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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 17 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 22 36 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 6.67% 10.23% 10.19%
As % of the System Software category 73.33% 58.06% 58.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 7
Average daily rate
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£370 £113 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+228.88% -73.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £100 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £296 £258 £275
% change year-on-year
+14.95% -6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 17
Average hourly rate £14.12 £12.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.68% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.14 £9.90 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.85 £17.50 £22.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
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
30 62 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 9.09% 17.61% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 19
Average daily rate £400 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £166 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 17
Average hourly rate £14.12 £12.69 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.28% +1.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.14 £10.55 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.85 £35.00 £22.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 26 January 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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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 -4 12 £500 +354.54% 5
Barnsley +2 5 £155 +72.22%
Doncaster -3 1 £370 - 1
Active Directory
Yorkshire

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 45 (76.27%) Windows
2 26 (44.07%) Microsoft
3 21 (35.59%) ITIL
3 21 (35.59%) VMware
4 19 (32.20%) DNS
5 17 (28.81%) Cisco
5 17 (28.81%) MS Office
5 17 (28.81%) MS Exchange
6 16 (27.12%) Windows XP
6 16 (27.12%) Windows 7
7 14 (23.73%) Citrix
8 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (18.64%) NetApp
9 11 (18.64%) TCP/IP
9 11 (18.64%) MS Excel
10 10 (16.95%) DHCP
10 10 (16.95%) vSphere
10 10 (16.95%) Security Cleared
11 9 (15.25%) SCOM
11 9 (15.25%) SharePoint
11 9 (15.25%) HP
12 8 (13.56%) SLA
12 8 (13.56%) SQL
12 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (11.86%) SC Cleared
13 7 (11.86%) WAN
13 7 (11.86%) LAN
13 7 (11.86%) Incident Management

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (28.81%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.25%) SharePoint
3 7 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (8.47%) Lync
5 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (6.78%) JBoss
5 4 (6.78%) Apache
5 4 (6.78%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.39%) IBM Notes
6 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Portal
6 2 (3.39%) Quickr
6 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.69%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (28.81%) MS Office
2 11 (18.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (32.20%) DNS
2 11 (18.64%) TCP/IP
3 10 (16.95%) DHCP
4 7 (11.86%) LAN
4 7 (11.86%) WAN
5 4 (6.78%) Internet
6 3 (5.08%) Ethernet
7 2 (3.39%) SNMP
7 2 (3.39%) LDAP
7 2 (3.39%) VoIP
7 2 (3.39%) Wireless
7 2 (3.39%) Intranet
8 1 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.69%) Firewall
8 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.69%) SAN
8 1 (1.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (6.78%) Manufacturing
1 4 (6.78%) German Language
2 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.39%) Finance
3 1 (1.69%) Legal
3 1 (1.69%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 11 (18.64%) Support Engineer
2 9 (15.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (15.25%) Analyst
3 7 (11.86%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (11.86%) Administrator
3 7 (11.86%) Server Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Storage Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Support Analyst
4 5 (8.47%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (8.47%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) Senior Storage Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) J2EE
2 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Blackberry
2 5 (8.47%) CLARiiON
3 4 (6.78%) NHS
4 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.39%) iSeries
6 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.69%) Clustering
6 1 (1.69%) Statistics
6 1 (1.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 45 (76.27%) Windows
2 16 (27.12%) Windows XP
2 16 (27.12%) Windows 7
3 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (8.47%) UNIX
6 5 (8.47%) Solaris
6 5 (8.47%) Linux
7 4 (6.78%) Windows 8
8 3 (5.08%) AIX
9 2 (3.39%) Windows 2000
9 2 (3.39%) Android
9 2 (3.39%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.69%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.59%) ITIL
2 7 (11.86%) Incident Management
3 4 (6.78%) BCP
3 4 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.08%) Data Analysis
4 3 (5.08%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.08%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (3.39%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.39%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.39%) Project Management
5 2 (3.39%) Logistics
5 2 (3.39%) Network Design
6 1 (1.69%) Change Management
6 1 (1.69%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.56%) SQL
2 4 (6.78%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.39%) Jython
3 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.39%) C
3 2 (3.39%) Java
3 2 (3.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.08%) MCP
3 3 (5.08%) CCNA
4 2 (3.39%) CCA
4 2 (3.39%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.69%) MCSE
5 1 (1.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (16.95%) vSphere
2 7 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.47%) XenApp
4 4 (6.78%) vCloud
5 3 (5.08%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.08%) ISA Server
5 3 (5.08%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (5.08%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.08%) MetaFrame
6 2 (3.39%) Terminal Server
6 2 (3.39%) Terminal Services
6 2 (3.39%) UAG
Systems Management
1 9 (15.25%) SCOM
2 6 (10.17%) SCCM
3 5 (8.47%) NetBackup
4 4 (6.78%) WSUS
4 4 (6.78%) EMC Navisphere
4 4 (6.78%) ZABBIX
4 4 (6.78%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (6.78%) Puppet
4 4 (6.78%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (3.39%) Unicenter
6 1 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.69%) OpenView
6 1 (1.69%) OVSD
6 1 (1.69%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 26 (44.07%) Microsoft
2 21 (35.59%) VMware
3 17 (28.81%) Cisco
4 14 (23.73%) Citrix
5 11 (18.64%) NetApp
6 9 (15.25%) HP
7 6 (10.17%) Red Hat
7 6 (10.17%) Symantec
8 5 (8.47%) IBM
8 5 (8.47%) EMC
9 4 (6.78%) Oracle
9 4 (6.78%) McAfee
10 3 (5.08%) MobileIron
10 3 (5.08%) Remedy
11 2 (3.39%) Lotus
11 2 (3.39%) CA
12 1 (1.69%) CommVault
12 1 (1.69%) Dell
12 1 (1.69%) Apple
12 1 (1.69%) Mitel
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