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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 25 38 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 4.84% 10.67% 10.91%
As % of the System Software category 34.25% 71.70% 53.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 15
Average daily rate
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£170 £324 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.49% +85.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £117 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £362 £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £280 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.99 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.23% -34.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £10.52 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £21.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
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
73 53 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 14.12% 14.89% 20.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 21 39
Average daily rate £380 £335 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.43% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £168 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 15
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £10.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £18.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015.

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 2 September 2015. 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
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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 -15 18 £150 -6.25% 4
Barnsley 0 3 £275 -
Doncaster -4 2 - - 1
Rotherham -4 1 £170 -53.03% 1
Active Directory
Yorkshire

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 37 (77.08%) Windows
2 28 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 18 (37.50%) ITIL
3 18 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 14 (29.17%) MS Exchange
5 13 (27.08%) MS Excel
5 13 (27.08%) VMware
6 12 (25.00%) MS Office
7 10 (20.83%) Windows XP
7 10 (20.83%) LAN
7 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (18.75%) Internet
8 9 (18.75%) Cisco
8 9 (18.75%) Service Management
9 7 (14.58%) SAN
9 7 (14.58%) Blackberry
9 7 (14.58%) Remedy
9 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
9 7 (14.58%) SLA
9 7 (14.58%) Hyper-V
10 6 (12.50%) Windows 8
10 6 (12.50%) DNS
10 6 (12.50%) WAN
10 6 (12.50%) SQL
10 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (12.50%) Firewall
10 6 (12.50%) Clustering

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 14 (29.17%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 2 (4.17%) IIS
5 2 (4.17%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (2.08%) Lync
6 1 (2.08%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 13 (27.08%) MS Excel
2 12 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) LAN
2 9 (18.75%) Internet
3 7 (14.58%) SAN
3 7 (14.58%) TCP/IP
4 6 (12.50%) WAN
4 6 (12.50%) DNS
4 6 (12.50%) Firewall
5 4 (8.33%) DHCP
5 4 (8.33%) ADSL
6 2 (4.17%) VPN
7 1 (2.08%) LDAP
7 1 (2.08%) VoIP
7 1 (2.08%) Wireless
7 1 (2.08%) PABX
7 1 (2.08%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.08%) MPLS
7 1 (2.08%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Advertising
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Legal
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Analyst
2 12 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 12 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) IT Support
6 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.17%) DBA
7 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.17%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Server Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) SQL DBA
7 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Blackberry
2 6 (12.50%) Clustering
3 4 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.17%) Life Science
4 2 (4.17%) User Experience
4 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.17%) Replication
5 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.08%) iPhone
5 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 37 (77.08%) Windows
2 18 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 10 (20.83%) Windows XP
3 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.17%) UNIX
6 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (4.17%) Windows NT
7 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (37.50%) ITIL
2 9 (18.75%) Service Management
3 6 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (10.42%) Data Protection
5 4 (8.33%) Project Management
5 4 (8.33%) Migration
6 3 (6.25%) ITSM
6 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.17%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.17%) Data Security
7 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.17%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.08%) Software Deployment
8 1 (2.08%) Software Distribution
8 1 (2.08%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.08%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.08%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.08%) Line Management
8 1 (2.08%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) C
3 1 (2.08%) Java
3 1 (2.08%) Perl
3 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.08%) Jython
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.33%) MCSE
2 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.25%) MCSA
4 2 (4.17%) CCNA
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.17%) MCTS
4 2 (4.17%) MCITP
4 2 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.08%) MCP
5 1 (2.08%) HP ASE
5 1 (2.08%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.58%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.08%) XenApp
3 1 (2.08%) XenServer
3 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.08%) vSphere
3 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.08%) vCloud
3 1 (2.08%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) SCCM
2 3 (6.25%) Unicenter
2 3 (6.25%) WSUS
3 1 (2.08%) OpenView
3 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 28 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (27.08%) VMware
3 9 (18.75%) Cisco
4 7 (14.58%) Remedy
5 5 (10.42%) Citrix
6 4 (8.33%) HP
7 3 (6.25%) Peregrine
7 3 (6.25%) CA
8 2 (4.17%) NetApp
8 2 (4.17%) ServiceNow
8 2 (4.17%) Lotus
8 2 (4.17%) Apple
9 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.08%) IBM
9 1 (2.08%) Spiceworks
9 1 (2.08%) McAfee