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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 17 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 172 189 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 9.07% 9.21% 9.14%
As % of the System Software category 64.42% 54.94% 58.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 94 70
Average daily rate £325 £324 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.38% -0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £192 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 19
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £11.32 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £22.56 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -5.08%
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
267 344 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.07% 16.76% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 167 139
Average daily rate £338 £355 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% +3.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £470 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 32 22
Average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.47 £11.35 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Basingstoke +4 25 £325 +5.69% 6
Southampton +9 22 £288 -4.16% 15
Hook -1 21 £340 -5.55% 2
Winchester -9 8 £300 +5.26% 2
Farnborough +7 7 £500 +21.21% 10
Portsmouth -7 7 £245 -10.81% 2
Fareham +3 6 £200 +12.67% 1
Gosport +9 5 £550 +28.65%
Aldershot - 5 £410 - 1
Havant +5 4 £320 +16.36% 3
Eastleigh 0 1 £115 -59.29%
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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
2 144 (43.77%) Microsoft
3 131 (39.82%) Security Cleared
4 122 (37.08%) VMware
5 116 (35.26%) Windows Server
6 98 (29.79%) SC Cleared
7 95 (28.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 91 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
9 88 (26.75%) Windows 7
10 81 (24.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 70 (21.28%) SCCM
12 69 (20.97%) Windows Server 2012
12 69 (20.97%) Citrix
13 61 (18.54%) PowerShell
14 60 (18.24%) MS Exchange
15 53 (16.11%) SQL Server
16 48 (14.59%) MS Excel
17 46 (13.98%) Windows XP
17 46 (13.98%) ITIL
18 44 (13.37%) DNS
19 43 (13.07%) Oracle
20 41 (12.46%) MS Office
21 40 (12.16%) HP
22 38 (11.55%) Migration
23 37 (11.25%) Unix
23 37 (11.25%) vSphere
24 36 (10.94%) SQL
25 34 (10.33%) Linux
26 31 (9.42%) XenApp
27 29 (8.81%) TCP/IP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 60 (18.24%) MS Exchange
2 27 (8.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (6.69%) IIS
4 18 (5.47%) SharePoint
4 18 (5.47%) Skype for Business
5 10 (3.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.52%) Apache
8 4 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.61%) Confluence
9 2 (0.61%) Documentum
9 2 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.61%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.30%) Eucalyptus
10 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 48 (14.59%) MS Excel
2 41 (12.46%) MS Office
3 16 (4.86%) MS Visio
4 13 (3.95%) PaintShop Pro
5 3 (0.91%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.91%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.43%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.30%) assyst
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.04%) Office 365
4 4 (1.22%) SaaS
5 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.30%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 44 (13.37%) DNS
2 29 (8.81%) TCP/IP
3 21 (6.38%) Firewall
4 20 (6.08%) DHCP
5 16 (4.86%) Kerberos
5 16 (4.86%) LAN
6 15 (4.56%) LDAP
7 14 (4.26%) SAN
8 13 (3.95%) NetScaler
8 13 (3.95%) SSL
8 13 (3.95%) WAN
9 11 (3.34%) X.500
10 10 (3.04%) Internet
10 10 (3.04%) IPsec
10 10 (3.04%) SNMP
11 8 (2.43%) FTP
11 8 (2.43%) Remote Desktop
11 8 (2.43%) SSH
12 6 (1.82%) HTTP
12 6 (1.82%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (16.11%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.08%) Oracle Database
3 13 (3.95%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (3.34%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (3.34%) Oracle Database 12c
5 8 (2.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.91%) EDRMS
7 3 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.61%) MySQL
8 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (1.82%) StarTeam
1 6 (1.82%) Wise Package Studio
2 5 (1.52%) MSI
2 5 (1.52%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.91%) Yeoman
4 2 (0.61%) Gerrit
4 2 (0.61%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.61%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.61%) JIRA
4 2 (0.61%) Subversion
4 2 (0.61%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 14 (4.26%) Military
2 8 (2.43%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.82%) Finance
4 5 (1.52%) Legal
5 3 (0.91%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.91%) Retail
6 2 (0.61%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.61%) Law
7 1 (0.30%) Marketing
7 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (15.50%) Support Engineer
2 48 (14.59%) Analyst
3 33 (10.03%) Architect
4 26 (7.90%) 3rd Line Support
5 25 (7.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 21 (6.38%) Desktop Support
6 21 (6.38%) Support Analyst
7 20 (6.08%) Active Directory Engineer
8 19 (5.78%) 1st Line Support
9 18 (5.47%) IT Support
9 18 (5.47%) Technical Architect
10 17 (5.17%) Administrator
10 17 (5.17%) Desktop Engineer
10 17 (5.17%) Service Analyst
10 17 (5.17%) Wintel Engineer
11 16 (4.86%) Consultant
12 14 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
12 14 (4.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 14 (4.26%) Service Desk Analyst
13 13 (3.95%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.78%) .NET
2 10 (3.04%) Web Services
3 4 (1.22%) CSS
4 3 (0.91%) .NET Framework
4 3 (0.91%) HTML
4 3 (0.91%) jQuery
4 3 (0.91%) Software Packaging
4 3 (0.91%) XML
5 2 (0.61%) LAMP
6 1 (0.30%) Java EE
6 1 (0.30%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.99%) Replication
2 16 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.86%) Data Centre
2 16 (4.86%) Driving Licence
3 13 (3.95%) Blackberry
3 13 (3.95%) PKI
4 11 (3.34%) Clustering
5 10 (3.04%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.74%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.74%) Enterprise Storage
7 8 (2.43%) Device Driver
7 8 (2.43%) Enterprise Cloud
8 5 (1.52%) iPhone
8 5 (1.52%) User Experience
9 3 (0.91%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.91%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.61%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 265 (80.55%) Windows
2 116 (35.26%) Windows Server
3 95 (28.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 88 (26.75%) Windows 7
5 81 (24.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 69 (20.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 46 (13.98%) Windows XP
8 37 (11.25%) Unix
9 34 (10.33%) Linux
10 28 (8.51%) Windows 8
11 16 (4.86%) HPUX
12 9 (2.74%) Windows Vista
13 7 (2.13%) Windows 2000
14 6 (1.82%) Windows 10
15 4 (1.22%) Apple iOS
15 4 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (1.22%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.91%) Android
16 3 (0.91%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.91%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (13.98%) ITIL
2 38 (11.55%) Migration
3 20 (6.08%) Configuration Management
3 20 (6.08%) Infrastructure Management
4 17 (5.17%) Change Management
4 17 (5.17%) Software Deployment
5 16 (4.86%) Technical Architecture
6 13 (3.95%) SDLC
7 12 (3.65%) Service Management
7 12 (3.65%) Time Management
8 11 (3.34%) Application Packaging
9 8 (2.43%) DRM
9 8 (2.43%) Integration Testing
9 8 (2.43%) Validation
10 7 (2.13%) ITSM
10 7 (2.13%) TOGAF
11 6 (1.82%) Data Protection
11 6 (1.82%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (1.82%) Incident Management
11 6 (1.82%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 61 (18.54%) PowerShell
2 36 (10.94%) SQL
3 20 (6.08%) VBScript
4 10 (3.04%) VB
5 6 (1.82%) C#
5 6 (1.82%) Java
6 5 (1.52%) C
6 5 (1.52%) Perl
7 4 (1.22%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.91%) Tcl
9 2 (0.61%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.61%) PHP
9 2 (0.61%) Python
9 2 (0.61%) Ruby
9 2 (0.61%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 131 (39.82%) Security Cleared
2 98 (29.79%) SC Cleared
3 27 (8.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (6.08%) Degree
5 14 (4.26%) DV Cleared
6 13 (3.95%) MCSE
6 13 (3.95%) MCTS
7 9 (2.74%) MCP
8 7 (2.13%) MCITP
9 5 (1.52%) CCNA
9 5 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.52%) MCSA
9 5 (1.52%) MCSD
10 3 (0.91%) A+ Certification
10 3 (0.91%) MCAD
11 1 (0.30%) CISSP
11 1 (0.30%) GCIH
11 1 (0.30%) GIAC
11 1 (0.30%) MCDST
11 1 (0.30%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.38%) SLA
2 4 (1.22%) QA
3 3 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.61%) FedRAMP
5 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 91 (27.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (11.25%) vSphere
3 31 (9.42%) XenApp
4 27 (8.21%) Hyper-V
5 20 (6.08%) XenServer
6 15 (4.56%) VMware ESX
7 7 (2.13%) XenDesktop
8 6 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (1.22%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.61%) Samba
11 2 (0.61%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.61%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.30%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.30%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.30%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 70 (21.28%) SCCM
2 16 (4.86%) SCOM
3 14 (4.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 10 (3.04%) SCVMM
4 10 (3.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 10 (3.04%) WSUS
5 6 (1.82%) Netcool
5 6 (1.82%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.22%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 4 (1.22%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.91%) AirWatch
7 3 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.91%) SCDPM
7 3 (0.91%) Unicenter
8 2 (0.61%) Ansible
8 2 (0.61%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.61%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.30%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 144 (43.77%) Microsoft
2 122 (37.08%) VMware
3 69 (20.97%) Citrix
4 43 (13.07%) Oracle
5 40 (12.16%) HP
6 22 (6.69%) Cisco
7 14 (4.26%) Remedy
8 12 (3.65%) Red Hat
9 10 (3.04%) 3PAR
9 10 (3.04%) Lumension
10 9 (2.74%) Intel Security
11 8 (2.43%) LANDesk
12 7 (2.13%) CA
12 7 (2.13%) IBM
12 7 (2.13%) Juniper
12 7 (2.13%) Symantec
13 6 (1.82%) Altiris
13 6 (1.82%) iManage
13 6 (1.82%) SAP
13 6 (1.82%) Veritas
Farnborough, Hampshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Rate: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £340 - £341 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Rate: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Hampshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £16.09 - £18.05 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago
Hampshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £13.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago