Period
to 26 November 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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 26 31
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5 +37
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 5 15 13
As % of all contract jobs advertised in County Antrim 3.42% 4.25% 3.89%
As % of the System Software category 41.67% 31.25% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 5
Median daily rate £160 £238 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.63% -47.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £155 £130 £265
90th Percentile £165 £451 £575
Northern Ireland median daily rate £160 £140 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% -60.00% -4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £10.00 £9.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -40.00% +17.65%
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £10.00 £9.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -30.77% +1.96%

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 12 48 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 8.22% 13.60% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 29 19
Median daily rate £329 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.74% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £155 £134 £305
90th Percentile £441 £590 £575
Northern Ireland median daily rate £329 £463 £425
% change year-on-year -28.86% +8.82% +16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 14
Median hourly rate £10.00 £9.00 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -68.14% +121.57%
Median hourly rate £10.00 £9.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year +11.11% -56.63% +62.75%

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
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 26 November 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 +2 3 £160 -32.63% 2
Ballymoney - 2 - -
Active Directory
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Front Office
3 2 (40.00%) Sun
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Reuters
3 2 (40.00%) Bloomberg
3 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) ION MarketView
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) People Management
3 2 (40.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (40.00%) Public Sector
4 1 (20.00%) VMware

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 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) ION MarketView
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Front Office
1 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support
1 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) People Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Bloomberg
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Reuters
2 2 (40.00%) Sun
3 1 (20.00%) VMware