Period
to 19 September 2019

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 September 2019 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 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 17 39
Rank change year-on-year -5 +22 -13
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 76 64 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 7.34% 7.10% 4.19%
As % of the System Software category 52.41% 42.67% 47.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 40 12
South Yorkshire median daily rate £200 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.46% - -26.14%
10th Percentile £108 £121 £119
90th Percentile £475 £454 £371
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £325 £225
% change year-on-year - +44.44% -26.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 6
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £11.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +23.08% -24.17%
10th Percentile £10.42 £9.31 £9.64
90th Percentile £31.25 £27.50 £14.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £11.75
% change year-on-year +3.85% +10.64% -16.07%

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 145 150 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 14.00% 16.65% 8.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 93 32
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £423 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.33% +7.30% -13.70%
10th Percentile £125 £237 £175
90th Percentile £536 £550 £543
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £420 £400
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 6
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £11.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.64% +34.07% -24.17%
10th Percentile £10.42 £9.32 £9.64
90th Percentile £31.25 £27.49 £14.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -14.29%

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 September 2019.

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 September 2019.

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 September 2019. 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 -6 55 £200 -35.48% 12
Doncaster +3 11 £120 -63.08%
Barnsley - 2 £289 - 1
Active Directory
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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 60 (78.95%) Windows
2 42 (55.26%) Microsoft
3 33 (43.42%) Windows 10
4 29 (38.16%) Windows 7
5 27 (35.53%) ITIL
6 19 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 15 (19.74%) Wi-Fi
7 15 (19.74%) LAN
7 15 (19.74%) Migration
8 13 (17.11%) Release Management
8 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Office
8 13 (17.11%) Service Management
9 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
9 12 (15.79%) Office 365
9 12 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (14.47%) VPN
10 11 (14.47%) SCCM
11 10 (13.16%) Azure
11 10 (13.16%) Asset Management
11 10 (13.16%) Citrix
11 10 (13.16%) SQL
11 10 (13.16%) MS Exchange
11 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (13.16%) Project Management
12 9 (11.84%) MCITP
12 9 (11.84%) Smartphone
12 9 (11.84%) Mentoring
13 8 (10.53%) ServiceNow
13 8 (10.53%) MuleSoft
13 8 (10.53%) BitLocker

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 10 (13.16%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.53%) Anypoint
2 8 (10.53%) IIS
3 5 (6.58%) Skype for Business
4 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (17.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.79%) Office 365
2 10 (13.16%) Azure
3 8 (10.53%) GitHub
4 4 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.63%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.32%) IaaS
6 1 (1.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.74%) LAN
1 15 (19.74%) Wi-Fi
2 11 (14.47%) VPN
3 6 (7.89%) WAN
4 5 (6.58%) Skype
5 3 (3.95%) DHCP
5 3 (3.95%) Firewall
5 3 (3.95%) H.323
5 3 (3.95%) ISDN
5 3 (3.95%) VoIP
6 2 (2.63%) DNS
6 2 (2.63%) Internet
6 2 (2.63%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (10.53%) JIRA
1 8 (10.53%) Rational Team Concert
2 1 (1.32%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.32%) MSI
2 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (5.26%) Back Office
1 4 (5.26%) Banking
1 4 (5.26%) German Language
2 2 (2.63%) Local Government
2 2 (2.63%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.32%) Finance
3 1 (1.32%) Legal
3 1 (1.32%) Marketing
3 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 15 (19.74%) Desktop Support
3 11 (14.47%) IT Engineer
4 10 (13.16%) IT Support
5 8 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) Analyst
5 8 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) Developer
5 8 (10.53%) SQL Developer
6 7 (9.21%) Support Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Active Directory Support
7 6 (7.89%) Database Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Rollout Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Active Directory Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Active Directory Support Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Smartphone
2 8 (10.53%) NHS
3 5 (6.58%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.63%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 60 (78.95%) Windows
2 33 (43.42%) Windows 10
3 29 (38.16%) Windows 7
4 19 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 8 (10.53%) Unix
6 5 (6.58%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.95%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.63%) Android
8 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.53%) ITIL
2 15 (19.74%) Migration
3 13 (17.11%) Release Management
3 13 (17.11%) Service Management
4 12 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (13.16%) Asset Management
5 10 (13.16%) Project Management
6 9 (11.84%) Mentoring
7 8 (10.53%) Identity Access Management
7 8 (10.53%) Technical Leadership
7 8 (10.53%) Translating Business Requirements
7 8 (10.53%) Web Development
8 6 (7.89%) Problem Management
9 5 (6.58%) Change Management
9 5 (6.58%) Email Migration
9 5 (6.58%) Incident Management
10 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 3 (3.95%) ITSM
11 2 (2.63%) Operations Management
11 2 (2.63%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.16%) SQL
2 8 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 8 (10.53%) T-SQL
3 7 (9.21%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (11.84%) MCITP
3 6 (7.89%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.32%) CCNA
4 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (10.53%) BitLocker
2 4 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.32%) vCloud
3 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (14.47%) SCCM
2 2 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.32%) ThinApp
3 1 (1.32%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 42 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.16%) Citrix
3 8 (10.53%) IBM
3 8 (10.53%) MuleSoft
3 8 (10.53%) Oracle
3 8 (10.53%) ServiceNow
4 7 (9.21%) HP
5 6 (7.89%) VMware
6 5 (6.58%) Cisco
7 2 (2.63%) Apple
7 2 (2.63%) Avaya
7 2 (2.63%) Veeam
8 1 (1.32%) PlateSpin
8 1 (1.32%) Samsung