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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 26 30 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 19 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.77% 3.64% 5.31%
As % of the System Software category 29.23% 25.40% 73.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 2
Median daily rate £304 £120 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+153.12% -76.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Median hourly rate £10.00 £9.00 £10.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.48 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.46% +3.44%

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
65 63 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 16.33% 14.35% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 40 6
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Median hourly rate £10.00 £9.00 £10.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
2 16 (40.00%) Windows
3 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
4 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (20.00%) ITIL
5 8 (20.00%) Dell
6 7 (17.50%) CRM
6 7 (17.50%) .NET
6 7 (17.50%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (17.50%) Business Analysis
6 7 (17.50%) Office 365
7 6 (15.00%) Windows Server
7 6 (15.00%) WCF
7 6 (15.00%) SCCM
7 6 (15.00%) SQL
7 6 (15.00%) Web Services
8 5 (12.50%) Service Management
8 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (10.00%) Process Improvement
9 4 (10.00%) Change Management
9 4 (10.00%) Finance
9 4 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
9 4 (10.00%) C#
10 3 (7.50%) C++
10 3 (7.50%) HTML
10 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
10 3 (7.50%) MS Office
10 3 (7.50%) Unix

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 (7.50%) Apache
1 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.50%) FileNet
3 1 (2.50%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (2.50%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (7.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Office 365
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (5.00%) IaaS
3 2 (5.00%) PaaS
4 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) LDAP
2 2 (5.00%) DNS
2 2 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (2.50%) DHCP
3 1 (2.50%) HTTP
3 1 (2.50%) Internet
3 1 (2.50%) LAN
3 1 (2.50%) NAS
3 1 (2.50%) SAN
3 1 (2.50%) VPN
3 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) SQL Server
1 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.50%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.50%) Big Data
2 1 (2.50%) DB2
2 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (17.50%) IT Support
1 7 (17.50%) Support Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) Administrator
2 6 (15.00%) IT Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Service Desk Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Service Desk Support
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.00%) CRM Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) DBA
6 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) SQL DBA
6 2 (5.00%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) .NET
2 6 (15.00%) WCF
2 6 (15.00%) Web Services
3 3 (7.50%) HTML
4 2 (5.00%) J2EE
5 1 (2.50%) Apache Tez
5 1 (2.50%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (2.50%) LAMP
5 1 (2.50%) Middleware
5 1 (2.50%) Software Packaging
5 1 (2.50%) WAP
5 1 (2.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.00%) DataPower
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.50%) Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.50%) Unix
4 2 (5.00%) Linux
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) ITIL
2 7 (17.50%) Business Analysis
2 7 (17.50%) CRM
3 5 (12.50%) Service Management
4 4 (10.00%) Change Management
4 4 (10.00%) Process Improvement
5 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.50%) Data Analysis
5 3 (7.50%) ERP
5 3 (7.50%) High Availability
5 3 (7.50%) Migration
5 3 (7.50%) Project Management
5 3 (7.50%) SDLC
5 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
5 3 (7.50%) Web Design
6 2 (5.00%) Data Security
6 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) SQL
2 4 (10.00%) C#
2 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (7.50%) C++
3 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.00%) Java
4 2 (5.00%) Jython
4 2 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (2.50%) PHP
5 1 (2.50%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 3 (7.50%) MCSE
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.00%) MCSA
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) Terminal Server
2 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.50%) vSphere
2 1 (2.50%) XenApp
2 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (42.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.00%) Dell
3 3 (7.50%) ServiceNow
4 2 (5.00%) Citrix
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle
4 2 (5.00%) VMware
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco
5 1 (2.50%) IBM
5 1 (2.50%) IFS
5 1 (2.50%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds