Period
to 19 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 42 27
Rank change year-on-year +27 -15 -4
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 73 26 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 8.24% 3.19% 5.80%
As % of the System Software category 43.20% 36.62% 40.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 8 32
South Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £118 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +189.36% -72.35% +112.50%
10th Percentile £143 £95 £125
90th Percentile £488 £354 £563
Yorkshire median daily rate £354 £218 £338
% change year-on-year +62.64% -35.56% +20.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 24
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.00 £12.88 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.56% -14.17% +20.00%
10th Percentile £9.26 £9.83 £9.00
90th Percentile £24.90 £19.50 £24.63
Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.64 £12.00 £13.96
% change year-on-year -3.00% -14.02% +16.31%

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 169 71 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 19.07% 8.71% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 34 115
South Yorkshire median daily rate £423 £431 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.03% -5.74% +30.71%
10th Percentile £271 £106 £275
90th Percentile £538 £638 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 24
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.39 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.64% -6.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £9.27 £10.04 £9.00
90th Percentile £24.43 £33.30 £24.63
Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.78 £12.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -1.83% -14.29% +16.67%

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 November 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 November 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 November 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 +33 50 £340 +240.00% 14
Doncaster +7 15 £155 -31.87% 5
Rotherham +2 4 £400 - 3
Active Directory
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 60 (82.19%) Windows
2 48 (65.75%) Microsoft
3 29 (39.73%) SCCM
3 29 (39.73%) Windows 7
4 21 (28.77%) PowerShell
5 20 (27.40%) VB
6 18 (24.66%) ITIL
7 17 (23.29%) Windows Server
7 17 (23.29%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (19.18%) Windows 10
9 13 (17.81%) Office 365
10 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (16.44%) VPN
11 11 (15.07%) Firewall
12 10 (13.70%) Dell
12 10 (13.70%) Intel
13 9 (12.33%) DNS
13 9 (12.33%) Java
13 9 (12.33%) LAN
13 9 (12.33%) WAN
13 9 (12.33%) Configuration Management
14 8 (10.96%) HTML
14 8 (10.96%) Python
14 8 (10.96%) JavaScript
14 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Office
14 8 (10.96%) CSS
14 8 (10.96%) Cisco
14 8 (10.96%) Shell Script
14 8 (10.96%) Node.js
14 8 (10.96%) Ruby

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 3 (4.11%) Skype for Business
1 3 (4.11%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.74%) IBM Notes
2 2 (2.74%) nginx
3 1 (1.37%) Apache
3 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.37%) IIS
3 1 (1.37%) Jetty
3 1 (1.37%) Mongrel
3 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.37%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.81%) Office 365
2 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.74%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.37%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.44%) VPN
2 11 (15.07%) Firewall
3 9 (12.33%) DNS
3 9 (12.33%) LAN
3 9 (12.33%) WAN
4 7 (9.59%) TCP/IP
5 6 (8.22%) DHCP
5 6 (8.22%) VoIP
6 5 (6.85%) VLAN
7 4 (5.48%) HTTP
7 4 (5.48%) SSL
7 4 (5.48%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (5.48%) Wireless
8 3 (4.11%) FTP
8 3 (4.11%) IPsec
8 3 (4.11%) Skype
9 2 (2.74%) FCoE
9 2 (2.74%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (2.74%) MPLS
9 2 (2.74%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) MySQL
2 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.74%) JIRA
2 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.37%) GitLab
2 1 (1.37%) JUnit
2 1 (1.37%) Maven
2 1 (1.37%) Selenium
2 1 (1.37%) Travis CI
2 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (1.37%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (9.59%) Banking
1 7 (9.59%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Japanese Language
3 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.37%) Games
4 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (19.18%) Technical Specialist
2 12 (16.44%) Analyst
3 7 (9.59%) Consultant
4 5 (6.85%) Service Analyst
4 5 (6.85%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (5.48%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) Desktop Support
5 4 (5.48%) Project Manager
5 4 (5.48%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) Windows Specialist
6 3 (4.11%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (4.11%) Junior
6 3 (4.11%) Junior Project Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Security Consultant
7 2 (2.74%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (2.74%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (2.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) Windows Consultant
7 2 (2.74%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) CSS
1 8 (10.96%) HTML
1 8 (10.96%) Node.js
2 2 (2.74%) .NET
2 2 (2.74%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.74%) J2EE
3 1 (1.37%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.37%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.37%) Middleware
3 1 (1.37%) REST
3 1 (1.37%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.29%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (2.74%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.74%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.37%) PKI
3 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 60 (82.19%) Windows
2 29 (39.73%) Windows 7
3 17 (23.29%) Windows Server
4 14 (19.18%) Windows 10
5 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (8.22%) Linux
7 4 (5.48%) Unix
7 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.74%) AIX
9 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.37%) VMS
9 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.66%) ITIL
2 9 (12.33%) Configuration Management
3 8 (10.96%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (10.96%) Web Operations
4 7 (9.59%) DevOps
5 6 (8.22%) Process Improvement
6 5 (6.85%) Business Continuity
6 5 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.48%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.48%) Migration
7 4 (5.48%) Project Management
8 3 (4.11%) Asset Management
8 3 (4.11%) Security Monitoring
8 3 (4.11%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.11%) SIEM
8 3 (4.11%) Workflow
9 2 (2.74%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (2.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 2 (2.74%) Risk Management
9 2 (2.74%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.77%) PowerShell
2 20 (27.40%) VB
3 9 (12.33%) Java
4 8 (10.96%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.96%) Python
4 8 (10.96%) Ruby
4 8 (10.96%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.48%) SQL
6 1 (1.37%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (8.22%) SC Cleared
1 6 (8.22%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.11%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (4.11%) CCNA
2 3 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.11%) DBS Check
3 2 (2.74%) CCNP
3 2 (2.74%) CISA
3 2 (2.74%) CISM
3 2 (2.74%) CISSP
3 2 (2.74%) ISACA
4 1 (1.37%) CCA
4 1 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.37%) Degree
4 1 (1.37%) MCTS
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.37%) NCDA
4 1 (1.37%) NCIE
4 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.48%) Firmware
3 3 (4.11%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.11%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (2.74%) XenApp
5 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.37%) vSphere
5 1 (1.37%) Xen
5 1 (1.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 29 (39.73%) SCCM
2 2 (2.74%) Puppet
2 2 (2.74%) WMI
3 1 (1.37%) Ansible
3 1 (1.37%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 48 (65.75%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.70%) Dell
2 10 (13.70%) Intel
3 8 (10.96%) Cisco
4 6 (8.22%) VMware
5 5 (6.85%) Citrix
6 4 (5.48%) Veeam
7 3 (4.11%) Aruba
7 3 (4.11%) Sophos
8 2 (2.74%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.74%) Cognos
8 2 (2.74%) Google
8 2 (2.74%) Lotus
8 2 (2.74%) McAfee
8 2 (2.74%) Meraki
8 2 (2.74%) NetApp
8 2 (2.74%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.37%) Centrify
9 1 (1.37%) F5
9 1 (1.37%) Splunk