Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast 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 6 months to 21 November 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
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 21 -
Rank change year-on-year -36 - +30
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 25 18 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 4.26% 6.74% -
As % of the System Software category 54.35% 58.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 0
Belfast median daily rate £450 £175 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +157.14% - -
County Antrim median daily rate £463 £175 -
% change year-on-year +164.29% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Belfast median hourly rate £12.75 £10.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.50% - -
County Antrim median hourly rate £12.75 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year +27.50% - -

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

All System Software Skills
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 46 31 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 7.84% 11.61% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 18 0
Belfast median daily rate £400 £188 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +113.33% - -
County Antrim median daily rate £400 £188 -
% change year-on-year +113.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 0
Belfast median hourly rate £12.75 £10.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.50% - -
County Antrim median hourly rate £12.75 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year +27.50% - -

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Belfast

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Belfast

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Belfast over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Belfast

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Belfast

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 16 (64.00%) SQL
2 13 (52.00%) Linux
2 13 (52.00%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (52.00%) Jenkins
3 12 (48.00%) Windows
3 12 (48.00%) Finance
4 11 (44.00%) LDAP
4 11 (44.00%) Java
4 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (44.00%) Oracle
4 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
4 11 (44.00%) Node.js
4 11 (44.00%) Artifactory
4 11 (44.00%) TeamCity
5 10 (40.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 10 (40.00%) npm
5 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (32.00%) Banking
7 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
7 7 (28.00%) .NET
8 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
8 6 (24.00%) DevOps
9 5 (20.00%) ITIL
9 5 (20.00%) Citrix
10 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
10 4 (16.00%) C#
10 4 (16.00%) Unix
10 4 (16.00%) OO
10 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (16.00%) Opscode Chef

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (40.00%) npm
2 4 (16.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) LDAP
2 2 (8.00%) DHCP
2 2 (8.00%) DNS
2 2 (8.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (16.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (44.00%) Artifactory
2 11 (44.00%) TeamCity
3 10 (40.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) JavaScript Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Service Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (8.00%) Support Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Support
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Support Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) Development Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) Node.js
2 7 (28.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (16.00%) Social Network
1 4 (16.00%) Virtual Team
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Derivative
3 1 (4.00%) Equities
3 1 (4.00%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Linux
2 12 (48.00%) Windows
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (16.00%) Unix
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (24.00%) DevOps
3 5 (20.00%) ITIL
4 4 (16.00%) OO
4 4 (16.00%) SDLC
4 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.00%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.00%) Process Management
6 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.00%) Line Management
7 1 (4.00%) Proactive Monitoring
7 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.00%) Security Patching
7 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.00%) Threat Detection
7 1 (4.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) SQL
2 11 (44.00%) Java
2 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.00%) C#
4 2 (8.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) MCP
2 2 (8.00%) MCSE
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Docker
2 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.00%) XenApp
4 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (12.00%) SCCM
3 2 (8.00%) Ansible
3 2 (8.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (8.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Oracle
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (8.00%) Altiris
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) CommVault
4 2 (8.00%) Compuware
4 2 (8.00%) Dell
4 2 (8.00%) Forcepoint
4 2 (8.00%) HP
4 2 (8.00%) McAfee
4 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (8.00%) Sophos
4 2 (8.00%) Symantec
4 2 (8.00%) VMware