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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 17 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 15 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 9.62% - 5.83%
As % of the System Software category 68.18% - 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Median daily rate £175 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £299 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.02% -0.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
22 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 14.10% 3.13% 14.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 8
Median daily rate £175 - £250
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 - £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 - £272
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £347
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%

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 8 December 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 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Identity Access Management
3 6 (30.00%) Ansible
3 6 (30.00%) AWS Certification
3 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (30.00%) Migration
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Linux
3 6 (30.00%) Python
3 6 (30.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (25.00%) MCSE
4 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) MCP
5 4 (20.00%) Degree
5 4 (20.00%) SCCM
5 4 (20.00%) Software Distribution
5 4 (20.00%) MS Office
6 3 (15.00%) Change Management
6 3 (15.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (15.00%) Citrix
6 3 (15.00%) Software Delivery
6 3 (15.00%) MCTS
7 2 (10.00%) Office 365
7 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005

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 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) Acrobat
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DHCP
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
1 2 (10.00%) VPN
1 2 (10.00%) WebEx
2 1 (5.00%) SSH
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MSI
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Cloud Architect
3 5 (25.00%) IT Support
3 5 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) AWS Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) IT Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Deskside Support
7 1 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) XMPP
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (30.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.00%) Android
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Identity Access Management
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Migration
3 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (20.00%) Software Distribution
5 3 (15.00%) Change Management
5 3 (15.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (15.00%) Software Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) ITSM
6 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Office Automation
7 1 (5.00%) Process Management
7 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Python
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) AWS Certification
2 5 (25.00%) MCP
2 5 (25.00%) MCSE
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (20.00%) Degree
4 3 (15.00%) MCTS
5 2 (10.00%) HND
6 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Ansible
2 4 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (5.00%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 2 (10.00%) Civica
3 2 (10.00%) Dell
3 2 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Altiris
4 1 (5.00%) Apple
4 1 (5.00%) Bloomberg
4 1 (5.00%) CA
4 1 (5.00%) CommVault
4 1 (5.00%) Compuware
4 1 (5.00%) MobileIron
4 1 (5.00%) Reuters