Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 19 February 2018 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 28 30
Rank change year-on-year -22 +2 -12
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 25 62 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.97% 5.67% 5.43%
As % of the System Software category 29.41% 39.24% 38.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 34 21
South Yorkshire median daily rate £110 £291 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -62.23% -2.92% -18.14%
10th Percentile £95 £119 £120
90th Percentile £175 £504 £425
Yorkshire median daily rate £205 £323 £250
% change year-on-year -36.43% +29.00% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 30
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +14.29% -12.34%
10th Percentile £10.02 £9.40 £9.00
90th Percentile £23.74 £23.75 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year - +4.17% -2.72%

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 85 158 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 10.08% 14.44% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 120 79
South Yorkshire median daily rate £455 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% +6.25% +5.96%
10th Percentile £107 £200 £243
90th Percentile £611 £575 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £390 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 30
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.16 £14.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.73% +14.29% -12.34%
10th Percentile £10.51 £9.40 £9.00
90th Percentile £47.08 £23.75 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £12.75 £12.00
% change year-on-year -1.96% +6.25% -4.08%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in South Yorkshire

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Active Directory in South Yorkshire

Active Directory
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Active Directory in South Yorkshire

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Active Directory in South Yorkshire

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Active Directory in South Yorkshire

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 February 2018. 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
Sheffield -9 15 £113 -66.67% 5
Rotherham -2 3 - - 4
Doncaster -9 2 £110 -20.00% 10
Active Directory
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (40.00%) VMware
4 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
4 8 (32.00%) Windows 7
5 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
6 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
7 5 (20.00%) Windows 10
7 5 (20.00%) SCCM
7 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 5 (20.00%) Citrix
7 5 (20.00%) Migration
8 4 (16.00%) Validation
8 4 (16.00%) Finance
8 4 (16.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (16.00%) Information Security
8 4 (16.00%) Banking
8 4 (16.00%) Investment Banking
8 4 (16.00%) NHS
8 4 (16.00%) Terminal Server
8 4 (16.00%) SMTP
8 4 (16.00%) DHCP
8 4 (16.00%) DNS
8 4 (16.00%) XenApp
8 4 (16.00%) XenServer
8 4 (16.00%) XenDesktop
8 4 (16.00%) Investment Management

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) DHCP
1 4 (16.00%) DNS
1 4 (16.00%) NetScaler
1 4 (16.00%) SMTP
2 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (16.00%) Banking
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
1 4 (16.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
2 1 (4.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) 1st Line Support
1 4 (16.00%) Architect
1 4 (16.00%) Citrix Architect
2 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (8.00%) Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) Ajax
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.00%) CSS
1 1 (4.00%) HTML
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.00%) NHS
3 2 (8.00%) CCTV
3 2 (8.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (20.00%) Windows 10
6 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (8.00%) Linux
7 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Migration
2 4 (16.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (16.00%) Information Assurance
2 4 (16.00%) Information Security
2 4 (16.00%) Investment Management
2 4 (16.00%) Portfolio Management
2 4 (16.00%) Test Planning
2 4 (16.00%) Validation
3 2 (8.00%) High Availability
3 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.00%) Change Management
4 1 (4.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Email Migration
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL
4 1 (4.00%) Release Management
4 1 (4.00%) Service Design
4 1 (4.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (16.00%) Terminal Server
2 4 (16.00%) vSphere
2 4 (16.00%) XenApp
2 4 (16.00%) XenDesktop
2 4 (16.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) SCCM
2 4 (16.00%) EdgeSight
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) SCOM
3 2 (8.00%) ZENworks
4 1 (4.00%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (40.00%) VMware
3 5 (20.00%) Citrix
4 4 (16.00%) Ivanti
5 2 (8.00%) HP
5 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco
6 1 (4.00%) Dell