Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 28 44 24
Rank change year-on-year +16 -20 +2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 53 25 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 5.81% 3.02% 6.24%
As % of the System Software category 33.13% 33.78% 39.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 6 37
South Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £103 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +231.71% -69.63% +28.57%
10th Percentile £143 £95 £122
90th Percentile £488 £269 £530
Yorkshire median daily rate £363 £213 £300
% change year-on-year +70.59% -29.17% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 20
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £10.02 £13.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.40% -11.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £8.58 £9.89 £9.90
90th Percentile £14.50 £19.50 £35.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £13.73
% change year-on-year -4.00% -8.93% +14.38%

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 160 74 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 17.52% 8.94% 16.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 34 137
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.61% +2.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £281 £106 £203
90th Percentile £536 £638 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.63% - +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 20
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £10.04 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.79% -3.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £8.65 £10.34 £9.90
90th Percentile £16.70 £47.08 £35.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £13.10 £13.92
% change year-on-year -4.58% -5.86% +15.96%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +14 35 £350 +250.00% 7
Doncaster +9 13 £150 +15.38% 1
Rotherham +5 2 £300 - 6
Barnsley - 1 £288 -
Active Directory
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 39 (73.58%) Windows
2 34 (64.15%) Microsoft
3 17 (32.08%) Windows Server
4 14 (26.42%) Office 365
5 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (22.64%) LAN
5 12 (22.64%) Firewall
6 11 (20.75%) SCCM
6 11 (20.75%) Windows 7
6 11 (20.75%) Windows 10
7 10 (18.87%) WAN
7 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Office
7 10 (18.87%) Cisco
8 9 (16.98%) Configuration Management
8 9 (16.98%) Java
8 9 (16.98%) VPN
8 9 (16.98%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (15.09%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (15.09%) Web Operations
9 8 (15.09%) Node.js
9 8 (15.09%) Python
9 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
9 8 (15.09%) CSS
9 8 (15.09%) HTML
9 8 (15.09%) Shell Script
9 8 (15.09%) Ruby
9 8 (15.09%) VLAN
10 7 (13.21%) Business Continuity
10 7 (13.21%) Project Management
10 7 (13.21%) Firmware

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 (5.66%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.66%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.77%) IBM Notes
2 2 (3.77%) nginx
2 2 (3.77%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.89%) Apache
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.89%) IIS
3 1 (1.89%) Jetty
3 1 (1.89%) Mongrel
3 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (26.42%) Office 365
2 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.77%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.77%) Mimecast
3 2 (3.77%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.89%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.64%) Firewall
1 12 (22.64%) LAN
2 10 (18.87%) WAN
3 9 (16.98%) VPN
4 8 (15.09%) VLAN
5 6 (11.32%) DNS
5 6 (11.32%) VoIP
5 6 (11.32%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (7.55%) DHCP
6 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.77%) HTTP
7 2 (3.77%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (3.77%) SAN
7 2 (3.77%) Skype
7 2 (3.77%) SSL
7 2 (3.77%) Wireless
7 2 (3.77%) WLAN
8 1 (1.89%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.89%) IPsec
8 1 (1.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.89%) GitLab
2 1 (1.89%) JIRA
2 1 (1.89%) JUnit
2 1 (1.89%) Maven
2 1 (1.89%) Selenium
2 1 (1.89%) Travis CI
2 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (11.32%) Banking
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Japanese Language
2 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (18.87%) Analyst
2 7 (13.21%) Project Manager
3 5 (9.43%) Consultant
4 4 (7.55%) Service Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Junior
5 3 (5.66%) Junior Project Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Security Consultant
6 2 (3.77%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.77%) Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) IT Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Service Desk Technician
6 2 (3.77%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (3.77%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) CSS
1 8 (15.09%) HTML
1 8 (15.09%) Node.js
2 2 (3.77%) .NET
2 2 (3.77%) J2EE
3 1 (1.89%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.89%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.89%) REST
3 1 (1.89%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.77%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.89%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.89%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.89%) PKI
3 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (73.58%) Windows
2 17 (32.08%) Windows Server
3 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (20.75%) Windows 10
4 11 (20.75%) Windows 7
5 6 (11.32%) Linux
6 3 (5.66%) Unix
6 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.77%) AIX
7 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.89%) VMS
8 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.98%) Configuration Management
1 9 (16.98%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (15.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (15.09%) Web Operations
3 7 (13.21%) Business Continuity
3 7 (13.21%) DevOps
3 7 (13.21%) Project Management
4 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (11.32%) ITIL
5 5 (9.43%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.66%) Security Monitoring
6 3 (5.66%) SIEM
6 3 (5.66%) Workflow
7 2 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.77%) IT Asset Management
7 2 (3.77%) IT Strategy
7 2 (3.77%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.77%) Migration
7 2 (3.77%) Risk Management
7 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.98%) Java
2 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
2 8 (15.09%) Python
2 8 (15.09%) Ruby
2 8 (15.09%) Shell Script
3 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.77%) VB
5 1 (1.89%) R
5 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
1 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.55%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (7.55%) DBS Check
3 2 (3.77%) CISA
3 2 (3.77%) CISM
3 2 (3.77%) CISSP
3 2 (3.77%) ISACA
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.89%) CCA
4 1 (1.89%) CCNA
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.89%) Degree
4 1 (1.89%) MCITP
4 1 (1.89%) MCTS
4 1 (1.89%) NCDA
4 1 (1.89%) NCIE
4 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (13.21%) Firmware
2 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.66%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (3.77%) XenApp
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.89%) vSphere
5 1 (1.89%) Xen
5 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (20.75%) SCCM
2 2 (3.77%) WMI
3 1 (1.89%) Ansible
3 1 (1.89%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.89%) Puppet
3 1 (1.89%) SCSM
Vendors
1 34 (64.15%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.87%) Cisco
3 6 (11.32%) VMware
4 5 (9.43%) Citrix
5 2 (3.77%) Cognos
5 2 (3.77%) Google
5 2 (3.77%) Lotus
5 2 (3.77%) Meraki
5 2 (3.77%) NetApp
6 1 (1.89%) Aruba
6 1 (1.89%) Dell
6 1 (1.89%) F5
6 1 (1.89%) Forcepoint
6 1 (1.89%) Intel
6 1 (1.89%) McAfee
6 1 (1.89%) Remedy
6 1 (1.89%) Splunk
6 1 (1.89%) Symantec
6 1 (1.89%) Veeam