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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 23 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 32 31 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 6.34% 5.82% 7.17%
As % of the System Software category 38.10% 35.63% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 7
Median daily rate £270 £203 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -45.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £116 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £305 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 10
Median hourly rate £13.10 £10.50 £14.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.78% -25.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £10.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £25.00 £17.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%

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
84 87 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 16.63% 16.32% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 49 14
Median daily rate £363 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.69% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 10
Median hourly rate £17.60 £10.50 £14.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.61% -25.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £9.00 £10.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £17.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -

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 19 January 2017.

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
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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +2 19 £304 +120.90% 4
Doncaster -2 5 £156 - 2
Rotherham -2 3 £273 - 1
Barnsley - 2 - -
Active Directory
Yorkshire

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 44 (61.97%) Windows
2 37 (52.11%) Microsoft
3 18 (25.35%) Windows Server
4 17 (23.94%) MS Excel
5 16 (22.54%) ITIL
6 15 (21.13%) MS Exchange
7 14 (19.72%) Windows 7
8 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (18.31%) VMware
9 12 (16.90%) Service Management
9 12 (16.90%) Office 365
10 11 (15.49%) SCCM
11 10 (14.08%) Migration
11 10 (14.08%) SQL
11 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
12 9 (12.68%) .NET
12 9 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (11.27%) Dynamics CRM
13 8 (11.27%) Business Analysis
13 8 (11.27%) MS Office
13 8 (11.27%) CRM
13 8 (11.27%) SLA
13 8 (11.27%) Dell
14 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (9.86%) Web Services
14 7 (9.86%) SC Cleared
14 7 (9.86%) Security Cleared
14 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2013

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 15 (21.13%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.23%) Apache
6 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.82%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.82%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (2.82%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.82%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.82%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (1.41%) FileNet
7 1 (1.41%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.41%) IIS
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 17 (23.94%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.27%) MS Office
3 4 (5.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.90%) Office 365
2 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.23%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.82%) IaaS
4 2 (2.82%) PaaS
5 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) Internet
2 5 (7.04%) LAN
2 5 (7.04%) SAN
2 5 (7.04%) WAN
3 3 (4.23%) Firewall
3 3 (4.23%) VoIP
4 2 (2.82%) DNS
4 2 (2.82%) LDAP
4 2 (2.82%) NAS
4 2 (2.82%) VPN
5 1 (1.41%) Broadband
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.41%) DHCP
5 1 (1.41%) HTTP
5 1 (1.41%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.41%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.41%) MySQL
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (4.23%) Banking
1 3 (4.23%) Finance
2 1 (1.41%) Advertising
2 1 (1.41%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 13 (18.31%) Analyst
1 13 (18.31%) Support Engineer
2 9 (12.68%) 2nd Line Support
2 9 (12.68%) IT Support
3 8 (11.27%) Service Analyst
3 8 (11.27%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (8.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 6 (8.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (8.45%) IT Engineer
4 6 (8.45%) IT Support Engineer
4 6 (8.45%) Migration Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) Administrator
5 5 (7.04%) Service Desk Support
6 4 (5.63%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (5.63%) Consultant
6 4 (5.63%) First Line Help Desk Support
6 4 (5.63%) Help Desk Support
6 4 (5.63%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.68%) .NET
2 7 (9.86%) Web Services
3 6 (8.45%) WCF
4 3 (4.23%) HTML
5 2 (2.82%) J2EE
6 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.41%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (1.41%) LAMP
6 1 (1.41%) Middleware
6 1 (1.41%) Software Packaging
6 1 (1.41%) WAP
6 1 (1.41%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.63%) NHS
2 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.82%) DataPower
4 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.41%) Clustering
4 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.41%) iSeries
4 1 (1.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (61.97%) Windows
2 18 (25.35%) Windows Server
3 14 (19.72%) Windows 7
4 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.04%) Windows 10
7 4 (5.63%) Windows 2000
7 4 (5.63%) Windows Vista
7 4 (5.63%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.82%) Unix
9 1 (1.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.54%) ITIL
2 12 (16.90%) Service Management
3 10 (14.08%) Migration
4 8 (11.27%) Business Analysis
4 8 (11.27%) CRM
5 6 (8.45%) Problem Management
5 6 (8.45%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (7.04%) High Availability
7 4 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.63%) Change Management
7 4 (5.63%) ERP
7 4 (5.63%) Process Improvement
7 4 (5.63%) SDLC
7 4 (5.63%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.63%) Waterfall
8 3 (4.23%) Data Analysis
8 3 (4.23%) Project Management
8 3 (4.23%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (4.23%) Web Design
9 2 (2.82%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.08%) SQL
2 6 (8.45%) C#
3 5 (7.04%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.23%) C++
4 3 (4.23%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.82%) Java
5 2 (2.82%) Jython
5 2 (2.82%) Perl
6 1 (1.41%) PHP
6 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) SC Cleared
1 7 (9.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.45%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.23%) DBS Check
3 3 (4.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (4.23%) MCSE
3 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.82%) MCSA
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.41%) Degree
5 1 (1.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) SLA
2 2 (2.82%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.23%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.82%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.82%) vSphere
3 2 (2.82%) XenApp
3 2 (2.82%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.41%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.41%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (15.49%) SCCM
2 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.41%) DameWare
2 1 (1.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.41%) SCOM
2 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 37 (52.11%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.31%) VMware
3 8 (11.27%) Dell
4 5 (7.04%) Cisco
4 5 (7.04%) ServiceNow
5 4 (5.63%) Citrix
5 4 (5.63%) NetApp
6 2 (2.82%) IBM
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle
6 2 (2.82%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.82%) Veeam
7 1 (1.41%) AlienVault
7 1 (1.41%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.41%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.41%) HP
7 1 (1.41%) IFS
7 1 (1.41%) Infor
7 1 (1.41%) Mitel
7 1 (1.41%) SAP
7 1 (1.41%) Symantec