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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 16 30 18
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -12
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 164 122 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 7.94% 6.19% 7.96%
As % of the System Software category 56.55% 49.39% 59.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 63 71
Average daily rate
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£348 £303 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.04% -5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £116 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £448 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 35
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £8.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.45 £115.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
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
290 247 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.04% 12.53% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 128 121
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £185 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 28 40
Average hourly rate £19.09 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.19% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £8.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 3 June 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
Hook +8 41 £360 +14.12%
Southampton +6 20 £340 +13.33% 15
Basingstoke +5 12 £388 +3.33% 3
Havant -1 12 £405 +24.61% 1
Winchester -6 12 £325 - 1
Portsmouth -6 8 £100 -66.66% 1
Farnborough -7 4 £356 +16.32% 11
Aldershot +8 3 - - 2
Andover +6 2 £338 -
Eastleigh - 2 £135 -
Fareham - 1 - - 2
Romsey - 1 £175 -
Waterlooville - 1 - - 1
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 276 (82.88%) Windows
2 181 (54.35%) Security Cleared
3 179 (53.75%) Microsoft
4 145 (43.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 135 (40.54%) VMware
6 124 (37.24%) SC Cleared
7 83 (24.92%) VMware Infrastructure
7 83 (24.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 77 (23.12%) PowerShell
9 70 (21.02%) MS Exchange
10 68 (20.42%) Windows 7
11 66 (19.82%) Windows Server 2012
12 65 (19.52%) HP
13 64 (19.22%) Citrix
13 64 (19.22%) ITIL
13 64 (19.22%) SQL
14 59 (17.72%) Microsoft Certification
15 56 (16.82%) SCCM
16 52 (15.62%) VBScript
16 52 (15.62%) MS Excel
17 43 (12.91%) Oracle
18 41 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2010
19 39 (11.71%) MS Office
20 38 (11.41%) Hyper-V
21 37 (11.11%) vSphere
21 37 (11.11%) DV Cleared
21 37 (11.11%) Linux
21 37 (11.11%) Windows XP
22 34 (10.21%) Configuration Management
23 33 (9.91%) HTML

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 70 (21.02%) MS Exchange
2 41 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (8.41%) SharePoint
4 15 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (3.90%) IIS
6 11 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (3.30%) Lync
7 10 (3.00%) WebLogic
8 8 (2.40%) Apache
8 8 (2.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (2.10%) Tomcat
9 7 (2.10%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (1.50%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.90%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.90%) JBoss
12 2 (0.60%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.60%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 52 (15.62%) MS Excel
2 39 (11.71%) MS Office
3 13 (3.90%) MS Visio
3 13 (3.90%) PaintShop Pro
4 2 (0.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.40%) Office 365
2 3 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.60%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (8.41%) SAN
2 27 (8.11%) Firewall
3 26 (7.81%) DNS
4 15 (4.50%) DHCP
5 14 (4.20%) LAN
6 13 (3.90%) WAN
7 12 (3.60%) TCP/IP
8 11 (3.30%) IPsec
9 10 (3.00%) NAS
10 9 (2.70%) LDAP
11 8 (2.40%) Internet
12 7 (2.10%) SSL
12 7 (2.10%) Wireless
13 5 (1.50%) FCoE
13 5 (1.50%) Fibre Channel
13 5 (1.50%) NetScaler
13 5 (1.50%) X.400
13 5 (1.50%) SMTP
14 3 (0.90%) Kerberos
14 3 (0.90%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.61%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.40%) MySQL
3 4 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.20%) EDMS
4 3 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.90%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.60%) DB2
6 1 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.30%) MS Access
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.30%) SQLPlus
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (3.00%) MSI
2 7 (2.10%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.80%) StarTeam
3 6 (1.80%) Wise Package Studio
4 3 (0.90%) Yeoman
5 2 (0.60%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.60%) Subversion
5 2 (0.60%) Maven
5 2 (0.60%) Ant
5 2 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.30%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.30%) WinRunner
6 1 (0.30%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.30%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.30%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.30%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.30%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.30%) MSBuild
General
1 6 (1.80%) Finance
2 5 (1.50%) Military
3 3 (0.90%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.60%) Back Office
4 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.60%) Retail
5 1 (0.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 63 (18.92%) Wintel Engineer
2 42 (12.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 38 (11.41%) Analyst
4 23 (6.91%) Support Engineer
5 20 (6.01%) 1st Line Support
5 20 (6.01%) Consultant
6 14 (4.20%) Systems Engineer
6 14 (4.20%) Support Analyst
7 13 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support
7 13 (3.90%) Author
7 13 (3.90%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (3.30%) Messaging Engineer
8 11 (3.30%) Integration Engineer
8 11 (3.30%) 2nd Line Support
8 11 (3.30%) Server Engineer
9 10 (3.00%) Service Analyst
10 9 (2.70%) Architect
10 9 (2.70%) Service Desk Analyst
10 9 (2.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (2.70%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (9.91%) HTML
2 30 (9.01%) XML
3 7 (2.10%) SAML
4 6 (1.80%) Middleware
4 6 (1.80%) Application Packaging
5 3 (0.90%) Software Packaging
5 3 (0.90%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.60%) SailPoint
6 2 (0.60%) OAuth
6 2 (0.60%) XACML
6 2 (0.60%) OpenID
6 2 (0.60%) JSF
6 2 (0.60%) XHTML
6 2 (0.60%) CGI
6 2 (0.60%) XSL
6 2 (0.60%) .NET
6 2 (0.60%) CSS
7 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.30%) Flash
7 1 (0.30%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.81%) Data Centre
2 23 (6.91%) Clustering
3 22 (6.61%) Client/Server
4 18 (5.41%) Blackberry
5 17 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (4.50%) Computer Science
7 11 (3.30%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.40%) Replication
9 6 (1.80%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (0.90%) Public Cloud
11 2 (0.60%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.60%) SecurID
12 1 (0.30%) PKI
12 1 (0.30%) PDA
12 1 (0.30%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.30%) iPhone
12 1 (0.30%) GIS
12 1 (0.30%) EPoS
12 1 (0.30%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 276 (82.88%) Windows
2 145 (43.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 83 (24.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 68 (20.42%) Windows 7
5 66 (19.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 37 (11.11%) Linux
7 24 (7.21%) UNIX
8 21 (6.31%) Windows 8
9 15 (4.50%) Windows Vista
10 13 (3.90%) Oracle Linux
11 9 (2.70%) Solaris
12 8 (2.40%) Windows 2000
13 7 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (1.50%) CentOS
15 3 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.90%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.60%) AIX
16 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (19.22%) ITIL
2 34 (10.21%) Configuration Management
3 32 (9.61%) Migration
4 28 (8.41%) High Availability
5 17 (5.11%) Server Building
6 15 (4.50%) SDLC
7 13 (3.90%) Fault Management
8 10 (3.00%) Validation
8 10 (3.00%) Test Scripting
9 9 (2.70%) Software Distribution
9 9 (2.70%) Incident Management
10 8 (2.40%) Service Management
10 8 (2.40%) CRM
10 8 (2.40%) Coaching
10 8 (2.40%) Data Migration
10 8 (2.40%) Integration Testing
11 7 (2.10%) Open Source
11 7 (2.10%) Unit Testing
11 7 (2.10%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (1.80%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (23.12%) PowerShell
2 64 (19.22%) SQL
3 52 (15.62%) VBScript
4 12 (3.60%) VB
5 10 (3.00%) Perl
6 9 (2.70%) PHP
6 9 (2.70%) Java
7 8 (2.40%) Shell Script
7 8 (2.40%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.80%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.80%) C
9 3 (0.90%) VBA
9 3 (0.90%) Python
10 2 (0.60%) Ruby
11 1 (0.30%) XPath
11 1 (0.30%) Groovy
11 1 (0.30%) C#
11 1 (0.30%) C++
11 1 (0.30%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 181 (54.35%) Security Cleared
2 124 (37.24%) SC Cleared
3 59 (17.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 31 (9.31%) MCSA
5 31 (9.31%) MCITP
6 21 (6.31%) MCSE
7 18 (5.41%) Degree
8 11 (3.30%) MCP
9 7 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (1.80%) CCNA
10 6 (1.80%) VCP4
11 5 (1.50%) ISTQB
12 4 (1.20%) ISEB
12 4 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.60%) RHCA
14 2 (0.60%) MCTS
14 2 (0.60%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.80%) SLA
2 3 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 83 (24.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (11.41%) Hyper-V
3 37 (11.11%) vSphere
4 19 (5.71%) VMware ESX
5 17 (5.11%) XenApp
6 10 (3.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (1.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (1.50%) Shibboleth
9 3 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.90%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.90%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.60%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.60%) vCloud
10 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.60%) XenServer
11 1 (0.30%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.30%) OCFS2
11 1 (0.30%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 56 (16.82%) SCCM
2 27 (8.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 17 (5.11%) SCOM
4 14 (4.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 9 (2.70%) Puppet
6 7 (2.10%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (2.10%) Vagrant
7 6 (1.80%) vMotion
7 6 (1.80%) Netcool
7 6 (1.80%) Nagios
8 5 (1.50%) Tivoli
8 5 (1.50%) SCVMM
9 4 (1.20%) ARCserve
10 3 (0.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (0.90%) Unicenter
10 3 (0.90%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (0.90%) WSUS
10 3 (0.90%) ArcSight ESM
10 3 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.90%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 179 (53.75%) Microsoft
2 135 (40.54%) VMware
3 65 (19.52%) HP
4 64 (19.22%) Citrix
5 43 (12.91%) Oracle
6 24 (7.21%) McAfee
7 22 (6.61%) Cisco
8 21 (6.31%) Lumension
9 11 (3.30%) Red Hat
9 11 (3.30%) 3PAR
10 7 (2.10%) Veritas
10 7 (2.10%) Juniper
11 5 (1.50%) Apple
11 5 (1.50%) AppSense
11 5 (1.50%) Altiris
12 4 (1.20%) Sophos
12 4 (1.20%) CA
12 4 (1.20%) NetApp
12 4 (1.20%) IBM
13 3 (0.90%) Borland
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