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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 37 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 15 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.61% 8.10% 8.87%
As % of the System Software category 34.88% 63.89% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 10
Median daily rate £353 £281 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.33% +40.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £120 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £410 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 3
Median hourly rate £11.25 £11.50 £13.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -17.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.15 £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -
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
43 36 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 10.34% 12.68% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 20 21
Median daily rate £525 £300 £264
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% +13.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 3
Median hourly rate £11.25 £11.50 £13.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -17.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.15 £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
3 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
4 8 (29.63%) ITIL
5 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
5 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
6 6 (22.22%) MS Office
6 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (18.52%) High Availability
7 5 (18.52%) Finance
7 5 (18.52%) VMware
7 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
8 4 (14.81%) LDAP
8 4 (14.81%) Service Management
8 4 (14.81%) WebLogic
8 4 (14.81%) Java
8 4 (14.81%) Perl
8 4 (14.81%) DHCP
8 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
8 4 (14.81%) DNS
8 4 (14.81%) Linux
8 4 (14.81%) SCCM
8 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
9 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
9 3 (11.11%) WebSphere Portal
9 3 (11.11%) WebSphere
9 3 (11.11%) Jython

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 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 4 (14.81%) WebLogic
3 3 (11.11%) WebLogic Portal
3 3 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 3 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (11.11%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (7.41%) Apache
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (7.41%) FileNet
4 2 (7.41%) IBM Notes
5 1 (3.70%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (3.70%) IIS
5 1 (3.70%) JBoss
5 1 (3.70%) nginx
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
2 6 (22.22%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) Acrobat
3 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.70%) MS Project
3 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) DHCP
1 4 (14.81%) DNS
1 4 (14.81%) LDAP
2 2 (7.41%) DMZ
2 2 (7.41%) HTTP
2 2 (7.41%) SAN
2 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.41%) VPN
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) Network Security
3 1 (3.70%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (3.70%) VLAN
3 1 (3.70%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Service Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.41%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Server Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Support
5 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) J2EE
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) LAMP
2 1 (3.70%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) Handset
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) DataPower
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
3 1 (3.70%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Windows Server
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (14.81%) Linux
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (11.11%) Unix
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 2000
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.70%) AIX
7 1 (3.70%) Debian
7 1 (3.70%) SUSE
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) High Availability
2 5 (18.52%) Incident Management
3 4 (14.81%) Service Management
4 3 (11.11%) ITSM
5 2 (7.41%) Business Transformation
5 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.41%) Identity Management
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Security Patching
5 2 (7.41%) Server Building
6 1 (3.70%) CRM
6 1 (3.70%) Information Security
6 1 (3.70%) Security Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) Java
1 4 (14.81%) Perl
2 3 (11.11%) Jython
2 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.70%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) CTC Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) Puppet
2 2 (7.41%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (3.70%) SCDPM
3 1 (3.70%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco
3 3 (11.11%) HP
3 3 (11.11%) Lotus
3 3 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 3 (11.11%) Remedy
4 2 (7.41%) Dell
5 1 (3.70%) Adobe
5 1 (3.70%) Bomgar
5 1 (3.70%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) Peregrine