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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 19 20 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 13 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.49% 4.51% 13.61%
As % of the System Software category 86.67% 37.93% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 6
Average daily rate
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£500 £110 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+354.54% -67.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £268 £265
% change year-on-year
+12.14% +0.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 8
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.00 £11.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +1.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £11.60 £10.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £16.40 £14.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £14.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-7.45% +1.72%
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
15 29 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 6.33% 11.89% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 10
Average daily rate £625 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.91% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £275 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 8
Average hourly rate £10.00 £28.00 £11.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% +137.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £11.80 £10.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £35.00 £14.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £16.25 £16.13
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +0.77%

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
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 5 March 2015, 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 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
3 14 (48.28%) ITIL
4 12 (41.38%) MS Office
5 9 (31.03%) Windows XP
5 9 (31.03%) VMware
5 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
6 8 (27.59%) vSphere
6 8 (27.59%) DNS
7 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
7 7 (24.14%) SQL
7 7 (24.14%) Cisco
7 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (20.69%) SCOM
8 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (20.69%) Symantec
9 5 (17.24%) NetApp
9 5 (17.24%) Red Hat
9 5 (17.24%) CLARiiON
9 5 (17.24%) NetBackup
9 5 (17.24%) UNIX
9 5 (17.24%) Solaris
9 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
9 5 (17.24%) EMC
10 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
10 4 (13.79%) ZABBIX
10 4 (13.79%) VCP4
10 4 (13.79%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (13.79%) Puppet

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
3 4 (13.79%) Apache
3 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
3 4 (13.79%) JBoss
4 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (6.90%) Lync
4 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.45%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (41.38%) MS Office
2 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) DNS
2 4 (13.79%) DHCP
3 2 (6.90%) LDAP
4 1 (3.45%) SAN
4 1 (3.45%) Firewall
4 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) 1st Line Support
2 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Storage Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Storage Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Support Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix Support
6 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Citrix Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.90%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Support Technician
6 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) J2EE
2 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) CLARiiON
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Windows XP
2 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
3 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (17.24%) UNIX
5 5 (17.24%) Solaris
6 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (6.90%) Linux
8 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (13.79%) BCP
3 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.45%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.90%) Jython
3 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.90%) Java
3 2 (6.90%) Perl
4 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) VCP4
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.90%) CCA
2 2 (6.90%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) MCSE
3 1 (3.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) vSphere
2 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
2 4 (13.79%) vCloud
3 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.90%) XenApp
4 2 (6.90%) UAG
4 2 (6.90%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) SCOM
2 5 (17.24%) NetBackup
3 4 (13.79%) ZABBIX
3 4 (13.79%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (13.79%) Puppet
3 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (13.79%) EMC Navisphere
4 3 (10.34%) SCCM
5 2 (6.90%) WSUS
6 1 (3.45%) OpenView
6 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (3.45%) SCVMM
6 1 (3.45%) OVSD
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (31.03%) VMware
3 7 (24.14%) Cisco
4 6 (20.69%) Symantec
5 5 (17.24%) NetApp
5 5 (17.24%) Red Hat
5 5 (17.24%) EMC
6 4 (13.79%) Citrix
6 4 (13.79%) Oracle
6 4 (13.79%) HP
6 4 (13.79%) McAfee
7 2 (6.90%) Remedy
8 1 (3.45%) CommVault
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