The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 20 8
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 21 22 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 4.29% 6.45% 11.43%
As % of the System Software category 29.17% 75.86% 65.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 9
Average daily rate £288 £370 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.29% +85.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £159 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 18
Average hourly rate £15.25 £14.07 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.36% +19.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.50 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £21.15 £16.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
Active Directory
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 South Yorkshire region.

System Software Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
72 29 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 14.69% 8.50% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 13 23
Average daily rate £400 £400 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £274 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 19
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.07 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.35% +17.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £21.15 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the South Yorkshire region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the South Yorkshire region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -10 14 £300 -40.00% 5
Doncaster 0 4 - -
Rotherham +3 1 - -
Active Directory
Yorkshire

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 43 (78.18%) Windows
2 27 (49.09%) Microsoft
3 17 (30.91%) ITIL
4 16 (29.09%) Windows Server
5 15 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 14 (25.45%) MS Office
6 14 (25.45%) MS Excel
7 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (20.00%) MS Exchange
8 11 (20.00%) VMware
9 9 (16.36%) Windows XP
9 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (10.91%) Project Management
10 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
10 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
10 6 (10.91%) High Availability
11 5 (9.09%) Windows Vista
11 5 (9.09%) Internet
11 5 (9.09%) Remedy
11 5 (9.09%) HP
11 5 (9.09%) DNS
11 5 (9.09%) SLA
11 5 (9.09%) Windows 2000
11 5 (9.09%) LDAP
11 5 (9.09%) Java
11 5 (9.09%) Perl
11 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
11 5 (9.09%) WebLogic
12 4 (7.27%) Apache
12 4 (7.27%) Cisco

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 11 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 4 (7.27%) Apache
3 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.45%) WebLogic Portal
4 3 (5.45%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (5.45%) WebSphere Portal
5 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.64%) FileNet
5 2 (3.64%) IIS
5 2 (3.64%) JBoss
5 2 (3.64%) nginx
5 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (1.82%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (1.82%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 14 (25.45%) MS Excel
1 14 (25.45%) MS Office
2 2 (3.64%) Acrobat
2 2 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.64%) MS Project
2 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Office 365
2 2 (3.64%) IaaS
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) DNS
1 5 (9.09%) Internet
1 5 (9.09%) LDAP
2 4 (7.27%) HTTP
2 4 (7.27%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.27%) VPN
3 3 (5.45%) DHCP
4 2 (3.64%) LAN
4 2 (3.64%) Network Security
4 2 (3.64%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (3.64%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (3.64%) SAN
4 2 (3.64%) VLAN
4 2 (3.64%) WAN
4 2 (3.64%) WebEx
4 2 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.82%) DMZ
5 1 (1.82%) Firewall
5 1 (1.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (7.27%) Aerospace
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Back Office
2 1 (1.82%) Banking
2 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Analyst
2 11 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 11 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (10.91%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (9.09%) 1st Line Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (7.27%) IT Technician
7 3 (5.45%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Administrator
7 3 (5.45%) Help Desk Technician
8 2 (3.64%) Contracts Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Help Desk Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Help Desk Support
8 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) .NET
1 2 (3.64%) CSS
1 2 (3.64%) J2EE
1 2 (3.64%) LAMP
1 2 (3.64%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) PDA
3 1 (1.82%) CESG
3 1 (1.82%) Clustering
3 1 (1.82%) DataPower
3 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.82%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (1.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 43 (78.18%) Windows
2 16 (29.09%) Windows Server
3 15 (27.27%) Windows 7
4 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (16.36%) Windows XP
6 5 (9.09%) Windows 2000
6 5 (9.09%) Windows Vista
7 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (5.45%) Linux
8 3 (5.45%) Unix
9 2 (3.64%) Debian
9 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.82%) AIX
10 1 (1.82%) SUSE
10 1 (1.82%) VMS
10 1 (1.82%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) ITIL
2 6 (10.91%) High Availability
2 6 (10.91%) Project Management
3 4 (7.27%) Incident Management
3 4 (7.27%) Service Management
4 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.45%) ITSM
5 2 (3.64%) Change Management
5 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.64%) Migration
5 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.64%) Process Management
5 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.82%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.82%) CRM
6 1 (1.82%) Information Management
6 1 (1.82%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.82%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.82%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.82%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.09%) Java
1 5 (9.09%) Perl
2 3 (5.45%) Jython
2 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.45%) SQL
3 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.64%) Python
4 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
1 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) DBS Check
2 2 (3.64%) MCP
2 2 (3.64%) PMI Certification
2 2 (3.64%) PMP
3 1 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.82%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.82%) MCSE
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) SLA
2 2 (3.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.64%) XenApp
3 1 (1.82%) DFS Replication
3 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.82%) vSphere
3 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (3.64%) SCCM
2 2 (3.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.82%) Puppet
3 1 (1.82%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.82%) Unicenter
3 1 (1.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (49.09%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.00%) VMware
3 5 (9.09%) HP
3 5 (9.09%) Remedy
4 4 (7.27%) Cisco
4 4 (7.27%) Citrix
4 4 (7.27%) Peregrine
5 2 (3.64%) Adobe
5 2 (3.64%) Bomgar
5 2 (3.64%) Dell
5 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.82%) CA
6 1 (1.82%) EMC
6 1 (1.82%) IBM
6 1 (1.82%) Lotus
6 1 (1.82%) NetApp
6 1 (1.82%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.82%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.82%) Spiceworks
6 1 (1.82%) Veeam
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