Period
to 20 June 2018

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 20 June 2018 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 38 34
Rank change year-on-year -13 -4 -5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 201 209 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 4.13% 5.04% 5.13%
As % of the System Software category 31.11% 45.73% 44.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 112 160
Yorkshire median daily rate £250 £275 £284
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -3.08% -1.30%
10th Percentile £117 £108 £105
90th Percentile £400 £486 £463
England median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 57 54
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £11.44 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.75% -8.48% +7.53%
10th Percentile £9.94 £9.80 £8.50
90th Percentile £27.41 £17.85 £23.53
England median hourly rate £15.70 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +4.67% - -

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 646 457 652
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.26% 11.03% 11.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 303 411
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.13% -2.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £206 £126 £153
90th Percentile £550 £549 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 62 55
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.75 £11.63 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.88% -7.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £10.01 £9.80 £8.50
90th Percentile £30.25 £20.33 £23.75
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% -3.13%

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 20 June 2018.

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 20 June 2018.

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 20 June 2018. 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 -9 121 £225 -30.77% 49
North Yorkshire -1 36 £275 +120.00% 20
South Yorkshire -11 35 £250 -23.08% 5
East Yorkshire +8 11 £120 - 6
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 2018, 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.

1 164 (81.59%) Windows
2 75 (37.31%) Microsoft
3 67 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 64 (31.84%) Windows 7
5 46 (22.89%) ITIL
6 40 (19.90%) MS Exchange
7 37 (18.41%) VMware
8 36 (17.91%) SCCM
9 35 (17.41%) Windows 10
10 34 (16.92%) Windows Server 2008
11 31 (15.42%) Windows Server 2012
12 28 (13.93%) Office 365
12 28 (13.93%) VMware Infrastructure
12 28 (13.93%) Migration
13 25 (12.44%) Time Management
13 25 (12.44%) SLA
13 25 (12.44%) Citrix
14 24 (11.94%) PowerShell
14 24 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2010
15 22 (10.95%) SQL
16 21 (10.45%) Microsoft Office
16 21 (10.45%) Cisco
16 21 (10.45%) HP
17 20 (9.95%) DNS
17 20 (9.95%) Microsoft Excel
18 19 (9.45%) SQL Server
19 18 (8.96%) SMS
19 18 (8.96%) Data Centre
20 17 (8.46%) DHCP
20 17 (8.46%) SharePoint

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 40 (19.90%) MS Exchange
2 24 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (8.46%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.99%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.49%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.50%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.50%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (10.45%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (9.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (7.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.50%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.50%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 28 (13.93%) Office 365
2 15 (7.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.00%) PaaS
4 2 (1.00%) SaaS
5 1 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.50%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.50%) IaaS
5 1 (0.50%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.95%) DNS
2 18 (8.96%) SMS
3 17 (8.46%) DHCP
4 13 (6.47%) LAN
4 13 (6.47%) SAN
4 13 (6.47%) WAN
5 12 (5.97%) TCP/IP
6 11 (5.47%) Firewall
7 10 (4.98%) VPN
8 7 (3.48%) Internet
9 4 (1.99%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (1.49%) IP Telephony
10 3 (1.49%) IPsec
10 3 (1.49%) MPLS
10 3 (1.49%) SSL
10 3 (1.49%) VoIP
11 2 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.50%) 4G
12 1 (0.50%) NAS
12 1 (0.50%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (1.49%) MySQL
3 3 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.00%) Power BI
4 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (1.49%) MSI
1 3 (1.49%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.50%) JIRA
General
1 12 (5.97%) Finance
2 7 (3.48%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.99%) Retail
4 3 (1.49%) Marketing
5 2 (1.00%) Back Office
6 1 (0.50%) Banking
6 1 (0.50%) Electronics
6 1 (0.50%) Law
6 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (23.88%) Analyst
2 32 (15.92%) Support Engineer
3 26 (12.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 25 (12.44%) 2nd Line Support
5 23 (11.44%) Service Analyst
5 23 (11.44%) Service Desk Analyst
6 20 (9.95%) Desktop Support
7 19 (9.45%) 1st Line Support
8 18 (8.96%) Windows Engineer
9 17 (8.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 15 (7.46%) Active Directory Support
10 15 (7.46%) Support Analyst
11 12 (5.97%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 12 (5.97%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (5.47%) Desktop Engineer
13 10 (4.98%) 3rd Line Support
13 10 (4.98%) Server Engineer
13 10 (4.98%) Service Desk Support
14 9 (4.48%) Active Directory Engineer
15 8 (3.98%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.99%) Web Services
2 4 (1.99%) LDAP
3 2 (1.00%) .NET
3 2 (1.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.00%) HTML
3 2 (1.00%) OAuth
3 2 (1.00%) OAuth2
3 2 (1.00%) REST
3 2 (1.00%) SOAP
3 2 (1.00%) SPML
3 2 (1.00%) XML
4 1 (0.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.96%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.97%) NHS
3 8 (3.98%) Clustering
4 6 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.49%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.99%) Replication
6 4 (1.99%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.49%) iPad
7 3 (1.49%) iPhone
7 3 (1.49%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.49%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.00%) CCTV
8 2 (1.00%) CMDB
8 2 (1.00%) PKI
9 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.50%) EPoS
9 1 (0.50%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 164 (81.59%) Windows
2 67 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 64 (31.84%) Windows 7
4 35 (17.41%) Windows 10
5 34 (16.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (15.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (7.96%) Windows XP
8 15 (7.46%) Linux
9 8 (3.98%) Android
10 7 (3.48%) Unix
10 7 (3.48%) Windows 8
11 6 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (2.49%) Apple iOS
12 5 (2.49%) Mac OS
12 5 (2.49%) Windows Vista
13 4 (1.99%) Windows 2000
14 3 (1.49%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (1.00%) CentOS
15 2 (1.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (22.89%) ITIL
2 28 (13.93%) Migration
3 25 (12.44%) Time Management
4 12 (5.97%) Change Management
4 12 (5.97%) Service Management
5 10 (4.98%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (4.48%) Break/Fix
7 8 (3.98%) Data Analysis
8 7 (3.48%) High Availability
8 7 (3.48%) Service Delivery
8 7 (3.48%) Tech Ops
9 6 (2.99%) Asset Management
9 6 (2.99%) Incident Management
9 6 (2.99%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (2.49%) Application Packaging
10 5 (2.49%) Email Migration
10 5 (2.49%) Performance Management
10 5 (2.49%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (2.49%) Release Management
10 5 (2.49%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (11.94%) PowerShell
2 22 (10.95%) SQL
3 7 (3.48%) VB
4 2 (1.00%) Java
4 2 (1.00%) VBScript
5 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (4.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (3.98%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (3.98%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.48%) CCNA
4 6 (2.99%) NVQ Level 3
5 5 (2.49%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.99%) DBS Check
6 4 (1.99%) MCSE
7 3 (1.49%) A+ Certification
7 3 (1.49%) Degree
7 3 (1.49%) HNC
7 3 (1.49%) MCP
7 3 (1.49%) MCSA
8 2 (1.00%) BC Cleared
8 2 (1.00%) CCA
8 2 (1.00%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.50%) PMP
9 1 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.44%) SLA
2 6 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.00%) QA
4 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (13.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.98%) vSphere
3 9 (4.48%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (2.99%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.49%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (1.99%) XenApp
7 3 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.50%) Xen
8 1 (0.50%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 36 (17.91%) SCCM
2 9 (4.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 6 (2.99%) SCOM
4 3 (1.49%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.00%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.00%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.00%) SCDPM
5 2 (1.00%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.00%) vCenter Server
5 2 (1.00%) WSUS
6 1 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.50%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.50%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.50%) SCSM
6 1 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.50%) vMotion
6 1 (0.50%) WMI
Vendors
1 75 (37.31%) Microsoft
2 37 (18.41%) VMware
3 25 (12.44%) Citrix
4 21 (10.45%) Cisco
4 21 (10.45%) HP
5 11 (5.47%) Dell
6 8 (3.98%) Apple
6 8 (3.98%) Intel
7 6 (2.99%) NetApp
7 6 (2.99%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.49%) Veeam
9 4 (1.99%) McAfee
9 4 (1.99%) SAP
9 4 (1.99%) Sophos
10 3 (1.49%) Brocade
10 3 (1.49%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.49%) CyberArk
11 2 (1.00%) MuleSoft
11 2 (1.00%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.00%) SolarWinds