Period
to 27 September 2020

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 27 September 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
27 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 20 21 19
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 +22
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 10 73 61
As % of all contract jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 4.31% 7.17% 7.01%
As % of the System Software category 32.26% 53.68% 41.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 43 36
Median daily rate £120 £200 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -40.74% +3.85%
10th Percentile £105 £109 £123
90th Percentile £141 £573 £469
Yorkshire median daily rate £275 £325 £350
% change year-on-year -15.38% -7.14% +55.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 12
Median hourly rate £10.04 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.10% +15.38% +18.18%
10th Percentile £9.52 £10.12 £9.32
90th Percentile £10.55 £31.25 £27.49
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.35 £12.71 £12.50
% change year-on-year +36.49% +1.66% +6.38%

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 31 136 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 13.36% 13.36% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 80 89
Median daily rate £475 £400 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.33% +5.63%
10th Percentile £219 £125 £300
90th Percentile £590 £539 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 13
Median hourly rate £10.04 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.10% +7.14% +27.27%
10th Percentile £9.52 £10.12 £9.34
90th Percentile £10.55 £31.25 £27.48
Median hourly rate £17.42 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +24.45% +7.69% +10.64%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings citing Active Directory as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Active Directory in South Yorkshire.

Daily rate trend for Active Directory in South Yorkshire

Active Directory
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Active Directory in South Yorkshire.

Hourly rate trend 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 27 September 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
Sheffield +2 7 £120 -42.86% 6
Doncaster +1 2 - - 1
Rotherham - 1 - -
Active Directory
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (40.00%) SCCM
3 3 (30.00%) Blue Prism
3 3 (30.00%) vCenter Server
3 3 (30.00%) Task Automation
3 3 (30.00%) JSON
3 3 (30.00%) Service Management
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) CMS
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) C
4 2 (20.00%) XMPP
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (20.00%) GDPR
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (10.00%) API Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (10.00%) Office 365
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Retail

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 2 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) GSM
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Automation Specialist
1 3 (30.00%) Integration Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Audio Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Remote Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) JSON
2 2 (20.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Service Management
1 3 (30.00%) Task Automation
2 1 (10.00%) API Integration
2 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
2 3 (30.00%) vCenter Server
3 1 (10.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) Blue Prism
3 1 (10.00%) Brocade
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Clearswift
3 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) SAP