The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Hampshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 19 22 45
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +23
Contract jobs citing Active Directory 161 125 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 7.76% 7.34% 3.51%
As % of the System Software category 52.44% 62.81% 42.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 53 23
Average daily rate £300 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £175 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £475 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £265 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.88% -11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 47 22
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.75 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% -9.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £11.00 £11.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.00 £26.98 £24.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
System Software Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
307 199 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.80% 11.69% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 99 67
Average daily rate £338 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 49 28
Average hourly rate £21.50 £13.50 £17.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.25% -21.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £26.98 £40.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Active Directory
South East

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke +15 18 £300 -11.11% 7
Hook +14 17 £315 -11.88%
Southampton -14 17 £275 -2.65% 12
Portsmouth +1 15 £300 +71.42% 1
Gosport - 8 £450 -
Havant -13 6 £338 - 1
Winchester -2 5 - - 1
Eastleigh +5 4 £250 -9.09% 1
Farnborough - 3 £385 - 5
Fareham -3 1 - - 2
Andover -8 1 - - 1
Yateley - - - -
New Milton - - - -
Active Directory
South East

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

1 253 (81.61%) Windows
2 149 (48.06%) Microsoft
3 130 (41.94%) Security Cleared
4 116 (37.42%) VMware
5 97 (31.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 86 (27.74%) MS Exchange
7 84 (27.10%) SC Cleared
8 80 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 69 (22.26%) MS Office
10 66 (21.29%) DNS
11 63 (20.32%) Windows XP
12 62 (20.00%) MS Excel
12 62 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 59 (19.03%) ITIL
13 59 (19.03%) HP
14 58 (18.71%) Citrix
15 54 (17.42%) Windows 7
16 50 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
17 47 (15.16%) SQL Server
18 44 (14.19%) SQL
18 44 (14.19%) SCCM
19 41 (13.23%) DHCP
20 37 (11.94%) Firewall
21 31 (10.00%) SAN
21 31 (10.00%) DV Cleared
22 29 (9.35%) Cisco
22 29 (9.35%) vSphere
23 28 (9.03%) Windows Server 2012
23 28 (9.03%) XenApp
24 27 (8.71%) TCP/IP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 86 (27.74%) MS Exchange
2 50 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (7.74%) Exchange Server 2003
4 20 (6.45%) IIS
5 14 (4.52%) WebSphere
6 13 (4.19%) SharePoint
7 12 (3.87%) Lync
8 10 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (2.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.29%) Apache
10 4 (1.29%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.65%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.65%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.65%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 1 (0.32%) Documentum
12 1 (0.32%) GroupWise
Applications
1 69 (22.26%) MS Office
2 62 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 10 (3.23%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.26%) Acrobat
5 6 (1.94%) PaintShop Pro
6 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.26%) Office 365
2 6 (1.94%) SaaS
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 66 (21.29%) DNS
2 41 (13.23%) DHCP
3 37 (11.94%) Firewall
4 31 (10.00%) SAN
5 27 (8.71%) TCP/IP
6 22 (7.10%) LAN
7 20 (6.45%) LDAP
8 15 (4.84%) WAN
9 14 (4.52%) Wireless
10 12 (3.87%) VPN
11 11 (3.55%) SMTP
12 10 (3.23%) X.400
13 8 (2.58%) SSL
14 7 (2.26%) VLAN
15 6 (1.94%) Network Security
15 6 (1.94%) NAS
15 6 (1.94%) VoIP
16 5 (1.61%) Unified Communications
16 5 (1.61%) IPsec
16 5 (1.61%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (15.16%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.87%) MySQL
3 11 (3.55%) Pentaho
3 11 (3.55%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (2.90%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.65%) SQLPlus
7 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (2.90%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.65%) Hudson
3 2 (0.65%) MSBuild
3 2 (0.65%) MSI
3 2 (0.65%) CruiseControl
3 2 (0.65%) Subversion
3 2 (0.65%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.32%) SoapUI
General
1 18 (5.81%) Telecoms
2 13 (4.19%) Finance
3 10 (3.23%) Military
4 7 (2.26%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.65%) Back Office
5 2 (0.65%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (16.13%) Support Engineer
2 31 (10.00%) Consultant
3 30 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 29 (9.35%) Wintel Engineer
5 26 (8.39%) Analyst
6 25 (8.06%) Administrator
7 21 (6.77%) Desktop Support
7 21 (6.77%) IT Support
8 19 (6.13%) Systems Administrator
8 19 (6.13%) 2nd Line Support
9 17 (5.48%) Server Engineer
10 16 (5.16%) 3rd Line Support
11 15 (4.84%) 1st Line Support
11 15 (4.84%) IT Support Engineer
12 12 (3.87%) IT Administrator
12 12 (3.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 12 (3.87%) Wintel Server Engineer
13 9 (2.90%) Desktop Engineer
14 8 (2.58%) Service Desk Analyst
14 8 (2.58%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.61%) .NET
2 3 (0.97%) Application Packaging
3 2 (0.65%) SAML
3 2 (0.65%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.32%) Middleware
4 1 (0.32%) JSF
4 1 (0.32%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.32%) JSP
4 1 (0.32%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.39%) Replication
2 16 (5.16%) Clustering
2 16 (5.16%) Blackberry
3 10 (3.23%) Handset
4 6 (1.94%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.61%) Client/Server
6 3 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.65%) HACMP
7 2 (0.65%) Open Source
8 1 (0.32%) iPhone
8 1 (0.32%) EPoS
8 1 (0.32%) IPTV
8 1 (0.32%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.32%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 253 (81.61%) Windows
2 97 (31.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 80 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 63 (20.32%) Windows XP
5 54 (17.42%) Windows 7
6 28 (9.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (6.77%) Linux
8 13 (4.19%) UNIX
9 5 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.61%) Windows 2000
9 5 (1.61%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.29%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.65%) AIX
11 2 (0.65%) HPUX
11 2 (0.65%) Solaris
12 1 (0.32%) VMS
12 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (19.03%) ITIL
2 12 (3.87%) Configuration Management
2 12 (3.87%) Migration
2 12 (3.87%) Performance Monitoring
3 11 (3.55%) Dimensional Modelling
3 11 (3.55%) Data Modelling
3 11 (3.55%) ETL
3 11 (3.55%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (2.90%) Test Scripting
5 9 (2.90%) Network Management
6 8 (2.58%) Time Management
7 7 (2.26%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (1.94%) Unit Testing
8 6 (1.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (1.94%) E-Commerce
8 6 (1.94%) ERP
9 5 (1.61%) Identity Management
9 5 (1.61%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (14.19%) SQL
2 25 (8.06%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.23%) VB
4 5 (1.61%) VBScript
5 3 (0.97%) C
5 3 (0.97%) Java
5 3 (0.97%) Perl
6 2 (0.65%) PHP
6 2 (0.65%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.32%) C#
7 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 130 (41.94%) Security Cleared
2 84 (27.10%) SC Cleared
3 31 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 21 (6.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (4.19%) MCSE
6 6 (1.94%) MCITP
7 4 (1.29%) MCP
8 3 (0.97%) MCDST
9 2 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.65%) MCSA
10 1 (0.32%) CCNP
10 1 (0.32%) CCDP
10 1 (0.32%) ISEB
10 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.32%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.10%) SLA
2 8 (2.58%) QA
3 2 (0.65%) JSP 440
System Software
1 62 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (9.35%) vSphere
3 28 (9.03%) XenApp
4 23 (7.42%) Hyper-V
5 20 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (3.55%) VMware ESX
7 10 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (2.90%) XenServer
9 7 (2.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (1.94%) Terminal Services
10 6 (1.94%) vCloud
11 5 (1.61%) DFS Replication
12 4 (1.29%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.65%) UAG
13 2 (0.65%) OCFS2
13 2 (0.65%) Shibboleth
13 2 (0.65%) Samba
13 2 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.32%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 44 (14.19%) SCCM
2 23 (7.42%) SCOM
3 18 (5.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 17 (5.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 14 (4.52%) McAfee ePO
6 13 (4.19%) WSUS
7 10 (3.23%) NetBackup
8 8 (2.58%) Backup Exec
8 8 (2.58%) HP SIM
8 8 (2.58%) SAP Afaria
9 7 (2.26%) MOM
10 6 (1.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 5 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (1.61%) EMC NetWorker
12 3 (0.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 2 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
13 2 (0.65%) MIIS
Vendors
1 149 (48.06%) Microsoft
2 116 (37.42%) VMware
3 59 (19.03%) HP
4 58 (18.71%) Citrix
5 29 (9.35%) Cisco
6 23 (7.42%) Oracle
7 18 (5.81%) Symantec
7 18 (5.81%) McAfee
8 13 (4.19%) JBoss
9 12 (3.87%) Dell
9 12 (3.87%) EMC
10 10 (3.23%) CA
11 9 (2.90%) Adobe
12 7 (2.26%) IBM
13 6 (1.94%) NetApp
13 6 (1.94%) LANDesk
14 5 (1.61%) ICL
14 5 (1.61%) Red Hat
14 5 (1.61%) Intel
15 4 (1.29%) Sun
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