The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 20 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 174 169 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 8.09% 9.11% 8.50%
As % of the System Software category 49.57% 55.96% 63.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 76 43
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£325 £306 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% +2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £175 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £263
% change year-on-year
+15.60% -1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 54
Average hourly rate £12.93 £22.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.55% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £12.48 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.56 £45.00 £26.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.65 £14.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.45% -1.66%
Active Directory
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

System Software Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
351 302 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.32% 16.28% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 149 89
Average daily rate £375 £325 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £215 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £438 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £315
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 25 59
Average hourly rate £23.13 £23.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +97.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £14.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £28.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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
Southampton -4 29 £300 +9.09% 11
Hook -1 28 £328 +3.96% 1
Basingstoke -6 20 £290 -29.69% 3
Gosport -7 13 £376 -16.44% 1
Winchester -1 11 £450 -
Havant +3 10 £275 -26.66%
Portsmouth 0 8 £275 -5.17% 2
Eastleigh +2 7 £275 +46.66% 2
Farnborough -6 7 £319 +82.00% 3
Wallington - - - -
Alton - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Andover - - - - 1
Ringwood - - - -
Petersfield - - - -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 305 (82.66%) Windows
2 194 (52.57%) Microsoft
3 193 (52.30%) Security Cleared
4 156 (42.28%) VMware
5 140 (37.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 118 (31.98%) SC Cleared
7 90 (24.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 89 (24.12%) VMware Infrastructure
9 88 (23.85%) MS Exchange
10 80 (21.68%) ITIL
11 77 (20.87%) Citrix
12 76 (20.60%) PowerShell
13 74 (20.05%) Windows 7
14 71 (19.24%) SQL
15 69 (18.70%) HP
16 64 (17.34%) Microsoft Certification
16 64 (17.34%) DV Cleared
17 62 (16.80%) Windows Server 2012
18 58 (15.72%) MS Excel
19 57 (15.45%) Firewall
20 52 (14.09%) MS Office
21 45 (12.20%) Oracle
21 45 (12.20%) Windows XP
21 45 (12.20%) DNS
22 41 (11.11%) VBScript
23 40 (10.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
23 40 (10.84%) Exchange Server 2010
24 39 (10.57%) SCCM
25 36 (9.76%) vSphere
26 35 (9.49%) HTML

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 88 (23.85%) MS Exchange
2 40 (10.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (8.67%) SharePoint
4 19 (5.15%) IIS
5 18 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (3.25%) Lync
8 11 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (2.17%) WebLogic
11 4 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.81%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.81%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.81%) JBoss
13 2 (0.54%) Apache
13 2 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.27%) Drupal
14 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.27%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 58 (15.72%) MS Excel
2 52 (14.09%) MS Office
3 10 (2.71%) MS Visio
3 10 (2.71%) PaintShop Pro
4 2 (0.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.44%) Office 365
2 4 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.81%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (15.45%) Firewall
2 45 (12.20%) DNS
3 32 (8.67%) DHCP
4 26 (7.05%) SAN
5 17 (4.61%) TCP/IP
6 15 (4.07%) LAN
7 14 (3.79%) SMTP
8 12 (3.25%) LDAP
9 11 (2.98%) WAN
10 10 (2.71%) X.400
10 10 (2.71%) X.500
10 10 (2.71%) Wireless
11 8 (2.17%) Internet
12 7 (1.90%) VLAN
13 6 (1.63%) NAS
14 5 (1.36%) SSL
14 5 (1.36%) Kerberos
15 4 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
16 3 (0.81%) IPsec
16 3 (0.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.59%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (1.90%) MySQL
4 7 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.81%) SQLPlus
5 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.54%) EDMS
6 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.27%) OLAP
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.27%) Cognos Query Studio
7 1 (0.27%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 1 (0.27%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (0.27%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (0.27%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 27 (7.32%) MSI
2 15 (4.07%) StarTeam
3 4 (1.08%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.81%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (0.27%) WinRunner
5 1 (0.27%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 13 (3.52%) Finance
2 5 (1.36%) Telecoms
2 5 (1.36%) Military
2 5 (1.36%) Italian Language
3 3 (0.81%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.54%) Legal
4 2 (0.54%) Back Office
4 2 (0.54%) Retail
5 1 (0.27%) Electronics
5 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 58 (15.72%) Wintel Engineer
2 49 (13.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 30 (8.13%) Analyst
4 28 (7.59%) Support Engineer
5 21 (5.69%) 1st Line Support
6 17 (4.61%) Consultant
7 15 (4.07%) Architect
8 14 (3.79%) Support Technician
8 14 (3.79%) 3rd Line Support
8 14 (3.79%) 2nd Line Support
8 14 (3.79%) Build Engineer
9 13 (3.52%) Systems Engineer
10 12 (3.25%) Support Analyst
10 12 (3.25%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (3.25%) Messaging Engineer
11 10 (2.71%) Author
11 10 (2.71%) Desktop Support
11 10 (2.71%) Server Engineer
12 9 (2.44%) Integration Engineer
13 8 (2.17%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (9.49%) HTML
2 33 (8.94%) XML
3 6 (1.63%) Application Packaging
4 5 (1.36%) Middleware
5 3 (0.81%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (0.81%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.54%) JSP
7 1 (0.27%) .NET
7 1 (0.27%) COM
7 1 (0.27%) CSS
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.27%) RESTful
7 1 (0.27%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.27%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.69%) Blackberry
2 19 (5.15%) Clustering
3 18 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.07%) Replication
5 9 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.63%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.36%) PKI
8 3 (0.81%) HACMP
8 3 (0.81%) Open Source
8 3 (0.81%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.81%) CESG
8 3 (0.81%) CESG CLAS
9 2 (0.54%) SecurID
9 2 (0.54%) NHS
9 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.54%) RMADS
10 1 (0.27%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.27%) PDA
10 1 (0.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 305 (82.66%) Windows
2 140 (37.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 90 (24.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 74 (20.05%) Windows 7
5 62 (16.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 45 (12.20%) Windows XP
7 31 (8.40%) Windows Vista
8 30 (8.13%) Linux
9 24 (6.50%) UNIX
10 20 (5.42%) Windows 8
11 13 (3.52%) Windows 2000
11 13 (3.52%) Oracle Linux
12 10 (2.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (1.63%) CentOS
14 5 (1.36%) Solaris
14 5 (1.36%) AIX
15 3 (0.81%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.54%) HPUX
16 2 (0.54%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (21.68%) ITIL
2 33 (8.94%) Configuration Management
3 32 (8.67%) Migration
4 30 (8.13%) High Availability
5 17 (4.61%) Fault Management
5 17 (4.61%) Service Management
6 15 (4.07%) Service Delivery
7 13 (3.52%) Validation
7 13 (3.52%) Data Migration
8 12 (3.25%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (2.17%) Coaching
9 8 (2.17%) Unit Testing
10 7 (1.90%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (1.90%) CRM
10 7 (1.90%) Software Distribution
11 6 (1.63%) Project Management
12 5 (1.36%) Workflow
12 5 (1.36%) Knowledge Management
12 5 (1.36%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (1.08%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (20.60%) PowerShell
2 71 (19.24%) SQL
3 41 (11.11%) VBScript
4 12 (3.25%) VB
5 8 (2.17%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.36%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.08%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.08%) PHP
8 3 (0.81%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.54%) C
10 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 193 (52.30%) Security Cleared
2 118 (31.98%) SC Cleared
3 64 (17.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 64 (17.34%) DV Cleared
4 35 (9.49%) MCSA
5 33 (8.94%) MCITP
6 22 (5.96%) MCSE
7 15 (4.07%) Degree
8 13 (3.52%) MCP
9 7 (1.90%) CCNA
9 7 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (1.90%) VCP4
10 5 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.81%) MCDST
11 3 (0.81%) CISM
11 3 (0.81%) RHCA
11 3 (0.81%) CISSP
11 3 (0.81%) RHCE
11 3 (0.81%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.96%) SLA
2 5 (1.36%) QA
3 4 (1.08%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.54%) JSP 440
System Software
1 89 (24.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (9.76%) vSphere
3 34 (9.21%) Hyper-V
4 16 (4.34%) VMware ESX
5 11 (2.98%) Terminal Services
6 9 (2.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 9 (2.44%) XenApp
7 8 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (1.90%) XenServer
9 6 (1.63%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (1.08%) DFS Replication
11 4 (1.08%) vCloud
12 3 (0.81%) OCFS2
13 2 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.54%) Novell eDirectory
14 1 (0.27%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.27%) Samba
14 1 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 40 (10.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 39 (10.57%) SCCM
3 13 (3.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 11 (2.98%) Backup Exec
4 11 (2.98%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (2.17%) ARCserve
5 8 (2.17%) SCOM
6 7 (1.90%) Nagios
7 6 (1.63%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (1.36%) MOM
9 4 (1.08%) Unicenter
9 4 (1.08%) HP SIM
9 4 (1.08%) Puppet
9 4 (1.08%) Vagrant
9 4 (1.08%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.81%) Hyperic
10 3 (0.81%) SAP Afaria
10 3 (0.81%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (0.81%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 194 (52.57%) Microsoft
2 156 (42.28%) VMware
3 77 (20.87%) Citrix
4 69 (18.70%) HP
5 45 (12.20%) Oracle
6 32 (8.67%) McAfee
7 31 (8.40%) Lumension
8 17 (4.61%) Symantec
9 16 (4.34%) Cisco
10 14 (3.79%) NetApp
10 14 (3.79%) Red Hat
11 11 (2.98%) Altiris
12 9 (2.44%) Apple
13 8 (2.17%) CA
13 8 (2.17%) Dell
14 7 (1.90%) EMC
15 6 (1.63%) IBM
15 6 (1.63%) Veritas
16 5 (1.36%) Remedy
16 5 (1.36%) Sophos
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £320 - £346 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Neg.
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £30 - £33 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Venturi
Rate: £13 - £15 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £140 - £160 per day
Posted: 6 days ago