The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 16 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 16 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.64% 10.64% 9.31%
As % of the System Software category 66.67% 57.14% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 5
Average daily rate
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£500 £115 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+334.78% -72.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 11
Average hourly rate £10.50 £10.26 £10.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -5.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £8.85 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.04 £35.00 £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.42 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.85%
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South Yorkshire

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

System Software Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
24 35 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 9.96% 18.62% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 9
Average daily rate £450 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 11
Average hourly rate £13.98 £31.50 £10.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.63% +188.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.96 £9.00 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £35.00 £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 22 (68.75%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (43.75%) ITIL
4 12 (37.50%) MS Office
4 12 (37.50%) Cisco
5 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 7 (21.88%) VMware
7 6 (18.75%) SCOM
7 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
7 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (18.75%) DNS
7 6 (18.75%) SQL
7 6 (18.75%) Symantec
8 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
8 5 (15.63%) EMC
8 5 (15.63%) HP
8 5 (15.63%) NetApp
8 5 (15.63%) Solaris
8 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
8 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
8 5 (15.63%) vSphere
8 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (15.63%) CLARiiON
8 5 (15.63%) NetBackup
9 4 (12.50%) EMC Navisphere
9 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
9 4 (12.50%) ZABBIX
9 4 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (12.50%) Puppet

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
1 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.50%) Apache
2 4 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 4 (12.50%) JBoss
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.25%) Lync
3 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.13%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.13%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.13%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 12 (37.50%) MS Office
2 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) DNS
2 4 (12.50%) DHCP
3 2 (6.25%) LDAP
4 1 (3.13%) Firewall
4 1 (3.13%) Wireless
4 1 (3.13%) SAN
4 1 (3.13%) LAN
4 1 (3.13%) WAN
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Legal
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Support Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Storage Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (9.38%) Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Rollout Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) IT Support
6 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.13%) Support Technician
7 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) 1st Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) J2EE
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) CLARiiON
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 22 (68.75%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (15.63%) Solaris
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.38%) UNIX
6 2 (6.25%) Linux
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) ITIL
2 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
2 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (12.50%) BCP
3 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
3 2 (6.25%) Migration
3 2 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.13%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.25%) Jython
3 2 (6.25%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) MCSE
2 1 (3.13%) MCSA
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) vSphere
2 4 (12.50%) vCloud
3 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.25%) XenApp
4 2 (6.25%) XenServer
5 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) SCOM
2 5 (15.63%) NetBackup
3 4 (12.50%) EMC Navisphere
3 4 (12.50%) ZABBIX
3 4 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (12.50%) Puppet
3 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (9.38%) SCCM
5 2 (6.25%) WSUS
6 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (3.13%) OpenView
6 1 (3.13%) OVSD
6 1 (3.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (37.50%) Cisco
3 7 (21.88%) VMware
4 6 (18.75%) Symantec
5 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
5 5 (15.63%) EMC
5 5 (15.63%) HP
5 5 (15.63%) NetApp
6 4 (12.50%) Oracle
6 4 (12.50%) McAfee
7 3 (9.38%) Remedy
7 3 (9.38%) Citrix
8 2 (6.25%) MobileIron
9 1 (3.13%) CommVault
9 1 (3.13%) Lotus
9 1 (3.13%) Dell
9 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow
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