The first table below looks at the demand for Active Directory skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Hampshire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 26 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 144 137 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 6.90% 7.86% 7.11%
As % of the System Software category 48.16% 52.49% 64.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 58 50
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £125 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £400 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £269 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-2.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 36 39
Average hourly rate £12.00 £19.31 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.86% +1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £28.75 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%
System Software Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
299 261 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.33% 14.97% 11.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 133 88
Average daily rate £327 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 39 45
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.00 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-12.67% +4.41%
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Active Directory Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Active Directory
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Active Directory Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Active Directory Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Active Directory
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Active Directory Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Active Directory
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hook +18 22 £325 +5.09%
Southampton -24 12 £295 -1.66% 5
Basingstoke +16 10 £375 +87.50% 5
Havant +5 10 £310 -21.26% 3
Farnborough -6 9 £306 -31.56%
Portsmouth -4 7 £313 +212.50% 2
Winchester -7 4 - - 3
Eastleigh +2 2 - -
Fareham -2 2 - - 3
Andover -4 1 - - 2
Alton - - - -
Gosport - - - -
Ringwood - - - -
Petersfield - - - -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

1 237 (80.07%) Windows
2 141 (47.64%) Microsoft
3 123 (41.55%) Security Cleared
4 104 (35.14%) VMware
5 99 (33.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 85 (28.72%) MS Exchange
7 72 (24.32%) SC Cleared
8 70 (23.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 65 (21.96%) HP
10 55 (18.58%) ITIL
10 55 (18.58%) MS Office
11 52 (17.57%) Windows XP
12 50 (16.89%) VMware Infrastructure
13 47 (15.88%) MS Excel
13 47 (15.88%) Exchange Server 2010
14 45 (15.20%) DV Cleared
14 45 (15.20%) DNS
15 44 (14.86%) Windows 7
16 40 (13.51%) Citrix
17 37 (12.50%) SCCM
18 35 (11.82%) vSphere
18 35 (11.82%) Microsoft Certification
19 34 (11.49%) Firewall
20 32 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
21 30 (10.14%) SAN
22 29 (9.80%) Cisco
23 28 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2003
24 27 (9.12%) SQL Server
24 27 (9.12%) PowerShell
25 25 (8.45%) Replication

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 85 (28.72%) MS Exchange
2 47 (15.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2003
4 23 (7.77%) IIS
5 20 (6.76%) SharePoint
5 20 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 18 (6.08%) Lync
7 7 (2.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (2.03%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.69%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.69%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.35%) GlassFish
10 4 (1.35%) Apache
10 4 (1.35%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.01%) Documentum
12 2 (0.68%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 55 (18.58%) MS Office
2 47 (15.88%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.68%) Acrobat
3 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.68%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.39%) Office 365
2 3 (1.01%) SaaS
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (15.20%) DNS
2 34 (11.49%) Firewall
3 30 (10.14%) SAN
4 22 (7.43%) TCP/IP
5 21 (7.09%) X.400
6 17 (5.74%) SMTP
6 17 (5.74%) DHCP
7 16 (5.41%) LAN
7 16 (5.41%) X.500
8 13 (4.39%) LDAP
9 9 (3.04%) Internet
9 9 (3.04%) WAN
10 8 (2.70%) Wireless
11 7 (2.36%) Network Security
12 6 (2.03%) Kerberos
13 5 (1.69%) IPsec
13 5 (1.69%) SSL
13 5 (1.69%) NAS
14 3 (1.01%) IP Telephony
14 3 (1.01%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (9.12%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.05%) SQL Server 2000
3 7 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.69%) SQLPlus
4 5 (1.69%) EDMS
4 5 (1.69%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.69%) StarTeam
2 3 (1.01%) MSI
3 2 (0.68%) ClearQuest
3 2 (0.68%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.68%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.34%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.34%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 12 (4.05%) Military
2 10 (3.38%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.69%) Finance
4 3 (1.01%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.68%) Back Office
5 2 (0.68%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (16.55%) Support Engineer
2 32 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 26 (8.78%) Administrator
4 23 (7.77%) Wintel Engineer
5 21 (7.09%) Systems Administrator
6 19 (6.42%) 1st Line Support
7 17 (5.74%) Desktop Support
7 17 (5.74%) 2nd Line Support
8 15 (5.07%) Messaging Engineer
8 15 (5.07%) IT Support
8 15 (5.07%) 3rd Line Support
8 15 (5.07%) Server Engineer
9 14 (4.73%) Analyst
10 13 (4.39%) Consultant
10 13 (4.39%) IT Support Engineer
11 10 (3.38%) Help Desk Support
11 10 (3.38%) Wintel Server Engineer
11 10 (3.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 9 (3.04%) Systems Engineer
13 8 (2.70%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.69%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (1.35%) SAML
3 3 (1.01%) Application Packaging
4 2 (0.68%) JSP
5 1 (0.34%) JSF
5 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.34%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.34%) XML
5 1 (0.34%) .NET
5 1 (0.34%) HTML
5 1 (0.34%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.45%) Replication
2 20 (6.76%) Clustering
3 16 (5.41%) Blackberry
4 8 (2.70%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.69%) HACMP
6 4 (1.35%) Open Source
6 4 (1.35%) PKI
7 3 (1.01%) Handset
7 3 (1.01%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.68%) iPad
8 2 (0.68%) iPhone
8 2 (0.68%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.34%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.34%) EPoS
9 1 (0.34%) NHS
9 1 (0.34%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 237 (80.07%) Windows
2 99 (33.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (23.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 52 (17.57%) Windows XP
5 44 (14.86%) Windows 7
6 32 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (4.39%) Linux
8 12 (4.05%) UNIX
9 11 (3.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (2.70%) Windows 2000
11 6 (2.03%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.69%) AIX
12 5 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (1.69%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.68%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.68%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.34%) CentOS
14 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (18.58%) ITIL
2 19 (6.42%) Migration
3 14 (4.73%) Root Cause Analysis
4 13 (4.39%) Configuration Management
5 12 (4.05%) Unit Testing
6 11 (3.72%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (3.04%) Identity Management
8 7 (2.36%) Service Delivery
8 7 (2.36%) Network Load Balancing
8 7 (2.36%) Software Distribution
8 7 (2.36%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (2.03%) Time Management
9 6 (2.03%) Integration Testing
9 6 (2.03%) Document Management
10 5 (1.69%) Business Continuity
10 5 (1.69%) Information Security
10 5 (1.69%) Validation
10 5 (1.69%) Change Management
10 5 (1.69%) PRINCE2
11 4 (1.35%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (9.12%) PowerShell
2 22 (7.43%) SQL
3 13 (4.39%) VBScript
4 5 (1.69%) VB
4 5 (1.69%) C
4 5 (1.69%) PL/SQL
5 4 (1.35%) Java
5 4 (1.35%) Perl
5 4 (1.35%) PHP
6 3 (1.01%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.34%) Winbatch
Qualifications
1 123 (41.55%) Security Cleared
2 72 (24.32%) SC Cleared
3 45 (15.20%) DV Cleared
4 35 (11.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (7.77%) MCSE
6 16 (5.41%) MCP
7 13 (4.39%) MCITP
8 10 (3.38%) MCDST
9 6 (2.03%) Degree
10 1 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.34%) MCTS
10 1 (0.34%) CCNA
10 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.34%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.39%) SLA
2 7 (2.36%) QA
3 2 (0.68%) JSP 440
3 2 (0.68%) BS7799
3 2 (0.68%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 50 (16.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (11.82%) vSphere
3 22 (7.43%) XenApp
4 19 (6.42%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (4.73%) Hyper-V
6 9 (3.04%) XenServer
7 8 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (2.36%) DFS Replication
9 6 (2.03%) Terminal Services
10 5 (1.69%) OCFS2
11 4 (1.35%) Shibboleth
11 4 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (1.35%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 1 (0.34%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.34%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 37 (12.50%) SCCM
2 20 (6.76%) SCOM
3 18 (6.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 16 (5.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 16 (5.41%) WSUS
5 15 (5.07%) SAP Afaria
6 14 (4.73%) MOM
6 14 (4.73%) McAfee ePO
7 11 (3.72%) HP SIM
8 9 (3.04%) Backup Exec
9 5 (1.69%) NetBackup
9 5 (1.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.68%) ARCserve
11 2 (0.68%) MIIS
12 1 (0.34%) WMI
Vendors
1 141 (47.64%) Microsoft
2 104 (35.14%) VMware
3 65 (21.96%) HP
4 40 (13.51%) Citrix
5 29 (9.80%) Cisco
6 19 (6.42%) Oracle
7 16 (5.41%) McAfee
8 15 (5.07%) CA
9 14 (4.73%) Symantec
9 14 (4.73%) Dell
9 14 (4.73%) EMC
10 11 (3.72%) IBM
11 10 (3.38%) Sophos
12 9 (3.04%) Altiris
12 9 (3.04%) Red Hat
12 9 (3.04%) NetApp
13 7 (2.36%) Qualys
14 6 (2.03%) Avaya
15 5 (1.69%) Blue Coat
15 5 (1.69%) ICL
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