Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 40 32
Rank change year-on-year +10 -8 -12
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 58 37 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 5.82% 4.58% 5.03%
As % of the System Software category 43.28% 51.39% 37.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 16 27
South Yorkshire median daily rate £310 £325 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.62% +6.56% +10.91%
10th Percentile £112 £154 £159
90th Percentile £450 £375 £568
Yorkshire median daily rate £275 £263 £300
% change year-on-year +4.76% -12.50% +4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 15
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.33 £11.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.49% -32.86% +66.67%
10th Percentile £15.97 £9.25 £8.70
90th Percentile £55.45 £14.50 £24.65
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +17.39% -8.00% +13.64%

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 134 72 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 13.45% 8.92% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 39 94
South Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £388 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.52% -11.43% +45.83%
10th Percentile £166 £162 £259
90th Percentile £575 £538 £607
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £402
% change year-on-year +3.13% -0.37% +33.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 15
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.92 £11.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +112.04% -32.86% +66.67%
10th Percentile £17.56 £9.25 £8.70
90th Percentile £67.50 £14.50 £24.65
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £11.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year +23.40% -6.00% +7.53%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 17 July 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 +25 44 £305 +5.54% 9
Doncaster -3 7 £213 -34.62% 2
Rotherham - 2 £400 - 1
Barnsley -11 1 £168 -
Active Directory
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 46 (79.31%) Windows
2 31 (53.45%) Microsoft
2 31 (53.45%) PowerShell
2 31 (53.45%) Windows 7
3 30 (51.72%) SCCM
4 23 (39.66%) VB
5 18 (31.03%) ITIL
6 17 (29.31%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (24.14%) Migration
8 13 (22.41%) Intel
9 12 (20.69%) Dell
10 11 (18.97%) Windows 10
10 11 (18.97%) Windows Server
11 10 (17.24%) Process Improvement
12 9 (15.52%) SQL
13 8 (13.79%) Data Analysis
14 7 (12.07%) VPN
14 7 (12.07%) MS Exchange
14 7 (12.07%) HP
15 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
15 6 (10.34%) Finance
16 5 (8.62%) Change Management
16 5 (8.62%) Incident Management
16 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2008
16 5 (8.62%) Release Management
16 5 (8.62%) Cisco
16 5 (8.62%) NHS
16 5 (8.62%) DHCP
16 5 (8.62%) Office 365
16 5 (8.62%) Email Migration

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 7 (12.07%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.90%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.72%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.62%) Office 365
3 1 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.72%) IaaS
3 1 (1.72%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.72%) PaaS
3 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) VPN
2 5 (8.62%) DHCP
3 4 (6.90%) DNS
3 4 (6.90%) Skype
4 3 (5.17%) Firewall
4 3 (5.17%) IPsec
4 3 (5.17%) MPLS
4 3 (5.17%) SSL
4 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.45%) Ethernet
5 2 (3.45%) FTP
5 2 (3.45%) HTTP
5 2 (3.45%) LAN
5 2 (3.45%) OSPF
5 2 (3.45%) SMS
5 2 (3.45%) SMTP
5 2 (3.45%) VoIP
5 2 (3.45%) WAN
5 2 (3.45%) Wireless
5 2 (3.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (5.17%) MySQL
3 2 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) JIRA
1 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (10.34%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Japanese Language
3 2 (3.45%) Back Office
3 2 (3.45%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.72%) Games
4 1 (1.72%) Law
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (25.86%) Technical Specialist
2 7 (12.07%) Analyst
2 7 (12.07%) Windows Specialist
3 5 (8.62%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Desktop Support
5 3 (5.17%) Consultant
5 3 (5.17%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (5.17%) Server Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Deployment Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Wintel Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.90%) LDAP
2 3 (5.17%) 802.1X
3 2 (3.45%) .NET
3 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.45%) HTML
3 2 (3.45%) OAuth
3 2 (3.45%) OAuth2
3 2 (3.45%) REST
3 2 (3.45%) SOAP
3 2 (3.45%) SPML
3 2 (3.45%) XML
4 1 (1.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.31%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (8.62%) NHS
3 2 (3.45%) CCTV
3 2 (3.45%) Clustering
4 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.72%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 46 (79.31%) Windows
2 31 (53.45%) Windows 7
3 11 (18.97%) Windows 10
3 11 (18.97%) Windows Server
4 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.90%) Linux
6 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.17%) Unix
7 1 (1.72%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) ITIL
2 14 (24.14%) Migration
3 10 (17.24%) Process Improvement
4 8 (13.79%) Data Analysis
5 5 (8.62%) Change Management
5 5 (8.62%) Email Migration
5 5 (8.62%) Incident Management
5 5 (8.62%) Release Management
5 5 (8.62%) Service Design
6 4 (6.90%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (5.17%) Asset Management
7 3 (5.17%) Data Extraction
7 3 (5.17%) Data Migration
7 3 (5.17%) High Availability
8 2 (3.45%) API Integration
8 2 (3.45%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (3.45%) Problem-Solving
9 1 (1.72%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 1 (1.72%) Virtual Environments
9 1 (1.72%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 31 (53.45%) PowerShell
2 23 (39.66%) VB
3 9 (15.52%) SQL
4 2 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) CCNA
2 2 (3.45%) CCNP
2 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Hyper-V
1 3 (5.17%) vSphere
2 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 30 (51.72%) SCCM
2 4 (6.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (5.17%) SCOM
4 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.72%) Puppet
5 1 (1.72%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 31 (53.45%) Microsoft
2 13 (22.41%) Intel
3 12 (20.69%) Dell
4 7 (12.07%) HP
5 5 (8.62%) Cisco
6 4 (6.90%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.90%) VMware
7 3 (5.17%) Meraki
7 3 (5.17%) NetApp
7 3 (5.17%) SAP
7 3 (5.17%) Sophos
7 3 (5.17%) Veeam
8 2 (3.45%) Aruba
8 2 (3.45%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.45%) CyberArk
8 2 (3.45%) MuleSoft
8 2 (3.45%) Oracle
8 2 (3.45%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.45%) Sybase
9 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com