Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 33 41
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8 -17
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 35 50 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 3.67% 5.77% 4.39%
As % of the System Software category 33.33% 46.73% 30.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 29 21
South Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +2.13%
10th Percentile £120 £147 £153
90th Percentile £484 £451 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £225 £250 £250
% change year-on-year -10.00% - -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 15
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.33 £11.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.86% -35.29% +61.90%
10th Percentile £12.30 £9.16 £8.70
90th Percentile £27.41 £15.70 £24.65
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.25 £11.25 £12.10
% change year-on-year +26.67% -7.02% +0.83%

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 105 107 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 11.01% 12.36% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 77 103
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £420 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £169 £166 £263
90th Percentile £576 £538 £588
Yorkshire median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.88% - +29.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 15
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.12 £11.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +110.18% -35.29% +61.90%
10th Percentile £12.83 £9.16 £8.70
90th Percentile £60.00 £15.70 £24.65
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.38 £11.47 £12.30
% change year-on-year +25.33% -6.75% +2.50%

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 22 May 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
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 22 May 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 +1 26 £263 -23.64% 6
Doncaster -4 4 £248 -23.85% 3
Rotherham -3 2 £400 +46.79% 2
Barnsley -10 1 £168 - 3
Active Directory
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 25 (71.43%) Windows
2 15 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 14 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 14 (40.00%) SCCM
4 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
4 12 (34.29%) Migration
5 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
5 8 (22.86%) Windows 10
6 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 7 (20.00%) HP
6 7 (20.00%) VB
6 7 (20.00%) Data Analysis
7 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (17.14%) SQL
8 5 (14.29%) Intel
8 5 (14.29%) DHCP
8 5 (14.29%) ITIL
8 5 (14.29%) VMware
8 5 (14.29%) Change Management
8 5 (14.29%) NHS
8 5 (14.29%) Release Management
8 5 (14.29%) Incident Management
8 5 (14.29%) Service Design
8 5 (14.29%) Email Migration
9 4 (11.43%) Process Improvement
9 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (11.43%) LDAP
10 3 (8.57%) Linux
10 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
10 3 (8.57%) DNS

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 (22.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (8.57%) Office 365
2 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) IaaS
2 1 (2.86%) OneDrive
2 1 (2.86%) PaaS
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) DHCP
2 3 (8.57%) DNS
3 2 (5.71%) NetScaler
3 2 (5.71%) SMS
3 2 (5.71%) SMTP
4 1 (2.86%) 4G
4 1 (2.86%) IPsec
4 1 (2.86%) MPLS
4 1 (2.86%) SAN
4 1 (2.86%) Skype
4 1 (2.86%) SSL
4 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.71%) MySQL
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Back Office
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Analyst
3 3 (8.57%) Architect
3 3 (8.57%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Specialist
4 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (5.71%) Active Directory Support
4 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Citrix Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (5.71%) Rollout Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Server Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Deployment Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
5 1 (2.86%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) LDAP
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.71%) HTML
2 2 (5.71%) OAuth
2 2 (5.71%) OAuth2
2 2 (5.71%) REST
2 2 (5.71%) SOAP
2 2 (5.71%) SPML
2 2 (5.71%) XML
3 1 (2.86%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) NHS
2 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.57%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.71%) CCTV
3 2 (5.71%) Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (71.43%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (22.86%) Windows 10
4 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (8.57%) Linux
8 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (5.71%) Unix
8 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.86%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Migration
2 7 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 5 (14.29%) Change Management
3 5 (14.29%) Email Migration
3 5 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 5 (14.29%) ITIL
3 5 (14.29%) Release Management
3 5 (14.29%) Service Design
4 4 (11.43%) Process Improvement
5 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
5 3 (8.57%) High Availability
5 3 (8.57%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (5.71%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (5.71%) Data Extraction
6 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (5.71%) Information Assurance
6 2 (5.71%) Information Security
6 2 (5.71%) Investment Management
6 2 (5.71%) Test Planning
6 2 (5.71%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 7 (20.00%) VB
3 6 (17.14%) SQL
4 2 (5.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (8.57%) vSphere
2 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (5.71%) Terminal Server
2 2 (5.71%) XenApp
2 2 (5.71%) XenDesktop
2 2 (5.71%) XenServer
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (40.00%) SCCM
2 3 (8.57%) SCOM
2 3 (8.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (5.71%) EdgeSight
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.86%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) HP
3 5 (14.29%) Intel
3 5 (14.29%) VMware
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco
4 3 (8.57%) Citrix
4 3 (8.57%) Dell
4 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.71%) CyberArk
5 2 (5.71%) Ivanti
5 2 (5.71%) MuleSoft
5 2 (5.71%) NetApp
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle
5 2 (5.71%) SAP
5 2 (5.71%) Sybase
6 1 (2.86%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.86%) Forcepoint
6 1 (2.86%) IronPort
6 1 (2.86%) McAfee
6 1 (2.86%) Meraki