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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 24 27
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3  
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 18 27 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 5.57% 6.24% 5.37%
As % of the System Software category 56.25% 42.86% 40.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 11
Median daily rate £325 £294 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.63% +6.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £154 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £483 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £300
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 9
Median hourly rate £11.75 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.07% +12.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £8.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £28.50 £15.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 32 63 57
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 9.91% 14.55% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 50 24
Median daily rate £325 £525 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.09% +100.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 9
Median hourly rate £11.75 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.07% +12.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £8.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £28.50 £15.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.27% +25.71%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire citing Active Directory as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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
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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Doncaster -3 8 £325 -9.40% 1
Sheffield -2 7 £350 +14.75% 1
Active Directory
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 34 (79.07%) Windows
2 11 (25.58%) Cisco
2 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.58%) NetApp
2 11 (25.58%) Windows Server
3 10 (23.26%) ITIL
3 10 (23.26%) VMware
4 9 (20.93%) Firewall
4 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (20.93%) DNS
4 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
4 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (18.60%) XenApp
5 8 (18.60%) Dell
5 8 (18.60%) DHCP
5 8 (18.60%) LDAP
5 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
6 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
6 7 (16.28%) Load Balancing
6 7 (16.28%) IBM
6 7 (16.28%) HP
6 7 (16.28%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (13.95%) F5
7 6 (13.95%) Office 365
7 6 (13.95%) Data ONTAP
7 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (13.95%) Back Office
8 5 (11.63%) Change Management
8 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange

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 (11.63%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.65%) Apache
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.33%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Primavera
1 1 (2.33%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Office 365
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.65%) IaaS
3 2 (4.65%) PaaS
3 2 (4.65%) SaaS
4 1 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) DNS
1 9 (20.93%) Firewall
2 8 (18.60%) DHCP
2 8 (18.60%) LDAP
3 4 (9.30%) VoIP
4 3 (6.98%) LAN
4 3 (6.98%) SAN
4 3 (6.98%) WAN
5 1 (2.33%) Broadband
5 1 (2.33%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.33%) Network Security
5 1 (2.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) MySQL
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.33%) Power BI
3 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 6 (13.95%) Back Office
2 2 (4.65%) Banking
2 2 (4.65%) Local Government
3 1 (2.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Support Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (13.95%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 6 (13.95%) Administrator
3 6 (13.95%) Analyst
3 6 (13.95%) Server Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Storage Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Service Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
6 3 (6.98%) DBA
6 3 (6.98%) IT Support
6 3 (6.98%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) SQL DBA
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Support
6 3 (6.98%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) HTML
2 1 (2.33%) J2EE
2 1 (2.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.33%) DataPower
4 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.33%) NHS
4 1 (2.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 34 (79.07%) Windows
2 11 (25.58%) Windows Server
3 9 (20.93%) Windows 7
3 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (13.95%) Data ONTAP
5 5 (11.63%) Windows 10
6 4 (9.30%) Linux
6 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.33%) Unix
7 1 (2.33%) VMS
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) ITIL
2 7 (16.28%) Load Balancing
3 5 (11.63%) Change Management
4 4 (9.30%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (9.30%) Data Analysis
4 4 (9.30%) Data Security
4 4 (9.30%) High Availability
4 4 (9.30%) Integration Testing
4 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
4 4 (9.30%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (9.30%) Web Design
5 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.65%) DevOps
6 2 (4.65%) Identity Management
6 2 (4.65%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.65%) Migration
6 2 (4.65%) Service Management
7 1 (2.33%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) C++
1 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) Java
2 1 (2.33%) Jython
2 1 (2.33%) Perl
2 1 (2.33%) PHP
2 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (4.65%) MCSA
4 2 (4.65%) MCSE
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) XenApp
2 7 (16.28%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.33%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (2.33%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) SCOM
3 1 (2.33%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Cisco
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
1 11 (25.58%) NetApp
2 10 (23.26%) VMware
3 8 (18.60%) Dell
4 7 (16.28%) HP
4 7 (16.28%) IBM
5 6 (13.95%) F5
6 4 (9.30%) ServiceNow
7 2 (4.65%) Citrix
7 2 (4.65%) Sophos
8 1 (2.33%) Avaya
8 1 (2.33%) CA
8 1 (2.33%) EMC
8 1 (2.33%) Oracle
8 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.33%) Symantec
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