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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 31 21 14
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 14 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.46% 5.65% 7.33%
As % of the System Software category 25.00% 81.25% 62.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 6
Average daily rate £300 £500 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +150.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £500 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Average hourly rate £9.00 £10.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -8.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
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
56 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 13.83% 6.96% 11.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 5 13
Average daily rate £415 £438 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +35.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £400 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Average hourly rate £9.00 £10.50 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -10.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016, 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 25 (73.53%) Windows
2 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
3 12 (35.29%) ITIL
4 11 (32.35%) Windows Server
5 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (26.47%) MS Office
7 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
8 7 (20.59%) Windows XP
8 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
8 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
9 6 (17.65%) VMware
10 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (14.71%) HP
10 5 (14.71%) LDAP
10 5 (14.71%) Java
10 5 (14.71%) Perl
10 5 (14.71%) WebLogic
10 5 (14.71%) High Availability
11 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
11 4 (11.76%) Windows 2000
11 4 (11.76%) VPN
11 4 (11.76%) HTTP
11 4 (11.76%) Internet
11 4 (11.76%) Remedy
11 4 (11.76%) Service Management
11 4 (11.76%) Finance
11 4 (11.76%) Windows Vista
12 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (8.82%) Remedy ITSM
12 3 (8.82%) ServiceCenter

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.71%) WebLogic
3 3 (8.82%) Apache
3 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (8.82%) WebLogic Portal
3 3 (8.82%) WebSphere
3 3 (8.82%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (8.82%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (5.88%) FileNet
4 2 (5.88%) JBoss
4 2 (5.88%) nginx
4 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.94%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.94%) IIS
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) MS Office
2 7 (20.59%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.88%) Acrobat
3 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.88%) MS Project
3 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) IaaS
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) LDAP
2 4 (11.76%) HTTP
2 4 (11.76%) Internet
2 4 (11.76%) VPN
3 3 (8.82%) DNS
3 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.88%) DHCP
4 2 (5.88%) Network Security
4 2 (5.88%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (5.88%) VLAN
4 2 (5.88%) WebEx
4 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.94%) DMZ
5 1 (2.94%) SAN
5 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Analyst
1 7 (20.59%) Support Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (8.82%) 1st Line Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (8.82%) Administrator
4 3 (8.82%) Service Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Service Desk Supervisor
5 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
1 2 (5.88%) CSS
1 2 (5.88%) J2EE
1 2 (5.88%) LAMP
1 2 (5.88%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) PDA
3 1 (2.94%) CESG
3 1 (2.94%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) DataPower
3 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (73.53%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Windows Server
3 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
4 7 (20.59%) Windows XP
5 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (11.76%) Windows 2000
6 4 (11.76%) Windows Vista
7 3 (8.82%) Linux
7 3 (8.82%) Unix
8 2 (5.88%) Debian
8 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.94%) AIX
9 1 (2.94%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) ITIL
2 5 (14.71%) High Availability
3 4 (11.76%) Service Management
4 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.82%) ITSM
5 2 (5.88%) Change Management
5 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.88%) Migration
5 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.88%) Project Management
5 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.94%) CRM
6 1 (2.94%) Information Management
6 1 (2.94%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.94%) Process Management
6 1 (2.94%) Security Patching
6 1 (2.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) Java
1 5 (14.71%) Perl
2 3 (8.82%) Jython
2 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.88%) Python
3 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) DBS Check
1 2 (5.88%) MCP
1 2 (5.88%) PMI Certification
1 2 (5.88%) PMP
2 1 (2.94%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) DFS Replication
2 1 (2.94%) vSphere
2 1 (2.94%) XenApp
2 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.94%) Puppet
3 1 (2.94%) SCCM
3 1 (2.94%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) VMware
3 5 (14.71%) HP
4 4 (11.76%) Remedy
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco
5 3 (8.82%) Peregrine
6 2 (5.88%) Adobe
6 2 (5.88%) Bomgar
6 2 (5.88%) Dell
6 2 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.94%) Citrix
7 1 (2.94%) Google
7 1 (2.94%) IBM
7 1 (2.94%) Lotus
7 1 (2.94%) NetApp
7 1 (2.94%) Oracle
7 1 (2.94%) Rackspace
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