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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 11 8 33
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +25
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 24 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 9.88% 12.81% 7.22%
As % of the System Software category 58.54% 61.90% 51.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 6
Average daily rate
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£236 £343 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.02% +80.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £448 £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.13 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.71% -20.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £11.88 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £14.96 £16.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.61 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -2.60%
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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
41 42 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 16.87% 20.69% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 21
Average daily rate £413 £349 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.27% -10.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £300 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.13 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.71% -20.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £11.88 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £14.96 £16.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 (97.14%) Windows
2 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
4 13 (37.14%) Windows 7
5 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
5 12 (34.29%) VMware
6 11 (31.43%) MS Office
7 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (25.71%) SQL
8 9 (25.71%) SCCM
8 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (22.86%) Oracle
9 8 (22.86%) ITIL
10 7 (20.00%) Linux
10 7 (20.00%) PowerShell
11 6 (17.14%) Windows XP
11 6 (17.14%) IIS
11 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (14.29%) SLA
12 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (14.29%) Blackberry
12 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
12 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
12 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
13 4 (11.43%) iPhone
13 4 (11.43%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (11.43%) MySQL
13 4 (11.43%) VBScript
13 4 (11.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 4 (11.43%) CA

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (17.14%) IIS
2 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.71%) JBoss
4 2 (5.71%) Apache
4 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
2 11 (31.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) DNS
2 3 (8.57%) Wireless
3 2 (5.71%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (5.71%) LDAP
3 2 (5.71%) DHCP
3 2 (5.71%) Kerberos
3 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.71%) Firewall
4 1 (2.86%) VPN
4 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.86%) LAN
4 1 (2.86%) PBX
4 1 (2.86%) VoIP
4 1 (2.86%) WAN
4 1 (2.86%) NAS
4 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.86%) DMZ
4 1 (2.86%) Intranet
4 1 (2.86%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) MySQL
3 2 (5.71%) DB2
3 2 (5.71%) Data Mining
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Ant
1 2 (5.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (5.71%) Subversion
1 2 (5.71%) Maven
1 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.86%) MSBuild
2 1 (2.86%) NuGet
2 1 (2.86%) Artifactory
2 1 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.86%) CruiseControl
General
1 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Law
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Service Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (17.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (8.57%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Desktop Support
7 2 (5.71%) Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.71%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Build Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Integration Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Release Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Server Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) HTML
1 2 (5.71%) CSS
1 2 (5.71%) OAuth
1 2 (5.71%) XACML
1 2 (5.71%) OpenID
1 2 (5.71%) SailPoint
1 2 (5.71%) XHTML
1 2 (5.71%) SAML
2 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.86%) XSL
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 4 (11.43%) iPhone
3 3 (8.57%) Clustering
4 2 (5.71%) SecurID
4 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.86%) Life Science
5 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.86%) PDA
5 1 (2.86%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 34 (97.14%) Windows
2 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (37.14%) Windows 7
4 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (20.00%) Linux
6 6 (17.14%) Windows XP
6 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (11.43%) Windows 8
7 4 (11.43%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (5.71%) Windows Vista
8 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (5.71%) Solaris
9 1 (2.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) ITIL
2 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
2 2 (5.71%) Server Hardening
2 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
2 2 (5.71%) Software Deployment
2 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
2 2 (5.71%) Project Management
2 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (5.71%) Operations Management
2 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
2 2 (5.71%) Performance Testing
2 2 (5.71%) Integration Testing
2 2 (5.71%) SDLC
3 1 (2.86%) Performance Management
3 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (2.86%) DevOps
3 1 (2.86%) Line Management
3 1 (2.86%) Server Building
3 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) SQL
2 7 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (11.43%) VBScript
4 3 (8.57%) Perl
5 2 (5.71%) Python
5 2 (5.71%) Ruby
5 2 (5.71%) C
5 2 (5.71%) Java
5 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.86%) C#
6 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) MCSE
3 2 (5.71%) MCSA
3 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
3 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) VCP4
4 1 (2.86%) MCITP
4 1 (2.86%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.86%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.43%) vSphere
3 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) SCCM
2 4 (11.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (5.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Identity Management
3 2 (5.71%) OpenAM
3 2 (5.71%) vMotion
4 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.86%) WSUS
4 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (34.29%) VMware
3 8 (22.86%) Oracle
4 4 (11.43%) CA
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco
6 2 (5.71%) IBM
6 2 (5.71%) Bomgar
6 2 (5.71%) ForgeRock
6 2 (5.71%) CommVault
6 2 (5.71%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.86%) McAfee
7 1 (2.86%) HP
7 1 (2.86%) Intel
7 1 (2.86%) Citrix
7 1 (2.86%) Altiris