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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 22 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 162 170 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 7.39% 8.10% 7.83%
As % of the System Software category 53.11% 50.45% 49.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 91 59
Average daily rate
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£313 £311 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.40% -2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £142 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £405 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 22 28
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.19 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.28% -26.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.37 £11.04 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.80 £24.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
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
305 337 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 13.91% 16.06% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 195 156
Average daily rate £363 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £440 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 31 34
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.61 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 +15 22 £300 +9.09% 6
Basingstoke -4 22 £213 -37.95% 1
Portsmouth +4 17 £390 +24.80% 4
Hook -2 16 £420 +20.87%
Winchester -11 11 £315 -10.00%
Gosport - 9 £468 -
Havant +2 7 £225 -27.41%
Farnborough -8 6 £150 -24.05% 6
Eastleigh +1 5 £280 - 1
Andover -4 4 £481 +78.24%
Aldershot +2 3 £460 +240.74%
Fareham -2 3 £306 - 2
Petersfield - 2 £120 -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 265 (80.55%) Windows
2 160 (48.63%) Microsoft
3 157 (47.72%) Security Cleared
4 136 (41.34%) VMware
5 114 (34.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 106 (32.22%) SC Cleared
7 100 (30.40%) VMware Infrastructure
8 77 (23.40%) PowerShell
8 77 (23.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 71 (21.58%) Windows 7
10 69 (20.97%) Citrix
11 62 (18.84%) MS Exchange
12 58 (17.63%) SCCM
12 58 (17.63%) Windows Server 2012
13 57 (17.33%) ITIL
14 54 (16.41%) SQL
15 52 (15.81%) MS Excel
15 52 (15.81%) HP
16 49 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
17 45 (13.68%) vSphere
18 44 (13.37%) MS Office
19 41 (12.46%) VBScript
20 36 (10.94%) UNIX
21 35 (10.64%) Oracle
22 34 (10.33%) Linux
23 33 (10.03%) Windows XP
23 33 (10.03%) SQL Server
24 32 (9.73%) XenApp
25 31 (9.42%) Exchange Server 2010
26 29 (8.81%) Migration

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 62 (18.84%) MS Exchange
2 31 (9.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (8.81%) SharePoint
4 23 (6.99%) IIS
5 16 (4.86%) Lync
6 9 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (2.13%) Apache
8 7 (2.13%) Tomcat
8 7 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.52%) GlassFish
11 4 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.91%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.91%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.61%) Lotus Domino
13 2 (0.61%) JBoss
13 2 (0.61%) Documentum
Applications
1 52 (15.81%) MS Excel
2 44 (13.37%) MS Office
3 11 (3.34%) MS Visio
3 11 (3.34%) PaintShop Pro
4 4 (1.22%) MS Project
5 1 (0.30%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.61%) assyst
3 2 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.34%) Office 365
3 9 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.30%) SaaS
4 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.81%) DNS
2 26 (7.90%) SAN
3 19 (5.78%) DHCP
4 17 (5.17%) LAN
4 17 (5.17%) WAN
4 17 (5.17%) Internet
5 16 (4.86%) IPsec
5 16 (4.86%) NetScaler
6 14 (4.26%) Firewall
6 14 (4.26%) TCP/IP
7 11 (3.34%) LDAP
8 9 (2.74%) NAS
9 7 (2.13%) FCoE
9 7 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (1.82%) MPLS
10 6 (1.82%) OSPF
10 6 (1.82%) BGP
10 6 (1.82%) L2TP
10 6 (1.82%) RIP
10 6 (1.82%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (10.03%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.65%) Oracle Database
3 10 (3.04%) Oracle Database 12c
3 10 (3.04%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.22%) MySQL
5 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.91%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.61%) EDMS
7 2 (0.61%) DB2
7 2 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.30%) MS Access
8 1 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (2.13%) StarTeam
2 5 (1.52%) Wise Package Studio
3 4 (1.22%) MSI
3 4 (1.22%) Yeoman
4 2 (0.61%) Subversion
4 2 (0.61%) Maven
4 2 (0.61%) Ant
4 2 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.61%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.61%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.30%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.30%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.30%) NuGet
5 1 (0.30%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.30%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.30%) CruiseControl
General
1 10 (3.04%) Military
2 9 (2.74%) Retail
3 7 (2.13%) Finance
4 5 (1.52%) Back Office
4 5 (1.52%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.22%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.30%) Marketing
6 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 53 (16.11%) Analyst
2 41 (12.46%) Support Engineer
3 31 (9.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 28 (8.51%) Wintel Engineer
5 23 (6.99%) Architect
6 22 (6.69%) Consultant
7 20 (6.08%) Support Analyst
8 18 (5.47%) Administrator
8 18 (5.47%) Desktop Support
9 17 (5.17%) 1st Line Support
9 17 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support
10 15 (4.56%) Service Analyst
10 15 (4.56%) Desktop Engineer
11 14 (4.26%) Service Desk Analyst
11 14 (4.26%) Technical Architect
12 13 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support
13 11 (3.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 11 (3.34%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 10 (3.04%) Systems Engineer
14 10 (3.04%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.99%) HTML
2 17 (5.17%) XML
3 12 (3.65%) .NET
4 8 (2.43%) Application Packaging
5 7 (2.13%) SAML
6 6 (1.82%) CSS
7 4 (1.22%) Web Services
7 4 (1.22%) HTML5
7 4 (1.22%) CSS3
8 3 (0.91%) JSF
9 2 (0.61%) Software Packaging
9 2 (0.61%) OAuth
9 2 (0.61%) XACML
9 2 (0.61%) OpenID
9 2 (0.61%) XHTML
9 2 (0.61%) CGI
9 2 (0.61%) Regular Expression
9 2 (0.61%) SailPoint
10 1 (0.30%) XSL
10 1 (0.30%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.38%) Client/Server
2 18 (5.47%) Data Centre
3 17 (5.17%) Clustering
4 15 (4.56%) Blackberry
4 15 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (4.26%) Enterprise Storage
6 13 (3.95%) Replication
7 10 (3.04%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.74%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.43%) Enterprise Cloud
10 5 (1.52%) iPhone
10 5 (1.52%) EPoS
11 3 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.91%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.61%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.61%) BYOD
12 2 (0.61%) Statistics
12 2 (0.61%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 265 (80.55%) Windows
2 114 (34.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 77 (23.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 71 (21.58%) Windows 7
5 58 (17.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (10.94%) UNIX
7 34 (10.33%) Linux
8 33 (10.03%) Windows XP
9 16 (4.86%) Windows 8
10 12 (3.65%) HPUX
11 9 (2.74%) Windows Vista
12 8 (2.43%) Solaris
12 8 (2.43%) Windows 2000
13 6 (1.82%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (1.52%) Apple iOS
15 4 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.61%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.61%) Android
17 1 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (17.33%) ITIL
2 29 (8.81%) Migration
3 26 (7.90%) Configuration Management
4 18 (5.47%) High Availability
5 15 (4.56%) Change Management
5 15 (4.56%) Technical Architecture
6 13 (3.95%) Data Migration
6 13 (3.95%) Server Building
6 13 (3.95%) SDLC
7 12 (3.65%) Incident Management
8 11 (3.34%) Infrastructure Management
9 10 (3.04%) Integration Testing
9 10 (3.04%) Test Scripting
9 10 (3.04%) Project Management
10 9 (2.74%) Identity Management
10 9 (2.74%) Software Distribution
11 8 (2.43%) Time Management
11 8 (2.43%) PRINCE2
12 7 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (2.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (23.40%) PowerShell
2 54 (16.41%) SQL
3 41 (12.46%) VBScript
4 13 (3.95%) VB
5 10 (3.04%) Perl
5 10 (3.04%) Java
6 8 (2.43%) C
7 7 (2.13%) JavaScript
7 7 (2.13%) PHP
8 5 (1.52%) Shell Script
9 3 (0.91%) Python
9 3 (0.91%) C#
10 2 (0.61%) Ruby
10 2 (0.61%) VBA
11 1 (0.30%) Groovy
11 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.30%) C++
11 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 157 (47.72%) Security Cleared
2 106 (32.22%) SC Cleared
3 49 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (7.29%) MCSA
5 23 (6.99%) Degree
6 21 (6.38%) DV Cleared
6 21 (6.38%) MCITP
6 21 (6.38%) MCSE
7 9 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (2.74%) VCP4
8 8 (2.43%) MCP
9 6 (1.82%) ISTQB
9 6 (1.82%) CCNA
9 6 (1.82%) ISEB
9 6 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.30%) CCNP
10 1 (0.30%) CNE
10 1 (0.30%) Novell Certification
10 1 (0.30%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.29%) SLA
2 5 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 100 (30.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (13.68%) vSphere
3 32 (9.73%) XenApp
4 24 (7.29%) Hyper-V
5 17 (5.17%) VMware ESX
6 12 (3.65%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (3.34%) XenServer
8 5 (1.52%) Shibboleth
9 4 (1.22%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.30%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.30%) Novell eDirectory
12 1 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.30%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 58 (17.63%) SCCM
2 20 (6.08%) SCOM
3 19 (5.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 9 (2.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 9 (2.74%) vMotion
5 7 (2.13%) WSUS
6 6 (1.82%) SCVMM
7 5 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (1.52%) SCDPM
8 4 (1.22%) SCSM
8 4 (1.22%) SAP Afaria
8 4 (1.22%) Netcool
8 4 (1.22%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.91%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (0.91%) Puppet
10 2 (0.61%) Oracle Identity Management
10 2 (0.61%) OpenAM
10 2 (0.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (0.61%) ArcSight ESM
10 2 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 160 (48.63%) Microsoft
2 136 (41.34%) VMware
3 69 (20.97%) Citrix
4 52 (15.81%) HP
5 35 (10.64%) Oracle
6 24 (7.29%) Cisco
7 21 (6.38%) 3PAR
8 14 (4.26%) McAfee
9 13 (3.95%) Red Hat
10 12 (3.65%) Lumension
11 10 (3.04%) Juniper
12 8 (2.43%) SAP
12 8 (2.43%) Remedy
13 6 (1.82%) IBM
13 6 (1.82%) CA
13 6 (1.82%) AppSense
14 4 (1.22%) Becrypt
14 4 (1.22%) Veritas
14 4 (1.22%) Lotus
15 3 (0.91%) Apple
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