Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 26 20
Rank change year-on-year -17 -6 -10
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 27 70 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 3.25% 5.78% 6.30%
As % of the System Software category 35.53% 40.00% 42.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 33 26
South Yorkshire median daily rate £118 £400 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -70.63% +100.00% -40.30%
10th Percentile £95 £126 £105
90th Percentile £354 £563 £400
Yorkshire median daily rate £216 £325 £275
% change year-on-year -33.46% +18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 23 31
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.88 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.17% +20.00% -10.55%
10th Percentile £9.83 £9.20 £9.00
90th Percentile £19.50 £24.75 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% -7.69%

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 76 175 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 9.15% 14.45% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 121 70
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £455 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.59% +30.00% +4.48%
10th Percentile £108 £275 £125
90th Percentile £638 £575 £490
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 31
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +20.00% -10.55%
10th Percentile £10.04 £9.20 £9.00
90th Percentile £33.30 £24.75 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% -8.40%

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 25 November 2017.

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 25 November 2017.

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 25 November 2017. 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 -10 13 £100 -72.88% 4
Doncaster -5 4 £228 +78.43%
Rotherham 0 3 - -
Active Directory
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) VMware
3 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (29.63%) MS Exchange
3 8 (29.63%) Windows Server
4 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
5 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (18.52%) Citrix
6 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
7 4 (14.81%) XenApp
7 4 (14.81%) NHS
7 4 (14.81%) DNS
8 3 (11.11%) DHCP
8 3 (11.11%) Cisco
8 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
8 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
8 3 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (11.11%) ZENworks
8 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (11.11%) XenDesktop
8 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
8 3 (11.11%) SCCM
8 3 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (11.11%) vSphere
8 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
9 2 (7.41%) Remote Desktop

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 (29.63%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (7.41%) Acrobat
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
3 2 (7.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (3.70%) Primavera
2 1 (3.70%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) DNS
2 3 (11.11%) DHCP
3 2 (7.41%) Firewall
3 2 (7.41%) Internet
3 2 (7.41%) NetScaler
3 2 (7.41%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (7.41%) SMTP
3 2 (7.41%) VoIP
3 2 (7.41%) VPN
3 2 (7.41%) WebEx
4 1 (3.70%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.70%) LDAP
4 1 (3.70%) SAN
4 1 (3.70%) SSL
4 1 (3.70%) VLAN
4 1 (3.70%) WAN
4 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (7.41%) Banking
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Back Office
2 1 (3.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (11.11%) Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Architect
2 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support
2 3 (11.11%) Service Analyst
2 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Administrator
3 2 (7.41%) Citrix Architect
3 2 (7.41%) Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Deskside Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) Ajax
1 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.70%) CSS
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) NHS
2 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.41%) PDA
4 1 (3.70%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) Windows Server
2 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
4 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 2 (7.41%) Linux
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.70%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 2 (7.41%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (7.41%) Information Assurance
2 2 (7.41%) Information Security
2 2 (7.41%) Investment Management
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL
2 2 (7.41%) ITSM
2 2 (7.41%) Migration
2 2 (7.41%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (7.41%) Test Planning
2 2 (7.41%) Validation
3 1 (3.70%) Business Change Management
3 1 (3.70%) Change Management
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (3.70%) Project Management
3 1 (3.70%) Security Patching
3 1 (3.70%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (3.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
2 4 (14.81%) XenApp
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (11.11%) vSphere
3 3 (11.11%) XenDesktop
4 2 (7.41%) Terminal Server
4 2 (7.41%) XenServer
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) SCCM
1 3 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (11.11%) ZENworks
2 2 (7.41%) DameWare
2 2 (7.41%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 9 (33.33%) VMware
2 5 (18.52%) Citrix
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco
4 2 (7.41%) Adobe
4 2 (7.41%) AppSense
4 2 (7.41%) Bomgar
4 2 (7.41%) Dell
4 2 (7.41%) NetApp
4 2 (7.41%) Remedy
5 1 (3.70%) Avaya
5 1 (3.70%) F5
5 1 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.70%) Veeam