The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 22 - 14
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 3.33% - 4.44%
As % of the System Software category 36.36% - 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £125 - £279
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Active Directory
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

System Software Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
11 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 9.17% - 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Median daily rate £450 - £176
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 - £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 - £297
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Advertising
4 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (23.08%) Marketing
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) MCSA
4 3 (23.08%) CRM
4 3 (23.08%) CCNA
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (23.08%) Software Deployment
4 3 (23.08%) Software Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) Office Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 2 (15.38%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow
5 2 (15.38%) Unicenter
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (15.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (15.38%) MSI
5 2 (15.38%) HP
5 2 (15.38%) Dell
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) CA
5 2 (15.38%) MS Excel

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) Acrobat
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DHCP
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MSI
General
1 3 (23.08%) Advertising
1 3 (23.08%) Marketing
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) CRM Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Deskside Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Deskside Support
2 3 (23.08%) Deskside Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Management Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Software Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) XMPP
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) CRM
1 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
1 3 (23.08%) Office Automation
1 3 (23.08%) Software Delivery
1 3 (23.08%) Software Deployment
2 2 (15.38%) Application Packaging
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCNA
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) MCSA
3 2 (15.38%) HND
3 2 (15.38%) MCP
3 2 (15.38%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (15.38%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (15.38%) Unicenter
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) CA
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
2 2 (15.38%) Civica
2 2 (15.38%) Dell
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Altiris
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) CommVault
3 1 (7.69%) Compuware