Period
to 30 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 30 May 2020 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
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 20 36 36
Rank change year-on-year +16 0 -1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 9 10 18
As % of all contract jobs advertised in County Antrim 4.50% 2.91% 4.60%
As % of the System Software category 60.00% 34.48% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 9
Median daily rate £248 £150 £143
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +65.00% +4.90% -63.22%
10th Percentile £139 £97 £60
90th Percentile £473 £272 £303
Northern Ireland median daily rate £248 £300 £143
% change year-on-year -17.50% +109.79% -61.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Median hourly rate - £14.13 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.78% +6.25%
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £14.13 £12.75
% change year-on-year - +10.78% +6.25%

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 County Antrim with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 15 29 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 7.50% 8.43% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 23
Median daily rate £400 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.33% -17.24%
10th Percentile £144 £120 £75
90th Percentile £446 £483 £450
Northern Ireland median daily rate £400 £400 £306
% change year-on-year - +30.83% -12.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 9
Median hourly rate - £14.13 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.63% +12.50%
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +12.50%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

Job postings citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in County Antrim.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in County Antrim

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Active Directory in County Antrim.

Daily rate trend for Active Directory in County Antrim

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Active Directory in County Antrim over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Active Directory in County Antrim

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Active Directory in County Antrim.

Hourly rate trend for Active Directory in County Antrim

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

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 County Antrim region over the 6 months to 30 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +16 9 £248 +65.00% 2
Active Directory
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the County Antrim region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 4 (44.44%) Banking
4 4 (44.44%) Investment Banking
4 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 10
5 3 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (33.33%) ION MarketView
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (33.33%) Reuters
5 3 (33.33%) Bloomberg
5 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
6 2 (22.22%) Front Office
6 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 2 (22.22%) Sun
6 2 (22.22%) PlateSpin
6 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
6 2 (22.22%) People Management
6 2 (22.22%) Data Centre

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) ION MarketView
General
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
1 4 (44.44%) Investment Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Front Office
3 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Migration Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 10
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) Mac OS
5 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) People Management
2 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
2 2 (22.22%) vCloud
2 2 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
1 2 (22.22%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) Bloomberg
3 3 (33.33%) Reuters
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) PlateSpin
4 2 (22.22%) Sun