The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 18 14 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 18 19 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 8.70% 10.38% 9.80%
As % of the System Software category 60.00% 50.00% 68.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 7
Average daily rate
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£290 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% -3.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £265
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 15
Average hourly rate £13.21 £14.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.62% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.67 £14.00 £11.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £14.00 £23.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

System Software Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
30 38 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 14.49% 20.77% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 12
Average daily rate £290 £240 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -38.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £185 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £314 £313
% change year-on-year
+10.82% +0.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 17
Average hourly rate £13.21 £14.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.62% +1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.67 £14.00 £11.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £33.70 £23.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Active Directory across the Basingstoke region.

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Active Directory across the Basingstoke region.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 34 (87.18%) Windows
2 18 (46.15%) VMware
3 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
4 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 12 (30.77%) MS Office
6 11 (28.21%) ITIL
6 11 (28.21%) Windows XP
6 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (25.64%) Hyper-V
7 10 (25.64%) SCCM
7 10 (25.64%) Windows 8
8 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (23.08%) Windows 7
9 8 (20.51%) Wireless
9 8 (20.51%) Oracle
9 8 (20.51%) SQL
10 7 (17.95%) Linux
10 7 (17.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 7 (17.95%) HP
10 7 (17.95%) DV Cleared
11 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
11 6 (15.38%) VBScript
11 6 (15.38%) VB
12 5 (12.82%) Red Hat
12 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (10.26%) PCI DSS
13 4 (10.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 4 (10.26%) MySQL

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.69%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) JBoss
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (30.77%) MS Office
2 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (7.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) Wireless
2 3 (7.69%) SMS
3 2 (5.13%) DHCP
3 2 (5.13%) DNS
4 1 (2.56%) Firewall
4 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.56%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.56%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (2.56%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.56%) LDAP
4 1 (2.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) DB2
2 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) StarTeam
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) Ant
2 1 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.56%) Subversion
2 1 (2.56%) Maven
General
1 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.56%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) 1st Line Support
2 8 (20.51%) Integration Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Support Technician
3 7 (17.95%) 1st Line Support Technician
4 4 (10.26%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Server Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.69%) Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Integration Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) IT Support Specialist
7 1 (2.56%) Lead Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Applications Packager
7 1 (2.56%) Support Specialist
7 1 (2.56%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) HTML
1 1 (2.56%) CSS
1 1 (2.56%) XHTML
1 1 (2.56%) SAML
1 1 (2.56%) OAuth
1 1 (2.56%) XACML
1 1 (2.56%) OpenID
1 1 (2.56%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Open Source
2 2 (5.13%) PKI
3 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.56%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 34 (87.18%) Windows
2 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (28.21%) Windows XP
4 10 (25.64%) Windows 8
5 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (23.08%) Windows 7
6 7 (17.95%) Linux
7 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) ITIL
2 3 (7.69%) Software Distribution
2 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
2 3 (7.69%) Coaching
2 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.56%) Risk Management
3 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (2.56%) TOGAF
3 1 (2.56%) MODAF
3 1 (2.56%) Performance Testing
3 1 (2.56%) Integration Testing
3 1 (2.56%) Line Management
3 1 (2.56%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) SQL
2 6 (15.38%) VBScript
2 6 (15.38%) VB
2 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.56%) Ruby
4 1 (2.56%) Python
4 1 (2.56%) C
4 1 (2.56%) Java
4 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.95%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) RHCSA
3 3 (7.69%) CCNA
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.69%) RHCE
3 3 (7.69%) RHCA
4 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (25.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) SCCM
2 7 (17.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (10.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (2.56%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) VMware
2 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
3 8 (20.51%) Oracle
4 7 (17.95%) HP
5 5 (12.82%) Red Hat
6 3 (7.69%) Borland
7 1 (2.56%) ForgeRock
7 1 (2.56%) Citrix
7 1 (2.56%) IBM