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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 19 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 19 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 8.41% 4.81% 5.32%
As % of the System Software category 55.88% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
Median daily rate £225 £238 £100
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +137.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +3.57%

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
34 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 15.04% 4.81% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 1
Median daily rate £310 £238 £100
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.52% +137.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 24 February 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 14 (45.16%) MS Exchange
3 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
4 10 (32.26%) Windows 7
5 9 (29.03%) MS Office
5 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
6 8 (25.81%) Linux
6 8 (25.81%) Python
6 8 (25.81%) Migration
6 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
6 8 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (25.81%) Ansible
6 8 (25.81%) AWS Certification
6 8 (25.81%) Identity Access Management
6 8 (25.81%) Windows Server
7 6 (19.35%) IT Asset Management
7 6 (19.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (19.35%) Windows 8
7 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (19.35%) Asset Management
7 6 (19.35%) VMware
7 6 (19.35%) Backup Exec
7 6 (19.35%) Network Architecture
7 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
7 6 (19.35%) Veeam
7 6 (19.35%) Polycom
7 6 (19.35%) Video Conferencing

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:

Application Platforms
1 14 (45.16%) MS Exchange
2 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
1 9 (29.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) Internet
1 6 (19.35%) VPN
2 2 (6.45%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) SSH
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MSI
General
1 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
1 2 (6.45%) Multimedia
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) IT Support
2 8 (25.81%) Architect
2 8 (25.81%) Cloud Architect
2 8 (25.81%) Support Officer
3 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (12.90%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) AWS Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) IT Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Deskside Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Deskside Support Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Service Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) Windows 7
3 8 (25.81%) Linux
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server
4 6 (19.35%) Windows 8
4 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.23%) Android
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (25.81%) Identity Access Management
1 8 (25.81%) Migration
2 6 (19.35%) Asset Management
2 6 (19.35%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (19.35%) IT Asset Management
2 6 (19.35%) Network Architecture
3 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL
4 4 (12.90%) Software Distribution
5 3 (9.68%) Change Management
5 3 (9.68%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (9.68%) Software Delivery
6 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Office Automation
6 1 (3.23%) Process Management
6 1 (3.23%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) Python
2 3 (9.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) AWS Certification
2 3 (9.68%) MCP
2 3 (9.68%) MCSE
2 3 (9.68%) MCTS
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.23%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
1 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Ansible
2 6 (19.35%) Backup Exec
2 6 (19.35%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (19.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (12.90%) SCCM
4 1 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (3.23%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Polycom
2 6 (19.35%) Symantec
2 6 (19.35%) Veeam
2 6 (19.35%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) Apple
3 1 (3.23%) CA
3 1 (3.23%) MobileIron