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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 14 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 24 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 10.21% 9.79% 10.96%
As % of the System Software category 70.59% 69.70% 52.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 11
Average daily rate £325 £325 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £355 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.35 £12.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.15% -8.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -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
34 33 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 14.47% 14.04% 21.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 26
Average daily rate £325 £325 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £265 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £375 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.35 £12.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.15% -8.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 9 February 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 9 February 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 45 (91.84%) Windows
2 25 (51.02%) Microsoft
3 21 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 19 (38.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (34.69%) VMware
6 16 (32.65%) SCCM
7 15 (30.61%) MS Office
8 14 (28.57%) Windows Server
9 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (26.53%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (24.49%) ITIL
11 11 (22.45%) Oracle
12 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
13 9 (18.37%) MS Exchange
13 9 (18.37%) SQL
13 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
14 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
14 7 (14.29%) Hyper-V
15 6 (12.24%) SCOM
15 6 (12.24%) Data Protection
16 5 (10.20%) Windows 8
16 5 (10.20%) Driving Licence
16 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2010
16 5 (10.20%) Change Control
16 5 (10.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
16 5 (10.20%) VBScript
16 5 (10.20%) LAN
16 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 9 (18.37%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.12%) Apache
3 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (30.61%) MS Office
2 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) DNS
1 5 (10.20%) LAN
1 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.16%) Firewall
2 4 (8.16%) WAN
3 3 (6.12%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (6.12%) SSL
3 3 (6.12%) Wireless
4 2 (4.08%) SAN
4 2 (4.08%) VPN
5 1 (2.04%) DHCP
5 1 (2.04%) IPsec
5 1 (2.04%) LTE
5 1 (2.04%) MPLS
5 1 (2.04%) NAS
5 1 (2.04%) VLAN
5 1 (2.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
1 2 (4.08%) Law
1 2 (4.08%) Legal
1 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Analyst
2 7 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 7 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 6 (12.24%) IT Support
3 6 (12.24%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Support Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (10.20%) Architect
4 5 (10.20%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (8.16%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Identity Management Architect
6 3 (6.12%) IT Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) .NET
1 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Driving Licence
1 5 (10.20%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.16%) Blackberry
2 4 (8.16%) iPhone
3 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.08%) Device Driver
4 2 (4.08%) Replication
5 1 (2.04%) CESG
5 1 (2.04%) Clustering
5 1 (2.04%) HP Storage
5 1 (2.04%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 45 (91.84%) Windows
2 21 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 19 (38.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 13 (26.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (10.20%) Windows 8
8 4 (8.16%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (8.16%) Windows XP
9 3 (6.12%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.04%) Linux
10 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) ITIL
2 6 (12.24%) Data Protection
3 5 (10.20%) Change Control
4 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.12%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (6.12%) Migration
5 3 (6.12%) Wealth Management
6 2 (4.08%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.08%) Coaching
6 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.08%) Email Management
6 2 (4.08%) High Availability
6 2 (4.08%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.08%) Patch Management
6 2 (4.08%) Software Deployment
6 2 (4.08%) Software Distribution
7 1 (2.04%) ITSM
7 1 (2.04%) Network Design
7 1 (2.04%) Network Management
7 1 (2.04%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) SQL
2 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 5 (10.20%) VBScript
4 3 (6.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (8.16%) Degree
3 4 (8.16%) MCSE
3 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.12%) MCSA
5 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.04%) CCNA
5 1 (2.04%) CCNP
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.04%) MCITP
5 1 (2.04%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (26.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.16%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (4.08%) vSphere
5 1 (2.04%) vCloud
5 1 (2.04%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (32.65%) SCCM
2 6 (12.24%) SCOM
3 5 (10.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (6.12%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (6.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (6.12%) SCVMM
5 2 (4.08%) SCDPM
5 2 (4.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (51.02%) Microsoft
2 17 (34.69%) VMware
3 11 (22.45%) Oracle
4 4 (8.16%) CA
4 4 (8.16%) HP
4 4 (8.16%) Intel Security
5 3 (6.12%) Cisco
5 3 (6.12%) Citrix
5 3 (6.12%) iManage
6 2 (4.08%) Altiris
6 2 (4.08%) Bomgar
6 2 (4.08%) Borland
6 2 (4.08%) IBM
6 2 (4.08%) Juniper
7 1 (2.04%) Dell
7 1 (2.04%) EMC
7 1 (2.04%) F5
7 1 (2.04%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.04%) Google
7 1 (2.04%) Veeam