Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 24 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
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 42 31
Rank change year-on-year -10 -11 -16
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 13 40 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.91% 4.15% 4.79%
As % of the System Software category 23.21% 29.85% 39.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 28 17
Sheffield median daily rate £100 £369 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -72.88% +47.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £95 £178 £97
90th Percentile £279 £554 £410
South Yorkshire median daily rate £118 £369 £200
% change year-on-year -68.14% +84.38% -40.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 16
Sheffield median hourly rate £13.38 £9.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.61% -28.00% -10.55%
10th Percentile £9.41 £8.60 £9.00
90th Percentile £21.30 £9.80 £17.38
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.88 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -14.17% +20.00% -10.55%

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 Sheffield with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 56 134 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 8.24% 13.89% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 111 50
Sheffield median daily rate £500 £455 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.89% +13.75% +26.98%
10th Percentile £101 £275 £120
90th Percentile £638 £575 £525
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £455 £350
% change year-on-year -6.59% +30.00% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 16
Sheffield median hourly rate £13.38 £9.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.61% -28.00% -10.55%
10th Percentile £9.41 £8.60 £9.00
90th Percentile £21.30 £9.80 £17.38
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% +20.00% -10.55%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Sheffield

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in Sheffield

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Sheffield over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in Sheffield

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in Sheffield

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Sheffield over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Active Directory in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (23.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (23.08%) Citrix
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
6 2 (15.38%) EdgeSight
6 2 (15.38%) WebEx
6 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
6 2 (15.38%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (15.38%) Bomgar
6 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
6 2 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
6 2 (15.38%) Information Assurance
6 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
6 2 (15.38%) XenApp
6 2 (15.38%) XenServer
6 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (15.38%) PDA
6 2 (15.38%) Investment Management

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (15.38%) Acrobat
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
3 2 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DHCP
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
1 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
1 2 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (15.38%) SMTP
1 2 (15.38%) VPN
1 2 (15.38%) WebEx
2 1 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Service Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Deskside Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
3 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) Ajax
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 2 (15.38%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Vista
4 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
2 2 (15.38%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (15.38%) Information Assurance
2 2 (15.38%) Information Security
2 2 (15.38%) Investment Management
2 2 (15.38%) ITSM
2 2 (15.38%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
2 2 (15.38%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (15.38%) Terminal Server
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) XenApp
1 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
1 2 (15.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (15.38%) DameWare
2 2 (15.38%) EdgeSight
3 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Adobe
3 2 (15.38%) AppSense
3 2 (15.38%) Bomgar
3 2 (15.38%) Remedy
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco