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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 14 9
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 19 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.12% 7.39% 10.93%
As % of the System Software category 37.25% 61.76% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 10
Median daily rate £305 £250 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £120 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £305 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £267
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 3
Median hourly rate £8.50 £10.99 £13.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.65% -21.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
51 34 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 13.75% 11.97% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 19 15
Median daily rate £530 £250 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+112.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 3
Median hourly rate £8.50 £10.99 £13.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.65% -21.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield 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 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 26 June 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 26 June 2016, 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 17 (58.62%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
3 13 (44.83%) Windows Server
4 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
5 7 (24.14%) ITIL
5 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
6 6 (20.69%) MS Office
6 6 (20.69%) Java
6 6 (20.69%) Perl
6 6 (20.69%) Finance
6 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
7 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
8 4 (13.79%) DNS
8 4 (13.79%) LDAP
8 4 (13.79%) WebLogic
8 4 (13.79%) Linux
8 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
8 4 (13.79%) DHCP
8 4 (13.79%) VMware
8 4 (13.79%) Service Management
9 3 (10.34%) ITSM
9 3 (10.34%) Jython
9 3 (10.34%) FileNet
9 3 (10.34%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
9 3 (10.34%) WebSphere
9 3 (10.34%) SCCM
9 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 4 (13.79%) WebLogic
3 3 (10.34%) FileNet
3 3 (10.34%) WebLogic Portal
3 3 (10.34%) WebSphere
3 3 (10.34%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (10.34%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.90%) IBM Notes
5 1 (3.45%) Apache
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.45%) IIS
5 1 (3.45%) JBoss
5 1 (3.45%) nginx
5 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 6 (20.69%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) Acrobat
3 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.45%) MS Project
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.90%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
2 4 (13.79%) DHCP
2 4 (13.79%) DNS
2 4 (13.79%) LDAP
3 2 (6.90%) Internet
3 2 (6.90%) SAN
3 2 (6.90%) VPN
4 1 (3.45%) DMZ
4 1 (3.45%) HTTP
4 1 (3.45%) LAN
4 1 (3.45%) Network Security
4 1 (3.45%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (3.45%) PABX
4 1 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (3.45%) VLAN
4 1 (3.45%) WAN
4 1 (3.45%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) Big Data
2 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Service Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (10.34%) Administrator
3 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.90%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) DevOps Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Hadoop Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Server Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Server Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) J2EE
2 2 (6.90%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (6.90%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (3.45%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) LAMP
3 1 (3.45%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.90%) Handset
2 2 (6.90%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) NHS
3 1 (3.45%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Windows Server
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (13.79%) Linux
5 3 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (10.34%) Unix
5 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.34%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.90%) CentOS
6 2 (6.90%) Windows 2000
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.45%) Debian
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
3 4 (13.79%) Service Management
4 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.34%) ITSM
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) Business Transformation
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) DevOps
5 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.90%) ETL
5 2 (6.90%) Identity Management
5 2 (6.90%) Project Management
6 1 (3.45%) CRM
6 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.45%) Security Patching
6 1 (3.45%) Server Building
6 1 (3.45%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) Java
1 6 (20.69%) Perl
2 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
2 3 (10.34%) Jython
3 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.45%) Python
4 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.45%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) Docker
3 1 (3.45%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) Nagios
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.45%) Puppet
3 1 (3.45%) SCDPM
3 1 (3.45%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.45%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) VMware
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco
3 3 (10.34%) IBM
3 3 (10.34%) Lotus
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) Remedy
4 2 (6.90%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) Adobe
5 1 (3.45%) Bomgar
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) Dell
5 1 (3.45%) Peregrine
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat