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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 16 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 3.37% 5.26% 5.10%
As % of the System Software category 20.00% 50.00% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £228 £115 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+97.39% -64.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +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
15 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 16.85% 10.53% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
Median daily rate £525 £124 £223
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+323.38% -44.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £108 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £338 £305
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £32.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.68% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+9.95% +8.54%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) CRM
2 4 (36.36%) Advertising
2 4 (36.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (36.36%) Marketing
3 3 (27.27%) Software Deployment
3 3 (27.27%) Software Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) Office Automation
3 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) MCSA
3 3 (27.27%) CCNA
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (18.18%) CA
4 2 (18.18%) Unicenter
4 2 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (18.18%) MSI
4 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Application Packaging
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
5 1 (9.09%) Banking

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 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MSI
General
1 4 (36.36%) Advertising
1 4 (36.36%) Marketing
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) CRM Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Dynamics CRM Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Deskside Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Deskside Support
2 3 (27.27%) Deskside Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Management Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Consultant
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) CRM
2 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Office Automation
2 3 (27.27%) Software Delivery
2 3 (27.27%) Software Deployment
3 2 (18.18%) Application Packaging
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCNA
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (27.27%) MCSA
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (18.18%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) CA