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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 18 21 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 34 30 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 7.10% 7.30% 10.68%
As % of the System Software category 51.52% 42.86% 86.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 12
Median daily rate £458 £173 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+165.21% +7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £110 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £323 £309
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 10
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £13.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.50 £22.60 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
66 70 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 13.78% 17.03% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 28 14
Median daily rate £525 £275 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.90% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £125 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 10
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.55 £11.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.25 £28.00 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +9.67%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 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 24 July 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 24 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -8 25 £500 +185.71% 5
Doncaster +12 3 £288 - 1
Rotherham +2 2 £300 +76.47% 1
Barnsley 0 1 - - 2
Active Directory
Yorkshire

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 27 (52.94%) Windows
2 24 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 20 (39.22%) Windows Server
4 14 (27.45%) Finance
5 12 (23.53%) VMware
5 12 (23.53%) MS Exchange
5 12 (23.53%) LDAP
5 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (19.61%) Perl
6 10 (19.61%) Java
6 10 (19.61%) Unix
7 9 (17.65%) Incident Management
7 9 (17.65%) Oracle
7 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
7 9 (17.65%) SharePoint
8 8 (15.69%) SQL
8 8 (15.69%) J2EE
8 8 (15.69%) ITIL
8 8 (15.69%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (15.69%) WebLogic
8 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (15.69%) WebLogic Portal
8 8 (15.69%) WebSphere
8 8 (15.69%) Jython
8 8 (15.69%) SCCM
8 8 (15.69%) WebSphere Portal
9 7 (13.73%) FileNet
9 7 (13.73%) IBM
9 7 (13.73%) MS Office
10 6 (11.76%) DHCP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 12 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 9 (17.65%) SharePoint
3 8 (15.69%) WebLogic
3 8 (15.69%) WebLogic Portal
3 8 (15.69%) WebSphere
3 8 (15.69%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (15.69%) WebSphere Portal
4 7 (13.73%) FileNet
5 4 (7.84%) Apache Pig
6 3 (5.88%) Apache
6 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (3.92%) Apache Spark
7 2 (3.92%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (3.92%) IBM Notes
7 2 (3.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (3.92%) SAS
7 2 (3.92%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.73%) MS Office
3 3 (5.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.96%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.96%) MS Project
4 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Office 365
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.92%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.53%) LDAP
2 6 (11.76%) DHCP
2 6 (11.76%) DNS
3 4 (7.84%) SAN
3 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.88%) Internet
5 2 (3.92%) Firewall
5 2 (3.92%) HTTP
5 2 (3.92%) LAN
5 2 (3.92%) WAN
6 1 (1.96%) DMZ
6 1 (1.96%) PABX
6 1 (1.96%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.96%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.96%) VPN
6 1 (1.96%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) Big Data
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.84%) Apache Hive
3 4 (7.84%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.88%) MySQL
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.92%) Data Lake
5 2 (3.92%) DB2
5 2 (3.92%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (27.45%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (19.61%) Analyst
2 7 (13.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (13.73%) Service Analyst
2 7 (13.73%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (11.76%) Administrator
4 5 (9.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (9.80%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.84%) Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) WebSphere Specialist
6 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) IT Support
6 3 (5.88%) Service Desk Support
6 3 (5.88%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) J2EE
2 6 (11.76%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (7.84%) Apache Tez
3 4 (7.84%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (3.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) iSeries
2 4 (7.84%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.88%) DataPower
4 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.92%) Handset
4 2 (3.92%) NHS
4 2 (3.92%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) Clustering
5 1 (1.96%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 27 (52.94%) Windows
2 20 (39.22%) Windows Server
3 12 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (19.61%) Unix
5 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (11.76%) Windows 7
6 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (9.80%) Linux
8 4 (7.84%) Windows XP
9 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (3.92%) CentOS
10 2 (3.92%) Windows 10
10 2 (3.92%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.96%) VMS
11 1 (1.96%) Windows NT
11 1 (1.96%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.65%) Incident Management
2 8 (15.69%) ITIL
3 6 (11.76%) Migration
4 5 (9.80%) ETL
4 5 (9.80%) Project Management
4 5 (9.80%) Service Management
5 4 (7.84%) Data Modelling
5 4 (7.84%) Data Munging
6 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.88%) ITSM
6 3 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.92%) Business Transformation
7 2 (3.92%) Data Analysis
7 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.92%) High Availability
7 2 (3.92%) Identity Management
7 2 (3.92%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (3.92%) MapReduce
7 2 (3.92%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) Java
1 10 (19.61%) Perl
2 8 (15.69%) Jython
2 8 (15.69%) SQL
3 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.92%) R
4 1 (1.96%) C
4 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
1 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.84%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.88%) MCSA
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.92%) MCSE
5 1 (1.96%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.92%) Apache Flume
2 2 (3.92%) Docker
2 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.96%) DFS Replication
3 1 (1.96%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.96%) vSphere
3 1 (1.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) SCCM
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (5.88%) SCOM
4 2 (3.92%) Nagios
4 2 (3.92%) SCDPM
4 2 (3.92%) SCSM
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.96%) Puppet
5 1 (1.96%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.96%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.96%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 24 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 12 (23.53%) VMware
3 9 (17.65%) Oracle
4 7 (13.73%) IBM
5 5 (9.80%) Citrix
5 5 (9.80%) Remedy
6 4 (7.84%) Cisco
7 3 (5.88%) Dell
7 3 (5.88%) Lotus
8 2 (3.92%) Hortonworks
8 2 (3.92%) HP
8 2 (3.92%) IFS
8 2 (3.92%) Peregrine
8 2 (3.92%) Platfora
9 1 (1.96%) Adobe
9 1 (1.96%) Bomgar
9 1 (1.96%) EMC
9 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.96%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.96%) Spiceworks
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