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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 15 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 186 152 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 8.33% 7.48% 7.51%
As % of the System Software category 55.19% 51.88% 61.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 72 62
Average daily rate
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£340 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.17% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £126 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £263 £270
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 41
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% +5.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.67 £8.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.30 £115.00 £26.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
337 293 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.09% 14.42% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 148 111
Average daily rate £361 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.05% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £185 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.46% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 45
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +47.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.80 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.45%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +13 42 £338 +7.38%
Southampton -3 23 £355 +21.78% 15
Winchester +5 20 £400 - 1
Basingstoke -3 14 £290 -3.33% 9
Portsmouth -6 12 £283 -5.83% 1
Havant -2 8 £410 +21.48% 2
Farnborough -10 4 £374 -2.98% 3
Eastleigh -1 3 £230 +8.23%
Gosport +11 2 £369 -18.11%
Andover +3 1 - -
Waterlooville - 1 - -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 295 (83.57%) Windows
2 182 (51.56%) Security Cleared
3 179 (50.71%) Microsoft
4 160 (45.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 147 (41.64%) VMware
6 113 (32.01%) SC Cleared
7 94 (26.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 91 (25.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 78 (22.10%) Windows 7
10 76 (21.53%) PowerShell
11 75 (21.25%) SQL
12 74 (20.96%) Citrix
13 71 (20.11%) MS Exchange
14 69 (19.55%) Windows Server 2012
15 67 (18.98%) HP
16 64 (18.13%) ITIL
17 55 (15.58%) MS Excel
18 54 (15.30%) Oracle
18 54 (15.30%) SCCM
19 52 (14.73%) DV Cleared
20 50 (14.16%) Microsoft Certification
21 46 (13.03%) Firewall
22 45 (12.75%) VBScript
23 42 (11.90%) MS Office
24 41 (11.61%) Hyper-V
25 39 (11.05%) Linux
25 39 (11.05%) Windows XP
26 38 (10.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
26 38 (10.76%) Exchange Server 2010
27 34 (9.63%) vSphere

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 71 (20.11%) MS Exchange
2 38 (10.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (7.65%) SharePoint
4 15 (4.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (3.40%) WebLogic
6 11 (3.12%) IIS
6 11 (3.12%) Lync
7 9 (2.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.98%) Apache
8 7 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (1.70%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.42%) JBoss
10 5 (1.42%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.85%) GlassFish
11 3 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.85%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.28%) Drupal
Applications
1 55 (15.58%) MS Excel
2 42 (11.90%) MS Office
3 14 (3.97%) MS Visio
3 14 (3.97%) PaintShop Pro
4 2 (0.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.83%) Office 365
2 4 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.85%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (13.03%) Firewall
2 29 (8.22%) DNS
3 24 (6.80%) SAN
4 21 (5.95%) DHCP
5 17 (4.82%) TCP/IP
6 13 (3.68%) LDAP
6 13 (3.68%) LAN
7 10 (2.83%) WAN
8 8 (2.27%) Internet
8 8 (2.27%) SSL
8 8 (2.27%) Wireless
9 7 (1.98%) IPsec
9 7 (1.98%) Kerberos
9 7 (1.98%) SMTP
10 6 (1.70%) NAS
11 5 (1.42%) X.400
12 4 (1.13%) VLAN
13 3 (0.85%) X.500
13 3 (0.85%) SMS
14 2 (0.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.08%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.55%) MySQL
3 6 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.13%) EDMS
6 3 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.85%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.85%) SQLPlus
6 3 (0.85%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.57%) DB2
8 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (5.95%) MSI
2 11 (3.12%) StarTeam
3 7 (1.98%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.42%) Wise Package Studio
5 3 (0.85%) Yeoman
6 2 (0.57%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.57%) Subversion
6 2 (0.57%) Maven
6 2 (0.57%) Ant
6 2 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.28%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.28%) WinRunner
7 1 (0.28%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.28%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.28%) ClearQuest
General
1 9 (2.55%) Finance
2 5 (1.42%) Military
2 5 (1.42%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.57%) Retail
4 2 (0.57%) Legal
4 2 (0.57%) Back Office
5 1 (0.28%) Electronics
5 1 (0.28%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 60 (17.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 44 (12.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 33 (9.35%) Analyst
4 26 (7.37%) Support Engineer
5 20 (5.67%) 1st Line Support
6 17 (4.82%) Consultant
7 16 (4.53%) Systems Engineer
8 14 (3.97%) Author
8 14 (3.97%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (3.68%) Build Engineer
9 13 (3.68%) Integration Engineer
10 12 (3.40%) Support Analyst
10 12 (3.40%) 3rd Line Support
10 12 (3.40%) 2nd Line Support
11 11 (3.12%) Architect
11 11 (3.12%) Messaging Engineer
12 10 (2.83%) Desktop Support
13 9 (2.55%) Support Technician
13 9 (2.55%) Server Engineer
14 8 (2.27%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (8.78%) HTML
2 27 (7.65%) XML
3 7 (1.98%) Middleware
4 6 (1.70%) Application Packaging
5 5 (1.42%) SAML
6 3 (0.85%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.57%) OAuth
7 2 (0.57%) XACML
7 2 (0.57%) OpenID
7 2 (0.57%) XHTML
7 2 (0.57%) SailPoint
7 2 (0.57%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.57%) CSS
8 1 (0.28%) XSL
8 1 (0.28%) Flash
8 1 (0.28%) YAML
8 1 (0.28%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.95%) Blackberry
2 16 (4.53%) Clustering
3 15 (4.25%) Client/Server
4 14 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.40%) Computer Science
6 11 (3.12%) Replication
7 7 (1.98%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.70%) Open Source
8 6 (1.70%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (1.42%) PKI
10 4 (1.13%) SecurID
11 3 (0.85%) HACMP
11 3 (0.85%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.57%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.57%) NHS
12 2 (0.57%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.57%) Fat Client
13 1 (0.28%) iPhone
13 1 (0.28%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 295 (83.57%) Windows
2 160 (45.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 91 (25.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 78 (22.10%) Windows 7
5 69 (19.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (11.05%) Linux
6 39 (11.05%) Windows XP
7 28 (7.93%) Windows Vista
8 26 (7.37%) UNIX
9 24 (6.80%) Windows 8
10 16 (4.53%) Oracle Linux
11 10 (2.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (1.98%) Solaris
13 6 (1.70%) CentOS
14 5 (1.42%) AIX
14 5 (1.42%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.85%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (18.13%) ITIL
2 33 (9.35%) Migration
3 32 (9.07%) Configuration Management
4 24 (6.80%) High Availability
5 15 (4.25%) Fault Management
6 12 (3.40%) Data Migration
6 12 (3.40%) Coaching
6 12 (3.40%) Service Management
7 11 (3.12%) Service Delivery
8 8 (2.27%) Validation
8 8 (2.27%) Test Scripting
9 7 (1.98%) Unit Testing
9 7 (1.98%) Software Distribution
10 6 (1.70%) Performance Monitoring
10 6 (1.70%) Integration Testing
10 6 (1.70%) Identity Management
10 6 (1.70%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (1.70%) Knowledge Management
10 6 (1.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (1.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 76 (21.53%) PowerShell
2 75 (21.25%) SQL
3 45 (12.75%) VBScript
4 13 (3.68%) VB
5 10 (2.83%) Shell Script
6 8 (2.27%) Bash Shell
6 8 (2.27%) PHP
7 7 (1.98%) C
7 7 (1.98%) Java
7 7 (1.98%) JavaScript
7 7 (1.98%) Perl
8 3 (0.85%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.57%) Ruby
9 2 (0.57%) Python
10 1 (0.28%) XPath
10 1 (0.28%) Groovy
10 1 (0.28%) C++
10 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 182 (51.56%) Security Cleared
2 113 (32.01%) SC Cleared
3 52 (14.73%) DV Cleared
4 50 (14.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (8.22%) MCSA
6 27 (7.65%) MCITP
7 19 (5.38%) MCSE
8 16 (4.53%) Degree
9 11 (3.12%) MCP
10 8 (2.27%) CCNA
10 8 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.13%) ISTQB
11 4 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.85%) RHCA
12 3 (0.85%) ISEB
12 3 (0.85%) RHCE
12 3 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.85%) RHCSA
13 2 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.57%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.25%) SLA
2 3 (0.85%) QA
2 3 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 94 (26.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (11.61%) Hyper-V
3 34 (9.63%) vSphere
4 14 (3.97%) VMware ESX
5 10 (2.83%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (2.83%) XenApp
6 7 (1.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 6 (1.70%) Terminal Services
8 5 (1.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (1.42%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.13%) XenServer
10 3 (0.85%) Shibboleth
10 3 (0.85%) OCFS2
11 2 (0.57%) vCloud
11 2 (0.57%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.57%) Novell eDirectory
12 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.28%) Samba
12 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 54 (15.30%) SCCM
2 38 (10.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 14 (3.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 10 (2.83%) SCOM
5 7 (1.98%) Nagios
5 7 (1.98%) Puppet
5 7 (1.98%) Vagrant
6 6 (1.70%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (1.42%) SCVMM
7 5 (1.42%) ARCserve
8 4 (1.13%) Netcool
8 4 (1.13%) Oracle Identity Management
9 3 (0.85%) WSUS
9 3 (0.85%) SCDPM
9 3 (0.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (0.85%) SCSM
9 3 (0.85%) Hyperic
9 3 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.85%) OpenView
9 3 (0.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 179 (50.71%) Microsoft
2 147 (41.64%) VMware
3 74 (20.96%) Citrix
4 67 (18.98%) HP
5 54 (15.30%) Oracle
6 29 (8.22%) McAfee
7 27 (7.65%) Lumension
8 20 (5.67%) Cisco
9 15 (4.25%) Red Hat
10 10 (2.83%) NetApp
10 10 (2.83%) Altiris
11 9 (2.55%) Apple
12 8 (2.27%) 3PAR
13 7 (1.98%) IBM
14 6 (1.70%) Juniper
15 5 (1.42%) CA
15 5 (1.42%) Veritas
15 5 (1.42%) Dell
15 5 (1.42%) EMC
16 4 (1.13%) Sun
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