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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 23 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 5.41% 7.16% 7.14%
As % of the System Software category 42.59% 53.33% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 6
Average daily rate
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£313 £120 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+160.41% -63.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £103 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £408 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £275
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 4
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.71 £11.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +18.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £11.85 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £26.50 £20.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
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
54 45 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 12.71% 13.43% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 27 8
Average daily rate £325 £264 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -24.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £120 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 5
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.71 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +14.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £11.85 £10.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.95 £26.50 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.64% -3.12%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +8 20 £288 +7.47% 3
Doncaster -9 3 £413 +3.12% 2
Active Directory
Yorkshire

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 39 (81.25%) Windows
2 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 21 (43.75%) Windows 7
4 17 (35.42%) MS Exchange
5 15 (31.25%) Windows XP
5 15 (31.25%) MS Office
6 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 12 (25.00%) VMware
7 9 (18.75%) Citrix
7 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (16.67%) Internet
8 8 (16.67%) LAN
8 8 (16.67%) ITIL
8 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (12.50%) Service Management
9 6 (12.50%) UNIX
9 6 (12.50%) DNS
9 6 (12.50%) Remedy
10 5 (10.42%) Blackberry
10 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
11 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (8.33%) SQL
11 4 (8.33%) ADSL
11 4 (8.33%) WAN
11 4 (8.33%) Migration
11 4 (8.33%) Windows 8
11 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 17 (35.42%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.25%) WebSphere Portal
2 3 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.08%) Quickr
4 1 (2.08%) Lync
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.08%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.08%) IIS
4 1 (2.08%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 15 (31.25%) MS Office
2 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) Internet
1 8 (16.67%) LAN
2 6 (12.50%) DNS
3 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.33%) ADSL
4 4 (8.33%) WAN
5 3 (6.25%) DHCP
5 3 (6.25%) LDAP
6 2 (4.17%) Ethernet
6 2 (4.17%) Firewall
7 1 (2.08%) PABX
7 1 (2.08%) Wireless
7 1 (2.08%) SNMP
7 1 (2.08%) VoIP
7 1 (2.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Dutch Language
3 1 (2.08%) German Language
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Analyst
2 8 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 8 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 8 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (6.25%) Desktop Support
4 3 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Server Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Citrix Support
5 2 (4.17%) WebSphere Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) SQL DBA
5 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Windows Support Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (4.17%) DBA
5 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) J2EE
2 2 (4.17%) .NET
3 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Blackberry
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Clustering
3 2 (4.17%) User Experience
4 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.08%) iPhone
4 1 (2.08%) iSeries
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 39 (81.25%) Windows
2 21 (43.75%) Windows 7
3 15 (31.25%) Windows XP
4 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (12.50%) UNIX
6 4 (8.33%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (6.25%) Linux
8 2 (4.17%) AIX
9 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.08%) Windows NT
9 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.67%) ITIL
2 6 (12.50%) Service Management
3 4 (8.33%) Migration
4 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.17%) ITSM
5 1 (2.08%) Server Hardening
5 1 (2.08%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (2.08%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.08%) Software Distribution
5 1 (2.08%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.08%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (2.08%) TOGAF
5 1 (2.08%) Network Design
5 1 (2.08%) Logistics
5 1 (2.08%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.08%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) Jython
2 3 (6.25%) Java
2 3 (6.25%) Perl
3 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.08%) Python
4 1 (2.08%) C
4 1 (2.08%) PHP
4 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) CCNA
3 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.17%) CCA
3 2 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.08%) MCSE
4 1 (2.08%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.25%) vSphere
2 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.17%) Terminal Services
3 2 (4.17%) XenApp
3 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.17%) UAG
4 1 (2.08%) XenServer
4 1 (2.08%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.08%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.08%) WSUS
2 1 (2.08%) OpenView
2 1 (2.08%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 27 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.00%) VMware
3 9 (18.75%) Citrix
4 6 (12.50%) Remedy
5 3 (6.25%) HP
5 3 (6.25%) NetApp
6 2 (4.17%) Cisco
6 2 (4.17%) IBM
7 1 (2.08%) Altiris
7 1 (2.08%) CA
7 1 (2.08%) McAfee
7 1 (2.08%) Peregrine
7 1 (2.08%) Lotus
7 1 (2.08%) Red Hat