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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 17 13 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 17 26 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.75% 11.61% 4.00%
As % of the System Software category 60.71% 52.00% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Average daily rate
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£160 £175 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -60.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £290
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 6
Average hourly rate £13.98 £12.00 £10.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.45% +17.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £9.00 £9.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £35.00 £12.71
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
28 50 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 11.11% 22.32% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 6
Average daily rate £190 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £204 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 6
Average hourly rate £13.98 £35.00 £10.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.07% +243.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.51 £9.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £35.00 £12.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -2.36%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 26 (78.79%) Windows
2 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
3 15 (45.45%) ITIL
4 12 (36.36%) Windows XP
5 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (30.30%) Cisco
6 10 (30.30%) MS Office
7 9 (27.27%) HP
8 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (24.24%) Windows 7
9 7 (21.21%) VMware
10 6 (18.18%) Symantec
10 6 (18.18%) Apache
10 6 (18.18%) Tomcat
10 6 (18.18%) DNS
10 6 (18.18%) JBoss
11 5 (15.15%) Solaris
11 5 (15.15%) SQL
11 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
11 5 (15.15%) NetApp
11 5 (15.15%) EMC
11 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
11 5 (15.15%) CLARiiON
11 5 (15.15%) NetBackup
11 5 (15.15%) vSphere
11 5 (15.15%) SCOM
11 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (12.12%) Red Hat Satellite
12 4 (12.12%) vCloud
12 4 (12.12%) McAfee ePO

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (18.18%) Apache
1 6 (18.18%) Tomcat
1 6 (18.18%) JBoss
2 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
5 1 (3.03%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.03%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (3.03%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Office
2 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) DNS
2 4 (12.12%) DHCP
3 3 (9.09%) LDAP
4 2 (6.06%) VLAN
4 2 (6.06%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (6.06%) HTTP
4 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.06%) VPN
5 1 (3.03%) SAN
5 1 (3.03%) Firewall
5 1 (3.03%) Wireless
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.03%) LAN
5 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Subversion
1 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
1 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.06%) Hudson
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
1 2 (6.06%) Mandarin Language
1 2 (6.06%) Cantonese Language
2 1 (3.03%) French Language
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (24.24%) Support Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Storage Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Storage Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Service Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support
7 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) IT Support
7 2 (6.06%) Rollout Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Desktop Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) CLARiiON
2 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) Statistics
3 1 (3.03%) Social Media
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (78.79%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) Windows XP
3 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (24.24%) Windows 7
5 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (15.15%) Solaris
6 3 (9.09%) Linux
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.03%) Android
7 1 (3.03%) UNIX
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) ITIL
2 4 (12.12%) BCP
2 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
3 3 (9.09%) WFM
3 3 (9.09%) Validation
3 3 (9.09%) Migration
4 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
4 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.06%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
2 4 (12.12%) Shell Script
3 3 (9.09%) Java
3 3 (9.09%) Perl
4 2 (6.06%) Python
4 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.03%) Jython
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) vSphere
2 4 (12.12%) vCloud
3 3 (9.09%) XenServer
4 2 (6.06%) Xen
4 2 (6.06%) qmail
4 2 (6.06%) XenApp
5 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) NetBackup
1 5 (15.15%) SCOM
2 4 (12.12%) ZABBIX
2 4 (12.12%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (12.12%) Puppet
2 4 (12.12%) Red Hat Satellite
2 4 (12.12%) EMC Navisphere
3 3 (9.09%) SCCM
4 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 10 (30.30%) Cisco
3 9 (27.27%) HP
4 7 (21.21%) VMware
5 6 (18.18%) Symantec
6 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
6 5 (15.15%) EMC
6 5 (15.15%) NetApp
7 4 (12.12%) Oracle
7 4 (12.12%) McAfee
8 3 (9.09%) Citrix
9 2 (6.06%) Dell
9 2 (6.06%) Remedy
9 2 (6.06%) MobileIron
10 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
10 1 (3.03%) Veeam
10 1 (3.03%) Lotus
10 1 (3.03%) Compaq
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