The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 16 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 25 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 10.82% 2.13% 6.42%
As % of the System Software category 64.10% 100.00% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 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 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +3.44%

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

System Software Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
39 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 16.88% 2.13% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 2 2
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 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +6 25 £225 -5.26% 2
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) MS Exchange
3 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
4 10 (32.26%) Windows 7
4 10 (32.26%) 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%) AWS Certification
6 8 (25.81%) Ansible
6 8 (25.81%) Identity Access Management
6 8 (25.81%) Windows Server
7 6 (19.35%) Internet
7 6 (19.35%) ITIL
7 6 (19.35%) VPN
8 5 (16.13%) Windows XP
8 5 (16.13%) Symantec
8 5 (16.13%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
8 5 (16.13%) Asset Management
8 5 (16.13%) Polycom
8 5 (16.13%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (16.13%) VMware
8 5 (16.13%) Backup Exec

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 12 (38.71%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (32.26%) MS Office
2 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.23%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Office 365
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
3 1 (3.23%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MSI
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) IT Support
2 8 (25.81%) Architect
2 8 (25.81%) Cloud Architect
3 7 (22.58%) Support Officer
4 6 (19.35%) Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (12.90%) AWS Architect
6 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support
8 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) IT Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) IT Support Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Deskside Support
9 1 (3.23%) Desktop Analyst
9 1 (3.23%) Senior Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) 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 5 (16.13%) Windows 8
4 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (16.13%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.23%) Android
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
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%) ITIL
3 5 (16.13%) Asset Management
3 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
3 5 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (16.13%) IT Asset Management
3 5 (16.13%) Network Architecture
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%) ITSM
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
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
1 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) Ansible
2 5 (16.13%) Backup Exec
2 5 (16.13%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (16.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (12.90%) SCCM
4 1 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (3.23%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Polycom
2 5 (16.13%) Symantec
2 5 (16.13%) Veeam
2 5 (16.13%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) Apple
3 1 (3.23%) Bloomberg
3 1 (3.23%) CA
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco
3 1 (3.23%) Citrix
3 1 (3.23%) MobileIron
3 1 (3.23%) Reuters
3 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow
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