08%) Microsoft Office
8 48 (18.90%) ITIL
9 46 (18.11%) SCCM
10 44 (17.32%) Windows 7
10 44 (17.32%) MS Exchange
11 43 (16.93%) DNS
12 41 (16.14%) Microsoft Azure
13 37 (14.57%) PowerShell
14 36 (14.17%) Windows Server 2008
14 36 (14.17%) Windows Server 2012
14 36 (14.17%) Cisco
15 35 (13.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 33 (12.99%) Migration
17 30 (11.81%) Firewall
18 28 (11.02%) LAN
18 28 (11.02%) SQL
19 27 (10.63%) VMware Infrastructure
20 26 (10.24%) SharePoint
20 26 (10.24%) DHCP
21 23 (9.06%) Exchange Server 2010
22 22 (8.66%) WAN
22 22 (8.66%) Citrix
23 21 (8.27%) Data Centre
24 20 (7.87%) Linux

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 44 (17.32%) MS Exchange
2 26 (10.24%) SharePoint
3 23 (9.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (5.91%) Skype for Business
5 11 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (3.15%) IIS
6 8 (3.15%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.18%) Confluence
9 2 (0.79%) CMS
Applications
1 51 (20.08%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.57%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.18%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 91 (35.83%) Office 365
2 41 (16.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (7.09%) Azure Active Directory
4 17 (6.69%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (2.36%) IaaS
6 5 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.97%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (1.97%) Amazon S3
6 5 (1.97%) OneDrive
6 5 (1.97%) PaaS
6 5 (1.97%) Route 53
6 5 (1.97%) SaaS
6 5 (1.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (1.57%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.79%) Basecamp
8 2 (0.79%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.39%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 1 (0.39%) Azure Stack
9 1 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 43 (16.93%) DNS
2 30 (11.81%) Firewall
3 28 (11.02%) LAN
4 26 (10.24%) DHCP
5 22 (8.66%) WAN
6 15 (5.91%) Skype
7 14 (5.51%) VPN
8 13 (5.12%) SAN
9 12 (4.72%) Remote Desktop
10 8 (3.15%) HTTP
11 7 (2.76%) VLAN
12 6 (2.36%) TCP/IP
13 5 (1.97%) NAS
14 4 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (1.57%) MPLS
14 4 (1.57%) NetScaler
14 4 (1.57%) WLAN
15 3 (1.18%) ADSL
15 3 (1.18%) Internet
15 3 (1.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.76%) MongoDB
3 5 (1.97%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.57%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (1.18%) MySQL
6 2 (0.79%) Power BI
7 1 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (2.76%) Jenkins
1 7 (2.76%) SonarQube
2 5 (1.97%) GitLab
3 3 (1.18%) JIRA
4 2 (0.79%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.39%) Hudson
5 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (5.12%) Retail
2 9 (3.54%) Advertising
2 9 (3.54%) Finance
3 6 (2.36%) Local Government
4 5 (1.97%) Banking
5 3 (1.18%) Publishing
6 2 (0.79%) Back Office
6 2 (0.79%) Games
6 2 (0.79%) Marketing
6 2 (0.79%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.39%) Legal
7 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (11.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (11.02%) Support Engineer
3 25 (9.84%) Analyst
4 24 (9.45%) Windows Engineer
5 22 (8.66%) IT Support
6 17 (6.69%) Systems Engineer
7 16 (6.30%) 1st Line Support
7 16 (6.30%) 2nd Line Support
7 16 (6.30%) Desktop Engineer
8 14 (5.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 14 (5.51%) Desktop Support
8 14 (5.51%) IT Engineer
9 11 (4.33%) DevOps Engineer
9 11 (4.33%) Service Desk Support
10 10 (3.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 9 (3.54%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 9 (3.54%) IT Support Engineer
11 9 (3.54%) Office 365 Engineer
11 9 (3.54%) Support Analyst
11 9 (3.54%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.97%) Elastic Stack
1 5 (1.97%) WAP
2 3 (1.18%) .NET
2 3 (1.18%) LDAP
2 3 (1.18%) X-Windows
3 2 (0.79%) .NET Core
3 2 (0.79%) GraphQL
3 2 (0.79%) Web Services
4 1 (0.39%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.39%) COM
4 1 (0.39%) REST
4 1 (0.39%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.27%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.69%) NHS
3 13 (5.12%) Clustering
4 9 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.54%) Driving Licence
5 8 (3.15%) PKI
6 7 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.36%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.57%) iPad
8 4 (1.57%) iPhone
8 4 (1.57%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.57%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.18%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.79%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.79%) Chip and PIN
10 2 (0.79%) Handset
10 2 (0.79%) IVR
10 2 (0.79%) Online Games
10 2 (0.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 207 (81.50%) Windows
2 94 (37.01%) Windows Server
3 59 (23.23%) Windows 10
4 44 (17.32%) Windows 7
5 36 (14.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (14.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (7.87%) Linux
7 15 (5.91%) Windows 8
8 10 (3.94%) CentOS
9 8 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (3.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (2.76%) Android
11 5 (1.97%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.57%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.18%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.18%) Debian
13 3 (1.18%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.18%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.79%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (18.90%) ITIL
2 35 (13.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 33 (12.99%) Migration
4 18 (7.09%) DevOps
5 17 (6.69%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (5.12%) Change Management
6 13 (5.12%) Incident Management
7 12 (4.72%) Identity Access Management
8 11 (4.33%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (3.94%) Break/Fix
10 9 (3.54%) Change Control
11 8 (3.15%) Email Migration
12 7 (2.76%) Kalman Filter
12 7 (2.76%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (2.76%) Service Management
12 7 (2.76%) Task Automation
13 6 (2.36%) Configuration Management
13 6 (2.36%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (2.36%) Email Filtering
13 6 (2.36%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (14.57%) PowerShell
2 28 (11.02%) SQL
3 14 (5.51%) Python
4 6 (2.36%) Perl
5 5 (1.97%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.18%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.18%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.79%) C
8 1 (0.39%) C#
8 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (7.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (3.94%) MCSE
3 7 (2.76%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.36%) DBS Check
5 5 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.57%) A+ Certification
6 4 (1.57%) CISSP
6 4 (1.57%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.18%) CCNA
7 3 (1.18%) CISM
8 2 (0.79%) Degree
8 2 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.79%) MCITP
8 2 (0.79%) MCSA
8 2 (0.79%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.79%) PMP
9 1 (0.39%) CCA
9 1 (0.39%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.39%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.33%) SLA
2 10 (3.94%) QA
3 4 (1.57%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.79%) PA-DSS
5 1 (0.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.39%) PMO
5 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 27 (10.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.33%) Hyper-V
2 11 (4.33%) vSphere
3 7 (2.76%) Docker
3 7 (2.76%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (2.36%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (2.36%) XenApp
5 5 (1.97%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.57%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.79%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
7 2 (0.79%) KVM
8 1 (0.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.39%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.39%) vCloud
8 1 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.39%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 46 (18.11%) SCCM
2 9 (3.54%) Puppet
2 9 (3.54%) Terraform
3 7 (2.76%) Kubernetes
4 6 (2.36%) Ansible
4 6 (2.36%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (2.36%) SCOM
4 6 (2.36%) vCenter Server
5 5 (1.97%) Grafana
5 5 (1.97%) Jamf Pro
5 5 (1.97%) Nagios
5 5 (1.97%) Packer
5 5 (1.97%) Prometheus
6 4 (1.57%) SCSM
6 4 (1.57%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (1.18%) vMotion
8 2 (0.79%) Kibana
8 2 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.79%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 127 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 62 (24.41%) VMware
3 36 (14.17%) Cisco
4 22 (8.66%) Citrix
5 18 (7.09%) HP
6 7 (2.76%) NetApp
6 7 (2.76%) Veeam
7 5 (1.97%) Dell
7 5 (1.97%) McAfee
7 5 (1.97%) Symantec
8 4 (1.57%) Apple
8 4 (1.57%) Avaya
8 4 (1.57%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.57%) ServiceNow
9 3 (1.18%) arcserve
9 3 (1.18%) Clearswift
9 3 (1.18%) EMC
9 3 (1.18%) Sophos
10 2 (0.79%) Forcepoint
10 2 (0.79%) Oracle