The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Barnsley with a requirement for Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Active Directory
South Yorkshire / Barnsley
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 10 4
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Barnsley 16.67% 5.56% 10.00%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 10.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £135
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £323 £300
% change year-on-year -3.87% +7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +7.14%  

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Barnsley with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Barnsley
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2 10 3
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Barnsley 16.67% 55.56% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Median daily rate - £388 £193
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +101.29%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.82 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -4.13% +4.10%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Barnsley

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Barnsley citing Active Directory as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Barnsley

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Barnsley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Active Directory in Barnsley.

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Barnsley

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Barnsley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory in Barnsley.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Barnsley

Active Directory
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Barnsley

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Barnsley region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) NHS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Barnsley 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
1 2 (50.00%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Migration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Field Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Field Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft