Period
to 19 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 38 26
Rank change year-on-year +21 -12 -1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 64 31 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 7.10% 4.19% 6.07%
As % of the System Software category 42.67% 47.69% 41.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 12 35
South Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £325 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -26.14% +60.00%
10th Percentile £121 £119 £195
90th Percentile £454 £371 £563
Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £225 £308
% change year-on-year +44.44% -26.83% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 22
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £11.38 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -24.17% +15.38%
10th Percentile £9.31 £9.64 £8.55
90th Percentile £27.50 £14.25 £32.90
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £11.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year +10.64% -16.07% +16.67%

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 150 65 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 16.65% 8.78% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 32 116
South Yorkshire median daily rate £423 £394 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.30% -13.70% +21.67%
10th Percentile £237 £175 £275
90th Percentile £550 £543 £591
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £416
% change year-on-year +5.00% -3.90% +28.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 22
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.25 £11.38 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.07% -24.17% +15.38%
10th Percentile £9.32 £9.64 £8.55
90th Percentile £27.49 £14.25 £32.90
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +8.33% -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 September 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 September 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 September 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 +32 46 £310 -11.43% 7
Doncaster +1 12 £325 - 3
Rotherham - 2 £400 - 3
Active Directory
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 52 (81.25%) Windows
2 36 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 36 (56.25%) Windows 7
3 31 (48.44%) PowerShell
4 28 (43.75%) SCCM
5 25 (39.06%) VB
6 21 (32.81%) ITIL
7 19 (29.69%) Self-Motivation
8 15 (23.44%) Windows 10
9 14 (21.88%) Intel
10 13 (20.31%) Dell
10 13 (20.31%) Windows Server
11 11 (17.19%) Migration
12 10 (15.63%) Process Improvement
13 9 (14.06%) Office 365
14 7 (10.94%) VPN
15 6 (9.38%) Japanese Language
15 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
15 6 (9.38%) DNS
15 6 (9.38%) Finance
15 6 (9.38%) Firewall
16 5 (7.81%) Banking
16 5 (7.81%) Data Analysis
16 5 (7.81%) Cisco
16 5 (7.81%) MS Exchange
16 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Office
17 4 (6.25%) Unix
17 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
17 4 (6.25%) DHCP
17 4 (6.25%) SQL

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 5 (7.81%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.25%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.13%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.56%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.06%) Office 365
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.56%) IaaS
5 1 (1.56%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.56%) PaaS
5 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.94%) VPN
2 6 (9.38%) DNS
2 6 (9.38%) Firewall
3 4 (6.25%) DHCP
3 4 (6.25%) Skype
4 3 (4.69%) IPsec
4 3 (4.69%) LAN
4 3 (4.69%) MPLS
4 3 (4.69%) SSL
4 3 (4.69%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.69%) WAN
5 2 (3.13%) Ethernet
5 2 (3.13%) H.323
5 2 (3.13%) HTTPS
5 2 (3.13%) OSPF
5 2 (3.13%) SAN
5 2 (3.13%) SMTP
5 2 (3.13%) VoIP
5 2 (3.13%) Wireless
5 2 (3.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.13%) MySQL
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) JIRA
1 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (9.38%) Finance
1 6 (9.38%) Japanese Language
2 5 (7.81%) Banking
3 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.56%) Back Office
4 1 (1.56%) Games
4 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (26.56%) Technical Specialist
2 9 (14.06%) Analyst
3 7 (10.94%) Windows Specialist
4 5 (7.81%) Consultant
5 4 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Desktop Support
5 4 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (4.69%) Active Directory Support
6 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (4.69%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (3.13%) Architect
7 2 (3.13%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Security Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.13%) LDAP
3 1 (1.56%) .NET
3 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.56%) HTML
3 1 (1.56%) Middleware
3 1 (1.56%) OAuth
3 1 (1.56%) OAuth2
3 1 (1.56%) REST
3 1 (1.56%) SOAP
3 1 (1.56%) SPML
3 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.69%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (4.69%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.69%) NHS
2 3 (4.69%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.56%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 52 (81.25%) Windows
2 36 (56.25%) Windows 7
3 15 (23.44%) Windows 10
4 13 (20.31%) Windows Server
5 4 (6.25%) Unix
5 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.13%) AIX
6 2 (3.13%) Linux
7 1 (1.56%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.56%) VMS
7 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.81%) ITIL
2 11 (17.19%) Migration
3 10 (15.63%) Process Improvement
4 5 (7.81%) Data Analysis
5 3 (4.69%) Asset Management
5 3 (4.69%) Change Management
5 3 (4.69%) Data Migration
5 3 (4.69%) Email Migration
5 3 (4.69%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (4.69%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (4.69%) Release Management
5 3 (4.69%) Service Design
6 2 (3.13%) Data Extraction
6 2 (3.13%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (3.13%) Risk Management
6 2 (3.13%) Security Monitoring
6 2 (3.13%) SIEM
7 1 (1.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 31 (48.44%) PowerShell
2 25 (39.06%) VB
3 4 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (1.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) CCNA
1 3 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.13%) CCNP
2 2 (3.13%) CISA
2 2 (3.13%) CISM
2 2 (3.13%) CISSP
2 2 (3.13%) DBS Check
2 2 (3.13%) ISACA
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) CCA
3 1 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.56%) Degree
3 1 (1.56%) MCTS
3 1 (1.56%) NCDA
3 1 (1.56%) NCIE
3 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.69%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.13%) vSphere
3 2 (3.13%) XenApp
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (43.75%) SCCM
2 3 (4.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (3.13%) WMI
4 1 (1.56%) Puppet
4 1 (1.56%) SCOM
4 1 (1.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 36 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 14 (21.88%) Intel
3 13 (20.31%) Dell
4 5 (7.81%) Cisco
5 4 (6.25%) Citrix
5 4 (6.25%) HP
5 4 (6.25%) NetApp
5 4 (6.25%) Veeam
5 4 (6.25%) VMware
6 3 (4.69%) Aruba
6 3 (4.69%) Meraki
6 3 (4.69%) Sophos
7 2 (3.13%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.13%) Cognos
7 2 (3.13%) Forcepoint
7 2 (3.13%) Lotus
7 2 (3.13%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.13%) SAP
7 2 (3.13%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.56%) Tableau