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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 31 34 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 17 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.76% 3.04% 4.29%
As % of the System Software category 33.33% 20.63% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 2
Median daily rate £350 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £13.25 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +39.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.17% +3.57%

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 63 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 14.29% 14.75% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 41 5
Median daily rate £425 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £13.25 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +39.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 24 February 2017.

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 February 2017, 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 12 (33.33%) ITIL
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (30.56%) Windows
3 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (22.22%) Change Management
5 7 (19.44%) Service Delivery
5 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
5 7 (19.44%) Web Design
5 7 (19.44%) C++
5 7 (19.44%) HTML
5 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
5 7 (19.44%) .NET
5 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
5 7 (19.44%) CRM
5 7 (19.44%) Office 365
5 7 (19.44%) ServiceNow
5 7 (19.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 7 (19.44%) Data Analysis
5 7 (19.44%) Business Analysis
5 7 (19.44%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (19.44%) Customer Requirements
6 6 (16.67%) WCF
6 6 (16.67%) Integration Testing
6 6 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
6 6 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 6 (16.67%) Business Process Analysis
6 6 (16.67%) SQL
6 6 (16.67%) Web Services
6 6 (16.67%) Data Security

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 3 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Office 365
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (5.56%) IaaS
3 2 (5.56%) PaaS
4 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) DNS
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) DHCP
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
2 1 (2.78%) NAS
2 1 (2.78%) SAN
2 1 (2.78%) VPN
2 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Administrator
2 7 (19.44%) IT Support
2 7 (19.44%) Support Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (5.56%) Active Directory Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) CRM Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) DBA
5 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) SQL DBA
5 2 (5.56%) Web Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) .NET
1 7 (19.44%) HTML
2 6 (16.67%) WCF
2 6 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (2.78%) LAMP
3 1 (2.78%) Software Packaging
3 1 (2.78%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.78%) Clustering
2 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) ITIL
2 8 (22.22%) Change Management
3 7 (19.44%) Business Analysis
3 7 (19.44%) CRM
3 7 (19.44%) Customer Requirements
3 7 (19.44%) Data Analysis
3 7 (19.44%) Service Delivery
3 7 (19.44%) Web Design
4 6 (16.67%) Business Process Analysis
4 6 (16.67%) Data Security
4 6 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 6 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (13.89%) Service Management
6 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.33%) ERP
6 3 (8.33%) Migration
6 3 (8.33%) SDLC
6 3 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.56%) DevOps
7 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) C++
1 7 (19.44%) JavaScript
2 6 (16.67%) SQL
3 4 (11.11%) C#
3 4 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (8.33%) MCSE
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.56%) MCSA
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.78%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) Terminal Server
2 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.78%) vSphere
2 1 (2.78%) XenApp
2 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) ServiceNow
3 3 (8.33%) Dell
4 2 (5.56%) Citrix
4 2 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco
5 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds
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