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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 13 18 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 30 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 9.15% 7.04% 9.77%
As % of the System Software category 62.50% 50.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 5
Average daily rate £300 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £188 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £290 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £268
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £13.75 £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Active Directory
Hampshire

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
48 30 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 14.63% 14.08% 19.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 20
Average daily rate £325 £290 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £240 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £383 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Average hourly rate £13.75 £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.13
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.32%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016, 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 48 (90.57%) Windows
2 33 (62.26%) Microsoft
3 29 (54.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (43.40%) VMware
5 22 (41.51%) Windows 7
6 21 (39.62%) SCCM
7 19 (35.85%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (35.85%) Windows Server
8 18 (33.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (32.08%) Oracle
10 16 (30.19%) Security Cleared
11 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (22.64%) Hyper-V
13 11 (20.75%) SQL
14 10 (18.87%) VBScript
14 10 (18.87%) MS Office
14 10 (18.87%) MS Excel
14 10 (18.87%) MS Exchange
14 10 (18.87%) PowerShell
15 9 (16.98%) SC Cleared
15 9 (16.98%) VB
16 8 (15.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 8 (15.09%) SCOM
17 7 (13.21%) Cisco
18 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2013
18 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2010
18 6 (11.32%) Configuration Management
19 5 (9.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
19 5 (9.43%) Borland
19 5 (9.43%) Linux

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 10 (18.87%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (5.66%) Apache
3 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.89%) IIS
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (18.87%) MS Excel
1 10 (18.87%) MS Office
2 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) Firewall
1 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.66%) DNS
2 3 (5.66%) LAN
2 3 (5.66%) SSL
3 2 (3.77%) DHCP
3 2 (3.77%) SAN
3 2 (3.77%) WAN
3 2 (3.77%) Wireless
4 1 (1.89%) NAS
4 1 (1.89%) Network Security
4 1 (1.89%) VLAN
4 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) StarTeam
General
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Military
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Analyst
2 12 (22.64%) Integration Engineer
3 10 (18.87%) Support Analyst
4 8 (15.09%) Support Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (11.32%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (9.43%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (9.43%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 4 (7.55%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) Architect
8 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) IT Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) Identity Management Architect
9 3 (5.66%) IT Support
9 3 (5.66%) IT Support Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (3.77%) Information Security Consultant
10 2 (3.77%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) .NET
1 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.77%) Cryptography
2 2 (3.77%) PKI
3 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.89%) Clustering
3 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.89%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 48 (90.57%) Windows
2 29 (54.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (41.51%) Windows 7
4 19 (35.85%) Windows Server
5 18 (33.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (9.43%) Linux
8 4 (7.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (5.66%) Windows 10
10 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.32%) Configuration Management
2 5 (9.43%) Email Management
2 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
2 5 (9.43%) Test Automation
3 4 (7.55%) Migration
4 3 (5.66%) Change Control
4 3 (5.66%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (5.66%) ITIL
4 3 (5.66%) Open Source
4 3 (5.66%) Wealth Management
5 2 (3.77%) High Availability
5 2 (3.77%) Information Security
5 2 (3.77%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (3.77%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (3.77%) Risk Management
5 2 (3.77%) Security Operations
6 1 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.89%) Service Management
6 1 (1.89%) TOGAF
6 1 (1.89%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) SQL
2 10 (18.87%) PowerShell
2 10 (18.87%) VBScript
3 9 (16.98%) VB
4 1 (1.89%) Java
4 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (30.19%) Security Cleared
2 9 (16.98%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.43%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) MCSE
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.89%) Degree
5 1 (1.89%) ISEB
5 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.89%) MCSA
5 1 (1.89%) VCP4
5 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) JSP 440
System Software
1 19 (35.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (22.64%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.55%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.77%) vSphere
5 1 (1.89%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 21 (39.62%) SCCM
2 8 (15.09%) SCOM
2 8 (15.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (9.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (3.77%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.89%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.89%) vMotion
Vendors
1 33 (62.26%) Microsoft
2 23 (43.40%) VMware
3 17 (32.08%) Oracle
4 7 (13.21%) Cisco
5 5 (9.43%) Bomgar
5 5 (9.43%) Borland
6 4 (7.55%) Juniper
6 4 (7.55%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.66%) CA
7 3 (5.66%) HP
8 2 (3.77%) Citrix
8 2 (3.77%) IBM
8 2 (3.77%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.89%) CommVault
9 1 (1.89%) Dell
9 1 (1.89%) EMC
9 1 (1.89%) Google
9 1 (1.89%) NetApp
9 1 (1.89%) Veeam