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 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 19 11 22
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 19 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 8.92% 11.11% 9.76%
As % of the System Software category 65.52% 48.94% 74.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 4
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£290 £381 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.93% +5.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £263
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 14
Average hourly rate £11.35 £13.19 £13.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.93% +0.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £14.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.45% -1.66%
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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
29 47 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 13.62% 22.71% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 23 6
Average daily rate £290 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
+14.51% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 17
Average hourly rate £11.35 £21.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.95% +37.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
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 2 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 33 (84.62%) Windows
2 17 (43.59%) VMware
3 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
4 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (28.21%) MS Office
5 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (25.64%) ITIL
7 9 (23.08%) Windows XP
7 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
7 9 (23.08%) Hyper-V
7 9 (23.08%) Windows 8
8 8 (20.51%) SCCM
8 8 (20.51%) Wireless
9 7 (17.95%) HP
9 7 (17.95%) Linux
9 7 (17.95%) DV Cleared
9 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
11 5 (12.82%) Red Hat
11 5 (12.82%) VBScript
11 5 (12.82%) VB
11 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
11 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (10.26%) PCI DSS
12 4 (10.26%) Oracle
12 4 (10.26%) SQL
13 3 (7.69%) RHCA
13 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
13 3 (7.69%) Borland

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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%) MS Exchange
1 3 (7.69%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (28.21%) MS Office
2 3 (7.69%) 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%) SAN
4 1 (2.56%) Internet
4 1 (2.56%) Firewall
4 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.56%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.56%) NAS
4 1 (2.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Italian Language
2 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) 1st Line Support
2 7 (17.95%) Support Technician
2 7 (17.95%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 6 (15.38%) Integration Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Server Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.13%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Integration Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Exchange Administrator
7 1 (2.56%) IT Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Open Source
2 2 (5.13%) PKI
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 33 (84.62%) Windows
2 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (23.08%) Windows XP
5 9 (23.08%) Windows 8
6 7 (17.95%) Linux
7 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) ITIL
2 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
2 3 (7.69%) Software Distribution
2 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
2 3 (7.69%) Coaching
3 2 (5.13%) Migration
4 1 (2.56%) TOGAF
4 1 (2.56%) MODAF
4 1 (2.56%) Time Management
4 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.56%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.56%) CAD
4 1 (2.56%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.82%) VBScript
2 5 (12.82%) VB
3 4 (10.26%) SQL
4 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.95%) DV 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 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (23.08%) Hyper-V
2 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) SCCM
2 3 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (7.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (2.56%) SCOM
3 1 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) VMware
2 14 (35.90%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.95%) HP
4 5 (12.82%) Red Hat
5 4 (10.26%) Oracle
6 3 (7.69%) Citrix
6 3 (7.69%) Borland
7 1 (2.56%) NetApp
7 1 (2.56%) SAP
7 1 (2.56%) Symantec
7 1 (2.56%) McAfee