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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 12 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 18 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 7.89% 10.24% 6.87%
As % of the System Software category 81.82% 61.90% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 9
Average daily rate
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£160 £140 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -69.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £114 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £235 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £275 £287
% change year-on-year
+1.81% -4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 2
Average hourly rate £13.98 £32.50 £12.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.00% +155.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £12.60 £10.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £35.00 £14.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.90
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.04%
Active Directory
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
22 42 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 9.65% 16.54% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 10
Average daily rate £190 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £128 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £32.50 £12.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +155.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.80 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +6.45%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 September 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 (73.33%) Windows
2 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 11 (36.67%) ITIL
5 10 (33.33%) MS Office
6 9 (30.00%) HP
7 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
8 7 (23.33%) Cisco
9 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
10 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
10 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
10 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
10 4 (13.33%) VMware
11 3 (10.00%) Remedy
11 3 (10.00%) Citrix
11 3 (10.00%) Java
11 3 (10.00%) Perl
11 3 (10.00%) Linux
11 3 (10.00%) JBoss
11 3 (10.00%) Apache
11 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
11 3 (10.00%) LDAP
11 3 (10.00%) DNS
11 3 (10.00%) WFM
11 3 (10.00%) Validation
11 3 (10.00%) Migration
11 3 (10.00%) XenServer
11 3 (10.00%) SCCM

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (10.00%) Apache
2 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.33%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Portal
4 1 (3.33%) Lync
4 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.33%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) MS Office
2 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) LDAP
1 3 (10.00%) DNS
2 2 (6.67%) HTTP
2 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.67%) VPN
2 2 (6.67%) VLAN
2 2 (6.67%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.33%) SAN
3 1 (3.33%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) Wireless
3 1 (3.33%) LAN
3 1 (3.33%) WAN
3 1 (3.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Subversion
1 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.67%) Hudson
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
1 2 (6.67%) Mandarin Language
1 2 (6.67%) Cantonese Language
2 1 (3.33%) French Language
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 9 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) IT Support
5 3 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Rollout Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Deskside Support
7 1 (3.33%) Storage Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (6.67%) CLARiiON
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Statistics
2 1 (3.33%) Social Media
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 12 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (23.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.00%) Linux
6 2 (6.67%) Solaris
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.33%) UNIX
7 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 3 (10.00%) WFM
3 3 (10.00%) Validation
3 3 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.33%) BCP
5 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) Java
1 3 (10.00%) Perl
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) Python
2 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.33%) Jython
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) XenServer
2 2 (6.67%) vSphere
2 2 (6.67%) Xen
2 2 (6.67%) qmail
2 2 (6.67%) XenApp
3 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) SCOM
2 2 (6.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.33%) WSUS
3 1 (3.33%) EMC Navisphere
3 1 (3.33%) ZABBIX
3 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.33%) Puppet
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (30.00%) HP
3 7 (23.33%) Cisco
4 4 (13.33%) VMware
5 3 (10.00%) Remedy
5 3 (10.00%) JBoss
5 3 (10.00%) Citrix
6 2 (6.67%) NetApp
6 2 (6.67%) Dell
6 2 (6.67%) EMC
6 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.67%) Symantec
6 2 (6.67%) MobileIron
7 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.33%) Veeam
7 1 (3.33%) McAfee
7 1 (3.33%) Lotus
7 1 (3.33%) Oracle
7 1 (3.33%) Compaq